Holiday Packages HOLIDAY PACKAGES Jervis Bay, South Coast Holiday Packages are an easy way to plan your New South Wales holiday. We’ve put together a range of packages that combine some of our favourite things to see and do with accommodation options for all tastes and budgets. Travelpoint Holidays packages are EXCLUSIVE to Travelpoint Holidays customers and offer great value for money, ensuring you have the best holiday at the best prices! Just look for the Travelpoint Holidays symbol. There’s also some specially selected accommodation packages to choose from. So no matter what type of holiday you’re after, our Holiday Packages are a great way to experience New South Wales. 1 Night Harrigan’s Irish Pub & Accommodation Sensational Hunter Valley From $185 PER PERSON TWIN SHARE Nestled in the foothills of the Brokenback Ranges, in the heart of the Hunter Valley, this unique property offers well appointed guest rooms on the door step of the beautiful Hunter Valley Gardens. With over 60 acres of spectacular international display gardens this is one of Australia’s premier attractions and is sure to delight the senses. The Hunter Valley wine region offers much to see and do; check out some of the best wineries in Australia and sample the delicious local produce including cheeses, chocolate and condiments. This is a great way to sample the best of the sensational Hunter Valley! INCLUDES: 1 nights accommodation Full buffet breakfast daily Entry to Hunter Valley Gardens for 2 adults PRICE PER PERSON Dinner for 2 adults on one evening to the value of 1 APR 11 – 31 MAR 12 ADULTS 1 NT EXTRA NTS $40 per person Studio 2 185 117 Extra nights include breakfast. Refer to page 41 for further details on this property. HARHU N 2 Night Absolute Beachfront Opal Cove Resort Family Fun From $105 PER PERSON QUAD SHARE* Absolute Beachfront Opal Cove Resort is ideally located on the beachfront overlooking beautiful Korora Bay in Coffs Harbour. The resort is surrounded by native bushland and is just seven kilometres from Coffs Harbour city centre, making it the ideal location for a family getaway. There is a great range of leisure facilities on offer including; kids club, restaurant, golf course, pools, games room and much more. Relax over a delicious buffet breakfast before making the most of the facilities or heading to the beach. The friendly staff and beautiful surrounds make this a fabulous holiday destination. INCLUDES: PRICE PER FAMILY 2 nights accommodation 1 APR – 20 DEC 11, FAMILY 2 NTS EXTRA NTS Welcome drink on arrival 29 JAN – 31 MAR 12 Full buffet breakfast daily Resort Room 2 adults and 2 children 429 214 One round of golf per person on one day (9 holes) Oceanside Room 2 adults and 2 children 480 240 Family prices are based on children 0 to 14 years when using existing bedding. *Based on 2 adults and 2 children. Refer to page 27 for further details on this property. OPACF S 10 ALL PRICES ARE IN AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS. Holiday Packages HOLIDAY PACKAGES 3 Night Travelpoint North Coast Getaway From $295 PER PERSON TWIN SHARE Looking for an idyllic seaside escape? Then look no further that the pristine beaches of Port Stephens. Here you’ll find your own stretch of golden sands lapped by clear blue water. Explore Port Stephens Harbour and see wild dolphins on the Dolphin Watch cruise and venture onto the Stockton Bight sand dunes on the Beach and Dune 4WD Adventure tour. INCLUDES: 3 nights accommodation Dolphin Watch cruise and Beach and Dune 4WD combination tour ACCOMMODATION: Standard: Marina Resort Superior: Peppers Anchorage, Port Stephens Deluxe: Shoal Bay Resort & Spa PRICE PER PERSON FROM ACCOMMODATION TYPE ADULTS 3 NTS Standard 2 295 Superior 2 354 Deluxe 2 389 TRAVELPOINT E XCLUSIVE Prices are based on low season and will vary depending on the date of travel. Conditions apply. 3 Night Travelpoint Magical Blue Mountains From $465 PER PERSON TWIN SHARE Just a short drive from Sydney you’ll discover breathtaking scenery with dramatic cliffs and rolling valleys. Invigorate the soul with a bushwalk, browse the quaint villages and take a guided 4WD Safari tour and discover the amazing views and unique rock formations of the Blue Mountains. INCLUDES: 3 nights accommodation 4WD Safari tour Light breakfast daily (Standard option) Full breakfast daily (Deluxe option) ACCOMMODATION: Standard: The Carrington Hotel Superior: Leisure Inn Spires Deluxe: Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa PRICE PER PERSON FROM ACCOMMODATION TYPE ADULTS 3 NTS Standard 2 465 Superior 2 506 Deluxe 2 787 TRAVELPOINT E XCLUSIVE Prices are based on low season and will vary depending on the date of travel. Conditions apply. 