Scenic Australia Brochure 2022-2023 AUD

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THE ENDLESS WONDERS OF AUSTRALIA

2022/2023

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Welcome Scenic has more than 36 years’ experience creating unforgettable, handcrafted journeys for our guests. As a proudly Australian-founded company, we are pleased many of our guests have been able to travel closer to home over the past 12 months. Our guests remain at the forefront of all we do, from the creation of our once-in-a-lifetime Scenic Enrich experiences to the extensive range of Scenic Freechoice activities that allow you to personalise your holiday. In 2022, we are delighted to launch new land journeys through Tasmania and country New South Wales. For those travelling to South Australia, you may wish to add our new Eyre Peninsula extension and Scenic guests exploring Queensland can extend their outback adventure with our new Cape York extension. You’ll find the Scenic difference is in the details. Our handcrafted itineraries have set the benchmark in escorted land journeys. Enjoy accommodation and transport complemented by all-inclusive sightseeing and the services of a dedicated Scenic Tour Director, experienced drivers and knowledgeable local guides. We look forward to welcoming you on one of our exceptional journeys.


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DISCOVER Australia is as vast as it is uniquely beautiful. There is an ancient pulse that beats throughout the land and it has much to offer, even to the most seasoned of travellers.

Darwin Kakadu National Park Katherine Kununurra El Questro Bungle Bungles

Broome

Derby

Geikie Gorge Fitzroy Crossing

On board The Ghan

Halls Creek

Northern Territory Karratha

Port Hedland Karijini National Park

Exmouth

Kings Canyon Kata Tjuta

Tom Price

(The Olgas)

Alice Springs Uluru

(Ayers Rock)

Coral Bay Carnarvon

South Australia

Western Australia

On board The Ghan

Monkey Mia Shark Bay Onboard The Indian Pacific Train

Kalbarri National Park Geraldton

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Kalgoorlie

Pinnacles Perth Fremantle Busselton Kojonup Margaret River Cape Leeuwin Permberton Albany

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Horn Island

South Australia is renowned for its gourmet cuisine and wine. The natural wonders are revealed as you explore world-class wineries and the majesty of Kangaroo Island, Mt Gambier and Wilpena Pound.

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Tasmania

Bamaga

With its pristine wilderness, complex convict history and outstanding local produce, Tasmania is an island not to be missed.

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Western Australia

Cooktown

Offering diverse travel experiences, Western Australia is home to ancient landscapes in the Kimberley, natural beauty along the Coral Coast and gourmet treats in Margaret River.

Cairns

Northern Territory

Journey through the precious wilderness regions of the ‘Red Centre’, explore the delights of Darwin and discover the timelessness of Kakadu.

Townsville Charters Towers

Queensland

From famous bush ballads, to ‘dinosaur country’, travel in the footsteps of explorers. Queensland’s interior will delight those intrigued by the history.

Cloncurry Mt Isa Winton

Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island is renowned for its paradise-like beauty, British and Tahitian history and welcoming community ready to share a tale or two.

Longreach

Queensland

Tambo

Outback New South Wales & Victoria Roma

Dalby Brisbane

Charleville

Wilpena Pound

Toowoomba

Kingston

New South Wales

Port Augusta

Mungo National Park Barossa Valley Mildura Dubbo McLaren Vale Adelaide Canberra

Mount Gambier

Penola

Norfolk Island

Tamworth

Silverton Broken Hill

Kangaroo Island

This region is home to rugged ocean and inland landscapes, picturesque drives, ancient wilderness and towns with intriguing history.

Hunter Valley Sydney

Australian Capital Territory

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Victoria Bendigo Melbourne

Warrnambool Flinders Island

Smithton Cradle Mountain

Strahan

Launceston Freycinet National Park Hobart

Tasmania

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Land Journeys Overview Journey Code

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Outback Journeys 16 Day

New South Wales: City & Outback

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Oceans to Outback

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Outback Queensland Adventure

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Cape York Extension

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AUAA

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AUPE

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GTA

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South Western Mosaic

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Treasures of the West Coast

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Top End & Kimberley Spectacular

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Mystical Kimberley

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Territory Explorer

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Sydney > Sydney

16 Day

Melbourne > Melbourne 14 Day

Brisbane > Cairns 8 Day

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Cairns > Cairns

South Australia 8 Day

Gems of South Australia Adelaide > Adelaide

5 Day

Eyre Peninsula Extension

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Port Lincoln > Port Lincoln

Norfolk Island 8 Day

Historic Norfolk Island Norfolk Island

Tasmania 11 Day

Tasmania Revealed

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Hobart > Hobart 13 Day

Ultimate Tasmania Hobart > Hobart

Western Australia & Northern Territory 8/11 Day

Perth > Sydney 14/23 Day

Darwin > Perth 13 Day

Darwin > Broome 13 Day

Darwin > Broome 9 Day

Uluru> Darwin


Calabria Wines, Griffith S 37° 17’ E 146° 02’


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THE SCENIC EXPERIENCE

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At Scenic we’ve combined the ease of handcrafted travel, with a selection of experiences that offer you a true insight into the culture, landscape and history of Australia.

Keith B, Scenic Guest, July 2019, Feefo Review

Each day was full of interesting and memorable experiences, with many of the locations simply breathtaking. Recommend this tour to get a great coverage of this historical and beautiful area of Australia...

When you travel with Scenic, everything is taken care of. Our handcrafted journeys feature the very best inclusions and a host of memorable moments. Our expert staff, from Tour Directors to local guides, will go above and beyond to make your experience unforgettable. That’s not to say choice is taken away from you. Wherever you go, there are many Scenic Freechoice experiences and activities to choose from – and of course, they’re all included.

Meet Sally Austin, a Scenic Tour Director and listen to her experiences of Australia scenic.com.au/tv/au


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The Scenic team create unique, handcrafted explorations across the world, with our guests at the heart of everything we do. Scenic Tour Directors

Scenic Freechoice

Being a Scenic Tour Director is not just a job, it’s a lifetime passion. Your Tour Director’s role is to make sure your journey exceeds your expectations and manage each element of your land journey so you see everything listed in your itinerary at an enjoyable pace.

Your included Scenic Freechoice activities are designed to give you a range of exceptional experiences that allow you to personalise your journey, at a pace that suits you. Active, medium and comfortable paced options ensure there’s something for everyone. From history to culture, cuisine to nature, there’s a wealth of options, whatever your interests.

Scenic Enrich Our expert Journey Designers have handpicked a range of unique and unforgettable experiences that will be among the highlights of your journey. From a dinner cruise through Katherine Gorge to a progressive dinner at local homes on Norfolk Island, you’ll get to visit the Australia of your imagination and experience wonders that will exceed your expectations.

Immersive Accommodation Our accommodation is selected on more than reputation alone, but on a combination of location, character and ambiance. This ensures your stays are reflective of your destination for a truly immersive experience. You will stay in some of Australia’s most spectacular and remote locations. In smaller, more remote towns, the best available accommodation has been chosen from limited options in the region.

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Our closer to home journeys cater for every taste, whether it’s a stay in a spectacular waterfront location, amidst the rugged beauty of the outback or in a stylish city hotel.

Rail Journeys Travel through the heart of this wide, brown land with Great Southern Rail on the legendary Ghan overnight journey from Alice Springs to Darwin. You can also opt to cross from Perth to Sydney on the four day Indian Pacific journey. While on board, you’ll enjoy beautifully appointed cabins, delicious cuisine and of course, extraordinary vistas.

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HANDCRAFTED JOURNEYS Enjoy a full range of handcrafted features that will enhance your experience throughout your journey with Scenic.

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Fully escorted small group touring with a maximum of 36 guests The best available accommodation in remote towns, plus Scenic Special Stays in select locations – iconic hotels, remarkable for their location, character and heritage Scenic Enrich – unforgettable and exclusive once-in-a-lifetime experiences Scenic Sundowners – exclusive hosted evening drinks in memorable locations Scenic Freechoice – a choice of activities and dining options to personalise your journey Most meals – see itinerary for specific inclusions Gold Service on board The Ghan Expert handpicked Scenic Tour Directors, Drivers and local guides A Scenic representative to assist you on arrival and departure Return airport transfers Health and Safety policies - hotels and experiences are selected for your wellbeing

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We would like to respectfully acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land we live in, work and explore. We pay our respects to the elders past, present and emerging.

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NSW: City to Outback

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New for 2022, the 16-Day City to Outback land journey will take you through the heart of regional and outback NSW. Taste wine in the country’s oldest wineproducing region, the Hunter Valley and then head to the birthplace of Australian country music, Tamworth. Marvel at the silo art in Tamworth, Dunedoo and Gunnedah and visit the copper city, Cobar. Explore NSW’s outback in Broken Hill, Mungo National Park and farm-to-table lifestyle of the Italian-influenced Griffith. In Canberra, be part of a behind-the-scenes Scenic Enrich experience at Parliament House.

Tasmania Revealed

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If you’re yet to explore Tasmania, or are looking for something new for a return trip, the Tasmania Revealed journey takes in all the highlights plus more. From Hobart, travel to Strahan and either cruise through Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park or ride the West Coast Railway. Spend three nights in Launceston at the Peppers Silo Hotel and visit Turners Stillhouse in Grindelwald Valley, Tasmania’s only gold-medal winning gin distillery. The true highlight of this land journey however, is a trip across to Flinders Island by plane for a day of discovery. From the skies, you will be able to view the iconic Wineglass Bay. A Griffith C Eyre Peninsula

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After Gems of South Australia, head to Port Lincoln to uncover the natural beauty of the Eyre Peninsula. Admire rugged Lincoln National Park and visit Coffin Bay, tasting fresh oysters. Sample local wines and seafood and take part in cooking masterclasses.

Cape York Extension

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Guests travelling on Outback Queensland Adventure can add a Cape York extension. Stand at the northernmost tip of Australia, stay at a remote cattle station and learn about Aboriginal culture. Stop at iconic pubs and drive the legendary Telegraph Track.


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During New South Wales: City & Outback journey, Scenic guests will be treated to a private, after-hours guided tour by safari vehicle through Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo. Learn more about the remarkable animals here and conservation efforts before enjoying a private dinner at the zoo.

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‘Field of Light’, Uluru, Northern Territory Bush tucker, Northern Territory Flinders Island, Tasmania Gemtree Wines, McLaren Vale

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Scenic Enrich experiences are likely to be the most unforgettable moments of your journey. They’ll enrich your understanding of the incredible places, cultures and histories you’ll encounter. Learn about the vineyards of the Margaret River whilst sampling local produce with matching wines. Spend time in the presence of the mighty Uluru and witness artist Bruce Munro’s ‘Field of Light’ installation lighting up the desert night. Cruise the Katherine Gorge at sunset and explore the culture and history of the Jawoyn people. In South Australia’s McLaren Vale meet the team at Gemtree Winery and hear about its sustainability and biodynamic practices. In Tasmania, visit the amazing ‘Wall in the Wilderness’, an ever-changing work of art, and delight your taste buds at the Pyengana Dairy Company, reputed to produce Australia’s finest cheddar. During our new Tasmania Revealed land journey, fly to Flinders Island for a day of exploring Bass Strait’s island wilderness. On Norfolk Island, experience the hospitality of the community with a progressive dinner at the homes of three different families. Hear stories of what life is like in paradise. In the outback of Queensland, discover the hidden secrets of Roma and spend the day with the Lyons family on Wambiana Station. In our nation’s capital, visit Parliament House for a below-decks experience including an afternoon tea that is normally reserved for visiting dignitaries. These are just some of the unique personally curated experiences awaiting you.

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Freechoice Guests’ Pick

Willie Creek Pearl Farm, Broome

Whether you’re a foodie, keen to learn more about Aboriginal culture or simply a devotee of the great outdoors, our comprehensive range of Scenic Freechoice activities offers something for everyone. On the Adelaide River just outside of Darwin, take the ‘jumping crocodiles’ cruise and come face to face with one of the world’s great predators. Take a camel ride along the white sands of Cable Beach or experience all the breathtaking beauty of Uluru and her stories on an Aboriginal cultural tour. In Broome, discover how rare Australian South Sea cultured pearls come into being. Get up close and personal with stunning Rottnest Island’s native inhabitants, the quokkas, or enjoy a food and wine tour in Perth. In Cairns, take a trip out to the Great Barrier Reef or sample cheese and wines at Norfolk Island’s Two Chimneys Vineyard. You can explore the contemporary artworks on display at MONA in Tasmania and so much more.

Each guest is different, so we appreciate that you may want to move at your own pace. Perhaps you’ll want to follow a busy day with one at a more relaxed pace, or you may wish to unwind throughout. We’ve divided our extensive list of Scenic Freechoice activities into active, moderate and relaxed pace so you can choose those which best suit your requirements and interests. Active – For those keen to explore further afield, for a longer or more demanding journey. Moderate – A comfortable walking pace at which you can easily discover a beautiful city on a walking tour. Relaxed – A slower pace to take in a museum or sightseeing tour. Scenic Freechoice activities most highly rated by guests from 2020-21.


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Northern Territory & Western Australia Guests’ Pick

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Cable Beach Camel Ride

Take an iconic one-hour camel ride along the white sands of Cable Beach. Look out over the Indian Ocean, and keep an eye out for dolphins and other marine life that can often be seen from atop a camel. (Weight restrictions apply).

Broome Indigenous Tour

Uluru Highlights and Cultural Tour

Uluru

Litchfield National Park

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Join Robert Dann in the place where he was born for a cultural experience. Learn about a small slice of 40,000 years of Broome and Kimberley Culture. Visit local landmarks of Broome, the coastline and surrounding bush. Hear local Aboriginal stories and try some bush tucker.

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Litchfield National Park

Uluru Highlights and Cultural Tour

View Uluru at sunrise before a picnic breakfast and guided tour to the Mutitjulu Waterhole, highlighting Aboriginal mythology and creation stories. Finish with a drive around Uluru.

Harley-Davidson™ Ride

Ride on the back of a Harley-Davidson™ through the timeless outback landscape to a viewing platform. From there, see majestic views of Uluru and other breathtaking locations.

Desert Camel Ride

Catch the Camel Train and enjoy a ride through the classic Red Centre’s desert landscape with spectacular views of Uluru and Kata Tjuta. (Weight restrictions apply).

Uluru Base Trek

A guided sunrise trek around the 12 kilometre base trail of Uluru, embracing its culture, geology and environment. Enjoy a picnic breakfast as you listen to the variety of desert sounds from the surrounding environment.

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Litchfield National Park abounds with permanent spring-fed waterfalls, remnant monsoon vine forests, unusual rock formations and interesting scenery. Spend a day exploring and relaxing in this wonderful park.

Jumping Crocs and Nature Adventure

Experience these reptiles in the wild on the beautiful Adelaide River, where crocs leap out of the water pursuing their prey. Tour also includes a visit to Fogg Dam, a wetlands nature reserve.

Darwin City Sights – Hop-on-hop-off Tour The perfect introduction to the Top End city of Darwin. The tour takes in all of Darwin’s main historical and cultural attractions with an opportunity to stop and visit during the tour.

WWII Bombing of Darwin Tour

Learn about the history and significance of the Pacific Campaign of WWII; the largest attacks ever launched against Australia. Visit landmarks, view relics of the war and take a cruise on Darwin Harbour in this informative guided tour.

El Questro

Alice Springs Palm Valley Tour

Travel through the West MacDonnell Ranges and along the Finke River bed to the oasis of Palm Valley.

West MacDonnell Ranges and Standley Chasm Tour

Take a walk through the Glen Helen Gorge and Simpson’s Gap. Experience the West MacDonnell Ranges and the deep red cleft of Standley Chasm on this full day tour. Lunch is included.

Darwin Darwin Harbour Sunset Cruise

Enjoy a remarkable sunset cruise out on Darwin Harbour, aboard the steel-hulled tri-deck catamaran Charles Darwin. Includes commentary on the harbour.

Monkey Mia Monkey Mia Marine Life Cruise

Relax on a morning cruise on Shark Bay. Experience the excitement of the daily lives of the Monkey Mia dolphins and search for the unique dugongs.

Sundown Shark Bay Cruise

Sail aboard your 18-metre sailing catamaran across the clear, calm waters of Monkey Mia and Shark Bay, watching the sun set in paradise.

Didgeridoo Dreaming

Chamberlain Gorge Cruise

Sit around a campfire and learn the traditional way of cooking fish and bush tucker on the campfire as well as Aboriginal culture and history. Lose yourself in Dreamtime stories and be carried away by the ancient sounds of the didgeridoo.

Bird Watching Tour

Perth

A magnificent cruise through Chamberlain Gorge, a three kilometre waterhole, bound by diverse flora and fauna and set beneath towering sheer walled cliffs.

West MacDonnell Ranges

Monkey Mia Marine Life Cruise

Join an El Questro Ranger on an early morning excursion to bird watching sites. The variety of ecosystems in the park attracts a range of birds from the brolgas to bee-eaters, finches to pheasant coucals.

Bush Culture and History Tour

Take an insight into the history of El Questro, changed from a working cattle station to a Wilderness Park. Learn about the legends and bush tucker of the local Aboriginal people.

Broome Willie Creek Pearl Farm

Rottnest Island

Enjoy a relaxing cruise to Rottnest Island. From the comfort of an air-conditioned coach explore and discover its spectacular beaches, history and unique wildlife. A buffet lunch is included.

Half Day Morning Perth & Fremantle City Explorer with cruise

A fantastic half day tour taking in Perth and Fremantle, the city and the alfresco lifestyle that Perth people enjoy. Sights include Kings Park Botanical Gardens, Cottesloe Beach and a cruise along the Swan River.

During a guided farm tour and cruise, discover how the rare and beautiful ‘Australian South Sea Pearl’ is produced. Your guide will reveal the intricate process of today’s modern cultured pearling industry.

Food and Wine Trail

Broome Harley Davidson™ Tour

Pinnacles Day Tour (Tour WNA only)

Tour Broome Town and surrounds on a Harley Davidson™ Trike. Learn about Broome’s colourful history, today’s Broome and its future. This informative tour is designed to give you your bearings of Broome.

Explore the award winning Swan Valley on a food and wine trail. Visit nine different locations and try over 25 different tasting experiences. Visit Nambung National Park to explore the amazing Pinnacles, thousands of limestone rock formations rising out of the desert floor.


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Tamar River Cruise

Cruise into Cataract Gorge and along the Tamar River enjoying the magnificent scenery whilst learning about the history of the region. Morning tea, lunch and wine tasting are included.

James Boag Brewery Tour

James Boag has been making beer since 1881. Step inside the historic brewery for a fully guided tour and a chance to taste three different beers.

Guests’ Pick Cape Tribulation Day Trip

Hobart and the Huon Valley

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Hot Air Balloon Ride

Enjoy the sunrise during a 40 minute hot air balloon flight over the Atherton tablelands, a region renowned for its wonderful scenery and astounding natural wonders.

Kuranda Rail and Skyrail

Take a picturesque rail journey to Kuranda, the famous village in the rainforest and glide just above the rainforest canopy during a return Skyrail journey.

Cape Tribulation Day Trip

Travel through some of the oldest rainforest in the world, enjoy a guided walk at Mossman Gorge and a cruise on the Daintree River before a walk on the famous Cape Tribulation Beach.

Great Barrier Reef Day Trip

Travel via catamaran to Agincourt reef, the very edge of Australia’s continental shelf. With an opportunity to snorkel and enjoy an underwater observatory on a semi-submersible boat and the labyrinth of coral and tropical fish.

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Hobart and the Huon Valley

Take a tour of Hobart, including the harbour, Derwent River and the Channel Heritage Centre. Explore the picturesque Huon Valley and enjoy a gourmet tour showcasing local produce. Includes lunch.

MONA

Take the MONA ferry to Australia’s Museum of Old and New Art. Guided by your own audio headset, choose whichever part of the museum interests you most.

