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Here are some stories that happy campers who have rented an Apollo vehicle in Australia want to share. Click on a listing to view the full story, images and videos if they have been included.

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  • Kathy Smith
    Waltzing Matilda
    After a 4 week road trip around Northern Queensland and the Northern Territory, we spent our last night at the Combo Waterhole near Kynuna.  It is reputedly the place that was the inspiration behind Banjo Patterson's 'Waltzing Matilda'.  So in honour of this unofficial national anthem of Australia, we sang our little hearts out. Apologies for not doing the song any justice, but we had fun :)This was not officially a camp site, however it was certainly an awesome way to... read more
  • Deborah Price
    Our first family holiday
    As our daughter will be turning two next June we thought it would be the best time to take her to see all the sights Western Australia's Coral Coast has to offer and what better way but a driving holiday with a Campervan. That way we can be as flexible as she wants and stop whenever things get a little hectic, as travelling with a toddler will! read more
  • Ramona Roden
    On mY Way
    I would fulfill a "Dream" touring Australia. Any person I have met that has visited or travelled to Australia has claimed it to be one of their greatest life experiences. I would travel from start to finish taking in any little experience I could fit in my time on the road. I would eat, drink and enjoy the people, culture and warmth of the weather.  read more
  • Kate Paneros
    The Great Australian (Letterbox) Road Trip
    Which is the greater rite of passage – visiting far-flung exotic countries or knowing you’ve seen a thing or two in your own backyard? It’s one thing to conquer Europe with 30 other people on a bus, but there's just something about heading off and exploring your own turf on a great Australian road trip.While we travel these highways and back roads, we’re on a mission to discover the best letter boxes in Australia. We’ve travelled thousands of kilometres in... read more
  • Len McKenna
    A TripThat Shaped My Life
    Back in the 60's when I was just 13, I experienced a road trip which was to shape the rest of my life. My father took my younger brother and myself to Roebourne in the north of W.A. We left from Perth in an old station wagon on mainly gravel roads and slept out at night on the ground usually near dry creek beds. We met an artist camped at Python pool. He used to camp for weeks... read more
  • DIANNE LEE
    THE ELUSIVE ROAD TRIP!
    "Elusive" because it would have to be a miracle or a lotto win for my family to go on a road trip. But it would be so much fun planning this holiday so please please pick me and I promise we'll have the best holiday. We'd sing the Cliff Richards song "were all going on a summer holiday" as we vroomed off down the highway. read more
  • Shelley Hasson
    Darwin
    My names Shelley and I have a bit of an addiction.I LOVE to travel. I love everything about it. Even the hours spent in cars (although I prefer luxury motor homes!) and airports, on planes and trains as it all eventually gets me to somewhere new and interesting!Last year my husband, my parents, my sister and I went to Darwin. That little city was an eye opener for me. How can such a small town pack so much punch?Every corner had... read more
  • Percy Stammers
    road trip
    Me, my wife and four kids want to go on a road trip in an Apollo motor home to Australia, to give my four kids an experience that they have never had the opportunity to experience before. while we are in Australia we want to , as a family go to the theme parks, because that's something that me and my wife have enjoyed in the past, and I know that my children will absolutely love that. It would be a dream come true to give my children this opportunity. We would... read more
  • Christine Penco
    a chance of an escape
    i just want to get away time to think read more
  • jodie doupain
    the best bday prezzie
    when my 17 year old daughter was 12 she drove across australia with her dad. it was unfortunate that i was unable to make it. ever since that holiday she dreamed about going on another road trip. since her last road trip her dad has developed depression from a serious car accident that left him a incomplete paraplegic. this put a strain on my daughter i hope if she went on another road trip like the one she went on... read more
  • terri palma
    Headed North
    Joing the ranks of other intrepid travellers my partner and I journeyed to the great northern region of Western Australia. We took along our faithful hounds and headed off via the new Indian Ocean Drive. Our adventure took us through new terrain, between 2 cyclones and along a coast blessed with a wealth of rare magnificance. We found new ways to engage in daily activities, a booty of paraphernalia whilst beach combing and wildlife to be in awe of. The... read more
  • Justine Murphy
    This is what great family memories are made of!!
    This is what great family memories are made of!!  Life is too short and the kids grow up too fast to put if off! So in this vein the kids and I have just been on a 9 day Apollo Motorhome adventure along Victoria’s Great Ocean Road and up to the Goldfields in Ballarat. WE LOVED IT!!!! We now dream of where we might like to go next – maybe Queensland to see the Great Barrier Reef, maybe Darwin to... read more
  • Rachel Moait
    Northern Territory Revival
    Kakadu in July was like a waterfall rushing down over our senses. The beautiful water lilies,  formidable crocs, ancient aboriginal art, luscious Yellow Water wetlands with their wealth of wildlife washed the southern winter blues from our bodies. With our motorhome we were free to extend our stay at any beautiful spot or cruise to the next enticing region all within short distance. Without exception the bluest of blue lagoon at Berry Springs matches the most beautiful watering holes around... read more
  • Ross Gibbons
    Find the Hidden Corners of Australia
    Our family would love to travel together in a camper to discover the hidden corners of Australia. You can stop when you like, for how long you like and everything is right with you. You get to meet different and interesting people everyday and see amazing sights. Tassie would be our favourite to trip around in for starters. read more
  • samantha evans
    my dream holiday
    hi would one day love to go over o western australian on a holiday with my children to see my brother and so the kids can see there uncle read more
  • Elizabeth Kurtukoff
    Much Needed Family Fun
    My mother, 3 sisters and I have just recently moved back to Australia after residing in Canada for the last 18 years. My parenst split up so we moved to Canada where my mothers family lives while my dad stayed here in Australia. We kept in touch and finally my parents were able to work things out and decided to come back. Our family is back togther under the same roof but it's been a little harde adjusting to the... read more
  • Shandi Boyes
    The Great Aussie Family Holiday
    Being a mum of four boys you try to find holidays that have a real adventure and will create memories that will last a lifetime. We have always dreamed off touring Australia in the true Australian style (motorhomes). The best way to travel as you can stop where you like or if the setting isn't want you want you can continue on travelling. With having two smaller age children our travels are based around them. If they are having a... read more
  • phil holt
    my dream roadtrip
    my dream roadtrip would be with my son for a slow drive down the nsw south coast and stop off as many small towns as possible and do a 'spot of fishing' - anything to get away from city traffic read more
  • Stephen Deegan
    head on
    i was involved in a head on accident with a drunk car driver in 99, i was a motor cycle rider, i was in a come for 2 months,lost my right leg below knee,plus numerous other injuries, i am now at home i now walk,work part time, i need a holiday with my wife who has been a great support through al this read more
  • GLENDA BOOTH
    Art And About!
    As a keen observer of nature and a would be great artist, it has long been a dream to paint my way across Australia, experiencing the unique beauty of our landscape.Wonders like the Great Ocean Road,The Nullabor Plain and Uluru and the Red Centre conjure up images I could transfer to canvas or paper in my own expressive way!  Along the way,I am sure to meet colourful locals and bushies and attempt to capture the essence of their character in... read more
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