Wardell NSW Australia

Australia

Randolph P. Johnston, Doris M. Johnston (native Australian and reason for the trip. It is time to see family and friends!)

400 East 12th
Hutchinson, Kansas 67501
Phone: (620) 663-4865 | (620) 663-4865
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Bob and Susie Spencer
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Places to stay/visit

Resources

Maps

Itinerary - February 12-February 21, 2006
Bob and Susie fly to Auckland and Tour New Zealand

Itinerary - February 19-March 12, 2006

February 19 - Day 1 and 2:
Start in Wichita (1:30PM) and fly to Sydney.

Sydney

February 21 (Tuesday) - Day 3 - Look over the heart of Sydney

  • Arrive in the morning (8AM) meet Michael Bertini at airport OR take the airport line to Martin Place
  • Tour with Michael Bertini and his brother/family
  • The Rocks
  • Kings Cross

The Westin Sydney (Through Friday 2/24)
1 Martin Place
Sydney, 2000 ? Australia
Phone (61)(2) 8223 1111 ? Fax (61)(2) 8223 1222

  • Local Sightseeing
    • The General Post Office Clock Tower - 164 ft/0.1 km
    • Queen Victoria Building - 0.6 mi/1.0 km
    • Star City Casino - 0.6 mi/1.0 km
    • The Sydney Opera House - 1.2 mi/2.0 km
    • Circular Quay - 1.2 mi/2.0 km
    • Museum of Natural History - 1.2 mi/2.0 km
    • The Rocks - 1.2 mi/2.0 km
    • Darling Harbour - 1.2 mi/2.0 km
    • Royal Botanic Gardens - 1.2 mi/2.0 km
    • Contemporary Museum of Fine Arts - 1.2 mi/2.0 km
    • New South Wales Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences - 1.2 mi/2.0 km
    • Taronga Zoo - 1.9 mi/3.0 km
    • Moore Park Golf Course - 3.1 mi/5.0 km
    • North Shore - 3.1 mi/5.0 km
    • Bondi Beach - 5.0 mi/8.0 km
    • Manly Beach - 12.4 mi/20.0 km

February 22 (Wednesday) Day 4 - in Sydney

  • Helicopter ride over Sydney and out to get away farm
  • Opera House along walk toward Elizabeth Bay
  • Sydney Harbor Bridge
  • Manley ferry/Zoo
  • And other sights listed above

February 23 (Thursday) Day 5 – to West Ryde

Mary Toohey +61 (2) 9809-3233
32 Maxim Street
West Ryde N.S.W. 2114

February 24 (Friday) Day 6 – to Winston Hills & Penrith

  • Alan Bucksath or Jim Scroope to take Doris to Frances Home via car
  • Bob, Randy and Susie finish sight seeing in downtown Sydney, check out of hotel
  • Pick of Avis car 47350713US4 to SYD on 3/5

Frances Bucksath +61 (2) 9686-6550
Woodberry Village, Unit 52
129 Lanham Road
Winston Hills N.S.W. 2153

Stay Friday and Saturday with Jim Scroope +61 (2) 47218016
6 Rawson Ave
Penrith N.S.W. 2750

February 25 (Saturday) Day 7 – Penrith

  • Spend day Jim Scroope
  • See what Jim would like us to see

February 26 (Sunday) - Day 8 - Trip to Blue Mountains, then to Faye’s house (Rylstone)

Blue Mountain Directions (90 to 73 to 32 to Rylstone)

Faye & Ian Pandelis & family +61 (02) 63791455
16 Boronia Road
Rylstone N.S.W. 2849

February 27 (Monday) - Day 9- in Rysltone

Spend day with Ian and Faye Pandelis

Canberra (February 28 – March 3)

February 28 (Tuesday) - Day 10- Drive to Canberra (7 hours)

Allen Scroope +61 (02) 62901062
11 Pendari Crescent
O'Malley A.C.T 2606

March 1 (Wednesday) - Day 11 – Tour Canberra

  • Parliament House
  • Cook’s Fountain
  • Other items Allan would like us to see

March 2 (Thursday) - Day 12 - Drive back to Sydney - Trip up coast to see Margaret Wray at Mollymook, cross mountains from Canberra

Stay with Jim Scroope

March 3-4 - (Friday-Saturday) - Day 13-14 – Sydney

  • See Relatives/friends
  • Heather Russo
  • Frances Bucksath

March 5-6 - (Sunday-Monday) - Day 15 and 16 - Trip to Ayers Rock (Randy, Doris, Bob, Susie)

Depart SYD to Uluru (Ayers Rock) – QF726 8:15-10:10AM YX855Q

Adventure Tours of Australia – Overnight Uluru Camping Safari Tour

  • Day 1 - Kata Tjuta & Uluru We set out to explore the wonder of Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) and hike the 'Valley of the Winds'. We head to Uluru(Ayers Rock) to watch the beautiful colours of the desert sun set while enjoying champagne. After a hearty dinner at our permanent campsite, take the opportunity to view the brilliance of the outback sky before retiring for the night.

  • Day 2 - Uluru An early start is required for one of the highlights of the tour - the Uluru sunrise. You can enjoy a walk around the base exploring its mysterious rock formations and Aboriginal art sites while watching the changing light on the desert or choose to climb Uluru. A visit to the Cultural Centre offers the chance to view and purchase Aboriginal arts and crafts before we return to Ayers Rock Resort at 12.00pm.

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Depart Uluru (Ayers Rock) to Brisbane – QF988-655 13:05-16:05PM (Cairns) – QF 655 16:45PM-18:50 BNE

Pick of Avis car

Courtyard Surfers Paradise Resort
Cnr. Surfers Paradise Blvd. & Hanlan Street
Surfers Paradise, 4217
61 7 5579 3499

Wardell/Ballina/Gold Coast (March 7 – 12)

March 7 - (Tuesday) - Day 17-Trip down coast via car to Wardell and Ballina (2.5H)

  • Look around Brisbane
  • Day trip to Brisbane Gold Coast (128 miles each way, 2.5 hours)
  • Drive to Ballina

March 8-11 - (Wednesday-Saturday) - Day 18-21 - Ballina/Wardell

  • Relatives/friends to see in Ballina/Wardell area:
  • Marie Scroope
  • Janice Gallagher
  • Jill & family
  • Johnny
  • Tanya & family
  • Sugar Mill tour at Harwood and other things Janice would like us to see
  • Enjoy locally grown coffee in local cafes
  • Stop through a few pubs...

March 12 (Sunday) - Day 22 - Fly out of Brisbane/Cairns on March 12 at 12:10PM on AA7295 – Arrive Wichita (5:36PM) /Pensacola (6:20PM)

March 12-18 - Day 22-28 – Doris stays behind in the Wardell area. Fly out of Brisbane/Cairns on March 19 at 12:10PM on AA7295 – Arrive Wichita (5:36PM)

March 19 - Day 29 - Fly out of Brisbane