Southern Highlands Garden Tour



Venue:South Coast
Starting:8:00 AM
Tuesday 21st September 2021
Ending:6:00 PM
Thursday 23rd September 2021
Phone Enquiries:02 4325 4053
Email Enquiries:
Day One - Itinerary:

7:30am - 8:30am Home pick up service

8.30am - Depart Kariong

9:15 - 9:45am Morning Tea - Cumberland State Forest

10:30am - 11:30am - Sri Venkatesswarra Temple Helensburgh

12:00pm - Bald Hill Look Out - Photo Stop

1:00pm - Wollongong - photo stop

2:00pm - Kiama Blowhole - photo stop

2:30pm - Arrive at the Sebel Harbourside Apartments

Free time to walk along the beach or go to the shops

6:30pm - Kiama Leagues Club for dinner (not Included)


Day Two - Itinerary:

8;00am - 8:30am Breakfast at Sebel Harbourside Apartments (included)

8:30am - Depart Sebel Harbourside Apartments

9:30am - 11:00am - Merribee Gardens plus morning tea - tea/coffee, cakes (included)

11:30am - 12:30pm - Kangaroo Valley Village - Free time to purchase lunch at one of the cafes (not included) 

1:00pm - 1:30pm - Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre - photo opportunity & view the falls

2:00pm - 3:30pm - Red Cow Gardens (included)

4:00pm - Arrive at accommodation - Briars Country Lodge

6:30pm - Dinner at Briar's Country Lodge  - two courses (main & dessert)



Day Three - Itinerary:7:30am - 8:30am - Breakfast at Briars Country Lodge - Hot English Breakfast (included)

8:30am  - Depart accommodation

9:30am - Retford Park Estate (included)

11:30am -1:30pm -  Arrive at Bowral - Corbitt Gardens Tulip Festival (entry fee included; passengers to purchase their own lunch)

2:30pm - 3:00pm - Darrell Lea Chocolate Factory

4:00pm - 4:15pm Comfort stop at Thornleigh McDonalds

5:00pm - 6:00pm Home drop off service


To confirm your reservation, a deposit of $100 per person is to be paid within 14 days of booking.

Balance of payment is to be paid at least 4 weeks prior to departure.


Price per person:

Single - $915

Double - $820

Twin Share - $835

To Book:

Please contact Liam & Alison on 4325 4053 or book online. We will mail (or email, if you prefer) a booking form, itinerary & invoice out to you.


Tour Price Includes:

Home pick up & drop off service for Central Coast passengers (click here to view pick up/drop off area)

Return transfers to venues listed in itinerary

1 x night's accommodation at Sebel Harbourside Apartments, Kiama

1 x night's accommodation at Briars Country Lodge, Bowral

1 x breakfast at Sebel Harbourside Apartments

1 x breakfast at Briars Country Lodge, Bowral

1 x lunch (day 1)

1 x two course dinner at Briars Country Lodge (day 2)

2 x morning teas (days 1 & 2)

Entry Fees into the following venues:

Sri Venkateswara Temple

Merribee Gardens

Red Cow Farm

Redford Park

Corbett Gardens

Booking Terms & Conditions:

Important: The terms, conditions and limitation of liability under which the tour operates are detailed hereunder and the payment of the tour deposit or tour price represents acceptance by the purchaser of the following:-

1. The tours in this brochure are organised and operated by Connect Coaches.

2. To confirm your reservation, a $100 p/p deposit must be received within 14 days of booking. The balance must be paid 4 weeks before departure date. Reservations will only be held until this date unless a prior arrangement has been made with Liam & Alison. Connect Coaches reserves the right to accept waitlist passengers in place of applicants failing to finalise within the prescribed time.

3. Occasionally it may be necessary to alter or amend itineraries, accommodation and sightseeing arrangements from those published. This may be due to road, weather and other operational needs prevailing at the time and is always made in the best interest of your comfort. Any personal expenses incurred by a passenger as a result of any delay, alteration or curtailment of any tour, whether caused by mechanical defect, strikes or any other cause are the responsibility of the pas­senger.

4. A minimum number of bookings are required to operate a tour and also to ensure an enjoyable group atmosphere. Where sufficient numbers cannot be achieved, the Company reserves the right to cancel a scheduled departure date or tour.

5. Any special passenger requirements must be notified to the Company at the time of booking. No passenger will be permitted to embark or continue on the tour while their mental or physical condition is, in the opinion of any representative of the Company, such as to render themselves incapable of caring for themselves, or whereby they become objectionable to other passengers, or they become a hazard to themselves or other passengers . The Company will not be responsible for expenses resulting in such persons being precluded from complet ing the tour for any such reason .

6. Where a tour is cancelled prior to the departure date, according to sections 2 or 3 above or due to an outbreak of Covid-19, we shall endeavor to offer the nearest possible alternative tour (subject to a refund or payment to cover any tour price difference.) or, if this is not acceptable, refund your monies in full.

7. The company cannot guarantee exact arrival and departure times and is not liable for any failure to make connections with any other service or guarantee the operation of any particular  service.

8. The company reserves the right to cancel any ticket or booking or to refuse to carry any passenger where payments have not been received by the company within the times specified. It is a condition of carriage that a passenger has paid all tour monies prior to departure of the tour.

9. Cancellation Fees - The follwing rates only apply to the coach travel component of the tour. Any accommodation or additional travel cancellation costs may be applicable as per their individual cancellation policies:                           

                                 43 - 59 days notice - 100% refund of coach component                                

                                 30 - 42 days notice - 75% refund of coach component

                                  14 - 29 days notice - 50% refund of coach component

                                  less than 14 days notice - 0% refund


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Deposit - to secure your booking$100.00 AUD
Single Person$915.00 AUD
Double - Per Person$820.00 AUD
Twin Share - Per Person$835.00 AUD

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