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Guide to Sydney
Sydney
For most visitors, Sydney is the first and most spectacular introduction to Australia. You’re never more than a few minutes
from a beach, a chic restaurant or a lively street market. Don’t miss a chance to visit the Opera House, the Botanical Gardens, the Rocks or Darling Harbour. See Bondi Beach, catch the ferry to Manly or immerse yourself in the finest shopping.
When to go
The warmest months in Sydney are from December to February with temperatures around 26°C. Hot days are often tempered by cooling sea breezes making evening outdoor dining perfect. June to August are the coolest months, with temperatures rarely falling below 7°C. Even during winter the skies can be blue and a coat is not always needed.

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Sydney Hotels
Park Hyatt Sydney
Park Hyatt Sydney
Seated majestically on one of the world’s most beautiful harbours, Park Hyatt Sydney personifies contemporary harbour-side luxury with its coveted location between the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Highlights include 155 spacious guestrooms and luxurious suites with contemporary interiors and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to private balconies; 24-hour butler service; and a day spa with rooftop pool and sundeck. Enjoy spectacular harbour front views of the Sydney Opera House and dine at local-favourite restaurants The Dining Room and The Living Room. Both of the hotel’s waterfront restaurants, bar, private dining rooms, day spa and recreational facilities have also been enhanced to reinforce Park Hyatt Sydney’s position as one of the best hotels in Sydney and Australia.
Offer: Honeymooners receive a bottle of Australian Sparkling Wine.

Prices from
£243 per person per night, including breakfast.
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Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
The Shangri-La Hotel is impeccably positioned between the iconic Opera House and the Harbour Bridge, offering breath-taking views of Sydney Harbour. Located within the historic Rocks area and an easy 5-minute walk to Circular Quay and The Opera House. Guest rooms are some of the most luxurious and spacious in Sydney and offer commanding city, Darling Harbour, Opera House or full Harbour view (Bridge and Opera House) rooms. Exquisitely appointed with contemporary furnishings, rooms feature triple-glazed soundproof windows, plush duvets and signature bed linens. Facilities include an indoor pool, fitness centre and CHI, The Spa. The award-winning Altitude Restaurant offers superb views of the harbour. The Lobby Lounge Cafe provides all-day dining and the Blu Bar on 36 is a great location for a cocktail.
Offer: Receive 4 nights for the price of 3. Offer dates vary. Call for details.

Prices from
£91 per person per night, based on room only.
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Pier One Sydney Harbour
Pier One Sydney Harbour
Nestled alongside the Sydney Harbour Bridge and offering panoramic Sydney Harbour views, Pier One Sydney Harbour, Autograph Collection is built on, and over, the water. The unique Federation-style accommodation blends heritage with contemporary chic. One of the very few Sydney hotels in the heart of The Rocks, this boutique hotel allows easy access to Sydney’s historic dining and entertainment area, just a 5-minute walk away. Superb waterfront bar and restaurant.
Offer: Receive 4 nights for the price of 3. Dates vary.

Prices from
£82 per person per night, based on room only.
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Langham Sydney
Langham Sydney
The Langham Sydney offers secluded tranquillity in a wonderful location offering panoramic city or bay views. Just a 10-minute walk from Circular Quay and the historic Rocks area. Rooms are spacious and decorated with style and offer views towards the city or out to the Western Harbour. Upgrade to a room with a private terrace for that extra special touch. Facilities include a swimming pool, fi tness centre and sauna. Restaurant and bar with live jazz most nights. Legendary afternoon tea.
Offer: Receive 4 nights for the price of 3. Dates vary.

Prices from
£122 per person per night, based on room only.
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Radisson Blu Hotel
Radisson Blu Hotel
Radisson Blu Plaza Sydney is an intimate boutique style 5 star hotel housed within a stunning heritage listed building located in the heart of Sydney. The hotel has completed a major re-design of all 362 rooms and function spaces whist maintaining the style and luxury expected from a 5-star hotel, refl ecting the rich history of the heritage sandstone building. Easy access to Chinatown, major shopping and entertainment precincts in Darling Harbour, King Street Wharf, and Pitt Street.
Offer: Receive free breakfast when staying 2 nights or more. Dates vary.

Prices from
£80 per person per night, based on room only.
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Harbour Rocks
Harbour Rocks Hotel
Harbour Rocks Hotel is perfectly located in ‘The Rocks’ and just a short stroll from some of Australia’s best icons including Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Circular Quay Terminal, and Sydney’s city centre. The décor is a unique combination of heritage charm with and modern appointments. This intimate boutique hotel offers a variety of accommodation, a fine dining restaurant, bar, café, gym, lobby library and garden terrace.
Offer: Receive 4 nights for the price of 3. Offer dates vary. Call for details.

