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Young Cherry Festival

Young Cherry Festival

Young, known as the Cherry Capital of Australia, is the place to find the ultimate cherry pie, cherry jam, cherries and ice cream during the National Cherry Festival.

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This is one of our signature tours and is on our touring calendar each year.


Due to current regulations and border restrictions, dates for our 2021/2022 calendar are still to be confirmed. Please register your interest to be advised when dates are confirmed and open for bookings.



4 days



  • Visit the annual Cherry Festival in the bustling and picturesque town of Young and see the Festival Parade

  • Visit a working cherry farm and pick your own cherries to take home

  • Learn about the process of fudge making at Poppa's Fudge Factory

  • Tour Bradman’s Cottage, the birth place of Sir Donald Bradman

  • Relax at Chinaman’s Dam and Lambing Flat Chinese Tribute Gardens


  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

  • Taxi home pickup and return within The Hunter and Central Coast areas*

  • Pickup and return locations throughout the Hunter, Central Coast and Sydney

  • 10 quality meals

  • Traveller’s Refund Guarantee*

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Modern luxury tour coach

  • Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

  • Homemade Morning Tea



*Refer to full itinerary for Booking Conditions


Day 1

Home – Cootamundra
Departing Thornton and the Central Coast, enjoy morning tea before stopping at Gunning for lunch. Arrive mid-afternoon into Cootamundra.
3 Nights Cootamundra Gardens Motel

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Day 2

Poppa’s Fudge Factory, Chinaman’s Dam, Cherry Festival Parade
Visit Poppa’s Fudge Factory and enjoy a tasting. Stop for morning tea and a stroll at Chinaman’s Dam and Lambing Flat Chinese Tribute Gardens. After lunch, explore the Cherry Festival, with market stalls, buskers, entertainment and displays and watch the parade after lunch, complete with marching bands.

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Day 3

Young and Bradman’s Cottage
Enjoy the Young Big Breakfast and Bush Poets before visiting a local orchard to pick cherries using your ‘Gobble & Go’ Pass. After lunch, visit an apricot orchard specialising in jams and preserves. This afternoon tour Bradman Cottage in Cootamundra, the birthplace of Sir Donald Bradman.

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Day 4

Cowra – Home
Take a lap around Bathurst’s famous Mount Panorama by coach. Enjoy the spectacular views and a different perspective of the Great Race. Stop for lunch in Lithgow before returning through Sydney, the Central Coast and arriving in the Hunter late afternoon.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

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We offer Australian Holiday Tours around our beautiful country and Day Tours from Brisbane and the Hunter.In addition, we present a range of selected International Tour destinations and are happy to work with your group or community to provide individual Charter Tours that meet your special interests.

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