Diving Down Under: 5 Australian Beaches You Can't Pass Up

With over 11,001 beaches, you can be sure that Australia possesses the most beautiful beaches in the world. Most of our beaches are deserted, but the ones populated by tourists and residents are touted as beautiful, clean and generally pollution-free. Best of all, they’re only a short drive away from the CBD in Perth and Sydney, making it highly accessible by our rentals. Bondi Beach Image credit: Michael Hooper Bondi Beach in Sydney is a must-see because it is one of the most iconic ... [More]

Coffee Break: 5 Best Perth Cafes

The city of Perth is no stranger to good coffee. If you need to warm up, or just need a little pick-me-up, here is our list of some of the best cafés around Perth.   Image credit: Russell James Smith City Farm Café You wouldn't expect to find a farm in the middle of Perth, but City Farm Café has transformed an old battery recycling plant and scrap yard into the only urban farm in the city. Before you even enter the farm, you'll hear the chickens and roosters cluckin... [More]

West Coast, Best Coast: A Traveller's Guide to the Coral Coast

Perth is the most popular holiday hotspot in Western Australia, and the fifth most popular destination in Australia, but travellers who stay within the city limits are missing out on so much of what WA has to offer. Rather than staying in the city, why not take your rental to discover why many say the Coral Coast is Australia's best coast. See the Natural Wonder of The Pinnacles   Image credit: Michael Spencer via Flickr You needn't travel all the way to the Red Centre to see some amazi... [More]

Canberra to Sydney: Why You Should Split Your Trip in Half

Canberra might be the nation's capital, but Sydney is its tourism capital, welcoming more than eight million visitors every year. The three-hour drive between the two cities isn't exhausting, but it can be too easy to miss these great attractions if you’re unfamiliar with the Hume Highway.  See the Big Merino    Image: maarjaara via Flickr It'd be a shame to go past the Goulburn exit without seeing the Big Merino. Besides, how many opportunities do you get to see a concr... [More]

4 Weekend Trips From Sydney

Sydney is Australia's largest city and a magnet for travellers. But beyond the beaches of Bondi and the charm of the harbour, a host of great holiday destinations waits for you. So go ahead and load up your rental car for a weekend getaway to one of these New South Wales hot spots. 1. Gourmet Delights of the Hunter Valley The Hunter Valley is one of Australia's premier wine regions, and it's only a two-hour drive from the Sydney CBD. The area is home to more than 120 vineyards, including the f... [More]

5 Adventure Activities Just Outside of Perth

Perth is a relaxed city with residents who love nothing better than lazing on its world-class beaches or being pampered at fine dining restaurants. But step outside the city limits and there are plenty of activities to get your blood pumping, including these five awesome adventures: 1. Tandem Skydive in Mandurah Follow the new Forest Highway south for a little less than an hour, and you'll hit Mandurah, a seaside town that's not quite as laidback as it appears. The West Australian Skydiving Ac... [More]

Top 7 Tours to Try in Sydney

When you're visiting Sydney, there are so many events and activities to enjoy, you may have to pick and choose between the exhilarating options. Whether you're interested in touring the gorgeous city or heading out into the surrounding areas, make sure to rent a car and try out a few of the great tours Sydney has to offer. 1. Adventure Tours Image via Flickr by Kyle Taylor Are you looking for an adventure? When you need something to get your heart pumping and adrenaline rushing, there ... [More]

Discover Australia's Best Natural Wonders off the Beaten Track

Off the beaten path, beyond the main tourist attractions, is a natural wonderland that is waiting to be explored. In a country that spans over 7.6 million km2 (2.97 million sq miles), Australia has plenty of attractions to offer its overseas guests, many of which sit outside the major cities.  From riding with saltwater crocs to exploring one of the most isolated deserts on earth, there is plenty to add to your itinerary to create a travel experience like no other.  To help you ... [More]

Discover Sydney’s 6 best places to eat fish and chips with a view

With its beautiful world-famous harbour and white-sand surf beaches, there are countless spots in Sydney that serve up fish and chips with a side of breathtaking views. Here are six of the best locations to enjoy fish and chip, all in easy reach when you’re visiting Sydney. Bondi Iconic Bondi Beach in the east, with its mix of city chic and beach culture is the 24/7 go-to place for surfing, eating, shopping, partying and promenading – and that all makes it one of the most popular ... [More]

Discover Historic Windsor

Nestled on the banks of the Hawkesbury River just 60km northwest of Sydney, historic Windsor is a popular day trip destination from anywhere in Sydney, for its historic charm, natural assets and many contemporary dining venues. The town was first settled in the 1790s, making it the third-oldest British settlement in Australia. In the early 1800s it was developed under the guidance of Governor Lachlan Macquarie, who changed its name from Green Hills to Windsor after England’s riverside tow... [More]