Have you been longing to hit the open road and explore some of the most talked about pockets of Australia for yourself? If you have a spare weekend and are love our rugged coastline, pick up a SIXT car rental from one of our numerous locations throughout Melbourne, or our conveniently located Geelong office, and zip off down the world-famous Great Ocean Road. Think precarious, … [Read more...] about Best Road Trips in Australia – Get Packing!
One of the ultimate driving adventures in Australia Heading into the Outback and exploring the country’s untamed heart? One of the best routes to take is the 2,000 km stretch from Darwin to Uluru, since this way you get to see most of the Outback’s most famous attractions. Why not hire one of our air-conditioned 4WD vehicles and embark on a memorable trip exploring Australia’s … [Read more...] about A must-see: Darwin to Uluru
The Northern Territory. A place of vast, majestic desert plains and ancient stories of the Dreamtime. Significantly less populated than anywhere else in Australia, and totally unlike any other place on Earth. The Northern Territory and it’s points of interest draw visitors from all over the world, and the outback towns are just one of its many drawcards. SIXT magazine takes a … [Read more...] about Alice Springs to Darwin: outback towns you must visit on the road
Forget the myth that Hollywood produces the best road trip films. The Australian film industry has been making classic, lasting flicks for decades and our often-desolate landscapes make for great road trip-themed movies. We've listed the top 5 Aussie road trip movies to get you in the mood for an upcoming adventure. 1. Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994) Quite possibly the … [Read more...] about Top 5 Aussie road trip movies
From stories and inspiration, to tips and advice and everything else, there’s no better resource on Australian hikes than Neil Fahey’s Bushwalking Blog. Arguably one of the country’s most experienced and well-travelled hikers, Neil regularly shares his adventures and images on his engaging site that will have you planning your next trek within minutes. Neil has been kind enough … [Read more...] about Bushwalking Blog interview: Hiking Australia’s great locations
Did you see Australia and picture yourself on an outback station, droving cattle and cracking a whip? Maybe you saw City Slickers back in the day and loved the idea of taking off with a group of friends on a life-changing trip where you could act out your childhood dream of being a cowboy (or cowgirl) on the lam? Well, whether you are an Aussie looking for an interstate … [Read more...] about Yee-ha! The best outback station getaways for city slickers
The Melbourne Cup. The Gold Coast Magic Millions. The Darwin Cup. These big names are just a taste of some of the great Aussie race meetings our country has to offer. But if horses and hats aren’t your thing, the Alice Springs Camel Cup could be just the ticket to a completely unique Australian road trip experience! What’s not to love about this outback race? Forget the … [Read more...] about Tick the Alice Springs Camel Cup off your travel bucket list