We’ve got something like 26,000k’s of coastline and a desert mass bigger than France and Spain combined, so if heading off the bitumen is what you’re about, you’d have a pretty hard time dodging the soft stuff even if you wanted to. You might even say sand is ingrained in the Aussie off road scene. (Sorry.)
Kit it out
Shovel, sand flags, traction aids, and something that'll keep the beer cold while you dig yourself out. Y'know, the essentials.
Let your air down
From Queensland's cruisy sand highways to Tassie's gnarly quicksand and creeks, Australia's got more 4x4 beach destinations than we've had hot dinners. Here's just a few of our picks.