Trip Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
Itinerary: 1 Nights Wollongong | 2 Nights Gerringong | 2 Nights Sydney
Stunning Sydney and the South Coast
Welcome to your tour of Australia!! Arrive at Sydney International Airport. After clearing Customs & Immigrations, please proceed to the Car Rentals Counter to collect your Self Drive Car. Commence your drive: Head south out of Sydney via Bondi Beach on the Princes Highway, The 140 kilometre drive starts just 45 minutes south of Sydney's CBD, at the entrance to the Royal National Park and ends at the start of the spectacular Shoalhaven region
Arrive at Symbio Wildlife Park, to get up close and personal with the animals Located just 45 minutes from Sydney, Symbio Wildlife Park allows unparalleled opportunities for close encounters with some of Australia's native wildlife and other animals from around the globe. Pat a koala and hand feed the kangaroos visitors are welcome to take their own photos free of charge. Behind the scenes tours and keeper for a day tours offer even greater access to the zoo's collection of Australian native, farmyard and exotic animals.
View Bald Hill Lookout and take in the sights of the Grand Pacific Drive & Sea Cliff Bridge Take in the spectacular view from Bald Hill Lookout and watch the hang gliders or para-gliders take off from this point (weather/wind dependent). Located at Bald Hill is the Lawrence Hargrave Memorial; dedicated to Australia's pioneer of flight and Australia's greatest contributor to the early science of Aeronautics.
Later drop your bags at your accommodation - there is plenty to choose from, including some with fantastic sea views - then head out to enjoy some of The Gong's nightlife. A laidback university town, Wollongong has plenty of pubs, clubs, restaurants and cafes to choose from - all enhanced by fresh sea air.
Overnight at Wollongong
Enjoy your Breakfast at the hotel;. Arrive at The Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures, An elevated steel canopy walk through the rainforest on the Illawarra escarpment that offers unique views over Lake Illawarra and the South Pacific Ocean. Enjoy gorgeous vistas from the Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk .Wollongong to Jamberoo: Drive south for half an hour to beautiful Jamberoo, stopping first at historic Shellharbour for a coffee, followed by a stroll along one of the many coastal walking tracks or a tour of the town's heritage buildings. 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. Jamberoo to gerringong via Kiama, Nowra: 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. Check-in to your hotel Gerringong
Enjoy your Breakfast at the hotel, Today Enjoy visiting one of 1 Gerringong wineries and vineyards, later proceed to see 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.
Later proceed to enjoy Bishops Bigfoot Adventures operates at Coolangatta Estate near Shoal haven Heads. The tour highlights an adventurous climb up Mount Coolangatta from where some of the best views of the South Coast can be enjoyed. A ride on Bigfoot is a great way to see the convict built village dating from 1822 and to drive amongst the estate vineyards that produce many award winning wines.
Overnight at Gerringong
Today morning after breakfast ,Proceed to Sydney Enjoy stunning views of iconic places such as Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Mrs Macquaries Chair, Royal Botanic Gardens, Woolloomoolloo Bay, Garden Island, Kings Cross, Watsons Bay, Bondi Beach and much more tour, Checkin to your hotel in Sydney. Later in the evening enjoy Sydney Showboat Dinner Cruise. Dinner cruise on Sydney Harbour is simply breathtaking and often considered the ultimate dining experience .Come aboard our nightly Sydney Showboat Dinner Cruise and experience a restaurant-quality dinner cruise combined with the glitz and glamour of a worldclass cabaret show of exceptional Australian talent. You will be mesmerised by Sydney's icons such as the Harbour Bridge and Opera House, backlit by the lights of the sky scrapers of Sydney, one of the world's most beautiful harbour cities.
Overnight at Sydney
Enjoy your Breakfast at the hotel, Later we recommend (Optional) you to experience scaling one of Australia's best-loved icons is an unforgettable journey of sight and sound. From its fascinating underbelly, along its majestic arch, and peaking at its 134m high summit Bridge Climb offers you the chance to immerse yourself in the spirit of Sydney. There are three different climbs to the top - The Bridge Climb, the Discovery Climb and The Express Climb. Each climb route is available at all times of the day (At an Extra Cost), Later Proceed to enjoy the Combination 2 tickets which include entry into 2 Sydney attractions - choose from: Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, Wild Life Sydney Zoo, Madame Tussauds Sydney, Sydney Tower Eye, Manly Sea Life Sanctuary. Later Join Oz Jet Boating at the Eastern Pontoon, Circular Quay for an amazing 30 minute jet boat adventure around Sydney Harbour. Each lap of Sydney Harbour is filled with spins, slides and stunts. Rides take in Sydney's famous sights including The Sydney Opera House, Taronga Zoo, Fort Denison and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Overnight at Sydney
Enjoy your Breakfast at the hotel, Proceed to board your onward flight / return back home with wonderful memories.
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