Trip Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Itinerary: 1 Nights Sydney | 1 Nights Port Stephens | 1 Nights Hunter Valley | 1 Nights Blue Mountains | 2 Nights Jervis Bay | 1 Nights Wollongong
Best of New South Wales
Explore some of the city's must see attractions at their own pace. A combination pass allows you entry to two of Sydney's best attractions including SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, Madame Tussauds Sydney, Sydney Tower Eye and Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary. This pass is valid for 30 days from the first day of entry, giving you ample time to explore your three chosen attractions. Discover unique marine species, come face to face with sharks, dugongs, with one of the largest crocodiles in the world, get up close to your favorite celebrity and admire the magnificent views from the Sydney Tower Eye. Overnight at Sydney
Enjoy breakfast at the Hotel, Look out over hinterland and beaches as you drive the two and a half hours from Sydney to Port Stephens. Enjoy the calm waters of nelson Bay or mix it up in the surf breaks of Stockton, One Mile and Samurai. The resident dolphins can be seen during a day cruise or kayak on the bay. Later we recommend you to proceed for ABORIGINAL CULTURE & SANDBOARDING QUAD BIKE TOUR Live the adventure that promises you a Quad Riding experience like no other. Experience the magnificence of the Worimi Sand Dunes on Stockton Beach, riding safely from bush to beach with our expert guides. Choose between a 1, 1.5 or 2 hour ride to take in the wonders of the highest sand dunes in the southern hemisphere, the glorious views of the sweeping coastline and learn about history of the land. In this Aboriginal tour you dig for fresh water, learn about Bush resources, ride past ancient camp sites (middens) & sand board down one of the largest sand dunes on the beach. Overnight at Port Stephens
Today Morning, Board your Moon shadow Cruises vessel at Dock C, d'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay to commence a 90 minute Dolphin Watch cruise. Cruise aboard a 26 meter motorized catamaran, which has triple 360 degree viewing decks, open sundeck, waterslide, hydrophones as well as a licensed bar .Explore scenic Port Stephens Harbour in search of local bottlenose dolphins. Cruise includes morning or afternoon tea, boomnet rides, commentary and a scenic Harbour cruise including Tomaree and Yacaaba headlands. Cruise concludes approximately 90 minutes after commencement, at d'Albora Marina. Later drive to Hunter valley Gardens, Enter in the heart of Pokolbin the magnificent Hunter Valley Gardens. Spanning over 60 acres, be amazed by the sensational sights, colors, and fragrances of the ten stunning feature gardens. Overnight at Hunter Valley
After breakfast, (We recommend you to do an optional Segway Tour before leaving Hunter Valley) Later proceed to visit the Featherdale Wildlife Park which is home to more than 2200 animals from 230 native species all in a natural bush setting. You'll have a chance to hand feed a kangaroo, wallaby and emu or enjoy a face-to-face encounter with one of our friendly koalas. There are also wombats, wallabies, dingoes, possums, owls, Tasmanian Devils a wide array of birdlife through out the park. Travel into the Jamison Valley aboard the steepest train in the world the Scenic Railway. Once you reach the valley floor enjoy up to 2.2km of elevated boardwalk through the temperate rainforest and open woodland. Return to the main Scenic World Complex via the Scenic Cableway the steepest cable car in the Southern hemisphere. Glide between cliff tops and gaze at the rainforest canopy through the glass floor of the Scenic Skyway as you take in the views of Katoomba Falls, the Jamison Valley and the world famous Three Sisters Rock formation. Overnight at Blue Mountain
Sample some fantastic wine and great food at the Crooked River Winery, one of the region's largest wineries. Visit the Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame brings cricket to life with interactive touch screens, an expanded range of displays featuring original and match used equipment and five huge video screens which place cricket in the context of world history. The expanded Museum is bigger, better and more engaging, and reflects those attributes Sir Donald Bradman brought to the game: courage, honour, integrity, humility and determination. Later we recommend you to visit The Illawarra Fly Tree Top Walk, an elevated steel canopy walk through the rainforest on the Illawarra Escarpment. Drive to Jervis Bay. Overnight stay at Jervis Bay.
Today morning after breakfast ,at 1030 hrs enjoy the ultimate Jervis Bay expedition when natural beauty and extraordinary wildlife merge together by Discover Jervis bay Dolphin watch Cruises .The resident Bottlenose dolphins that live in Jervis Bay all year round, in some of the cleanest, clear water in the world. Watch the Dolphins race your vessel for hundreds of meters to play on the bow. During the year Jervis Bay's dolphin population often swells with a visit from a school of common dolphins as they make their way up and down the coast. These schools of dolphins often number in the many hundreds and provide inspiring sight as they sweep past the boat in chase of a school of fish or simply in a hurry to get to their next destination. The Spirit of Jervis Bay has 5 viewing platforms with 80% of the viewing area under cover. It is the biggest and most stable dolphin watching vessel on Jervis Bay so you know you will be safe, protected and comfortable in all conditions. Enjoy beautiful dolphins watching as they swim and play off the bow of the Spirit of Jervis Bay. Overnight stay at Jervis Bay.
After breakfast proceed to Wollongong via Kiama, Drive to the Kiama town Centre for afternoon tea. Pay a visit to the local lighthouse and, of course, the Kiama Blowhole before hitting the road once more. Continue this stunning drive through the lush 160km arc of the Shoal haven with its exquisite beaches and sparkling bays. Drive on to Budderoo National Park's Minnamurra Rainforest where you may be lucky enough to spot a lyrebird. If aquatic action is more your style, book a canoeing tour in the Minnamurra River or drive to Jamberoo Action Park where you'll find waterslides galore. Drive your way into the bustling city of Wollongong, Overnight at Wollongong.
Drive to Sydney Airport 1 h 22 min (95.3 km) Flight back home