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ExplorOz Trek Notes

ExplorOz Trek Notes are detailed, factual reviews of destinations in Australia to which you can plan a self-drive camping trip.

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Brindabella National Park

Sat, 21 Feb 2015 05:57:00 GMT

(image) Close to Canberra, this trek covers an area riddled with steep zigzagging climbs and descents accessible only by 4WD. In fine weather, it's a fairly easy drive, but in winter it becomes more challenging with rain and snow.

Abercrombie River NP

Tue, 28 May 2013 03:23:00 GMT

(image) This trek is located in the Central Tablelands region of New South Wales and offers the visitor some moderate four-wheel driving, and picturesque camping sites beside the Abercrombie River and Silent Creek. The area is also known for its trout fishing.

Barrington Tops

Thu, 25 Jul 2013 08:51:00 GMT

(image) The magnificent Barrington Tops National Park boasts superb mountain top accommodation, excellent walking trails, suitable 2WD and 4WD routes and great camping spots.

Bendethera Valley

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 07:16:00 GMT

(image) This cleared yet picturesque valley, right in the heart of the Deua National Park provides excellent camping grounds right beside the crystal clear waters of the Deua River. Bendethera Valley is possibly the pick of all 4WD camping destinations in southeast NSW.

Corner Country

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:55:00 GMT

(image) Follow the Cobb & Co and Charles Sturt routes from Broken Hill, where the bitumen gives way to dirt as it heads deeper into outback NSW. Discover old towns like Milparinka and Tibooburra, before finishing where NSW, SA and QLD join at Cameron Corner.

Darling River Run

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 04:31:00 GMT

(image) Set within the heart of outback NSW, the Darling River Run is a fascinating trek that takes you back through time. This route follows the meandering Darling River, between the historic town of Bourke and the town of Wentworth, where the Darling greets the Murray River.

Howes Valley - Yengo NP

Mon, 16 Nov 2009 01:12:00 GMT

(image) The Howes Valley trek located in the heart of the Yengo National Park can be completed by itself or be incorporated into the Wiseman’s Ferry to Wollombi Trek (see Yengo National Park trek).

Kidman Way

Mon, 20 Jul 2015 04:15:00 GMT

(image) This bitumen route is also the shortcut from Victoria, through the heart of western NSW, up to Central Qld where it meets the Matilda Highway at Cunnamulla

Lightning Ridge

Mon, 05 Apr 2010 09:25:00 GMT

(image) What brings tourists from all over the globe to Lightning Ridge in outback New South Wales? - The answer is black opals. A handful of opal mining towns attract visitors alike to Coober Pedy, Andamooka and White Cliffs, but Lightning Ridge is the only town in Australia where the precious and highly prized black opal is found.

Mildura to Mungo NP

Mon, 09 Jul 2012 09:29:00 GMT

(image) This route takes you to Mungo National Park from Mildura travelling on the Buronga Arumpo Road. It passes through some nice outback scenery including Lake Arumpo.

Mungo National Park

Wed, 27 May 2015 11:47:00 GMT

(image) Mungo NP holds the most ancient and culturally significant artefacts in all of Australia. This area in far southwest NSW has become very popular since the remains of Mungo Lady and Mungo Man was discovered. Step back thousands of years in time to a lake that was once brimming with water and life.

Mungo NP via Top Hut Road

Tue, 06 Dec 2011 00:04:00 GMT

(image) This route takes you to Mungo National Park from Mildura travelling on the Buronga Arumpo Road. It passes through some nice outback scenery including Lake Arumpo.

Stockton Beach

Wed, 06 Nov 2013 03:41:00 GMT

(image) Stockton Beach is the 4WD and dune buggy playground capital of Australia. Just 2 hours north of Sydney via the freeway, this huge expanse of sand dune area is open for camping and frolicking. Some say the dunes are higher than in the Simpson Desert! A great experience.

