CANBERRA FLORIADE
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SEPTEMBER 14th – 21st 2020

7 Nights All Entries, Cruise, Full Breakfasts and 2 Course Dinners, Luxury coach travel, Pick ups available enroute.

Pricing Details

$1799 PER PERSON TWIN SHARE
$545 SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
$250 NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT
BALANCE DUE $1549 AUGUST 10th 2020

Pricing

$1799 PER PERSON TWIN SHARE
$545 SINGLE SUPPLEMENT

  • My second trip, a wonderful group, had a great time can't say what was the best all so different, and amazing. Here's to more trips ahead thanks Kym & David also Lilly.

    Robyn Garvey
  • Thank you Kim David and Lilly, for a fantastic Canberra tour. what an awesome time. Can't wait for January and Evita. You made us all welcome and looked after our every need. Thank you all Colleen.

    Colleen Kennett
  • Thank you for the photos and a huge THANKYOU TO YOU BOTH and Lilly for being wonderful hosts. I had such a great time, everything was so enjoyable and memorable. From beginning to the end of trip ... Kim, Your "behind the scenes" was awesome and really appreciated ... David you are a wonderful driver and I felt so safe on the bus ... I know that there are many " challenges" with driving especially such a long distance. Your business is a great credit to you both and a great enjoyment for all who share their " lives" with you on tour. Love Kay.

    Kay
  • Hi Kim and David (and Kody, of course) When Judy joined me in retirement we had already decided that we weren't going to sit in front of a television with cans of cheap lager all day.  No we wanted to travel, to see countries, their cities and their people, their customs, foods, cultures and compare them with our own. We had already travelled in the U.S and Canada, cruised down the east coast of South America (including 1000 miles up the Amazon to Manaus). Anyway, we've been to many and different countries over the past 25 years and experienced coach and bus tours of varying lengths of time and distance both at home and abroad.
    We are both sure that our 8 day trip with EP Bus Charters was the best so far.  The attention to quality in everything, customer topping the list , resulted in an interesting comfortable and exceptionally well organised tour. This resulted in a happy load of customers and combined with an excellent itinerary and your own well developed skills made us feel welcome and cared for at all times. Never have we enjoyed a tour so much, anywhere!  So, thats' about it. We would enthusiastically recommend EP Bus Charters as an example of how to run bus tours properly. Thanks again so much for our trip with you and hope we are able to travel with you again.
    All the best for the future,

    David & Judy Morris

fully hosted and wonderful tour

ITINERARY

DAY 1

Monday 14 September 2020

Travel to Barmera  – meet Adelaide guests from transfer then lunch at Crystal Brook before travelling on with a rest stop at Morgan  arriving at the Barmera Country Club at approx. 4pm Barmera Country Club 08 85882888

2 course Dinner included

Tuesday 15 September 2020

Morning Tea stop Mildura, then lunch stop at Balranald. Arrive Gundagai for check in, with time freshen up or take a stroll before dinner.

2 course dinner

Day 2 

DAY 3 – Canberra

Wednesday 16 September 2020

Early breakfast then its all aboard and off on our short trip into Canberra! First up a delightful visit to Cockington Green where we delight in the fabulous flowers and miniatures from around the world, it is a memorable visit, we shall also enjoy morning tea in their café. Next up Parliament House firstly for lunch in their wonderful Café where you will enjoy some of the best food in Canberra for very reasonable prices then after our lunch off we go for an insiders look at our Political Arena, we enjoy our Private Tour and the interesting dialogue of our guide. We check in to our home away from home The Diplomat Hotel in the Parliamentary Circle for the next 3 nights.

Diplomat Hotel – Cockington green entry, train ticket, Parliament private tour, breakfast, morning tea & dinner included

DAY 4 – Canberra Floraide

Thursday 17 September 2020

First up a tour of the Mint (where our coins are made) which also has a great shop and café, why not purchase a gift for a family member …a gift that only increases in value, then onto what you all are waiting for!! Next a relaxing cruise on Lake Burley Griffin which is in the heart of Canberra and you get a different perspective from the water with stories and interesting facts shared by our local guide and captain! This afternoon another highlight of our Tour –  Canberra Floriade at Commonwealth Park, wander the paths meandering around the garden beds, browse the Traders Village and have a bite to eat for lunch, take your time, enjoy music on the live stage and take a ride on the Ferris Wheel…a must do , as you can only see the patterns of the plantings from above. We will meet back at the gate at 3.30pm. Swap stories over happy hour back at the Diplomat before a 2 course dinner.

Cruise, Breakfast and dinner included

Friday 18 September 2020

DAY 5 – TELSTRA TOWER, COCKINGTON GREEN, WAR MEMORIAL

We will start our day with a view over all of Canberra at the Telstra Tower and enjoy a coffee perhaps whilst looking at the Landmarks all around us. Next up we will enjoy a drive around the National Arboretum and visualize what it will look like in the future as a catalogue of many of the Worlds Trees … Then for an afternoon visit to the Australian War Memorial, where you can wander the displays, research someone you may know on the Wall of Remembrance and have lunch in one of the cafés, at 4.50pm we will meet at the pond of reflection for the sounding of the last post. A sobering afternoon but amazing insight into any of the Wars. Then back to the Diplomat for our final night.

Breakfast, morning tea, dinner and entry fees

DAY 6 – TULIP TOPS

Saturday 19 September 2020

Pack our bags and bring them down on our way to breakfast. We check out and then commence our day’s activities. Today we will visit what is sure to be another highlight, Tulip Tops where we will wander around this magnificent display and also enjoy some live music, some people rate Tulip Tops higher than the Floriade, we will leave it up to you to decide! First a private tour of Old Parliament House now known as the Museum of Australian Democracy most interesting indeed and enjoyable. Then a drive around the Foreign Embassy’s before making our way to Tulip Tops     We will depart Tulip Tops at 3pm and make our way back to Wagga Wagga for a lovely dinner followed by a restful night to dream of wonderful adventures in our Nations Capital.

Breakfast, Lunch, Tulip Tops entry, Private Old Parliament House Tour and 2 course dinner

DAY 7 – TRAVEL TO MILDURA

Sunday 20 September 2020

Depart Wagga Wagga and relax for the journey home we will have our morning stop at Narrandera with lunch at the yummy Hay Bakery then Balranald for an afternoon cuppa.

Check in and 2 course dinner at Barmera Country Club, perhaps a stroll around the course!

DAY 8 – TRAVEL HOME

Monday 21 September 2020

Depart Barmera after a yummy breakfast and start making our way to our home towns, morning tea along the way then continue on to Crystal Brook Adelaide guests to transfer to Adelaide (included) and  lunch at the bakery and time to stretch your legs. Rest stop Port Augusta and Cowell arrive back in Port Lincoln at approx. 5.30pm

notes from your tour guides

WHAT TO BRING

Small overnight bag for first 2 nights &
last 2 nights.
No large suitcases.
Bottled Water onboard Coach and treats included.

Terms and Conditions

Fully hostessed Tours, you don’t have to worry about a thing!
Just enjoy yourself
$1799.00 per person Twin share
$545.00 single supplement
Non Refundable deposit $250.00 per person secures your booking
$1549.00 due by August 10th 2020
Payment Methods
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Commonwealth Bank
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ACC 10269921
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EP Bus Charters
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Wangary SA 5607
Itinerarys subject to change if outside of our control.

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