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City to Surf

(Until March 2022)

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The one that's 6 days from the buzz of Sydney to the beach side bliss of Byron Bay

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  • Duration

    6 days

  • Places

    2 places

  • Meals

    5 Breakfasts

  • Transport Style

    Mini-Coach + Internal Flights

  • Group Size

    Maximum 30 people

  • Average Group Age

    18-35

  • Team

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Sydney, Byron Bay

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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 all the highlights on offer in between. Catch a sunset cruise in Sydney Harbour, kick back at Bondi beach, learn to surf in Byron Bay and bask in the sun at the most easterly point of Australia. Challenge accepted.

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  • Only $99 deposit to book*

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Nights spent per location

  1. 3 3 nights

    Sydney

  2. 2 2 nights

    Byron Bay

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

  • See the sights on a guided walking tour of Sydney including the Opera House & Watson's Bay

  • Pay your respects at the ANZAC Memorial in Hyde Park, Sydney

  • 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

  • See Sydney's skyline at its best as you take the climb of your life up the famous Harbour Bridge

    A$ 250.00

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 on the harbour.

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

  • Included Flight: Sydney to Byron Bay

  • 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 before filling up on an included breakfast. 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)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Sample Australian wine with cheese in Byron Bay (Selected departures only)

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Byron Bay Lighthouse at Sunrise

  • Cape Byron Sea Kayaking

    A$60.00

DAY 6 - Byron Bay

Byron Bay

It's time to wave goodbye to your new travel friends in Byron today as your trip concludes in the morning. But first, why not opt for early morning yoga on the beach as you watch the golden sun stretch over the famous bay? What a way to say goodbye!

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Find your zen with morning yoga on the golden sands of Byron Bay

Travel your way

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

Where You'll Stay

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  • 5 nights

    All accommodation is included on this trip

    5 nights in Hostel

    5 nights: Multi-share hostel-style accommodation, centrally located so you're right in the action and ready to enjoy your days after a comfy night's sleep.

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