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26/07 - 04/08/2019

Artistic Director Kathryn Stott

Pre and Post Touring

North Queensland offers so much to see so why not add on some extra days either before or after the Festival to explore more of this magnificent region? Festival sponsor Escape Travel Townsville has put together a great touring option once the Festival has finished, plus a couple of day tours for before and after the Festival.  
Hidden valley

Hidden Valley & Highland Tour

6 - 9 August

This magical 4-day and 3-night tour showcases the region’s beautiful rainforests and waterfalls. Stay 3 nights at Hidden Valley Cabins, an award winning eco resort on the banks of the Running River. Designed to blend into the natural environment the accommodation is built from locally sourced recycled timber, creating a rustic appearance while still delivering a high standard of quality and comfort. Each day explore a different area with your local guide in a fully airconditioned coach. Take in the Paluma Range National Park, Wallaman Falls the Southern Hemisphere’s highest sheer drop waterfall and the township of Ingham known affectionately as “Little Italy”. There is also time to relax in the beautiful surrounds of hidden valley, take a walk through the grounds and along the river, perhaps even spotting the elusive platypus! The tour begins with guided city sights tour of Townsville.

Priced from $775 per person. Includes all transfers, all meals each day (except for first and last day) and 3 nights twin-share accommodation.

Wallaman falls

Wallaman Falls Day Tour

Thursday 25 July

A tour for nature lovers! This is a great day out as we make our way towards Wallaman Falls, but not before a few beautiful stops along the way. This day tour includes a visit to the tranquil environment of the TYTO wet lands, the Ingham Art Gallery and the Mercer Lane Mosaic Art Wall. From here it is onto Wallaman Falls the country's tallest single-drop waterfall measuring a staggering 268m high. We stop for lunch at the lookout and then take a pleasant walk through the rainforest to admire the wonders of nature.

$125 per person includes lunch

Pick Up Time: from 7:30am
End Time approx. 5:30pm

For more information or to book call Travel Associates Townsville on 07 4722 5055 or email  holidays@travel-associates.com.au 

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