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4x2 Introductory Off-Road Training

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For those who are passionate about off-roading but only have a 4x2 vehicle, navigating rugged terrains can sometimes be quite daunting. If you feel this way then our 4x2 off-road training program is designed specifically for you. At SA Adventure, we believe that off-roading is not only limited to 4x4 vehicles, and our comprehensive 4x2 training course aims to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to conquer any off-road adventure with a two-wheel drive vehicle.


Our 4x2 off-road training program is tailored to cater to the unique demands and capabilities of 4x2 vehicles. With our top-notch instructors and guides, you will learn the techniques required to manoeuvre through challenging terrains, including mud, sand, gravel, and rocky surfaces with your two-wheel drive. Our instructors have extensive experience in driving and navigating off-road situations with 4x2 vehicles, ensuring that you receive expert guidance throughout your off-road training experience.

During the training program, you will learn essential skills such as proper vehicle control, throttle and brake management, weight distribution, and off-road line selection. We will teach you how to maximise the traction and manoeuvrability of your 4x2 vehicle, allowing you to confidently tackle


4x2 Off-Road Training: Mastering the Art of Off-Roading with A Two-Wheel Drive

obstacles and conquer challenging off-road trails and terrains. Our instructors will also provide valuable tips and techniques for recovery and self-reliance in case of getting stuck or encountering difficult off-road situations.


Safety is our utmost priority, and our 4x2 off-road training program emphasises the importance of responsible and safe off-roading practices. We will teach you about proper vehicle maintenance, equipment essentials, tyre pressures and safety precautions to ensure many enjoyable off-road adventures.


Whether you are a beginner or an experienced off-roader, our 4x2 off-road training course is suitable for all skill levels. These training courses are designed to cater specifically to 4x2 vehicles and each course is limited to a maximum of 5 vehicles ensuring you have the opportunity to learn at your own pace and gain hands-on experience in a controlled and safe environment.


Join us at SA Adventure for an unforgettable 4x2 off-road training experience. Our team of passionate and experienced instructors are dedicated to helping you become a skilled and confident off-roader, ready to take on any off-road adventure that comes your way. Gear up, embrace the thrill, and get ready to master the art of off-roading with a two-wheel drive vehicle. Your off-road journey awaits…

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Training Venue

Where do I do my 4x4 Training?

Escape the fast-paced city life and immerse yourself in the untamed beauty of the South African bushveld at our exclusive off-road training venue situated in the renowned Hennops off-road Trail. This exceptional location offers an authentic bush experience, transporting you far away from the chaos of urban living for a few hours.


Surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of the bush, our 4x2 training course provides a one-of-a-kind setting where you can witness a diverse range of indigenous wildlife. Prepare to be mesmerised by the presence of magnificent creatures like Zebra, Blue Wildebeest, Kudu, Impala, and even the elusive black-backed Jackal, adding an extra touch of enchantment to your training experience. It truly is the ultimate destination for off-road training in Gauteng.


Our adventure commences at the heart of the trail, where we gather in a rustic boma-styled classroom that serves as the backdrop for the theory portion of your 4x2 training course. Here, we delve into the essential knowledge and principles that will guide you through your thrilling off-road journey.


Once the theory session is complete, get ready to embark on an exhilarating expedition through our meticulously designed off-road trail. This trail has been carefully crafted to replicate the diverse terrains you may encounter throughout Southern Africa, ensuring that you are well-prepared for any off-road situation you may face during your exciting adventures in the vast South African outdoors.

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So What Will I Learn?

Our 4x2 training course begins with an in-depth theory session covering off-road driving and vehicle knowledge.


We prioritise hands-on experience, moving on to practical navigation through various off-road obstacles after understanding the theory.


Our skilled instructors will equip you with the necessary skills to confidently handle off-road scenarios, allowing you to conquer rugged landscapes and enjoy unforgettable off-road adventures with your two-wheel drive vehicle.

Our 4x2 Training Course Covers the Following:

  • Off-road safety 

  • Understanding the capabilities and limitations of your vehicle

  • Differential locks

  • Traction control 

  • Downhill assist control

  • Tyre pressures and tyre safety

  • Correct equipment selection

  • A 1-on-1 session with the instructor about your vehicle

  • Cross-axle articulation exercises

  • Gradients

  • Side Slopes

  • Wheel placement techniques

  • Correct off-road line choice

  • Sand, mud and water-crossing techniques

  • Rocky ascents and descents

Our Introductory 4x2 Training is for you if:

  • You’ve never driven your 4x2 vehicle off-road before

  • You’ve driven off-road but would like an extra boost of confidence to take your 4x2 vehicle off the beaten path

  • You would like to further your off-road knowledge and learn new off-road driving techniques specifically for 4x2 vehicles

  • You'd like to refresh your off-road driving skills

  • You'd like to invest in yourself and become a safer, more confident off-road driver

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What You'll Learn
4x2 Training Day

Our Introductory 4x2 Training Program:

The 4x2 course begins at 10 am and usually ends between 2 to 2:30 pm, with a maximum group size of 6 vehicles.


The course takes place at the famous Hennops Off-road Trail and the fee for each vehicle is R1400-00, which covers the driver a co-driver or a passenger as well.


Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate children under the age of 10.


Both drivers and co-drivers will receive a certificate of competency in off-road driving.

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Book My Training

How Do I Book My 4x2 Off-Road Training?

Once you have decided to join one of SA Adventure's 4x2 training courses, you can find the available dates on the booking form. After completing the booking form and making your payment online, a confirmation email will be sent to you, containing all the necessary details for your 4x2 training course.

If you are purchasing the training course as a gift, please indicate on the booking form if you would like to receive a gift voucher via email. It's important to note that the training course will be conducted using your own 4x2 vehicle, which should have good ground clearance and a rear differential lock.

SA Adventure welcomes all vehicle makes in our 4x2 driver training, including Toyota, Ford, Mazda, Isuzu, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Mahindra, VW Amarok and the GWM P-Series.

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