Home' Active Retirees : Active Retirees Apr May 2015 Contents All tours depart Sydney for Individuals & Groups. Group departures are avail. from all other areas. Tour Prices are valid until 1st Dec 2014
subject to increases in fuel costs.
All tours depart Sydney for individuals & Club groups. Group departures are avail. from all other areas. Tour prices are valid at time of publication subject to changes in fuel costs.
WANGARATTA, Beechworth & Bright
BELLINGEN & the Coffs Coast
Spring blossoms and rich autumn leaf displays,
vineyards, local gourmet foods & heritage towns.
Explore Beechworth, Bright and Milawa, and stay
at the luxurious award winning 41⁄2 star Quality
Hotel Wangaratta Gateway with its exquisite
Atrium Restaurant, heated pool, spa & sauna.
The Bellinger Valley has a rich diversity of stunning
scenery. Visit Dorrigo & the Rainforest Skywalk, Grafton,
South West Rocks & Coffs Harbour. The peaceful
Bellingen Valley Lodge & charming Restaurant is set
on 7 hectares with views of the valley & the nearby
mountains. A tranquil location & an idyllic country escape
6 days departing Sydney $898 ppts, single/s $275
6 days departing Sydney $898 ppts, single/s $200
WINGHAM & the Manning Valley
BATEMANS BAY & the Eurobodalla South Coast
Stay in historic Wingham at the picturesque,
award winning Golf Club Motor Inn overlooking
the greens. Explore Wingham & visit Forster,
Gloucester, Harrington and Crowdy Head.
Cruise on Wallis Lake and visit a stunning
Barrington Tops Cattle property near Gloucester.
The Manning Valley is an undiscovered region of
NSW with something special for everyone to enjoy.
Pristine beaches, rugged headlands & beautiful
mountain hinterland. This is the Eurobodalla Unspoilt
South Coast NSW. Cruise on the Clyde River, visit
the unique Mogo Zoo, Historic Central Tilba, Moruya
& Narooma. Stay in style at the luxurious Comfort Inn
Lincoln Downs, Batemans Bay with superb facilities
perched on the edge of a picturesque private lake.
The ideal location for your South Coast Holiday.
6 days departing Sydney $925 ppts, single/s $200
6 days departing Sydney $945 ppts, single/s $250
PARKES & the Golden West
EDEN & the Sapphire Coast
Explore the Golden West. Stay in Parkes and
visit the new Elvis Museum and the “Dish”. See
Dubbo Zoo, visit Forbes and the gardens in
Cowra. Comfortable country style all ground
floor accommodation at the Parkview Motor Inn
with marvellous Restaurant, Bar and Pool, and
outstanding friendly country hospitality.
Eden is a natural paradise and the perfect
location from which to explore the stunningsouth
coast region. Cruise on Two Fold Bay, visit the
Bega Valley, Merimbula, Tathra and Mallacoota.
Enjoy wonderful, friendly hospitality at the
Halfway Motel in the centre of town.
6 days departing Sydney $885 ppts, single/s $225
6 days departing Sydney $895 ppts, single/s $225
MUDGEE, Gulgong & Hill End
ORANGE, & the Central Tablelands
Indulge your senses and enjoy local wine, honey and
cheese and visit country museums, the incredible
Gooree Park Horse Stud & the historic country
villages of Gulgong & Hill End. Stay in style & luxury at
Parklands Resort providing superb accommodation,
delicious meals & friendly country hospitality.
Orange and its fertile surrounds produce some of the
best regional food & wine in Australia. The city is rich in
local history with elegant streetscapes & beautiful parks
and gardens. Visit nearby Manildra, Molong, Millthorpe
& Bathurst. Stay in comfort with quality ground floor
rooms at the centrally located Sundowner Oriana Motel.
6 days departing Sydney $945 ppts, single/s $275
6 days departing Sydney $885 ppts, single/s $225
GRIFFITH & the Riverina
THE HUNTER VALLEY
Explore Leeton, Griffith and Narrandera. Sample
the produce and enjoy an incredible diversity
of scenery, historic landmarks, vineyards,
orchards and rice farms. See how the introduction
of water and irrigation transformed these once
dry western plains into an agricultural oasis. Stay
right in town at EconoLodge Griffith Motor Inn.
lights spectacular. Visit the extraordinary Tocal
Agricultural College & Historic Homestead near
Patterson. Sample superb Hunter Valley Wines &
stay in style & comfort at the Quality Hotel Monte
Pio in Maitland. Book now: This special tour is
only available from 22nd to 24th November 2015.
6 days departing Sydney $915 ppts, single/s $200
3 days departing Sydney $495 ppts, single/s $80
MONTVILLE & the Sunshine Coast
BENDIGO Ballarat & the Goldfields
Perched on the edge of the Blackall Ranges,
Montville is a charming mountain village.
