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Accompanying Persons Tour Program

1300 - 1700hrs
Koala Park
 0830 - 1630hrs
Blue Mountains

0900 - 1230hrs
Field Trips

These tours have been designed by Tour Hosts Destination Management (license No. 2TA001144) for participating delegates and accompanying persons. Only the best aspects of Sydney and its environs have been incorporated to provide value for money for persons whose time is at a premium.

All sightseeing tours include the services of a guide, all entry fees and meals where specified. All tours are based on a minimum number of participants. If this number is not reached, alternative arrangements or a complete refund will be provided. Where participants cancel their day tour bookings prior to 18 August 2003, payment will be refunded in full. Thereafter, no refund will be made. It is recommended that comfortable shoes and informal dress be worn on all tours.

Tour Departure Point

All tours will depart from the main entrance of Centre North, Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Accompanying Persons Program

The following tour is included for registered Accompanying Persons of the 3rd International Wildland Fire Conference & Exhibition 2003. If you are a delegate and require additional tickets, please complete section E of your Registration Form.

Sunday 5 October 2003
AP1 - Blue Mountains
Time: 0830 - 1630hrs

Leave the city and travel west to the mountains, where a fine mist of oil emitted from eucalyptus trees creates a blue haze over the valleys of this majestic World Heritage listed area.
Stop at the Norman Lindsay Gallery for morning tea and view the controversial artwork of this famous Australian artist. View the spectacular sandstone cliffs and valleys for which the Blue Mountains are famous.
Learn the legend of the Three Sisters - giant sandstone formations of Aboriginal significance and descend deep into the Jamieson Valley in the steepest railway car in Australia.
After a relaxing 15 minute walk, return to the top via the railway - used by coal miners one hundred years ago.
Enjoy a delicious 2-course lunch at an award winning restaurant, before returning to Sydney.
Additional Tickets: A$174.00


The services specified in these tour descriptions are available at the time of writing. However, in the event that any service(s) become unavailable for any reason, Tour Hosts will make every effort to supply alternative services of an equal standard and value but cannot accept any responsibility for failure to provide the specified services

Official Airlines

As a proud sponsor of Wildland Fire 03 Qantas has a special conference airfare which has been negotiated for delegates attending. We suggest you contact Qantas Association Sales (details below) to avail yourself of this offer.

Domestic Flights

A discount of up to 40%* off the full economy airfare (excluding taxes) at the time of booking has been negotiated for this conference. These discounts are valid on *Qantas domestic scheduled services subject to group class availability at time of booking. Should the *40% discount economy class fare not be available on a required flight the fare may upgraded to the next available economy class conference fare ie: 30% and 10% discounts.