The Sapphire Coast of New South Wales is a criminally underrated stretch of coastal real estate reaching from Bermagui below Eden to the Victorian border. Visitors are treated to top-notch camping, gorgeous scenery and access to a stretch of sparsely populated beachfront.
Just 180km northeast of Melbourne’s dense hustle, the picturesque, if ominously named, Mount Terrible is close enough to the big smoke for a weekend escape, yet far enough away to feel like a proper getaway.
75 Mile Beach is located on Fraser Island’s east coast and, apart from the practically endless sand driving, you’ll be able to stop off at some of Fraser’s most famous landmarks, including the Maheno shipwreck, the Champagne Pools and Indian Head.
The unspoilt stretch between Myall Lakes National Park, Mungo Brush and the endless sandy expanse of Mungo Beach provides a litany of surprises. With quick and easy access to the calm waters of the Myall Lakes system, as well as the open surf beach on the other side of the campground, visitors really get to have it both ways.
The Condamine Gorge Road is renowned for crossing the Condamine River 14 times, offering visitors the opportunity to practice and fine tune their water crossing technique under fairly tame conditions.
Escape Perth’s rat race with an offroad excursion to Dwellingup. As well as some first rate offroad drives, the place offers the choice of a couple of A-grade campsites as well as some great bushwalking opportunities