May 2019 field trip to Bendigo Australia!


Itinerary Especially Prepared For:Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust Tour  VICTORIA 2019

                                                Based on 20 Passengers

May 2019

Sunday 05                           Queenstown/Melbourne            Air New Zealand              NZ:865

Depart  Queenstown                                                                     3.45pm

Aircraft:Airbus A320-100/200

Flying Time:3hrs 35 mins

Meal Service:Food to purchase

Arrive    Melbourne                                                                         5.20pm

Sunday 05                           Transfer Airport to Causeway 353 Hotel

                                                Operated by:Hughes Leisure Reservations

Accommodation:             Causeway 353 Hotel

                                                353 Little Collins Street


In:                                           Sunday    05 May

Out:                                       Monday  06 May

*7  Deluxe Twin Rooms*Confirmed

*3 Deluxe  Double Rooms*Confirmed

*Continental Buffet Breakfast Daily

Monday 06                         Transfer Hotel  to Southern Cross Train Station Melbourne

Monday 06                         Melbourne/Bendigo                                                                      Train

Depart  Melbourne*Southern Cross Station                        10.22am

Arrive    Bendigo                                                                               12.12pm

The train Station is central in Bendigo

Monday 06                         Pick up 2 x 12 seater vans

Friday 10                              Drop off Vans am


Accommodation:             Big 4 Bendigo Ascot Holiday Park

In:                                           Monday 06 May

Out:                                       Friday     10 May

**We will be self-catering our stay in Bendigo starting with Monday Dinner, breakfast will be Tea, Coffee, Juice, fruit, cereal, toast, maybe some cooked items depending on time, we will be making our picnic lunches the night before to save time all food will be provided, Evening meals will be things like BBQ, Roast meat and Vegetables, Pasta.

Tuesday 07                         Bendigo Deborah Gold Mine tour, Trams, Picnic Lunch, afternoon walking tour.

Wednesday 08                  Trip to Sovereign Hill *Full day

Thursday 09                        Bendigo *Still to be confirmed meeting with local historical group with a guest speaker after dinner

Friday 10                              Bendigo/Melbourne                                                                                      Train

Depart  Bendigo                                                                                               11.36am

Arrive    Melbourne*Southern Cross Railway Station                       1.22pm

Friday 10                              Transfer Melbourne Southern Cross Railway Station to Causeway 353 Hotel

Accommodation:             Causeway 353 Hotel

                                                353 Little Collins Street


In:                                           Friday   10 May

Out:                                       Sunday 12 May

*7 twins Deluxe Rooms

*3 Double Rooms

*Continental Buffet Breakfast Daily

Friday 10                              Afternoon Shopping-Free Time

Saturday 11                        Morning Puffing Billy Train Tour 11am-2pm Afternoon free time then **Group Dinner and night walking tour finish approx. 9.30pm

**Dinner not included in cost so optional, Night Tour included in cost.

Sunday 12                           Transfer Causeway 353 Hotel to Airport 

Sunday 12                           Melbourne/Queenstown                            Air New Zealand              NZ:864

Depart  Melbourne                                                                                         9.35am

Aircraft:Airbus A320-100/22

Flying Timr:3hrs 10 mins

Meal:Food to purchase

Arrive    Queenstown                                                                                     2.45pm

Baggage allowance 23kgs p.p.7kgs hand luggage