After a two-year break, the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show makes its eagerly-awaited return in March 2022. Here's your chance to enjoy it in style: with four days of 5-star heritage hotel accommodation, easy transfers, and the chance to share it all with a great group of over-60 garden lovers!
Stay in a grand 5-star heritage hotel, meet new friends over your welcome dinner and spend four fun-filled days exploring the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show.
The smell of freshly cut grass and bursting blooms will scent the Melbourne air once again for the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show: the largest floral and garden event in the Southern Hemisphere, hosted in the exquisite heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens.
Featuring the best landscape and floral talent from Australia and around the world alongside an extensive array of garden retail products, the MIFGS is a celebration of lifestyle and our great outdoors.
Your package includes:
The Hotel Windsor is a grand heritage hotel dating back to 1883, with beautiful historic details featured throughout the hotel. Located in the heart of the dazzling theatre and restaurant district, the hotel is a great base for your stay in Melbourne. Tram stops and Parliament train station are located close by.
30 March - 2 April 2022 ONLY
Want to avoid the single supplement? We can happily pair you with another solo guest of the same gender (subject to other guests willing to share). Enquire now to learn more.
Call our local travel team on 1300 414 198 to register for this gardening gem!
Wednesday 30 March 2022
Welcome to Melbourne! On arrival at Melbourne airport, you will be met and transferred to The Hotel Windsor.
Tonight, you will meet your fellow gardening enthusiasts at a Welcome Dinner.
Thursday 31 March 2022
After breakfast, you will be transferred from the hotel to the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show.
Held in the sprawling grounds of Carlton Gardens and within the heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building, visitors can expect a showcase of more than 900 exhibitors including a strong line-up of accomplished & award-winning landscape & floral designers creating unique, unimaginable installations.
The heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building is a sight in itself, but will be taken to the next level housing thousands of freshly cut and styled blooms, filling the air with gorgeous scents. Floral designers, florists and flower enthusiasts will create some of the most stunning installations under its roof, a sight you won't want to miss.
And to top it all off there will be plenty more to keep visitors busy with competitions, workshops, interactive spaces, demonstrations, expert advice, catering experiences and much more.
Friday 1 April 2022
Today is your final day to explore the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show perhaps have a leisurely morning as the gates will open for an evening to remember tonight, for the highly anticipated ‘Garden by Twilight’. Visitors can enjoy a night of delicious gourmet food and drinks, whilst exploring everything on offer in a whole new light and ambience. An enhanced entertainment program, fires to warm by, drinks to enjoy, all under the stars and amongst the designs! There will be transfers this evening at the end of the night to take you from the show back to your hotel.
Saturday 2 April 2022
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, before being transferred from the hotel to Melbourne airport for your homeward journey.
* Please note the above itinerary is subject to change
Willing to share:
One of the advantages of travelling on a Travel at 60 dedicated group departure is that we have the ability to match solo travellers, so that you can avoid paying the single supplement. Subject to availability of another traveller of the same gender willing to share. Please let our consultants know when you contact us.
Please note mobility aids are not available for hire at this event.
Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.
Please note a non-refundable deposit of $300 per person is due within 7 days of booking. Final balance due 13 February 2022