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Explore one of the world’s most loved cities in Sydney and it’s sunny and vibrant buzz. Experience the magnificent Blue Mountains region, before moving on to the Hunter Valley for wine tasting, a stay in Port Stephens before heading back to Sydney.

The car rental and hotel stays are included in this package, along with a bunch of other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy and unforgettable.

  • Round-trip flight to Sydney, Australia
  • 10 nights of accommodation in 4* hotel or similar
  • 7-day car rental (Hyundai i30 or similar with inclusive cover)
  • Private transfer to hotel in Syndey on arrival
  • Panoramic city tour of Sydney, harbour cruise and lunch
  • Self-guided Hunter Valley wine tour with a charcuterie lunch and etched bottle
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Not included

  • Optional excursions
  • Porterage fees
  • Any meals/beverages (unless specified)
  • Fuel, parking fees, traffic violations, additional driver fee, car upgrades, roadside assistance, insurance coverages, child car seats, luggage racks, additional rental nights, late drop off fees
  • Airport service charges, personal accident insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Visa requirements
  • The sequence of the itinerary may be altered for reasons beyond the supplier’s control, such as accommodation availability, weather, national events, strikes, etc.

Hotels: Will be assigned by the supplier up to 3 days prior to departure. Travel Best Bets has no control over the hotels and their location that are arranged for this package.

Suggested Itinerary

Excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, or replaced with an alternate option depending on availability, weather, seasonality and operational reasons beyond the supplier’s control.

Day 1:  Depart Canada

Fly to Sydney

Day 2: Arrive Sydney

Upon arrival to Sydney, take your private transfer to your hotel and check in, where you will spend the next four nights.

Spend the day at leisure exploring the city and its laid-back outdoor lifestyle, stunning views, colonial architecture, restaurants and bars.

Day 3: Sydney Excursion – Panoramic city tour & cruise (L)

Take a half-day panoramic Sydney city sights tour to the historic Rocks area and learn about Australia’s early convict history, then see the Central Business District (CBD) and Macquarie Street for magnificent views of the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. 

The tour takes you through Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs, home to the rich and famous. Travelling along the coves and shores of one of the worlds most impressive harbours, you will pass through areas such as Kings Cross, Double Bay, and Rose Bay before arriving at Watsons Bay. You’ll also travel to the famous Bondi Beach for a 30-minute stop to dip your toes in the sand. 

The city tour will end at Darling Harbour, where you will embark on a 3-hour cruise with lunch and live commentary.

Day 4: Sydney at Leisure

Take your time exploring Sydney at your own pace on your last day.

Day 5: Sydney – Blue Mountain

Check out of your hotel and make your way to the car rental location for the drive to Blue Mountains. Enjoy mesmerizing views along the way.

Upon arrival, check into your hotel for two nights and explore at leisure.

Day 6: Blue Mountain

Spend the day at leisure in the fresh mountain air overlooking Sydney and enter the spectacular Blue Mountains region, perfect for exploring New South Wales.

Discover activities along the way, such as the Three Sisters walking trail to the Echo Point lookout, bushwalking, nearby galleries, local dining, shopping, day spas, golf courses, and numerous attractions. Blue Mountains is the ideal destination for a romantic getaway or family escape.

Day 7: Blue Mountains to Hunter Valley

Check out of your hotel and mark your route as you drive toward the wineries of Hunter Valley, which is north of Sydney and one of Australia’s major wine regions dating back to the early 1800s.

This region is well known for varietals such as Sémillon and Shiraz, plus numerous wineries that offer cellar door wine tastings and vineyard tours.

Check into your hotel and enjoy the valley scenery for the next two nights.

Day 8: Hunter Valley (L)

Have a picnic among the vines today as you enjoy a self-guided tour of the on-site museum, followed by a master class and premium tasting tour from our in-house wine expert.

At the Cellar Door winery, you will enjoy a picnic hamper including a variety of charcuterie foods to enjoy along with a bottle of handpicked wine and etched glassware to take with you.

Day 9: Hunter Valley – Port Stephens

Check out of your Hunter Valley hotel for your drive to Port Stephens, which is known for its 26 golden sandy beaches.

Adventure seekers can enjoy quad biking and sandboarding at Stockton Beach Sand Dunes or horseback riding through the bush or surf, from Anna Bay, Williamtown and Salt Ash.

Check into hotel for the next two nights of your journey.

Day 10: Port Stephens at leisure

Continue exploring the area at leisure.

Day 11: Port Stephens – Sydney

Once checked out, make your way back to Sydney, where you will spend your last night at an airport area hotel.

Day 12: Return to Canada

Return your rental car at the airport and board your flight back to Canada.


Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287