Trip Preparation

Trip Preparation

Empower your adventurous side
  • How to Plan a One-Month Trip in One Day

    Posted on: 30/05/18

    Planning trips for touring holidays

    Want to get the ball rolling on your next epic touring adventure? Stop dreaming and start packing with this crash course on planning a one-month trip in a day.

  • The Basic 4WD Vehicle Inspection Checklist

    Posted on: 01/05/18

    Basic 4WD vehicle inspection

    Stay safe while you’re travelling and find out how to inspect your four-wheel drive with our Map Patrol’s expert guide to vehicle inspections.

  • Can You Travel the Outback with Kids?

    Posted on: 30/06/17

    Family outback travel

    The Outback is home to many of Australia’s most iconic journeys and destinations, but traversing it with a family can be incredibly daunting. Head into Australia’s arid centre with confidence using these proven tips for travelling the Outback with kids.

  • What You Need to Camp Without Facilities

    Posted on: 18/05/17

    What you need to go camping without facilities

    Staying at campsites without facilities - or bush camping as it’s known in Australia - are often the most remote, beautiful and memorable camping experiences you can have, but they require specific gear to keep you self-sufficient.

  • The 10 Most Underrated Camping Accessories

    Posted on: 04/04/17

    Underrated camping gear

    The best camping equipment is often the items you are most likely to overlook, so make sure you’re a happy camper with this list of the most underrated camping gear.

  • Is Your Vehicle Road Trip Ready?

    Posted on: 24/01/17

    Preparing your vehicle for a road trip

    Whether you're heading on an interstate road trip or an extended off-road adventure, these vehicle prep tips will ensure you have a safer and happier journey.

  • Essential Camping Equipment Checklist

    Posted on: 16/01/17

    Camping Equipment

    Next time you are planning a camping trip, use this master camping checklist before you head off to ensure that you don’t forget anything.

  • How To Live On The Road

    Posted on: 01/09/16

    This Is Our Australia how to live on the roadWe asked a family who are travelling Australia to pass on their best advice for anyone who is looking to travel long-term.

  • 4WD Driving Lights: Halogen vs HID vs LED

    Posted on: 26/11/14

    Proper driving lights are an important 4WD accessory for serious tourers in remote areas.

    When you manage to get away from the big smoke to go four-wheel driving and camping, purpose-built spot lights become an important resource.

  • 3 Ways to Get Off-Road More Often

    Posted on: 18/07/14

    How to get out more

    Avoid the excuses about why you don’t camp and tour off-road as much as you’d like with these practical tips to help you get out more often.