The best things to do with kids in Southern Queensland Country

Granite-strewn National Parks, street art-adorned laneways, magical waterfalls and even a zoo — Southern Queensland Country has serious family-holiday creds and we haven’t even mentioned the 5-star wineries and glamping that keep the parents extremely content as well!

6 of the Best Road Trips in Australia & NZ

When it comes to road trips, Australia and New Zealand are literally riddled with routes. From highways that skirt dramatic coastlines to narrow roads that weave through pretty countryside, and others that scale mountain passes, there’s no better way to explore Australia than by a self-drive family holiday.

Southern Queensland Country 3 Day Itinerary

This article originally appeared on Southern Queensland Country. Perfect if you’re sneaking in a mini-break from Brisbane or the Gold Coast, this 3-day itinerary will have you cruising country roads, walking in the spray of waterfalls, crunching along granite trails...

Campervan Hire and Motorhome Hire

At Apollo, we love road trips and we are happy to help you on your way to discovering the beautiful scenic roads throughout Australia, New Zealand and the United States. We have been helping holidaymakers embark on unforgettable journeys and enjoy unique experiences for more than 30 years.

6 Most Romantic Destinations in New Zealand

Some of the best memories are made on holidays.  If you are looking to get away from it all and reconnect with your significant other, a romantic road trip campervanning around New Zealand, driving through luscious green rolling hills, exploring hidden beaches,...

5 Things you must do in New Zealand’s North Island

If you’re looking for both adventure and breathtaking scenery on your next holiday, make sure to put New Zealand’s North Island on your travel list. Offering everything from bungy jumping, and geothermal hot pools, to secluded beach caves and active volcanoes, the...

5 Things you must do in New Zealand’s South Island

Known for its breathtaking natural landscapes, world class wineries, and abundant wildlife, New Zealand’s South Island is a must do for anyone wanting to experience snow capped mountain peaks, vast hiking tracks, and crystal clear waters. To help you plan your road...

Best winter caravan spots near Brisbane

If you live in south-east Queensland then there are plenty of camping and caravan spots that offer activities to keep the kids entertained during the day and will allow you to have your very own campfire when the sun goes down.  To help make planning your trip easy, here are some of our favour family-friendly camping and caravan grounds that are all only a few hours drive from Brisbane.

8 Ultimate Northern Territory Family Experiences

Self Drive Holidays - Northern Territory Family holidays are a great opportunity to explore a little more of our own backyard and are more important than ever to reconnect as a family. Kids can swap virtual reality for actual experiences, creating lasting memories...

Grey Nomads Guide to the NT – Alice Springs and Uluru

If you are among the growing network of the grey nomads’ club (or are hoping to be) and looking to discover first-hand the unspoilt beauty, culture and character of the Northern Territory, there is no better time to set off on an experience of a life time! With...

Top 10 Pet Friendly Campsites

Looking for Pet Friendly Motorhomes and Camping Sites in Australia or Dog friendly road trip ideas? You are certainly not alone. According to the RSPCA, Australia has one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world. More than 60% of...

Nancy’s First Motorhome Road Trip!

We are thrilled to have recently hosted Nancy on her very first motorhome road trip in our luxurious Euro Star along the east coast drive from Sydney to Brisbane - keep on reading as she shares her experience! Before leaving Australia I wanted to try a new type of...

Experience Nature at Cape Hillsborough

Think of Australia’s most famous icons, ‘Wallabies’ and ‘The Beach’, add in a beautiful sunrise and you have the ‘Cape Hillsborough Sunrise with the Wallabies Tour’. Located at the stunning Cape Hillsborough beach, this experience is a must for all visitors to The...

Southern Queensland Country’s 7 Ways to Do Winter

7 WAYS TO DO WINTER Southern Queensland Country is one of the best places to experience a real winter.  So pack your woolies and your sense of adventure! The following winter warmer guide will have you doing winter like a pro and embarking on your road trip in...

Traveling with Kids: A Guide for Adventurous Parents

Photo by Pixabay Travelling with Kids: A Guide for Adventurous Parents It used to be that you looked forward to traveling, having as much fun on the journey as you did at the destination. But now that you are a parent, things have changed. Flying is more stressful...

Road Tripping Along the Great Barrier Reef Drive

At Apollo, we love road trips! On a road trip, the destination IS the journey, as experienced by some of Australia’s most popular Instagrammers on our recent ‘Drive the Great Barrier Reef’ promotion. Jesse and Bel from @meandmytravelbugs recently shared the highlights...