Experts Advise Cheap Campervan Hire Holiday Goers to Drink Lots of Water

If you’re going to sign up for cheap campervan hire services and go on an outdoor adventure, make sure that you drink plenty of water. The authorities have advised everyone to take the necessary safety precautions before going on a trip following the recent death of a German tourist at Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory. The police believed that the tourist most likely died of exhaustion, dehydration, or heat stroke as temperatures in the region, particularly in Jabiru, rose to almost 42 degrees Celsius, the highest since the mercury hit the 42.3C mark on the 16th of November 2004.

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Local authorities said you will need to drink a lot of water if you want to venture out. And if you’re going to get campervan hire Adelaide services and drive yourself all the way to Kakadu National Park to see Jim Jim Falls amidst the sweltering heat, you have to make sure that your body can take it. According to Kakadu Lodge operator Peter Wilson, the walk to Jim Jim Falls from the car park was about one kilometre and requires a good level of fitness.

“You need to be fairly fit to get into Jim Jim Falls. There’s lots of rock-hopping to get in there,” he said. “The first three-quarters are fairly shaded and okay. The last little bit is fairly hot until you get into the plunge pool.”

Wilson added that while the road from Jabiru to Jim Jim Falls was “fairly” good, visitors also have to make sure that they have rented the right kind of vehicle from a cheap campervan hire company. He explained that the first 60 kilometres of the road is suitable for ordinary vehicles. However, the last 10km to the car park required a four-wheel-drive.

If you have any plans to visit tourists spots or go on a camping trip, make sure you heed the experts’ advice to avoid being in a sticky situation. With temperatures starting to pick up in many parts of the country, you have to make all the necessary preparations to ensure that your campervan hire Adelaide holiday will go off without a hitch and that you won’t fall ill due to dehydration or heat stroke.

Also, conduct a prior research about the place you want to visit. This way, you can determine well in advance if you need to rent a specific type of campervan from the cheap campervan hire company. No matter where you are going, always make safety your priority.