Road Trip in Australia – From Sydney to Melbourne

There are many ways to get from Sydney to Melbourne there are planes, buses and trains but the best option definitely has to be by car. It allows you to get amazing views and fun adventures through most of the way. Plus HERTZ car rental is extremely convenient because you can create your own itinerary, there will be no one telling you to hurry or slow down. They have many locations that make it easy for you to find them, including Melbourne and Sydney.

Road Trip in Australia
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Road Trip in Australia – Four of the fun places that you can visit on your way from Sydney to Melbourne:

1. Swim in the white beaches of Jervis Bay – It is located on the southern coast of south Wales and is a 70 kilometer strip of white sanded beaches. Aside from swimming you can spend some time at the visitor’s center which has a museum.

2. Spot whales in Eden – If you take this road trip between May and November, going on a whale watching tour is a must. Plus there is an annual Whale Festival in November.

3. Croajingolong National Park – This one is located in the East Gippsland region and bordered by the Tasman Sea. It is an amazing place for birdwatchers but it also has a wide variety of land animals.

4. Boating on the Gippsland Lakes – This is a network of lakes, marshes and lagoons in east Gippsland. This is another great place to visit for those who love looking at many different animal species.

These will keep you busy for a while but there are tons of other places to visit and things to do.

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