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2021 Barkbusters BLITZ #5

Updated: Mar 1, 2022

10/12/2022: Rescheduled to 18th and 19th Dec due to floods.

Entries are open for BLITZ#5 in the 2021 Barkbusters series of navigation rides.

From Nowra to Milton NSW with an overnight stay at the Araluen Hotel.

2 Day's | 600kms*

All makes of bikes welcome,

Awards and prizes based on timing and accuracy of day one.

Laughter and pink tutu's possible for lack of either !

*kms are approximate, final distances confirmed after final preride, usually one week prior.


The BLITZ rides are designed to suit everyone and perfect if you're just getting a taste of adventure riding or learning navigation skills, experienced riders will enjoy getting out for a blast too.

The planned routes are scenic and easy to navigate whilst offering a whole heap of fun and there's always something thrown in for a challenge.

Just follow the loaded tracks and hit selected checkpoints to be eligible for prizes.

Each course also passes listed motocaches, so as a NAVIG8 subscriber you can claim these along the way and also add the kms to the Kruncher challenge.

Details for this ride.


Start: 7:30am, please arrive at 7am.

Location: Nowra Motorcycles, 132 Princes Hwy, South Nowra, NSW 2541

Briefing: 7:15am.

Lunch: Lunch stop is at a cafe, or you can bring your own.

Finish: Araluen, NSW

Dinner: 7pm at the Araluen Hotel.


Start: 8:30am.

Location: Departs from accommodation.

Briefing: Details will be provided the night before.

Lunch: Location provided in rider notes.

Finish: Milton, approx 3pm.

Distance: approx 600kms.

Difficulty: 2 - 3, see grading.

Fuel: Fuel stops are available and marked on your files, although we recommend starting with a full tank and having a range of 200km.


Accom and meals.

Includes: shared accom on Sat night, Dinner and Sun breakfast.


This event has limited numbers, book your spot now!


Comprehensive GPS files for your GPS or navigation app of pre-ridden routes, on ride hints and tips to help with using your GPS or app, support riders and 4WD Backup. Accom and meals as listed above.

Other costs: you pay for your own fuel, additional meals or accommodation that may not be listed above.

Final instructions: Updates and track files will be emailed 3 days prior to event date, other final instructions will be provided during the morning briefing.

Accommodation and Meals. (included)

The Araluen Hotel.

5943 Araluen Road, Araluen, NSW.

Once you've registered for the event, your accomodation is secured.

Suitable for all bikes from a Grom to a GS, leaving out the hardcore enduro loops in favour of 50/50 offroad Adv roads and trails.

But.....there's always something for a challenge

We recommend you carry a spot tracker or PLB, if you don't have one, please ride with someone that does.

See other recommendations here.

If you'd like any extra information on bike prep, setups, what to take with you or other general information, contact us any time.

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