Seniors' Coach Charters

Entertainment Tours , Shows & Events for Senior's

Connect Coaches Senior Day Tours

Welcome to Connect Coaches, a family-operated touring company located on the picturesque Central Coast of New South Wales.

Our specialty lies in introducing travelers to the breathtaking beauty of Sydney and beyond. With a diverse and modern fleet to cater to your every need, Connect Coaches aims to provide you with a seamless and enjoyable touring experience.

Our fleet is equipped with a range of vehicles, including a 2024 Mid-Size coach designed to accommodate up to 35 passengers. This coach boasts luxurious features such as leather reclining seats with seatbelts, air conditioning, tinted windows, a DVD player, PA system, and ample storage space for walkers and luggage.

Additionally, we offer a 2020 Iveco Daily 15 Seat Luxury Mini Bus and a 2020 14 Seat Mercedes Benz Mini Bus, both furnished with top-notch amenities to ensure your comfort throughout the journey. For smaller groups,

we have a 2017 Mini Coach with 16 leather reclining seats, a PA system, DVD player, and designated areas for luggage and walkers.

Whether you seek day tours commencing from the Central Coast or private group charters with convenient pick-up options in Sydney and Newcastle, Connect Coaches has you covered.

Our focus on smaller groups enables us to deliver personalized and intimate touring experiences that cater to your specific preferences and needs.

Our dedicated team is committed to assisting you in planning the perfect trip for your group, guaranteeing an unforgettable and pleasurable journey filled with lasting memories.

If you are eager to embark on a remarkable adventure and discover the wonders of New South Wales, look no further than Connect Coaches.

Explore our range of tours by browsing through the images below for detailed information. Liam and Alison, the passionate founders of Connect Coaches, are excited to help you create unforgettable memories on your next journey. Join us on an adventure that promises excitement, comfort, and unparalleled hospitality. Let Connect Coaches be your gateway to exploring the best that New South Wales has to offer.

 

 

Up Coming Public Day Tours , Shows & Events

High Tea in Winter at Ducks in the Field - sold out

     Don't miss out on this unique & immensely popular high tea experience.  *Itinerary: 8.15-9.15am - Home pick up service (within our advertised pick up area) 9.30am - Depart Tuggerah after a comfort stop 10.30-11.15am - Pick up something warm & woolly at Mortels Sheepskin Factory, Thorn...

Category: Hi Tea's
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Date: Wednesday 24th July 2024
Venue: Duckenfield
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au


Western Sydney International Airport Experience Centre Guided Tour - SOLD OUT

Come with us as we find out about Western Sydney International Airport's exciting developments and endless possibilities on our visit to the WSI Experience Centre, a community engagement and education hub. The Centre's one-hour guided tour will provide you with the latest updates and developments of the airport and the Guide will be ...

Category: Explorer Day Tours
Start Time: 7:00 AM
Date: Monday 12th August 2024
 Repeating On specific dates
Venue: Luddenham
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Terms & Conditions: Click Here


Sister Act - A Divine Musical Comedy - 14th August 2024 - sold out

  Don’t miss 2024’s musical comedy sensation, the Broadway and UK smash hit musical Sister Act. Direct from London’s West End, Sister Act opens at the Capitol Theatre in August. Disco diva Deloris’ life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Placed under protective custody she i...

Category: Shows & Events
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Wednesday 14th August 2024
Venue: Capitol Theatre
Phone Enquiries: 0243254953
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Terms & Conditions: Click here to view our Terms & Conditions.


The Riverboat Postman - Thursday 15th August, 2024 - sold out

      Come cruising on the Hawkesbury Mail Boat, the famous Riverboat Postman, and enjoy the magnificent scenery of the lower Hawkesbury River as they deliver the mail and other essentials (the odd bottle of whiskey or rum...) to the river-access-only settlements upriver from Brooklyn. The first Riverboat Postman starte...

Category: Lunch Cruises
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Thursday 15th August 2024
 Repeating On specific dates
Venue: Brooklyn
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au


The Rocks Markets + Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prize Exhibitions 2024


The Archibald, Wynne, and Sulman Prizes are prestigious art awards in Australia, presented annually by the Art Gallery of New South Wales. The Archibald Prize is awarded for the best portrait painting, the Wynne Prize is for the best landscape painting or figure sculpture, and the Sulman Prize is for the best subject/genre painting or mur...

Category: Shows & Events
Start Time: 7:00 AM
Date: Saturday 17th August 2024
Venue: Sydney
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Minimum Numbers: This event will only proceed if 10 people have booked & paid before 15th August. When cancelled by Connect Coaches, a full refund will be issued to those who have paid.
Price & Payment: 

Discover the Archibald, Wynne, and Sulman Prizes for $90 which includes entry into the exhibitions & our superior return transport service.

Please note; payment will be required at the time of booking as this is a ticketed event & tickets need to be purchased from the venue.

Expression of Interest: Please click here to express your interest in this tour. If we have a seat available, we will book you in & email you an invoice for payment.


Cherry Blossom Festival @Auburn Botanic Gardens - 19th August 2024 - sold out

                 Summary: We depart the Central Coast after completing our home pick up service & travel down to Auburn's Botanic Garden for their annual Cherry Blossom Festival. Walk under a canopy of pink blossom & take photos of the stunning Japanese Sak...

