3 Day Port Stephens Hunter Valley 4WD Eco Tour
Port  Stephens/Hunter Valley

Tour departs Sydney 7am, returning two days later

  • 3 day, 2 night ‘private charter’ 4WD ecotour
  • comfortable ecolodge ‘ensuite’ accommodation
  • private facilities
  • includes 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 2 dinners
  • includes Dolphin Watch Cruise on Port Stephens
  • guided walks - nocturnal animal spotlight walks
  • Experienced driver/guide
  • wine tasting fees included
  • see our luxury 4WD tours in the New Range Rover

Oceans, Rainforests, Animals, Scenery, History & Wines:

This personally guided 4WD ecotour explores two of our favourite New South Wales regions in one scenic 4WD ecotour. You will be travelling in ‘private charter’ comfort in one of our air conditioned 4WD vehicles so come with us and discover the beauty, diversity and hospitality of the Port Stephens, Barrington Tops and Hunter Winecountry regions.

 

Comfortable Ecolodge Accommodation:

Our guests stay overnight at Port Stephens in a unique ‘treehouse’ ecolodge at Wanderers Retreat. In the bush and by the beach, we are right in the ‘Koala Corridor’. Our second night climbs into the cool temperate rainforests of the northern Hunter Valley, where we offer you a comfortable ensuite room at the wonderful Salisbury Lodges.

 

 

Your Itinerary:

Day 1) Sydney to Port Stephens via historic Morpeth:

  • North over the Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • breakfast at the historic town of Morpeth
  • explore the antique shops of Australia’s 1st River Port
  • cross the Hunter River to enter the great sandhills
  • lunch aboard the Dolphin Cruise on Port Stephens
  • climb to stunning views from Tomaree Head
  • unique ‘tree house’ ecolodge accommodation
  • seafood dinner at Nelson Bay
  • evening spotlight walk to see nocturnal animals

 

 

Day 2) Port Stephens to Barrington the scenic way!:

  • waterfront breakfast at Nelson Bay
  • we take 4WD back tracks into the Hunter Valley
  • lunch on the track in a ‘cool temperate’ rainforest
  • bring your swimmers in summer!
  • we visit the giant ‘strangler figs’ of the Allyn River
  • get up close to our unique native birds & animals
  • short walks - long walks or just relax on the verandah
  • award winning meals at Salisbury Lodges
  • evening spotlight walk to see our nocturnal animals

 

 

Day 3) Barrington to Hunter Winecountry & Sydney:

  • we depart the Lodge after a great breakfast
  • 4WD ‘back tracks’ into the Paterson River valley
  • wonderful scenery of the fertile lower Hunter Valley
  • several unique and boutique vineyards to taste
  • enjoy our ‘tastings’ lunch served with wine!
  • over the hills to Wollombi: ‘meeting place of the waters’
  • explore the ancient sandstone trails of Yengo NP
  • Leaving the Valley late afternoon, we will have you back in Sydney one and a half hours later.

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