Sydney skyline and Opera House at night

Sydney’s Culinary Delights: 8-Day Vacation to Sydney

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Australia

Places Visited

Sydney, Hunter Valley Wine Region, Blue Mountains

Suggested Duration

7 Days

This luxurious 7-day food excursion has been meticulously planned with you and your culinary desires in mind. Sydney has a variety of cosmopolitan cuisine options in addition to possessing an ideal location that is just a stone’s throw away from some of the country’s most spectacular scenery, outdoor adventures, and al fresco dining opportunities. This Australian food tour will impress you with the culinary treasures that Sydney brings to the table.

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Trip Highlights

  • Indulge in visits to several wineries, where you can sample local vintages and partake in a tour of the winemaking process
  • Relax as you indulge in a sunset dinner cruise around Sydney Harbour that will have you marveling at the starlit city
  • Explore Sydney’s best fare on a gourmet walking tour of this exciting metropolis that will have you visiting its famed landmarks and tasting some of its best local cuisine
  • Fly high over Sydney’s skyline as you helicopter to Hunter Valley for a progressive culinary experience
  • Bush walk in the Blue Mountains before being wined and dined by a master chef
  • Indulge in the exclusive opportunity to attend a performance of your choosing at the iconic Sydney Opera House
  • Paddle through the gorgeous scenery of Australia’s Berowra Valley on a day in the great outdoors
  • Make your own artisan chocolate in a unique private tutorial class under the tutelage of a master artisan

Detailed Description

Long-known for being wild, wondrous, and exciting, Australia is a destination that one chooses when wanting to escape your everyday routine and venture out of the box to explore the unknown. This spirit of adventure is not limited to sightseeing experiences alone but also encompasses Sydney’s plethora of eclectic array of offerings that are available to please your palate in a plethora of new and exciting ways.

Imagine enjoying a gourmet picnic al fresco amid some of the most stunning scenery in the world, being wined and dined as you cruise around world-famous Sydney Harbour, and flying in the sky on a private helicopter ride to the Hunter Valley to partake in a feast that is fit for royalty. All you have to do is pack your bags because that is exactly what you can expect from this weeklong epicurean adventure to Australia.

Your luxurious, 7-day gourmet getaway will begin the moment that you arrive in Sydney. Your private driver will be waiting for you at the airport to deliver you to your luxurious accommodation, where you can settle in and regroup for a bit. Afterward, you will embark on your first Australian excursion. You will spend your first evening aboard a state-of-the-art liner as you glide around Sydney Harbour on a private dinner cruise. As you feast while marveling at the stunning Sydney skyline at sunset, you will know that you have made the right decision in choosing this destination for your culinary adventure.

You will wake to your first full day in Sydney and waste no time in jumping into another adventure. It will only be fitting that the first step on your journey of discovering all of the hidden gastronomical gems of this area begins by leading you on a private tour through the heart of Sydney, which will be led by an expert foodie connoisseur. Your guide will show you many of the most secret spots in the city. After your sampling revolutionary chefs’ masterpiece creations, you will be provided with the opportunity to concoct a masterpiece of your own and learn to make an artisan chocolate bar from a cocoa guru. This unique experience will be complete with your own signature spin, and you will be able to choose exactly what ingredients and flavors that you would like to use.

The next day will up the ante on the adventure scale because you will board a helicopter and fly high over Sydney en route to the Hunter Valley, which is where you will enjoy a day of wine tasting and visiting several jaw-dropping wineries and estates. As you make your way among the vineyards, you will also learn fascinating facts about the process of producing wine in addition to sampling all of the blends themselves. Your next adventure will lead you to the great outdoors to bush walk in the world-famous Blue Mountains. A master chef will guide you through this exhilarating expedition, providing great insight as well as progressive al fresco feasts along the way.

The Southern Highlands will beckon to you with an exclusive limo tour that will be filled with sightseeing, unmatched scenery, and wine tastings along the way. Upon your return to Sydney, you will enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience of witnessing a live performance at the iconic Sydney Opera House. Your final day will find you traveling to the phenomenal Berowra Valley, where you will paddle among its river while marveling at the majestic scenery before indulging in a gourmet picnic in the middle of one of Australia’s most picturesque locales.

After your amazing week of being wined and dined, you will not want to leave. The good news is that Australia and all its delicious eats will be awaiting your return. Each night, you will stay at a luxurious accommodation, and all of your transportation needs will be taken care of with a private driver. Everything about this tour is customizable, so you can adjust anything and everything to better suit your moods and desires once in Sydney. Therefore, all you need to do is bring your appetite and your sense of adventure.

Starting Price

$1,745 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.

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