Looking for places to visit in Australia? We share our tips on best things to do in Australia including travel costs, itinerary ideas, road trips and more.

We're from Australia and have travelled the country extensively for 3 years. We road tripped around Australia for 18 months in a caravan/ travel trailer with our two daughters Kalyra and Savannah.

You can hear more about that in this podcast episode.

We're from the Central Coast in NSW, and have also lived in Broome, WA, Mooolaba on the Sunshine Coast, QLD and Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

We've also taken many short trips to explore our beautiful country even further.

We have a huge amount of useful travel tips and destination highlights on Australia to help you plan your trip.

We've grouped them into the categories below so click to the one that suits you most. You'll find a complete list of all the posts below the categories so keep scrolling.

You'll find our best travel tips and general Australia content under the Best of Australia!

We hope you enjoy traveling either to, or around, Australia as much as we do. She truly is one of the most exotic and beautiful countries in the world.


koalas in sydney

WARNING: Australia is Full of Things that Will Kill You (Bugger it; Visit Anyway)

By Caz | November 8, 2018

Too many Americans tell me they won’t travel to Australia as we have too many things that will kill them! No!!!! Here’s how to stay safe and love the thrill of it

Tips for travelling around Australia in a caravan

6 Helpful Tips for Travelling Around Australia in a Caravan – A Beginners Guide

By Tracy Morris | August 1, 2018

Without a doubt, Australia is one of the most amazing countries to explore. Full of natural wonders, unique wildlife and dazzling beaches. There is so much to see and do, and what better way to […]

Busselton, WA

7 Things to Do in Busselton, WA (the gateway to Margaret River)

By Caz | June 5, 2018

Looking for ideas on things to do in Busselton, WA? Busselton, Western Australia is the gateway to the Margaret River region, a luscious area where wine, craft beer, gourmet food, beaches and surfing is part […]

Lake Moogerah Scenic Rim

Brisbane Day Trip to the Scenic Rim for a Family Adventure

By Kate Bennie | January 16, 2018

“Don’t dawdle or we’ll miss it,” I warned the three boys. We were nearly at the summit of Mount Cordeaux and I could see glimpses of gold and crimson through the trees. As we climbed the […]

Hot tub at O Reillys Rainforest Retreat - Gold Coast Hinterland accommodation

3 Gold Coast Hinterland Accommodation Options

By Craig Makepeace | August 18, 2017

When you hear the name Gold Coast, you probably associate the destination with golden beaches, theme parks, and nightclubs. After recently living in Burleigh Heads for 18 months and going inland and exploring the Gold […]

As far as picnic areas go, the views from this one in Warrumbungle National Park are pretty special

7 Spectacular Things to do in Coonabarabran, NSW

By Melissa Chambers | June 19, 2017

After spending a few days exploring Coonamble and The Pilliga, we headed east to Coonabarabran – the gateway to the Warrumbungle Mountains. Coonabarabran in Central New South Wales is a gorgeous little town. We had […]

Sculptures in the Scrub in The Pilligia Dubbo NSW

6 captivating things to do in Coonamble and the Pilliga in NSW

By Melissa Chambers | May 21, 2017

When I was younger, I remember hearing someone jokingly say that New South Wales stood for Newcastle, Sydney and Woolongong. Meaning that nothing interesting existed on the western side of the Great Dividing Range. But […]

Visiting the Taronga Western Plains Zoo is one of the best things to do in Dubbo with kids

Educational Things to do in Dubbo with Kids

By Leah | April 20, 2017

It didn’t take the kids much to twist our arms and have us agree to take a road trip with their cousins to Dubbo in central west NSW. It was, after all, the very location […]

Cuddle time at Holiday Inn Sydney Airport

Holiday Inn Sydney Airport – accommodation for stress free travel

By Craig Makepeace | January 2, 2017

You may have been following along on social media, but just before Christmas Caz and the kids flew from Sydney to the Gold Coast for a week long getaway to catch up with friends. I […]

Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia

4 Places to Visit in Australia

By Craig Makepeace | December 22, 2016

There is nothing more I love than a good road trip, especially when traveling with our kids. Road trips make family travel more practical and cost effective. As a family holiday, we love the freedom […]

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