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Top tips for outback caravanning

 It’s a delight to travel off the beaten track to remote locations, but when you’re towing a heavy caravan, travelling in the outback becomes a little trickier. Before you head off, it’s important that you have the right gear, the right knowledge, and the right plan and expectations to keep you, your vehicle and your … Continued

Strike gold in Western Australia

Look no further than these brilliant Western Australian locations for a true-blue taste of the Goldfields. Laverton Laverton is nestled in nearly inhospitable soils in the Northern Goldfields, on the fringe of the Great Victoria Desert. About as remote as the Golden Outback gets, this far-flung patch of civilisation once epitomised Australia’s Wild West, but … Continued

Explore the Capricorn Way

Whisk the family away this winter to discover the geological mysteries and star-studded skies of Queensland’s Capricorn Way. The Capricorn Way is an iconic road trip; it will all at once teach you about Australia’s past, present and future. Prepare for fairly mild temperatures, ranging from around 10ºC at night to around 25ºC during the … Continued

Victoria’s Goldfields: the bucket list

The gold rush saw all manner of mismatched people come together in a patchwork community with one common goal. This quirky spirit still characterises the Goldfields, and locals are all too willing to share with you the compelling, off-kilter experiences that will stay with you long after you leave. 1. Drive a train at Castlemaine … Continued

Driving Tasmania’s Heritage Highway

If you have less than a week to explore the quiet beauty of Australia’s southernmost state, it’s still possible to cover quite a bit of ground. Just as its name suggests, Tasmania’s Heritage Highway is the ultimate way to see its central historic sights, while still having the potential to dip in and out of … Continued

Northern Territory outback highlights

In the same way that some clichés are clichéd because they’re true, there are some ‘must-sees’ you simply – well – must see. The Northern Territory’s outback sights fall squarely into this latter category. Ormiston Gorge Start your journey at Serpentine Gorge, a lesser-known site where you can enjoy beautiful vistas and get to know … Continued

Winter gems in New South Wales

From the snowy southern alps to the temperate northern plains, New South Wales is a delight to travel through in winter. The Snowy Mountains Kosciuszko National Park, in the Snowy Mountains, is a popular winter destination for good reason: there’s nothing quite like cross-country skiing on the spectacular high plains, gliding over blankets of crunchy … Continued

Caravanning on a budget

Does it feel like you’re always waiting on your bank account to catch up to your travel dreams? When you set an achievable budget, make savvy travel choices, and add dash of prior planning, your trip of a lifetime is closer than you think! Be deal-savvy If you plan to eat or drink out, scout … Continued

Driving Western Australia’s Golden Outback

The Golden Outback is rife with curious contradictions: dynamic regional centres thrive beside ghost towns; vivid wildflowers spring up defiantly from desert soils; and unyielding outback plains are home to oases of arts and culture. A kaleidoscope of colour, this south-western corner of Australia sprawls across a mighty 54 per cent of our largest state … Continued

Six places to celebrate Christmas in July

Christmas Down Under has its perks, but it doesn’t compare to picture book scenes of snow-capped pine trees, toasty fires and gloriously ugly knitted jumpers – which is what Christmas in July is all about! You’re more likely to spot a roo than a reindeer, but this round-up of Australia’s most fabulous Christmas in July … Continued

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