Blue Mountains & the Hunter Valley, 6 Day getaway
Day 1 – 2 Sydney or Newcastle to Blue Mountains (62kms or 238kms)
Escape from the city for an unforgettable trip to the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains. Home to some of Australia’s most stunning natural attractions, you are sure to be enchanted by the blue-tinged vista. With dramatic views over deep valleys, sandstone cliffs, canyons, and waterfalls, the Blue Mountains are a majestic sight to see.
Trek one of the Blue Mountains many bush walks along the 140km worth of tracks through the national park. Soak-up the many waterfalls, streams, cliffs, and forested valleys of the Blue Mountains. Take a trip to Scenic World, home to the Scenic Railway, the world’s steepest incline railway. Here you can also take a thrilling gondola ride across the spectacular Jamison Valley. Explore the world-class Jenolan Caves, a labyrinth of stalactite-lined limestone caves, sculpted by ancient underground rivers.
Stay 2 nights in the Blue Mountains at 4-star Nesuto Leura Gardens
Day 3 – 5 Blue Mountains to Hunter Valley (424km)
Explore the delightful Hunter Valley as you pass through award-winning wineries and acclaimed restaurants. As Australia’s oldest wine region, its heritage and innovation has defined the winemaking process, and has produced some of the best wines in the world.
You can find some of Australia’s best-known wine labels in the heart of the Hunter Valley. Labels such as Tyrrell’s, Tulloch, and McGuigan have their rolling vine-covered hills and cellar doors open for a tasting. Make sure you take time to indulge in some of the decadent food at the many restaurants in the region, at the weekend markets, or the Pokolbin Farm Shop, which brings suppliers and providers straight to the public.
Stay 3 nights in Hunter Valley at 4-star Cypress Lakes Resort By Oaks
Day 6 Hunter Valley to Newcastle (105km) or to Sydney (243km)
Itinerary 5 days self drive departing Sydney.
Blue Mountains 2 nights accommodation at the 4-star Nesuto Leura Gardens in a Standard Room, including breakfast daily.
Hunter Valley 3 nights accommodation at the 4-star Cypress Lakes Resort By Oaks in a Standard 1 Bedroom Premier Villa, including breakfast daily.
Extra surcharge applies for Friday & Saturday stays.
Scenic Railway Tour
Make your way Newcastle or Sydney. This itinerary can be done in reverse order.