The Red Decker Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour

Enjoy expert commentary of all the sights of Hobart with the opportunity to get on and get off the bus to visit various sights.

Iron Pot Cruise

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Cruise the renowned waterways of Hobart arriving at Iron Pot, Australia’s oldest lighthouse. Cruise down the Derwent River based historic Battery Point and hear stories of Hobart’s early settlement.

Derwent Valley & North Hobart Tour

Tasmanian Devils and Richmond

Morning Central Market Tour

Adelaide City Tour with River Cruise

Enjoy a morning city tour of Adelaide combining the old with the new. Visit the delightful gardens banks of the River Torrens before a scenic cruise on board the famous “Popeye”.

Morning Central Market Tour

Relish a range of delicious samples representing the multicultural community of South Australia. Since 1869, the Central Market has been the jewel in the crown of South Australian Tourism experiences with a haven of premium food and wine products.

Adelaide Heritage Walking Tour

On your walking tour discover the city’s hidden secrets, hear the history and gain important local knowledge to enhance your stay. Visit North Terrace, Victoria Square’s heritage buildings and the beautiful Botanic Gardens.

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A rum tasting and distillery tour through Northern Hobart and beyond into the Derwent Valley, home of the Tasmanian hop growing industry. See a farmhouse brewery and take a step back in time at a brew set looks like it came straight out of the Cold War. Includes lunch. NEW

Explore Richmond Village – a unique and historic town home to the oldest convict built road bridge in Australia. Enjoy browsing the many shops and galleries. Then visit Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary for an up close encounter with a Tasmanian Devil and native Australian animals. (AUHH journey only)

Freycinet Marine Farm Visit

Freycinet Freycinet Marine Farm Visit

Step into a pair of waders and walk into the crisp waters of Freycinet Marine Farm. Learn how to shuck an oyster and how they are grown, while taking in the spectacular view of the Hazard mountains from the waterfront.

Wineglass Bay Cruise

Experience the exquisite beauty of the Freycinet Peninsula on the Wineglass Bay Cruise. A unique perspective of the Peninsula’s sheer granite cliffs, sea caves and hidden coves, while enjoying a Tasmanian Ploughman’s lunch at anchor in relaxed style.

Strahan (AUHH journey only) Rack and Gorge Train Journey

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Journey along the King River Gorge through cool, temperate rainforest. Travel along the rack and pinion rail stopping at remote stations. Take a wilderness walk and watch the locomotive be turned by hand before returning to Strahan.

Gordon River Cruise

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Cruise through the world heritage listed FranklinGordon Wild Rivers National Park. Visit Heritage Landing and Sarah Island and experience quiet cruising while taking in the tranquil Gordon River.

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Tamar Valley and Beaconsfield Mine

Explore the Tamar Valley and visit Beaconsfield Mine and the Heritage Museum. Discover the shy platypus at Platypus House and meet the delicate seahorses at Seahorse World. Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant.

Tamar Valley Wine Tour

The Tamar Valley has an excellent reputation for producing cool climate wines and is famous for its sparkling wines and pinots. On your private tour, visit small boutique producers to sample their vintages and enjoy a delicious lunch.

Two Chimneys Vineyard

Norfolk Island Two Chimneys Vineyard

Sample food and wine whilst learning about the history and development of the vineyard and the grapes at this family business comprising vineyard, winery and cellar door.


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Glass Bottom Boat

Be welcomed aboard the electric solar powered glass bottom boat, for a perfect view of the beautiful coral gardens and myriad of tropical fish that inhabit the calm crystal-clear waters of Norfolk’s lagoon.

4WD Safari

This back of beyond tour takes you through private properties and the national park featuring spectacular scenery and native flora as you join direct descendants of the Bounty Mutineers.

Farm and Industry Tour

Discover a selection of local enterprises that sustain Norfolk Island. From farm produce, market and aquaponics gardening or exporting Kentia seedlings. See locally produced hand printed art and visit the island’s only soft drink factory.

Norfolk Island Museums

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At your own pace, explore and learn stories behind Norfolk’s history from a collection of museums - Pier Store, HMS Sirius, Commissariat Store and No. 10 Quality Row.

Self-drive Car Hire

Take a self-drive rental car for the day, allowing you the liberty to drive and explore at your own pace.

Golf Experience

Enjoy nine holes of golf on the beautiful Norfolk Island golf course. This is the only golf course in the world located within a World Heritage Site.

Taste of Norfolk

Meet a local beekeeper and the butcher who produced sausages for Colleen McCullough from her very own recipe. Finish off with a cooking demonstration.

E-bike Guided Tour

See Norfolk Island in a completely different way on an e-bike guided tour.

1856 - The Untold Story

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Follow the journey of the descendants from the Bounty and their arrival in the World Heritage Listed Kingston area. Arriving in blustery conditions to an abandoned penal settlement set aside for the ‘worst of the worst’, recount stories of the families and how they adapted to their new life on Norfolk Island.

Canberra National Museum of Australia

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Enjoy a guided tour of this museum which brings to life the rich and diverse stories of Australia through compelling objects, ideas and events. Hear the stories of Indigenous histories and culture and European settlements.

National Gallery of Australia

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The National Gallery of Australia is the national art museum of Australia as well as one of the largest art museums in Australia, holding more than 166 000 works of art. Join a guided tour to learn about some of it’s treasures including Blue Poles by Jackson Pollock. Visit the Sculpture Garden showcasing native Australian plants and “outside rooms” showcasing 26 sculptures.

Certain Scenic Freechoice options may require pre-selection prior to travel. Certain Scenic Freechoice activities may require minimum or maximum numbers to operate. In the event of a deviation, some services and inclusions may not be provided in line with these depiction


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Hotels You’ll find that the wonders of Australia are all the more special when you’re in comfortable surroundings that reflect the uniqueness of your destination. Land journeys in Australia give Scenic guests a front row seat to ever-changing landscapes and unique outback experiences. You will stay in some of Australia’s most spectacular and remote locations. In smaller, more remote towns, the best available accommodation has been chosen from limited options in the region. In select locations, we feature Scenic Special Stays, iconic hotels remarkable for their location, character and heritage. From Cicada Lodge in Katherine, the iconic Sails in the Desert at Uluru, or Emma Gorge Resort in the acclaimed El Questro Wilderness Park, you’ll feel immersed in your surrounds. Perth’s famous Swan River and the historic Kings Park are just a short walk from the Duxton Hotel. The beauty of Tasmania abounds during your time at Freycinet Lodge, and Hotel Grand Chancellor just steps from Franklin Wharf and Constitution Dock in Hobart.

In South Australia, situated metres from the sand, the Stamford Grand in Glenelg, Adelaide is the very essence of understated ocean-side luxury. On Norfolk Island, home will be the South Pacific Resort, located a short walk to town. Uniquely located on the banks of the Brisbane River, Stamford Plaza Brisbane offers a premier position. Mitchell Grass Retreat is a luxury glamping experience in Longreach. Take in stunning views from your luxury ensuite tent, the perfect base for your outback adventure. Spicers Guesthouse in the Hunter Valley offers a modern elegance in the heart of the Hunter Valley vineyards, while Hyatt Hotel Canberra, a heritage hotel, provides luxury that is second to none. In remote outback NSW, Mungo Lodge is located on the doorstep of Mungo National Park allowing maximum time for exploration.

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Rail Two of the Australia’s grandest rail journeys, The Ghan and Indian Pacific, take you across the heart of this extraordinary land. For over 90 years The Ghan has crossed the outback. During your journey you’ll enjoy comfortable private Gold Service cabins, fine dining and friendly service. The menu is regionally-inspired and paired with a selection of local wines during your journey. All beverages and meals are included. All you have to do is sit back, relax and watch the extraordinary, ever‑changing landscapes pass by. Your overnight journey on The Ghan offers an insight into one of the most intriguing Australian landscapes, the Northern Territory. In Katherine, take a cruise through Katherine Gorge, an exclusive cultural experience exploring C

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Outback Journeys Scenic’s Outback Journeys travel through the heartland of Australia’s remote towns and unique locations where our handcrafted land journeys first began over 36 years ago. Our early journeys began along the world-renowned Great Ocean Road to Warrnambool. Now, over 36 years later, our Outback Journeys represent Scenic’s proud Australian heritage and commitment to continuous innovation and new offerings for our Scenic Members.

Join us in 2022 and create memories to last a lifetime.

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These land journeys are designed to give you a true sense of the Australian spirit and resilience.

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Cape York Mungo National Park, New South Wales Mitchell Grass Retreat, Queensland Scenic Enrich experience Wambiana Homestead The Big Golden Guitar, Tamworth

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A relaxed travel style - Australian touring is in our DNA and for 36 years we have been exploring all the special destinations and finding unique experiences In smaller, remote towns, the best available accommodation has been chosen from limited options in these locations Small group land journeys with up to 36 guests Uniquely Australian experiences, a host of colourful characters, and the chance to learn about the local legends, dreamtime stories, and be immersed in outback history A selection of incredible Australian landmarks and locations stretching from Kangaroo Island to Wilpena Pound, Broken Hill, Longreach and Mt Isa Unforgettable Scenic Enrich experiences - these signature once-in-a-lifetime moments will take you to the cultural heart of Australia

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Sit back and relax while we do all the driving for you. Your Tour Director and Driver are the expert team that will bring your journey to life every day

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New South Wales: City & Outback 16 Day Land Journey

Sydney > Sydney

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Outback people and places This incredible 16-Day Scenic handcrafted Outback Journey will take you from Australia’s beautiful harbour city of Sydney, through the heart of regional and remote NSW and on to explore the nation’s capital. Start in Sydney and head north across the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge to the Hawkesbury River. Taste wine in the country’s oldest wine-producing region, the Hunter Valley and then head to Tamworth, the birthplace of Australian country music. Marvel at the spectacular silo art in Tamworth, Dunedoo and Gunnedah and visit the copper city, Cobar. Head into outback NSW at the eclectic Broken Hill, where you’ll find a 1950s milk bar and outdoor art installations in the old mining town. Visit World Heritage-listed Mungo National Park and Griffith, the Italian-influenced ‘food bowl of Australia’. In the ACT, enjoy immersive visits at the national galleries and museums of Canberra and enjoy a behind-the-scenes, exclusive Scenic Enrich experience that is usually reserved for visiting dignitaries.

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Griffith farm-to-table experience Take a tour of the Piccolo Family Farm in Griffith and enjoy lunch prepared with local produce and vegetables from the kitchen garden paired with wines and local beer. Piccolo Family Farm is a celebration of the incredible produce and hospitality this region has to offer.

Two night stay at Spicers Vineyards Estate


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Highlights: Savour a variety of wines from the Hunter Valley at McGuigan’s Wines See the impressive Silo painting “The Water Diviner” Visit Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo afterhours for an animal encounter

The Australian Shearers Hall of Fame, Hay

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Look in awe at the colours and sculptures at the outdoor sculpture gallery in Broken Hill Explore the other-worldly Mungo National Park Taste the produce at the Junee Licorice and Chocolate factory Discover the hidden secrets of Parliament House

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New South Wales: City & Outback 16 Day Itinerary Sydney > Sydney and view some of the 600,000 shrubs. Take a horse and Sydney carriage ride to begin your Welcome to Sydney, the capital afternoon of tasting local of New South Wales. Australia’s delicacies: wine, cheese, largest city is on the edge and chocolate. of one of the most beautiful Meals: B.L harbours in the world. Enjoy an Day 4 overnight Special Stay at the Sofitel Darling Harbour with a Hunter Valley > welcome dinner at the hotel.

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Travelling through the Upper Day 2 Hunter districts of NSW, we will stop this morning in Scone, Hunter Valley known as the horse capital of Cross the iconic Sydney Australia. It is home to dozens Harbour Bridge this morning of horse studs and world-class and head north to one of the thoroughbred breeders. As hidden gems of NSW, the you arrive in Tamworth you Hawkesbury River. Visit the Broken Bay pearl farm situated will see the Golden Guitar, an acknowledgement of on the Lower Hawkesbury Tamworth’s place as the home River, the only operating pearl farm in the state. Enjoy a cruise of country music in Australia. Your two-night stay is at the on the Hawkesbury and learn Powerhouse Hotel. how pearls are farmed in this Meals: B region. Tonight’s two-night Special Stay is at the luxurious Day 5 Spicers Vineyards Estate in the Hunter Valley, Australia’s oldest Tamworth Discover some of the local wine region. towns of the Tamworth region Meals: B.D as we explore the silo art Day 3 that adorns the enormous agricultural silos dotted Hunter Valley throughout the district. This Discover the beauty of the movement began in 2015 in Hunter Valley Gardens this Western Australia and has morning with a guided tour. spread throughout other Wander through the 10 regions of Australia. The individually themed gardens Destination NSW

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Water Diviner is the name of the Barraba Silo mural by artist Fintan Magee. Visit the Nundle Woollen Mills for an understanding of the process taken to transform the raw material of sheep and other animal shearing into a ball of wool yarn. Meals: B.D

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See the iconic Dorothea Mackeller poem ‘My Country’ bought to life on the silos in Gunnedah. The town of Gunnedah is known for its abundance of native wildlife. Travelling through Dunedoo there are more painted silos that are dedicated to a famous horse and its jockey – Winx and Hugh Bowman. Your overnight stay is at the Quest Dubbo. Enrich Enter the Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo after it has closed for a private tour and dinner. Meals: B.D

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Dubbo > Cobar Head west to the copper city of Cobar. A town rich in mining history, visit Fort Bourke Hill for views of the open cut mine and Cobar itself. Spend the night at the Copper City Hotel. Meals: B.D

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Cobar > Broken Hill Heading west through the town of Wilcania on the Barrier Highway, arrive in the outback town of Broken Hill. This fascinating town is the site of the world’s richest deposits of silver, lead, and zinc, which led to the establishment of the BHP mining organisation. Your three-night stay will be at the Broken Hill Outback Resort. Meals: B.D

Miners Heritage Park, Cobar

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Broken Hill Visit the outback ghost town of Silverton, scene of more than 140 films and commercials. Spend time strolling around the restored gaol, art galleries and the Silverton Hotel before heading to the Daydream Mine to experience life back in the early mining days. Visit the Mad Max museum, where many pieces of the original set have been found buried underground. Take a tour of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, before a chance to enjoy a milkshake from the famous Bells Milk Bar. Enjoy dinner tonight at The Palace Hotel made famous by the movie ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’. Meals: B.D

Day 10

Broken Hill See and learn about the incredible artwork of Pro Hart during a visit to the Ant Hill Gallery. Visit the small town of Menindee located on the banks of the Darling River and home to the Menindee Lakes. Enjoy sunset at the spectacular Living Desert Sculptures Outdoor Museum. Meals: B.D

Day 11

Broken Hill > Mildura Visit the World Heritagelisted Mungo National Park and meet our park ranger for a guided tour. The famous Mungo Lunette was formed by sand swept up from the dried lake floor and dumped on the shoreline. It is now the site of the spectacular ‘Walls of China’, carved from layers of the lunette and simply spectacular to view. Your overnight stay is at the conveniently located Mungo Lodge. Meals: B.D

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Griffith, New South Wales

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Mildura > Griffith Follow the Murrumbidgee River today as we travel through the town of Balranald, gateway to Yanga National Park. Visit The Australian Shearers Hall of Fame during our stop in Hay, where you can step into the world of the shearer. Meet the colourful characters and watch a live sheep shearing demonstration. The next two nights are in Griffith at the Quest Apartments. Meals: B.D

Day 13

Griffith Griffith is known as the ‘food bowl of Australia’; it is also NSW’s own little Italy. Sixty per cent of Griffith’s residents have Italian heritage. The town was designed by Walter Burley Griffin in the early 20th Century as part of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Scheme. European migrants settled in the region after

World War I and II and have helped build a distinctive food and wine culture. Spend the day tasting wine and sampling local food. Meals: B.L.D

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Visit the Art Deco town of Leeton, also designed by Walter Burley Griffin. Call into Junee to visit the famous Licorice and Chocolate Factory. Stop to pat the Dog on the Tuckerbox at Gundagai before more tastings at the award-winning Long Track Pantry. Cross the border from New South Wales to the Australian Capital Territory, arriving at our nation’s capital for our two-night Special Stay at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra. Meals: B.D

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Freechoice: Choose between a behind-the-scenes visit to either the National Gallery of Australia, home to almost 160,000 works of art and the world’s largest collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art; or the National Museum of Australia to explore Australian life, history and culture. Enrich Visit Australian Parliament house for a below-decks experience including an afternoon tea that is normally reserved for visiting dignitaries. Hear about the vision of architect

Romaldo Giurgola’s and how it completed Walter Burley Griffin’s plan. Visit spaces that are normally off limits and taste the Parliamentary Librarians Gin. Meals: B.D

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Canberra > Sydney Today your Scenic journey will conclude as we depart the capital and return to Sydney in New South Wales. Meals: B The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to pages 80-83.

Handcrafted inclusions: Fully escorted small group land journey

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2 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences

Your choice of 2 Scenic Freechoice activities 3 memorable Scenic Special Stays

30 Meals- 15 breakfasts (B) 2 lunch (L) and 13 dinners (D) Expert Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides Return airport transfers All tipping and gratuities

Departure Dates 2022

Journey code: AUSS Twin share Single

Feb

07

$8,245

$10,265

Mar

14

$8,245

$10,265

May

02

$8,245

$10,265

Sep

12

$8,245

$10,265

Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $1,000

Australian Parliament house, Canberra

All prices are per person and include taxes and charges. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 80-83 or scenic.com.au/terms.

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Oceans to Outback 16 Day Land Journey

Melbourne > Melbourne

A magical tri-state journey of discovery Discover your homeland like never before. From the refined art and culture of Melbourne to the barren otherworldly landscape of Broken Hill, unearth a new Australian wonder every day during this 16-day unforgettable itinerary. Your drive along the spectacular Great Ocean Road will effectively set the stage for your upcoming adventure as you traverse places of incredible beauty, including rainforests, craggy limestone and sandstone cliffs, virgin beaches, the outstanding Twelve Apostles and the cerulean waters of an endless ocean. In South Australia, the mysteries of the volcanic crater Blue Lake will amaze you. Deep blue early in the year and steely grey towards the end, nature’s sorcery here has to be seen to be believed. From endearing wildlife to the world’s best winery, South Australia has surprises tucked away around every corner. Journey back in time and view the creation of the Flinders Ranges and its significance to the traditional owners of the land at Wilpena Pound. Finally, immerse yourself in the country’s outback aura at Broken Hill and Mildura, a fitting finale to a remarkable journey.

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Living Desert Sculptures Outdoor Museum, New South Wales

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Highlights: See the spectacular Great Ocean Road Witness the Blue Lake of Mt Gambier and the museum of Mary MacKillop in Penola Learn about bio-dynamic farming at Gemtree Wines in McLaren Vale Be inspired by the recovery of Kangaroo Island Hear the indigenous stories at Wilpena Pound Look in awe at Broken Hill’s Living Desert Sculptures Museum Twelve Apostles, Victoria

Feel as though you’ve been transported to Mars at Mungo National Park

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Oceans to Outback 16 Day Itinerary Melbourne > Melbourne Day 1

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Welcome to Melbourne. Victoria’s capital, renowned for its sporting events, café culture and breathtaking natural wonders and regarded by many as the world’s most liveable city. Sometimes referred to as Australia’s cultural capital, it is the birthplace of Australian Impressionism and Australian Rules football. From the airport, you will be transferred to your Special Stay at the Sofitel Melbourne. Meals: D

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Melbourne > Warrnambool Today, enjoy one of the world’s great road trips, the Great Ocean Road. Built by returned soldiers between 1919 and 1932, the road is dedicated to soldiers killed during World War 1 , the road is the world’s largest war memorial. Visit the remaining eight of the Twelve Apostles, a collection of limestone stacks and hear the story of the Loch Ard shipwreck as well as visit the famous Loch Ard Gorge. Your overnight stay is at Quality Suites Deep Ocean. Meals: B.D

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Leaving Warrnambool this morning, visit Tower Hill state Reserve, a native wildlife haven located in a dormant volcano. The area was a rich food source for the Koroit Gundidj people whose descendants retain links with this country. Continue to Mt Gambier to visit the mysterious Blue Lake. We visit the historic township of Penola, the Mary Mackillop Interpretive Centre, and the Woods Mackillop Schoolhouse. Enjoy a Special Stay at The Barn in Mt Gambier, set amongst 5 acres of manicured English style gardens with most of the accommodation constructed from Mt Gambier limestone. Meals: B.D

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Mt Gambier > Kangaroo Island Today, we follow the coast to the fishing town of Kingston before following the waters of the Coorong to Meingie, past Lake Albert and Lake Alexandrina. Crossing the Murray River, we head to Victor Harbour and Cape Jervis where we board our ferry for Kangaroo Island. Your stay for the next three nights, the Seafront Hotel or similar.

