19 Best Cooktown Attractions – The ultimate guide

19 Best Cooktown Attractions – The ultimate guide

Cooktown is one of our favourite places in Australia. This coastal town is beautifully located on the Cape York Peninsula between Mount Cook National Park and Endeavour River. It is the last bigger town before going north and hitting numerous corrugations on Peninsula Developmental Road. If you are planning your way to Cape York, make…

Archer River Bush Camp – perfect swimming and shady camping

Archer River Bush Camp – perfect swimming and shady camping

When driving on Peninsula Developmental Road (PDR), there are many places to stay overnight. However, only a few where you can park your rig next to the creek and enjoy free camping. Archer River Bush Camp is one of them. We mentioned already The Bend in Coen (in our opinion the best free camping on…

The Bend – Coen free camping

The Bend – Coen free camping

Free camping on Peninsula Developmental Road (PDR) is something that we always look for. It seems the best two places to free camp are Coen free camping – The Bend and Archer River camping. Coen free camping location The Bend Campground is located 3.5 km north of Coen. The campground is called The Bend as…

Elim Beach Coloured Sands – awesome camping near Cooktown

Elim Beach Coloured Sands – awesome camping near Cooktown

When you prepare for your trip to Cape York, make sure to add Elim Beach to your list. Even if you decide to go no further north than Cooktown, a daily trip to see the famous Elim Beach Coloured Sands is a good idea. The main activities in Elim beach are camping, fishing, 4WD driving,…

Driving to Weipa – relax on the way to the Cape York Tip

Driving to Weipa – relax on the way to the Cape York Tip

Driving to Weipa can be a pretty challenging task if you are not prepared. Many travellers plan Weipa as a halfway point on the way to the Cape Yorks tip. For some, however, it is the final destination for their fishing adventure. What is the best time to visit Weipa? As long as there are…

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…

Cobbold Gorge – bespoken beauty in the remote Queensland

Cobbold Gorge – bespoken beauty in the remote Queensland

Cobbold Gorge is located so far from civilization that we consider it the most remote gorge in Queensland. The gorge is not as big as some gorges in Australia (for example Karijini National Park or the huge Kings Canyon), but definitely one of the most charming and picturesque natural wonders you can ever see. This…

St Lawrence Wetlands – best camping between Sarina and Rocky

St Lawrence Wetlands – best camping between Sarina and Rocky

When driving between Rockhampton and MacKay there are not many camping spots where you can stay overnight. St Lawrence Wetlands campground is located 190 km north of Rocky and 6 km off Bruce Highway and it is a great option to stay one or many nights. St Lawrence is always our favourite stop before getting…

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…