9 Days 21 December, 2019 $2650.00
Come and join Terry for a truly wonderful Christmas! Escape from the heat, humidity and crowds as we travel to the awe-inspiring beauty of Kosciuszko National Park’s High Country. Visit the unique Snowy Mountain village of Thredbo, not forgetting our extravagant Christmas lunch at our Resort, all whilst staying in 4 1/2 Star comfort.
Don’t delay.. book early!
Day 1 Sat 21st December 2019
Home pick ups this morning as arranged. We travel south along the Pacific Motorway pausing at Woodburn for a delicious morning tea. We continue our journey through Grafton and Coffs Harbour to Macksville where we stop for lunch. We re-board the coach and travel via Kempsey and Taree to our overnight destination at the Mercure Williamtown. Dinner tonight will be at the motel.
Overnight: Mercure Newcastle Airport, 4 star
Williamtown, Ph: 02 4033 8900
Day 2 Sun 22nd December 2019
This morning after breakfast we head south and make our way to Gosford where we board the ’Lady Kendall 11’ for a Lunch Cruise through the calm waters of Broken Bay. After lunch we skirt around Sydney as we make our way to our beautiful 100 year old rural southern highland retreat. This hotel is impressive with its hotel services, beautiful gardens, private golf course, tennis courts, billiard room and on sight spa. We enjoy dinner tonight at our hotel.
Overnight: Peppers Craigieburn, 4 Star
Bowral, Ph: 02 4862 8011
Day 3 Mon 23rd December 2019
This morning we follow the Hume Hwy with a comfort stop at Pheasants Nest, then to through Goulburn for M/tea with the CWA Ladies before heading to Australia’s capital city – Canberra. Lunch today is at the Burns Clubs, Star Buffet, with a mouth-watering array of dishes you are sure to enjoy. We reboard the coach and make our way to the holiday resort town of Jindabyne. Our resort boast beautiful views over Lake Jindabyne. There is even an indoor swimming pool! So don’t forget your ‘togs’. There will be time to settle in before Dinner at the motel tonight.
4 nights: Rydges Snowy Mountain Resort, 4 star
Jindabyne, Ph: 02 64562562Day 4 Tues 24th December 2019
This morning after a lovely breakfast we meet our Tour Guide, Richard, as we discover this beautiful part of our Country. As we travel around he explains the local history, infrastructure and the effect the 1997 landslide disaster had on the area. We get to see some breathtaking scenery before he brings us back to our Lunch venue at the Thredbo Alpine Hotel. We enjoy a lovely Buffet Lunch in the Cascade Restaurant before making our way across the road for a real treat! We get to travel on the Alpine Chairlift up to the base of Mt Kosciusko. Don’t forget your cameras. Tonight we have Dinner at the local Jindabyne Bowlo. We enjoy a two course dinner with time for a few drinks and maybe get to meet the locals.Day 5 Wed 25th December 2019 ‘Christmas Day’
Watch out for the Jolly fellow in the red suit this morning, he will be out and about wishing you all a Happy Christmas!! (He may even hand out some presents to all the good little boys and girls!!). We spend the morning at the Resort soaking up the atmosphere of the festive season, before a sumptuous Christmas Feast in the Resort’s restaurant with all the trimmings. Including a hot and cold buffet with choice of seafood, cold meats, salads, honey baked ham and roast turkey, alongside roast vegetables and a selection of desserts not forgetting traditional Christmas pudding and of course beer, wine and soft drinks are all included. After a fantastic meal with great food and company we have the afternoon to relax, maybe take a stroll to walk off some of that dessert, a swim in the pool or maybe even catch 40 winks. A light dinner will be available for us this evening.
Day 6 Thurs 26th December 2019
Today we head to Cooma and visit the Snowy Mountains Hydro Discovery Centre. This state of the art facility showcases the Snowy Mountain System from its creation to its Hydro operations
of today. There is an exhibition hall with photos and interactive displays and two theatres with short films about the Hydro area. We then make our way to Lunch at the Cooma Ex Services Club, with a great Buffet and some relaxing time with our group. After a fabulous day we head back to Jindabyne and our resort with some free time before Dinner.
Day 7 Fri 27th December 2019
Today we leave the beautiful Highlands and make our way through Cooma travelling via Canberra as we make our way to Mittagong. We will have lunch today at the Mittagong RSL with a little time to relax before we continue on to Singleton in the Hunter Valley. We have time to stretch our legs or just relax before Dinner in our Motel Restaurant tonight.
Overnight: Francis Phillip Motor Inn, 4 Star
Singleton, Ph: 02 65711991
Day 8 Sat 28th December 2019
After breakfast we leave Singleton, travelling along the New England Highway as we make our way through Tamworth and onto our Lunch venue for today, the Armidale RSL Club. After lunch we head further north travel through the picturesque tablelands, with the majestic Gibraltar Range to our East we head down into Tenterfield our home for the night. Tenterfield is the home of ‘The Tenterfield Saddler’ made famous in the song by Peter Allen. Dinner tonight will be at the Motel
Overnight: Best Western Henry Parks Motel, 4 Star
Tenterfield, Ph: 02 67361066
Day 9 Sun 29th December 2019
This morning we farewell Tenterfield and continue north pausing for morning tea. Time to start heading east along the Bruxner Hwy to Casino where we stop at the local RSM Club for lunch. Not long now as we journey through pretty Northern NSW, back to the Gold Coast, with home drop offs after a fabulous ‘Snowy Christmas’ with everyone’s favorite Santa, Terry!
Please Note when booking this tour:
The Rydges Jindabyne Resort has very limited rooms for
anyone with a disability. MOST rooms have some stair to
negoate to and from your room and the dinning areas.
Although these are minimal. We will do our best to help in
any way but it is your responsibility to consider your own
capabilities. We do hope you understand. Lynne
Home pick ups & Home drop offs
ALL Accommodation, ALL Breakfasts
ALL Lunches, ALL Dinners
CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON including Drinks
*Morning Teas, *Guided Tours
All Attraction Entries
* As per Itinerary
Cost Per Person Twin Share $2650.00
Single Supplement (Add on) $650.00
Christmas Cancellation Policy
70 + days prior to departure – loss of deposit
60 – 45 days prior to departure date – 50% of total price
45 – 30 days prior to departure date – 75 % of total price
Less than 30 days – 100 % of total price
No Refund on any unused portions of the Itinerary
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