If you are considering a campervan holiday in Australia then you need to consider your holiday itinerary, the length of time you want to spend on your road trip and the destinations you want to visit.
Planning on seeing most of the country in 2 weeks is not really possible as Australia is nearly half the size of Europe so you need to allow a lot more time than that.
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With a population of 21 million Australia has many regions with sparse populations and sometimes you will be driving for many hours between towns and sights.
The population is higher along the coast, with the centre and west sparsely populated. It was the last large land mass to be discovered by Europeans, now you can discover it too in your own hire campervan.
Campervan holidays in Australia are becoming increasingly popular with Australians as well as visitors. The cost of accommodating 4 people in hotels is far more expensive than hiring a holiday campervan with the advantage of constant mobility and taking detours when the fancy strikes you.
Though Australia was discovered in the 1700s, the country was inhabited by Aboriginals (meaning ‘indigenous’) with history going back as far as 50,000 years ago, take the time to meet some of them during your campervan holiday in Australia.
The country is divided into six states and two territories: New South Wales (NSW), Victoria (Vic), Tasmania (Tas), Queensland (QLD), Western Australia (WA), South Australia (SA), Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and Northern Territory (NT). The capital of Australia is Canberra the least frequented by campervan travel.
Australia is sparsely populated with around 21 million. Britain contains around three times the population in less space. There are a high number of people of ethnic origins, mostly from Asia, concentrated in the cities.
There is a high number of Aborigines in the Northern Territory, which comprises a fifth of Australia but contains just 1% of the entire population, if wild, untamed country is your thing then take your Australian campervan holiday up north.
To make your campervan holiday in Australia easier to plan you can choose where to start your road trip from various locations around the country, we have campervan pick-up locations conveniently located in these cities, Adelaide, Cairns, Brisbane, Perth, Sydney, the East Coast, the Gold Coast, the Sunshine Coast, Melbourne, Darwin and Hobart.