Tourism Australia

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Be inspired by the scenery today at Flinders Chase National Park. Admiral’s Arch and Remarkable Rocks are great photo opportunities. A special encounter awaits at Seal Bay, home to the third largest sea lion colony in Australia, where you will meet your conservation guide for a walk amongst the seals. If you are quiet, you might even hear them talking. Meals: B.D

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Enrich Tantalise your taste buds as your local epicurean guide introduces you to the magnificent tastes of Kangaroo Island, which have helped to make it famous. Sample gourmet cheese, honey, and wine unique to this amazing island.

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Adelaide > Wilpena Pound

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Your ferry trip this morning will bring you back to the mainland. Enrich Meet the winemakers at Gemtree Wines that was rated the ‘World’s Best Winery for Sustainable Wine Tourism’ in 2019. Discover through an interactive experience at the Biodynamic hut all about biodynamic viticulture and finish your visit with a taste of locally sourced snacks. Arrive in Adelaide this afternoon for your two-night stay at the Hilton Hotel.

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Travelling north, today we stop in Port Augusta, situated on the quiet waterways of the Spencer Gulf. Visit the Wadlata Outback Centre and travel through the ‘Tunnel of Time’ to learn about life in the outback. Journey to the beautiful Flinders Ranges National Park where your accommodation for the next two nights is at the Wilpena Pound Resort. Sundowners Watch the sunset drink in hand from Stokes Hills, which offers spectacular panoramic views of Wilpena Pound and the surrounding ranges.

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Scenic Sundowners, Wilpena Pound, South Australia

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Optional flight Optional flight over Wilpena Pound available today. (Additional expense) With rugged mountain scenery, peaceful gorges and a huge array of wildlife and flora, the Flinders Ranges is a wonderful showcase of the Australian outback. Enrich In a 4WD, venture with your local guide to Wilpena Pound. Hear stories about this natural amphitheatre, used as ‘The Meeting Place’ by the Adnyamathanha people for tens of thousands of years, then as a natural enclosure by early pastoralists. Meals: B.D


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Mungo National Park, New South Wales

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Wilpena Pound > Broken Hill

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Mildura > Melbourne

See and learn about the artwork of Pro Hart during a visit to the Ant Hill Gallery. Visit the small town of Menindee located on the banks of the Darling River and home to the Menindee Lakes. Enjoy sunset at the spectacular Living Desert Sculptures Outdoor Museum.

Make your way through the mallee country with extensive low scrub and open pinewood. Upon arrival in Bendigo ride the historic tram around the city. Hear about the cosmopolitan town founded by migrants on one of the world’s richest goldfields. The migrants arrived at a desolate tent town and turned it into a grand city of architectural elegance. Tonight, you will

Say goodbye to South Australia as you cross the border for NSW and Broken Hill, site of the world’s richest deposits of silver, lead and zinc, which led to the establishment of BHP. Your three-night stay will be at the Broken Hill Outback Resort. Meals: B.D

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Day 14

Day 12

Broken Hill Visit the outback ghost town of Silverton, scene of more than 140 films and commercials. Spend time strolling around the restored gaol, art galleries and the Silverton Hotel before heading to the Daydream Mine to experience life back in the early mining days. Visit the Mad Max museum, where many pieces of the original set have been found buried underground. Take a tour of the Royal Flying Doctors Service, before a chance to enjoy a milkshake from the famous Bells Milk Bar. Meals: B.D

Broken Hill > Mildura Today we visit the world Heritage listed Mungo National Park and meet our park ranger for a guided tour. The famous Mungo Lunette was formed by sand swept up from the dried-up lake floor and dumped on the shoreline now the site of the spectacular “Walls of China”, carved from layers of the lunette and spectacular to view. Your overnight stay is at Mungo Lodge or similar.

Meals: B.D

Day 16

Melbourne Its time to head home and say goodbye to new friends before returning home. Meals: B The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to pages 80-83.

Handcrafted inclusions:

Fully escorted small group land journey 3 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences Your choice of 4 Scenic Freechoice activities 2 memorable Scenic Special Stays 1 Scenic Sundowners event 29 Meals- 15 breakfasts (B) 1 lunch (L) and 13 dinners (D) Expert Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides Return airport transfers All tipping and gratuities

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Departure Dates 2021 Nov

Destination NSW

return to Melbourne for your final night at the Sofitel Melbourne.

Journey code: AOMM Twin share Single

18*

$6,795

$8,690

Mar

26

$7,395

$9,460

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07

$7,395

$9,460

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04

$7,395

$9,460

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20

$7,395

$9,460

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03 17*

$7,395

$9,460

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19

$7,395

$9,460

2022

Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $1,000

Silverton Hotel, Silverton

*Alternative itineraries, please enquire for details. All prices are per person and include taxes and charges. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 80-83 or scenic.com.au/terms.

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Outback Queensland Adventure 14 Day Land Journey

Brisbane > Cairns

A land of fossils and folklore Australia is a unique land in many ways. Celebrate its quirks and hidden jewels during this 14-day itinerary. From a museum dedicated to a famous bush ballad, to a veritable ‘dinosaur country’ – a treasure trove of ancient fossils, you will see a side of Queensland you never knew existed. Discover the fascinating beginnings of the Australian oil and gas industry, learn about the role a small town in the heart of Queensland played in World War II, find out what is so special about the shire of “Curry”, and take home the prized Tambo Teddy. Travel to Winton, the birthplace of the famous ‘Waltzing Matilda’, and perhaps you can still hear the poet’s ghost humming the ballad as you pass through. Of course, no Queensland experience is complete without a visit to Australia’s crowning glory, the natural wonder of The Great Barrier Reef, and you will have many opportunities to explore its kaleidoscopic corals with an expert.

Combine this journey with an 8 day extension exploring the Cape York peninsula - see page 38

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Scenic Enrich experience Meet your local guide and begin your discovery day of Roma with a Welcome to Country by the local Mandandanyi peoples. Visit some of Roma’s landmarks such as Lake Neverfill, Roma Saleyards, St Paul’s Anglican church and Roma Bush Gardens. Spend the afternoon at the Rosedale Orchards and enjoy a freshly squeezed orange juice.

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Highlights: Explore the original home of Australian icons such as QANTAS and the Royal Flying Doctor Service Enjoy a day on the farm with the Lyons family at Wambiana Station in Charters Towers

Qantas Founders Museum, Longreach

Tourism and Events Queensland

Learn about Australia’s dinosaur history and the story that inspired Waltzing Matilda at Winton Be awe inspired at the Cosmos Centre in Charleville Experience glamping during your stay at Mitchell Grass Retreat in Longreach Discover the diverse marine life of The Great Barrier Reef

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Outback Queensland Adventure 14 Day Itinerary Brisbane > Cairns Day 1

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Welcome to Brisbane, the capital of Queensland. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to the Stamford Plaza for your overnight Special Stay. Feel free to explore the city at your leisure. You’ll find yourself perfectly located, just a short stroll from the Brisbane River and close to the heritage-listed Anzac Square. Meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers tonight for a welcome dinner. Meals: D

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Roma is the centre of a rich pastoral and wheatgrowing district. Full of country charm, it is home to Australia’s largest cattleselling centre. Enrich With our local guide, discover all the hidden secrets of Roma. Begin your day with a Welcome to Country from a member of the local Mandandanyi tribe. Hear the stories of Roma’s history including a visit to the Rosedale Orchards. Meals: B.L.D

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Roma > Charleville Located on the Warrego River, Charleville was named after its Irish pioneers’ hometown in Ireland. It was the location of the Cobb & Co factory in the late 1890s. Visit the Bilby experience.

Learn about army life for the United States armed forces that were located here during WWII before visiting the Charleville Cosmos Centre. Your overnight accommodation will be at The Charleville Motel. Meals: B.D

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Today’s first stop is at the country town of Tambo. When wool prices crashed in 1992, a group of locals started making unique teddy bears from wool pelts and stuffed them with wool and thus the Tambo Teddy was born. See the Tree of Knowledge at Barcaldine, the reputed birthplace of the labour movement in Australia. Upon arriving in Longreach, head to your special glamping stay for two nights at the Mitchell Grass Retreat. Meals: B.D

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Longreach Start the day with the Qantas Founders Outback Museum

to inspect the original 1922 hangar used by the departing flights, the Boeing 747-200, and the first ever Qantas Jet passenger aircraft registered in Australia. At the Stockman’s Hall of Fame, learn about the brave and intrepid explorers, the stockman, and aborigines of pioneering Australia. This evening enjoy a sunset cruise, followed by a dinner show. Meals: B.L.D

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Longreach > Winton Travelling to Winton, visit the Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History. The museum houses the largest collection of unique dinosaur fossils in Australia. A farmer whilst mustering in 1999 found the first dinosaur bone fossil in the region. This afternoon visit the Waltzing Matilda Centre, dedicated to a song and the place where Banjo Patterson wrote the famous bush ballad. Your overnight accommodation is at The Boulder Opal Motor Inn or similar. Meals: B.D

Tourism and Events Queensland

Heading north west, our first stop is Toowoomba, Queensland’s largest inland city. It is home to many parks and gardens as well as a growing urban coffee culture. Cross the Great Dividing Range to the Darling Downs and Dalby, the wheat capital of Queensland. We will travel through Chinchilla and Miles before arriving in Roma for our two-night stay at the comfortable Roma Central Motel.

Join the Big Rig Night show to discover the unique history of Australia’s oil and gas industry in Roma.

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Mitchell Grass Retreat

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Winton > Cloncurry Cloncurry is affectionately known as “the Curry” by locals. It is the birthplace of the Royal Flying Doctor service. During your visit to John Flynn Place Museum, you will discover the Australian visionary who began his flying doctor experiment in 1928. Your home for the next two nights is at the Gidgee Inn. Meals: B.D

Day 9

Mt Isa Spend the day in Mt Isa, a town that came into existence because of the vast mineral deposits found in the area. Mount Isa Mines is one of the most productive single mines in world history, based on the combined production of lead, silver, copper and zinc. Take an underground mine tour and visit the Outback at the Isa complex. Meals: B.D

Day 10

Cloncurry > Charters Towers Following the Overlanders Way, travelling through the towns of Richmond and Hughenden, you will come across an area known as dinosaur country because of the many discoveries of bones from marine reptiles found in this region that had

once been an inland sea. Our stay for the next two nights is at the Charters Tower Motel. A booming town during the gold rush of 1880s, it was home to the first regional stock exchange in Australia. Meals: B.D

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Enrich Spend today with the Lyons family in their home and workplace – Wambiana Station. The deep roots the family has formed with the land has helped them build a wealth of knowledge about life on a cattle station, living in the bush and sustainable grazing practices, that they will be happy to share with you.

Day 13

Cairns

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Cairns It is time to say goodbye to your newfound friends and head home, taking wonderful memories with you. Meals: B The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to pages 80-83.

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2 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences

Your choice of 4 Scenic Freechoice activities 2 memorable Scenic Special Stays

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28 Meals- 13 breakfasts (B), 3 Lunches (L) and 12 dinners (D)

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Farewell the Queensland outback as we head east to the coastal town of Townsville. With more than 320 days of sunshine each year, Townsville is home to World Heritage-listed national parks and lush tropical gardens. Following the coast, our final stop for two nights is in Cairns at the Pullman Reef Hotel Casino.

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Freechoice: Soar over the Atherton Tablelands in a hot air balloon flight at sunrise or journey through magnificent rainforest on the Kuranda Scenic Railway before returning by Skyrail. Alternatively, take a day trip to Cape Tribulation and experience the world’s oldest tropical rainforest, or enjoy a Great Barrier Reef day trip to the Outer Barrier Reef. Snorkel amidst the labyrinth of coral with an instructor and enjoy underwater

observatory on a semisubmersible boat.

Expert Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides Return airport transfers All tipping and gratuities

Departure Dates 2022

Journey Code: AOBC Twin share Single

May

23

$7,595

$9,315

Jun

20

$7,595

$9,315

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04 25

$7,595

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$9,315

Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $1,000 All prices are per person and include taxes and charges. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 80-83 or scenic.com.au/terms.

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Remote communities and the northernmost tip of Australia During this incredible 8-day extension following Outback Queensland Adventure visit the tip of Australia at Cape York. Starting in Cairns, you’ll stay overnight on remote cattle stations and learn about life on a working station. Gaze at a galaxy of stars in the dark, open skies. Cruise along local waterways spotting crocodiles. Learn about Aboriginal history and culture on a Scenic Enrich experience visiting Normanby Station. Visit iconic Australian Pubs, meet the locals, drive the legendary Telegraph Track and enjoy authentic outback food and hospitality. 8 Day Extension

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Cairns > Cooktown Head north along the Captain Cook Highway towards Australia’s last frontier, Cape York Peninsula. Stopping at Daintree Village, join a Daintree River Cruise and spot elusive estuarine crocodiles. Continue by vehicle towards Cape Tribulation, exploring coastal headlands, stopping to enjoy lunch on the way. Switch into a 4WD to travel on the Bloomfield Track (weather permitting) towards Cooktown. Stop at Bloomfield Falls before

continuing onto Cooktown, dining at a local restaurant. Your two night stay is at the Hillcrest Guesthouse.

Cook Museum and visit the Grassy Hill Lookout for views over the Coral Sea. Meals: B.L.D

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Cooktown > Merluna Station Head to Lakefield National Park. Visit Old Laura Homestead and Musgrave Roadhouse. Arrive at Merluna Station in the late afternoon where your hosts, and station owners, will welcome you for an overnight stay. Enjoy a hearty station dinner. By a campfire, gaze up at millions of stars. Meals:B.L.D

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Horn Island With your local guide discover the history of Horn Island, part of the Torres Strait Island group at the tip of Cape York. With its population of 650 people there is a focus on pearling and fishing. Boyd’s Forrest Dragon

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Merluna Station > Weipa Join your hosts on a morning tour and behindthe-scenes look at station life. Enjoy lunch at the homestead before heading west through savannah country towards Weipa. Take a sunset cruise and keep watch for salt water crocodiles and a myriad of birdlife. After dinner, stay overnight at Heritage Lodge. Meals: B.L.D


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Bramwell > Punsand Bay Journeying north, pass through one of the Cape’s largest cattle stations, Batavia Downs. Stop at Morton Telegraph Station. After a picnic lunch, visit the famous Fruit Bat Falls to enjoy a swim in crystalclear waters. On the Jardine River ferry, arrive at the picturesque Punsand Bay, your base for the next two nights. Meals: B.L.D

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Bamaga > Cairns Head north to the very tip of the country. Journey through rainforest tracks before the ocean is able to be seen on both sides of the vehicle. The last 400 metres is reached on foot as we climb across rocks to arrive at the most northerly tip of mainland Australia. Enjoy lunch before transferring for your onward flight to Cairns (flights not included).

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Take a tour of the mine in Weipa, the largest town in Cape York. Visit Jardine National Park and the Western Cape Cultural Centre featuring arts and crafts from local Aboriginal and Torres Strait communities. Travel to Bramwell Station for your overnight stay where you will enjoy dinner and warm outback hospitality.

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Uncover the fascinating history of Horn Island with a private guide – an important defense during World War II. Enjoy lunch at a local café, admiring the beaches of the Torres Strait. Return to the mainland to enjoy your last dinner on Cape York.

Meals: B.L The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to pages 80-83.

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Fully escorted small group extension 1 exclusive Scenic Enrich experience 22 Meals- 7 breakfasts (B), 8 Lunches (L) and 7 dinners (D) Expert and knowledgeable driver guide

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03

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Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $1,000 All prices are per person and include taxes and charges. This tour is a small group tour unescorted by a Scenic Tour Director and an extension to the AOBC – Outback Queensland Adventure and is to be booked in conjunction with that tour. It is operated by a third party supplier with a driver /guide in 4WD vehicles. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 80-83 or scenic.com.au/terms.

Fruit Bat Falls

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Gateway to South Australia The gateway to South Australia, charming Adelaide, has something for all tastes. Laze beside the seaside in Glenelg, take a tour to a nearby wine region or explore the ever-expanding array of bars and eateries in the city’s laneways and side streets. Often referred to as the ‘City of Churches’, the city has undergone a cultural revolution that will keep you coming back for more. Wine regions of South Australia Adelaide is one of the Great Wine Capitals of the world, with 200 cellar doors on its doorstep. The more famous is the Barossa known for its Shiraz and Rieslings which are growing in reputation. McLaren Vale’s warm climate meeds great Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz and Chardonnay. Kangaroo Island One of the most picturesque islands off the coast of mainland Australia is Kangaroo Island. Small in size, but with plenty to offer, here is an opportunity help this community recover and once again flourish. Kangaroo Island is a real treat. Further afield explorations During the Oceans to Outback itinerary (see page 30), explore further afield in South Australia to take in the majesty of the state’s natural beauty. Discover Mt Gambier, the historic town of Penola, the Flinders Ranges and spectacular Wilpena Pound. For the latest offers and up to date availability visit scenic.com.au, call 138 128 or contact your nearest Scenic Travel Advisor


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Gems of South Australia Scenic Enrich: Gemtree Biodynamic winery

Delectable cuisine, world-class wine and breathtaking wildlife Prepare yourself for a range of once in a lifetime experiences. From tasting vintage port from your birth year and visiting the d’Arenberg Cube to observing the wondrous and rare native wildlife of Kangaroo Island. Here’s to eight unforgettable days of endless adventures. Begin your exploration of beautiful South Australia at its bustling capital city, and undertake a gourmet tour of Adelaide’s many fantastic restaurants and markets. From food lovers to wildlife enthusiasts, you’ll find an experience that fuels your passion in this compact city. In Barossa Valley, the state’s famous wine region, spend time strolling through its award-winning vineyards and tasting premium Australian wines. Don’t forget to taste vintage port dating back to your birth year. In Kangaroo Island, you’ll be amazed to discover a land teeming with vibrant wildlife and dramatic scenery. From koala and fur seal to some of nature’s finest works of art – the Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch, there’s plenty to delight the naturalist in you. 8 Day Land Journey

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Welcome to Adelaide, South Australia’s capital, renowned for its gourmet delights and thriving culture. From the airport, you will be transferred to the Intercontinental Hotel, your home for the next three nights. Enjoy a welcome dinner to celebrate the wonders of Australia’s southernmost state with your new friends.

