Each season, we release a new catalogue of day tours. To join our mailing list and be the first to know, please call us on (02) 43420470. Payment for all day tours is payable on the tour on the day.The following are our current day tours:
A DAY IN THE COUNTRY AT HILLVIEW HERB FARM
Tuesday 29th October, 2019.
Complimentary morning tea. Enjoy the country scenery and spectacular views today as we travel towards Gloucester and Hillview Herb Farm where Karen O’Brien will be delighted to greet you and invite you to share her passion for fresh herbs, sauces, jams and skin care products. The delicious barbecue lunch will be a culinary delight. You may be interested in starting your own herb garden – Karen will give you all the tips.
Cost: $62.00 per person all inclusive
LAKE MACQUARIE CRUISE
Wednesday 30th October, 2019.
Complimentary morning tea. Lake Macquarie, twice the size of Sydney Harbour, is the largest permanent coastal saltwater lake in the southern hemisphere and home to thirty kilometres of pristine coastline and some of the most beautiful waterways in New South Wales. We indulge in a freshly prepared buffet lunch as we enjoy our two and a half hour cruise on the Lake.
Cost: $78.00 per person all inclusive.
HUNTER VALLEY GARDENS ROSE SPECTACULAR
Friday 1st November, 2019
Complimentary morning tea. With fifty varieties of roses, thirty five thousand rose bushes across the property, six thousand roses in the Rose Garden and over two million rose blooms we can expect an incredible sensory explosion of colour and fragrance at this special time of the year. Included in our visit is a 35-40 minute guided train tour of the Hunter Valley Gardens and we enjoy the Mad Hatters Tea Party – assorted gourmet sandwiches, Danish pastries, cupcakes and self-serve tea and coffee.
Cost: $76.00 per person all inclusive
Saturday 2nd November, 2019.
Complimentary morning tea. This is a craft market with stallholders selling a wide range of unusual and interesting hand made goods, gifts and wares and is a great place to find that ‘something special’. The market is held in the grounds of Cobbitty School with lovely shade trees and the delightful country atmosphere of Cobbitty town. All funds raised are returned to needy organisations. Lunch own arrangements and expense – there are food stalls in the grounds.
Cost: $35.00 per person coach travel only
HIGH TEA AT THE MAGIC GINGERBREAD HOUSE KATOOMBA AND A VISIT TO NANA’S TEDDIES AND TOYS BLAXLAND
Monday 11th November, 2019.
Complimentary morning tea. Discover the magic of the Gingerbread House Katoomba situated in a beautifully restored one hundred year old former church. Today we indulge in high tea in this delightful setting where an array of gifts and sweets will be tempting Christmas gifts. We then visit Nana’s Teddies and Toys which specialises in all types of plush, cute, cuddly and collectable teddy bears from around the world.
Cost: $85.00 per person all inclusive
GODOLPHIN DARLEY (WOODLANDS) and COOLMORE HORSE STUDS
Wednesday 13th November, 2019.
Complimentary morning tea. Today we meet guide Craig Benjamin of Upper Hunter Tours who takes us on a guided tour of these impressive Thoroughbred Horse Studs explaining all there is to know about horses, breeding and racing. The tours are from the coach with Coolmore Stud being a drive through. However, we will able to alight the coach for an overview of Godolphin Darley Stud from the vantage point of a hill. After a very interesting morning we head into Denman for lunch at Gerards Place.
Cost: $85.00 per person all inclusive.
RIVERBOAT POSTMAN CRUISE
Thursday 14th November, 2019.
Relax and enjoy the passing scenery, the beautiful sandstone and the majestic Hawkesbury River on board the Riverboat Postman where the skippers are local. The first Riverboat Postman started the run in 1910 and the tradition continues today. Be entertained by the skipper’s stories and the locals you may meet. Deliveries are made to the settlements of Dangar and Milson Islands, Kangaroo Point, Bar Point, Marlow Creek, Fisherman’s Point and Milson’s Passage. While on the cruise enjoy morning tea (homemade Anzac Biscuits) and a Ploughman’s lunch. After the cruise we will have afternoon tea at Parsley Bay Brooklyn (weather permitting).
Cost: $75.00 per person all inclusive
QUARANTINE WANDER TOUR
Monday 18th November, 2019.
