Phillip Molesworths Rainbow History Tours

Phillip Molesworths Rainbow History Tours
Tour Guide/Company:
Phillip Molesworths Rainbow History Tours
Description:

Discover the forgotten North West regional Victoria. Wimmera and Southern Mallee history tours based around the Hindmarsh, West Wimmera and Yarriambiack shires.

We visit the early squatters of the 1840 on and follow the growth of the region as it transformed from open range grazing of the Squatters to the Selectors and their farms.

Visit historic sites and hear about the lives of the first settlers in the area, visit their homes and lonely graves scattered in remote arrears. See their simple homes and brush structures, See the netting fence, constructed in the late 1880’s to stop the spread of rabbits and dingoes, see museums and experience the remote Mallee bush land and the desert parkland of Wyperfeld National park with its unique landscape flora and fawner.

Tours can be arranged for specific sites, or from half day all the way to three day tours taking in the entire region visiting the Big Desert and Little Desert.

As an added feature meals at local establishments can be organised with country style entertainment. Please contact me for details.

Phone:
03 53951878
Mobile:
0407616006
Languages:
English
Services:
Coach Tours, Full Commentary, Guided Day Tours, Outback Tours, Site Guide, Special Interest Tours, Tour Guide, Tour Itineraries
Licences:
Car
Specialties:
European History & Culture, Heritage, Outback Australia, VIC
Accreditation / Membership:
PTGAA, GoA
Other Accreditation:
Committee member of Wimmera Mallee Tourism
Home State:
Victoria

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