Tallaganda National Park

Sun, 24 Jun 2012 21:03:00 GMT

(image) The Tallaganda National Park/State Forest is 300km south west of Sydney and 50km south east of Canberra. The park has a large fluctuation in elevation and rainfall resulting in a variety of flora and fauna.

Taree to Werrikimbe via Port Macquarie

Thu, 20 Aug 2015 06:26:00 GMT

(image) Explore Greater Port Macquarie including remote forest 4WD trails, waterfalls, beaches, mountains, rainforests, escarpment thrills and loads of idyllic remote camps.

Watagan Mountains

Tue, 17 Aug 2010 09:07:00 GMT

(image) Only 100km North of Sydney on the edge of the Great Divide, behind the Central Coast lies the rainforest gullies of the mountains. Accessible by 2WD unless raining, this area is quite popular with excellent campsites, walking trails and lookouts.

Wollemi National Park

Tue, 29 Sep 2015 12:23:00 GMT

(image) Less than 100kms from Sydney, the Wollemi National Park is a great weekend destination. Fantastic camping and walking opportunities in NSW's largest wilderness area.

Yengo National Park

Wed, 08 May 2013 05:48:00 GMT

(image) Situated just 100kms from Sydney, this is a great day or weekend trek. The majority of the tracks in Yengo National Park are 4WD only, so lock in your hubs and discover the great views and scenery.

Barkly Highway

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 05:45:00 GMT

(image) The Barkly Highway, now also promoted as part of the Overlander's Way, is a sealed road connecting the states of Qld & NT. The road connects the Three Ways Roadhouse in the Northern Territory to the township of Cloncurry in Queensland.

Boggy Hole

Tue, 14 Jul 2015 06:12:00 GMT

(image) Finke Gorge is located within the Finke Gorge NP south of the West MacDonnell Ranges in the Alice Springs region. The most popular attraction is Boggy Hole, a permanent billabong of the Finke River. This is a good 4WD route to Uluru and/or Kings Canyon.

Carpentaria Highway

Mon, 20 Jul 2015 11:59:00 GMT

(image) The Carpentaria Highway is a 381 kilometre highway, which runs from near Daly Waters to Borroloola in the Northern Territory Australia. It is a sealed road and is part of National Highway 1.

Chambers Pillar

Wed, 24 Feb 2016 06:58:00 GMT

(image) Chambers Pillar is a natural sandstone formation used by our famous early explorers as a navigational point. You can still read their signatures and inscriptions carved into the rock. It is also a beautiful photographic subject in a remote 4WD area.

Finke to Uluru via Old Gunbarrel

Sun, 23 Jun 2013 11:11:00 GMT

(image) An alternative route to access the wonderful Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park, this trip from Finke east of the Stuart Highway takes in the Lambert Centre - the planimetric gravitational centre of Australia, and a short section of the Old Gunbarrel Highway before intersecting the main route of the Lasseter Highway near Curtain Springs. An ideal trip for those combining their trip to the Red Centre with an extended 4WD adventure of nearby Chambers Pillar, Old Andado, or even the Simpson Desert.

Gregory National Park

Wed, 07 Sep 2011 23:47:00 GMT

(image) Gregory NP is around 13,000 square kms comprising of two sections - a smaller northeast section along the Victoria Hwy and a much larger southern section between the Victoria and Buntine Highways. This trek, which is entirely in the latter, contains a network of rather challenging 4WDing in a very remote and scenic region, taking in famous icons such as the Bullita Stock Route.

Hay River

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 07:07:00 GMT

(image) Suitable only to 4WDers with a strong sense of adventure and experience in remote desert travel. This track is largely unmarked and good map-reading skills are essential.


Fri, 29 May 2015 11:46:00 GMT

(image) World renowned Kakadu has plenty to offer the international and local tourist. The diversity and many attractions including amazing rock formations, rare wildlife, Aboriginal art and fascinating escarpments are all part of Kakadu National Park.


Sun, 16 Jun 2013 08:14:00 GMT

(image) Situated 130kms from Darwin, Litchfield is an excellent day trip or long weekender. Magnificent waterfalls, scenery and offers 4WDers a couple of challenging tracks.

