An Epic Adventure: The Australian Outback’s Ultimate Off-Road Test | Edmunds.com

If you love extreme sports and own a 4WD, then off-road driving is definitely for you. Off-roading is driving a vehicle off the road and on other rocky surfaces such as sand, mud, snow, rocks etc. It is considered dangerous if you don’t have the right equipment or if you don’t know how to get out of trouble if stuck. We always recommend doing thorough research before partaking in an activity such as off-road driving. The following video shows an epic adventure in Australia’s great outback! Be sure to watch and enjoy...

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Off-road Outback, Kennedy Range Expedition

We found a great mini-series uploaded to Youtube by Ronny Dahl that focuses on off-road driving in the outback of Australia. This expedition starts from the Gascoyne river to the Kennedy Range to Mt Augustus which just so happens to be the biggest rock in the world. These spots spread across the beautiful Western Australia outback. Below is just part 1 of 3, so check this out and be sure to check out part 2 and 3 as...

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The hardest off road route in Australia – CREB Track

Who loves a challenge? Australians are very much into their sports, especially outdoor activities. Although off-roading doesn’t burn as many calories as running a marathon, it’s still a very popular outdoor activity that Aussies love to participate in. We decided to search up some of Australia’s hardest off-road tracks and found a video uploaded by AdventureTeam. If you’re in for a thrill, make sure you check out the Creb Track in Cape York! For for a rough drive in all the dips and hills and have an adventure. Check out the short video below for a taste of the track – be sure to click through for more awesome...

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Cape York 2013 – 4×4 trip via the Old Telegraph Track

Cape York is known as the top of Australia, its humid and perfect for outdoor activity – which means 4×4 driving! In today’s post, we talk about the Old Telegraph Track in Cape York which is highly recommended for those who wants to experience a great off-road driving trip. Set next to a camping site, it’s definitely a hot spot for lovers of nature and taking your 4WD for an awesome long drive. You have to watch this video to know how intense the track can get – if you decide to do this track, make sure your ride...

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Britz Australia 4WD Safety Video

4WD is becoming such a popular activity in Australia however a lot of people simply have the car and decide to go off-roading. This is a huge mistake and can be extremely dangerous. Before you go off-roading, be sure to do your research and watch some videos that detail all the potential risks you are taking when 4WD-ing. We found this great video by Tourism Holidays Limited who shoe us a great description of 4DW-ing in Australia and what you should know before enjoying this outdoor...

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Sand Recovery Techniques – Offroad Recovery Series – BCF

Okay, so yesterday we talked about tips and tricks of off road driving for beginners. Today however, we get down and dirty to talk about recovery. This relates to ‘What do I do if I get stuck in the sand?’ BFC Australia have released a Recovery series specifically for 4WD-ing and in this video, they show how to get out of sand. When 4WD or any car for that matter gets stuck in sand, it’s so easy to get sunken further and further in. However with the right technique, we can definitely get you out of your sticky situation....

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4wd beginners tips and equipment, Off-roading for beginners

When people hear of 4WD, it can be kind of intimidating right? The thought of driving a big car onto thick patches of wood and grass or on the beach – you really think of the worse possible case scenario right? You can get stuck in the middle of no where with no one around to help you. But it’s really a lot of fun! So how can you go 4WD-ing, have the fun with minimal risk? Well we found this awesome video by Ronny Dahl who gives us tips and tricks of the trade for beginners! He breaks...

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MAXTRAX ,10 ways to use Maxtrax 4×4 tips

      MAXTRAX ,10 ways to use Maxtrax 4×4 tips. The title says it all, we briefly show you 10 ways you can use your Maxtrax or Recovery Boards. Keep in mind if you have the cheap copy’s some of these 10 ways will more than likely break your recovery boards. Find us at the links below: Website: http://www.4-wheeling-in-western-australia.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/4-Wheeling-in-western-australia/356375844412362?ref=hl Google plus: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/113332608844713749316 Please Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/RonBacardi666 For more details, Off Road information & Videos visit http://www.4-wheeling-in-western-australia.com/ Video Rating: /...

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Birdsville, Big Red and Beyond the Simpson Desert

The Simpson Desert is a large area of dry, red sandy plain and dunes in Northern Territory, South Australia and Queensland in central Australia. It is the fourth largest Australian desert, with an area of 176,500 km2 (68,100 sq mi) and is the world’s largest sand dune desert. The desert is underlain by the Great Artesian Basin, one of the largest inland drainage areas in the world. Water from the basin rises to the surface at numerous natural springs, including Dalhousie Springs, and at bores drilled along stock routes, or during petroleum exploration. As a result of exploitation by...

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Beach off-roading and camping Yeagarup & Callcup

Lets revisit the great off-roading adventures! Ronny Dahl, a Youtube channel we recently found posts up a great video about beach off-roading and camping in Yeagarup and Callcup (both located in Western Australia). Watching people enjoy off-roading is just as exhilarating as being in a 4WD (not really but it helps!) and Ronny takes us on his exciting journey through Western Australia, showing us another great place to off-road in Australia. If you’re interested, be sure to check it out below!...

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Australia’s Best 4WD BOGS

If there’s anything that’s better than off road driving, it’s off road driving! And Aussies know how and where to do it. We found this great video on Youtube by the channel All 4 Adventure where they show us Australia’s best 4 wheel driving bogs in the Northern Territory. Experience Jase and Simon’s modern-day adventures on the Australian road, showing us the best spots in the area to go off-road driving, boating and camping. These guy’s personable and humorous personality is a great way to go through the great Aussie outback. Their experience and ways to get through a...

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Tips and Trick to Four-Wheel Driving

Australia, as I’ve said before, is a large and rugged land that is hard, or downright impossible to traverse in normal cars. Because of this, there are plenty of places in every major city or the suburbs that sell Four-Wheel drive cars, and there’s plenty of veterans that can teach you to drive them. Like the other major cities, Sydney is a short distance from some of the best rugged and wild 4WD tracks in the country, such as in the Blue Mountains, less than two hours from the heart of the city. Near the Zig Zag Railway, a...

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Getting Hotlips Beach Ready – Roothy Bushmechanic

Roothy shows us how to be Hotlips Beach Ready in this video below. Use Roothy’s tips and tricks whenever you want to take your drive onto the beach as there are many different ways to approach this. However, you want to be safe and make sure you have the full protection for your car and yourself. In this video, Roothy uses Lanotec, a simple formula and easy application that’ll prepare you for all your off roading adventures. If you’re unsure as to how and what to use when trying to protect your vehicle, be sure to watch Roothy’s video...

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How to Fix the Maxtrax

A Maxtrax is an essential piece of equipment when travelling the Australian bush by car, but sometimes even when you know the rules about wheel spin someone, be it you, a travelling companion or a stranger your helping, will break the rule and will break the teeth studs of the board. As the studs are a hard foam rubber designed to bend slightly and grip the treads of car tires they can’t be repaired as they are if they are broken or melted. The best method to fixing the Maxtrax stud is to cut out the damaged stud/s and...

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How to Use the Maxtrax

When out and about in Australia it pays to be prepared for every eventuality, even if it doesn’t happen during your trip. When driving around the country in 4×4’s, there’s the chance you’re going to get stuck, and sometimes there’s not going to be anyone around to help you out. The Maxtrax is an Australian designed and made evolution to the standard traction mats used for generations. Lightweight, sturdy, easy to carry around in a vehicle and easy to use, they have a concave underside with support ridges and the ends are angled so the board can be used...

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