NARRANDERA - GRIFFITH - LEETON TOUR
Depart from pickup point and make your way towards Narrandera with Morning/Afternoon Tea and Lunch stops along the way.
Arrive in Narrandera and book into your Motel for your 5 night stay. Dinner will also be here.
After a cooked breakfast you will travel to Altina Wildlife Park for your Zoo-fari Cart Tour with personalised animal talks with your own tour guide - a light morning tea will be provided.
Reboard the coach and make way to Darlington Point for your lunch stop with some free time exploring the town.
After lunch the next visit is to the Narrandera Fisheries Centre were you will enjoy a tour. This is a major native fish hatchery, production and research facility for the Murray - Darling Basin.
Back to the motel where you will also have your dinner.
After another lovely breakfast you will head off to Junee.
On arrival in Junee you will visit and have a guided tour of the Monte Cristo historical homestead which is an outstanding two storey Georgian style mansion which was built of red brick in 1884 by grazier, Christopher Crawley, who, in 1876 purchased land upon which the railway would pass. The home has been faithfully restored in High Victorian style.
Once finished here you will then make your way over to the Junee Licorice & Chocolate Factory at the Junee Flour Mill, built in 1934-35, the mill was not only a town landmark, but a major player in Junee's industrial progress following the Great Depression. Today the mill building is being restored in a manner as to capture the 1930s feel. A modern day stone mill has been installed converting grain grown on the Green Grove farm into product for inclusion in licorice, flour and bread mixes. You will have a tour here and then some free time to wander through and have lunch.
On your way back towards Narrandera you will stop off at Coolamon to visit the Coolamon Cheese Factory for some tastings.
Head back to the Motel for some relaxing prior to your dinner tonight once again at the Motel.
This morning after breakfast you head to Griffith....on the way into town you stop off at Catania Fruit Salad farm for a guided tour and some morning tea.
Continuing into Griffith you will have some free time for a wander around the town and have some lunch. After your lunch reboard Coach and make your way to the Griffith Visitors Information Centre where you will pick up your guide to board the coach for an informative town tour.
Return to Narrandera through Leeton and Yanco with a stop off at the tiny town of Murrami to the Rocking Horse Restorations where they restore wooden vintage and antique rocking horses. There is an outstanding collection of antique rocking horses, moving horse toys, old farm tools, wood work tools, rabbit traps, horse gear and memorabilia from the surrounding area.
Returning to your Motel and relaxing prior to Dinner tonight at the Motel.
After breakfast head back through to Leeton where you will stop off at the Leeton Visitor Information Centre for some morning tea and watch a couple of videos prior to a tour around town to learn some of its amazing history. If the Roxy Theatre is open we will pay this a visit where you will step back in time. The heritage listed Art Dec Roxy Theatre is one of the oldest cinemas in Australia.
Enjoy some free time and lunch in the Leeton township.
Last visit for the day will be to do the Southern Cotton Gin Tour. These tours are designed to educate growers, tourists, students and other visitors about the local cotton industry. as well as the cotton ginning process, from when the bales first come in, get cleaned and packed ready for shipping out. You will be able to witness these stages first hand from the specially built observation walkways. (Note: this is not always open to the public)
If the Southern Cotton Gin Tour is unavailable you will visit the Whitton Malt House - great produce, service and cuisines, beverages and an enjoyable walk around the man made lake.
Back to the Motel for your last night stay and Dinner.
After your cooked breakfast board your coach and commence your journey home with stops along the way for morning tea and lunch.
Accommodation Twin Share
2 Course Dinner each night
Cooked Breakfast daily
All admissions as per itinerary
TOTAL COST PER PERSON: Twin Share $945.00 (departing Victoria) for 2023
$990.00 (departing Sydney)
Single Supplement $ 185.00