Join us for a 3 day getaway tour to Brisbane including a scrumptious dinner and entertainment on-board the iconic Kookaburra River Cruise.  Experience the city lights, under the stars, cruising with friends.

Day 1 (D) HOME TO BRISBANE                    Wednesday 09 February 2022

Welcome on-board Newmans Coaches to Brisbane.  Today is a travel day so sit back and enjoy the company of your fellow travellers.  We will make stops along the way for lunch and to stretch our legs.  On arrival we can settle in and freshen up before dinner.

Lunch own arrangements | dinner in hotel

Royal on the Park | 07 3221 3411| 2 nights

Day 2 (BD)   BRISBANE                              Thursday 10 February 2022

This morning we have an interesting visit at the former used airport at Eagle Farm visiting the TradeCoast Central Heritage Park.  Inside the Interpretive Centre we will be spoiled for choice between in-depth touchscreens, a movie in the cinema, an interactive model, and display panels with object cabinets.  There are three heritage sites here which combine stories of Brisbane’s convict era as the Moreton Bay Penal Settlement and two surviving World War Two sites – Allison Engine Testing Stands and Hangar 7.  We have free time here to explore at leisure.  Everyone likes a little bit of shopping, we head to DFO where we can do a spot of shopping and to purchase lunch.  This afternoon we have arranged a tour at Miegunyahn House Museum. Owned by the Queensland Women’s Historical Association, Miegunyah was built in 1886 for Herbert and Leila Perry. It is richly decorated with iron-lace balustrades, filigree columns and friezes, and furnished in the style of the late 19th century. Following our tour we enjoy Devonshire tea.  Tonight we dine out on-board the Kookaburra River Cruise.  Sit back, relax and enjoy the entertainment on-board as we cruise up and down the river taking in Brisbane on the water. 

Breakfast in hotel | lunch own arrangements | dinner cruise

Day 3 (B)      BRISBANE TO HOME                        Friday 11 February 2022

What a fantastic break we have had – City sights – on and off the water, shopping, touring, new experiences and wonderful people, sadly it’s time to finish our holiday in Brisbane.  Once we say farewell to our hosts and complete our checkout procedures we head for home, stopping along the way to purchase lunch and convenience breaks.  We arrive late afternoon with wonderful memories travelling with friends.

Breakfast in hotel | lunch own arrangements

Tour Inclusions

$610.00 per person twin share

$117.00 single supplement

Tour Inclusions

  • 2 night’s hotel accommodation
  • 2 cooked hotel breakfasts
  • 1 hotel dinners
  • No lunches included
  • Visit to Trade Coast Central Heritage Park, Brisbane
  • Tour of house and Devonshire tea at Miegunyahn House Museum, Brisbane
  • Dinner cruise with Kookaburra River Queen, Brisbane
  • Royal on the Park, Brisbane (2 nights)

All itineraries are subject to change due to occasional restrictions in opening times/days of some attractions, e.g. churches, wineries etc. We cannot be held responsible for any changes due to closures, inclement weather etc.

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Soak up the magic of Christmas at the Hunter Valley Christmas Lights Spectacular!

Thursday 02 December 2021 – Friday 03 December 2021

DAY 1 (D): HOME TO HUNTER VALLEY GARDENS: Thursday 03 December 2021

Welcome to our overnight tour to see the spectacular Christmas Lights in the Hunter Valley Gardens.  It will be a perfect way to start the month with Christmas Cheer.  We will certainly stop along the way to purchase lunch.  On arrival we have time to freshen up and enjoy dinner before our evening out. As the sun begins to set we travel to the Hunter Valley Gardens for the Christmas Lights Spectacular.  With over a million Christmas lights on show there are enough lights to cover a football oval and 19kms of string lighting!  The lights spectacular is bound to capture the spirit of Christmas and create lasting memories for all. 

Lunch own expense and arrangements |dinner @ The Hunter Valley Gardens

Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens | 02 4998 4006 | 1 night

DAY 2 (B): HUNTER VALLEY GARDENS TO HOME: Friday 04 December 2021

Following our evening of spectacular colour we head for home stopping along the way for our morning break and to purchase lunch.   Later today we arrive home, maybe with a few ideas with lighting design for the Christmas tree this year. 

