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Capital Blooms

3 Day Guided Holiday | Sydney Return

You don’t have to be a horticulturalist to appreciate the explosion of colour at Canberra’s Floriade and Bowral’s Tulip Time, two celebrations of spring that excite all the senses. Come on this Canberra tour for the flowers – stay for the festive atmosphere. The ultimate short break from Sydney.    

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$1005

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 unless otherwise indicated.

$1350

Single i A person, who must be 18 years and over, travelling alone, must pay the single room price. All prices are per person, land only unless otherwise indicated.
Prices above are per person in USD
Child prices are available on request

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Capital Blooms

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3 Day Guided Holiday

Sydney Return

You don’t have to be a horticulturalist to appreciate the explosion of colour at Canberra’s Floriade and Bowral’s Tulip Time, two celebrations of spring that excite all the senses. Come on this Canberra tour for the flowers – stay for the festive atmosphere. The ultimate short break from Sydney.    

Highlights

Flexible Vacations

Pause to smell the flowers at Floriade, an immense wonderland of bulbs and blooms you’ll want to explore at a leisurely pace.

Time For You

Pop in to Bowral’s antique stores, find a cosy café, wander through parks and gardens… the choice is yours.

Iconic Sites

From Floriade and Parliament House to the Australian War Memorial, Canberra’s attractions don’t disappoint.

Natural Wonders

Canberra is one of Australia’s greenest cities, from its alternative energy ethos to its ample parks that welcome visitors at every turn. Let nature rule.

Itinerary

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This short break from Sydney sees you leave the skyscrapers behind and venture into the bucolic countryside of the Southern Highlands, all heritage villages, vineyards and manicured gardens. The allures all unite in Berrima, the best-preserved Georgian town in Australia – look no further than its convict-era sandstone gaol. Despite its gloomy history, the building awfully pretty to look at. All this touring is hungry work – thankfully, a barbecue lunch awaits on the grounds of working cattle and sheep farm Gold Creek Station, where you’ll learn about life on the land from someone who works it every day. Speaking of working hard for the money, 10,000 people spent years constructing Parliament House, the architecturally eye-catching seat of the nation’s government that was constructed largely from Australian materials. Your Canberra tour guide will take you behind the scenes and reveal all the secrets. Finally, a visit to the Australian War Memorial. Just try to not be moved by the piper’s lament.

  Hotel: Crowne Plaza Canberra, 2 Nights

  Included Meals: Lunch, Dinner

There are more than a million bulbs on display annually Floriade, an explosion of colour that transforms the banks of Lake Burley Griffin – as well as some of Canberra’s suburbs in recent years. The month-long affair – the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere – was originally designed to celebrate Australia’s Bicentenary and Canberra’s 75th birthday. But it has become a regular on the city’s event calendar. You’ll see why. Continue your weekend in Canberra browsing immaculate flower beds in various patterns and themes, then enjoy entertainment, market stalls and a lively spring vibe.

  Included Meals: Breakfast

Yet more flowers await in the Southern Highlands, where Bowral’s Corbett Gardens play host to 75,000 tulips. The aptly named Tulip Time fete here will inspire you to buy some bulbs to plant back at home – it’s that eye-catching. Thirsty? High tea awaits in the Southern Highlands town of Mittagong, where you can toast this action-packed short break from Sydney in style.  

  Included Meals: Breakfast

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.


Accommodation

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)
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Trip Details

What's included

  • • Highly experienced Driver Guide
  • • Local Specialists (Guides)
  • • Centrally located premium hotel
  • • 6 included attractions/experiences

What to Bring

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

Fitness Requirements

  • • Low level of fitness required

Dining

  • • 2 Full Breakfasts
  • • 1 Lunch
  • • 1 Dinner

Flight Information

  • • Day 1: Flights to arrive day prior into Sydney Airport
  • • Day 3: Flights to depart after 8:00pm from Sydney Airport

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