Sydney to Brisbane Experience
Tasting wine in the Hunter Valley, staying overnight at a sheep station and learning techniques from the locals, fossicking for gemstones, learning to surf in famous Byron Bay
Think Australia’s out of your league since you’re short on time and cash? Nope! This quick and economical Sydney-to-Brisbane jaunt squeezes tons of excitement into a short time frame at a price that fits any budget. Fish with the locals, learn to surf and sip Australia’s viticultural bounty on the coast, then move inland to the outback to try your hand at gem mining and sheep shearing before overnighting in a teepee at a hippie commune. It’s Oz in a flash for a fraction of the cost.
- Hunter Valley wine tasting, sheep shearing lesson, mine tour, Yuraygir National Park trek, yoga class, surfing lessons
- 6 breakfasts, 4 dinners (Allow AUD100-150 for meals not included)
- Basic hotels (3 nts, multi-share), hostels (1 nt, multi-share), beach teepee (2 nts, multi-share)
- Private bus
- Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
- Small group experience; Max 18, avg 12
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Day 1 Sydney
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Nundle Sheep Station (1B,1D)
Travel to the Hunter Valley for a vineyard tour and wine tasting. Overnight at a sheep station, including a shearing lesson and traditional dinner.
Day 3 Bingara (1B,1D)
Visit a working mine and have a go at gem mining. Enjoy a tour from a local jackaroo.
Day 4 Yamba (1B,1D)
Travel to this beach town surrounded by Yuraygir National Park. Enjoy a trek in the national park, swim in a remote swimming hole and opt to try your hand at lawn bowling.
Day 5-6 Byron Bay (2B,1L)
Travel up the coast to Byron Bay, which has a reputation as an alternative hippie town. Enjoy a surf lesson, a yoga class and dinner at a local vegetarian restaurant. Free time to explore before bunking down in a teepee.
Day 7 Brisbane (1B)
Travel to Brisbane and chill out on the Gold Coast, tour ends in Brisbane at 6pm.
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