Outdoors

Grampians a grand holiday destination

grampians victoria

THE Grampians, known to the indigenous population as Gariwerd, is located in western Victoria and spans well over 160,000ha from north to south and east to west. With a range of differing activities and natural sites, a selection of dining options and accommodation, the area is a haven for hikers, families and food lovers alike. The natural beauty of the …

Read More »

Fun Fraser Island 4WD adventure

fraser island 4wd

Something that stood out for us during the trip was the koala ferns. We had never seen such amusing ferns. This beautiful species of flora is native to Australia and definitely the softest plant I have ever touched. All we wanted to do was reach out and pat them as we drove past. With such mixed reviews regarding travel times …

Read More »

Momentum builds for Moreton Bay Caravan, Camping, Boating and 4×4 Expo

moreton bay caravan and camping expo

IT is estimated that in excess of $20 million will be spent by locals across southeast Queensland as a direct result of the annual Moreton Bay Caravan, Camping, Boating and 4×4 Expo being staged from Friday, February 16 to Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the Redcliffe Showgrounds. Organiser Bob Carroll from Australian Events said the event is a unique shopping …

Read More »

Epic weekend at The Springs 4×4 Park

The springs 4x4 park

With dust, soot and tyre smoke bellowing out from under his 60 Series, Shane finally accepted his fate and reversed back down for me to give it a crack. Now let’s just say I was quietly confident going into this track knowing the Milk Carton’s capabilities. As expected, the Milk Carton crawled up through the shale and onto the boulders, …

Read More »

Rugged Pelican iPhone 8 cases

pelican iphone 8 cases

THE wait for the new Apple iPhone is over and Pelican Products Australia has got all bases covered with the release of a new range of iPhone 8 cases to keep the next-generation devices safe from accidental damage or breakages – ensuring your new phone goes the distance. Unique for the new Apple smartphone, Pelican will add ‘Adventurer’ and ‘Voyager’ …

Read More »

New Evolution Waeco CFX range

waeco cfx

DOMETIC, the world leader in portable cooling, has launched the CFX75DZW portable fridge/freezer; an evolution of its predecessors that is designed for excellent cooling performance in the harshest Australian conditions. The Waeco CFX range of portable refrigerators revolutionised mobile living for campers and the CFX75DZW further enhances the experience. The latest WiFi technology has been included in CFX75DZW units, allowing …

Read More »

New Rhino-Rack spade

rhino-rack spade

EQUIPPED for an adventure that veers you down the ‘road less travelled’ or takes you ‘off the beaten track’? There are some essentials to have with you and your vehicle, and the new Rhino-Rack spade is one such item. When you’re off-roading, overlanding or adventuring with mates, the quality of your tools is one of the most important considerations. Quality …

Read More »

The Osprey Transporter duffel is down for action

osprey transporter duffel

OSPREY is proud to announce the new Transporter duffel series. Designed to be your rugged go-to carry-all for any situation from kayaking to climbing and even your next gym session, these bags are ultra-durable workhorses that are engineered to carry any load, no matter how heavy. Design details include dual-sided TPU coating inside and out, burly hardware, stiffened main body …

Read More »

Loving Levuka 4×4 Park

levuka 4x4 park

This climb, even in drought conditions, remains as slimy as your dodgy ex-boss, and each time we have conquered this track it has been at full noise in third low, so please make sure if you attempt this track you have sufficient recovery gear and a second car at a minimum. Following the track down through the next gully, you …

Read More »

4WDing Stradbroke Island

4wding stradbroke island

We especially loved this track in the late afternoon for chilled-out driving to experience the serenity and of course the wildlife. Unfortunately, a number of tracks on Straddie have been closed of late, however the spectacular North Stradbroke Inland Track, which connects East Coast Rd with Alfred Martin Way, is still open for business. This track follows North Stradbroke Island’s …

Read More »
Don't miss out!
enewsOptin
We respect your privacy. The information you provide will not be sold or shared to third parties.