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Free Camping Free Camping
This is probably the hottest topic in the camping industry right now. Seems everyone has an opinion but not everyone has all the facts - nor the answers. In this article, [Feature Story]
EOTrackMe EOTrackMe
EOTrackMe is an online tracking application for travellers. This page shows the position of registered devices. Colour coding shows the status of tracking activity. Numbered coloured icons show clumps of travellers in the same area.
Trek Notes Trek Notes
ExplorOz Trek Notes contain detailed trip planning information including online topo mapping, driving notes, & GPS route files for download.
Articles Index Articles Index
We've prepared these articles to enrich your knowledge, and highlight important issues to consider when taking a trip.
Places Places
Places contains Australia's largest database of waypoints featuring points of interest to suit the recreational traveller.
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Shop Shop
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All Shop Items All Shop Items
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Trek Display Results Trek Display Results
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Camps & Accom in NSW Camps & Accom in NSW
This section includes all places of type: Commercial Camping Area, Bush & Free Camps, Caravan & Tourist Parks, Motels, Hotel & Resorts
The ANZAC Legacy The ANZAC Legacy
The legacy of the ANZACs fighting at Gallipoli is said to have shaped the nature of the Australian identity. This article gives a brief summary of Australian's involvement in war, including the Gallipoli campaign,
Newsletter 358 Newsletter 358
31 October 2014. EOTrackMe now on the mobile site plus other new features; EOTopo2015 for Memory-Map out now; Things you didn't know about Banksias; A Revolution in Insect Bite Relief now available from ExplorOz plus Super Specials.
ExplorOz Site Traffic Reports ExplorOz Site Traffic Reports
ExplorOz website traffic reports - month by month data and analysis for 2014. Sourced from Google Analytics - combining both full site and mobile site metrics. [Feature Story]
Oodnadatta Track Oodnadatta Track
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,
CREB Track CREB Track
The CREB track, winding its way through the Daintree Rainforest from Bloomfield to Daintree, is a world class experience for four wheel drivers.
BMI Calculator BMI Calculator
Body Mass Index (BMI) is based on height and weight, it applies to men and women between the ages of 18 and 65. BMI can be used to indicate if you are overweight, obese, underweight or normal. A healthy BMI score is between 20 and 25.
My Order Status My Order Status
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Newsletter 357 Newsletter 357
27 October 2014. EOTopo available by download; ExplorOz web-app; Bloomin News features Daisybushes; Road Alerts for Stuart Hwy across November; New Paper Map from Hema, & this week's Super Specials.
Portable Fridges Portable Fridges
The debate over which fridge is the best on the market is one of the most contested discussions in the camping recreation. In this article we look at the range of features and the major issues to consider when comparing brands and models.
Great Central Road Great Central Road
Part of the "Outback Way", the Great Central Road is the main thoroughfare through Central Australia and links WA to NT. It is widely used by buses, trucks, 4WD and occasionally 2WD vehicles.
Fraser Island Fraser Island
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.
EOTopo EOTopo
EOTopo 2015 is the latest Australia-wide topographic map set on the market. EOTopo is available to use online (vector viewing system), or can be purchased as a raster map set on SD/USB or download ready to load onto any compatible device.
EOTopo Downloads EOTopo Downloads
This is the EOTopo file downloads page. After purchasing the download option of the EOTopo 200K mapset, you can commence downloads here. In addition, we offer a range of small scale maps that are available for free download.
EOTopo Online EOTopo Online
EOTopo Online is an online mapping system that contains a "vector-viewing" mapping environment that provides zooming features that reveal more detail the closer you go in, extracting maps at scales of 1:70,000,000 (70 Million) down to 1:70, [Feature Story]
Pilbara Road Conditions Pilbara Road Conditions
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Kimberley Road Conditions Kimberley Road Conditions
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Darling River Run Darling River Run
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,
EOTopo Help and FAQ EOTopo Help and FAQ
The purpose of this article is to troubleshoot the most frequently asked questions and issues about buying and setting up EOTopo. A must-read!!
Navigation EOTopo Navigation EOTopo
The articles in this section cover EOTopo & EOTopo Help and FAQ
Newsletter 356 Newsletter 356
20 October 2014. NEW EO Beanie; Featherflowers; Trailer Guides; New Business Members; Super Specials and Tip of the Week.
ExplorOz EOTopo ExplorOz EOTopo
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Newsletter 355 Newsletter 355
16 October 2014. New Photo Comp starts today; Discover Kennedia; The Smart Way to Deal with Rubbish; October Recipe Comp; 50% discount off Fishing/Tide Time Almanacs; Tip of the Week; and Super Specials.
Camps & Accom Camps & Accom
This section includes all places of type: Commercial Camping Area, Bush & Free Camps, Caravan & Tourist Parks, Motels, Hotel & Resorts
Newsletter 354 Newsletter 354
14 October 2014. For everyone that has been anxiously awaiting Release 2015 - the latest update to EOTopo 200K is now available!
Handheld Satellite Phone Solutions for Travellers Handheld Satellite Phone Solutions for Travellers
The aim of this article is to provide a simple overview of the current satphone environment in Australia - assisting recreational, outback travellers make informed decisions when considering the purchase (or hire) of a handheld satellite phone
TV Antenna TV Antenna
As all antenna designs are a compromise at some frequency, the trick is to work out what will give you the least compromise. To help get a broader understanding and hopefully clear up this confusion,
Battery Power Battery Power
In this article we explain why you might need an additional power source independent of the starting battery installed into your vehicle and we look in detail at types of batteries, how and where to mount them,
Prospecting for Gold Prospecting for Gold
Gold has always generated excitement and anticipation amongst prospectors all over the world. Its whereabouts can be a mystery, yet anyone has the potential to find valueable gold nuggets.
QLD Fishing Rules QLD Fishing Rules
Fishing in Australian salt and fresh waters is governed by state rules and regulations and must be strictly followed as these laws are in place to ensure fisheries are ecologically sustainable.
Caravan & Camper Battery Charging Caravan & Camper Battery Charging
Our modern lifestyle and need for electric and electronic products to accompany us on holidays and on our travels has brought us to have independent power in our caravans and campers when away from mains supply.
UHF Radio UHF Radio
If you are considering a trip into Australia’s vast outback, then a UHF Radio is an important communications device to have. Besides the entertainment value, such as chatting with other travellers,
Cape York Cape York
This is the true 4WD journey to the tip of Cape York following the Old Telegraph Track (OTT) and its many challenging river crossings.
Generator Power Generator Power
The generator, which was discovered by Michael Faraday, is an ingenious device that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy. Today’s popular camping generators use fuel powered engines to create this energy.
Newsletter 353 Newsletter 353
3 October 2014. National Gathering Raffle Winner Announced; Check your "My Details" are Correct; "Early Nancy" in Bloom; ExplorOz Sponsors the Outback Challenge; HN7 EOTopo Edition - Free 2015 Upgrade; August and September Shop Voucher Winners;
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