Prices from
£76 per person per night, based on room only.
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Holiday Inn Sydney
Holiday Inn Old Sydney
The Holiday Inn Old Sydney is nestled between the famous Harbour Bridge and Opera House, in the historic Rocks area. Take a stroll down the harbourside promenade past the Museum of Contemporary Art to Circular Quay, catch a ferry to Manly Beach, Watsons Bay and Taronga Park Zoo or enjoy a fabulous harbour cruise. Enjoy magnifi cent views of the world’s most stunning harbour from the spectacular rooftop swimming pool. Facilities include a restaurant, bar and spa.
Offer: Receive 4 nights for the price of 3. Offer dates vary. Call for details.

Prices from
£77 per person per night, based on room only.
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Park Royal
PARKROYAL Darling Harbour
PARKROYAL Darling Harbour is located on the city-side of Darling Harbour and just minutes away from the Queen Victoria Building and the city’s main shopping precinct, Town Hall train station and the attractions of Darling Harbour. Walk to Circular Quay in 20 minutes or alternatively only 2 stops on the city circle train. Choose from a Superior room, Darling Harbour Outlook room or Club Room with access to the Club Lounge and its benefits. Facilities include a gym, 2 restaurants and a bar.
Offer: Receive 4 nights for the price of 3. Offer dates vary. Call for details.

Prices from
£68 per person per night, based on room only.
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Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney
Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney
Centrally located apartments. Choose to stay in a comfortable studio apartment, or in one of the self-contained one, two or three bedroom apartments, many have panoramic city or harbour views of Sydney. At the end of the day, return to your hotel apartment and relax in the sauna, take a dip in the heated swimming pool or work out in the fully equipped-gym before retiring to the on-site restaurant or choosing from an array of restaurants at nearby Darling Harbour, a short walk away.
Offer: Receive 4 nights for the price of 3. Offer dates vary. Call for details.

Prices from
£65 per person per night, based on room only.
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Vibe Hotel
Vibe Hotel Sydney
The unique Vibe Hotel Sydney enjoys an excellent central location, just a 5 minutes’ walk to the shops, restaurants and entertainment areas of central Sydney. A 30-minute walk takes you to the Sydney Opera House with leafy Hyde Park just a short stroll away. The hotel is close to major transport hubs including Central, Museum and Town Hall Train stations. This chic hotel offers comfortable and spacious accommodation. Facilities include a rooftop swimming pool, fitness centre and a sauna.
Offer: Receive 4 nights for the price of 3. Offer dates vary.

Prices from
£70 per person per night, based on room only.
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Sydney Day Tours
Cruise like a local
Cruise like a local
The best way to explore Sydney Harbour. This tour encompasses a 4 hour luxury yacht cruise of Sydney Harbour taking in the iconic sights. Explore the shoreline and secluded coves from Darling Harbour to Watsons Bay. Jump off the boat for a Harbour swim or try your luck fishing whilst your sumptuous BBQ lunch is prepared and served. Maximum 14 passengers.

From
£169 per person.
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Blue Mountains Experience
Blue Mountains Experience
This full day tour is a real journey into the heart of a World Heritage Region, from rainforests to towering sandstone escarpments. Your guide will take you off the beaten track to visit remote lookout locations as well as the famous sights such as the 3 Sisters and a short walk to Jamison Valley waterfall. Get up close and personal with koalas and kangaroos at Featherdale Wildlife Park. Lunch included. Maximum group size 17. Departs daily.

From
£131 per person.
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Bridge Climb
Bridge Climb
See Sydney at its best - take the Climb of Your Life with BridgeClimb Sydney with 1.5-3.5 hour guided Climbs on the Sydney Harbour Bridge. With Climb Leaders as your guide, you will suit-up in the specially designed outdoor gear and ascend. From dawn until dusk, the view from the top is always different. Climbs are available at dawn (limited departures), during the day, twilight or night. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable, and uniquely “Sydney” experience. Departs daily.

Price from
£146 per person.
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Opera House Backstage Tour
Opera House Backstage Tour
This tour grants you exclusive access to areas normally reserved for the stars and their crew. You will visit the backstage areas of one of the busiest performing arts centres in the world as it prepares for the upcoming performances. Peek inside the dressing rooms of the stars, see the rehersal rooms and stand on the stage. Breakfast included. Group size: 12. Departs daily 6.45am.

