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REF:  ET Book 01

Robert Pepper’s 4wd Handbook Revised Edition

The best-selling 4WD bible, now in a fully revised and updated edition.

This book explains how 4WDs work and how to drive them offroad. It covers detailed explanations of 4WD systems, suspension, wheels, tyres, weights and more.

There are extensive chapters on driving theory and techniques, navigation, communications, gear selection and set-up plus a section dedicated to recovery.


Illustrated in full colour, the photographs are a mix of both inspirational trip shots from around Australia and practical images highlighting various aspects covered in the book.

Written in 2009-2010, the book covers the latest vehicles and accessories.

Price:  A$44.95

REF: ET Book 02

4WD Touring South East New South Wales and East Gippsland is an indispensable travelling companion to twenty of the best four-wheel drive touring adventures in this scenic region, which straddles the New South Wales/Victorian border.


Readers will find a great selection of day trips as well as weekend adventures where they can tour in their four-wheel drive vehicle along the Great Eastern Escarpment taking in magical vistas; find hidden relics in tall forests; and traverse steep ridges en route to the mighty Snowy River. In the twenty trips, all of which have GPS readings, four-wheel drive tourers will find places to picnic, set up camp, go walking, swimming, fishing and explore the region's history.


The book's easy to follow and comprehensive route directions will keep readers on the right track from start to finish.

Price:  A$24.95

Price:  A$39.95

REF: ET Book 03

4wd Treks Close to Sydney 5/e

The full-colour guide to 18 fantastic trips

This completely revised and expanded 5th edition features eighteen of the best 4WD day and weekend treks within a few short hours drive of Sydney.

You'll discover some of Greater Sydney's best 4WD destinations with this easy to follow route noted guide. Route directions read in forward and reverse as well as featuring both GPS Lat/Long and UTM Grid References.


Treks include: Yengo National Park, Abercrombie Trek, Tianjara Fire Trail, The Bridle Track, Dixons Long Point, Caves to Caves, Watagan Mountains, Sunny Corner Trek, Touring the Turon, Trek to Newnes, Baal Bone Gap, Stockton Beach, Chichester Forest, Barrington Tops and The Hunter Range.

Price:  A$39.99

REF: ET Book 04

4wd Treks Close to Melbourne 3/e

The Best 20 4WD Tours Around the Melbourne Region

Explore 20 of the best 4WD day and weekend destinations around Melbourne. This completely revised and expanded 3rd edition features twenty of the best 4WD treks within a few short hours drive of Melbourne You'll discover some of the best 4WD destinations with this easy to follow route noted guide. Route directions read in forward and reverse as well as featuring both GPS Lat/Long and UTM Grid References. Treks include: Mt Disappointment, Wallan to Strath Creek, Powelltown to Gembrook, Bunyip State National Park and Donnellys Creek.

Price:  A$39.99

REF: ET Book 05

4wd Treks Close to Melbourne 3/e (A4 SPIRAL)


The Best 20 4WD Tours Around the Melbourne Region

REF: ET Book 06

4wd Treks Close to Melbourne 3/e (SQUARE SPIRAL)


The Best 20 4WD Tours Around the Melbourne Region

Price:  A$39.99

Price:  A$34.95

REF: ET Book 07

Australian Bush Cooking 3/e


Recipes for a Gourmet Outback Experience

From roasts to rissoles, salads to savouries and dampers to deserts, Australian Bush Cooking will help bring a tempting new twist to your camp cooking whether its on an open fire, on a gas cooker or in your caravan or camper's kitchen.


The easy and tempting recipes have all been planned for simplicity as well as good eating, using basic ingredients that are readily available Australia- wide - and all road tested by the authors in the great outdoors. Now in full colour, many of the recipes are illustrated as are many of the techniques and equipment the authors use whilst out on the road.


Australian Bush Cooking also goes further than your usual recipe book with details on the different types of bush cooking gear, advice on menu planning and hints on building the right type of cooking fire.

