4WD Books


    4WD Australia 50 Short Getaways 2nd edition is the book for you if you enjoy a short break or holiday away from urban centres.  Want to journey into the ‘real’ Australia, or if you're a more experienced 4WD enthusiast, this book will take you there. There are many 4WD publications out on the market, but Linda and Steven’s book is a little different. Their focus is on the journey and the destination, so they’ve selected the top 50 tracks around the country that will provide something to do and see for everyone in the family. Completely redesigned and updated for this second edition, the book is broken into regional chapters, so no matter which state or territory you live in or are visiting, you can find an easy or more challenging 4WD tour to suit. For every 4WD trail there is information on planning your trip, highlights, options to make your journey longer or shorter, hospitals and clinics, and route notes with waypoints. A wealth of colour photographs completes the package, giving you an excellent reference tool for planning your next 4WD adventure. 440 pages - paperback.
  • The 4WD Glovebox Guide is the easy to follow essential reference book packed with driving and recovery techniques that all four-wheel drivers need to know. The guide has comprehensive information on 4WD systems, suspension, wheels and tyres as well as specific driving techniques for different terrain. Each chapter even has a checklist to help you pack properly and ensure your trip is a safe one.
  • There's 25 routes in 4WD Treks Close to Brisbane, and each one includes detailed corner by corner route descriptions, as well as information on picnic and camping areas, lookouts, walking tracks and stunning photography. There's even a regional road atlas so you won't get lost on or off the track!
  • 4WD Treks Close to Melbourne showcases 20 of the best 4WD day and weekend trips around Melbourne. This revised 3rd edition includes an easy to follow route guide (which read in forward and reverse) as well as GPS latitude/longitude and UTM grid references.

    This brand new edition of Make Trax Australia Atlas features highly detailed maps for the whole of Australia.  The maps contained give a high level of detail for the outback regions of Australia. This Atlas is ideal for the 4WD traveller, the round-Australia traveller, caravanners, campers, truckies and anyone else who ventures into the great Australian Outback.  Additionally there are over 25 of the most popular Treks and Tracks highlighted to make travelling easier.

    Tracks and Trips:

    Make Trax Australia Atlas includes all the major tracks and trips plus many that are lessor known. For example: • Birdsville Track • Gulf Country • Uluru • Strzelecki Track • MacDonnell Ranges • Cape York • Innamincka Track • Tanami Road • Plenty Highway • Oodnadatta Track • Savannah Way • Outback SA • Canning Stock Route • Outback Victoria • Outback NSW • Diamantina Lakes area • Sandover Highway • South-west Qld • Len Beadell’s Tracks • Outback Way • Kimberley • The Gunbarrel Highway • Anne Beadell Highway

    Key Features:

    • High Detail Outback Scale • All Australia mapped at same scale • Large format easy-to-read Westprint Maps • Perfect for Outback and remote area travellers • Detailed road and 4WD track conditions • National parks and reserves • Field checked with GPS • Landmarks and points of interest • GPS compatible lat/long grid with co-ordinates • Contacts for Aboriginal Land Permits • Availability of services in remote areas eg roadhouses, fuel, food, Camping/caravanning areas and farm stay accommodation. Available in Flexibound and Concealed Spiral binding.  128 pages.  

    The Australia Easy Read Road & 4WD Atlas features Australia-wide atlas mapping, detailed city maps and a dedicated 4WD map section at an enlarged size for easy reading. Pinpointed on the atlas mapping are the points of interest that matter to tourers, including camping and rest areas, caravan parks, 24-hour fuel, roadhouses, overnight camps and more.An additional 4WD map section includes mapping of Cape York, Fraser Island, the Top End, the Kimberley, the Pilbara, Central Australia, High Country Victoria and the Flinders Ranges, while city and suburbs maps, distance grids, a national park guide and a complete index are also included to simplify trip planning and navigation.