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Journey south today to the Fleurieu Peninsula where rolling hills are complemented by rugged, clifftops and sandy beaches. We’ll stop in McLaren Vale where we will visit the d’Arenberg Cube, a five storey contemporary glass structure that almost appears to be floating amongst the vineyards. Meals: D Enrich Meet the winemakers at Day 2 Gemtree Wines who were the Barossa Valley worldwide winner of Sustainable Today travel to one of Australia’s Wine Tourism Practices in 2019. oldest wine producing regions, Discover through an interactive Barossa Valley. Spend the day experience at the Biodynamic discovering the Barossa Valley’s hut all about biodynamic famous drop. Visit Maggie viticulture and finish your Beers Farm shop and pick visit with a taste of locally up some cooking tips during sourced snacks. a cooking demonstration. Sample premium wine and Appreciate the chance to try capture the sunlight bouncing port from the year of your birth off the many façades of the at Seppeltsfield before lunch, building on your camera, and then take a vineyard tour before your ferry ride to of the award-winning Jacob’s Kangaroo Island. Creek Winery before returning Your accommodation here will to Adelaide. be at Seafront Hotel for the Meals: B.L next three nights. Sundowners Day 3 Unwind over an evening Adelaide drink while looking out to the Freechoice: Today, discover stunning views of the beach the history and culture of before dinner tonight. Adelaide on a walking tour or Meals: B.D taste your way through the Day 5 Adelaide Central Markets. Alternatively, take an Adelaide Kangaroo Island city sights tour including a Be inspired by the scenery cruise along the Torrens River. today at Flinders Chase

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Admirals Arch, a stunning natural rock arc formed by lashing waves. Take a frame-worthy photograph at Remarkable Rocks, spectacular naturally formed granite sculptures shaped over 500 years of erosion. A special encounter awaits at Seal Bay, home to the third largest sea lion colony in Australia, where you’ll meet your conservation guide for a walk amongst the seals. If you are quiet you might even hear them talking. Tonight’s dinner will showcase Kangaroo Island local produce. Meals: B.D

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Your ferry trip will bring you back to the mainland. Visit the charming seaside of Victor Harbor. Continue on to Glenelg, a beachside suburb of Adelaide, where you will enjoy a special stay at the Stamford Grand Hotel or similar, with a chance to reflect on your adventures over a farewell dinner.

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Adelaide It’s time to say goodbye to newfound friends and the delightful tastes of South Australia.

The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to pages 80-83.

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Fully escorted small group land journey 2 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences Your choice of 3 Scenic Freechoice activities 1 Scenic Sundowners event 1 memorable Scenic Special Stay 13 meals – 7 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L) and 4 dinners (D) Expert Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides Return airport transfers All tipping and gratuities

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Journey Code: AUAA Twin share Single

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Cape du Couedic, Kangaroo Island

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Sand , Seafood and Spectacular vistas Relish some of Australia’s best seafood right at its source during this 5-day extension after Gems of South Australia in the Eyre Peninsula. From your base in Port Lincoln, uncover the natural beauty and the mighty Southern Ocean. Admire ancient granite cliffs throughout Lincoln National Park and visit Coffin Bay, tasting oysters fresh from the sea. Watch as fur seals and sea lions bask in the sun atop giant boulders and discover coves with crystal-clear waters. Taste local wines, coffee and seafood delicacies and take part in cooking masterclasses with local chefs. 5 Day Extension

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Port Lincoln Arrive in Port Lincoln, the seafood capital of Australia, to begin your journey. We make our way to Coffin Bay, renowned for its oysters. Spot abundant wildlife in this pristine wilderness. Enjoy a succulent lunch of fresh seafood platters at Coffin Bay 1802 Oyster Bar & Restaurant before joining a cruise into the waterways of Coffin Bay with a local oyster farmer, sampling some of the region’s finest straight from the sea. Enjoy a stop at Coomunga Wines. Dine on local seafood during dinner at Del Giornos. Stay

overnight at Port Lincoln Hotel located on the waterfront. Meals: L.D

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Lower Eyre Peninsula Beginning at Lincoln National Park, we visit the wild Sleaford Bay as well as the tranquil Spalding Cove. Maybe stretch your legs on a 45-minute hike for spectacular vistas from the Stamford Hill Lookout; or take in the 4WD route along the Sleaford to Wanna sand dunes. Stop at Cape Carnot, the south westerly tip of the Eyre Peninsula. This area feels the full force of the Southern Ocean as waves


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smash against some of the oldest rock formations on the planet, estimated to be 2,460 million years old. At beautiful Mikkira Station visit a restored original homestead at sunset. Enjoy a platter of local produce. Experience dinner at boutique restaurant, Fumo28. Meals: B.D

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We kick start our day with a visit to a specialty coffee roastery and bar and sample blends. Experience a guided tour of Fresh Fish Place and learn about the

process of seafood from ocean to plate. Meet local fisherman from all over the Eyre Peninsula and sample a selection of smoked fish and pickled seafood. Enjoy lunch here. Visit the Tacoma, the first purposebuilt a tuna clipper boat. Enrich Enjoy an early evening tour relaxing on board the Tesla, a unique electric canal cruiser. Disembark at the private residence of one of Port Lincoln’s best known chefs, Kris Bunder, for a masterclass cooking demonstration and six-course dinner. Meals: B.L.D

Coffin Bay Oysters Try the famous Coffin Bay Oysters while dining at a local restaurant and taste for yourself what the fuss is all about .

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Meet local sculptor Ken Martin while visiting his workshop and view his works on the foreshore. Experience a mini masterclass of a local seafood named Kawahagi, exclusive to this region. Spend the afternoon at Axel Stenross Maritime Museum. Enjoy dinner in Port Lincoln at your own leisure.

We transfer you to Port Lincoln Airport for your return flight to Adelaide (not included). Meals: B The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to pages 80-83.

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Journey Code: AUPE Twin share Single

March 19

$4,525

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29

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30

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14

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Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $500

Wanna sand dunes

All prices are per person and include taxes and charges. This tour is a small group tour unescorted by a Scenic Tour Director and an extension to the AUAA – Gems of South Australia and is to be booked in conjunction with that tour. It is operated by a third party supplier with a driver / guide in 4WD vehicles . For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 80-83 or scenic.com. au/terms.

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Norfolk Island may be small in size, merely a dot in the vast South Pacific Ocean, but it features a large and colourful history. The island’s unique language – a curious mix of English and Tahitian – owes its origin to the descendants of Bounty mutineers from Pitcairn Island, who arrived on the island in 1856 following the end of its incarnation as a British penal colony. The history and heritage that abounds from that time is still evident, with the capital, Kingston, home to an array of museums housing significant artefacts and archaeological finds. Norfolk Island is also renowned for its beauty, with sparkling seas and a picturesque landscape offering all manner of recreational activities, from hiking to fishing and everything in between. Head out on a glass bottom boat or enjoy a gourmet afternoon tea in a park-like setting, the choice is yours.

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Historic Norfolk Island Kingston convict settlement

Paradise found Norfolk Island will fascinate with its rich history, beautiful environment and friendly locals who are always ready for a yarn or two about their beloved home. You’ll be charmed and enchanted during your time on this pretty ocean outcrop.

From the World Heritage-listed Kingston, with its fascinating convict history and even the odd ghost story, to the hospitality and delicious fare from Bounty descendants, there’s plenty to delight on this South Pacific Paradise. Discover the natural wonder of Emily Bay or admire First Fleet artefacts in the maritime museum. Learn about the curious mix of English and Tahitian that combines to form the utterly unique Norfolk language and venture into the homes of three Islanders for a thoroughly entertaining progressive dinner. 8 Day Land Journey

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Norfolk Island

left. Captain Cook was the first European to encounter Norfolk Island Norfolk Island in 1774 and Watawieh and welcome to described the island as Norfolk Island. Settle into paradise. Start your day with the South Pacific Resort, a visit to the historic Chapel your home for the next seven of St. Barnabus before nights, and meet your Tour browsing the local markets. Director and fellow travellers Discover the history, charm, over a welcome dinner. and key landmarks of the Meals: D island, visit picturesque Emily Bay, and enjoy the Day 02 fresh sea air and crystalEmily Bay clear waters. Norfolk Island has a The first prison colony was colourful history spanning established on the island in more than 600 years. 1788 and lasted until 1814. The earliest settlers The island was abandoned were believed to be East until 1825 when an even Polynesian seafarers who harsher convict era began, arrived around the 14th or which lasted until 1855. 15th century, stayed for a few generations, and then

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Visit Kingston, the World Heritage-listed convict settlement and hear stories from this time. Walk amongst the convict gaol ruins and learn about the historic and current uses of the pier buildings and other historic landmarks in the area. A guided tour of the maritime museum introduces artefacts from the HMAS Sirius, flagship of the First Fleet which sank off Norfolk Island. This afternoon take a garden tour of the private gardens. Enrich Experience the friendly hospitality of the local community with a progressive dinner. Three different families will welcome you into their homes for each different course. The Islanders will share stories of what life is really like in paradise. Meals: B.D

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Enjoy an early morning walk through the rainforest at Palm Glen and learn about the local wildlife as you walk beneath a canopy of Norfolk Island palms, followed by breakfast overlooking the beach. During a visit to Norfolk Island Cottage Pottery, you’ll have the opportunity to see pots being thrown on the wheel by a master potter. See the Hilli goats being milked and have the cheese making process explained. Enjoy a beautiful tasting platter of this home-grown cheese, including locally made guava jelly. This evening, watch the ‘Trial of Fifteen’, a lively re-enactment of the history of Norfolk Island. Take part in a traditional dinner at Number 9 Quality


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Enrich Discover the life of world-renowned author Colleen McCullough during a visit to her home, as part of an exclusive guided tour of the author’s magnificent property. View some of the priceless art collections from around the world. Experience high tea on the lawns at Forrester’s Court. Enjoy a selection of savoury and sweet delicacies while taking in the vista from this cliff side location. Finish the afternoon with a tasting of locally distilled liqueurs. Dinner tonight is set on a clifftop overlooking the ocean, feasting on fresh island produce. Afterwards, be entertained by the

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Freechoice: Today’s choices include a glass bottom boat cruise or a visit to Two Chimneys Vineyard. Self-drive yourself around this island paradise. Meet the local beekeeper as part of the Taste of Norfolk tour or enjoy a 4WD safari. Alternatively, enjoy nine holes of golf, a guided tour on an e-bike, a farm and industry tour or a pass to visit all four museums in Kingston. Tonight’s farewell dinner is at a local restaurant.

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After breakfast, transfer to the airport.

Relish the opportunity to play nine holes of golf on the only golf course in the world located within a World Heritage Site. The Norfolk Island golf club has spectacular views and a rich heritage to rival any golf course in the world.

Meals: B The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to pages 80-83.

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Journey code: NLKI

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Tasmania With its pristine wilderness, complex convict history and outstanding local produce, Tasmania is an island not to be missed. We’ll share stories about its intriguing history, introduce you to the local wildlife and lead your tastebuds on a delicious journey. Where the wild things are The spectacular World Heritagelisted Tasmanian Wilderness covers almost one fifth of the island. Nearby, Cradle Mountain will delight outdoor enthusiasts, while on the east coast, Freycinet National Park, with its secluded bays, is a place of wild beauty. Those who have gone before Tasmania’s heritage has been strongly shaped by its convict past. In fact, the state is home to five of Australia’s 11 World Heritagelisted convict sites, including its

most famous penal settlement at Port Arthur. With plenty of stories waiting to be shared, visitors will be enthralled as they see and hear history come to life. Tamar Valley touring Close to the beautiful riverside city of Launceston and the former goldmining town of Beaconsfield is the picturesque Tamar Valley. Home to some of Tasmania’s best wineries, no visit to Tasmania would be complete without a journey around this charming region. A

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Tasmania has long been at the forefront when it comes to growing and producing gourmet ingredients. From handcrafted cheeses to acres of berry farms, crisp apple cider and sublime fresh seafood, you’ll love sampling all the culinary delights. The island is also fast gaining a reputation for quality whisky, with its pure air, clean water and a climate well-suited to whisky making seeing the advent of several top-class distilleries.

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Tasmania Revealed 11 Day Land Journey

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A journey of trains , planes and wilderness Spend 11 days soaking up the culture, history, scenery and delicious produce of Tasmania. Start in the capital, Hobart, staying on the harbour front. Take a walking tour around the city’s heritage buildings, or a ferry to MONA museum. Learn about the state’s convict past at the former penal settlement of Port Arthur. Visit spectacular Russell Falls before continuing to the picturesque town of Strahan. Spend a full day here, perhaps cruising along the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park or riding the West Coast Railway. Be mesmerised by the alpine vistas at Cradle Mountain – Lake Saint Clair National Park and awake to misty morning views. In Launceston, sample local gins and whiskies on distillery tours or try cool-climate wines at the cellar door. End your foray into Tasmania on a high note during an unforgettable Scenic Enrich experience, flying to Flinders Island in Bass Strait, discovering stunning beaches and visiting one of Tasmania’s most significant Aboriginal sites. On your flight back to Hobart for your final evening, take in aerial views of iconic Wineglass Bay and the sapphirecoloured waters that surround Freycinet National Park.

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Highlights: Explore Tasmania’s oldest national park and a spectacular three-tiered waterfall Cruise through the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park or ride the locomotive of the West Coast Wilderness Railway Taste Hellyers Whisky during your visit to the Hellyers Road Distillery Visit Flinders Island the largest island in Bass Strait for a guided tour See the beauty of Wineglass Bay and Freycinet National Park from the air Turners Stillhouse

Try the award winning gin at Turners Stillhouse

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Welcome to Hobart and the Apple Isle. Your three-night Special Stay at the dockside Hotel Grand Chancellor in Harbour View Rooms includes a special Taste of Tasmania welcome dinner. This hotel is located right in the heart of Hobart on the water’s edge and close to major attractions such as Salamanca Place. Meals: D

Day 02

Hobart

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Freechoice: Choose from a range of attractions in the harbour city. Enjoy a bus tour and take in some of Hobart’s main highlights or visit the Huon Valley and walk amongst the fruit orchards. Alternatively, cruise on the MONA ferry and enjoy a tour of the daring Museum of Old and New Art or cruise

the Derwent River to see Australia’s oldest lighthouse or visit the Historic Village of Richmond. Meals: B.D

Day 03

Hobart Delve into Tasmania’s convict past with a visit to World Heritage-listed Port Arthur. Your guided tour of the former penal colony includes a cruise to the Isle of the Dead for a true insight into the lives and deaths of Port Arthur’s past residents, both convicts and free settlers.

Enrich Witness history in the making with your visit to the ‘Wall in the Wilderness’, a woodcarved history of the Central Tasmanian Highlands. A continuous work in progress, artist Greg Duncan has handcarved a series of scenes into panels commemorating those who have shaped the area’s past and present. Travel to Queenstown before arriving in the picturesque village of Strahan, for your two-night stay at Strahan Village. Meals: B.D

Meals: B

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Day 04

Strahan

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Visit the lush rainforest of Mt Field National Park, Tasmania’s oldest National Park, and the location of the spectacular three-tiered Russell Falls.

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Freechoice: Cruise through the World Heritage-listed Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. From the luxury of the Captain’s Premier Upper Deck, enjoy a gourmet lunch of local Tasmanian delicacies. Cruise through Macquarie Harbour and visit Heritage Landing and Sarah Island; or ride the West Coast Railway, stop at remote stations and pan for gold. Take a wilderness walk and watch the locomotive be turned by hand before returning. Meals: B.L

Day 06

Strahan > Cradle Mountain Keep your fingers crossed for clear skies this morning to be treated to magnificent views of Cradle Mountain and breathtaking reflections on Dove Lake. Hear the stories from your local guide about the intrepid early settlers of this area. Take in the pristine alpine vistas of Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park, where you’ll enjoy an overnight stay at Cradle Mountain Hotel or similar. Meals: B.D

Russell Falls

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Visit Hellyer’s Road Distillery and take the whisky walk, learning about how whisky is distilled and matured in Tasmania. Visit the town of Sheffield and discover its history, geography, wildlife, and people from the murals that are painted on the walls across town. Upon arriving in the charming city of Launceston, visit Cataract Gorge and ride the chairlift to take in its beautiful scenic views. Your three-night Special Stay is at Peppers Silo Hotel. Meals: B.D

Day 08

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Freechoice: Choose from a tour of the infamous Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre, a visit to the Platypus House and Seahorse World. Alternatively, tour the highly regarded cool climate wineries of this region; take a tasting tour at Boags Brewery; or enjoy a leisurely lunch cruise on the Tamar River. Meals: B.D

Day 09

Launceston After a leisurely morning, visit Tasmania’s only gold medal gin distillery – Turners Stillhouse located in the picturesque Grindelwald valley for a tour and tasting. Then enjoy a guided walk through the vines before a tasting of the cool climate wines at the Tamar Ridge Cellar Door. Meals: B

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Launceston – Flinders Island > Hobart

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Grand Chancellor and enjoy a farewell meal at a local restaurant. Meals: B.l.D

Day 11

Hobart After breakfast, bid farewell to your newfound friends. Meals: B. The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to pages 80-83. Dietmar Kahles

in Bass Strait. Spectacularly wild and rugged, spend the day with our local guide discovering sparkling beaches, abundant wildlife and flora and clear sapphire beaches. Visit the historic Wybalenna, one of the most significant Aboriginal historical places in Tasmania. Leaving the island, the return flight to Hobart will fly along the East Coast of Tasmania seeing the iconic Wineglass Bay and Freycinet National Park from above. Arrive back in Hobart for your overnight stay at Hotel

Wybalenna, Flinders Island

Handcrafted inclusions: Fully escorted small group land journey

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2 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences

Your choice of 11 Scenic Freechoice activities 2 memorable Scenic Special Stays

19 meals – 10 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L) and 7 dinners (D) Expert Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides Return airport transfers All tipping and gratuities

Departure Dates 2022

Journey Code: AUHH Twin share Single

Feb

15*

$7,595

$9,045

Mar

22

$7,595

$9,045

Apr

26

$7,595

$9,045

Oct

11

$7,595

$9,045

Nov

08

$7,595

$9,045

Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $1,000

Three night Scenic Special Stay at Peppers Silo Resort

All prices are per person and include taxes and charges. *Alternative itinerary, please enquire for further details. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 80-83 or scenic.com.au/terms.

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Ultimate Tasmania 13 Day Land Journey

Hobart > Hobart

A cornucopia of riches A great passion for nature, history, culture and food defines this little island. With some of the most magnificent untouched wilderness in the world, a rich convict legacy, world-class galleries and artisan produce, Tasmania is a treat for the senses, no matter what your appetite. From the salty dockside Salamanca Point to the extraordinary art housed in MONA, you’ll fall in love with Hobart before heading south to the World Heritagelisted convict enclave of Port Arthur. History and art combine with a visit to the incredible ‘Wall in the Wilderness’, before you go deep into the wilderness with visits to the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers and Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Parks. Explore many of the quaint little towns scattered across the island, sampling the finest in Tassie hospitality before heading back to the wilds of Freycinet National Park. The extraordinary Wineglass Bay will capture your imagination before you make your way back to lovely Hobart.

Smithton

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Stanley Burnie

Sheffield

Tasmania

1

2

Pyengana St Helens

Launceston

Cradle Mountain Bicheno Strahan 2

Gordon River Cruise

Lake St Clair

Russell Falls

22 Freycinet Ross National Park Richmond

Hobart

2

Port Arthur

2 Port Arthur

Bruny Island Extension

1 Overnight

Land

River cruise

Gordon River cruise Cruise the Gordon River on the new Spirit of the Wild, a vessel with state-of-the-art hybrid propulsion system, allowing for quiet cruising through this magnificent World Heritage-listed wilderness area. Enjoy a new and enhanced character-based interpretation program and a menu featuring some of the best in Tasmanian produce.

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Highlights: Take in the silence of the Gordon River on your cruise through the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park Enjoy views of Salamanca from your hotel room in Hobart Taste of Hellyers Whisky during your visit to the Hellyers Road Distillery See the work of the convicts and Australia’s oldest bridge in Richmond Hellyers Road Distillery

Wander the peaceful and quaint coastal towns of Burnie and Penguin

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Ultimate Tasmania 13 Day Itinerary Hobart > Hobart Day 01

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Welcome to Hobart and the Apple Isle. Your two night Special Stay at the dockside Hotel Grand Chancellor in Harbour View Rooms includes a special Taste of Tasmania welcome dinner. Meals: D

Day 02

Hobart Delve into Tasmania’s convict past with a visit to World Heritage-listed Port Arthur. Your guided tour includes a cruise to the Isle of the Dead for a fascinating insight into the lives and deaths of Port Arthur’s past residents, both convicts and free settlers. Meals: B

Day 03

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Visit the lush rainforest of Mt Field National Park, Tasmania’s oldest National Park, and the location of the spectacular three-tiered Russell Falls.

