City Explorer

Explore Australia’s greatest cities as you travel between Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, taking in the spectacular Great Ocean Road.

Suggested itinerary:
Your fully equipped motorhome is your ‘home on wheels’ for the duration of your stay. Its many features include:
• Fully equipped kitchen with microwave and gas cooker
• All cutlery, crockery and kitchenware
• 80 litre fridge
• Large double bed
• TV, radio and CD player
• Air conditioning
• Walk through access from cab

You also get:
• Unlimited kilometres
• 24 hours roadside assistance
• Maps and motorhome park information

You are free to travel where you want as you discover fabulous Australia, but a suggested itinerary taking in most of the sights, might be:

Day 1 - Adelaide
Arrive into the picturesque city of Adelaide. There is no rush to pick up your motorhome today, we suggest you spend some time exploring the wonderful South Australia region. Visit Adelaide’s favourite beach resort, Glenelg, explore the historic towns of the Fleurieu Peninsula, or if time permits take a historic journey down the Murray River.

Day 3 - Victor Harbour
Leave the city behind in your fully equipped motorhome as you make your way through the Adelaide Hills to Victor Harbour, stopping at the Mt Lofty Ranges and Mclaren’s. This is also a chance to taste some of the great local wines and produce before arriving in the delightful coastal resort, Victor Harbour.

Day 4 - Robe
This morning continue onto the port of Robe, travelling through the quaint towns of Murray Bridge and Kingston. On arrival, we suggest you spend the day tracing Robe’s pioneering history and relax on the sparkling beaches admiring the views across the coastline.

Day 5 - Mt Gambier
Today continue your journey southeast of Adelaide to the volcanic slopes of Mt Gambier. Renowned for its mysterious Blue Lake and gorgeous volcanic landscape, Mount Gambier is a popular stop nestled in the picturesque hinterland and offers plenty scenic spots.

Day 6 - Port Fairy
Leave the hills of Mt Gambier behind as you make your way to the delightful fishing port, Port Fairy. Port Fairy, at the start of the Great Ocean Road and known as the oldest settlement in Victoria boosts wide streets lined with nineteenth century cottages and old stone churches. Spend your afternoon strolling through the quaint town relaxing, and enjoying the arts, fine food and wine on offer.

Day 7 - Apollo Bay
Set off along the Great Ocean Road this morning admiring the Twelve Apostles, ancient limestone stacks that rise out of the ocean floor. Spend some time wandering around the boardwalks and lookout points marvelling at the fantastic views. Apollo Bay is the ideal spot for exploring the Otway Ranges and Otway National Park, with its waterfalls and fern gullies.

Day 8 - Mornington Peninsula
Leave Apollo Bay as you make your way to Mornington Peninsula, the last stop before Melbourne. Boosting some of Australia’s oldest history, spend the day at leisure soaking up the art and craft markets, antique stores, coastal bush walks, koala and penguin reserves and fine wineries in the area.

Day 9 - Melbourne
Make your way into the heart of Melbourne this morning. Explore the secret laneways, stylish bars and cafes, and great museums. If time permits head to the famous beachside of St Kilda or take a tour a day trip to the great Yarra Valley.

Day 11 - Phillip Island
This morning make the short drive to Phillip Island. Home to an abundance of wildlife and Australia’s largest seal colony, we suggest you spend your time enjoying the spectacular views and strolling along the boardwalks before watching the famous Penguin Parade at dusk.

Day 13 - Lakes Entrance
This morning leave Phillip Island behind as you make your way back along the rugged coastline to Lake Entrance, stopping at Wilsons Promontory. Here you will see spectacular scenery made up of huge granite mountains, open forests, sweeping beaches and an uninterrupted coastline, the ideal place for those wanting to stretch their legs.

Day 14 - Tilba Tilba
Leaving Lakes Entrance and driving north along the Princes Highway passing through Merimbula, until you reach Tilba Tilba. We suggest you take a short stop in Merimbula for a refreshing swim and some lunch on the busy beach esplanade, before reaching the arts and crafts hub of Tilba Tilba.

Day 15 - Canberra
Today leave Tilba Tilba and head inland to explore Australia’s Capital city Canberra. Canberra is filled with culture, history and superb monuments and galleries, surrounded by lush parklands and native bushland.

Day 17 - Jervis Bay
This morning continue north as you make your way back to the coastline and Jervis Bay. Jervis bay enclosed by the pristine wilderness of Booderee National Park and surrounded by tranquil waters, is teeming with native wildlife on land and sea, with varies white beaches, lagoons, secret coves and hidden creeks for all types of aquatic activities.

Day 18 - Sydney
Make your way up the coast this morning to your final stop in Sydney. Here you can spend the next couple of days exploring one of Australia’s most exciting and vibrant cities. From the iconic Harbour Bridge and Opera House, to the notorious beaches of Manly and Bondi, there is plenty for everyone to see and do, and can be as busy or relaxed as you like.

Day 21 - Farewell
Bid farewell to the bright lights of Sydney as you make your way back to the airport for your onward flight back to the UK.

21 day City Explorer by Motorhome holiday from £619

with flights from £1373

Be sure to enjoy:

• The sandy beach of Glenelg 
• The scenic views from the Murray River
• Blue Lake Mt Gambier 
• Great Otway National Park
• The Twelve Apostles 
• Phillip Island Penguin Parade
• Black Mountain 
• Commonwealth Park 
• Views of the Opera House and Bridge from Sydney’s Botanical Gardens
• Restaurants, bars and attractions of Darling Harbour
• A ferry ride to Manly

You may also wish to add day tours and activities and a worldwide stopover.

Guide prices shown are per person based on two sharing standard accommodation and include full ABTA/ ATOL protection. Prices vary according to season and standard of accommodation chosen. To plan your own holiday Downunder call Freedom Australia on 0333 234 2889.

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This itinerary shows the type of holiday you can enjoy with Freedom Australia. You can change it to suit your individual needs.

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  • Add day tours and activities in the places you visit
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