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City to Surf

(From April 2022)

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Girls taking selfie in front of Sydney Bridge and Sydney Opera House

The one that's 8 days from the buzz of Sydney to the beach side bliss of Byron Bay, plus the Noosa Everglades

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  • Duration

    8 days

  • Places

    6 places

  • Meals

    4 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

  • Transport Style

    Mini-Coach + Internal Flights

  • Group Size

    Maximum 30 people

  • Average Group Age

    18-35

  • Team

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Sydney, Byron Bay, Noosa Everglades, Brisbane, Hosanna Farm, K'gari (Fraser Island)

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About this trip

Want to discover the bright lights & best beaches of the East Coast in under one week? Let this trip guide you from sun-drenched Sydney to bohemian Byron Bay with a stop in the wilderness of the Noosa Everglades in between. Catch a sunset cruise in Sydney Harbour, kick back at Bondi beach, wake up to the sounds of birds chirping at your Special Stay Everglades Eco Lodge, learn to surf in Byron Bay and bask in the sun at the most easterly point of Australia. Challenge accepted.

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Map & Itinerary

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  • River route
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Nights spent per location

  1. 3 3 nights

    Sydney

  2. 2 2 nights

    Byron Bay

  3. via via

    Hosanna Farm

  4. 2 2 nights

    Noosa Everglades

  5. via via

    K'gari (Fraser Island)

  6. Brisbane

DAY 1 - Arrive Sydney

Sydney

Welcome to Sydney! Meet up with your brand new travel family and hit the road and head on a day trip to one of Australia's finest: the majestic Blue Mountains (which aren't actually blue, but are still beautiful all the same). Out here in the great Aussie Outdoors we'll be learning about the legends behind the famous Three Sisters rock formation as well as exploring the Jamison Ridge area. We'll head back to Sydney and the evening is yours to make the most of.

Stay

Wake Up Hostel (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Take a day trip to the Blue Mountains and learn about their cultural significance

DAY 2 - Sydney

Sydney

This morning set out to explore this sun-drenched, cosmopolitan and eternally cool city. Your Trip Manager will give you the low down on all of Sydney's best bits as you get a tour of the highlights. Check out the Opera House, catch the ferry to Watsons Bay to experience the iconic skyline from a different perspective, then venture over to Bondi Beach where you can spend the afternoon lazing about in the sunshine. If you've got a head for heights, an optional Sydney Harbour Bridge climb is the best way to see that iconic harbour.

Stay

Wake Up Hostel (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Guided Walking Tour of Sydney

  • See the Opera House, visit ANZAC Memorial & The Royal Botanic Gardens on your Sydney Walking Tour

  • Cruise across the spectacular bays of Sydney Harbour on a ferry to Watson's Bay

  • Spend the afternoon at Sydney's Bondi Beach & swim in the dreamy blue waters

  • Protect marine life by taking '3 for the sea' at Bondi Beach

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Sydney Harbour Evening Bridge Climb

    A$252.00

DAY 3 - Sydney

Sydney

With a full free day to choose your own adventure, we have plenty of Free Time Add-Ons for you to pick from. Wine-lovers can sign up for an Australian wine tasting experience; water-lovers can opt for a sunset cruise or jetboat across the Sydney Harbour plus much more.

Stay

Wake Up Hostel (or similar)

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Australian Cheese and Wine Tasting

    A$ 40.00

  • Sydney Harbour Sunset Cruise

    A$25.00

  • Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Ride

    A$ 60.00

  • Sydney Highlights Bike Tour

    A$ 70.00

  • Taronga Zoo Entry

    A$47.00

DAY 4 - Sydney to Byron Bay

Sydney

With Sydney satisfaction levels at a high this morning we jump on a plane to Byron Bay where all your hippie dreams can come to life.

Byron Bay

Landing in Byron Bay, we'll drop off our bags at the accomodation and start as we mean to go on, heading straight to the beach. Here in Byron we'll unleash our secret talent for surfing with an included lesson. You'll be a pro in no time! Afterwards, why not finish the afternoon with some beer tasting at a famous Byron Bay Brewery?

Stay

Wake Up Hostel (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Live out your bohemian dreams with a surfing lesson in Byron Bay

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Taste craft beer at the Stone and Wood Brewery in Byron Bay

    A$ 40.00

DAY 5 - Byron Bay

Byron Bay

We'll continue the surf vibes today with the option to kickstart our morning with sunrise at Australia's most easterly point. Then you have the rest of the day free to explore like a local. With the afternoon stretched out ahead of you, there's kayaking, relaxing on the beach and whale watching (seasonal) all on offer - your time here will be nothing short of magic.

Stay

Wake Up Hostel (or similar)

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Byron Bay Lighthouse at Sunrise

  • Cape Byron Sea Kayaking

    A$60.00

DAY 6 - Byron Bay to Noosa Everglades via Hosanna Farm

Byron Bay

It's time to wave goodbye to Byron and head up the coast to Noosa Everglades. But first, why not opt for early morning yoga on the beach as you watch the golden sun stretch over the famous bay?

