Southbank, Brisbane, Queensland
Double Island Point, Fraser Island
Sydney Opera House, New South Wales
Three Sisters, Blue Mountains
Byron Bay Beaches, New South Wales
Maheno Shipwreck, Fraser Island
Brisbane, Queensland

Sydney to the Sunshine State

16 day Holiday Idea - from £1475

With flights from £2575

The perfect two week holiday, journey from the heart of New South Wales to the holiday playground of South Queensland.


  • Time to explore Sydney and surrounds
  • Enjoy the scenery of the Blue Mountains
  • Self drive adventure along the Pacific Coast
  • Brisbane’s lively Southbank
  • Fraser Island adventure

Your Holiday Includes:

  • 4 night hotel stay in Sydney
  • Full day Blue Mountains tour
  • 6 day Self Drive – Pacific Coast
  • 3 night Fraser Island Explorer
  • Optional UK flights
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 to 3 - Sydney

Arrive into Sydney for a four night stay giving you time to explore the harbour, beaches and inner-city precincts of this lively city. Spend time relaxing on Circular Quay surrounded by the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, which you can climb if you are feeling adventurous. In the evenings there is a great selection of harbourside or city restaurants. There is also time to take the ferry to Manly, stroll along Bondi, or relax in the beautiful Botanical Gardens.

Day 4 - Blue Mountains

This morning take a full day tour to the majestic Blue Mountains, you’ll be stopping at the Jamison Valley, Leura, Echo Point and the iconic Three Sisters rocks. Ride the Skyway cable car or meet the koalas, kangaroos, wombats and others at the Featherdale Wildlife Park.

Day 5 to 9 - Self Drive

Leave the bright lights of Sydney behind as you head to the rolling vineyards of the Hunter Valley and to Australia’s oldest wine-producing region on a Pacific Coast self drive tour.

This 6 day self drive includes visits to:

  • Hunter Valley
  • Port Stephens
  • Coffs Harbour
  • Byron Bay

Read more about the Pacific Coast self drive

Day 10 to 11 - Brisbane

Spend two nights in the lively city of Brisbane. Laze in the lush riverside gardens of South Bank, browse the Eagle Street markets and swim in its man made lagoon. Stroll through the City Botanic Gardens, shop on the famous Queen Street mall or take a ferry ride down the Brisbane River to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

Day 12 to 15 - Fraser Island Explorer

Travel north to the largest sand island in the world for a fun filled three night Fraser Island Explorer. Featuring long uninterrupted white sandy beaches, tall majestic rainforests, crystal clear freshwater lakes and teeming with wildlife, the island plays host to a rich and diverse ecosystem. From August to October keep a lookout for whales en-route to Antarctica.

Day 16 - Farewell

Spend your last day in Oz soaking up the glorious Brisbane sunshine before you start your journey back to the UK.

16 day Holiday Idea - from £1475

With flights from £2575


  • Add extra nights in Sydney, Brisbane or any location en route
  • Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Choose to fly Economy, Premium, Business of First Class
  • Add a stopover to Australia in Singapore, Dubai or another destination

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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.

Sydney to the Sunshine State 2 Week

HOLIDAY IDEAS to inspire you

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

  • A self drive adventure including
    – comfortable pre-arranged hotels
    – air conditioned car hire
    – a carefully planned route
  • Exciting city stays with a choice of hotels
  • A Fraser Island Explorer including
    – hotel accommodation at Kingfisher Bay Resort
    – return passenger ferry from Hervey Bay
    – daily breakfast
  • Optional UK flights

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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