When driving in Australia, you must always drive on the left hand side of the road, obey all traffic signals and signage, and wear a seatbelt whilst in a vehicle. The driver must have their licence with them at all times when driving. It is recommended that familiarise yourself with the Australian road rules before driving in Australia to ensure you have a safe holiday. Always allow extra time to get to your next destination and be sure to stop every 2 hours to take a break.
Apollo takes the safety of our guests and the public very seriously. Please watch the safe driving video for your relevant RV type prior to commencing your road trip with us. The videos can also be viewed on our ApolloConnect app, which is free to download from the App Store or Google Play.
2WD Safety Video
4WD Safety Video
We recommend you take the Tourist Driving Quiz to ensure your own safety.
*Please note you will be charged for any traffic infringement, speeding or parking fines or road toll fines that you incur.
To ensure your safety, Apollo has some travel restrictions for certain vehicles. Two Wheel Drive vehicles can only be driven on sealed/bitumen roads or well maintained access roads less than 12KMs metres long to recognised campgrounds.
Four Wheel Drive vehicles can be driven on recognised unsealed tracks but may only travel to the following remote areas with the express written permission of Apollo: Any Islands (excluding Tasmania), Simpson Desert, Gunbarrel Highway, Cape York (North of Daintree River), Oodnadatta Track, Birdsville Track, Tanami Track, Gibb River Road, Kalumburu Road, Warburton Road, Strzelecki Track, Cape Leveque, Bungle Bungles and any other remote area. No vehicle is permitted on the last 2 kilometres of the Lennard River Gorge Road , the Canning Stock-route, The Lost City in Litchfield Park and the Telegraph Road section of the road to Cape York.
Refer to section A special advice 4WD customers and not permitted locations.
Western Australia - Kimberley Region
Northern Territory - Top End Region
Breakdown & Accident Assistance
All Apollo vehicles are serviced and maintained to the highest industry standard. In the event you run into mechanical difficulties on your holiday, Apollo offers 24hour roadside assistance for your peace of mind.
If you require assistance in Australia, please call Apollo Assist on 1300 798 212 or 07 3265 9285 and we will help to get you back on the road as soon as possible. For assistance in New Zealand, please call 0800 234 567 or 09 912 9621.
Featured Australian Touring Routes
Have an adventure with an Apollo Campervan or Motorhome today! With our great variety of Featured Australian Touring Routes. You are sure to find the perfect route for your next Australian Holiday.