Oceania Travel Articles

Australia and New Zealand are popular destinations for independent travelers, and each offers something unique. From backpacker buses to campervans to wineries, BootsnAll has been publishing travel articles and features on Oz and NZ since 1999. If you are going, grab a cup of coffee or a bottle of beer, and prepare to spend a few hours reading through this category.

 
A Case for Car Camping in New Zealand
A Case for Car Camping in New Zealand Taking a road trip is the best way to explore the unique landscapes of New Zealand, as you’ll be up front with nature as well as free to create your own path. Annie Shustrin explains why renting a car and sleeping under the stars the best way to experience the quintessential New Zealand road trip
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Australian Outback
Australian Outback There is nothing in the red center of Australia. Except the beating heart of a continent.
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King of the Road: A Guide to Buying your Own Wheels in Australia
King of the Road: A Guide to Buying your Own Wheels in Australia Marco Ferrarese has driven across the length and breadth of the country living out of a van. He will give you some important tips on how to buy your own vehicle ,comply with registration and road taxes, and survive the Outback without losing your sanity.
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Five Local Secrets for the Best Experiences in Australia’s Red Center
Five Local Secrets for the Best Experiences in Australia’s Red Center It can be hard to avoid the tourist trail when exploring Australia's red center. Here are Rachelle Balez's secrets for a unique way to experience the outback and couple of experiences only the locals know about.
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Incredible Cultural Experiences in Australia and New Zealand
Incredible Cultural Experiences in Australia and New Zealand Whitney Cox shows you how to get a feel for life Down Under with some of the incredible cultural experiences available in Australia and New Zealand.
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5 Budget-Friendly Things to Do on Rarotonga
5 Budget-Friendly Things to Do on Rarotonga The Cook Island of Rarotonga is known as an expensive destination, but Larissa Coleman proves otherwise
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A Guide to Fraser Island, Australia
A Guide to Fraser Island, Australia Australia is a land that can offer great time and plenty of wonderful holiday locations to visit. One of Zac's favorite spots is Fraser island, a magical place offering tradition, fun, sun and sand all year round.
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Exploring the Beaches of the South Coast – NSW Australia
Exploring the Beaches of the South Coast – NSW Australia The NSW South Coast extends all the way from Sydney down to Eden and beyond, incorporating the Illawarra, Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla and Sapphire Coast tourism regions. Part of the Sydney to Melbourne coastal drive, this is an area of spectacular views with lush green farmland on the one side and sandy beaches and rocky headlands on the other.
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Wine and Winding Roads on Tasmania’s Wild East Coast
Wine and Winding Roads on Tasmania’s Wild East Coast Often overshadowed by the mainland Australian states, Brad Christmas discovers Tasmania is home to some of most spectacular coastline as well as some of the best food and wine downunder.
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6 Quintessential Australian Experiences to Add to Your List
6 Quintessential Australian Experiences to Add to Your List Want to see the Australia that lies beyond the beaches and the backpackers? Lauren Fritsky tells you where to go to learn about the history, see the landscape and maybe even spot a koala in the wild.
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