As they say, Australia isn’t just a place you see, it’s a place you feel. Being such a large country, it makes it quite time-consuming to be able to explore all of it. There are still so many incredible destinations I have on my ‘must-explore’ list.

You can’t go past the white sand beaches of Queensland, tropical rainforests of New South Wales, and rugged outback landscapes of the Kimberley, and Tasmania feels quite similar to New Zealand in a way, filled with mountainous terrain and thick forests.

I spent some time travelling from Brisbane to Sydney, along what is known as The Legendary Pacific Coast. Have a read of the adventures we got up to along the way, and recommendations for your own Australian adventure…

Where: Kununurra, Western Australia is the best place to base yourself - with day or overnight trips to other locations.


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The Bungle Bungle has to be the most under-rated icon of the Kimberley. ​Very few travellers are lucky enough to visit the Bung...

Where: El Questro Station and Emma Gorge Resort, Gibb River Road, Western Australia


How to get here:  Drive to the Kimberley in...

Where: Bungle Bungle Range, Purnululu National Park, Western Australia


How to get here:  Drive to the Kimberley in your own veh...

Before arriving in The Whitsundays, this was the one activity I had planned weeks in advance! I was most looking forward to a s...

The next stop on our Legendary Pacific Coast adventure with YHA Australia is the beautiful Byron Bay. Known for its cruisy coas...

Famous for its ancient landscape, rich red soils, indigenous culture and iconic rock formations, the Red Centre is one destinat...

Cruise from Airlie Beach out through Pioneer Bay and the Coral Sea, stopping by Hamilton Island and then heading to the Outer G...

After a few days spent exploring the Whitsunday region, we had worked up a taste for some adrenaline-fuelled adventure. So we m...

After finishing up our dolphin cruise in Forster, we began the final leg of our journey down to Sydney. We stopped in at the hi...

Two hours south of Coffs Harbour is the beautiful town of Port Macquarie. The region is known for its idyllic climate and stunn...

While staying in Coffs Harbour on our Legendary Pacific Coast Road Trip, we took a day trip to Dorrigo National Park. The drive...

After an amazing time in Yamba, we ventured onto the vibrant town of Coffs Harbour. Even though I grew up nearby in Port Macqua...

Only an hour and a half from Byron Bay, Yamba is situated at the mouth of the Clarence River. This relaxed little town has been...

The Legendary Pacific Coast (TLPC) is a 923km stretch of road covering the eastern coast of Australia from Sydney to Brisbane....

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