From
£90 per person.
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Tastings in the Hunter Valley
Tastings in the Hunter Valley
Enjoy a guided tour to the Hunter Valley to sample award winning wines, followed by an exquisite lunch experience incorporating a selection of cheeses, followed by a tour of the vineyard. Then enjoy a fabulous relaxing 2 course lunch (selection of platters, followed by dessert of choice) accompanied by a glass of wine. Return to Sydney at around 5.30pm. Tour includes a visit to a wildlife park. Departs Mon-Fri.

From
£119 per person.
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Tea at sea
Tea at sea
A unique, Sydney Harbour Highlights two-hour cruise. Enjoy the company of a small group aboard a 52 foot motor yacht. Your personal captain & host will share the rich history of Sydney Harbour and its foreshore as you take in the sights of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Sydney Opera House and the bays and coves of Sydney Harbour. Enjoy morning tea with coffee, tea, juice, water and a 5-star service. Departs 4 days a week. Maximum 16 passengers.

Price from
£48 per person.
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Harbour By Night Dinner Cruise
Harbour By Night Dinner Cruise
Sydney Harbour by night . . . it doesn’t get any better than this. Secure your dinner cruise seat today aboard Sydney’s most prestigious cruise ships MV Sydney 2000 and John Cadman 2. Offering million dollar views, expansive viewing decks and a 3 course contemporary Australian dinner. Live music and dancing. Departs daily at 7pm.

Price from
£72 per person.
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Sydney Harbour Highlights
Sydney Harbour Highlights
The name says it all. All the Sydney Main Harbour highlights in one and a quarter-hours with GPS commentary. Capture the moment with your camera as you cruise up close to the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, and past the most exclusive palatial waterfront mansions. Sydney’s eastern suburbs are home to the rich and famous and their stories will amaze and amuse. Departs daily.

Price from £18 per person.
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Wilderness Explorer Tour
Wilderness Explorer Tour
This full day tour offers nature, Aboriginal heritage and beach tours to Sydney’s spectacular out back – its parks and beaches. Journey on a 23-seat tour bus, and on board a 50ft power catamaran. Includes a visit to Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, breathtaking views and chance to spot wildlife. Enjoy a scenic cruise through bushland and waterways. Dates vary, call for details. Pick up and drop off Sydney hotels and lunch included.

Price from £106 per person.
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Harbour Helicopter Flight
Harbour Helicopter Flight
Experience Sydney from the air on this 20-minute scenic flight featuring unforgettable view of icons such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Taronga Zoo, Watsons Bay, Rose Bay and Manly Cove. Looking towards the horizon you can see the rest of Sydney stretching to the foothills of the Blue Mountains. During the flight your pilot will provide a commentary via headsets. Includes hotel transfers. Departs daily.

Price from £118 per person.
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Whale Watching Cruise
Whale Watching Cruise
This half-day cruise experience combines a city sights, seafood luncheon cruise with whale watching in the Pacific Ocean. Cruise in luxury aboard ‘MV Ocean Blue’ with indoor seating and outdoor viewing areas. Includes a personalised commentary. Departs daily from Circular Quay from May to November only.

Price from £160 per person.
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Blue Mountains Hotels
Lilianfels Blue Mountains, Resort & Spa
Overlooking the World Heritage Listed Blue Mountains, Lilianfels Resort and Spa is a renowned haven of relaxation for its favoured guests. This historic five star, European style country house, set amidst two acres of English style gardens and just a 90 minute drive from Sydney, is a breathtaking escape for romantics, a delight for gourmets and a wonder for lovers of nature. Facilities include a choice of restaurants, bar, swimming pools (indoor/outdoor), spa, gym, sauna, and tennis.
Offer: Receive free breakfast when staying 3 nights or more. Year round.

Prices from
£105 per person per night, based on room only.
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The Mountain Heritage Resort & Spa
The Mountain Heritage Resort & Spa
This Blue Mountains retreat offers deluxe accommodation and unrivalled panoramic views over the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains wilderness. Located just a few minutes stroll down a winding, leafy avenue from Katoomba; the main town for the Blue Mountains, this fresh and elegant property captures to perfection the romance and charm of yesteryear while providing all the services and comforts of today. Facilities include an outdoor pool, a restaurant, bar, library, gym and spa.
Offer: Receive free breakfast daily staying 3 nights or more. Dates vary.

