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Monday 16th November 2020
8.00am Depart Collins Park Fox Street Wagga Wagga.
On the way to Merimbula we stop off at Cooma for a look at the Snowy Hydro Discovery Centre. Lunch in Cooma (own cost)
After lunch we tour the Cooma Goal and NSW Correctional Centre Museum The museum highlights the 200-year penal history of incarceration from convict days to the present in NSW Prisons.
Continue to Merimbula.
Arrive at The Pelican Motor Inn, Merimbula Drive, Merimbula Phone: 026495 1933
Dinner at the Motel’s marquee area.
Tuesday 17th November 2020
This morning we visit Wheelers Oyster Farm for a guided tour, including a sample of their famous oysters. Oysters may be purchased to enjoy later.
We now have a wonderful step back in time at the Sapphire Coast Historic Vehicle Club, enjoy a conducted tour of vehicle restoration projects that are underway and also a viewing of the motor museum that will take us to morning tea in the clubrooms. After a short break in Pambula and a chance to grab some lunch, we head to Oaklands Barn to have a look at the beautiful nursery, take in the antiques, visit the gallery, feed some of the farm animals in the barn or even pat a camel or an ostrich. To quench your thirst a craft beer in the brewery might help.
Dinner Merimbula RSL Club
Wednesday 18th November 2020
This morning we head to the fishing, timber and whaling town of Eden. Our tour this morning is a 2 ½ hour harbour tour on Cat Balou a 16 mt Catamaran. See and learn some of the history of this village from the bay taking in places like Edrom Lodge, Seahorse Inn, Boydtown, the Woodchip Mill and much more. Moring tea will be served whilst cruising. Watch out for seals and dolphins who love to bow ride the boat and in the right season you will most likely see a whale.
Now is time to explore the township of Eden, we will also stop at the lookout weather permitting.
After lunch we have a guided tour of the Killer Whale Museum to visit Old Tom and relive the history of Edens’ old whaling days.
Dinner Club Sapphire Merimbula
Thursday 19th November 2020
Your coach driver will give a tour today around our beautiful Merimbula, showing you our beaches and the panoramic views from Short Point. Merimbula Aquarium is our destination for a guided tour of the marine life that is on display and some interesting facts to learn about the different species. A Devonshire tea will be served overlooking the wharf and the pristine waters of Merimbula.
The afternoon is free for you to enjoy our town, take a relaxing walk around the boardwalk, enjoy a movie at the theatre across the road or browse the many interesting shops at your leisure.
A farewell dinner at the Tura Beach Country Club
Friday 20th November 2020
Breakfast at Accommodation
Farewell from the Sapphire Coast, as you head safely back home to Wagga, arriving home early that evening.
Cost $1090 per person twin share
Single Supplement extra $200
Deposit: $100 to secure your booking
Balance Due 9th October 2020
Inclusions – Coach, Accommodation, Dinners, Breakfasts, Lunch (where specified), and entry to attractions listed.
All tours subject to cancellation if insufficient numbers
Cancellation Policy – In the event that Makehams Coaches have to cancel the tour, you will receive a full refund.
If you as the passenger have to cancel the tour (depending how close to the date of departure), Makehams Coaches will refund you everything that we can retrieve from accommodations and attractions paid for. For this reason we recommend all passengers look into getting travel insurance.
Please contact us with any questions or concerns you may have.