February 28th, 2011
EVERY Autumn, there’s a road trip in Victoria that every lover of food and wine must experience. Tastes of Rutherglen is a festival every long weekend in March when two worlds collide – an explosion of taste sensations, where the best chefs unite with old and new wineries in the region to match up food with the glorious liquid gold on offer. Best of all, if you can’t make it on the long weekend don’t despair – they double up again the following weekend!
People flock from everywhere, whether it’s coming from the north in your Sydney car rental (500km, [...]
February 19th, 2011
Where is Tin Can Bay? Just near Gympie in Queensland, that’s where, and only a leisurely three-hour drive in a campervan rental from Brisbane or a quick-fire 45-minute cruise if you pick up a Car Rental in Noosa.
And boy, what a great little spot it is. Tin Can Bay is a very sleepy little coastal village, with some of the most stunning scenery. The beautiful harbour area is just fantastic dotted with a ton of yachts and people enjoying the area. It’s great for fishing, water sports and a super spot to explore the area.
The best part, [...]
February 9th, 2011
Port Fairy Festival Campervan Hire – Melbourne
RAPIDLY becoming Australia’s leading Folk event, the Port Fairy Folk Festival takes place over the Victorian Labor Day long weekend each March And this year falls on 11-14th March. Located 290 kilometres west of Melbourne, Port Fairy attracts performers from around the world and 2010 saw it complete its 34th festival with record number of visitors and artists.
The increasing popularity has meant the limited Port Fairy accommodation is in much greater demand including Campervan and Motorhome hire. In recent years, particularly 2010, DriveNow has had to turn away many Festival visitors as [...]
February 2nd, 2011
ANYONE who believes for a minute that Oprah Winfrey’s visit Down Under and resulting TV shows won’t have an impact on Australian tourism should think again. Within the next two years our roads will be filled with American explorers, many of whom will no doubt choose a motorhome rental to discover our vast continent’s countless travel hotspots.
After all, the RV road trip style of experience is a favourite pastime of our US brothers and sisters. Add to that the fact there’s a boom in Aussie holiday parks and the oft-picturesque backdrops that present on our many and varied routes [...]
February 2nd, 2011
Despite the devastation of recent flooding and cyclones in Queensland, the sunshine state is still, and always will be, one of the country’s best destinations for a road trip whether it’s by rental car in Brisbane or a Brisbane campervan rental and you can rest assured the pathways are clear in the bottom half of the state which is brimming with magical experiences and, as Queensland Tourism’s Shelley Winkel faithfully points out, “is incredibly resilient”.
None more so than the beautiful Gold Coast region. After grabbing your hire car or campervan rental in Brisbane, head for a one-hour southerly spin [...]