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Camps & Accom Camps & Accom
This section includes all places of type: Commercial Camping Area, Bush & Free Camps, Caravan & Tourist Parks, Motels, Hotel & Resorts [Feature Story]
Camps & Accom Camps & Accom
This section includes all places of type: Commercial Camping Area, Bush & Free Camps, Caravan & Tourist Parks, Motels, Hotel & Resorts
What to Take What to Take
In this article, we discuss how to work out what you need to take on your trip. Includes a checklist of items for bush camping in remote areas and also a check list of personal items to suit any trip.
Solar Power Solar Power
This article covers every aspect of solar and its design and installation in RVs (camper trailers, caravans and motor homes). It shows how much power solar panels really produce, [Feature Story]
Newsletter 350 Newsletter 350
11th September 2014. New Permit regulations for WPA; New Hema Map of WA; What is an Ouch Bush? Help us help the Louth clinic; What you might not know about P-Bays; Super Specials, and more.
Population Population
This section includes all places of type: Aboriginal Lands, Communities, Capital City, Place Name, Populated Place
Inverters Inverters
This article discusses how Inverters work and why they are so desirable to many travellers. It explains the difference between modifed sine wave inverters and pure sinewave inverters; contains a table showing the inverter requirement for a range
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, [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.
GPS Units, Navigators & SatNav GPS Units, Navigators & SatNav
In this article we look at ready to go navigation devices and satnav units. You'll learn how different devices work, their limitations and advantages plus we include a section on hybrid navigators,
Pilbara Road Conditions Pilbara Road Conditions
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Kimberley Road Conditions Kimberley Road Conditions
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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,
P-Bays and Rest Areas P-Bays and Rest Areas
Driving on Australia's lonely long roads, it is important to take frequent stops to avoid driver fatigue. Fortunately, most major roads have a system of P-bays but not all rest areas offer the same services,
EOTopo EOTopo
EOTopo is the latest Australia-wide topographic map set on the market. Developed by I.T. Beyond and exclusive to ExplorOz.com, it is an evolving map set which has already undergone a major roads update.
Digital Maps Digital Maps
In this article we look at the range of digital maps on the market, and discuss how you can best determine which digital maps are right for your use. We look at coverage, scale and accuracy and explain the different types of maps including topo,
About Us About Us
Everything you ever wanted to know about the site - what we're about, how to join, who we are - and our story.
Newsletter 349 Newsletter 349
4th September 2014. EOTopo200K 2015 Release News; Understanding Forum Auto-links; Where to find Native Honeysuckle; Share your Recipes & WIN; Seeking helpers for Road Mapping.
Savannah Way Savannah Way
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.
Anne Beadell Highway Anne Beadell Highway
An inland alternative to travelling the Nullarbor, the Anne Beadell trek offers remoteness, isolation and unique vegetation and wildlife.
Winches Winches
All travellers should be capable and equipped for winching so in this article we will discuss the various winching methods and equipment on the market. Written in conjunction with one of Australia's most noted experts in winch gear,
Flinders Ranges Flinders Ranges
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.
Plenty Highway Plenty Highway
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.
West Great Victoria Desert West Great Victoria Desert
This trek covers the western section of the Great Victoria Desert and is definately 4WD country. If you take this route you will follow in the footsteps of explorers Frank Hann, The Elder Expedition and Len Beadell.
Buying a 4WD Buying a 4WD
This article focuses on the major considerations when choosing a 4WD vehicle for the purpose of travelling and camping. We give some brief definations of the various terms used to categorise 4WDs,
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,
Newsletter 348 Newsletter 348
29th August 2014. Father's Day Gift Ideas; New Recipes Competition (Dips & Condiments); National Gathering Raffle Tickets; Find 6000 campsites Australia-wide; National Gathering Supporters; Hakeas in Flower Now; New Shop Product - A Woman's Look
Digital Basics Digital Basics
This article unravels the basic fundamentals of digital photography. Whether you are contemplating buying your first digital camera or if you are struggling to understand some of the terminology associated with digital cameras and digital
Camps & Accom Camps & Accom
This section includes all places of type: Commercial Camping Area, Bush & Free Camps, Caravan & Tourist Parks, Motels, Hotel & Resorts
Camps & Accom Camps & Accom
This section includes all places of type: Commercial Camping Area, Bush & Free Camps, Caravan & Tourist Parks, Motels, Hotel & Resorts
Camps & Accom Camps & Accom
This section includes all places of type: Commercial Camping Area, Bush & Free Camps, Caravan & Tourist Parks, Motels, Hotel & Resorts
Camps & Accom Camps & Accom
This section includes all places of type: Commercial Camping Area, Bush & Free Camps, Caravan & Tourist Parks, Motels, Hotel & Resorts
Newsletter 347 Newsletter 347
22nd August 2014. Pre-Order National Gathering Raffle Tickets to Win One of a Kind Artwork; Preventing Double-Ups in Places and Wildlower Sections; Wattle Day 1st of September; Forum Help; Changes to Selected SA National Park Bookings; New
Googs Track Googs Track
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.
HF Radio HF Radio
HF Radios are a wise consideration if you intend to travel throughout remote regions of Australia. In this article we discuss the usefulness of HF radio in practical situations and explain the many features and services available to enhance your
Road Conditions Road Conditions
ExplorOz has access to main roads, shire council and national parks road condition reporting facilities and compiles this information into an easy to read report.
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