Category: Garden Tours
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Monday 19th August 2024
Venue: Auburn
Phone Enquiries: 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au


Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap - Wed. 21st August, 2024 - SOLD OUT

  Directed by Australian theatre icon Robyn Nevin, this thrilling West End production is THE genre-defining murder mystery from the best-selling novelist of all time… case closed! As news spreads of a murder in London, a group of seven strangers find themselves snowed in at a remote countryside guesthouse. When a police ser...

Category: Shows & Events
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Date: Wednesday 21st August 2024
Venue: Glen Street Theatre - Belrose
Phone Enquiries: 0243254953
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au


High Tea at Elay Teahouse - Friday 23rd August, 2024 - sold out

Rachael from Elay Experience a High Tea with a difference at Rachaels' Elay Tea House. Located at Branxton in the Hunter Region, you will feel as though you have stepped back in time as you enjoy a unique & beautifully presented high tea in a delightful setting. Pick Up Area: Please click here for ...

Category: Hi Tea's
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Date: Friday 23rd August 2024
 Repeating On specific dates
Venue: Branxton
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Terms & Conditions: Please Click here for Connect Coaches' Terms & Conditions
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Port Macquarie Explorer - August, 2024

         Inclusions : Rydges Port Macquarie - 3 nights accommodation , 3 x two course dinners, 3 x hot & cold buffet breakfasts, 1 x high tea, transport, entry fees into venues advertised in itinerary, 1 x morning tea, 1 x Devonshire tea, 1 x lunch cruise, 1 x lunch at Billabong Zoo Day ...

Category: Short Break 2 - 4 Day Holidays
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Monday 26th August 2024
Venue: Port Macquarie
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Home Pick Up/Drop Off Area: Please click here to view our home pick up/drop off area map


Historic Cockatoo Island & Parramatta River by Ferry - sold out

Itinerary: 7:30 am - 8:30 am - Home pick up service - Please click here for map   8:45am: Depart the Central Coast after a comfort stop at Kariong   10:15am: Arrive at Barangaroo & purchase a coffee before boarding the 10.38am ferry/River Cat from Baran...

Category: Heritage Tours
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Friday 6th September 2024
 Repeating On specific dates
Venue: Sydney
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Photo Gallery: Click Here
Terms & Conditions: Click Here


Seniors' Big Day Out on Sydney Harbour - 9th September - sold out

The "Seniors & Retirees Big Day Out" Lunch Cruises have been on Sydney Harbour for over 10 years and have been featured on 2CH and 2GB Radio.  Included in the cruise is morning tea, a lovely baked lunch with trimmings, dessert and a cash bar available if you would like a cold beer, wine or soft drink. The crui...

Category: Lunch Cruises
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Monday 9th September 2024
Venue: Sydney Harbour
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au


High Tea + High Cheese at The Vintage Secret Garden, Galston - 11th Sept 2024 - SOLD OUT

High Cheese & High Tea - for those who want it all! Come with us as we visit the delightful Vintage Secret Garden & enjoy an afternoon of indulging in both savoury & sweet delights.  Date:   Wednesday 11th September, 2024 Tour...

Category: Hi Tea's
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Wednesday 11th September 2024
 Repeating On specific dates
Venue: Galston
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au


Northern Beaches Explorer - Wednesday 9th October, 2024

    Northern Beaches Explorer Day Tour This tour operates as a public day tour but can also be arranged as a private charter for your own group. Morning pick ups commence at approximately 7:30am
The tour departs the Central Coast at 8:30 am after our morning home pick up service. The tour travels down the M1 ...

Category: Explorer Day Tours
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Date: Wednesday 9th October 2024
Venue: Sydney
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au


A Taste of the Middle East Day Tour - Monday 21st October, 2024

  The Auburn Gallipoli Mosque is an Ottoman-style mosque in Auburn. More than 500 worshippers attend every day and around 2000 worshippers attend the weekly special Friday prayer. A qualified guide will take you on a tour of the mosque. Following the tour, passengers will enjoy a delicious Lebanese banquet at a local Auburn eatery. B...

Category: Heritage Tours
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Monday 21st October 2024
 Repeating On specific dates
Venue: Auburn
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Minimum Number: This tour requires a minimum of 10 passengers to proceed.
Please Note: Please wear long, loose clothing and socks as shown below.

Long skirts, slacks or trousers are required for entry into the Mosque.

Shoes must be removed before entering the mosque.

Term & Conditions: Terms & Conditions
Pick Up Area: 

Pick Up Area Map - Please Click Here

EOI Form: Please complete an Expression of Interest Form. If we have seats available for this day tour, we'll book you in & email you an invoice.


2024 Sculpture By The Sea, Bondi Beach - sold out

  Celebrating Sydney - 26 Years of Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi  Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi was first held in 1997. Since its inception, more than 2,500 sculptures by more than 1,000 artists from 48 countries have been exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi. 

Each year, artists from around the world s...

Category: Shows & Events
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Wednesday 23rd October 2024
Venue: Bondi Beach
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au


Georges River Lunch Cruise - Tuesday 29th October, 2024

                  Join us at Connect Coaches as we travel down to Sans Souci for a relaxing 3 hour lunch cruise with Bass & Flinders Cruises. This cruise will follow the path of the original explorers, George Bass and Matthew Flinders. Passengers will learn about the history of...

Category: Lunch Cruises
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Tuesday 29th October 2024
 Repeating On specific dates
Venue: Sans Souci Wharf
Phone Enquiries: 0243254053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au


Strickland House Heritage Tour - Thursday 31st October, 2024 - sold out

  Join a NSW National Parks guide on a fascinating tour of the house and grounds of Strickland Estate. Perched on the waterfront of Sydney Harbour in Vaucluse, Strickland House is of exceptional historical significance. It's a remarkably intact 1850s villa, with a largely unaltered landscape setting. The original villa Carrara...

