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Australasia and Pacific Self-drives

Introduction

Australasia is ripe for self-drive travel, with good roads, often free from traffic and countless cities and sights to discover under your own steam.

In Australia, take to the roads in a car or campervan on a tailor-made itinerary crafted to suit your interests. Due to the enormous distances between places, you should focus on a region and really get to know it; start in a cosmopolitan city such as Sydney or Melbourne and then drive one of the classic routes such as the Great Ocean Road or East Coast route to take in must-see highlights and other less-well known gems. Alternatively, escape the crowds and travel from Perth up the west coast to Ningaloo Reef, journey through the remote Kimberley region in the far north west or tackle a circuit of Tasmania to see some unique wildlife and scenery.

In New Zealand, distances are shorter, making much more of the country accessible in the course of a self-drive holiday in New Zealand. Over the course of several weeks, travel throughout North and South Island to see Auckland, Rotorua, Napier and Wellington before catching the ferry to explore Blenheim, Nelson, Kaikoura, Christchurch, Queenstown and the fjords around Milford Sound.

In both instances we can make recommendations relevant for the amount of time you have available to travel and can tailor-make a self-drive holiday to suit your interests.

Our top itineraries for Australasia and Pacific Self-drives

Tasmania Self-Drive & Hike

13-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,745 pp incl. flights

Pair an epic road trip with hikes through awe-inspiring landscapes on this tailor-made self-drive that will see you discover Australia's hidden gem – Tasmania, from spotting the famous Devil to scrambling up snow-capped mountains.

Sydney, Beaches & The Blue Mountains

15-day tailor-made self-drive from £3,245 pp incl. flights

Take to the open road as you explore the Idyllic New South Wales coast and the spectacular Blue Mountains, between luxury stays in central Sydney and ultra-trendy Double Bay.

Eco Australia: ‭‬‬‬‬beaches, rainforests & the Great Barrier Reef

16-day tailor-made journey from £3,540 pp incl. flights

In between beachfront stays, this itinerary will see you explore the wilds of the Daintree Rainforest before enjoying a four night small-ship cruise on the Great Barrier Reef.

Highlights of the Top End and Red Centre

13-day tailor-made journey from £2,975 pp incl. flights

Contrast the wildlife-filled seaside and wetlands of Australia’s north with the frontier towns, indigenous culture and iconic rock formations of its heartlands.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

Contact one of our consultants on 020 7590 0610 to discuss how we can tailor your holiday.

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