What better way to spend Mother's Day than to take your mum on a memorable drive to one of these luxurious locations. A weekend getaway is the perfect gift, and undoubtedly will be an experience to remember. VroomVroomVroom have put together a list of some of our favourite Australian road trips for Mother's Day.
Afternoon teas, high coffees, and crafty teas are fast becoming popular in Victoria and you can find some of the best high tea venues in Melbourne. It is very relaxing and you can spend hours reminiscing or sharing new experiences.
Recommended car: Rent a compact car to easily get around the city.
Where to stay? There are plenty of accommodation options in Melbourne. Stay at Southbank so you can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Yarra River.
Getting there: Pick up a rental car from Melbourne Airport, or from one of the city depots to start exploring. Melbourne is well-connected to most major Australian cities by domestic airlines.
Escape all the hustle and bustle of the city by heading to the Gold Coast hinterland for a relaxing rainforest retreat.
Recommended car: Pick up a luxury car to make the drive even more special
Where to stay? Book a room in one of the beautiful villas at O'Reilly's - a perfect base for exploring the Hinterland.
Getting there: O'Reilly's is located almost 70km from the Gold Coast along Lamington National Park Road. You can pick up a rental car from the Gold Coast or from Coolangatta Airport.
Road trips are fun because you can stop anytime to appreciate the sights, but hot air ballooning can let you gaze over your surrounding while floating up in the sky.
Recommended car: Hire a SUV when you drive to Alice Springs for extra space.
Where to stay? Base yourself in Alice Springs. The town has a lot of accommodation options and plenty of amenities.
Getting there: You can pick up a rental car from one of the many depots across Alice Springs. There are plenty of flights from other major cities to Alice Springs.
There are several companies that offer cruise packages on Mother's Day so find the one that will best interest your mum.
Recommended car:Book a compact car to navigate your way around Sydney's CBD.
Where to stay? There is no shortage of accommodation options in Sydney, with plenty of luxurious hotels located in and around Darling Harbour.
Getting there: Pick up a rental car from Sydney Airport and make your way into the city. Cruises leave from Darling Harbour or from Circular Quay.