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Goog’s Track Tag along Tour – 2021

Patrick and I highly recommend Pindan tours, we just accomplished the Googs track with Pindan’s tagalong tour. The track was completed over an extended long weekend, so we had plenty of time to absorb information and utilize skills. We took our Bluewat…

Patricia Daly - Reid, SA

Old Ghan Line, Binns Track, Lake Argyle & the East Kimberley’s Tag Along 4WD Tour

11 June – 10 July 2021 In June/July my husband and I embarked on a 4 week extended 4WD tour of the Old Ghan Line, Binns Track, Lake Argyle and the East Kimberley’s with Pindan’s Tag Along Tour. Due to COVID restrictions we picked up our fellow travelle…

Gwen & Jeff Young - Port MacDonnell, SA

The range of topics covered was too broad to mention here, …

August 2021 saw us travel to Quorn for a weekend of 4wd driver training with Pindan Tours. This included a full day of theoretical information followed by a full day of practical putting it all together. Initially we had thought 8hrs plus of theory wou…

Nick Horsnell & Mary MacFarlane - Glen Osmond, SA

No details left out, an amazing training!

No details left out, an amazing training! Thanks Norman and Coralie. We learnt so much, and was able to put new learning into place immediately, very thorough, expert advice and training! Thanks again!! We won’t be strangers!

Karl & Jacqueline Hudson - Newton, SA

” Even though we’ve been 4WD’ing for over 20 years, …

Even though we’ve been 4WD’ing for over 20 years, we learnt a lot from Norman and Coralie, particularly safe vehicle preparation, driving and recovery techniques. We feel that we are both more confident as a result. We highly recommend doing both the t…

Ian & Mary Marker - Belair, SA


What an adventure travelling with Norm and Coralie giving us a fantastic tagalong trip with heaps of background knowledge, history of the area we travelled.  Also Jon learnt more about his 200 Series Landcruiser from Norm.   THANK YOU both for an…

Jon Howard & Sue Greer - Clontarf, Queensland

Nissan X Trail 4 x 4 training

After having recently acquired a Nissan X Trail 4 x 4 we felt we needed to find out just where we could go with it, and what it’s and our capabilities are. Thanks to Norman Bee (Pindan Tours and 4WD Training) for providing us with the knowledge and ins…

Barb and Rob McPharlin - Redwood Park, S.A.

… the Madigan Line Tour with Pindan Tours.

My husband and I just completed the Madigan Line Tour with Pindan Tours. This was our first tag-along-tour. The experience was wonderful! Even before the tour started we were supplied with a lot of useful information. The group was a good size at 14 an…

Judy and Jeff Wiese - Bordertown, S.A.

Madigan Line Tour – 2021

I’d like to re-state that Heather and I had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience of following the Madigan Line.  Throughout the trip, we were both impressed by the amount of research you have obviously undertaken to make our experie…

Ray & Heather Oermann - Bibaringa, SA

We both learned so much useful information and it will stay with us.

We just completed the two day 4WD training and it has given us both so much more confidence, both driving and understanding our vehicle, as well as safety. Norman and Coralie work really well together and Norman made the driver training really clear an…

Janine & Gerry Anninos - Willunga, SA

They built our 4WD confidence by 100% and more.

Norm and Coralie were excellent instructors and taught us a lot about our car and what it could do, and how to do it. They built our 4WD confidence by 100% and more. We had theoretical and practical experience. They welcomed us into their home and ende…

David & Carolyn Smith - Adelaide, SA

Spread over two full days, the training was comprehensively designed and conducted with the highest level of expertise and professionalism.

My husband and I are gearing up for a trip of a lifetime around Australia later in a year with our two young kids. As part of our preparation, we recently took a 4WD training course with Pindan Tours. Located at the forefront of Flinders Ranges, Pindan…

Kasia and Rino Rosa - Mt. Barker, SA

Absolutely Brilliant!!

I was gifted the 2-day Basic 4WD course with Pindan Tours and 4WD Training for my birthday. We do a lot of 4WDing and have plans to tackle an extensive lap of Australia in the near future but at the moment, my partner does most of the driving. It was j…

Melissa Ferry - Leigh Creek, SA

Fantastic training, felt safe and comfortable the whole time!

The theory was presented in multiple aspects allowing for a deeper understanding and comprehension and lots of hot tips too! It was fantastic training, felt safe and comfortable the whole time, thanks again!

Gemma Bawden - DEW Gawler Ranges

I came on your course a complete novice, never having driven a 4 wheel drive vehicle.

