Tag - 4WD

The 6 best places to wake up in Australia

Trephina Gorge Before sunrise in the West MacDonnell Ranges, we abandon our cosy beds to join black-flanked rock wallabies in their rocky playground, spooking lorikeets and finches as we cross the tiny trickle of water flowing through Trephina Gorge. After just 20 minutes on the..... . .

Fish for dinner….anyone?

North of Cooktown at remote Connies Beach, a strip of silky white sand fringed by pandanus and coconut palms arcs around Cape Flattery’s shimmering blue bay. Attracting only a handful of adventurous 4WD campers at a time, this peaceful spot where big tuna get airborne and..... . .

Aussie Adventures – How to tackle a Big Lap for less

Do you dream of tackling a Big Lap on your next Aussie adventure but don’t know where to begin? As winter approaches, now is the time to plot your course, pack your bags and hit the road, and here’s how to make it happen. Dream Big In those dreamy moments when you picture..... . .

Red Dirt Adventures on the Outback Way

Just left of the Red Centre, a remote ribbon of dirt cuts through Australia’s largest red sand desert, luring adventurous travellers west of Uluru on a thousand kilometre-long journey into WA. Across this surprisingly colourful landscape where camels roam and dingoes..... . .

Four-wheel Driving Cape York – Part 2

Weipa to the Tip: After reeling in our fishing lines in Weipa we push north across Cape York, discovering windswept beaches and spine-tingling waterfalls en route to Frangipani Bay and a camping spot at the very tip of Australia.  We leave Weipa with weighty stocks of..... . .

Four-wheel Driving Cape York – Part 1

Laura to Weipa: Past rainforested tropical beaches, spring-fed waterfalls and remote, barramundi-filled waterways, the rugged run to the very tip of Cape York is the highly rated bucket-list adventure almost every off-roader dreams of. To stand at the most northern point of..... . .

King Edward River Kimberley Adventure – Munurru’s Rock Art

In the Kimberley’s far northwest where the King Edward River divides the countries of Ngarinyin and Wunambal peoples, the sacred dreaming place known as Munurru records a 40,000-year-old history on its weathered sandstone walls. The greatest story is also the most recent..... . .