Mereenie Loop

Tue, 03 May 2016 04:20:00 GMT

(image) Linking the West MacDonnell Ranges and the World renowned resorts of Kings Canyon and Yulara, the Mereenie Loop Road gives visitors to the Red Centre a chance to see some spectacular scenery, without the need for backtracking to the Stuart Highway. This route is more appealing than the much longer sealed detour and is as Australian as it gets, passing through some of the Northern Territory’s most spectacular countryside.

Old Andado Track

Mon, 25 Feb 2013 04:57:00 GMT

(image) The Old Andado Track traverses fascinating terrain that includes mountain ranges, rocky gibber plains, desert sand dunes and floodplains in the Red Centre just south of Alice Springs.

Outback Way

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 05:59:00 GMT

(image) Linking Laverton in WA to Winton in QLD, the Outback Way was coined to promote the development of a 'third strategic link' across Australia, and is fast becoming one of the most iconic outback tourism and adventure drives in the country.

Owen Springs Reserve

Tue, 09 Mar 2010 06:58:00 GMT

(image) An easy short trek out of Alice Springs with good bush camping and a historic value of early European explorers to Central Australia.

Plenty Highway

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:35:00 GMT

(image) Part of the "Outback Way", the Plenty Highway is the most direct route from central Queensland across to Alice Springs in central Australia. It is a wide stretch of very red sandy soil that when wet can be impassible - 4WD only.

Rainbow Valley

Fri, 09 May 2014 00:59:00 GMT

(image) Colouful rock formations are striking anytime of day with just a 10 min walk across claypans from the campsite

Roper Bar

Sun, 14 Jun 2015 10:09:00 GMT

(image) This part of Australia is extremely remote and uninhabited. A 4WD trek through these parts can be an extension of the Gulf Track on your way further up North to Darwin or Arnhem Land.

Savannah Way

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 04:02:00 GMT

(image) This transcontinental road trip, stretches from the historic pearling town of Broome on the northwest coast of WA; travelling past Katherine in the heart of the NT, and finishing at the tourist hotspot of Cairns in the northeast coast of QLD.

Simpson Desert via Geosurveys Hill

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 23:30:00 GMT

(image) From the stone workings of our ancient aboriginal past to the routes undertaken for the old oil exploration surveys, this very remote one-way trek starting at Mount Dare to Birdsville is for experienced desert travellers ONLY.

Tablelands Highway

Sun, 11 May 2014 12:06:00 GMT

(image) The Tablelands Highway is a 375 kilometre single lane sealed road in the Northern Territory. It runs from Barkly Homestead on the Barkly Highway to Cape Crawford on the Carpentaria Highway.

The Tanami Track

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:40:00 GMT

(image) The Tanami Track is essentially a great short-cut linking the Red Centre to the Kimberley. Although once a notorious 4WD track, it is now a graded dirt highway.

West MacDonnell Ranges

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 06:14:00 GMT

(image) The West MacDonnell Ranges in the heart of Australia's red centre stretch for 400km from east-west as a series of parallel ranges. Within the ranges are magnificent gaps and gorges, dramatic scenery, great bush camping and walks.

Ayton to Cooktown

Thu, 31 Oct 2013 07:24:00 GMT

(image) This Trek Note provides a connecting route between Cooktown and the Bloomfield area via the tiny settlements of Rossville, Helenvale and the famous Lion's Den Hotel.

Bloomfield Track

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 14:10:00 GMT

(image) The Bloomfield Track offers a delightful Trek though the World Heritage listed Rainforest area of Far North Queensland on an unsealed track and provides a link between Cape Tribulation and Cooktown.

Bribie Island

Wed, 04 Feb 2015 04:27:00 GMT

(image) An short and easy sand drive close to Brisbane that doesn’t a need ferry for access. Camping available.

Cairns to Cape Tribulation

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 06:24:00 GMT

(image) Travel along one of Australia's most scenic coastal drives and cross the Daintree River by cable ferry to reach the World Heritage listed Daintree National Park in Cape Tribulation.

