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Travel to Australia's best off-road destinations
  • Palm Valley, NT

    Posted on: 29/03/17

    Finke Gorge Palm Valley

    Palm Valley, which is home to famously out-of-place Cabbage Palms, is a picturesque oasis in the Northern Territory’s Finke Gorge National Park.

  • 10 Weird Outback Rock Formations

    Posted on: 21/03/17

    Weird outback rock formations

    Australia is full of unique outback landforms and rock formations that drop the jaws and bend the minds of travellers who encounter them.

  • 5 Best Free Camps on Tasmania's East Coast

    Posted on: 13/03/17

    Camping at Sloop Lagoon Tasmania

    If you’re the kind of traveller who likes to spend less and see more, Tasmania’s East Coast tempts with more idyllic free camps than you could possibly experience in a single trip.

  • The Map Patrol's Favourite Free Campsites

    Posted on: 02/02/17

    The Map Patrol's favourite free camps

    Australia is home to many amazing free camping areas, so to uncover the best around we asked our resident adventure experts - the Hema Map Patrol - to tell us some of their favourites.

  • Best Australian 4WD Beaches

    Posted on: 20/01/17

    Fraser Island Beach 4WD

    In Australia, we are lucky enough to have a wide selection of amazing beaches that allow 4WD access. Here is some of our favourite Australian 4WD beach runs.

  • Otway Ranges: Great Otway National Park - VIC

    Posted on: 12/01/17

    The Otway Ranges is one of Victoria's greatest natural assets, with waterfalls and other scenic attractions for all explorers to enjoy.

    Situated next to one of Australia’s most iconic drives, the Otway Ranges is a lush hinterland with natural riches and adventure activities to captivate all-comers.

  • North Stradbroke Island - QLD

    Posted on: 12/01/17

    North Stradbroke Island beach drive South East Queensland

    North Stradbroke Island is an idyllic beach paradise with pristine wilderness areas and charming pockets of civilisation to enjoy.

  • Tasman National Park - TAS

    Posted on: 11/01/17

    Tasman National Park, Tasmania

    Tasman National Park offers spectacular hiking trails, natural highlights and phenomenal coastal scenery complete with towering dolerite cliffs and pinnacles.

  • Barrington Tops National Park - NSW

    Posted on: 10/01/17

    Barrington Tops water crossing

    Barrington Tops National Park is an adventurer’s paradise that gives travellers a range of ways to explore the region’s undulating ranges, which are home to ancient World Heritage-listed rainforest.

  • 14 of Australia's Best Secret Travel Spots

    Posted on: 14/12/16

    Australia's best secret off-road spots

    Australia is full of famous off-road locations which every traveller worth their salt knows, but away from the spotlight, each state has some hidden gems that are just as enthralling to explore as their more well-known counterparts.