Breakfast in motel, lunch own expense and arrangements

$385.00 per person twin share based on 30 paying passengers

$78.00 single supplement

Tour Inclusions

  • 1 night hotel accommodation
  • 1 cooked hotel breakfast
  • 1 dinner @ Hunter Valley Gardens
  • Entry to night Christmas lights at the Hunter Valley Gardens
  • Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens (1 night)

All itineraries are subject to change due to occasional restrictions in opening times/days of some attractions, e.g. churches, wineries etc. We cannot be held responsible for any changes due to closures, inclement weather etc


Explore high-altitude ancient rainforests and fertile valleys rich in agriculture; embrace charming towns and welcoming smiles

Day 1: (LD): HOME TO GLOUCESTER                        Tuesday 03 August 2021

Welcome to our 3 day tour discovering Gloucester and surrounding areasGloucester – a town known as the gateway to the Barrington Tops is a charming place nestled in a valley under a range of impressive monolith hills called The Bucketts.  Sit back, relax and meet your fellow travellers as we follow Bucketts Way to historic Stroud, a town built by the Australian Agricultural Company in 1830.  On arrival we meet a local expert for a town tour of the area.  Our lunch today is at the Crepe Myrtle Café, there is even a retail area of local produce and home wares we can explore in the cafe. We now head to our destination of Gloucester where we will be joined on coach by a local guide for a town tour and a visit to the museum.  We can now check-in tour our motel and settle in as this will be home for the next 2 nights.

Lunch at Crepe Myrtle Café and dinner in motel

Gloucester Country Lodge Motel | 02 6558 1812 | 3 nights

DAY 2 (BLD): WOKO STATION AND GLOUCESTER   Wednesday 04 August 2021

Woko Station has a long history dating back to the mid-1800s.This beautiful property managed by Ross and Bridget Edwards.  Angus beef cattle are bred and raised on these properties.  The homestead is nestled in the valley surrounded by rolling hills. It is surrounded by fruit and nut trees and the ancient Bunnya nut pines standing for over 100 years.  On arrival Ross and Bridget will talk about their interesting life on the farm. There will be cattle in the yard and Ross will introduce you to his dogs and demonstrate whip cracking.  We enjoy a home cooked morning tea with a large selection of handmade craft items to admire and purchase.  We continue the day with warm country hospitality at our next visit to Hillview Herb Farm.  Get set for a taste bud sensation! We will be served lunch followed by a tour of the herb garden and an informative talk on herbs and their many

uses.  Whilst here, a local apiculturist will provide a talk and a honey demonstration.  We return to our motel full and content after a wonderful day. 

Breakfast and dinner in motel | lunch at Hillview Herb Farm

Breakfast and dinner in motel | lunch at Hillview Herb Farm

DAY 3: (B): GLOUCESTER TO HOME                                                            Thursday 05 August 2021

With our bags packed full of wonderful memories we start heading for home.  A lovely way to end our holiday is to get onto the water at Forster Tuncurry where we have the opportunity to see one of Australia’s cleanest lakes – Wallis Lake. The lake stretches for 25 kilometres between Walling at State Forest and a sliver of land separating the lake from the sea.  On our morning tea cruise we will be able to enjoy Wallis Lake – crystal clear, pristine waters, home to a rich seafood harvest including the famous Wallis Lake oyster.  Back on dry land we have some free time to purchase lunch before heading home.

Breakfast in motel | lunch own arrangements and cost

Tour Cost (GST inclusive)

$655.00 per person twin share

$115.00 single supplement

Tour Inclusions

  • 2 night’s motel accommodation
  • 2 cooked motel breakfasts
  • 2 motel dinners
  • 2 lunches – see below
  • Locally guided tour of Stroud
  • Lunch at Crepe Myrtle Tea and Coffee Rooms, Gloucester
  • Locally guided tour of Gloucester
  • Entry to the Gloucester museum
  • Tour and morning tea at Woko Station
  • Tour, tasting, lunch and talk and honey demonstration from local Apiculturist at Hillview Herb Farm, Gloucester
  • Morning tea cruise with Free Spirit Cruises

Spring Magic and Australian War Memorial

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Join Newmans Coaches for a 6 day magical colour filled holiday.  With our green thumbs packed we are ready to go.  Sit back, relax and meet your fellow travelers as we make our way through to the beautiful Southern Highlands for the next 2 nights.

Dinner in hotel | lunch own arrangements and cost

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Australian Outback Spectacular Tour 2021

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