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ENJOY THE BEST OF AUSTRALIA’S CITY, COUNTRY AND COASTAL EXPERIENCES IN THE GREATER HUNTER REGION Indulge in fine food and wines in the Hunter Valley (Australia’s oldest wine region), quad bike down 40 metre sand dunes and swim with dolphins at Port Stephens, and discover whisky bars, museums and events in metropolitan Newcastle. All this within 20 to 45 minutes from Newcastle Airport or 2.5 hours from Sydney. After you’ve discovered the Greater Hunter Region, make Newcastle Airport your gateway to the rest of Australia. Newcastle Airport offers over 290 flights per week to 10 direct destinations, including seasonal flights direct to Auckland.

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Contents General Information

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Accommodation Ratings 6 Tips for your Holiday

Sydney

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Events & Shows Sydney Accommodation Sydney Apartments

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Sydney Sightseeing Beyond Sydney Short Breaks with AAT Kings The Greater Blue Mountains Self-Drive The Legendary Pacific Coast Self-Drive Hunter Valley Self-Drive

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Events & Shows Melbourne Accommodation Melbourne Apartments Melbourne Sightseeing Beyond Melbourne Great Ocean Road Self-Drive Guided Holidays with AAT Kings Guided Tours

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General Information Accommodation Ratings To assist with the selection of your accommodation we have created our own rating system allowing you to compare each property. These are personal ratings offered by our people from their own experience and should therefore be used as a guide only. These ratings may alter throughout the year due to a change of circumstances. Moderate accommodation with a reasonable range of rooms and facilities, with rooms furnished to a comfortable standard. Superior standard of accommodation with a wide range of rooms and facilities, and a higher standard of service. First Class accommodation with an excellent range of facilities and services. Accommodation in this rating is considered among the best in the country. A half star is noted when the level of service and facilities falls between two grades. Grading accommodation can be quite subjective and generally speaking the standard and services will be in line with the price paid. Please check with your travel consultant to ensure you get the accommodation to best suit your needs. Child Policy: Please note bedding configuration varies between properties and in some cases with different room types within a property. Some hotels also offer family bonuses and specials. Your travel consultant will help you choose the hotel to best suit you and your family’s needs.

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New South Wales & Victoria You will find unspoilt beaches, breath-taking natural treasures and one of the world’s most famous and vibrant cities in New South Wales! From romantic weekend getaways, rolling wine country to memorable beach holidays on the New South Wales coast. Don’t forget to take a road trip to see Australia’s oldest wine region and beautiful wilderness. Heading to Victoria? Discover the distinctive flavours, sights and passion of Melbourne and her surrounds. Spend time in the city centre and you’ll discover pockets of busy, chilled, bohemian, architectural and accidentally cool spaces to explore. Take time to enjoy the dramatic coastline as you view the 12 Apostles sitting in the Southern Ocean, alongside Australia’s famous Great Ocean Road which were once connected to the mainland cliffs. Whether you stay a few days or a few weeks – you will not doubt find your perfect short trip.

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1 / SYDNEY’S SECRET BEACHES With so many beaches in Sydney, it’s easy to find a beautiful sandy spot that’s close to the city. You just have to know where to look. Quiet and secluded beaches are sprinkled around Sydney Harbour as well as along the coast. Just a short walk or kayak along the coast from Manly is Shelly Beach. The waters off Shelly Beach are popular with snorkellers and divers, while the beach itself is perfect for watching the world go by. By Vaucluse, there are two quiet beaches within Sydney Harbour National Park. Shark Beach in Nielsen Park has a netted swimming area and is great for snorkelling, while Milk Beach, a short walk from the park, is an isolated stretch of coastline that offers its few visitors a dramatic view of Sydney.

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The World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House, which draws millions of visitors each year, is the heart of the city’s cultural life. But there are many more cultural opportunities in this vibrant city with its many theatres, art galleries, museums, festivals and special events. There is a plethora of cultural attractions worth visiting around New South Wales such as private museums in towns steeped with history. There are hidden gems located across the state.

2 / FOOD IS FASHION Sydney markets offer a broad range of goods, from fresh produce to vintage clothing. Weekend markets are held in many neighbourhoods; Eveleigh Farmers’ Markets is held every Saturday at CarriageWorks and its Sydney’s favourite destination for food lovers. Sample the fresh, organically grown produce and treats such as steamed Chinese dumplings, chocolates plus more. Fashionistas should head for Saturday’s Paddington Markets on Oxford Street. You’ll always find something at the weekend Manly Market or at one-off boutiques on the side streets nearby.


5 / TO MARKET TO MARKET Irresistible food, unique gifts and endless bargains, there’s nothing like a market – and Melbourne has them scattered across the city. Whether you’re after supplies for a simple picnic or an extravagant banquet, you’ll be spoilt for choice! Browse aisles of fresh produce and endless glass cabinets of heavenly deli goods, as well as organic wines, freshly brewed coffee and baked treats. Best of all, the stallholders’ spruiking and bargaining is great theatre. Pick up artworks, jewellery and clothing by local creatives at Fitzroy’s Rose Street Artists’ Market, or head to Fed Square for cheap books. Twilight retail therapy at beachside night markets are especially eclectic – and special!

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4 / MELBOURNE’S FAMOUS LANEWAYS Melbourne’s hive of bustling laneways, with their covert boutiques, famed restaurants, hole-in-the-wall cafés and astonishing bars are always exciting. If a tiny laneway isn’t hiding a boozy den or caffeine lair, you’re likely to find colourful street art. More secret artwork can be uncovered in the galleries of Guildford Lane or duck into lofts showcasing independent exhibitions. With shops selling streetwear and bespoke footwear, soak up the diversity and ride away with a takeaway coffee from a little-known café.

6 / MELBOURNE THE SPORTING CAPITAL Get set for world-class sporting events across Victoria. Cheer on the horses in picture perfect settings and feast your eyes on some of the world’s most beautiful golf courses – with international golf players to boot! Cheer for Australian Rules football teams or celebrate the world game in distinctly Victorian locations. Watch the super-fit run, ride and race, as yachts set sail, and surfers carve up the waves. Hear the racing engines roar with the sea as your backdrop. At the MCG, pair a gameday experience with a behind-the-scenes tour and a visit to the National Sports Museum, or get onboard a Melbourne Sports Tour and discover the city’s many other iconic sporting venues. In Victoria, the sporting vibe is year-round infectious; attending a sporting event in Melbourne is unlike anything else in the world.

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Experience

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As one of the world’s top cities to visit, Sydney has a vibrant buzz year round with its endless list of high profile events, iconic landmarks, popular beaches and stunning harbour. If you want to get a feel for Sydney, here’s a tip: head straight to Sydney Harbour, one of the most photographed locations in the world. Nothing compares with seeing the harbour, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House with your own eyes.

