7th-12th May, 2017


CLIFFHANGER BOOKLET- DOWNLOAD NOW (2mb- 34 pages) (Full details of the event. All your questions should be answered)



We will be offering cash prizes and trophies for 1st ($5,000), 2nd ($3,000) and 3rd first place ($2,000). Medallions offered to every competitor as well.

COMPETITOR ENTRY FEE STRUCTURE: (spectators see table below)

2017 has only one entry level. Here's what you get with your entry ....

  • One race vehicle entry
  • Entry passes for driver and navigator inc. presentation dinner
  • Showers and toilet facilities free at camp
  • Free Polo Shirt for driver and navigator

Optional extras are as follows...

  • Optional 6x6 Marquee with extra wide pit lane and reserved parking and camping at rear with 240V Power (limited to low voltage appliances only), lighting, a trestle table and 5 chairs.
  • Optional extended marquee
  • Optional patio heater with first gas bottle free

View 2015 Preview Trailer

There is just one base camp for everyone - competitors, marshals and spectators. Caravans, camper trailers and tents are ideal. Toilets and showers will be on site as well. Very family orientated.

Typically every day will have 1 speed trial, 1 winch stage, 1 navigation and 1 combo. (This may vary on some days) Vehicles will rotate through these in groups. Some nights there is 1 further stage where all vehicles are together (All up - approx. 16-18 stages).

Each day has a different theme. Every stage on a given day can be observed from one vantage point, so spectators donít miss any of the action.  


Competitor $2,600 optional YES YES YES-SCROLL DOWN YES
Spectator (7 days) $325- inc. Fri Nite Dinner/Presentation NO YES YES YES-SCROLL DOWN YES
Spectator aged U12 (7 days) $150- inc. Fri Nite Dinner/Presentation NO YES YES YES-SCROLL DOWN YES

Spectators daily Adult

$40 NO YES additional $20 per person per day YES-SCROLL DOWN


Spectators daily Under 12 $20 NO YES additional $10 per person per day YES-SCROLL DOWN


No charge for children under the age of 4 yrs. PAYMENT CONDITIONS OF ENTRY FOR 2017
All spectators ( excluding daily ) get a free Cliffhanger Polo Shirt

CATERING FOR 2016: TS HOSPITLALITY will look after all the catering for the 2017 Event. If you would like to arrange catering please deal direct with them (not us)... Sheree: 0407 207 905 or email her on

Click here for the menu and prices (PDF file 500kb)

HIRE OF MARQUEES, TABLE CHAIRS, ETC: In 2017 you have on option to request a marquee. At the rear of your marquee an area is reserved for you. Included in your marquee is a power point, lighting, a table and 5 x chairs. If you also require a heater ensure to select this extra item when you enter on line. Marquees can be also requested for spectators. Ring or email us if interested.

Please note: Power is single Phase only. You are not allowed to run electric heaters, kettles, toasters, anything with high voltage under any circumstances. You are not allowed to run a lead outside your marquee to power other sites or appliances.

PRESENTATION NIGHT DINNER: At a luxourious function room at Cobar. Meals provided to all competitors, officials and full package spectators at no charge.........

FACILITIES: Toilets are provided. Hot Showers are also provided.

PROPERTY DETAILS & DIRECTIONS: The event will be held in the outback Cobar district of NSW on Tambua Station, Mt Gap Rd which runs off The Barrier Hwy only 53km west of Cobar (30 minutes drive). Then a further 50 minutes (50km) along Mt. Gap Road to Mt. Gap Homestead.

Melbournians should travel via Shepparton, Griffith, Hillston, Ė (less than 10 hours from Melb). OR via Hay to Goolgowi then to Hillston.

Sydney siders should travel via Dubbo and Nyngan.

SE Queenslanders should take the Newell to Gilgandra then head west to Nyngan.

Nth Queenslanders have a bit of cross country from St George then to Bourke.

WA and Adelaide crews should travel via Broken Hill then Wilcannia. 

CLIFFHANGER DVD and MEDIA: The boys from Antrik will produce our monster DVD this year, and boy are they fired up. The crew have a minimum 6 cameras plus numerous in-car cameras and drones. These guys are passionate about 4WD events producing the best DVDs.

Antik is steered by Anthony Butler and Rick Makeham. They produce and sell a large range of 4wd DVD's from the latest Winch Challenges to an array of Offroad Racing. Check them out at

SS PhotographySS Photography was initially established in 2012 by Shantyl O'Donnell from a passion of shooting 4x4 motorsport and the aim of taking that spectacular action shot. Over the years Shantyl has had the opportunity to work with several photographers that have helped her to build a photography business that is known for being present at many events across Queensland and New South Wales.

SS Photography is a regular contributor for Dirtcomp Magazine, having several articles and images from 4x4 events published, as well as having the official photography rights for a range of events including Cliffhanger.

Browse the photo gallery and take a look at some of the amazing shots taken by SS Photography. Professional prints and digital products can be purchased using a secure and easy-to-use online store and posters as well as packages deal are also available and can be discussed with Shantyl.

Shantyl O’Donnell – 0416 086 110

Email: – Web:

FUEL: All fuels available with a 24 hr servo at Cobar, just over an hour away from our base camp. Includes LPG!!!!!!

BASE CAMP ACCESS: 2wd access to base camp. So bring your caravans, trucks, trailers, etc


For more details contact NavRun Headquarters (Rudi Paoletti).

Full details are under Contact Us.

Results and Scores of all the Cliffhangers.

View Photo Gallery of the Cliffhanger.





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