Rental Car Tour
Down Under

Sydney, Australia Down Under Rental Car Tours

On this round trip through Australia you will get to know the highlights of the south eastern part of the country in 12 days. Your round trip through Australia starts in the metropolis Melbourne the Sunshine City in the state of Victoria. Here you will pick up your rental car and head towards the Great Ocean Road, the natural wonder of the south coast with its unique rock formations such as the Twelve Apostles and the London Bridge. With some luck you might even be able to do some whale watching from the coast. After overnight stays in Port Campbell und Portland, your tour leads you into the inland to the old gold mining city Ballarat, where the reconstructed village Sovereign gives you a picture of how it was in the 19th century. The next stop on your round trip through Australia is the Murray River, the longest river of the country. In Echuca, you will take a boat trip with an old paddle steamer before you continue on to the vineyards of Routherglen. An overnight stay is in Albury. Through the modern capital Canberra where you can visit the Australian government quarter, you will finally reach Australia's largest and most beautiful city Sydney, the highlight of every rental car round trip. Experience a special dinner during a harbor cruise on board the Captain Cook, visit a show in the famous opera house or simply relax at one of the famous beaches of Sydney. After two nights in Sydney your round trip takes you back again to Melbourne. This time you will drive along the beautiful coastal road, through the Bedarah State Forest to Bateman's Bay and Lakes Entrance. Finally you will return to Melbourne where you will return your rental car and fly back home or extend your vacation stay.


The Route for the Rental Car Tours Australia Down Under


The Route:

arrow down Day 1: Melbourne > Port Campbell

Australia Twelve Apostels

Your rental car tour starts on the famous Great Ocean Road in Melbourne. In addition to the coastal road, which was built by soldiers remembering their their fallen comrades, the Twelve Apostles are a highlight of the day.

arrow down Day 2: Port Campbell > Portland

Australia Great Ocean Road

You will spend a big chunk of your day on Great Ocean Road once again. At Logan Beach, breathtaking whales appear to be within reach.

arrow down Day 3: Portland > Ballarat

Australia Sovereign Hill, Ballarat

With your rental car, you will finally start exploring the heart of Australia. In the afternoon, you arrive at Sovereign Hill. In this suburb, time seems to almost stand still. You can even dig for gold here.

arrow down Day 4: Ballarat > Echuca

Australia Road Trip

On your drive from Ballarat to Echuca, you get a feel for the continent of Australia - with its endless expanses, beautiful roads and dreamlike landscapes.

arrow down Day 5: Echuca > Albury

Australia Emmylou Murry River Echuca

The historic port of Echuca will delight you. The paddle steamer Emmylou will make for an unforgettable and nostalgic experience.

arrow down Day 6: Albury > Canberra

Australia Government House Canberra

Today, you are off to the capital of Australia, which is neither Melbourne nor Sydney. Rather, you will be taking your rental car right to Canberra where you can browse the Australian government district at your leisure.

arrow down Day 7: Canberra > Sydney

Australia Captain Cook Sydney

Head towards Sydney, where a beautiful harbor cruise with many sparkling lights is waiting for you in the evening. The dinner on the Captain Cook thus becomes a true feast for your senses.

arrow down Day 8: Sydney

Australia Opera House Sydney

This day belongs to the city of Sydney. Ditch your rental car and explore the opera district by foot. An Opera House tour is of course a must.

arrow down Day 9: Sydney > Bateman's Bay

Australia Bewong Road House

Today, you can look forward to a winding coastal road and the Princess Highway 1, which will take you to Bateman's Bay. Definitely stop by the Bewong Roadhouse, a truck stop, in order to see a different side of Australia.

arrow down Day 10: Bateman's Bay > Lakes Entrance

Australia Tathra Wharf

The marina in Bateman's Bay will enchant you in the morning. But your final destination for the day is Lakes Entrance, where you can enjoy a sumptuous dinner in the harbor district.

arrow down Day 11: Lakes Entrance > Melbourne

Colonial Tram Car Restaurant, Melbourne, Australia

Via the Princess Freeway, you will quickly reach Melbourne, where you return your rental car and start travelling home or simply extend your stay in Australia.

Learn more about this Self Drive Rental Car Tour:

arrow down What's included - Pricing

What's included:
* The Original Tour - developed and organised by Reuthers
* Rental Car - compact class - for the Tour including third party and comprehensive insurance
* Reuthers POMZEC© (Peace Of Mind Zero Excess Coverage) for the rental vehicle
* 10x Accommodation Middleclass Hotels/Motels in shared Double Room
* Secured Payment Certificate (Sicherungsschein)
* Reuthers Tour Book with Itineraries and Tips
* Reuthers Travel Lecture (in English)
* Reuthers Rewards

Please feel free to tell us your individual date!

Driver Rental Car = AUD 2495
Passenger Rental Car = AUD 1675
Twin Room extra charge (2 separate beds instead of 1 common bed) = AUD 135
Single Room extra charge (instead of shared Double Room) = AUD 805

Optional Bookings:
Additional Accommodation prior tour start in shared Double Room (1 common bed) = AUD 110
Additional Accommodation prior tour start in shared Twin Room (2 separate beds) = AUD 120
Additional Accommodation prior tour start in Single Room = AUD 220
Additional Accommodation after the tour in shared Double Room (1 common bed) = AUD 110
Additional Accommodation after the tour in shared Twin Room (2 separate beds) = AUD 120
Additional Accommodation after the tour in Single Room = AUD 220

All pricing payable in Australia Dollar.
3% Early Bird Discount (booking more than 12 months prior tour start)
2% Golden Ager Discount (age min 60 years prior tour start)
10% Group Discount (from 8 participants, all registrations within one week, common Payment of Balance by Bank Transfer)
Please note: Total Discount max. 10% for Deposit by Credit Card and Payment of Balance by Bank Transfer. No Discount for Deposit and Payment of Balance by Credit Card or by PayPal.

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