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Please note: We don't include the car in the prices as there are so many choices. You can either book your own car or we'd be pleased to do it for you.



Sydney to Sydney
4 days
Breathtaking countryside, superb roads, vineyards and beautiful coastline on this round-trip.
Sydney to Sydney Extended
7 days
Discover incredible countryside, twisting roads and beautiful coastline on this 2,180kms round trip from Sydney


Sydney to Brisbane 6 days
Discover incredible countryside, twisting roads and beautiful coastline on this 1,538km trip from Sydney to Brisbane
Sydney to Brisbane and Return
10 days
Explore incredible countryside, twisting roads and beautiful coastline on this 2,555km trip from Sydney to Brisbane and back


Sydney to Melbourne
7 days
NSW southern coast, Snowy Mountains, Victoria High Country, Grampians National Park and the Great Ocean Road
Sydney to Melbourne and Return
14 days
There are few tours worldwide that can compete with the scenery & biking roads on this one

Sydney to Tasmania to Melbourne
17 days
All the highlights of Tasmania combined with some spectacular biking roads.


Sydney to Cairns
17 days
This has to be the ultimate Australian bike tour


Sydney to Perth
24 days
An amazing once in a lifetime journey through the heart of Australia.
Sydney to Melbourne and Return
Sydney to Melbourne and Return

Drive to Melbourne via the lovely NSW coast, mountain roads of the Alp, the beautiful Grampians and world renown Great Ocean Road and on the way back to Sydney visit the lovely Mornington Peninsula, Lakes Entrance, Canberra & the world famous Blue Mountains. An amazing tour!

14 day tour - 4,214kms

AU$ 2,310 BOOK NOW

Includes: 13 nights accommodation plus:
A full day spent in the Grampians National Park and Melbourne.

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The highland scenery, beaches and roads on this trip are spectacular! Alpine scenery means superb roads and the coastal routes are renown as being some of the best in the world. This tour is best undertaken from late Spring to early Autumn due to the weather. There are few tours worldwide that can compete with the scenery & roads on this one...!

Sydney's Harbour Bridge at nightSydney - The Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, ferry boats to Manly... it's one of the most scenic and interesting cities in the world. A great place to start any tour with so much to see and great public transport.

NSW Southern Coast - superb beaches, great scenery and lovely coastal towns can all be found along this route. Your first night stop is at Batemans Bay

Snowy Mountains - Huge alpine scenery in Australia? Most people don't realise that Australia has more ski runs than Switzerland! Drive fantastic twisting roads with breathtaking scenery past the towns of the snowflieds.

Point Lookout with stunning views across New England National ParkVictoria Highlands - continuing from the Snowy Mountains in NSW, Victoria has its own share of beautiful scenery and winding roads.

Grampians National Park - after driving through the Victorian Goldfields with their old fashioned towns, bakeries and coffee shops you'll find yourself in the lovely Grampians National Park. This area of granite highlands is jam packed with wildlife, waterfalls and superb lookouts . On really clear days you can even see the Great Ocean Road 170kms away! You'll have a day here to relax, explore the local area and perhaps take a walk or two through the peacefeul scenery.

The Great Ocean Road - Famous as one of the most scenic coastal drives in the world, words can't describe the wonderful scenery on this 280km stretch of road leading to Melbourne. There are stunning ocean views on one side and the Otway Ranges on the other with their temperate rainforest and eucalypts with koalas. It is a superb road and one that every driver should travel at least once in their life!

The marvellous Great Ocean Road

The Mornington Peninsula...well, some of itMelbourne - a bustling, cosmopolitan city with loads to see and do. Lygon Street has superb Italian restaurants for an Al Fresco meal and you can tour the city quickly and easily on the trams. Take a walk along the Yarra River, have a coffee or glass of wine at one of the many bars on the way.

Canberra - the capital of Australia with amazing modern architecture and fantastic formal parklands.

Blue Mountains - end on a high with huge waterfalls, the second largest canyon on earth and lovely short walks. Many people have heard of the Three Sisters and you'll visit these and drive back to Sydney via the viewpoints and short walks of Echo Drive. Stop in Katoomba or one of the other small towns for lunch and a coffee before heading back in to Sydney.