Oz Trip

Confirmed To Date

Flights booked and paid for

NZ 845 19 APR Depart Wellington 0640 hrs Arrive Sydney 0820 hrs
NZ 842 26 APR Depart Sydney 1815 hrs Arrive Wellington 2325 hrs

Finalizing In The Next Week

Trip Shirts: NZ Maori Tourism have offered to sponsor $1,000 plus GST for the ANZAC trip shirts.
Special thanks to SQNLDR Tristan Will and his team.

Hiring 3 x Vans and a trailer.

We are setting up a webpage very soon and that is going to cover where we are at and what is going on and trip updates will be loaded during the activity.

Payments

1st Instalment: $100.00 due NLT 14 November 2014 non-refundable (Completed).
2nd Instalment: $650.00 (50%) due NLT 31 January 2015 (should be complete Details will follow shortly).
3rd Instalment: $550.00 (balance to $1300.00) due NLT 30 March 2015 (total left to pay will follow shortly).
4th Instalment: $300.00 (contingency) due NLT 12 April 2015 (one (1) week prior to departure).
(this will be refunded if not required).

Draft Itinerary

Timings:

All timings for the exercise are New Zealand Standard Time NZST and Australia EST.

Assemble for Departure to Wellington Airport:

49 Sqn will assemble at 49 Sqn Unit Kapiti Airport at 0330 hours, Sunday 19 April 2015 and travel by parents vehicles to Wellington Airport.
22 Sqn and 41 Sqn will meet 49 Sqn at Wellington International Airport at 0445 19 April 2015.

Departing Wellington International Airport:

Following a roll call by the Deployment Warrant Officer; we will Check in at Wellington airport at 0450 hrs. Departing on NZ845 at 0705 hrs.

Arrival in Sydney International Airport:

Once we have cleared customs and collected our bags, we make our way to Europcar to pick up 3 vehicles and the drivers will sign the documentation for the vehicles.

On Route:

The vehicles will be driven in accordance with all road rules and laws. If there are any injuries or illnesses on route, if first aid will not suffice, the casualty will be taken to the nearest medical facility as per the Hospitals and Emergency Medical Facilities List.

Randwick Barracks

We will depart Sydney International Airport and make our way to Randwick Barracks, Lunch and then Sydney sightseeing/shopping Dinner on base.

Monday:

Breakfast on Base then on route to Blacktown and meet the Major and then onto Wet n Wild Sydney Dinner on Base.

Tuesday:

Breakfast on Base then on route to Opera House and general sights lunch and then Woolloomooloo Navy Ships Tour Dinner on Base.

Wednesday:

Breakfast on base and on route to RAAF Williamtown on base activities Lunch and Dinner on RAAF Williamtown then return to Randwick Barracks.

Thursday:

Breakfast on base and on route to Canberra Lunch at HMAS Harman and sightseeing around Canberra Dinner on Base.

Friday:

Breakfast on Base and ADFA Obstacle Course Lunch and then Australian Parliament House, back to HMAS Harman, Dinner on Base.

Saturday:

Breakfast on Base, On Route to ANZAC Day main Parade Canberra, Lunch and then Australian War Memorial Nation Museum, Back to HMAS Harman, Dinner on Base.

Sunday:

Breakfast on Base On Route to Fleet Air Arm Museum Nowra Lunch and then depart for the Sydney International Airport Dinner at the airport.
Return Vehicles and check-in at 1600 hrs. Departing on NZ842 at 1845 hrs.
Arrive in Wellington Approximately 2359 hrs and after you have all cleared customs and collected your bags and had the final brief you are free to depart for home.

Keep an eye on the webpage as more confirmed events will be loaded as we have it confirmed.

Regards

FGOFF Phil Baker
OIC

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