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In Australia & New Zealand, ANZAC DAY commemoration features solemn ‘dawn services’, a tradition started in Albany, Western Australia on 25 April 1923 & now held at war memorials around both countries, accompanied by thoughts of those lost at war to the ceremonial sounds of the Last Post on the bugle. The fourth stanza of Laurence Binyon’s poem For the Fallen (known as the Ode of Remembrance) is often recited.
Tjs tours WELCOMES YOU TO AN EXPERIENCE
YOU WILL NEVER FORGET!
Morning & night showings of Gallipoli documentary, “The Fatal Shore” & the movie “Gallipoli”.
12.00am ~ Tour departs from TJs TOURS Agency & Hotel .
Lunch in Eceabat
From here you’ll drive to the ANZAC Battlefield area to start an emotional & memorable tour.
On tour you’ll visit:
Gallipoli – Kabatepe War Museum & Simulation Centre
Beach Cemetery (John Simpson’s Grave)
Ari Burnu (First ANZAC landing place)
Lone Pine Cemetery (Australian memorial)
Johnston’s Jolly (Walk in the ANZAC trenches)
View Shrapnel Valley
The Nek(Light Horse scene depicted in the Gallipoli movie) &Walker’s Ridge
Chunuk Bair (Main New Zealand memorial)
Return to TJs TOURS Agency & Hotel in Eceabat.
Please tell us before tour if you would like us to research or locate an ANZAC grave. There are no registers out on the peninsula.
There are no registers out on the peninsula.
TJs TOURS is the only agency with a set of registers for the Gallipoli Peninsula on the premises.
The register books were given to TJ in recognition of his work for the Commonwealth War Graves in providing information for tourists on the Gallipoli Peninsula. With these books, we can locate the burial site of any Commonwealth soldier who fell in the Gallipoli campaign.
We invite you to make use of this service free of charge.
• Fully guided 4/5hr Gallipoli tour with local, Professional English speaking guide.
• All transportation in private ‘Non Smoking’ bus.
• Museum entrance fee.
There are very few toilets in the battlefield area. Go before tour!
There are also very few bins so please collect your rubbish & put it back on the bus so we can dispose of it responsibly later on.
Take your bathers/togs/cossies/swimmers for a swim at lunchtime when & if time & weather permits.
There are no shops at the battlefields, so remember to buy water & nibblies before you leave Eceabat.
Remember to take sunscreen & a hat if you’re not fond of direct sunlight as there is minimal shade available. Shorts are fine to wear on the peninsula but remember to wear sensible shoes as you will be walking on uneven ground at times & there are snakes in the area.
Times change according to the season & weather conditions.
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