Looking for something fun to do this Easter? Here are six fantastic tours we offer that will keep you laughing, happy and enthralled over the holiday season in Australia.
These take in Australia’s Great Ocean Road, fantastic surfing spots on the East Coast and plenty of reef and rainforest.
Groovy Grape Getaways – 3 Day Great Ocean Road & Grampians (Adelaide-Melbourne)
The grooviest coastal adventure around. One of the world`s best coastal routes blended with the beauty and history of the Grampians National Park, making this one of the best trips in Australia.
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1. Visit the rock
The great monolith, Uluru, beckons out in the middle of central Australia with walks, camping and the chance to learn about Aboriginal Australian heritage. An absolute must on your downunder list.
2. Drive the Great Ocean Road
You can’t beat the Great Ocean Road for romantic and scenic drives. Stretching between Melbourne and Adelaide it’s a good overland weekend trip, or you could make it longer stopping off to camp, surf, sight see and snorkel on the way.
As winter approaches in Australia, the searing temperatures in the outback drop and it becomes the perfect time to head west, or far north, to explore some of the wilder reaches of the country. If you’ve been thinking about going, do note it also the season for some of the nation’s most unusual outback festivals. To give you some ideas about where to go on the VIP Backpacker network, here’s a quick taste of our outback locations.
Broome, Western Australia
On the far Western Australian coast, Broome is surely one remote town. But if you’re heading north from Perth you’ll want to stop here. It has one of the best beaches in the country with pure white sands where you can go on a camel ride at sunset. It’s also somewhat of a launching pad for exploring the rest of the fabulous Kimberley region. If you have wheels take the dirt track along the Gibb River Road to Kununurra exploring the chasms, gorges and cattle stations along the way.
Click here for some great hostels and tours in Broome.
I’ve just spent two weeks in Borneo, Malaysia and I’ve never sweated so much in my life. It was that kind of sweat that made your shirt stick to your back, impaired your brain function and made you wonder how you’d ever sleep at night. It was humid, sticky and sapping.
Welcome to the Jungle…