2 Day Australian High Country Tour

$ 319

MELBOURNE TO SYDNEY departs: fri

SYDNEY TO MELBOURNE departs: sat

Highlights

  • Take a scenic drive through Kinglake
  • We stop in Mansfield, the foothills on the ‘Great Dividing Range'
  • Powers Lookout learn the story of how the famous Bushranger ‘Ned Kelly’
  • Overnight at authentic Aussie Farm Stay - Experience life on a working farm and dinner with your host family
  • Enjoy the views at the Murrumbidgee River
  • Refreshment stop at Gundagai
  • Learn about Canberra's history, take a tour of Parliament House
  • Check out national treasures in the National Museum of Australia or National Gallery (Melb - Syd only)

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Accommodation (Farm Stay - shared, double or twin)
  • Meals as indicated
  • Park entrance fees
  • Friendly & informative tour guide

Hear stories of Australia’s most infamous bushrangers and the 1850s gold rush, then experience traditional farm life.
Depart from Sydney or Melbourne, exploring Canberra en route.
What a capital tour! This is simply the best way to travel between elegant
Melbourne and vibrant Sydney (or in reverse), because you see so many iconic sights on the way. The Victorian Alps, the Great Dividing Range, vast forests and mighty rivers. Learn about some great Australian legends: Ned
Kelly and the infamous bushrangers (outlaws) when you’re in Mansfield, the frenetic Australian gold rush of the 1850s around Beechworth. Ned Kelly stood trial for murder here, but the town is now equally famous for its abundant local produce.
Stay overnight on a genuine working farm, talking with the family, learning about farm life, meeting the wildlife and farm animals. Then it’s on to the nation’s stately capital of Canberra, with its history, imposing Parliament House, museums, art galleries and memorials. Your tour ends in Sydney, then you can independently explore this fabulous city with its Opera House beside the sea.
(Sydney itinerary operates in reverse.)

OPTIONS

Make your 2 day tour EPIC!

  • Take a tractor tour around the farm ($18)
  • Hop on / Hop off - Stay a week on the farm and then continue tour ($30)

* All options must be pre-booked

COSTS

  • $319pp Shared Style Farmstay
  • $349pp Private twin or double Farmstay (based on 2ppl)

YOU SHOULD BRING (ADVISABLE)

  • Good shoes / boots for walking
  • Appropriate clothing for warm and cold conditions
  • Towel & toiletries
  • Sunscreen, hat, bathers

* Budget accommodation with shared bathroom facilities

* Canberra - Sydney component is operated by contracted operator

A great adventure and full marks to Rob, the tour guide who made this an outstanding trip. He knows everything (well, just about..) and makes this long road trip so much fun. You get to see some awesome scenery and to understand a lot more about Australia’s history. Can thoroughly recommend this trip to anyone!
— Yvonne, Tripadvisor

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