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Sydney Harbour, Australia

Highlights of New South Wales

14-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,775 pp incl. flights

Free car hire on this itinerary

Summary

Short description

Discover Sydney, the Blue Mountains, the Hunter Valley, Port Stephens and Killcare on this eleven-day tailor-made self-drive

In Brief

  • 2 Nights Sydney
  • 2 Nights Blue Mountains
  • 2 Nights Hunter Valley
  • 1 Night Port Stephens
  • 2 Nights Killcare
  • 1 Night Sydney

Itinerary

Recommended for:
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 Opera House and 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

Days 1-2
Depart UK

Board your flight to Sydney, arriving on day three.

Days 3-4
Sydney

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)

Days 5-6
Blue Mountains

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)

Days 7-8
Hunter Valley

Drive to Australia’s oldest wine region for two nights. Home to more than 60 restaurants, 120 wineries and the worldclass 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)

Day 9
Port Stephens

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

Days 10-11
Killcare

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)

Day 12
Sydney

Return to Sydney to relax at the Four Seasons for one final night.

Stay: Four Seasons Hotel Sydney (Deluxe)

Day 13
Depart for UK

Transfer to Sydney Airport to board your overnight flight back to the UK.

Day 14
Arrive UK

Touch down back in the UK and continue your onward journey home.

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Pricing

Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Superior Deluxe

14-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,775 incl. flights

Deluxe

Low Season

from £2,775 pp. incl. flights

High Season

from £3,145 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

Terms & Conditions

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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