4x4 U-Drive; the Ultimate Off Road Experience

Drive yourself and learn valuable 4WD skills on our purpose built 4x4 track, with tuition from our AdventureMark safety approved instructor. You may use one of our own vehicles (manual only) or bring your own to learn how your vehicle reacts to a variety of 4x4 challenges.

You will learn a range of off road skills as you take on our track features. No prior 4WD experience is required but the tuition will be tailored to your level of experience, advanced drivers will be tested!

Examples of challenges include but are not limited to: steep descents/ ascents, slippery slopes & hills, uneven terrain, 'double humps', our famous 'axle twister' and the 'staircase'.

Price: $180pp when bringing your own vehicle or $225pp for us supplying one for you.

Duration Approx. 90-180 minutes depending on group size.

Conditions: A minimum booking of two people applies. Full drivers licence required. Confidence in driving on road is essential.

Gift vouchers available.

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I had never done anything like the self drive before, I learnt so many skills in a short space of time and feel a lot more confident driving off road, thanks a lot.
— Josie Hearn
4x4 training at Makoura Lodge...absolutely great fun. Thanks to the hosts Kimberley and Chris for delivering a great conference, accommodation, meal and 4x4 experience.
— Mitchell Easton