From (AUD)$3,695
Days9
An experience to satisfy even the most avid of nature enthusiasts, this tour covers it all; stunning waterways, mountainous terrains that are awash with every season’s colour and a rich gold mining history kept alive by quaint country towns and ruins. This tour is a natural feast of historic proportions so let us uncover it together.
Group Size — Max 20
Transport — We travel on full size coaches with plenty of space to spread out
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Experience a slice of Australia’s history as we learn about the life of notorious outlaw, Ned Kelly, at the place of his last standoff with police, the town of Glenrowan.

Glenrowan, Victoria by Visit Victoria

Take a trip down the Great Alpine Road and soak up amazing panoramic views at a few scenic stops along the way such as Kosciusko Lookout and ‘Danny’s’ Lookout.

The Great Alpine Road, Victoria by Visit Victoria

Get up close and personal with the palatial limestone structures of the Buchan Caves. This ancient site has been dated to be over 400-million-years old!

Buchan Caves, Victoria by Visit Victoria

Explore the vast Gippsland Lakes on an amazing sightseeing cruise. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins, sea birds and eagles, kangaroos and other wildlife along the way!

Dolphins at Metung, Victoria by Visit Victoria

Special Experiences

Come prepared with your walking shoes on, as we begin our Victorian adventure with a walking tour of the historic laneways and decadent arcades of Melbourne.
Soak up the King Valley sun as we enjoy a private picnic glamping experience at the renowned Brown Brothers Winery.
Dive into the pages of history with an interactive re-enactment of Ned Kelly’s trial at the Beechworth Courtroom.

Itinerary Victorian High Country & Gippsland

Itinerary

Day

Inclusions Victorian High Country & Gippsland

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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  • Experience the amazing Lanes and Arcades of Melbourne on a walking tour
  • Visit the historic town of Wahalla to take a long tunnel extended Gold Mine tour
  • Sightseeing cruise of the Gippsland Lakes, including lunch at the Metung Pub
  • Witness the underground limestone paradise on a Buchan cave tour
  • Lunch at the Bullant Brewery in Bruthen
  • Travel along the Great Alpine Road to Bright, with many scenic stops including Kosciusko Lookout, Danny's Lookout (with views over Hotham) and Renes Lookout
  • Enjoy the stunning vistas on a walk of Mt Buffalo National Park
  • Tour a local cheese farm and try sample their produce
  • Spend the afternoon glamping with a grazing lunch at the renowned Brown Brothers winery
  • Listen to local legend, Lazy Harry, perform songs from Australia’s Gold Rush era in Beechworth
  • Partake in an interactive re-enactment of Ned Kelly’s trial at Beechworth Courtroom
  • Tour the Old Beechworth Gaol
  • Stop in Glenrowan for a guided tour all about Ned Kelly
  • Visit Badger Creek Blueberry Farm, known for their blueberry wine, enjoying platters and a tasting paddle

Touring

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  • All touring in full sized 48-seater air-conditioned coach (max group size 20)
  • National Parks fees and admissions where required

Accommodation

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  • 8 nights accommodation in 3-4 star hotels & motels

Properties include:

  • Vibe Hotel, Melbourne
  • The Esplanade Resort & Spa, Lakes Entrance
  • Riverbank Park Motel, Bright
  • Quality Hotel Wangaratta Gateway, Wangaratta

Hotels listed are an indication and are subject to change without notice.

Meals

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  • 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches and group welcome and farewell dinners
  • Meal highlight: Glamping grazing lunch at Brown Brothers winery

Tour Guides

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  • Escorted by a Bunnik Tours representative
  • English-speaking driver guide

Some things to note

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  • On day 3 the Stormbird Cruise is a shared service, so you will be cruising with other tourists not part of the Bunnik small group tour.

Traveller safety is our highest priority. Bunnik Tours’ has therefore adopted the covid safe travel protocols released by the Council of Australian Tour Operators (CATO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) to ensure a high level of hygiene and safety on our tours.  Bunnik Tours has always practiced social distancing through our policy of using full sized coaches for small groups.

Information Victorian High Country & Gippsland

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging.

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding.

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Ethiopia
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Rwanda, Guatemala, Mexico and Costa Rica
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats

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Dates & Prices Victorian High Country & Gippsland

Dates & Prices
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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
Status    
12 Feb 22
20 Feb 22
$3,695
Available
12 Mar 22
20 Mar 22
$3,695
Available
02 Apr 22
10 Apr 22
$3,695
Available
15 Oct 22
23 Oct 22
$3,695
Available
12 Nov 22
20 Nov 22
$3,695
Available

Additional Information

Single Supplement
From $1,050
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

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