Distance: 289 km Approx travel time: 3.5 hrs
Depart Sydney and head towards the Southern Highlands. Stop at Bowral before taking in the magnificent sight of Fitzroy Falls, or take a side trip to picturesque Kangaroo Valley, before making your way towards Montrose Berry Farm to handpick berries (seasonal).
Start your morning drifting over Canberra in a hot air balloon. Uncover the stories of Australia at one of the many iconic galleries and museums.
Explore Lake Burley Griffin – it’s ideal for cycling or walking around. For a bit of fun join a Segway tour. Afterwards head to the Braddon foodie precinct for a bite to eat – there’s everything from food vans to cafes, restaurants, bars and a craft brewery.
Distance: 39 km Approx travel time: 35 mins
Explore the Poacher’s Way and experience the region’s award-winning wineries and fresh local produce.
Stop at Poachers Pantry, a traditional country smokehouse, enjoy a gourmet lunch at Flint in the Vines, or tempt your taste buds at Robyn Rowe Chocolates, before sampling a top drop at Clonakilla or Helm wineries. Don’t miss a dazzling display of gardens and miniature buildings from around the world at Cockington Green Gardens on your way back to Canberra.
Distance: 159 km Approx travel time: 3.5 hrs
Journey towards historic Bungendore, home of the Woodworks Gallery. Tempt your taste buds at Lark Hill Winery or Les Tres Bon for unique French dining. Continue towards
historic Braidwood and sample fresh cheeses at the Old Cheese Factory. Drop in at Sully’s Cider House for traditional handcrafted cider. Continue towards historic Braidwood and sample fresh cheeses at the Old Cheese Factory.
Distance: 186 km Approx travel time: 2 hrs, 44 mins
Start the day with a cruise around and out of Jervis Bay. During whale season (May- Nov) spot the migrating mammals – if you are lucky you might even see one breach the water. Seals and dolphins can be spotted year round and the spectacular beaches are
enjoyable all year too. With cruises mainly running from 9am to 11am you can arrive in port and still be in Wollongong in time to enjoy fish and chips for lunch on one of the nearby beach pullovers.