Weekends seem to be the most hectic of all days. With finishing errands, pending work, constant entertainment, there hardly seems to be any time left to just lungs and real. Activities offered over the weekend are endless. the lure of just hanging out with friends is tempting. Nothing beats a long beautiful drive where you can just be. If you are heading to adrive towards the mountains then ensure that all equipment including towing equipment is packed with you. Westcott Towbars Perth, are suppliers and fitters of Bullbars, Roobars, Front Protection Bars, Roof Racks, Tradesman Racks, Ladder Racks, Cargo Barriers, Spotlights. Once the basics are in place, start a beautiful drive and let the beauty of nature get to you. As you move along, you will feel a calmness begins to set in some moments after the drive. Some drives worth a try over a long weekend would be:
Lamington National park, Canungra drive
The drive via ConAgra, with it’s twists and turns has a beautiful view as you pass hills, rivers and wineries. There are enough pubs and some quaint cafes along the Army Base, where you can stop to take a break. If you are upto a longer break, the historic river mill and mount Tambourine happen to fall along the way. The O’Reilly’s guest house is the last stop, a beautiful guest house located right on top of the mountains in Leamington Park.
To get to scenic rim there are plenty of roads to choose from. All offer a beautiful drive with stunning views along the way. If you want to also explore mountain tracks, then take the road to Mt Barney National Park via Logan River flood plains and Beaudesert as well as the captain cook lookout.
If you want to drive further then ridgeline head to the McPherson Ranges with an amazing view. The ranges border Queensland and New South Wales. Continue on to the Summerland Way to reach Focal Peak.
Ben Boyd National Park
The drive along the Ben Boyd National Park is filled with isolated coastal destinations and highlights like Green Cape Lightstation, a romantic place with a spectacular view. Another lighthouse is the Boyd tower, which is not completed but offers a beautiful view of the red siltstone cliffs. The Davidson Whaling Station has plenty of illustrations and photos displaying the era when the station was operational.
Sunshine Beach drive
The Sunshine coast has some beautiful beaches and a drive along the coast is filled with calming ocean views. Some of the beaches that you would pass through would be the Coolum Beach, Peregian Beach, Marcus Beach, Castaways Beach, and Sunrise Beach.