Are you thinking of taking a road trip on your next holiday? With so many fantastic sites to see around Australia, where do you start and how do you choose? Well, let’s get started.
Which road trip
It’s time to plan. Here are a few road trip destinations around Australia that are worth hitting the road.
- Beyond the Great Ocean Road, Victoria – One of Australia’s most scenic drives, the Great Ocean Road starts at Torquay and ends in Port Fairy. Your journey will provide you with many opportunities to take in the surrounds of places like Anglesea, Lorne, Apollo Bay and the wonders of the 12 Apostles.
- Grand Pacific Drive – Just an hour south of Sydney’s CBD, the Grand Pacific Drive starts in the Royal National Park. This 140-kilometre scenic coastal drive filled with an abundance of natural wonders travels through rainforests and over the Sea Cliff Bridge. With way too many beaches along the way to count, it’s hard to choose where to stop.
- Dandenong Ranges – With breathtaking scenery, romantic hideaways and an abundance of adventures to be had. The Dandenong Ranges are less than an hour from Melbourne and offer a variety of activities for both couples and families alike. Sassafras at the top of the Dandenong Ranges is an idyllic little village with many unique shops. Treat yourself and stay at one of the quaint B&B’s along the way.
- A romantic drive through Adelaide – Adelaide would have to be the gateway to Australia’s most beautiful wine regions, before venturing on a scenic drive to one of the many wineries, take the time to wander through the city. Known as the city of churches, Adelaide is a beautiful city not only full of churches and expansive parklands; you will find many buzzy laneways as well as the bustling Central Market. For the seafood lovers, why not plan for a long drive along the Eyre Peninsula, the perfect seafood and sea creatures adventure.
Whichever road trip you choose, the adventures you will have and the memories you create will be invaluable. Ensure to select a car rental service that will offer the most suitable vehicle for your adventure ahead.