Discover Sydney, the Blue Mountains, the Hunter Valley, Port Stephens and Killcare on this tailor-made self-drive
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- Discover Australia's most exciting city with a two-night stay in Sydney
- Be dwarfed by the majestic Blue Mountains
- Sip on world class wines whilst spotting kangaroos in Hunter Valley
- Get up close with Port Stephen's most popular residents, its dolphins
- Enjoy the serenity of Killcare's beautiful Putty Beach
- 2 Nights Sydney
- 2 Nights Blue Mountains
- 2 Nights Hunter Valley
- 1 Night Port Stephens
- 2 Nights Killcare
- 1 Night Sydney
Beach | City | Food & wine | History & culture | Natural world | Self-drive
This fantastic fortnight-long itinerary takes in the best of New South Wales' many highlights. Starting in Sydney you'll have the chance to explore this wonderful city and its iconic landmarks including the famous Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Head inland to the majestic Blue Mountains where you'll discover unspoilt wilderness hiking trails, towering cliffs and beautiful valleys in this World Heritage listed area before making your way to the Hunter Valley, one of Australia's most famous wine regions. Then, finish off on the coast as you visit Port Stephens' wild dolphins before heading to Killcare to relax on the golden sands of Putty Beach or explore the region's network of walking trails.
Day by day itinerary
Board your flight to Sydney, arriving on day three.
Arrive in Sydney, transfer to your hotel and check in for a two-night stay at the Four Seasons Hotel, one of the finest in the city. Spend the next day exploring one of Australia's most exciting cities. Recommended tours include dining in style aboard a cruise of Sydney Harbour, taking a tour the famous Opera House and enjoying some of the best views in the city on an exciting Harbour Bridge climb. Speak to your Australia travel specialist for more information and further suggestions.
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Stay: Four Seasons Hotel Sydney (Deluxe)
Collect your hire car and drive to Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort in the heart of the World Heritage mountain region. Use the day to explore local villages and striking landscapes, from the Jenolan Caves to the Blue Mountain Gardens.
Stay: Lilianfels Resort & Spa, Blue Mountains (Superior)
Drive to Australia’s oldest wine region for two nights. Home to more than 60 restaurants, 120 wineries and the world class Hunter Valley Semillon, the famous valley is a food-and wine-lover’s paradise. We recommend dining at Roberts Restaurant.
Stay: Spicers Vineyards Estate, Hunter Valley (Deluxe)
Head to the Great Lakes Marine Park at Port Stephens. Keep your eyes peeled for any of the 140 resident dolphins while enjoying a marine-life cruise, or get sand between your toes on a 4wd tour of the sand dunes.
Stay: Anchorage Port Stephens
Transfer to this quiet village for two nights. Spend the day enjoying beautiful Putty Beach and the extensive walking trails around the area.
Stay: Bells at Killcare (Deluxe)
Return to Sydney to relax at the Four Seasons for one final night.
Stay: Four Seasons Hotel Sydney (Deluxe)
Depart for UK
Transfer to Sydney Airport to board your overnight flight back to the UK.
Touch down back in the UK and continue your onward journey home.
Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.
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Book by: 30 September 2018
from £2,170 pp. incl. flights
from £2,645 pp. incl. flights
- Complimentary UK airport lounge access
- Return flights from London to Sydney
- Private arrival airport transfer
- 10 nights accommodation staying in 5* (Deluxe) hotels on a B&B basis
- 9 days medium car hire
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Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.
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