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Mount Kosciuszko

Mount Kosciuszko is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.228m (7,310ft) above the sea level, located in the Snowy Mountains in Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales, in Australia. It’s the highest point in the country you can legally take a push bike.

PDR

The Peninsula Developmental Road (known as the PDR) is a unsealed road with a length of 558 km (347 mi), located in Queensland, Australia.

Fairfield - Leopold Downs Road

Fairfield - Leopold Downs Road is a 125 km two-lane unsealed road located in the western Kimberley region of Western Australia, going through the Tunnel Creek National Park.

Corkscrew Road

Corkscrew Road is a famous climb for the difficulty of riding up the steep and sharp bends, located in Montacute, a small town and suburb in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia. The road has a length of 2.40km (1.49mi).

75 Mile Beach Road

Located in Fraser Island, off Australia’s eastern Queensland coast, the 75 Mile Beach Road (also known as Fraser Island Beach Track) is one of Australia's most iconic 4WD adventures. It’s one of the Best Coastal Drives in the World.

The Beach Highway

Freshwater- Teerwah Beach Road, known as the Beach Highway, is a 49,7km long trail located on the beach, in Teewah Beach, in Queensland, Australia, where vehicles can go along the beach.

Zig Zag Scenic Drive

The Zig Zag Scenic Drive is a one-way scenic drive down the side of the Darling Ranges in Gooseberry Hill, in the Beelu National Park, in Western Australia. The road provides spectacular views of the city of Perth and coastal plains of the Indian Ocean.

Tablelands Highway

Tablelands Highway, also known as State Route 11, is a 375 km (233 mi) single lane sealed road in the Northern Territory, Australia.

Bruce Highway

The Bruce Highway is one of the world's most dangerous highways. Located in Queensland, Australia, the road is 1,652 km (1,027 mi) long. The most dangerous elements for road are illegal and dangerous overtaking, and the road's length.

Mount Terrible

Mount Terrible is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.325m (4,347ft) above the sea level, located to the south-west of Kevington in Victoria, Australia.

Alpine Way

The Alpine Way is a very scenic drive in New South Wales, Australia, offering great views to the south and into the high country of the Victorian Alps.

Stuart Highway

 The Stuart Highway is an iconic Aussie Trip, a very long drive through the different climate zones of Australia. The highway, known as "the Explorer's Way" is one of Australia's major highways, running north to south through the middle of Australia.

Plenty Highway

The Plenty Highway, also known as State Route 12, is a 498 km (309 mi) outback mostly unsealed road located in the Northern Territory, Australia. The road stretches from Western Queensland to Alice Springs in the Northern Territory.

Birdsville Track

The Birdsville Track is one of the most iconic dirt roads in Australia. Barren and isolated, drivers need plenty of water and fuel as they make their way from Maree all the way to Birdsvillle. It’s an icon amongst Australian Outback tracks.

Glowworm Tunnel Road

Glowworm Tunnel Road is a very scenic drive located in the Wolgan Valley, New South Wales, Australia. The road is gravel.

Charlotte Pass

Charlotte Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.840m (6,037ft) above the sea level, located in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales, in Australia. It’s said to be the highest road of the continent driveable on a car.

Lerderderg Track

Lerderderg Track is a 4wd track within the Lerderderg State Park, in Australia. The trail passes through the park, entering from Blackwood in the park's northwest, and exiting south towards Bacchus Marsh via Blackwood.

Gibb River Road

The legendary Gibb River Road is an unsealed track with a length of 660 kilometres (410 mi) through the central Kimberley Plateau from King Sound at Derby to the Cambridge Gulf at Wyndham, in Australia.

Hamersley Inlet Road

Hamersley Inlet Road is a 65.2km long unsealed road located in the Southern Mallee area of Victoria, Australia.

Boranup Drive

Boranup Drive is a charming gravel road through the heart of Boranup Forest, located in the Margaret River region, in Western Australia.




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