Take a stroll along Circular Quay and soak up the atmosphere. As well as being a main transport hub, Circular Quay has some of the city’s best restaurants, including Quay, Aria Sydney and Café Sydney. Only a 10 minute stroll from the Sydney Town Hall, Darling Harbour is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious harbourside meal or experience the energetic nightlife. As an absolute shopper’s paradise, there are seemingly endless options whatever you’re looking for. In the heart of the CBD is the Queen Victoria Building, dating back to the 1890s, this grand and beautiful building is one of the city’s premier shopping destinations. Further south you’ll find Chinatown, with Paddy’s Markets and some great Chinese restaurants on offer. There is no denying it: Sydney is one of the premier destinations for events in Australia. The city ends each year and kicks-off every new year with a world-renowned display of fireworks, plus there are countless festivals, cultural exhibitions, days of celebration, and sporting events filling Sydney’s calendar. Discover famous coastal beaches such as Bondi, Bronte, Coogee, Manly and Palm Beach, all popular with backpackers, billionaires, board riders and the body beautiful. Jetty Beach, Coffs Harbour © Destination NSW

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Experience Sydney Our favourite things to see and do Paddington – Or ‘style mile’ as it is known, really comes alive with its famous markets held every Saturday from 10am-4pm. The market is a well established outlet for up and coming designers as well as jewellery, antiques, toys and collectables.

Surry Hills – Has a colourful past as the centre of the fashion and publishing trade; now it’s one of Sydney’s most chic destinations, particularly renowned for its vintage fashion, homewares and eateries.

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Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk – This lovely walk combines beaches, parks and spectacular views. Allow one hour walking time from start to finish. If you finish at Bondi, you may even see the world-famous Bondi Surf Rescue in action!

Sydney Fish Market – Is home to Australia’s leading cooking school and is worth a visit just to marvel at the huge range of fresh seafood in every shape and size imaginable.

Balmain – A short ferry ride from the city, with a village atmosphere and a great pub culture. It’s home to the artistic set where locally made art is a specialty, along with historic streetscapes, art galleries and stylish cafés lining the main streets.

Manly – One of Sydney’s favourite beaches, Manly Beach has a casual village atmosphere that feels a world away from the city – yet it’s just a 30 minute ferry trip from Circular Quay and then just a five minute walk along the Corso from Manly Wharf to the oceanfront promenade.

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Dining – Sydney is one of the world’s great dining destinations. You can dine by the harbour in 5-star style, enjoy a traditional pub bursting with history or find sublime Sydney views at a cool rooftop bar. Treat yourself to a mouth-watering taste of Sydney’s best food and wine, served in stunning locations around the city.

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Sydney Events & Shows

International Men’s Summer of Cricket January

The Rolling Stones Exhibit

More matches, new venues and a restricted international season that will see less overlap with the KFC Big Bash League headline the international summer of cricket that will see Australia host New Zealand, South Africa, India and Sri Lanka.

Exhibitionism – The Rolling Stones first ever major exhibit, delivered by DHL, tells the story of the most influential rock ‘n’ roll band in the world, allowing visitors to experience their incredible journey from their early days living together in a tiny flat to headlining the biggest stages in the world. From their most cherished instruments, on stage and offstage clothes, valuable works of art and handwritten lyric books to personal diaries, recordings, unseen film and photos.

The perfect recipe for a delectable treat. Wily Wonka is opening his marvellous and mysterious chocolate factory to a lucky few. That includes Charlie Bucket, whose bland life is about to sweeten with colour and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerising joyride through a world of pure imagination.

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Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, West Side Story March-April

Saturday Night Fever Musical

West Side Story exploded onto Broadway in a sensational storm of exuberant dance and wistful romance. The landmark musical takes the iconic stage at Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, with famous songs including ‘Tonight, ‘I Feel Pretty’ and ‘America’ ringing out into the balmy night air. Featuring fireworks every night and a pop-up venue with comfortable grandstand seating, West Side Story on Sydney Harbour will be a night to remember.

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER returns in a blazing new stage version that propels the cult classic to phenomenal new heights. Based on the 1977 movie starring John Travolta, this is the story of Tony Manero and his quest to break free from conformity and become king of the club. Packed with disco classics including the Bee Gees’ hits Stayin’ Alive, How Deep Is Your Love, Night Fever, plus more. The disco fever is contagious – don’t miss it!

February HSBC Sydney 7s is back and better than ever before. Experience rugby like you’ve never seen before; fast-paced and full of flair. It’s non-stop, long passes, fast running, try scoring SEVENS! The Aussies took out the Men’s and Women’s titles in 2018 and will be back for more glory – share the moment and experience that winning feeling!

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VIVID Sydney

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The Sydney CBD is an energetic hub of creative industries and every year the Vivid Sydney Festival celebrates this. For three weeks Sydney becomes a colossal canvas, as iconic landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge are turned into giant works of art using interactive light sculptures and building projections.

Undateable. Unemployable. Unstoppable – Everyone is talking about Muriel! Experience one of the most iconic and loved Australian films of all time in this big, brash and very cheeky new musical. Stuck in a dead-end life in Porpoise Spit, Muriel dreams of the perfect wedding – the dress, the church, the attention. Unfortunately, there’s one thing missing. A groom. Features an incredible soundtrack of addictive new songs plus your favourite ABBA hits.

Witness Australia’s greatest sporting rivalry in 2019 with matches on both iconic Australian coast lines. New South Wales will be looking to defend their title and a new look Maroons side will be out for state pride. It’s all on the line.

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Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000

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It’s the ultimate battleground where a 1000 kilometre endurance race on an unforgiving mountainous track is won and lost in the last lap. The engines revving will be like music to your ears over the four thrilling days of racing action. Who will be crowned King of the Mountain at the 2019 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000?

Similar to last year you will be guaranteed three days of non-stop on-track Supercars street racing action to decide the Championship as well as numerous off-track activities to keep everyone entertained. As Supercars pride themselves with having the best off-track entertainment you can expect some big name concert acts at the event.

Ask your consultant about other events and shows.

New Years Eve Gala Concert – Sydney Opera House December The Opera Gala on New Year’s Eve at the Sydney Opera House offers an evening of talented performances and dazzling fireworks. The line-up for this even include performers such as Verdi, Bizet and Puccini with musical accompaniment provided by the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra. Additionally, enjoy the fireworks show over the Sydney Harbour during intermission.

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On the edge of the CBD, you will be perfectly positioned to explore Sydney. Superb restaurants, theatres, lively nightclubs and a great range of shops are within walking distance. Major attractions including Darling Harbour, the Entertainment Quarter, Sydney Cricket Ground and the Sydney Football Stadium are all easily accessible from the hotel.


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Travelodge Hotel Sydney Wynyard Ideally located adjacent to the Wynyard Railway Station and just a stone’s throw away from the famous Circular Quay where you can jump on a ferry to some of Sydney’s most beautiful beaches. You’re spoilt for choice with surrounding restaurants and bars as well as nearby shopping, a great place to explore Sydney.

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Vibe Hotel Sydney Perfectly positioned for you to easily discover the vibrant CBD or the city fringe suburbs of Surry Hills and Darlinghurst. Vibe Hotel Sydney is right in the middle of some of Sydney’s finest cuisine, with cafés, restaurants and trendy bars all being within walking distance. The hotel features spacious and well-equipped hotel guest rooms. At the end of a busy day, take a dip in the rooftop pool, relax in the sauna or simply lay back and take it easy.

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Where old world style meets modern beginnings. Embracing the unrivalled location, Veriu Central has uncovered the eccentric character of Wentworth House to create much more than just a hotel. Surrounded by eclectic cafés, emerging designers and newfound art houses – you are placed right in the cultural heart of the city. A place you can explore Sydney as it steps proudly into a new and diverse era.

