Take a day out from Sydney to the nearby iconic Blue Mountains and go bush walking, visit a wildlife park, see the Three Sisters rock formation, enjoy lunch and see Wentworth waterfall.
All about the 8 Day Sydney to Brisbane East Coast Tour
An exciting small group East Coast adventure from Sydney to Brisbane, if you love nature, food, wine and the friendly faces to travel with and guide you this tour is for you. There are plenty of nature-based activities and the chance to relax on the East Coast with some Me-Time too.
This Sydney to Brisbane tour not only includes the bucket list attractions of Port Macquarie and Byron Bay but also exposes you to family-run hospitality, locally-produced food and wine, and a variety of down-to-earth experiences. We understand the importance of utilizing the local community and businesses to create sustainable and long-lasting relationships. We visit best local cafes, restaurants and food producers every day.
This is an active tour style, which provides you opportunities for nature walks, snorkeling, swimming, spotting animals in the wild. Plus we have a great music playlist, informative, enthusiastic tour guides, and absolutely no boring commentary. We donate $1 per day towards the food rescue charity “Oz Harvest” for every guest on board. They educate on how the local volunteers are helping rescue food in Australia, redistributing food to those in need.
KEY DESTINATIONS VISITED BETWEEN SYDNEY TO BRISBANE.
Byron Bay, nature walks, snorkeling, swimming, Aussie wildlife, gourmet food and wine
We use a mix of 4 stars, boutique, and family-run accommodation so you sleep well at night. Accommodation is hand-picked for the location, service, and comfort. We stay at:
Sydney: Macleay Hotel
Newcastle: The Lucky Hotel
Port Macquarie: El Paso Motor Inn
Dorrigo National Park: Dorrigo Heritage Motel (Traditional Australian Pub) or Bellingen Valley Lodge
Byron Bay: Apartments Inn
*Similar accommodation may be used if necessary
This is our comfort back to nature, 'real' Sydney to Brisbane East Coast small group tour. Food, wine, beaches, walks, wildlife, and nature, perfect two weeks of travel.
8 Day Sydney to Brisbane East Coast Tour Itinerary - 10 days
We start in Australia's Harbour City, the glittering jewel in the east coast's crown. Check in at 2 pm, then relax for the afternoon. At 6 pm meet your guide in hotel reception for introductions and a multicultural welcome dinner. (D)
Enjoy a local breakfast. We begin with a walking tour of Australia's most famous city. Watch how the sun glints on the Harbour Bridge, the Opera House, and even the historic ferry we take to Watson’s Bay. Over fish ’n chips, we'll plot our next course: a walk along the east coast's towering cliffs – aboriginal rock carvings, ocean spray and stunning views. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins and even the occasional whale. (B, L)
Hunter Valley and Newcastle
We leave behind Sydney's skyscrapers and sidewalks for a wildlife park boasting an all-star cast of koalas, kangaroos, and more guided by our own personal wildlife ranger. We're in the heart of the Hunter Valley, so there's nothing better than to take a wine, cheese, chocolate and organic vodka tasting tour, complete with gourmet lunch. We'll also visit the sunny port city Newcastle, rounding an eclectic day off with local live music. (B, L)
Port Macquarie via Forster
It's all about water today. After an amazing local breakfast, we hit the scenic Lakes Way for a coastal walk and lookout climb. Afterwards, we're off to Port Macquarie in time for a sunset cruise, with complimentary drinks and snacks to enjoy – if you're not distracted by the dolphins that frequently swim past. (B)
Dorrigo National Park
We start by meeting the volunteers at a local koala hospital. If you're able to tear yourself away from the cuddly critters, you'll be rewarded with a stop at gorgeous Dorrigo National Park, known for its lush, sub-tropical rainforest and waterfalls. We finish the day in true Aussie style: a traditional pub where you can relax, order some grub, have a few drinks and even play some pool. (B)
Dorrigo National Park to Byron Bay
It's off to Dangar Falls for a refreshing dip in its cascading waters. Once dry, we're headed to Byron Bay, a laid-back surf paradise with boundless coastline, sand and friendly locals. We'll pop to an organic farm where we'll pick and prepare a healthy lunch before paying a visit to the local lighthouse for a unique photo opportunity and the chance for the eagle-eyed to spot dolphins, whales, and other marine life. (B, L)
Today we're talking relaxation, relaxation, and relaxation. This day is all yours. Spend the morning on the warm sand, shopping for bargains, or indulge in one of our optional activities: yoga, surfing, kayaking or get a relaxing massage. In the afternoon, put your feet up, head to a cozy bar, or watch the world go by from one of the local cafes.
Optional: Yoga session, surf lesson, kayak experience or massage
Byron to Brisbane
After breakfast, we travel to Brisbane where it’s time to say farewell to your travel mates. You can be dropped either at Brisbane CBD at 10 am (Hotel - Royal On The Park), or at Brisbane Airport at 10.30am (Please confirm your meeting location and exact times when booking your tour). (B)
|Tour code: 8VT|
Twin/Double Ensuite (per person)
$2790 per adult and $2510 per child (08-17 years old):
15% off 4 May departure. Twin/Double Ensuite (per person) (single pax share with other pax of the same gender)
Departure Dates: *Day 1 is always in on a Friday in Sydney
2018: 5 Jan, 19 Jan, 2 Feb, 16th Feb, 2 March,16th March, 6 April, 4 May, 1 June, 6 July, 20 July, 3 August, 17 August, 7 September, 5 October, 19 October, 2 November, 16 November, 30 November,
2019: 4 January, 18 January, 1 February, 15 February, 1 March, 15 March.
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
Age Requirements and Tour Style: Must be 18+ to travel on the tour unless an approved minor (8+ years old) is accompanied by an adult. Age limit is 65 years old, but all guest must be young in spirit and active enough to participate daily in light to medium walks, some lasting up to 2 hours.
Twin Share/Double Room with en-suite: AUD $2790 per person: Accommodation in all locations will be private double or twin rooms with private facilities. This package is ideal for single travelers (who want to share a room with a new travel buddy), couples or close friends traveling together and wanting some private time in the evenings.
Single Room with en-suite: AUD $3590 per person: Accommodation in all locations will be in private rooms with own facilities. This package is ideal for solo travelers enjoying the company of others by day and having the option of returning to their private rooms for alone time and a good night sleep.
Family Package with en-suite: AUD $2790 per adult, AUD $2510 per child (08-17 years old): Accommodation in all locations will be either a private family room or two twin rooms.
A minimum number of 4 passengers are required to operate each tour
Travel insurance is recommended for all guest. Get a quote here.
Special requirements will be considered upon request. All requests must be communicated at the time of booking. We will endeavor to cater to all requests although these cannot be guaranteed
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