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PLEASE CONSIDER GOING TO ME TO AUSTRALIA APRIL 5-21, 2020.  This will be my 27th trip Down Under.  You will see spactular sights, meet great people, and have fellowship with fellow Christians from America.  We will depart from LAX on April 5, arrive in Adelaide on April 7 and then the tour begins.  As you can see from the itinerary, we will spend time in Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, and some country towns.  The cost for this tour, including airfare, hotels, sightseeing, meals (except lunch) is $4,995 (to be confirmed soon).  For information and questions, please call me, Dave Anderson, at 480-838-8500


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Welcome to a great experience of sightseeing in the context of Christian fellowship as we explore parts of Australia and New Zealand in April, 2021

NOTE:  B means breakfast provided; D means dinner provided

Day 1 April 5 10pm ….We depart LAX
Day 2 “is missing”
Day 3 April 7 D

Arrive in Melbourne in the morning and transfer to a flight to Adelaide

Our hotel is in Glenelg, a charming sea-side suburb of Adelaide. After we check in to our hotel, there is time to stretch legs, look at the Southern Ocean, have a relaxing meal together and get a good night’s rest.

Day 4 April 8 B D

A full day of touring Adelaide including the Botanic Gardens and Cleland Wildlife Park.  Back at the same hotel

Day 5  April 9
 B

After touring and shopping we will be guests in homes in an Adelaide suburb called Aberfoyle Park.

Day 6 April 10 B We will drive through the Adelaide Hills, have lunch in Handorf, and continue to the Barossa Valley where we will stop at least one winery.  By late afternoon we will arrive at St. Petri Lutheran Church where hosts will meet us for overnight.
Day 7 April 11  

We will worship at St. Petri followed by lunch with members of this congregation.  We will spend the afternoon and evenng with our hosts.

Day 8 April 12 D

Our coach will take us to the beautiful Grampian Mountains of Victoria.  Hotel in Halls Gap tonight.

Day 9 April 13 B D

We will drive to Ballarat, arriving in time to spend three hours at Sovereign Hill, a fantastic recreated gold-rush village. Dinner and then overnight in a Ballarat or Melbourne hotel.

Day 10 April 14 B D

Today we will be transferred to Melbourne where we will have a Melbourne City Tour with a stop at the Botanical Gardens. BBQ dinner and overnight at a Melbourne Hotel.

Day 11 April 15 B

We ride from Melbourne to Walla Walla, New South Wales. Great scenery along the way. Lunch at the “Tucker Box” rest top. Tonight we will be guests for dinner and overnight one last time in Australia in a very rural and agricultural Lutheran community with members of Zion Lutheran Church.

Day 12 April 16 D

We travel on to Australia’s capitol city, Canberra where we will visit their beautiful Parliament Building and their War Memorial. Dinner and overnight at a Canberra Hotel.

Day 13 April 17 B D

Today we will do more sightseeing in and around the Australian Capitol city of Canberra.  We may have a pot luck supper with members of a Lutheran church in a Canberra suburb.  Same hotel in Canberra.

Day 14 April 18 B D

After church and lunch, we will drive on to Sydney, arriving in time to check in to our hotel on George Street. After dinner you will want to take a walk.

Day 15 April 19 B D

Today we will "do" Sydney including the famed Opera House, a city tour, and a harbor cruise.  Dinner and overnight at the same hotel.

Day 16 April 20 B D

Today you are on your own.  You can shop 'til you drop, visit cathedrals and museums, or take a day tour to the Blue Mountains. Tonight we will gather for our "last supper" at a restaurant in Darling Harbor, not far from our hotel.

TOMORROW MORNING WE WILL BE TRANSFERED TO SYDNEY'S INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT FOR OUR FLIGHT BACK TO LAX

Tour includes:

Accommodations as listed

Services of professional driver/guides for sightseeing as listed

Attractions as listed

Meals as indicated

Gratuities for included meals

Luggage handling at some hotels

Tour does not include:

Items of a personal nature

Meals not listed

Attractions not listed

Travel insurance (available from First Class Travel)

Visa for Australia ($20 online)

Tour cost:  $4,995  based on double occupancy  Deposit required:  $500 to confirm place.

Fellowship Tours, P. O. Box 51510, Phoenix, Arizona  85076

Airfare, hotels, sightseeing arranged by First Class Travel, Phoenix, AZ

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