Day 1, Friday 6 April BRISBANE – SYDNEY Make your way to your respective domestic airport for your Qantas flight to Sydney. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your first class hotel for check-in. This evening you have the opportunity to meet your fellow travellers over welcome drinks at your hotel. Accommodation: Sydney
Day 2, Saturday 7 April SYDNEY | Race Day Today we will be transferred to Royal Randwick Racecourse for the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival’s first day of The Championships series including the prestigious The Star Doncaster Mile. Other feature races today include the BMW Australian Derby, The Darley TJ Smith Stakes, the Country Series Final and the Inglis Sires’. Accommodation: Sydney
Day 3, Sunday 8 April SYDNEY This morning we will visit the Randwick stables of Australia’s First Lady of Racing, Gai Waterhouse. Since 1978 Gai’s headquarters have been at the historic Tulloch Lodge which has been a proven source of champions. The remainder of the day is at leisure however for the rugby league enthusiasts you have the opportunity to take in an NRL game. Accommodation: Sydney
Day 4, Monday 9 April SYDNEY- HUNTER VALLEY Depart Sydney and travel by coach to the Hunter Valley, one of Australia’s major wine growing regions and also home to many famous thoroughbred stud farms. Your hotel is situated in the Hunter Valley Gardens and close to the village, with the afternoon is at leisure for you to relax and enjoy the country charm. Accommodation: Hunter Valley
Day 5, Tuesday 10 April HUNTER VALLEY | Stud Farm Visit Embark on a full day thoroughbred stud tour to some of the world’s most prestigious thoroughbred stud farms. The Upper Hunter and Scone region is known as the horse capital of Australia with more than 70 studs dotting the shire including Arrowfield, Vinery,
Coolmore, Darley and Widden. Accommodation: Hunter Valley
Day 6, Wednesday 11 April HUNTER VALLEY – SYDNEY Mid morning depart on a tour that will include wine tasting at various wineries as well as enjoying casual lunch at a local venue. Mid afternoon begin your journey back to Sydney arriving late afternoon. Evening is at leisure. Accommodation: Sydney
Day 7, Thursday 12 April SYDNEY – BRISBANE This morning after breakfast transfer to the Sydney Domestic Airport for your return flight home. You of course have the opportunity to extend your time in New South Wales with the help of one of Ambassador Travel’s experienced consultants.