Explore the bountiful produce available in the Sydney basin and beyond.On this drive, you’ll taste delicious ingredients, meet the people behind the produce and explore the landscape where Australia’s quality food is grown, raised, cured, distilled, smoked and brewed.
Leave Sydney in the morning and within two hours you’ll be in the heart of the Hawkesbury, visiting farms and talking to artisan food producers as you gather picnic ingredients from the Sydney food bowl. On your second day, cross the Great Dividing Range to Mudgee and feel a sense of wonder at the expansive Australian skyline.
From there, you’ll have time to indulge in long lunches, tour farms and sample the world-famous wines of the Hunter Valley before journeying onwards to Newcastle or back to Sydney with a car full of gourmet delights.
Driving tired is the second biggest killer on NSW roads after speeding, so it's important to stop, revive, survive. See tips and advice for planning and taking your trip, so that you arrive safely at your holiday destination.
Visit the Roads and Maritime Services transport page to access all the information you need quickly and easily. Plan your rest breaks with an interactive map and receive live updates, traveller information and personalised alerts for NSW roads.