4 great Australian spots for swimming with marine life

March 13, 2019, Chester S Adelaide Fun Road Trips Sydney Tips

Australia's waters hold something for everyone, whether you're an adrenaline seeker or enjoy activities that are a little more relaxing. If you're wanting to visit underwater creatures along the East Coast, here are four great spots to check out.   1. Cage diving with sharks in Port Lincoln, SA  Strap in for a full-day adventure. Located […]

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What to do in Sydney when it’s cold and wet outside

March 7, 2019, Chester S A weekend in Road Trips Sydney Tips

Rainy days don't have to get in the way of exploring, especially in a city like Sydney. No matter the weather, you'll always find something to enjoy! Here are seven of our favourite activities to make the best use of a day spent indoors. Grab your hire car and head on out! 1. Sydney's Sea Life […]

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What you can’t miss in Australia’s Blue Mountains

March 1, 2019, Chester S Fun Road Trips Sydney Unusual destinations to drive to

Not more than two hours drive outside of Sydney you’ll find mountain ranges covered in eucalyptus trees. Hidden amongst the overwhelming greenery you’ll find waterfalls, trails, caves, botanic gardens and so much more. The Blue Mountains are a necessary stop for any Australian road tripper, so make sure you grab your hire car from the airport! […]

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What can the stories behind these six place names tell you about Australia?

February 22, 2019, Chester S Canberra Road Trips Sydney

Have you ever considered where certain place names originated? Often you'll find a lot of a country's history tied in with how it was named, revealing influences and stories you might not otherwise stumble across.  Take the chance to consider these Australian place names when booking your hire car from Sydney or Canberra. 1. Canberra […]

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Where to road trip along the East Coast of New Zealand

February 18, 2019, Chester S New Zealand Road Trips Unusual destinations to drive to

The East Coast of Australia isn’t the only one holding some amazing road trip treasures. Along the eastern edge of New Zealand’s North Island you’ll find plenty to do and see. Grabbing your hire car from Auckland airport, head to the coast and check out these great locations! View this post on Instagram A post […]

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What to know about climbing NZ’s mountains

February 15, 2019, Chester S New Zealand Road Trips

New Zealand is known for its beaches. As well as its sheep, native bush and adorable flightless birds. However, one thing that's never left off the list of what its famous for… is its landscapes. How better to see these than from the mountaintops?  Grab your hire car from Auckland airport, chuck on your hiking boots […]

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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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Whale spotting in NZ: When, where and how many

February 4, 2019, Chester S Fun New Zealand Road Trips Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

Back in 2002 the NZ movie 'Whale Rider' was released, and Keisha Castle-Hughes found her way into international limelight. However, this movie wasn't just a fictional tale – instead it showed the world how the majestic mammals are part of New Zealand's history and culture. Is it any surprise that there are so many great […]

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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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