Cairns to Daintree

Fri, 01 Nov 2013 04:26:00 GMT

(image) This is an easy day-trip from Cairns to Daintree Village via Mossman. For experienced 4WD adventurers, you can connect this trek with the CREB Track and drive across the Daintree River at the Upper Daintree Crossing.

Cape York

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 21:51:00 GMT

(image) This is the true 4WD journey to the tip of Cape York following the Old Telegraph Track (OTT) and its many challenging river crossings.

Cape York - Seisia to the Tip

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 22:05:00 GMT

(image) Whichever route you choose to get to Seisia, this connecting Trek Note will led you all the way to the very tip of the Cape York Peninsula. You'll also visit Punsand Bay, Cable Bay, Somerset Beach & Fly Point, making this the perfect day trip.

Cape York - Weipa

Thu, 09 Jan 2014 23:41:00 GMT

(image) This route to Weipa is a popular side trip for visitors to the Cape York Peninsula. You can start the trip at either end at Archer River, or the Batavia Downs turnoff near the start of the Frenchman's Track on the Telegraph Road.

Cape York via Bypass Roads

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 09:19:00 GMT

(image) This is an alternative route to Cape York that bypasses the challenging 4WD river crossings found on the Old Telegraph Track (OTT). The Peninsula Developmental Rd (PDR) still requires 4WD and may be closed at times during the wet season.

Conondale Range

Sun, 10 Apr 2016 07:57:00 GMT

(image) This Queensland trek takes in the spectacular Conondale Range - often regarded as the 'hidden treasure' of the Sunshine Coast for its last remaining patch of subtropical rainforest. It's a region of high rainfall, featuring a truly unique ecosystem - not found anywhere in the world.

Cooloola Coast

Wed, 24 Feb 2016 15:19:00 GMT

(image) The Cooloola Coast, which lies within the Great Sandy National Park, has it all - high sand dunes, vibrant coloured sand cliffs, sweeping beaches, rich coastal vegetation and much more. Find out why this coastal corridor from Noosa to Fraser Island is so popular.

Cooloola Way

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 01:18:00 GMT

(image) Cooloola Way is an unsealed road that lies between Kin Kin-Wolvi Road and Rainbow Beach Road. This inland track parallels the Cooloola Coast, offering 4WDrivers another route to take when heading north from Noosa to Fraser Island.

CREB Track

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 18:15:00 GMT

(image) The CREB track, winding its way through the Daintree Rainforest from Bloomfield to Daintree, is a world class experience for four wheel drivers.

Expedition National Park

Tue, 04 Jun 2013 04:03:00 GMT

(image) Expedition NP is a truly isolated wilderness park. It is only 350km from Highway 1 and 550km from Brisbane, yet it's quiet possible to have this 110,000 hectare park all to yourself, even on weekends. It's main attraction is the unique Robinson Gorge.

Fraser Island

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 07:56:00 GMT

(image) Fraser Island has a rich Aboriginal, forestry and ecological history. Once a very remote and inaccessible sandy island the spot is now one of Australia's most popular tourist destinations. Take your own 4WD or hire one. Only accessible via ferry.

Gulf Track

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 02:35:00 GMT

(image) This track follows the Gulf of Carpentaria from Borroloola to Normanton in one of Australia's harshest outback areas. At first, it appears a dry and barren place but if you take a few side diversions you'll find gorges of paradise & rivers of barramundi.

Ka Ka Mundi - Carnarvon NP

Fri, 23 May 2008 01:34:00 GMT

(image) Ka Ka Mundi is a remote section of the Carnarvon National Park and is a continuation of the Expedition NP trek note. This trek features a side trip to Wills Grave before taking in the tranquil Bunduncundoo Springs in Ka Ka Mundi.

Longreach to Innamincka

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:41:00 GMT

(image) This trek starts at Longreach and travels in a south westerly direction passing through Stonehenge, Jundah and Windorah. It will take you through stunning outback Queensland and Channel Country, before ending at Innamincka in the beautiful Innamincka Regional Reserve.

