Best road trip from Melbourne: to Adelaide or Sydney?
On your next road trip from Melbourne, what will be your destination: Adelaide or Sydney? Here are the top three stopovers on each route to help you decide where to stay and how to stay safe on the road.
Whether it’s packing up the kids in the back of the car, getting your friends together, or your first trip away with a new partner, a road trip is something many of us hold dear. But when our country offers such vast and varied landscapes, and when you might only have a few days to visit another state or city from Melbourne, deciding where to go can be challenging.
To help, we’ve put together the ultimate scenic road trip routes from Melbourne to Adelaide and Melbourne to Sydney, for when you only have a few days to spare. Both trips total more than 700km, so take a car that is comfortable, safe, and has enough room for bikes, fishing rods and other leisure items.
Before you hit the road towards Adelaide or Sydney, conduct these essential safety checks on your vehicle and ensure that you have prepared a car safety kit. Also make sure your Emergency Roadside Assistance coverage is up to date so you can access help for flat batteries or tyres, getting locked out of your car, running out of petrol and other common issues you might encounter on the road.