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Travel at 60 Community Tour - Sydney to Adelaide & Kangaroo Island (March 2021)

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Join the Travel at 60 community as you travel from Sydney to Melbourne on the inland route before following Australia's southern coastline from Melbourne to Adelaide. You'll also experience the Barossa Valley and Kangaroo Island.

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DURATION
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11 nights
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About this holiday

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Why not holiday near home and meet new friends at the same time? This Travel at 60 Community Tour heads inland from Sydney on its way to Melbourne and then travels along Australia's southern coastline to Adelaide.

Explore Canberra the nation’s capital, country Victoria, cosmopolitan Melbourne and the spectacular coast of Southern Australia on this well-paced journey. Spend the night in a unique bed-and-breakfast property in historic Beechworth. Meet local farmers and winemakers and indulge in their delectable produce while you take in the stunning scenery of the Great Ocean Road, Kangaroo Island and the Barossa Valley.

Choose This Trip If You'd Love To:

  • Soak up local vibes in your boutique B&B in Beechworth
  • Gain insight into Australian farming life at Gold Creek Station
  • Explore the iconic Great Ocean Road and Twelve Apostles
  • Enjoy two nights absorbing the beauty of Kangaroo Island

Are you a solo traveller? If you're willing to share, we will happily pair you with another solo traveller. Subject to availability of another guest of the same gender willing to share. Call us today on 1300 414 198!

Inclusions

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Your holiday includes:

  • 11 nights in quality accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Coach airport transfer from Adelaide hotel to airport (see FAQ below)

Tour Highlights:

  • LOCAL CONNECTION - Meet a local sheep farming family at Gold Creek Station.
  • INSIDER KNOWLEDGE - Take in historical Parliament House followed by a moving visit to the Australian War Memorial, led by your specialist guide.
  • CULTURAL IMMERSION - Gain a new understanding of both wildlife and traditional Aboriginal lifestyle, touring the regenerated land at Tower Hill with local guides.
  • SUSTAINABLE FOOTPRINTS - Support the conservation and protection of the Australian Sea Lion with your guided walk at Seal Bay Conservation Park.

Accommodation

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The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

  • Rydges Sydney Central
  • Crowne Plaza Canberra
  • Quality Hotel, Wangaratta
  • The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins, Melbourne
  • Deep Blue Hotel & Hot Springs, Warrnambool
  • William Macintosh Motor Lodge, Naracoote
  • Aurora Ozone Hotel, Kangaroo Island
  • Stamford Plaza Adelaide

Travel dates

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Only one departure - 08-19 March 2021

  • Twin share - from $4,924 per person
  • Solo traveller - from $6,320

Are you a solo traveller? If you're willing to share, we can happily pair you with another solo traveller. Subject to availability of another guest of the same gender willing to share.

Call our local travel team today on 1300 414 198 to reserve your place on this Travel at 60 Community tour!

Itinerary

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Monday 08 March 2021 - Arrive Sydney

Make your own way to your Sydney hotel and spend the rest of your day exploring Sydney.

Hotel: Rydges Sydney Central

Tuesday 09 March 2021 - Sydney – Canberra

Depart Sydney early this morning and travel through the rolling hills and verdant pastures of the Southern Highlands. Pause at historic Berrima, then visit Gold Creek Station to meet a local grazier and enjoy a Welcome Reception and Be My Guest lunch.

On arrival in Canberra. you’ll join a local guide for a tour of Parliament House then visit the impressive Australian War Memorial. Get to know your Travel Director and fellow travellers tonight over dinner.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Canberra

Included Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest Lunch, Dinner with wine

Wednesday 10 March 2021 - Canberra – Beechworth

Before leaving Canberra this morning, drive to the summit of Mt. Ainslie to experience panoramic views of the city and surrounds. Cross the Murray River into Victoria, taking the scenic route to historic Beechworth. You'll learn about the town's history while enjoying a hosted afternoon tea at Hotel Nicholas. You'll then have free time to explore the antique shops, galleries, museum and picturesque streets. Wangaratta is a short drive away and your home for the night.

Hotel: Quality Hotel Wangaratta

Included Meals: Breakfast

Thursday 11 March 2021 - Beechworth – Melbourne

Travel to historic Glenrowan and on through Ned Kelly country to cosmopolitan Melbourne, Australia’s sporting and cultural capital. Gain some interesting insights on an orientation tour of the city, then take some time to explore independently.

