Digital Maps available and other information for Australia
(For information on using other map sets with OziExplorer CLICK HERE.)
Turn your Laptop or Netbook into a navigator !!! (with the latest GlobalSat G_STAR IV GPS)
OziExplorer GPS Mapping Software running on your laptop with a USB Mouse GPS Receiver connected showing your current position on a Hema Map from the latest Australian 4WD Raster Map Collection Maps - all you need to get real time tracking operational in your 4WD. (That's OziExplorer + Hema 4WD Map Collection + additional Australia Map + GPS Mouse Receiver (USB) BU-353S4).
All this for $359 (Australian dollars) which includes GST and postage.
More information about this package ( Click here)
See our Australian Purchase Page for availability (Click here)
Compare with the HN7 navigator package
GlobalSat G_STAR IV GPS Mouse Receiver (USB) Model BU-353S4.
GPS Mouse Receiver (USB) BU-353S4 can be purchased separately ($79) from the Australian Purchase Page (click here)
Hema Australia 4WD Raster Map Collection Maps on DVD
|The Hema Australia 4WD Raster Map Collection **
2014 Edition **
** These maps are the most popular maps that we sell **
HEMA - Australia 4WD Raster Map Collection (DVD)
This DVD contains more than 70 of Hema's regional and four wheel drive maps in OZF format. The DVD also contains the seamless maps - Australia Topo 250K (all of Australia at 250K), the Hema Australia 1M map and State / Territory maps in OZF format. OZF files only work with the OziExplorer programs and the map viewer which is included on the DVD.
All the regular Hema maps are included plus many new or updated maps (including 30 Hema National Park maps) : Avon Valley NP, Boodjamulla NP, Boonoo NP, Cape Arid NP, Cape Le Grand NP, Cape Range NP, Cape York, Central Australia, Central QLD, Darwin Region, D'entrecasteaux NP, East Gippsland, Fitzgerald River NP, Flinders Ranges, Fraser Island, Great Ocean Road, Great Desert Tracks, Girraween, Bald Rock and Sundown National Parks, Goldfields Esperance and Southern Coast, High Country Victoria, Kakadu NP, The Kimberley, Kennedy Range NP, Lakefield National Park, Lamington National Park, Mid North Coast & New England, Mid West WA, Nambung NP, North East NSW, Outback NSW, Outback QLD, Pilbara & Coral Coast, Purnululu National Park, Red Centre, Simpson Desert, Snowy Kosciuszko, South East NSW, South West Corner - Margaret River Wine Region, Top End and Gulf, Top End National Parks and Tropical North Qld + more. Includes State / Territory Maps and Australia 1M and 250K seamless Maps.
These maps can be used with the full version of OziExplorer, OziExplorer Android and OziExplorerCE. The DVD comes with the OziExplorerLite map viewer for stand-alone use on a Windows PC.
This page here describes the process and download (.map) files to use the Australia 4WD Raster Map Collection maps with OziExplorer.
See Map Coverage - Map of Australia showing the coverage of the maps.
Note: The (.map) files for all versions of the maps can also be downloaded from the above link.
|You may also be interested in the optional additional Explorer Maps which can be purchased. These maps are converted versions of the Natmap Raster 250K mosaic map for easy use with PC OziExplorer, OziExplorer Android and OziExplorerCE.|
We always try to keep these maps in stock. Check the purchase page for availability.
Example map sections - General Map - Regional Map - Regional Map
Hema Australia 4WD Raster Map Collection DVD -
Price $195 (Australian dollars) which includes GST and postage.
Hema Australia 4WD Raster Map Collection DVD + Additional maps - $215 (Australian dollars) which includes GST and postage.
Australia Topo 250K Digital Maps DVD
We have developed an Explorer 250K Digital Maps DVD incorporating data which is © Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia) 2008. The maps on the DVD can be used standalone with the viewer included on the DVD or used with OziExplorer, OziExplorer Android and OziExplorerCE mapping software.
