Camping in the Outback is a humbling and unforgettable experience that will stay with you for a lifetime. There, you will feel connected to nature, and you will also get to enjoy the breathtaking sight of the sun rising. These adventures are supposed to be fun, and a Tagalong Outback 4WD tour puts safety first, even if comfort is last. With your safety assured, all you will have to worry about is having the best time and getting the most out of your tour.
If this is your first time, there are things that you will need to need to know in advance. This will help prepare you in advance, mainly because this particular trip will be different from the others. Below are some things that you ought to know.
1.Restrictions apply when it comes to private land
A substantial part of the Outback in Australia is cattle country. Therefore, before you go, you will need to contact the station owner before. Many times, you will be allowed to pitch your tent after asking. If you choose locations near major tourist attractions and towns, you might also come across restrictions and regulations. On the other hand, the deeper you venture into the Outback, the more freedom you will have to set up camp at your preferred spots.
Before settling on a location, research the different regulations applying to these areas as this will save you trouble and inconvenience.
2.Carrying a good-quality sleeping bag
When you are going to the Outback, you will need to bring a high-quality sleeping bag. That will make the difference between freezing and staying warm and cozy throughout the night. Despite the desert being scorching hot during the day, temperatures drop dramatically at night, becoming very cold.
Ensure that you pack a warm sleeping bag for both you and your camping mates to ensure that everyone is comfortable and safe at night. Your marriage may not survive the tour, but your wife will because she will not freeze through the night. You can also choose to hire a sleeping bag.
- Don’t litter
When on your camping trip, use wood sparingly whenever you need to have your campfire. Wood is very scarce in the Outback, and it takes a long time to regenerate; therefore, use as little as you can. Avoid picking the big hollow logs as these are homes to some animals and insects. Instead, go for the twigs.
If any bans are forbidding you from starting any campfires, be sure to comply. Lastly, ensure that you don’t litter but instead come with your disposal bags. Once you go back home, you can dispose of the trash from the trip in a responsible way.
Whatever you decide to bring along on your trip will depend on how much comfort you need and the time of the year. These tips will give guide you on what to know and expect before you go on your trip.