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Sydney to Brisbane Adventure

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Sydney to Brisbane Adventure

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.

Activities
  • Sydney - Welcome Dinner
  • Hunter Valley - Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Tasting
  • Hunter Valley - Wildlife Sanctuary Visit with Ranger
  • Forster - Wallis Lake Lunch Cruise
  • Port Macquaire - Meet Volunteers at the Koala Hospital
  • Dorrigo National Park - Dangar Falls
  • Byron Bay - Walking Tour with Cockatoo Paul
  • Niigi Niigi/Orara East State Forest - Giingan Gumbaynggirr Cultural Experience
Highlights
  • Keep your eye out for kangaroos on your way to a cheese, chocolate and wine tasting 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.
Interests
  • Adventure and Active
About Intrepid Travel
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We get it – travel’s a big decision. It’s not every day you fly across the world to wander the souks of Marrakech or enjoy a dreamy Angkor sunrise. But for us, it’s been our everyday for the past three decades (whew, we’re old). Let’s just say we know what travellers really want: a balance of inclusions and free time, a mix of classic highlights and local secrets you won’t find on Google. And of course, an authentic real life experience.

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Dec 17, 2022 through
Dec 23, 2022
Dec 13, 2022 7:00 PM
6 Nights from
$2,048.00 (USD)
Per Person
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Jan 07, 2023 through
Jan 13, 2023
Jan 3, 2023 7:00 PM
6 Nights from
$2,707.00 (USD)
Per Person
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Jan 21, 2023 through
Jan 27, 2023
Jan 17, 2023 7:00 PM
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$2,631.00 (USD)
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Itinerary

Day Destination
1 Sydney
2 Hunter Valley / Newcastle
3 Forster / Port Macquarie
4 Port Macquarie / Dorrigo National Park
5 Orara State Forest / Byron Bay
6 Byron Bay
7 Brisbane
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.