Australia industry pre-WAC tour


An industry tour is being organised for Australian delegates to visit Californian growing areas in the week before the 2019 World Avocado Congress in Columbia.

The tour will run from 17-19 September, with attendees needing to arrive in Los Angeles on 16 September to start early the next day. Click here for the full agenda.

Accommodation, most meals and ground travel during the California tour will be organised as part of the tour package.

Participants will be required to arrange their own flights. We encourage booking with the tour company we have appointed for the California visits, Pulse Travel.

If you’re keen to attend the tour, you can now secure your spot by paying a $1,000 deposit with Pulse Travel before May 31. Please contact Pulse Travel directly on 07 3004 6666 or

Indicative prices are based on a 0.63 exchange rate and 25 participants. Costs may change if the exchange rate changes or unexpected tour costs are required.

  • Twin Share – US$841.65 = AU$1,335 per person
  • Single – US$1,023.75 = AU$1,625 per person

The tour includes visits to orchards, Gem avocado plantings, high-density plantings, canopy management strategies, the largest packing house in the world, rootstock and variety collections. Click here for the full agenda.

If you have any questions, contact Amanda at To secure your place, please contact Pulse Travel on the details above to pay your deposit.


This tour is being organised as part of the strategic levy investment project, Avocado industry development and extension (AV17005). This project has been funded by Hort Innovation, using the Hort Innovation avocado research and development levy, co-investment from the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, and contributions from the Australian Government. Hort Innovation is the grower-owned, not-for-profit research and development corporation for Australian horticulture.

Hort Innovation - Strategic Levy Investment (Avocado Fund)












  • Day 1: 12:00 am Start (Arrive ) to 11:00 pm, 17/09/2019 (Date Past)
  • Day 2: 12:00 am Start (Arrive ) to 11:00 pm, 18/09/2019 (Date Past)
  • Day 3: 12:00 am Start (Arrive ) to 11:00 pm, 19/09/2019 (Date Past)


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