Example trip

The Best of New South Wales

Best for:

Adventurists and outdoorsy types

8 nights
€8,900
All year

Itinerary highlights

  • Visit Sydney Harbour on a two-hour private cruise

  • Discover Australian wildlife on nature tours in the Blue Mountains

  • Go horseback riding through the picturesque Wolgan Valley

  • Explore the vibrant underwater world of Lord Howe Island

  • Be pampered in luxury accommodation and awake to stunning views every day  

Curated by Katie

“If you plan to be in Sydney in June, time your visit around the Vivid Light Festival where you can see the city lit up. As an alternative to Bondi Beach, take the public ferry to Manly and learn how to surf.”

Itinerary Details

Day 1
Arrival Sydney

Upon arrival you’ll be escorted by car to your accommodation on Sydney’s iconic harbour. The remainder of your day will be spent at leisure.

From: €8,900 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 2
Sydney

Get acquainted with Sydney on a full-day private tour with an expert guide. You’ll explore the historic Rocks area and Sydney Opera House, and wander round the Botanic Gardens.

Enjoy lunch before embarking on a private two-hour cruise around the harbour.

From: €8,900 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 3
Sydney – Wolgan Valley, Blue Mountains

After breakfast, pick up your rental car and drive the scenic 3-hour route to the Wolgan Valley in the Blue Mountains. Settle in and relax.

From: €8,900 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 4
Wolgan Valley, Blue Mountains

Spend two days exploring the beautiful landscape of the Wolgan Valley. Go horseback riding, join a nature or birdwatching tour, or enjoy a guided nature walk. You can also opt to learn archery, get involved in conservation efforts, go mountain biking, or enjoy a romantic bush picnic.

From: €8,900 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 5
Wolgan Valley, Blue Mountains

Enjoy your second day exploring Wolgan Valley.

Your lightfoot Travel Designer can advise on activities prior to departure. 

From: €8,900 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 6
Blue Mountains - Lord Howe Island

Drive back to Sydney, where you’ll drop off your rental car and board the flight to Lord Howe Island.

You’ll be greeted and transferred to your accommodation.

From: €8,900 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 7
Lord Howe Island

Spend two days exploring the tiny island paradise of Lord Howe Island. Formed from an ancient volcano, the island is swathed in rainforest and surrounded by coral reef.

Go snorkelling or scuba diving, or explore the waters by kayak or glass-bottomed boat. Go hiking or birdwatching, play a round on one of Australia’s most picturesque golf courses, cruise the islands, or go surfing.

Your Travel Designer can help plan activities that suit your interests prior to departure.  

From: €8,900 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 8
Lord Howe Island

Continue to discover Lord Howe Island.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can help plan activities that suit your interests prior to departure.  

From: €8,900 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 9
Departure

Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.

From: €8,900 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing