15 Tips to drive the Peninsula Developmental Road (PDR)

15 Tips to drive the Peninsula Developmental Road (PDR)

Visiting Cape York and putting your feet on the northernmost point of the Australian continent is on many 4WD enthusiasts’ bucket lists. Driving there is a different story though as you have to go through many unsealed Cape York roads. Read about everything you need to know before driving to Cape York. Peninsula Developmental Road…

How to deal with flies in the outback?

How to deal with flies in the outback?

Have you heard a say ‘personal fly‘? This is what you get in Australia. Flies here are different and come to the annoyance level beyond our acceptance – and that’s even without leaving a city! The whole fly journey starts when you hit the outback. Then, you get surrounded by thousands of flies and despite…

What is the best time to go camping in Australia?

What is the best time to go camping in Australia?

Australia is a renowned country for sunny days, beautiful beaches, and blue skies, but knowing where to go and what time can really benefit your camping trip. All states or territories have different climates and if you don’t plan your trip in the right month, you can be really disappointed. To answer what is the…

Why should I lower tyre pressure when driving off-road?

Why should I lower tyre pressure when driving off-road?

Should you lower tyre pressure when driving off-road? The short answer is: Yes. There are two main things to keep in mind about tyres: keep the adequate tyre pressure for the right surface – whether you drive on sand, mud, dirt or bitumen lower the tyre pressure to the conditions. monitor tyre pressure while you…

Why monitor tyre pressure and save your rig

Why monitor tyre pressure and save your rig

Why should you monitor tyre pressure? By looking at the below Youtube example, you may wonder what happened? Actually, it was very simple. A 4WD was towing a camper trailer on the way from Birdsville (QLD), and at one moment the rear tyre blew out causing the whole rig to roll. The driver did not…

Best Camping Generators in Australia – The Ultimate Guide

Best Camping Generators in Australia – The Ultimate Guide

Camping generators are a great extension of your camping equipment. They are especially useful for anyone having a camping trailer or caravan as these have many electronic devices. If you travel only with your 4WD you can use the generator to charge your car batteries, computer equipment, or even a portable heater. What are the…

15 best camping spots in Australia with stunning views

15 best camping spots in Australia with stunning views

Australia is a vast and beautiful country with many outstanding places to set your camp. Read about our best camping spots in Australia that take your breath away. From the red outback deserts, through the rainforest wilderness to wonderful white sand beaches and azure waters of mainland Australia. We have seen many of them and…

How to clean a camper trailer – 9 complete steps to follow

How to clean a camper trailer – 9 complete steps to follow

We all love going on off-road adventures and driving through big puddles of muddy water or red dusty tracks of Cape York or Gibb River Road in Kimberley. At some point, all holidays come to the end and clean-up time must follow. We have been there many times and would like to share our knowledge…

Driving to Cape York, what you should know before you go

Driving to Cape York, what you should know before you go

Cape York is a holy grail for many 4WD and off-road enthusiasts. We all want to get to the furthermost tip of Australia at least once in our lifetime. Driving to Cape York is a challenging experience considering corrugated roads, dust, remoteness, and other hazards. Being prepared for the trip is very important as it…

Queensland Travel Guide

Queensland Travel Guide

Basic information about Queensland Population: 5.1 million People per square km: 2.5 Cows & sheep per square km:  12 Number of islands: 1955 Longest river: Flinders River – 840km Most challenging road: Old Coach Road Famous pub: Birdsville Hotel Highest mountain: Mt Bartle Frere – 1622m Most remote Town: Birdsville Wettest place: Tully – 4300mm/year…