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Take a trip to Ballarat for the biggest ever showcase of Australian art

Take a trip to Ballarat for the biggest ever showcase of Australian art

Ballarat’s art scene will go through a renaissance of sorts between September and November, offering road trippers the opportunity to discover some of Australia’s best artworks against a unique historic backdrop. The inaugural Biennale of Australian Art (BOAA) will see 150...Read More ›

It’s an SUV kind of Spring

It’s an SUV kind of Spring

Spring time in Australia is one of the best times to hit the road, you beat the summer heat or the top-end ‘wet’ season. Looking for inspiration? Look no further, we have the perfect road trip and the perfect SUV. SUVs are perfect for a driving holiday, they carry more peo...Read More ›

Ballarat – a Winter Wonderland

Ballarat – a Winter Wonderland

This July, Ballarat will come to life as part of the inaugural Winter Festival. The month-long event will allow you to rug up in your warm woollies and embrace the beauty of the cooler months with a series of festivals and events to enthral everyone. So if you’re looking for...Read More ›

Take the High Road North

Take the High Road North

Heading to northern NSW by way of the spectacular Barrington and New England highlands is a feast for the senses. The shortest, most relaxing and most scenically varied route between Sydney and Queensland – Thunderbolts Way – is named after the legendary ho...Read More ›

Avalon Airshow – an Aviator’s road trip checklist

Avalon Airshow – an Aviator’s road trip checklist

Christmas has come and gone, Australia Day is a blur, Valentine’s Day is a mere memory then with a sonic boom the Avalon Airshow is upon us. Here’s a Redspot checklist to get you sorted: What is it? Time off work How to get there ...Read More ›

Road to romance

Road to romance

At Redspot we know that our cars need regular tender loving care to perform well. The same philosophy should be applied to everyone’s amorous relationships ­– the grass is alway...Read More ›

Tweed Valley Road Trip – Part 1

Tweed Valley Road Trip – Part 1

Tucked away between the bohemia of Byron Bay and the glitz of the Gold Coast, the Tweed Valley is a voluptuous landscape that rolls out bewitching volcanic vistas, picturesque heritage villages and pandanus framed beaches. ...Read More ›

Sultry summer road trip – Melbourne to Adelaide

Sultry summer road trip – Melbourne to Adelaide

If you prefer hot dry weather and stunning coastlines, then a road trip from Melbourne to Adelaide ticks all the right boxes. The trip takes five days which leaves two days for leisurely return drive to Melbourne. Day 1 Melbourne to Lorne Pick up your Redsp...Read More ›

Redspot is now open in Auckland

Redspot is now open in Auckland

To celebrate opening our doors in Auckland, we believe a bit of holiday enticement is in order. The Auckland to Auckland via the volcanic plateau will open your eyes to what a fabulous and diverse land sits on Australia’s doorstep and we guarantee after this trip you’ll be...Read More ›

3 Day Freycinet East Coast Trip

3 Day Freycinet East Coast Trip

Sometimes the best road trips are the shortest – especially when you have an itinerary. One of Redspot’s favourites is the round trip from Hobart to Hobart, via The Great Eastern Drive exploring Friendly Beaches, spectacular Wineglass Bay and the Hazard mountain range. ...Read More ›