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Beautiful Bright

Beautiful Bright

The scenery of the Victorian high country is awash with warm autumn colours - leaves in rich reds and gleaming golds adorn the European tree lined streets. Enjoy the brisk mornings, sunny days and cool nights as we base ourselves in beautiful Bright to explore the surrounding regions including Falls Creek, Mt Buffalo and Mt Beauty and the panoramic views on offer. A tour that will wow your camera and one of our favourite destinations - once you've visited, you'll want to go back.

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6 days

 

ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES

  • Enjoy 5 nights in the beautiful alpine town of Bright

  • View the warm autumn colours of the European tree-lined streets

  • Travel through the Victorian High Country visiting Falls Creek, Mt Buffalo and Mt Beauty

  • Visit Red Stag Deer and Emu Farm and Lavender Hue Lavender Farm

  • Sample produce and perhaps purchase from the wide range of products at Milawa Mustards and Milawa Cheese Company

INCLUSIONS

  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

  • Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane and Hunter areas*

  • Flights

  • 15 quality meals

  • Traveller’s Refund Guarantee*

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Modern luxury tour coach

  • Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

  • Morning Tea

 

 

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Day 1

Home - Melbourne - Bright
After your flight to Melbourne, travel through magnificent contrasting scenery via Whittlesea to Yea for lunch. Journey through quaint little townships with tree lined streets and awe inspiring mountain top views, continuing on to the beautiful Ovens Valley, the district dotted with cattle, alpaca and goat farms, tobacco crops, hop fields and wineries. Unpack and settle into our accommodation for the next five nights.

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Day 2

Mount Buffalo in Autumn
Today enjoy the spectacular alpine scenery, sheer cliffs and amazing rock formations all nestled amongst the forest of mountain ash and snow gums as you travel to Mt Buffalo. Following morning tea, head back to Eurobin and the Red Stag Deer and Emu Farm, where you will enjoy lunch and an informative historical talk. This afternoon, awaken your tastebuds with wine tasting at Brown Brothers Winery, followed by gourmet products at Milawa Cheese and Milawa Mustards.

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Day 3

Harrietville - Bright
Today's touring begins with a drive to the picturesque township of Harrietville. Visit the Lavender Hue Lavender Farm, where you will hear about the working farm and its early beginnings over a delicious morning tea. Travel back to Bright for some free time to stroll along the banks of the Ovens River, visit some of Bright's attractions including the Bright Brewery, Bright Cheese, Bright Chocolate or the local Art Gallery. Purchase your own lunch today at one of the many cafes and restaurants showcasing the local produce. This afternoon, visit the Bright Historical Museum for a tour of the collection. Later, taste some of the wines from a local family owned winery before returning to your motel.

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Day 4

Tallangatta - Dartmouth - Yackandandah
Today we follow the Mitta Mitta River to the Dartmouth Alpine Retreat for lunch. The Alpine National Park is the largest in Victoria and protects the habitats of a variety of flora and fauna. Our afternoon journey takes us to the National Trust town of Yackandandah, one of Australia's prettiest villages, with avenues of English trees and featuring many well-preserved buildings. Return to Bright via Myrtleford, featuring the world renowned Phoenix Tree which was carved out of the trunk and roots of a huge river red gum tree, by sculptor Hans Knorr.

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Day 5

Mount Beauty - Falls Creek
Nestled at the foot of Mt Bogong, Victoria's highest peak, the village of Mt Beauty was originally built for the Kiewa Hydro Electric Scheme workers. Continue on to the Falls Creek area where you'll see incredible mountains, streams waterfalls and rivers, plus expansive meadows of wildflowers. At the Alpine Tourist Information Centre at Mt Beauty, learn about the Kiewa Hydro Electric Scheme. On our way back to Bright, stop at the junction of the Ovens River and Morses Creek for a photo.

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Day 6

Bright - Melbourne - Home
Farewell the autumn colours of the Bright region, as we make our way to the Benalla Botanic Gardens for a delicious Devonshire morning tea and free time to wander the garden where extensive lawns sweep down to Lake Benalla. Continue heading south and following lunch, it's time to make our way to Melbourne Airport for your flight home.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE (INC. GST) DEPARTING BRISBANE FROM: $2,978.00 per person

TOUR FARE (INC. GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER FROM: $3,182.00 per person

 

Single Supplement available @ $510.00 extra

 

 

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