Caravanning and RVing in Australia

Route Notes for Major Australian Highways

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Australia Calling

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When you take into account the vast distances involved and the comparatively few people to pay for our roads, Australia's highway system is remarkably good.

These are some notes I have put together to assist caravanners and RVers who are planning trips. They are in the main based on personal experience from many trips we have done ourselves so there may well be some omissions or things may have changed a little since our last visit.

It's best if you use a good map together with these notes. Interesting maps on the net can be found at my Maps link

East Coast
Melbourne - Sydney via Princes Highway
Melbourne - Sydney via Hume Highway
Melbourne - Brisbane via Newell Highway
Sydney - Brisbane via Pacific Highway
Sydney - Brisbane via New England Highway
Brisbane - Rockhampton via Bruce Highway
Brisbane - Rockhampton via Burnett Highway
Rockhampton - Cairns via Bruce Highway

Across the Top
Townsville - Mt Isa via Flinders Highway
Mt Isa - Three Ways via Flinders Highway
Three Ways - Darwin via Stuart Highway
Katherine - Broome via Great Northern Highwa y

Down the West Coast
Broome - Geraldton via North West Coastal Highway
Broome - Geraldton via Great Northern Highway
Geraldton - Perth via Brand Highway

West to East
Perth - Norseman via Great Eastern Highway
Perth - Norseman via South Western Highway and South Coast Highway
Norseman - Ceduna via Eyre Highway
Ceduna - Adelaide via Eyre and Princes Highway
Adelaide - Melbourne via Western Highway
Port Augusta - Sydney via Barrier and Mitchell Highways
Adelaide - Sydney via Sturt and Mid Western Highways
Adelaide - Melbourne via Princes Highway

Up the Centre
Adelaide - Alice Springs via Princes and Stuart Highways
Alice Springs - Three Ways via Stuart Highway

Around Tasmania

Hobart - Burnie via Midland and Bass Highways
Hobart - Launceston via Tasman Highway
Burnie - Hobart via the Murchison, Zeehan and Lyall Highways

Additional Routes

Alice Springs - Ayers Rock (Uluru) via Stuart and Lassister Highways
Brisbane - Barcaldine via Warrego Highway and Landsborough Highways
Cairns - Cape York via the Peninsula Developmental Road.
Cairns - Normanton via the Gulf Development Road
Ceduna -Pt Augusta via Port Lincoln and the Eyre Peninsula .
Melbourne - Mildura via the Calder Highway.
Mildura - Albury via the Murray Valley Highway.
Nyngan - Charleville via the Mitchell Highway.
Rockhampton - Cloncurry via Capricorn and Landsborough Highways



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