3 Night Travelpoint Family Fun From $175 PER PERSON QUAD SHARE* Enjoy some family fun in the great outdoors of New South Wales. Take your pick between the family friendly destinations of Batemans Bay or Port Stephens and soak up the relaxed beachside atmosphere. Choose from a number of resort facilities on offer – there’s something for the whole family. STANDARD OPTION INCLUDES: 3 nights accommodation Bike hire on 2 days per person Half day body board hire per person SUPERIOR OPTION INCLUDES: 3 nights accommodation 2 hour bike hire on 1 day per person Bottle of wine and chocolates in room on arrival ACCOMMODATION: PRICE PER FAMILY FROM Standard: Murramarang Beachfront Nature Resort, ACCOMMODATION TYPE FAMILY 3 NTS Batemans Bay Standard 2 adults/2 children 699 Superior: Shoal Bay Resort & Spa, Port Stephens Superior 2 adults/3 children 1128 Family prices are based on children 0 to 12 years when using existing bedding. Prices are based on low season and will vary depending on the date of travel. Conditions apply. TRAVELPOINT E XCLUSIVE *Based on 2 adults and 2 children. ALL PRICES ARE IN AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS. 11 Spa Holidays From $471 HOLIDAY PACKAGES Gaia Retreat & Spa ✦✦✦✦ PER PERSON PER NIGHT* 933 Fernleigh Road, Brooklet, Byron Bay Hinterland Surrender to the beauty and healing cultures of Gaia Retreat & Spa, nestled in the breathtaking Bundjalung Country hinterland of Byron Bay, Northern NSW Australia. Gaia is the perfect place to renew, refresh, and restore. Poised on the highest point in the shire and set on 25 acres, Gaia has 19 beautifully appointed retreat style bungalow villas set in the lush sub tropical gardens. This boutique property will seduce you into infinity with its endless views and beautiful vistas. Being a choice retreat means the gracious team of highly skilled wellness professionals will assist you design your own personal experience – whether it is active and energetic or tranquil and serene. Gaia is a true culinary experience serving a variety of chicken, line caught seafood and vegetarian dishes from local suppliers and Gaia’s own organic garden. Even a glass of wine is available. The Gaia Day Spa is the pure heart of Gaia and allows you to reconnect and experience peace in the natural surrounds blooming with native flora, fauna and abundant beauty. With Byron Bay region renowned as the healing capital of Australia, the Gaia PRICE PER PERSON Day Spa is inherently nurturing with exceptional 1 APR 11 – 31 MAR 12 ADULTS 3 NTS 5 NTS 7 NTS healers and therapists that are a testimony to the Layana Room 1 1995 3202 4184 holistic ethos of this acclaimed spa. 2 1599 2541 3292 Sura Terrace 1 2573 4011 5302 The treasure of knowledge gained, stays with you 2 1916 2945 3956 far beyond your serene Gaia spa retreat and allows Acala 1 Bedroom 1 3034 4819 6216 2 2205 3476 4534 you to incorporate health and balance into your Acala 2 Bedroom 1 3381 5281 6909 everyday lifestyle. Gaia is a choice retreat… a place 2 2378 3793 4938 where you OWN the experience. Includes All gormet meals daily. PROPERTY FEATURES: Return scheduled transfers from Ballina or Gold Coast Airport. Day spa Organic garden Bicycles Daily yoga sessions and all retreat activities. Relaxation lounge Fitness centre Spa gift per room. Pool (heated outdoor) Spa Sauna 3 NIGHT RENEW PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES: Tennis court Walking trails 90 minute massage per person. Daily scheduled activities 30 minute naturopathic assessment per person. ACCOMMODATION FEATURES: 5 NIGHT REFRESH PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES: 90 minute massage per person. Air-conditioning Fan 60 minute body polish per person. Tea making facilities Bath robes 60 minute naturopathic consultation per person. CD player Hair dryer Verandah (Layana Room) 7 NIGHT RESTORE PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES: Outside daybed and bath (Sura Terrace) 90 minute massage per person. Deck and outdoor spa (Acala 1 and 2 Bedrooms) 60 minute body polish per person Room serviced daily 60 minute eye iridology and live blood analysis per person. 