Matilda Highway

Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:04:00 GMT

(image) This is a great 2WD bitumen North-South route through central Queensland passing several places of historical significance and some great outback pubs.

Moreton Island

Tue, 25 Oct 2011 09:36:00 GMT

(image) Another fantastic day or weekend trek from Queensland's capital city, Brisbane. Only a short trip by ferry and you're surrounded by beautiful beaches, wonderful scenery and great beach driving. A true city escape.

Normanton to Coen via Kowanyama

Sat, 11 Jun 2016 05:31:00 GMT

(image) This trek traverses through the beautiful Gulf Savannah region which extends from the Great Dividing Range in the east to the Northern Territory border in the west.

Salvator Rosa - Carnarvon NP

Wed, 11 Jun 2008 01:58:00 GMT

(image) This trek takes you from Ka Ka Mundi to the Salvator Rosa section of the Carnarvon NP and then onto the township of Tambo. Salvator Rosa is a spectacular park of sandstone outcrops with campgrounds on the banks of the spring-fed Nogoa River.

Winton to Longreach

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 11:26:00 GMT

(image) Beginning in the open plains around Winton and finishing at the historic aviation town of Longreach, this trek will take you through one of Queensland’s most remarkable outback country landscapes.

Arkaroola 4WD Loop

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:53:00 GMT

(image) The Arkaroola-Mt Painter Wilderness Sanctuary provides some of the most exciting off-road tracks in SA. The Echo Camp Track & backtracks wind their way through the impossibly steep mountains and deep gorges and will keep the 4WD enthusiast happy.

Birdsville Track

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 11:06:00 GMT

(image) The Birdsville Track runs south from Birdsville to Maree and passes through the Sturt Stony Desert. It is an extremely remote region but is strikingly beautiful in its harshness.

Bunyeroo Gorge Scenic Drive

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 09:05:00 GMT

(image) If there is just one drive in the Flinders Ranges that you have time to drive, then the Bunyeroo Gorge Scenic Drive is one of the finest scenic routes not to miss. It does not matter how many times you drive this route, you will never get tired of the picturesque landscapes that unfold before your eyes, from sweeping plains covered in Native Pine to the rugged Gorges, the Bunyeroo Gorge Scenic Drive has it all.

Chowilla Old Coach Road

Thu, 14 Feb 2013 23:02:00 GMT

(image) From forests of large River Red Gums to dense lignum scrublands of the backwaters and billabongs, the Old Coach Road offers everything that you would expect from an outback trip.

Coffin Bay

Thu, 25 Jul 2013 08:17:00 GMT

(image) The Coffin Bay penninsula is a large wilderness area, almost surrounded by water, reaching out into Great Australian Bight. It is situated at the southern-most tip of the Eyre Penninusula near Port Lincoln.

Coorong National Park Waterways

Tue, 09 Mar 2010 01:13:00 GMT

(image) There are some times when great destinations can only be visited by either foot or water. This predominantly boating trek note lets those with access to watercraft, either powered by motor or by human means visit a small section of one of Australia’s most fragile ecosystems, with almost 50,000 hectares of enormous and stunning scenery, - The Coorong and the Murray Mouth.

Cordillo Downs

Wed, 03 Jun 2015 02:28:00 GMT

(image) This is the main route from Innamincka to Birdsville. The track is about 420km and conditions vary greatly. The countryside is a seemingly endless gibber plain but this is Australia's prime cattle country - the Channel Country.

Dalhousie to Finke via Bloods Ck

Sun, 04 Aug 2013 10:05:00 GMT

(image) This trek connects the Red Centre and the Simpson Desert but also intersects the Old Ghan in numerous places and provides an interesting drive.

Dares Hill Tourist Drive

Thu, 18 Mar 2010 11:17:00 GMT

(image) From Ancient Aboriginal Rock engravings and painting, Historic old Ruins from bygone years through to the Worlds Greatest Merino Sheep Stud, from rich cropping pastures through to saltbush covered plains, Dares Hill Circuit offers the traveller a contrasting trip in such a short Distance.

