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Uganda, Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp
Africa

Gorilla Tracking Permit 2020-21 Discounts

With Uganda’s borders open and guests welcomed once again to Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp, we’re pleased to share the news that Uganda Wildlife Authority will be running an extra special price discount on all gorilla tracking permits. The following discounts on permit costs will be effective from 1st December 2020 to 31st March 2021: Foreign non-resident …

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4x4

Original video of the 1939 Cecil Madigan led across the desert.

There’s no sound to this incredible footage, rather an amazing account of the 1939 Madigan crossing of the northern Simpson Desert, the first europeans to make the journey. Not a lot has changed in the desert as we recognise some of the camps pictured in this recount.

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4x4

Our AOR Sierra ZR micro camper shakedown review. How’d it go across the desert and the Top End?

We drive the all new Sierra out of the show room and into the Simpson Desert, a gruelling E-W crossing of the WAA line, up to Uluru, Kakadu and Arnhem Land. A 6600km workout. How’d it shape up?

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4x4

Moon Tours Xtreme – ‘COVID’ Cape York. Did we push the AOR Matrix too far? E1

In this first episode we take on the Starcke Track, one of the hardest in Cape York, with an AOR Matrix hybrid van. Do you want to see how far we go and what this van can do? Check this out. It is not for everyone with big hybrids but if you have one this …

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AOR Cape York
4x4

Cape York Review – Sherry & Pedro

2020 Covid Cape York Tagalong Tour As residents of Cairns we have been to the Cape numerous times.  However, when this tour came up we were immediately very keen to join it. It covered tracks in Cape York that we had not done.  These 4WD tracks should be attempted with the support of other vehicles …

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AOR Cape York
4x4

Cape York Review – Gill & Paul

2020 Covid Cape York Tagalong Tour We recently completed a trip to Cape York with Trent and Steph Moon ( Moon Tours). We towed a 7 metre AOR hybrid camper with a LC 200. Under their expert tuition we learnt an enormous amount about the capacity of both the vehicle and the camper. Furthermore our …

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4x4

Stretching a Suzuki with Camp Boss recovery gear. Tele track.

Stay alert when your driving in the bush, accidents happen quickly. After the Suzi got crunched we had to stretch it out using the All 4 Adventure Camp Boss recovery kit. It’s bloody great stuff and we reckon we should throw out the old gear and invest in the new age technology. It’s lighter, safer …

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4x4

2020 Covid Cape York

We’ve been up here on the Cape for the last few weeks doing some reccy’s and meeting with T/O’s. Boy have we got some exciting places to take our guests back to on our next Cape York tour. We have been having a great time with Kayleigh in her Suzuki Sierra and checking out the …

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Maldives
Maldives

5 Reasons to SUP surf in the Maldives

1/ PERFECT SUP WAVES If you’re looking for a slightly more mellow version of Indo, that is way more user friendly, and more chilled politically, then the Maldives is an epic travel destination that can be just as perfect. The maldives doesn’t generally pack as much punch and power as indonesia due to its location in the …

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4x4

REDARC Tow-Pro Elite

I know you’re towing way too much than you probably should be and taking trailers where they were never meant to go. If you are towing big trailer you need control. REDARC make the worlds smartest, safest and most functional brake controller in the world. Hands down. Get one.

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4x4

Projecta DC/Solar charger / dual battery management.

In todays modern vehicles you need a smart battery management system that’s reliable and built to handle abuse in the harshest conditions. The Projecta DC/Solar charger has all that and more in spades. If something is going to let me down here; erm it’ll most likely be my wiring. We’ll be out on a long and extremely …

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4x4

The Bush Company Roof Top Tents.

If you’re in the market for a roof top tent, and I don’t mean one of those made for cave men, I mean a luxurious, functional and high quality living space; you gotta checkout these from The Bush Company. Dean is manufacturing these tents from his family owned business in South Africa. They’re top quality …

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