Border Track 2018-01-13T14:14:37+00:00

Border Track

  1. Trip Information
Summary Dates: October 26th to 28th 2018
Duration: 3 Days
Price: $495.00 per vehicle
Where: Renmark to Bordertown
Degree of difficulty: Moderate
Accomadation: Bush Camping, Tents/ Swags
Approximate Distance: 850km round trip from Adelaide.
Minimum numbers apply.
Trip Details More details to follow. This is an extension to our 2 day tour.

Weekend trip to the Border Track through Ngarkat National Park via Pinnaroo. As this a National Park, there is no dogs allowed.

We depart from Renmark and make our way down the South Australian/ Victorian Border along some interesting tracks. The Border Track has many challenging sand dunes along its tight and twisting track. There is a one night on the Border Track plus one night at Red Bluff where we will enjoy a relaxing evening before setting off in the morning for another day of sand driving. Bush Camping so bring your tents or swags and there are eco toilets at Red Bluff.
If you don’t have a UHF radio then we have loan units available. We will also provide all the recovery gear that you will need for the trip, BBQ’s and First Aid kit to help lighten the load.

  1. TERRAIN/ TRACK/ DIFFICULTY
Terrain type, Track type, Degree of difficulty which will be encountered during a trip. Scenic/
Easy
Moderate/
Advanced
Hard/
Extreme
Sand Driving x x
Winding Bush Tracks x
Gravel Roads, Out Back Tracks x
Rocky Terrain
Ascents/ Descents x x
Mud Driving x
Water Crossings

Note: X indicates the types of terrain, Tracks and Degree of difficulty encountered.

3. Trip Rating

SCENIC: Limited 4 wheel driving / Bitumen & Dirt roads / Lookouts, flora and fauna / other points of interest.

EASY: Mainly dirt tracks, roads / Some 4 wheel driving / Easy inclines or declines.

MODERATE: Bush tracks / Beach terrain / Inclines, Declines, Side slopes / Muddy areas or Soft sand / Water crossings.

HARD: Rough terrain / Steep Inclines, declines, Side slopes / Possible deep creek crossings / Possible recoveries by towing, snatching or winching.

  1. Trip Essentials
Is the trip likely to optionally involve or demand any of the following? Yes / No Detail
Remote area travel Yes Remote area, Ngarkat National Park.
Long distance between fuel stops No Last fuel stop Pinnaroo then Tintinarra
Limited water availability Yes No drinking water available.
This trip is suitable for Yes All Wheel Drive Vehicles
Travel outside mobile phone coverage Yes/ See Note No mobile phone coverage.
On-road trailers, camper trailers and caravans No
Off-road trailers, camper trailers and caravans No

Note: A Sat Phone is available to be use to make calls and standard call rates apply, payable at the end of a call.

5. RECOMMENDED VEHICLE PREPARATION AND EQUIPMENT

 Minimum Equipment requirements, each vehicle should be equipped with Recommended Mandatory
Long Handled Shovel Yes/ See Note Yes
Water Blind Not Required
Air Compressor and Tyre Pressure guage Yes/ See Note
Sand Flag Yes/ See Note Yes

Note: If you which to purchase the underlined products, please contact us prior to the trip

6.CLOSING DATE / MAXIMUM NUMBERS

This trip is limited to the following number of vehicles 10 Vehicles
Click here to complete the online Booking Form/ Closing Date 30/9/2016

7.Minimum Vehicle Equipment Requirement

Additional equipment for the trip Recommended Mandatory
UHF Radio Yes
Rated front and rear Recovery Points Yes
Snatch Strap See Note
Cable Dampner  See Note
Rated Shackles  See Note
Spare Tyre Yes  Yes
First Aid Kit Yes
Fire Extinguisher Yes/ See Note

Note: All recovery equipment supplied! Loan UHFs available! Handheld UHF are satisfactory but not ideal. Please advise us ASAP if you require a loan UHF radio so a loan unit can be arranged.
If you which to purchase the underlined products, please contact us prior to the trip

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