Dig Tree Circuit

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 06:40:00 GMT

(image) This loop trek from Innamincka will take you on a historic adventure, heading towards The Burke and Wills "Dig Tree", which is one of Australia's national icons and an enduring reminder of our pioneering spirit.


Tue, 28 Nov 2017 06:15:00 GMT

(image) This trek covers the eastern, southern and western coastal regions of the peninsula and offers a variety of contrasts of wild beaches, excellent coastal scenery, great family seaside towns, rolling pastoral land and a taste of a popular wine region.

Flinders Ranges

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 02:53:00 GMT

(image) The Flinders Ranges is semi-arid, harsh yet beautiful. There are many unique features here including gorges, ramparts and dry creekbeds.This is the region that Hans Heysen loved to paint and is a popular part of the Australian outback.

Gammon Ranges Bunyip Chasm

Mon, 15 Jun 2015 07:03:00 GMT

(image) The drive into the Gammon Ranges National Park will reward you with spectacular views of rugged terrain, chasms and deep gorges, towering mountains, tree-lined creeks and freshwater springs.

Gawler Ranges

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 22:36:00 GMT

(image) This rarely used route is a great alternative to crossing the Eyre Highway from Ceduna through to Port Augusta. Passing through the ranges and saltbush country there is the option to head further north to Kingoonya & onto Coober Pedy.

Glass Gorge Scenic Drive

Wed, 25 Nov 2009 03:21:00 GMT

(image) An alternative to Parachilna Gorge, the Glass Gorge Scenic Drive between Blinman and Parachilna offers some stunning scenery and a chance to visit one of the best mining ruins in the Flinders Ranges - Nuccaleena.

Googs Track

Tue, 22 Sep 2015 11:42:00 GMT

(image) A most adventurous short-cut for those travelling from the west to Coober Pedy & the Alice. Excellent views and plenty of wildlife, featuring memorials dedicated to Goog and Dinger, Goog’s Lake and Mount Finke.

Innamincka Memorials and Markers

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:51:00 GMT

(image) This trek which lies purely in the Innamincka Regional Reserve follows the memorials, markers and waterholes along Cooper Creek and includes the 15 Mile Track, and Nappa Merrie Road. It is a trek filled with history and culture from the Burke and Wills Expedition to protected Aboriginal sites and artefacts.

Inside Track

Fri, 25 Sep 2015 07:18:00 GMT

(image) The Inside Track was gazetted as a public road on 16th January 2002 and provides an alternative route that is also 35km shorter than the main Birdsville Track.

Maralinga Range Tour

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:48:00 GMT

(image) See first hand an area that for decades has been out of bounds to all but Government Officials and learn about Australia's Nuclear past.

Maralinga via Colona

Tue, 07 Jan 2014 08:00:00 GMT

(image) Maralinga is set to become one of Australia's top outback travel destinations where you will see first hand an area that was classified as one on Australia's most secretive places for decades. This will be the major route to Maralinga.

Maralinga via Nullarbor Roadhouse

Tue, 07 Jan 2014 08:01:00 GMT

(image) For the more adventurous driver, this route will take you through the very heart of the Nullarbor Plain. It is recommended that you have a very good navigation system, as there are no signs to Watson along the route.

Moralana Scenic Drive

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 02:58:00 GMT

(image) The Moralana Scenic Drive connects the main Hawker - Wilpena and Hawker - Parachilna Roads via a good dirt road that offers stunning scenery and features like Wilpena Pound Range, Bunbinyunna Range, Black Gap Lookout, Elder Range and the historic Old Cueing Yards.

Morgan Historic Walk

Thu, 03 Apr 2008 08:44:00 GMT

(image) There are many times when making the most of many scenic or historic places, the best way to see them is to venture out on foot. This short, but informative walk will show you many of the historic places and buildings in one of the Riverland’s best kept secrets – Morgan.

