Pre- and post-conference tours
Tours before and after the conference are being planned. Currently we plan to go to:
See indicative details below. More information will be added over time as planning progresses.
Please note: Tour itineraries are subject to change without notice.
Queries about the conference and tours can be directed to:
Heather Miles, Secretary@austplants.com.au, 0408 696 356
Ralph Cartwright, Conf2022@spin.net.au,
World Heritage Blue MountainsExperience the grandeur of this magnificent area and its special environments and flora. We will visit the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mt Tomah, and a number of sites within national parks and nearby natural areas staying two nights in the little town of Wallerawang and two in Leura in the heart of the Blue Mountains main tourist area. This is a 5-day tour. More...
Surprising Sydney and its sandstone flora
Sydney is surrounded by national parks and retains other natural areas. The Sydney sandstone flora is unique and diverse and in spring becomes a riot of colour. This tour will take in places to view this flora as well as the Royal Botanic Gardens and some reserves and native gardens. It is a 5-day tour planned with those who prefer shorter and easer walks in mind...More
Dramatic Warrumbungles and Pilliga
An area of scenic beauty and great botanical interest, you'll see the magnificent stone outcrops of the Warrumbungle National Park and the wildflowers nestling in the rocks in this Dark Sky park. This is the perfect spot for star gazing. Explore the iconic Pilliga Forest, a semi-arid woodland remnant with over 900 plant species and the extinct volcano, Mt Kaputar. 6 days/5 nights…More
Sunny South CoastEnjoy a tour of the south coast of NSW. Tour length 5 days/4 nights with 2 nights based in Jervis Bay to explore the area around the bay and then two nights in Batemans Bay. Places to visit include Booderee National Park and Botanic Gardens, Eurobadalla Botanic Gardens, several iconic South coast vegetation types and 2 private gardens. More…
Images: Ralph Cartwright, Destination NSW, Cressida McNamara, Heather Miles