30 minute naturopathic follow up per person. Byron Bay 15km Map page 18 Ref. 9 Children 0 to 16 years – not catered for. Max capacity Layana Room/Sura Terrace/Acala 1 Bedroom – 2, Acala 2 Bedroom – 4. GAINSW 12 ALL PRICES ARE IN AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS. Self Drive Holidays SELF DRIVE HOLIDAYS TRAVELPOINT There’s no better way to discover New South Wales than on a self drive holiday. We’ve selected some of the most popular HOLIDAYS E XCLUSIVE self drive itineraries and combined car hire, accommodation and touring options to create our Self Drive Holiday packages. To help you on your travels, “Co-pilot” self drive kits are also included in our packages. Containing back pack, road atlas, Co-pilot kits are included in our city maps, comprehensive driving instructions and local information, the kits make travelling throughout New South Wales easy! Self Drive packages. 4 Day Travelpoint Vineyards and Views Sydney to Sydney From $475 PER PERSON TWIN SHARE MAITLAND area as well as interesting cafés, shops and restaurants POKOLBIN in the towns of Katoomba, Leura and Blackheath. NEWCASTLE Overnight at Leisure Inn Spires, Leura. Day 4: Blue Mountains to Sydney (122km) GOSFORD Leave the Blue Mountains, head east towards Sydney LEURA on the Western Highway and pass through Springwood, Blue Mountains National Park SYDNEY Blaxland, Glenbrook and Penrith. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure to explore this lively city. The car is booked until the following day and should be Sample fine wines, savour local delicacies and take in Day 2: Hunter Valley to Blue Mountains (280km) dropped off at the city or airport depot, by the same the breathtaking views as you tour the Hunter Valley and Travel through the townships of Branxton, Singleton, time as it was picked up on Day 1 to avoid any Blue Mountains. Windsor and Bell before reaching Katoomba, the main additional charges. town in the breathtaking Blue Mountains. The major Day 1: Sydney to Hunter Valley (185km) scenic attraction is Echo Point, with the best views of the Take the Pacific Highway north out of Sydney. In Gosford INCLUDES: Jamison Valley and the magnificent Three Sisters rock see the Australian Reptile Park. Newcastle is Australia’s 3 nights accommodation formation. Take a ride through the forest on the Scenic sixth largest city; enjoy a scenic walk along its foreshore. 4 days car rental with GPS Railway, and enjoy the panoramic views of the valley From Newcastle travel via Maitland and into the Hunter Co-pilot self drive kit from the Cableway at Scenic World (own expense). The Valley. With wineries in abundance, take this opportunity spectacular Wentworth Falls are also well worth a visit. PRICE PER PERSON FROM to taste and purchase some of the finest wines Australia Overnight at Leisure Inn Spires, Leura. has to offer. There are also many gourmet restaurants in ACCOMMODATION TYPE ADULTS 3 NTS this area. Overnight at Hunter Resort, Pokolbin. Be sure Day 3: Blue Mountains Standard 2 475 to check out the famous Hunter Valley Gardens before Enjoy a day at leisure in the Blue Mountains. There are Prices are based on low season and will vary depending on the date of you leave! plenty of lookouts, waterfalls and walking trails in the travel. Car hire is based on Group B. Conditions apply. 5 Day Travelpoint Southeast Splendour Sydney to Melbourne From $629 PER PERSON TWIN SHARE SYDNEY Day 4: Lakes Entrance to Phillip Island (373km) Travel south to Sale, a supply and residential centre for CANBERRA the Bass Strait oil fields, and through the lush pastoral hills of Gippsland. From Wonthaggi enjoy coastal scenery all the way to Phillip Island, home to Australia’s famous Little penguins. The ‘Penguin Parade’ occurs each MERIMBULA evening at sunset and should not be missed (own MELBOURNE expense). Overnight at Banfields Motel. LAKES ENTRANCE PHILIP ISLAND Day 5: Phillip Island to Melbourne (139km) Take the short two hour drive to Melbourne. The car is booked until the following day and should be dropped Visit national icons, historic towns, national parks and Braidwood. Continue on to Batemans Bay, a off at the city or airport depot, by the same time as it beautiful lakes as you discover the splendours