Departs: Wednesday, 16th October
Fitness Level: E – Easy
Tour Fully Booked. Please see Tour 2.
THE acclaimed international spectacular, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, will return to Sydney at ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park in October 2019.
One of the greatest shows on earth, featuring more than 1200 performers from around the world, heads to Sydney direct from its annual season on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle, Scotland, where it continues to boast sell-out performances entertaining more than 220,000 people each summer.
The Sydney show, which is set against the backdrop of a full-size replica of Edinburgh Castle, will blend a thrilling mix of music, ceremony, military tradition, theatre and dance from the world’s best-massed pipes and drums. It will feature traditional Scottish favourites including pipers, fiddlers, highland dancers and precision drill teams, together with representatives from around the globe, as well as members of the Australian Defence Force.
You can be a part of this stunning extravaganza by joining Down Under Coach Tours five-day holiday package “Edinburgh Military Tattoo Sydney 2019 – Premium Tour” and enjoy an exceptional
holiday including a truly unique experience on the terrace for the Britannia Dinner. As well as your Gold category ticket you will get a three-course ‘Scottish themed’ sit down dinner with premium beer, wine and soft drinks. This incredible dining space offers sweeping views of the replica Edinburgh castle and the entertainment is sure to enhance your pre-show experience. You’ll also receive a souvenir gift and a padded seat cushion for you to enjoy the spectacle in comfort.
Other highlights of your holiday package are the World Heritage listed Parramatta Park, free time in Darling Harbour plu
s sightseeing on the way to Sydney and return. All the time you’ll enjoy travelling in our luxury coach and being pampered by your Down Under Coach crew. Phone today…seats on this holiday package won’t last!
Meals: B = Breakfast, M = Morning Tea, L = Lunch, A = Afternoon Tea, D = Dinner
DAY 1 HERVEY BAY – COFFS HARBOUR D
Wednesday, 16th October: Welcome aboard! As we depart for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. An early start this morning for our travelling companions between Hervey Bay and Caboolture. Brisbane and Toowoomba passengers join us at Roma Street Transit Centre and Gold Coast passengers join us en-route. Crossing the border into NSW we change to daylight saving time. Stop at Chinderah for lunch (own expense), enjoy the scenic beauty of the Northern Rivers District as we continue to Coffs Harbour. Stay Opal Cove Resort
DAY 2 COFFS HARBOUR – SYDNEY BLD
Thursday, 17th October: Continuing our journey south through the Manning Valley District to Bulahdelah, set on the banks of the Myall River. Here we pause for a delicious picnic lunch before making our way to Parramatta to settle in for the next two nights. Stay Rydges Parramatta
DAY 3 SYDNEY SIGHTSEEING & EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO BMD
Friday, 18th October: After a leisurely breakfast, board our coach for a delightful day of sightseeing. Arriving at Parramatta Park, visit the beautiful Rumsey Rose Garden which boasts one of the largest collections of heritage roses in Australia. There is always something beautiful to see and you’ll find the roses are at their peak at this time of year. The gardens are sure to delight you with a central lawn surrounded by lush garden beds with paved paths leading to arbours draped with fragrant heritage roses.
World heritage listed Parramatta Park is one of the oldest public parks in the world with more than two million people visiting every year. Free time is allowed for you to wander through the park and explore while your coach crew prepares morning tea. Next, make our way to Darling Harbour for free time to purchase your lunch and to check out the many activities. Re-boarding your coach stop at the Sydney Opera House for free time to explore before returning to our accommodation to rest up for our exciting night ahead.
Tonight the highlight of our tour – the EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO! Get ready for a fabulous night of world-class entertainment that will leave you in awe at the precision and grandeur of the performance. Start your evening with a truly unique experience on the Terrace for the Britannia Dinner. As well as your Gold category ticket you will get a three-course ‘Scottish themed’ sit down dinner with premium beer, wine and soft drinks. This incredible dining space offers sweeping views of the replica Edinburgh castle and the entertainment is sure to enhance your pre-show experience. You’ll also receive a souvenir gift and a padded seat cushion for you to enjoy the spectacle in comfort.
DAY 4 SYDNEY – ARMIDALE BMLD
Saturday, 19th October: After a night full of spectacular performances and memories to treasure, we farewell Sydney and travel north to Cessnock in the Hunter Valley where we pause for morning tea. Following the New England Highway, make our way to Scone for lunch at the RSL. After lunch, continue north to Tamworth for an afternoon break at the Big Golden Guitar Complex before arriving at our overnight accommodation. Stay All Seasons Motel Armidale
DAY 5 ARMIDALE – HOME BML
Sunday, 20th October: It’s our last day together on tour so we enjoy a good country breakfast before continuing north through Tenterfield and over the border back into Queensland at Wallangarra (clocks back by one hour). Enjoy an early lunch in Warwick before we reach Brisbane. Gold Coast and Brisbane passengers depart the tour. Passengers north en route to Hervey Bay stay on the coach. Thank you for joining us on this “once in a lifetime experience”.
Adult: $ 2594 pp
Pensioner: $2584 pp
Past Passenger: $2579 pp
Single Supplement: $555 pp
Please note: Limited single supplements. Once limit is reached single supplement will be waitlist only.
Deposit: $500 within 7 days of booking
$500 – Tuesday, 16th April 2019
$500 – Tuesday, 16th July 2019
Saturday, 1st September 2019
Bookings Close on Wednesday October 16th, 2019