Not all campers are suitable for all driving situations, so it’s important the right camper is chosen for the travel planned. At its discretion, thl may restrict travel in certain areas due to adverse road or weather conditions, and the distance to nominated destinations in relation to the length of the rental period. If applicable, any further restrictions will be mentioned at pick-up. Guests are encouraged to contact On-Road Assist on 1300 850 805 if they have any concerns regarding road accessibility. 

Our 4WD RVs are ready to take adventurous travellers off the beaten track, however for their safety, there are restricted travel areas. For restricted destinations listed below, guests are required to nominate expected travel plans with the branch at pick-up and confirm with relevant local authorities that roads are passable prior to travel. 

4WD Travel Restrictions: 


Restricted (Permission Required) 

Not Permitted at All Times 


Any islands with access via ferry, any remote unsealed roads (not already listed), Simpson Desert*, Gunbarrel Highway*, Tanami Track, Savannah Way from Normanton to Borroloola, Sandover Highway* 

Any beaches 


Burke Development Road from Chillagoe to Normanton, Cape York (North of Laura/Cooktown*), Bloomfield track 

Fraser Island, Moreton Island, Old Telegraph Track section of the road to Cape York, CREB Track, Cape York between 1 December- 31 May, Ghan Heritage Road (from Titjikala to Finke), Starcke Track, Fenchman Track 

South Australia 

Oodnadatta Track*, Strzelecki Track*, Birdsville Track* 





Western Australia 

Bungle Bungles, Gibb River Road, Kalumburu Road, Mitchell Falls/ Plateau 

Old Gunbarrel Highway, Canning Stock Route 

Northern Territory 

Arnhem Land*, Larapinta Road between Hermannsburg and Petermann, Plenty Highway*, Finke Road (between Alice Springs and Oodnadatta), Chambers Pillar 

Boggy Hole (Finke Gorge National Park), Central Arnhem Road (past Beswick), Southern Lost City (Limmen National Park), Old South Road from Maryvale to Finke 

*Guests travelling to these locations are strongly advised to hire a satellite phone for safety purposes 

Guests who travel to restricted areas without permission may void the liability option in the event of damage or accident

We greatly value your safety and patronage. For this reason we want to ensure all customers renting a 4WD are fully aware of key safety considerations.


The following points are vital to your safety:

  • Always drive within your capability
  • Do not make travel times and distances too excessive
  • Do not drive at night
  • Adjust gear range and tyre pressure to suit conditions
  • Observe safety information stickers in vehicle
  • If you are tired, take a break
  • Be aware of changing road conditions and road closures
  • Stay on the tracks and report remote travel plans to an official or the nearest police station
  • EPIRB/PLB should be carried with you when leaving the vehicle
  • It’s advisable to carry 3–4lt of drinking water per person per day
  • Carrying a satellite phone is strongly advised

We specifically remind you of your responsibilities under the Exclusions clause of your Rental Agreement, this clause informs you when (irrespective of liability option taken) you will NOT be covered.