Travelling Australia is a great experience, these planning tips will help you to know how and where to travel. Planning is an important first step so you need to work through several steps, these suggestions and ideas will get you started and on your way to an exciting holiday.
Start by working out how long you have to travel – Is it for a long weekend, 3 weeks, 2 months, 6 months or longer?
Where will you start travelling from – From your home within Australia or if you are flying in from overseas, most likely you will be starting from Sydney or Melbourne.
How far you travel will depend on how long you have and by what means eg. self drive, organised tours, combination of flying/hired car or campervan. A few options would be:
- You may enjoy a coastal drive and then take several trips inland,
- Go to Uluru – Ayers Rock and drive to there
- If time is short you can fly to Alice Springs and take organised tours or hire a vehicle to see the area
- Another option is to fly to several capital or regional cities and explore the surrounding area.
What accommodation are you interested in – camping in tents, travelling in a campervan/motorhome and be fairly self sufficient, stay in cabins or motels or maybe you like the idea of staying in unique accommodation like a pub in the Outback, a farm stay or somewhere very luxurious for a special treat.
Planning any trip is exciting, Australia has so many things to see and experience here is just a few – climb Sydney Harbour Bridge, snorkel at Great Barrier Reef, visit the very unique Central Australia and Top End. Using these how to travel Australia planning tips will get you started and you can plan your Great Aussie Adventure.