Get ready to be dazzled by the lights of Sydney's innovative and breathtaking Vivid Festival. Join us to experience this internationally renowned extravaganza of light, music and ideas in 'Diamond Class' with touring in and around Sydney including the Riverboat Postman on the picturesque Hawkesbury River. Return to Brisbane via Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour and Ballina.
19th August 2021 - Diamond
$800pp required within 14 days of making booking to secure your reservation.
N.B. Full payment is required 60 days prior to departure.
N.B. This package is subject to an additional levy for coach/air/rail component that may be imposed and is out of Fun Over Fifty’s control. Flights are arranged to suit the tour as a group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights.
Our Diamond Class tours have a seat rotation policy for all guests. Read more for details.
‘Diamond Class’ tours include a beverage package each evening with dinner **(standard beer, wine, spirits and soft drink capped to a bar tab not unlimited)
This package is subject to an additional levy for coach/air/rail component that may be imposed and is out of Fun Over Fifty’s control. Flights are arranged to suit the tour as a group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights.
B = Full Breakfast MT =Morning Tea L = Lunch AT = Afternoon Tea D = Two Course Dinner
Board a luxury comfort plus coach to transfer from the airport to the CBD for lunch at the Chinese Garden of Friendship, our opulent ‘Diamond Class’ coach will meet us here. Next up we visit Madame Tussauds, taking the red-carpet entry to this celebrity experience and meeting a stunning collection of lifelike wax figures. We then make our way to Circular Quay to check-in to our hotel. Tonight, enjoy welcome drinks with your fellow passengers and crew before dinner in the hotel restaurant.
Today we join the Riverboat Postman, established in 1910, as it delivers mail and other essentials to the river-access-only settlements on the Lower Hawkesbury River. On returning to Sydney, the rest of the afternoon is at your leisure. After dinner tonight, take a walk around the harbour and be dazzled by the lights and music of Sydney’s Vivid Festival.
Admiring the majestic World Heritage listed Blue Mountains, we stop at Echo Point lookout before arriving at Scenic World. Glide between clifftops on the Scenic Skyway with 360-degree views of Katoomba Falls, the Three Sisters and Jamison Valley. Tonight, we take a cruise around Sydney Harbour on the city’s newest ‘clearview glass boat’, offering magical views of the Vivid Sydney lights at night. Enjoy canapes and drinks on the Sky Deck and marvel at the spectacular Sydney skyline up in lights as we cruise under the Harbour Bridge and past the Opera House. We then enjoy a quality buffet dining experience in the saloon with included beverages.
**Please note: Dinner venue will not cater to gluten, dairy or nut free requirements. Anyone with an allergy must self manage.
Departing Sydney, we make our way to Wauchope to arrive at Timbertown Heritage Theme Park for an afternoon of heritage delights. Take a scenic tour around the village behind one of the gentle giant Clydesdale horses whilst enjoying some local commentary. Afterwards, we take a short journey to Port Macquarie to check in to our water view rooms in the hotel.
This morning we discover Coffs Harbour to add a little ‘wildlife’ into our day with a visit to Dolphin Marine Magic. Home to Indo- Pacific bottlenose dolphins, seals, penguins, turtles and fish, the marine park provides an educational and enjoyable experience. We hit the highway mid-afternoon taking us to Ballina where we bed down for the night.
This morning we make our to Cape Byron Distillery. Here we take a guided tour and short stroll through the subtropical rainforest. We continue north stopping at Tropical Fruit World for lunch followed by a guided farm tour by tractor train and delicious tasting session. We then head for home making our way back to Brisbane Coach Terminal.
Get in touch with us to request a booking for this tour. Our team will get in touch with you soon to confirm your details and reserve your place.
Our Gold Class coach tours let you experience the beauty of the Australian landscape in comfort and style. From the coach itself to the accommodation and meals, every detail is considered.
For the next level in luxury, our Diamond Class coach tours give you the business class experience every step of the way. We only book the very best options available
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Unpack once and relax as we discover the beautiful environs of picturesque Port Macquarie. Enjoy a 5 night waterfront stay and a host of attractions and experiences including Sea Acres Rainforest Centre, Timbertown, Trail Bay Gaol, Wigay Aboriginal Culture Park, the Slim Dusty Centre, a cruise on the Hastings River and an all important stop in at the iconic ‘Pub With No Beer’.
Unpack once for a 5 night stay discovering the golden hues and turning leaves of Armidale in autumn. Delve into heritage with local guides, historic buildings and legends of yesteryear. Visit neighbouring Tamworth and unearth country music, taste local wines and discover the talents of regional artists, all whilst travelling in ‘Diamond Class’.
To book this tour, all you need to do is get in touch with us. We will take your details and reserve your place over the phone. We can also answer any questions you may have and give you all the information you need.
Our coach tours have a baggage restriction of 17kg per person (regardless of flight and rail allowances) due to our Occupational Health & Safety standards. You can also bring one small, soft carry-on bag not exceeding 30cm wide, 30cm high, and 15cm thick that may be stowed in the overhead compartment.
Each of our tours has a fitness rating which describes the level of physical activity involved with the tour. These ratings are very important when choosing your tour to ensure it's right for you. Our fitness ratings are:
Our Gold Class coaches have a seat capacity of between 44 and 46, but we cap Gold Class tours at 40 guests per tour. Our Diamond Class tours have a capacity of just 26 guests. Other tour types may have different capacities depending on the transport and destination. Please get in touch with our team if you have any questions about a specific tour.
In most cases, yes we can. We can accommodate guests who are vegetarian and can assist with diabetic, gluten-free and other medically-recommended diets. Please advise us at time of booking, and we can confirm with our suppliers and restaurants.