Southern Coast & Capital Self Drive

16 day Self Drive Holiday - from £1154

With flights from £1999

This 16 day holiday combines two of the most popular self drives in Australia, taking you on a memorable journey of discovery between Adelaide and Sydney.


  • The Twelve Apostles and coastal scenery of the Great Ocean Road
  • Melbourne’s laneways and café culture
  • The penguins of Phillip Island
  • Sydney Harbour and icons

Your Holiday Includes:

  • 1 night hotel stay in Adelaide
  • 5 day Self Drive – Great Ocean Road
  • 3 nights in Melbourne
  • 5 day Self Drive – Cities & Coast
  • 2 night hotel stay in iconic Sydney
  • Optional UK flights
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 to 3 - Adelaide

Board your flight to Adelaide and sit back in comfort as you enjoy the complimentary onboard entertainments, drinks, meals and refreshments. In Adelaide, spend the afternoon exploring this quaint historic city. Your luxury hotel is located opposite the popular Rundle Street Mall and a short stroll from the museums and government buildings of North Terrace. Alternatively, you may wish to fight the jet lag with a visit to the beachside suburb of Glenelg, a short tram ride from the city.

Hotel: Mayfair Hotel, Adelaide

Day 4 to 7 - Self Drive

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

This 5 day tour includes visits to:

  • Barossa Valley
  • Apollo Bay
  • Port Fairy
  • Robe

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Day 8 to 9 - Melbourne

Spend two 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. There are plenty of activities and excursions in Melbourne to choose from, whether you decide to stay within the city or venture further afield to Phillip Island or the Yarra Valley wine region.

Hotel: Batman’s Hill, Melbourne

Day 10 to 13 - Self Drive

Pick up your hire car and start your Cities & Coast Self Drive to Sydney this morning.

This 5 day tour includes visits to:

  • Phillip Island
  • Lakes Entrance
  • Eden
  • Canberra

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Day 14 to 15 - Sydney

Watch the city skyline come into view as you drive towards the bright lights and towering buildings of Sydney. A two night stay will allow you to explore this famous gateway city and make the most of the many Sydney day tours and experiences on offer. A visit to the iconic beaches of either Bondi or Manly will allow you to experience the famous surf culture, or take in culture of a different kind at the Sydney Opera House.

Hotel: Vibe Hotel, Sydney

Day 16 - Farewell from Sydney

Board your onward flight back to the UK but taking with you a host of memories and hopefully some of the Australian easy-going way of life!

16 day Self Drive Holiday - from £1154

With flights from £1999


  • Upgrade to deluxe hotels from £1155
  • Add a ticket to an Opera House performance from £85
  • Choose to fly Economy, Premium, Business or First Class
  • Add a stopover to Australia in Dubai, Singapore or another destination

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The guide price shown is per person based on 2 sharing standard accommodation. Price may vary according to season and standard of hotels chosen. Please call Freedom Destinations for details and availability.

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HOLIDAY IDEAS to inspire you

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

  • Exciting city stays with a choice of hotels
  • Two self drive adventures including:
    – comfortable pre-arranged hotels
    – air conditioned car hire
    – carefully planned routes
  • 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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For advice or to start planning your holiday

talk to an Australia Expert on 0333 234 2889

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