Australia 3 Months on a Motorcycle

Around Australia in 3 Months


This is a blog about my 3 month trip around Australia.  Heading south from Brisbane in Queensland Australia I am aiming to ride 22,000 km's clockwise around the big 'Island' and also take in the other island 'Tasmania' in the south.  Nothing to adventurous or radical just a relaxing ride. Hopefully this blog is useful for others considering riding Australia so I will do my best to make it informative as well as interesting.

Happy riding everyone !  

From Around Australia by Motorcycle 2012

Latest Update:  18250 km' travelled.

The good news is I have made it around Aussie, the bad news is I have not updated the blog.

However for those of you who are interested there is a photo blog of the trip here  =>   Photo Blog link.  

Will upload the daily posts as soon as possible ... hopefully !


March 25, 2012 GMT
Day 5 - Putty Rd into Sydney

Day 5 Port Putty Rd Grey Gum Cafe to Sydney
KM 220

After camping over night at the Grey Gum Cafe and an excellent breakfast at the cafe there was another 60km's of Putty Rd remaining heading south towards Sydney. I was staying with friends in Sydney that night so had a few hours to spare.

From Around Australia by Motorcycle 2012

Posted by Graeme Andrew at 12:44 PM GMT
Day 7 Sydney to Queanbeyan - Cars off the road !

Day 7 Sydney to Queanbeyan. Sunday 18th March
KM 430
BEAR RIDES 16, 28,

I headed out of Sydney on the Sunday after a day with Bevan, Jan and their three boys, Richard, Edward and William. Saturday was wet so the stop was well planned and I really enjoyed spending some time with all of them. Thanks guys most appreciated !

Posted by Graeme Andrew at 01:04 PM GMT
Day 7 Queanbyan to Corryong. Monday 19th March

KM 323

I have just set up the tent in an idyllic little camping ground called Colac Colac Caravan Park after a beautiful days riding through the mountains. The weather has been superb and is predicted to remain the same tomorrow for the ride out of the mountains and down to the coast east of Melbourne.

Posted by Graeme Andrew at 01:20 PM GMT
Day 8 Corryong to Bairnsdale. Tuesday 20th March

KM 255

I left the camping ground around 8:00 am this morning and rode through the beautiful Murray Valley. It was a cold morning as the sky had been clear and there was lots of fog and mist around the hills. Stopped at Tallangatta for some breakfast and topped up with petrol.

Posted by Graeme Andrew at 01:34 PM GMT
Police and a bad Day 9. Bairnsdale to Melbourne. Wednesday 21st March

KM 282
BEAR RIDES - sadly none !

What a shitty day ! The stuff I wrote in the earlier entries about the weather gods treating me well came back to haunt me today.

I awoke this morning undecided about what to do. I had intended to head south west around the coast and take in some of the scenery by the Tasman sea. However the weather forecast was not good with wild southerlies and rain forecast.

Posted by Graeme Andrew at 01:50 PM GMT

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