Coastal Drive in Australia

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Independent
  • age requirement 8-95 yrs
  • max group size 2
  • Tour Code BM-39120
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Sydney and NSW, Australia
  • Ends Melbourne, Australia
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Visit Sydney, home to some of the most iconic attractions in Australia such as The Opera House
  • Discover the whitest sand in the world with a trip to Jervis Bay, on the coast of New South Wales
  • Explore Lakes Entrance, Australia’s largest inland waterway, home to beautiful lakes and lagoons
  • Fall in love with the coastal wilderness of Victoria with a trip to Wilsons Promontory National Park
  • Pay a visit to Phillip Island, where you may see Little Penguins, the smallest species of penguin
  • Travel to Melbourne, a multicultural city with a bustling art scene and ample shopping opportunities
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Start in Sydney and NSW and end in Melbourne, the "Coastal Drive In Australia" tour is a guided explorer trip that takes 8 days. You will travel through Phillip Island, Lakes Entrance, Melbourne and 5 other destinations in Australia. "Coastal Drive In Australia" is a tour which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

 Discover some of the most breathtaking sights in the Land Down Under with this self-drive tour of Australia! Your journey will begin in Sydney, home to some of the most iconic attractions in the country such as the Opera House, known for its extraordinary architectural design, and the world-famous Harbour. Drive through Royal National Park and travel south across the Sea Cliff Bridge to Jervis Bay, with an en-route stop in Hyams Beach, where you will discover the whitest sand in the world. Choose to walk through the Clyde Valley in the beautiful beach destination of Batemans Bay before you drive to Tilba Tilba, a pocket-sized heritage town, and explore Merimbula, where you may walk along the shores of Merimbula Lake and visit Potoroo Palace, a famous wildlife sanctuary. Drive along the Cann River to discover Lakes Entrance, a gorgeous area with rivers, lakes, and lagoons. Search for local wildlife including kangaroos and dolphins before you visit Wilsons Promontory National Park, one of the most popular parks in Australia. Explore Bunurong Marine National Park in Lake Paterson and pay a visit to Phillip Island, where you may see Little Penguins. From there you will travel to Melbourne, the country's cultural capital, where you will end your tour of Australia on a bang!
  • Day 1: Sydney — Jervis Bay
  • Day 2: Jervis Bay — Batemans Bay
  • Day 3: Batemans Bay — Tilba Tilba — Merimbula
  • Day 4: Merimbula — Lakes Entrance
  • Day 5: Lakes Entrance — Wilsons Promontory
  • Day 6: Wilsons Promontory — Phillip Island
  • Day 7: Phillip Island — Melbourne
  • Day 8: Melbourne —
  • 7 nights’ accommodation on a twin sharing basis at listed hotels or similar
  • 1 breakfast
  • Vehicle registration fee
  • Standard Motor Vehicle Insurance
  • One driver (must be at least 25 years old)
  • 8-day car rental (192 hours) in AVIS Standard car- Group B (Hyundai i20 or similar) GPS unit
  • Loss damage waiver
  • Administration fee
  • Concession recovery fee
  • Premium location surcharge
  • Super excess reduction
  • Unlimited km/miles
  • 24-hour emergency roadside service
  • All local and applicable taxes
  • Items of a personal nature, tips, and gratuities
  • Optional excursions
  • Travel insurance
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Car insurance and guarantee deposit
  • Parking, fuel, and tolls
  • Items not mentioned as included
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Coastal Drive in Australia tour. You can cancel the tour up to 78 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 77 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 07 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 07 August 2024, a deposit of 30% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 77 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Coastal Drive in Australia tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Coastal Drive in Australia tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.


All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Minimum age for children on escorted tours is 8. Minimum age on Safaris is 12. Minimum age for game drives in Kruger National Park (South Africa) is 12. Minimum age for Uganda programs is 15.Please note that many countries have adopted practices to prevent international abductions of children. If a person under the age of 18 years will be travelling with an adult other than his/her parents, or with only one parent, a notarized letter, granting authorization to travel, including the dates of travel should be carried.

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