- Trip Information
|Summary||Dates: Saturday 30th of September to Monday 2nd of October (Labour Day Long Weekend)
Duration: 3 Days
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.
- TERRAIN/ TRACK/ DIFFICULTY
|Terrain type, Track type, Degree of difficulty which will be encountered during a trip.||Scenic/
|Winding Bush Tracks||x|
|Gravel Roads, Out Back Tracks||x|
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.
- 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||30/9/2020|
7.Minimum Vehicle Equipment Requirement
|Additional equipment for the trip||Recommended||Mandatory|
|Rated front and rear Recovery Points||Yes|
|Snatch Strap||See Note|
|Cable Dampner||See Note|
|Rated Shackles||See Note|
|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