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Australia Road Trip

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 hotels and car hire included
  • Motorhomes – 2 to 6 berth campervans, with one way hire available
  • 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 are nine of our customers’ favourite Australia self drive and motorhome road trips exploring every corner of the country!

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    Say G’day the Queensland Way

    Awe-inspiring rainforest, the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Brisbane and the Gold Coast… is any Aussie itinerary complete without time in Queensland?

    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
    Plan your holiday

    How Will You Discover Australia?

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

    For a holiday designed for you, call 0333 234 2889 or Enquire online