Duration
2 Nights
Fitness
Moderate
Travel
Multiple dates in 2019 & 2020
Destination
Canberra
Stop and smell the tulips on a lovely long weekend perfect for green thumbs. This Floriade Canberra Tour shows off our nation’s capital at its most sweet-smelling, combining a day at Australia’s biggest flower festival with tours of Parliament House, Australian War Memorial and more historical delights en route. Tickle your floral fancy further at Bowral’s Tulip Festival, after which a Devonshire Tea in Mittagong will be the icing on the cake (or scone!).
HIGHLIGHTS
  • A day at Floriade 2019 Canberra starting with guided walk
  • BBQ lunch with local grazier at Gold Creek sheep and cattle station
  • Bowral Tulip Time floral festival
  • Enjoy 2 nights in quality accommodation

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
2 nights in quality accommodation
4 meals: 2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch and 1 Dinner
Travel by luxury coach
Experienced Driver Guide
Airport transfers (see flight information in Fine Print)

TRAVEL PERIOD
Departure in 2019: 
  • Sep: 20, 27
Departures in 2020: 
  • Sep: 18, 25

ITINERARY – FLORIADE CANBERRA TOUR 
  • Day 1 Sydney – Canberra / Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 2 Floriade & Canberra / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 3 Bowral Tulip Time – Sydney / Meals: Breakfast, Devonshire Tea
For Full Itinerary CLICK HERE
HOTELS
  • Canberra: Crowne Plaza Canberra

WHY BOOK WITH MYDISCOVERIES?
At MyDiscoveries we want to help you make ‘one day’, today. Whether you’re into cruising or glamping, or if you’d prefer to holiday at home or abroad, we’re driven to make your holiday dreams come true. With over 20 years of travel experience, you can be sure we can create the right holiday for you. Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Call us on 1300 404 606 and one of our travel consultants can create an incredible package for you.
The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back
Pay over 5 x monthly, interest-free instalments. Credit card holders can spread their payments over 5 months on all MyDiscoveries holidays

FINE PRINT
  • Valid for travel: Multiple dates in 2019 & 2020
  • Advertised price based on 01 Sep 2019 at time of publishing
  • Advertised price may vary and is subject to availability at time of booking.
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only.
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Flight info: flights to arrive anytime into Sydney Airport (Day 1) and depart after 7:00pm from Sydney Airport (Day 7)
  • The itinerary may vary depending on seasons.
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior.
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee. We recommend taking out travel insurance as soon as you have booked your travel dates so you have protection against emergency cancellations that might be needed.
  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover.
  • Once your MyDiscoveries Voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by the MyDiscoveries Reservations team will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates.
  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements (e.g. vegetarian etc)
  • The MyDiscoveries team will send an email to you confirming all of your booking information.
  • Excludes: travel insurance, meals not mentioned and items of a personal nature

TO BOOK YOUR FLORIADE CANBERRA TOUR, BUY ONLINE AT WWW.MYDISCOVERIES.COM.AU or CALL 1300 404 606
1

Sydney - Canberra

Depar from The Rydges Sydney Central this morning at 7.30am with your experienced Driver Guide and travel through the rolling hills and verdant pastures of the Southern Highlands. Pause at historic Berrima to see its convict-era sandstone gaol, then visit Gold Creek Station to meet a local grazier and enjoy a barbecue lunch. Gold Creek is a working pastoral property that currently runs merino sheep and beef cattle. On arrival in Canberra join a local guide for a tour of Parliament House, the seat of the nation’s government. Built almost entirely of Australian materials, 10,000 people worked its construction. Then visit the Australian War Memorial, which brings together a world-class museum, a shrine and an extensive archive. Hear an evocative lament before departing for your hotel. Enjoy dinner at your hotel with your travelling companions. MEALS: Lunch, Dinner
2

Floriade & Canberra

Today enjoy the spectacle and festivities of Floriade 2019. Originally developed as a floral display to celebrate Australia’s Bicentenary and Canberra’s 75th birthday, this month long festival attracts more than 480,000 attendees per year. Start the day with a guided walk of the grounds. The rest of the day is free for you to enjoy not only over a million flowers but markets, sculptures, workshops and live music. You might wish to extend your day with tickets to the magical and mesmerising Floriade NightFest (additional cost), featuring two fully choreographed light shows set to music.
MEALS: Breakfast
3

