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For the independent-minded traveller who likes to make up their own mind as to the itinerary they or 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 in Namibia.

Europe too is a perfect area for self-drive. Your problem is to choose what 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!

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

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

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


 

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Self-Drives

  • Explore the Central North Island of New Zealand Self Drive

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: Discover the rolling hillsides, sandy beaches, and gorgeous harbors of the Central North Island on this road trip from Auckland. Follow the Pacific Coast Highway to stop at Rotorua, Napier, and Gisborne, and enjoy cultural and natural highlights in Tongariro National Park, Hawke’s Bay, and the Bay of Plenty.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,069
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    New Zealand See Trip Details
  • Canyon Adventure: Las Vegas, Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon & More

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF DRIVE: Allow yourself to be dazzled by the neon night sky of Las Vegas, America’s greatest lightshow and compare it to the sparkling stars when you look at the brilliant constellations displayed above you at Bryce Canyon. On this trip you can visit all of Utah’s Mighty Five as well as the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mesa Verde National Park. To top it all off drive through Monument Valley, the most iconic image of the American West.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,450
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Self-Drives
    United States See Trip Details
  • Discover Madeira Self-Drive with Airfare

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Take Portugal at your own pace as you discover Madeira through a breathtaking self drive. Venture through the streets of Funchal, exploring the markets, museums, and close village of Monte before escaping to the coast towards Ponto do Sol, known for their fishing, bananas, and magnificent views. Finish things off by rounding out the north of the island in Sao Vicente, Jardim do Mar, and Santa Cruz noted to be some of the most beautiful spots on the island!
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,230
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Vacation Packages with Airfare
    Portugal See Trip Details
  • The Best of Melbourne & Victoria with Airfare

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: See the highlights of Melbourne with a quintessential city tour that takes you to many of the city's historic sights. Visit Philip Island to witness the famous 'Little Penguin Parade', with a stop en route to get up close and personal with kangaroos and koalas. Experience the splendor of Victoria’s wine region, the Yarra Valley.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,799
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas, Vacation Packages with Airfare
    Australia 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 Explorers Way

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Explore the Outback on this epic 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, and learn about Dreamtime and the indigenous culture in Ayers Rock and Kakadu National Park.
    Duration:
    14 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$ 799
    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
  • Tuscan Adventure Self-Drive: Florence, Lucca, Siena and Montepulciano

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Discover Tuscany on this 10-day self-drive program. Stay in first-class accommodations and travel at your own pace. Discover the region’s beautiful medieval old towns and verdant rolling hills, exploring Florence, Lucca, Siena, and Montepulciano along the way.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,189
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Italy 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$ 983
    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$ 3,539
    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:
    AU$ 1,349
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia 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:
    AU$ 2,329
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Germany See Trip Details
  • Highlands and Whisky Trail Self-Drive

    FIRST CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Explore the glorious Scottish Highlands at your own pace. Along the way, discover the beauty of Old Aberdeen, Inverness, and Edinburgh, stop at the distiller's of your choice and visit Loch Ness. While you are unlikely to spot Nessie, you are likely to fall in love with wonderful Scotland.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 2,698
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Self-Drives
    Scotland See Trip Details
  • Captivating Cotswolds Self-Drive: Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon & Bath

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: On this 6-day self-drive across the charming English countryside, visit Oxford University, see the birthplace of the Bard in Stratford-upon-Avon, and discover the historic city of Bath. Along the way, pass through quaint pastoral towns, visit castles, and admire postcard perfect parks.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,352
    Trip Type:
    Go as you Please, Self-Drives
    England See Trip Details
  • Iceland Golden Circle Self-Drive: Hveragerdi, Vik, Reykjavik & More

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: A wonderful way to leisurely enjoy Iceland on your own, stop as you please and for as long as you wish to take in the extraordinary beauty of Iceland's incredible Golden Circle. Volcanoes, glaciers, lava fields, hot springs, gushing waterfalls and more are all yours to discover and in the span of just a few days.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 1,034
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Iceland See Trip Details
  • Classic Ireland Self-Drive: Dublin, Galway, Kerry & More

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: On this eight day adventure, discover Ireland at your own pace by way of a leisurely self-drive program that will take you through the beautiful and rugged west coast of the country, including Galway, Connemara, Killarney, the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula. With plenty of time in Dublin, it is an excellent way to acquaint yourself with the Emerald Isle.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Ireland See Trip Details
  • Iceland Complete Self-Drive: Reykjavik, Akureyri, Hofn & More

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: This self-drive favorite explores Iceland’s rich natural treasures, including national parks, beautiful waterfalls, striking glaciers, magnificent volcanoes and hot springs. With time in the funky capital city of Reykjavik and to visit mighty Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, Lake Myvatn, and Thingvellir and Vatnajokull National Parks, it is the perfect option for globetrotters looking to discover Iceland in depth.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 2,620
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Classics (Bestsellers), Self-Drives
    Iceland 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:
    AU$ On Request
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    France See Trip Details
  • Fascinating Switzerland Self-Drive

    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:
    AU$ 3,778
    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:
    AU$ 1,129
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Australia See Trip Details
  • 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:
    AU$ On Request
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Switzerland See Trip Details
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