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Outback driving

Outback driving

Wikipedia defines the outback as the vast, remote interior of Australia. The outback is much more remote than the bush, it spans 81 per cent of the continent including the world’s two longest fences (Dingo Fence, 5,614 kms, and Rabbit-Proof Fence, 3,256 kms) with an area roughly the same size as the entire 48 states […]

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Road travelling in a post coronavirus world

Road travelling in a post coronavirus world

With the coronavirus pandemic raging across the world and in Australia, the lockdown has not been felt more deeply by anyone than the grey nomads and the RV crowd. According to the Caravan Industry Association of Australia, more than 711,000 registered camper trailers, campervans, caravans, motorhomes and other RVs are parked across the length and [...]
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Do you need a 4×4 Campervan or Motorhome?

Do you need a 4×4 Campervan or Motorhome?

In a nutshell, you don’t. If like most Australians you only have the Big Lap on your bucket list, there are chances that you may never step off-road. National Highway 1 runs around the whole country connecting every mainland state capital and is sealed virtually all the way covering 15,823 kms (Some websites estimate the […]

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Pod Bus vs Bus 4×4 Conversion of Coaster

Pod Bus vs Bus 4×4 Conversion of Coaster

Outback and off-road tour operators are a finicky bunch. Whether they operate in the Snowy Mountains, the Kimberleys, Kakadu, Fraser Island, the Red Centre, Cape York, the Savannah Way or the Flinders Ranges, most of them are in constant search of the perfect tour vehicle that can drive both on-road and off-road. The interaction between […]

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4×4 Mine Specification Vehicles

4×4 Mine Specification Vehicles

Supplying vehicles to the mining industry is challenging. As Allan Whiting of Outback Travels Australia says, drivers of mining company equipment aren’t exactly noted for their loving care of machinery. This is the reason why Bus 4×4 has cut its teeth literally in the Australian mining environment and why there is no tougher place to […]

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