Sydney to Brisbane Coastal Route North

Aerial view of the stunning Gold Coast skyline on a sunny day, Queensland, Australia

Self-drive Holidays

There’s something wonderfully liberating as you jump in the car and leave behind the suburbs of Sydney. It’s a chance to drive into the countryside where wine regions, such as the Hunter Valley, offer untold excuses to stop, pull over, and admire the view. This is where the foodies come for gourmet weekends amongst the sun-kissed vineyards. After a whirl of fine wines and artisan cheeses, you’ll pick up the Pacific Highway and head to Port Stephens and Port Macquarie on Australia’s east coast. Take your time to appreciate the Aussie ambience against a backdrop of surfable swells and soft white sand. You’re on route for a couple of nights in Byron Bay. And there’s nowhere better to celebrate the completion of your road trip before heading to Brisbane to drop off the car. Travelling with confidence has never been more straightforward with a choice of standard or superior accommodation organised in advance. Freedom, fun and peace of mind – what’s not to like?

Discover Tailor-Made Travel

  • Award-winning holidays
  • ATOL protected
  • Incredible value



5 nights in standard or superior hotel, room only basis

Excursions and visits

  • Sydney to the Hunter Valley vineyards
  • Pacific Highway to Port Stephens and Port Macquarie
  • White sand dunes, Pacific swells and coastal parks
  • Two nights in Byron Bay
  • Drive the Gold Coast route to Brisbane

Not included

  • International and domestic flights
  • Visas
  • Optional excursions
  • Meals, unless stated


6 days Hertz Group H car rental


  • 5 nights

  • Australasia . Australia . Sydney . Brisbane

  • International flights not included

From £529 per person

Mon - Fri: 9am - 8pm

Saturday: 9am - 6pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm


Duration: 6 days

SHSBC_map Sydney Brisbane Coastal North


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