Insight - Red Hot Deals - Save Big

Trafalgar Tour Map

Trafalgar Southern Capitals City Meets Bush Summer 2017 (ESBM)

5 Days from Sydney (NSW) to Melbourne (VIC) Print
Tour Style: Country Explorer
The Australia and New Zealand Book 2017
Visits: Canberra, Parliament, War Memorial, Beechworth, Melbourne, Queen Victoria Market, Australia

Discover two sides of Australia on one fascinating trip. Thoroughly modern Canberra and hip colourful Melbourne meet gold mining and sheep farming roots - to reveal city and country life.You'll enjoy Insider moments like… enjoying a barbecue at the Starr's sheep farm, meeting the family and watching the skills of sheepdog and shearer. And supping Australian ale in a historic gold rush pub, as the locals tell their story.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in Melbourne.
  • Orientation of Canberra and Beechworth.
  • Visit Parliament House, the Australian War Memorial and a sheep farm in Canberra.

Dining Highlights

  • 4 hot buffet breakfasts (including Be My Guest).
  • 1 dinner.
  • 1 lunch.

First class travel Highlights

  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most regions or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • Porterage, local tips and charges
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver, Driver Guide only on Mini-Stays
  • All hotel charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

Trafalgar Tour Itinerary

Day: 1 Sydney - Canberra
This morning begin your journey to Canberra via the Southern Highlands. Stop at historic Berrima, famous for its gaol and early colonial architecture then visit Gold Creek Station and meet local sheep farmer, Craig Starr, a Local Specialist. Get a taste of life on the farm before you join Craig and his family for a good Aussie barbecue lunch. Your destination is Australia's capital city, where you'll enjoy a tour through Parliament House with a passionate Local Specialist. Later visit the Australian War Memorial for a Cultural Insight and stay to hear the evocative Last Post. Join your Travel Director and fellow travellers tonight and get to know each other over dinner with wine.Welcome Reception, Lunch, Dinner with wine
Day: 2 Canberra - Beechworth
Before leaving Canberra this morning you'll visit the summit of Mt. Ainslie to take in views of the city and surrounding ranges from the lookout. Then, journey over the mighty Murray River into Victoria. Your destination is historic Beechworth, Victoria's best preserved gold rush town. Your unique overnight stay is in one of the town's quaint local properties. The region offers plenty of great photo opportunities, with towering winter snow-capped mountains, tree-covered ranges, magical lakes, wild rivers and tranquil rural farmlands. Get to know Beechworth with an orientation and enjoy some free time to explore the antique shops, galleries and the museum. Why not enjoy a coffee and delicious treat from the legendary Beechworth Bakery! Tonight, if you're feeling up to it, head down to Hotel Nicholas for a good pub meal. The hotel was built in 1857 during the heady gold rush days and houses a great collection of local memorabilia. Buffet Breakfast
Day: 3 Beechworth - Melbourne (2 Nights)
This morning join your host for a Be My Guest breakfast. Later, travel through Glenrowan and Ned Kelly country to culturally diverse and cosmopolitan Melbourne for a city sightseeing tour, where you'll hear all about Melbourne's wonderful history, its famous buildings and sensational shopping. This evening is free for you to do as you wish. Your Travel Director will be able to point you in the direction of some of Melbourne's hottest eateries.Be My Guest Dining
Day: 4 Melbourne Sightseeing
Today your choice of sightseeing: visit Eureka Skydeck for fantastic views of Melbourne. With 360 degree floor to ceiling views, it's the southern hemisphere's highest viewing platform; join a Hunt and Gather Food Tour of Queen Victoria Market to take in the life, sounds and stories of the historic marketplace and taste your way around the market's seemingly endless food stalls or take a guided walk through Melbourne's famous hidden laneways, where you'll discover the city's eclectic little lanes, arcades, café society and fascinating street art. This evening, why not indulge in dinner at one of Melbourne's laneway restaurants? These hidden laneways house some of the best restaurants the city has to offer. You're in for a treat!Buffet Breakfast
Day: 5 Depart Melbourne
Your holiday concludes this morning after breakfast. You will be transferred to Melbourne Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).Buffet Breakfast

Available Room Types: Single, Twin, TwinShare, Triple

Click Quote for a Tour Date to receive our low price tour quote

Trafalgar Tour Dates

Guaranteed Departure  indicates Guaranteed Departure
*Tour StartTrafalgar RetailRequest Quote
Guaranteed Departure 10/17/2017 $1,525.00
We Sell the Same Escorted Tours. What makes us different is we sell to you for LESS!

Share Trafalgar's Southern Capitals City Meets Bush Summer 2017 Tour