Complimentary morning tea at Manly Dam. Discover the beauty of Sydney Harbour from the site of the former North Head Quarantine Station which is now renowned for its importance in Australian History. Today we take a guided, walking history tour taking in the wharf and hospital areas. There will also be time to visit the museum. Lunch will be provided at the Quarantine Station – sandwiches, cake, fruit and self- serve tea and coffee.
Cost: $65.00 per person all inclusive
CHRISTMAS SHOW AT CAMDEN VALLEY INN
Wednesday 20th November, 2019.
Complimentary morning tea. Enjoy a welcome drink on arrival as you are greeted into a Christmas themed dining room. A two course traditional Christmas lunch will be served before a fantastic new live one hour Christmas Show celebrating “Superstars Do Christmas” with entertainer Lisa Budin.
Cost: $78.00 per person all inclusive
ANZAC MEMORIAL HYDE PARK
Thursday 21st November, 2019.
Complimentary morning tea. The Anzac Memorial is both a work of art and remarkable architecture being one of the finest surviving examples of art deco style in Australia. The Hall of Memory is the Memorial’s principal commemorative area with cathedral windows and the Hall of Silence is striking in its starkness. Today we are given a guided tour of the Anzac Memorial before heading to Paddington R.S.L. for a two course lunch.
Cost: $55.00 per person all inclusive
MANLY DAM AND NORTHERN BEACHES TOUR
Monday 25th November, 2019.
Complimentary morning tea at Manly Dam which is situated in a beautiful area. Enjoy the beaches and the coastal areas from the coach as we travel through Manly, Queenscliff, Freshwater, Curl Curl, Dee Why, Newport, Bilgola, Avalon and Palm Beach. We stop at Palm Beach RSL Club for a two course lunch before heading back to the Central Coast via Mona Vale Road and St. Ives.
Cost: $55.00 per person all inclusive.
DIRECT FACTORY OUTLETS HOMEBUSH
Wednesday 27th November, 2019.
Complimentary morning tea. With many factory outlets to choose from and browse at your leisure you will be able to shop until you drop. Outlets include shoes, clothing, children’s wear, bags, cosmetics and fragrances, sunglasses, tableware, rugs, Lindt chocolates and the list goes on. Lunch own arrangements and expense.
Cost: $32.00 per person coach travel only.
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SPECTACULAR AT HUNTER VALLEY GARDENS
Monday 9th December, 2019
Dinner at East Maitland Bowling Club – an all you can eat buffet, before arriving at the Hunter Valley Gardens in anticipation of a wonderful night strolling through the fantastic displays of Christmas Lights - enjoy the ambience of the evening and watch the enjoyment on children’s faces as they discover more Christmas lights around each corner.
Cost: $78.00 per person all inclusive.
“CHRISTMAS” ON NEWCASTLE HARBOUR WITH NOVA CRUISES
Wednesday 11th December, 2019.
Complimentary morning tea. Experience all the fun and joy of Christmas with the crew at Nova Cruises. Escape the summer heat in fully air-conditioned comfort aboard “The Princess” and enjoy a three hour cruise, a scrumptious Christmas themed lunch and live entertainment. Come dressed for the occasion – you could win a prize. The delicious plated lunch includes roast turkey, baked honey glazed ham, king prawns, creamy potato salad, roasted pumpkin cous cous, pesto pasta salad and fresh green leaf salad, hot fruit mince berry tarts with brandy custard.
Cost: $88.00 per person all inclusive.
“CHRISTMAS” AT THE WATERVIEW RESTAURANT BEROWRA WATERS
Friday 13th December, 2019.
Complimentary morning tea. Enjoy a welcome sherry upon arrival at the Restaurant before being entertained by Roland Storm who delivers a dynamic performance and has been entertaining since the sixties with great success - his biggest hit being ‘Rolling with the flow’. The Christmas lunch today is entrée - dukkah encrusted chicken served on salad with fresh lemon; main – Christmas roast pork belly, crackling, turkey and roast vegetables; dessert – Christmas pudding shaped pavlova topped with mulled berries and cream. Selected wines, juice, soft drinks, tea and coffee are included.
Cost: $78.00 per person all inclusive
NEW YEARS EVE SYDNEY HARBOUR MORNING TEA CRUISE
Tuesday 31st December, 2019.
Join us for a two hour morning tea cruise on magnificent Sydney Harbour and enjoy morning tea while admiring the scenery and watching the activity on the Harbour. After the cruise there will be free time in Darling Harbour for lunch, own arrangements and expense, before returning to the Central Coast early afternoon.
Cost: $75.00 per person includes coach travel and morning tea cruise.