Category: Heritage Tours
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Thursday 31st October 2024
 Repeating On specific dates
Venue: Vaucluse
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Terms & Conditions: Click Here


Cobbitty Village Markets - Saturday 2nd November, 2024


Cobbitty Village Markets

EXPERIENCE A TRUE COUNTRY MARKET DAY 
with 150 stalls selling an exciting range of craft, gourmet foods, and local produce. Sit, relax, and enjoy a delicious BBQ breakfast or lunch, devonshire teas, and a variety of gourmet delicacies   About these Markets
What's for sale?
The...

Category: Fairs & Market Days
Start Time: 7:00 AM
Date: Saturday 2nd November 2024
Venue: Cobbitty
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Price: $65 per person
Transport: Mini-bus or coach transport to & from the markets
Lunch: Lunch can be purchased from one of the many food stalls at the markets
Expression of Interest: Please click here to express your interest in this tour. Although we are currently sold out, it's likely we will have a few cancellations between now & November!
Weather: 

Unfortunately, there may be times where the event organisers need to cancel a market due to torrential local rainfall, severe weather warning or damaged grounds. This decision is made by the Thursday evening preceding the market.

If this occurs, Connect Coaches will provide a full refund to those who have paid if they are unable to attend on the rescheduled date.

Minimum Numbers: This event will only proceed if 10 people have booked & paid. When cancelled by Connect Coaches, a full refund will be issued to those who have paid.


Coldplay MUSIC of the SPHERES Concert Transfer: 6th & 9th November 2024

Connect Coaches will be providing a return bus transport service from the Central Coast to Accor Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park, for the highly anticipated Coldplay concerts in 2024. As one of the biggest bands in the world, Coldplay's Music Of The Spheres World Tour has been breaking records and captivating audiences all over, and now ...

Category: Concert Connect
Start Time: 4:00 PM
Date: Wednesday 6th November 2024
 Repeating On specific dates
Venue: Accor Stadium
Phone Enquiries: 43254053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au


Sydney Opera House Tour & Dine - Tuesday 12th Nov, 2024 - sold out

       Step inside and discover the legendary history and extraordinary secrets of the Sydney Opera House. Tour Includes: Home pick up & drop off service (within our pick up/drop off area) Return coach transport to venue Guided tour of Sydney Opera House Lunch at Ope...

Category: Heritage Tours
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Tuesday 12th November 2024
 Repeating On specific dates
Venue: Sydney Opera House
Phone Enquiries: 0243254053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au


Fort Scratchley Guided Tour - Wednesday 27th November, 2024

                     Tour Summary: We will depart the Central Coast at 8:30am after our home pick up service & travel up to Newcastle to the historic site of Fort Scratchley. Once there, we will be taken on a guided tour of the site & tunnels. G...

Category: Heritage Tours
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Wednesday 27th November 2024
Venue: Newcastle
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au


Government House Tour & High Tea at State Parliament - 29/11/2024 - SOLD OUT

High Tea at Parliament House High Tea is held every Friday in Strangers' Restaurant and provides a rare opportunity for the public to experience a Traditional High Tea served on the Parliamentary Crested Wedgwood plates. You will be delighted by the amazing selection of sweet and savoury delights that showca...

Category: Hi Tea's
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Friday 29th November 2024
 Repeating On specific dates
Venue: Parliament House
Phone Enquiries: 0243254053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Terms & Conditions: Please Click here for Connect Coaches Terms & Conditions


Fruity Fun Tour in 'The Dilly' - Monday 2nd December, 2024

We're heading back to 'The Dilly' (Wollondilly Shire) where we will, once again, welcome local tour guide Brent onboard as he takes us over to an orchard in Thirlmere for some fruity fun! *ITINERARY: 7.00 - 8.00am - Home pick up service (within our advertised pick up area) before departing Kariong by 8...

Category: Garden Tours
Start Time: 7:00 AM
Date: Monday 2nd December 2024
Venue: Thirlmere
Phone Enquiries: 43254053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au


GPO Heritage Tour - Wednesday 4th December, 2024

Delve into the vibrant history and culture of Sydney’s former GPO (now The Fullerton Hotel), and let their resident tour guide bring you on a journey through time on the GPO Heritage Tour to discover the stories, tales and legends of the city’s iconic Grand Dame. Background Information: The Sydney General Post O...

Category: Heritage Tours
Start Time: 8:30 AM
Date: Wednesday 4th December 2024
Venue: Sydney
Phone Enquiries: 43254053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au


Hunter Valley Gardens Christmas Lights Spectacular 2024

    The Christmas Lights Spectacular has become a family tradition and it's on again with millions of lights on display including live entertainment, sound and light displays and a special appearance from Santa! Connect Coaches can take you up to the Hunter Valley Gardens to view the Christmas Lights Spectacular plus e...

Category: Shows & Events
Start Time: 3:00 PM
Date: Monday 9th December 2024
Venue: Hunter Valley Gardens
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Home Pick-Up/Drop-Off Service: 

Please click here to view our home pick up & drop off area map

Terms & Conditions: Please click here
Expression of Interest: 

Please click here to express your interest in this annual event. Once we can confirm the price for this year's event, we will let you know so that you can then decide if you wish to proceed with booking.