Dear Norman and Coralie, I came on your course a complete novice, never having driven a 4 wheel drive vehicle. I was extremely apprehensive, but your course far exceeded my expectations, giving me the confidence that I lacked. So many thanks for all yo…

Patricia Jolly - Adelaide, SA

I had never been instructed in the correct way to operate the vehicles, but this course has shown me how.

Thankyou Norman and Coralie. Many years ago I had driven 4 wheel drive vehicles with my job in the outback. I had never been instructed in the correct way to operate the vehicles, but this course has shown me how. I have much more confidence in my abil…

Janet Blazey - Adelaide, SA

“Great views and we gained a lot of knowledge …..”

Wow what a fantastic day we had with Norman & Coralie Bee on their Pindan Tour. We Spent the day looking around Mt. Little Station. What a great visit it was. Great views and we gained a lot of knowledge about the station. Thanks also to Kellie and Pet…

Susan Santella - Waikerie, SA

“We just had a couple of days touring the Flinders Ranges with them and couldn’t be happier.”

Anyone wanting to see your own back yard. Look these guys up, they are the best at what they do. We just had a couple of days touring the Flinders Ranges with them and couldn’t be happier. A family run business based in Quorn. Check out their website f…

Mick Curry - Adelaide, SA

I was so impressed….

I was so impressed with Norm’s high level of skills and knowledge and the way he willingly shared so much at an appropriate level for me.

Lea Curtis - SOTA Teacher (School Of The Air)

“…thank you for teaching me the proper way to drive and correct ways to do the simplest tasks”

“just wanted to say thank you for teaching me the proper way to drive and correct ways to do the simplest tasks…yesterday I passed my P’s test, so thank you very much”

Caitlin Tidbury - Port Augusta West

… this trip exceeded our highest expectations.

Crossing the North Simpson Desert by Madigan’s Line, this trip exceeded our highest expectations. Faced with the challenge of re-scheduling, as the exit from the Desert was impassable owing to the floodwaters from North Queensland, Norm was meticulous…

Deborah Carraro & Peter Parr - Canberra, ACT

There are many components that set Pindan apart from its competitors,

Albert and I highly recommend Pindan Tours and 4WD course. There are many components that set Pindan apart from its competitors, having 1:1 training is just one of them, but a very important one. Their passion, communication, knowledge and experience a…

Lian van Veen - Adelaide, SA

… a fabulous day of Advanced 4WD driving and recovery training.

Hi Norman and Coralie, Thank you for a fabulous day of Advanced 4WD driving and recovery training. The 1:1 approach combined with your flexibility to tailor the day to our needs has been a very effective learning experience for us. Also, the direct fee…

Jante Kamphius & Rene Van Gelderen - Adelaide SA

… getting to practise all the techniques and experience different surfaces/terrains was challenging and fun.

Hi Norman, Thanks again for your time and expertise over the weekend – I certainly learnt a lot and am much more confident to attempt more challenging terrain as a result of your course. As I mentioned to you, I was not looking forward to the theory se…

Andrew Threadgold - Adelaide Hills

Your explanations were clear and you answered my questions very satisfactorily.

Hi Norman, Thank you again for the 4 Wheel Drive training that you provided to me. Despite my momentary lapses in concentration I did very much enjoy the day and felt that I now have a better understanding of what is involved in using the 4 wheel drive…

Cheers, Arja

Great training, content and professionally presented.

Great training, content and professionally presented.

Christopher Thorpe - School Of The Air (SOTA) - Port Augusta

It was good to have a guide who could tell us so much…

Wayne and I want to thank you for an amazing full day tour. The diversity of the landscape was unexpected, I thought it would be mostly dry land scrub but what I saw was so different. There was scrub, but also the saltbush, native pine that seem to thr…

Heather & Wayne - Paralowie S.A.

…a big thanks to you for the 4WD course. I loved every second of it.

Howdy Norm. I just wanted to say a big thanks to you for the 4WD course. I loved every second of it. I thought I’d let you know that I’ve adopted the two hands approach on the wheel at all times. I realised my left hand sits on my leg when I’m not mind…

Chris Fulton - DEWNR

Old Ghan & Red Centre Tag along Tour

We found your knowledge and the detail you provided on the trip was excellent. The practical 4WD training demonstrations and repairs done were a bonus for us, as we had not expected this and it has given us a lot more confidence. We loved all the comme…

Andrew, Caroline & Meg Johnston - Sandy Bay, Tasmania

Amazing Day trip of the Flinders Ranges

What an awesome way to explore the Flinders. Norman picked my family up from Rawnsley Park Station and treated us to a wonderful full on day of exploring the trails thru the Flinders. His knowledge of the area and its geology was a highlight as I would…

Sheryl Haines - New Zealand

Full day tour through the Flinders Range N.P.

