Plan your getaway

Welcome to your destination for exploring travel stories, idyllic destinations, inspiration for your next getaway and all our latest news, with some handy travel tips along the way. Whether it’s relaxing seaside or seeking adventure, whatever your holiday style – we’ll take you somewhere great.

Our adventure team

We’ve invited some of our favourite seasoned travellers to share some of their adventures. Whether you’re travelling around Australia or off on a quick weekend getaway, make it memorable with tips and inspiration from the team.

Van Life Australia: Everything you need to know

Thinking of living the van life? Camille and Jamie are a young couple travelling Australia together in their Mercedes Sprinter that they deck out themselves. Find out all their is to know about starting van life, from buying your first van to some of the best spots to check out on the road.

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The ultimate Stockton Beach 4WD Guide

Feel the freedom beneath your wheels with a 4WD trip at Stockton Beach and sand dunes. Aaron's comprehensive guide will explain everything you need to know for the ultimate fun and adventure when hitting this long stretch of beautiful sand.

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Practising Simplicity’s guide to Halls Gap

Nestled at the foot of The Grampians, Halls Gap is a small town surrounded by mountain ranges, and bushland. Join Jodi and her family as they discover this beautiful town.

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Exploring the Grampians

There's nothing more therapeutic than spectacular waterfalls, great camping and good wholesome food. Our feature writer Brendan Batty shares his top spots for the ultimate Halls Gap adventure.

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Things to do in Yarrawonga Mulwala

Brendan Batty uncovers all the hidden secrets of the Yarrawonga Mulwala. A beautiful underrated region, perfect for unmatched adventure, ultimate relaxation and delicious food and wine.

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Practising Simplicity's guide to Ocean Beach

Join Jodi from Practising Simplicity as she explores the beachfront, relaxed atmosphere of Ocean Beach and details why its the ideal family holiday destination for your next getaway.

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Holiday parks for happy getaways

Holiday parks are one of the happiest places you will ever visit. Full of laughter, relaxation and good energy, they're the perfect place to meet some like-minded travellers.

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Practising Simplicity’s guide to Coffs Harbour

From the moment Jodi and her young family drove through the gates of NRMA Darlington Beach Holiday Park, they knew they stumbled upon something pretty special.

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This is how we travel in the slow lane

If there's anything I've learnt from staying in a number of holiday parks it's if the kids are happy, the parents are relaxed! - Jodi Wilson our featured writer gives her thoughts on holiday parks.

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What it's like exploring with kids

Visiting a holiday park presents countless opportunities for fun, family-friendly adventures. Whether it's in the park or exploring local attractions, it's the type of getaway the kids will love.

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Practising Simplicity's guide to Woodgate

Thinking about a beautiful beach getaway? Join Jodi from Practising Simplicity as she explores everything that makes Woodgate Beach one of Queensland's best kept secrets.

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Practising Simplicity's guide to Lake Somerset

Join Jodi from Practising Simplicity as she explores the rugged, picturesque landscape of Lake Somerset and why its the perfect place to visit on your next family getaway.

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