Self Drive

Discover freedom on a self-drive holiday. Travel the open road through shifting landscapes and small towns. You get the joy of travelling at your own pace, it’s a soul stirring and flexible way to travel. Whether you plan every night of your trip or leave it flexible, Compass Connections can help you by sharing a wealth of personal experience.

An iconic country with it’s long, wide, open roads, big, wide cars and small town charms. Follow in the footsteps of some of your favourite movie stars driving cross-country, marvel at the changing colours of the leaves in the North East, or explore the canyonlands and national parks of the West. There is something for everyone self-driving through the USA.

Driving is a pleasure on Australia’s uncrowded, safe and scenic roads. Australia is a huge country and it is worth deciding on what you want to see so you can maximise your time with flights between the major destinations.

Fantastic self drive destinations may be found in the South West. Head out of Perth and explore the wine regions of Albany and Margaret River, enjoy the stunning beaches and coastline of this unspoilt region.

The Great Ocean Road has quaint towns, national parks and of course, a stunning coastline. Spectacular scenery, wonderful wines, fabulous restaurants and wildlife make this a memorable experience, enjoyed at your own pace.

From the iconic Table Mountain to the shores of the coastal Garden Route, South Africa’s most popular self drive won’t let you down. After wining and dining in trendy Cape Town, pick up your car and head to the heart of the Cape Winelands. After discovering the history of the region, make your way along the coast to Port Elizabeth, taking in dramatic seascapes, waterfalls, river gorges and magnificent views. Finish your trip with a couple of days at the Game Reserve and spot the ‘Big 5’.

Oman. Yes really, we did say Oman. For those seeking something ”a bit different”, Oman offers an ideal self drive destination. Spend 4 or 5 days exploring the mountains, deserts and forts, partake of dune driving and finish it off with some wadi bashing – it’s all fantastic fun. End your holiday with a few days relaxing in one of the magnificent hotels that the UAE has to offer. This is a perfect family adventure.

If you’d like to know more about these option or would like to discuss alternative self drive destinations please contact us for a chat.