from R3,340*This has got to be at the top of everyone's bucket list. It's not just a European must-do; it ranks up there as one of the world's biggest parties! Where else can you drink from steins the size of your head, burp loudly to oompah music and get away with wearing lederhosen? This package is ideal if you are making your own way there, even better if added on to your Busabout Hop-on Hop-off trip, this 'accommodation only' package means you get all the Oktoberfest experience on a budget.
Day 1 : CHECK-IN TO OUR CAMPSITE
Meet your Busabout festivals team and check-in to your tent share accommodation at Camping Thalkirchen! Get comfortable and acquainted with the campsite and then it's our social hour to meet and greet your fellow fest-mates. Take the shuttle into Munich centre for an orientation walk and dinner in a local beer hall or beer garden. Return shuttle after dinner back to the campsite to get some rest for tomorrow or continue partying at the campsite bar.
Day 2 : OKTOBERFEST
Let the fun begin! Your Guide will take you all down to the Oktoberfest grounds by early morning shuttle, we'll make sure you will be in the right place at the right time. The Opening Parade* starts at 11am. The festival begins with a colorful parade through the streets of Munich to the Oktoberfest grounds. Horse and carts in traditional dress carry in the very beer kegs we will soon be drinking from! Watch the landlords make their festive entry to the Theresienwiese.
Day 3 : OKTOBERFEST
Head down to The Oktoberfest grounds for another day! Soak up the Bavarian culture, take a bike tour, enjoy some of the festival rides...the choice is yours. You also have the option to join our day trip to one of the most stunning parts of Bavaria to visit King Ludwig's famous Neuschwanstein Castle. This region is absolutely breathtaking and the castle itself was used as a model for Walt Disney's Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty. Don't miss the Riflemen's Parade*. This is one of the best and most colourful displays of Bavarian history, culture, and tradition. Watch regional costume groups, marching bands, 'troops' in historical uniforms, riflemen, thoroughbred horses, and even oxen, cows, and goats pass by in a 3-mile long procession.
Day 4 : OKTOBERFEST
Time to leave! Check-out is at 10am. (For those hopping on the Busabout Hop-on Hop-off coach, check-out is at 7am).There will also be a Busabout coach transfer into central Munich.Book and pay by - 30 April 2017
from R4,570*Soak up the atmosphere with open-air fun in the streets, parks & canals. Don anything & everything orange & take to the streets as Amsterdammers enjoy the biggest street party of the year. With a host of DJs, parties, live music & street market - this is an event not to be missed.
Day 1 : London to Amsterdam
Day 2 : Amsterdam
Day 3 : King's Day in Amsterdam
Day 4 : Amsterdam to LondonBook and pay by - 25 April 2017
from R4,690*Officially the world's biggest party, Oktoberfest draws a crowd of seven million people every year to celebrate the three best things to come out of Germany: beer, bratwurst and pretzels. Make your own way to Munich for this legendary festival, and experience all the city has to offer while staying at centrally-located hostel accommodation with included breakfasts and a walking tour. Are you ready for this? Einz, zwei, drei, suffa! (One, two, three, chug it down!)
Day 1 - 4 : MunichBook and pay by - 28 September 2017
from R4,790*Cross the Harbour Bridge, kayak the sea, swim with the dolphins and see the 'Hole in the Rock' while fast boating through the islands! Plus, for you culture vultures, trek through the native Kauri Forest and glimpse the Tribal Lands of Nga Puhi Maori. Looking for a little peace and quiet? You'll have a day to kick back beachside too!
Day 1 : Auckland to Paihia
Day 2 : Paihia
Day 3 : Paihia to AucklandBook and pay by - 28 June 2017
from R5,090*Want to get your fill of Hawaii's unparalleled physical beauty? We'll set up with accommodation & loads of extras on our 2 night stopover! Perfect as a short holiday in itself, or as a stopover for a few days before or after your North American tour. Spend your time snorkelling, strolling the beach or enjoying a big night out!
Day 1 : Arrive Honolulu
Day 2-3 : HonoluluBook and pay by - 31 March 2018
from R14,200*As if accompanying you to Sziget - one of the most exciting music festivals in Europe with like, a gazillion different acts in the heart of uber-cool Budapest (phewf!) - isn't enough, we'll explore the epic Balkans en route. Venture through stunning Dubrovnik, Sarajevo and Belgrade, all before rocking out with over 400 000 other punters in Hungary's capital. Budapest never looked so hot.
Day 1 : Dubrovnik
Day 2 : Dubrovnik to Sarajevo via Mostar
Day 3 : Sarajevo
Day 4 : Sarajevo to Belgrade
Day 5 : Belgrade
Day 6 : Belgrade to Budapest
Day 7-10 : BudapestBook and pay by - 4 August 2017
from R16,700*Ring in the New Year in style with your new Topdeck family from the comfort (and warmth) of a New York City venue, and watch the famed "ball" descend from Times Square on the TV screen. With dinner and club entry included (not to mentioned an open bar - cheers!), you can experience New Year's Eve: New York-style on this unforgettable, four-day festive escape. Go on, make memories to last a lifetime.
Day 1-4 : New YorkBook and pay by - 29 December 2017
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