10 Aussie Road Trips For Autumn/ Winter

4WD on sand + Snowboarder

falls creek

Great for hiking and skiing/ snowboarding the slopes. The Falls to Hotham Alpine Crossing trail leads through forests and high plains in Alpine National Park. The Great Alpine Road offers sweeping views of the Victorian Alps.
Image: @centralsnowsportsfallscreek
Whitsundays water + Coral


74 islands to explore and warm winter weather makes this a great Winter vacation spot. The Winter months mean stinger season is no longer and whale season is in full swing. Great place to dive, enjoy the Winter sun, go hiking & check out scenic views.

Image: @darylcawthorne
Sunset 4WD driving + People on a beach aerial view


Dramatic and beautiful landscapes, towering cliffs, rocky headlands, sandy beaches, natural rivers, hot springs, amazing sunsets, spectacular waterfalls and thousands of islands off the remote sandstone coast. It’s a must!

Images: @_letsescapetogether_
Road Trip Uluru


In the Summer it can get pretty hot out here so it is a great place to come in the Winter if you prefer the cooler climates. An Australian must and the heart of the country. 
Image: @exploreuluru


Katherine hot springs + 4WD + Rainbow 


katherine hot springs

Relax in the pure blue 34 degree thermal springs and explore the palm forests, heritage sites and local history. You can also spend your days road tripping, fishing, canoeing and walking. 
Images: @no.ninetofive & @tropicalpassports


Fitzroy Island + people snorkelling


fitzroy island

Head to cairns and visit Fitzroy island to explore some beautifully clear waters. The cairns region has endless hikes and waterfalls to explore. 
Image: @tropicalpassports


Great ocean road + woman watching sunset


great ocean road

Great Ocean Road is known for its winding roads that hug the coastline, rugged natural beauty, shipwreck stories, and famous surfing culture. A great place to enjoy during the winter months with fewer crowds and empty beaches.
Images: @visitgreatoceanroad & @freespiritofme


person on top of Mount Kosciuszko


kosciuszko nato park

During the Winter months, the national park is snowbound so this is for people who are keen to do cross country ski trails, snowshoe trails, skiing & snowboarding, tobogganing & snow tubing at Thredbo & Perisher. 
Image: @hike_australia


Shark Bay + 4WD on beach camping


shark bay

Where the far west coast meets the sea is the Shark Bay World Heritage Area. It has a unique combination of wildlife, flora and stunning scenery unlike that found anywhere else making Shark Bay a stunning place for a road trip.
Images: @cambostock & @merrwatson


eyre peninsula

The Eyre Peninsula itself is a great place for aquatic adventure and fun in the water. Taking a maximum of just under 7 hours from Adelaide by car, you and your friends will be able to take in many great road stops on the way 
Image: @shanbawden
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