Costco, IKEA & Lindt Factory Fun Day - 11th December 2024

             If you love to shop, then this day tour is for you! Connect Coaches will pick you up in the morning from home (within our pick up area) & transport you down to the 3 venues then return you safely back to the Coast after a busy day of shopping. There'll be plenty of space under the c...

Category: Shopping Tours
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Date: Wednesday 11th December 2024
Venue: Sydney
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Price: $65
Price Includes: Home pick up & drop off service (within our advertised pick up/drop off area), return transport to Costco, IKEA & the Lindt factory.
Itinerary: 

7.30 - 8.30am     Home pick up service   

8.45am     Depart Kariong after a comfort stop    

10.00 - 11.30am    Get ready for Christmas by picking up some supplies from Costco     

11.45am - 1.45pm     Immerse yourself in all things Swedish at IKEA (there are cafes in the complex where you can purchase lunch)    

2.00 - 2.30pm     Grab some Christmas presents from the Lindt Chocolate Factory    

4pm   Approximate arrival time back on the Coast & commence home drop off service

Terms & Conditions: Click Here
EOI Form: Although this tour is currently sold out, please complete an Expression of Interest Form & we will let you know if we have a cancellation.
Home Pick Up Area Map: Click here to view our home pick up/drop off area map.


Nepean Belle Christmas Lunch Cruise - 13th December 2024

Enjoy an afternoon onboard the beautiful Nepean Belle Paddlewheeler where you will be treated to gorgeous views from the Nepean River, a delicious Christmas-themed lunch, interesting commentary & fabulous company........Captain Chris may even let you take control of the helm if you're lucky! Cost: $140 - ONE SEAT REMAINING This...

Category: Lunch Cruises
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Friday 13th December 2024
 Repeating On specific dates
Venue: Nepean River - Penrith
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Terms & Conditions: Click Here


Christmas Shopping Trip - Birkenhead Point & DFO

   Beat the Christmas shopping chaos and join us at Birkenhead Point Outlet Centre & DFO Homebush with hundreds of designer brand stores available at discount prices!  Birkenhead Point Outlet Centre
Over 120 premium outlet stores including women's, Men's and Children's fashion, footwear, accessories, jewelle...

Category: Shopping Tours
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Wednesday 18th December 2024
 Repeating On specific dates
Venue: Sydney
Phone Enquiries: 02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Includes: Home pick-up & drop-off service & return transport to Birkenhead Point & DFO
Home pick up area: 

Click here to view our pick up area map.

Birkenhead Point Shopping Outlet Centre: 

Arrive 10:30am - Depart 12:30pm

About: 

Birkenhead Point Outlet Centre at Drummoyne, is the only place in Sydney where you can shop for great bargains whilst enjoying the spectacular views of Sydney Harbour and browse through a huge range of your favourite fashion, food and lifestyle brands.

Products:

Over 120 premium outlet stores including women's, Men's and Children's fashion, footwear, accessories, jewellery, discount and variety, homewares and gifts, health & beauty, cafes & restaurants, food court with outdoor balcony overlooking the Marina, fresh food market, supermarkets, and ATMs.

DFO Homebush: Arrive 1:00pm - Depart 3:00pm

Company Overview

DFO Homebush is THE place to find over 120 leading Australian and International designer brands - all at up to 70% off!
With all brands under the one roof, you will be sure to find everything you are looking for in the latest ladies' and men's fashions, children's wear, sportswear, footwear, handbags and luggage, home wares, manchester, lingerie, jewellery and loads more.

They also have the HOMEMAKER CENTRE located on Level 1, with great brands such as Freedom, Oz Design and JB Hi Fi.

DFO Homebush offers plenty of meal options for you to recharge in between shopping for bargains, with everything from sushi and Subway rolls, to burgers and cafe dining.
Terms & Conditions: Click Here


Banana Cabana Monkey Sanctuary

Embark on a captivating adventure with Connect Coaches on their Public Day tour to Banana Cabana Primate Sanctuary, departing from the Central Coast. The journey begins with a convenient home pick-up service within our advertised home pick up area, ensuring a stress-free start to the day. As you travel to Dural, where the sanctuary is locate...

Category: Animal Encounters - Day Tours
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Thursday 6th February 2025
Venue: Dural
Phone Enquiries: 43254053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Home Pick Up service: 

Connect Coaches offers convenient home pick-up and drop-off services in many suburbs on the Central Coast.

Please click here to view our Pick up area Map

Tour Inclusions: 
  • Home pick-up and drop-off service (within our advertised pick up/drop off area)
  • Comfortable coach transportation
  • Morning tea (provided by the venue)
  • Entry fee into the sanctuary
  • Lunch (assorted sandwiches & a cool drink)
Itinerary: 

7:45am-8:45am: Home pick up service

9:00am: Depart Kariong

10:30am - 1:30pm: Morning tea upon arrival at Banana Cabana Sanctuary. This will be followed by a guided tour & quality time spent with these fascinating primates. A picnic lunch will be enjoyed before departing for the Central Coast.

3:00-3:30pm: Arrive back at Kariong & begin home drop off service



Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounter + Cookabarra Restaurant

Today, Connect Coaches will be visiting Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounter at Port Stephens to get up close & personal with these interesting creatures.
Experience the true nature of sharks & rays and get to know the weird and wonderful world of the ocean. You can choose to stay on the edges of the pools to observe th...

