Pacific Coast Explorer
5 NIGHT Package
There’s no better way to discover than on a self-drive holiday. Travelling by road is undoubtedly one of the best ways to explore and our selection of hand- crafted itineraries will take you to some of the most popular locations. Each itinerary incorporates car hire, and local experiences, along with a personalised Co-Pilot Kit to assist you along the way.
Make your next road trip truly memorable with one of our Self-Drive Holidays.
Day 1: Sydney to Hunter Valley – 247km
Travel north over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and onto the Pacific Highway. Travel via Gosford and Newcastle into the Hunter Valley wine region. Overnight at Hunter Valley.
Day 2: Hunter Valley to Port Stephens – 100km
Travel to Port Stephens, home to fabulous seafood and over 26 golden sandy beaches. Overnight at Shoal Bay.
Day 3: Port Stephens to Coffs Harbour – 418km
Drive north along the Lakes Way, a scenic route through rainforest. Continue on to Coffs Harbour passing through Port Macquarie. Overnight at Coffs Harbour.
Day 4: Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay – 240km
Drive via Grafton and Ballina to Byron Bay. This northern stretch of New South Wales contains some of the most beautiful landscapes in Australia. Stay the next two nights at Byron Bay.
Day 5: Byron Bay
Today is free to enjoy at your leisure.
Day 6: Byron Bay to Brisbane – 165 or 180km
Continue along the coast via Pottsville Beach, Kingscliff and the Gold Coast. Alternatively travel inland to Murwillumbah, then to Brisbane.
5 NIGHTS accommodation
6 days car rental with GPS
Co-pilot self drive kit
Explore the art and gourmet delights of the Hunter Valley
Snap a photo in front of the Big Banana in Coffs Harbour
Relax on beautiful Wategos Beach in Byron Bay
Rise early to watch the sun rise from the most easterly point of Australia – Byron Bay