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Find yourself surrounded by elegance from the moment you enter the hotel lobby, where you will be greeted by the soothing sight of the in-ground Koi pond. Conveniently located in Surry Hills, next to the Sydney Central Station, adjacent to Sydney’s bustling city and minutes away from popular Sydney attractions. Rydges Sydney Central offers contemporary hotel rooms and suites, with modern features and amenities including Free WiFi.

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With a fresh, contemporary interior and state-of-the-art facilities, PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney is an urban sanctuary in the heart of the city. Located on the city-side of Darling Harbour and minutes from the city’s most popular attractions, restaurants and shopping districts, the 340 room hotel is a gateway to the best of Sydney.

The Grace Hotel has been beautifully restored to its former glory, making it one of Sydney’s most prominent historical landmarks, offering a combination of Art Deco charm with all the modern comforts. Located in the heart of Sydney, this heritage-listed hotel offers a warm and personal service. Shopping at Queen Victoria Building and Pitt Street Mall is right at your doorstep and only 15 minutes walk to The Rocks and Circular Quay.

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney Once home to the Fairfax newspaper empire and the prestigious Bank of New South Wales, this historical building now accommodates holiday guests from all over the world. Only a short stroll from prestigious restaurants and bars, luxury shopping, and iconic sites such as the Sydney Opera House, the Queen Victoria Building and Martin Place. You must try the traditional High Tea in the Georgian-style Lady Fairfax Room. ©Hamilton Lund; Tourism NSW

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You can’t get any more central than being right in the heart of Sydney city. Immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan vibe of the city with modern and spacious rooms, decked out with everything you’ll need for your Sydney holiday. Most rooms have balconies so you can take in the urban atmosphere. When you’re not kicking back in your room, indulge in the many delights of the restaurants close by heading out to explore all the surrounding sights of Sydney.

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Delight in the heritage-listed ambience of these impeccably restored apartments. Great dining nearby and you’re just a block from Chinatown where you can enjoy a superb meal before watching a show. The hotel features spacious one and two bedroom serviced apartments and studio rooms that are spacious and welcoming, with all the comforts of home. The one and two bedroom apartments have fully equipped kitchens, separate living, dining and working spaces.

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Enjoy entertainment, nightlife and world-class shopping, all on your doorstep or stroll through the speciality stores of the Queen Victoria Building or the ‘High Street’ shops on Pitt Street Mall. Each apartment has a balcony and a fully self-contained kitchen, Studio’s has a kitchenette, some rooms with stunning views of the city skyline. Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Town Hall features an indoor heated swimming pool, fitness centre and sauna.

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The Goldsbrough maintains and incorporates historical features of the building originally built in 1883. Suitable for travellers in search of centrally located apartment accommodation in one of Sydney’s most sought-after locations. Combing comfortable, self-contained living, this hotel is perfect for every kind of stay!

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Fraser Suites Sydney offers complimentary unlimited WiFi and is near Town Hall Station providing easy access to all transport. Local attractions include The Queen Victoria Building, Pitt Street Mall, Darling Harbour and Hyde Park. The 5-star property has direct access to Regent Place, a shopping and dining precinct located adjacent to the hotel. Rooms are spacious with smart TVs, Nespresso machines and complete with L’Occitane amenities. © Destination NSW

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Sydney Sightseeing

OFFICIAL HOME & AWAY TOUR Visit the stunning location of the popular Home and Away set and re-live some of your favourite scenes whilst soaking up the Summer Bay lifestyle. If you’re lucky you may see some filming and fingers crossed you get a photo with one of the cast.

BRIDGECLIMB SYDNEY See Sydney at its best! Reach the summit of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, 134 metres above sea level, right in the heart of Sydney Harbour for an uninterrupted panorama of the city and surrounds. From dawn until dusk the view is always different.

SYDNEY WALKING TOURS See another side to Sydney on these fun, relaxed and entertaining guided walks with a local. A number of tours are on offer from foodie and bar hopping to crime, history and gangs – you’ll hear about past events and the latest news happening throughout Sydney.

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SYDNEY, MANLY & NORTHERN BEACHES Cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge for views of the world-renowned Sydney Opera House before strolling along Manly Beach and other picturesque surf spots on the Northern Beaches, to watch the waves from the Pacific Ocean roll in. Complete your morning with an optional lunch cruise on Sydney Harbour.


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CAPTAINS DINNER CRUISES The Captains Dinner Cruise is the signature a la carte dining experience and comes with the Captain’s seal of approval. Cruise on the prestigious MV Sydney 2000 and enjoy quality a la carte dining, a comprehensive wine list, live music and dancing, all set to the spectacular backdrop of Sydney by night. Guaranteed window seating and bar package available at additional cost.

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BONDI BEACH & SYDNEY SIGHTS See the best sights the beautiful harbour city of Sydney has to offer. Journey through the historic Rocks district and take in magnificent views from The Gap. Dip your toes in the waters of famous Bondi Beach or relax at one of the many cafés and restaurants.

What better way to view the spectacular sights of Sydney, than by helicopter. Fly out over the beautiful harbour with a bird’s eye view of the Harbour Bridge, Opera House and Taronga Zoo. Head out over the beautiful beaches of Bondi and Manly. If you’re brave enough you could do it all with the doors off!

HOP ON HOP OFF 2 DAY PASS When in Sydney do what the locals do and travel on the harbour highway. The Hop on Hop off Harbour Explorer Pass is the easy way for visitors to explore Sydney visiting up to 10 famous harbour precincts including Darling Harbour, ICC Sydney, Barangaroo, Circular Quay, Taronga Zoo and many more! The red rocket ferries criss-cross the harbour throughout the day. Combines easily with attraction entry.

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Beyond Sydney It’s worth setting some time aside to explore other places in New South Wales. Escape from the rat race and immerse yourself in the beautiful surrounding region. Experience fresh mountain air in the Blue Mountains and be captivated by the one million hectares of tall forests, sandstone cliffs and waterfalls that make up the magnificent Blue Mountains. A must-see is the Three Sisters rock formation from Echo Point Lookout at Katoomba; it’s also the gateway to many walking trails. Wherever you choose to go there will be something for you!

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Our favourite things to see and do The Three Sisters – An unusual rock formation located at Echo Point Katoomba, the three sisters who according to Aboriginal legend were turned to stone. Each of the Three Sisters stand at 922, 918 and 906 metres tall, respectively.

Walking Trails – Over one hundred tracks through this World Heritage-listed national park in Blue Mountains, with difficulty levels ranging from easy to the most difficult. There are trails that can be dated back a century ago.

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Hot Air Balloon Adventure – Not only is there wine to be had, but you can also tick off that bucket list and experience a magical hot air balloon ride in Hunter Valley. Apart from the thrill of being in the air you will be rewarded with beautiful landscapes of rolling vineyards, mountain ranges and ancient rainforest.

Beaches – Enjoy beautiful beaches, delicious seafood, whale-watching and fun water sports from fishing to surfing in Kingscliffe. With consistent waves, learning to surf will be fun! Another great place for you to experience its spectacular beaches is Byron Bay, a coastal town located on the far-north coast of New South Wales.

Sandboarding – No visit to Port Stephens is complete unless you drop in on the

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infamous Stockton Sand Dunes, the largest moving dunes in the Southern Hemisphere and the best way to do that is sandboarding – definitely an experience that can be enjoyed by people of all ages.

Road Trip – Perfect way to enjoy all the things to do and see in diverse New South Wales. Enjoy scenic drives and stop for tasty meal and photo opportunities! The best part about a road trip is you finding those hidden gems you didn’t plan to see.

