What are the hottest spots between Brisbane and Cairns?

February 20, 2020, Chester S Brisbane Cairns Road Trips Tips

  You’ve just booked your rental car from Cairns. The first leg of your road trip down the East Coast of Australia is beginning. However, do you know the hottest spots to check out before reaching Brisbane? Bundaberg You might have heard of Bundaberg rum. Or maybe Bundaberg’s Lemon Lime and Bitters, Ginger beer or other […]

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The best fishing experiences along Australia’s East Coast

April 9, 2019, Chester S Cairns Fun Road Trips Sunshine Coast Sydney Unusual destinations to drive to

Is it any surprise that along a coastline filled with great diving locations and the Great Barrier Reef, you’ll also find some of the world’s best fishing destinations? Marine life swarms Australia’s waters, creating the perfect environment for a day spent out on the boat.  Load up your Sydney airport hire car with your favourite […]

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6 must-do day trips around Cairns

April 1, 2019, Chester S Cairns Road Trips Unusual destinations to drive to

Situated perfectly amongst some of Australia’s most stunning scenery, Cairns provides a great base for those wanting to vary their days with a few amazing getaways. Whether you’re looking for adventure, awe or relaxation, you’ll find it all on these six must-do daytrips. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Daintree Discovery Centre (@daintreediscovery) on […]

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7 great tips for your next road trip

March 25, 2019, Chester S Cairns Melbourne Road Trips Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

No matter the type of road trip you're undertaking, there are a few basics that hold true for every traveller. One is that you want to make the most of your adventure. Here are seven tips to read through before picking up your East Coast hire car to help you have a road trip like […]

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3 amazing Aboriginal festivals to experience in Australia

March 18, 2019, Chester S Adelaide Cairns Events Road Trips Sydney Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

One of the most amazing things about travelling through Australia is getting to experience a culture that's amongst the oldest in the world. The Aboriginal people have lived in Australia for at least a staggering 45,000 years, accumulating a culture that's rich in traditions, myths and legends.  Can you imagine a better way to immerse yourself […]

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5 games to play with your road trip buddies

February 12, 2019, Chester S Cairns Melbourne Road Trips

No road trip is complete without car games. Along with a great playlist, they're a great option to pass the hours driving in your hire car from Melbourne to Cairns. Don't groan just yet though! We don't mean the old school versions you used to play with your parents – you won't find any 'I […]

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The 4 best dive sites along the East Coast of Australia

January 29, 2019, Chester S Adelaide Cairns Fun Road Trips Tips

With the Great Barrier Reef, you may not find it surprising that Australia has some of the best diving on offer in the world. From shipwrecks to diverse and colourful sea life, you'll find some great spots along the East Coast of Australia to admire the land under the sea from. What are you waiting […]

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The 3 best spots to go horse riding in Australia

January 23, 2019, Chester S Cairns Fun Road Trips Sydney

Who didn't have dreams of being a cowboy, or getting a pony, as a child? Horse riding just has a taste of adventure about it, even for adults. Plus, with classic Australian movies such as 'The Man from Snowy River', is your East Coast road trip really complete without jumping (or clambering, depending on your […]

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How long does it take to travel the East Coast of Australia?

December 17, 2018, Chester S Cairns Gold Coast Melbourne Road Trips Tips

  Driving from Melbourne to Cairns, you’ll discover 4,000 km of coastal beauty along the eastern edge of Australia. Whether you start at the bottom in Melbourne or work your way down from Cairns, the journey along the coastline offers up plenty of adventures. So when organising your hire car from Melbourne or Cairns, how […]

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Full of the joys of spring: Why it’s a great time of year for an Aussie road trip

October 2, 2018, Chester S Adelaide Cairns Canberra Events Fun Gold Coast Melbourne Road Trips Sydney Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

  Spring time in Australia is a great time for comfortable temperatures, outdoor events, exhibitions and catching up with nature. It’s sunny, but not scorching across the country, so you can explore all over. Get your car hire booked from Adelaide Airport and work your way up the east coast. What are the best spots […]

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