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Self Drive Road Trips (Downunder, Southern Africa, Costa Rica, Europe, Malaysia)


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For the independent minded traveller who likes to make up their own mind as to the itinerary they would enjoy and the pace at which they wish to travel, Goway makes it easy to plan a vacation.

Whether it is a self drive car or a Motorhome, we have supplied several suggested itineraries in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, three countries which lend themselves perfectly to this type of arrangement. We also offer self drive in Costa Rica and Europe.

So let Goway, not only arrange the transportation for you but also, where required, accommodation so that when you travel, you don’t have to worry about making overnight arrangements at the last minute. If you are not sure of the itinerary you want, we have already prepared day by day suggested routings to make sure you drive to the places you should be visiting. And naturally all itineraries can be modified according to your needs and requirements.

Sometimes distances are great and it might make sense, if choosing more than one itinerary, to fly between cities to make sure you see what is important. Whether you like a small car or a larger model, Goway has the car for you – manual or automatic, there is a choice.

In Australia, you can rent a car or a Motorhome. We offer suggested itineraries from 4 to 16 days in 7 States so there is plenty of variety.

For New Zealand, again, a car or Motorhome rental is available. You can choose from 11 different itineraries covering both the North and the South Islands. So once again, the choice is unrestricted.

South Africa is a large country but with the 4 itineraries Goway currently offers, you will be able to experience the highlights that are not to be missed. An amazing self-drive also exists for Namibia.

Europe too is a perfect area for self-drive. Your problem is to choose what are you should visit. We have many suggestions for you to consider.

So let us do the pre planning and then hand over the keys for an unforgettable vacation!

All Downunder clients receive Goway's Co-Pilot Kit of goodies (maps, directions, discounts).

You will probably require accommodation before and after your self-drive vacation. We will be happy to book this for you.

Because of vast distances in Australia you should consider flying between some destinations.

Special airpasses, available through GowayAir could be of interest to you.


 

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Self-Drives

  • Chocolates & Cheese Swiss Self-Drive: Interlaken & Zurich

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Sample the visual and culinary delights of the Alps on this delicious Switzerland tour. Arrive in Zurich, then explore the charming cities of Bern and Lucerne, and spend most of your time at picturesque Interlaken, in the heart of the Alps all while travelling at your own pace.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,856
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Switzerland See Trip Details
  • Pacific Coast Explorer Self Drive: Sydney to Cairns

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Explore Australia’s Pacific Coast on this popular self-drive. Travel through the famous wine region of the Hunter Valley, beautiful coastal towns and the stunning beaches of the Gold Coast. Visit Fraser Island, the world's largest sand island and enjoy a farmstay before arriving in Cairns, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,899
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Adelaide to Darwin 4WD Self Drive

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Explore the Outback on this epic 4WD adventure. Drive through the interior of Australia from Adelaide to the top end, Darwin. Travel along the Oodnadatta Track, visit the underground town of Coober Pedy, learn about dreamtime and the indigenous culture in Ayers Rock and Kakadu National Park.
    Duration:
    16 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Coastal Drive Self Drive: Sydney to Melbourne

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Follow along the shimmering east coast of Australia, travelling from Sydney to Melbourne exploring some of the best beaches around, become acquainted with coastal living, remote coastal bushlands and relaxed Aussie lifestyle.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 569
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Melbourne to Adelaide Self Drive

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Tracing the Great Ocean Road, one of the most spectacular driving routes the world over, you're invited to travel from Melbourne to Adelaide. Among myriad highlights, you'll see the Twelve Apostles, explore Grampians National Park, visit the wine region of Coonawarra and so much more.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 749
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Perth to Broome Self Drive

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: On this exploration of Western Australia, begin in Perth and end in Broome, travelling at your own pace to take in spectacular highlights that are often missed on trips to Australia including Cervantes, Kalbarri, Monkey Mia, Coral Bay and Karijini along the way.
    Duration:
    16 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,553
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Tasmanian Self Drive: Hobart to Launceston

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: On this expedited self-drive program, discover the natural wonders of Tasmania, the enchanting and dramatic island-state just south of the Australian mainland. Here you'll find cascading waterfalls, rich wildlife and a fascinating history.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,459
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Authentic Apulia Self-Drive from Naples

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Get off the beaten path and discover the hidden gems of Apulia! See the natural beauty and unique characteristics of this region like ancient Sassi caves and the famous 'Trulli' homes. Visit charming cities like Locorotondo, Ostuni, Nardo and Bari. See the beauty of Salento's white sandy beaches and the famous Polignano a Mare.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 978
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Italy See Trip Details
  • Crete Island Adventure Self Drive

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: Discover the culture, food and wine, and natural beauty of Crete on this self-drive vacation. Travelling east to west, you see famous Minoan ruins in Heraklion, discover Venetian-Turkish medieval ports and fortresses in Rethymno and Chania, and hit up wineries, gorges, sunny beaches, and historic monasteries along the way.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,289
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Greece See Trip Details
  • Southern Australia Explorer: Sydney, Tasmania, Melbourne

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Take in Sydney’s sights before venturing to the spectacular Blue Mountains. Be inspired by the breathtaking views and cascading waterfalls of this World Heritage Region. Drive from Hobart to the Cradle Mountains with magnificent alpine scenery, lakes and small fishing villages. Finish in Melbourne and get to know the famous Phillip Island penguins.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,119
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Sydney, Mountains & Vineyards Self Drive

