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Ultimate Coastal Roadtrips

Ultimate Coastal Road Trips: Australia is Lee Atkinson's completely new guidebook for Australia's best road trips near the water, a perfect companion to her bestselling Ultimate Road Trips: Australia.

This comprehensive guide covers 40 seaside road trips around the country including the Great Ocean Road, Western Australia’s Coral Coast, the Grand Pacific Drive, and K'gari, Flinders and Bruny islands. All trips in the book focus exclusively on the coast and offer a wealth of detail for those planning a beach holiday, as well as some worthwhile side trips inland (if you have the time).

For each road trip there is a day-by-day itinerary with information on road conditions, what to see and do, rainy-weather options, best time to go and how long it will take. There are also stunning images of our most spectacular stretches of coastline and detailed maps.

Use this book as inspiration to live the Australian dream and follow the sun along our iconic coastline.

About the Author

One of Australia’s most experienced travel writers, Lee Atkinson has been writing about her adventures for Australian newspapers, magazines and travel guides since 1991. A self-confessed road trip junkie who loves getting away from the crowds in wild and remote places, she believes 'that any excuse to hit the road is a good one.'

Lee is the author of 14 travel books and two smartphone apps about travelling in and around Australia and co-editor of two anthologies of travel writing, as well as a contributor to Explore Australia’s Camping Around Australia guide and the road tripping bible, Explore Australia. Her most recent books published by Hardie Grant Explore are the bestselling Ultimate Road Trips Australia, The Definitive Bucket List, Australia’s Best Nature Escapes and Explore Australia by Camper Trailer.