Prices from
£64 per person per night, including breakfast daily.
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Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley
Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley
Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley is an ultra-luxury retreat, located 2½ hours northwest of Sydney in the majestic World Heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains region. Set on 7,000 acres of carbon-neutral wildlife reserve and nestled between two national parks, the resort features 40 elegantly appointed, free-standing villas, each with its own swimming pool, fireplaces and private verandah with stunning views of the rugged sandstone escarpments. At the centre of the resort sits the Main Homestead with several dining settings and the One&Only Spa. A wide range of nature-based activities such as guided walks and horse adventures are available, all set within the superb surrounding scenery.
Offer: Earlybird discounts apply. Call for details.

Prices from £575 per person per night, including all meals, selected wine and beers, non-alcoholic beverages, two on-site nature-based
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New South Wales Hotels
Anchorage Port Stephens
Anchorage Port Stephens
On the shores of beautiful Port Stephens and nestled between rugged bushes, Anchorage Port Stephens is a boutique resort offering premium accommodation. Hamptons-style guesthouses face north over beautiful Port Stephens towards Corrie Island National Reserve. A balcony or verandah adjoin each suite, villa or room, and most have uninterrupted water views. Facilities include an outdoor heated swimming pool, a spa and a restaurant offering waterside alfresco dining.
Offer: Receive a 10% discount when staying 3 nights or more.

Prices from
£69 per person per night, based on room only.
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Hunter Valley Resort
Hunter Valley Resort
The Hunter Valley Resort is located on 70 secluded acres, an easy 2 hours drive north of Sydney, and offers the complete Wine Country Experience. Facilities include a pool, an all day restaurant offering fabulous food, their own great wines from the Wine Tasting Cellars, a brewery, Segway and horseriding tours, massage centre, and the Hunter Wine Theatre where guests can see how the wine is produced. All of this heaven is nestled within its own 45 year old vineyards.
Offer: Free entry to the wine theatre and a vineyard tour with winetasting.

Prices from
£60 per person per night, based on room only.
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Spicers Vineyard Estate
Picture a luxuriously appointed estate set amongst rolling vineyards and native bushland just two hours’ drive from Sydney. Nestled between the property’s private, eight-acre vineyard and natural bushland of the Hunter Valley, every one of the 12 luxurious guest rooms, complete with en-suite spa and open, wood-burning fireplace, has been created to be a personal haven. Relax, unwind and enjoy the moment. Facilities include an outdoor pool, spa, restaurant and winery tours (own expense).
Offer: Complimentary minibar on arrival.

Prices from
£115 per person per night, based on room only.
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The Byron at Byron Bay Resort & Spa
The Byron at Byron Bay Resort & Spa
Cocooned in a lush, private 45 acre rainforest setting, yet only minutes to the iconic town of Byron Bay and a short walk to Tallow Beach, Byron at Byron is the perfect place to truly relax and rejuvenate. Dine al fresco within beautiful surrounds and enjoy nurturing spa treatments and daily yoga sessions. Spacious, well-appointed one-bedroom suites feature a deep soak bath, galley kitchen, lounge and dining area, and two open-air balconies to really be at one with nature.
Offer: Free breakfast for 3 night stays. Offer dates vary. Call for details.

Prices from
£88 per person per night, based on room only.
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New South Wales Tours
2 Day train it to the Hunter Valley
2 Day train it to the Hunter Valley
Australia’s most visited wine region is home to more than 150 top-class wineries, vineyards and cellar doors as well as superb restaurants. Take the train and enjoy a night or two in the beautiful setting of the Hunter Valley. We can also offer this package as a self-drive (price on request).

Price includes
• Roundtrip train fare Sydney-Singleton
• Roundtrip transfers from Singleton Station
• 1-night Hunter Valley Resort with breakfast
• Hunter Wine Theatre experience
• Onsite vineyard inspection and wine tasting


Day 1 Sydney to the Hunter Valley
Make your own way to Sydney Central Railway Station for an 0929 hrs departure (timings subject to change). Sit back and enjoy the Hawkesbury River and Hunter Valley scenery. Journey time is around 3 hours. Arrive Singleton Station at approximately 1240 hrs. Met on arrival and transferred (20 minutes) to Hunter Valley Resort. Stay 1 night in a Hunter Room with breakfast. At 1400 hrs there is a Hunter Wine Theatre experience. In the afternoon you may relax at the resort or perhaps take the iHop Bus to tour the region (own expense).

Day 2 Hunter Valley to Sydney

After your buffet breakfast an onsite vineyard inspection followed by wine tasting with the resort’s Cellarmaster. Free time to do optional onsite activities such as Segway rides, horse riding and cycling (all at additional cost). Transfer back to the station for the 1324 hrs train arriving Sydney Central Railway Station at 1638 hrs to complete your Hunter Valley wine experience.
• Add an extra night from just £60 per person per night.

