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Enjoy your choice of accommodation at Hanericka Farmstay. Stay in the farmhouse in shared accommodation with bathroom (maximum four people per room). Or opt for a private room and bath room with double, twin-share or single room accommodation (minimum of two people per booking required for double or twin-share). Note: This tour departs Melbourne to Sydney, but you can do the tour in reverse order from Sydney to Melbourne.
Day 1: Melbourne — Mansfield — Beechworth — Yerong Creek(D)Depart Melbourne after hotel pickup, and journey through the ever-changing landscape of Victoria’s High Country, bound by the Victorian Alps, the Murray River and the great Australian bushland. Admire the scenic landscape of Kinglake National Park before arriving in Mansfield, located in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range. Hear from your guide about Australia’s former bushrangers (outlaws) and learn the story of the famous Ned Kelly as you’re driven to Powers Lookout for postcard-worthy views. Continue on to Beechworth, a historic gold-mining town with magnificently preserved heritage buildings and mouthwatering gourmet produce. Take a free tour of Beechworth Honey, or taste craft beer at Bridge Road Brewers where you can find lunch (own expense). The tour highlight is experiencing life on an authentic, working farm in Yerong Creek. Spend the afternoon learning about operational aspects of an Aussie farm, including close contact with both native wildlife and farm animals. You’ll have the opportunity to take a tractor tour or go horseback riding (additional expense) and exchange stories with the host family during dinner.
Overnight: Farmhouse accommodation or private room accommodation at Hanericka Farmstay in Yerong Creek Day 2: Yerong Creek — Canberra — Sydney (B)After breakfast, continue your journey through the Australian bush to the nation’s capital. Enjoy the views at the Murrumbidgee River and make a refreshment stop at Gundagai before arriving in Canberra. Learn about Canberra's history during a tour of Parliament House. Then check out national treasures in the National Museum of Australia or the National Gallery of Australia (Melbourne to Sydney tour only). Take a moment to reflect at the Australian War Memorial before departing Canberra for the drive to Sydney, with drop-off at your hotel.
1 nights accommodation: Farmstay or Twin or Double accommodation (depending on your tour option)
Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
All park entry fees
Complimentary hotel pickup from selected centrally located Melbourne or selected Sydney pickup location
Food and drinks, unless specified
Optional activities: tractor tour (AUD$18), Hop on Hop-off (Stay a week on the farm and then continue tour AUD$30)
If you choose to stay an additional week, all expenses incurred during this time are payable direct
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Minimum age is 14 years
Adult prices apply to all passengers.
Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult
Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required for the twin/double option
All optional activities must be organized prior to your arrival. Please contact your local tour operator to book.
Please note: There are no alternative food options available to cater for specific requirements
Please note: If you wish to stay on the farm for an extra week (Hop on Hop-off for AUD$30), this does not include costs incurred for additional accommodation, and any activities undertaken during this time
Complimentary hotel pickup from selected centrally located Melbourne or set pickup locations from Sydney.