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Road-Tripping Across Australia: The Ultimate Itinerary for an Epic Journey

Welcome to the ultimate road trip across Australia - that huge and diverse continent! In this blog post, we'll go from the hustle of the East Coast over to the raw, rugged beauty of the Outback before heading over to beautiful landscapes on the West Coast. Each part of this epic journey is marked by unique experiences: discovering native wildlife or indigenous cultures, enjoying pristine beaches or hiking through spectacular national parks. And so your travel around Australia is never boring, we'll also share how you can keep all those favorite Netflix shows no matter where your adventure takes you. Whether you have done it before or not, this ultimate guide will spell out all the details and practical tips as well as highlight some of the best spots in Australia to make your adventure one of a kind. So buckle up and let's hit the road!

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The East Coast: A Vibrant Start

Join us on this breathtaking escapade as we explore the stunning East Coast of Australia. Our journey commences in vibrant Sydney, where you'll be wooed by regal works encased within the opera house and left breathless at the grandeur that is a city framed by Harbour Bridge. From here out, we follow the celebrated Pacific Highway, a route that takes one through quaint port towns full of charm and life at every corner.

Our first stop is at the beautiful town of Port Macquarie with its pristine beaches to laze in the sun and rich historical heritage for exploration. On we go towards north Byron Bay - a bohemian paradise where you can relax amid an electric mix of sumptuous local food, lively arts culture, and fantastic surf spots right on golden sands.

Next, we head to Coffs Harbour where you can be entranced by the beautiful coastline and lush hinterland. Swim in pristine waters or explore the famous Big Banana before setting out on a scenic rainforest tour of Dorrigo National Park.

But the coastline adventure is not all about beaches. For the real Australian wildlife experience, we shall be heading inland to Port Stephens. In this place, you can go for a dolphin watch cruise and see these playful oceanic mammals in their environment. If it's during migration season, be ready to marvel at the grandness of whales, and when lucky enough, maybe even catch sight of koalas nestled with eucalyptus trees.

The Outback: Off the Beaten Path

Having taken us to the enchanting coastlines of the East Coast, we now set off for our safari into this huge area with wild and rugged charm - Australia's Outback. The drives are long across roads that have few facilities available along the way. But it is worth every minute as some of Australia's largest natural and cultural icons are in its Outback including Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas).

Immerse in the amazing gifts of nature awaiting, but don't forget to take a dip into the aboriginal culture and its traditions that bloom here with great diversity. Raise your head high up as night befalls, for you are going to see something which is out-of-the-world; the Outback offers the best clear view of space available on Earth, displaying some visually breathtaking sights at night offering answers even to well-acquainted visitors through scientific views. Get ready to get enchanted by this ageless beauty waiting for magical experiences here.

Road Tripping Tip: Stay Connected with VeePN

Though there will not be facilities over here in this remote area, you still very much need to stay connected for safety and convenience. Also, to get access to Netflix, try connecting to different Australian servers in the app. On the public Wi-Fi, we strongly recommend to change Netflix region to get access to your favorite shows in every single area of Australia. With VeePN you can get yourself a firm internet connection on the go in this territory which will help you to stay in touch with family and friends, keep updated with necessary information or even watch your favorite show on Netflix.

The West Coast: A Stunning Finish

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After a hard and adventurous journey through the wilderness of the Outback, we start on our last leg which is to be breathtaking – the West Coast. The picturesqueness around the world for their immaculately beautiful, unique landscapes filled with an assortment of such awe-inspiring scenes which upon watching them will forever remain entrenched in your mind.

Get dazzled by the beautifully emerald green waters of the acclaimed Ningaloo Reef which houses an enormous underwater kingdom teeming with marine life. Drift next to elegant manta rays, meet amicable dolphins or gaze at enchanting coral formations at this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Continuing on our exploration, we trek off into the wild landscapes of Kimberley. Here towering majestic ancient rock formations rise to share stories from a time long ago. Discover a secret gorgeous carved out by ancient rivers and marvel at cascading waterfalls that thunder down rugged cliffs as you soak in nature's raw power and beauty at its grandest.

A visit to Karijini National Park is one of the things an outdoor adventure lover can never miss. The famous Australian National Park presents a delicate tapestry of deep gorges, shimmering waterfalls, and dramatic rock formations. Lace up your hiking boots and walk along winding trails that will guide you to the hidden gems in this natural wonderland. Be prepared to be lost for words when you feel enveloped by such magnificence in every corner turn. This is where you feel the appeal, even the enchantment itself that draws people from all corners of the world to explore the West Coast.

Final Thoughts

And voila – the ultimate road trip guide through the most breathtaking routes and iconic spots across Australia. From dynamic city living to raw untouched nature, it embraces everything in Australia which is worth being seen. So pack your bags as we are heading on an epic Australian adventure! And don't forget to stick with VeePN for access to all of your favorite movies while watching Netflix from any point around the globe. Happy traveling! And as they say in Australia – "G'day mate!" (Hello friend!) Catch you on the road!

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