Wine and Dine - Enjoy the delights of the beautiful Hunter Valley from award-winning wineries and acclaimed restaurants to tasty festivals and fresh local produce. Only a two-hour drive north of Sydney – this is your chance to learn about wine, take a tour or just sample local wines at cellar door.

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Short Breaks with AAT Kings AAT Kings has been creating unforgettable holidays in Australia and New Zealand for over 100 years. Discover the enchanting beauty and soul of New South Wales on an unforgettable, effortless exploration of the region. With a wide range of Guided Holidays, Short Breaks and Day Tours, AAT Kings has a travel style to suit every traveller’s taste and budget.

Sydney’s Food & Wine Discovery

Sydney & the Blue Mountains

4 days/3 nights

4 days/3 nights

Delight your tastebuds by indulging in Sydney and the Hunter Valley’s delicious food and wine. Dine at Sydney’s tallest landmark, explore the Hunter Valley’s finest wineries and enjoy tours and tastings of popular wineries. You’ll be a wine connoisseur in no time.

Discover the sights of Sydney and its surrounds. Tick the must-see city sights off your list as you view the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach plus more. Explore the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains and see the Three Sisters.

Day 1: Sydney Arrive into Sydney and spend the day at your leisure. Perhaps check out Sydney’s major shopping malls before spending the evening exploring Darling Harbour’s bars and restaurants.

Day 1: Sydney Arrive into Sydney and spend the day exploring. Perhaps take a stroll through the historic Rocks area and Circular Quay, eat at one of the many restaurants and take in the scenery.

Day 2: Sydney After a lunch cruise through Sydney Harbour, enjoy a tour of Sydney taking in all the major attractions and ending in Bondi Beach where you can dip your toes in the cool clear water. This evening, dine at the Sydney Tower Restaurant.

Day 2: Sydney This morning cross over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and onto famous Manly Beach. Return to the city for a buffet luncheon cruise on Sydney Harbour. This afternoon tour Sydney and see the Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens and Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair. Finish your day with a visit to famous Bondi Beach, where you’ll have time to wander along the shoreline.

Day 3: Sydney – Hunter Valley – Sydney You’ll be treated to magnificent views of the Haweksbury River on your way to explore the fertile Hunter Valley and taste award-winning regional food and wine. Visit Hunter Resort, Hunter Valley Villages and Hunter Valley Cellars before returning to Sydney. Day 4: Sydney Your short break concludes this morning after breakfast. Why not spend a beautiful day out exploring Sydney at your own pace?

Day 3: Sydney – Blue Mountains – Sydney Head west to the iconic Blue Mountains and be treated to spectacular views of the Three Sisters and the Jamison Valley before lunch in Leura. Visit Featherdale Wildlife Park on your way back to Sydney to see cuddly koalas, kangaroos, crocodiles, goannas and possums. Day 4: Sydney End your tour on a high with a beautiful day out in Sydney at your own pace.

Departures: Wed, Fri & Sun (Jan-Mar 2019), Mon, Thu & Sat (Apr-Dec 2019)

Departures: Daily (Apr-Mar 2019)

Inclusions: Airport transfers, 3 nights accommodation, 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner, transport, sightseeing as per itinerary & the services of a Driver Guide

Inclusions: Airport transfers, 3 nights accommodation, 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, transport, sightseeing as per itinerary & the services of a Driver Guide

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The Legendary Pacific Coast Heading north from Sydney along the Pacific Ocean coastline to Coolangatta, this scenic drive takes you through some of the most striking landscapes in New South Wales. An almost continuous line of surf beaches, National Parks and a hinterland of rolling green hills and friendly towns.

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5 days/4 nights Suggested Self-Drive Day 1: Sydney – Port Stephens (213km) Head to The Entrance, one of the prettiest towns on the Central Coast. Travel through Newcastle on your way to Port Stephens, known for its great dolphin and whale watching opportunities (seasonal). Day 2: Nelson Bay – South West Rocks (319km) Make your way to historic Port Macquarie and stop for a seaside lunch break and walk along the breakwater. South West Rocks is just an hour from here and is a sleepy coastal retreat at its barefoot best. Day 3: South West Rocks – Coffs Harbour (106km) Visit Dorrigo National Park before making your way back to the coast to vibrant Coffs Harbour. The coast that sweeps north and south along the Coffs Coast has amazing beaches to suit all tastes. Make sure to stop at the ‘Big Banana’. Great fun for the family. Day 4: Coffs Harbour – Byron Bay (241km) Make your way to riverside Grafton, famous for its jacaranda trees, and take a walk through the historic streets. Drive inland to Lismore, home to more artists and buskers per capita than anywhere else in Australia. Once you arrive in Byron Bay you can relax at the beach or if you’re feeling energetic take a walk to the Byron Bay Lighthouse. Day 5: Byron Bay – Coolangatta (68km) Venture on one of the many bushwalks in the hinterland rainforest or coastal trails. We recommend a visit to The Farm Byron Bay, where you will gain first-hand knowledge of sustainable and ethical farming practices. Enjoy a scrumptious meal at Three Blue Ducks restaurant before leisurely making your way to Coolangatta.

Our favourite places to stay: • The Nelson Resort, Nelson Bay • BreakFree Aanuka Beach Resort, Coffs Harbour • The Byron at Byron Resort & Spa

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QUEENSLAND Lismore

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Highlights worth seeing along the way Port Stephens – Enjoy year-round water sports at Port Stephens’ Great Lakes Marine Park including diving and snorkelling, surfing and sailing – also home to an array of marine life including resident dolphins. The Worimi Conservation Lands, a coastal desert wilderness, will amaze you with the sheer size and beauty of the sand dunes. Byron Bay – Renowned for beautiful golden beaches, surf culture and a laid-back lifestyle that’s just a little bit hippy. Luxury resorts and fine restaurants sit alongside yoga schools and market stalls offering treats like locally grown organic coffee. Once you’ve experienced the spectacular coastline, head into the hinterland where you’ll find more stunning natural scenery including National Parks like Mt Warning and Mooball. Kingscliff – One of The Tweed’s best kept secrets. Kingscliff offers a relaxed vibe, stunning scenery, and is fast becoming known as a gourmet escape. Its coastline consists of a series of golden beaches cradled between headlands, with world-class surf breaks to top off this remarkable destination – all within a stone’s throw of the glitzy Gold Coast.

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The Greater Blue Mountains The Greater Blue Mountains Drive includes the discovery trails that branch off the main route, taking you through some amazing scenery. Popular for the blue-hazed valleys of eucalyptus and the rock pillars of the iconic Three Sisters, these weathered sandstone peaks, formed over thousands of years, tower more than 900 metres high among the cliffs of Jamison Valley.

