Tamar River History Excursion Combined Boat and Bus Tour
Sunday 14th October 9.00 am – 5.30 pm
The tour involves a cruise on the Tamar Odyssey to George Town and a bus tour back along the east Tamar Highway. The tour can also be undertaken in reverse order. Both bus and boat will leave from the Tamar Odyssey wharf at Town Point at 9.00 am, returning there at 5.30 pm.
Included in the tour are lunch at the Bass and Flinders Centre, George Town, a visit to the Low Head lighthouse to hear the fog horn sound, and morning/afternoon tea at the Hillwood Berry Farm, including a tour of the farm. Morning/afternoon tea will also be included on the Tamar Odyssey.
A team of experts will give a commentary on both the boat and bus trip, dealing with the geology , geography and history of the Tamar Valley and the indigenous culture of the valley.
- Patsy Cameron, on indigenous culture of the Tamar Valley
- Peter Cox, on the geology and geography of the Tamar Valley
- Des Wootton, on the history of the East Tamar
- John Dent, on the history of the West Tamar
- Ron Riley, on navigation of the Tamar River and the early explorers.
Cost of the tour is $140 per person, which is a little more than the normal Tamar Odyssey cruise. Proceeds from the tour go to the Rotarians Against Malaria Project in Timor L’Este.
Sunday 14th October
Proudly Presented by Rotary Club of George Town along with George Town and District Historical Society
Please return form with payment ($140 per person – cash, cheque or money order accepted) by Friday 14 Sep 2018 to NEWSXPRESS Shop 1/83 Macquarie St. George Town. Email – Georgetown@newsxpress.com.au or Phone 03 6382 1513 (Please make cheques payable to the George Town Rotary Club)
or you can Direct Deposit to:
HERITAGE ISLE CREDIT UNION – BSB 723000, Account No. 21925
Account Name: Rotary Club of George Town Inc
PLEASE put your name in the transaction description box PLUS TRC details field so that we can identify the payment and send an email to advise payment and details as above to firstname.lastname@example.org
TICKETS WILL BE POSTED ON CONFIRMATION OF PAYMENT
For more details please contact: Craig Stringer, 0409 319 607