12 days

Australia’s ultimate road trip

Barossa Valley, Eyre Peninsula and the Great Outback
Adelaide (1 days) Barossa Valley (2) Whyalla (2) Baird Bay (1) Head of Bight (1) Nullarbor (2) Kalgoorlie (1) Perth (2)
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20 days

The real Gold Coast

The best the coast has to offer between Brisbane and Cairns
Brisbane (3 days) Noosa (1) Fraser Island (3) Mon Repos Conservation Park (2) Eungella National Park (1) Whitsunday Islands (3) Townsville (2) Mission Beach (2) Cairns (3)
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11 days

Sydney to Melbourne inland

Mountain views, gold mining towns and a taste of outlaw life
Sydney (3 days) Canberra (2) Mount Kosciuszko (1) Beechworth (2) Melbourne (3)
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14 days

New Zealand wildlife and waterways

New Zealand in two weeks
Auckland (1 days) Lake Taupo (2) Marlborough Region (3) Kaikoura (3) Queenstown (1) Milford Sound (1) Queenstown (3)
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11 days

Bay of Islands and South Island escape

Off-the-beaten path New Zealand
Auckland (1 days) Northland (2) Christchurch (1) Hokitika (3) Queenstown (1) Milford Sound (1) Queenstown (2)
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13 days

South Island wildlife route

Whale-watching, birding and wildlife on New Zealand’s south island
Christchurch (1 days) Milford Sound (2) Stewart Island (3) Dunedin (2) Kaikoura (2) Nelson (3)
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14 days

New Zealand self drive

Wine, wildlife and winding roads
Auckland (2 days) Lake Taupo (3) Hawke’s Bay (2) Christchurch (1) Arthur’s Pass National Park (1) Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (1) Queenstown (4)
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19 days

New Zealand Lord of the Rings route

Head into Mordor, explore Isengard and chill out in Hobbiton
Auckland (1 days) Rotorua (2) Lake Taupo (3) Wellington (3) Nelson (1) Kaikoura (1) Lake Heron (1) Lake Tekapo (1) Queenstown (2) Milford Sound (1) Queenstown (1) Auckland (2)
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10 days

Northern adventure route

Adventures on New Zealand’s North Island
Auckland (1 days) Coromandel Peninsula (1) Raglan (1) Rotorua (2) Lake Taupo (2) Wellington (3)
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10 days

Southern adventure loop

Thrill seeking around South Island
Christchurch (1 days) Lake Tekapo (1) Queenstown (2) Wanaka (2) Franz Josef Glacier (2) Christchurch (2)
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20 days

North to south white knuckle

Epic adventures from North to South Island
Auckland (1 days) Coromandel Peninsula (1) Raglan (1) Rotorua (2) Lake Taupo (2) Wellington (2) Kaikoura (1) Christchurch (1) Lake Tekapo (1) Queenstown (2) Wanaka (2) Franz Josef Glacier (2) Christchurch (2)
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9 days

Northern Auckland Circular Road Trip

Road trip to the Northern tip of New Zealand
Auckland (1 days) West Coast Auckland (1) Whangarei (2) Bay of Islands (2) Cape Reinga (1) Hokianga Harbour (1) Auckland (1)
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11 days

Auckland to Wellington Road Trip

Explore the North Island by road
Auckland (1 days) Coromandel Peninsula (2) Rotorua (1) Lake Taupo (2) Tongariro National Park (2) Kapiti (1) Wellington (2)
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14 days

South Island Road Trip

Explore the National Parks of New Zealand's South Island
Wellington (1 days) Marlborough Region (2) Abel Tasman National Park (2) Golden Bay (2) Nelson (1) Paparoa National Park (1) Hokitika (1) Hanmer Springs (1) Kaikoura (2) Marlborough Region (1)
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14 days

South Island Circular Road Trip

Explore the mountains of the South Island
Christchurch (1 days) Koekohe Beach (1) Dunedin (1) Queenstown (2) Fiordland (3) Wanaka (2) Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (2) Lake Tekapo (1) Christchurch (1)
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  • New Zealand

    New Zealand

    Adventures at the end of the earth
    New Zealand is nothing short of epic...
  • Queenstown

    Queenstown

    New Zealand’s adventure sports capital is a surprisingly small town, famously the birthplace of bungy jumping, it’d be possible to spend days here hiking, biking, rafting, canyoning, zip lining or riding the luge...
  • Milford Sound

    Milford Sound

    Even by New Zealand’s standards, Milford Sound is a truly spectacular sight...
  • Lake Tekapo

    Lake Tekapo

    A highland lake in the middle of New Zealand’s south island, Lake Tekapo is best known for its incredibly clear skies that are perfect for stargazing...
  • Rotorua

    Rotorua

    An eggy scent hangs over sulphuric Rotorua on New Zealand’s North Island, which is home to spectacular geothermal springs, bubbling mud pools, geysers, and colourful geothermal terraces...
  • Coromandel Peninsula

    Coromandel Peninsula

    Visible across the Hauraki Gulf from Auckland, the Coromandel Peninsula has some of the most famous beaches in the country...
  • Kaikoura

    Kaikoura

    Kaikoura is the place to see wildlife in New Zealand, set against the might of the Seaward Kaikoura mountain range, this is a stunningly beautiful stop...
  • Wanaka

    Wanaka

    Laidback Wanaka has a claim to be Queenstown’s cooler sibling...
  • Northland

    Northland

    The site of New Zealand’s earliest Maori settlement, Northland is the birthplace of New Zealand and home to its best beaches...
  • Auckland

    Auckland

    Forget the city’s high-rise centre; the beauty of Auckland is the scenery surrounding it...
  • Hawke’s Bay

    Hawke’s Bay

    Hawke’s Bay is the first stop on the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail and is a great place to try cabernet sauvignon, merlot and chardonnay wines...
  • Aoraki Mount Cook National Park

    Aoraki Mount Cook National Park

    Aoraki Mount Cook National Park includes the majority of New Zealand’s only International Dark Sky Reserve, so head into the hills – or just Mount Cook Village near Lake Pukaki – and marvel at the light show in the sky...
  • Stewart Island

    Stewart Island

    Sparsely populated Stewart Island is home to some of New Zealand’s most interesting wildlife, including penguins, dolphins and albatross...
  • Franz Josef Glacier

    Franz Josef Glacier

    Franz Josef’s icy mass once flowed all the way into the sea, but after decades of global warming, the glacier has retreated inland and is now only accessible by helicopter...
  • Marlborough Region

    Marlborough Region

    The Marlborough is New Zealand’s largest wine-producing region and home to the Marloborough Sounds...
  • Lake Taupo

    Lake Taupo

    Vast Lake Taupo is as big as Singapore and was created 2,000 years ago from a volcanic eruption so huge it would have been seen from China...
  • Hokitika

    Hokitika

    An old gold-rush town, Hokitika is one of the West Coast’s few settlements...
  • Christchurch

    Christchurch

    Most travellers use Christchurch as a base for exploring the south island, but there is plenty to see in this upwardly-mobile city...
  • Arthur’s Pass National Park

    Arthur’s Pass National Park

    Head into Arthur’s Pass National Park by road and you’ll encounter some of New Zealand’s most spectacular engineering, including viaducts, precipitous bridges and redirected waterfalls...
  • Dunedin

    Dunedin

    As well as being one of New Zealand’s most attractive cities, full of pretty gardens and boutique cafes and with its neo-gothic architecture, Dunedin offers a wealth of natural and wildlife-related activities...
  • Raglan

    Raglan

    The surfing town of Raglan on the Waikato coast is the perfect place to spend a few days lazing by the sea...
  • Nelson

    Nelson

    Nelson Tasman is known as one of New Zealand’s most artistic places, with painters, sculptor and jewellery makers are living here...
  • Lake Heron

    Lake Heron

    Lake Heron Station is an authentic working sheep farm, making it the perfect place to experience high-country New Zealand life...
  • Wellington