Category: Animal Encounters - Day Tours
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Date: Friday 7th February 2025
Venue: Anna Bay
Phone Enquiries: 43254053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Home Pick Up service: 

Connect Coaches offers convenient home pick-up and drop-off services in many suburbs on the Central Coast.

Please click here to view our Pick up area Map

 

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Tour Inclusions: 
  • Home pick-up and drop-off service (within our advertised pick up/drop off area)
  • Comfortable coach transportation
  • Morning tea
  • Entry fee into venue, tour & **shallow water animal encounter
  • Lunch at Cookabarra Restaurant

 

** The shallow water encounter is included in your entry fee - Wearing your own clothing and staying (mostly) dry, you can wade in the sandy shallows of the new beach style lagoons, or sit on the rocks, feeding and petting the beautiful animals. For those not wanting to get wet, you are welcome to feed & pat the animals from dry land.

For those who dare, there is the option to pay an extra $10 to hire a wetsuit & get right in the water to feed and interact with the animals while your Irukandji tour guide offers a wealth of information about marine life and ocean conservation

 

 

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Itinerary: 

7.30-8.30am - Home pick up service within our advertised pick up/drop off area

8.30am - Depart Tuggerah after a comfort stop

9.45-10.15am - Morning tea at Grahamstown Dam

10.45am - Arrive at Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters in Anna Bay & prepare to have fun, learn lots about the amazing sea life at this venue & get wet (but only if you want to!)

12.30pm-2pm - Lunch at Cookabarra Barramundi Farm before heading back to Tuggerah to begin our home drop off service



Wangi Queen Lunch Cruise - 13th March, 2025

Join us as we head up to Lemon Tree Passage to board the Wangi Queen Showboat. Sit back, relax and enjoy the stunning scenery as we cruise along the pristine waters of Port Stephens-Great Lakes Marine Park. Whether you're interested in the rich history of the area, or simply want to unwind and take in the natural beauty, this lunch ...

Category: Lunch Cruises
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Thursday 13th March 2025
Venue: Port Stephens
Phone Enquiries: 43254053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Home Pick Up service: 

Connect Coaches offers convenient home pick-up and drop-off services in many suburbs on the Central Coast.

Please click here to view our Pick up area Map

Tour Inclusions: 
  • Home pick-up and drop-off service (within our advertised pick up/drop off area)
  • Comfortable coach transportation
  • 2.5 hour cruise with commentary
  • 2 course BBQ lunch (main & dessert)

Please Note; drinks can be purchased from the licensed onboard bar

Itinerary: 
  • 8.30-9.30am - Home pick up service within our advertised pick up area
  • 9.30am - Travel up to Lemon Tree Passage via the coast road (time permitting)
  • 12pm - 2.30pm - Wangi Queen Showboat lunch cruise
  • 4.30pm  - Arrive back at Tuggerah & begin home drop off service 


Burton Automotive Hunter Valley Steamfest 2024

  All aboard the Connect Coaches Day tour to Steamfest in Maitland! This family-friendly event promises a fun-filled day with live music, historic heritage walks, market stalls, gourmet food, and more. The highlight of Steamfest is the impressive assembly of steam trains, including the annual ARTC Great Train Race and unique train tr...

Category: Heritage Tours
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Date: Saturday 12th April 2025
Venue: Maitland
Phone Enquiries: 43254053
Email Enquiries:  admin@connectcoaches.com.au
Bookings: Please contact us on 4325 4053 or complete an Expression of Interest Form (see below) to be placed on our Reserve List as we may have cancellations.
Expression of Interest: Please click here to express your interest in this Tour 
Terms & Conditions: Click here to view our Terms & Conditions.





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CONFIRMATION OF DETAILS

It is the responsibility of all patrons to ensure that all details are correct. Connect Coaches must be notified prior to departure if any alterations are required.

In the event of an emergency, outside of business hours, please contact a staff member on 0243254053 or 0417281545 in cases of emergencies.

 

CONDITIONS OF SALE

  • There are no refunds or exchanges on any ticket/tour except as provided in the Entertainment Industry Code
  • If a ticket/tour is re-sold by Connect Coaches on your behalf, a per person cancellation fee of $10.00 per ticket/tour will apply
  • In the event of cancellation on a Coach Accommodation Holiday please refer to the specific Terms & Conditions provided on your booking confirmation.
  • It is the responsibility of all patrons to be at the pickup location at the correct times. Any patrons who fail to board are advised to make their own arrangements to the event where your tickets will be left at the box office. No refund applicable
  • Patrons boarding the Coach at any Club are reminded that the Coach will not enter the Club Carpark, the coach will pick up outside the main entrance. Patrons will not be paged inside the club premises
  • Connect Coaches reserves the right to remove any person/s not conducting themselves in a proper manner or behaving to the detriments of others
  • No eating or drinking (water accepted) or smoking is permitted on board any Connect Coaches Tours Coach
  • Should it be necessary for a particular departure to be cancelled by the promoter or Connect Coaches, where possible Connect Coaches will offer an alternate departure date or issue a full refund

At Connect Coaches, the safety and well-being of everyone on our Day Tours is our top priority. We strictly adhere to both Federal and State Government requirements regarding the wearing of face masks. Rest assured, we are committed to creating a safe and enjoyable experience for all our passengers.

