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Wilderness Adventures

South Coast Explorer

14 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: GOSCSM14R
  • Remote Journey
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Booderee National Park

Spot local wildlife while an Indigenous expert will offer an insight into bush food, medicine and survival skills.

The Best of Yarrangobilly

Embark on guided exploration to discover Jillabenan Cave's delicate stalagmites, stalactites, shawls and cave corals.

Mount Kosciuszko

Ride the Kosciuszko Express Chairlift to lunch at Australia’s highest restaurant 1,937 metres above Thredbo Village.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 21 destinations
  • Small group (maximum 20 guests)
  • Travel in a custom-designed 4WD vehicle
  • Meals as stated, sightseeing, national park fees and airport transfers
  • The services of an expert Driver-Guide

Map & Itinerary

Australia Map 2019 GOSCSM14R
Melbourne to Sydney

Reverse Trip

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

Today you will set out on the iconic Great Ocean Road as you pass some of the most awe-inspiring coastal landscapes, including a visit to Torquay. Arrive in the picturesque village of Lorne.

Stay: Two Nights, Great Ocean Road, Mantra Lorne

Continue to discover this dramatic coastline of the Great Ocean Road with a stop at the Twelve Apostles.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Travel along the Great Ocean Road and return back to Melbourne.

Stay: Pullman Melbourne on the Park

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Take an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Healesville Sanctuary. Interact with native wildlife in a stunning bushland setting, while learning about how the sanctuary is committed to fighting extinction.


Be ready to depart the Pullman Melbourne on the Park Hotel this morning at 8.30am. Travel to Healesville, where you will enjoy your Signature Experience Head then head to the popular Yarra Valley wine region, where you'll enjoy a welcome Lunch at Coombe, once the home of world-famous opera singer, Dame Nellie Melba. Travel via Buxton to Mansfield.

Stay: Mansfield, Sebel Pinnacle Valley Resort

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Stop in Glenrowan, the site of the Last Stand of Ned Kelly. Here, experience an interactive theatre production that will transport you back in time over 100 years, to witness the events that led up to the capture of the Kelly Gang.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

In Benalla, explore the Benalla Heritage Trail, packed with more than 20 sites that bring this town to life, including the original Broken River Border Police Station and the Barber Shop where Ned Kelly tried to escape custody.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Traverse a 4WD track to Stringybark Creek, where the infamous shootout between police and the Kelly Gang took place on 26 October 1878.


Travel from Mansfield to Myrtleford. A full day in Kelly Country offers experiences of a lifetime. Continue to Myrtleford and arrive in time for dinner.

Stay: Myrtleford Motel On Alpine

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Board the Kosciuszko Express Chairlift for sublime vistas as you are lifted to the closest access point to Mount Kosciuszko.


Cross into the state of New South Wales and traverse the Great Alpine Road. Travel to Thredbo where you will enjoy your Signature Experience. Enjoy a unique dining experience at Eagles Nest Restaurant, 1,937 metres above Thredbo Village. Later, arrive at your inn, which offers incredible vistas over Lake Jindabyne.

Stay: Jindabyne, The Banjo Paterson Inn

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Depart early and travel Thredbo to Yarrangobilly.

Stay: Two Nights, Yarrangobilly Caves House

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Embark on guided tour to discover Jillabenan Cave's delicate stalagmites, stalactites, shawls and cave corals. Enjoy a picnic lunch, where you can relax in the large outdoor thermal pool, fed by a natural spring with water at 27 degrees Celsius.


Enjoy your Signature Experience today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Depart Yarrangobilly and travel to Mollymook.

Stay: Two Nights, Mollymook, Bannisters the Pavilion

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Embark on an exciting eco adventure and be awe-struck by the rocky headlands, sea cliffs, as well as Honeymoon Bay.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit Booderee National Park, where a local Indigenous expert will offer an insight into traditional bush food, medicine and survival skills.


Head to Huskisson, and enjoy your Signature Experience. After lunch, visit Booderee National Park and enjoy your Signature Experience. Tonight, savour a special dinner at Rick Stein at Bannisters.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Depart Mollymook, Traverse pristine rainforests and quaint seaside villages to Kiama, where you will stop to see its famous Blowhole. Venture along the South Coast to Royal National Park. Arrive at Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour this afternoon. This evening enjoy a stunning cruise on Sydney Harbour.

Stay: Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

This morning journey to the Blue Mountains. Ride the Scenic Railway, and descend into the rainforest setting of the Jamison Valley, before returning via the Scenic Cableway.

Stay: Two Nights, Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Just before evening falls, enjoy drinks at sunset at a spectacular lookout overlooking the Blue Mountains.


Today, you will take in views of the iconic Three Sisters. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Return to Sydney, where your tour comes to an end.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Best accommodation around

At the end of each day's exploration, stay in each region's best accommodation.

Guaranteed Small Group Touring

With a maximum of just 20 guests, you'll be treated as an individual with personalised attention at every step.

Custom-designed 4WD vehicles

Our specially engineered vehicles have an impeccable reliability record, traversing some of the roughest terrain.

As a family-owned company, we take great pride in treating each and every guest as part of the family