The primary map on the DVD is a 1:250K topographic map of Australia. It is supplied in both ECW format (this format can be used with most mapping software) and OZFx3 (see Additional Map information below). Also included is a Landsat 7 Satellite map of Australia and 3 topographic maps of Australia at other scales, all in ECW format. The maps are mosaic maps covering all of Australia.
Most mapping software supports ECW format. The map viewer supplied on the DVD can load and view all the maps on the DVD.
Additional Map on the DVD
All maps on the DVD can be used in OziExplorer and OziExplorerCE. An additional 1:250K map in OZFx3 format is supplied on the DVD. OZFx3 is a tiled format optimized for use in OziExplorer, OziExplorerCE GPS mapping software and the map viewer included on the DVD. The size of the 1:250K map in OZFx3 format is 1GB, it will fit on a 1GB SD Card.
Installing the Maps
The DVD has 2 install options for easy installation;
More Information about these maps
|Australia Topo 250K Digital Maps on DVD - $54 (Australian dollars) which includes GST and postage.|
Topo Digital Maps DVD's
We have developed 3 Explorer 100K Digital Maps DVD's incorporating data which is © Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia) 2008. The maps on the DVD's can be used with OziExplorer, OziExplorer Android and OziExplorerCE mapping software.
The maps are in OziExplorer OZFx3 format suitable for use in OziExplorer, OziExplorer Android and OziExplorerCE mapping software. The OziExplorer calibration files for the maps are included on the DVD's.
Please Note: The base Geoscience Australia data these maps have been produced from is 30+ years old. Some of the map sections have been updated with roads added. The original scan quality varies over the map (see the examples on the "More Information" pages).
More Information about these maps
City and Town Maps DVD
We have developed a City and Town street level maps DVD for Australia. The maps on the DVD are designed for use with OziExplorer, OziExplorer Android and OziExplorerCE mapping software. Capital cities and major regional towns are covered. (see below)
NEW - Now includes Cycle Maps for the Capital Cities.
The maps are in OziExplorer OZFx3 format and the OziExplorer calibration files for the maps are included on the DVD. The City region and Town maps are about 2 metres / pixel.
Please Note: The base data these maps have been produced from is Open Street Map Data and Open Cycle Map Data. While the data is generally accurate, there is no guarantee of its accuracy and / or completeness for any given area.
More Information about these maps
Cities and Towns Covered : Adelaide Region, Brisbane Region (Noosa to Kingscliffe), Canberra Region, Darwin Region, Hobart Region, Melbourne Region (Bell's Beach to South Dudley), Perth Region, Sydney Region. Albany, Albury, Alice Springs, Armidale, Augusta, Ballarat, Bendigo Region, Broken Hill, Broome, Bundaberg, Cairns Region (Cairns to Cooktown), Casino Region (Kingscliffe to Evans Head), Cloncurry, Coffs Harbour, Dubbo, Esperance, Gladstone, Grafton, Innisfail (Ingham to Gordonvale), Kempsey, Longreach, Mackay, Margaret River, Mount Isa, Newcastle to Gosford Region, Port Augusta to Port Pirie Region, Port Hedland, Port Macquarie, Proserpine, Rockhampton, Tamworth, Taree, Tennant Creek, Toowoomba, Townsville, Wollongong Region.
Regions : Also includes the following region maps at about 16 metres / pixel - South East QLD, North Coast NSW, South Coast NSW, South East VIC and an overview map of Australia at 30 metres / pixel.
250K Geology Maps DVD
We have developed Explorer 250K Geology Maps DVD Set incorporating data which is © Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia) 2008. The maps on the DVD set can be used with OziExplorer, OziExplorer Android and OziExplorerCE mapping software. Also included are the original maps in JPG format.
The 3 DVD Set contains Geology Maps for -
Disk 1 - NSW, VIC, SA and TAS
The complete set comprises 530 mapsheets. These 1:250 000 scale geology maps are scanned images in 250 DPI resolution. Each mapsheet includes a legend. The original JPG images can be downloaded from the Geoscience Australia website.
First editions were prepared in the 1970's as part of a government program for mapping Australia. Many maps have been updated. (See examples below)
The OziExplorer calibration files for the maps are included on the DVD's.
The maps in JPG format are included for use in other software.
Please Note: The original scan quality varies over the maps (see the examples below). WINTINNA, SA (SG5314), COOMPANA, SA (SH5215) maps not available.
Check out the maps, full JPG map images (8MB each). (Right click, "Save As" to download)
NSW Maritime have released their boating maps in PDF format for download from their website. On this DVD, these maps have been converted to our OZF format for easy use with OziExplorer and OziExplorerCE. The calibrated OZF maps on this DVD can only be used with OziExplorer and OziExplorerCE. Also on the DVD are the original PDF maps and the maps converted to the standard image format PNG.
Click here for more information about these maps.
|NSW Maritime Boating Maps on DVD - $33 (Australian dollars) which includes GST and postage.|
NASA Satellite Images on
(Please note - NASA has released year 2000 Landsat-7 images at 14.25 meter per pixel. These can be downloaded from the NASA website. At this stage we will not be releasing these on DVD, the images are very large.)
|About the maps
These are images which have been taken by the Landsat 5 satellite from space. We have created a DVD which contains 33 images covering the whole of Australia. The images are in MrSid format. The USA National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Earth Science Applications Directorate (ESAD) provides a website where you can freely download these Landsat satellite images for Australia and for most of the world.
|Coverage of Maps|
The images range in size from 7MB to 57MB, with an average size of 40MB. (Total size of the 33 maps covering Australia is 1.3GB) We have made all the maps available on this DVD set for those who have slow internet connections, or who just want to save the time involved in doing the downloads and OziExplorer map calibrations.
|I have these maps in stock for $33 (Australian dollars) which includes GST and postage.|
Click here to view example map sections
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
See our Maps Link on the left hand menu for maps on the WWW - (Also some free maps - continental scale)
MapTrax - Maptrax closed down in October 2011.
- For premier brands of GPS units, including Garmin, Magellan and Co-Pilot
- Extensive range of GPS accessories including electronic maps, aerials, communication cables, RAM mounts
- Training, service and advice
Johnny Appleseed GPS
- Australia's original GPS shop, and one of Australia's premier GPS suppliers.
Landgate - Western Australia Land Administration (DOLA)
- StreetExpress are gif or ecw (depending on the version) images that can be imported into OziExplorer.
DPI - WA
- Western Australian Digital Nautical Chart Images. This CD contains raster (ECW and TIFF) and PDF (Adobe Acrobat) formats of the Department's Nautical Charts, covering Perth local waters from Lancelin to Dawesville.
Australian Hydrographic Service
The Australian Hydrographic Service has recently added Seafarer GeoTIFF to its digital product range. Seafarer Geotiff are geo-referenced raster images of the Australian Navigational Series in GeoTIFF Format. These maps can be imported into OziExplorer.
Outback Australia Maps - covering a large area of central Australia in four digital maps that work with OziExplorer. The four maps cover an area from Latitude 18 deg South to 33 deg South and Longitude 119 deg East to 142 deg East.
(These maps are sold through maps shops in the southern states) Check with the Melbourne Map Centre or Map Centre Parramatta)
23 Adventurer Maps on CD (Rooftop Maps), already configured for OziExplorer. Covers Victorian High Country from Walhalla up to Kevington and surrounding areas.
The Fullers Street Directory of Adelaide
Fullers Street Directory (for Adelaide) - comes with .map files for OziExplorer. You also get the bike SA maps and the 75 country towns on the same CD.
Tasmanian Government, Department of Primary Industries - TASMAPS
Supplier of digital maps and other products for camping, four wheel driving and caravanning in Australia.
Supplier of maps. Maps on CD for some regions of Victoria.
Other Australian Links
"GPS Vehicle Navigation in Australia"
This site provides updates and information about the book. There is also content of interest to anyone who is generally interested in GPS, technology and navigation.
Hervey Bay Marine Training Centre