Simpson Desert Madigan Line 2018-02-13T22:53:50+00:00

Simpson Desert Madigan Line

Trip Information
Summary
Dates: August 10th to 19th

Duration: 10 Days

Price: $2550.00 Per Vehicle

Where: Simpson Desert

Degree of difficulty: Moderate to Hard

Accomadation: Bush Camping, Tents/ Swags No Trailers

Approximate Distance: 3000km round trip from Pt Augusta.
Trip Details
Day 1 Cadney Park to Mt Dare

Day 2 Mt Dare 1/2 Day Rest Mt Andado (Camp on the Madigan line)

Day 3 4 5 Madigan Line to Hay River

Day 6 Hay River, Poppel Corner to QAA Line

Day 7 QAA to Birdsville

Day 8 Birdsville to Innaminka Via Walkers crossing

Day 9 Innaminka to Around Moomba

Day 10 Moomba to Prairie HotelThis Itinery is subject to change due to weather conditions.

  2. 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
 x
Winding Bush Tracks
x
 x
Gravel Roads, Out Back Tracks
x
 x
Rocky Terrain
 x
 x
 x
Ascents/ Descents
x
x
Mud Driving
x
 x
Water Crossings
 x
 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.

4.

Is the trip likely to optionally involve or demand any of the following?
Yes / No
Detail
Remote area travel
Yes

Remote area travel must be well prepared.

Long distance between fuel stops
Yes

Limited water availability
Yes
No drinking water available.
This trip is suitable for
No

Low range capable vehicles only.

Travel outside mobile phone coverage

Yes/ See Note

No mobile phone coveragefor most of the trip..
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

Yes/ See Note

 Yes
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
8 Vehicles
Closing Date
 


7.
Minimum Vehicle Equipment Requirement

Additional equipment for the trip
Recommended
Mandatory
UHF Radio
Yes
Rated front and rear Recovery Points
Yes
 Yes
Snatch Strap

See Note

Cable Dampner

 See Note

Rated Shackles

 See Note

Spare Tyre
Yes
 Yes
First Aid Kit
Yes
 Yes
Fire Extinguisher

Yes/ See Note

Yes

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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