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Australia Road Trips

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Australia road trip and self-drive planner

Thinking of hiring a camper or car, and cruising along the open roads of Australia? Good choice. From the epic Great Ocean Road to the natural rainforests in the Blue Mountains, a classic road trip is the best way to see Australia's rugged beauty. Check out some of our suggested itineraries below or we can help you tailor-make your own Australian road trip.


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Melbourne to Adelaide

The Great Ocean Road - one of Australia’s most famous coastal routes! Surf at Bells Beach, walk among the 12 Apostles and sample wine in Mclaren Vale on this five-day journey along Australia’s dramatic south-east coastline.

✔ Marvel at the coast views along the Great Ocean Road, Lorne & Torquay. 

✔ Take in the epic view at Mount Gambier

✔ Explore Coonawarra wine region, Victor Harbor & Port Elliot

Trip duration

Minimum 5 days

Trip distance

728 km

Nearest major city


Melbourne to Sydney

This trip takes you inland up the East Coast and across the state border from Victoria and into New South Wales. This route has some great foodie and cultural destinations on the way.

✔ Visit the nation's capital Canberra, home to Parliament House, the National Gallery of Australia and Australian War Memorial 

Explore the Southern Highlands - The big marino, Berima and Moreton National Park

Trip duration

Minimum 4 days

Trip distance

900 km

Nearest major city


Brisbane to Melbourne

This road trip is perfect if you want to experience the best that the East Coast has to offer taking you along stunning coastlines, lush National Parks and through three Australian States.


✔ Take in the coastal views of Byron Bay, Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour home to the Big Banana 

✔ Explore the Southern Highland country towns of Berrima, Bowral and Mittagong, Canberra & Falls Creek snowfields


Trip duration

Minimum 8 days

Trip distance

2,100 km

Nearest major city

Sydney and Canberra

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