Mountains, Wine & Beach - 6 day Self Drive from Sydney

Experience the world heritage listed wonders of the Blue Mountains before heading out to explore the Hunter Valley & Port Stephens on this 6 day self drive itinerary (including 5 nights accommodation & car hire).

Blue Mountains
Day 1Sydney to Blue Mountains (100km)

This morning collect your hire car before heading out of the city to the world heritage listed Blue Mountains. On the way why not stop at Featherdale Wildlife Park to see Koalas and hand feed kangaroos.

Stay: Old Leura Dairy (2 nights)

Blue Mountains
Day 2At leisure in the Blue Mountains

There is time to visit Scenic World where you can ride the world’s steepest incline railway and enjoy spectacular rainforest views from a cable car. At Waradah Aboriginal Centre you can experience traditional dance, music and examine authentic artworks. There is plenty of walking tracks available where you can view the majestic Three Sisters whilst the townships of Katoomba and Leura are well known for their specialty shops and excellent dining.perform.

Hunter Valley
Day 3Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley (240km)

Today you head north to the Hunter Valley wine country. The area offers over 120 wineries and many will offer tastings at the cellar door. In addition to the many wineries there are plenty of great restaurants, galleries, and producers selling locally produced handmade cheese and olive oil.

Stay: Peppers Guest House (2 nights)

Hunter Valley
Day 4Explore the Hunter Valley

Today is free to explore all the Hunter valley has to offer. You may like to join a wine tour and visit one of the regions famous wineries. For the more active you can explore the area by hired bicycle or even take a trip in a horse and carriage. There is always the option of enjoying a treatment in the hotel spa and enjoy fine dining at the Chez Pok restaurant.

Port Stephens
Day 5Hunter Valley, Port Stephens (90km)

Head back to the coast and make your way to Port Stephens. This beautiful resort offers something for everyone but is best known for its crystal clear water, beautiful beaches, gourmet restaurants and whale and dolphin watching.

Stay: Shoal Bay Resort & Spa

Pacific Highway
Day 6Newcastle, Central Coast, Sydney (210km)

Travel south along the Pacific Highway. We recommend spending time in Newcastle and the Central Coast before returning your car on arrival back in Sydney.

6 Days from £621 pp

Some Of The Highlights

  • Blue Mountains with opportunity to visit Featherdale Wildlife Park, Scenic World & Waradah Aboriginal Centre
  • Explore the Hunter Valley wine region
  • Port Stephens for beautiful beaches & dolphin watching
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Time Difference
+7 to +11 hours,
with three time zones
Travel Time
21 hours (to Sydney)
Australia Dollar
Visa Requirements
UK passport holders require an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) to enter Australia, which we will arrange for you
Northern Climate

Southern Climate