More Than Uluru: The Best Kept Secrets of Central Australia

Uluru (Ayers Rock) in the Northern Territory, Australia

You can’t visit Uluru without being caught up in the debate over whether to climb ‘the rock’. More on that topic later.  A visit to the spectacular Uluru (Ayers Rock) in central Australia is a definite bucket list item for many people.  One of the challenges with visiting Uluru is that it is a long … Read more

12 Rocking 2WD Road Trip Routes to Escape Sydney These Spring School Holidays

12 Rocking 2WD Road Trip Routes to Escape Sydney in the Spring School Holidays

I still vividly remember my first trip to the Twelve Apostles on the Great Ocean Road.  At the time I was living in Melbourne as a university student and had recently purchased my first car.  One beautiful blue sky day I was feeling restless and I was suddenly inspired to go for a solo drive … Read more

10 More Hedonistic Australian Hot Springs You Haven’t Tried Yet

Zebedee Hot Springs at El Questro Station, Western Australia

In most countries there is a definable link between volcanic activity and hot springs.  Australia is the exception to the rule as there are no live volcanos on continental Australia.  Yet there are a surprising number of hot springs across the Australian continent. Australian hot springs come in one of three types.  The first type … Read more

Awesome Australian 2WD Road Trips: Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock) on the Stuart Highway

Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), Northern Territory Australia

The Northern Territory road trip between Darwin and Uluru (Ayers Rock) is regarded as an essential Australian outback experience.  A diverse range of experiences are available along the route, ranging from the awesome spectacle of Uluru, thermal hot springs and amazing National Parks. To make the most of the road trip you need to be … Read more

Awesome Australian 2WD Road Trips: Tennant Creek to Alice Springs on the Stuart Highway

Ormiston Gorge, in the West McDonnell Ranges near Alice Springs, Northern Territory Australia

The Northern Territory road trip between Darwin and Uluru is regarded as an essential Australian outback experience.  A diverse range of experiences are available along the route, ranging from the awesome spectacle of Uluru, thermal hot springs and amazing National Parks. To make the most of the road trip you need to be prepared to … Read more

Awesome Australian 2WD Road Trips: Katherine to Tennant Creek on the Stuart Highway

The Northern Territory road trip between Darwin and Uluru is regarded as an essential Australian outback experience.  A diverse range of experiences are available along the route, ranging from the awesome spectacle of Uluru, thermal hot springs and amazing National Parks. To make the most of the road trip you need to be prepared to … Read more

Awesome Australian 2WD Road Trips: Darwin to Katherine on the Stuart Highway

Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park, Northern Territory Australia

The Northern Territory road trip between Darwin and Uluru is regarded as an essential Australian outback road trip experience.  A diverse range of experiences are available along the route, ranging from the awesome spectacle of Uluru, thermal hot springs and amazing National Parks. To make the most of the road trip you need to be … Read more

Awesome Australian 2WD Road Trips: Rockhampton to Bowen

Diving on the Great Barrier Reef Australia

The coastal drive between Brisbane and Cairns is one of the most popular in Australia.  The combination of lovely beaches, beautiful islands, national parks, Australian history, Australian wildlife, the Great Barrier Reef and gourmet food experiences make the drive an attractive option for many visitors. Interestingly most of the best places to visit are within … Read more