Discover Australia’s Top 100 journeys and getaways with 4WD Adventures, the ultimate guide for 4WD trips in Australia. Precious few countries possess the variety of landscapes that is on offer throughout Australia, and 4WD adventures reflects that. From desert treks to snowy expanses, or forest expeditions to gnarly beach drives, 4WD Adventures has it covered.
Written by some of Australia’s top fourwheel driving enthusiasts and experienced travel writers, 4WD Adventures is perfect for intending travellers to use when planning a trip and while actually touring, as well as being an inspiration to those dreaming about travelling.
The top 100 tracks are colour-coded for easy reference which makes it simple to find the drives that suit your type of vehicle, in addition to symbols that help you find tracks that are suitable for caravans and camper trailers. Each of the tracks also have detailed inset maps showing the route taken, with GPS locations and points of interest featured.
– 100 4WD trips
– Complete Hema Road atlas for navigation
– Detailed inset maps throughout
– Facility information for the nearest supply points and camping areas
– Tracks colour-coded by vehicle type
464 pages, Soft Cover, Spiral Bound
About the Authors
4WD Adventures is written by some of Australia’s top four-wheel driving enthusiasts and experienced travel writers, each covering an area of Australia they know with an explorer's passion. This impressive list of writers includes Ian Glover, Chris Boden, Andrew Hemming, Owen Peake, Mike and Jane Pelusey, Allan Whiting and Vic Whidman. The deep well of knowledge and experience that went into crafting each description makes 4WD Adventures practical and inspirational for intending travellers whether planning a trip or while actually touring.
Ian is a self-confessed 'seriphile' (desert lover), and has been a remote area and travel journalist for more than 30 years and has contributed to countless reputable travel publications.
Chris is an avid off-roader that knows Tasmania like the back of his hand, so much so that his book, Off-Road Tasmania, is currently in its third edition.
Growing up driving around Fraser Island with his parents, Andrew has loved exploring Australia by 4WD since he can remember. His passion for travel writing has taken him all over Australia, and this experience comes to the fore in his trip descriptions in 4WD Adventures.
Owen has been involved in the 4WD industry for many years, evaluating and demonstrating both 2WD and 4WD vehicles for the press, owners and prospective buyers. The High Country is his off-road heaven, with his depth of knowledge on the region a welcome addition.
Mike & Jane Pelusey
Travel writers and photographers that have a long-lasting passion Western Australia, the Pelusey's have written and contributed to many publications as a way of expressing their love of exploration.
Allan has been traversing the Australian Outback for the past 35 years, and has seen and done a great deal in this country's wide expanses. His illustrious contribution to the Australian off-road industry is too long to recount, working as an editor, a 4WD and heavy vehicle tester, and leading numerous major scientific expeditions to name but a few.
Vic has travelled Australia for over 25 years, with his work as a travel journalist as well as running his own 4WD tagalong tour company all stemming from his love of off-road exploration.