    Wellington

    Creative Wellington has a claim to be New Zealand’s most cultural city...
  • West Coast Auckland

    West Coast Auckland

    The beaches of Auckland's west coast are separated from the city by the Waitakere Ranges...
  • Bay of Islands

    Bay of Islands

    With a subtropical climate, idyllic beaches, forests, islands, waterfalls, sites associated with New Zealand’s early colonial history (Russell and Waitangi), and dolphin-watching cruises, there’s nothing overrated about the popular Bay of Islands...
  • Cape Reinga

    Cape Reinga

    At the top of the Aupori Peninsula — the narrow tombola that extends from Northland—Cape Reinga is the northernmost point of New Zealand...
  • Tongariro National Park

    Tongariro National Park

    New Zealand’s oldest national park is also a UNESCO World Heritage area, noted for both its cultural and natural significance...
  • Kapiti

    Kapiti

    Off the coast of the Kapiti Coast is Kapiti Island, a wildlife reserve...
  • Abel Tasman National Park

    Abel Tasman National Park

    Abel Tasman’s compact size makes it an easy place for trips to beautiful beaches, day hikes, longer treks, boat rides along the coast, and kayaking excursions...
  • Golden Bay

    Golden Bay

    Remote Golden Bay has a frontier vibe and very few inhabitants...
  • Paparoa National Park

    Paparoa National Park

    The unusual and aptly named Pancake Rocks at Punakaiki, in the Paparoa National Park, are a worthwhile stop en route between Westport and Greymouth/Hokitika...
  • Hanmer Springs

    Hanmer Springs

    The South Island’s answer to the geothermal springs of the central North Island, this mountain resort town is a place to chill out in the warm waters of open-air baths...
  • Koekohe Beach

    Koekohe Beach

    The Moeraki Boulders, large spheres of rock dotting Koekohe Beach (also called Moeraki Beach), are believed to have formed 60 million years ago, from ocean floor sediment...
  • Fiordland

    Fiordland

    Although Milford Sound is one of the South Island’s most popular attractions, the large Fiordland National Park it sits within contains huge expanses of wilderness...
  • Whangarei

    Whangarei

    Northland’s only city, Whangarei, offers fine dining at the Town Basin marina area, quick hikes to volcanic outcrops overlooking the city (Mt...
  • Hokianga Harbour

    Hokianga Harbour

    With slower road access from Auckland than the Bay of Islands, the Hokianga Harbour is relatively undeveloped and provides a real insight into Northland Maori life...
  • Australia

    Australia

    Iconic cities, awe-inspiring outback and everything in between
    For some, it’s the nature — kangaroos bounding through vineyards or hundred-strong shoals swarming around kaleidoscopic coral on the Great Barrier Reef...
  • Victoria

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  • Mildura

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  • Melbourne

    Melbourne

    Australia’s self-proclaimed culture capital may not have the golden charms of its northerly cousin, but what it lacks in glam it makes up for in urban cool...
  • Beechworth

    Beechworth

    The legendary Ned Kelly is Australia’s most famous outlaw, best known for wearing a bulletproof suit in his final shootout with the police...
  • Ballarat

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  • Gippsland

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  • Yarra Valley

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  • Grampians National Park

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  • Northern Territory

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  • Darwin

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  • Litchfield National Park

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  • Berry Springs

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  • Batchelor

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  • Kakadu National Park

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  • Mary River National Park

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  • Arnhem Land

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  • Cobourg Peninsula

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  • Sydney

    Sydney

    Famed for its golden beaches and magnificent harbour, Australia’s biggest city is as glossy as it is iconic, and a must-see for many tourists heading down-under for their next trip...
  • Western Australia

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  • New South Wales

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  • Queensland

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  • Whitsunday Islands

    Whitsunday Islands

    A sailing trip around the jaw-dropping Whitsunday Islands might be one of the most beautiful things you’ll ever do...
  • Brisbane

    Brisbane

    Smaller than its West coast sister cities but no less interesting, Queensland’s riverside capital is as cool as its climate is not...
  • Cairns

