Road trips and self-drive journeys
From coastal journeys to outback adventures that cut through the heart of the country, a classic road trip is the best way to experience the magnificent wide-open spaces of Australia.
From short day trips to epic self-drive holidays and 4WD adventures, Australian road trips range in length, difficulty and cover all manner of landscapes. From the incredible ocean adjacent highways to the roads that traverse the red centre of the country. These routes pass through ancient sites, qaint country towns, and awe-inspiring natural wonders.
Driving in Australia is easy on most routes but you'll need to be prepared for the distances, road rules, 4WD tracks and any outback roads you might encounter. Buckle up and make sure you are well prepared with our road safety tips.