Days 1 to 3 - Surf Camp
Your intensive three-day surfing immersion at Surf Camp sets out from Sydney travelling south to the world-renowned 60-mile beach at our purpose built surf camp at Gerroa. Prepare to be transformed from punter to proficient in just 4 amazing progressive sessions with fully qualified guides.
The curriculum kicks off with ‘Paddle Perfection,’ focusing on mastering streamlined strokes essential for navigating waves adeptly. It is
transformative surfing experience, where mastering the art of graceful stand-up surfing becomes an achievable feat. The comprehensive program ensures rapid progress in board control, promising to have you confidently popping up on your board in no time.
Accommodation is at our purpose-built Surf Camp offering a comfortable respite post-surfing adventures. Located right by the beach, there is a swimming pool, hot showers, hammocks, internet access, laundry facilities, and a café catering to diverse dietary preferences.
It is an unforgettable surfing experience—relax, seize the moment, and get into the Aussie lifestyle as the waves of enjoyment roll endlessly.
We return to Sydney on Wednesday evening ready to start our journey north exploring more of New South Wales on Thursday morning.
Surf Camp includes:
All Accommodation: Twins and triples within the purpose-built Surf Camp
All Equipment: high quality Rip Curl wetsuits and the latest soft-boards.
Day 4 - Sydney & The Blue Mountains
We start our exploration of the best parts of New South Wales in Australia’s most famous city, Sydney. Then it’s over to the serious business: a day trip to the spectacular Blue Mountains, named for the dramatic blue haze that sometimes covers them (Fun fact: they’re around 10 times older than the Grand Canyon). We’ll be hiking Wentworth Falls and the iconic Three Sisters. but not overdoing it because we’re back in Sydney come the evening to check out the Harbour City’s world famous nightlife.
Day 5 - Hunter Valley & Port Stephens
We leave behind Sydney’s skyscrapers and sidewalks for sumptuous food and drink in the Hunter Valley, a picturesque area of rolling hills packed with wineries, cheeseries, and breweries. It’s a foodie extravaganza today, so bring your taste buds and a sense of adventure. Well-fed, we head to the Port Stephens Koala Sanctuary which offers state of the art care to our sick, injured and orphaned koalas and to support their long term rehabilitation and preservation. We also climb the ‘Skywalk” a unique ‘tree top’ perspective into the koala’s natural habitat. Now back on the food front (it’s a foodie sandwich today), we’re heating things up with a top-notch Aussie BBQ this evening.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Eco cabins
Day 6 - Port Stephens
If Australia’s east coast has always said ‘sun, sea, sand, and chilling’ to you, then this is the day the dream becomes reality. Introducing one of Australia’s beachy jewels: Port Stephens. Wade in the crystal-clear waters. Come face to fin with dolphins in their natural habitat on a boat cruise. Come with us on the epic Mt Tomaree Walk – just wait till you see the coastal views from the top.
Optional thrills include a 4WD sand dune adventure or more surf opportunities with your new found skills.
Accommodation: Eco cabins
Day 7 - Port Stephens & Sydney
If you are up for it, we’re hitting the awe-inspiring Worimi sand dunes for sunrise – the largest moving coastal dunes in the southern hemisphere. It’s hard to top Worimi’s peaks. After our breakfast amongst the trees at the lodge we will make our way back Sydney where our incredible jaction packed ourney comes to an end!