Today was one of the best days in Australia since our journey began. Coralie and Norman treated us as if it was our birthday, we’ve learned so much about history, geography and geology! Additionally to all the new knowledge, we even got a gift bag with…

SalomeAeberhard Canton of Aargau, Switzerland

An amazing 4WD tour of the central Flinders Ranges!

Norm and Coralie picked us up in Hawker at 0900 and took us through the Bunyeroo Valley and the Brachina Gorge, returning along the Moralana Scenic Drive and getting back to our accommodation in the early evening after a very full day out. Norm and Cor…

Christine Bradbrook - England, UK

An interesting and informative day…

We had a great trip right around the Flinders Ranges. We learnt lots about the geological history and formation of the Ranges, including information about all the fossils. The panorama at Hawker was awesome too, well worth a visit if you are ever there…

Lorraine Ellis - Mid North Coast, NSW

“I thoroughly enjoyed the training….”

I thoroughly enjoyed the training from the theory and then putting what I had learnt into practice. I felt very comfortable with how I was taught the tasks that I had to do and was put at ease when I was worried about performing some tasks. The hospita…

Renee Cooper - Complete Personnel

“…one of the kids highlights from our whole trip.”

Norman, I just wanted to thank you and Coralie for an awesome day during our Flinders Ranges Day tour.  It’s one of the kids highlights from our whole trip.  You treated all of us like family, so thank you.

Richard J Korkor - Sydney

“2 day 4WD Training in the Flinders Ranges”

My husband and I spent two very informative and interesting days doing 4WD training with Norm Bee from Pindan Tours. I was a little (well a lot!) nervous as we had only recently bought our Ford Everest and had not done any off road driving. The first d…

Ann Lovell - Sydney, NSW

“Outstanding 4WD Training in the Flinders Ranges”

Recently, we retired and bought our first 4WD vehicle and off-road camping trailer to explore outback Australia. To give us the confidence to safely use the full capabilities of the vehicle, we decided to undertake a two-day off-road driving course dur…

Mike Lovell - Sydney, Australia

“Want a personal, unique experience, off the beaten track, around the Flinders Ranges & Outback?”

Then Norman Bee is your answer. I spent 4 great days with Norm sitting in the front of his very clean well maintained 4WD. He created a tour around what I wanted to know, see and do. He knows a lot of history and makes it interesting. Great cook…..lo…

Kerry Barnard Amor

“…had an opportunity to use my skills and experience from Norm’s lessons……”

I’ve just had an opportunity to use my skills and experience from Norman’s lessons on desserts of Oman. And I still give the car too little power on sandy dunes ? Best regards and thanks again for the training.

Witold Muchowski (from Poland)

“…so generous with their knowledge and time.”

Norman and Coralie are so generous with their knowledge and time. They have a love of the Flinders Rangers and the Outback and pass that onto to those who are part of the adventure. Pindan Tours were professional, accommodating and relaxed. I would hig…

Paula Westwood, Victoria

I gained confidence through Norman’s ability…….

Norman shows respect and professionalism, his presentation is clear, his ability to communicate, listen, advise and guide are a credit to him. Everything was covered and presented in a highly professional, entertaining and respectful manner. The practi…

Angelas Lemonis - DCS - Port Augusta Prison

“Goog’s Track & Gawler Ranges Tours”

I did the 3 day Goog’s Track and the 4 day Gawler Ranges tours. I was able to use my Ford Ranger in sand dunes, rocky areas, mud tracks and to experience the Australian outback. There was considerable information on scientific and historical features o…

Maree Harries - Mugee, NSW

Great Tagalong Tour

We recently took part in an 8 day Tagalong Tour with Pindan Tours taking in Googs Track, Gawler Ranges and the Mt Ive station tracks. Norm was a very knowledgeable and patient 4WD trip leader offering driving advice as and when required. His wife Coral…

Lorraine Cowan

It was such a fun day!!

Thanks so much! It was such a fun day!! Also very educational. But fun!

Lelia Kamphorst - DEWNR

…a great experience into a fantastic experience…

Hi Norm, Have finally returned home and I would like to thank you for the wonderful day I had touring with you on 19-10-2015 through the Flinders Rangers.  Your expertise, experience, knowledge and passion for this area of Australia was really evident.…

Jenny McCauley - HOLT, ACT

….using the techniques we learned….