REF: ET Book 08

Australian Bush Cooking 3/e (SPIRAL)


Recipes for a Gourmet Outback Experience

Price:  A$34.95

Price:  A$39.95

REF: ET Book 09

Australian Bush Pubs

A celebration of outback Australia's iconic watering holes

From the authors of Australia's favourite bush camping and 4WD guides comes a striking review of Australia's iconic bush pubs. No-one is in a better position to know which are the countries most extraordinary bush pubs - or to write about and photograph them.


Lavishly illustrated with striking and fascinating full-colour photographs, Australian Bush Pubs features an eclectic collection of the outback's historic watering holes, including such classics as Queensland's famous Birdsville Hotel and New South Wales's characterful Tilpa Hotel. The accompanying text portrays a short history of each establishment along with any unusual aspects, such as happenings, famous patrons and even ghosts!

Price:  A$34.99

REF: ET Book 10

Australian Camp Oven Cooking (SPIRAL)

The art of camp oven cooking is now as simple as cooking a barbecue. With two decades of outback cooking experience guiding the way, author Jo Clews helps demystify all aspects of camp oven cooking. Whether you're travelling around Australia, catering for large camps, or just looking for a different kind of barbecue, Australian Camp Oven cooking brings a tempting new twist to your outdoor cooking repertoire. Australian Camp Oven Cooking is packed full of easy and tempting recipes using basic readily-available ingredients. Impress the whole family with fresh damper, hearty stews, delectable desserts and classic roast dinners. This book not only provides a whole range of recipes, but also includes information about different types of camp oven cooking gear, advice on menu planning and hints on building the right type of cooking fire. There's even tried-and-trusted advice on how to choose and care for your camp oven. Australian Camp Oven Cooking is an essential ingredient for every bush cook's tuckerbox.

REF: ET Book 11

Australian Camp Oven Cooking

Price:  A$34.99

REF: ET Book 12

Camping & Caravanning Guide to Murray River


The Full Colour Guide to over 290 Campsites along the Murray River

A fully updated, detailed directory to over 290 campsites and riverfront caravan parks along the entire length of the Murray River, from its rugged mountain headwaters to serene river red gum forests to South Australia's vast lower lakes. With Camping and Caravanning Guide to the Murray River you'll find parks, forests and reserves where you can pitch your tent, roll out your swag, unhitch your van or just simply relax at one of the many riverfront campsites along Australia's greatest river.

Price:  A$29.99

Price:  A$49.99

REF: ET Book 13

Boiling Billy’s Camping Guide to Australia (PERFECT BOUND)

Comprehensive Guide to over 3000 Campsites complete with Touring Atlas

Boiling Billy's Camping Guide to Australia is the complete guide to over 3,000 camping areas all across the country with campsites beside the beach through to the mountains and the vast outback. Along with the huge array of sites, this comprehensive new guide features an Australia- wide touring atlas showing the location of each and every campsite, detailed information on the facilities and activities on offers along with concise access information and recommendations for the authors' own favourite spots, all gleaned from more than 17 years of travelling Australia. Boiling Billy is Australia's premier camping series, and you can be sure each of their best-selling books are jam-packed with honest, reliable information which will help readers get the best out of their outdoor pursuits.

REF: ET Book 14

Boiling Billy’s Camping Guide to Australia (SPIRAL BOUND)

Comprehensive Guide to over 3000 Campsites complete with Touring Atlas

Price:  A$49.99

Price:  A$29.95

REF: ET Book 15

Camping Guide South Australia 3/e


The Full-Colour Guide to the Best Bush, Park and Coastal Camp Sites

Experience the very best camping destinations in South Australia with this full-colour, fully updated and detailed directory to over 300 campsites. With Camping Guide to South Australia, 3rd Edition, you'll find a comprehensive listing of more than 120 parks, forests and reserves where you can pitch your tent, roll out your swag or unhitch your van. This expanded 3rd edition of the best-selling guide provides concise and accurate details to camping areas throughout the whole state, including those along the Murray River, in the stunningly beautiful Flinders Ranges and in remote outback South Australia, along the picturesque coastline of the South- East, across the Eyre and Yorke peninsula's and, of course, on the delightful playground which is Kangaroo Island.

