Capital Blooms

3 Day Guided Holiday | Sydney Return

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$675

Adult Twin i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over). All prices are per person, land only.

$910

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$605

Child i A child (5-15 years) must be accompanied by a person 18 years+. Some tours have min. age requirement
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From 1 September 2019

$675 Adult Twin
$910 Single
$605 Child

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$735 Adult Twin
$960 Single
$665 Child

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Capital Blooms

3 Day Guided Holiday | Sydney Return

Capital Blooms

3 Day Guided Holiday | Sydney Return | Travel Period: 1 Sep 2020 – 31 Oct 2020

Capital Blooms

3 Day Guided Holiday

Sydney Return

Indulge your inner gardener on a journey that combines Canberra’s spectacular Floriade event and the Bowral Tulip Time Festival with an exploration of the verdant Southern Highlands, Parliament House Canberra and the moving Australian War Memorial. You’ll also enjoy lunch on a working pastoral property.

Choose This Trip If You'd Love To:

  • Spend three days with like-minded travellers
  • Join a sheep farmer for a barbecue lunch on his farm
  • Tour Parliament House with a local expert
  • Explore the Australian War Memorial
  • Become enveloped in masses of blooms at Floriade
  • Visit Bowral during the tulip season
  • Celebrate your trip with friends at a Devonshire Tea

  • Sheep Shearing and BBQ Lunch
  • Guided tour of Parliament House with local expert
  • Australian War Memorial
  • Floriade 2019 Canberra
  • Tulip Time 2019 Bowral
  • Traditional Devonshire Tea

Depart Sydney at 7.30am with your experienced Driver Guide and travel through the rolling hills and verdant pastures of the Southern Highlands. Pause at historic Berrima to see its convict-era sandstone gaol, then visit Gold Creek Station to meet a local grazier and enjoy a barbecue lunch. Gold Creek is a working pastoral property that currently runs merino sheep and beef cattle. On arrival in Canberra, join a local guide for a tour of Parliament House, the seat of the nation’s government. Built almost entirely of Australian materials, 10,000 people worked its construction. Visit the Australian War Memorial, which brings together a world-class museum, a shrine and an extensive archive. Hear an evocative lament before departing for your hotel. Enjoy dinner at your hotel with your travelling companions.

Please note: As this holiday departs at 7.30am from Rydges Sydney Central, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Canberra, 2 nights

Included Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Today, enjoy the spectacle and festivities of Floriade 2020. Originally developed as a floral display to celebrate Australia’s Bicentenary and Canberra’s 75th birthday, this month long festival attracts more than 480,000 attendees per year. Start the day with a guided walk of the grounds. The rest of the day is free for you to enjoy not only over a million flowers but also markets, sculptures, workshops and live music.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Discover the Southern Highlands at the outset of the Tulip Season in Bowral. Enjoy a leisurely stroll among the garden beds blooming with colour. This afternoon, a Devonshire Tea of hot scones with jam and cream awaits you in the quaint town of Mittagong. Your colourful weekend concludes on arrival in Sydney this evening at approximately 6.00pm.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Devonshire Tea

Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.
The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

At Crowne Plaza Canberra you’ll find a warm welcome with friendly staff, spacious and comfortable Canberra accommodation, and everything you need to make your trip a success. Crowne Plaza Canberra offers seamless service, premium facilities and well-appointed guestrooms with a central city location adjacent to tranquil parklands. The hotel is close to restaurants, cafes, shops and attractions.

    Features

  • Ensuite
  • Bathtub and shower
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Wi-Fi (additional cost)
  • In-room Movies (fee applies)
  • Broadband Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • Electronic security key system
  • Security peephole
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Bathroom Amenities
  • Bathrobe
  • Work Desk
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Mini-bar (surcharge)
Need accommodation before or after your tour?

Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts. Find out more

  • Quality accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Airport transfers (see flight information below)

What to Bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Warm layers in cooler months

Fitness Requirements

  • Low level of fitness required

Dining

  • 2 Full buffet breakfasts
  • 1 Lunch
  • 1 Devonshire Tea
  • 1 Dinner

Flight Information

  • Day prior – Flights to arrive anytime into Sydney Airport
  • Day 3 – Flights to depart after 8.00pm Sydney Airport

Capital Blooms

3 Day Guided Holiday | Sydney Return | Travel Period: 1 Sep 2019 – 30 Sep 2019

Capital Blooms

3 Day Guided Holiday

Sydney Return

Indulge your inner gardener on a journey that combines Canberra’s spectacular Floriade event and the Bowral Tulip Time Festival with an exploration of the verdant Southern Highlands, Parliament House Canberra and the moving Australian War Memorial. You’ll also enjoy lunch on a working pastoral property.

This itinerary is valid from 1 September 2019

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  • Sheep Shearing and BBQ Lunch
  • Guided tour of Parliament House
  • Australian War Memorial
  • Floriade 2019 Canberra
  • Tulip Time 2019 Bowral
  • Traditional Devonshire Tea
  • Get up close to the river birdlife

Depart Sydney this morning at 7.30am with your experienced Driver Guide and travel through the rolling hills and verdant pastures of the Southern Highlands. Pause at historic Berrima to see its convict-era sandstone gaol, then visit Gold Creek Station to meet a local grazier and enjoy a barbecue lunch. Gold Creek is a working pastoral property that currently runs merino sheep and beef cattle. On arrival in Canberra join a local guide for a tour of Parliament House, the seat of the nation’s government. Built almost entirely of Australian materials, 10,000 people worked its construction. Then visit the Australian War Memorial, which brings together a world-class museum, a shrine and an extensive archive. Hear an evocative lament before departing for your hotel. Enjoy dinner at your hotel with your travelling companions.

Please note: As this holiday departs at 7.30am from Rydges Sydney Central, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Canberra, 2 nights

Included Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Today enjoy the spectacle and festivities of Floriade 2019. Originally developed as a floral display to celebrate Australia’s Bicentenary and Canberra’s 75th birthday, this month long festival attracts more than 480,000 attendees per year. Start the day with a guided walk of the grounds. The rest of the day is free for you to enjoy not only over a million flowers but markets, sculptures, workshops and live music. You might wish to extend your day with tickets to the magical and mesmerising Floriade NightFest (additional cost), featuring two fully choreographed light shows set to music.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Discover the Southern highlands during Tulip Time, when Corbett Gardens, Bowral becomes the festival centrepiece with over 75,000 tulips. Enjoy the festival vibe before travelling to the pretty Southern Highlands town of Mittagong for Devonshire Tea, with tea or coffee and hot scones with jam and cream. You’ll arrive in Sydney at approximately 5.00pm.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Devonshire Tea

Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.
The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

At Crowne Plaza Canberra you’ll find a warm welcome with friendly staff, spacious and comfortable Canberra accommodation, and everything you need to make your trip a success. Crowne Plaza Canberra offers seamless service, premium facilities and well-appointed guestrooms with a central city location adjacent to tranquil parklands. The hotel is close to restaurants, cafes, shops and attractions.

    Features

  • Ensuite
  • Bathtub and shower
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Wi-Fi (additional cost)
  • In-room Movies (fee applies)
  • Broadband Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • Electronic security key system
  • Security peephole
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Bathroom Amenities
  • Bathrobe
  • Work Desk
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Mini-bar (surcharge)
Need accommodation before or after your tour?

Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts. Find out more

  • Quality accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Airport transfers

What to Bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Jacket

Fitness Requirements

  • Low level fitness required

Dining

  • 2 Full buffet Breakfasts
  • 1 Devonshire Tea
  • 1 Lunch
  • 1 Dinner

Flight Information

  • Day Prior – flights to arrive anytime into Sydney Airport
  • Day 3 – flights to depart after 7.00pm Sydney Airport

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