Home' The Australian Senior Traveller : May 2010 Contents 14 THE SENIOR TRAVELLER May, 2010
Annual Bird Week
Fraser Island, Qld
MAY is a fun time to duck across to
Fraser Island and learn more about
its feathered friends.
Birders of a feather will flock together
at Kingfisher Bay Resort for the annual
Fraser Island's diverse coastal, wetland
and rainforest habitats support some 354
recorded bird species, including a number
considered rare or vulnerable.
Now in its ninth year, Bird Week blends
birds and nature perfectly into a program
of activities including dawn walks, hikes,
4WD tours, sketching, painting and pho-
tography classes, workshops on biodiversi-
ty, conservation, bird identification and
other topical issues.
Packages start from $566 per person
and some booking conditions apply.
Phone 1800-072-555 or
Lumina - A Winter of Festivals
Now until August 31
TOURISM Tasmania launches the first
ever Lumina -- A Winter of Festivals,
which sees the island State host mmore
than 100 events from now through to
Highlights include the Australian
Shakespeare Festival, a major new multi-
arts festival that will have its inaugural
season in Hobart, and The Festival of
Broadway -- the only musical theatre festi-
val in the Southern Hemisphere where the
actual composers, writers and stars of
Broadway gather together for a week of
concerts, masterclasses, forums and
Savour Tasmania is a culinary event
where some of the world's leading chefs
gather to showcase the State's its fine pro-
duce at dinners and masterclasses in
Hobart, Launceston and Burnie.
Junction Arts Festival is a new winter
festival in Launceston showcasing top-
quality regional arts across a broad range
of disciplines including theatre, dance,
opera, visual arts, screen-based works,
writing and installations.
The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
will perform at various locations during
winter, presenting pieces from some of the
world's most cherished musicals The
Sound of Music and South Pacific.
The Festival of Voices, Australia's only
annual festival of choirs, will feature per-
formances around Hobart.
A full calendar of events at
ON SONG -- The Festival of Voices.
Photo courtesy Tourism Tasmania and Peter Whyte.
CONDUCTED OVERSEAS TOURS
Kempsey Mall, Clyde Street, Kempsey. 2440. E-mail: email@example.com
Web site: www.macleayvalleytravel.com
For more information or bookings contact:
MACLEAY VALLEY TRAVEL Pty Ltd
Phone Toll Free 1800-810-809. We try harder to find you the best travel deal
LAOS, VIETNAM & THE GOLDEN
$3890 24 Day Tour
Dep. Aug 27.
Flying Thai into Chiang Mai and out of Hanoi. A won-
derful "off the beaten track" adventure tour visiting the
rarely visited hill-tribe areas of N.E. Laos and N.W.
$2065 2 Week Tour Dep. May 19, Jul 21, Sep 8
FlyingThai into Bangkok. 5 nights Bangkok, 7 nts in an
ocean front resort hotel, 1 nt River Kwai with Tiger Temple.
The prices listed mainly include return airfares from Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne,
good twin share accom, many meals, all transfers, Australian tour leader & local tour guides.
$7785 23 Day Tour
Dep. Aug 27
Flying Malaysian Airlines into Londong. 17 day tour of
Western Europe including the Oberammergau Passion
Play. 3 nights London, 2 days Malaysia stopover.
ROMANIA, BULGARIA, SERBIA & HUNGARY
$5395 19 Day Tour
Dep. Sep 16
Flying China Airlines and Malev Hungarian Airlines
into Budapest. 14 day eastern Europe tour. 3 day
Taiwan and 1 day Frankfurt stopover.
YUNNAN (south China) & NORTH
VIETNAM LUXURY ADVENTURE TOUR
$3955 18 Day Tour
Dep. July 17
Flying Thai into Kunming and out of Hanoi. 7 nights
Yunnan, 9 nights North Vietnam visiting many fascinating
hill tribes. 1 niight Bangkok. Luxury 4 to 5 star accom.
$3815 3 Week Tour Dep. Jul 29 Aug 26 Nov 12
Flying Singapore Airlines into Saigon and out of Hanoi.
19 day coach tour of Vietnam.
All Prices now include
Airport Taxes and Levies
JORDAN, SYRIA, LEBANON & EASTERN TURKEY.
$6285 20 Day Tour
Dep. Oct. 14
Flying Etiad Airlines into Amman and out of Istanbul.
Wonderful Middle East tour including amazing Petra.
$2515 15 Day Tour Dep. June 20, Oct 11
Flying into Saigon and out of Hanoi plus 3 flights within
Vietnam. 4 days each Saigon, Hoi An, Hanoi & 1 day
Halong Bay with cruise.
$5385 25 Day Tour
Dep. Sep 14
Flying V Australia into New York and out of Los
Angeles. 22 day coach tour right across U.S.A.
SCANDINAVIA & the ARTIC CIRCLE
$6185 3 Week Tour
Dep. Aug 14
Air fares with Finnair, B.A. and Qantas into Helsinki.
14 day tour of Finland, Lapland and the Arctic Circle,
Norway & Sweden. Stopovers in Hong Kong & Bangkok.
PHUKET & LANTA ISLAND
$2265 2 Week Tour
Dep. August 11
Flying Thai into Phuket and out of Krabi. 7 nights Phuket,
3 nights Lanta Island, 1 night Phi Phi Island, 2 nights
$10780 28 Day Tour
Dep. Sep 6
Flying Lan Chile and Qantas into Santiago plus 8 flights
within South America. A superb tour of Chile, Peru,
Bolivia, Brazil & Argentina by plane/ coach/ rail /boat.
U.S.A. WEST AND EAST COAST AND
CANADA AUTUMN LEAVES TOUR.
$6550. One Month Tour Dep. Sep. 14.
Flying V Australia and United. 13 day tour of western
USA, 14 day tour of N.E. USA and Canada during the
spectacularly colourful autumn leaves time. 2 days
Links Archive April 2010 June 2010 Navigation Previous Page Next Page