4WD

Under cover: Bush accommodation

Guides

Swag, rooftop tent, camper-trailer or tent. As with vehicles, bush accommodation options are many – and the final choice will depend on a number of factors unique to you, your family and your destinations.

Cape crusaders

Destinations

Cape York remains the premier four-wheel-drive destination in Australia, but you don’t necessarily have to have a fully rigged, heavy-duty vehicle to enjoy the magic the Cape has to offer.

Road trip: Cape York, QLD

Destinations

It’s the last real frontier of 4WD adventure in Australia, perhaps in the world. It takes hardcore travellers to the northernmost tip of our continent through croc-infested creeks and via vehicle-swallowing waterholes.

Road trip: The Kimberley, WA

Adventure

Talk to any keen road tripper about their bucket-list journeys and “doing the Gibb” will invariably come up. The mighty Gibb River Road transects the even mightier Kimberley region of Western Australia.