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Hidden Hinterland Delights in Southern New South Wales

The south coast of NSW is a busy tourist Mecca, but just a few kilometres inland you'll find verdant bush, rushing mountain streams, near-deserted campsites and some great 4WD touring.

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Descending steps requires slow 1st gear low range and feathering of brakes

High and Low Range Gearing Guide

Camper answers the all-important question: in which offroad situations should you engage low range?

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Through the Pentecost River in the Top End

Water Crossing Wisdom

Crossing water with a camper trailer can feel like jumping into the deep end, literally. Here are a few swimming lessons to keep you afloat.

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Finke River's Offroad Oasis

An invisible river carving a rugged track through a steep gorge lined with cabbage palms, smack bang in the Red Centre? Yes please!

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Servicing your Electric Winch

The fate of adventures can hang on a winch, so it’s best to keep yours in working order, rather than taking the install-and-forget approach

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The History of Navigation

Navigating from A to B: once a challenge requiring human ingenuity, now something we can achieve by pressing a few buttons. Ron and Viv Moon explore how mapping has changed over the years.

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It’s not only your 4WD and CAMPER's glossy EXTErNAL Duco you need to work on. What about those hIDDE

Cleaning Behind the Ears

Cleaning Behind the Ears

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A hawk takes from its perch as night encroaches.

South Australia's Desert Oasis

South Australia's Desert Oasis

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Trackabout Safari AE20 20th Anniversary Limited Edition

Trackabout Safari AE20 20th Anniversary Limited Edition: Review

Trackabout Safari AE20 20th Anniversary Limited Edition Review

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2017 Toyota Fortuner J150: Tow Test

2017 Toyota Fortuner J150 Tow Test

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Top 10 Tropical Beaches for Wet Season Escapes

Summer is an excellent time to beach-hop the tropics from Townsville to Weipa, because when the crowds flee south with the first rains, all these top beachfront camps, rainforested waterholes and barramundi fishing spots become exclusively yours.

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The true apex predator.  Unlike the croc, which favours barramundi, its prey is data

How I Scored a Seat on Hema’s Map Patrol

Sitting in the hot-seat of a Hema vehicle, 4WDing for a living, might seem like the dream job, but what does the mapping work actually involve on a day-to-day level? And what does it take to score the gig?

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