Camper tour through Australia
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The ultimate way to explore Australia in complete freedom is by buying or renting a camper. This country continues to enchant you and there is so much to discover. If you go for the first time, there is a good chance that the country will steal your heart and that you will continue to dream of returning. This is one for the bucketlist.
Australia has it all. Travel through vast plains where you feel like a true pioneer or venture into one of the bustling cities like Sydney or Melbourn. You can explore the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef and Ningaloo Reef or relax on one of the pristine white beaches. We love to walk through the ancient rain forests with its beautiful waterfalls and also learn about the ancient culture of the Aboriginals. Australia has kangaroos, koalas, crocodiles, amazing birds and the famous platypus running around in the wild. Also we can guarantee that you become a big fan of the friendly Australian population.
Australia is such a big country so where should you go? We recommend starting in Melbourne and drive along the coast to Cairns. You can do this in 14 days but if you have more time we recommend it. There are some camper rental companies where you can pick up the car in Cairns and return it in Melbourne.
Know the traffic rules
The traffic rules important to take into account before you start driving. After all, you have to drive on the left, which you get used to quite quickly. Take into account that the speed rules are very strict in Australia. For example, a small speed violation can quickly lead to a fine of hundreds of dollars.?
Which time of year?
Austalia is such a big country that you could visit it all year. If you go in Australian winter time? (from June - September) it is still pleasant weather in Cairns. However you go in Summer (December ? March) you can't swim in the ocean near Cairns due to the deadly Jelly fish.?
The best time to visit would be in October and November or from March till May. In this period the temperatures are not to hot or to cold. But like we said Australia is a year round destination. More details about the climate can be found here.