Walkabout in Their Shoes: Exploring Aboriginal Culture in the Outback

Long before Native Americans hunted buffalo and Pygmy people learned to thrive in the rainforests of the Congo, Australian Aboriginals conquered the harsh conditions of Australia. With a history dating back more than 75,000 years, Australian Aboriginals are regarded as the world's oldest surviving group of people. Many descendants of these original Aussies now call Western Australia home. Some have migrated to the cities, while others enjoy a traditional way of life in the state's Outback. Learn... [More]

Fore, Mate! 4 Sydney Golf Courses You Can't Miss

Sydney is the home of the Australian Open, but you needn't be the next Adam Scott or Robert Allenby to take advantage of the city's top golf courses. These great greens are ideal for keen golfers and newcomers to the game alike. The Australian Golf Club: Where the Pros Play Dating back to 1882, the Australian Golf Club in the Sydney inner-city suburb of Rosebery is thought to be the oldest golf club still operating in Australia. When the world's top golfers aren't hitting balls there during th... [More]

Water Warriors: 5 Popular Surf Spots in Australia

Surfing is a truly national sport, with one in ten Aussies adept at riding the waves. Whether you're an experienced board rider or a novice keen to enjoy the rush, these Aussie surf beaches are worth checking out when you cruise around in your Bayswater rental. 1. Angourie to Byron Bay, New South Wales   Surfer wiping out at Byron Bay. Image credit: Sander van Dijk via Flickr. The dreadlocked hippies driving Kombis will let you know that you're near the amazing surf breaks from Angourie... [More]

Great Wide Open: 5 Outdoor Activities to Try in Australia

Australia is one of the most diverse countries on the planet, with landscapes from beaches to ski fields and everything in between. Soak up all it has to offer with these amazing outdoor activities you can reach in your rented car or by plane. 1. SCUBA Dive the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland   Image credit: Wikivoyage via wikimedia The Great Barrier Reef is home to some of the world's most stunning marine life, including brightly coloured coral, thousands of fish species, whales, dolp... [More]

Weekend Trips From Perth: Touring the Margaret River

Margaret River is located on the western coast of Australia located 277 kilometres south of Perth. The area is well known for being a popular surfing destination and its excellent wine. If you're looking for a fun weekend getaway from Perth, take your rental car down the coast to explore these great Margaret River destinations. Image credit: Robert Young Take a Walk Through History While the area under Margaret River has more than 150 caves, Mammoth Cave is one of the most popular because o... [More]

Fun for the Family: 5 of Australia's Best Attractions for Adults and Kids

Australia offers activities for visitors of all ages, making it easy to satisfy grandpa, little brother, and everyone in between. From fun in the sun to up close and personal glimpses of the wildlife on the continent, Australia is a destination that can appease the entire family. Here are five family friendly adventures to add to your holiday list of things to do. 1. Jervis Bay   Image credit: Kyle Taylor For outdoor enthusiasts, Jervis Bay is the place to stay and play. Its nearby camp... [More]

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]

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]