ExplorOz Newsletter - Issue 45

1st July, 2003. In this issue: Official Launch of the 2003 RFDS ExplorATHON, Spare Wheel Covers, New and Updatd Books & Maps in the Adventure Shop.
Dear ExplorOz Reader,
The winter rains have signalled our imminent departure for our major trip of the year - and this time we're off on the Canning Stock Route. We leave in 3 days, but we've just got enough time to publish another great newsletter that we know you're going to love. 
Official Launch of the 2003 RFDS ExplorATHON

Effective 1st July 2003, the ExplorATHON commences on www.exploroz.com

This is an online fundraising event for the Royal Flying Doctor Service incorporated with the ExplorOz Team's annual desert trip - but it is much more than that...

Click here to go to the official event page and find out how you can enter our competition to win a prize worth $3,400!

Adventure Shop

As always, since the last newsletter we have loads of new stuff and some updated editions...

Spare Wheel Covers

Do you ExplorOz?

Then tell everyone that's what you're doing with one of our great new quality vinyl spare wheel covers. They come in 4 sizes to fit all makes/models of vehicles including some tiny ones for caravans and are a great way to show your support and probably meet a few friends along the way.

Just $60 - so if you're a Member you even get it postage free & $3.00 Member Money.

New books

GPS Vehicle Navigation in Australia

Reputed to be the GPS "bible", we just had to get this book in stock for you. Written for both novice and experienced GPS users with a focus on Technology and mapping available in Australia. Includes how GPS works, GPS and Computers, Maps, Grids and Datums, Moving Maps, GPS Equipment, etc.

$24.95 (Members receive 5% member money on all purchases)

Campsites & Rest Areas in the Northern Territory

From the author of the very popular 2 books covering the South and the North of Western Australia comes this new title for the Northern Territory. Printed in the same size and format as the other 2, this book includes trip notes for reaching the campsites by 2WD or 4WD plus mud maps, advice on facilities, time to visit and whether pets are allowed.


Updated Maps

Discover Aus Streets and Tracks CD Rom

Magellan have finally bundled together the individual state detailed street maps previously called Street Smart onto one CD rom for the whole of Australia. To be used with the Magellan MAP330 Series, Meridian Series and the SporTrak Map and Pro. 


Hema's Cape York Map

Fully revised edition just released in June 2003. Major, minor roads, four-wheel drive tracks and detailed road distances are marked as well as GPS positions and Grid.

Still just $7.95

Updated Books

Cape York - An Adventurers Guide

9th Edition, June 2003.

This book by Ron & Vic Moon needs little explanation and has been the bible for travelling the Cape for many years. Covers general, natural and historical information together with detailed track notes for all sections of the Cape. Sections on fishing, canoeing, and national parks make this a worthwhile reference.


Finally, to all of you about to head off for trips of your own please take care and enjoy yourselves! We'll be back in mid August but business in the Adventure shop goes on as usual with Juliana taking good care of things. 

Don't forget to enter the ExplorATHON competiton before 27th July!

The ExplorOz Team

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