Australia’s best 4WD tracks

Australia’s best 4WD tracks

From the vast deserts to the forests of Tasmania and North Queensland, Australia is a road-tripper’s dream. It has many places where man and machine are put to the very limit. These tracks are among the most famous and thrilling long-distance four wheel drive tracks in the world.

Best off-road driving tracks in Australia:

Canning Stock Route
Location: Wiluna to Halls Creek (WA)
Distance: 1.850km (1,150mi)
Suggested min. travel time: 16 days
Best time to travel: May-August

Old Telegraph Track
Location: Cooktown to Seisia (QLD)Distance: 350km (217mi)
Suggested min. travel time: 24 days
Best time to travel: May-October

Gibb River Road
Location: Kununurra to Derby (WA)
Distance: 660 kilometres (410 mi)
Suggested min. travel time: 3 days
Best time to travel: May-September

Binns Track
Location: Mt Dare (NT/SA border) to Timber Creek (NT)
Distance: 2.191km (1,361mi)
Suggested min. travel time: 10 days
Best time to travel: April-August

Birdsville Track
Location: Marree (SA) to Birdsville (QLD)
Distance: 517km (321mi)
Suggested min. travel time: 2 days
Best time to travel: April-October

Gunbarrel Highway
Location: Wiluna (WA) to Yulara (NT)
Distance: 1.350km (840mi)
Suggested min. travel time: 4 days
Best time to travel: April-September

Hay River Track
Location: Birdsville (QLD) to Gemtree (NT)
Distance: 928km (576mi)
Suggested min. travel time: 9 days
Best time to travel: May-September

French Line
Location: Dalhousie Springs (SA) to Birdsville (QLD)
Distance: 438km (272mi)
Suggested min. travel time: 3 days
Best time to travel: May-September

Stockton Beach 4wd Track
Location: Williamtown to Anna Bay (NSW)
Distance: 53km (32mi)
Suggested min. travel time: 1 day
Best time to travel: All year

Sandover Highway
Location: Plenty Highway to the Barkly Highway (NT)
Distance: 561 km (349 mi)
Suggestedmin. travel time: 2/3 days
Best time to travel: May-September

CREB Track
Location: Daintree to Wujal Wujal (QLD)
Distance: 71km (44mi)
Suggested min. travel time: 1 day
Best time to travel: May-November

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