Pre and Post Convention Tours

Don’t miss the chance to visit Victoria and Tasmania and discover the beauty and breathtaking landscape of this wonderful country!

Delegates will be warmly welcomed by Aussie IW Club members in their local areas.

All fees are quoted in Australian dollars (AUD) and are inclusive of 10% GST (Goods and Services Tax).

Prices are based on twin share; please contact the Secretariat should you wish to obtain pricing for a single supplement.

1. Natural Wonders Tour

5 Days / 4 Nights

Tour departs: Thursday 5 April 2018
Tour returns: Monday 9 April 2018
$2700.00 per person twin share
Minimum numbers required: 20

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Price includes:

Day One Depart Melbourne and drive to Lakes Entrance
Overnight accommodation Lakes Entrance
Includes Dinner
Day Two Lakes Entrance and Buchan Caves
Overnight accommodation Lakes Entrance
Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Three Explore Wilsons Promontory and onwards to Phillip Island
Overnight accommodation Phillip Island
Includes Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch, Dinner with local IW members.
Day Four Explore Phillip Island and evening Penguin Parade
Overnight accommodation Phillip Island
Includes Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch, Dinner
Day Five Cranbourne Botanic Gardens and Australian Garden and return to Melbourne
Includes Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch Return to Melbourne at 4pm

2. Historical Victoria

5 Days / 4 Nights

Tour departs: Thursday 5 April 2018
Tour returns: Monday 9 April 2018
$2778.00 per person twin share
Minimum numbers required: 20

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Price includes:

Day One Depart Melbourne and drive to Ballarat. Explore Sovereign Hill.
Overnight accommodation Creswick
Includes Morning Tea, Dinner
Day Two Travel and explore Bendigo
Overnight accommodation Bendigo
Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Dinner
Day Three Explore Bendigo
Overnight accommodation Bendigo
Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Four Travel and explore Echuca including Paddlesteamer ride on the mighty Murray River
Overnight accommodation Echuca
Includes Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch, Dinner
Day Five Travel to Daylesford and return to Melbourne
Includes Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch
Return to Melbourne at 5pm

3. Around The Bay, Mornington Peninsula and The Great Ocean Road

4 Days / 3 Nights

Tour departs: Sunday 15 April 2018
Tour returns: Wednesday 18 April 2018
$2070.00 per person twin share
Minimum numbers required: 20

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Price includes:

Day One Depart Melbourne and explore Mornington Peninsula
Overnight accommodation Cape Schanck
Includes Morning Tea, Lunch, Dinner
Day Two Tour Cape Schanck and ferry ride across Port Phillip Bay to Queenscliff and onto Geelong
Overnight accommodation Torquay
Includes Breakfast, Morning Tea, Dinner
Day Three Tour Great Ocean Road including Torquay, Apollo Bay and the 12 Apostles
Overnight accommodation Warrnambool
Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Four Depart Warrnambool and travel to Werribee Mansion and Williamstown before returning to Melbourne
Includes Breakfast, Lunch

4. Explore Tasmania

6 Days / 5 Nights

Tour departs Hobart: Monday 16 April 2018
Tour returns: Saturday 21 April 2018
$2694.00 per person twin share
Minimum numbers required: 20

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Please note: This tour departs from Hobart, Tasmania and ends in Launceston, Tasmania.

Tour participants are required to book and arrange their own travel from Melbourne to Hobart and onward journey from Launceston.

We will suggest suitable travel dates and times including flights when you book this tour.

Price includes:

Day One Explore Hobart and Mona – Museum of Old and New Art
Overnight accommodation Hobart
Includes Lunch
Day Two Hobart, Mt Wellington and Tahune Forest Air Walk
Overnight accommodation Hobart
Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Three Travel via the Tasman Peninsula to Port Arthur and on to Freycinet Peninsula
Overnight accommodation Bicheno
Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Four Explore Freycinet National Park and travel to Launceston
Overnight accommodation Launceston
Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Five Explore Launceston and surrounds including Tamar Valley and Sheffield
Overnight accommodation Launceston
Includes Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea
Day Six Free time Launceston before airport transfers.
Includes Breakfast.

Delegates are required to make own flight/ferry arrangements. If you plan to extend your stay in Tasmania with their own arrangements please inform the Convention Secretariat of your intentions.

Tour Terms and Conditions

You are kindly asked to announce your presence at least 15 minutes prior to the departure time.

To board the bus, you must present a valid ticket.

We recommend that you wear casual and comfortable clothing and bring a jacket. Please wear flat shoes suitable for walking. High heels are not recommended for all tours.

The Convention Secretariat reserves the right to adjust or change the Tour as necessary. A minimum number of persons per tour is required in order to operate. The Convention Secretariat reserves the right to cancel the tour in the event of insufficient reservations. In the event that the Convention Secretariat cancels the tour, full reimbursement will be made.

Participants and accompanying persons are advised to purchase adequate coverage for health, travel and private liability insurance before departing their home countries. The Convention Secretariat cannot take responsibility for personal injury, loss or damage to private, personal property.

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