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Griffith Spring Festival

3 Days

$1090 Per Person

Single Supplement $185

17th October 2024

There is so much to see and experience during the festival, such as the amazing Citrus Sculptures display, six beautiful gardens that have been created and nurtured by very hard-working and talented gardeners.

This 3-day tour is an exploration of Griffith’s Spring Festival, offering a deep dive into the heart of its community spirit, agricultural heritage, and the art of gardening, leaving participants with a lasting impression of the festival’s vibrancy and the region’s natural beauty.


Day 1 – Thur 17th October 2024 - Griffith-Spring Festival

Welcome aboard for an exciting tour of the Griffith ‘SPRING FESTIVAL’. Today we travel north into NSW to Jerilderie for morning tea then on through Darlington Point on the Murrumbidgee River to the delightful garden city of Griffith. After lunch we enjoy an informative visit to the Information Centre, where we can wander through the interpretive display area. An introductory town tour gives us the chance to admire the imaginative and colourful Citrus sculptures along Banna Avenue. This afternoon we visit a magnificent open garden, with its own unique character. We return to the Motel for Dinner and settle in for our two nights Stay at The Kidman Wayside Inn, Griffith.

Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2 – Fri 18th - "Spring Festival”

After a hearty breakfast we explore some more of the spectacular gardens that are involved in the Griffith Festival of Gardens. We visit Riverina Grove, the very best Australian grown and manufactured gourmet products. Indulge yourself with our scrumptious selection of sauces, condiments and olives, made with love in the Riverina. After stopping for lunch we visit another garden. This afternoon we visit the Pioneer Park and Italian Museum then off to explore another garden before returning to our motel to freshen up before dinner.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 – Sat 19th - Garden Visits – Home

Time for breakfast before embarking on the last day of our journey. The Mediterranean climate combined with the abundance of water from the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Scheme provides optimum conditions for the spring awakening and the Griffith Spring Festival. We visit the Catania Fruit Salad Farm for a tour and morning tea. Every year some Ten Gardens are open for inspection ranging from small cottage gardens to magnificent homestead gardens along with a host of special displays and attractions. We visit another garden this afternoon before making our way home after enjoying the magnificent Griffith Spring Festival.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Tour Terms and Conditions:

FREE PASSENGER PICKUP & RETURN SERVICE:   For the convenience of all our passengers CARDWELL’S COACH TRAVEL provide Free Passenger Pickup & Return Service from all major Towns in North, North-East, Central Victoria & Southern NSW.  (For Example:  Albury, Wodonga, Wangaratta, Benalla, Seymour, Bendigo, Finley, Kerang, Echuca, Deniliquin, Yarrawonga, Corowa, and towns within these areas). For Passenger’s who live outside these areas Cardwell’s provide Overnight accommodation in Numurkah and ‘Free lock up car storage’ at our Numurkah depot.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Notice given before the balance due date. Refund of monies paid less $25. Notice given on or after the balance due date NO REFUND.

FARES & ITINERARIES: CARDWELL’S COACH TRAVEL costs published & outlined in the brochure are frozen, errors or printing mistakes are subject to correction. However, policy changes by rail/air/sea operators or changes in Government duties or taxes are outside the control of CARDWELL’S COACH TRAVEL. Air fares and other discount travel arrangements may be subject to availability of seats/berths, as determined by transport companies.  No increases apply once full fare is paid. The Tour duration includes the day of departure and the day of return. Fares shown make no allowance for extra accommodation or transfers necessitated by en-route stop-overs caused by rail/air/boat schedules, strikes or other reasons.

Your Travel Agent will forward deposits and other payments to us on your behalf.  Receipt of deposits and also subsequent payments by the travel agent does not constitute receipts of those monies by us.  There is no liability on our part in respect of any monies paid to your Travel Agent unless and until we notify you (by way of Booking Confirmation Advice or Payment Receipt Advice) that monies have been received by us.  CARDWELL’S COACH TRAVEL reserves the right to cancel any ticket or booking or to refuse to carry any passenger where payment has not been received by CARDWELL’S COACH TRAVEL and has the right to accept wait listed passengers in place of those failing to finalise within the prescribed time.

ELIGIBILITY:  No passenger will be permitted to embark or continue on the tour while their mental or physical condition is, in the opinion of CARDWELLS’ COACH TRAVEL, such as to render them incapable of caring for themselves, or they become objectionable to other passengers.  However, any person/s who cannot travel independently or needs special assistance must be accompanied by a companion.

ITINERARY CHANGES:   Itineraries, tours and cruises are subject to alteration with or without notice and intended as a guide only.  Alterations may come about due to road or weather conditions, strikes, non-performance by a supplier or any other reasons CARDWELL’S COACH TRAVEL act in your best interest in any such changes.

FUEL SURCHARGEDue to the instability of world oil prices, in the event that fuel reaches $2.00/litre a Fuel Surcharge of $5/person per day will apply to the final payment.  Subject to change.

SEAT CHANGESA seat rotation system everyday ensures that all passengers have the opportunity to enjoy similar seating arrangements.

LUGGAGEOne medium suitcase per person, not exceeding 20kg (42lbs) and one carry bag for inside the coach.  Over limit luggage cannot be carried.

TRAVEL INSURANCE:  We can arrange for passengers to take out travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances which may arise (including cancellation fees, medical & curtailment expenses, loss of luggage, early departure from tour due to death or illness etc.)  Ask our friendly staff at Cardwell’s Coach Travel or your Travel Agent for details at time of booking.

FORCE MAJEURE: If by any means of any event of force majeure (which shall include terrorism, pandemic or any cause or event outside our control) we shall be delayed in or prevented from performing our obligations, then such delay or non-performance shall not be deemed a breach or entitle a damages claim. Our obligations shall be suspended whilst such event of force majeure continues.


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