Fly drive Australia itineraries (also known as self-drive), are ideal for those who like to travel independently, and who prefer an element of flexibility in their holiday. Cox & Kings has carefully planned self-drive itineraries which ensure you see the highlights of this remarkable country, without spending too much time driving. Car rental, accommodation and excursions can all be organised in advance – meaning all you need to do is drive up.
Ramble around the island of Tasmania, watching for stray kangaroos as you go; travel along the stunning east coast from Sydney to Brisbane; uncover the wonders of the Blue Mountains and Canberra, the capital of Australia; and take the ultimate drive down the Great Ocean Road to visit the Twelve Apostles.
Beginning in Perth, this itinerary is the
perfect introduction to the rich diversity of
the south-west, including vineyards, forests
Experience the contrasting coastline of
southern Queensland on this short itinerary,
incorporating the buzz of city life, rainforest
adventures and relaxation on the...
Coastal drive between two of Australia’s most
vibrant cities, via a dramatic coastline with a
variety of scenery, from hinterland to lakes,
mountains, beaches, national parks, historic
This short self-drive itinerary offers
spectacular panoramas and wildlife
experiences, combining the dramatic Blue
Mountains National Park with the pristine
coastal landscapes of Jervis...
Explore the natural beauty of the Pacific
coast, passing incredible coastal scenery, lush
rolling hinterland and outstanding...
Drive the spectacular Great Ocean Road along
a rugged coastline, passing the renowned
Twelve Apostles rock stacks and native
wildlife such as kangaroos and...
Explore some of the highlights of Victoria on
this self-drive itinerary; sample wine in the
Yarra Valley, spot wildlife on Phillip Island
and drive part of the Great Ocean...
Discover what makes Tasmania such a
distinctive Australian destination on this
14-day self-drive itinerary that takes in the
varied and fascinating highlights of...
We have highlighted the standard of accommodation featured on a tour immediately above the tour itinerary.
In some cases, tours include some departures in one category and some in another: you can see and select the different tour types under ‘tour variations’. For these tours, the itinerary is generally the same and just the standard of accommodation varies. However, if there are any variations in the excursions included, these are shown within the itinerary.
Superior: Most Cox & Kings tours fall under this category and are based in 4- or 5-star accommodation, or the best available.
Luxury: These tours will usually feature 5-star de luxe accommodation throughout.
Standard: Simpler in emphasis, these itineraries typically feature 3- and 4-star accommodation throughout.
Discovery: This type of holiday is best suited to the hardier traveller, as it will typically include some quite basic accommodation, possibly longer and rougher road journeys and, in some cases, more arduous activities, such as trekking.