of the picturesque coastal village known for its crayfish and was picked up on Day 1 to avoid any additional charges. southeast. oysters. Travel south from Batemans Bay on Highway One to Narooma, a popular fishing resort, then on to Day 1: Sydney to Canberra (296km) INCLUDES: Merimbula. Overnight at Comfort Inn Merimbula. Travel on the Hume Highway to Australia’s capital city, 4 nights accommodation Day 3: Merimbula to Lakes Entrance (264km) 5 days car rental with GPS Canberra. Pass through lush cattle grazing country and Travel through Eden and explore the Ben Boyd Co-pilot self drive kit a number of typical Australian country towns. Canberra National Park and Eden Whaling Museum. Driving is home to many embassy buildings and the PRICE PER PERSON FROM along Princes Highway you will pass Cann River and artificially created Lake Burley Griffin. Overnight at Novotel ACCOMMODATION TYPE ADULTS 4 NTS Orbost, situated on the banks of the Snowy River, Canberra. Standard 2 629 before travelling on to Lakes Entrance – a unique area Day 2: Canberra to Merimbula (350km) with rivers, lakes and lagoons joining 90 Mile Beach. Prices are based on low season and will vary depending on the date of Travel to Queanbeyan and on to the historical village of Overnight at Comfort Inn & Suites Emmanuel. travel. Car hire is based on Group B. Conditions apply. ALL PRICES ARE IN AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS. 13 Self Drive Holidays SELF DRIVE HOLIDAYS 5 Day Travelpoint Wollongong and Beyond Sydney to Wollongong From $465 PER PERSON TWIN SHARE SYDNEY a relaxing walk through Shellharbour Village then visit Killalea State Park. Day 4: Wollongong to Kiama (38km one way) Head to Kiama and Cliff Drive to view the Cathedral Rocks. Kiama is a great location for a break and to visit the Blowhole. Visit Minnamurra Rainforest before heading back through Jamberoo to Saddleback Lookout for incredible panoramic views from Sydney to Ulladulla. Travel further south along Grand Pacific Drive to the spectacular Seven Mile Beach. Southern WOLLONGONG Highlands Day 5: Wollongong to Southern Highlands (70km one way) SHELLHARBOUR From Wollongong you can take one of two beautiful roads. Drive amongst the greenest dairy cattle land of KIAMA Macquarie Pass. Alternatively take Tourist Drive 9 via Jamberoo Mountain Road to see native wildlife and Carrington Falls. Both of these routes take Travel via the amazing Grand Pacific Drive to Wollongong, great beaches, shopping, restaurants, art galleries and approximately an hour until you reach the Illawarra Fly the perfect base to experience this bustling coastal city more. Stay the next four nights at Ibis Wollongong. Tree Top Walk, then continue to the rural township of and beyond into the beautiful surrounding coastal towns Robertson. Head to Moss Vale and keep an eye out for Day 2: Wollongong and the Southern Highlands. This itinerary provides a the fresh produce sold at roadside stalls. Enjoy the day exploring at your own pace. Take a drive selection of day trips for you to experience from to Mt Keira, enjoy the fantastic view of Wollongong and The car is booked until the following day and should be Wollongong. the Illawarra from the lookout. Visit the largest Buddhist dropped off at the Sydney city or airport depot, by the Day 1: Sydney to Wollongong (81km) Temple in the Southern Hemisphere, Nan Tien Temple, same time it was picked up on Day 1, to avoid any Head south into the Royal National Park, the world’s stop at Five Islands Brewery or try a beach skydive additional charges. second oldest, and enjoy coastal rainforests and open (own expense). Relax, swim or surf at the many plains. If stopping or parking at anytime in the Royal beaches, head for a game of golf, cycle along the INCLUDES: National Park a fee will apply. Delight in the ocean and beachside cycle way… the options are endless. In the 4 nights accommodation coastal views at Otford Lookout, then drop by at Bald Hill evening dine at one of the great beachfront cafés or 5 days car rental with GPS Lookout and take in the view south to Wollongong. restaurants in North Wollongong or Belmore Basin. Co-pilot self drive kit Head south through spectacular coastal villages between Day 3: Wollongong to Shellharbour (30km one way) Stanwell Park and Thirroul and traverse the magnificent On your way from Wollongong to