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High Country 4WD & Camping Guide 2/e

The 20 Best Tours
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4WD Tracks of the High Country will lead the reader through twenty of the best four-wheel drive touring destinations in the Victorian and New South Wales High Country. Packed with features, including the regions history, natural features and highlights, making this guide is an indispensable travelling companion for those setting out to explore one of this countrys most unique areas. Comprehensive route notes will keep you on track from start to finish where you can visit old gold mining towns tucked away in secluded valleys, take in breathtaking vistas atop some of the regions highest peaks or throw down your swag beside a gurgling mountain stream.

Craig Lewis and Cathy Savage both travel to write and write to travel. As full-time authors and photographers they have been continually wandering throughout Australias backblocks to photograph and gather material for upcoming titles. Most years will see them camping out for 100 or so nights, often bunking down in secluded bush campsites, far from the maddening crowds. This is by far their favourite style of camping.

  • Introduction
  • Contents
  • How to use this book
  • Maps
  • Vehicle preparation
  • Looking after the High Country
  • Visiting the High Country
  • High Country vegetation
  • Aboriginal occupation
  • European discovery and exploration

4WD Treks in the Victorian High Country:  Key Map to Victoria; Howqua-Mitchells Trek; The Bluff and Beyond; Craigs Hut and Mt Stirling; The Cobbler Plateau; Butcher Country; Wonnangatta Valley; Moroka Magic; The Crooked River; The Buckland Valley; Swifts Creek to Dargo; The Haunted Stream; Camp Oven Gap; Wombat Amble; Mount Pannibar; Davies High Plain; The Playgrounds

4WD Treks in the New South Wales High Country:  Key Map to New South Wales; Geehi Walls; Ravine-Hidden Valley; Best of Bago; Broken Cart Trail

  • High Country Camping Guide
  • High Country Camping in Victoria
  • High Country Camping in NSW
  • Further Reading
  • Useful Contacts
  • Camping Equipment Checklist




  • Includes 20 of the best 4WD tours in the high country of Victoria and New South Wales
  • Information on the regions history, natural features and highlights
  • Comprehensive camping guide with details on over 200 campsites

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