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Southern Self Drive

20 day Self Drive Holiday - from £1510

With flights from £2490

Discover the iconic Great Ocean Road and some of Australia’s most beautiful cities on an unforgettable 20 day self drive adventure from Sydney to Adelaide.


  • Explore Sydney’s spectacular sights and attractions
  • Discover secluded bays and beaches on the coast
  • Enjoy Melbourne’s café and beach culture
  • Travel the Great Ocean Road and visit the awe-inspiring Twelve Apostles
  • Indulge in Adelaide’s culinary delights

Your Holiday Includes:

  • 4 nights in Sydney
  • 5 day Self Drive – Cities & Coast
  • 4 nights in Melbourne
  • 5 day Self Drive – Great Ocean Road
  • 3 nights in Adelaide
  • Optional UK flights
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 to 4 - Sydney

Arrive in Sydney for a four night stay in the heart of the city. Walk through the famous weekend Rocks Markets for some unique Australian crafts and souvenirs. Great for shopping, and with the renowned beach lifestyle of Bondi and Manly, this beautiful and vibrant city is like no other place on earth.

Day 5 to 8 - Self Drive

Start your Cities & Coast self drive to Melbourne this morning. This five day self drive includes car hire and hand selected accommodation, with visits to:

  • Canberra
  • Eden
  • Lakes Entrance
  • Phillip Island

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Day 9 to 12 - Melbourne

Spend four nights in the cosmopolitan capital hub of Melbourne. With a thriving café and art culture, it’s a great city to spend a few days in. Cycle along the beachside suburb of St Kilda or wine and dine along the bustling Southbank.

Day 13 to 16 - Self Drive

The Great Ocean Road is possibly one of the most spectacular and iconic drives in Australia.

This 5 day self drive includes visits to:

  • Barossa Valley
  • Apollo Bay
  • Robe
  • Port Fairy

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Day 17 to 19 - Adelaide

After your self drive tour arrive into Adelaide and enjoy a relaxed 3 night stay.

You could visit the informative museums of North Terrace, relax in the city’s parklands or catch the historic tram to the beachside town of Glenelg.

Alternatively why not extend your car hire and drive to the neighbouring wine regions of the Clare Valley or Barossa Valley or enjoy an unforgettable evening overnight on Kangaroo Island?

Day 20 - Farewell

Say a fond farewell to Adelaide as you make your way to the airport for your flight to the UK.

20 day Self Drive Holiday - from £1510

With flights from £2490


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Prices are per person, based on 2 sharing. Flights, hotels and tours are subject to availability and seasonal variations may apply. Call Freedom Destinations for details.

Southern Self Drive 3 Week


We hope this holiday idea will inspire you. We have combined:

  • Leisurely city stays in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide
  • Two self drive adventures including:
    – a carefully planned route
    – comfortable pre-arranged hotels
    – modern, air-conditioned car

You can book this holiday idea as it is or we can tailor it to suit what you want to do. Or ask our team to design a holiday just for you, anywhere in Australia.

Call 0333 234 2889 today to talk with an Australia Expert.

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