Inspiring guides for your self-drive holiday
The freedom a self-drive holiday brings means that there are a lot of things to think about. Where should you go? Which activities should you include? Our guides below have plenty of fantastic ideas and tips for creating your perfect self-drive itinerary.
An extraordinary road trip through Tasmania, this journey begins in the capital of Hobart and travels in a loop, taking in some of the state’s most spectacular sights along the way.
Experience everything from the iconic Sydney Opera House and the majestic Blue Mountains to wine country, the Gold Coast, the Great Barrier Reef and the dazzling Whitsunday Islands on this captivating road trip from Sydney to Cairns.
This captivating road trip will bring you through many of the highlights along the southeast coast of Australia, and includes one of the world’s most scenic drives, the Great Ocean Road.
While many visitors to the Land Down Under instantly think of places like Sydney or the Great Barrier Reef, Western Australia offers some incredibly diverse regions without the crowds. This suggested self-drive from Perth to Darwin will bring you to many of the area’s highlights.
Chris Hawkins, Australian Sky's Sales and Programme Development Director, experienced an incredible southeast Australia self-drive tour. Here are his favourite locations encountered during the trip...
Vibrant Brisbane lies between Sunshine and Gold coasts and close to national parks, mountains, vineyards and islands. Discover the city, then enjoy one of these top day trips from there.
As Australia’s largest city, Sydney's a cultural hub filled with iconic landmarks, history and nightlife. Try one of these day trips to see State treasures, from vineyards to national parks, highlands and beaches.
Australia is the sixth largest country in the world, therefore there is a lot to consider when planning a holiday here. To help you we have put together an introduction of important information to consider first.
There are many ways to get around Australia, you can choose an escorted tour with a group, drive around yourself round in a car or motorhome, fly between the destinations or treat yourself to a luxury unique train journey. Read through the options here to help you choose.
There is more to the outback than Uluru and long dusty open roads. The Indigenous Aboriginal people date back 50,000 years, full of history and a different way of life. Read our top places to visit to truly experience unique outback adventures and the Aboriginal culture.
With such a vast country, it can be hard to plan an intinerary to experience Australia’s highlights. A guided tour is generally the best way to get the most out of a trip, so here are two-, three- and four-week options for you.