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2 days/1 night Suggested Self-Drive Day 1: Sydney – Leura (116km) Head through the pretty towns of Faulconbridge and Hazelbrook and continue to Wentworth Falls. Offering spectacular views over the Jamison Valley and excellent trails into the Blue Mountains National Park, Wentworth Falls is a great place to stop for a walk through the bush. Drive to lovely Leura and take some time to peruse the shops, galleries and craft stores, and then stop for lunch in one of a number of gourmet cafés. It’s just a short drive to neighbouring Katoomba with its historic buildings and antiques stores, and Echo Point where you can view the incredible Three Sisters rock formation from the lookout, or get a different view from Scenic World’s railway, walkway, skyway or cableway. Day 2: Leura – Sydney (116km) Take the leisurely Bells Line of Road back to Sydney, and maybe try some of the 18 discovery trails to explore the wilderness further. Drive about 40 minutes north to Hartley Vale – here you’ll find a quaint historic village, along with the remnants of early roads over the Blue Mountains, dating back to the early 19th Century – some of which have now been incorporated into walking tracks. Continue to Mt Tomah through the heart of the Blue Mountains, passing the tiny town of Bell. Head directly to the Tomah Botanic Gardens and view over 5000 species of cool climate plants before making your way leisurely back to Sydney.

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Mt Tomah / Tomah Botanical Gardens

Blue Moutains National Park Wentworth Faulconbridge Katoomba Falls Leura Scenic Hazelbrook World’s Three Sisters Railway

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Highlights worth seeing along the way Jenolan Caves – Regarded as Australia’s most outstanding cave system, with pure underground rivers, amazing limestone and crystal formations. Experience Adventure Caving, this has you abseiling, squeezing and climbing through undeveloped caves, with only a head lamp to light your way. Blue Mountains Glow Worm Caves – Definitely not to be missed! Take a walk through an ancient canyon surrounded by thousands of spectacular glow worms. Scenic World’s Railway – Discover panoramic views of the World Heritagelisted Blue Mountains from the 510 metre Scenic Cableway as it gently descends into the Jamison Valley.

Our favourite places to stay: • Highview • Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, MGallery

Jenolan Caves © David Ireland; Tourism Australia

The Weeping Rock and Fletchers Lookout Track – This moderate walk visits Weeping Rock waterfall on Jamison Creek and enjoys the great views from Fletchers Lookout. The view from Fletchers Lookout includes Mount Solitary, Kings Tableland and Wentworth Falls, and is a great place to rest before the climb back up.

Scenic World, Katoomba © Destination NSW

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Experience

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Name your passion and Melbourne can match it.

Dec-Feb: 14/27 Mar-May: 10/24 Jun-Aug: 7/15 Sep-Nov: 9/22

Discover Melbourne’s eclectic precincts and fringe suburbs and dive in to uncover little-known places for cheap, filling lunches; coffee worth boasting about; underground art; hidden dens and rooftop bars; green spaces; fancy places; and some good yarns along the way. A packed agenda of food, wine, sports, shopping and arts is your introduction to the best of Melbourne – from its creative, exciting city centre, to its buzzing neighbourhood hubs. It’s the gateway to Victoria’s world-class wineries, natural springs, peninsulas, spectacular coastline and alpine villages. The city is a visitor-friendly combination of bustling thoroughfares and fascinating lanes, no other Australian city has as many alluring arcades to explore. Winding through the city is the Yarra River. A Melbourne icon, the river is the focus for numerous spectacular events including the famous Moomba festival, rowing regattas and the Melbourne Festival. Its Southbank district is lined with cafés and bars, while on the north side you’ll find the city’s creative heartland around Federation Square. Further afield, the vibrant, trendy and culturally diverse suburbs such as Fitzroy, St Kilda and Prahran are easily accessible via the famous city tram and bus network.

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Experience Melbourne Our favourite things to see and do Shopping – The city’s passion for fashion is a serious matter, a fact not overlooked by international retail giants looking to establish Australian outposts and local designers keen on getting a strong start. The city’s myriad laneways and arcades harbour untold gems, inner city precincts spoil you for choice, while department stores and shopping centres continue to raise the bar. The city’s shopping precinct Emporium Melbourne features a mix of local and international designers, innovative concept, flagship stores and world-class architecture. It connects to Melbourne Central, Myer Melbourne and to David Jones via pedestrian bridges and tunnels. You have to see it to believe it!

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Events & Shows – A whole world of events awaits you in Melbourne. Whatever the season, the city is buzzing with theatre, exhibitions, concerts, festivals and sporting events. Drawing guests from across Australia and around the globe, Melbourne’s busy events calendar is sure to excite.

Art, Theatre & Culture – Scratch the surface in Melbourne and you’ll discover a city buzzing with dynamic and cuttingedge arts and culture. Head to the Southbank precinct – where the The Arts Centre, MTC, Malthouse, Recital Centre and the National Gallery of Victoria form Melbourne’s beating cultural heart. At Federation Square, where art meets architecture, watch inspiring audio visual shows at ACMI, see the collection at the Ian Potter Centre, or catch a recital at The Edge theatre. Inside and out, you’ll discover the innovation and skill of local artists and designers at hole-in-the-wall galleries and theatres across the city.

Food & Wine – Experience Melbourne’s mix of cultures in its myriad restaurants, cafés, bistros and bars. Whether you’re after modern, traditional, exotic or homespun flavours – the city’s eclectic dining scene offers a startling array of the world’s great cuisines, from popular favourites to the truly ground breaking.

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Melbourne Events & Shows

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Australian Open

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One of the biggest tennis events in the world – the Australian Open is an event you don’t want to miss. The first out of the four Grand Slam events, sit back in the Melbourne sunshine in January to watch the world’s top players compete to become tennis legendaries.

Based on the hit movie, this ass-kicking new musical dropout Dewey Finn, a failed rock star forced to earn extra cash by posing as a teach at a prestigious prep school. With a new score from Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Julian Fellowes and an incredible cast of kids shredding guitars, pounding drums and rocking out live, School of Rock is a poptastic treat for all ages.

With more than 20 major awards to its credit, the original Broadway and West End production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic musical EVITA will be in Melbourne. EVITA charts the story of Eva Peron, wife of Argentine dictator Juan Peron, from her humble beginnings through to the extraordinary wealth, power and status which ultimately led her to be heralded as the ‘spiritual leader of the nation’ by the Argentine people.

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Jersey Boys

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

January - April

January-December

2019 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix March

The story of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were thirty! Worldwide hits include Big Girls Don’t Cry, Sherry, Walk Like A Man, Oh What A Night and Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.

The eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a new play by Jack Thorne will be exclusively at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre.

Witness the 2019 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park. The sweet sound of engines revving at massive speeds over four days, you have got to be there to experience the most exciting, most watched event on the Australian sporting calendar. Can Sebastian Vettel retain his title?

Ask your consultant about other events and shows.


Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show March

Muriels Wedding

West Side Story

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The smell of freshly cut grass and bursting blooms will scent the Melbourne air once again for the 24th annual show, hosted in the exquisite heritage-listed Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens over five glorious Autumn days. Featuring the best landscape and floral talent from Australia and around the world alongside an extensive array of garden retail products, the Show is a celebration of lifestyle and great outdoors.

Undateable. Unemployable. Unstoppable – Everyone is talking about Muriel! Experience one of the most iconic and loved Australian films of all time in this big, brash and very cheeky new musical. Stuck in a dead-end life in Porpoise Spit, Muriel dreams of the perfect wedding – the dress, the church, the attention. Unfortunately, there’s one thing missing. A groom. Features an incredible soundtrack of addictive new songs plus your favourite ABBA hits.

A modern re-telling of Romeo and Juliet; this tragic love story tells the tale of two young people whose happiness is destroyed by the hate of two enemy camps in New York City’s urban jungle. The Jets, sons of previous immigrants to America, battle the new arrivals from Puerto Rico, The Sharks, for domination of the streets.

Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix October

Melbourne Cup Carnival

International Men’s Summer of Cricket December

Just to the south of Melbourne, Phillip Island has motorcycle racing history dating as far back as the 1920s! The track is blessed with breathtaking farmland scenery and ocean views, and is known as one of the fastest, most fluid, tracks on the circuit.

It’s ‘the celebration that stops a nation’. One of the world’s greatest racing carnivals. A unique social and cultural event encompassing, thoroughbred racing, food, wine and incredible fashion. An unforgettable four days at Flemington Racecourse, the playground of racing royalty.

Ask your consultant about other events and shows.

November

More matches, new venues and a restricted international season that will see less overlap with the KFC Big Bash League headline the international summer of cricket that will see Australia host New Zealand, South Africa, India and Sri Lanka.

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Causeway Inn On The Mall This is a prime position on Bourke Street Mall, the vibrant heart of Melbourne, opposite Myer and David Jones department stores. The hotel is surrounded by lively cafés, fashion and accessory boutiques, Melbourne’s famous shopping arcades and international fashion houses Zara and H&M.

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A shopper’s dream – next door to David Jones and a couple of doors down from Myer. Just around the corner is Bourke Street Mall and across the road is the new Emporium shopping centre. It is also really easy to discover the specialist stores and fantastic boutiques in the many laneways nearby.

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Whether you’re in town for some culture, shopping, food and wine or a special event − this location is perfect. Only a 10 minute walk to the National Gallery, a 5 minute walk across the river to Flinders Street, or a 20 minute stroll to the Rod Laver Arena. Or why not grab a drink along Southbank and people watch for the evening.

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Melbourne Accommodation

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Quality Hotel Batman’s Hill on Collins

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In the heart of Melbourne CBD, opposite Southern Cross Station and within walking distance of many of the city’s most sought after attractions. The hotel features 190 rooms and fully equipped apartments (Studio, One Bedroom and Two Bedroom), two bars, two restaurants and 10 event spaces. The heritage listed building offering an impeccable service, Batman’s Hill will make your stay truly unique.

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Causeway 353 Hotel

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Contemporary in style and tucked away in a little laneway with quirky shops, fashion boutiques and heaps of eateries right on your doorstep. The bustling Bourke Street Mall is within walking distance, with all CBD entertainment, sporting and cultural venues just a stroll away.

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A heritage-listed hotel, built in 1913 retains the feel and style of the classical 1900’s era while providing all the leading facilities of the 21st century. It’s in the very heart of the city, across the road from Flinders Street Station and the footpath that heads across the river to Southbank, with its dining strip and entertainment complex. Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne is equipped with quality amenities and are furnished for your comfort.

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Located on South Wharf along the Yarra river, providing direct access to DFO shopping outlet, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre and close proximity to major attractions and the central business district. All rooms feature floor to ceiling windows with panoramic, uninterrupted views of the city, Port Phillip Bay and the Yarra river.

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The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins

Located in the heart of the Melbourne’s CBD, less than a minute’s walk to Southern Cross Station. The Hotel was built in 1928 and maintains its reputation as one of Melbourne’s most sophisticated yet modern hotels with convenient amenities for its local and international visitors. Conveniently positioned to take advantage of Melbourne’s tram and railway network, you won’t have to travel far to explore all this most liveable city has to offer. The rooms display a contemporary design that reflects the building’s Art Deco origins, dating back to its 1928 beginnings. Plush furnishings and lighting make the guest rooms feel spacious yet comfortable. The bathrooms have been completely modernised with a classic white subway tile and plenty of counter space. No matter how you spend your day, The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins is the perfect place to come home to.

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With its blend of modern style, relaxed and warm service, Crown Promenade Melbourne is perfect for your business trip or a week of seeing the sights. The unrivalled location connects you to the best of Melbourne’s shopping, sporting and cultural precincts. Discover Crown’s renowned restaurants, including Bistro Guillaume, Nobu and Long Chim, stylish bars or endless shopping. Whether your idea of relaxation is a workout or reclining by the pool, be sure to visit The Deck. The gymnasium offers a range of fitness equipment whilst the pool is complemented by reclining lounge chairs and an abundance of natural light. Located within the lobby of Crown Promenade, Mesh restaurant offers relaxed dining and showcases contemporary bistro food from both the buffet or a la carte menu. Whether you’re calling it a day or making a night of it, Tonic bar offers a relaxed ambience, extensive wine and cocktail lists, bar snacks and an outdoor terrace.

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Melbourne Apartments

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Located in the heart of Melbourne city and only a 10 minute walk to Flinders Street Station and the Yarra River. This stylish boutique hotel offers cosmopolitan New York style self-contained studio apartments and suites providing uninterrupted access to the business, shopping and entertainment precincts that lie below.

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An apartment-style hotel in a great CBD location. The spacious one and two bedroom apartments are fully self-contained featuring a private balcony overlooking the impressive city skyline or the World Heritage-listed Carlton Gardens. Relax in the sauna or indoor heated pool or go for a stroll to nearby shopping, historic theatres, world-class entertainment and renowned dining areas such as Lygon Street and China Town.

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Located in one of the city’s famous laneways Fraser Place Melbourne’s location is so good as you are surrounded by cafés, shopping and theatres. Modern and comfortable studio apartments feature a kitchenette, opening windows or balconies and modern furnishings. Enjoy city views of Melbourne from the rooftop terrace that also features an edible garden for your use. Stay connected with family and friends with complimentary and unlimited WiFi.

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Situated in the heart of the thriving Northbank sector of the Melbourne CBD. Amidst Melbourne’s vibrant city centre, Punthill Northbank is only a short stroll to the Crown Entertainment Complex, shopping, bars and restaurants. The free city tram is directly in front of the building so you can ride your way around Melbourne City as you please. You will enjoy your stay in the beautifully appointed, state of the art apartments.

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A fantastic location in the heart of the theatre district and also really close to some famous eat streets. You’re just seconds away from Chinatown where you can wander under the lanterns and neon lights choosing the perfect spot for dinner, then head down a laneway or up a flight of stairs to a hip bar.

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Take advantage of the proximity to Southbank’s thriving art, dining and entertainment precincts. Guests can relax in the self-contained comfort of a studio, one or two bedroom apartments, enjoying stunning city and river views or make the most of the on-site facilities such as the indoor swimming pool, sauna and wellequipped gym.

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In the heart of Melbourne with its chic boutiques, cool laneways and trendy bars sits Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne. Offering spacious and stylish apartments with a sophisticated décor which runs through the hotel. Splash in the indoor heated pool, work out in the gym or unwind in the sauna. Only minutes from Bourke Street Mall and the Old Melbourne Gaol – the location is unbeatable. Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne is the ideal home away from home!

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Melbourne Sightseeing

FITZROY STREET ART

MELBOURNE STAR One of only four giant observation wheels in the world and the only one in the Southern Hemisphere. With 21 spacious cabins and 120 metres high, enjoy a 30 minute flight and take in the unparalleled 360° views of Melbourne and surrounds by day or night.

