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Vivid Sydney Spectacular & Beyond in Diamond Class

New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory

Festival & Event
Festivals and Events
Coach
Coach

Tour summary

EARLY BIRD DEAL - Save $400 per couple or $20 Sole for May 2021 tours.
Terms and conditions apply.
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.

Departure location:
From Sydney Airport
Return location:
Brisbane Coach Terminal
Tour duration:
6
days
Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
Departure dates:

19th August 2021 - Diamond

Coach classes:
Diamond
Diamond
Tour accreditations:
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Vivid Sydney Spectacular & Beyond in Diamond Class

Tour pricing

Twin Share
Diamond
Diamond
$
3550
pp
Sole Use
Diamond
Diamond
$
4400
pp
Deposit:
$800 per person
Sole Use:
Green Guest Policy:
Save $20pp Twin Share or $40 Sole use
All prices are in AUD. If Covid restricts travel, deposit is refundable or money held in credit (terms and conditions apply).

Additional information

DEPOSIT

$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.

Tour inclusions

  • One-way economy class flight to Sydney ex Brisbane, Melbourne or Adelaide
  • Opulent ‘Diamond Class’ coach travel
  • Visit to Madame Tussauds
  • 3 nights 5 star Sydney
  • Riverboat Postman cruise
  • Sydney Harbour Clearview Glass Boat buffet dinner cruise to see the VIVID lights at night
  • 1 night Port Macquarie; 1 night Ballina
  • Dolphin Marine Magic at Coffs Harbour
  • Cape Byron Distillery guided tour
  • Tour and tasting Tropical Fruit World
  • 16 meals

Additional information

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.

Included meals:

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

Physical rating

2 - Moderate
Passengers must be able to:
  • Participate in walking tours with time to rest at least every 10 minutes
  • Walk confidently on bush tracks and soft sand – mostly level ground
  • Stand for 15 minutes without needing to sit down
  • Tackle a flight of stairs or incline
  • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
  • Manage your own luggage
Learn more about our fitness levels

Physical rating

2 - Moderate
Passengers must be able to:
  • Participate in walking tours with time to rest at least every 10 minutes
  • Walk confidently on bush tracks and soft sand – mostly level ground
  • Stand for 15 minutes without needing to sit down
  • Tackle a flight of stairs or incline
  • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
  • Manage your own luggage
Learn more about our fitness levels
Cable car
Cable car
Coach
Coach
Boat
Boat
Eco experience
Eco experience
Festival & Event
Festival & Event
Flight included
Flight included
Food & Wine experience
Food & Wine experience
Heritage
Heritage
Local guide
Local guide
Luxury
Luxury
Walking component
Walking component

Itinerary

Departs
From Sydney Airport
Returns
Brisbane Coach Terminal

Day

1

Sydney

Flight included
Flight included
Food & Wine experience
Food & Wine experience

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.

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Breakfast
Morning Tea
Lunch
Afternoon Tea
Dinner
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Morning Tea
Lunch
Afternoon Tea
Dinner

Day

2

Sydney

Boat
Boat
Eco experience
Eco experience
Festival & Event
Festival & Event
Food & Wine experience
Food & Wine experience
GGP
GGP

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.

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3

Sydney

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Cable car
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Boat
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Eco experience
Festival & Event
Festival & Event
Food & Wine experience
Food & Wine experience

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.

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Lunch
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Port Macquarie

Coach
Coach
Food & Wine experience
Food & Wine experience
Heritage
Heritage

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.

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Sails Resort, Port Macquarie Marina
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Dinner

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Ballina

Eco experience
Eco experience
Food & Wine experience
Food & Wine experience

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.

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Quality Hotel Ballina Beach Resort, Ballina
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Morning Tea
Lunch
Afternoon Tea
Dinner
Included meals
Breakfast
Morning Tea
Lunch
Afternoon Tea
Dinner

Day

6

Travel back to Brisbane

Eco experience
Eco experience
Food & Wine experience
Food & Wine experience
Heritage
Heritage
Rail journey
Rail journey
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Arrival flag

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.

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Included meals
Breakfast
Morning Tea
Lunch
Afternoon Tea
Dinner
Included meals
Breakfast
Morning Tea
Lunch
Afternoon Tea
Dinner

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Frequently asked questions

How do I book this tour?

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.

How much luggage can I take?

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.

What do the fitness ratings mean?

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:

  • 1 Easy
  • 2 Moderate
  • 3 Active/moderate
  • 4 Highly active
What is the average size of tour groups?

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.

Can you cater for my dietary requirements?

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.

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