When you fly somewhere, it’s all about getting to your destination as quickly as possible. You step on a plane at one end and leave the plane at the other end. Whereas when you drive to your destination, you get to see and experience what is along the way, and maybe even take a detour… Continue reading Driving from Melbourne to Adelaide
Australians are living through a period unknown to most – a period where things we take for granted are restricted or no longer permitted. Travel across some state borders is regulated, cafes and restaurants can no longer serve dine-in customers, many attractions are closed, events are postponed and entertainment severely limited. Our leisure activities have… Continue reading Plan your Aussie getaway after the coronavirus pandemic
Over the last few years, there has been a push in the Australian travel and tourism industry to encourage travellers to book their accommodation directly with the property owner or manager, rather than through an online booking agent. The advantages in doing so include: Cheaper rates Dealing directly with the provider makes it easier to… Continue reading Booking accommodation direct – is it really cheaper?
Beechworth is quickly becoming a trending holiday destination for Victorian families. There’s little wonder why, with the town known for its picturesque views, scenic bike paths and country atmosphere. Located 270 kilometres or a three hour drive north-east from Melbourne’s CBD, Beechworth plays host to many fun events for the whole family during the 2018… Continue reading Beechworth – the place to be this Easter!
Wilsons Promontory is a peninsula at the southernmost tip of of Victoria that is surrounded by water on three sides and extends into Bass Strait. The Wilsons Promontory National Park covers around 50,000 hectares of this peninsula, consisting of stunning granite mountain peaks, beautiful beaches, lakes, forests and gullies. It is home to a large… Continue reading How to get to Wilsons Promontory from Melbourne
Melbourne Airport is Australia’s second busiest airport, transporting over 33 million passengers per year. It is currently Victoria’s only international airport and is located at Tullamarine – 21 kilometres by road from Melbourne’s CBD. A very convenient advantage of Melbourne Airport is that the international terminal (T2) and all of the domestic terminals (T1, T3… Continue reading Staying overnight at Melbourne Airport
The Great Ocean Road is one of Australia’s most iconic coastal drives. It covers around 240 kilometres between Torquay in the east and the outskirts of Warrnambool in the west. The journey along the Great Ocean Road passes through several coastal holiday towns and showcases the natural beauty of this part of Victoria including rugged… Continue reading How to get to the Great Ocean Road from Melbourne
The Grampians is one of Victoria’s most popular natural attractions. Located north-west of Melbourne, it encompasses a huge national park which surrounds a series of mountain ranges. Visitors can explore many walking tracks including the Grampians Peak Trail, enjoy panoramic views from lookouts, and visit several lakes and waterfalls. It is a great place to… Continue reading How to get to The Grampians from Melbourne
Some travellers seek holidays where they can truly charter their own destiny and who want to take their accommodation with them as they travel around Victoria. Caravans, campervans and motorhomes are an ideal option for this purpose. Caravans A caravan is a mobile home on a trailer, towed behind a vehicle. It is equipped with… Continue reading Caravans and motorhomes in Victoria
If you or your family have mobility impairments, there are a number of accommodation options throughout Victoria that may suit your needs. Hotels and motels are often able to cater for disabled and wheelchair-bound visitors thanks to their modern layout, lifts and the use of ramps instead of stairs. A growing number of larger hotels,… Continue reading Accommodation in Victoria for disabled or mobility impaired travellers