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Adelaide to Darwin Escorted Motorhome Tour 2018 have set off!

Last week, on the 13th June 2018, our Gallivanters set off on the road with their tour leaders Dave and Jean, making their way from Adelaide to Darwin. The group are now seven days into the Adelaide to Darwin Escorted motorhome tour and have already delighted in some of the best sights between Adelaide, SA […]

Barron Falls, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, QLD

Top 10 things to do while in Cairns

Considered to be Australia’s gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and the world heritage listed Daintree Rainforest, it is no wonder that Cairns is a tourist hotspot. With a modest population of just over 150,000, it is Queensland’s 5th most populated city. Cairns is popular as it lies in a stunning location with picturesque beaches, […]

Do you need a satellite phone to explore outback Australia

If you are planning to explore down under, then you may be considering the need for a satellite phone. There is a somewhat simple answer to this, and 9 times out of 10 for a standard motorhome hire, we’d suggest you don’t need one. It really does depend on the type of trip you are […]

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South western Australia Road Trip – Part 2

Last week we published Part 1 of our exciting journey around the south western corner of Western Australia. In this part, we carry on exploring and come back round to end up in the beautiful metropolitan city of Perth. You can read our Part 1 here. Heading back down to the coast, they also visited […]

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South western Australia Road Trip – Part 1

The south west of WA, breathtaking beauty of rugged coastline and forest scenery, a hotspot for once in a lifetime experiences and a hub of activity – this part of Western Australia is a treasure to discover and a memory to last you a lifetime. Before we set off on our Perth to Darwin tour, […]

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Rottnest Island – day trip from Perth

If you are planning on spending a few days in Perth and the surrounding area either before you pick up your motorhome or perhaps even after you’ve dropped your motorhome off, then we have a great recommendation for you! If you are currently looking for motorhomes to hire, then check out our range of vehicles […]

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Perth to Darwin Motorhome Tour start gallivanting today!

This is our second tour this year, with our first being in Tasmania.  We’re excited about our 35-day escorted motorhome home tour setting off from Perth today! We have 16 eager Gallivanters, bags packed and engines at the ready today to set off in 8  motorhomes, on our 35-day escorted motorhome adventure of Perth to […]

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Best mobile phone coverage in Australia – staying connected!

With the latest technological advancements in the mobile phone market, you might find it useful to know which network operators have the best mobile phone coverage in Australia. Whether you’re an Australian or visiting from overseas, you’ll need to find out what is the best for you and your existing mobile phone plan – this […]

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Mobile phones and driving in Australia – what are the rules?

In general, you’ll probably find the best rule of thumb and safest rule to go by, is to avoid using your phone completely while driving. You are allowed to use hands free devices in Australia, but not if it means you have to hold the phone or touch the phone to activate a call. In […]

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Scenic flights over the Kakadu National Park

What better way than to experience the breathtaking eminence of Australia’s largest National Park covering almost 20,000 km2 (just a fraction smaller in size than the country of Wales) and home to Aboriginal people for more than 65,000 years! If you are planning on heading to this area and would like to know more information […]