Bowral Tulip Time - Sydney

Discover the Southern highlands during Tulip Time, when Corbett Gardens, Bowral becomes the festival centrepiece with over 75,000 tulips. Enjoy the festival vibe before travelling to the pretty Southern Highlands town of Mittagong for Devonshire Tea, with tea or coffee and hot scones with jam and cream. You’ll arrive in Sydney at approximately 5.00pm.
MEALS: Breakfast, Devonshire Tea
DESTINATION 
Located a short 3-hour drive, Australia’s capital city is a true hidden gem that serves as both a beautiful respite and an adventure. Home to stunning urban and rural environments, the national hub for arts and culture also has the perfect landscape for adventure-filled activities. There’s plenty for you and your loved ones to do and take in this delightful city.
FLIGHT 
  • From Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or any other city, Virgin Australia, Tigerair and Qantas are the main airlines that will enable you to travel to Canberra and from Canberra to any other city in Australia.
  • You arrive anytime into Sydney Airport and depart after 7:00pm from Sydney Airport at the end of your escape!

TRANSFER
Airport transfers are included in the deal!

WEATHER
  • As September arrives, it is spring time in Australia. Fresh, dry mornings followed by sunny days and cool nights.

TRAVEL INSURANCE
  • MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you.
  • Call us on 1300 404 606 and quote Discovery10 for a 10% discount.
What is included in The Deal? Please refer to the ‘Includes’ section in The Deal for details of what’s included. If you are unclear, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 404 606 for more information.
Are there any health precautions or vaccinations that I need? We recommend you see your doctor at least six weeks prior to travel to get their advice and to allow time for any necessary vaccinations.
Can I arrange my flights with MyDiscoveries? MyDiscoveries is a full-service travel agency and we can arrange flights to any destination. Call us on 1300 404 606 to get a personalised quote.
Do I need travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you – call us on 1300 404 606
Can MyDiscoveries organise my travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote at competitive rates for you – call us on 1300 404 606
When will my booking be confirmed? Once your MyDiscoveries holiday voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by a member of the MyDiscoveries Reservations team. MyDiscoveries will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates and will send you an email to confirm your booking information. If for any reason we are unable to book you onto your preferred dates please refer to the MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee to understand our refund policy. When booking in to your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements.
What is the cancellation procedure? / Can I cancel or make changes to my booking? If for any reason you need to cancel your booking, contact the MyDiscoveries Reservations team on 1300 404 606. Once we have received your verbal request for cancellation we will ask you to confirm the request in writing (email or post is fine) so that we can accurately start processing the cancellation. Make sure you include your travel voucher number and traveller names when requesting and confirming the cancellation. Please be aware that the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee for cancellations outside our 30 Day Booking Guarantee period.
When will I receive my tour documentation? This one depends on the tour operator.
What type of clothes should I bring? Bring comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen and hat, water bottle, camera, jacket in cooler months!
I haven’t received my MyDiscoveries voucher yet. What do I do? If you have not received your voucher contact MyDiscoveries on 1300 404 606 and we will resend your voucher by email or post.
How fit do I need to be? We have graded all MyDiscoveries products with a fitness level. Relaxed, Moderate & Active. For more information on the MyDiscoveries Fitness Levels CLICK HERE
How do I take advantage of the 5 monthly payments plan? At time of booking online, you should be able to select our 5 monthly installment plan as a payment option. If booking over the phone, please mention you wish to pay in 5 monthly payments and our team will ensure this is set up. This is a free of charge service that allows you to pay off your holiday in 5 equal payments. How does it work? Pay only 1/5th of the total of your Holiday at time of booking. Your remaining 4 payments will be taken automatically from the same credit card on the same day of the next 4 months. Easy!
Where can I find the full terms and conditions for MyDiscoveries? Specific terms and conditions for each holiday can be found in the Fine Print section of every holiday. Full terms and condition for My Discoveries can be found HERE