Off-Road Touring, Adventure Travel & Outback Tech Tips — Mapping

5 Reasons to Tackle Cape York

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5 Reasons to Tackle Cape York

The Cape is a major destination for overlanders, especially once the rivers and creeks have dropped a bit after the wet season and mid-year school holidays have hit, and here are some tips from us on what not to miss.

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How Hema Maps Are Made

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How Hema Maps Are Made
Have you ever picked up a map and just felt more lost after looking at it than you had beforehand? To make high quality, user-friendly maps, simply having loads of geographical data isn't going to cut it. Before hitting the shelves, a Hema product travels through a series of different processes.

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How GPS Navigation Works

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How GPS Navigation Works
GPS devices use satellites to monitor your position. They are quickly becoming the standard navigation devices for all kinds of travel. They're great for planning out journeys, allowing drivers to drop way points and save trips, and contain massive amounts of data that simply can't be displayed on printed maps; points of interest, camp sites, petrol stations and so on.

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Lake Eyre from Above

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Lake Eyre from Above

Will a bucket list flight over Lake Eyre in flood be everything that photographer Matt Williams hopes it will be? Or will it be more? After strapping in, it wasn't long before we were wheels up and heading towards our first point of interest.

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Hema’s Tips for the Big Lap

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Hema’s Tips for the Big Lap

As border restrictions ease, thousands of Covid weary Australians are looking to hit the road on that great big adventure, The Big Lap. But preparing for a drive around the country should involve more than packing the van and waving goodbye to the neighbours, so here are some tips on planning your adventure.

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