The Mid North Coast over 50’s Getaway - Armidale Tour


Sydney to Macksville


Welcome to your Mid North Coast over 50″s Getaway departing Sydney on the North Coast XPT in your preferred seats sit back, relaxing and enjoying the scenery as you are whisked away up the north coast of NSW to Macksville. On arrival you will be met by your host from the Mid Coast Motel and transferred to your accommodation for the next six nights.


Bellinger Valley & Waterfall Way

(B, L, D)

A lovely tour day commences with travelling through the Bellinger Valley and up the wonderful Dorrigo Mountain. Witness the many historic features of Bellingen which create an enjoyable antiquity for a browse. Whilst driving up the mountains pass the Newell Falls before pushing on to Dorrigo for a morning tea. Then onto Dangar Falls and finally end up at the Rainforest Centre, where you go out onto the Scenic Skywalk which extends high above the National Parks tree canopy.


Port Macquarie

(B, L, D)

Today its southward bound and off to Port Macquarie River Cruises, once aboard morning tea is served whilst cruising on the Hastings River. At the end of our leisurely cruise we travel through the city of Port Macquarie to your lunch destination, afterwards you have time to peruse the garden nursery next door before heading off to the fudge factory.


Nambucca Valley & Pub with No Beer

(B, L, D)

Today a highlight of your over 50’s getaway begining with a leisurely drive through the townships of Stuart’s Point, Grassy Heads and Scotts Head, then morning tea at the Buffalo farm. We then move onto the Macnuts Macadamia nut processing factory, free samples are given as well as being able to buy their products. Lunch at Macksville RSL, then onto the famous Pub with no Beer for a glimpse of Australian heritage. After our pub visit we travel to the famous Bowraville Museum where we are able to view all the artefacts of this museum.



(B, L, D)

Today you depart for your overnight visit to Armidale, so pack a small overnight bag. On your way we pull in at Wollomombi Falls and onto Uralla Bowling Club for lunch We then meet up with our guide from the Uralla Information Centre to start our Heritage tour of Uralla. The tour takes approximately 4 hours (the tour will be mostly driven) After your Heritage tour we drive out to Sunhill Dairy Goats where we are given a talk and tour of the farm as well as the chance to peruse and buy goat milk health and beauty products. Back to the motel, check in and make our way out for dinner.


Armidale, Dangars Gorge Macksville

(B, L, D)

After breakfast we pick up our guide and head out to Dangars Gorge for some sightseeing. Then onto Gotswyck Chapel and De-earge Woolshed. Travelling on to rendezvous with Saumarez Homestead for lunch, (lunch and entry fee included) we conclude our visit by doing a tour of the homestead before departing back to Macksville.


Heading Home


After breakfast your Mid North Coast over 50’s Getaway is coming to an end as  you are transferred to Macksville Railway Station in time to catch the 7.21am train to Sydney. Sit back and relax watching the ever changing scenery reminiscing the wonderful memories of your over 50’s Getaway before arriving Sydney at 3.39pm.

Departs: 2018. Current departures                         Book Here 

18 March

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If you require accommodation in Sydney before or after the tour, ask us about our special accommodations.

Price Person twin shareFirst Class FromEconomy Class From
Adult**(Seasonal rail Fare Quoted)$ 1,155$ 1,100
Senior & Pensioner$ 1,100$ 1,065
NSW Pensioner Travel Voucher$ 1,015$ 975

Special deals for single travellers please enquire


0418 337 263 or 02 6331 1128

Rail Holidays Australia, Po Box 1430, Bathurst NSW 2795

Monday - Friday: 10.00 - 18.30

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