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.
(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 beginning 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.
Grafton Day Out
(B, L, D)
After breakfast, 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 your visit to this historical house, weather permitting you will have a quick tour of a working dairy and packaging farm. After your dairy tour drive out to Lanbrunk Gundyah. Plonked atop of a hill, overlooking the Clarence River, it is a veritable treasure trove of tools, household goods and toys from eras past. On the way home drive past some of the highlights Grafton has to offer.
(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. On the way home stop at Raleigh Winery for a quick look.
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
January Special 2nd Person pays Half price for Tour (excludes Rail Fare)
15, 29 April | 20 May
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If you require accommodation in Sydney before or after the tour, ask us about our special accommodations.
|Price Person twin share||First Class From||Economy 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