Regional Victoria Art Trail
$1925.00pp (twin share)
Regional Victoria Art Trail
Single Supplement: $320.00
Deposit: $300 per person within 7 days of booking
Balance: Due and payable 30 days prior to departure
Tour price includes:
– Home pick-up and return for Central Coast & Newcastle customers
– Purpose built 4WD travel
– Experienced and informative driver/guide
– Two-course dinners & breakfasts each day
– All sightseeing, attractions, cruises and entry fees as per itinerary
– Bottled water on board
– 6 nights ensuite accommodation
Accommodation on this tour is the best available at each destination.
Tour price does not Include:
– Items of a personal nature
– Personal travel insurance
– Optional sightseeing tours
– Beverages other than specified
Luggage: Luggage to be packed in a soft sports bag or similar (no wheels or hard-sided bags allowed) A small backpack for inside the vehicle is recommended as this is to be stored under your seat when the vehicle is moving. Luggage to weigh no more than 15 kg backpack 5 kg.
What to Pack:
– Comfortable casual clothing, cotton is best (no need to dress for dinner)
– Comfortable walking shoes
– Insect repellent
– Sun hat and sunscreen
– Swimming costume and a small towel
– Medication if required and your prescription in a separate section
– Camera and charge, and plenty of memory card.
REGIONAL VICTORIA ART TRAIL – ITINERARY
DAY 1. Gosford - Wagga Wagga (D)
DAY 2. Echuca (BD)
Leaving Wagga Wagga, we travel along the Sturt Highway to Cullingullie where we branch of to visit the town of Lockhart. View the steel cutouts of bush life and view the water tower mural that highlights Australian animals. The Lockhart Water Tower is the work of two Blue Mountains mural artists, Scott Nagy and Janne Birkner (Krimsone). Next town is Jerilderie, the town Ned Kelly held up for 3 days. Then into Finlay, which survives with the use of irriga-tion. We cross the Murray River at Tocumwal and area rich in stone fruit and citrus. We follow the Murray Valley Highway to Echuca for a two-night stay
STAY: Philadelphia Motor Inn
DAY 3. Local Touring (BLD)
Travel to the town of Rochester this morning the view the towns grain silo art. Artist Jimmy D’Vate spent a month going up and down the sides of the two silos while working on the murals of a squirrel glider and an azure kingfisher.
Visit the towns of Rushworth, Kyabram, and Tongala, crossing over grain properties and irrigation, this is contrasting countryside!
DAY 4. Benalla (BLD)
Departing Echuca, we travel east and visit the Mural city of Shepparton. Murals in Shepparton’s CBD celebrate and
We take time to visit the memorial dedicated to them. We then join the Hume Freeway once again and make our way to Benalla for our two nights.
STAY: Top of the Town Motel
DAY 5. Mural Trail (BLD)
Make sure your cameras are charged today as we take in the many murals in the area. We start with a walk around the rural city of Benalla, home to regional Victoria’s stunning street art and the annual Wall to Wall FestivalFrom Artists, Guido van Helten, Adnate, Rone, D’Vate, Sirum, Kaff-
We continue our art trail to Devenish and the work of artist Cam Scale. The artwork is of both a First World War nurse and a modern day combat medic. Fifty young men and women from the Devenish community enlisted in military service for the First World War. This year the Light Horseman was added to the last silo in Devenish.
DAY 6. Gundagai (BLD)
Gundagai is our destination for today, passing through Wangaratta and Albury. Divert a little from the highway to view the submarine at Holbrook and the Truckies memorial at Tarcutta before arriving in Gundagai for our last night.
STAY: Sovereign Inn
DAY 7. Home (B)
Homeward bound today retracing our steps along the Hume Freeway. Once on the Central Coast you will be transferred home.