Capital to Country Luxe Getaway

New South Wales
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4 night self drive itinerary departing Canberra or Sydney.
Canberra 2 nights accommodation at the 4.5-star QT Canberra in a QT King Room, with bonus guaranteed room upgrade to the next available room type.
Sutton Forest 2 nights accommodation at the 5-star self rated Peppers Manor House in a Highland Queen Room.
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BONUS SAVE up to $169*.
Why not add a Canberra Triple Treat from an extra $150*.
Travelling Interstate?, why not add 5 days car hire of a Suzuki Swift (or similar), pick up and drop off in Cabrera or Sydney from an extra $150*.
Pay only $345* for travel 5 - 23 October, 29 October - 30 November,11 - 20 December 2020 - price based on Friday - Tuesday stays

The accommodation

Day 1 - 2 Canberra (or travelling from Sydney 291km)

Make your way to Canberra to explore Australia's capital city. Canberra plays host to open spaces, broad boulevards, fresh ground coffee, culture and history, all surrounded by parkland and native bush. This small cosmopolitan city features a number of renowned galleries and museums, with a great food scene and plenty of creativity.

Canberra's Old Bus Depot holds weekly markets where you can browse through hipster clothes and homewares, through to delicious organic produce and coffee. Explore the stunning galleries and museums which house many of the nation's most important artwork and artefacts, including a priceless collection of Indigenous art. You can catch democracy in action at Parliament House, get a history lesson on our nation's currency at the Royal Australian Mint, or pay your respects and marvel at the history at the Australian War Memorial.

Get out and explore the wineries around Canberra with over 30 boutique wineries to discover and taste sensational drops from Riesling, Viognier and Tempranillo, or quench your thirst at a microbrewery pub, or sip fine whisky at a local distillery.

Spend your nights at QT Canberra, an iconic Canberra establishment that is steeped in Australian political history with its unique design celebrating its history through bold design, a mix of quirky artefacts and bespoke furniture. Hidden behind the establishment you will find Canberra's secret gem, Lucky's Speakeasy, where you can sit back and relax with their signature drink Sazerac after a day of exploring.

Stay 2 nights in Canberra

Day 3 - 4 Canberra to Sutton Forest (163km)

Travelling from Canberra to Sutton Forest, experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the country as you travel through the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. You will travel through the town of Goulburn, declared as Australia's first inland city in 1863, the town is rich in history with a thriving arts scene.

As you make your way to Sutton Forest, one of NSW's most historic settlements, you'll discover stately manor houses and estates reminiscent of the English countryside. Base yourself at the charming Peppers Manor House, an elegant country retreat which exudes old world charm set in the picturesque Sutton Forest. Your accommodation offers a touch of country glamour and will sweep you up in its charm with an open fireplace roaring in The Great Hall throughout winter.

Spend your next day exploring the surrounding region. Bowra is the largest town in the Southern Highlands, and is approximately 15 minutes drive north of Sutton Forest. Explore the beautiful Corbett Gardens with their huge array of tulips, bulbs, shrubs and trees on display, and is home to the Tulip Time Festival in Spring. For views overlooking the town, hike up to Mt Gibraltar and then take a short drive to the Bradman Museum and International Cricket Hall of Fame. Visit the many wineries dotted throughout the region, such as Sutton Forest Estate Wines, a boutique winery offering Italian style wines, or try the Riesling at Cherry Tree Hill Wines.

Venture a little south of Sutton Forest where nature lovers will enjoy the beauty of the landscape of the Southern Highlands. Set in the middle of the Highlands is Robertson, perched above Macquarie Pass and Illawarra Escarpment, and it was also the backdrop for the Australian film Babe. A must do is to sink your teeth into a sweet or savoury pie from the famous Robertson Pie Shop, or sample homemade cheeses from the old Robertson Cheese Factory, established in 1936. Enjoy the Rainforest walking track in Robertson Nature Reserve or see the spectacular waterfalls at Belmore Falls featuring three drops plummeting into Kangaroo Valley. A short drive west, you will witness one of Australia's most spectacular waterfalls at Fitzroy Falls, a 81m high plunging waterfall that can be viewed easily by a boardwalk.

Stay 2 nights in Sutton Forest

Day 5 Sutton Forest to Canberra (162km) or to Sydney (136km)

Make you way back to Canberra or Sydney as your journey comes to an end.

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