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What to do in New South Wales

Full Day Hunter Gatherer's Tour

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Great for
  • Food & wine

Commence a full day tour wine tasting at four or five selected wineries. Enjoy a cheese and wine matching experience followed by a tranquil vineyard walk with the chance to see kangaroos and local wildlife. Take a tour of the Hunter Valley’s own Hunter Beer Co brewery tour before being dropped off at your selected accommodation. Included is a generous lunch overlooking the vines with local wine. 

 

From £104 per adult. 

Please note: Pickup: Wine country accommodation - Branxton, Broke, Cessnock, Lovedale, Nulkaba, Pokolbin.Dropoff: Wine country accommodation - Branxton, Broke, Cessnock, Lovedale, Nulkaba, Pokolbin. Please ask your travel designer for departure days. Departure time 9.30am .Tour duration 7 hours.

Cruise Like A Local Lunch Cruise

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Great for
  • Beaches & boats

Board your Sensational Sydney Cruises vessel at Campbell's Cove Pontoon to commence a Cruise Like a Local lunch cruise. Your guide will share the 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 activities such as swimming, kayaking and fishing, or simply sit back and relax before indulging in a 3 course barbecue lunch with local beers and regional wines.

From £187 per adult. 

Please check with your travel designer for departure dates. Please not departure time is 12.30pm (boarding at 12.15pm) from Campbell's Cove Pontoon, Circular Quay. Duration: 4 hours.

Sydney Whale Watching

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Great for
  • Wildlife & nature

Enjoy a BBQ lunch on board whilst cruising along the Sydney Harbour with full commentary on the Sydney sights. After passing through the magnificent Sydney Heads, observe humpback whales in their natural environment as they migrate from the Antarctica to the Great Barrier Reef, whilst enjoying expert commentary on their behaviour.

From £60 per adult

Please note: Departure point for tour is King Street Wharf #9. Departure days Tues, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12.15pm 18 May -12 Nov. Duration 4 hours. Tour includes Buffet BBQ lunch and Tea, Coffee and water.

Let's Go Surfing: Byron Bay

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Great for
  • Adventure

Catch your first wave at Byron Bay on this beginners surfing course. With small groups of up to just 8 people, there's plenty of hands-on help and you'll be amazed at how soon you get the hang of it! Includes all surf equipment and wetsuits.

From £41 per adult

Please Note: Tour duration is 2 hours, please arrive 30 minutes prior to commencement of the lesson. Participants must be able to swim 50 metres and have a reasonable level of fitness. Price includes lesson and all equipment including soft safe surfboards and wetsuits.

Dolphin Kayak Tour: Cape Byron Kayaks

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Great for
  • Adventure

Paddle alongside the marine wildlfe that inhabits the calm waters of Byron Bay, with dolphins, turtles and whales to be spotted! Whether you're an experienced paddler or a novice, this protected and sheltered bay is a great place to get on the water.

From £47 per adult

Please Note: Tour duration is 3 hours in total, and includes all kayaking equipment and safety gear, transfers from Byron Bay accommodation, and morning or afternoon tea. Departures subject to weather and surf conditions.

Essential Sydney Tour

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Great for
  • Beaches & boats
  • Food & wine
  • Visiting friends & family

The perfect introduction to Sydney! Travel on a luxury small group half day tour through the Rocks District, exploring some of Australia’s first buildings. Visit Circular Quay, the Opera House and Botanical Gardens, before a short walk for excellent harbour views from Mrs Macquarie’s Chair. Enjoy lunch at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, before wandering along Bondi Beach with the locals, and visiting the boutique shopping precincts of Oxford Street.

From £145 per person

Please Note: From April '18 tour departs daily, except on 25 Dec, 26 Dec, 31Dec and 1 Jan. Tour departs from Sydney city hotels at 10.30am and returns at 3.30pm. Includes morning or afternoon tea and lunch.

Bondi Surf Experience

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Great for
  • Adventure
  • Beaches & boats
  • Visiting friends & family

If you are feeling adventurous there is the chance to take a two hour beginners course – and where better to learn to surf than Bondi Beach? The Bondi Surf Experience is a popular beginners course which teaches how to safely get out and up onto your first waves. The small group lessons ensure that there is plenty of hands-on help, and is a great opportunity to build surf knowledge, and confidence. You will be amazed at how easy, safe and enjoyable surfing is!

From £61 per person

Please Note: Tour and lessons departs from 128 Ramsgate Avenue, Bondi. Learn to Surf lesson lasts 2 hours and include all surf equipment and wetsuits. Use of changing rooms and storage also provided. Participants must be able to swim a minimum of 50 metres.

The Sydney Opera House Tour

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Great for
  • Visiting friends & family

One of the world’s most famous icons and the crowning glory of Sydney Harbour, the Sydney Opera House stands out as a triumph of 20th Century architecture. The magic of the building, and the real life dramas that go on behind the curtain, are stories shared  with more than 250,000 visitors each year. Embark on this tour and let your guide bring the stories and secrets of this international landmark to life. See inside the major theatres and halls, where thousands of events and performances are staged  each year. See the Concert Hall stage from the conductor’s perspective, sit in the orchestra’s pit, stand where legends have performed and visit the stars’ dressing rooms. 

Upgrade your tour to include a Tasting Plate with world-class alfresco dining and one of the best views you'll ever have for lunch!

Ask your expert Travel Designer for details of Opera House performances for 2018 and 2019.

The Sydney Opera House Tour: From £23 per person

Tour and Tasting Plate: From £55 per person

Please Note: The Sydney Opera House Tour - there are approximately 300 steps in this tour and participants are required to wear comfortable shoes. All large items of luggage or backpacks must be cloaked before the start of the tour. Access to individual theatres is subject to availability and may be limited due to performances, rehearsals and other events. Tour departs every 30 minutes between 9am and 5pm. For the Tasting Plate upgrade, enjoy your meal before or after the Opera House tour.

Sydney Harbour Hop On Hop Off 3 Day Pass

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Great for
  • Visiting friends & family

This 3 day pass is a fantastic addition to any stay in Sydney, with ferries leaving every 45 minutes between Darling Harbour, Circular Quay, Fort Denison, Taronga Zoo, Watson's Bay, Shark Island and Luna Park. The pass also includes entry to Taronga Zoo and a Sky Safari Cable Car ride, plus a return ferry journey from Circular Quay to Manly.

From £67 per person

Please Note: Pass is valid for 3 consecutive days, and ferries depart every 45 minutes between 9.45am and 4.30pm.

Taronga Zoo - Behind the Scenes

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Great for
  • Visiting friends & family
  • Wildlife & nature

The VIP Aussie Gold Tour is a behind the scenes look at Taronga Zoo’s unique animal collection, designed especially for the inquisitive traveller. This informative introduction to Australia’s unusual wildlife includes excellent photographic opportunities with kangaroos, wallabies, wombats and echidnas, as well as a trip on the Sky Safari cable car for some memorable views.

For a unique experience, ask our Travel Designers about the Taronga Zoo Roar and Snore, where you can stay overnight in safari style tents looking out over Sydney's famous harbour. Take a guided night safari walk to meet the nocturnal inhabitants.

From £61 per adult

Roar and Snore: From £219 per person

Please Note: With a maximum of just six people per tour you are guaranteed to get up close and personal with some of Australia’s most extraordinary creatures! Price includes all day access to the zoo, tours depart from 9.45am and 1.15pm.

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