Family strolling alongside Tilligerry Creek © Destination NSW

Long Beach, Robe, South Australia © South Australian Tourism Commission/Adam Bruzzone

How to plan a family road trip in Australia

Family at lookout at Canungra Valley © Tourism Queensland

Canungra Valley, Queensland © Tourism Queensland

Top tip

Put everything you might need for the day, like swimwear and a change of clothes, in an accessible day-bag so you won’t need to repack the car every time you need something.

Family with their car and caravan in Pemberton © Frances Andrijich/Tourism WA

Pemberton, Western Australia © Frances Andrijich/Tourism WA

Top tip

If you are planning a family road trip during the busy summer or Easter school holiday season, be sure to book your vehicle well in advance.

Child looking out the car window in the Flinders Ranges © South Australian Tourism Commission

Razorback Lookout, Flinders Ranges, South Australia © South Australian Tourism Commission

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Campervan driving along the Western Explorer near Tarkine © Off the Path/Tourism Tasmania

Western Explorer, Tarkine, Tasmania © Off the Path/Tourism Tasmania