Mt Dare to Oodnadatta via Dalhousie

Mon, 23 Mar 2015 04:17:00 GMT

(image) This trek provides an easy opportunity to access Dalhousie Springs, one of the main icons of the Simpson Desert without a significant detour if touring between South Australia and the Red Centre.

Ngarkat CP - Baan Hill

Sun, 23 Oct 2011 02:33:00 GMT

(image) This trek starts at the town of Keith and journeys north through the magnificent Ngarkat Conservation Park and finishing at Lameroo. It provides an insight into the diverse flora of the Mallee Scrub and provides the traveller with medium 4WD challenges.

Nilpena - A Pinch of Salt

Wed, 10 Mar 2010 01:50:00 GMT

(image) This is one of the few access tracks to the shores of Lake Torrens. It is accessable via Nilpena Station

Nullarbor Roadhouse to Cook

Mon, 01 May 2017 13:48:00 GMT

(image) The appeal of this trek is the ease of which four wheel drivers can visit the ghost town settlement of Cook on the Trans Australian Railway line, and along the way see caves, sinkholes, blowholes, bores, tanks and ruins.

Old Eyre Highway

Mon, 01 May 2017 13:51:00 GMT

(image) Now a 4WD track, this was once the main route across the country linking east to west. It's rough, remote, and inhospitable country but there are many relics of a bygone era to explore.

Oodnadatta Track

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 10:40:00 GMT

(image) If you’re a history buff you’re going to go nuts crossing the Oodnadatta Track. The track follows the orignal Ghan line from Marla to Oodnadatta and then on to Marree. There's stacks of ruins, mound springs, excellent conservation park information & railway sidings/rubble.

Painted Desert

Sun, 02 Feb 2014 04:14:00 GMT

(image) The Painted Desert has to be the highlight of the South Australian Desert experience. This trek from Coober Pedy takes as little as one day, but if you are a photographer or painter, you may choose to spend an entire week in the Painted Desert.

Robe Beach Run

Wed, 20 Jun 2012 02:13:00 GMT

(image) From Robe in south east SA to Beachport this trek heads south along a wild windswept beach. Challenging beach driving - 4WD essential.

Simpson Desert

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:39:00 GMT

(image) The Simpson Desert can be crossed via the French Line, WAA line or Rig Road. This trek provides a route using a combination of all 3 routes.

Simpson Desert French Line

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:17:00 GMT

(image) The French Line is the most direct route across the desert and traverses directly across the tops of over 1200 red sand dunes, with Big Red being the major challenge.

Simpson Desert Rig Road

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 06:25:00 GMT

(image) The Rig Road is the most southern access across the Simpson Desert. It is a longer route because it winds along the edge of dunes and crosses at the lowest points. Old clay-topped track is now eroding, but was once used for moving heavy equipment.

Simpson Desert WAA Line

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 06:22:00 GMT

(image) This track is similar to the French Line and although it has smaller dunes, it is very picturesque especially after rain. While in this area take a look at the Knolls, which is a scenic but fragile part of the Simpson so please stay on the track.

St Mary Peak and Wilpena Pound Walk

Thu, 14 Feb 2013 02:52:00 GMT

(image) The St Mary Peak Hike offers the adventurous and fit outdoor person the opportunity to enjoy a challenging, long hike to the highest point in the Flinders Ranges, which is also central to the local Adnyamathanha Aboriginal people Dreaming Story. Hikers will be rewards with 360° views of the ranges, surrounding plains and further west to the dry salt lake of Lake Torrens.

Strzelecki Track

Wed, 11 May 2016 03:21:00 GMT

(image) The Stzrelecki Track is strictly the route from Innamincka to Lyndhurst, however our trek note is for travellers going between Innamincka and Arkaroola Village in the heart of the Flinders Ranges.

Walkers Crossing

Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:43:00 GMT

(image) Route for driving between Birdsville and Innamincka through the flood plain country of the nothern overlow of the Cooper Creek before rising onto the Sturt Stony Desert on the Birdsville Track.