|Edition 391: 2nd July 2015|
This Weeks Super Specials
New Port Macquarie Trek NoteJust published today is the brand new Taree to Werrikimbe via Port Macquarie Trek Note. This trek helps you to explore Greater Port Macquarie including remote forest 4WD trails, waterfalls, beaches, mountains, rainforests, escarpment thrills and loads of idyllic remote camps.
The trek is compiled of a suggested four day itinerary as provided by Greater Port Macquarie Tourism and is designed to give you an easy to follow route that takes in some of the more challenging off-road tracks in the region, including a trip through the Werrikimbe National Park.
Raffle Tickets - Win Unique Saw ArtThe 2015 ExplorOz National Gathering will be hosting a Raffle Draw on the evening of the 8th of July. Entry is open to the entire ExplorOz Community via ticket sales from the ExplorOz Shop. This year's prize is a one of a kind, hand-painted double-handed cross-cut bush saw, depicting images of the "Rustic Outback" as submitted by our 2015 Photo Comp Winner. Tickets are $5 each (multiple tickets can be purchased by changing the item qty in the checkout), with all proceeds donated to the Isolated Children's Parents' Association (Alice Springs Branch).
Buy Your Tickets before Midday 8/7/15 to go in the draw.
Outback Travellers Guides - EssentialsThe Outback Travellers Track Guides offer a unique view of the roads and tracks throughout the Australian Outback. All of our map guides have an emphasis on 'safety' for 4 wheel drivers by indicating the location of grids, gates, floodways, creeks & rivers, crests, dips, markers, sharp bends, claypans, sand dunes, bridges through to bulldust holes and more. We use photographs to visually support specific features along the tracks, including GPS Co-ordinates and distances throughout. Both designated and bush campsites are indicated along with geographical and historical locations, contact details, preparation and permit information. A total package for the outback traveller from 'first hand' experience, titles are available for 28 destinations. Buy Yours Now
Spotlight on the Red CentreCentral Australia, known as the Red Centre, occupies the lower half of the Northern Territory, including Alice Springs, Yulara, Andado, Finke, Tennant Creek, Tanami and the Plenty and Sandover Highways. April - October is the ideal time to visit, while temperatures are less extreme, and a 4WD and degree of self-sufficiency are recommended when exploring this enormous region.
Win with Pasta!Pasta is a versatile, fast to prepare staple food, perfect for an easy camp meal. If you have a favourite past recipe (or
several), post a Pasta recipe here for your chance to win a PortaDrawers Canvas 2 Drawer Bag valued at $49.95 courtesy of PortaDrawers.
Every entry of a recipe into the Pasta category of the ExplorOz Online Recipe Collection during the month of July will go in the random prize draw to win.
recipe box is filling with over 80 recipes submitted by ExplorOz
travellers so even if you haven't got a pasta recipe to share this month,
you should still take a peak at these road-tested ideas.
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