FAQ

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We've put together a list of our most frequently asked questions to help you with your adventure.

Fully catered whether we are at a pub or under the stars, with cooked breakfast, various lunch and dinner menus - all good hearty meals. Special diets are also catered for. Alcohol not included.

Yes, you can reduce the insurance excess, we can arrange the insurance on booking the bike, fees apply.

The choice is yours. You will find a wide range of accommodation styles.

Campsites in National Parks:
Campsites require a small fee but they are well maintained and offer basic facilities: toilets, some have showers and most have BBQs. When camping, we strongly advise you to use designated camp sites and please only use wood provided. There will be information booths when you enter the parks, so make yourself familiar with park rules, particularly the wishes of the Traditional Owners as their culture is intertwined with the land and all that is in it. Once you have settled in for the night look up, the stars are a sight to behold. Please note, it may look good to pitch your tent under a tree, it’s not advisable as branches can drop with no warning.

Caravan Parks:
Offer a range of accommodation, camping and shared backpacker rooms that are air-conditioned and provide ablution blocks and outdoor kitchens to more expensive motel accommodation. After some time on the road, you may want to spoil yourself and climb into a comfortable bed in an air conditioned room.

Outback Pubs and Motels:
They also offer a range of options from camping to backpacker rooms to motel rooms. While in the Australian Outback you have to experience an Outback Pub, you never know who you’ll meet.

Backpacker Hostels in City Centres:
Hostels are the most economical places to stay in cities and you’re bound to run into likeminded travellers. It pays to plan ahead. Try to book ahead if possible as you will most likely be travelling in the peak tourist season.

We will supply you with a SCMT travel bag for your gear. It contains:

  • A shirt
  • A stubby cooler
  • A hat

Things you need to pack in this bag should include:

  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Jeans or pants (deserts get very cold at night)
  • Jacket or sweater
  • Shorts
  • T-Shirts
  • Spare socks and jocks
  • Swimmers
  • Toiletry bag
  • Any personal medications
  • Thongs and runners
  • Cash or credit card to buy souvenirs etc

Rider gear should be at least:

  • Good off road helmet
  • Jacket or body armour and vest
  • Pants with knee protection
  • Good socks
  • 2 x pair of gloves
  • Hydration pack

Prior to departure, all riders must produce a copy of a current personal medical/travel insurance policy which includes off road motorbike riding.

Prior to departure, all riders must pay a $3,000 bike deposit. This is fully refundable after the ride as long as you don’t trash the bike.

All riders must produce a current Australian or International licence prior to departure. Photo copies will not be accepted.

On Tour – Your support crew is first aid trained and carry spare bike parts and, on some tours, spare bikes. They also carry satellite phones and emergency beacons.

Hire Bikes – You will have a basic first aid and tool kit with the bike.

All BMWs have roadside assist and emergency no’s are in the tool kit.

On Tour – All tours are fully guided and supported by a Lead and Tail Rider as well as the support vehicle.

Hire Bikes - You will have a basic first aid and tool kit with the bike.

All BMWs have roadside assist and emergency no’s are in the tool kit.

Certainly, either as a pillion or there is room in the support vehicle.