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Great Ocean Road and Heritage Sheep Farm Experience from Melbourne
"Explore the wonders of this 550km wonder called The Great Ocean Road. You'll discover some of the worlds most inspiring and picturesque scenery quaint little towns sheer cliffs raging seas old growth rainforests and beautiful beaches.Explore the Great Ocean Road a little differently. In the morning visit the regions first sheep station. Get a history lesson and a hands on experience including sheering demonstration feeding the lambs taking in the feel and smells of the wool
From AUD295.00
 
Melbourne Shore Excursion: Small-Group Yarra Valley Day Trip Including Healesville Sanctuary
"After meeting your local guide at the port travel approximately 75 minutes towards the Yarra Valley taking in the incredible bush-covered mountains and breath-taking views along the way.Your first stop will be the Healesville Sanctuary where you'll stop to visit some of Australia's iconic travel towards Mt Donna Buang summit to view the incredible views over the Yarra Valley followed by the Rain Forest Gallery for a tree top walk. Enjoy a stop along the Upper Yarra River with free time to walk along the waterline taking in the inc"""Explore the upper Yarra Valley on this day trip after arriving off your cruise ship in Melbourne. Visit Healesville Sanctuary the summit of Mt Donna Buang and the rain forests of the Yarra Ranges before strolling along the banks of the pristine Yarra River. Enjoy a short stop in the boutique town of Warburton for lunch before stopping for a delicious wine and cheese tasting at title=Highlights&1=Full-day+shore+excursion+to+the+Yarra+Valley+from+Melbourne&2=Spot+kangaroos+and+koalas+at+the+Healesville+Sanctuary&3=Enjoy+dramatic+views+over+the+Yarra+Valley+from+Mt+Donna+Buang&4=Tuck+into+lunch+at+the+Warburton+Bakery&5=Sample+reg
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Melbourne Shore Excursion: Small-Group Yarra Valley Wine Tasting Day Trip
"After meeting your tour guide at port travel North-East approximately 75 minutes towards the picturesque Yarra Valley. Take in some of Melbourne’s incredible sights along the way before arriving in Melbourne’s premium wine region.Having been known for its premium wines since the 1880 the Yarra Valley has its various soil types and rainfall patterns to thank for the distinctive vineyard styles.With a cooler climate than Bordeaux and a slightly warmer temperature than Burgundy high quality chardonnay pinot noir and sparkling wines are the perfect wines for this region. Not only is the Yarra Valley known for it’s wineries but it’s agriculture grazing land
From AUD290.00

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BY CAR BETWEEN COBAR & WILCANNIA

Just because we are in the outback, doesn't mean the land is going to be bare. On the contary, there are Trees, shrubs, and acres of salt bush. It isn't that boring as along the way are many varieties...
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FORT BOURKE LOOKOUT

The lookout, over the new Cobar Open Cut Gold mine, gives a spectacular sight of the working gold mine.To reach the lookout, turn left off the Barrier Highway before entering Cobar. It is signposted...
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COBAR HERITAGE MUSEUM - 4 - OUTSIDE DISPLAYS

Time to move outside, still plenty to see. This area is where we find all the old farming and mining equipment, some old motor vehicles and the "mystery" - we have to guess what it is and see if we...
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WALK THE MAIN STREET

The best way to see the historic buildings!One that really stuck out, was the Butcher's shop, built in 1910 and still being used as a Butcher's shop in 2012.Then I came across a group of buildings...
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WALKING TRAIL AROUND COBAR

OK, so we cheated a bit. We walked and we toured by car!I picked up the map at the tourist information centre, which is where the walk begins. It is 6km, and can be completed in 2 hours if you walk...
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COBAR MINING HERITAGE PARK

This park is located across the road from the Heritage centre, so we left the car parked where it was, and walked across.It's a very nice park built to commemorate the Miners who have lost their lives...
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GREAT COBAR HERITAGE MUSEUM - 3 - SHEEP

We are now entering the section on Mining and Pastoral history.The Pastoral history area has a very interesting display about Sheep, the wool, and how it ends up as a Jumper on our back.We saw a wool...
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GREAT COBAR HERITAGE MUSEUM - 2

Time to move upstairs and read and see items on the early years of Mining in Cobar, on how Copper was found in the area by some men spending the night camped at a waterhole, and little did they know,...
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GREAT COBAR HERITAGE MUSEUM - 1

Continuing on from the previous tip, we head into the old school room, recreation, building materials of old, and the bedroom exhibit. There were lots of old photos on the walls, how sad and mournful...
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GREAT COBAR HERITAGE CENTRE

Located at the Information centre, is the heritage museum. We decided to go for a look this time in town, so paid our admission fee, were given a map and pointed in the right direction.We found the...
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COBAR TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE

Having been to Cobar many times before, but never been to the Museum located there, this is where we headed to first.You can't miss it, as its in a beautiful old "Great Cobar Heritage centre" located...
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A wing and a prayer

Just the place for the latter and, if your purpose is simply to visit Cobar then one is probably better off flying out there.This church is the architectural highlight of the back streets with the...
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More things to do

Just a few kilometres out of Cobar, that's using country speak, there's a sign pointing to an emu farm (pic 1). It's an 84 km round trip which is probably a bit of a deterrent for most tourists (as it...
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Things to do in Cobar

Couldn't help it really. I mean, the sign was so irresistible and Bob laid down with a somewhat motionless posture.Fortunately, he was revived rather speedily when I bent over him and merely mentioned...
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"THERE IS GOLD AT COBAR"
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"Gateway to the outback"
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"COBAR"
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