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12 Epic Australian Road Trips You Need To Experience

How many trips can you cross off your list? Whatever you’re doing this summer, #Snapyourworld and share your pics on Instagram or Twitter for a chance to win a $5K Canon DSLR camera amongst many other great prizes from eBay. T&Cs apply.

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1. Take it nice and slow on the Great Ocean Road, Torquay to Port Fairy, for unforgettable coastal views.

Make sure to snap a few pics of the Twelve Apostles – the region's most famous site.
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Make sure to snap a few pics of the Twelve Apostles – the region's most famous site.

2. Stop to check out the gorges, wetlands, wildlife, and aboriginal art on Nature's Way in Northern Territory.

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3. Head up the Coral Coast from Perth to Exmouth, for snorkeling, hiking, white sand beaches, and swimming with whale sharks (March-July).

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4. To escape the heat, head up to Victoria's Great Alpine Road for stunning mountain ranges, clear lakes, and skiing.

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5. Check out the Red Centre Way in Northern Territory for prime outback scenery and a view of our most famous Aussie landmark: Uluru.

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6. Follow the River Run drive through Victoria and New South Wales for views of the Murray River, historical landmarks, and wineries.

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7. The Eyre Peninsula Coastal Run allows travelers to enjoy wild beaches, vibrant-blue ocean views, marine life, and fresh seafood.

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8. For road trippers who are lucky enough to have a designated driver along, head to Barossa Valley Grape Vine Trail, Australia's top wine region.

(Please don't combine drinking and driving though, obvi.)
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(Please don't combine drinking and driving though, obvi.)

9. To visit reefs, rainforests, and savannas in a single trip, drive along the Great Tropical Drive in Queensland.

While you're there, make sure to take a day to snorkel or scuba dive in the Great Barrier Reef.
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While you're there, make sure to take a day to snorkel or scuba dive in the Great Barrier Reef.

10. If you're a fan of history and immersing yourself in the farming lifestyle, wineries, and wildlife, you'll find everything you're looking for on the Historical Run drive in NSW.

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11. The Tasmanian North West Coast Route features unique geological formations, glow-worm caverns, historical sites, and — if you're especially lucky — PENGUINS!

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12. Abundant animals (penguins, koalas, and echidnas to name a few), unusual rock formations, and foodie-pleasing eateries make Adelaide's Nature, Sea, & Vine Trail stand out.

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So jump in the car with your favourite music, snacks, and company, and make this summer count!

For a chance to win a $5,000 Canon DSLR amongst many other amazing prizes, simply take a photo that shows how that prize fits into your world and upload to Instagram or Twitter using #Snapyourworld. Visit snapyourworld.com.au for more details on prizes and how to enter.T&Cs apply.
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For a chance to win a $5,000 Canon DSLR amongst many other amazing prizes, simply take a photo that shows how that prize fits into your world and upload to Instagram or Twitter using #Snapyourworld.

Visit snapyourworld.com.au for more details on prizes and how to enter.

T&Cs apply.