Gordon River Cruise

Enrich Witness history in the making with your visit to the ‘Wall in the Wilderness’, a woodcarved history of the Central Tasmanian Highlands. A continuous work in progress, Greg Duncan has handcarved a series of scenes into panels commemorating those who have shaped the area’s past and present. Travel to Queenstown before arriving in the picturesque village of Strahan, for your two night stay at Strahan Village. Meals: B.D

Day 04

Strahan Cruise through the World Heritage-listed Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. From the luxury of the Captain’s Premier Upper Deck, enjoy a gourmet lunch of local Tasmanian delicacies. This evening, see a performance of ‘The Ship That Never Was’, a play which highlights the history and classic

characters of the convict era in Western Tasmania. Meals: B.L

Day 05

Strahan > Cradle Mountain Keep your fingers crossed for clear skies this morning to be treated to magnificent views of Cradle Mountain and breathtaking reflections on Dove Lake. Hear the stories from your local guide about the intrepid early settlers of this area. Take in the pristine alpine vistas of Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park, where you’ll enjoy your overnight stay at the Cradle Mountain Hotel.

matured in Tasmania. Enjoy the rugged coastline on the way to the village of Stanley. Enjoy Tasmanian hospitality tonight as you stay at the Tall Timbers Hotel. Meals: B.D

Day 07

Smithton > Launceston

Day 06

Visit the town of Sheffield and discover its history, geography, wildlife and people from the murals that are painted on the walls across town. Upon arriving in the charming city of Launceston, visit Cataract Gorge and ride the chairlift to take in its beautiful scenic views. Your two night stay is at the Mantra Charles Launceston.

Cradle Mountain > Smithton

Day 08

Meals: B.D

Leave the mountains for the coastal towns of Burnie and Penguin. Visit Hellyers Road Distillery and take the whisky walk, learning about how whisky is distilled and

Meals: B.L

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Dove Lake, Cradle Mountain

World. Alternatively, tour the cool climate wineries, or a beer tasting tour at Boags Brewery or enjoy a leisurely lunch cruise on the Tamar River. Meals: B.L.D

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Launceston > Freycinet National Park

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Journey to the coast via Legerwood and discover unique tree carvings, a memorial to World War I. Enrich Learn about the award winning cheeses from Pyengana Dairy Company, reputed to produce Australia’s finest cheddar, and delight your tastebuds with a delicious sampling. Your final destination today is the breathtaking Freycinet National Park, where you’ll discover this incredible wilderness while enjoying a Special Stay at the stunning waterfront Freycinet Lodge. Sundowners Enjoy a glass of Tasmanian Sparkling as the sun sets over Coles Bay at Freycinet National Park. Meals: B.D

Optional upgrade Upgrade your stay to a Coastal Pavilion cabin at Freycinet Lodge (at additional cost, please book prior to departure).

Day 10

Freechoice: Choose between a cruise on Wineglass Bay with its white sandy beaches and sparkling turquoise waters, or join a tour with an oyster farmer to learn about their industry and enjoy a delicious sample.

fruit orchards. Alternatively, cruise on the MONA ferry and enjoy a tour of the daring Museum of Old and New Art, take a distillery tour into the Derwent Valley or cruise the Derwent River to see Australia’s oldest light house. Toast your adventures during tonight’s farewell dinner at the Drunken Admiral Restaurant.

Meals: B

Meals: B.L.D

Day 11

Day 13

Freycinet National Park > Hobart

Hobart

Enrich Visit the Tasmanian Wool Centre in the convict town of Ross. Your local guide will share stories of the town’s history and the influence of its first export – wool. Stop in Richmond and see Australia’s oldest bridge, built by convict labour. During a visit to Bonorong National Park meet Tasmania’s shy and elusive Tasmanian devil, before arriving back at the Hotel Grand Chancellor in Hobart for a two night Special Stay.

It’s time to say farewell to new friends and the wonders of Tasmania. Meals: B

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Extend your journey Extend your journey with a full day award-winning tour and cruise to Bruny Island. (at additional cost, please book prior to departure. Available before or after your tour). The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to pages 80-83.

Handcrafted inclusions:

Fully escorted small group land journey 3 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences Your choice of 11 Scenic Freechoice activities 3 memorable Scenic Special Stays 1 Scenic Sundowners event 23 meals – 12 breakfasts (B), 4 lunches (L) and 7 dinners (D) Expert Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides Return airport transfers All tipping and gratuities

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Journey code: GTA

Meals: B

2022

Day 12

Feb

2^ 27^ $6,895

$8,740

Jan

08

$6,995

$8,740

May

01^

$6,895

$8,740

Feb

05

12

$6,995

$8,740

05* 19

$6,995

$8,740

Hobart

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Freechoice: Choose from a range of Hobart attractions. Enjoy a bus tour viewing some of Hobart’s main highlights or visit the Huon Valley and walk amongst the

Twin share Single

2023

Twin share Single

Sept 18

$6,995

$8,740

Mar

Oct

02 16

$6,995

$8,740

April 16

$6,995

$8,740

Nov

06

$6,995

$8,740

May 07

$6,995

$8,740

Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $1,000 All prices are per person and include taxes and charges. ^Departures in Feb & May 2022 follow the 2021/22 season itinerary. *Alternative itinerary, please enquire for further details. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 80-83 or scenic.com.au/terms.

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Australia

Discover

Western Australia & Northern Territory The natural beauty and heritage of Western Australia will truly surprise you, while the Northern Territory, famed for its outback desert landscapes, will mesmerise and delight. Comprising one third of Australia, Western Australia is a land of drama and contrast. From the ancient gorges of Karijini National Park and the vast mines of the Pilbara, to the state capital Perth and the Coral Coast featuring the stunning World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef, the diversity on offer is astounding. Discover the history of Albany, meet Bottlenose dolphins at Monkey Mia and sample the gourmet and wine lovers delights at Margaret River.

In the state’s ‘Red Centre’ sits Uluru, the spiritual heart of Australia. Whether you visit at sunrise or witness the changing colours at sunset, this awe-inspiring natural wonder will leave you breathless. The Northern Territory is also home to Australia’s largest national park, Kakadu, in the tropical Top End. Famous for the crocodiles that stalk its waterways, as well as its rich array of flora and birdlife, the area is a must-visit for nature lovers.

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Scenic Enrich experience

Discover the spectacular Katherine Gorge – a perfect backdrop for your dinner cruise. Hear the stories of the Jawoyn people and explore their culture.

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Western Australia & Northern Territory

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Busselton Jetty, Western Australia Sky Walk, Kalbarri National Park Yellow Water Billabong, Kakadu, National Territory Field of Light, Uluru Kings Canyon

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South Western Mosaic 8/11 Day Land Journey

Perth > Sydney

Where nature, culture and gastronomy meet Discover all the wonderful things that the west coast of Australia has to offer on this perfect 11 day land journey. With its urban cities, centuries old trees, delicious cuisine, and adorable wildlife, you are bound to find something that excites your passion. A favourite landscape of one of Australia’s finest writers, Tim Winton, who has immortalised it many times, this journey offers you a chance to write your own story of the south-western region of Australia. Embark on a handcrafted adventure that will reveal to you the very best of South Western Australia. You will discover the various facets of its capital city Perth, from its lively cityscape and vibrant food scene to its quiet national parks and extraordinary geological formations. In Rottnest Island, say hello to some of the sweetest and most approachable marsupials, the quokka, to capture a selfie you will treasure for a lifetime. Discover the poignant World War I history of Albany and then proceed to Margaret River to taste some of the most premium wines produced in Australia.

Nullabor

South Australia

Cook

Onboard Perth The Indian Pacific Train

2 1 Kalgoorlie Fremantle Bunbury Busselton Margaret River 2

Onboard The Indian Pacific Train

Kalgoorlie

New South Wales

Broken Hill

3

Sydney

Adelaide

Kojonup

Kojonup Western Australia

Cape Leeuwin Pemberton

Valley of the Giants, Denmark 2 Albany

1 Overnight

Land

Rail

Scenic Enrich experience Western Australia is renowned for it’s incredible wildflowers. Take a private tour with a local expert through Perth’s Kings Park and the Botanic Gardens. Discover the array of wildflowers found here and learn about the practical uses for both Indigenous people and early settlers to Western Australia.

Scenic Special Stay: Pullman Bunker Bay Resort


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Highlights: Enjoy the luxury of Bunker Bay Resort in Margaret River during a Scenic Special Stay Cruise to Rottnest Island, home of the quokka Remember the fallen at the National Anzac Centre memorial in Albany Hear the incredible life stories of the NoongarIndigenous, English and Italian women intertwined with the tapestry of roses at the beautiful Kodja Place and Rose Maze Savour the wonderful wines that have made Margaret River famous National Anzac Centre museum

Take a tree-top walk through the giant Tingle trees

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Western Australia & Northern Territory

South Western Mosaic 8/11 Day Itinerary Perth > Perth Day 01

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Welcome to Perth, the cosmopolitan capital city of Western Australia, bedecked with pristine beaches, vibrant cultural landscape and endless natural beauty. Enrich This afternoon let your expert local guide show you around Kings Park and the Botanic Gardens on a leisurely walk. Learn about the array of wildflowers found throughout Australia and how to identify them. Enjoy a welcome dinner at the elegant Westin Perth, your stay for the next two nights. Meals: D

Day 02

Perth

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Freechoice: Today take a food and wine trail through the Swan Valley – exploring its bustling markets, wonderful wineries and distilleries or unwind on a Swan River lunch cruise. Alternatively, cruise to

The Pinnacles

Rottnest Island home of the loveable quokka or a visit to Nambung National Park to examine the mysterious limestone Pinnacles. Meals: B

Day 03

Perth > Albany Today take the scenic route to Albany through the Jarrahdale State Forest and pass through Williams and Arthur River before you get to Kojonup. Visit the indigenous cultural centre of Kodja Place and walk through the beautiful Rose Maze. Learn the incredible life stories of the NoongarIndigenous, English and Italian women that are intertwined with the tapestry of roses. Visit the Mt Romance Sandalwood factory for an insight into the healing powers of this native oil. Arrive in Albany, your home for the next two nights staying at the Dog Rock Motel. Meals: B.D

Day 04

Albany Visit the award-winning National Anzac Centre museum, built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings, on the land from where over fifty ships of ANZAC soldiers left for war. You will also have the chance to assume the identity of an ANZAC related character and follow their personal experience of the Great War. Explore the old whaler’s station as part of your visit to Discovery Bay and their wildflower garden. Admire the Gap and the Natural Bridge coastline formations and the spectacular views of the Southern Ocean. Meals: B.D

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Today visit the Valley of the Giants to view the ancient Giant Tingle Trees. The tree top walk provides you with a bird’s eye view of

the towering forest and its soothing canopy. Ride on the Pemberton Tramway though beautiful Karri and Jarrah forests and stand in awe at the foot of the famous Gloucester Tree, soaring to 61 metres. Travel via Cape Leeuwin where the Southern and Indian oceans meet before arriving at the Pullman Bunker Bay for your two night Special Stay. Meals: B.D

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Indulge in a gourmet escape at Margaret River, known for its pristine beaches, and delicious wine and chocolate. Apart from the over 100 world-class wineries, Margaret River also offers a wealth of natural wonders, including caves with the longest straw stalactites in any tourist cave in the world. Enrich Sample the wonderful wines at Leeuwin Estate with a delicious gourmet lunch and beautiful vistas. Meals: B.L


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The Indian Pacific, Lake Hart, South Australia

Day 07

Margaret River > Perth See the famous Busselton Jetty, a nearly 2km long timber piled jetty that will lead you out into the ocean to admire the incredible underwater marine life. Visit the dolphin centre at Bunbury to meet some more endearing WA natives before arriving back in Perth for your overnight stay at the Westin Perth. Meals: B.D

Day 08

Perth > Kalgoorlie Board the Indian Pacific train and settle into your comfortable private cabin

before lunch in the elegant dining car. Arrive in the wild west town of KalgoorlieBoulder, home to the staggering Super Pit. Guests on the 8 day WNA finish their tour after breakfast this morning. Meals: B.L.D

Day 10

Day 11

Adelaide > Broken Hill

Blue Mountains > Sydney

Visit Adelaide Central Market or tour the city highlights including Haighs chocolate factory. Continue to Broken Hill, known as the Silver City. Visit the late Pro Hart’s studio or the Miners’ Memorial. Meals: B.L.D

Day 9

Cook > The Nullarbor Big blue skies and vast desert landscapes await along the sweeping Nullarbor Plain. Enjoy a short stop in Cook, once a bustling railway community, now effectively a ghost town.

Arrive in the magnificent Blue Mountains and explore the World Heritage-listed National Park. Enjoy lunch at The Lookout restaurant before being whisked away to Sydney Central Station where your journey comes to an end. Meals: B.L

The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions on pages 80-83 for further information.

Handcrafted inclusions: Fully escorted small group land journey

Meals: B.L.D

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2 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences

Your choice of 4 Scenic Freechoice activities 2 memorable Scenic Special Stays

23 meals – 10 breakfasts (B), 5 lunches (L) and 8 dinners (D) Expert Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides Return airport transfers All tipping and gratuities

11 Day Itinerary Perth > Sydney

Journey Code: AUPS

2022 Departures

Twin share

Single

Mar 27 Jul 24

$7,390 $7,390

$10,320 $10,320

8 Day Itinerary Perth > Perth

Journey Code: WNA

2022 Departures

Twin share

Single

Aug Sep

$4,695 $4,695

$5,545 $5,545

27 10

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Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $1000 All prices are per person and include taxes and charges. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 80-83 or scenic.com.au/terms.

The Super Pit, Kalgoorlie

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Treasures of the West Coast 23 Day Land Journey

Darwin > Perth

Big sky country The west coast of this wide, brown land features some of the most spectacular and rare landscapes in the world. Big skies, deep gorges, plains that stretch to the horizon and all the colours of the rainbow. It is country tied deeply to ancient lore and generations of stories, and a place that will lay claim to your heart. From sultry Darwin, you’ll make your way down the coast. The prehistoric and incredibly beautiful Katherine Gorge will astound with its sparkling waters and deep sandstone cliffs, before you find yourself in rich farming country and the stunning El Questro Wilderness Park. Meet a traditional landowner and discover traditional culture and storytelling. Ride a camel along the famous Cable Beach or get up close with a friendly Bottlenose dolphin in the turquoise waters of Monkey Mia before arriving in Perth.

Darwin El Questro 2

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Kakadu National Park

1

Katherine 1

Derby Geikie Gorge

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Kakadu Scenic Flight Kununurra

Bungle Bungles Scenic Flight Fitzroy Halls Creek Port Hedland 1 Crossing Karratha 1 Karijini Northern 1 National Exmouth 2 Territory Tom Price Park Broome 2

1

Coral Bay

Western Australia

1 Carnarvon Shark Bay

2 Monkey Mia

Kalbarri National Park

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Cockburn Range, El Questro

1 Geraldton

Pinnacles

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1 Overnight

Land

Optional flight

Scenic Enrich experience Be transported into the spiritual world of the Jawoyn people and explore their culture and history on a dinner cruise through Katherine Gorge. Enjoy the stories with the magnificent backdrop of towering cliff faces that change colour as the sun sets.

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Highlights: Watch the Kimberley sky change colours while sipping on Sundowners at El Questro See the amazing colours of the ocean at Coral Bay Visit Litchfield National Park with its unusual termite mounds Enjoy dinner as you watch the sun set on a Katherine Gorge cruise Watch the Bottlenose dolphins at play in the waters of Monkey Mia

Kakadu National Park

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Treasures of the West Coast 23 Day Itinerary Darwin > Perth Day 01

Day 05

Day 08

Darwin

Katherine > Kununurra

Welcome to cosmopolitan Darwin for a two night stay at the Hilton Darwin.

Explore the largest lake in the Southern Hemisphere, Lake Argyle, before joining your cruise down the spectacular Ord River. Relax tonight at the Kununurra Country Club.

El Questro > Halls Creek

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Billabong, spotting crocodiles and birdlife. Your overnight stay tonight is at the Kakadu Crocodile Hotel. Meals: B.D

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Kakadu > Katherine

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Optional flight Take an optional flight over Kakadu National Park for a bird’s-eye view of the wetlands and rocky terrain (at additional cost, please book prior to departure). Discover the World Heritagelisted Kakadu National Park. Be amazed by the wildlife and Aboriginal art. Your home for tonight is at the Contour Katherine Hotel. Enrich Your dinner cruise through Katherine Gorge will transport you into the spiritual world of the Jawoyn people and their remarkable culture. Meals: B.D

Enrich Learn about Miriuwung country around Kununurra with our local Indigenous guide. Follow the Cockburn Range to the acclaimed El Questro Wilderness Park and your Special Stay for the next two nights at Emma Gorge. Meals: B.D

Day 07

El Questro

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Freechoice: Cruise through the Chamberlain Gorge or discover the traditional culture and history of El Questro. Alternatively, join a park ranger on a bird spotting walk. Sundowners Relax over evening drinks at the airstrip while capturing stunning views of the sunset over the Cockburn Ranges. Meals: B.D

Admire the striking colours of the massive Carr Boyd Ranges as you travel the Great Northern Highway to Halls Creek. Visit a local Indigenous gallery. Your overnight stay is at the Halls Creek Motel. Meals: B.L.D

Day 09

Halls Creek > Fitzroy Crossing

Optional flight Experience the incredible Horizontal Falls on an exhilarating seaplane flight (at additional cost and replaces Scenic Freechoice activities. Please book prior to departure).

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Broome > Port Hedland

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Explore the Pilbara and view some of the world’s most Cruise this afternoon on Geikie ancient landscapes. Enrich Gorge. Look out for sawfish, Discover the secrets of Port stingrays and Freshwater Hedland from your afternoon crocodiles. Port Hedland Harbour Cruise. Spend the night at the Your overnight stay is at Fitzroy River Lodge. The Hedland Hotel. Meals: B.D Meals: B.D

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Enrich Meet a traditional landowner at the remarkable Boab prison tree and hear his stories. Continue on to Broome with its white sandy beaches and tropical waters. Enjoy an orientation tour, ending at Cable Beach for sunset. Your two night stay is at Oaks Cable Beach. Meals: B.D

Guests on the 14 Day Pilbarra, Broome & Monkey Mia tour (Tour code: SDA) join today in Broome.

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Day 13

Port Hedland > Karijini National Park Put on your hard hat for a tour of the Mount Tom Price iron ore mine. Stay overnight at the rustic Karijini Eco Retreat. Meals: B.D

Day 14

Karijini National Park > Karratha Explore the ancient gorges and waterfalls of Karijini National Park. Visit Fortescue Falls and the Dale and Joffre Gorges for astounding views. Later, view the spectacular Hamersley Range with its sheer walls of rock, layered in many colours. Stay overnight at Karratha International Hotel. Meals: B.D


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Karijini Eco Retreat

Day 15

Day 19

Karratha > Exmouth

Monkey Mia

Travel along the North West Coastal highway to Exmouth for a two night stay at the gorgeous Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort.

This morning, cherish the opportunity to see the dolphins under the supervision of a national park ranger. Freechoice: Cruise through Shark Bay searching for dugong or sail into the sunset. Alternatively, dine on damper as you listen to stories of the Dreamtime.

