Travelling by Car and Caravan or Camper Van
The Aussie Over 50s Guide to Travelling on the Open Road!
Discover Australia By Car
During the current Coronavirus 'era' more Over 50's are travelling around Australia because they cannot go overseas. This is great for the local businesses as they are already under enormous pressure due to various stages of 'lockdown'.
Here are some options, links and helpful hints to assist you in your plans.
4 Wheel Drive Tours, Hire Cars and Campervan
Australian roads not only take you to some wonderful places they are also very good to drive on. Most distances between towns and supplies are quite short given that Australia is a big land, but it is still necessary to plan ahead and make sure that all your routes are well serviced at the times you plan to travel.
Car Drive Glasshouse Mountains QLD; Photo Lyle Stacpoole
You can come to Australia and enjoy a drive holiday by hiring one of a number of options for cars or campers.
Parks and Public Toilet Guides
As part of the National Continence Program, the Toilet Map provides information on over 16,000 publicly available toilets across Australia, including accessibility, opening hours and facilities, such as showers and baby change.
Parks Australia is part of the federal environment portfolio. We support the Director of National Parks who has responsibility under federal environment law for six Commonwealth national parks, the Australian National Botanic Gardens and Australia's network of Commonwealth marine reserves Our national parks range from Christmas Island and Pulu Keeling far out in the Indian Ocean to Norfolk Island in the Pacific, Booderee on the NSW south coast and World Heritage-listed Kakadu and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Parks in the Northern Territory See.
Driver and Chauffeur Driven Tours
State Automobile Clubs
All Australian states have really useful Automobile Clubs that are well worth being a Member of. Most have Basic Membership of around AUD$75 but when you are going on a long journey they will gladly increase your Membership to a Premium Membership of around $120 which will take care of any problems you may experience.
With Membership you can get discounted travel fares on many public travel services, membership special offers on accommodation and other services and worthwhile travel information including online Trip Planning - free access to all Web Visitors.
Discover Australia; You Will Find It Here
Australia My Land is an extensive website dedicated to the discovery of Australia and all it has to offer. From means of travel, accommodation and regional guides there are numerous pages of content to assist your travel plans.
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