Intermediate Bush, Beach and Sand Dune Driving

Course Details

If you are a beginner or have some prior experience off-road, the Intermediate course will expand your skills and your knowledge of the vehicles capabilities over a good assortment of terrains, including gravel, small rocks, sand dunes, beach and bush tracks. By the end of the day you will have a great understanding of the terrain your vehicle can cover, how to drive in a safe manner, without getting bogged and causing damage to your vehicle.

  • Suitable for all ages,
  • Experience handy, but not essential
  • 1hr from Metro Area- Wilbinga Reserve
  • Suitable for most SUV’s and compact 4WD’s
  • Covers more challenging and undulating terrain
  • Hill ascent and descent driving
  • Negotiating uneven terrain and ruts
  • Driving Techniques in different terrain
  • Tyre Pressures and their effects in different terrain
  • Factors that lead to getting stuck (‘bogged’)
  • Tyre types, patterns, and profiles
  • Environmental impact
  • Weather assessments and impact (temp/winds/daylight/tides)
  • Vehicle Impact/component wear and tear
  • Recovery methods, demonstrations and equipment
  • Assessing condition and suitability of recovery equipment
  • Driver, passenger, pedestrian and other vehicle safety
  • Vehicle drive system understanding
  • Basic Vehicle Maintenance checks
  • Vehicle features and electronic systems and their effects on/off-road
  • Terrain assessment and vehicle capabilities assessment
  • Driver ability/experience assessment
  • Destination considerations – preparation and planning
  • SUV specific Off-road products
  • Generic Off-road Products
  • Vehicle Modification/protection and upgrade options
  • UHF/CB Radio usage, features / limitations

Meeting Point information

Meeting Point location will be instructed upon booking

Training Area Location

Intermediate Bush, Beach and Sand Dune Driving

August 11, 2024
8:30 AM

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