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Start your day with a Ningaloo Reef coral viewing cruise before visiting historic Vlamingh Head Lighthouse for stunning views over Lighthouse Bay. Sundowners Enjoy a drink at the resort’s bar and watch the trawlers head out to begin their evening’s work. Meals: B.D

Day 17

Exmouth > Carnarvon Explore Coral Bay where the turquoise blue of the ocean meets the sandy bay at Ningaloo Reef. Visit the Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, before arriving at the Hospitality Inn Carnarvon for your overnight stay. Meals: B

Day 18

Carnarvon > Monkey Mia Travel to Hamelin Pool to see the world’s best known colony of stromatolites. Enjoy two nights at Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort, home to Bottlenose dolphins. Meals: B.D

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Freechoice: Journey to Rottnest Island for a chance to spot a quokka or partake in a food and wine trail through Swan Valley. Alternatively, enjoy a half day morning city explorer tour and cruise of Perth and Fremantle. Meals: B.D

Day 23

Perth After breakfast, bid farewell to your new found friends. Meals: B The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to pages 80-83.

Meals: B

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Monkey Mia > Geraldton

Fully escorted small group land journey

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See Shell Beach then continue to Kalbarri National Park and experience the new Skywalk for views of Murchison River Gorge. At Geraldton visit the HMAS Sydney Memorial before arriving at the Ocean Centre Hotel.

Your choice of 18 Scenic Freechoice activities 2 Scenic Sundowners event

2 memorable Scenic Special Stays

40 meals – 22 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L) and 17 dinners (D) Expert Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides Return airport transfers All tipping and gratuities

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Marvel at the extraordinary Pinnacles during your visit to Nambung National Park. Enjoy a two night Special Stay at the Duxton Perth.

23 Day Itinerary Darwin > Perth

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Top End & Kimberley Spectacular Katherine Gorge Cruise

Kimberley Dreaming

Day 04

Let the spectacular Kimberley share its many stories with you as you journey into the heart of this incredible region. Discover the many delights of the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. Visit billabongs, spot crocodiles and immerse yourself in the ancient stories of this land. A dinner cruise on Katherine Gorge is a highlight, as is spending time on the breathtaking Ord River. Journey along the famed Gibb River Road to El Questro Wilderness Park and marvel at the beauty of Chamberlain Gorge. Have a yarn with a traditional landowner and hear his stories; the people you meet along the way will be just as memorable as the landscapes you encounter. Bid farewell to your new friends in Broome, but not before exploring the tropical waters and pristine beaches of this gorgeous town. 13 Day Land Journey

Darwin > Broome

Day 01

Day 03

Darwin

Darwin > Kakadu National Park

Welcome to Darwin. Enjoy a two night stay at the Hilton Darwin, beginning with a welcome dinner. Meals: D

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Freechoice: Choose a cruise on the Adelaide River, home to the ‘jumping crocodiles’ or take a day trip to Litchfield National Park. Alternatively, enjoy a sunset cruise on Darwin Harbour, take the hop-on-hop-off bus around town or the WWII Bombing of Darwin tour.

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Optional flight Take an optional flight over Kakadu National Park for a bird’s-eye view of the wetlands and rocky terrain (at additional cost, please book prior to departure). Heading south, you’ll stop at Pine Creek, named after the many pine trees that Overland Telegraph workers found during the construction of this incredible telegraph line, which connected Australia to the rest of the world in 1872. Visit Nitmiluk National Park,

home to the breathtaking Katherine Gorge. Tonight, enjoy a Special Stay at Cicada Lodge, nestled in natural bush. Enrich Be transported into the spiritual world of the Jawoyn people and explore their culture and history on a dinner cruise through Katherine Gorge. Enjoy the stories with the magnificent backdrop of towering cliff faces that change colour as the sun sets. Meals: B.D

Day 05

Katherine > Kununurra Journey to Western Australia and let the vast expanse of the Kimberley slowly reveal itself. Visit Lake Argyle, the

Travel to the amazing World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park and marvel at ancient Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie Rock. Visit Bowali Visitors Centre for a greater understanding of the area before cruising on Yellow Water Billabong, spotting crocodiles and birdlife. Your hotel tonight is the Kakadu Crocodile Hotel, built in the shape of a crocodile. Meals: B.D

Meals: B

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13 Day Itinerary Darwin >Broome largest lake in the Southern Hemisphere. Enjoy afternoon tea and a tour of Hoochery Distillery, before arriving at The Kimberley Grande Resort for your two night stay. Meals: B.D

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Optional flight Opt for a flight over the Bungle Bungles and a chance to see the orange and black stripes of these massive sandstone structures (at additional cost, please book prior to departure). Enrich Learn about Miriuwung country around Kununurra with our local Indigenous guide. Meals: B.D

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This afternoon, take a breathtaking cruise on the Ord River. Marvel at the vast variety of birdlife, immense gorge walls and river scenery. Travel along the Gibb River Road to the acclaimed El Questro Wilderness Park. Set in the untamed Kimberley landscape, El Questro began life as a working cattle station. Enjoy a two night Special Stay in deluxe tented cabins at Emma Gorge. Meals: B.D

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Freechoice: Choose to take a cruise through Chamberlain Gorge or a culture and history tour of El Questro, learning about traditional medicines, hunting techniques and the use of fire. Alternatively, join a park ranger on a bird watching tour. Sundowners Relax over evening drinks at the airstrip while capturing stunning views of the sunset over the Cockburn Ranges. Meals: B.D

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El Questro > Halls Creek

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Enrich Relish the opportunity to have a yarn with a traditional landowner whose grandfather was both a prisoner and prison warden at the remarkable Boab prison tree. View the tree and visit one of the oldest ‘supermarkets’ and ‘chemists’ in the world, without walls or cash registers. Arrive at the town of Broome, the jewel of the Kimberley. With a rich history in pearling and a strong multicultural foundation, you’ll fall in love with this unique town. Enjoy an orientation tour, ending at Cable Beach for sunset. Your two night stay is at The Kimberley Sands Resort. Meals: B

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Freechoice: Discover the rare and beautiful Australian South Sea Pearl on a tour of Willie Creek Pearl Farm or enjoy a colourful and informative tour taking in the city sights on a

Katherine Gorge Cruise

Ord River Cruise El Questro

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Chamberlain Gorge Cruise

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Meals: B.D

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Visit China Wall, a natural white stone wall that looks like the Great Wall of China. Cruise the Fitzroy River through the exquisite Geikie Gorge and keep an eye out for local wildlife, including sawfish, stingrays and Freshwater crocodiles. Stay overnight at Fitzroy River Lodge.

Kakadu Scenic Flight

Yellow Water Billabong Cruise

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Admire the striking colours of the massive Carr Boyd Ranges as you travel the Great Northern Highway to Halls Creek. Visit a local Indigenous gallery. Tonight, stay at the Halls Creek Motel, on the northern edge of the Great Sandy Desert. Meals: B.L.D

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Geikie Gorge

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Harley-Davidson™ Trike. Alternatively, enjoy a cultural experience of Broome with an indigenous local or soak up the views from the top of a camel along the famous Cable Beach. Finish the day with a farewell dinner with new found friends as you reminisce about your adventures.

cost and replaces Scenic Freechoice touring and activities. Please book prior to departure).

Meals: B.D

Meals: B

Day 13

Broome It’s time to leave the wonders of the Kimberley behind and head home, taking wonderful memories with you.

Optional flight Take the opportunity to experience the Horizontal Falls on an exhilarating seaplane flight (at additional

The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to pages 80-83.

Handcrafted inclusions:

Fully escorted small group land journey 3 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences Your choice of 12 Scenic Freechoice activities 1 Scenic Sundowners event 2 memorable Scenic Special Stays 23 meals – 12 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L) and 10 dinners (D) Expert Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides Return airport transfers All tipping and gratuities

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Mystical Kimberley Bungle Bungles, Western Australia

Ancient landscapes of the outback The untouched beauty of the Kimberley and Top End will amaze you as you journey into the heart of Australia’s north west. Surprises await you around every bend of your journey. Discover the ancient stories of the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. At Nitmiluk National Park, learn more about the culture of the Jawoyn people during a dinner cruise through Katherine Gorge as the cliff faces change colour as the sun sets. Fly into Purnululu National Park for an overnight stay in the Bungle Bungles and discover its 300 million years old striped domes during a guided walk. Travel along the famed Gibb River Road to El Questro Wilderness Park and marvel at the majesty of Chamberlain Gorge. Relax by Cable Beach in Broome as the sun gently sets over the Indian Ocean. 13 Day Land Journey

Darwin > Broome

Day 01

Day 03

Darwin

Darwin > Kakadu National Park

Welcome to Darwin. Enjoy a two-night stay at the Doubletree by Hilton Esplanade in the heart of Darwin and begin your journey with a welcome dinner. Meals: D

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Freechoice: Choose an Adelaide River cruise to meet the famous ‘jumping crocodiles’ or take a day trip to Litchfield National Park. Alternatively, enjoy a sunset cruise on Darwin Harbour; take the hop-on-hop-off bus around town or join a WWII Bombing of Darwin tour. Meals: B

Today you’ll visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service to learn more about its vital role in outback Australia. You’ll then travel to the amazing World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park to experience its stunning raw beauty first hand. Your hotel for the next two nights is the Kakadu Crocodile Hotel. Meals: B.D

Day 04

Kakadu National Park Kakadu National Park is over 20 000 square kilometres in size and is Australia’s largest national park. Marvel at ancient Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie Rock, some of the oldest and most

impressive Rock Art. Visit Bowali Visitors Centre for a greater understanding of the area before cruising on Yellow Water Billabong, spotting crocodiles and birdlife. Finish the day watching the sunset over this spectacular World Heritage UNESCO site.

Optional flight Take an optional flight over Kakadu National Park for a bird’s-eye view of the wetlands and rocky terrain (at additional cost, please book prior to departure). Meals: B.D

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Heading south, you’ll stop at Pine Creek, named after the many pine trees that Overland Telegraph workers found during the construction of this incredible telegraph line, which connected Australia to the rest of the world in 1872. Visit Nitmiluk National Park, home to the magnificent Katherine Gorge. Tonight, stay at the Contour Katherine Hotel. Enrich Explore the culture and history of the Jawoyn people on a dinner cruise through Katherine Gorge. Enjoy the stories with the magnificent backdrop of towering cliff faces that change colour as the sun sets. Meals: B.D

Day 06

Katherine > Kununurra Journey to Western Australia and let the vast expanse of the Kimberley slowly reveal itself. Visit Lake Argyle, the largest lake in the Southern Hemisphere. Enjoy afternoon tea and a tour of Hoochery Distillery, before arriving at the Kununurra Country Club. Meals: B.D

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An early morning start as you fly from Kununurra to the Bungle Bungles and a chance to see the orange and black stripes of these massive sandstone structures from the air before arriving at tonight’s accommodation for your overnight Special Stay in the heart of the Purnululu National Park – the Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge. Discover Cathedral Gorge and the domes on your walking tours today. Enjoy a Kimberley Sunset before some stargazing in one of the best places to get views of the Milky Way Galaxy. Meals: B.L.D


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Chamberlain Gorge Cruise

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Katherine Gorge Cruise

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Day 08

Bungle Bungles > Kununurra During your flight back to Kununurra this morning there is a chance to see the Argyle Diamond Mine, Ragged Ranges and Carr Boyd Ranges. This afternoon, take an awe-inspiring cruise on the Ord River. Marvel at the vast variety of birdlife, immense gorge walls and beautiful river scenery before returning to the Kununurra Country Club for your overnight stay. Meals: B

Day 9

Kununurra > Halls Creek Travel along the Gibb River Road to the acclaimed El Questro Wilderness Park. Set in the untamed Kimberley landscape, El Questro evolved from a working cattle station. Whilst here, take a cruise through Chamberlain Gorge. Tonight, stay at the Halls Creek Motel, on the northern edge of the Great Sandy Desert. Meals: B.D

Day 10

keep an eye out for local wildlife, including sawfish, stingrays and freshwater crocodiles. Visit a local indigenous art gallery and stay overnight at Fitzroy River Lodge. Meals: B.D

Day 11

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Enrich Relish the opportunity to have a yarn with a traditional landowner whose grandfather was both a prisoner and prison warden at the remarkable Boab prison tree. View the tree and visit one of the oldest ‘supermarkets’ and ‘chemists’ in the world, without walls or cash registers. Arrive at the town of Broome, the jewel of the Kimberley for an orientation tour. With a rich history in pearling and a strong multicultural foundation, you’ll fall in love with this unique town. Spend two nights at the Kimberley Sands Resort. Sundowners Enjoy a relaxing drink at Cable Beach as you watch the sun set over the Indian Ocean Meals: B

Halls Creek > Fitzroy Crossing

Day 12

Today you will visit the China Wall, a natural white stone wall that looks like the Great Wall of China. Cruise the Fitzroy River through the exquisite Geikie Gorge and

Freechoice: Discover the rare and beautiful Australian South Sea Pearl on a tour of Willie Creek Pearl Farm or enjoy a colourful and informative tour taking

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in the city sights on a Harley-Davidson™ Trike. Alternatively, enjoy a cultural experience of Broome or soak up the views from the top of a camel along Cable Beach. Finish the day with a farewell dinner with newfound friends as you reminisce about your adventures. Meals: B.D

Today you have the opportunity to experience the stunning Horizontal Falls on an exhilarating seaplane flight (at additional cost and replaces Scenic Freechoice touring and activities. Please book prior to departure).

Day 13

Broome It’s time to leave the wonders of the Kimberley behind and head home, taking wonderful memories with you. Meals: B

The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to pages 80-83.

Handcrafted inclusions:

Fully escorted small group land journey 2 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences 1 Scenic Sundowners event Your choice of 9 Scenic Freechoice activities 1 memorable Scenic Special Stays 22 meals – 12 breakfasts (B), 1 lunches (L) and 9 dinners (D) Expert Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides Return airport transfers All tipping and gratuities

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Journey code: AUDB

2022 Departures

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$12,775

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$12,775

LIMITED AVAILABILITY ON MANY DEPARTURES Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $1,000 *Alternative itineraries, please enquire for details. All prices are per person and include taxes and charges. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 80-83 or scenic.com.au/terms.

For the latest offers and up to date availability visit scenic.com.au, call 138 128 or contact your nearest Scenic Travel Advisor


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Territory Explorer Walpa Gorge, Northern Territory

To the heart of the matter

Day 02

Rugged, ancient and stunningly beautiful, the Red Centre of Australia is a must-see. From the epic monument that is Uluru to the history of Alice Springs, not to mention the joy involved in taking one of the world’s great rail journeys on the legendary Ghan. Spend time in the gorgeous Northern Territory and you’ll never want to leave. From sunrise to sunset, Uluru is a kaleidoscope of colour and movement. Take a cultural tour, venture further afield to the marvels of Kata Tjuta and Walpa Gorge, and be awed by the once-in-a-lifetime ‘Field of Light’ art installation, lighting up the desert night. Visit the iconic Royal Flying Doctor Service and the School of the Air, both monumentally important in connecting outback Australia to the outside world. The luxurious cabins, fine dining and incredible panoramas that greet you on The Ghan will truly delight as you make your way to sultry and welcoming Darwin on the journey of a lifetime. 9 Day Land Journey

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Welcome to the very heart of Australia. Begin your discovery of the Red Centre this afternoon with a visit to the Uluru and Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Your Special Stay for the next two nights is Sails in the Desert where you will enjoy a welcome dinner. Meals: D

Optional luxury wilderness camp stay Take the opportunity to upgrade your stay to the luxurious Longitude 131° luxury wilderness camp (at additional cost, must be booked prior to departure and will substitute accommodation and touring activities).

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Freechoice: Be filled with wonder as the sun rises over Uluru, followed by breakfast and an informative walking tour of significant sights around its base, or choose a Harley-Davidson™ motorcycle ride to the viewing point overlooking Uluru. Alternatively, see the desert from the top of a camel or enjoy a trek around the base of Uluru. Discover the mysteries of Kata Tjuta and Walpa Gorge during your afternoon visit. Enrich Tonight, enjoy a unique dining experience set amidst the ‘Field of Light’. With Uluru as a back drop, as the sun sets and the lights start to twinkle, just like the stars above, you’ll enjoy canapés and authentic Australian cuisine. Meals: B.D

Day 03

Uluru > Kings Canyon Optional flight View Uluru and Kata Tjuta from the air (at additional cost, must be booked before departure). Travel to the rugged Kings Canyon. Walk along the canyon floor for a relaxed walk.

Optional flight An opportunity to gaze in wonder at this amazing canyon from the air on a scenic flight (at additional cost, must be booked before departure). Your overnight stay is at the Kings Canyon Resort. Meals: B.D

Day 04

Kings Canyon > Alice Springs Observe the majesty of the East MacDonnell Ranges as you approach Alice Springs, Australia’s most famous outback town. Enjoy a city tour, including a visit to the legendary Royal Flying Doctor Service, then check into the Doubletree by Hilton for a two night stay. Dinner tonight is served outdoors and is an outback bush BBQ with bush damper cooking and entertainment by a bush balladeer. Meals: B.D

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Freechoice: Journey by 4WD to the oasis of Palm Valley or experience the grandeur of the West MacDonnell Ranges and Standley Chasm. Meals: B.D


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Visit Anzac Hill for panoramic views of Alice Springs before an Aboriginal Cultural Tour to the Alice Springs Desert Park and a visit to the School of Air. All aboard for your overnight Special Stay on the famous Ghan train (Gold Service). This is one of the world’s greatest train journeys. Relax in the Outback Explorer Lounge before dinner in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant. Meals: B.D

Day 07

The Ghan > Darwin Enjoy breakfast on board as you gaze out of the window taking inspiration from the ever-changing landscape. Upon arrival in Katherine, choose between a guided cruise through Katherine Gorge, where you will marvel at the towering red ochre sandstone walls and hear stories of the Jawoyn people or enjoy The Ghan’s cultural experience that will take you to the heart of this area.

1 Overnight

Darwin 2

Create your own Indigenous painting, learn to throw a spear and hear ancient Dreamtime tales. Reboard the train and travel to Darwin. Your two night stay in Darwin is at the Hilton Hotel.

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Freechoice: Cruise on the Adelaide River, home to the ‘jumping crocodiles’ or visit Litchfield National Park. Take the hop-on-hop-off bus around town or the WWII Bombing of Darwin tour. Enjoy dinner tonight at the hotel.

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Meals: B.D

Day 09

Kata Tjuta

Darwin Say goodbye to your new found friends, before returning home with many wonderful memories.

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Alice Springs

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Uluru

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Outback Bush BBQ

The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to pages 80-83.

For a true taste of the Australian Outback, the Bush BBQ in Alice Springs is not to be missed. Enjoy a fun-filled evening of entertainment and outback cuisine, set in the remote and isolated East MacDonnell Ranges.

Handcrafted inclusions:

Fully escorted small group land journey 1 exclusive Scenic Enrich experience Your choice of 10 Scenic Freechoice activities 2 memorable Scenic Special Stays 15 meals – 8 breakfasts (B) and 7 dinners (D) Expert Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides Return airport transfers All tipping and gratuities

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Journey code: AKD

2022 Departures

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May 25

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$10,415

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LIMITED AVAILABILITY ON MANY DEPARTURES Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $1,000 All prices are per person and include taxes and charges. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 80-83 or scenic.com.au/terms.

Bush tucker, Alice Springs Desert Park

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Enrich your world with Scenic As a proudly Australian-founded company, for 35 years, the pursuit of wonder has led us to search more than 60 countries to create unique luxury itineraries.

Unforgettable handcrafted land journeys Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Canada and more Scenic’s handcrafted luxury land journeys are meticulously designed to capture the extraordinary wonders of the destinations. The all-inclusive sightseeing and services of a dedicated Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides make the journey truly unforgettable. Via distinctive elements such as historic hotels for Scenic Special Stays and iconic, luxurious rail journeys to take in the scenery, Scenic’s land journeys are handcrafted to be wonderfully relaxing.

