Millions of UTE, truck and caravan owners love to hit the roads and spend some time in the great outdoors. They love the experience and the adventure. It doesn't matter where you live; there's always something to explore and see if you travel with your UTE.
If you're from Australia, there are an endless number of options, and you can literally spend years driving through the continent. Many adventure tracks run alongside beaches and oceans. Beaches have a specific kind of beauty, and it is always fantastic visiting them.
In this article, we share a couple of tips for everyone who's about to hit the beaches with their vehicles. We will share the tips to follow and have a great time. Keep reading and see what to do if you never want to live a moment without joy and fun.
1. Always have jerry cans in reserve
Safety goes first, by all means. With this in mind, you need to be fully prepared for nothing to go wrong. Check if your vehicle is in perfect condition, fill up the tank and plan where you will stop to fill more gas.
Sometimes things go wrong, and you fail to find a gas station for hundreds of kilometres. Instead of worrying about what to do, you should always have a reserve in the back of a few jerry cans filled with gas. If you have nowhere to fill up, the cans will be there to save the day until the next gas station.
2. Carry enough equipment for a campfire
When you're going on a trip with your UTE, you want to have a great time, and what's better than lighting up the fire by the camp next to your vehicle? For this, you will need many different items. Starting with the matches to wood that will burn to comfortable chairs to sit on while the fire is making that beautiful noise it does.
When we say campfire, we mean a place where you'll spend at least one night, so it's best to have all the little items that will make you feel comfortable. Think about what is essential for you, and try not to forget them before leaving your home. That's how you'll feel fantastic and get up happy early in the morning.
3. A tent or other sleeping solution is essential
You can't make a full impression without a tent or a canopy where you'll sleep in. A trip may take a week or two, and during this time, you must have where to sleep. Before taking off, it's best to try your options and ensure that you're safe when you go into the great outdoors.
A tent is probably an excellent option, but many people will opt for a canopy in the rear tray that is equipped perfectly for staying the night there. These canopies are designed for storing items and tools inside, but they are easily transformed into remote bedrooms, so sleeping inside is an amazing experience.
4. Fishing equipment to enjoy beaches full of fish
What's more exciting than fishing when you're by the beach, other than the standard activities like sunbathing, swimming, and diving? Fishing is the favourite thing for many people, and if you're one of them, you're sure happy to get the chance and try catching the local fish.
Before taking off, pack the equipment and be ready for the challenge. Inspect where you're going, what type of fish is available, and what licenses are needed. Then according to the news, prepare the equipment. Order the needed rods, lines, and lures from the Fishing Super Store and enjoy the time spent by the ocean.
5. Enough supplies to get you through the trip
If you're spending a week or so outside your home, you must have enough food and water. Get the essential supplies that you need for the trip and enjoy the time in nature. All the utensils and plates are valuable in the wilderness, but food and drinks are vital.
Plan your trip and see how much you need. Pack enough to go through all days without feeling a shortage of anything. Owning a UTE means there's enough storage space in the back. If you have the chance, it's best to install a remote fridge so your supplies don't spoil.
These five points should help you get through the days of your trip without feeling that anything's missing. When you're leaving your home on a trip like this, you feel like you want to take everything with you to feel comfortable, but that isn't as important.
Instead, you should follow these few tips, and you'll be great. Pack your UTE, and you will surely enjoy your time on the roads and by the beach.