Sydney & Lord Howe Island

Contrast Sydney’s urban delights with an intimate stay at Capella Lodge on World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island.

Journey Overview

Base yourself at Sydney's most exclusive harbourside address nestled in the historic Rocks district. Newly transformed, The Langham Sydney is your haven for discovery in the harbour city. Cross the iconic bridge to the Northern Beaches for a surprising coastal bush walk and lunch in a private home. Contrast Sydney’s urban delights with an intimate stay at Capella Lodge on World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island.

Journey Highlights

  • Stay at the luxurious Langham, Sydney’s exclusive harbourside address 
  • Explore the hidden wonders of Sydney’s Northern Beaches with a local expert on a coastal walk 
  • Savour a feast of local epicurean delights, showcasing indigenous flavours and Australian seafood 
  • Revel in the natural wonders of heritage listed Lord Howe Island, and the world’s southernmost coral reef

Journey Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Sydney

Today make your way to Sydney and check into your luxury accommodation. The day is yours to explore the harbour city’s cosmopolitan delights.
The Langham

Day 2: Sydney

Enjoy a delicious breakfast before a day of exploring off the beaten track. Stretch your legs on one of Sydney’s most stunning coastal bushwalks and be hosted to a truly local Sydney experience. Venture north over the Sydney Harbour Bridge to the scenic Northern Beaches, arriving at a quiet harbourside beach. Meander through various micro climates, learning about the flora and fauna of the region from your expert guide Jamie, a born-and-bred Sydney local who has 26 years in the Australian flower industry. Visit a 5,000 year old Aboriginal historic site and learn about the indigenous clans and custodians of this significance place, continuing uphill to breathtaking views over Sydney Heads to the Tasman Sea. Journey downhill to Reef Beach, indulging in a refreshing swim before enjoying genuine hospitality with a relaxed lunch showcasing indigenous flavours, and local seafood, accompanied with premium Australian wines.

After lunch, take a short drive to North Head for your second walk of the day. Enjoy spectacular views from some of Sydney's highest sandstone cliffs at the entrance to Sydney Harbour, and learn the area’s Aboriginal and colonial history. This short walk is bursting with spectacular beach and cliff views from various vantage points. Explore the hidden idyll of Shelley Beach, before a last coastal walk across famed Manly Beach as the sun gets low in the sky. Return to the city for an evening at leisure.
The Langham | BL

Day 3: Lord Howe Island

Wake and savour a delicious breakfast before flying to the idyllic paradise of heritage-listed Lord Howe Island. The day is yours to explore the island at your leisure.
Capella Lodge | BD

Day 4 & 5: Lord Howe Island

Spend the next two days immersed in the breathtaking landscapes that surround you. Rare birds, plants, geology and marine life are abundant; explore the most remote rocky coves, spend a day walking to the summit of Mt Gower or simply unwind on one of the island’s many pristine beaches.

A golfer’s paradise, you might play 9 holes on the most picturesque course in Australia. Explore a little deeper, heading down to Lovers Bay to discover the lagoon, snorkel and mask in-hand, and experience first-hand the wonders of the world’s southern-most coral reef. You can cruise by boat to picturesque North Bay, circumnavigate the island or journey to Balls Pyramid.  If you’re looking to learn more about this unique island, visit the Lord Howe Island museum for a deep-dive into the island’s captivating history.
Capella Lodge
| BD

Day 6: Depart Lord Howe Island

Farewell this otherworldly paradise today, transferring to the airport for your onward flight*.


*Flight not included.

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Preferred Accommodation

Preferred Accommodation

This journey features the following Preferred Accommodations:

The Langham Hotel, Sydney

Sydney & Lord Howe Island

The Langham Hotel Sydney has won almost every prestigious domestic and international award, is a superb urban retreat known for its tranq ... Read more

Capella Lodge, Lord Howe Island

Sydney & Lord Howe Island

Resting above the jewel-toned lagoon, Capella Lodge is the only Island accommodation that commands spectacular views of the ocean and a ... Read more

Journey Dates & Prices

As this suggested itinerary can be personalised to your specific requirements, it is not available for online booking.

Depending on your preferred dates and arrangements, final pricing will vary from low season to peak season travel.

Please call A&K on 1300 851 800 or send us a booking enquiry to book this journey.


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