Hosanna Farm

On the way north we'll stop at Hosanna Farm, an authentic Aussie farm where you'll have the chance to meet and feed the farm animals, as well as try some traditional Australian tucker - damper & billy tea. 

Noosa Everglades

Buzzing from our farm adventures, we'll head to our next destination, the Noosa Everglades. Here we'll unpack at our Special Stay Eco Lodge home for the next two nights and relax with a group dinner in the bistro & bar area, surrounded by the chatter and rustling of local birds and kangaroos.

Stay

Habitat Noosa

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Stay at a sustainable Eco Lodge in Noosa Everglades

  • Spot kangaroos from your cabin at our Special Stay Eco Lodge in the Noosa Everglades

  • Cook your own delicious damper on the fire at Hosanna Farm

  • Feed the farm animals at Hosanna Farm

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Morning Yoga Class

DAY 7 - Noosa Everglades - K'gari (Fraser Island) Day Trip

Noosa Everglades

Wake up to the sound of birds chirping at our Eco Camp this morning (you might even spot a kangaroo) and grab a quick brekkie before heading out for a day on K'gari (Fraser Island).

K'gari (Fraser Island)

Your spirits will be at an all-time high after this day full of sand dunes, scenic lakes and dense rainforests. We'll cruise along the world's longest sand highway before you appease your hunger with a tasty lunch.

Noosa Everglades

It's back to the Eco Camp this evening for our final night here. You have free time to tuck into some food at the bistro, sample the offerings at the CootharaBAR boutique brewery, or just relax and enjoy the lush surroundings of this beautiful protected National Park.

Stay

Habitat Noosa

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Stay at a sustainable Eco Lodge in Noosa Everglades

  • Spot kangaroos from your cabin at our Special Stay Eco Lodge in the Noosa Everglades

  • Spend the day on the world's largest sand island: Fraser Island

  • Swim in idyllic Lake Mackenzie on Fraser Island

  • Enjoy a tasty lunch on Fraser Island

DAY 8 - Noosa Everglades to Brisbane

Noosa Everglades

It's your final day but what better way to say goodbye to The Glades than with an optional Canoeing Excursion on one of only two Everglades in the world!

Brisbane

Swap social deets and make plans for future adventures. Where will we go together next?

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Noosa Everglades Canoe Trip

    A$55.00

Travel your way

This trip can be booked in smaller or bigger sections, so you can pick your dream adventure, tailored for you

Top Experiences

16 included & 11 free time add-ons available to add later

  • Cape Byron Sea Kayaking

    A$60.00

    Byron Bay

  • Live out your bohemian dreams with a surfing lesson in Byron Bay

    Included

    Sydney

  • Take a day trip to the Blue Mountains and learn about their cultural significance

    Included

    Sydney

City to Surf (From April 2022)

16 Inclusions

Experiences that are included with your trip

  • Take a day trip to the Blue Mountains and learn about their cultural significance
  • Guided Walking Tour of Sydney
  • See the Opera House, visit ANZAC Memorial & The Royal Botanic Gardens on your Sydney Walking Tour
  • Cruise across the spectacular bays of Sydney Harbour on a ferry to Watson's Bay
  • Spend the afternoon at Sydney's Bondi Beach & swim in the dreamy blue waters
  • Protect marine life by taking '3 for the sea' at Bondi Beach
  • Live out your bohemian dreams with a surfing lesson in Byron Bay
  • Stay at a sustainable Eco Lodge in Noosa Everglades
  • Spot kangaroos from your cabin at our Special Stay Eco Lodge in the Noosa Everglades
  • Cook your own delicious damper on the fire at Hosanna Farm
  • Feed the farm animals at Hosanna Farm
  • Stay at a sustainable Eco Lodge in Noosa Everglades
  • Spot kangaroos from your cabin at our Special Stay Eco Lodge in the Noosa Everglades
  • Spend the day on the world's largest sand island: Fraser Island
  • Swim in idyllic Lake Mackenzie on Fraser Island
  • Enjoy a tasty lunch on Fraser Island

11 Free Time Add-Ons

Optional experiences that you can choose from and pay for on your trip

  • Sydney Harbour Evening Bridge Climb A$252.00
  • Australian Cheese and Wine Tasting A$ 40.00
  • Sydney Harbour Sunset Cruise A$25.00
  • Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Ride A$ 60.00
  • Sydney Highlights Bike Tour A$ 70.00
  • Taronga Zoo Entry A$47.00
  • Taste craft beer at the Stone and Wood Brewery in Byron Bay A$ 40.00
  • Byron Bay Lighthouse at Sunrise
  • Cape Byron Sea Kayaking A$60.00
  • Morning Yoga Class
  • Noosa Everglades Canoe Trip A$55.00

Where You'll Stay

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    Noosa Everglades Eco-Camp

    Noosa, Australia

    The beautiful Noosa Everglades Eco-Lodge is nestled just 25 minutes north of Noosa, in the heart of the Everglades. Stroll along the stunning 65 acres of greenery, glide down the glades on a cruise, or enjoy a beer at the on-site CootharaBar micro-brewery

    2 nights

  • 7 nights

    All accommodation is included on this trip

    5 nights in Hostel, 2 nights in Contiki Special Stay

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