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10 Reasons to Travel Australia Instead of Going Overseas

There’s nothing better for the soul than traveling. It opens our eyes, our minds and our hearts. The big choice to make is whether to head overseas or explore our own country. There’s so much to see in this world, but here’s 10 great reasons to Travel Australia first.

Our 10 Reasons to Travel Australia Instead of Going Overseas

1. Australia is Safer

With everything happening around the world right now, I can feel pretty safe in Longreach, Broome, Esperance, 1770 and the thriving downtown metropolis of Rainbow Beach 😊

2. Shit AUD

The Aussie dollar is too low to be over excited about heading overseas.

Check out our reasons for An Australia by Road Adventure

10 Reasons Travel Australia

3. Our Beaches

Unless you’ve got to know our own beaches, why go overseas to see theres?

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4. Weather

We really do have perfect weather here. Head north for winter, south for summer and be anywhere in Oz for Autumn and Spring.

Read all about the weather for us as we travel here: Always take the weather, the weather with you

10 reasons Travel Australia

5. You will meet really interesting people

We have met some of the most inspiring people on the road. One example was John, the 72yo former teacher and sheep farmer. I got talking to John for 3 and a half hours around the camp kitchen BBQ in Katherine. Fascinating guy and hard to believe he had left Perth, been to Melbourne and was now in the NT traveling at his age…….. on a Motorbike.

John is just one of many wonderful people we have met on our adventure.

Learn more about what it is like to travel Australia. You can read in our Travel Chat eBook some really interesting and funny stories from 7 Fabulous Families that we have met on our adventure. Just $12.95

6. Learn our History

There’s so much about our own country’s past just waiting for you to discover.

7. Sunsets

The setting sun in 1770, Darwin and Broome just has to be seen. I could name so many more places including most of the WA coastline but I’ll let you discover some yourself.

Sunsets are one of Our Favourite Experiences as we Travel Australia

Bradman Oval

8. Better for our economy

We hardly manufacture anything anymore, mining took a nose dive so therefore Tourism is becoming a vital industry for our economy. Let’s spend our money here and give our kids jobs.

For information on the cost to road trip Oz, read What it REALLY Costs to Travel Australia

9. Make friends

Traveling Australia almost guarantees you will make a whole lot of new friends.

10. Children

Your kids will grow enormously and learn on the road. They will certainly thrive by spending genuine quality time together as a family.

As that famous brand says: Just Do It……

Travelling Australia is far More than just Adventures

So these are our 10 reasons to travel Australia, what other reasons do you have? As people have struggled with the confinement of CoVid-19 in 2020, we believe we will see a new surge in people traveling Australia rather than overseas is What’s next beyond the Coronavirus.

Safe travels

Kevin & Adele
Indefinite Leave

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Photography and Socials

Our camera equipment we use for all of our photos and videos are:

Samsung Note 10 Plus Phone – https://ebay.to/2XOjXhi – Most of our photos are simply from our phones. The Samsung phone cameras are pretty insane. Our phones have 512gb storage in ours but the 256gb in this one is heaps. We have sourced this one which is approx $500 less than we paid for ours.

Canon 800d – https://ebay.to/2XQYnsk – the latest DSLR Canon 24mp camera, buy here to save.
Lenses – Canon 50mm lens – https://ebay.to/2yQwPed  This is the lens I use the least, ideal for still, close up shots.
Canon 24-105mm lens – https://ebay.to/3eCueUo This is my all round, everyday use, zoom lens. Amazing quality, great price.
Canon 70-300mm lens – https://ebay.to/2XlOZ0I – I use this one a lot for long range shots.
Sigma 10-20mm lens – https://ebay.to/2TWt0vA  – My wide angle lens for all my inside photos & video plus lots more, love this lens.

Our Go Pro 7 Hero Black – https://ebay.to/38wMc7V  –  is an awesome piece of equipment. I use this for all underwater, action video and some general use. Buy here brand new and great value.

Mavic Pro Platinum Drone – https://ebay.to/2ARPxTo  This is an absolute ripper of a drone. The Fly More Combo will provide you with everything you will need. I use this for all my aerial footage and this price is well below other retail stores.

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Hughie Edwards VC Rest Area, Majura ACT

Hughie Edwards VC Rest Area

Hughie Edwards VC Rest Area, Majura is a highway rest stop just 10-15 mins to Canberra city.

This is a noisy location with a lot of close passing traffic including trucks. It didn’t bother us but I imagine it would for some people.

It is also close to the Gun Club, Australian Federal Police and Army training. Due to the close proximity you can hear gunshots, screeching tyres from the skid pan for driver training as well as helicopters.  Also it’s under the Airport flight path. Luckily we are heavy sleepers 🙂

The Hughie Edwards VC Rest Area has a drop toilet and there is some covered seating. It is Pet friendly. We had good Telstra, Vodafone and Optus coverage.

Cost to stay is Free.

Our stay was 7th November 2017.

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Photography and Socials

Our camera equipment we use for all our photos and videos are:

Canon 800d – https://ebay.to/2XQYnsk – the latest DSLR Canon 24mp camera, buy here to save.
Canon 50mm lens – https://ebay.to/2yQwPed. This is the lens I use the least, ideal for still, close up shots.
Canon 24-105mm lens – https://ebay.to/3eCueUo. This is my all round, every day use, zoom lens. Amazing quality, great price.
Canon 70-300mm lens – https://ebay.to/2XlOZ0I. I use this one a lot for long range shots.
Sigma 10-20mm lens – https://ebay.to/2TWt0vA. My wide angle lens for all my inside photos & video plus lots more, love this lens.

The new Go Pro 7 – https://ebay.to/38wMc7V –  is an awesome piece of equipment. I use this for all underwater, action video and some general use. Buy here brand new and great value.
Mavic Pro Platinum Drone – https://ebay.to/2ARPxTo. This is an absolute ripper of a drone. The Fly More Combo will provide you with everything you will need. I use this for all my aerial footage and this price is well below other retail stores.

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