Planning a road trip around Australia? Why not consider exploring some of the most beautiful scenic touring routes in the country. Apollo recommends:

 Grand Pacific Drive Campervan HIre

The Great Southern Touring Route

Start & End: Melbourne, Victoria
Distance: 807 kilometres

This amazing self-drive touring route offers the very best of Victoria’s attractions, coastal scenery, cities and towns, history and heritage all in a flexible, compact, touring package. Starting from Melbourne, the city that prides itself on being a great city, the route can be traversed clockwise or anti-clockwise, and provides unlimited opportunities to journey off the official path at any point to explore even more of the region’s extraordinary attractions.

Five Days on the Great Southern Touring Route

Day 1

Melbourne to Lorne

140 kms

Day 2

Lorne to Warrnambool

208 kms

Day 3

Warrnambool to Halls Gap

196 kms

Day 4

Halls Gap to Ballarat

148 kms

Day 5

Ballarat to Melbourne

115 kms


Melbourne Adelaide Touring Route

Route: Melbourne Adelaide
Distance: 1,073 kilometres (coast) 1,018 kilometres (inland)
Suggested Time: 4 Days

From Melbourne, travel along the Great Ocean Road through the coastal towns of Lorne, Apollo Bay, Port Campbell and Warrnambool. The drive reveals dramatic coastal scenery, especially near Port Campbell where the famous Twelve Apostles are located.

Continue to Mount Gambier, surrounded by ancient volcanic sinkholes and crater lakes, including the spectacular Blue Lake. From Mount Gambier, choose to travel along the coast or venture inland.

Grand Pacific Drive

Start: Royal National Park (Sydney)
End: Bomaderry/Nowra
Distance: 140 Kilometers

Grand Pacific Drive is the award winning coastal drive encompassing 140km of some of the most spectacular scenery and coastline in NSW. From the Royal National Park (world’s second oldest) to Wollongong and onto Shellharbour, Kiama and the Shoalhaven, the route traverses through dramatic coastal scenery, quaint villages, over the iconic Sea Cliff Bridge and through the bustling city of Wollongong. Experience Grand Pacific Drive’s