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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.
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.
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,
Travelling with Toddlers 1 - 4 Years Travelling with Toddlers 1 - 4 Years
This article follows in the same format as the other articles for the younger age-group and provides checklists and tips for travelling with kids from age 1- 4.
Simpson Desert Simpson Desert
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.
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.
Walkers Crossing Walkers Crossing
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.
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25th July, 2014. The 3 Top Must-Have items for Exploring Oz; Finding Sundews; Tips for using EOTopo online; New Lake Argyle DVD;New Business Members; Get Active for Spring; Plans for the 2014 National Gathering; Today's Super Specials.
Wildflowers Wildflowers
A wildflower is a flower that grows in the wild, meaning it was not intentionally seeded or planted. Use this database to help you find and identify Australia's abundant wildflowers.
Maralinga Range Tour Maralinga Range Tour
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.
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Members enjoy 5% discount on all products. Overnight courier available. Free delivery to qualifying customers.
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.
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.
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.
Pilbara Road Conditions Pilbara Road Conditions
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Kimberley Road Conditions Kimberley Road Conditions
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Canning Stock Route Canning Stock Route
The Canning Stock Route is a long-distance remote stretch of track through the Gibson and Great Sandy Deserts. No longer in use as a stock route this is now a vehicular track allowing access to the wells constructed as stock watering holes.
Travelling with Dogs Travelling with Dogs
This article highlights the precautions and planning considerations that go into a making a holiday away with your dog comfortable and safe - for them, your family, and other people you might encounter.
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18th July 2014. New version of EOZi Android released with free upgrade for Members. June's $100 voucher winner announced. Popular Westprint Maps back in stock. Most popular new products for 2014.
Recipes Recipes
Camp cooking does not have to be a tin food affair, check out these fantastic cooking suggestions for your next trip.
Gibb River Road Gibb River Road
The Gibb River Road is the 4WD option of the 2 main routes crossing the Kimberley from east to west (or vice versa) and provides access to the numerous gorges that are the main highlight.
EOTopo EOTopo
EOTopo is the latest and most accurate 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.
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.
Speed Calculator Speed Calculator
How far did you go? How fast were you going? How long will it take? The answer to all your questions is right here with this simple Distance, Pace and Speed Calculator.
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ExplorOz Site Traffic Reports ExplorOz Site Traffic Reports
ExplorOz website traffic reports - month by month data and analysis for 2014. Sourced from Google Analytics.
On the Road Health & Wellbeing On the Road Health & Wellbeing
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On the Road Heath & Wellbeing On the Road Heath & Wellbeing
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Travelling with Kids 5 - 12 Years Travelling with Kids 5 - 12 Years
Older kids don't have the same special planning needs as for babies and young toddlers however they are easily bored. A long car trip is just about going to drive them bonkas unless you get smart and give special consideration to how to make the
Tyre Size Calculator Tyre Size Calculator
Use this page to work out the radius, circumference and diameter of any size tyre. You can also run comparisons between different tyres and work out the differences in size and odometer corrections.
The Dynamics of Caravan Stability The Dynamics of Caravan Stability
This article attempts to discuss the technicalities of caravan towing dynamics in relatively plain English for those keen to know more on the topic but, like so many, cannot understand far more technical documents that cover this complex subject.
Navigation Tracking Navigation Tracking
The articles in this section cover EOTrackMe
My Order Payment My Order Payment
From this page you select the method of payment for your shop order.
Personal Membership Personal Membership
Whilst you can register to be a "visitor" of ExplorOz and pay nothing, you are missing many of the unique features, tools and services offered by this website. By paying a small annual fee to become a Member you can enjoy all the features and
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10th July 2014. Update available for EOTrackMe Android; Tips for add video to Forum; Flowering in July is Murchison Rose; Pam Armstrong releases her new DVD "Up Close on the Canning"; Get the free Tasmania travel guide; 47% Clearance Sale
Snorkel Snorkel
Although significantly different, both petrol and diesel engines require a steady flow of air to operate. If the vehicle is not fitted with a snorkel, they do this by sucking air through the inner guard of the bonnet or just behind the grill.
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.
Sandy Blight Junction Road Sandy Blight Junction Road
The Sandy Blight Junction Road is one of those great four wheel drive trips that one visit will not be enough to experience the true beauty of this remote part of Outback Australia.
East Pilbara Diversion East Pilbara Diversion
A great alternative trip avoiding the highways that is both a shortcut and very scenic. Shay Gap to Marble Bar and then along the Ripon Hills and Skull Springs loop around Carrawine Gorge and Eel Pool.
Gunbarrel Highway Gunbarrel Highway
The Gunbarrel Hwy is one of Australia's most famous roads being the first of many desert tracks built by surveyor Len Beadell. Today, this track remains isolated and remote - for experienced desert travellers only.
David Carnegie Road David Carnegie Road
The David Carnegie Rd is a little travelled track between the Great Central Rd and the Gunbarrel Hwy. It is a spectacular piece of country with rocky outcrops, spinifex plains and breakaways and in parts challenging 4WDing with deep ruts and
Simpson Desert French Line Simpson Desert French Line
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.
Dig Tree Circuit Dig Tree Circuit
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.
The Tanami Track The Tanami Track
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.
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3rd July 2014. Site Migration Success! New POI map markers; mistletoe in July; massive clearance sale 47% discount; new e-mag Unsealed 4X4; Big Red Closure; The Big Lap DVD Series now in stock and more great news!
Australia Australia
This page is an index of links to guide you to the most relevant pages on this site about Australia. Start by moving your mouse across the icons below - to access information about each of our 8 states & territories.
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.
Business Members Business Members
Each ExplorOz Business Member has their own Profile Page. Use this list to find Members and access their profiles.
Customers Display Items Customers Display Items
Refine this list of results to find your desired business. Otherwise, start a new search.
Events Events
The ExplorOz events calendar is designed to hold information about events and activities that are occurring in the 4WD, Camping & Caravanning industries.
Distance Calculator Distance Calculator
This page presents a method for easy calculation of distance, bearing and more between two latitude/longitude positons based on the spherical law of cosines. Simply enter the known lat/long positions for any two points to obtain instant output
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