Southern Self Drive

Combining two fantastic self drives on an unforgettable 20 day touring adventure from Sydney to Adelaide, along the famous Great Ocean Road.

Suggested itinerary includes:

  • 3 nights in Sydney
  • 4 nights travelling to Melbourne with great stop offs
  • 3 nights in Melbourne
  • 6 nights along the Great Ocean Road
  • 3 nights in Adelaide

Day 1 - Sydney
Arrive in Sydney for a three night stay in the heart of the city. Walk through the famous weekend Rocks Markets for some unique Australian crafts and souvenirs. Great for shopping and with the renowned beach lifestyle of Bondi and Manly, this beautiful and vibrant city is like no other place on earth.

Day 4 - Capital & Coast Self Drive
Start your Capital & Coast self drive tour to Melbourne this morning. From Sydney, make your way through Canberra, Eden, Lakes Entrance, spend the final night beside the famous penguins of Phillip Island, before enjoying the sights of Melbourne. This scenic drive will take you through fabulous mountain, forest and coastal scenery with plenty of great stops and photo opportunities along the way

Day 8 - Melbourne
Spend three nights in the cosmopolitan capital hub of Melbourne. With a thriving café and art culture, it's a great city to spend a few days in. Cycle along tthe beachside suburb of St Kilda or wine and dine along the bustling Southbank.

Day 11 - Great Ocean Road Self Drive
The Great Ocean Road self drive is possibly one of the most spectacular and iconic drives in Australia. This morning, start your drive along the Shipwreck Coast and visit the renowned gold rush towns and whaling ports as you make your way to the city of Adelaide. Winding through rugged scenery past the infamous Twelve Apostles rock formations and the rainforests, waterfalls and beautiful walking trails of the Otway range.

Day 17 - Adelaide
After your self drive tour arrive into Adelaide and enjoying a relaxed 3 night stay. Visit the informative museums of North Terrace, relax in the city's parklands or catch the historic tram to the beachside town of Glenelg. Alternatively extend your car hire and drive to the neighbouring wine regions of the Clare or Barossa Valley or enjoy an overnight stay on Kangaroo Island.

Day 20 - Farewell
Say a fond farewell to Adelaide as you make your way back to the UK

20 day Southern Self Drive holiday from £1519

with flights from £2384

Choose the accommodation you prefer:
Sydney - Choose a centrally located hotel or apartment hotel to be close to and withing walking distance to Sydney’s attractions.
Adelaide - For a great selection of hotels and apartments located in the centre of Adelaide.
Melbourne - A choice of great hotels and apartments in the heart of the city or the leafy suburbs.

Be sure to enjoy:

  • A Sydney Harbour Bridge climb
  • A ferry ride to Manly
  • A day trip to the Blue mountains
  • Restaurants, bars and attractions of Darling Harbour
  • The Great Ocean Road 
  • Phillip Island’s to see the Penguin Parade
  • The 12 Apostles 
  • A cruise along  the Murray River
  • A trip to the great Barossa Valley
  • An abundance of wildlife on Kangaroo Island
  • The historic town in the Fleurieu Peninsula
  • The food and wine culture of Adelaide

You may also wish to add day tours and activities and a worldwide stopover

Guide prices shown are per person based on two sharing standard accommodation and include 13 days car hire and full ABTA/ ATOL protection. Prices vary according to season and standard of accommodation chosen. To plan your own holiday Downunder call Freedom Australia on 0333 234 2889.

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Suggested Itinerary

This itinerary shows the type of holiday you can enjoy with Freedom Australia. You can change it to suit your individual needs.

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  • Choose the style of accommodation you prefer
  • Add day tours and activities in the places you visit
  • Extend your stay in any of the locations
  • Add other destinations or visit family and friends

 

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