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04 Nov

7 Must Do Road Trips to 7 Natural Wonders in Australia byHertz AU

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Australia is known for some magnificent natural wonders, which also make for great tourist destinations. These remote yet easily accessible attractions are best visited through adventurous road trips. Whether you are traveling solo, with family or friends, get car hire in Australia and enjoy the road trips with immense flexibility and affordability. We bring you 7 road trip destinations that will take your breath away:

1. Great Ocean Road, Victoria

Spend at least 3-4 days on this journey to visit the 12 Apostles and view the stunning coastal scenery, beach side towns, amazing waterfalls, wildlife and much more. The Great Ocean Road is not just regarded a phenomenal road trip in Australia, but one of the best road trips on the planet.

2. Uluru

Known for its changing hues at sunrise and sunset, Uluru photographs are enough to tempt travelers into exploring this fascinating wonder in sandstone. visit the Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) and Atila (Mt Connor) during this trip.

3. Fraser Island

This is the largest sand island on Earth and also a World Heritage Site. Amazingly enough, it is constantly evolving and moving. For those who enjoy on and off-road driving, while discovering pristine freshwater lakes, lush rainforests and wildlife, Fraser Island has one of the best 4-wheel drive opportunities in Australia.

4. Tropical North Queensland

The road trip from Cairns to Cape Tribulation is home to two of Australia’s most captivating natural wonders – The Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. Opt for this road trip during the winter season, so it won’t be very humid and you will encounter pleasant weather.

5. Freycinet Peninsula, Tasmania

A drive on the relaxed east coast of Tasmania while visiting one of the top 10 beaches in the world is a delight for any traveler. The Wineglass Bay is one of the most attractive sights here; there’s also the added bonus of stocking up on local wines on the way.

6. Bungle Bungle Range, Western Australia

For a genuinely remote and unconventional driving experience, head for the Bungle Bungles or sandstone "beehives" at the Purnululu National Park. The park was weathered away 350 million years ago but, today it is the perfect destination to drive up to.

7. Blue Mountains

A two-hour drive from Sydney, these mountain ranges are home to some of the oldest plant species such as Wollemi pines - the plant equivalent of dinosaurs. This, plus, the Three Sisters - the limestone rock formation - rising from Echo Point, is a natural wonder that will definitely make you fall in love with Australia even more.


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