Boat-based camping around Cape York

Swamp sedges and often pandanus trees signal water above or below ground, and small waterholes perched in the dunes are relatively common along many parts of eastern Cape York. In other places, underground water is signposted by damp ground and/or green patches of grass, and simply accessed by digging a hole. Use a metal mug, flattish rock or shell to …

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What’s at the National 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo

HERE’S a list of a bunch of exhibitors that you can find at the 2016 Brisbane National 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo. Easy to mount, pre-programmed receiver. Compact 200psi valve block with sealed connectors. Easily added to existing air control systems. Optional digital or analogue gauge for accurate pressure reference at your set height measurement. For more information, …

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Stuart River kayaking adventure

Corey was fishing from the boat nearby and doing well also. The decision was made to take a few fish between us to cook up for dinner using Harmo’s secret herb and spice mix that Colonel Sanders would be proud of. As the sun set on another spectacular day, we headed back to camp, which took about 45 minutes of travel in …

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National 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo

And for those visitors who are brave enough, the truck and buggy will be offering hot laps, so adventurous visitors can go for a spin around the arena if they dare. Showtime FMX will be back in the Action Arena this year, tearing up the track across the weekend and keeping onlookers on the edge of their seat. For those who …

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Share Your #safey with Seqwater

SEQWATER is asking you to play it safe and show off your best #safey – a selfie with a focus on safety. Share your #safey with Seqwater before April 10, 2016 and you could win either a GoPro Hero4 Session camera or a $1000 Outdoor Adventure Card from BCF. Seqwater CEO Peter Dennis said visitor safety was a priority across southeast …

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Shark Detection Technology Trial

Richard Talmage of Shark Mitigation Systems Ltd, the developer of Clever Buoy, said the smart ocean buoy uses new sonar technology with tailored software to detect shark-sized objects in coastal waters. “The Clever Buoy identifies large swimming objects, like sharks, and sends real-time valuable information to lifeguards on the beach,” Mr Talmage said. “The unit will be deployed about 500m offshore and …

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Boat Prize Attracts Record Interest at Moreton Bay Expo

Cunningham Marine Centre has hundreds of customers across the Moreton Bay region and this boat prize is the company’s way of ‘giving back’ to a community that has a passion for fishing and boating. Anyone with an interest in boating or fishing will have a ball at this event. The special presentation area will feature Dave ‘Mossy’ Moss with the …

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Toyota Fortuner Review

In addition, you just have to push a button to engage the rear diff lock. Combine this with Toyota’s Downhill Assist Control and you end up with a capable off-roader. Internally, the Fortuner had plenty of room, especially in the front seats and first row of rear seats. Even with the driver’s seat positioned well back, I could comfortably sit in the …

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New Toyota HiLux Review

Interestingly, the new HiLux doesn’t sound that different to the old one, but on-road noise was definitely lower. I had to keep an eye on the speedo because it was easy to find the car hovering around the speed limit, even though it didn’t feel like I was travelling that fast. A feature of the new HiLux and something I …

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