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Flanked by quintessential Australian landscapes, the stretch of the Pacific Coast between Sydney and the Tweed region of New South Wales includes some of the country’s most spectacular attractions. Starting in Sydney, the state’s vibrant and cosmopolitan capital, this easy, yet awe-inspiring drive will put you on the path to famous beaches, dreamy coastal walks, lush hinterland, stunning national parks and World Heritage sites, abundant wildlife and rich culture.

Sydney Harbour

Begin this itinerary in Sydney, spending three nights in the city staying in Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney, home to 59 well-appointed rooms in The Rocks district of Sydney. Located in a historic building over three floors, guests are within easy walking distance of all the major attractions Sydney has to offer. Nearby attractions include the iconic Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, The Museum of Contemporary Art and the Royal Botanic Gardens, ensuring you get to capture the best of what Sydney has to offer.


Just a two-hour drive from Sydney, Newcastle is the next destination, known as the gateway to Hunter Valley. Newcastle is known for its natural beauty, the region's attractions are its breathtaking beaches and harbour, which you can explore at a more laid-back pace with no crowds. Spend two nights at Rydges Newcastle, located amongst the waterfront boutiques, cafes and bars with sweeping views of the harbour and minutes away from top attractions.

Port Stephens

Next set off along the Pacific Coast and just two and a half hours away from Sydney, Port Stephens offers a perfect destination for a breakaway. From wildlife to wineries, scuba diving to deep-sea snorkelling, sand dunes to the vast ancient rainforests, Port Stephens has something for every traveller. Enjoy two nights at Anchorage Port Stephens, a luxury hotel offering unrivalled natural surroundings.

Port Macquarie

A vibrant coastal city, Port Macquarie is home to 17 beaches, a diverse variety of attractions and a perfect year-round climate, it is no wonder it is one of New South Wales' most popular locations. One of the most popular attractions is the Koala Hospital, which cares for sick and injured koalas, and you can visit every day of the year. Unwind for two nights at Sails Port Macquarie by Rydges, a waterside haven with stunning views over Port Marina.

Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour is next on the list, the perfect destination if you’re looking for an action-packed adventure, as it’s full of memorable attractions, from thrilling skydives and underwater adventures to waterfront dining. Enjoy one night at BreakFree Aanuka Beach Resort, a tropical beachfront resort, giving guests the chance to relax and rejuvenate before setting off to the final destination.

Byron Bay

The final destination is Byron Bay, a picturesque coastal town located on the far north coast of New South Wales. Byron Bay is home to Australia’s most easterly point and the iconic Cape Byron lighthouse. Famous for its spectacular beaches and natural beauty, unique shopping and dining experiences, world-class festivals, and a lively welcoming community. Enjoy four nights at Crystalbrook Byron, an evergreen canopy of gently swaying palms, indigenous wildlife, and the far-off sound of the waves on Tallow Beach, this stunning resort is a study in luxurious relaxation and a true celebration of nature. In this rainforest-clad oasis, it is impossible not to submit to the charms of beautiful Byron Bay.

Set off on the ultimate Sydney & New South Wales adventure with this spectacular 14 night self-drive adventure from £3,670 per person. The package includes all flights, accommodation, transfers and car hire.