Annual Program

2017 Bridge Holidays

If you would like more information about any of the holidays on the 2017 program please phone or email to be added to the ‘priority list’ for full itineraries and brochures.

1 to 7 May – Noosa Bridge Holiday
This is always our most popular bridge holiday and rightly so with an exciting bridge program, gourmet food and a luxury hotel. The Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort is wonderfully positioned with the Noosa River on one side and the beach on beautiful Laguna Bay on the other side. Just outside the door in cosmopolitan Hastings Street you will find excellent restaurants, galleries and boutiques.

6 to 9 June – Bannisters Bridge Holiday – WAITLIST ONLY
Bannisters by the Sea at Mollymook is the ideal location for a bridge holiday with its glorious views, stylish rooms, trendy café and lounge bar, stunning infinity pool, luxurious spa and, of course, Rick Stein at Bannisters restaurant featuring the best South Coast seafood. It is a short drive to Ulladulla with its picturesque boat harbour and to historic Milton with its cafés, galleries and boutiques.

♦ 23 June to 17 July – Northern Europe Bridge Cruise
This exciting bridge holiday on Oceania Cruises’ Nautica commences in Copenhagen. We have three weeks enjoying the midnight sun as we cruise through spectacular Norwegian fjords on our way to the Arctic Ocean. We visit Murmansk, the Solovetsky Islands and Archangel in Russia before sailing south to Amsterdam, Bruges and London.

♣ 24 to 30 July – Port Douglas Bridge Holiday
We return to tropical Port Douglas with its galleries, boutiques and restaurants for a fabulous week at the luxurious Sheraton Mirage Resort. After a 40-million-dollar rejuvenation the Mirage has reopened as Queensland’s premier luxury resort. The hotel is situated on 130 hectares of tropical gardens beside Four Mile Beach. The holiday includes a dinner at the superb Nautilus Restaurant.

♠ 18 to 27 August – Darwin, Kakadu and Katherine Bridge Tour
This will be a luxury nine-day tour commencing in diverse and lively tropical Darwin before travelling to Kakadu and Katherine to see the extraordinary scenery, wildlife and birdlife of the Mary River National Park, Kakadu National Park and Nitmiluk National Park. Our accommodation includes Darwin’s waterfront Vibe Hotel and some excellent outback lodges.

♥ 19 to 22 September – Port Stephens Bridge Holiday
Just a few hours drive north of Sydney, beautiful Port Stephens has sparkling waterways and glorious beaches set around national parks. We stay at the Anchorage, wonderfully positioned right on the waterfront at Corlette, and looking terrific after a full renovation. The bridge room overlooks the hotel’s marina where dolphins often gather.

♦ 7 to 10 November – Blue Mountains Bridge Holiday
Lilianfels is an elegant European-style country hotel perfectly situated right by the Three Sisters and set on two hectares of beautiful English gardens. The hotel’s wonderful facilities include stunning indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, a luxurious spa and beautiful bedrooms. The holiday features dinners at three superb restaurants, including the one-hat Darley’s Restaurant.