 

 

 

 

 

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Connect Coaches offers home pick up and drop off services for Senior Public Day Tours from various Central Coast suburbs

The Home Pick up service pick up from the following suburbs

 Bateau Bay - Bensville - Berkeley Vale - Blackwall - Blue Bay - Booker Bay - Chittaway Bay - Chittaway Point - Daleys Point - Davistown - East Gosford - Empire Bay - Erina - Erina Heights - Ettalong Beach - Forresters Beach - Fountaindale - Glenning Valley - Glenworth Valley - Gosford - Green Point - Holgate - Kangy Angy - Kariong - Killarney Vale - Kincumber - Kincumber South - Koolewong - Lisarow - Long Jetty - Matcham - Narara - Niagara Park - North Gosford - Ourimbah - Palm Grove - Palmdale - Phegans Bay - Picketts Valley - Point Clare - Point Frederick - St Huberts Island - Saratoga - Shelly Beach - Springfield - Tascott - Terrigal - The Entrance - Toowoon Bay - Toukley - Tuggerah - Tumbi Umbi - Umina Beach - Wamberal - West Gosford - Woy Woy - Wyoming - Yattalunga

Connect Coaches offers convenient transportation services from various retirement villages in Central Coast.

Sometimes, Connect Coaches may need to choose a different pick-up location if they feel the original spot is unsafe for the bus or its passengers, or if there is a risk of damage to property. This is done to ensure everyone's safety and well-being.

For Further information regarding our Home pick up service for our public Day tours please click the link below

Home pick up area map & Information

At Connect Coaches, we understand that transportation can be a challenge for everyone, including those residing in retirement villages on the Central Coast. That's why we offer a convenient Home Pick up and drop of service for our Public Day tours. Our goal is to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to explore and enjoy the beautiful sights and experiences our tours offer, making travel accessible and hassle-free for all.

Some of the villages that we pick up from are 

  • Adelene Village ,Brentwood Village
  • Glengara Retirement Village , Greenlife Erina
  • Henry Kendall Gardens Ingenia Lifestyle Ettalong Beach , Ingenia Lifestyle Ettalong Beach ,Ingenia Lifestyle Ettalong Beach
  • Karalta Court Erina , Kiah Lodge Retirement Community , Terrigal Sands - Over 55s Lifestyle Community , Living Choice Alloura Waters , Living Choice Broadwater Court , 
  • Kincumber Nautical Village
  • Living Choice Deepwater Court Retirement Village
  • Levande Wamberal Gardens ,  Levande The Cove
  • Pine Needles Lifestyle Estate
  • Tarragal Glen Retirement Village , The Rise at Wood GlenWood Glen Retirement Village
  • Terrigal Waters Village ,  Terrigal Sands , Pine Needles Lifestyle Estate ,Woodport Retirement Village , Waterford
  • Yallambee village
  • The CoveUniting Nareen Gardens Bateau Bay
  • Southern Cross Care Reynolds Court Residential Care
  • Brisbane Water (NSW) Legacy , Cooinda Village
  • Hammond Care Erina
  • The Orchards Aged Care
  • Aubrey Downer Memorial Orange Homes
  • BaptistCare Orana Aged Care Centre
  • Wesley Seniors Social Hub Central Coast
  • Levande Wamberal Gardens
  • Peninsula Village
  • The Bungalow's Village Park
  • BlueWave Living
  • integratedliving Australia
  • Broadwater Court Retirement Village, 
  • Uniting Nareen Gardens Lodge
  • Bayside Gardens Lifestyle Village

Due to the challenge of locating addresses in some retirement village, we might need to gather at a central spot like the clubhouse or the gated community's entrance for convenience.

Connect Coaches, the leading provider of Day Tours, is pleased to offer their latest Public Day Tours brochure to passengers. Whether you're a solo traveler or a group of friends, our diverse range of tours promises to cater to everyone's preferences. Click the link below to request your free brochure and embark on your next memorable adventure.

Please click here to request a brochure

Connect Coaches offers public day tours, utilizing their fleet of mini buses to conveniently pick up passengers within the designated pick-up area. To easily locate the pick-up and drop-off points, click on the provided link to access the map. Join us for an unforgettable tour experience!

Central Coast pick up area Map

Our pick up service vehicles will pick you up and drop you off as close to your front door as possible. When passengers live in a retirement village, it is often necessary to nominate a central pick up point within the village.

 

Welcome to Public Day Tours! We offer a range of exciting tours for everyone to enjoy. To make booking and payment convenient, we accept payments through various methods. You can pay by cheque, credit card or bank transfer. Once you book a tour, we will send you an invoice via email or post. The invoice will have a due date indicating when payment should be received. You also have the option to pay with a credit card over the phone by calling 4325 4053.

 

No worries! Just contact Connect Coaches at 4325 4053 to get an extension or pay with your credit card over the phone.

At Connect Coaches, we empathize with the fact that sometimes unforeseen circumstances, such as falling ill, can disrupt travel plans. If you find yourself in a situation where you need to cancel a public day tour due to illness, please don't hesitate to get in touch with our office. Whether you prefer to call us at 43254053 or send an email to admin@connectcoaches.com.au, our team will be more than happy to assist you. Depending on the situation, we may be able to issue a credit note for your next tour, subject to the discretion of Connect Coaches..

Please see our Terms & Conditionspage for more details.

Our vehicles are not wheelchair accessible but have enough space for individuals using walkers. Our priority is the comfort and safety of all passengers.

Shows & Events Public Day Tours FAQ

At Connect Coaches, we understand that Central Coast residents love staying connected and being entertained.

