November 2017 - DriveNow Blog

Wet and wild is the Northern Territory summer

The NT is stunning all year round, yet when the wet season rolls in like clockwork every November, it adds a certain vibrancy to the landscape as floodplains fill and spill into surrounding waterways and the green foliage thickens and deepens in colour. Touring the Top End in your Darwin car rental in the green season also means you’ll be visiting out of peak, so your Territory trip-of-a-lifetime won’t break the budget as hotels and tour operators offer generous discounts.
If you’re ready for a cool change this summer, here are Tourism NT’s picks to whet your appetite for travel […]

Sydney New Year’s Eve party hot spots to bring in 2018

With Sydney set to throw the world’s most exciting New Year’s Eve party party featuring outstanding fireworks displays, we’ve asked the Destination NSW team to reveal some of the city’s best vantage points and parties for revellers to ring in 2018.
As NSW Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall says: “Every year Sydney erupts into a kaleidoscope of colour as the nation’s biggest-ever fireworks display welcomes in the New Year. With many locations across the harbour foreshore to view the fireworks, as well as festivities and parties to experience, celebrating New Year’s Eve in Sydney is another great […]

5 great Australian music festivals for summer

We come from a land Down Under where women glow and men plunder, and we have an endless supply of incredible music festivals. Diversity is the key so there is a festival somewhere in our great southern land to suit all tastes. Where to begin? Why not start with a campervan rental and book a holiday park to park your wheels before getting in tune with one of these five for the summer of 2017-2018.
The Toyota Country Music Festival Tamworth (19-28 January 2018)
TEN days, 700 performers, 2800 events and more than 50,000 country music lovers. Clearly there are […]

Western Australia road trip – Perth, Margaret River and Albany

Everybody has to experience their own Western Australia road trip at least once in their life. WA has some of the most scenic attractions in the country, and most of them are in the south west.
Pick up your campervan rental deal with DriveNow in Perth. Your Western Australia road trip takes you from WA’s capital to Margaret River and Albany.
Stopover 1: Perth
Begin you 1100km Western Australia road trip in Perth. Pick up your campervan rental from Perth Airport. While in WA’s capital, you can squeeze in a cruise along the beautiful Swan River. For an epic day, […]

Your self-drive itinerary from Adelaide to the Eyre Peninsula

The Eyre Peninsula is one of the most beautiful regions of South Australia. We’ve organised an itinerary guide for you to see the highlights of the Eyre Peninsula. It’s about a 1500 km round trip, with visits to Port Augusta, Port Lincoln and Venus Bay.
Find a bargain car rental deal from Adelaide Airport with DriveNow and begin your journey.
Night 1: Port Pirie (pictured)
Drive 220 km north of Adelaide to arrive at your first stop, Port Pirie. Between the sheltered waters of the Spencer Gulf and the gorgeous Southern Flinders Ranges, is this lovely coastal city. A visit […]

Your next Darwin road trip: from NT’s capital to Broome

If you’re planning a Darwin road trip then be sure to check out DriveNow’s car and campervan rental deals from Darwin.
We also have an itinerary planned out for you. Make sure your Darwin road trip takes you through Kakadu, the Kimberleys and onto Broome.
Night 1: Darwin
Begin your Darwin road trip to Broome by picking up your campervan. Make sure your supplies, food and water are stocked up. While you’re in Darwin you should also try to visit Crocosaurus Cove, where you can dive into the cage of death and come face to face with a crocodile under water. […]

Driving Tasmania’s East Coast – a guide to your self-drive holiday

Tasmania’s East Coast is the place with all the spectacular scenery, white sandy beaches and ancient forests waiting to be explored. The best way to see it all is with a self-drive holiday.
You just need to hire a car or campervan from DriveNow. Your itinerary of Tasmania’s East Coast begins in Hobart and ends in Launceston.
Day 1: Hobart
Collect your DriveNow hire vehicle in Hobart to begin your trip of Tasmania’s East Coast. Use this day to explore the city centre and waterfront. Just 30 minutes west of Hobart is Mount Wellington. Make your way to the summit of the […]

Sydney driving holiday ideas – head for Melbourne

Feeling like a self-drive trip that encompasses the best of New South Wales and Victoria? Our recommended Sydney driving holiday will take seven days to get to Melbourne, which is just enough time to let you stop off at key attractions along the way.
Pick up a campervan and follow our Sydney driving holiday itinerary.
Day 1: Sydney
Pick up your campervan from DriveNow and explore some of Sydney’s famous heights like the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House and the one and only Bondi Beach.
Day 2: Goulburn
Drive 195 km south west to Goulburn. On the way you can […]

Great Queensland drives: Brisbane to Cairns

This Brisbane to Cairns itinerary is without a doubt one of the world’s most stunning coastal drives. This self-drive holiday is full of stunning coastal spots that you wouldn’t believe existed until you saw them.
Spend 10 days following DriveNow’s 10-day Brisbane to Cairns itinerary.
Days 1, 2: Noosa
It’ll take roughly two hours to travel 145kms from Queensland’s capital to your first destination. Surf beaches, white sand and crystal-clear waters await. But if you like a quieter, more relaxed local vibe, then Peregian Beach is the place. Travel inland to explore the rolling green hills of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. […]

 
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