Trip Preparation

Trip Preparation

Empower your adventurous side
  • 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

  • Can I have a campfire?

    Posted on: 14/09/18


    Discover where and when you can legally have a campfire when camping in Australia.

  • Top 5 emergency survival items

    Posted on: 30/08/18

    First aid kit

    These top five survival items will help to get you safely through the most common emergency situations.

  • Biggest 4WD Vehicle Recovery Myths

    Posted on: 20/08/18

    Snatch strap recovery

    Avoid the fake news and head offroad with confidence after busting these common 4WD recovery myths
  • 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.