That's why we offer convenient bus transport as part of our Entertainment Tours, catering to the diverse interests and preferences of everyone in the community. Whether you're a theatre enthusiast, music lover, or simply enjoy attending events, we've got you covered.

Our bus services operate across a wide range of Central Coast suburbs, ensuring that you can easily access shows and events without having to worry about driving or finding parking. As part of our commitment to making entertainment accessible for all, we also provide a home pick-up service from the following suburbs:

Avoca, Bateau Bay, Bensville, Berkeley Vale, Blackwall, Blue Bay, Booker Bay, Chittaway Bay, Chittaway Point, Daleys Point, Davistown, East Gosford, Empire Bay, Erina, Erina Heights, Ettalong Beach, Forresters Beach, Fountaindale, Glenning Valley, Glenworth Valley, Gosford, Green Point, Holgate, Kangy Angy, Kariong, Killarney Vale, Kincumber, Kincumber South, Koolewong, Lisarow, Long Jetty, Matcham, Narara, Niagara Park, North Gosford, Ourimbah, Palm Grove, Palmdale, Phegans Bay, Picketts Valley, Point Clare, Point Frederick, St Huberts Island, Saratoga, Shelly Beach, Springfield, Tascott, Terrigal, The Entrance, Toowoon Bay, Toukley, Tuggerah, Tumbi Umbi, Umina Beach, Wamberal, West Gosford, WoyWoy, Wyoming, and Yattalunga.

Our Entertainment Tours encompass a wide variety of shows and events, including performances at renowned theatres such as Capital Theatre, Theatre Royale, The Lyric Theatre, Sydney Opera House, The Wharf Theatre, Roslyn Packer Theatre, and Ensemble Theatre.

For those who prefer local theatre experiences, we also offer transport to venues like the Wyong Art Factory and the Haycock Theatre.

With Connect Coaches, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the entertainment journey. Our comfortable and well-maintained buses, driven by our experienced and friendly drivers, ensure a pleasant and stress-free travel experience for all passengers.

As Central Coast's premier provider of bus transport for entertainment tours, we are dedicated to serving the needs of everyone.

Whether you're a solo attendee, a group of friends, or a family, our services are designed to accommodate all. Book your ticket today and let Connect Coaches take care of your transport needs while you focus on the entertainment ahead.

Stay updated with the latest Entertainment tours from Conect Coaches!

Visit our website's Shows and events page for all the information you need.

Sign up for our Newsletter to be the first to know about upcoming tours and get exclusive access to tour dates and offers. Don't miss out on the Conect Coaches Entertainment experience - sign up now to stay in the loop!

The best way to receive information about our upcoming Shows & Events day tours is by signing up to our Newsletter page on our website. 

Click below to receive information on our upcoming tours:

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By doing this, you will be the first to know about upcoming tours or you can contact us for a brochure 

Connect Coaches is happy to post out their latest Public Day Tours brochure to passengers, upon request. Please click on the link below:

Please click here to request a brochure

Connect Coaches use their fleet of mini buses to pick up passengers for their Public Day Tours when passengers live within the advertised pick up area.

To view the pick up/drop off map, please click on the link below: 

Please click here for South Side Pick up area Map

Please click here for North Side Pick up area Map

Central Coast pick up area Map

Our pick up service vehicles will pick you up and drop you off as close to your front door as possible. When passengers live in a retirement village, it is often necessary to nominate a central pick up point within the village.

Welcome to Connect Coaches Entertainment Tours Packages! We offer an array of exciting tours and packages that cater to everyone's interests.

When it comes to payment, we provide you with convenient options. You can make payment for your tour using different methods such as Cheque, Credit Card, or Bank Transfer.

Once you have booked a tour with us, we will send you an invoice either via email or post. The invoice will include a due date indicating when we should receive the payment by. If you prefer to pay with a credit card, you can easily do so by calling our dedicated phone line at 4325 4053.

Our friendly staff will gladly assist you with the payment process. At Connect Coaches, we strive to provide you with the best experience. That's why we carefully select the finest tickets available at the most suitable prices for our passengers.

To secure your tickets, payment must be made within 14 days of booking. If not, the tickets will be released and made available to other passengers. We value your satisfaction and aim to make your tour experience memorable.

Choose Connect Coaches Entertainment Tours Packages and let us take care of all your entertainment needs. Contact us today to book your next adventure!

At Connect Coaches, we believe in making your experience as smooth as possible. We understand that life can sometimes throw unexpected curveballs, and we are here to help. It is vital that show tickets are paid for promptly, but if you need more time due to unforeseen circumstances, don't panic. Simply give us a call at 4325 4053 and request an extension. Alternatively, you can make the payment with your credit card over the phone. We value your satisfaction and are committed to providing convenient solutions for all our customers, ensuring a hassle-free experience.

At Connect Coaches, we understand that unforeseen circumstances can arise, including falling ill. If you find yourself needing to cancel a public day tour due to illness, we are here to assist. Simply contact our office at 43254053 or email us at admin@connectcoaches.com.au to inform us of your situation. Our team will then assess the situation and, at their discretion, may issue a credit note for your next tour. We recommend reviewing our Terms & Conditions page for more comprehensive information regarding cancellations. We always strive to have reserve lists for our various day tours, shows, and events, allowing us to make every effort to resell your ticket. Additionally, our extensive passenger database enables us to quickly reach out to potential replacements via email campaign, potentially resulting in a full refund for you.

We can accommodate walkers on board our vehicles, but unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate people in wheelchairs at this time..