Hotel: The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins (2 nights)

Included Meals: Breakfast

Friday 12 March 2021 - Melbourne Free Time

Today Melbourne is yours to explore. You may like to consider an optional experience to the Phillip Island Penguin Parade.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Saturday 13 March 2021 - Melbourne – Warrnambool

Embark on one of the world’s premier road trips – the Great Ocean Road. Just off shore in the Port Campbell National Park, the towering limestone stacks of the Twelve Apostles rise 50 metres above the wild Southern Ocean. You’ll also see nearby Loch Ard Gorge and visit the impressive London Bridge natural rock formation before arriving in the rural town of Warrnambool.

Hotel: Deep Blue Hotel & Hot Springs

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Sunday 14 March 2021 - Warrnambool – Naracoorte

Visit the Worn Gundidj Aboriginal Cooperative at Tower Hill State Game Reserve, where your guide will provide you with an Indigenous perspective on the area’s flora, wildlife and volcanic formations. Cross the border into South Australia and continue to the world-renowned Coonawarra wine region, pausing at a vineyard for a tasting. Before arriving in Naracoorte you’ll be joined by a local expert for a guided tour through the Alexandra Cave.

Hotel: William MacIntosh Motor Lodge, Naracoote

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Monday 15 March 2021 - Naracoorte – Kangaroo Island

Journey today to the Fleurieu Peninsula, where rolling hills are complemented by rugged clifftops, sandy beaches and the winding Murray River. Visit the charming seaside town of Victor Harbor before a ferry takes you to Kangaroo Island, famous for its unspoiled natural beauty and fine produce. Visit South Australia’s only boutique distillery to taste a selection of award-winning Australian gins and delicious liqueurs. Your destination is Kingscote, South Australia’s oldest European settlement.

Hotel: Aurora Ozone Hotel (2 nights)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Tuesday 16 March 2021 - Kangaroo Island

Begin your exploration of fascinating Kangaroo Island today with a visit to the spectacular Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. Enjoy a delicious lunch at Vivonne Bay before experiencing the only ‘in-flight’ birds of prey display in South Australia, where you’ll see an array of birds including the majestic Wedge-tailed Eagle. Later, join a ranger at Seal Bay Conservation Park for a guided walk among a colony of rare sea lions in one of the country’s most important breeding colonies.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Wednesday 17 March 2021 - Kangaroo Island – Adelaide Included Choice

This morning, board your ferry to cross back to the mainland and travel to picturesque Adelaide, the ‘City of Churches’. You’ll take an orientation tour with your Travel Director before checking into your hotel and then embarking on an Included Choice sightseeing experience: hear fascinating stories about the early history of Adelaide on a guided city walking-tour; or visit the Art Gallery of South Australia.

Hotel: Stamford Plaza Adelaide, 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast

Thursday 18 March 2021 - Adelaide Hills & The Barossa

Discover the rolling Adelaide Hills and the renowned Barossa today, stopping first at picturesque Hahndorf, Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement. Wander down its tree-lined streets and take time to explore the quaint shops and taste some of the town’s artisan produce. Continue to the Barossa for lunch before visiting the Jacob’s Creek vineyard to sample some world famous wines. Travel back to Adelaide through a tranquil landscape dotted with stone cottages and olive groves to join your Travel Director and travelling companions for a Farewell Dinner.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Farewell Dinner

Friday 19 March 2021 - Farewell from Adelaide

Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end after breakfast.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Questions

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Fitness Requirements:

  • Low level of fitness required

Dining:

  • 10 Full breakfasts
  • 1 Be My Guest Lunch
  • 2 Lunches
  • 4 Dinners with wine
  • 1 Hosted Afternoon Tea
  • 1 Farewell Dinner

What to Pack:

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Warm layers in cooler months

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. If we are unable to match you with another traveller, the sole use price will be charged.

Optional Experiences:

To ensure your holiday is filled with memorable experiences, there is a range of quality Optional Excursions for you to choose from and partake in, if you wish, during your holiday.

  • Lanes & Arcades Tour (Melbourne)
  • Eureka Skydeck (Melbourne)
  • Puffing Billy Steam Train & Wine Country In Style (Melbourne)
  • Phillip Island - Penguins, Kangaroos & Koalas (Melbourne)
Couldn't find an answer to your question? Ask us!

Fine print

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Travel at 60 booking conditions apply.

A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is due by Monday 01 June 2020. For bookings made after this date, deposit is required within 7 days of booking.

Final payment is required no later than Tuesday 08 December 2020.

Same gender solo pair up is subject to availability. If we are unable to match you with another traveller the sole use price will be charged.