6 December 2022 · Mazda Australia News
4WD Beach Drive
A bucket list location for keen 4WD enthusiasts, K’gari’s (formerly known as Fraser Island) off-road beach driving routes are a uniquely exciting adventure for beginners and seasoned 4x4 drivers alike. Driving Mazda’s BT-50 on the shores of K’gari provides an excellent opportunity for us to test and showcase the capabilities of the powerful ute.
K’GARI – ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S GREAT 4X4 OFF-ROAD BEACH DRIVING EXPERIENCES
K’gari (Fraser Island) is the largest sand island in the world and its wonderfully diverse ecosystem offers everything a 4WD adventure requires to be spectacular, from dry, powdery sand banks to flowing, loamy tracks hidden by towering rainforest canopies, crystal-clear water crossings, and even tricky rocky passes.
From the seemingly endless expanse of the Seventy-Five Mile Beach and its secluded camping spots to the magnificence of Lake McKenzie and Eli Creek, there’s so much to explore on this 4x4 off-road trip. It’s a hugely inviting environment that is approachable and enjoyable for absolute beginners and the most seasoned off-road drivers alike.
WHAT YOU NEED TO PREPARE FOR A 4WD BEACH AND OFF-ROAD DRIVING ADVENTURE
In this video, you’ll find tips for driving off-road and on the beach and we’ll guide you through from start to finish on how to get the best out of your 4x4 experience, taking into consideration the specific challenges associated with sand driving, how to prepare, stay safe and have fun.
A PERFECT COMPANION FOR 4X4 ADVENTURES
Making light work of this challenging terrain even in standard form and with factory-fitted tyres, Mazda BT-50 is the perfect companion to discover K’gari’s off-road 4x4 adventures.
A range of Mazda Genuine Accessories can also vastly enhance your experience, which is why the comprehensive SP Ultimate Pack is fitted to the Mazda BT-50 SP model featured. Worthwhile enhancements like the suspension upgrade, snorkel, and light bar included in this pack ensure peace of mind and unlock the full potential of the vehicle, especially given the unique environment of K’gari.