Caravan Question

Caravan Question

by marty

Can an off road caravan be towed to the Cape by avoiding the Telegraph Road?

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Hi Marty,
by: Katrin

I take you mean the Old Telegraph Track (Telegraph Road is the main road up to the Tip after the PDR turns off to Weipa. The Telegraph Road cannot be avoided, it goes up until Bramwell where the Bypass Roads and the OTT start).

You can avoid the Old Telegraph Track by taking Bypass Roads.

However, you cannot avoid all damage as the Bypass Roads are still heavily corrugated most of the year, and all vans will take shaking.

Many people do choose to bring their vans nowadays, however it does not go without damage, even though you may not see it straight away it will cause parts wearing down earlier than they would have without taking vans along such roads.

I don't want to discourage people, many get excited and take their vans.

Off roaders should also obviously have been built stronger than on roaders.

But i have warned, and always will, because it's true.

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