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Get ready for a spring family road trip like no other. No matter which state you choose, we’re taking you on an electrifying journey across the diverse landscapes of Australia – perfect for the school holidays!

Planning for your electric trip is now easier than ever, using PlugShare’s live map of charging stations available Australia-wide.

Whether you’re cruising on a budget or looking for high-voltage fun, we’ve got you covered for the best adventures to each of our amazing states:

New South Wales: Coastal Delights and Beyond

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Highlights: Explore the stunning Pacific Highway, Byron Bay, Coffs Harbour, and the Central Coast. Dive into whale watching, beachcombing, and lush rainforest walks.

Family Appeal: Plenty of family-friendly beaches, parks, and attractions. Taronga Zoo, Jenolan Caves, and Jamberoo Action Park are a hit with the kids.

Budget Bliss: Camping options in picturesque national parks, picnics at scenic lookouts, and affordable dining options in coastal towns.

Victoria: The Great Ocean Road Extravaganza

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Highlights: Take in the breathtaking Great Ocean Road, Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, and the Otway Rainforest. Hike coastal trails, enjoy epic ocean views, and spot koalas in the wild.

Family Appeal: Scenic views and kid-friendly attractions like Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve. Adventure seekers can opt for zip-lining in the Otways.

Budget Bliss: Affordable camping options along the Great Ocean Road, local fish and chips, and budget-friendly motels in coastal towns.


Western Australia: Wild Adventures in the West

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Highlights: Explore Perth, Margaret River, and venture into the outback. Sip on world-class wines and surf the waves at iconic beaches.

Family Appeal: Family-friendly attractions like Perth Zoo, Adventure World, and Busselton Jetty. Spot dolphins at Monkey Mia.

Budget Bliss: Camp in national parks and cook your own meals, and enjoy low-cost activities like hiking and exploring caves.


Queensland: Sunshine State Adventures

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Highlights: Cruise the coastline, visit the Great Barrier Reef, and explore the lush rainforests of the Daintree. Snorkel with marine life, chase waterfalls, and take scenic train rides.

Family Appeal: Theme parks galore – Dreamworld, Sea World, Movie World, and Australia Zoo. For unique wildlife encounters you can’t try anywhere else, visit the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve.

Budget Bliss: Affordable accommodations, budget-friendly dining options in coastal towns, and picnics in national parks.


South Australia: Exploring the Outback

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Highlights: Embark on an outback adventure through the Flinders Ranges and more.

Family Appeal: Unique family experiences such as Mega Adventure Park, South Australian Maritime Museum, Monarto Safari Park and rugged landscapes to explore.

Budget Bliss: Camp in national parks and enjoy affordable local cuisine.


Northern Territory: The Red Centre Odyssey

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Highlights: Discover the heart of Australia with a journey to the Red Centre, explore Uluru, Alice Springs, Kings Canyon, and the mystical Kata Tjuta. Experience the breathtaking landscapes and ancient Indigenous culture.

Family Appeal: Educational and awe-inspiring experiences for kids, such as Aboriginal art workshops and desert astronomy tours.

Budget Bliss: Camping under the stars in the outback, affordable national park fees, and economical dining options.


Tasmania: Island Escape

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Highlights: Explore Hobart’s historic charm, hike in Cradle Mountain, and wander along the rugged east coast. Visit the mesmerizing Bay of Fires and the unique MONA Museum.

Family Appeal: Wildlife encounters at the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, family-friendly hikes, and a visit to the interactive Port Arthur Historic Site.

Budget Bliss: Camping in pristine natural settings, affordable local seafood, and budget-friendly accommodations.

So, whether you’re chasing the coastline, delving into the outback, or discovering island paradise, Australia’s got it all for a family spring road trip in your electric vehicle. With more charging stations around the country than ever, get ready to hit the road, make memories, and embrace the electric revolution! ⚡🚗