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ANZAC Day Tours on the Battlefield

Posted on April 25, 2020


As we prepare to stand proud in front of our homes this Saturday with a single candle, we will remember. 

Always in our hearts and minds and never forgotten, we look forward to next year when our borders are back open and we have the option to travel to walk in the footsteps of our past brothers and sisters.

ANZAC Day 2021 at Hellfire Pass | Thailand

This tour departing ANZAC day has guests experiencing the beauty of Thailand while learning about the history of WW2 in this part of South East Asia.

The building of Thai-Burma Railway or ‘Death Railway’ as it is commonly known, is a harrowing tale of a construction project that caused the death of thousands of POWs from various Allied nations.

Visit the key battlefield sites to remember the men and women who never made it home before participating in the moving ANZAC Day Dawn Service at Hellfire Pass.

You will be guided on this 6 day tour by a WW2 expert historian who will take you to visit the Australian POW camp locations and war cemeteries while providing intriguing and factually accurate stories and information as you visit each location.

The tour includes all excursion, scenic drives, and sightseeing in an airconditioned coach including the entrance fees as well as 3 – 4 star accommodation, return Bangkok transfers, breakfast daily, 6 dinners and 5 lunches, a souvenir cap and document wallet and a welcome dinner in Bangkok.

Talk to your Hightide Holidays consultant today to book or enquire about this experience on 1300 769 765.



POW Built Railway | ANZAC Day Tours on the Battlefield

Bridge over the River Kwai | ANZAC Day Tours on the Battlefield

ANZAC Day 2021 on the Western Front | Paris

 
Visit the site of what is commonly called ‘one of the finest feats of the war’ in France on this ANZAC Day tour of the Western Front.

In 1918 on ANZAC Day, Australian soldiers expertly captured the French village of Villers-Bretonneux, which was a pivotal move in the war. Commemorate the soldiers who took part in this outstanding strategic attack alongside your fellow Australians by visiting the key battlefields along the Western front culminating in the ANZAC Day Dawn Service at Villers-Bretonneux.

You’ll be guided by an WW1 expert who will guide you through the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux, the Sir John Monash Centre, walking tour of Ypres, participation in the Last Post service at the Menin Gate, full day battlefield tour of the Ypres Salient, Passchendaele 1917 Museum, Presentation by Johan Vandewalle, Essex Farm Cemetery, Touring of the battlefields between Ypres and the Somme including Fromelles and Bullecourt, Franco-Australian Museum, Victoria School, Vignacourt 14-18 museum, Lochnagar Mine Crater and Touring of the Somme battlefields.

Your tour includes all your scenic drives, excursions, sightseeing inclusive of entrance fees in an air conditioned coach. You will enjoy 9 nights in 3 – 4 star accommodation with breakfast daily, 4 lunches and 4 dinners leaving you free to enjoy approximately half your lunches and dinners at your leisure. As a gift you will receive a Copy of Mat McLachlan’s definitive guide to the Western Front, Walking with the Anzacs, a Souvenir cap and document wallet and a farewell Seine river cruise will end your experience.
Talk to your Hightide Holidays consultant today to book or enquire about this experience on 1300 769 765.



Villers-Bretonneux | ANZAC Day Tours on the Battlefield

Paris | ANZAC Day Tours on the Battlefield

ANZAC Day 2021 at Gallipoli | Turkey

 
Embark on a life changing experience by visiting Gallipoli for ANZAC Day with this WW1 guided tour. You will have the opportunity to walk the footsteps of the 64 000 Australians and New Zealanders who served and fought at the shores of Gallipoli.

Let your WW1 expert historian tour guide take you through each of the key sites in Istanbul and throughout the Gallipoli peninsula.

You will enjoy a variety of sightseeing in Istanbul and the Ancient City of Troy, as well as visit Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace Museum, Grand Bazaar Ferry across the Dardanelles, Cimenlik Fort Gallipoli battlefields, Anzac Cove, North Beach, Sharpnel Gully, Lone Pine, The Nek, Quinn’s Post, Chunuk Bair Cape Helles, Turkish Martyr’s Memorial, Krithia, and a Boat trip along Anzac sector.

The tour includes your 8 nights accommodation in 3 – 4 star hotels, breakfast daily (except ANZAC Day), 5 lunches and 2 dinners, all your scenic drives, sightseeing and excursions including any entrance fees. You will be transported in a comfortable, air conditioned coach and receive a Copy of Mat McLachlan’s book, Gallipoli – The Battlefield Guide, souvenir cap and document wallet.

Talk to your Hightide Holidays consultant today to book or enquire about this experience on 1300 769 765.



ANZAC Cove Memorial | ANZAC Day Tours on the Battlefield

Istanbul | ANZAC Day Tours on the Battlefield


 

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