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.
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Gallipoli movie starring Mel Gibson.
Morning & night showings of Gallipoli documentary, “The Fatal Shore” & the movie “Gallipoli”.
11:30 am Tour departs from front of the hostel. From here you will drive to the ANZAC Battlefield area to start an emotional & memorable tour.
On tour you will visit:
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.
TOURS RUN DAILY
The tour includes a 4-5 hour guided tour of the ANZAC area, all transportation, lunch & 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.