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7:00 Today we depart Southern Cross station bus bays: As we depart Melbourne we will be travelling along the Highway toward Stawell. Our first stop today will be at Great Western “Bests Winery-Cellar Door”, said to be one of Australia’s oldest wineries. Enjoy some morning tea and a tour of the old tunnels & cellars. (suitable for all ages). Continuing our journey to the Silo’s Art Trail we will be stopping at “Mack's” restaurant for a lovely lunch. First Silo today is at Rupanyup, artist, Julia Volchkova. The stops for each Silo, are based on feedback from passengers. Continuing our journey, the trail takes us to the iconic structures in “Brim”, artist, Guido Van Helten. These amazing Silo’s tower over 30 metres high. Time to put down our cameras for the day as we head to our accommodation. Tonight, you will be dining on site at your accommodation.
After a lovely buffet breakfast, we will be departing at 8:00 am for our trip to Patchewollock. This giant mural was painted by artist, Fintan Magee. Next, we depart Patchewollock heading to Lascelles, artist, Tyrone Wright. This is the latest painted Silo in what has been called the “Art Series Silo’s”. Back on board, we will make our way to Rosebery to view the latest Silo – a work in progress. En-route we will stop for a morning tea break.
After our viewing of the Roseberry we will make our way to the Hopetoun Hotel for a lovely cooked lunch. Back on board we will be heading toward Sea Lake and Lake Tyrrell “pink lakes”. Now, it’s time to head to our accommodation for this evening. Your evening meal will be on site at your accommodation in Warracknabeal
After breakfast we bid farewell to our hosts as we head toward the final of the Art series Silos,the “Sheep Hills” Silo’s, artist Matt Adnate. Now it’s off road on the back trails to the town of Logan, Population 15. Logan is situated on the crossroads in the bush. This hotel is the only building in the area. “Logan Pub in the Scrub” is a little gem of a place, you will be delighted by the stories from the owner “Keith the publican”. After an entertaining lunch, we are homeward bound with refreshment stops. We hope you have enjoyed your journey and have many pictures of this amazing art work.
$399.00 P/P—Based on Twin Share or Double
Single supplement—Extra $120.00
INCLUDES: Coach travel, accommodation, 2 lunches, 2 dinners & tours.
Day 1- Melbourne – Warrnambool
After boarding our coach at a pre-arranged time and Location we will travel via Geelong to Colac where we will have lunch at own expense. Following lunch, we’ll meet back with our coach at a per-arranged time to continue our journey. Continuing your journey, we’ll turn off the highway and head towards Blackwood Gully Tourist Centre. At the highest point of the Great Ocean Road, the Blackwood Gully site commands views out over the forest and the Southern Ocean to the south. We’ll visit Port Campbell National Park for a view of the 12 Apostles (Now Only 8), Lochard Gorge, London Bridge and the rugged cliffs, which have made this area famous worldwide. We continue travel to Warrnambool along the Great Ocean Road. The coast around Warrnambool and down to Cape Otway, is known as the Shipwreck Coast. We’ll book into our motel to freshen up and relax before dinner at the Motel restaurant.
Includes: Evening meal – 2 courses
Day 2 - Warrnambool Sightseeing
After breakfast at 10.00 am we commence a morning with some sight-seeing then board our Warrnambool River Cruise, along the Hopkins River tea & coffee included. After our cruise, we continue make our way to the Warrnambool RSL for Lunch. After lunch, make our way to the Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village. A guide will take us through this fascinating village explaining its maritime history. Back on board it’s off to check out some memorabilia and 4 warehouses full of pre -loved items and bric a brac.
Includes Breakfast & dinner
Day 3 Portland & Port Fairy
After breakfast, we make our way to Portland. The lighthouse and Mary MacKillop drive. Next, we will visit Bridgewater Bay, with views of the rugged coastline. A short walk will take you to the blowholes and Petrified Forest. Once thought to be the remains of a Moonah forest smothered by a large sand dune, creating unusual sandstone formations around the decaying tree trunks, now believed to be hollow tubes of limestone, eroded due to millions of years of rainfall. Around Midday we will make our way to Port Fairy for a town tour and lunch. Explore with some free time. We depart late afternoon and make our way back to Warrnambool for dinner at the motel.
Includes: Breakfast& Evening Meal
Day 4 -Friday - Warrnambool – Home
After breakfast, today we will say goodbye to our hosts at the Motel and begin our journey home. First stop will be at Allansford Cheese World for a tour and cheese tasting, there is also a Café here, if you wish to have morning tea at own expense. We’ll then board our coach to continue home, taking time to stop off at Lorne, Anglesea and Torquay, for some short visits, and leg stretch. We will arrive home early evening with fond memories of our tour.
Includes: Breakfast & Evening Meal.
Cost: $595.00 per person, twin share, minimum of 30 passengers
$150 single supplementary extra per room for 3 nights
Includes: All coach travel, 3 nights’ accommodation, 3 x 2 course Dinners
& 3 buffet breakfasts, cruise, entrance fees & tours.
Not included: All lunches, morning & afternoon teas not stipulated
All lunches, morning & afternoon teas not stipulated or items of a personal nature.
Terms & Conditions:
Please ensure upon booking, you know and accept the following terms & conditions.
Please not: If this trip has some pokies venues included, people must attend all clubs for the
time required in itinerary, to be entitled to any meals, included in cost, and discounted price of trip.
Those who do not will be charged an extra $30.00 to cover cost incurred by us.
A 20 % deposit, per person is required to be paid to the organiser or Riverina Buslines,
to confirm reservations within 2 weeks of booking.
Deposits are non-refundable unless cancelled at a maximum of 2 weeks prior to departure.
Or by arrangement, and at the discretion of management.
Balance of the tour is to be no later than a week before departure.
No refund will be made for any unused portion of the tour, once passenger numbers are confirmed.
Or by arrangement, at the discretion of management.
Other room types can be requested such as single rooms, please be aware that single rooms have an additional cost set by the management of the accommodation.
Itinerary may be subject to change, due to circumstances beyond our control
Our company reserves the right, to amend or modify the itinerary, at any time without notice due to weather conditions, road conditions, closures or any other reasons outside our control.
Riverina Buslines will not be held responsible, and will be excluded from, any liability, for any loss, damage, omission, or acts of negligence, by the operators of any hotels, motels, tours, attractions, venues and all forms of transport we book, with other companies, other than our own, used in conjunction with the tour.
Does NOT include travel insurance, but is highly recommended, if for some reason you cannot go.
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