8 Days / 7 Nights
DAY 1 – ARRIVAL ROCKHAMPTON (D)
Today is your arrival day into Rockhampton. On arrival you will be transferred to our hotel with time to check in before our welcome dinner tonight. 7 Night Stay, The Bayview Towers in Yeppoon.
DAY 2 – KOORANA CROCODILE FARM (B,L,D)
Departing the motel this morning our first stop is at the Koorana Crocodile Farm where we enjoy an informative guided tour. Then it’s onto the Beautiful Botanic Gardens for lunch off the coach. While we’re here you might like to take some time to explore the displays of tropical plants native to this area of north Queensland.This afternoon we make our way into the township of Rockhampton to learn about the history of this beautiful location.
DAY 3 – CAPRICORN CAVES (B,L,D)
Today we climb into the hills, and our first stop is the incredible Mount Archer lookout. From here it’s onto the famous Capricorn Caves. On arrival we are met by our local guide who walks us through the wonderful formations in these limestone caves. On our return journey home this afternoon we stop at the renowned Singing Ship and the ANZAC Memorial Park. Tonight we take in the views while enjoying a delicious dinner at the Keppel Bay Sailing Club.
DAY 4 – GRACEMERE, MT MORGAN (B,L,D)
Today we head west with the first stop being at the Cattle sales yards in Gracemere, take a seat and listen in, you’ll be amazed at the vocal energy of the sales auctioneer. Then it’s off to Mount Morgan, one of Queensland’s most historic gold mining towns, established in 1882. On arrival we enjoy a guided mine tour and afterwards lunch at the Grand Hotel which was built in 1901.
DAY 5 – FREE DAY (B,D)
Today is a schedule free day. Spend the day relaxing or as an optional extra book yourself a cruise to Great Keppel Island. On arrival you’ll have time to explore the island before your return journey home (bookings for this optional extra can be made with you tour leader when on tour).
DAY 6 – BYFIELD NATIONAL PARK, ECO CRUISE (B,L,D)
Today we head north out of Yeppoon to enjoy a beautiful Eco-cruise in the Byfield National Park. The cruise takes in the beautiful everglades and a tour of a working Tea Tree plantation where we learn how this popular remedial oil is extracted. From here we make our way to Nob Creek Pottery home to Queensland’s largest collections of pottery, blown glass, jewelry, paintings and stone hand basins set in a rustic rainforest gallery.
DAY 7 – South Sea Museum, Rockhampton (B,L,D)
Today is a day of history around the Rockhampton area. With tours to the museum at Keppel Sands for a look through the South Sea Islander Museum, then its onto St Christopher’s chapel built by the US soldiers in 1942/44 and Kershaw Gardens before our lunch stop at the heritage centre. This afternoon we enjoy a tour of Rocky before our return journey to our accommodation.
Day 8 – Departure Day (B)
Today is your departure day, we hope you enjoyed your holiday.
OPTIONAL EXTRA TOURS
- Great Keppel Island
KEY- B = Breakfast; M= Morning Tea; L= Lunch; D = Dinner
PAYMENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Non-refundable deposit required to secure your booking $300 PP.INCLUSIONS
TOUR HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUSIONS
- 7 Nights Stay at the Bayview Towers Yeppoon
- Return Airport, Rail & Bus Transfers
- Full Cooked Breakfast & Dinner Daily
- Koorana Crocodile Farm • Botanic Gardens
- Mount Archer • Capricorn Caves • Singing Ship
- Cattle Sales Gracemere • Keppel Bay Sailing Club
- Byfield National Park • Nob Creek Pottery • Scenic Eco Cruise
Date: 7 May 2019 – 14 May 2019
$2,199.00 Per Person Twin Share $2,799.00 Single
Ph – 1800 500 353