TERMS OF SERVICE

CONFIRMATION OF DETAILS

It is the responsibility of all patrons to ensure that all details are correct. Connect Coaches must be notified prior to departure if any alterations are required.

In the event of an emergency, outside of business hours, please contact a staff member on 0243254053 or 0417281545 in cases of emergencies.

 

CONDITIONS OF SALE

  • There are no refunds or exchanges on any ticket/tour except as provided in the Entertainment Industry Code
  • If a ticket/tour is re-sold by Connect Coaches on your behalf, a per person cancellation fee of $10.00 per ticket/tour will apply
  • In the event of cancellation on a Coach Accommodation Holiday please refer to the specific Terms & Conditions provided on your booking confirmation.
  • It is the responsibility of all patrons to be at the pickup location at the correct times. Any patrons who fail to board are advised to make their own arrangements to the event where your tickets will be left at the box office. No refund applicable
  • Patrons boarding the Coach at any Club are reminded that the Coach will not enter the Club Carpark, the coach will pick up outside the main entrance. Patrons will not be paged inside the club premises
  • Connect Coaches reserves the right to remove any person/s not conducting themselves in a proper manner or behaving to the detriments of others
  • No eating or drinking (water accepted) or smoking is permitted on board any Entertainment Tours Coach
  • Should it be necessary for a particular departure to be cancelled by the promoter or Connect Coaches, where possible Connect Coaches will offer an alternate departure date or issue a full refund
Connect Coaches prioritizes the safety of everyone in our community. To ensure compliance with Federal and State Government regulations, we strictly adhere to face mask requirements. We also respect the guidelines set by the theatres and venues we visit. Your wellbeing is our utmost concern.

Connect Coaches Entertainment Tours provides Home pick ups and drop offs for everyone in the following specified suburbs.

Our service area encompasses a wide range of suburbs, ensuring that we can cater to the transportation needs of individuals and groups throughout the region. Here at Connect Coaches, we understand the importance of reliable and convenient transportation. That's why we offer our services to all residents in Bateau Bay, Bensville, Berkeley Vale, Blackwall, Blue Bay, Booker Bay, and many other suburbs. No matter where you are located, we will make sure to arrange a suitable pick-up location that is convenient for you. From East Gosford to Empire Bay, Erina to Erina Heights, and Ettalong Beach to Forresters Beach, we cover all the major suburbs in the area. Whether you're planning a day trip, need transportation for an event, or simply require a ride to the airport, Connect Coaches is at your service. Our extensive service area also includes Gosford, Green Point, Holgate, Kariong, Killarney Vale, Kincumber, and Kincumber South. With Connect Coaches, you can travel safely and comfortably to Lisarow, Long Jetty, Matcham, North Gosford, Ourimbah, Palm Grove, Palmdale, and Phegans Bay. Additionally, we serve Picketts Valley, Point Clare, Point Frederick, St Huberts Island, Saratoga, Shelly Beach, Springfield, Tascott, Terrigal, The Entrance, Toowoon Bay, Toukley, Tuggerah, Tumbi Umbi, Umina Beach, Wamberal, West Gosford, WoyWoy, Wyoming, and Yattalunga.

Connect Coaches will connect you to your destination with ease. Book your transportation with us today and experience our top-notch service firsthand.

Welcome to Connect Coaches, your trusted provider of transportation services catering to everyone on the Central Coast.

We are proud to offer home pick-ups and drop-offs for the numerous retirement villages located in this beautiful region.

Our primary focus is on providing convenient transportation options for our entertainment tours, ensuring that all residents can enjoy  exciting shows and events at some of Sydneys great theatre venues

. We serve a wide range of retirement villages, including Adelene Village, Brentwood Village, Glengara Retirement Village, Greenlife Erina, Henry Kendall Gardens, Ingenia Lifestyle Ettalong Beach, Karalta Court Erina, Kiah Lodge Retirement Community, Terrigal Sands - Over 55s Lifestyle Community, Living Choice Alloura Waters, Living Choice Broadwater Court, Kincumber Nautical Village, Living Choice Deepwater Court Retirement Village, Levande Wamberal Gardens, Levande The Cove, Pine Needles Lifestyle Estate, Tarragal Glen Retirement Village, The Rise at Wood GlenWood Glen Retirement Village, Terrigal Waters Village, Pine Needles Lifestyle Estate, Woodport Retirement Village, Waterford, Yallambee Village, The Cove, Uniting Nareen Gardens Bateau Bay, Southern Cross Care Reynolds Court Residential Care, Brisbane Water (NSW) Legacy, Cooinda Village, Hammond Care Erina, The Orchards Aged Care, Aubrey Downer Memorial Orange Homes, BaptistCare Orana Aged Care Centre, Wesley Seniors Social Hub Central Coast, Peninsula Village, The Bungalow's Village Park, BlueWave Living, integratedliving Australia, Broadwater Court Retirement Village, Uniting Nareen Gardens Lodge, and Bayside Gardens Lifestyle Village.

At Connect Coaches, we understand the importance of accessibility and convenience, especially for our valued senior community. With our reliable transportation services, you can enjoy worry-free trips to various shows and events, knowing that we will pick you up from your doorstep and drop you back safely.

We take pride in providing a comfortable and stress-free experience for all our passengers. Experience the convenience and reliability of Connect Coaches today. Book your entertainment tours with us and let us take care of your transportation needs.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the journey with Connect Coaches - your trusted partner in transporting everyone on the Central Coast.

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