Big cities, surf towns, wineries and wilderness – experience the beauty and diversity of Australia’s east coast.
Explore wilderness, discover wildlife and indulge in wine on this laid-back adventure from the iconic cityscapes of Sydney to Queensland’s capital of Brisbane. Sample cheese and chocolate as you venture through the picturesque Hunter Valley, get up close to cute and cuddly koalas in an animal hospital near Port Macquarie, hike down for a dip in cascading waters at the beautiful Dangar Falls and hang loose in the bustling beachside town of Byron. From city to surf, wineries to waterfalls, take an epic road-trip that hits all the highlights in just one week.
Keep your eye out for kangaroos on your way to a cheese, chocolate and wine-filled lunch in the chilled-out Hunter Valley – a picturesque region in the rural hills of New South Wales.
Soak up the beachside vibes of Byron Bay with a free day in this surfer’s haven. Go for a dip in the ocean, listen to buskers by the beach, join a yoga class or just hang loose in a quirky cafe – it’s a hard life!
Set sail along the azure waters of Port Macquarie on an incredible sunset cruise. Keep an eagle eye out for local pods of dolphins as you enjoy the perfect end to a scenic day.
Get in touch with Australia’s wilderness and wildlife. Meet cute and cuddly koalas at an animal hospital and explore rainforest and waterfalls in Dorrigo National Park.
Enjoy amazing local food including a 'farm to plate' experience in beautiful Byron Bay. Head out and collect local ingredients before indulging in a healthy and delicious dinner.
Please ensure you consult your local government’s advice regarding domestic travel prior to booking this trip.
This trip covers around 1000km / 620miles over 7 days. There are some long travelling days but it’s all part of the adventure and a great way to get to know your fellow travellers.
The weather can change considerably between Sydney and Brisbane. Please check out the weather info in this document and pack accordingly.
This trip visits some amazing beaches along the way. Please consider your swimming competency before getting in the water.
Trip departures are unavailable.
There are currently no scheduled departures on our Sydney to Brisbane Northbound trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
1. Please meet your guide in the lobby of your Sydney hotel at approx. 2pm on day one for a brief joining meeting.
2. A single supplement is available for each night of this trip.
3. This itinerary is the first section of a longer 14 day Sydney to Cairns trip. Please see trip code PVOSC
4. This itinerary is the first section of a longer 18 day East Coast Encompassed trip. Please see trip code PVSCD
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