TAG A LONG

So what is a Tag A Long?

A Tag-A-Long is a caravan music adventure getaway. It’s 6 nights in 3 specially selected locations. It’s happy hour campfire acoustic sing a longs under the stars mixed with country hall community concerts.

The Aussie As Tag-A-Long is the brain child of Australiana singer/songwriter Matt Scullion and his wife Sharon. They came up with the idea while out on tour traversing Australia putting on shows in caravan parks and cattle stations.

Matt says there are a lot of people out there who love to get out and about but are either to busy to organise a trip or a little hesitant to travel on their own. On this trip the itinerary is done for you and you won’t be alone, you’ll be travelling with like minded people in a no rush, laid back atmosphere. You’ll see some picturesque county side, meet some wonderful people and hear lots of home grown music.

You’ll lose yourself in campfire songs, get dressed up for country hall concerts and test your knowledge in music trivia. You’ll see museums, art galleries, wineries and explore beautiful unchanged historic towns while making new friends to last a lifetime.

Let Golden Guitar winning Australiana singer/songwriter Matt Scullion and his good mate the legendary song man Rockin Russ Heriot entertain you and take you on an Aussie As Tag-A-Long experience. Tour groups are limited to give it that personnel touch and to stay within current Covid laws.

The cost is $250 per person. Site costs are not included in fee.

Suggested items to bring

  • caravan, camper van/trailer, Swag/tent
  • Hammer
  • Camp chair/table
  • Torch/matches
  • Cooking equipment (gas burner, frypan, billy etc)
  • Eating utensils (knife, folk, plate etc)
  • Wash up basin/tea towel/detergent
  • Esky/fridge
  • Food/drinks/condiments
  • Drinking water
  • Appropriate clothing/hat
  • Toiletries/towel/pillow
  • Small first aid kit
  • Sunscreen/bug repellent
  • Rubbish bags
  • A sense of humour and a big smile

We’ll be staying 2 nights at each location. Gulgong Showground, Cowra Showground and Bungendore Showground. All have adequate amenities.

All accommodations will be reserved for you. Powered/Unpowered sites range from $20 to $30 a night and can be paid to the caretaker upon arrival and check in at each location. Please carry cash as some showground caretakers don’t have eftpos.

Below are phone numbers in case you have any accomodation questions.

You’ll be looking after your own food and drinks, apart from a complimentary sausage sizzle on first night and a pancake breakfast on the last morning. Please stock up and bring adequate cooking items.

Gulgong showground – Coleen 0484 531520

Cowra Showground – John 0428 405245

Bungendore Showground – Anne (02) 4842-1144

ITINERARY – March 2022

Monday 7th

Happy hour meet and greet at Gulgong Showground – 5pm

Say G’day to Matt, Shaz & Russ and get to know your fellow Taggers with a complimentary sausage sizzle and a few campfire songs under the stars.

Tuesday 8th

The day is yours to do nothing or to discover the picturesque Gulgong/Mudgee region. There are winery tours and tastings, historical museums and parks to explore. Here’s a link to the top attractions in Gulgong/Mudgee

https://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/country-nsw/mudgee-area/activities

Or catch up with Matt & Shaz for lunch and a wander around the beautiful historical gold mining town of Gulgong.

Get dressed up for a 7.30 pm concert at the local country hall with Matt & Russ. It’s complimentary for all taggers with a door charge for all others. BYO Drinks & Nibbles. Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits.

Wednesday 9th

10am Depart Gulgong and head for Cowra Showground. Travel as a group or on your own- roughly a lazy 4 hour scenic trip with a couple of stops along the way.

5pm Happy hour drinks followed by Music Trivia and songs around the campfire (with a prize for the smartest team).

Thursday 10th

The day is yours to do nothing or to discover what Cowra has to offer. Cowra is full of fun things to do like the Heritage Walk and Wallaby Walking Tracks. Or visit the Japanese & Australian War Cemeteries, The Ochre Arch Farm, the Cowra Rose Garden or the World Peace Bell. Here’s a link to the top attractions in Cowra

https://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/country-nsw/cowra-area/cowra/activities

Put on your best clobber for a 7.30 pm concert at the local community hall with Matt & Russ. It’s complimentary for all taggers with a door charge for all others. BYO Drinks & Nibbles. Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits.

Friday 11th

10am Depart Cowra and head for Bungendore Showground. Travel as a group or on your own- roughly an easy going 3 hour scenic trip with a couple of stops along the way.

5pm Happy hour drinks followed by a Potluck Dinner (all Taggers to bring a dish of there choice- we all share and have a wonderful feast). Please supply own plates and cutlery.

Saturday 12th

The day is yours to do nothing or to discover what Bungendore has to offer. Bungendore is a beautiful historic town with lots to see and do such as the Art Galleries or the Captains Flat Heritage Walk. Visit Lark Hill Biodynamic Winery or go on a truffle hunt. Here’s a link to the top attractions in Bungendore

https://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/country-nsw/queanbeyan-area/bungendore/activities?field_event_instance_value=&sort_by=random_seed&sort_order=ASC&page=0

Canberra is also only a 1/2 hour drive from Bungendore, so if you’re up for a short trip you can check Parliament House, The War Museum, Art Galleries, The National Library, Wine Tasting and all the beautiful parks and nature walks. Here’s a link to the top attractions in Canberra

https://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/country-nsw/canberra

Or catch up with Matt & Shaz for lunch at one of the cafes and pubs in Bungendore, then have a wander around the beautiful historical town.

Get dressed up for the grand finale. 7.30 pm concert at the local community hall with Matt & Russ. It’s complimentary for all taggers with a door charge for all others. BYO Drinks & Nibbles. Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits.

Sunday 13th

10am Depart Bungendore with a skip in your step and a tear in your eye, swap phone numbers and head for home.

BOOK A TAG A LONG $250 PER PERSON

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