Journeys

Acheron Way | Acheron

The Acheron Way is a winding scenic road that is among the most verdant mountain valleys in Australia. It runs from Warburton to the Black Spur Road at Narbethong.

Australian Caravan Safari Trails | North Strathfield

Fancy exploring this beautiful country of ours by caravan, motor home or mobile camping vehicle, whilst enjoying the camaraderie of group travel with like-minded people?If so, NRMA Motoring & Services and the Caravan, RV and Accommodation Industry of Australia have an exciting range of Caravan Safari trails just for you. Suitable for both the novice and experienced traveller there are usually six ...

Brisbane to Ormiston Trip | Brisbane

A short tour of about 106 km to the southern shores of Moreton Bay returning through Beenleigh. From Cleveland Point where a fine view of the Bay and Islands can be obtained. Tropical fruit including custard apples pawpaws, pineapples, granadillas and mangoes can be seen under cultivation.

Brisbane to Southport & Coolangatta Trip | Brisbane

From South Brisbane the journey brings you to Beenleigh, until the coast is reached a few km on the Brisbane side of Southport and Surfers paradise. This is Queensland's most famous beach resort and fast becoming the best known spot on the Australian eastern coast. Cooloongatta is further south on the N.S.W. border. Round trip from Brisbane is about 241 km.

Brisbane to Toowoomba & Darling Downs Trip | Brisbane

Leaving south Brisbane turn right at Wooloongabba Fiveways and drive to Ipswich. Beyond Ipswich there are farming areas and the historic towns of Marburg, Helidon famed for its Spa, and Gatton at the foot of a spectacular climb through the Dividing Range to popular Toowoomba. Toowoomba has gardens, fine buildings and wide streets. Round trip from Brisbane is about 270 km.

Hobart to Evandale, Perth, and Longford Trip | Hobart

Century-old buildings and picturesque rural scenery are the features of this trip. The journey traverses some of the earliest settled areas in the northern part of the island. From Launceston you follow the main Hobart Highway past the aerodrome at Western Junction to Evandale, a small township on the South Esk River. The tour proceeds through sheep-farming country to Perth and thence to Longford...

Hobart to Hastings Trip | Hobart

This is a visit to Southport Inlet beauty spots and Hastings Caves and hot springs. The route is along the famous Huon River. The return trip is about 205 km.

Hobart to Huon and Channel | Hobart

This round trip through the apple-growing districts south of Hobart and along the western shore of the D'Entrecasteaux Channel is particularly attractive in spring when the trees are in blossom. After leaving the city, the Huon Road winds its way around the foot-hills of Mount Wellington to Ferntree, after which the road is terraced around the mountain spurs to Huonville. The tour continues throu...

Hobart to New Norfolk Trip | Hobart

The New Norfolk trip is a visit to history and to the National Park beyond. South of the Park are the Junee Caves. Return distances are New Norfolk 42 km, National Park 94 km, Junee Caves 180 km.

Hobart to Port Arthur Trip | Hobart

This is a short run to Australia's earliest history through Dunalley and Eaglehawk Neck to view the tessellated pavement, Tasman's Arch and the Blow Hole. The return through journey Numbeenah is about 104 km.

Hobart to Russell Falls and lake Fenton Trip (160 km) | Hobart

This is a tour through the hop-gardens and fruit-growing districts in the Upper Derwent Valley. On the outward journey, the way lies along the southern bank of the Derwent River to New Norfolk. After crossing the river, the fruit-growing region of the Derwent Valley is traversed, and thence the journey is continued to National Park and Russell Falls, where lunch is taken. The homeward journey is t...

Melbourne to Dandenong Ranges Trip | Melbourne

The route is along Dandenong Road, through Oakleigh and Upper Ferntree Gully to the summit of One Tree Hill (502 metres) where fine views are obtained of Western Port and Port Phillip, Eumemmering Reservoir, and the suburban area. The route then passes along the Sherbrooke Forest Reservation for native fauna and flora, through Clematis Avenue shaded by trees and ferns, to Sassafras and Olinda at t...

Melbourne to Warburton Trip | Melbourne

Warburton, a pleasant township in an extensive timber-getting district, is on the banks of the River Yarra 77 km from Melbourne by rail or road. Mount Donna Buang (1,243 metres), the highest mountain peak within easy reach of Melbourne, and Ben Cairn (1,036 metres) are the principal tourist attractions. A well-graded road runs via Cement Creek to Mount Donna Buang (18km) and thence a further 4 km ...

Port Arthur and Eaglehawk Neck Trip (193 km) | Hobart

This trip to Tasman's Peninsula comprises a beautiful drive and a visit to the old penal settlement at Port Arthur. The outward journey crosses the Derwent River to Bellerive and continues through farming and bushland scenery to Port Arthur, which is reached in time for lunch. Official guides are then available to show visitors through the ruins and to explain the old penal system. The return tri...

Sydney to Bulli Pass & Royal National Park Trip | Sydney

The route is by Botany Bay, Brighton-le-Sands, Aqua Flora Park (stop 30 minutes), to Sublime Point and Bulli Pass, where lunch is obtainable. These two vantage-points afford magnificent panoramas of ocean, mountain, and forest and, on a clear day, the blue Pacific can be seen rolling on to golden beaches for a distance of 48 km. The journey continues down the Bulli Pass to Greater Wollongong, then...

Sydney to Colo River Trip | Sydney

Sydney to Colo River via Penrith and Richmond, and return through Windsor, takes the traveler through farming country to Penrith and then provides a panoramic view over the Nepean district from Lapstone Hill. On the return trip there is unusually pretty river side scenery near historic Windsor. The round trip is about 201 km.

Sydney to Kurnell & Botany Bay Trip | Sydney

The drive to Kurnell proceeds from the City to the outer Domain and enables tourists to see Centennial Park, Sydney Cricket Ground, Showground, and Randwick Racecourse en route to Cronulla and its excellent beaches. After visiting Kurnell, the landing-place of Captain James Cook, the return trip to the city is made via the University of Sydney.

Sydney to Mount Victoria Trip | Sydney

Sydney to Mount Victoria via Blackheath and through to Kurrajong, is the most famous mountain circuit in Australia, giving excellent views of the Blue Mountains and a choice of some of the best tourist hotels. Kilometres vary between 289 and 320 km according to the number of diversions.

Sydney to Royal National Park, Audley Trip | Sydney

This reserve of 36,300 acres is a sanctuary for bird, animal, and plant life, less than 32 km south from Sydney. It can be reached by Prince's Highway or the Illawarra Railway. The Park includes many kinds of vegetation and scenery typical of the sandstone areas surrounding Sydney. On the sea coast are a number of delightful beaches, such as Garie and Wattamolla, where surfing and rock or beach fi...

Sydney to Terrigal Trip | Sydney

Terrigal on the coast 94 km north of Sydney is famous for its long surf beach and a peculiar rock formation known as the Skillion. The route via Gosford is through pleasant citrus country, and the coast road from Avoca to Terrigal is famous for its scenery. The return trip is about 201 km.