This self-drive itinerary combines a cosmopolitan city break in Sydney with its spectacular surrounding natural scenery, including the world-class wine region of Hunter Valley, the ancient forests of the Blue Mountains and coastal scenery of Jervis Bay.
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Arrive in to Sydney and make your own way to the Amora Hotel Jamison for a 2-night stay. Following day at leisure to explore the city. (N)
Collect your car hire and drive to Hunter Valley. Stay 2 nights at Spicers Vineyard Estate and
sample some of the fine wines in this region. (N)
Drive into the world heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park and on to the historic town of Katoomba. Travel down by railway or cableway into the Jamison valley, and follow boardwalks through the ancient rainforest. Stay 2 nights at Lilianfels. (N)
Drive south to Jervis Bay, stopping at the Kiama blowhole and Seven Mile Beach. Join a harbour cruise in search of dolphins and, between September and December, it may also be possible to spot whales during their migration. Stay 3 nights at Paperbark Camp. (D)
Drive inland to Australia’s capital, Canberra, home to the National Gallery of Australia, Parliament Triangle and the Canberra Glassworks. (B, D)
Drive to Sydney and return your car hire or continue your holiday south-west towards Melbourne. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
Please note that international flights are not included in the
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3930 5042 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
Located just a short stroll from Circular Quay, Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, the historic Rocks district and Darling Harbour, the Amora Hotel Jamison is perfectly suited for exploring Sydney. The hotel's Amora Day Spa offers a range of spa facilities and treatments.
Features: 415 rooms, indoor swimming pool, gym, jacuzzi, steam room, spa, 2 restaurants, cocktail bar, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, safe, tea & coffee facilities, television, minibar,...
Only a 90-minute drive from Sydney, this beautifully restored country house is set amid manicured gardens with views over the dramatic Blue Mountains National Park. Darley's Restaurant, looking out across the historic formal English gardens, is renowned for its fresh local produce, fine wines and innovative cuisine.
Features: 85 rooms, restaurant, spa.
Room amenities: Television, DVD player, marbled...
Situated on the banks of Currambene Creek, close to Jervis Bay, Paperbark Camp is a tented camp set among eucalypts and paperbark trees. Each tent sits on stilts and features wrap-around decking with full en suite facilities. The property takes around 2.5 hours to reach by car from Sydney and is surrounded by pristine nature.
Features: 12 safari-style tents, restaurant, complimentary bicycle & canoe hire.
Room amenities: Solar-powered lighting, hardwood floors, insect screening, decking area.
Please note: The property recommends that dinner reservations are made at the Gunyah Restaurant no later than 3 days prior to arrival. The restaurant is open to non-guests and is heavily booked most weekends and during peak times. Guests can make dinner reservations direct with the...
Located on a private vineyard in Pokolbin, with views rolling out to the stunning Brokenback Mountains, Spicers Vineyard Estate is the ideal base from which to explore the Hunter Valley. The property has just 8 King Spa Suites each with a lounge featuring an open fireplace, and large granite bathroom. Facilities include a restaurant, spa, outdoor swimming pool, guest lounge, nine-hole golf course, tennis court and vineyard walks. Stay includes breafast daily and all day complimentary espresso...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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