The charm of the Coastal Drive: Victoria and New South Wales

A special trip from Sydney, across the southern coast of New South Wales to Melbourne, the capital of Victoria. It starts from Sydney to the beautiful bay of Jervis Bay, and then through beautiful parks to Lakes Entrance.

From Lakes Entrance continue to Wilsons Promontory Park.
Along splendid inlets, white beaches and natural parks you will arrive gently in Melbourne, an elegant capital with a great passion for art, culture and good food.

Rich in neo-gothic buildings, majestic cathedrals, imposing banks, large shops, sophisticated boutiques, art galleries and theaters around every corner, Melbourne is, without a doubt, a magical city.

Travel itinerary

Day 1: Departure from Italy with intercontinental flight

Day 2: in Flight

Day 3: Sydney
Arrival in Sydney in the morning, accommodation in the chosen hotel and free day for visiting the city. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4: Sydney
Free day to visit the city

Day 5: Sydney
Free day to visit the city

Day 6: Sydney – Jervis Bay – 200 km – (about 3 hours)
S. Pause for lunch in Wollongong where you can also visit the Nan Tien Buddhist Temple, a magnificent Buddhist temple.

Day 7: Jervis Bay – Eden – 315 km – (about 4 hours and 30 minutes)
Departure from Jervis Bay to Eden, an idyllic town nestled on a shining bay where you can relax from the long journey of the day, a trip that could include stops in Batemans Bay for lunch and a choice between two beautiful natural parks: the Gulaga National Park and the Mimosa Rocks National Park

Day 8: Eden – Lakes Entrance – 240 km – (about 3 hours)
Enter the state of Victoria and, passing through pristine parks (including the superb Cape Conran Coastal Park and the Croajingolong Natural Park) , pristine beaches and rolling hills, you get to Lakes Entrance, the entry point to Australia’s largest inland waterway system. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 9: Lakes Entrance – Wilsons Promontory National Park – 250 km – (about 3 hours and 20 minutes)
From Lakes Entrance we continue to Wilsons Promontory Park, where in a distant past Tasmania was united with the Australian continent.
A park still wild, partly crossed by a single paved road and inside which you can meet specimens of very tame endemic fauna and where you can practice activities such as bush walking and surfing … it’s worth a stop, isn’t it? Dinner and overnight

Day 10: Wilsons Promontory National Park – Melbourne – 185 km – (about 2 hours and 40 minutes)
Arrival in Melbourne and hotel accommodation. Possible excursion to Walhalla, a town of only 18 inhabitants, historic and famous for gold mining. A living postcard!

Free day to visit the city and to make excursions in the area.