REF: ET Book 16

Camping Guide to New South Wales 5/e


Explore the very best camping spots in New South Wales with this fully updated, detailed directory to more than 600 designated campsites in national parks, state forests and reserves. With Camping Guide to NSW, 5th edition, you'll discover places where you can pitch your tent on a mountain peak, wander along secluded beaches, throw in a line from your campsite beside a meandering inland river or enjoy a beachfront campsite with the ocean at your doorstep. Now in full colour with a comprehensive touring atlas. Craig Lewis and Cathy Savage established Boiling Billy Publications in 1995 and have been travelling, camping out and writing ever since.

Price:  A$29.95

REF: ET Book 17

Camping Guide to Queensland 4/e


The bestselling colour guide to over 500 campsites

Experience the very best camping destinations in Queensland with this full-colour, fully updated and detailed directory to over 500 campsites. With Camping Guide to Queensland, 4th Edition, you'll find a comprehensive listing of more than 150 parks, forests and reserves where you can pitch your tent, roll out your swag or unhitch your van. This expanded 4th edition of the best-selling guide provides concise and accurate details to camping areas throughout the whole state, including some of Australia's most celebrated bush and outback areas such as the Darling Downs, the Sunshine Coast and the far north rainforests

Price:  A$29.99

Price:  A$24.95

REF: ET Book 18

Camping Guide to Tasmania 4/e


Experience the very best camping destinations in Tasmania with this full-colour, fully updated and detailed directory to over 200 campsites. With Camping Guide to Tasmania, 4th Edition, you'll find a comprehensive listing of more than 50 parks, forests and reserves where you can pitch your tent, roll out your swag or unhitch your van.


This expanded 4th edition of the best-selling guide provides concise and accurate details to camping areas throughout the whole state, including some of Australia's most celebrated bush and mountain areas such as Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair and Freycinet National Parks.

Price:  A$29.95

REF: ET Book 19

Camping Guide to the Northern Territory 3/e

The Full-Colour Guide to the Best Bush, Park and Coastal Camp Sites

This 3rd Edition of Camping Guide to the Northern Territory has been fully revised and updated and now in full-colour. Camping Guide to the Northern Territory details over 150 campsites throughout the Territories 71 national parks, conservation areas and reserves where you can pitch your tent on public land for free over very little cost.


Whether you prefer the conveniences of an established campground in Kakadu, prefer to hike or walk- in to your secluded campsite along the Larapinta Trail or drive your four-wheel drive to a remote Gulf site Camping Guide to the Northern Territory contains all the essential information you need to plan your next camping adventure.

Price:  A$29.95

REF: ET Book 20

Camping Guide to Victoria 4/e


Explore the very best camping spots in Victoria with this fully updated, detailed directory to more than 690 campsites. With Camping Guide to Victoria, 4th Edition, you'll discover places where you can pitch your tent on a mountain peak, wander along secluded beaches, throw in a line from your campsite beside a meandering inland river or enjoy a beachfront campsite with the ocean at your doorstep.


Craig Lewis and Cathy Savage established Boiling Billy Publications in 1995 and have been travelling, camping out and writing ever since. This title is their 20th Australian bush travel book

Price:  A$19.99

REF: ET Book 21

Camping Guide to Western Australia 2/e

This revised and updated 2nd edition of Camping Guide to Western Australia details over 350 campsites throughout more than 150 of the state's national parks, conservation areas and reserves where it is possible to pitch your tent for free or very little cost.


