Drive Thru Australia

May 2019

Season 1 Episode 13 - Kangaroo Island

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Sea lions basking on white beaches, koalas dozing in lofty eucalypts, pelicans soaring over shimmering lagoons: Kangaroo Island is a pristine wilderness; a place that has offered protection to substantial populations of native Australian animals, a place of beauty and a place of escape.

Season 1 Episode 12 - Limestone Coast

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This week Ben visits the Limestone Coast in south-east South Australia, an idyllic combination of beautiful beaches, stunning coastline, and irresistible food and wine. Like a giant smorgasbord, a trip to the Limestone Coast region quickly becomes a gastronomic adventure of discovery, with its famous southern rock lobster ...

Season 1 Episode 11 - Southern Highlands

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This week Ben travels to the Southern Highlands - a treasure trove of attractions, like award-winning restaurants and wineries, magnificent gardens, rare antiques, authentic heritage and amazing natural features. Perfectly situated midway between Sydney and Canberra and just under an hour from the scenic South Coast and Il...

Season 1 Episode 10 - Gippsland

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This week Ben travels to Victoria's beautiful Gippsland region, where visitors can take part in some inspiring walks in the great outdoors. There are experiences to suit every level of interest from wild overnight adventures to leisurely afternoon strolls. Where better to start than Wilsons Promontory, a haven for nature l...

Season 1 Episode 9 - Philip Island

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This week Ben travels to Victoria's famous Philip Island, only a 90-minute drive from Melbourne, boasts breathtaking natural beauty and a myriad of attractions for all ages to enjoy, from kids through to grandparents. Visitors can dine out with magnificent coastal views and choose from the many restaurants that Phillip Isl...

Season 1 Episode 8 - Canberra

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This week Ben travels to Canberra, where national attractions and hidden gems deliver an array of unexpected delights. The city's museums and attractions hold and share the treasures of the nation, while the surrounding region offers more than 30 wineries, historic townships, quiet coastlines, the lush Southern Highlands a...
April 2019

Season 1 Episode 7 - Australian Capital Territory

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Fertile farming lands, the Great Dividing Range and alpine peaks surround the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). The territory has an abundance of nature with 53 per cent of the area preserved as parks and reserves.

Season 1 Episode 6 - Shepparton

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Ben travels to Shepparton, a fantastic place to visit all year round. With friendly communities and a temperate climate, it's an ideal location to enjoy warm summers, just right for the outdoors, and winters, perfect for an indoor indulgence of fantastic food and wine. The Goulburn River forms the backbone and lifeblood of...

Season 1 Episode 5 - Grampians

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The Grampians National Park has been 400 million years in the making. It's home to the largest collection of Aboriginal rock art in Southern Australia. The Brambuk Aboriginal Culture Centre, perfectly set in Halls Gap bushland, provides deep and moving insights into the history of the region’s first inhabitants. Fine local...

Season 1 Episode 4 - Geelong And The Great Ocean Road

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Geelong is less than an hour from Melbourne via the Princes Freeway. The city's waterfront is a popular attraction with historic swimming baths, an antique carousel, restaurants and cafes. Visitors take a pleasant detour to the seaside villages of the Bellarine Peninsula, which offer clean, sandy beaches, plenty of shoppin...