Start in Brisbane

Short Trip

For an epic campervan itinerary starting in Brisbane, this route passes some of the most diverse landscapes in Australia. It’s a lot of ground to cover in six days, but plenty of opportunities to go sightseeing are included throughout the trip. To keep you comfortable on the road, the 6-day Relocation Itinerary is offered with a 6-berth motorhome, available for hire from just $5 a day. And if you think you’ll need more time to make it to Hobart, the rental period can be extended.

Some Itinerary Highlights:

  • Byron Bay
  • Port Macquarie
  • Sydney
  • Albury
  • Melbourne
  • Hobart
  • Passage across the Bass Straight on the Spirit of Tasmania

Encompassing both the coast and the countryside, this itinerary is ideal for a campervan holiday. Starting in Brisbane and finishing in Sydney, you’ll have a whole week to travel from once city to the other, with the freedom to drive at a leisurely pace.

Some Itinerary Highlights:

  • Brisbane
  • Gold Coast
  • Byron Bay
  • Coffs Harbour
  • Tamworth
  • Newcastle
  • Sydney

If you’re in search of long hot summers and mild winters, Queensland is the place to be. To help get you there, we’ve come up with a 10-day itinerary from Hobart to Brisbane, suggesting some of the best places to visit along the way.

Some Itinerary Highlights:

  • Hobart
  • Melbourne
  • Sydney
  • Byron Bay
  • Gold Coast
  • Brisbane
  • Passage on the Spirit of Tasmania from Devonport to Melbourne

Medium Trip

Splendour in the Grass is a hugely popular Australian music festival. Held near Byron Bay each year, it is surrounded by several great road trip destinations, including some of Queensland and New South Wales’s prettiest coastal towns. The 10-Day Splendour in the Grass Itinerary is designed to be enjoyed either on your way to the festival or as you return home.

Some Itinerary Highlights:

  • Brisbane
  • Gold Coast
  • Byron Bay
  • Coffs Harbour
  • Toowoomba

This action-packed two-week round trip begins and ends in beautiful Brisbane, Queensland’s subtropical capital city. En route to Victoria, the itinerary features the glittering Gold Coast and idyllic seaside towns such as Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour. After reaching Melbourne, travellers can take their time exploring the city, before eventually heading north into the rugged Victorian countryside and back towards Brisbane.

Some Itinerary Highlights:

  • Brisbane
  • Port Macquarie
  • Gold Coast
  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Tamworth

From lively cities to unspoiled beaches and tropical rainforests, campervan holidays in Queensland offer something for everyone. This round trip covers a selection of the state’s highlights, beginning in Brisbane and following the coast all the way up to to Cairns, then back again via outback Queensland.

Some Itinerary Highlights:

  • Brisbane
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Townsville
  • Cairns
  • Charleville

This round trip also stops at some of Queensland’s greatest tourist attractions. However, instead of leading travellers up the coastline and into the north of the state, it guides them in the opposite direction, towards New South Wales. The Gold Coast, Sydney and Tamworth are all included in the itinerary, in addition to a stopover at Bathurst, home to the Bathurst 1000, a legendary Australian car race.

Some Itinerary Highlights:

  • Brisbane
  • Gold Coast
  • Byron Bay
  • Sydney
  • Bathurst
  • Tamworth

Want to find out what it’s like to drive across Australia from someone who’s actually done it? This personal account of a campervan holiday includes detailed descriptions of destinations between Hobart and Brisbane, as well as practical travel advice and sightseeing tips. It’s a must read for anyone looking for an exciting Hobart campervan itinerary.

Long Trip

The 21-Day Brisbane Round Trip divides travel time between Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast, central Queensland, North Queensland and the outback, offering a diverse range of destinations and attractions.

Some Trip Highlights:

  • Brisbane
  • The Sunshine Coast
  • Rockhampton
  • Airlie Beach
  • Cairns
  • Blackwood National Park
  • Toowoomba

The 40-Day Cruisin’ Great Australian Outback Adventure travels right to the heart of Australia. Covering Queensland, the Northern Territory, South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales, this unforgettable road trip is one of Cruisin’s most sought after itineraries. Before setting out, be sure to check out our Outback Travel Tips.

Some Trip Highlights:

  • Brisbane
  • Darwin
  • Alice Springs
  • Uluru
  • Adelaide
  • Melbourne
  • Sydney
  • Gold Coast

A famous country music festival, the Gympie Music Muster is one of the highlights of this 21-day itinerary. The festival takes place in August, just outside the regional Queensland town of Gympie, in the Amamoor Forest Reserve. Located just a few hours’ drive north of Brisbane, it’s an ideal launching pad for adventurous Queensland road trips.

Some Trip Highlights:

  • Brisbane
  • The Sunshine Coast
  • Gympie
  • Airlie Beach
  • Townsville
  • Cairns
  • Roma
  • Toowoomba