Pacific Coast Explorer

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Independent
  • age requirement 8-95 yrs
  • max group size 2
  • Tour Code BM-39119
  • 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 Brisbane, Australia
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Travel to Sydney, home to some of the most iconic attractions in Australia such as the Sydney Opera House
  • Drive through the Hunter Valley, where you may learn about and taste some of the finest wines in Australia
  • Visit Port Stephens, dubbed the “Blue Water Wonderland” famous for its delicious seafood and scenic views
  • Walk along the breathtaking seashores of Newcastle, a city surrounded by magnificent golden-sand beaches
  • Drive along the Lakes Way, a scenic route with spectacular views of the inland lakes and oceanside beaches
  • Explore Cape Byron, one of the best places for surfing on the Australian East Coast, 3 km east of Byron Bay
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The "Pacific Coast Explorer" trip starts from Sydney and NSW and ends in Brisbane. It is a beach trip that takes 7 days taking you through Byron Bay, Hunter Valley, Sydney and NSW and 3 other destinations in Australia. "Pacific Coast Explorer" is a guided trip that includes accommodation, transport and others.

Get ready to fall in love with the breathtaking beaches, seaside villages, and legendary landmarks on the Pacific Coast with this self-drive tour through Australia! Your journey will begin in Sydney, home to some of the most iconic attractions in Australia such as the Opera House, known for its extraordinary architectural design, and the world-famous Harbour. Drive north through the fascinating towns of Gosford and Newcastle and travel through Hunter Valley, the most popular wine region in Australia. From there you will make your way to Port Stephens. Nearly enclosed by volcanic headlands, this Blue Water Wonderland is 2.5 times the size of the Sydney Harbour and offers delicious seafood alongside gorgeous golden beaches. Continue your tour to Bulahdelah, the entrance to Myall Lakes National Park, and travel through the Manning Valley before you discover Coffs Harbour, a coastal resort town that is known as the home of the "Big Banana", one of the biggest theme parks in Australia. Travel to Cape Byron, the easternmost point in mainland Australia home to incredible surfing beaches and restaurants. Finally, you will drive to Brisbane, home to some of the most famous art galleries in the country and an abundance of beaches. Your self-drive tour of Australia will end in this fascinating city, and you will head home filled with incredible memories!
  • Day 1: Sydney — Hunter Valley
  • Day 2: Hunter Valley — Port Stephens
  • Day 3: Port Stephens — Coffs Harbour
  • Day 4: Coffs Harbour — Byron Bay
  • Day 5: Byron Bay
  • Day 6: Byron Bay - Brisbane
  • Day 7: Brisbane —
  • 6 nights’ accommodation on a twin sharing basis at listed hotels or similar
  • Vehicle registration fee
  • Standard Motor Vehicle Insurance
  • One driver (must be at least 25 years old)
  • 7-day car rental (168 hours) in an 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 Pacific Coast Explorer 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 05 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 05 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

Pacific Coast Explorer 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 Pacific Coast Explorer 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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