Camping Guide to Western Australia contains all the essential information required to plan your next camping adventure in `The West'. Whether you are a once a year family camper, seasoned traveller, bushwalker, cycle tourer or four- wheel driver you are sure to find a campsite to suit your needs. Camping Guide to Western Australia will take you to established campgrounds within the beautiful and scenic Kimberley and Pilbara regions; to bush campsites along remote stock routes through vast outback areas; shaded sites beneath giant trees in the south-west and areas with the state's fabulous and breathtaking coastline at your tent's door.

Price:  A$29.99

REF: ET Book 22

Camping Guide to Western Australia 3/e

The bestselling colour guide to over 400 campsites

This fully revised and updated 3rd edition of Camping Guide to Western Australia details over 400 campsites throughout more than 150 of the state's national parks, conservation areas and reserves where it is possible to pitch your tent for free or very little cost.


Whether you are a once a year family camper, seasoned traveller, bushwalker, cycle tourer or four- wheel driver, Camping Guide to Western Australia contains all the essential information required to plan your next camping adventure in `The West'. Camping Guide to Western Australia will take you to established campgrounds within the beautiful and scenic Kimberley and Pilbara regions; to bush campsites along remote stock routes through vast outback areas; shaded sites beneath giant trees in the south-west and areas with the state's fabulous and breathtaking coastline at your tent's door.

Price:  A$39.95

REF: ET Book 23

Classic Outback 4wd Tracks


The complete guide to your outback 4WD adventure

Classic 4WD Tracks of the Australian Outback follows on from Vic Widman's previous guide, Travelling the Outback. In that book he gave his invaluable advice on planning and preparing for an outback 4WD adventure - in this new guide Vic picks the classic tracks, including the Gunbarrel Highway, Canning Stock Route and Birdsville Track, and gives detailed advice on how to successfully tackle and enjoy them. Illustrated throughout with wonderful colour photography and detailed route maps, Classic 4WD Tracks of the Australian Outback will enthuse anyone with a yearning to get out and explore Australia's awesome interior.

Price:  A$34.99

REF: ET Book 24

GPS Vehicle Navigation in Australia 2/e

This totally revised edition of GPS Vehicle Navigation in Australia brings the reader the most up-to-date detailed information on GPS systems, equipment, software, accessories and user techniques. GPS Vehicle Navigation in Australia is written for both the novice and experienced Australian GPS.


GPS guru Robert Pepper explains in plain English what the Global Positioning System is and how it works. Robert also details how to utilise your GPS unit for navigation, how to use it with your laptop computer or PDA, how your GPS works with moving map software and answers many of the most frequently asked questions about this technology. Packed with illustrations, GPS Vehicle Navigation in Australia, details how GPS users can dramatically increase the usefulness of their GPS receiver with simple, but effective techniques

Price:  A$29.95

REF: ET Book 25

High Country 4wd & Camping Guide 2/e


The 20 Best Tours

4WD Tracks of the High Country will lead the reader through twenty of the best four-wheel drive touring destinations in the Victorian and New South Wales High Country. Packed with features, including the region's history, natural features and highlights, making this guide is an indispensable travelling companion for those setting out to explore one of this country's most unique areas. Comprehensive route notes will keep you on track from start to finish where you can visit old gold mining towns tucked away in secluded valleys, take in breathtaking vistas atop some of the region's highest peaks or throw down your swag beside a gurgling mountain stream.

Price:  A$34.95

REF; ET Book 26

Travelling the Outback 2/e


The complete guide to planning and preparing your outback adventure

Now you can travel the great Australian outback in complete confidence! Since its first publication in 1999, Travelling the Outback has become a must for any traveller venturing into our vast inland. Written from decades of first-hand experience by leading tour operator and outback guide Vic Widman, the book takes the reader step-by-step through the planning and preparation involved in making their outback travels not only enjoyable but as hassle-free and safe as possible.


From choosing a destination and route, gathering the necessary information on getting the most out of the trip, to preparing the vehicle and selecting the most appropriate equipment, Travelling the Outback supplies the best advice and information available. Now thoroughly updated to include all the new 4WD developments, the guide also includes comprehensive resource and reference sections.

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