Australia Day Comedy Long Weekend


Come away with us and celebrate all that makes Australia truly great over our national holiday long weekend. Enjoy 2 nights in Armidale, experience the Tamworth Country Music Festival and tuck into a beaut Aussie BBQ lunch at the DAG Sheep Station. Make sure you bring your bonzer sense of humour as our exclusive celebrity guest will be sure to have you in stitches. Fair dinkum, this a short break not to be missed!

Duration Duration:

3 days

Price From From

$850pp (AUD)

Departs Departure Dates:

25th January 2019

Location Departure Location:

Location Return Location:


Twin Share
Sole Use
$300pp non-refundable

Itinerary (Brisbane - Brisbane)

1    Friday (L,D) Brisbane - Armidale

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Departing on our luxury ‘Gold Class’ coach from Brisbane Transit Centre, we travel through the lush pastures and fertile farmlands of the Lockyer Valley, over Cunninghams Gap and via Warwick to Stanthorpe. Enjoy a food and wine experience at the Queensland College of Wine Tourism. Varias Restaurant offers a world class dining experience featuring an outstanding a la carte Medley of Mains luncheon matching food with wine. Our afternoon takes us via Tenterfield and the Celtic country of Glen Innes and Glencoe before finishing our day at Armidale.

2 Night Stay: Cotswold Gardens OR Moore Park Inn, Armidale

2    Saturday (B,L,D) Armidale

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Happy Australia Day! Today we celebrate what we love about Australia on our national day. Don your best ‘Aussie outfit’ and have a beaut day out with fellow travellers. We start our day visiting Tamworth Country Music Festival this morning, taking a few hours to browse the stalls and see the talented buskers in the main street. We then board our coach for a drive out to the historic DAG Sheep Station. This will be an Australia Day not to be forgotten! Enjoy a gourmet Aussie BBQ lunch and hilarious performance by Fun Over Fifty’s exclusive Celebrity Guest. An afternoon of food, drink and laughter, just perfect. We return to Armidale and tonight following dinner our coach will depart for the park for those who would like to see the local fireworks display.

**Please note: Fireworks are subject to festival program still being finalised.

3    Sunday (B,L) Armidale - Brisbane

Our short break Australia Day long weekend comes to an end as we travel home via the scenic Waterfall Way, breaking for a cuppa at Dundurabbin then lunch at Grafton before taking the last leg of our day’s journey to Brisbane Transit Centre, returning approximately 5pm.

Tour Inclusions

  • Luxury ‘Gold Class’ coach travel ex Brisbane
  • Food and wine experience at Queensland College of Wine Tourism in Stanthorpe
  • 2 nights Armidale
  • Tamworth Country Music Festival visit
  • Australia Day celebrations at DAG Sheep Station
  • Gourmet Aussie BBQ lunch and show
  • Fireworks finale at Armidale
  • Waterfall Way scenic drive
  • 7 meals

Additional Information

Non-refundable deposit of $300pp required within 14 days of making booking to secure your reservation. N.B. This package is subject to a fuel levy without notice for coach component.

2 additional days (TOTAL 5 DAY TOUR)
Return economy class flights ex Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide to Brisbane
2 additional nights bed & breakfast (1 night pre & 1 night post tour) at Sofitel Brisbane Central

Return Airtrain tickets ex Brisbane Domestic Terminal to Central Station

Plus $850pp Twin Share
Plus $1019 Sole Use
**Subject to availability – some block out dates apply. Prices are subject to change without notice**

B = Full Breakfast MT = Morning Tea L = Lunch AT = Afternoon Tea D = Two Course Dinner

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Passengers must be able to:

  • Leisurely walking with time to rest at least every 5 minutes
  • Walking on mostly level ground
  • An occasional flight of stairs or incline
  • Occasional need to stand
  • Getting on and off transportation multiple times
  • Managing your own luggage

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