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Australia Day: Top Outdoor Activities for the Long Weekend

How are you going to spend Australia Day Weekend? As the long weekend beckons, why not consider outdoor activities that bring you closer to nature, be it camping, caravanning, or just cozying up in the backyard? Spice up the festivities with family-friendly games, camp cooking, and explorations that truly capture the Aussie spirit. Here are some ideas to kick-start your planning.

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4WD TV: Ruby Gap Adventure – 1000km to RED CENTRE! Aussie 4WD Adventure ENDS

It’s sadly the final week of our 5 part mini series covering the East MacDonnell Ranges, Ruby Gap and beyond. This week we depart the warm and welcoming Hale River Homestead and trek north west with empty fuel tanks towards our final stop for the trip, Gem Tree. After settling in with our MDCs in a circle, it’s time to kick back after a hard day on the red dirt and food is a high priority. Camp cooked Pizzas kick off our feast before we head to the Gem Tree dinning hall for their famous camp oven cook up.

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4WD TV: Ruby Gap Adventure – Australia’s BEST FarmStay Accomodation

You all saw how hard it was to get into Ruby Gap, now it’s time for us to leave and tackle the same soft sand and challenges but in the opposite direction! This week on YOUR4X4 we are breaking camp and sadly leaving the stunning Ruby Gap but it’s an absolute oasis that awaits us as we pass through the eye opening Arltunga Historic Reserve and head for the refreshing respite and open welcome of Hale River Homestead.

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4WD TV: Ruby Gap Adventure – Cruizer BOGGED to the axel | 3 Hour Ruby Gap Recovery

It is hard to believe that it’s already part three of this stunning five part series and we are overloaded and bogged to the axles and still trying to make it to our main destination of Ruby Gap! But despite all the odds, deep soft sand and continual boggings, the convoy pulls together, pushes on and no one is left behind as we finally crawl into camp, late and exhausted yet still triumphant!

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