The Mid North Coast over 50’s Getaway

Now with Slim Dusty Museum Option


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. We sample and may buy the different varieties of sweets sold and manufactured on the premises.

On our way home we stop at Kempsey for those wishing to visit the Slim Dusty Museum, this an option on the tour and is at your own extra expense. For those NOT wanting to go into the museum they can stay on the coach and enjoy a tour around Crescent Head.


Nambucca Valley & Pub with No Beer

(B, L, D)

Today a highlight of your over 50’s getaway beginning with a visit to the famous Bowraville Museum whilst having our morning tea we are able to view all the artefacts of the museum. After boarding the coach we take a scenic drive through Nambucca Heads before arriving at our lunch time stop. After lunch we drive out to the famous Pub with no Beer for a glimpse of Australian heritage, we then move onto the Macnuts Macadamia nut processing factory. Lastly we take a leisurely through townships of Stuart’s Point, Grassy Heads and Scotts Head.


Grafton Day Out

(B, L, D)

After breakfast , we board the coach and head to Grafton for the day. One of our stops is the magnificent Schaeffer House, home of the Clarence River Historical Society. After our visit to this historical house we head to Lawrence on the Clarence River. We stop in at “The Garden Shed” with its exhibition of hundreds of bells as well as plants and other interesting items. Moving on we pull into the old 2nvr radio station which now houses the “Lawrence Museum” after our great lunch and our inquisitive poking around we head down the road to board the Clarence river punt (coach and all).


Coffs Harbour

(B, L, D)

Heading up to Coffs harbour, making your way up to Sealy Lookout which lies within Bruxner Park Flora Reserve. The Forest Sky Pier offers visitors an amazing 180-degree view over the Coffs Harbour Coastline. From here your next stop is the Solitary Islands Aquarium and discover what makes the Solitary Islands Marine Park so special through their series of aquariums, guided tours and visual display. For lunch is at the Carobana Carob Factory, where you can may buy and sample some of the delights that are manufactured here at the factory, before sitting down to lunch. After lunch visit the Clog Barn and view the manufactured clogs as well as the miniature Dutch Village, with working windmills & railways surrounded by beautiful manicured gardens.


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 

7 October

Please enquire for more dates possible November Dates.

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)$ 1,055$ 1,000
Senior & Pensioner$ 1,000$ 965
NSW Pensioner Travel Voucher$ 915$ 875

Special deals for single travellers please enquire


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