From the amazing natural landscapes to the epic walking tracks spread across countless locations, Australia is a bushwalkers paradise. Whether you are an avid hiker or just want to check out the scenery, VroomVroomVroom has put together a list of the best road trips for nature lovers - so get out there and start exploring!
This hidden gem is located in Far North Queensland and is a must visit for nature and bushwalking lovers alike. If you are looking to immerse yourself in a tropical paradise, this location is perfect for you.
Directions: You can rent a car from Cairns to get to Daintree. The travel time is around 2 hours and 24 minutes via Captain Cook Highway. From there, drive your car straight onto Foxton Avenue until you reach Mossman Daintree Road. You need to take the Daintree Ferry to get to the rainforest.
Located in the beautiful Sunshine Coast, the gorgeous Noosa National park is home to some of the most picturesque and stunning views. You'll find countless walking tracks that either take you straight into the bush or others that follow the coastline.
Directions: You can hire a car in Maroochydore to get to Noosa. Take State Route 6 and Diura Street to State Route 70. Continue to Weyba Downs. Continue on Walter Hay Drive/State Route 70 to your destination in Noosa Heads.
From the Tamborine Mountain to Curtis Falls, there is an abundance of things to see and do.
Directions: You can rent a car in the Gold Coast to get to Mount Tamborine. Take Campbell Street to Ashmore Road, State Route 2. Then take State Route 90 to Henri Robert Drive in Clagiraba. Continue on Henri Robert Drive and take Guanaba Road to Bartle Road in Tamborine Mountain. Follow Bartle Road and Main Western Road to Lahey Road. Continue on Lahey Road to your destination.
Six Foot Track is a 3-day bush walk that stretches from Katoomba to Jenolan Caves.
Directions: You can rent a car in Sydney to get to the Blue Mountains. Follow A4 to Western Motorway in Strathfield and then follow the Western Motorway to the Great Western Highway/A32 in Glenbrook. Continue on the Great Western Highway/A32 and drive to Bruce Road
This national park is about 6 and a half hours north of Perth. When you visit this location the first stand out is the amazing rock formations. From here, there are many different areas to venture through.
Directions: You can rent a car in Perth to get to Kalbarri National Park. Take Roe Street to State Route 2 in West Perth. Follow State Route 60 and National Route 1 to Stephen Street in Northampton. Turn left onto State Route 60. Follow Port Gregory Road and George Grey Drive to Grey Street in Kalbarri.
Located in the John Forrest National Park, this hike is visually stunning, displaying a lovely view of the Swan Coast all the way to the city of Perth.
Directions: To get from Perth to John Forrest National Park, get on State Route 8 in East Perth from Stirling Street and Parry Street. Take National Highway 94 to Park Road in Hove. Continue on Park Road to your destination.
If you're wanting to experience the epitome of the Aussie bush, look no further than Cape Range. This location is on the North West Cape peninsula and covers 47, 655 hectares! This area is actually an elevated plateau made from limestone where there are many caves, gorges and formations.
Directions: You can hire your rental car in Exmouth and drive to Cape Range National Park. Head north-east on Welch Street towards Griffiths Way. Turn left onto Murat Road and left again onto Yardie Creek Road.