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Set out on this lovely self-drive escape to experience the iconic Blue Mountains, the beautiful bay of Port Stephens and the world-renowned vineyards and wineries of Australia’s famous Hunter Valley.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 999
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Southern France Self-drive: Bordeaux, Lourdes, Carcassonne & More

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: Get off the beaten track with a 10-day self-drive program through Southern France. See the world-renowned wine city of Bordeaux. Continue to the famous pilgrimage town of Lourdes. Then, in Carcassonne, discover a stunning medieval walled city before ending your program in Montpellier, the medieval city known for its lively atmosphere and proximity to the Mediterranean sea.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,240
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    France See Trip Details
  • Fascinating Eastern Germany Self-Drive: Berlin, Dresden, Weimar & More

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: Explore eastern Germany at your own pace and following your own route on this encompassing self-drive vacation. Bask in the architecture of beautiful Dresden, visit Moritzburg Castle, and stay in historic Weimar.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 996
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Germany See Trip Details
  • E- Grand Tour of Switzerland in a Tesla Model 3

    DELUXE | SELF-DRIVE: Starting and ending in Zurich, you're invited to explore medieval old towns, summit mountains, cruise across picturesque alpine lakes, and experience the breathtaking beauty of the Swiss countryside as you weave your way along winding roads in a Tesla Model 3.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,148
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Switzerland See Trip Details
  • Black Forest and Alsace Self-Drive: Baden-Baden, Freiburg, Strasbourg & More

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: Buckle up and explore the famous Black Forest on this self-drive tour through Germany. Travelling through western Germany and the Alsace region of France, you’ll see the famous spas of Baden-Baden, the cathedral of Strasbourg, and the castle of Heidelberg while enjoying the region’s stunning natural landscape.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,485
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Germany See Trip Details
  • Fascinating Switzerland Self-Drive: Montreux, Lugano, Zurich & More

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Discover the many sides of Switzerland on this picturesque self-drive across the nation. Beginning in Zurich, you’ll drive to Montreux, Zermatt, and Lugano to stroll along the banks of Lake Geneva, gaze upon the Matterhorn, and explore the Italian-speaking region of Ticino.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,760
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Switzerland See Trip Details
  • Alice Springs to Darwin 4WD Self Drive

    Self-drives offer an easy way to enjoy Australia’s sights at your own pace. Spend some time in historic Tennant Creek before going to Katherine and Kakadu National Park, ending in Darwin.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 769
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Classic Switzerland Self-Drive: Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken & Bern

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Discover the nature, history, and culture of Switzerland on this weeklong self-drive tour through the country. Heading from the banking center of Zurich to tranquil Interlaken to the capital Bern, you’ll experience the best that Switzerland has to offer.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,113
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Self-Drives
    Switzerland See Trip Details
  • Croatia Adventure Self-Drive: Zagreb to Dubrovnik

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: This program offers an easy way to enjoy Croatia’s best sights at your own pace. Spend some time in Zagreb before making your way to Plitvice Lakes and Split. Your journey ends in historic Dubrovnik, where you'll enjoy two full days to explore on your own, or take one of the region's many day trips.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,325
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Croatia See Trip Details
  • Explore Northern Portugal Self Drive

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: On this 8-day self-drive program, discover the diversity of the north and centre of Portugal, from urban cities to mountains and green vineyards, from the land of Vinho verde and Port wine to the contrasting sea, historic monasteries, and academic universities. Stay in first class accommodations including a 7-day car rental with insurance.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,071
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Portugal See Trip Details
  • Explore Southern Portugal Self Drive

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: On this 8-day program, discover Portugal and the Algarve. Set your own pace and visit medieval cities, romantic palaces, UNESCO World Heritage sites, picturesque fishing villages, golden beaches and limestone cliffs. Stay in first class accommodations, including a 7-day car rental with insurance.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,156
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Portugal See Trip Details
  • Paradores of Spain Self-drive: Madrid, Valencia, Tortosa & Cardona

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Stay in unique properties situated in spectacular locations on a 8-day self-drive program in Spain. Spanish Paradores are state-run restored Monasteries, Convents, Fortresses, Manor Houses and Castles. Experience high level of services, modern amenities and exceptional gastronomy for a truly amazing adventure!
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,652
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Spain See Trip Details
  • Spanish Adventure Self Drive: Spain, France & Andorra

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: Get off the beaten path and discover three countries in 9 days! Starting in Barcelona, enjoy the city at your own pace. Then, drive to Huesca and Jaco, charming medieval cities located close to the French border. In Lourdes, France, visit a famous pilgrimage site before finally heading out to Andorra, located high in the Pyrenees mountains.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,211
    Trip Type:
    Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Spain See Trip Details
  • Lord of the Rings Self Drive

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Tolkein fans rejoice! On this two week adventure you'll visit Middle Earth to experience the breathtaking, almost magical scenery where the epic “Lord of the Rings” trilogy was filmed. Along the way, explore and discover wonderful New Zealand, always remembering that "not all those who wander are lost".
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,489
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    New Zealand See Trip Details
  • Explore Like A Local: Self Drive

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: This quintessential New Zealand self-drive vacation begins in Auckland to explore a few of the North Island’s most beautiful regions including the Art Deco city of Napier, and Capital Wellington. Later fly to magnificent Queenstown, gateway to magnificent Milford Sound. Stay in Bed and Breakfast accommodation along the way.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,279
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    New Zealand See Trip Details
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