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Learn all about the stories behind the artists and explore the bustling urban hub of Fitzroy and Collingwood, Melbourne’s most colourful suburbs on a guided street art tour. The tour is run entirely by street artists, offering an authentic view into the underground art scene. The walking tour changes route regularly due to the ephemeral nature of the street art but will cover the main laneways and street art walls in Fitzroy and Collingwood. © Visions of Victoria

MELBOURE ATTRACTION PASS: MELBOURNE AQUARIUM & EUREKA SKYDECK 88 Save time and money with the Melbourne Attraction Pass! Visit two of Melbourne’s premier attractions – the Melbourne Aquarium where there is always something new to see and Eureka Skydeck 88 offering unparalleled views of Melbourne and surrounding regions. The pass allows single entry to each attraction. © Visions of Victoria

COLONIAL TRAMCAR RESTAURANT These restaurants on wheels were the first travelling tramcar restaurants in the world, with the choice of lunch, early dinner or a late dinner. As you cruise the city streets of Melbourne you’ll enjoy a set menu of fine Australian cuisine and drink the very best of Australian wines.

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QUEEN VICTORIA MARKET ULTIMATE FOODIE TOUR The Queen Victoria Market in Melbourne is famous for its seemingly endless fresh food stalls. During this 2 hour walking tour, your guide will lead you through the iconic food precincts and offer you a selection of tastings from the market stalls. Tastings are dependent on what is fresh on the day. Discover the heritage and culture of the market and listen to stories about the traders who have shaped the market since 1878.

MELBOURNE OUTLET SHOPPING TOUR

MCG TOURS AND NATIONAL SPORTS MUSEUM

Enjoy a fun day of retail therapy without the worry of carrying bags or tracking down the best shops. Your host will help you discover some of the best discount outlets and hard-to-find warehouse sales, you’ll shop till you drop, then refuel with lunch and a glass of bubbles before you hit the shops again.

Take an unforgettable guided tour of the MCG and visit the National Sports Museum to discover what makes Australia such a great sporting country. With over 3500 objects on display showcasing Australian football, cricket, the Olympic Games, soccer and more.

YARRA VALLEY BALLOON FLIGHT AT SUNRISE Greet the morning sun as you take flight over the Yarra Valley and its vineyards on a hot air balloon flight. You’ll fly for approximately one hour as you take in the breath-taking views of mountains that surround the valley. It will be such a memorable experience. © Visit Victoria

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Beyond Melbourne Victoria is blessed with diverse natural beauty. Travel from Melbourne to the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Phillip Island and on to the white beaches and wineries of the Mornington and Bellarine Peninsulas. Travelling between these regions is simply effortless – and you’ll notice they are all very different with diverse experiences when you spend a few days beyond the city.

Our favourite things to see and do 12 Apostles & Great Ocean Road – One of the world’s most scenic coastal drives which winds alongside the wild and windswept Southern Ocean. Witness the rugged splendour of the famous 12 Apostles; a collection of limestone stacks off the shore of the Port Campbell National Park. Definitely need a few days to explore this dramatic region.

Penguins – Experience one of Australia’s most popular attractions on Phillip Island. See the world’s smallest penguin in its natural habitat from viewing stands and boardwalks. As the sun fades the little penguins waddle up to the beach to the safety of their homes in the sand dunes. You can’t miss these lil cuties!

Wine and lots of it! – About an hour’s drive from Melbourne’s CBD, you’ll get to breathe in the fresh country air in Yarra Valley – a region renowned for its cellar doors and delicious local produce. Yarra Valley is Victoria’s oldest wine region and has a global reputation for its Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

Mornington Peninsula – Breathe in the fresh sea air, sample local cuisine and soak up the relaxed alfresco lifestyle of the Mornington Peninsula, just an hour from Melbourne.

Grampians – You’ll need your camera when you head out on the walking tracks that lead to dazzling waterfalls, wildlife and spectacular lookouts. You’ll be inspired by the landscapes of the Grampians spread out before you.

Puffing Billy – Loved by generations for over 100 years! Puffing Billy is one of the finest preserved steam railways in the world. Wind through the gullies of the lush Dandenong Ranges National Park, enjoying the views from the iconic open-sided carriages.

Goldrush – Bendigo is the place to be if you would like to experience shaft mining. Pop on a hat with its miners light and take a mine experience tour 20 storeys below to Level 2 of the mine and learn about the history or gold mining in Bendigo.

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Boutique experiences with Inspiring Journeys Inspiring Journeys will take travellers off the beaten track with rich and immersive experiences in an intimate small group setting through Australia and New Zealand. Travel in luxury coaches or 4WD vehicles and stay in boutique retreats, lodges and resorts with gourmet cuisine to match. Allow Inspiring Journeys to share their unparalleled wealth of expertise to create a journey that is truly unforgettable.

Victoria’s Hidden Gems 7 days/6 nights Delve into the cosmopolitan sophistication and natural beauty of Victoria, journeying past elegant Melbournian arcades, sandstone peaks and the 12 Apostles that stand imposingly along the spectacular coastline.

Day 1: Melbourne On arrival in Melbourne there’s free time to relax or explore. This evening, join a Welcome Reception before boarding the famous Colonial Tramcar Restaurant for the evening. Day 2: Melbourne – Daylesford Explore Melbourne’s walkways and arcades with a knowledgeable local guide. In the afternoon, depart for the eclectic village of Daylesford and on to the historic Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa. Day 3: Daylesford – Dunkeld Head to Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm for morning tea before experiencing a private tour at the family-owned and operated Creswick Woolen Mills. Enjoy lunch in the historic town of Lunes, then continue on to Dunkeld. Day 4: Dunkeld – Warrnambool Explore the great sandstone mountains of the Grampians before experiencing an indigenous ceremony at the Brambuk Cultural Centre. Day 5: Warrnambool – Lorne Be sure to have your camera ready as you take in one of Australia’s most iconic road trips along the Great Ocean Road. Enjoy lunch in Port Campbell before arriving in picturesque Lorne late afternoon. Day 6: Lorne – Mornington Peninsula Continue along the last leg of the Great Ocean Road to the Bellarine Peininsula, a wine-growing region where you’ll indulge in a Be My Guest lunch and wine tasting at the award-winning Jack Rabbit Winery. Day 7: Mornington Peninsula – Melbourne Explore the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Enjoy a Farewell Lunch before bidding goodbye to your travel companions.

Departures: Feb-Mar 2019, Sep 2019-Mar 2020 Inclusions: Airport transfers, 6 nights handpicked luxury hotel accommodation, 6 full buffet breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners, transport in a luxury coach, & the services of an experienced Travel Director

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Great Ocean Road Drive one of the world’s most scenic coastal touring routes, the Great Ocean Road, spanning 243 kilometres along the coastline of Victoria. Take in the panoramic views as the road winds along cliff tops, up to breath-taking headlands, down onto the edge of beaches, across river estuaries and through lush rainforests.

Halls Gap

3 days/2 nights Suggested Self-Drive

Grampians National Park

Daylesford

Ararat

Wombat State Park

Ballarat

Day 1: Melbourne – Great Ocean Road (209km) Make your way towards Torquay, Victoria’s surf capital and a busy holiday spot. Just out of Torquay stop at the famous surf break of Bells Beach, a great spot with amazing views. Carry along the coast through the cute towns of Anglesea and Lorne to Apollo Bay. The stretch between Lorne and Apollo Bay is really picturesque with the highway carved into cliffs that drop into the ocean. Day 2: Great Ocean Road – Grampians (102km) Take the windy road through the Great Otway National Park with its beautiful rainforests, before returning to hug the coast for the length of the Port Campbell National Park. The most famous section of the Great Ocean Road where you’ll find the 12 Apostles. Head out of Port Campbell to Warrnambool, stop for a break in cute Port Fairy before heading through farming country to Halls Gap. Day 3: Grampians – Melbourne (250km) The Grampian National Park with rugged mountain scenery is renowned for unspoilt natural beauty and has great lookouts with stunning views, lovely waterfalls, ancient Aboriginal rock art, colourful wildflower displays and abundant native wildlife. On route back to Melbourne you’ll pass through Ballarat, with its rich gold mining history.

