2022 Day Tours

Tour Calendar & Tour Descriptions

Coffs Botanical Gardens

COFFS BOTANICAL GARDENS & BUTTERFLY HOUSE

  • Wednesday 1st June 2022
  • Cost $75.00 per person includes air conditioned coach travel, morning tea & visits and lunch.
  • Depart the Port Macquarie Coach Terminal at 8:30am

We depart the Port Macquarie Coach Terminal at 8.30am with our first stop at the enriching and diversified Coffs Harbour Botanical Gardens with easy access boardwalks to all areas. It is a mixture of rainforest, mild coastal swamps and beautiful hand cared gardens of all colours. While here we enjoy our morning tea. Next we are off to the re-vamped Coffs Butterfly House. An amazing story of these colourful winged wonders await us – as well as plenty more. We enjoy an exhibition and talk on the history of local dinosaurs! We also have the opportunity to stroll through their extensive gardens & maze. While this is happening we have a beautiful picnic lunch provided on site. Mid-afternoon we return to Port with our usual comfort stop at South Kempsey.

Christmas in July in Urunga

XMAS IN JULY IN URUNGA

  • Wednesday 6th July 2022
  • Cost $80.00 per person includes air conditioned coach travel, morning tea & visit and a scrumptious Christmaslunch.
  • Depart the Port Macquarie Coach Terminal at 9:00am

We depart the Port Macquarie Coach Terminal at 9.00am travelling to Macksville to Mary Bolton’s Cottage for a tour and morning tea. Our festivities for Christmas in July is at Club Urunga – traditional Christmas fare finishing off with pavlova or pudding and a cuppa. Relax and enjoy the company before we head to Raleigh Winery for an afternoon tasting.

Moorland and Old Bar

MOORLAND AND OLD BAR

  • Wednesday 3rd August 2022
  • Cost $70.00 per person includes air-conditioned coach travel, morning tea & lunch & visits
  • Depart the Port Macquarie Coach Terminal at 9:00am

We head south today departing the Port Macquarie Coach Terminal at 9.00am with our morning tea stop at Moorland Cottage – the best scones on the coast so the sign says! With tummies full we tour our way through Manning Point, Wallabi Point to the seaside village of Old Bar. We enjoy a scrumptious lunch in the bowling club. Elsie will be waiting for us at Handmade on the Manning in Cundletown for our last visit of the day. An extensive range of locally made arts & crafts available here.

Coolongoolook Cruise

COOLONGOOLOOK CRUISE

  • Tuesday 13 September 2022
  • Cost $95.00 per person includes air-conditioned coach travel, cruise, morning tea & lunch on board
  • Depart the Port Macquarie Coach Terminal at 8:00am

We depart the Port Macquarie Coach Terminal at 8.00am heading south to Forster with a pick-up at the LUSC at 8.30am. We board the MV Free Spirit at 10am to embark on our cruise up the Coolongolook River with Captain Pete and his crew. Lots of stories and sightseeing as we head west upriver on the old logging route to the old cedar wharf at Coolongolook where the timber was first set adrift. We enjoy morning tea and lunch before returning to Forster around 2.00pm. we have a break in the CBD area with maybe time to enjoy an ice-cream before returning to Laurieton & Port Macquarie after a serene day of river cruising

Forster and Nabiac

FORSTER AND NABIAC

  • Wednesday 12 October 2022
  • Cost $65.00 per person includes air-conditioned coach travel, morning tea, lunch & visits
  • Depart the Port Macquarie Coach Terminal at 8:00am

We are heading south today departing the Port Macquarie coach terminal at 8.00am heading to the Green Cathedral in Tiona. This is an outdoor church with natural wooden pews enclosed by a peaceful & beautiful palm forest on the shores of Wallis Lake, in the Booti Booti National Park. After a prayer or two we reboard the coach for morning tea & & tour of the Great Lakes Maritime & Historical Museum – documenting this areas diverse artefacts. We head to Nabiac (place of wild fig) for our delicious lunch today at the local hotel with time to walk around the village with its many curiosity shops. We are hoping the Artisan Farmer centre will be up and operating so we can take a sneak peak!! We should arrive back in Port around 4.30pm

Hillview Herbs

MOUNTAIN MAID GOLD MINE & HILLVIEW HERBS

  • NEW DATE: Friday 27th October 2022
  • Cost $80.00 per person includes air-conditioned coach travel, morning tea, gold mine tour, lunch & visits.
  • Depart the Port Macquarie Coach Terminal at 8:00am

An early start this morning departing the Port Macquarie Coach Terminal at 8.00am. We are off to the Gloucester area to visit the Copeland Gold Mine site, enjoy morning tea and with the help of our National Parks guide explore the untouched history of this little surprise at the bottom of the Barrington Tops. We have lunch with Karen at Hillview Herb Farm with BBQ goodies & her woodfired pizza in tranquil setting with time after lunch to purchase her gorgeous homemade products. Mid afternoon we depart for Taree and a comfort stop before arriving home after a “golden” day out.

Byabarra and Ellenborough Falls

BYABARRA AND ELLENBOROUGH FALLS - with picnic lunch included

  • Thursday 3 November 2022
  • Cost $70.00 per person includes air-conditioned coach travel, morning tea & lunch
  • Depart the Port Macquarie Coach Terminal at 8:00am

Departing the Port Macquarie Coach Terminal at 8.30am we travel into the hinterland to Byabarra for morning tea. Enjoy the spectacular scenery and the delicious home made goodies before heading for the Bulga Plateau and Ellenborough Falls - the highest single drop falls in Australia. While your lunch is being prepared you have the choice of 2 different walks to view the falls from different angles. Enjoy the bush setting and birdlife over lunch. We will be returning via Dingo Creek & Wingham with an ice-cream stop at the Taree Service Centre. Our last tour for the year but what a way to finish!!

Mystery Christmas Lunch

MYSTERY CHRISTMAS LUNCH

  • Tuesday 6 December 2022
  • Cost TBA
  • Depart the Port Macquarie Coach Terminal at 10:00am

Always heaps of fun….heaps of prizes…and heaps of laughs…. and traditional Christmas lunch.
We will depart at 10.00am from the Port Macquarie Coach Terminal