Tips and Tech

Tips & Tech

About all things camping, touring and off-road
  • All You Need to Know About Different Types of 4WD

    Posted on: 22/08/19


    All-wheel and four-wheel drive vehicles are not all created equal. Their vastly distinct capabilities stem from purpose-driven design cues that cater to a variety of purposes and a range of users.

  • The Best of #HemaMaps, June 2019

    Posted on: 08/07/19

    best of hema

    We want to see the adventures you're taking with #HemaMaps and we want to share a few of our favourites.

  • Towing Weights Explained with Rules and Regulations

    Posted on: 18/06/19

    snow tow

    Weight is a massively important consideration when towing, we simply cannot over-emphasise the gravity of the matter. It may not be something you've had to consider in the past, but every tow-vehicle and trailer are subject to weight limits – camper and vehicle manufacturers perform extensive testing to establish these limits.

  • Hema's Guide To Towing Off Road

    Posted on: 12/04/19

    Towing off-road 

    Once you veer off the black-top and reach the end of the graded-gravel roads, obstacles are made all the more challenging with a trailer in tow.

  • Staying Connected on the Road

    Posted on: 31/03/19

    Staying connected 4wdCommunications are vitally important when you head into remote parts of Australia, and there are plenty of options depending on your needs.

  • Reducing Your Environmental Footprint

    Posted on: 14/03/19

    Environmentally friendly 4wd touring 

    We're privileged to experience some of the more remote wilderness areas in the country, and as users of these spaces it is also our responsibility to look after them.

  • 4WD Recovery: No Winch, No Worries

    Posted on: 11/01/19


    A rig without a power winch can still recover from a tricky situation, all it takes is a little know-how and some gear that'll fit almost any budget. 

  • The 7 Must-Know Camping Food Hacks

    Posted on: 11/01/18

    Essential camping food hacks

    Save time and effort in the outdoors while improving your camp cooking with our list of the most simple and easy camping food hacks.

  • The 5 Biggest Long Term Travel Myths

    Posted on: 29/11/17

    Long term touring travel myths

    Do you dream of travelling long-term, but are not convinced that the travel lifestyle is possible? After debunking these five massive touring myths, you’ll be ready to pack your bags and start living on the road.

  • How to Become a Minimalistic Camper

    Posted on: 21/09/17

    Minimalistic camping Milky Way

    Camping in comfort has its place, but for those who want an efficient and minimalistic camp set up, these tips are essential.