Variety WA 4WD Adventure


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What better way to see some of WA’s most spectacular regions than with great mates, entertainment, incredible food and tackling some of Australia’s best 4WD tracks – all whilst raising funds for WA kids in need? That’s what the Variety 4WD Adventure is all about!

Get ready for the 2020 Variety 4WD Adventure!
Launch details coming soon

Register your interest in the 2020 Variety 4WD Adventure and join us for an incredible 4WDing experience through some of WA’s most challenging 4WD roads and untouched landscapes.

From 26 May to 1 June, 2019, we set off from Broome and ventured up the Dampier Peninsula, with a striking contrast of pindan cliffs, white sand beaches and clear turquoise waters as the backdrop for our unique cultural and coastal adventure.

Check out a few of the highlights in this video:

If you’re ready to join the 2020 Variety 4WD Adventure or want to be the first to know about the 2020 event dates and route, register your interest today!

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West Kimberley 2

What is the Variety WA 4WD Adventure?

The Variety 4WD Adventure is a seven day 4WD event which travels to some of the most incredible areas in Australia, where you’ll be able to experience a great adventure and raise funds for WA kids in need. Plus you’ll be supported by experienced team of 4WDers. Radio communications, mechanical assistance and a scout to check the tracks, are all there to ensure that you are safe. But most importantly they are there to make sure you have fun!

The Adventure caters for both experienced and in-experienced 4WDers alike. If you think you would enjoy 7 days of adventure, exploring Australia’s great outdoors with other like-minded people, then this is the trek for you!

2018 Red Centre Adventure

Another unbelievable time on the 2018 Variety 4WD Challenge.
This trip had everything from the Sounds of Silence sunset dinner, to entertaining the kids at Warakurna remote community…and of course the breathtaking scenery of Uluru! A big thank you to all of our volunteers and participants for one heck of a time, and all your fundraising efforts for WA kids in need. Click here to see full recap.

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How do I get on board?

Costs and fundraising:

  • 4WD Entry Fee: $330 inc GST per car
  • Individual Entry Fee: $1,760 inc GST per person
  • Minimum Fundraising:
    • $4,000 for new 4WD
    • $6,000 for returning 4WD – that’s only $1,500 each between four people

What’s included in your levy:

  • All meals, entertainment, camping fees and incidentals
  • Support from our experienced team of mechanics, medical staff and officials
  • Variety 4WD Adventure merchandise including an official event shirt
  • Opportunity to make a difference to the lives of WA kids who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs.

Please note: Fuel and vehicle expenses are not included in this cost, unless advised otherwise by the Variety WA Motoring Events team.

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How YOU help kids in need!

There’s something that makes the Variety WA 4WD Adventure so special – by taking part you are directly changing the lives of children who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs – and YOU get to see where your fundraising dollars go. By giving practical equipment and experiences, Variety enables children to overcome the obstacles they face, and help kids be kids. But we can’t do it without you – the funds you raise will help us help WA kids in need!


Make a tax-deductible donation and be a part of something incredible.

Donate to a team

If you’ve always wanted to take your 4WD off road, travel to some of Australia’s most beautiful places, all in the name of charity, then join the Variety WA 4WD Adventure and you won’t go alone!

Variety’s premier 4WD event in Australia is a seven day outback adventure taking 4WD vehicles and their owners off the bitumen and into the outback, but doing it in style. The emphasis is on good tracks, fabulous scenery, great food and wine and of course, fun and entertainment.

The 4WD Adventure is Variety WA’s second highest fundraiser behind our flagship event, the Variety Bash. It is an outback adventure taking 4WD vehicles and their owners off the bitumen and into the outback, but doing it in style – fully hosted, catered, booked entertainment and a friendly bunch of people. The emphasis is on experiencing our magnificent outback environment, fabulous scenery, good tracks, great food and wine and of course, fun and entertainment.

As with all Variety events, safety is a major consideration. Our experienced outback team includes a medical team, mechanics, 4WD experts and satellite phones. The Adventure caters for both the experienced and inexperienced four wheel drive enthusiasts with options to take an easier track on the more difficult terrain. 

Join us from May 26 – June 1 2019 as we take you on one of the best 4×4 experiences on offer and explore the West Kimberley. Rugged ranges, dramatic gorges and isolated coastlines – what better way to see one of Australia’s most spectacular regions than by 4WD, and all for a great cause.

Register your interest to stay updated on all announcements.

Entry Fee

Vehicles with two – four crew members:

An entry fee of $330 (incl GST), payable by the entrants, is required – along with a minimum payment of $6,000 for returning 4WDs and $4,000 for new 4WD’s, that can be raised via sponsorship or fundraising.. Of course, as with all Variety events, you are encouraged to raise as much as possible over this.

Event Participation Fee – $1,760

This includes (subject to change):

  • Breakfasts
  • Morning Teas
  • Lunches
  • Gourmet Sunset Parties – Wine, beer and nibbles
  • 2 Course Dinners
  • Merchandise
  • Name Badge
  • Entertainment & Funstops

To ensure your vehicle meets the adventure, it will need to have 4WD with High and Low range and quality All Terrain Tyres. Most 4WD are ready to go off the showroom floor and you are also able to hire them for the event.

To check out the full checklist clickHERE

Monies donated to Variety are generally tax deductible under the Income Tax Assessment Act provided. They qualify as an unfettered donation; that is, the donor can prove that they have received no value in return for the donation

Sponsors and entrants should accordingly be aware that the following ARE NOT deductible as donations. These costs are met personally by the crew members.

  1. The $550 entry fee
  2. Event participation fee (includes, meals, merchandise and accommodation costs etc)
  3. Vehicle purchase, preparation, maintenance and running costs
  4. Associated travel costs eg, return airfares, vehicle return transport or vehicle recovery costs
  5. Additional merchandise purchases
  6. Ticket sales, including raffle tickets
  7. Auction Items

Variety is not a tax consultant and therefore assumes no liability for action taken as a result of these guidelines. In any instances where an entrant or a sponsor is uncertain of the tax implications of their involvement, they should consult their own accountant or tax adviser.

The Adventure caters for both the experienced and inexperienced four-wheel drive enthusiasts. If you are looking for a seven-day outback adventure with all the excitement of 4WD driving, with a group of fun loving, like-minded people then join Variety’s 4WD Adventure.

The event caters for groups of mates or husband and wife teams. For a bit of extra fundraising cars can have 4 people in a car.

As with all Variety events, safety is a major consideration. Our experienced outback team includes medical teams, mechanic and tyre experts, 4WD specialists.

Fundraising Checklist

  • Come up with idea to fundraise
  • Obtain ”authority to fundraise” letter from the Variety office
  • Market your event/idea to maximise exposure – check logo use & branding with the Variety team before proceeding

Check out our fundraising guide HERE

*All donations $2 or over are tax-deductible.

4WD Adventure Sponsors