Scenic Spirit, Mekong River

Truly All-Inclusive River Cruising Europe and South East Asia Scenic’s 5-star Space-Ships cruise the historic waterways of Europe. Designed to navigate Europe’s rivers, whilst providing you with abundant space on board to have a relaxing river cruise experience. With only up to 163 guests, our ships provide a more personalised and intimate environment for guests to relax, make friends and enjoy the all-inclusive luxury experience. With thoughtful inclusions such as Scenic Culinaire, a cooking school on board the South of France and Bordeaux based ships, a Salt Therapy Lounge on board Scenic Space-Ships that cruise the Rhine, Maine, Danube, South of France and Bordeaux regions, with Scenic you to get the best unique experiences in 5-Star luxury. In South East Asia, Scenic’s 5-star luxury boutique ship Scenic Spirit cruises the Mekong River. Scenic owns and operates Scenic Spirit – so you can be assured it is of the highest luxury standard. Each suite is well appointed with separate living and bedrooms areas, walk-in wardrobes, a private Scenic Sun Lounge and trademark Scenic Slumber Bed. A range of dining experiences, an extensive international beverage list, Scenic Enrich and Scenic Freechoice excursions are included, so you can enjoy a truly personalised experience.

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Choice of either a premium Scenic Club trolley case or a $100 Visa card° prior to each departure^≈ Extended distance allowance for the chauffeur-driven limousine service. Alternatively, guests can enjoy one night’s complimentary hotel stay if the limousine is not available at their location or a $50 each way* transfer credit per guest Exclusive Scenic Club Diamond offers

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Qualify after earning 10,000 Points.

Qualify after earning 25,000 Points.

*Conditions apply. For the most up-to-date details of member benefits and terms and conditions, please visit the Scenic website. All benefits of the loyalty program are subject to availability and subject to change. We reserve the right to modify, replace or remove any aspect of the program without notice. ≈Available on trips of 7 days or more only. ^Select via Tour Personaliser eight weeks prior to departure tp.scenicglobal.com + The 20 days required to qualify for this benefit can be made up of the total paid days for travel, so can include paid add-on days, such as stopovers, journey extensions and/or back-to-back journeys. Hotels available for this benefit are subject to change. °Gift card is a pre-loaded visa card with $100 credit. ~ Subject to availability when sailing on a Scenic Space-Ship. Menus may not vary for the duration of your cruise. This benefit will apply to river cruises of 8 nights or longer. # When sailing on a Scenic Space-Ship, Scenic Tsar and Scenic-owned South East Asia river cruises.

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Terms & Conditions 1. Contract 1.1 These terms and conditions (“Conditions”) form the basis of the contract between You and Scenic Tours Pty Limited (“Scenic”, “We”, “Us” or “Our”) (“Contract”). It is important that You read the Contract carefully to ensure that You understand Your rights and obligations. Your Contract may also include additional terms and conditions applicable to a special offer or promotion, and/or, depending on your Journey, Destination Specific Terms. 1.2 If Your Journey includes a Cruise, You will also be subject to the Cruise Conditions. 1.3 You confirm Your understanding and acceptance of the Conditions and the Contract by paying Your Booking Deposit or otherwise paying any part of the price of Your Journey. If you do not understand and accept the Conditions and the terms of the Contract, you should not make any payment to Us and in this case, we will cancel Your Booking in accordance with clause 3.3 of these Conditions. 1.4 If You make a Booking on behalf of any other person, You represent to Us that You have their authority to make the Booking on their behalf and to legally bind them to the terms of the Contract, including the Conditions. Each reference to “You”, “Your”, “Guest” or “Passenger” means the person who makes the Booking and each other person covered by the Booking. 1.5 Your Itinerary does not form part of the Contract. 1.6 We may amend these Conditions from time to time. If We amend the Conditions, We will publish the amended version on Our Website. We will also provide the current version of the Conditions to You upon request. You will be bound by the current version of the Conditions at the time You make Your Booking. 1.7 If Your Journey includes a Cruise, Your transportation on any river cruise vessel during Your Journey, will also be subject to the terms and conditions of the Operator of the vessel (“Operator Conditions”). Although the Operator may be related to Us, it is a separate legal entity and business and You will enter a separate contract (based on the Operator Conditions) with each Operator. The Operator Conditions are published on Our Website and are also available on request by contacting one of our team at the Customer Service Contact Address. It is important that You read the Operator Conditions carefully to ensure that You understand Your rights and obligations under them. You confirm Your understanding and acceptance of the Operator Conditions by paying Your Booking Deposit or otherwise paying any part of the price of Your Journey to Us. 1.8 All travel involves risks. We strongly recommend You take out comprehensive travel insurance with a reputable insurance company to cover You against risks associated with Your Journey including cover for loss of luggage, medical expenses and costs and expenses incurred due to cancellations, delays or other disruptions. 2. Meaning of Words In these Conditions, the following words and expressions have the following meanings: (a) “Booking” means the booking You have made with Us for the Journey. (b) “Booking Deposit” means a booking deposit in an amount which We have notified You before You make Your Booking; (c) “Cruise” means a cruise constituting or forming part of Your Journey; (d) “Cruise Conditions” means the Operator’s conditions of carriage for a river cruise vessel, which are available on our Website and otherwise on request to Us. (e) “Cruise Director” means any person designated by Us as the cruise director for any Cruise. (f) “Customer Service Contact Address” means the details for contacting Us set out in clause 14.1 of these Conditions. (g) “Deposit Protection Plan” means Our deposit protection plan as set out on Our Website. (h) “Destination Specific Terms” means terms and conditions specific to a particular Journey, as published in the Journey Brochure or on Our Website for the relevant Journey, or, where applicable, set out in clause 15 of these

Conditions. (i) “Drone” means an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV, being an aircraft of any size that operates without a pilot on board. (j) “Force Majeure Event” means any act of God, war, terrorism, fire, flood or any other extreme weather conditions or act of nature, loss of power, epidemics or pandemics, industrial disputes, slow-downs or other strike activities, political unrest, riots or civil disturbances, prohibitions or acts of Federal, State, Territory, or Local government or, quasi-governments bodies or other authorities (including, in each case, their duly constituted or appointed agents), inability to obtain any necessary licence or consent and delays caused by sub-contractors, suppliers or other third parties (including telecommunications carriers), material shortages, any border closure by any country or any Australian States or Territory, or other disruption to the Journey beyond Our control. (k) “Future Travel Credit” means a credit Issued by Us to You if We cancel Your Booking as a result of the occurrence of a Force Majeure Event under clause 5.4 of these Conditions which may be redeemed against a future booking in accordance with clause 5.4(c). (l) “Guest Contact Details” means Your contact details which You have provided to Us at the time of making Your Booking, as amended by any written notice You may provide to Us from time to time in accordance with clause 14.4 of these Conditions. (m) “Itinerary” means the itinerary for Your Journey issued by Us, subject to any amendments made by Us from time to time in accordance with the Contract. (n) “Operator” means the owner or operator of a river cruise vessel, who is a separate legal entity and business, whether or not related to Us. (o) “Personal Information” means information about You and any other person for whom You make a Booking, including Your name, address, phone number and other contact details, details of Your next of kin, Your passport number, credit or debit card details, and information about Your health, medical needs, dietary requirements and any disabilities or other special requirements. (p) “Service Provider” means any independent contractor engaged by Us to provide a Journey or any part of a Journey, and includes an Operator. (q) “Journey” means a Journey or journey package offered or provided by Us. (r) “Journey Brochure” means the brochure for Your Journey published by Us in hard copy or electronically and includes any amendments notified on Our Website from time to time. (s) “Journey Departure Date” means the scheduled departure date for the Journey set out in Your Itinerary. (t) “Tour Director” means any person designated by Us as the Tour Director for Your Journey. (u) “Journey Price” means the total amount payable by You for the Journey. It includes the Booking Deposit. (v) “Validity Period” means in respect of a Journey Brochure, the validity period stated in that brochure. (w) “Website” means Scenic’s website at www. scenic.com.au. (x) “Your Journey” means the Journey You have booked with Us, as outlined in Your Itinerary 3. Booking and Payment 3.1 You may make a Booking directly with Us or through a travel agent. Your Booking will be confirmed only when We have received: (a) Your Booking Deposit; or (b) if Your Booking is made 90 days or less before the Journey Departure Date, the Journey Price and all other amounts payable under the Contract. 3.2 Except as indicated in clause 3.8, We will notify You of the Journey Price and provide You with Your Itinerary at the time of making Your Booking. 3.3 You must pay Your Booking Deposit within 7 days after making Your Booking. If We do not receive Your Booking Deposit within 7 days after You make Your Booking, We will automatically cancel Your Booking without further notice to You. 3.4 If You have made Your Booking through a travel agent, Your travel agent should forward

Your Booking Deposit or Journey Price to Us on Your behalf. However, payments by You to Your travel agent are not considered to be payments by You to Us. We will consider payment has been received by Us only when We receive payment from Your travel agent. 3.5 Any accommodation, sightseeing or flights We book for You separately to those stated in Your Itinerary are not included in the Booking Deposit or Journey Price and You must pay both the deposit and full costs for such additional services separately to the Booking Deposit and Journey Price at the time which We notify You at or before You make Your Booking. Any requests for such additional services will not be processed until Your Booking Deposit is paid in full. 3.6 For some special offers, We may require payment of a further deposit before the balance of the Journey Price is due. We will notify You of any such requirement before You complete Your Booking and will confirm the payment details when we confirm Your Booking. You must make payment by the date notified by Us. 3.7 Except as required by law or in accordance with the Deposit Protection Plan or as otherwise provided in the Contract, Booking Deposits are not refundable and are not transferable to other Journeys or Bookings. 3.8 If You make Your Booking within 90 days of Your Journey Departure Date, You must pay Your Booking Deposit before We can process Your Booking and confirm Your Journey Price. Your Booking is not confirmed until You have paid the Journey Price. We will notify You of the Journey Price promptly after We have calculated it. If You do not confirm Your acceptance of the Journey Price in writing within 7 days of receipt of notification from Us, You will be deemed to have rejected the Journey Price. If You notify Us that You have rejected the Journey Price or if You are deemed to have rejected the Journey Price, We will cancel Your Booking and refund Your Booking Deposit. If You accept the Journey Price, You must pay the outstanding Journey Price within 24 hours of Us notifying You of the Journey Price, or We will cancel Your Booking and retain Your Booking Deposit. 3.9 If clause 3.8 does not apply, You must pay to Us the balance of the Journey Price and all other amounts payable under the Contract no later than 90 days before the Journey Departure Date. If Your Journey includes a Cruise You must pay the balance of the Journey Price to Us no later than 120 days before the Journey Departure Date. 3.10 If You wish to change any incidental component of Your Booking, such as any pre or post-Journey accommodation or add-ons, You must contact Us. We may accept or reject Your request at Our absolute discretion and if We accept, You must pay a change fee to Us for each change in accordance with clause 4.7(b) of these Conditions and any additional costs resulting from the change. Additional costs may include additional overnight accommodation required as a result of any change to Your flights. 3.11 You may cancel a Booking by sending Us written notice of cancellation at the Customer Service Contact Address. If You cancel a Booking You will be liable to pay a cancellation fee in accordance with clause 4.8 of these Conditions. 3.12 A name change for a Guest or a change to the Journey Departure Date is considered a cancellation of the original Booking. 4. Prices, inclusions and fees 4.1 All Journey Prices are quoted in Australian Dollars. 4.2 If You pay Us by credit card a surcharge may be added, please enquire for details. There is no surcharge for payments made by cash, cheque or direct transfer to Our nominated bank account. 4.3 Your Journey Price includes all coach, rail and cruise travel set out in the Itinerary; the services of a Cruise Director (if applicable) and/or Tour Director; airport transfers outside Australia; meals as specified in Your Itinerary; economy class group flights and air taxes as set out in your Itinerary; accommodation; sightseeing and admissions, where stated in


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Your Itinerary; port charges; all gratuities and tipping on land Journeys; and any other specific inclusions identified in Your Itinerary. 4.4 Unless expressly listed in Your Itinerary as an inclusion, Your Journey Price does not include airfares; airline taxes; shore excursions on ocean cruises; additional optional activities; accommodation upgrades; meals not specified in Your Itinerary; drinks; laundry; passport fees; visas; vaccinations; medical assistance; government taxes and charges (excluding GST); or any items or expenses of a personal nature. 4.5 Unless stated as an inclusion in Your itinerary, overnight accommodation required to meet Your Journey and/or any flight connections are not included in the Journey Price and will be at Your expense. 4.6 We reserve the right not to honour any published prices that We determine were erroneous due to printing, electronic, or clerical error. If You make a Booking based on erroneous pricing, We will offer You the option of cancelling the Booking and receiving a refund of any amount paid by You or confirming the Booking by paying the difference between the erroneous price and the correct price, as determined by Us. 4.7 The following Fees are payable in addition to the Journey Price: (a) If You book 21 days or less before the Journey Departure Date, You must pay a late booking fee of $50.00 per Booking. (b) If You change Your Booking, other than by varying the Journey Departure Date, You must pay a change fee of $50.00 per Booking. This fee is on account of administrative expenses incurred by Us in changing Your Journey and is a genuine and reasonable estimate of Our expenses. 4.8 If You cancel Your Journey for any reason prior to Your Journey Departure Date (including by changing Your Journey Departure Date or the name of a Guest), You will be liable for the following cancellation fee: Days of notice prior to Days of notice prior to Journey Cancellation charge /journey commencement (per person)

65 days and over Loss of deposit 64 to 14 days 50% of Journey Price 13 to 8 days 75 % of Journey Price 7 days and less 100% of Journey Price You may also be liable to pay cancellation fees to airlines and other third parties. 4.9 If using a Future Travel credit and You cancel Your Journey for any reason prior to 91 days of Your Journey Departure Date (including by changing Your Journey Departure Date or the name of a Guest), You will be liable to a cancellation charge of 100% of the Journey Price held as a Future Travel Credit, regardless of when you notify us. If the Future Travel Credit is not utilised within 24 months of the date of cancellation, the full amount will be forfeited. You may also be liable to pay cancellation fees to airlines and other third parties. 4.10 If using a Future Travel credit and You cancel Your Journey for any reason within 90 days of Your Journey Departure Date (including by changing Your Journey Departure Date or the name of a Guest), You will be liable to a cancellation charge of 100% of the Journey Price, regardless of when you notify us. You may also be liable to pay cancellation fees to airlines and other third parties. 4.11 We may vary Your Journey Price at any time before You have paid the Journey Price in full to the extent necessary to meet any increase in the Journey costs for reasons outside Our control, including airfares, fuel, government taxes and charges, exchange rate fluctuations or other Journey related costs or tariffs. We will not vary the Journey Price after We have received the total Journey Price from You, regardless of any increases in the costs incurred by Us. We will notify You of any such variation using the Guest Contact Details. 4.12 You are responsible for and must pay for all costs and expenses incurred by You as a result of any change made by You to Your Itinerary after Your Journey Departure Date. This includes changes due to illness or other personal reasons.

5. Cancellation, delays and changes to Your Itinerary 5.1 Your Booking is conditional on Us receiving a minimum number of Journey or cruise passenger bookings to operate the Journey and ensure an enjoyable group atmosphere. Where sufficient numbers cannot be achieved, We may cancel or delay a scheduled Journey or Journey Departure Date. 5.2 We will use reasonable endeavours to make any decision to cancel or delay a Journey or Cruise, and to notify You of that decision, at least 60 days prior to the scheduled Journey Departure Date. 5.3 If We cancel or delay the departure of a Journey by 7 days or more before departure for any reason other than as a result of the occurrence of a Force Majeure Event: (a) We will use reasonable endeavours to offer You the closest available Journey or Cruise departure. If the proposed alternative Journey or Cruise is: (i) cheaper than Your original Journey Price, We will refund the difference to You; or (ii) more expensive than Your original Journey Price, You must pay the difference to Us; (b) if You accept the proposed alternative Journey or Cruise, Your Itinerary will be amended accordingly and We will give You an updated Itinerary; (c) if You do not accept the proposed alternative Journey or Cruise within 7 days of being notified by Us of the alternative, We will cancel Your Booking and terminate the Contract, refund to You all monies paid directly to Us and will have no further liability to You; and (d) We are not liable for any third party costs You may incur, which We have not booked on Your behalf, for example airfares or other arrangements booked independently through or paid to a travel agent. 5.4 If, as a result of the occurrence of a Force Majeure Event, We; (a) cancel or delay the departure of a Journey prior to the Journey start date We will: (i) cancel Your Booking and terminate the Contract; (ii) issue You with a Future Travel Credit to the value of all monies You have paid directly to Us for the cancelled Booking; and (iii) not refund any amounts You have paid directly to Us for the cancelled Booking; (b) cancel a Journey after commencement We will: (i) cancel Your Booking and terminate the Contract; (ii) not refund any amounts You have paid directly to Us for the cancelled Booking; (c) issue a Future Travel Credit to You: (i) You may apply It towards any future booking for a Journey with a Journey Departure Date within 24 months after the date on which We cancel Your Booking subject to availability and any Future Travel Credit capacity limits applicable to your selected Journey or cruise; (ii) If your original booking was for an ocean or river cruise, the Future Travel Credit can only be applied to available ocean and river cruises within the Scenic Group (Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, Emerald Cruises and Evergreen Cruises & Tours). (iii) If your original booking was for a land Journey, the Future Travel Credit can be applied to available land Journeys or ocean and river cruises within the Scenic Group (Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, Emerald Cruises and Evergreen Cruises & Tours).; (iv) You may, with our prior written consent, which we will not unreasonably refuse, transfer it to another person to apply towards any future Booking for a Journey with a Journey Departure Date within 24 months after the date on which We cancel Your Booking; (v) its use for any future booking Is subject to availability; (vi) It Is not redeemable in whole or in part for cash and will expire to the extent It Is not used; (vii) It cannot be applied against stand-alone products or upgrades from third parties or Service Providers (as defined in clause 2) in conjunction with the standard Journey itinerary and (viii) You (or the person to whom It Is transferred)

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must pay any shortfall between the value of the Future Travel Credit and the Journey Price for the new Booking in accordance with clause 3 of these Conditions. 5.5 We will use reasonable endeavours to provide the Journey You have booked in accordance with Your Itinerary. However, due to the nature of travel, it may not always be possible for Us to adhere strictly to Your Itinerary and the Operator may need to make alterations to the Journey or Your Itinerary, before or after the commencement of the Journey. Where, due to circumstances outside the Operator’s control, We are unable to provide the Journey in accordance with Your Itinerary, We will use reasonable endeavours to: (a) give You reasonable notice of any alterations, but there may be circumstances beyond Our control in which alterations will be required with little, or no, advance notice; and (b) provide or arrange appropriate alternative activities, transport and accommodation as required. 5.6 The circumstances in which Your Itinerary or the Journey may be altered include: (a) high or low water levels in any river or canal; (b) lock closures, unscheduled vessel maintenance or other operational reasons; (c) road, river or weather conditions; (d) national or local holidays affecting the closure of public buildings or attractions; (e) Force Majeure Events; (f) emergency events, accidents, injuries or other incidents involving You or other passengers; and (g) any other event beyond Our control. 5.7 Alterations to Your Itinerary or the Journey may include: (a) substitution of vessels for part or the whole of a Journey; (b) cabin changes on a vessel; (c) additional embarkations and disembarkations; (d) substitution of alternate transportation, including the use of motor coaches; (e) substitution of hotel accommodation for accommodation on a vessel; (f) alterations to arrival and departure times; (g) alterations to sightseeing activities; and (h) reductions or increases in the time spent at a location. 5.8 If We or the Operator substitute any vessel, motor coach or accommodation under this clause 5, We or they will use reasonable endeavours to provide You with a substitution of equivalent specification or quality, but some services and facilities may not be available for all substitute arrangements. 5.9 Any changes to Your Itinerary will be notified to You: (a) if prior to Your Journey Departure Date, by phone, email or post using the Guest Contact Details or via Your travel agent; or (b) if during Your Journey, personally by Your Cruise Director or Tour Director. 5.10 To the maximum extent permitted by law, You agree that We are not liable to You for, and You release Us from, any cost, claim, loss, damage or expense whatsoever arising either directly or indirectly in connection with any alteration to Your Itinerary or substitution carried out in accordance with this clause 5, including without limitation any: (a) claim for distress, disappointment or loss of enjoyment arising from the alteration; (b) additional personal expenses incurred by You, including for food, beverages and personal items; or (c) costs associated with any other travel arrangements affected by the changes, including any costs and expenses incurred by You for cancelling or changing those other arrangements or arising from a failure to meet a connection. 6. Your Journey obligations 6.1 For the comfort and safety of You and Your fellow passengers and other people, You must follow the Tour Director’s and Cruise Director’s instructions at all times. 6.2 If We, the Cruise Director, the Tour Director or Our staff or any Service Provider consider You are negatively affecting Your own health,


