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 Primus hotel 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
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
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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...
The Primus Hotel Sydney was opened in 2015 and is located in the heart of the city with Sydney Harbour Bridge, Opera House and Rocks District just a short stroll away. The property is housed in a heritage-listed building that was originally built in 1939 and today blends together its original art deco style with modern finishes. The rooftop used to be a shooting range but is now a rooftop pool and bar, exclusive to guests staying at the property.
Features: 172 rooms, bar, restaurant, fitness centre, outdoor pool, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Television, air conditioning, coffee machine, bath robes, minibar, slippers.
Please note: Next to the hotel, there is a redevelopment of an office block taking place which is expected to be finished by December 2018. This work is beginning with the building being stripped back to its frame, which is hoped to be finished by the end of 2016, when...
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...
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OSS2017: 9 Nights
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