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14 Epic van life set ups to discover Australia in

Published May 11th, 2017

There’s nothing quite like saying screw it and hitting the open road with only a general plan of where you want to go. Even better is if you have nowhere you need to be by a certain time or date meaning you can just fly by the seat of your pants. So if you could take off tomorrow, where would you head? Where in Australia has been on your bucket list since forever or that you thought, ‘It’s okay, I’ll get there one day when I’m old and wrinkly’.

The truth is that there’s so much to see in Australia, from the watering hole topped waterfalls of the Northern Territory through to the white sand beaches of the Whitsundays. You’ve got desert, rainforest and beaches all within close proximity of one another while feeling worlds away. Why would you want to delay all that?

From shorter style long weekends away through to longer sabbatical sojourns, here are some epic vans set ups that are giving us serious wanderlust vibes... Also why not while you’re at it check out some of these epic Topdeck Australia trips with up to 50% off* #Neverstoptravelling

1.Imagine waking up to a view of Uluru


 

Watching sunrise with the best seat in the house

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2. Doesn’t that look cosy



3.What a hell of a backyard


 

From the mountains to the coast... Bay of Fires, Tasmania!

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4. Coastal vibes right from your backdoor


 

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5. Don’t forget to take your best friend


 

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6.Right in the heart of our red centre



7. White sand and turquoise waters as far as the eye can see



8. Keepin things cosy on the inside


 

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9. Bringing the outdoors in


 

Looks like summer when it's really a pretty winter morning!

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10. Mornings filled with adventure and arvos filled with planning


 

afternoons spent planning our next destination

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11. Seriously, how is that real life?



12. Nothing fancy, just a glorious spot to wake up in


 

Perfect spot for an afternoon siesta

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13. And the livin’ is easy..



14. The locals are friendly around here


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Sam Aldenton

Sam Aldenton is a travel writer, digital content creator (read: takes photos/videos with her iphone and sometimes a real camera) and former retail and youth trend forecaster. When she's not off discovering the world’s best pizza (an obsession picked up from her 4-years in New York), she makes her home in Brisbane, Australia. Follow her on Twitter or Instagram at @samaaldenton.