Coastal Journeys

Lizard Island, QLD. © Tourism Queensland

Coastal Journeys

With 50,000 kilometres of spellbinding coastline, Australia is the perfect place for a coastal journey. Drive the Pacific Coast Touring Route from Sydney to Brisbane via bohemian Byron Bay and the neon-lit Gold Coast. Or follow the spectacular coastal route from Sydney to Melbourne, then the Great Southern Touring Route to Bells Beach, lush national parks and the Twelve Apostles. Take in Fremantle, the lush Margaret River and Esperance’s snow-white beaches on a journey through Western Australia’s south-west.  Sail through the idyllic Whitsundays Island or immerse yourself in the uncrowded beauty of Tasmania’s East Coast.

Great Southern Touring Route, Victoria

Follow the Great Ocean Road past Torquay, Bells Beach,  the holiday haven of Lorne and the magnificent Twelve Apostles. Then head inland past the Grampians and the historic gold rush town of Ballarat.

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Pacific Coast Touring Route, Queensland

You can snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, four wheel drive Fraser Island and sail the Whitsundays on this attraction-packed coastal tour.

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South-West, Beaches and Goldfields

Discover the diverse and theatrical landscapes of Australia’s south-west corner.

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Three Great Days on the Gold Coast, QLD

Roll with the vibrant energy of the Gold Coast, where there are beaches, rainforests, restaurants, theme parks  and shopping strips to visit.

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East Coast Escape, Tasmania

Maria Island, Wineglass Bay and the Bay of Fires are just some of the spectacular attractions on this scenic drive.

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Great Sunshine Way, Queensland

Drive from the action-packed Gold Coast through Hervey Bay, Fraser Island and Noosa to the vibrant capital of Brisbane.

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The Indian Ocean Drive, Western Australia

Discover white beaches, coral reefs, salty fishing towns and rugged national parks on this spectacular journey along Western Australia’s Coral Coast.

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Melbourne to Adelaide via Great Ocean Road

Surf at Bells Beach, see the Twelve Apostles, cruise the Coorong and explore the Fleurieu Peninsula on this breathtaking journey along Australia’s south-east coastline. 

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Pacific Coast Touring Route, New South Wales

Explore the sparkling beaches and lush hinterland of the Central Coast, the wineries of the Hunter Valley and the picturesque inlets of Port Stephens.

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Sydney to Melbourne Coastal Drive

This blockbuster drive takes you to sleepy seaside towns, national parks teeming with wildlife and long, solitary beaches where your feet are the only ones on the sand.

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Wilsons Promontory, Victoria

Explore the natural sanctuary of Wilsons Promontory on any of the many well-marked walking trails.

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Three Great Days in Broome, WA

See it all in Broome, the remote, romantic pearling port in the north-west corner of the Kimberley.

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Whitsundays Sailing, Queensland

Get ready for fantastic snorkelling and diving, the resort atmosphere of Hamilton and South Molle Islands, the legendary beauty of Whitehaven Beach and of course, the incredible tranquillity of sailing.

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Three Great Days in Cairns, QLD

It’s all action in sunny, sophisticated Cairns, gateway to the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef and international hub for tanned travelers.

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The Great Tropical Drive, Queensland

Drive from Cairns to Townsville, through World Heritage-listed reef and rainforests to golden outback savannah. On this journey you won’t miss an inch of Queensland’s tropical splendour.

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The BIG Pacific Coast Touring Route

See many of Australia’s ‘Big Things’ on the Pacific Coast Touring Route from Sydney to Cairns.

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