Mountains & Wine Self Drive

3 Nights

Sydney, NSW

Experience a lovely self-drive escape to the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains, the beautiful bay of Port Stephens and the vineyards and wineries of Australia’s famous Hunter Valley.

From £265pp
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Highlights

  • World Heritage listed Blue Mountains
  • The beautiful bay of Port Stephens
  • Vineyards and wineries of Australia’s famous Hunter Valley.
  • Day 1 - Sydney To Blue Mountains
  • Day 2 - Blue Mountains to Hunter Valley (247 km)
  • Day 3 - Hunter Valley To Port Stephens
  • Day 4 - Port Stephens To Sydney
  • Additional Information

Approximately 100km (62 Miles)


Today you will head west for the Blue Mountains.


The Blue Mountains, named for their distinctive blue haze, a result of eucalyptus oil evaporating from millions of gum trees, have long been a popular holiday destination and are a natural wonderland of untamed bush, spectacular rock formations and native wildlife.

Accommodation:
Standard: Leura (Blue Mountains) Leisure Inn Spires (Studio Room)
Superior: Katoomba (Blue Mountains) or Lilianfels Blue Mountains Spa & Resort (Deluxe Resort View Room)

Meals Included: Ro

Leisure Inn Spires

Leisure Inn Spires is located at the top of gorgeous Leura Mall in the spectacular Blue Mountains – just over an hour’s drive from Sydney.  

Approximately 280km (174 miles)

Enjoy the great scenery that New South Wales has to offer as you head to the wine region of the Hunter Valley.
The neat, rolling vineyards of Pokolbin are home to some of Australia’s most famous wineries and restaurants. There are over 70 wineries welcoming visitors, each with its own character.
Some of the scenic backroads lead to delightful restaurants with culinary treasures, served with plenty of Hunter hospitality.

Accommodation:
Standard:Hunter Valley Leisure Inn Pokolbin Hill (1 Bedroom Spa Queen)

Superior: Hunter Valley Kirkton Park Hotel (Deluxe Room)

Meals Included: Ro

Leisure Inn Pokolbin Hill

Leisure Inn Pokolbin Hill is a picturesque retreat set on 25 acres of tranquillity in the heart of the Hunter Valley Wine Country. With many cellar doors and attractions such as Hunter Valley Gardens within easy strolling distance, Leisure Inn Pokolbin Hill is the unbeatable location to base yourself.

Approximately 106 Km (66 Miles)
Today you will head to Port Stephens, home to 26 golden beaches and around 150 bottlenose dolphins. We recommend a boat cruise to see the wild dolphins.
Port Stephens is the collective name for the port and the peninsula. The giant scoop of Port Stephens is a natural aquatic playground.

Known as the Blue Water Wonderland, is a natural bay two and a half times the size of Sydney Harbour and almost enclosed by two dormant volcanic headlands. The sparkling blue water is edged by native bushland, sheltered white beaches and small fishing villages.

Accommodation:
Standard: Port Stephens Marina Resort Nelson Bay (Nelson Room – includes Full Breakfast)
Superior: Port Stephens Anchorage Port Stephens (Anchorage Room – includes breakfast)

Meals Included: Ro

Marina Resort Nelson Bay

Marina Resort is great place to stay in the heart of Nelson Bay. We offer value for money, convenience and friendly service motel accommodation in Nelson Bay. Enjoy beautiful harbour water-views over Nelson Bay.Marina Resort offers a range of 6 rooms to suit your style and budget. Some have Garden views right beside the pool and others have glorious views over Nelson Bay.

Approximately 210km (131 Miles)
Take some time to explore the magnificent bays and beaches before you depart Port Stephens.
Head back south passing through the fantastic Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park before arriving in Sydney, a vibrant city built around one of the largest and most beautiful natural harbours in the world.

Meals Included: Ro

INCLUDES
Co-pilot self drive kit
3 nights accommodation
4 days Hertz car rental

Blockout dates: Please note additional blockout dates are subject to change. Additional block out dates may apply during special event and public holiday periods.

Standard:

Leisure Inn Spires: 13-21 Apr 19, 16-18 May 19, 07-09 Jun 19, 06-21 Jul 19, 28 Sep-13 Oct 19, 20 Dec 19-27 Jan 20, 07 Mar 20, 13-15 Mar 20. Surcharge will apply for stays over Friday & Saturday nights.

Leisure Inn Pokolbin Hill: 13-21 Apr 19, 06-21 Jul 19, 28 Sep-13 Oct 19, 20 Dec 19-27 Jan 20. Surcharge will apply for stays over Friday & Saturday nights. 2 night minimum stay will apply for stays over Saturday nights.

Marina Resort Nelson Bay: 19-22 Apr 19, 25 Apr 19, 7-10 Jun 19, 4-7 Oct 19, 21 Dec 19-22 Jan 20, 24-27 Jan 20. Surcharge will apply for stays over Saturday nights.

Superior:

Lilianfels Blue Mountains Spa & Resort: 19-22 Apr 19, 25 Apr 19, 07-10 Jun 19, 04-06 Oct 19, 20 Dec 19 - 06 Jan 20, 24-26 Jan 20. Surcharge will apply for stays over Friday & Saturday nights. 2-night minimum stay will apply for stays over Saturday nights.

Sebel Kirkton Park: Surcharge will apply for stays over Saturday nights.

Anchorage Port Stephens: 19-22 Apr 19, 05-07 Oct 19, 24 Dec 19-12 Jan 20