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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

  • Fascinating Switzerland Self Drive: Zurich to Zurich

    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$ 2,078
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Switzerland See Trip Details
  • Freycinet Lodge

    Pick up your rental car and drive to Tasmania’s rugged East Coast. With its prime location, Freycinet Lodge is the ideal base for exploring the amazing natural landscapes that surround it.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 360
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Game of Thrones & Ireland's Movies: Self Drive

    Game of Thrones fans will find this Ireland tour especially thrilling as it takes in locations and sights featured in the show. For others, it’s a tour of Ireland at its most photogenic.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 824
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Ireland See Trip Details
  • Glimpse of Ireland: The North

    Starting and finishing in Dublin, on this self drive tour of the north of the Emerald Isle, you will have time to discover, at your leisure, historic sites, battlefields, Belfast itself, the Giant’s Causeway and above all, the beauty of the Irish countryside.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 376
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Ireland See Trip Details
  • Glimpse of Ireland: The South-West

    Discover the beauty and the heritage of Ireland with a self drive car allowing flexible stops en route at Kildare, Cashel, Killarney, the Ring of Kerry, the village of Adare and Limerick. This is the ideal tour when time is limited.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 376
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Ireland See Trip Details
  • Grand Norway Self Drive: Oslo to Oslo

    Wind your way past stunning fjords, central highlands and picture-perfect towns like Bergen and Trondheim while driving to Norway’s top destinations. Encounter waterfalls, glaciers, UNESCO World Heritage sites, hair-raising mountain roads and dramatic coastlines all in one road trip.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,695
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Norway See Trip Details
  • Great Austrian Composers Self Drive : Salzburg to Prague

    Drive across Central Europe to explore the lives of the great classical and romantic composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Joseph Haydn. Journeying from Salzburg to Vienna to Prague on a self-drive tour, you’ll explore medieval old towns, admire stunning landscapes, and learn about the history and legacy of these remarkable artists.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 904
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Austria See Trip Details
  • Great Barrier Reef Self Drive from Cairns

    Beginning and ending in Cairns, drive Tropical North Queensland, visit the Tropical Tablelands, the Daintree Cape Tribulation coast and Port Douglas - hub of the Reef and Rainforest coast. Goway's
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 611
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Iceland Complete Self Drive: Reykjavik to Reykjavik

    This self-drive favorite explores Iceland’s rich natural treasures, including national parks, beautiful waterfalls, striking glaciers, magnificent volcanoes and hot springs. These include Reykjavik city, Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, Lake Myvatn, and Thingvellir and Vatnajokull National parks. You will have ample time to cover all the hot spots that Iceland has to offer on its famous Ring Road.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,901
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Iceland See Trip Details
  • Iceland Express Self Drive: Summer

    Take a leisurely drive through majestic scenery, stopping over at prearranged hotels en route. Iceland is ready to take your breath away on each leg of the journey.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,170
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Iceland See Trip Details
  • Iceland Golden Circle Self Drive

    A wonderful way to leisurely enjoy the wonders of Iceland in your own self drive vehicle stopping to take in the extraordinary beauty by which you will be surrounded. Volcanoes, glaciers, lava fields, hot springs, gushing waterfalls, all in the space of a few days.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,083
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Iceland See Trip Details
  • Iceland Winter Gem self-drive with International Airfare

    Explore the winter landmarks of southwestern Iceland on this self-drive tour. Travelling from Reykjavik to the Blue Lagoon and the Golden Circle, you’ll pass by volcanoes, hike behind waterfalls, and enjoy the warm waters of Iceland’s famous geothermal lagoons.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,119
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Vacation Packages with Airfare
    Iceland See Trip Details
  • Iceland Winter Gems: Self Drive

    In action-packed 4 days, experience some of Iceland’s exciting natural wonders close to Reykjavik. Drive independently and leisurely with a pre arranged itinerary while viewing thundering waterfalls, spectacular geothermal landscapes and other awe-inspiring natural phenomena.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 672
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Iceland See Trip Details
  • Luxury Wilderness Escape (Self-Drive)

    Travel by car across farmland, through Waimakariri Gorge and over the spectacular Southern Alps to the beautiful Arthur’s Pass region, an area not many visitors are lucky enough to see.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 675
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    New Zealand See Trip Details
  • Malaysia Self Drive

    This program gives adventurous travellers the opportunity to explore Malaysia at their own pace. Malaysia has some of the best roads in Southeast Asia. You may choose to drive on the excellent main highways, or turn onto coastal roads passing through sleepy towns and local scenery.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,443
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Malaysia See Trip Details
  • Melbourne to Adelaide Self Drive

    The drive from Melbourne to Adelaide is stunning. Enjoy the scenery as you embark on the Great Ocean Road; see the Twelve Apostles, explore Grampians National Park and visit Coonawarra.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 567
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Natural South East QLD Wildlife & Rainforest: 6 Days Brisbane to Brisbane Self Drive

    This driving vacation offers plenty of opportunity to get out and about in Queensland’s natural beauty. Drive to and walk through Lockyer Valley, Lamington National Park and Fraser Island.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 909
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Natural Wonders of Norway Self Drive: Oslo, Geilo, Bergen & Laerdal

    Drive between Oslo and Bergen to see amazing scenery around every bend. Admire Viking longboats at the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, visit the world famous wooden buildings of Bryggen in Bergen and hike through the steep mountainsides of Hardangervidda National Park.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,045
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Norway See Trip Details
  • North & South Island Self Drive

    If you are fortunate enough to have the time, you can see virtually all of the most interesting sights in New Zealand by combining the North Island and South Island self-drive itineraries.
    Duration:
    18 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,963
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    New Zealand See Trip Details
  • North Island Self Drive

    Drive from Auckland to Wellington discovering the many highlights that the North Island has to offer. Stop in Coromandel Peninsula and Rotorua then visit Lake Taupo and Napier along the way.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 909
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    New Zealand See Trip Details
  • Outback & Wine Self Drive

    Drive north exploring scenic Flinders Ranges National Park and Wilpena Pound. Next head south to Clare Valley, “the most unblemished wine region in Australia” before returning to Adelaide.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 639
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Pacific Coast Explorer Self Drive: 14 Days from Sydney

    Explore Australia’s Pacific Coast by embarking on a self-drive holiday. Begin in Sydney then discover sights like Hunter Valley, the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast before arriving in Cairns.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,348
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Pacific Coast Explorer Self Drive: 7 Days

    Self-drive holidays are a very unique way to travel. Begin in Sydney then head to wine country in Hunter Valley. Next is Port Stephens and Coffs Harbour before arriving in the Gold Coast.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 623
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Pacific Coast Explorer Self Drive: 9 Days

    Drive the Pacific Coast and get to know its many highlights travelling from Brisbane to Cairns with stops at Fraser Island and Rockhampton, the Whitsundays, Townsville and Mission Beach.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 905
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Perth to Broome Self Drive

    Explore Western Australia by self-drive, beginning in Perth and ending in Broome (or vice versa) seeing highlights like Cervantes, Kalbarri, Monkey Mia, Coral Bay and Karijini along the way.
    Duration:
    16 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,764
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Australia See Trip Details
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