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A snapshot of New South Wales for those without an extended amount of time in Australia.
This itinerary would be perfect as part of a longer, round the world itinerary or preceding a vacation to New Zealand.
The best of Australia rolled into one, from vibrant Sydney to the Blue Mountains National Park and stunning beaches and tropical island atmosphere of Lord Howe Island and the Bouddi Peninsula.
You will get to see some stunning parts of the country, without having to spend hours on a plane.
Fans of the great outdoors will love Lord Howe Island where visitor numbers are capped to 400. The ideal opportunity to reconnect with nature and family or friends.
In the southern half of Australia the seasons are the opposite of those in the northern hemisphere: spring comes in September, summer is from December to February, autumn runs from March to May, and winter begins in June. Sydney is great to visit year round but if you want warm sun and dry weather it is best to try between November and April. Their winter months of May - October usually have mild weather so you can still enjoy all the sights.
For those that love adventure New South Wales is a must. This in-depth exploration of Australia’s most visited state takes in the delights of Sydney, as well as the neighboring Blue Mountains National Park. You will also visit Lord Howe Island, a tropical island paradise before ending your vacation north of Sydney in the laid back coastal Bouuddi Peninsula.
Start your vacation in the cosmopolitan city of Sydney awash with activities for one and all. Walk the iconic Bondi to Coogee coastal trail taking in scenes of Sydney Harbour and the scenic beaches of Eastern Sydney or for unbeatable views of the city climb the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge. For wildlife lovers we would suggest joining a whale watching excursion to see mighty humpbacks whilst food and wine lovers will revel in Sydney’s diverse and world-renowned restaurant scene. We have included a bespoke privately guided half day tour of Sydney by bike customized to your specific interests.
Next, pick up your hire car and drive out to the Blue Mountains National Park where we have included a full day guided tour. Famous for being a weekend getaway from Sydney, here you can discover over 2.5 million acres (1 million hectares) of endemic forest, waterfalls and native bushland and explore by mountain bike, on foot or by scenic train through the national park.
Next you will return to Sydney before flying to the World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island. Renowned for its slower pace of life, Lord Howe Island offers visitors a welcome respite from the demands of modern life. The island is a natural wonderland, with mountains, reefs and clear turquoise seas. Snorkel, cycle and explore in warm temperatures and with no more than 400 visitors at any one time, staying on Lord Howe Island is a time to reconnect with nature.
Why not explore the many walking tracks and dramatic mountainous terrain or hire some kayaks and paddle around the islands many bays and untouched beaches. For lovers of the underwater world, Lord Howe Island offers sensational snorkeling or diving or you could simply relax and spend the afternoon sailing around the island eating freshly caught seafood and drinking award-winning Australian wine.
End your active adventure of New South Wales, north of Sydney on the spectacular Bouddi Peninsula. Offering seven pristine beaches and some truly spectacular coastal walks spend your days surfing like a local or take to the water for a day’s sailing or snorkeling. Other activities can be arranged from horse riding on one of the remote beaches to quad biking or for lovers of wine we can arrange a private wine tasting tour by bike, 4WD or escorted.
Accessed solely by boat or seaplane in a stunning waterfront setting, Berowra Waters Inn is Sydney’s most famous gastronomic destination. The fine dining experience offers an incredible seven course degustation menu designed by Chef Brian Geraghty.
Visit the Blue Mountains, one of Australia's most iconic sights. Tour through Featherdale Wildlife Park home to an array of endemic wildlife before continuing into Blue Mountains where you will enjoy lunch before an epic heli-ride back to Sydney.
When in Sydney getting out on to the harbor is a must. Depart in style from Circular Quay on a 52 foot motor yacht and embark on a four hour cruise taking in the famous sights as well as the lesser known coves and beaches of the harbor.
On this day tour, you will explore the Blue Mountain’s National Park admiring the dramatic landscapes and varied wildlife before enjoying a picnic lunch overlooking the endless panorama.
Explore Sydney by bike on this exhilarating privately guided cycling tour around Australia's most cosmopolitan city.
Enjoy a day learning to surf the waves of the famous Bondi Beach in Sydney. The ideal introduction to Australia for the whole family.
This hidden and private guided tour of Sydney really gets you away from the conventional sights of Sydney. With your specialist guides and unique vehicle, explore through the eyes of two locals and learn all about Sydney from a different perspective.
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