Outdoors

Camping closures for Easter 2020 in Queensland

Kedron Moreton Island

Camping Closures – As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and to help keep Queenslanders safe, a decision has been made to close ALL camping areas within Queensland national parks, state forests and recreation areas as of 26 March 2020 applies until 30 June 2020 or unless otherwise advised. Four-wheel drive trails, mountain bike trails, walking tracks …

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All New Pioneer from Rhino-Rack

Rhino-Rack Pioneer

AS leaders and innovators in the roof rack market, Rhino-Rack is kick starting this new decade with the launch of the All New Pioneer – the next generation of Rhino-Rack’s iconic Pioneer platform, developed almost 10 years ago. As the most versatile modular platform on the market, the All New Pioneer is designed to make loading, carrying and securing your …

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Star power at National 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo

star power 4x4 show

AUSTRALIA’S greatest 4×4 and fishing celebrities are coming together in a force of star power for Queensland’s ultimate outdoor lifestyle expo. Taking over 45,000sq m of the Brisbane Showgrounds this year, the National 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo will host a star line-up from March 27-29. With a huge range of 4×4 accessories on offer, as well as …

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Toyota launches special-edition LandCruiser Horizon

Toyota launches special-edition LandCruiser Horizon

AS Toyota continues to celebrate the 60th anniversary year of its formal establishment in Australia, it has launched the limited-edition LandCruiser 200 Sahara Horizon. It features bespoke styling treatments including a unique grille with a dark finish, black headlight and smoked chrome front foglight surrounds, semi-aniline leather-accented seats with unique stitching and ‘LandCruiser’ embossed into the backrest, and a black …

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Moreton Bay Caravan, Camping, Boating and 4×4 Expo this weekend!

Moreton Bay Caravan Camping, Boating and 4x4 Expo

IF you are about to embark on a weekend away or a longer holiday, then the Moreton Bay Caravan, Camping, Boating and 4×4 Expo is the perfect place to view and compare brands all in the one location. Camping and caravanning is a fun, low cost way to explore the many wonderful destinations across South East Queensland and for the …

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How to help those hindered by fire

fire volunteer help bushfires

WITH all the bushfires raging around the country, this month I have chosen to skip the regular offshore report and let readers know something about the ongoing work being done by so many volunteers after the event to benefit those hit by natural disasters, and also to ask for help, either in kind or if possible, by volunteering some time. …

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Queensland’s biggest outdoors lifestyle show returns

4x4 outdoors lifestyle show

QUEENSLAND’S largest and most popular outdoors lifestyle show, recreational and adventure event, the National 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo, returns to the Brisbane Showgrounds from March 27-29. Tickets are now on sale for what will be the biggest show in the event’s history, spanning over 45,000sq m. Showgoers will be spoilt for choice with more products and displays …

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Crocodiles of Cape York

crocodiles cape york

IN his book Down Under, American author Bill Bryson claims the one animal that instils fear into Australians is the crocodile. Our estuarine crocodile is a huge aquatic predator that certainly has a fearsome reputation for ‘taking’ humans, even though such ‘attacks’ are actually quite rare. They absolutely have to be respected! Talking to people visiting the region, it seems …

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Increased fines keep Fraser Island visitors dingo safe

dingo safe fraser island

AS part of the Queensland Government’s commitment to boost visitor and residents’ safety on K’gari (Fraser Island), two hefty fines have been issued under the recently increased penalties legislated for interfering with dingoes. Minister for Environment and Science Leeanne Enoch said the fines served as a timely dingo safe reminder that people need to be aware of the significant and …

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Stradbroke Island escape sees off the stress

stradbroke island escape 4wding

WE recently came to the grim realisation we’d had a serious lack of adventure over the past few months. Consequently, we were eager to book a trip away. After considering our options, we made the choice to head across Moreton Bay for a beautiful Stradbroke Island escape. We were lucky to decide just in time to buy our four-wheel-drive beach permit …

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