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21 March, 2018 - Peta Daniels Peta Daniels

Road Trip Ideas for Your Sydney Holiday

Take to the open road and indulge in the magnificent landscapes of Sydney. While the valley and mountain regions are captivating and a popular choice for locals and visitors, the coastline roads of Sydney offer a truly enjoyable road trip adventure.

Load your music player, put the windows down, and hit the open road and enjoy all that Sydney's landscapes have to offer. Here is a snippet of some great road trip adventures you may like to incorporate on your next Sydney holiday.

  • The Grand Pacific Drive

    If you are drawn to the water and love to experience the seaside atmosphere, then the Grand Pacific Drive is an ideal road trip for you. Drive with the windows down and let the seaside beach air rejuvenate and awaken your senses.

    This coastal drive offers it all! With an approximate length of 140km, your travels will encompass coastal towns, the Sea Cliff Bridge, inviting beaches, and breath-taking ocean views.

    Take this road trip further and navigate to Jervis Bay. A stunning location that presents crisp white sandy beaches that are renowned for the opportunity to engage in dolphin watching!

    Make this your own self-paced adventure with your Sydney hire vehicle and ensure you take the time to stop and explore all the hidden treasures along the way.

    Grand Pacific Drive, Sydney

    Inviting Beaches & Breath-Taking View of the Grand Pacific Drive. Photo Courtesy of Bigstock.

  • Towards Narooma

    A road trip south! Take a journey that offers the unique chance to navigate through a two-toned environment. To your left the pristine beaches provide an amazing coastal driving experience, while on your right the lush greenery of national parklands present an inviting landscape contrast.

    There are plenty of opportunities to explore and experience exciting activities and adventures along the way. Engage in a spot of fishing, partake in a water sport, delve into history by visiting a museum, entertain the kids at the animal park, or sit back and relax with a winery visit.

    Narooma, Sydney

    Amazing Coastal Driving Experience in Narooma. Photo Courtesy of Bigstock.

  • Myall Lakes National Park

    This road trip offers the best of both worlds. Heading north from the city, this journey commences with the inviting and captivating drive through state parks and nature reserves. Offering a wondrous insight into nature as its best, a sense of appreciation for unspoilt and natural beauty can be felt.

    The trip only gets better with your final destination being Myall Lakes National Park. An idyllic location, this national park sports the largest coastal lake system and presents a clear water playground. Enjoy an endless range of water sports such as canoeing, kayaking, and fishing. Take to the water by boat and relax in the amazing and captivating surrounds.

    Make the stay longer! Renting a vehicle is a great addition to your plans and will offer you the convenience to easily change your travel itinerary. If you have fallen in love with the area, then consider staying at the Myall Shores Nature Resort - this is a top accommodation choice for many visitors.

    Myall Lakes National Park, Sydney

    The Idyllic Location of Myall Lakes National Park. Photo Courtesy of Bigstock.

  • The Northern Beaches Drive

    A coastal road trip that offers water, water, and more water! Beaches, lagoons, and lakes are all on offer along the drive through the Northern Beaches.

    Stop and enjoy the local delights of Manly, Whale Beach, Dee Why, and Freshwater as you make your journey to the Barrenjoey Lighthouse - a location that will not disappoint. This drive provides the chance to relax and enjoy the many landscapes along the way.

    Northern Beaches, Sydney

    The Northern Beaches of Sydney Offer the Best of the Best. Photo Courtesy of Bigstock.

Newcastle is a popular car hire destination. If your travels are taking you on an adventure that embraces the captivating coastal waters or the enticing nature reserves of this region, then you may like to check out the car rentals on offer for Newcastle and Newcastle Airport.