Shellharbour, take a 665 metre over-the-ocean Sea Cliff Bridge between stroll along the shores of Lake Illawarra or discover the PRICE PER PERSON FROM Coalcliff and Clifton. Continue your journey into the lake by canoe. This part of the drive leads you into ACCOMMODATION TYPE ADULTS 4 NTS bustling township of Thirroul and along Grand Pacific Shellharbour, a charming beachside town offering a Standard 2 465 Drive following the directional signage. Enjoy the stunning relaxing escape which boasts the region’s only marine Prices are based on low season and will vary depending on the date of coastal views en route to Wollongong, a lively city with aquatic reserve; Bushrangers Bay at Bass Point. Take travel. Car hire is based on Group B. Conditions apply. 6 Day Travelpoint Pacific Coast Explorer Sydney to Brisbane From $675 PER PERSON TWIN SHARE BRISBANE on to Ballina, then a further 38 kilometres to Byron Bay, which attracts surfers from near and far. Cape Byron’s BYRON BAY northerly aspect makes it one of the best beaches for surfing on the East Coast of Australia. Cape Byron is the most easterly point on the Australian coast. Stay two nights at Lord Byron Resort. COFFS HARBOUR Day 5: Byron Bay Today is free to spend at your leisure. Enjoy the restaurants and cafés, take a kayaking tour, hot air PORT MACQUARIE balloon ride or simply relax on the beach. Day 6: Byron Bay to Brisbane (166-197km) For early risers, it’s well worth a trip to the beach this PORT STEPHENS morning to watch the sun rise over the Pacific Ocean. NEWCASTLE Depart Byron and travel north to Brunswick Heads. You can either continue along the coast via Pottsville Beach SYDNEY and Kingscliff and travel on to Brisbane via the Gold Coast, or travel inland to Murwillumbah. Continue on the Pacific Motorway for the short, direct route to Discover pristine beaches, lush forests, seaside villages Overnight at All Seasons Salamander Shores. Brisbane or travel via Burleigh Heads and Surfers and natural landmarks following the coastline from Sydney Day 3: Port Stephens to Coffs Harbour (440km) Paradise. You can also discover the Gold Coast to Brisbane. Depart Port Stephens and continue north to Hinterland, stopping at Lamington National Park, before Day 1: Sydney to Hunter Valley (216km) Bulahdelah, the entrance to the Myall Lakes National arriving in Brisbane. Depart Sydney and travel north over the Harbour Bridge Park. Travel north along the Lakes Way, a scenic route The car is booked until the following day and should be and onto the Pacific Highway. Travel via Gosford and through rainforest with spectacular views of the inland dropped off at the city or airport by the same time as it Newcastle, stopping for a scenic walk along the lakes and ocean beaches. Continue on to Coffs was picked up on Day 1 to avoid any additional charges. foreshore. Continue on via Maitland and into the Hunter Harbour passing through the Manning Valley, Taree and Valley. With wineries in abundance, take the opportunity to Port Macquarie. Visit the Big Banana and learn of Coffs INCLUDES: taste and purchase some of Australia’s finest wines. Harbour’s banana industry. Overnight at Absolute 7 nights accommodation Explore the art and gourmet delights that the Hunter Beachfront Opal Cove Resort. 8 days car rental with GPS Valley offers. Overnight at Hunter Resort. Co-pilot self drive kit Day 4: Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay (251km) Day 2: Hunter Valley to Port Stephens (101km) This northern stretch of New South Wales contains Leave the Hunter Valley and travel northeast to some of the most beautiful landscapes in Australia. PRICE PER PERSON FROM Port Stephens. Known as the Blue Water Wonderland, Port Stephens is a natural bay two and a half From Coffs Harbour, the highway follows the coast to ACCOMMODATION TYPE ADULTS 5 NTS Woolgoolga and then turns inland towards Grafton, a Standard 2 675 times the size of Sydney Harbour and almost enclosed by two dormant volcanic headlands. There is fabulous graceful old country town on the banks of the mighty Prices are based on low season and will vary depending on the date of seafood and over 26 golden sandy beaches to explore. Clarence River. From Grafton travel to Woodburn and travel. Car hire is based on Group B. Conditions apply. 14 ALL PRICES ARE IN AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS.