4WD Books

  • 4WD AUSTRALIA 50 SHORT GETAWAYS 2ND

    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.
  • MAKE TRAX AUSTRALIA ATLAS

    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.  
  • AUSTRALIA EASY READ ROAD & 4WD ATLAS

    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.
  • AUSTRALIA MOTORCYCLE ATLAS WITH 200 TOP RIDES

    It’s easy to find somewhere to ride with the Australia Motorcycle Atlas with 200 Top Rides, which features Australia-wide city, state and regional mapping. Packaged in a protective plastic sleeve, the Australia Motorcycle Atlas is split into two books, with one containing a Hema Road Atlas and the other containing 200 Top Rides. Written by motorcycle and travel expert Peter 'The Bear' Thoeming, while a custom 'Great Motorcycle Rides of Australia' wall map is included with the atlas for proud motorcyclists to find and plan trips.
  • AUSTRALIA ROAD AND 4WD ATLAS

    The Australia Road and 4WD Atlas contains Australia-wide atlas mapping, detailed city maps and a dedicated 4WD map section to equip travellers who want to explore Australia. 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.The Australia Road and 4WD Atlas will navigate you to your favourite destinations in Australia and maybe a few extra places as well!
  • AUSTRALIA ROAD ATLAS

    The Australia Road Atlas contains comprehensive atlas mapping and detailed city maps to equip all those travellers who want to explore Australia.Pinpointed on the atlas mapping are camping and rest areas, caravan parks, 24-hour fuel, roadhouses, overnight camps and more. CBD, suburbs and through-roads maps of Australia’s state and territory capitals, make visiting the major cities simple.  The distance grids, a national park guide and a complete index are also included to simplify trip planning and navigation.
  • AUSTRALIA TOURING ATLAS

    The Australia Touring Atlas contains comprehensive atlas mapping and detailed city maps to equip travellers who want to explore Australia.
    The Touring Atlas pinpoints camping and rest areas, caravan parks, 24-hour fuel, roadhouses, overnight camps and more.
    The Atlas also provides you with CBD, suburbs and through-roads maps of Australia’s state and territory capitals.  These maps will assist any first time visitor, making the major cities simple.  Also included are distance grids, a national park guide and a complete index to simplify trip planning and navigation.
    You will find travelling with this Touring Atlas will get you to your destination and take you to others that will become your favourite.
  • CAPE YORK ATLAS AND GUIDE

    This updated edition of Hema Maps’ Cape York Atlas and Guide helps you make the most of your visit to this remarkable part of Australia. With detailed coverage of The Tip, the coast from Cairns to Cooktown, Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park, the Peninsula Developmental Road, Old Telegraph Track, Torres Strait and the Savannah Way, it ensures you won’t miss the ‘must-see’ attractions.  The Cape York Atlas and Guide also describes some of the lesser known areas favoured by the experts.Whether you just want to make it to The Tip, or are looking for a serious 4WD adventure, this informative book is an indispensable companion on your journey.
    The book now features 15 4WD trips, written by Carlisle Rogers – Publisher & Editor of 4WD Touring Australia magazine. Each trip has a detailed map, plus all the information you need to plan the trip including trip grading, longest distance without fuel, permits and contact details.
  • GREAT DESERT TRACKS ATLAS AND GUIDE

    NEW EDITION DUE END OF SEPTEMBER 2018
    Whether you're a 'desert lover', or just looking to tackle some of Australia's favourite 4WD destinations, Great Desert Tracks Atlas and Guide is an indispensable companion to this country's arid centre.
    The complete atlas contains Hema's entire Great Desert Tracks map series, while the guide features 25 4WD tracks, each with its own detailed inset map showing the route taken, with GPS locations and points of interest featured. All of the tracks are colour-coded to make it simple to find the treks that suit your type of vehicle and handy symbols show towing suitability too. The track descriptions are written by some of Australia's top four-wheel driving enthusiasts and experienced travel writers. Each track's notes contain all the information you need to plan the trip, including permits and contact details.
  • KIMBERLEY ATLAS AND GUIDE

    This updated edition of Hema Maps’ Kimberley Atlas and Guide helps you make the most of your visit to this remarkable part of Australia. With detailed coverage of the Gibb River Road, Broome, Kununurra, Purnululu (the Bungle Bungle) and many other famous destinations, it ensures you won’t miss the ‘must-see’ attractions, but it also describes some of the lesser known areas favoured by the experts.
    Get out and discover this most amazing part of Australia with the Kimberley Atlas and Guide.
  • Savannah Way - Cape York - Kimberley - Kakadu - Arnhem Land MAPS: Easy read, high detail. GUIDE: Side trips, track notes. CAMPS: Free camps & caravan parks. Includes: National Parks, Places of Interest, Stations, Towing Advice, Dump Points & Facilities. Every year sees a procession of adventurous travellers head north for the experience of a lifetime! In caravan's, 4WDs and motorhomes they make a winter time pilgrimage to the tropical north of this country, sometimes for a month or in most cases the season.
  • MAKE TRAX AUSTRALIA MAXI ATLAS WITH INDEX

    This brand new edition of Make Trax Australia Atlas features highly detailed maps for the whole of Australia. The maps contained here are at 1:950,000 giving the highest level of detail of any atlas for the outback regions of Australia. This Maxi Atlas is ideal for the 4WD traveller, the round-Australia traveller, caravanners, campers, truckies and anyone else who ventures into the great Australian Outback. The high level of detail extends to the Savannah Way, Cape York, Birdsville Track and many more.    
  • MAKE TRAX FREE CAMPS AUSTRALIA 2 including AUSTRALIA ATLAS

    Make Trax FREE Camps Australia is the essential guide to Australia’s free and low cost camp sites. With over 4765 free and budget sites around Australia listed and 3267 described, Make Trax FREE Camps with Australia Atlas contains everything you need to know to prepare for a fantastic journey of discovery into Australia’s great outdoors. This book will help ensure you travel safely, confident in knowing where you are going and where you can camp on your journey. Detailed up-to-date notes are provided on campsites as well as GPS coordinates. Points of interest at locations are highlighted as well as cities, towns and key topographical features like rivers and creeks. Also included is an updated Australia Atlas that features major highways, roads, tracks and arterials to help ensure you get to wherever you want in the Australian outdoors. This atlas features the highest detail in the outback areas of Australia. Whether you’re a ‘grey nomad’ planning your dream, once-in-a-lifetime adventure trip into Australia’s great outdoors, or a seasoned camper looking for the very best locations to stay, Make Trax FREE Camps Australia is the essential book to own and carry with you on your journey - It features the very best Australian Atlas combined with all the camp sites along the way. Concealled Spiral Hard Cover - Full Color 310 pages