Nothing like a bus full of happy customers,
Business cards have arrived, bus is in Dubbo getting measured up for a complete vinyl wrap with some really great pictures of Forbes. Still waiting on Transport for NSW to issue me with my accreditation number . All coming together nicely
Here it is, that very important piece of paper
Well,I am another step closer through my accreditation process, passed my Operators exam, now I have to submit my application to "Transport for NSW", pay $355 & then sit back & wait. Tourism industry, here I come.
On behalf of Cenwestours Forbes, I'd like to give a big Thankyou to all who made the effort to come along to Forbes to help celebrate the 150th anniversary of Ben Halls death, we conducted 3 tours over 3 hr & we had a full bus for all 3 tours, we had visitors from Cunnumulla, Cowra, Parkes, Dubbo,Grenfell & of course Forbes, thank you to everyone for your support
Let's go Ballooning, Saturday 31st August leaving the Town Hall Forbes 5.45am. Need a minimum of 16 people for 2 hops, $260 per person & this includes champagne breakfast. For bookings please call Mel 0439 520087 or inbox us.
At last, I'm in business, here is my long awaited Operators Accreditation certificate. Going try my luck with my first tour this weekend with the Grey Nomads, looking forward to it. If you have group looking to doing something within 150 kms Forbes, talk to us about a package tailored to your needs
Have you got a wedding coming up? Do you need to arrange transport?. Cenwestours Forbes can not only get your guests to & from your venue, but we can also arrange the Bride & Grooms transport. Cenwestours Forbes, we are the people transport specialist.
This is the first draft for the advertising on the bus. Looking for ideas, let's open up the forum again, love to hear from you
OK, this is the second draft, I don't mind it, any thoughts?
Anyone for some ballooning at Canowindra ? We had a great day sussing out this fantastic little town only 45 minutes away. We can now offer balloon flights for a min 14-16 people through a reputable ballooning company in Canowindra from $260 per person which includes a champagne breakfast.
Draft number three, very impressive, Note the Lachlan River near side & the sun set over CWLX on the other
How would you like to be huddled up next to this tonight?
Elvis has left the building, but has he? Have you reserved your spot at this upcoming event. Parkes 6th to 10th January 2016. Transport will be available & booking's essential, booking's can be made through Cenwestours or the Forbes Shire Council. See you there or be square.
OK, 4th & final draft, changes include, website on the front windscreen & side windows & the loading ramp behind the Cenwestours logo on the rear window. The bus goes to Dubbo 28th, 29th & 30th July & I'll have it back for its first job on the 1st August for the Garema Hall Charity night. Hope to see you there.
How about a relaxing afternoon at the "Rabbit Trap Hotel" at Albert, turn up @ 4pm, knock down a few ales, have a nice counter meal & then rock home. Leaving Forbes Town Hall Saturday September 5th, 3pm. Cenwestours Forbes, your Local Tour Operator Specialist
Update Wednesday • 22nd August, Bedgerabong Show • 5th September, Rabbit Trap Hotel, Albert • 12th September, Pub Crawl to Caragable, Quandialla & Grenfell Book early. Cenwestours Forbes, your local Tour Operator Specialist.
Caragabal Sheep Races 12th September, leaving Forbes Town Hall 11:00 am sharp, 1st race starts around 12:30pm. Cenwestours Forbes, you're local tour operator specialist.
Any interest in a dinner/ghost tour to Monte Cristo's Haunted House in Junee, love to hear your thoughts. Cenwestours Forbes, you're local accredited tour operator specialist
Thank you so much everyone for all your likes, we are getting close to 200, keep them coming while we continue to bring more tour options to you. Cenwestours Forbes, your local accredited tour operator specialist.