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Terms & Conditions safety or enjoyment, or that of other passengers, including by refusing to comply with instructions of the Tour Director or the Cruise Director, We may terminate the Contract and withdraw You from the Journey with immediate effect. If it is reasonably practicable to do so, the Tour Director or Cruise Director will provide a warning to You and allow You an opportunity to rectify Your behaviour before We withdraw You from the Journey. 6.3 If You are withdrawn from the Journey under clause 6.2, You must make Your own travel and other arrangements at Your own expense and We are not liable to You for any loss, cost or damage You may suffer or incur. 6.4 You must have a valid passport with an expiry date of at least six (6) months after the last scheduled day of Your Journey. 6.5 You must ensure that You obtain prior to the Journey Departure Date all required entry visas for all countries to be visited during the Journey, as failure to obtain correct documentation may affect Your participation in certain shore excursions and entry to certain countries during the Journey. 6.6 If You do not have the correct visa or other documentation necessary to enter a country or participate in any aspect of a Journey (“Documentation”): (a) We will not refund to You all or any portion of the Journey Price; and (b) You will be responsible for any costs You incur as a result of Your failure to obtain the required Documentation, including any costs associated with re-joining the Journey. 6.7 If You are unhappy with something that does or does not happen on Your Journey, You must first use all reasonable endeavours to negotiate with Us in good faith to settle the dispute before commencing proceedings in any court or tribunal. In the first instance You should raise Your concern with the Tour Director or the Cruise Director as soon as reasonably practicable, as it may be possible for them to take steps to resolve Your concern with minimal delay. 7. Notification of General Risks 7.1 You acknowledge and agree that there are general risks associated with travelling, which are beyond Our control and We are not liable to You for any loss, cost or damage You may incur as a result of these general risks. Such general risks include: (a) Journey variations or interruptions caused by road, river or weather conditions; national or local holidays affecting the closure of public buildings and attractions; Force Majeure Events; high water levels; low water levels; flooding; lock closures; unscheduled vessel or vehicle maintenance; (b) changes to the Journey and Your Itinerary in the circumstances described in clause 5.6 of these Conditions; (c) forces of nature; illness; flight schedule changes or cancellations; loss of luggage; epidemics or pandemics; political unrest; accidents; acts of terrorism or other criminal acts; changes to government visa or travel requirements; or (d) other circumstances beyond Our control. 7.2 You must make Your own enquiries regarding Your Journey, including being aware of any relevant government travel safety warnings. 8. Liability 8.1 Nothing in these Conditions or the Contract operates to exclude, restrict or modify the application of any provision of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), including the Australian Consumer Law, or any equivalent State or Territory legislation, the exercise of a right conferred by such a provision, or any of Our liability for breach of a guarantee, condition or warranty implied by such a provision, where it is unlawful to do so. All exclusions and limitations of Our liability under the Contract must be read subject to this clause. 8.2 You acknowledge and agree that We accept no responsibility and will not be liable to You (or any third party) for any loss, cost or damage (including loss of enjoyment) suffered directly or indirectly in connection with: (a) any Journey risks or other aspects of the Journey disclosed to You in the Contract; (b) any change to Your Itinerary or delays in

departure or arrival times of aircraft, vessels or otherwise during the conduct of the Journey; (c) any loss or damage to Your baggage or belongings; (d) any personal injury or death resulting from the acts or omissions or negligence of any third parties providing goods or services to You during the Journey, including air carriers, hotels, shore excursion operators, restaurateurs, transportation providers and medical personnel; or (e) any disappointment or loss of enjoyment due to circumstances outlined in the Contract or otherwise beyond Our control. 8.3 Subject to clause 8.1, but despite any other provision of the Contract, and to the extent permitted by law, Our maximum liability to You or any third party (including any claims of negligence by Us) is limited to the Journey Price You have paid to Us. 8.4 To the maximum extent permitted by law and subject to clause 8.1, You acknowledge and agree We are not liable to You, under any circumstances, for any loss of enjoyment, opportunity, profit, savings, revenue or interest or any other consequential or indirect, incidental, special or punitive loss, damage or expenses. 8.5 To the extent permitted by law, all express or implied warranties, guarantees, representations, or terms are expressly excluded. Where the law implies any guarantee, condition or warranty which cannot be excluded, Our liability to You for breach of such an implied guarantee, condition or warranty is limited, to one or more of the following: (a) in the case of goods: the repair of goods, replacement of goods, the supply of equivalent goods or the cost of repair, replacement or supply of equivalent goods; or (b) in the case of services: supplying the services again or payment of the cost of supplying the services again. 8.6 Subject to clause 8.1, You acknowledge and agree that where Your Journey, any part of Your Journey, accommodation, flights or any other good or service are not directly provided by Us, but is provided by a Service Provider, in the event of any dispute or claim including for loss, damage, breach of contract or negligence arising from the conduct of the Service Provider, You must pursue Your claim directly against the relevant Service Provider. 9. Force Majeure Event 9.1 If the performance of Our or a Service Provider’s obligations is prevented, delayed or materially affected by the occurrence of a Force Majeure Event, those obligations are suspended for the duration of the Force Majeure Event. 9.2 We may cancel or delay a Journey as a result of the occurrence of a Force Majeure Event which prevents, materially affects or delays, or which we reasonably determine is likely to prevent, materially affect or delay, Our or a Service Provider’s ability to provide the Journey: (a) in accordance with the Contract; or (b) to a standard which We consider will meet the reasonable expectations of the Journey participants. 9.3 We will use reasonable endeavours to give You notice as soon as reasonably practicable of the occurrence of a Force Majeure Event that prevents, materially affects or delays, or Is likely to prevent, materially affect or delay, the performance by Us or a Service Provider of our obligations under the Contract. 9.4 If we cancel or delay a Journey in the circumstances described in clause 9.2: (a) to the maximum extent permitted by law, Your sole and exclusive rights and remedies will be those set out in clause 5.4 of these Conditions; (b) You acknowledge and agree that We are not otherwise liable for any delay or failure by Us or a Service Provider to perform Our obligations under the Contract, resulting from or as a consequence of the Force Majeure Event. 10. Privacy and Data Protection 10.1 In order for Us to process Your Booking and provide the Journey to You, You will need to provide to Us, and We will need to use Personal Information. We will need to provide Your Personal Information to Service Providers, as well as customs and immigration authorities. We may also provide Your Personal Information to

security and credit checking organisations. Some of the persons to whom We provide Your Personal Information are located overseas, including in countries that may not provide the same level of protection of Personal Information as Australia. By making a Booking You give Us Your consent to use and disclose Your Personal Information in the manner described in this clause 10.1. 10.2 We may also use Your name and the Guest Contact Details for marketing purposes, unless You tell Us that You do not want Us to do so. You may do this by contacting the Customer Service Contact Address. 10.3 We will otherwise deal with Your Personal Information in accordance with Our privacy policy, which can be found on Our Website or provided on request. 11. General Provisions 11.1 We may only waive a right or remedy created under these Conditions in writing. Our delay in exercising a right or remedy does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy, nor does any waiver by Us (either wholly or in part) operate as a subsequent waiver of the same or any other right. 11.2 The Contract is governed by the laws in force in New South Wales, Australia. 11.3 The parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales, Australia and any courts competent to hear appeals from those courts. 11.4 Any term which is, by its nature, intended to survive termination of the Contract survives termination. 11.5 In these Conditions, unless the context otherwise indicates a contrary intention: (a) headings are for convenience only and do not affect interpretation; (b) singular includes the plural and vice versa; (c) a reference to a party includes its successors, permitted assigns, administrators and substitutes; (d) where a word or phrase is defined, its other grammatical forms have the corresponding meaning; (e) the word ‘include’ in any form is not a word of limitation; (f) no rules of construction apply to Our disadvantage on the basis that these Conditions or the Contract were prepared by Us; (g) a reference to a natural person includes their personal representatives; and (h) a reference to a body (including institute, association or authority) which ceases to exist or whose powers or functions are transferred to another body is a reference to the body which replaces it or which substantially succeeds to its powers or functions. 11.6 The Journey Brochure is valid for Journey Departure Dates during the Validity Period unless otherwise indicated in Your Itinerary, and supersedes all previous brochures. 12. Important notices about Your Journey 12.1 Journey Participation (a) Special needs: We welcome You if You have a disability or other special need, provided You are accompanied by a companion capable of providing all the assistance You require. Please note that although We will use reasonable endeavours to provide You with all the activities on Your Itinerary, depending on Your disability, You may not be able to participate in every activity and the Tour Director or Cruise Director will have the right to refuse Your participation if the Tour Director or Cruise Director believes Your health and safety or the health and safety of any other person may be impacted by Your participation. You must advise Us (or Your travel agent) of any disability, medical condition or dietary requirement at the time of Booking. (b) Facilities: It is important to note that: (i) some cruise ships do not have elevators, and ships that are equipped with elevators may not have elevator access to all decks; (ii) wheelchair passengers should be aware that cabin doors, rest rooms and corridors may not be wide enough to provide access for standard wheelchairs; (iii) requests for disabled rooms must be made at the time of Booking and are subject to availability; (iv) for safety reasons, passengers in wheelchairs cannot be carried on boarding ramps (which may be steep due to water levels) whilst the vessel is


Terms and Conditions tied up or at anchor, or on to motor coaches; and (v) wheelchairs and walkers can be carried in the luggage compartment of motorcoaches subject to space limitations. (c) Our discretion: We may, in Our absolute discretion, decline Your Booking if We are of the view that: (i) We cannot adequately provide for any or all of Your special needs; (ii) Your health, safety or enjoyment, or that of any other passengers attending the Journey may be at risk; or (iii) You cannot or will not abide by any reasonable directions of the Tour Director or Cruise Director. 12.2 Drones (a) General prohibition: Unless provided by Us or an Operator as part of an organised activity during Your Journey, the use of Drones is strictly prohibited at all times on Your Journey. (b) Legal restrictions: You should also be aware that, in addition to the prohibition in paragraph (a), the use of Drones is regulated or prohibited by law in many locations and unlawful use may result in arrest or prosecution by the relevant authorities. (c) Organised Activities: If We or an Operator allow You to operate a Drone as part of an organised activity during Your Journey, You must strictly comply with all instructions of the activity leader. 12.3 Coaches (a) Seat rotation: To ensure all passengers have the opportunity to enjoy front and window seats, a daily seat rotation system is employed on all of Our coaches and You must follow the seat rotation system. (b) Travel sickness: If You suffer from travel sickness, You should arrange medication or other alternatives to treat symptoms, as We cannot make allowances for this. 13. Additional Important Information 13.1 Air Travel and baggage (a) Airfare Conditions (i) All airfares are subject to availability and conditions apply. (ii) Our reservations consultant will book an appropriate fare for Your Journey. (iii) Some discounted airfares have conditions which make them unsuitable to be used in conjunction with Our Journeys. Full details and conditions may be obtained from Our reservations consultant or Your travel agent. If You have any questions or concerns please contact Our reservations consultant or Your travel agent. (iv) Airfares booked as part of Your Journey will be through an appropriate route although may not be a direct flight; some included flights are unescorted. If You request a customised route or direct flight You will be responsible for all additional costs. (v) Depending on departure date and time of booking the required booking class for airfare offer may be too far in advance to book with the appropriate airline. If the required booking class is unavailable air surcharges may apply. The flight quote including air taxes and surcharges will be confirmed once all air sectors are booked and confirmed. (vi) Taxes are defined as all airline and government taxes and surcharges. Taxes are subject to change and will be advised at the time of flight reservation. (vii) All flights are subject to schedule changes and class downgrades as determined by the operating airline. You acknowledge and agree that We accept no responsibility and will not be liable to You for any costs associated with these changes. (viii) All airfares are subject to availability and scheduled for travel to meet the Journey Departure Dates set out in the Journey Brochure. Any requests outside of the Journey dates may incur seasonal surcharges as enforced by the airline. (b) Airport Transfers (i) Airport transfers are only available on the first and last day of Your Journey and at times We designate. Transfers outside these times will be at Your expense and must be secured by Your own arrangements. (ii) Passengers who have purchased Our pre and post Journey hotel accommodation and airfares will be provided airport transfers to/from their hotel in the Journey start or end city only, on the day of the pre or post accommodation booking. (iii) If You do not book Your flights with Us, You must ensure Your flight details are provided to

Us at least 60 days before the Journey Departure Date by: (a) entering Your flight details at the trip personaliser on the Website; or (b) contacting Us at the Customer Service Contact Address. (iv) No refund will be given for unused transfers. Transfers cannot be routed to other pick-up points or destinations. (v) If You miss the pre-booked transfer You will be responsible for making Your own way to the Journey departure point, at Your own expense. (vi) Unless expressly stated in Your Itinerary, airport transfers may be group transfers scheduled to coincide with multiple flight arrival and departure times. Private transfers, including Royal Suites transfer are not available in all locations. Please enquire for further details. (c) Carriers: The carriers (including airlines, rail and sea carriers used in association with the Journeys) are not responsible for statements or features in Journey Brochures. The conditions of sale of each carrier constitute a separate contract between You and the carrier and We have no responsibility in relation to contracts between You and the carriers. (d) Luggage (i) Journey participants are entitled to one suitcase per person. Your suitcase must not exceed 76 x 53 x 28cms (30’’ x 21’’x 11’’) and must not weigh more than 23kg (50lbs). (ii) Airline passengers should consult with their airline as size and weight restrictions may vary from airline to airline and also according to the class booked. (iii) It is Your responsibility to ensure Your luggage complies with these requirements and You acknowledge that We, contracted carriers or Service Providers may elect not to carry overweight items. (iv) You will be responsible for any excess baggage charges. 13.2 Sightseeing, Excursions and Special Activities on Journey (a) Sightseeing: Sightseeing in many historic towns and cities can only be undertaken by walking Journeys as motorcoach access is not possible. Consequently, a reasonable level of fitness is required as the sightseeing Journey may involve steps and extensive walking over uneven surfaces. (b) Scenic Freechoice: All Scenic Freechoice activities and Scenic Freechoice Dining can be booked whilst on Journey with Your Cruise Director or Tour Director (unless otherwise stated) and are subject to availability, seasonal and operational factors. Some activities require a minimum or maximum number of participants to operate. (c) Scenic Enrich: It may not always be possible to offer every Scenic Enrich activity in the Journey Brochure on Your Journey. Wherever possible, suitable alternatives will be provided without liability to You. 13.3 Passenger Requirements (a) Special Diets: You must advise Us in writing of any and all special requests and dietary requirements at the time of Booking. We will make every reasonable effort to accommodate Your dietary requests but cannot guarantee that such requests can be met. (b) Vaccinations: It is Your responsibility to ensure You have all required vaccinations for Your Journey and We recommend You refer to www. smarttraveller.gov.au for full details and also consult Your doctor. (c) Medical Conditions: We strongly recommend a visit to Your doctor prior to Your Journey. (d) Solo Passengers and Single Accommodation (i) Prices quoted in Journey Brochures are on a twin share basis. If Your Booking is not a twin share booking We will notify You of the applicable single supplement rate (“Single Supplement Rate”), and You must pay the Single Supplement Rate for the Journey, at the time of Booking. (ii) If You are willing to share a room with another single traveller of the same gender, We will waiver the Single Supplement Rate. If We are unable to find a single traveller of the same gender for You to share a room with, We will also waiver the Single Supplement Rate. We accept no responsibility for the suitability of the allocated rooming partner. (iii) If at any time during the Journey, You consider Your rooming partner unsuitable, You must notify Us and We will use reasonable endeavours to arrange single accommodation for You for the

Scenic° 83 remainder of the Journey, subject to availability, and at Your own cost. (iv) A limited number of single rooms and/or cabins are available at a Single Supplement Rate for each Journey. In some locations, single rooms are smaller than twin rooms and may not be available. You acknowledge that if there is no availability of single accommodation for the remainder of the Journey, You will be required to continue to share with Your nominated rooming partner for the remainder of the Journey. (e) Young Passengers: (i) Passengers under the age of 18 years (as at the Journey Departure Date) must be accompanied by an adult and share their accommodation with an adult. (ii) Children under the age of 8 years are not encouraged (with the exception of Christmas Journeys and Cruises) and are accepted or rejected at Our sole discretion. 13.4 Maps, Pictures and Images (a) Maps: Maps or Journey depictions contained in Journey Brochures or any other brochures We issue are intended as an indication only and should not be relied upon as the actual route to be taken during the Journey. (b) Images: All images in Journey Brochures represent typical scenes and descriptive detail for each Journey, however it is possible that the particular subject matter may not be seen or experienced on Your Journey. Also, some pictures may have been digitally enhanced. 13.5 Hotel Accommodation (a) Substitution: We may substitute hotel accommodation of a similar standard in the place of the advertised hotel due to hotel availability issues. Any changes will be notified once confirmed with the hotel. (b) Responsibility: Although We have taken reasonable steps to secure the most suitable hotel accommodation in the area of the Journey, We are not liable to You for the quality, size or fitness of hotel rooms. 13.6 Deposit Protection Plan Our Deposit Protection Plan is available at a cost of $125 per person per Journey excluding Russian cruises and Russian cruises and Journeys. The cost is non-refundable and must be paid at the time of Booking Your Journey. The Deposit Protection Plan does not, nor is it intended to, replace travel insurance. Details and terms and conditions of the Deposit Protection Plan are available on Our Website. 14. Contact Details 14.1 To make, change or cancel a Booking or to make any enquiries regarding a Booking or to otherwise give Us any notice in accordance with the Contract, You should contact Our customer service centre as follows: Email: info@scenic.com.au Telephone: 138 128 Postal: PO Box 807, Newcastle, NSW 2300 Australia This is the Customer Service Contact Address. 14.2 Our customer service centre is open from 7.30am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday and 9.00am to 1.00pm Saturday (excluding public holidays in New South Wales) (Sydney time). Although We hope You won’t need it, Our after-hours emergency number when calling in Australia is freecall 1800 620 105. Other emergency contact details are included in Your travel documents. 14.3 If You need to contact Us during Your Journey, We recommend that if it is practicable to do so, in the first instance You should try to contact the Tour Director or Cruise Director. Depending on the purpose of Your contact, they may be able to assist You, but otherwise they may direct You to contact Our customer service centre. 14.4 We will use the Guest Contact Details if We need to contact You before the Journey Departure Date. It is therefore very important that You keep the Guest Contact Details up to date and notify Us immediately of any changes. To update Your Guest Contact Details, please contact Us at the Customer Service Contact Address. 15. Destination Specific Terms 15.1 Due to the distance between some attractions in Western Australia, there may be days with extended coach travel. 15.2 In some regional areas porterage may not be available and You will be required to carry Your luggage upon arrival and departure.


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