Sydney to Brisbane Experience

7 days,Sydney to Brisbane

Taste wine in the Hunter Valley, stay overnight at a sheep station and learn techniques from the locals, pan for gold, learn to surf in famous Byron Bay

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Think Australia’s out of your league since you’re short on time and cash? Nope! This quick and economical Sydney-to-Brisbane jaunt squeezes tons of excitement into a short time frame at a price that fits any budget. Learn to surf and sip Australia’s viticultural bounty on the coast, then move inland to the Outback to try your hand at panning for gold and sheep shearing. It’s Oz in a flash for a fraction of the cost.

What's Included

  • Hunter Valley wine tasting
  • Sheep shearing demonstration
  • Gold panning and mine tour
  • Surf and yoga lessons (Byron Bay)
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners (Allow AUD100-150 for meals not included)
  • Private bus
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 20, avg 16
  • Hostels (6 nts, multi-share).
Itinerary Notes

Please note that most Yolo accommodation in Australia is multi-share. For more info, see our Trip Details.

Day 1Sydney

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Sydney/Nundle(1B, 1D)

Travel to the Hunter Valley for a wine tasting. Overnight at a sheep station, which includes a shearing demonstration.

Day 3Nundle/Bingara(1B, 1D)

Visit a working mine and have a go at panning for gold.

Day 4Bingara/Yamba(1B)

Travel to a beach town surrounded by Yuraygir National Park. Go for a swim at the beach, relax, and enjoy the view.

Day 5Yamba/Byron Bay(1B)

Travel up the coast to Byron Bay, which has a reputation as an alternative hippie town. Hit the beach and take a surf lesson.

Day 6Byron Bay(1B)

Go to an included yoga class, then enjoy free time to hit the beach, get a massage, go skydiving, or try sea kayaking.

Day 7Byron Bay/Brisbane(1B)

Travel to Brisbane. Tour ends in Brisbane at 3pm; please book onward travel for after 6pm.

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