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Love an Aussie road trip

He’s been everywhere, man. Join Adam Spencer as he explores regional Australia and unearths the true Aussie spirit.

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Beautiful views, unforgettable experiences and memories to last a lifetime – there’s so much to love about an Aussie road trip. Australia is filled with boundless ends to explore and has many stories to tell.

Adam Spencer’s top 10 road trip tips

After a tumultuous year of lockdowns and travel bans, Adam decided a 10-day road trip around regional Australia was the perfect adventure. Here's his top 10 road tip tips. 

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Mudgee: A foodie’s dream

There’s nothing more thrilling than the sensations of a road trip. The warm air, the stunning scenery and of course, the exquisite tastes of some regional food and wine.

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Explore our sporting nation, one regional stop at a time

The buzz of a physical challenge, the cheer of the crowd or the sound of that first whistle. Is there anything more thrilling than sport?

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Immersive animal experiences in regional NSW

Australia is home to more species than any other developed country. It’s important that we protect the beautiful and unique animals that inhabit our lands.

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Not all heroes wear capes: meet the Aussies making a difference

Whether it's saving animals, helping neighbours, or contributing to the community, us Aussies strive to leave no one behind.

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Explore the sky and beyond in Parkes

Our nation’s link to astronomy dates back thousands of years. Long before the likes of Galileo and Copernicus, First Nations Australians were analysing the stars to navigate the land. Considered the world’s first astronomers, they used the stars for determining how the tides work, time keeping, finding food and more.

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Wellington: a real regional gem

With agriculture making up a big part of Australia’s identity, chances are you may know someone who grew up on a farm. In this episode Adam makes his way to a mate’s farm in a real gem of regional Australia — Wellington.

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There’s something for the thrill seekers too

If you want to elevate your heart rate, regional NSW has plenty on offer.

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Marsupials and more in magical Port Macquarie

With vantage points dotted along the coast, watch the annual whale migration. Boat tours depart daily from May to November. You can also take your pick from lush green trees in ancient rainforests or the salty air of a coastal walk.

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South West Rocks: the perfect mix of nature and heritage

Nothing says quintessential summer road trip like a coastal getaway. This idyllic coastal escape is located at the mouth of the Macleay River, between beaches and national parks.

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Make your next road trip legendary

Here are the ingredients to help you dream up your next adventure.

Stay COVID Safe on the road

Check nsw.gov.au/covid-19 regularly for what you can and can't do under the rules, health and wellbeing advice, case locations, symptoms and testing clinics. If you feel sick, delay your trip and get a COVID test.

The images immediately above are courtesy of Destination NSW. 

The ultimate Aussie road trip tool kit

An Aussie road trip is the perfect way to explore our great country, get lost in the land, connect with interesting people, and learn more about Australia's rich culture. So, when it’s the right time for you to travel again, here are some handy tips to get you on the road!

Have an epic road trip with your dog

Here’s what you need to know to keep your furry friend safe and happy on your next road trip.

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Banish back seat boredom with 12 fun car games

Make the journey as fun as the destination. Sitting in the car won’t be boring with 12 fun and easy car games.

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Plan a safe road trip

A little bit of planning before you hit the road will help make your road trip safe, fun and stress free. This includes staying COVID Safe.

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Note: Adam Spencer is an Australia Day Ambassador. While the NSW Government paid Adam to appear in the “Love an Aussie Road Trip” video series, Adam and family paid all their own expenses. Adam and family did not accept any gifts. The inclusion of tourism operators and businesses in the video series and on this website is not an endorsement.