ADI’s caravan towing and awareness program is designed to develop towing and manoeuvring skills by aligning techniques to Worlds Best Practice. This program is most suitable for drivers towing a caravan throughout Australia. 

Learning Outcomes 
  • Understand the importance of towing a caravan safely

  • Know the hazards and risks associated with towing a caravan

  • The ability to apply safe towing methods in accordance withWorlds Best Practice and Australian Road Law

  • Safely manoeuvre a caravan

Course Content 
The Australian driving institute caravan towing courses and training
  • Vehicle and Caravan Inspection / Power Checks

  • Distribution of weight

  • Compliance of vehicle and caravan

  • Seating, steering, mirrors

  • Hitching and unhitching.

  • Safety chains and shackles

  • Reversing and manoeuvring; varying exercises including some

  • Complex manoeuvres

Course Information 
  • Ratio: 1 Instructor : Up to 2 Participants 

  • Duration - 4 Hours

  • Requirements - Participants to supply their own Vehicle and Caravan

Additional training pathways

ADI also offer a one day Road Safety Program including Caravan Towing for our clients wanting to develop their Caravan Towing and manouevring whilst also developing their defensive driving techniques. 

This full day allows for up to 3 participants to attend  

The Australian Driving Institute has partnered with Caudo Vineyard to bring this exclusive package designed to provided a comprehensive first class introduction to off road driving and caravan towing whilst enjoying the beautiful surrounds of SA's Riverland Country.

Duration: 4 hour theory session + 2 full days of training including overnight stay


Package includes:  

  • An informative 4 hour theory session prior to your departure to increase your knowledge of off road driving and safe towing practices

  • Entry to 4WD training locations

  • Caravan site fee for 1 night

  • 2 Full Days of 4WD training and Caravan towing experience ideal for beginner/intermediate level using your 4WD and Caravan.

  • Lunch provided on the second day at Caudo Vineyard

  • Certificate of attendance and individual competency driver report for each participant

  • Chaperoned trip by highly experienced Driving Instructor customised and tailored to your experience and needs




Day 1

Commence from St Marys, SA

Hills and City


Saunders Gorge - off road driving

Drive to Wakerie

Set up Camp in Caudo Vineyard

Free time

Day 2

4WD/Off road driving in Wakerie

Lunch provided at Caudo Vineyard

Defensive/Preventative driving strategies

Return to Adelaide

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