15 Best Road Trips In Australia

If you want to discover the beauty of Australia, the best way to do so is throughroad trips. You ask why? It is because Australia is known for its stunninglygorgeous and adventurous destinations which are bound to be explored. For you to not waste time on research, here are the best 15 road trips Australia you must know about.

1.     The Great Ocean Road, Victoria

Be it the 12 Apostles or the world class surf at Bells Beach, The Great Ocean Road is something special for a traveler. You are bound to witness a heavenly experience with the beauty of its nature and wildlife.

2.     Red Centre Way, Northern Territory

Take an unforgettable trip to Red Centre Way from Alive Springs to Uluru as the magnificent landscapes and iconic landmarks will melt your heart. The Ellery Creek Big Hole, West MacDonnell National Park and Glen Helen Gorge are sites that must be visited, no matter what.

3.    The Savannah Way, Queensland

The third best place for road trip Australia is ‘The Savannah Way’. Stretching from Cairns to Broome, this 3700 kms long trip is flooded with breathtaking camping spots, great landscapes and wildlife.

4.     Cairns to Cape Tribulation, Queensland

Also known as The Great Barrier Reef Drive, this place is the perfect definitionof ‘jaw-dropping beauty’. From long stretched beaches to wild rainforests, this place is getting much popular among locals and foreigners alike.

5.     Sydney to Brisbane Drive, NSW & Qld

This iconic road trip is 900 kilometers along the Pacific Coast. With its beachside towns, wineries, wildlife, green hills, beautiful beaches, water sports and historic sites, this trip has something for everyone.

Motorhomes and campervans are great ways to travel the country in comfort. Find out how you can rent a Campervan from Sydney here.

6.     Darwin/ Kakadu/ Katherine/ Litchfield Road Trip, Northern Territory

This is the Top End of Australia in the Northern Territory and it is a must-do, long trip. Amazing sunsets of Darwin, Yellow Water Billabong Cruise at Kakadu, Sunrise Cruise at Katherine Gorge and Florence Fall at Litchfield are some of the main highlights of this fantastic trip.

7.     Gibb River Road, Western Australia

It is a 660 kilometers long track and is one of the main attractions of Kimberley. Here, your trip will be full of adventures and exotic views of waterfalls, colorful ranges, and lush rock pools.

8.     Broome to Perth Western Australia

If you are a beach and landscape lover, and also have a couple of days in your hand, then this 3,900 kilometers long coastline trip is best for you. Also, take your camping equipment and snorkeling gear to enjoy the beauty of Western Australia.

9.     Broome to Cape Leveque, Western Australia

This almost 3-hour long trip from Broome to Cape Leveque is ideal for camping lovers. The first half of this trip will be rough, but the other half has great roads. Do visit Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm during the trip.

10.                        The 75 Mile Highway, Fraser Island, Queensland

Stated as the largest sand island in the world, the Fraser Island is a must-visit place in Australia. Maheno Shipwreck, Eli Creek, 75 Mile Beach and Lake Mackenziewill be some of the highlights of your trip.

11.                        Outback Queensland

For the real Australian experience, Outback Queensland is a place full of history and culture. Australian Age of Dinosaurs, Winton is a great learning place for everyone and if you are into planes, then visit Qantas Founders Museum at Longreach.

12.                        Sydney to Jervis Bay, NSW

This being just under a 3-hour drive from Sydney to Jervis, you have the option to visit a number of places between this stretch. Royal National Park, Famous Sea Cliff Bridge, and Jervis Bay are a few of them.

13.                        Launceston to Hobart, Tasmania

This 8-hour long journey will take you to some of the most exotic beaches like Bay of Fires, Binalong Bay, Wineglass Bay, Hazards Beach, Port Arthur, and others to swim, surf, play, and enjoy.

14.                        The Nullarbor

It is a long treeless stretch of land, but here is the thing: It is wildly beautiful. The road between Balladonia and Caiguna is straight and 146.6 kilometers long, and it holds the world record for being the longest straight road in the world. Along this journey, you can do whale watching at Head of Bight and have some fun at an 18 hole golf course.

15.                        The Eyre Peninsula, South Australia

This place is a paradise for those who love beaches, underwater world, and great seafood. If you want to have a great underwater life experience, then don’t think twice and pack your bags for this road trip.


Being on the road for long periods can be exhausting, draining, and physically demanding considering the small confined spaces. Have you considered hiring a campervan or motorhome for your trip? Find out more about it here.


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