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BCSV Weekender to Echuca, Deniliquin & Shepparton
March 25 @ 8:00 am - March 26 @ 6:00 pm AEDT$50 – $70
Expressions of interest are invited for a Bus & Coach Society Victoria weekender bus tour on 25th/26th March, visiting the Echuca, Deniliquin & Shepparton.
Tour coaches will be provided by Driver’s and Moonee Valley Coaches.
Our major highlight will be visiting The Depot museum, run by the Purtill family, in Deniliquin. Details of this Museum can be found here: The Depot – Historic Vehicle and Memorabilia Collection
On the way to and from Deniliquin, we will visit a number of operators in the Echuca/Moama area, with details still being finalised and to be announced in the new year.
On the Saturday, we will have a BBQ lunch in Echuca and then travel to Deniliquin to visit The Depot museum in the afternoon.
After check-in at the hotels, attendees will make their dinner arrangements in the town in the evening.
We will have breakfast on the Sunday morning at the Cruizin* Diner, which is associated with The Depot museum. This will be at your cost. An indicative menu can be found here.
After breakfast, we will visit Dyson’s operation in Deniliquin.
* Driver Bus Lines Depot (Ricketts Rd Mt Waverley) – arrive by 7am for 7:10am departure (park in staff carpark out the front)
* Caulfield station (624 Kew stop in Sir John Monash Dr) – 7:30am
* Southern Cross (216 stop on Spencer St near Lonsdale St/Coles) – 8am
MOONEE VALLEY COACH
* Moonee Valley Coaches depot (6 Tullamarine Park Dr) – arrive by 8am (secure parking in vistors’ carpark overnight)
We plan to return to Southern Cross & Moonee Valley Coaches around 6pm on Sunday evening
We have tentatively booked a number of motels in Deniliquin with a range of prices to suit a range of budgets.
The links to their websites, along with costs, are provided for your consideration:
Single $125 or Twin-share $155 ($77.50pp)
Single $110 (http://riviana-motel.newsouthwaleshotels.net/en/)
Attendees are advised to check their emails regarding tour deposits – $50 BCSV members/$70 others. Deposits are due by Friday 10 March
This will confirm your seat on the tour coaches. You’ll then pay the motel for discounted accommodation directly upon arrival in Deniliquin (check your email for which room you have secured & cost)
Tour cost will be $50 for members (and subject to available space, non-members $70), which is in addition to your accommodation cost above.
Limited rooms are still available at Riviana Motel ($110) – email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested ASAP. Bookings close on Friday 10 March