If you’re an avid 4WDer, you’ll be all
too familair with John ‘Roothy’
Rooth’s larrikin yarns and
misadventures. If you want more,
kick back with mates around the
campfire on a Friday afternoon as
Roothy chats all things Aussie,
Outback and 4WDing on Roothy’s
Australia. Download the podcast
Get your diesel-engine fix and learn
how to avoid roll-overs by tuning
into the many 4x4Earth podcasts.
For fisher folk…
THE BIG FISH
When the fish aren’t biting, take
inspiration from The Big Fish with
the ABC’s Scott Levi. Learn about fly
fishing and fishing for the future, and
hear yarns about the fish that
For the mind…
THE HIDDEN BRAIN
Learn about human behaviour with
this perfect podcast for road trips.
For the family cook…
COOKING EVERYTHING OUTDOORS
If you’re tired of the same old
campfire stew, tune into Cooking
Everything Outdoors by Gary House.
You’ll learn how to beef up your
brekkie and add new spices to your
next barbecue, keeping all the
For the kids...
This podcast encourages kids to ask
all the big questions. Join in by
sending your child’s questions, using
your smartphone’s memo function.
DESERT ISLAND DISCS
If you love a great book and are
wondering how to spend that rainy
day in the caravan, check out this
BBC favourite. Each episode, host
Kirsty Young invites writers,
comedians and activists to share
their fascinating stories and opinions.
For the scientist…
If you love learning weird and quirky
facts about the world, or simply want
to impress at the next campfire
gathering, tune into Dr Karl
Kruszelnicki’s science hour on Triple
J. It’s the station’s longest-running
segment and you can download
it via the ABC.
HOME AND HOLIDAY
Just because you’re travelling around
Aus, doesn’t mean you can’t plan
your next adventure or learn about
new destinations. On Home and
Holiday, Tim Webster chats to travel
experts about the latest hot spots.
THE DIRTBAG DIARIES
Hitting the airwaves for the past
decade, there is plenty to keep your
mind from wandering while listening
to The Dirtbag Diaries, a podcast out
of the United States that’s all
about mountain culture.