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Australian Purchase Page
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As well as purchasing the maps listed on this page, Australian residents can purchase OziExplorer, OziExplorerCE and OziExplorer3D.

= Special prices for bundles =

 


New Zealand Maps DVD's

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LINZ NZ202 Nautical Charts DVD and Topo 50 & 250 maps DVD.

Digital Maps available and other information for Australia

(For information on using other map sets with OziExplorer CLICK HERE.)


One of our Getting Started Packages - 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 250k map of Australia - all you need to get started - with real time tracking operational in your 4WD. (That's OziExplorer + 250k Australia wide map + GPS Mouse Receiver (USB) BU-353S4).

All this for $220 (Australian dollars) which includes GST and postage.
also available on USB memory for PC's without a DVD-ROM ($10 extra)

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)


  250k Maps for Australia   |   100k Maps for Australia   |   City and Town Maps   |   Geology Maps   |   NSW Maritime Boating Maps   |  

  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.
(for bundle deals, see our Australian purchase page - PC OziExplorer + 250K Maps on DVD or USB Memory)

  100K 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.  There may be roads or tracks in your region of interest which are not on these maps.

The original scan quality varies over the map (see the examples on the "More Information" pages).

More Information about these maps

 100k NSW, VIC and SA Raster Digital Maps DVD

 100k Queensland and Northern Territory Raster Digital Maps DVD

 100k Western Australia Raster Digital Maps DVD

$70 (Australian dollars) for the 3 DVD Set which includes GST and postage.

Can be purchased individually for $29 from the Purchase page.


  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. 

 Cairns Map Section

 Melbourne Map Section

 Sydney Map Section  Sydney Map Section

 

$29 (Australian dollars) for the DVD which includes GST and postage.

  250K Geology Maps DVD Set

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 -
(Also available on 16GB USB Memory Stick add $10)

 Disk 1 - NSW, VIC, SA and TAS
 Disk 2 - Queensland and Northern Territory
 Disk 3 - Western Australia

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.

View Map Section A - View Map Section B

Check out the maps, full JPG map images (8MB each).  (Right click, "Save As" to download)

SE5315 Alroy  -  SE5213 Mt Bannerman
 

$39 (Australian dollars) for the 3 DVD Set which includes GST and postage.
(Also available on 16GB USB Memory Stick for $49)

NSW Maritime Boating Maps

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 DVD
(Please note - NASA has released year 2013 Landsat-8 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.

Note: Images on this DVD may be available for download from the websites at -
http://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/ or http://landsatlook.usgs.gov/  (Instructions on how to Import)

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

Cairns, Queensland
Alice Springs, Northern Territory


Hema Australia 4WD Raster Map Collection Maps on DVD

The Hema Australia 4WD Raster Map Collection  **** NOT IN STOCK ****

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 + more.

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 (additional maps have been added, some may have been changed or removed, see the list above).

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.

Click here  for details. additional Explorer Maps

THESE MAPS ARE CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE.

Example map sections -

Hema 250k Seamless 250k section - 250k section - 250k section
(This map covers all of Australia)

Hema Regional Maps Regional section - Regional section - Regional section
(More than 70 maps of specific regions of Australia)

THESE MAPS ARE CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE.
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.

Links

See our Maps Link on the left hand menu for maps on the WWW - (Also some free maps - continental scale)

Commercial Sites for Maps or GPS / Navigators

WESTPRINT - Outback Australia Maps

MapTrax - Maptrax closed down in October 2011.

GPSOZ

Johnny Appleseed GPS

DigOptions

Landgate - Western Australia Land Administration (DOLA)

DPI - WA

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.

Adventurer Maps
(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.

Tasmania Maps

Tasmanian Government, Department of Primary Industries - TASMAPS

ExplorOz

Supplier of digital maps and other products for camping, four wheel driving and caravanning in Australia.

Meridian Maps

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.


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