Visit Eumundi Markets, Australia Zoo, Noosa
Heads and the hinterland as you enjoy the
comfort of the Montville Mountain Inn & delicious
meals at the adjoining Montville Bar & Grill.
In the 1850’s when people flocked to Bendigo in search
of gold they left a stunning heritage of art & culture, grand
architecture, beautiful gardens & intriguing stories for you
to discover. Explore Bendigo, Ballarat, the Goldfields
Villages & the historic Port of Echuca on the Murray. Stay
at the very comfortable Quality Inn Colonial Bendigo &
overnight each way at the Quality Resort Siesta, Albury.
6 days departing Sydney $1125 ppts, single/s $240
6 days departing Sydney $1150 ppts, single/s $270
ECHUCA & MOAMA
MELBOURNE, Yarra Valley, Dandenongs & Phillip Is.
Enjoy Australia’s famous paddle steamer capital. Explore
the historic port & enjoy a morning cruise on the Murray.
Explore the nearby towns including Elmore, Rochester &
Tongala.Quality Accommodation at the Port of Echuca
Motel in the centre of the historic Echuca. Overnights
each way provided in Albury at Quality Hotel on Olive.
Explore cosmopolitan Melbourne, see the incredible
view from the top of Eureka Tower and visit historic
homes & gardens. Visit the Dandenong Ranges and the
Yarra Valley & see Phillip Islands’ unforgettable Penguin
Parade. Stay in style at Best Western Travel Inn, Carlton.
Overnight each way at the Quality Hotel on Olive, Albury.
7 days departing Sydney $1185 ppts, single/s $330
7 days departing Sydney $1175 ppts, single/s $300
GREAT OCEAN ROAD
MILDURA & the Murray Outback
Travel the Great Ocean Road. Witness the rugged splendour
ofthe remaining 12 Apostles, famous Loch Ard Gorge & London
Bridge. Stay in Geelong, overlooking the foreshore at the Quality
Hotel Bayside. Explore Geelong, the Bellarine Penisula & catch
the Ferry from Queenscliff across the bay to the Mornington
Peninsula. Overnights provided in Albury at Quality Resort Siesta.
Experience Mildura’s unmistakable cosmopolitan
flavour. Visit historic Wentworth & fascinating Mungo
National Park. Enjoy a lunch cruise on the mighty
Murray, sample the local produce and wines. Stay
in style at the Quality Resort Inlander in Mildura &
overnights provided each way in Griffith & Albury.
7 days departing Sydney $1175 ppts, single/s $330
7 days departing Sydney $1175 ppts, single/s $270
2015 COACH HOLIDAYS
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OR LOSE IT
Ideally, you want to accumulate
at least 30 minutes of moderate
exercise per day (this means you
can do three 10-minute sessions) at
least five days a week, equating to
at least 150 minutes a week. Here
are some exercise suggestions to
get you fit and healthy:
IF YOU HAVEN’T EXERCISED
BEFORE, OR IT’S BEEN A
Start off with non-weight-
bearing exercise such as
swimming, aqua aerobics,
wading or walking in the water.
You can also try cycling
(on a stationary or bike
riding outside) as it is
If you can walk injury free,
IF YOU’RE A REGULAR EXERCISER:
Consider including some
exercise into your routine.
Increase the amount of active
travel you do, such as parking
further away at the shops,
getting off a station early
on the bus, taking the stairs
instead of the lift.
Include incidental physical
activity in your day, such
as gardening and doing the
Join or start a community
exercise group within your
Probus Club, such as walking,
cycling, bowling or swimming.
Exercising with other people can
help you commit to exercising,
increase enjoyment, improve
mood, and reduce isolation.
HERE ARE 10 WAYS TO IMPROVE
your diet and reduce your waistline:
1 Include more vegetables in
your diet, such as snacking on
them or adding
them to your
want to have
at least five
serves a day.
2 Ensure your dinner plate
consists of half a plate of
vegetables, a quarter plate
of protein (such as meat,
chicken, fish or vegetarian
alternative), and a quarter
plate of carbohydrates (such
as potatoes, rice or pasta).
Also consider using smaller
plates and bowls to reduce
3 Eat two pieces of fresh
fruit a day. Eat them
as snacks, instead of
dessert, or on
Swap white bread, pasta and
rice for wholegrain varieties.
It will keep you fuller for
longer and is
said to lower
the risk of many
5 Only eat when you
6 Drink plenty of
water each day and
check the quantity
of other sugary
drinks, such as
cordial, soft drinks
to one milk
coffee a day.
8 Consume no
drinks a day
and have two
days a week.
9 Take more care
of what you eat
to help prevent
10 Include a
of raw nuts
in your day
to help increase
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