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  • Call in at historic Berrima in the Southern Highlands
  • Experience farm life at Gold Creek Station
  • Enjoy a guided tour through impressive Parliament House
  • Explore the Australian War Memorial
The Southern Capitals - City Meets Bush tour starts in Sydney and ends in Melbourne (VIC). The Southern Capitals - City Meets Bush is an Explorer tour that takes 5 days taking you from Sydney to Melbourne (VIC) and through other destinations in Australia.

Visit historic Berrima and meet a grazier on his sheep station, then tour Parliament House and the Australian War Memorial in the nation’s capital. Travel on through Ned Kelly country on the way to thoroughly modern Melbourne, where you can explore the laneways and arcades that house cafés, boutique shops and cutting-edge street art.
Travel through the rolling hills and verdant pastures of the Southern Highlands. Pause at historic Berrima to see its convict-era sandstone gaol, then visit Gold Creek Station to meet a local sheep grazier and enjoy a barbecue Highlight Lunch. On arrival in Canberra join a local guide for a tour of Parliament House, then visit the Australian War Memorial and hear an evocative lament before departing for your hotel.
Accommodation
  • Crowne Plaza Canberra
Before leaving the nation’s capital this morning, drive to the summit of Mt. Ainslie to experience panoramic views of the city and surrounds. Cross the mighty Murray River into Victoria to historic Beechworth, Victoria’s best-preserved gold-rush town. Forested ranges, placid lakes, wild rivers and tranquil rural farmlands characterise this region, whose towering mountains are snow capped in winter. Take an orientation tour of Beechworth before enjoying some free time to explore the antique shops, galleries, museum and historic hotel. Your accommodation tonight is at one of the town’s unique bed and breakfast properties.
Accommodation
  • Boutique Country Accommodation
Join your B&B host for a Be My Guest breakfast before travelling to historic Glenrowan and on through Ned Kelly country to Melbourne. Gain some interesting insights on an orientation tour of the city, and perhaps later, stroll along the Yarra River for dinner at one of the many Southbank restaurants.
Accommodation
  • The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins
Today Melbourne is yours to explore, so why not consider one of the following optional experiences. Away from the hustle and bustle, Melbourne’s justly famed 230 laneways penetrate into the heart of the city. It’s here that the inner city’s true nature resides, crammed into narrow lanes with world-beating restaurants, bars and street art. Or if you would like to see something famous then why not take a tour to Summerland Beach on Phillip Island to witness the Penguin Parade, the nightly ritual where the little penguins emerge from the sea and waddle up the beach to their dune burrows.
Your holiday comes to an end this morning after breakfast.
what’s included
Accommodation
  • Quality accommodation
Transport
  • Airport transfers (see flight information below)
Guide
  • Experienced Travel Director & Driver Guide
Others
  • Travel by luxury coach
what’s excluded
  • International Flights
  • Any international flights to Sydney and from Melbourne (VIC) are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Southern Capitals - City Meets Bush tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
Tour details
Duration 5 days
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 12 participants
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Starts/Ends Sydney, Australia/ Melbourne (VIC), Australia
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A deposit of 150 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 62 days before departure. For any departures within 16 September 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

The Southern Capitals - City Meets Bush tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

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For this Southern Capitals - City Meets Bush tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

CancellationNo additional cancellation fees apply for this Southern Capitals - City Meets Bush tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.
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