Trip Preparation

Trip Preparation

Empower your adventurous side
  • Off-Road Fuel Consumption and Carrying

    Posted on: 09/09/19

    off-road fuel consumption and carrying 

    Fuel Consumption

    Vehicles are rated with a certain fuel consumption figure, which is calculated for good road conditions. When you add a lot of weight to your vehicle, travel across bumpy and corrugated roads or do any serious off-roading, you are not likely to get anywhere near as much distance out of a tank and in some instances, fuel economy may be halved. 

  • Australia's Fishing Calendar

    Posted on: 05/08/19

    No matter what time of year your holidays happen to fall in, there's somewhere to fish. Steve 'Starlo' Starling shares his top spots and target species for every month in the calendar. 
  • Top First Aid Kits for Travellers

    Posted on: 19/06/19

     First Aid Kits

    One of the best ways to keep the weight down in our trailers and tow vehicles is to only pack essential items. But no matter what your packing philosophy, one item that’s absolutely non-negotiable for all caravanners is a first-aid kit. And not just any first kit. You need a first aid kit large and well-equipped enough for the types of travel you plan to do and the places you plan to visit.
  • Sharing Space with Wildlife

    Posted on: 17/06/19

     sharing space with wildlife

    The more time spent in the great outdoors, the higher the chances of coming into contact with some of our unusual Australian animals. Be especially careful if you're travelling with pets or small children.

  • Family 4WD Touring on a Budget

    Posted on: 30/01/19

    save money on family holidaysWhether you're looking to stretch your savings as far as possible or you'd just like to set out on more weekends, it pays to be thrifty when the rubber hits the road.

  • The 10 Best Free Camping Sites in NSW

    Posted on: 06/12/18

     Free camping in the Blue Mountains

    You don't have to spend buckets of cash to enjoy New South Wales' top spots. Time to pull out the GPS and get ready to drop some pins, here are out favourite free camping sites.

  • How to Prepare for Your Festive 4wd Adventure

    Posted on: 26/11/18

    Planning for a 4wd trip 

    Thinking of loading up the trusty touring wagon to escape the crowds this festive season? Preparation is the key. Here's our guide to ensuring you have the most relaxed 4WD adventure possible. 

  • How to Prepare for New Zealand's Great Walks

    Posted on: 15/11/18

     Arthur's pass hut new zealand

    The best way to explore New Zealand's remote gems is on one of the Great Walks, and the more prepared you are the more fun you'll have. 

  • The Basic Guide to Camping With Dogs

    Posted on: 04/10/18

    Advice for camping with your dog

    Your choice of travel companion can make or break a trip. Just like people, every dog is different.

  • Top five beach camping tips

    Posted on: 14/09/18


    Improve your beach camping game with these top five tips for an awesome trip