Covering a total area of 7.69 million square kilometres, mainland Australia is the world’s largest island – but smallest continent. Australia is also the only continent that is governed as a single country. It is sometimes informally referred to as an ‘island’ continent, surrounded by oceans.
Find the journeys which bring you closer to the world’s oldest culture. Drive the Red Centre Way to sacred sites such as Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa and Kings Canyon. Follow the South Australian Loop through the Flinders Ranges, where you can hear Adnyamathanha creation stories over the campfire. Drive the Savannah Way to Aboriginal rock art sites across Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western Australia.