Outback Drive Routes

For the ultimate Australian outback driving holiday, look no further than Western Australia's Golden Outback drive routes. The area is covered with a network of roads, trails, tracks and pathways taking you on amazing journeys to discover breathtaking natural attractions and colourful pioneering history.

Self Drive Holidays in Outback WA

Choose from leisurely outback driving holidays, with your caravan in tow, to serious 16-day outback driving adventures. Many outback drive routes can be undertaken with a conventional vehicle, but if you’re looking for thrilling outback four-wheel drive routes, Western Australia’s Golden Outback is home to some of the greatest tracks and trails, including the Gunbarrel Highway, Canning Stock Route and John Holland Track to name a few.

Whatever route you decide to take, you’ll have the opportunity to take in the region’s breathtaking scenery and experience warm country hospitality at farm and station stays, character outback pubs, hotels and holiday parks.

Many routes also include guide books to help you plan your itinerary and offer more detailed information about the areas you are visiting. Contact the local visitor centre to obtain a route guide for your self drive holiday. And to ensure you enjoy a safe and well-planned journey, be sure to take a look at Travel times and distances, Road safety and Important travel tips.

Outback Australia Drive Routes

Check out the huge range of outback drive routes and start planning your outback Australia driving holiday.

Australian outback self-drive routes

Select an outback self-drive route and hit the open road on the Australian outback driving holiday of a lifetime - a great way to experience the breathtaking scenery and warm hospitality of Western Australia’s Golden Outback. View more

Outback 4WD four wheel drive routes

The outback four wheel drive routes of Western Australia’s Golden Outback are among the most thrilling four wheel drive tracks in the world, including the iconic Canning Stock Route, Gunbarrel Highway and John Holland Track. View more

Outback wildflower trails

Australia’s Golden Outback wildflower trails lead you through some of the State’s most breathtaking displays of Western Australian wildflowers View more


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