Prices from £110 per person.
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2 Day Blue Mountains Experience
2 Day Blue Mountains Experience
Less than two hours from Sydney, the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area is one of Australia’s most spectacular natural parks. The area also offers an enormous variety of activities to enjoy. This overnight tour includes the highlights of this remarkable region.

Price includes
• Roundtrip small group transfer from Sydney
• Pick up and drop off at your Sydney accommodation
• Touring as shown
• 1 night at The Mountain Heritage Resort (4-star) or Lilianfels Resort (5-star) with breakfast
• Exclusive Breakfast with Koalas at Featherdale Wildlife Park
• Exclusive Lunch at Hydro Majestic on day two


Day 1 Sydney to the Blue Mountains
Your guide will collect you from your Sydney hotel as we commence our tour into the heart of the Blue Mountains World Heritage Region. First stop is Featherdale Wildlife Park for an exclusive breakfast to get up close and personal with a Koala and other animals. Continue on to the Wentworth Falls Lookout with spectacular views over the Jamison Valley and the magnificent waterfall. Enjoy a leisurely 30-minute round trip walk to see the falls. Then on to Eaglehawk Lookout, a remote lookout point for views of the famous 3 Sisters. Arrive around 11am and stay 1 night in your chosen accommodation. Afternoon and evening at leisure.

Day 2 Blue Mountains to Sydney
Morning at leisure in the Blue Mountains. Around 11am travel to the Hydro Majestic; a wonderful location with stunning views. Enjoy a 2 course lunch, food only. The afternoon is spent visiting a selection of spectacular lookouts. The last stop is at Mt Tomah Botanic Gardens to enjoy the sweeping views across to Sydney and a glass of sparkling wine before arriving back in Sydney around 5pm.

Prices 4-star from £260 per person, 5-star from £380 per person.
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5 Day Sydney to Melbourne Self Drive
5 Day Sydney to Melbourne Self Drive
This blockbuster drive takes you to relaxed seaside towns, national parks teeming with wildlife and long, solitary beaches where your feet are the only ones on the sand. This 5-day self-drive itinerary uses unique or boutique hotels.

Includes
• 4 nights hotel accommodation
• Hertz Intermediate (ICAR) car hire for 5 days with MAX Cover
• Breakfast daily (except Metung)


Day 1 Sydney to Jervis Bay 120 miles 2½ hours. Collect your car from the Hertz depot (airport or downtown). Drive south out of Sydney and through the Royal National Park to begin the cliff-hugging Grand Pacific Drive. Head to Huskisson in Jervis Bay, where you can cruise next to dolphin pods or burrow your feet in some of the world’s whitest sand at Hyams Beach. Swim, bushwalk or birdwatch in the beaches and forest of Booderee National Park. Check in to the African Safari style tents at Paperbark Camp for a 1-night stay. Paperbark Camp in an Original Safari Tent

Day 2 Jervis Bay to Merimbula 181 miles 3-4 hours. Travel along the beach road to Mimosa Rocks National Park, where you can swim and snorkel in the lagoons, surf from the ocean beaches and trek the jagged coastline. Head inland to sample the cheeses of Bega or taste the famous oysters of Pambula. Stay 1 night in the fishing town of Merimbula. Robyn’s Nest Boutique Resort in a Standard room

Day 3 Merimbula to Metung 180 miles 3-4 hours. Pull in to the whale watching town of Eden, where you can watch majestic southern right and humpback whales make their annual migration between May and November. Continue on across the Victorian border to the pretty coastal town of Mallacoota, on the tranquil, shimmering lakes of Mallacoota Inlet. Continue towards Metung past Lakes Entrance, where you can sail or cruise the Gippsland Lakes, Australia’s largest inland waterway. Stay 1 night in Metung. The Moorings at Metung Resort in a Luxury Motel Room

Day 4 Metung to Walhalla 125 miles 2-3 hours. Set off early and travel through beautiful rural scenery as you head inland. Head to the gold rush village of Walhalla, ringed by romantic forest on the southern edge of the Victorian Alps. Venture deep underground on a mine tour and stay overnight at the Star Hotel’s historic accommodation that tells of the town’s gold rush past. Walhalla’s Star Hotel in a Deluxe room

Day 5 Walhalla to Melbourne 130 miles 2-3 hours. Easy final drive through to Melbourne. Alternatively add an extra day and stay on Phillip Island (Holmwood Guest House). Please ask for details if this extension appeals.

Prices from £360 per person, based on twin share.
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