Relax and unwind amid the rolling green hills of the Southern Highlands. This delightful region is known for its history-filled villages and old-world charm.
Discover the Southern Highlands, which begins with a convenient pick-up from your Sydney hotel. Depart the hustle and bustle of the city while taking in the beautiful scenery as you make your way through the striking Australian landscape towards the Southern Highlands.
Explore the boutique country town of Bowral, the very heart and soul of the the Southern Highlands and home to the Don Bradman Museum. Bowral was an early hub for the sheep and cattle pastoralists of the 19th Century, and today you can explore its many delightful antique and boutique shops and enjoy the atmosphere of this lovely country town. Relax with morning tea (own expense) at one of the many cafes which line the streets.
We make our way to Fitzroy Falls National Park, and stroll the short track to the very top of these impressive falls. Take that perfect photo as you look out over the lush rainforest. Keep an eye out for some of the colourful parrots of the area, and be sure to take a deep breath of that fresh bush air.
Step back in time on a visit the 1830s Georgian village of Berrima. Wander along its only street to admire the beautifully restored sandstone architecture. Browse the specialty shops selling local arts and crafts, and taste some of the local produce. Unwind as you sip on a beverage at the oldest continually licensed hotel in Australia, Stop here for a pub lunch or choose one of the delightful cafes which are scattered throughout the town. (own expense)
Choose GARDEN or WINERY
Make a stop at Red Cow Farm Garden, a secluded, privately owned property on 2.5 hectares of fertile land. Be enchanted by its walled sanctuary, the monastery garden, abbess’s garden, a stunning collection of rare and unusual perennials, woodland, vibrantly coloured roses and clematis, and more.
Taste a variety of the boutique cool climate wines which are grown in this region as you visit one of the distinctive vineyards which populate the area. Cool nights, mild days and dry ripening conditions allows the region to produce some of Australia’s classic cool climate grapes and wine styles such as Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris, along with some Chardonnay, Riesling and Merlot varieties.
Spend some time breathing in this region’s clean, crisp air and gazing at its endless rolling green hills before embarking on a leisurely trip back to Sydney. Your experience ends with a hassle free drop off back at your hotel.