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Hawkesbury History Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 - 2 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 4 people
Destination(s): Australia  
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 160 Australian Dollar (AUD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 320 Australian Dollar (AUD)

Tour starts at 09:00 am - 04:30 pm.

Tour Itinerary:

This tour includes sites and buildings that are part of early Australian history. The Hawkesbury is the third Australian settlement. The buildings date back to the early 1800. The oldest is Australia's Church, built in 1809. Others include Windsor Court House 1822, St Matthews Anglican Church 1817 and Macquarie Arms Hotel 1815.

The Macquarie Arms Hotel was built in 1815. It is the oldest purpose built Inn still standing. It was built by Richard Fitzgerald on land given to him by Governor Macquarie. There has been additions to the building but the cedar woodwork inside can still be seen. The bricks used on the outside wall of the hotel were rejected by those building St Matthews Church.

Ebenezer Church was built in 1809. It was built and paid for by the free settlers at Portland Head on land donated by Tomas Cavanaugh. It was the first Presbyterian Church erected and is the oldest church still standing in Australia.

Tizzana vineyard was originally planted in 1882 by Dr Fiaschi. He originally planted 50 acres as an experiment from cutting he bought from Italy and France. Then he increased the planting up to 230 acres.

Note: Pick up is from the Windsor area, but the pick up outside the Windsor area can also be arranged.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Lunch and afternoon tea
- Sightseeing tours
- Entry costs
- Pick up in the Windsor area.

Price Excludes:
- Pick ups at other places
- Sydney pick up and drop off: $80 per tour above the tour cost.

About This Supplier
Location: Australia
Joined InfoHub: Dec 2007

M17458 is owned and run by Janice Hart. She is the guide organizer and driver for the business. She has been running the business since 2004. She is a member of the Hawkesbury Historical Society and has the certificate of the 3rd grade in tour guiding. She is a volunteer at the local museum. She is a member of the...

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