Ideas for planning your own holiday
Use our Brisbane to Melbourne route as a starting point, then talior-make your holiday by simply adding or removing any locations you want to include or leave out. If you have more time and want to explore further still, there are lots of additional places to see along the way.
We're here to help - call us on 024 7647 5340 and we'll help you plan your perfect route.
Days 1 -2 Fly from London to Brisbane with Malaysia Airlines via Kuala Lumpur.
Days 3 - 4 Arrive Brisbane and book into hotel for two nights, to get used to the time difference and to explore Brisbane, the capital of Queensland.
Day 5 Pick up your motorhome and head south towards Sydney for your first stopover in Byron Bay, a great place for water based activities. Whale watching off the coast is also very popular.
Day 6 Continuing south drive to Coff’s Harbour, visit the Big Banana, a tourist attraction explaining the history of the banana industry in this region.
Day 7 Travel to Port Macquarie, known for its koala population, home to the Billabong Koala Park, and the Koala Preservation Society’s Koala Hospital.
Day 8 Taste some of the best wines in Australia in the Hunter Valley.
Days 9 - 10 Sydney needs little introduction and is famous for its iconic landmarks the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. No trip to Sydney is complete without a visit to Bondi Beach.
Day 11 Bowral is where the Sydney gentry traditionally
escaped the city and is universally associated with the cricketer Sir Donald Bradman, who is commemorated by the Bradman Museum.
Day 12 Head into the capital, Canberra, home to many national monuments and institutions such as the Australian War Memorial, the National Gallery of Australia, the National Portrait Gallery and the National Library.
Day 13 Continue to Falls Creek, an Australian ski resort that is also delightful to visit in the summer.
Days 14 - 15 Head to Melbourne, the capital of Victoria and famous for its sporting and cultural attractions.
Day 16 Fly back from Melbourne to London - why not stop over in Kuala Lumpur on the way back?
When is the best time to travel?
This trip is possible at any time of the year. Australians tend to travel in the peak summer months of December and January so prices tend to be higher and campsites are much busier. Local spring (October-November) and autumn (March-April) are good times to travel.
Let us personalise your trip and quote for your holiday. Call 0845 601 0905 or 024 7647 5340
From £1,630 per person in March 2013.
- Return flights from the UK
- two nights in Brisbane hotel
- 13 days motorhome rental
Distance 1,500 miles