Victoria’s High Country in Autumn

1 - 5 May 2022

Explore the beautiful Victorian towns of Bright, Beechworth, Mt Beauty, Chiltern, Myrtleford, Milawa and more during this truly magical time of year. Tour includes 2 nights in Bright, 2 nights in Albury, guided town tours of historic Chiltern and Beechworth, enjoy delicious local tastings of wine, cheese plus honey and witness amazing scenery. ALL INCLUSIVE.

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$1,195 pp t/s
Single Suppliment $260 

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Day 1 – Sunday 1st May 2022

We depart Sydney this morning and travel south, stopping for morning tea and lunch along the way. This afternoon we arrive at our Albury motel where we enjoy a delicious dinner and get to know our fellow travellers at the motel’s onsite restaurant, the Paddlesteamer Bar & Grill.

Motel: Albury Paddlesteamer Motel, ALBURY NSW (4 star)

 

Day 2 – Monday 2nd May 2022

Today we cross over the border into Victoria, travelling to the gold rush era town of Chiltern where our local guide takes us on an interesting town tour and a look through the Athenaeum Museum. Next, we travel to Milawa where we have lunch, then visit the Milawa Cheese Factory for a talk and cheese sampling. Enjoy a tantalising tasting of some awarding winning Alpine & King Valley region wines. We then stop at Myrtleford, to see the famous Phoenix Tree. If you look to the centre of its root system you will see the Phoenix Bird sculptured by Hans Knorr. Lastly today we arrive at our motel for the next 2 nights in the beautiful High Country town of Bright. Settle in and enjoy dinner at the motel’s restaurant.

Motel: High Country Motor Inn, Bright VIC (3.5 stars)

 

Day 3 – Tuesday 3rd May 2022

This morning we travel to Mount Beauty to visit the Alpine Discovery Centre, a state of the art interpretive centre boasting an extensive range of displays and DVD presentations on Falls Creek and the Upper Kiewa Valley. Our next stop is Nightingale Bros. Alpine Apples where you can purchase delicious fresh fruit and local wares from the Orchard’s Farm Store. Then it is on to Red Stag Deer & Emu Farm where we enjoy some lunch and listen to an interesting talk by our lovely host before meeting some of the animals. This afternoon we return to Bright for a look around the town centre before returning to the motel.

Motel: High Country Motor Inn, Bright VIC (3.5 stars)

 

Day 4 – Wednesday 4th May 2022

Today you are in for an amazing day as we step back in time and explore the beautiful town of Beechworth. On arrival, we are met by our expert local guide and historian Pat Doyle who will  join us on board the coach for an interesting insight into Beechworth’s past and present. Hear about the significant importance of the discovery of gold in 1852, Beechworth Cemetery & Chinese Burning Towers, Beechworth Historic & Cultural Precinct buildings, the Old Beechworth Gaol, local legends Sir Isaac Isaacs, Robert O’Hara Burke and of course Ned Kelly. Following our tour we take a closer look at Beechworth’s Historic Courthouse, one of the few remaining living history museums in Australia. Expert historians bring to life some of the dramatic events that took place inside the Courthouse walls, including the trial that sealed Ned Kelly’s fate. Highlights include costumed trial re-enactments based on actual court transcripts with the opportunity for members of the group to play the role of the judge, juror, lawyers and even Ned Kelly himself. Enjoy a delicious lunch today at Moments & Memories Tea Room followed by some free time to explore the town at your leisure. This afternoon we step inside the Beechworth Honey Experience and discover the amazing story of their delicious honey and you can try some for yourself. There is also a live bee display where you can see the bees up close at work as well as an extensive store to purchase some amazing products. We then travel back to Albury for our last night.

Motel: Albury Paddlesteamer Motel, ALBURY NSW (4 star)

 

Day 5 – Thursday 5th May 2022

This morning we start our journey home. Stop for morning tea around Holbrook, lunch at The Sir George in Jugiong and an afternoon stop around Goulburn. Expect to return back to Sydney at around 6:00pm this evening, depending on traffic.

Tour Inclusions

  • Luxury Coach Travel from Sydney
  • Quality Accommodation
  • All Meals (Light Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • All Tours & Attractions as per itinerary
  • Tour is escorted by a KTG Tours Hostess

PLEASE NOTE: This itinerary has been put together to take in the best of the region and its attractions. Details are subject to change and cannot be guaranteed due to availability and other circumstances. Any exclusions from the standard itinerary are stated in the brochure. The tour price is based on per person twin share. Single supplement for this tour is $260. Tour price does not include Travel Insurance [Travel Insurance is highly recommended for all travellers]; personal expenses for drinks, laundry and personal requirements; optional extra touring; meals other than specified; tips or gratuities. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only.