Austravel Is Offering Customers the Opportunity to Experience the Culinary Delights of Australia’s Largest Food Festival

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Experience the culinary delights of Australia’s famous ‘Good Food Month’ with great value Sydney holidays from Austravel, the leading Australasia specialist.

Austravel, the leading specialist in holidays to Australia and New Zealand, is offering customers great value New South Wales holidays.

During the month of October, Sydney will play host to Australia’s largest food festival, ‘Good Food Month’. With almost a million festival goers in 2012, the festival is a showcase of Australia’s extraordinary culinary scene, with everything from fine dining to free family friendly outdoor festivals. Restaurants, bars and leading food businesses will showcase their offerings with a number of different events, parties and pop-ups throughout the city.

A landmark of this prestigious event is the Asian-inspired Night Noodle Markets. It has been a signature part of the event since 1998 and last year saw 200,000 guests visit Hyde Park for the authentic Asian hawker market. Asian eateries will be. Hyde Park is transformed with up to 40 food stalls dishing up everything from authentic Thai desserts to Peking duck pancakes and Shanghai-style soup-dumplings. Bars and nightly entertainment add to the atmosphere making it an experience not to be missed.

Visitors can also expect to enjoy other events including Good Pub Grub, Let’s Do Lunch, ‘Hats Off’ Dinners, Bar Hop cocktail and bar snack combinations and Ultimate High Teas. For those wanting to get involved, hands-on cooking classes are available for those who want to try their hand at cooking Australian gourmet cuisine. Visitors can also take part in the annual Shoot the Chef event which invites them to pick up their cameras and take photos of the festival’s food, for the chance to win $2,500.

This renowned festival attracts some of the world’s best chefs with the likes of Rene Redzepi included in the line-up. The international culinary genius is behind the Noma Restaurant in Copenhagen which was previously named as the best restaurant in the world. Visitors can see Rene Redzepi at a series of events he will be headlining, including an all-star dinner with a group of Australia’s most inspiring culinary talents.

Austravel, the leading Australasia specialist, is offering a variety of affordable Sydney packages combining the exciting and vibrant atmosphere of the Good Food Month with a holiday to Sydney. Visit Sydney during Good Food Month and enjoy iconic monuments including the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.

For the ultimate holiday down under, a six day holiday to Sydney with Austravel starts from just £1,119 per person. This Sydney holiday includes five nights at the four star Mercure Hotel, Potts Point, Sydney and return flights from London Heathrow with Etihad Airways. Price is based on departures between 21-25 October 2013.

Explore more of Australia’s stunning scenery with Austravel’s eight day Sydney and Reef holiday from just £1,195 per person. Visit the world’s largest coral reef system, stretching for over 1,600 miles off the coast of Queensland and experience the breathtaking beauty of the marine life and vivid corals. This Sydney and Reef holiday from Austravel includes three nights at the Mecure Sydney, four nights at the Blue Lagoon, Trinity Beach, return flights from London Heathrow with Qantas and a saving of £250 per couple. Price based on departures in February 2014.

Travel outside of the city and visit the famous Hunter Valley wineries, which produce some of Australia’s finest wines, and the wild Blue Mountains National Parks. Take advantage of an eight day Sydney and Blue Mountains holiday from £1,395 per person. This holiday includes two nights at the four star Mercure Hotel, Potts Point, Sydney, a six day Blue Mountain self drive, including car hire and accommodation, and return flights from London Heathrow with Etihad Airways. This price is based on departures between 21-25 October 2013.

For more information on Austravel and its flexible Sydney holiday packages visit or call a travel expert on 0800 988 4834.

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