Water crossings are the crème de la crème of 4WD challenges but a real nightmare if you don’t know what you’re doing. Use these tools and techniques to make it through safely. By Nell Hofmeyr Continue reading Top tips for water crossings
“An epic adventure, covering 4 380km in ten days through some of the roughest terrain in the African wilderness has really re-enforced my respect for nature… and Toyota Land Cruiser,” says Jeremy Clacherty from Pinetown in Kwazulu-Natal after he and five of his friends literally got into deep water in the Okavango Delta.
From their experience it is clear that overlanders should be extremely cautious when traversing roads that could be affected by seasonal water and must do proper homework before they take on this challenge. They got horribly stuck in the swamps and it almost became a life threatening situation when they had to abandon one of the two vehicles in the party. Continue reading An epic adventure in the Okavango