Sovereign Hill Brisbane Ranges National Park Adelaide

Lake Corangamite Warrnambool

Port Fairy

Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie & Ice creamery

Port Campbell 12 Apostles

Great Otway National Park

Cape Otway

Melbourne

Port Phillip Geelong Bay Queenscliff Torquay Anglesea Sorrento

Lorne Bass Strait

Apollo Bay

Highlights worth seeing along the way Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, Warrnambool – A great museum featuring a shipwreck collection and an 1870s village providing a glimpse into life at that time. Cape Otway Lightstation – The oldest, lighthouse in Australia. Perched on towering sea cliffs where Bass Strait and the Southern Ocean collide. Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie & Ice-creamery – Take delight in free chocolate and ice-cream tastings and watch the art of chocolate making. An experience the whole family can enjoy. Great Ocean Road Heritage Centre – Since the opening of the Great Ocean Road in 1932 it has become an iconic destination. This Centre showcases the full historical story of the Great Ocean Road – the back breaking story that many are unfamiliar with.

Our favourite places to stay: • Mantra Lorne • Comfort Inn the International Apollo Bay • Comfort Inn Country Plaza, Halls Gap

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12 Apostles – The best way experience the 12 Apostles is on a breathtaking helicopter ride over the most beautiful scenery in Australia. Enjoy an informative commentary on the unique limestone rock formations and history of the Shipwreck Coast. Sovereign Hill – A stop here has you trying your luck at gold mining. Named Australia’s best ‘Major Tourist Attraction’. Sovereign Hill provides a unique experience with a day of entertainment.

Sovereign Hill © Visit Victoria

Cape Otway Lightstation © Visit Victoria


Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges Escape to the Yarra Valley to cruise the vinestrung hills indulging in life’s great pleasures; food, wine and beautiful landscapes. Then disappear into the Dandenong Ranges’ secret fern glades, towering forests and eclectic villages. Base yourself in the Yarra Valley and go on day trips to explore the region.

Kinglake West

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2 days/1 night Suggested Self-Drive

Tarrawarra Yarra Glen

Day 1: Melbourne – Yarra Valley (58km) Enjoy the easy drive from Melbourne to the Yarra Valley. Stop in the town of Yarra Glen where you can explore the shops and pop into Yering Station for some wine tasting. Nearby is the amazing Tarrawarra Museum of Art, a privately funded, public gallery housed in an impressive building. Next stop is Domaine Chandon, a winery that was established by French Champagne house Moët & Chandon and is dedicated to the production of sparkling wine. It has a great visitor centre with spectacular views across the vineyard and valley. Do a wine tour, sample the goods and enjoy a late lunch. Day 2: Dandenong Ranges – Melbourne (39km) Make your way to Belgrave, the home of Puffing Billy, Australia’s oldest steam railway and enjoy a ride travelling 24 kilometres through the beautiful forests and fern gullies of the Dandenong Ranges. After your rail journey take some time to explore the cute villages of the ranges like; Olinda, Sassafras and Belgrave that have shops and galleries galore. Get out into the fresh air in the Dandenong Ranges National Park, it offers a vast network of walking tracks through native bush and is home to the Mount Dandenong Observatory.

Healesville Domaine Chandon

Lilydale Melbourne

Seville

Mount Dandenong Observatory

Yarra Junction

Olinda Sassafras Belgrave

Highlights worth seeing along the way Coldstream Brewery – Converted from a former wool shed, Coldstream Brewery offers a unique experience blending delicious food with boutique beer and cider. Come by for a tour conducted every Saturday and Sunday, for an exclusive tasting inside the custom built microbrewery. Healesville – Located just under an hour from Melbourne and home to some of the region’s most talented artists. Meander along the main strip for some great window shopping opportunities, or divulge in some retail therapy – you won’t be disappointed. Hot Air Balloon – Start your Yarra Valley day with a hot air balloon experience. The Yarra Valley provides views of rolling hills, green landscapes and the chance to see some kangaroos feeding on breakfast as you fly over them during sunrise. It is such a great feeling as your basket glides up and over the trees. Mount Donna Buang – Located in the Yarra Valley, overlooking Warburton in Victoria. Head to the 21 metre high lookout tower on the summit for breathtaking panoramic views of the Yarra Valley, Dandenong Ranges, Melbourne, and the Alps.

Our favourite places to stay: • Balgowine Estate, Yarra Valley • Yarra Valley Grand Hotel • Yarra Gables Motel

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Guided Tours Enjoy the coastal drive and small coastal towns along the Great Ocean Road. See wildlife in their natural habitat, walk in pre-historic rainforests, marvel at the 12 Apostles and the Shipwreck Coast. Experience the Great Southern Touring Route with the experts. Sit back, relax and let your guides take you along this beautiful coast.

Twelve Apostles © Visit Victoria

Warrnambool © Visit Victoria

Great Ocean Road & 12 Apostles

Great Ocean Road Tour

Full Day

2 days/1 night

Travel the Great Ocean Road, one of the world’s great coastal drives. Take a break at seaside Apollo bay and view the amazing 12 Apostles. Marvel at beautiful Loch Ard Gorge and see the remnants of London Bridge. Wander in the delightful little seaside village of Port Campbell, a colourful haven of cafés and boutiques.

Travel this famous coastal route in a small group and enjoy the wonderful accommodation and fine food on offer. This tours pace allows you the time to enjoy the sights and sounds of the region. Marvel at the rainforest, wildlife, cliffs and caves and have the personal attention of an expert guide. This is comfortable and stylish touring!

Departures: Daily

Departures: Sun, Tue & Thu

Inclusions: Experienced Driver Guide, comprehensive commentary & travel in an air-conditioned coach

Inclusions: 1 night accommodation, 1 breakfast, 1 dinner, transport, tour guide, small groups (max 8 people)

Daylesford Lake House © Visit Victoria

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Daylesford & Macedon Ranges Food & Wine Trail

Melbourne to Adelaide Tour

2 days/1 night

3 days/2 nights

Enjoy the gourmet delights of the Macedon Ranges. With wonderful landscapes and characters to make this a memorable journey. Fill your bags as you go with fresh, local produce, hear stories from the locals and try generous samplings of the local products. Stay in the Lake House, one of the Luxury Lodges of Australia for a truly breath-taking experience.

Travel the Great Ocean Road, visit the World Heritage listed - Naracoorte Caves, one of the Australia’s most important fossil sites. Travel through coastal villages, open plains, scenic hills and cast your eyes on one of Australia’s icons, the 12 Apostles, on route to Adelaide. There are many hidden treasures to see along the way on this journey between two great cities.

Departures: Sun & Thu

Departures: Sun & Thu

Inclusions: 1 night accommodation, 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner, all entrance fees & tasting, transport, tour guide, small groups (max 8 people)

Inclusions: 2 nights accommodation, 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Cave Tour, transport, tour guide, small groups (max 8 people)


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