Bedgerabong Show time tomorrow 22nd September. Here's hoping for some great weather, Bus will be departing Forbes Town Hall 10:30am,12:00pm & 6:00pm Departing Bedgerabong show grounds 3:30pm,7:45pm & 9:15pm. $7.50/per person each way or $5.00/per person each way for family, min 3 Hope to see you there. Cenwestours Forbes your local accredited tour operator specialist
UPCOMING TOUR DATES - 5th Sept, Trundle Bush Tucker Day, http://www.trundlebushtuckerday.com/ Departs Forbes Town Hall 10am, $20/person return, Coach travel only. - 12th Sept, Caragabal Sheep Races. Bookings closed, Tour sold out. 27th Sept, Iandra Castle Open Day, http://iandracastle.com.au/ Departs Forbes Town Hall 9am, $20/person return, Coach travel only. - 9th Oct, Monte Cristo's https://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=14&ved=0CFkQFjANahUKEwiPqPmnscrHAhWDIqYKHaFfDGk&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.montecristo.com.au%2F&ei=CpnfVY_7NYPFmAWhv7HIBg&usg=AFQjCNF7fZB9TVALXNuEafxe9PVdyIhoYA Departs Forbes Town Hall 2pm, $165/person includes coach travel, meal & evening Ghost tour. Only 28 seats available, Bookings are essential, For more information & bookings, Call Mel 0439 520087
Adam Harvey is coming to Trundle! Trundle Bush Tucker Day 5th September. Cenwestours departing Forbes Town Hall 10:00am, be there or be square Cenwestours Forbes, Your Local Accredited Tour Operator Specialist
Monte Cristo's, Australia's most haunted house. Well hasn't this idea been an outstanding success, seats are filling fast, may have to do another tour down the track. Don't forget for those who have booked, we need your $50 deposit by 18th September & unfortunately intoxicated guests will not be allowed entry but you can BYO for dinner which will give you a bit of Dutch curry for the tour. Cenwestours tours Forbes, your local accredited tour operator specialist.
I think the community of Bedgerabong should be very proud of them selves. Today's show was an outstanding success & Cenwestours was proud to be a part of it. Well done Bedgerabong. Cenwestours Forbes, your local accredited tour operator specialist.
Japanese Gardens Cowra have there annual Sakura Matsuri Family Fun Day 26th Sept, check out the link. Cenwestours will be departing Forbes Town Hall 9am. Only 28 seat available so book early. Cenwestours Forbes, your local accredited tour operator specialist. https://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=19&ved=0CA0QFjASahUKEwjzmqKGwtXHAhUJopQKHdL3Dec&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cowragarden.com.au%2F&usg=AFQjCNFOm6U346JqB_9CFv0R4aOTtRPzUA&sig2=z4i87IpRbYGiId0uthG4Gw
Caragabal Sheep races for 12th Sept is booked, but we still have seats available for the Trundle Bush Tucker Day 5th Sept, Iandra Castle 27th Sept & Monte Cristo's Haunted House at Junee 9th Oct. Call Mel to book your tour now 0439 520087
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Monte Cristo's, who goes there? Are you game? Be prepared to be scared. Leaving Forbes Town Hall 2pm, 9th Oct, come along & make up your own mind. Coach travel, 3 course meal & a ghost tour all for only $165. Cenwestours Forbes, your local accredited tour operator specialist .
Come along to the "Sakura Matsuri Family Fun Day" at the Japanese Gardens Cowra, leaving Forbes Town Hall 9am, 26th Sept. Book early & avoid disappointment, $20 per person Coach Travel Only. Cenwestours Forbes, Your Local Accredited Tour Operator
We had the launching of the Parkes Elvis Festival today, 6-10 January 2016. Fun in Acapulco. There will be a Feature Concert Series Starring Donny Edwards From Las Vegas, the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, 2016 Miss Priscilla Dinner the Northparkes Mines Street Parade & so much more. Cenwestours Forbes will be operating a shuttle service between Parkes & Forbes & proud to be associated with this fantastic event. Forbes Shire Council pictured below attended the launch today along with Cenwestours. Pictured left to Right Penelope McGuffickle, Tourism Officer, Brian Steffan General Manager, Forbes Shire Council, Councillor Grant Clifton, Deputy Mayor Graham Miller & Richard Morgan Director Tourism. Cenwestours Forbes, Your Local Tour Operator Specialist
Iandra Castle is having another open day this Sunday 4th October. Cenwestours will be departing Forbes Town Hall 9:00am. Bring along a cut lunch & a bottle of your favorite red for a picnic on the front lawn, if you like you can dress in period costume. Plenty of things to see & do. $35/person & this includes your entry to Iandra. Bookings are essential. Cenwestours Forbes, Your Local Tour Operator Specialist.
Iandra Castle has their open day Sunday 27th September, with only 2 open days a year, this is a great opportunity to visit this grand old palace from the past. Cenwestours will be departing Forbes Town Hall 9am & for only $20 return plus your entry of $10. Pack a picnic basket & come & have lunch on the lawn. For bookings call Mell 0439520087. Cenwestours Forbes, Your Local Tour Operator Specialist.
