Nov
1
Nov 1

Custom Training Weekends

  • 45 miles southwest of Tucson, AZ Tucson, AZ United States

Exploring Overland offers custom training weekends—with no more than four people per weekend. In 2016 these weekends will be made available as enquiries are made. You pick the modules you are interested in, and the number of days of training desired. Modules include:

  • Basic off-pavement driving skills (how four-wheel-drive systems work; how to read terrain; optimizing gearing and traction in all conditions)Vehicle preparation, maintenance, and safety for extended overland travel;
  • Elements of recovery: use of sand mats; Hi-Lift jack use; assisted recovery (using a second vehicle) ;
  • Basic winching (for someone with no or very little hands-on winching experience);
  • Advanced winching (double- and triple-line pulls; redirected pulls);
  • Advanced driving skills (soft terrain; off-camber situations; failed hill climbs; steep descents);
  • Other requests

Dates ranges where trainings are available are:

January 1, 2016 through March 30, 2016

November 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016

We offer options with breakfast and dinner included, or no meals included.

It will be all camping, held at our Ravenrock desert camp (southern Arizona, 45 miles southwest of Tucson) with some modules taught in the backcountry with 1-2 nights off property camping.

The cost is $400 per day per person for totally custom training, and you can choose any number of days (we will consult with you based on your curriculum desires if it’s enough time). Meals would be an additional $50 per person per day including nice wine and beer.

For a couple, who travel together and are learning together, we would offer a 25% discount on the training fee  (not including the food).

Our spring trainings are now full, but to enquire about future trainings please fill out our online form HERE. We will contact you when others are scheduled.


Jul
21
Jul 29

Continental Divide Journey X4 2016

Exclusive chance to join RawHyde Adventures and Exploring Overland on an epic journey along the Continental Divide, from New Mexico to Montana—nearly 2000 miles of the continent's most spectacular landscapes, history, and culture. See our Explore photo essay here. Taking reservations now. We have space for limited vehicles. Price will be approx. $6998 per vehicle / up to two occupants. Contact us now.

Jan
22
Feb 1

Tanzania – Unique self-drive in classic northern circuit

  • Tanzania

HERE IS YOUR CHANCE to experience Africa the way you've always dreamed. DRIVE your own Land Rover Defender 110 through the legendary northern circuit in Tanzania: Serengeti. Ngorongoro Crater. Maasailand. Olduvai Gorge. Tarangire. Lake Manyara. Hunter-gather cultures. The Big Five. See it all in 10 spectacular days.

ENJOY the ease and comfort of small, private tented camps, evening "sundowners" as the sun sinks over the Great Rift Valley, delicious hot meals, morning game drives and breakfast in the bush. We provide a support vehicle and local guide. You experience the true adventure and wonder of Africa behind the wheel of your own vehicle, not squashed into a mini-van with ten other people.

Space for six lucky people only (three Land Rovers available).  

$6,998 per person for this exclusive opportunity. Now taking deposits.

CONTACT US FOR DETAILS –space is very limited and will fill quickly.

Our adventure begins and ends in Arusha, Tanzania. Your hosts and leaders will be Roseann and Jonathan Hanson. Our Tanzania partners are Hagai and Emmanuel Kissila and Erika and Paul Sweet (Shaw Safaris).