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Campervan trip - Sydney to Whitsundays - good idea?

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Campervan trip - Sydney to Whitsundays - good idea?

Morning everyone,

We're planning an 18 day trip to the east coast next April/May. Really appreciate some advice:

- is a campervan the way to go? From Sydney to Brisbane and then fly to Whitsunday's?

- is campervan-ing easy re finding toilets and showers en route?

- where do we need to visit en route?

- any advice on must-sees

- is it worth flying back from cairns and going up there to visit the outback?

- any other islands we should visit (Fraser/Howe)?

Any and all advice massively appreciated.

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1. Re: Campervan trip - Sydney to Whitsundays - good idea?

- is a campervan the way to go? From Sydney to Brisbane and then fly to Whitsunday's?;;;;;;; only you know this answer. Have you lived in a campervan before

- is campervan-ing easy re finding toilets and showers en route? Yep.... book campgrounds If not .... NO

- where do we need to visit en route? he idea of a campervan is to stop where you want and for how long

- any advice on must-sees The Coast..

- is it worth flying back from cairns and going up there to visit the outback? Up where?

- any other islands we should visit (Fraser/Howe)? Why? What intersts do you have. snorkel/dive wildlife?

Edited: 25 August 2013, 09:37
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2. Re: Campervan trip - Sydney to Whitsundays - good idea?

Hi Alicia, in her own unique way, GurusW is correct on every point. Sydney/Brisbane is a great campervan route. Stay in campgrounds, hug the coast wherever possible and you will find the must sees. Fraser and Lord Howe don't really fit your itinerary so you should get your island fix on the Whitsundays.

I would also point out that in April/May you are going to encounter school holidays, Easter and the Anzac Day long weekend, so whatever mode of transport/accommodation you choose will be at a premium

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