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New Zealand is made for road trips and Wellington is an ideal launch pad for some of the best. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, and whether you’re looking for a one-day getaway or a week-long adventure, here are five of our fave driving trips starting from the capital. 1. Wellington to Cape Palliser – 280km …

Aussies love a road trip. In fact, our research has found that hitting the road for a scenic drive is one of our favourite holiday pastimes, with more Aussies preferring to drive (54%) than fly (45%) around Australia. Whether you’ve got weeks to spare or just a few days up your sleeve, there’s an awesome …

The Land of the Long White Cloud might not be huge geographically speaking, but it sure crams plenty to do inside its borders. This makes NZ perfect for road trips, with everything from quick adventures along the coast to week-long treks from the North to the South. Here are five of our faves. 1. New …

Queenstown is a great destination for anyone who loves road trips, with many diverse and historical sites to explore. Here are five awesome drives you’ve got to do. 1. Glenorchy 45-minute drive Ever since the Lord of the Rings trilogy was filmed, visiting the sets and sites from the Oscar-winning movies has become a serious NZ …

You’ve probably heard it all before, but the key to a successful and enjoyable road trip with a baby in tow is planning. But how? Here are a few tips to get you (and your engine) started. 1. Load thoughtfully Think about what you might need on your drive before you load up the boot …

When all you want to do is get your boots dusty and your tyres muddy, the Northern Territory is the place to be. Sprawling national parks, wondrous rock formations, and sacred Aboriginal sites are everywhere in the Top End… and the best way to see it all is to get behind the wheel and drive. …

When you hear South Australia, you typically think of two scrumptious words: ‘food’ and ‘wine’. And if that’s what you’re into, you’ll naturally be drawn to Adelaide and all the fantastic wine regions that surround it. But in addition to the usual foodie adventures, SA is home to some of the most incredible national parks, …

Western Australia is huge and has so much to offer, which is why those who stay inside Perth’s city limits are doing themselves a massive disservice. Stock up on sunblock, fuel and bottled water, and head off on a road trip you’ll never forget, exploring Broome to Esperance and everywhere in between. Listed in order …

A good hire car can make a great trip awesome. It gives you the freedom to go where you want, when you want, without having to worry about tour group schedules or unfamiliar public transport. But what do you need to know before you go? Read on and find out! 1. Is a one-way car …

Auckland is home to some fantastic road trips, many of which are perfect for quick weekend getaways. Here are five of our favourites. 1. Papamoa Beach Resort 3hr drive from Auckland Papamoa Beach Resort is sprawling and beautiful. It’s located right on the beachfront and spread over 16+ acres of land, with more than 250 …