Tick off Sydney's three 'must-do' day trip destinations by combining them all in one amazing overnight tour from the Harbour City. Experience the rugged beauty of the Blue Mountains, the delicious delights of the Hunter Valley food and wine region, and the coastal magnificence of Port Stephens.

AUD $275pp

2 Day Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley and Port Stephens Tour from Sydney
Departs: Monday and Thursday at 7am
Departs from: Selected Bondi Junction and CBD pick-up points
Duration: 2 days/1 night

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Editor's summary:

‘Why waste valuable time in Sydney travelling to and from the must-see Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley and Port Stephens? On this lively, accommodated overnight adventure, you’ll experience the best of all three regions in one go, and make some new friends along the way. The base tour price includes shared dorm-style accommodation, and you have the option to upgrade to a private room.’

Tour highlights

  • Enjoy the stunning natural beauty of the Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley and Port Stephens over two amazing days
  • Visit the coastal town of Nelson Bay in Port Stephens and go dolphin watching or sandboarding (additional cost applies)
  • Sample vodkas, schnapps, liqueurs and chocolate in the Hunter Valley
  • Drive across the Great Dividing Range and see kangaroos and other wildlife
  • Bushwalk in the Blue Mountains National Park, and see the famous Three Sisters rock formation
  • Maximum group size: 24.

What's included

  • Guided group tour with commentary
  • Comfortable air-conditioned transport
  • Friendly and knowledgeable guide
  • Overnight hostel accommodation (choice of shared dorm or twin/single room)
  • Meals (1 x breakfast and 1 x lunch)
  • National park entry fees
  • Vodka, liqueur, schnapps and chocolate tasting
  • Guided bushwalk and other group activities
  • Dolphin spotting cruise (additional cost applies)
  • Sandboarding tour (additional cost applies).


Shared dorm-style accommodation: AUD $275pp
Double hostel room with shared bathroom (based on two people sharing): AUD $325pp
Single hostel room with shared bathroom (single occupant only): AUD $375
Double room with private ensuite (based on two people sharing): AUD $362.50pp
Single room with private ensuite (single occupant only): AUD $450

Standard prices apply to adults and children. This tour is not suitable for children under the age of eight. Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult on the tour.

The maximum number of guests per private room is two. If you are travelling as a family, please contact us on 1300 330 189 prior to booking online so we can check the accommodation options available for your travel dates.

What you can expect

This popular 2 Day Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley and Port Stephens Tour from Sydney offers a fun, friendly and cost-effective way to see three of New South Wales’ most stunning landscapes, and make plenty of new friends along the way. The tour includes transport, clean and comfortable accommodation, two meals and several activities.

The itinerary is as follows:

Day 1. Port Stephens and the Hunter Valley (L)

Once guest pick-ups from Bondi Junction and the Sydney CBD are completed, you’ll set off across the Sydney Harbour Bridge in comfortable air-conditioned transport. Your first destination on this 2 Day Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley and Port Stephens Tour is the coastal retreat of Port Stephens, which is located north of Newcastle (just over two-hours’ drive from the New South Wales capital). Your friendly guide will introduce themselves and the rest of the group, and outline your itinerary for the next two days. [More]

On arrival in Port Stephens you’ll have the optional opportunity to go sandboarding or head out on a dolphin spotting cruise (additional costs apply). There’s also time for a dip in the turquoise waters of Nelson Bay, and to enjoy the stunning views from the lighthouse. An included picnic-style lunch is provided.

Next stop is the famous Hunter Valley wine-producing region, but you’ll have the opportunity to taste some different types of local drops, including vodkas, schnapps and liqueurs. You’ll also visit a chocolate factory for another decadent tasting.

After you’ve settled into your cosy accommodation on this 2 Day Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley and Port Stephens Tour, the group will head out for a meal at Potters boutique brewhouse (own expense).

Day 2.  Blue Mountains (B)

After an early included breakfast, the tour sets off at a leisurely pace towards the fabulous Blue Mountains. This incredibly scenic drive is one of the highlights of the tour. You’ll traverse the majestic Great Dividing Range through verdant bushland, and have the opportunity to spot kangaroos in the wild along the way.

On arrival in the Blue Mountains, you’ll get to see the famous Three Sisters rock formation in the town of Katoomba and the stunning Wentworth Falls that overlook the Jamison Valley. You’ll enjoy a bushwalk through a lush temperate forest, before it’s time to hit the road back to Sydney.

Your 2 Day Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley and Port Stephens Tour concludes back at Central railway station at around 5.30pm.

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Once your booking has been completed, a confirmation document will be sent automatically to your email address, including hotel pick-up details and operator contact information for the day. Please print the confirmation or have it available on your smart phone. Please refer to the booking confirmation for your confirmed pick-up time.

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Your booking may initially show as ‘on request’ if minimum numbers have not been met. We should be able to confirm the booking within 48 hours. If the tour does not proceed, you will be offered an alternative or given a full refund.

This tour departs Mondays and Thursdays at 7am (approx.). Pick-up is available from the following locations:

6.30am — Meriton Suites Bondi Junction, 97 Grafton St, Bondi Junction
7am — Wake Up Sydney Hostel, 814 George St, Sydney CBD (next to Central railway station)

The tour concludes the following day at 5.30pm (approx.) with drop-off at Central railway station.

The minimum age for participants on this tour is 8 years. Participants under the age of 17 must be accompanied on the tour by an adult.

The tour includes shared hostel accommodation with shared bathroom facilities. It is possible to upgrade to twin-share accommodation or a single room. Please follow the prompts when making your booking. Bed linen is provided in all room-types.

Some special dietary needs can be catered for. Please advise us of your requirements when you book.

Participants should bring swimwear, walking shoes, a towel and appropriate clothing for the season.

This tour operates in all weather conditions.