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From the Ocean to the Outback - 7 Days
On this 7 Day From the Ocean to the Outback journey, it combines two of Australia's premier destinations including The Byron at Byron Resort & Spa and Burrawang West Station.
Travel to New South Wales to Byron Bay and discover the lush hinterland and sparkling beaches on the coast whilst indulging at The Byron and Byron Resort & Spa.
Then find quintessential outback Australia at Burrawang West Station, a unique 5-star retreat offering the ultimate in luxury and relaxation on a working cattle station. Together, these adventures create a true Australian experience.
Day 1 - The Byron at Byron Resort & Spa
Arrive Gold Coast or Brisbane Airport, collect your hire car and make your way to Byron Bay. Experience an intriguing blend of old and new, the North Coast of New South Wales is where the world’s largest expanse of subtropical rainforest meets mountains forged from ancient volcanoes. Enjoy a sparkling coastline of endless beaches offering surfing, whale-watching, frolicking dolphins and flocks of seabirds and get a feel for your environment, before arriving at the luxurious Byron at Byron.
Set within a stunning 45 acre lush rainforest, The Byron at Byron Resort & Spa is designed to stir the senses. Only five minutes south of the Byron Bay township and moments from Tallow Beach and the Byron Bay Golf Club, the resort offers a beautiful Byron Bay experience. Facilities include tennis court, 25m infinity pool, fully equipped gymnasium, poolside sauna and luxurious day spa.
Contemporary designed one bedroom suites offer kitchen, L-shaped daybed, plasma TV, DVD, California King Bed, with its bi-fold doors opening onto six metre wide verandahs, overlooking the spectacular rainforest canopy.
Day 2 - 3 - The Byron at Byron Resort & Spa activities
Following breakfast at the Resort, enjoy a day of leisure. Perhaps set out and continue to explore this truly spectacular region at your leisure or indulge in the facilities of the Resort.
The Byron Spa offers six luxurious treatment rooms, relaxation area, Vichy shower, Lithos hot stone massage, body wraps, serenity facials, relaxing music, herbal teas, hydrotherapy treatments and specialised spa therapies. Included in your package is a 2 hour ‘Isle of Delight’ spa experience combining a full-body Lithos stone massage with a complete facial treatment in The Byron Spa & Wellness Centre including use of relaxation room spa and steam, book this in to enjoy during your stay and completely unwind in your surrounds.
The resort also offers a 25metre infinity pool, sauna, tennis court, gymnasium and more for those that feel like being active, or you can also arrange through the resort surfing lessons, ocean kayaking, mountain bike tours, whale watching tours (seasonal) and more.
In the evening, return to The Byron and perhaps enjoy the restaurant on-site, which truly does set a new standard in contemporary alfresco dining in Byron Bay. With soaring celings, bi-fold doors opening out to a wide terrace overlooking lush lawns and picturesque rainforest, The Restaurant at The Byron is a must do Byron experience and offers the freshest local produce and imaginative dishes. Alternatively you may venture into Byron Bay and try some of the local restaurants, before retiring to your suite for the evening.
Day 4 - Burrawang West Station
Return your hire car and connect with your departing flight to Sydney. In Sydney transfer to your Regional Express flight to Parkes. Upon arrival into Parkes you will be met and driven to Burrawang West Station.
Set against the picturesque backdrop of rural Australia, Burrawang West Station is a totally unique 5-star executive retreat offering the ultimate in luxury and relaxation. Overlooking the unspoilt beauty of the Lachlan River in Central NSW, Burrawang is a truly magnificent property. Lying in 10,000 acres of rich pastureland, this grand country estate includes an authentic Australian homestead situated on a working cattle station, offering guests a genuine bush holiday experience.
This exclusive retreat is an oasis of relaxation, luxury and elegance. Devour the crisp country air, explore the breathtaking farmland, enjoy in the full range of resort activities or simply sit.
Day 5 - 6 - Burrawang West Station activities
The next two days are at your leisure. Indulge in some or all of the Station’s activities - this environment is not only breathtaking, but it is one which inspires relaxation, serenity and rejuvenation. The immense sky sits low on the horizon and provides an ever-changing panorama of shifting moods and often-spectacular sunsets.
If you get a chance, roar out on a four-wheel-drive motorbike with Bill or jump in the ute. At Burrawang, nothing is too much trouble. If you want to be left alone to just ponder the skies or roam around, that's fine too. Visitors can select the menus, the eating times and the style of catering. Finish off the day by relaxing in the clubhouse with a couple of quiet drinks!
Day 7 - Depart Burrawang West Station
This morning you bid your farewell to Burrawang West Station, leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated, ready for your flight back to Sydney.
From Burrawang you will be transferred to the airport for your scheduled flight to Sydney with Regional Express and connect with your onward arrangements