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AU/SYD/CBRREGIONS | 5 Night(s) Package

5 Nights Canberra & Regions Drive (Batemans Bay, Narooma and Merimbula)


Stopover: Canberra, Batemans Bay, Narooma, Merimbula

Inclusion

~ 5 Days Hertz Car Rental with Max Excess coverage - Group D (Toyota Camry or similar) / Group T (Kia Carnivale or similar for 4A) *CITY Pickup
~ 5 nights accommodation as below:-
* 2N Novotel Canberra, Standard Room 2 Doubles (Applies for weekends stay only, check details)
* 1N Lincoln Downs Resort Batemans Bay, Deluxe Room (Family 2 Bedroom King Triple Suite for 2A2C,4A)
* 1N The Whale Motor Inn and Restaurant, Premier Room (Family Suite for 3A,2A1C,2A2C,4A).
* 1N Robyns Nest, Standard Room (2 Bedroom Cottage for 2A1C,2A2C,3A,4A).
~ 2 Hours Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tour (Dep: Mon, Wed, Fri).
~ Suggested day-by-day self drive itinerary planned by our Aussie Specialist.
~ Option to extend stay (Extension night based on Canberra).

*** VALUE ADD ***
~ Complimentary bottle of wine from Visit Canberra (1 bottle per room)
* While stock last

Suggested Itinerary

DAY 1: CANBERRA

On arrival, make your own way to the hotel (Taxi to hotel cost approx A$20 per way, available from airport). On arrival at hotel, check in and take a good night rest.

Overnight: Canberra (Note: Parking fee apply at the hotel, NOT included in package, payable direct).

DAY 2: CANBERRA

This morning, grab a taxi to the Hertz city depot for your car rental collection (should cost approx A$20). Head to Parliament House for a free 40 minute guided tour (daily at 9.30am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm and 3.30pm) and see how the country is governed, or take a behind the scenes tour, which runs every non-sitting day for a small fee. Next, delve into the nation's history at the National Museum of Australia (which has exhibits and artefacts spanning more than 50,000 years) and the Australian War Memorial (If you would like to attend The Last Post Ceremony which happen daily about about 4:50PM, you can do this after all the PM activities).

In the afternoon, visit Patissez, home of the Instagram-famous Freakshake, or try a scoop of gelato at the Dessert Laboratory , which offers rotating flavours such as lemon myrtle, cardamom, aniseed, raspberry pavlova and salted butter caramel. If you're visiting over a weekend, don’t miss the Old Bus Depot Markets (Sundays 10am to 4pm) in Kingston, where you can pick up handmade goods and a great range of clothing and accessories.

OPTIONAL: Stay overnight at Jamala Wildlife Lodge, sleeping in a Giraffe Treehouse and waking up to five metre (16 foot) tall neighbours. (Please check with us if you would like to upgrade your stay for this night to be at the Jamala Wildlife Lodge).

Overnight: Canberra

DAY 3: CANBERRA - BATEMANS BAY (Approx 145KM / 2 hours)

This morning, head to Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets (Open Thursday to Sunday) and sample delicious spread of fresh produce, seafood and baked goods! you might even want to buy some for your consumption on the road trip. Thereafter, proceed to drive to Batemans Bay. Along the way, you might want to stop by the historic village of Bungendore, a charming rural escape in New South Wales region. In a pretty green valley, you'll discover lovingly preserved colonial buildings, markets, wineries and the enticing Bungendore Wood Works Gallery.

After lunch, head for Pebbly Beach to spot Kangaroo on the beach. Do try to arrive about sunset when they are more active. Pebbly Beach is famous for its friendly kangaroos. You will find a large resident kangaroo population quite happy to meet you and to pose for an instagram worthy! Do keep an eye out for sea eagles soaring above, sooty oystercathers along the shore and dolphins riding the waves out to sea! NOTE: As pebbly Beach is located in a National Park, please be advised that an entry fee is payable, approx A$8 (ticket machine is located at the car park).

Next, head to the hotel for check in and rest for the day.

Overnight: Batesman Bay

DAY 4: BATEMANS BAY - NAROOMA (Approx 71KM / 1 hour)

This morning, you might want to consider having some fresh oysters for breakfast at Wray St Oyster Shed (opens at 9am)! For those who prefer to have your usual hot breakfast, it is also available here. As the Oyster Shed is located on the banks of the beautiful Clyde River, you will be able to enjoy the beautiful panoramic views while you relax and indulge in the fresh oysters.

Next, continue to Narooma which is only about 1 hour away. On arrival at Narooma, check in and get some lunch before proceed to Central Tilba for some shopping. The Central Tilba and Tilba Tilba offer a unique opportunity to step back in time and visit perfectly perserved heritage villages. Check out the cafes or even Tilba Valley Wines.

During sunset, take a short drive to the Narooma Inlet where the Australia's Rock is. There will be a 15 mins downwards walk (on proper stairs) to the venue. However, it is one of the most scenic walks on this trip. When you are down at the Australia Walk, do walk around to try spotting for seals swimming back or lazing on the big rocks around the area.

This evening, you may want to consider taking dinner in the hotel.

Overnight: Narooma

DAY 5: NAROOMA - MERIMBULA (Approx 111KM / 1 hour 30 minutes)

If you would like a great Instra-worthy photo, walk up early and drive to Australia Rock or Bar Rock lookout for sunrise photography. Thereafter, proceed for breakfast (own expense) follow up checking out.

Drive to Wallaga Lake for Camel Rock Beach to view Camel Rock and the unspoiled beach. Next, proceed to Bermagui for Blue Pools. Bermagui's famous Blue Pool is a 'must see' Sapphire Coast attraction. It is located off Pacific Drive at the base of a dramatic rocky cliff face. A natural rock pool, it is washed with clean clear ocean water and is a wonderful swimming and snorkelling spot (NOTE: Do have your extra set of clothes handy if you are planning for a short dip). Toilet, shower and change room amenities are available for those who are swimming. The Blue Pool was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor in 2015.

After the swim, proceed to hotel for check in and rest for the day.

Overnight: Merimbula

DAY 6: MERIMBULA - CANBERRA (Approx 242KM / 3 hours)

This morning, check out and take a short 20mins drive to Pambula Lake Jetty/boatramp to join your 2 hours Captain Sponges Magical Oyster Tours. Cruise the picturesque natural wonder which is Pambula river estuary (with an oyster farmer) aboard our oversized oyster punt. Taste our oysters.. Learn about oyster farming in the area, its' history, modern techniques and biology. Sample the world renowned Pambula Lake Sydney Rock oyster from the pristine waters of the lake and have a go at shucking your own after a personal lesson from your oyster farming captain. Get a crash course in oyster husbandry and inspect the native Angasi species of oyster which are also grown on the farm...it is then time to set sail downstream (tasting as we go) to the scenic meandering Pambula river where ancient aboriginal middens dot the steep tree-studded banks whilst White bellied sea eagles circle overhead. Geology of this area is also a feature. Another downstream stop to see how the catching of oysters is done and where the river meets the mighty Pacific ocean before heading back to the jetty.

After the tour, proceed lunch before heading back to Canberra via Snowy Mountain Highway (A very scenic drive). If time permit, you might want to explore Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve The Nature Reserve is nestled deep within the Namadgi National Park. Enjoy nature walks where you will see Australian native animals in a beautiful natural backdrop. Kangaroos and emus can readily be seen roaming the grounds!

After dinner, proceed to the airport to dropoff the car before checking in for your departing flight home

Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
NOT applicable

CAR RENTAL EXTENSION (CITY PICKUP) PRICE PER DAY IN SGD$
VALIDITYCAR MODEL (GUIDE ONLY)DAILY RATES FOR RENTAL FOR 4-6 DAYS DAILY RATES FOR RENTAL FOR 7+ DAYS
01Apr-30NovGroup G - Nissan Qashqai or similar7370
01Apr-30NovGroup D - Toyota Camry Sedan or similar7571
01Apr-30NovGroup T - Kia Carnivale or similar9289




01Dec-31MarGroup G - Nissan Qashqai or similar7573
01Dec-31MarGroup D - Toyota Camry Sedan or similar7774
01Dec-31MarGroup T - Kia Carnivale or similar9692


Important Notes


~ Valid for travel to be completed by 10 Dec 19.
~ Airfare is NOT included in this package.
~ Confirmation is subject to room and seats availability.
~ A valid driving license is required to drive in Australia, check for more details. Drivers must be above 21 years with 1 year driving experience else additional charge will applies.
~ Do note that parking FEES in most places in Australia are chargeable and it is NOT included in the package cost.
~ Strict cancellation policy apply once booking is confirmed.
~ Price for child is valid when sharing with 2 adults with bedding.
~ Payment may be made in Singapore Dollars by cash, NETS, cheques or Visa/Mastercard only.
~ Due to fluctuation on currency exchange, prices are subject to change without prior notice.


Surcharges (Airlines / Hotels)


Above prices quoted exclude the following surcharges which will be collected upon confirmation of package:

~ Do note that parking FEES in most places in Australia are chargeable and it is NOT included in the package cost.

~ Hotel High Season surcharges applies as below:-

NOVOTEL CANBERRA
* Weekday's surcharge (Monday-Thursday): 01Apr-31Aug, 13Dec'19-31Jan'20 @ S$65 per room per night.
* Weekday's surcharge (Monday-Thursday): 01Sep-26Sep, 29Sep-12Dec'19 * 01Feb-31Mar'20 @ S$85 per room per night.
* Weekend's surcharge (Friday-Sunday): 29Sep-12Dec'19 & 01Feb-31Mar'20 @ S$45 per room per night.
* High season surcharge: 02Apr @ S$355 per room per night (min 2 nights).
* High season surcharge: 27Sep-28Sep, 09Nov'19 & 03Jan-04Jan'20 @ S$150 per room per night (min 2 nights).

LINCOLN DOWNS RESORT BATEMANS BAY
* High season surcharge: 21Dec-27Jan'20 @ S$65 per room per night.

ROBYNS NEST
* High season surcharge: 01Sep-21Dec'19 @ S$20 per room per night.

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Remarks

Above prices quoted exclude the following surcharges which will be collected upon confirmation of package:

~ Do note that parking FEES in most places in Australia are chargeable and it is NOT included in the package cost.

~ Hotel High Season surcharges applies as below:-

NOVOTEL CANBERRA
* Weekday's surcharge (Monday-Thursday): 01Apr-31Aug, 13Dec'19-31Jan'20 @ S$65 per room per night.
* Weekday's surcharge (Monday-Thursday): 01Sep-26Sep, 29Sep-12Dec'19 * 01Feb-31Mar'20 @ S$85 per room per night.
* Weekend's surcharge (Friday-Sunday): 29Sep-12Dec'19 & 01Feb-31Mar'20 @ S$45 per room per night.
* High season surcharge: 02Apr @ S$355 per room per night.
* High season surcharge: 27Sep-28Sep, 09Nov'19 & 03Jan-04Jan'20 @ S$150 per room per night.

LINCOLN DOWNS RESORT BATEMANS BAY
* High season surcharge: 21Dec-27Jan'20 @ S$65 per room per night.

ROBYNS NEST
* High season surcharge: 01Sep-21Dec'19 @ S$20 per room per night.
Room Type 5 Nights Canberra & Regions Drive (Batemans Bay, Narooma and Merimbula)
Adult (A) Child (C)
1A 2A 3A 4A 1A1C 2A1C 2A2C
2019-04-01 ~ 2019-12-15
As per itinerary 1325 690 625 565 895 320 235
Price per person in SGD$

Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
NOT applicable

CAR RENTAL EXTENSION (CITY PICKUP) PRICE PER DAY IN SGD$