The Road to Becoming OZ Experienced Travel Articles

 
The Road to Becoming OZ Experienced – Coober Pedy from Alice Springs
On The Bus… From Alice Springs on our way to Adelaide, this was day one of four that would take us southbound from the Red Centre, into South Australia and along the Stuart Highway into Adelaide. Our brand new OZ Experience bus driver Tom, aka ‘The Skipper’, gave us the low down on the trip […]
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The Road to Becoming OZ Experienced – Cape Otway from The Grampians
Photojournalist David Savage travels Australia on the OZ Experience… On The Bus… Our journey from Hall’s Gap continued through a final stretch of the Grampians, taking us closer and closer to the coast. Before reaching our first glimpse of the ‘Big Blue’, we drove into and through a huge extinct volcanic crater known as Tower […]
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The Road to Becoming OZ Experienced – Sydney from Canberra
Photojournalist David Savage travels Australia on the OZ Experience… On The Bus… My final day on the OZ Experience. Seven and a half weeks earlier I had left Sydney heading north on the first leg of my journey. Although Canberra is only three hours from Sydney, today’s leg took us along the coastline that was […]
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The Road to Becoming OZ Experienced – Canberra from Gelantipiny
Photojournalist David Savage travels Australia on the OZ Experience… On The Bus… The day started by continuing our drive along a narrow dirt road that wound its way deep into the Snowy Mountains. So thin was this road that meeting an oncoming vehicle could mean reversing for a few kilometres to find a suitable passing […]
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The Road to Becoming OZ Experienced – Quorn from Coober Pedy
On The Bus… Rejoining the Stuart Highway from Coober Pedy we continued our journey south through the desert. In such a big country, with scattered communities dotted here, there and in the middle of nowhere, it was necessary to set up a special health care service. This service has become known as The Royal Flying […]
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The Road to Becoming OZ Experienced – Barossa Valley from Parachilna
Photojournalist David Savage travels Australia on the OZ Experience… On The Bus… In Alice Springs about a week earlier I heard about a legend. The Legend of an OZ Experience Bus gone ‘HIPPIE’, driven by Hippie Happy ‘Shell’, reputedly from the stars somewhere over New Zealand. Today I met the Legend. Stepping onto the bus […]
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The Road to Becoming OZ Experienced – Phillip Island from Melbourne
Photojournalist David Savage travels Australia on the OZ Experience… Phillip Island Phillip Island is just a two-hour drive from Melbourne. As we crossed the bridge joining the mainland to the island we entered an Island that was declared a Nature Park in 1997. The Island is home to Australia’s famous colony of ‘Little Penguins’ at […]
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The Road to Becoming OZ Experienced – Alice Springs from Cairns, Three Day Overland Trip
Photojournalist David Savage travels Australia on the OZ Experience… OZ Experience has a new route on offer in Australia. Cairns to Alice Springs (or vice versa), overland in three days and two nights. This route is known as the ‘Priscilla’ route and strikes deep into the outback where nowhere means nowhere and a pub is […]
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The Road to Becoming OZ Experienced – Parachilna from Quorn
Photojournalist David Savage travels Australia on the OZ Experience… On The Bus… Just after sunrise we departed the quaint old town of Quorn to make our way to Parachilna. Our journey took us deep through the heart of the Flinders Ranges. This is ancient Aboriginal land, which plays a significant part in the ‘Dreamtime’ culture. […]
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The Road to Becoming OZ Experienced
The OZ Experience Transport Network is more than just a means of travel for backpackers. It is a bus company that wants to show you the parts of Australia that make Australia a ‘fair-dinkum – dunk’em – funky – surfy – g’day – shrimp-throwing – barbie – beer-drinking – tanning – bungi – swagshagging – […]
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