Canberra Floriade and Tulip Top Gardens

7 Days – Friday 20th to Thursday 26th September 2024

Accommodation: Bishops Lodge Motor Inn, The DECO Hotel and Meninya Palms Resort

Highlights of the tour:

  • «Relax and enjoy the springtime colours of the trees as you make your way through the Adelaide Hills to Tailem Bend where you will enjoy morning tea.
  • «Cross the River Murray into New South Wales, before heading east to Hay. Your first night’s accommodation.
  • «See the Dog on the Tuckerbox, located at Snake Gully, five miles from Gundagai ( or according to the song “nine miles from Gundagai”).
  • «Spend ample time exploring our wonderful capital city, Canberra. Wander around through stunning and extensive display of flowering bulbs, sculptures and artistic features at the Canberra Floriade, located at Canberra’s Commonwealth Park on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin.
  • «View Canberra from Mount Ainslee Lookout, which looks over the Australian War Memorial and straight down impressive ANZAC Parade to the museum of Australian Democracy (Old Parliament House) and Parliament House.
  • «Visit the Australian War Memorial.
  • «Cruise around the lovely Lake Burley Griffin. See the National Carillon.
  • «Venture into Cockington Green Gardens and be delighted by beautifully landscaped gardens and fascinating display of meticulously handcrafted miniature buildings from around the world.
  • «Visit the National Museum of Australia which brings to life the rich and diverse stories of Australia through compelling objects, ideas and events.
  • «Visit the family run enchanting Tulip Top Gardens. Spread over four hectares there are 10,000 blossom trees, half a million bulbs and 100,000 annuals on display in the garden beds.
  • «Be amazed at what you will learn on a guided tour of Parliament House. Discover the highlights like the towering flagpole, the Great Hall Tapestry, the unique architecture, the chambers of the Senate and House of Representatives, the Prime Minister’s portrait and the unique indoor water feature.
  • «Cross the Murrumbidgee River and travel south west to the River Murray Towns of Albury and Wodonga.
  • «Cross the River Murray and continue along the Victorian Side of the River Murray to Yarrawonga.
  • «Stay at Meninya Palms Resort at Moama, back in New South Wales and across the River Murray from Echuca.
  • «Stop at Kaniva to see the beautifully painted silo which features and Australian Hobby bird (a small falcon).
  • «Stop at Coonalpyn to view another beautifully painted silo.


  • « One night accommodation at Bishops Lodge Motor Inn
  • « Four nights accommodation at The DECO Hotel
  • « One night accommodation at Meninya Palms Resort, Moama
  • « Morning tea provided on Day 1
  • « Cooked or Continental breakfast on Days 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7
  • « Lunch on Days 1 and 7
  • « Two course dinner on Days 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
  • « Entrance to cruise, museums/attractions listed
  • « Fully escorted with a tour host
  • « Deluxe coach travel


Twin/Double Share: $ 2,790 per person
Single Supplement: $ 600 for 6 nights