We had our first day tour to Iandra Castle with a stop off at Grenfell today. We had a fantastic group from as far away as Lake Munmorah on the Central Coast, thanks guys, travel safe. Also we were able to show a few locals some thngs that they were not aware of. One comment was, "If we drove our own car, we would not have seen the old goldfields at Grenfell, I had no idea they were there". Iandra Castle has another open day next Sunday, more than happy to go again if we can get enough people. Caĺl Mel 0439 520087 Cenwestours Forbes, your local accredited tour operator specialist.
Off to Orange this Saturday 10th October via Parkes & Manildra. Our 2nd wine tour of the area. We will be visiting, - Monument Vineyard 10am - Highlands Heritage 11.30 for High tea at 12pm - The Agrestic Grocer 1.30pm - Mortimers 2.30pm - Orange Mountain Wines 3.30pm Then home via Manildra & Parkes Only 9 seats available. Be quick, firsts in, best dressed. $25 per person, coach travel only. Cenwestours Forbes, Your Local Tour Operator Specialist.
Orange Mountain Wines
Highlands Heritage Estate Note the hail on the hilltop
Highlands Heritage Estate
Is there any interest in a bus service to Daryl Braithwaite 16th October either Parkes or Forbes, Cenwestours can pick up ex Cook Park , Parkes & drop off at the Forbes Inn. Or we can do a quick loop around Forbes. Cenwestours Forbes, Your Local Tour Operator Specialist.
Getting an education in wine tasting, this group got a bit more than they bargained for last Saturday when Cenwestours took them to Orange for the day to check out a few winery's. The below photo was at Orange Mountain Winery where the staff looked after us very nicely, thankyou so much, we will be back. Cenwestours Forbes can arrange or work with you on your preferred wine tour distination. Our calendar is also starting to book up with Christmas parties & functions, call & bòok now as we have two dates free in November & three in December . Cenwestours Forbes, Your Local Tour Operator Specialist.
Wednesday 15th, Utes in the Paddock
Thursday 16th, Gooloogong Hotel
Thursday 16th, Cowra Japanese Gardens
Forbes Showgrounds, over 300 SOLO Camper vans
Floriade 2017. Floriade is Australia's biggest celebration of spring. This iconic Canberra event, which is now in its 30th year, will run from Saturday 16 September until Sunday 15 October 2017. It showcases one million flowers in bloom throughout Canberra's Commonwealth Park and entry is free. Cenwestours Forbes will be traveling to Canberra 11th October & 14th October. Call Mel to book your seats. Cenwestours Forbes, we really do go the extra mile.
Riverfest Dubbo Attention John Paul Young fans, we have just had a cancellation of 2 tickets to our riverfest tour this Saturday, departing Forbes Town Hall 12pm, tickets are $155 each & this includes your entry & your return trip. Call Mel Sinclair to grab these tickets now Cenwestours Forbes, we really do go the extra mile
Australia V's France, 3rd November 2017. Departing Forbes Town Hall 3pm. Total price of $145 includes an inner bowl seat, bay 69 and your return coach travel. Cenwestours Forbes, we really do go the extra mile.
Sharon O'Niel Still got it
Let the show begin. Riverfest Dubbo 2017. Glenn Sharrock, 1927, MiSex, Sharon O'Niel, Eurogliuders, John Paul Young, this is going to be huge. Cenwestours Forbes, we really do go the extra mile
Shane Howard from Goanna. Only us oldies remember theses guys
Wendy Matthews This girls got the power
Eurogliders What an amazing line up of entertainers
Floriade 2017. Cenwestours Forbes will be off to Floriade Canberra on Wednesday the 11th & Saturday the 14th October, with only 40 seats available and at only $55/pp return, these seats won't last long. Departing Forbes Town Hall 6am both days & returning 6pm. Cenwestours Forbes, we really do go the extra mile.
Over 60 million people all around the globe have fallen in love with the story and the music that makes MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good musical. And now, in a stunning new production, Cenwestours invite you to fall in love all over again! Voulez Vous, S.O.S, Take a Chance On Me, Dancing Queen and so many more hits you know and love make this worldwide phenomenon a fabulous night out for audiences of all ages. Cenwestours Forbes would like to see an expression of interest so we can suggest dates. Cenwestours Forbes, we really do go the extra mile.