MELBOURNE FLOWER SHOW
7 Day Tour

24th – 30th March 2021

Smell the freshly cut grass and bursting blooms that scent the Melbourne air once again for the annual International Flower and Garden Show. The exquisite heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building and Carton Gardens explode with beautiful landscapes, vibrant exhibitions and an array of garden products.

Pricing Guide (Not Confirmed)

$1950 PP twinshare ex Port Lincoln

$405 Single Supplement ex Port Lincoln

$1850 PP twinshare ex Adelaide

$360 Single Supplement ex Adelaide

Pricing Guide (Not Confirmed)

$1950 PP twinshare ex PL + $405 SS

$1850 PP twinshare ex Adel + $360 SS

  • Sincere thank you Kim and David for providing us with such a wonderful, hassle free holiday in Tasmania. With Kim's expert organization and David's unbelievable driving ability you are a credit to yourselves. We are so glad we took the plunge and joined you and the absolutely fantastic group of people that shared our holiday with us. Big Thank you!!!

    Patricia Scarman
  • I would also like to add my praise and gratitude for making the tour so enjoyable. Thank you David and Kim for a wonderful trip, i will & have recommended your business to many friends & family.

    Ronda Pascoe
  • I would like to add my praise for the wonderful way in which the tour was organised. I too would like to say how safe I felt and the interaction between Kim and David and the tour group made every one feel at home. The fact that you booked us into other family businesses added to the feeling of "family" that was the signature of the trip. I will recommend your business whenever I get a chance and hope I can travel with you again.

    Rosemary Habner
  • Thank you for a Wonderful holiday to Tasmania You have gone above and beyond all expectations. Your Planning and Care made each one of us feel Very Special. And I will certainly be recommending your Business to everyone, Young and Old."

    Pam Baldock
  • I had a lovely holiday with all you fellow travellers, being a small group we got to know each other very well, even though some of us have known each other for many years but have reconnected! DAVID could make that bus dance and whirled us around all these mountains and corners in an amazing and very reassuring safe fashion. Thanks to you both, we just walked in to pre-arranged venues and received top treatment, with top meals and accommodation. I also liked the way you supported family owned businesses who you returned to. Fully recommended company!

    Ronda Glover
  • Well, what fantastic charter this was we were looked after like king and queens by Kim and David and their little grandson Kody they took us to Tasmania so full of knowledge our gorgeous Kim was and David sure knew how to drive his coach and little Kody so friendly and always there to offer us water or help at drop of a hat. We would highly recommend this family business to anyone who is looking for relaxing holiday, fantastic food, fantastic accommodations and awesome tours...we will be travelling with these guys again .. so to EP Bus Charters fantastic job and credit to you all 💕Gary and Vicki Anderson

    Vicki Anderson

fully hosted and wonderful tour

ITINERARY

DAY 1 – PORT LINCOLN– TAILEM BEND (VIA ADELAIDE)

March 2021

Welcome and be greeted with a smile for our adventure to Melbourne featuring the International Flower and Garden Show. This world renowned flower and garden show is regarded as the largest and most successful horticultural event in the Southern Hemisphere. Sit back, relax, and get to know your fellow travellers as we express through to The Bend, a world class motorsport facility for our overnight accommodation.

(lunch at own expense / dinner in hotel).
Rydges Pit Lane (subject to availability)

Day 2 – TAILEM BEND TO MELBOURNE

March 2021

We have another long travel day as we head to Melbourne. Pack a book, take a nap or enjoy the scenery out the window as we travel through Keith and Nhill before arriving in Horsham for lunch. We continue to Caroline Springs, our base for the next three nights

(breakfast & dinner in hotel / lunch included).
Mercure Caroline Springs (subject to availability)

DAY 3 – MELBOURNE

March 2021

This morning we take a ride on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, where we’ll experience spectacular views over the city and beyond. There is no better vantage point to see the entire city from, than in a spacious, air-conditioned cabin giving access to 360 degree views. We join Melbourne River Cruises for their ‘River Gardens’ trip up river. Within moments of departing Melbourne’s cultural arts precinct, we are cruising through picturesque gardens, parklands and some of the famous sporting arenas. Enjoy a cuppa on board as we listen to the captains interested commentary. Our afternoon is free before meeting up again for dinner to share our stories from the day

(breakfast & dinner at hotel / lunch at own expense).
Mercure Caroline Springs (subject to availability)

Day 4 – MELBOURNE FLOWER SHOW

March 2021

Today is festival day! After breakfast we head off to the International Flower and Garden Show. This show is a hallmark event for Victoria and the most prestigious of its kind in Australia. Over 300 exhibits are “on show” representing horticulture, nurseries, landscape gardening, floristry and cut flowers together with their associated products and services. The show will simply take your breath away with the work of Australia’s leading floral designers creating exquisite feature displays. We have plenty of time to spend here today. In fact, the whole day is available for the show. We make a time to meet later today to transfer to our hotel.

(breakfast & dinner in hotel / lunch at own expense)
Mercure Caroline Springs (subject to availability)

DAY 5 – MELBOURNE TO BALLARAT

March 2021

This morning we head to the famous Queen Victoria Market. At this vast and vibrant centre of trade, you’ll spend time discovering the entertaining buskers, wonderful souvenirs and marvelling at the fresh produce of this celebrated market. We farewell Melbourne and travel to Ballarat, a town rich in history and culture. Here we explore the legacy of the gold rush which is still evident in the magnificent architecture and tree-lined streets. We visit the Eureka Centre, dedicated to the central theme of democracy. Located on the site where young miners bravely stood up for their rights in 1854, the centre explores the events surrounding the Eureka Stockade and has exhibitions including the Eureka Flag, donated by the widow of John King, a trooper who took part in the attack on the Eureka Stockade. Tonight, we will be heading to Sovereign Hill for dinner and new show. AURA tells the story of Gold throughout the ages; from its original formation and the Gold rush, to the enduring allure of Gold today. We will be instantly transported into an immersive multi-sensory experience as we are guided through pastoral settlements to the rich cultural tapestry of life on the goldfields. The experience will engage us on an enrapturing Sovereign Hill journey.

(breakfast at hotel / lunch at own expense / dinner at Sovereign Hill)
Bell Tower Inn, Ballarat (subject to availability)

DAY 6 – BALLARAT TO ADELAIDE

March 2021

We begin our journey home, retracing our steps through country Victoria. We continue onto Bordertown for lunch before arriving in Adelaide for our farewell dinner.

(breakfast & dinner at hotel / lunch in Bordertown included)
Adelaide Royal Coach (subject to availability).

DAY 7 – ADELAIDE TO PORT LINCOLN

March 2021

We express to Port Lincoln, stopping for convenience breaks and time to purchase lunch. We arrive home with a suitcase full of memories from our wonderful tour to the International Flower and Garden Show.

(breakfast in hotel / lunch at own expense).

notes from your tour guides

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

What’s Included?

  • Melbourne Star Observation
  • River Garden Centre
  • Melbourne International Flower Show entry
  • The Eureka Centre
  • AURA dinner and show at Sovereign Hill
  • Morning Loaf Bakery Lunch

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Price is based on twin share, single supplements apply.
  • Non refundable deposit.
  • 6 weeks to 31 days 70% cancellation fee.
  • 30 days 100% cancellation fee.
  • Where booking as 1 you will be sharing with another guest of same gender unless there is no one then a single supplement is charged.
  • If you would like your own room then a single supplement applies.
  • Dietary requirements must be advised upon booking a tour.
  • Luggage not to weigh more than 15kgs.
  • Itinerary subject to change due to weather or events out of our control.

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