Australia Road Trips

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Australia Road Trips

Leave the city behind as you set out on your own Australia road trip adventure. The driving is easy and the scenery spectacular, with a warm Aussie welcome in every town. Choose from these great Australia road trip options:

  • Self Drives – classic Australia road trips with all the planning, hotels and car hire arranged for you.
  • Motorhomes – flexible road trips in your own holiday home on wheels. See our top value motorhomes and campers with inclusive and one way hires.
  • Car Hire – in your holiday region or one way between cities.

Whichever you choose, we can arrange pick-ups and drop-offs to suit. Plus flights, hotels and stopovers for a complete Australia holiday.

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Australia Driving Holidays

Discover the best of Australia on a spectacular driving adventure.

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    Freedom Favourites

    Here's six of our customers' favourite Australia self drive and motorhome road trips exploring every corner of the country!

    12 Apostles, Great Ocean Road

    Great Ocean Road

    Melbourne | Apollo Bay | Port Fairy | Barossa | Adelaide

    Self drive 5 days from £405
    Maui Beach

    East Coast Discovery

    Brisbane | Noosa | Hervey Bay | Agnes Water | Rockhampton | Airlie Beach | Townsville | Mission Beach | Cairns

    Motorhome Holiday 14 days from £575
    Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

    Touring Tasmania

    Launceston | Coles Bay | Port Arthur | Hobart

    Self drive 6 days from £625
    Great Barrier Reef, Australia

    Sydney To The Great Barrier Reef

    Sydney | Hunter Valley | Gold Coast | Nature Coast | Fraser Island | Airlie Beach | Port Douglas | Cairns

    Self Drive Holiday 20 days from £1789
    Melbourne City, Victoria

    Melbourne to Brisbane Road Trip

    Melbourne | Phillip Island | Lakes Entrance | Canberra | Sydney | Hunter Valley | Byron Bay | Brisbane

    Self Drive Holiday 13 days from £1299
    Northcliffe Forest, Western Australia

    South West Adventure

    Perth | Bunbury | Margaret River | Pemberton | Denmark | Albany | Jerramungup | Hopetoun | Hyden | York

    Motorhome Holiday 14 days from £610

    How Will You Choose To Discover Australia?

    From exciting guided tours, to scenic rail journeys and cruises. Our experts can design the holiday that's right for you.

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    Tell us where you want to go and what you would like to do and we will create your perfect Australia holiday - at a price you can afford.

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    Planning Your Australia Road Trip

    Beaches to bush, forest to country towns, Australia is a fabulous road trip destination. Whether you choose a car or motorhome, Australia’s Home ‘n’ Away lifestyle will captivate you and our Australia Road Trips below showcase the best of the country.

    Gateway Cities

    With our road trips and self drives you can take the chance of an exciting city stay before or after your trip. Australia’s great cities are easy to get around, so we can arrange a central hotel or apartment for you for some must-do sightseeing before the start of your journey.

    Circular and One-Way Road Trips

    With Freedom Destinations you can choose a circular road trip into and out of the same city or a one-way road trip between different cities and regions. Or ask your Freedom Consultant to create a tailor made Australia road trip just for you.

    Driving Distances in Australia

    Wondering how long it takes to drive between Australia’s states? Use our handy driving distances guide below to help plan your Australia road trip:

    Sydney Road Trip Distances

    • Sydney to Brisbane – 990 kms – via Port Macquarie and Byron Bay
    • Sydney to Melbourne – 870 kms – via Canberra or the coast
    • Sydney to Adelaide – 1400 kms – via the Blue Mountains and Murray River
    • Sydney to Sydney – 675 kms – via Hunter Valley and the Blue Mountains

    Brisbane Road Trip Distances

    • Brisbane to Sydney – 990 kms – via the Gold Coast and Port Stephens
    • Brisbane to Cairns – 1700 kms – via Rockampton and the Whitsundays
    • Brisbane to Brisbane – 600 kms – to Fraser Island and the Nature Coast

    Queensland Road Trips Distances

    • Cairns to Brisbane – 1700 kms – via Whitsunday Islands and the coast
    • Cairns to Cairns – 580 kms – via Cape Tribulation and Mission Beach

    Melbourne Road Trip Distances

    • Melbourne to Adelaide – 1100 kms – via the Great Ocean Road
    • Melbourne to Sydney – 870 kms – via Canberra or the coast
    • Melbourne to Melbourne – 710 kms – via Phillip Island and Mornington Peninsula

    Adelaide Road Trip Distances

    • Adelaide to Alice Springs – 1550 kms – via Barossa Valley and Coober Pedy
    • Adelaide to Melbourne – 1100 kms – via the Great Ocean Road
    • Adelaide to Sydney – 1400 kms – via Broken Hill and the Blue Mountains

    Alice Springs Road Trip Distances

    • Alice to Ayers Rock – 770 kms – via Kings Canyon
    • Alice to Darwin – 1500 kms – via Kakadu and Katherine
    • Alice to Adelaide – 1550 kms – via Coober Pedy and Port Augusta

    Darwin Road Trip Distances

    • Darwin to Alice Springs – 1600 kms – via Katherine and Tennant Creek
    • Darwin to Broome – 1900 kms – via Kununurra and the Kimberleys
    • Darwin to Darwin – 1100 kms – via Katherine and Kakadu

    Perth Road Trip Distances

    • Perth to Monkey Mia – 850 kms – via Kalbarri and the Pinnacles
    • Perth to Perth – 1100 kms – via Margaret River and Albany

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    Coronavirus – Notice for Customers

    We are currently contacting all customers whose holiday may be affected by the current travel restrictions in place due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

    For the latest Government advice regarding travel to any particular country please visit the Gov.uk website: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice