We are taking a look into some of the best rated apps available that can help you plan and navigate your next trip.
Using modern day technology only makes sense when we often try to cut down on the amount of stuff that we carry when heading away. When we are able to access a wide variety of information through apps we no longer need to buy multiple different expensive devices for our windscreens and we don’t need to have that pile of books and maps on the back seat!
We do encourage having at least 1 paper map of the area you plan to visit if it is remote, where internet access may not be available or if you have a fault with your device while you are away and can no longer access your offline apps.
3 Top 4wd, Camping, Touring Apps you may want to consider for your next adventure:
Wikicamps Australia is a well known and well used crowd sourced app. It includes details of camp grounds, rest areas, day use areas, caravan
parks, dump points, water points, backpacker hostels, information centres and points of interest. Users are able to input information into
the app to provide further details to an area such as if a rest area is currently closed for maintenance or a price change at a caravan
park. They are also able to add if a place is pet friendly, has toilets and showers or if power is available.
Users can also provide ratings and reviews to inform other users of their experience at a particular place, so you can make a more informed decision on where you want to travel.
The WikiCamps Australia App is $7.99
Memory Map is one of those things that was available in windscreen devises many years ago. It is still a fantastic app for it's
consolidation of different Topo Maps available to purchase separately within the app. The Memory Map App will work offline once you have
finished downloading your chosen maps. Another fantastic feature of Memory Map is the ability to track, log and add points of interest
along the way, you’ll never have to worry about not being able to re find that hidden offroad spot again.
The Memory Map App is Free with in app purchases.
Hema 4WD Maps | Offline Topo Maps
If you plan on travelling offroad around Australia then the Hema 4wd Offroad Topo Maps is well worth checking out. Get access to Hema
premium map collection that includes road, 4wd tracks, topographic information and points of interest.
Some of the great and well known areas that are included in the Hema Premium Map collection are: Cape York, Fraser Island, Great Desert Tracks, High Country Victoria, The Kimberly, The Red Centre, The Top End and Gulf and many more!Hema 4WD Maps | Offline Topo Maps App is $99.99 & in app purchases with the ability to download additional maps via the Memory-Map Digital Map Shop.
A few other related apps with good ratings that can help you plan and navigate your next trip include:
Enjoy planning your next bucket list trip!
Some apps such as GPS apps can run down your battery of your mobile device much quicker than usual so be mindful of how you plan to
recharge these devises. Its also important to be aware of the data usage when downloading apps to use offline and while using them online,
check with your internet/data provider for more information.
This article is not in any way endorsed or sponsored by any mentioned app providers and the information is of opinion and research only to provide customers with knowledge and tools available at the time of publication. Please read the information and pricing provided by the app provider prior to purchase as they may be subject to change at any stage.