The best road trips in Australia

The Great Ocean Road has been named one of Australia’s best road trips.

The Great Ocean Road has been shortlisted as one of Australia’s greatest road trips.

With the holiday season upon us, lockdowns, closed states and no overseas holidays dominating the past 24 months, the GOR is a perfect getaway destination this summer.

The question has been posed by dash cam manufacturer Nextbase, putting one of the great Aussie pub questions to the people of the nation.

Ten iconic road trips have been shortlisted, from the world famous Great Ocean Road to the once-in-a-lifetime experience of driving the Birdsville Track.

The full list of shortlisted road trips:

Great Ocean Road, VIC

Bright, Falls Creek, Omeo loop, VIC

Tasmanian Ring Road, TAS

South Coast including Eurobodalla Shire Region and Narooma , NSW

Cairns to Normanton (on your way to NT), QLD

Longreach to Rockhampton loop including Emerald and Carnarvon, QLD

Alice Springs to Uluru, NT

Darwin to Kakadu, NT

Broome to Kununurra via the Kimberleys, WA

Birdsville Track, QLD and SA