Australia Travel Guides

Australia is big, bold, and beautiful and with so much to see and do you’ll need to plan your trip carefully. Use the Apex Australia Travel Guides to get a feel for each destination and the local gems you can find along the way. Learn about the history of Australia and aboriginal culture. Explore the rainforest, reefs, islands, beaches, and mountains. Or simply kick back, relax and enjoy your time down under.

Taste of the Tropics: Cairns to Townsville Travel Guide

Aerial view of couple walking along a long, sandy beach, Mission Beach, North Queensland

It’s one of the most popular road trips in Queensland, but the driving route from Cairns to Townsville is dotted with serene places to relax and soak up the tropical vibes. Don’t forget your sunglasses.

Read our Cairns to Townsville Travel Guide.

Rainforest to Reef: Cairns to Port Douglas travel guide

Aerial view of pontoon, catamaran and surrounding reef, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

Slow your roll and check out all the amazing tropical attractions, unique towns and interesting things to do when you’re driving from Cairns to Port Douglas. It’s not far but you’re in for a fun time.

Read our Cairns to Port Douglas Travel Guide.

Whitsunday Wandering: Cairns to Airlie Beach travel guide

A diver exploring an open cathedral-like structure in the ocean, MOUA, John Brewer Reef, North Queensland

Take your time journeying between Queensland’s northern capital and the gateway to the Whitsundays to discover the best of the tropics. And it’s not all about the beaches.

Read our Cairns to Airlie Beach Travel Guide.

Forest Floored: Cairns to Daintree travel guide

Four people gathered around a small fire in the rainforest near a river, Walkabout Cultural Adventures, North Queensland

What a difference 110 kilometres make. When you’ve explored Cairns head north to the world’s oldest rainforest and all the region has to offer. This is nature at its wildest.

Read our Cairns to Daintree Travel Guide.

Rural Retreat: Brisbane to Toowoomba travel guide

A tractor on a trailer sits on the roadside near a heritage antique centre, Esk, Queensland

Get a taste of country life and take a driving tour to Queensland’s Darling Downs. Small towns and big scenery is all part of the allure of this particular road trip.

Read our Brisbane to Toowoomba Travel Guide.

A Vine Vision: Brisbane to Stanthorpe travel guide

A couple walks through rows of flowering lavender bushes, Kooroomba Vineyards, Queensland

Looking for the perfect combination of decadence and activity on your next road trip? Explore the Scenic Rim and Granite Belt to enjoy the best of fine food and wine and the great outdoors.

Read our Brisbane to Stanthorpe Travel Guide.

Sunny Delight: Sunshine Coast to Noosa travel guide

Aerial view of Noosa, showing the town, beach and headlands, Sunshine Coast, Queensland

When you’ve got a car to get you there, you can take a week to explore all this region – famous for its stunning beaches and lush hinterland – has to offer.

Read our Sunshine Coast to Noosa Travel Guide.

Southeast Sojourn: Gold Coast to Springbrook travel guide

Close-up of six rainbow lorikeets sitting on a plate, Currumbin Bird Sanctuary, Gold Coast, Queensland

It starts with vast stretches of sand then rises into the mountains and the coolness of ancient rainforest. For adventures in the great outdoors, there’s no better holiday than this.

Read our Gold Coast to Springbrook Travel Guide.

Fine Wine Wanderings: Adelaide to Barossa Valley travel guide

The silhouette of man backlit in a cellar filled with wine bottles, Chateau Yaldara, Lyndoch, Barossa Valley

It’s not far from South Australia’s capital, so on this particular road trip you’ll be spending the bulk of your time exploring a single region. But since the Barossa is a world-renowned wine region, you’ll find plenty to stay occupied.

Read our Adelaide to Barossa Valley Travel Guide.

It’s About Lime: Adelaide to Mount Gambier travel guide

A tall, cubist-style building sits in a distant green paddock beyond vineyards, d’Arenberg Cube, McLaren Vale

It starts with vast stretches of sand then rises into the mountains and the coolness of ancient rainforest. For adventures in the great outdoors, there’s no better holiday than this.

Read our Adelaide to Mount Gambier Travel Guide.

Jump to It: Adelaide to Kangaroo Island travel guide

Three people stand before a rock formation that appears to balance near the edge of a cliff, Flinders Chase National Park

So you want amazing wildlife and epic landscapes? Then head to South Australia’s incredible Kangaroo Island, where you can immerse yourself in nature and return with a million five-star memories.

Read our Adelaide to Kangaroo Island Travel Guide.

Coast With the Most: Adelaide to Port Vincent travel guide

A small boy on a beach at sunset casting a fishing line into the waves, Browns Beach, South Australia

Head north from Adelaide on an incredible South Australian road trip that takes visitors to the Yorke Peninsula, where there’s more than 700 kilometres of coastline waiting to be explored.

Read our Adelaide to Port Vincent Travel Guide.