    Cairns

    While once people flocked to marshy, tropical Cairns in search of treasure in the Hodgekinson goldfields to the west, they now arrive in droves to sample the natural delights of Far Northern Queensland and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef...
  • Fraser Island

    Fraser Island

    Known by the local Butchulla people as K’gari, meaning “paradise,” the world’s largest sand island more than lives up to its nickname...
  • Canberra

    Canberra

    Since becoming Australia’s capital in 1927, Canberra has evolved from a relatively quiet, rural city into a fully cosmopolitan metropolis, with a food and cultural scene to match...
  • Whyalla

    Whyalla

    Originally named Hummocks Hill, Whyalla is known as Australia’s “steel city” due to its steelwork and shipbuilding heritage...
  • Baird Bay

    Baird Bay

    This small fishing village on the west coast of the Eyre Peninsula presents tourists with the unique opportunity to swim with the friendly Australian sea lions and bottlenose dolphins who call this bay home...
  • Head of Bight

    Head of Bight

    Search for whales from the clifftops at the Head of Bight, one of only two locations on Australia’s south coast where southern right whales visit for calving season during their winter migration...
  • Perth

    Perth

    Where the Swan River joins the southwest coast lies Western Australia's thriving capital city...
  • Mount Kosciuszko

    Mount Kosciuszko

    Standing 2,228m tall, Mount Kosciuszko in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales is 21km round walk if you choose to hike the entire Merrits Nature Track...
  • Barossa Valley

    Barossa Valley

    Australia offers several excellent places to go wine-tasting, but none surpass South Australia’s famous Barossa Valley...
  • Nullarbor

    Nullarbor

    What’s so exciting about a golf course? The defining factor of the Nullarbor Links course is its 1,365km length, spanning the Eyre Highway from Kalgoorlie in Western Australia to Ceduna in South Australia...
  • Mon Repos Conservation Park

    Mon Repos Conservation Park

    Head Bundaberg and the Mon Repos Conservation Park to see Loggerhead turtles laying eggs between November and January and hatching from January to March...
  • Kalgoorlie

    Kalgoorlie

    Explore Australia’s gold mining country in little Kalgoorlie, but don’t miss the giant super-pit where you can watch some of the planet’s heaviest diggers cut a deep hole into Australian earth in a never-ending search for gold...
  • Townsville

    Townsville

    Near Townsville is the SS Yongala, a 110m passenger ship that sank 1911 during a tropical cyclone...
  • Mission Beach

    Mission Beach

    Get your heart pumping by going white-water rafting on the world-class rapid of Tully River...
  • Adelaide

    Adelaide

    Spend a day exploring Adelaide's renowned natural history museum — the South Australian Museum — and the Art Gallery of South Australia, known for its expansive collection of indigenous artwork...
  • Noosa

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  • Eungella National Park

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  • Rockhampton

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  • Agnes Water

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  • Tasmania

    Tasmania

    Made up of a collection of smaller islands surrounding the larger mainland, Tasmania is an island state off the coast of Australia...
  • Hobart

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  • Freycinet National Park

    Freycinet National Park

    Covering a large area of the Freycinet Peninsular, the national park encompasses areas undisturbed by humans, protected historical sites and an extensive, rugged coastline...
  • Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park

    Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park

    Home of Cradle Mountain, this world heritage listed national park, situated northwest of the state capital of Hobart, is a popular area for hiking and walking, with tracks exploring the range...
  • Tasman National Park

    Tasman National Park

    Hosting cliffs and rock formations along a wide stretching coastal region, Tasman National Park, located south of Hobart, offers ample opportunities for hiking and rock climbing as well as exploring the coast by boat...
  • Mount Field National Park

    Mount Field National Park

    One of the oldest and most accessible parks in Tasmania, Mount Field features wheelchair accessible paths as well as hiking routes across the area...
  • Maria Island National Park

    Maria Island National Park

    An uninhabited island, Maria Island is reserved as a sanctuary for a number of endangered species, including the Tasmanian devil...

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