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Sydney Southern Highlands and Grand Pacific Drive

The "Do Something Different" Tour. See Australia and get away from the crowds!

This tour (or any version of it), can ONLY be booked as a private charter - ideal for large families or groups up to 24. Full commentary available in English or Spanish. This tour is the ultimate "do something different tour"! Rain forest walks, National Parks, quaint historic towns, spectacular viewpoints, waterfalls, wine tasting etc. Want to see classic Australia? This tour has got the lot!

Sydney Royal National Park

Sydney Royal National Park

Travel through Sydney's beautiful heritage-listed Royal National Park. Established in 1879, it's the world's second-oldest national park. It features unique heritage attractions, along with fascinating plants, birds and animals. It is located near Cronulla within an hour's drive from both the Sydney CBD and Wollongong, the 16,000ha National Park is like Sydney's very own big and beautiful backyard!

Bald Hill Lookout

Bald Hill Lookout

As we leave the Sydney Royal National Park we are rewarded with the perfect place to stop, to stretch your legs, buy an ice cream and admire the view all the way down the New South Wales Coast to Wollongong.

Bulli Scenic Lookout

Bulli Scenic Lookout

Bulli Scenic Lookout or otherwise known as the Sublime Point Lookout has to be one of the finest viewpoints in New South Wales....and that is saying something! It offers 180 degree views over the sea, the rainforest and the 17 beaches that span the coastline to Wollongong - say no more!

Minnamurra Rainforest (entry included)

Minnamurra Rainforest

A rare tract of subtropical and temperate rainforest on the NSW South Coast, inland from Kiama. Here, visitors can enjoy an easy 1.6 km boardwalk though the rainforest and experience the diversity of plant species and an array of wildlife incl. the elusive lyrebirds, water dragons, and many bird species that call Minnamurra home

Wine Tasting - Southern Highlands Style!

Wine Tasting - Southern Highlands Style!

Wine tasting at one of the Southern Highland's premier wine making vineyards. Southern Highland Wines is owned and operated by three families: Rossi, Corradi and Colloridi. All families descend from Italian heritage. The group settled in the Highlands to create a high quality wine and food tourism facility based on cool climate viticulture and wine making. The 83 acre Sutton Forest estate have approximately 30 acres of vines planted. This is your chance to sample their range of beautiful wines as well as appreciating their stunning location

Fitzroy Falls

Carrington Falls

Carrington Falls is a plunge waterfall across the Kangaroo River. The falls are situated where the river crosses the western escarpment of the Budderoo Plateau. The falls are protected within the Budderoo National Park, at an approximate elevation of 542 metres (1,778 ft) above sea level and descend approximately 130–160 metres (430–520 ft) from the plateau to the valley floor. The views from here are spectacular.

Hinterland Region

Hinterland Region

The scenery around the Hinterland Region was the inspiration behind creating this tour. An area that has that has a quintessential countryside, farming, rural and rather wind-blown appearance. This is an area that feels old, rugged, remote and is definitely a place the locals can feel proud of. It is dotted with cute country towns that boast boutique shops, art galleries, Devonshire Teas, history and beautiful countryside. Although beautiful all year round, Autumn is particularly special, as the many European trees display their radiant autumnal colours before shedding their leaves for the winter. Come and enjoy this tranquil place and see a slice of the "real Australia" while doing and seeing something completely different!

Grand Pacific Drive

Grand Pacific Drive

Just 1 hour south of Sydney, the Grand Pacific Drive encompasses some of NSW's most spectacular scenery. Come and enjoy this coastline which boasts some of the State's most beautiful beaches and rock pools. Featured along this iconic road are many quaint seaside villages, but the jewel in the crown is the iconic 665 metre Sea Cliff Bridge, (pic courtesy of Destination Wollongong). Beyond the Grand Pacific Drive is the bustling city of Wollongong and beyond that are the beautiful coastal towns of Shellharbour and Kiama.


Booking This Tour

To book this tour, please contact Flamin' Galah Sydney Tours directly so that we can provide you a quote based on the number of people in your group, where you are staying and how many hours you would like to do the tour for. Call 02 9977 7890 or email

Tour Pricing

The itinerary that exists for this tour is just a rough guide. This tour is ONLY available as a PRIVATE TOUR tour and is priced from $75 per hour for between 1 and 11 people. For groups between 12 and 24, the tour is priced from $85 per hour. Our private tours are suitable for anyone, but can especially cater for people travelling to or from the airport or their cruise ship.You may purchase this tour based on the itinerary that is described on the website, or request a different version of this tour. This tour can be cut back or extended to suit your budget. Approximate length of the tour described on the website is 10 hours. Please note that we also charge an extra 1.25 hours for pick-up and drop-off to your accommodation if staying in the centre of Sydney or an extra half an hour for pick-up and drop-off to your accommodation if staying in Manly. We also charge an extra 2.2% for payments via credit card. Not included in the price is: National Park entry = $2.3 per person and rain forest walk = $4.4 per person

Lunch and attractions

Lunch is not included on this tour and it does not include entry into any attractions e.g. rainforest walk (please request this).

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