Posts Tagged ‘4WD’

Lady 4WDers

I have to admit I love a girls weekend away four-wheel-driving. There’s no arguing over the best place to camp, the fire gets lit without a chainsaw in sight, the car gets packed in skillful silence and there’s many a laugh over a nice bottle of red. In my experience girls are very low maintenance […]

4WDing in Litchfield

Where: Reynolds Track in Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory Permits: None Costs: $6.60 per adult per night for camping (standard NT National Parks fees) Difficulty: Moderate (Reynolds River is a deep river crossing which requires extra care. Vans longer/wider than our Conqueror UEV490 will struggle to cross). Days required to do it justice: 1-2days Litchfield National Park is home to […]

Road to Arnhem Land

Where: Central Arnhem HIghway from Katherine to Nhulunbuy Permits: A minimum of two permits. Consult with the Northern Land Council and Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation for your requirements. (Vehicle dependent). Be aware there are numerous restrictions and additional permits required for drinking, fishing or travelling to any other communities. Costs: $45 pp for Dhimurru permit for 2months. Other charges do apply. […]

Six tyres offroad

It’s the million dollar question in 4WD circles – what are the best tyres to buy to go four wheel driving? We’ve been asked this question a lot on our travels so we thought we’d share some of our thoughts on tyres. We don’t have the definitive answer but we’ve got some good ideas… First-up […]

Bumpin’ up the Munja Track

Where: Start Point at Mt Elizabeth Station (Gibb River Road), Kimberley, WA Permits: Permission required from Mt Elizabeth Station Costs: $100 track fee, $14 pp/p/n at Bachsten Camp. Difficulty: Hard (pack the winch, mud tyres and all the kit) Days required to do it justice: 2+ weeks If you’ve been down the Gibb River Road […]