We loved our experience with Norman and Coralie at Pindan 4WD Tours and Training (we took a basic 2 day 4WD course). Norman’s patient teaching took Allison in one day from being anxious about changing a spare wheel to confidently correcting an induced…

Christopher Reid and Allison Pon, two travelling Canadians

I gained more knowledge….

Dear Norman, I wish to thank you for the very informative trip we had with you from Port Augusta to Wilpena Pound. Overall I gained more knowledge in those few hours, than I did on any other day. I am still working my way through all the reading you pr…

Anne Lowe - Spreyton, Tasmania

Approachable training style

I really valued that Norman recognised differing experience levels and context of previous driver training, it meant he could customise my learning more ideally to my knowledge/background. I always had a clear sense of what I had done well or could sti…

Jodie Gregg-Smith - DEWNR

We would definitely recommend you to anyone….

Hi Norm, Coralie and Rebekah, Diane and I would like to thank you for the marvellous hospitality and the helpful and most informative tour of the Northern Flinders. You all have so much historical, geographic and botanic knowledge to impart. And so muc…

Tony Hynes, Wanniassa, ACT

4X4 DEWNR training

G’day Norman, Just a quick note to let you know that the training we (DEWNR) did with you in October 2014 paid dividends last week when several of us from Port Augusta were called down to fight fires in the Adelaide Hills. We were tasked to do a range…

Peter Newman - DEWNR

There is so much history and great views…..

Thank you Pindan Tours for your time spent with us exploring the Flinders Ranges. There is so much history and great views that make the Flinders Ranges so unique. I appreciate the time spent learning about our own ancient landscapes.

Gillian Harries - Newcastle, NSW

A totally worthwhile and relevant course…..

Thank you Pindan Tours for the intensive 4WD course delivered over the last two days. The theory cemented and pulled together ideas I had held previously about driving vehicles. The full day of 4WDriving was essential to develop the correct defensive d…

Maree Harries - Mudgee, NSW

Awesome support provided by Norman Bee and Pindan Tours!

Awesome support provided by Norman Bee and Pindan Tours! We couldn’t have done it without your amazing ‘glamping’ extras! Helped us get to and from places along the Larapinta Trail that were just extraordinary! Thanks and Cheers!

Gabrielle Enright

Thanks again, can’t wait for the next trip with you.

Hi Norm and Coralie. Just a note of thanks for taking us through the Flinders Range. You made our trip very enjoyable with your excellent knowledge of the history of the area. Also the knowledge of flora and fauna. We particularly liked the humour in w…

Shaun & Tracey Miles - Bathurst, NSW

“Brilliant tour….the 4WD tracks were awesome”

Thanks Norm and Coralie for an absolutely brilliant tour of the Northern Flinders Ranges. All the 4WD tracks were awesome, the station stays were really good and I had a great time away. Can’t wait to do another trip with you guys!

Ray Faragher

For all the little and big things that helped….

To Norm & Coralie, For all that you did in organising and running our trips – many thanks. For all the little and big things that helped the days run smoothly for the group – again many thanks. All four of us have truly enjoyed all of the places yo…

Regards, John & Judy, Pete & Jude

We learnt a lot, boosted our confidence and had fun at the same time.

Hi Norm, Just wanted to drop you a note to say a huge thank you for our 4WD lessons and 4WD tour on Sunday.  We learnt a lot, boosted our confidence and had fun at the same time. It was great to be able to chat first about what we were hoping to learn…

Karen and Ian Lindsay - Melbourne, Vic.

Thanks for imparting your 4WD expertise!

Thanks so much for imparting your 4WD expertise my way. I always felt comfortable with your training, you were never intimidating or condescending, it was a great and fun experience. You allowed me time to make the decisions on my own after giving me t…

Donna Gaskin

A trainer who is passionate about 4WDriving!

Hi Norm, Just want to say thank you to Coralie and yourself for your hospitality over the many weekends that I spent 4WD training with you. Your presentation style and the information that you imparted to me, over the many weekends, has been invaluable…

Steve Townsend

All the training is paying off!

Hi Norm, Thanks for all the training over the years as part of the Barossa 4WD club, it has certainly come in use. In my most recent trip I used the snatch strap recovery, towing and side slope training. One spot of bother I got into due to track erosi…


A good couple of days…

Hi Norman, A good couple of days doing the training! Thanks for the good clear explanations & patience etc.  I hope I don’t need to practice the recovery skills!  

Peter Newman - DEWNR

Highly recommended!

If you ever want to see the outback in style and in the company of someone who is thorough, professional, full of humour and one of the most generous human beings on the planet – go with this man… He know’s his stuff and service is his middle name! P…

Wayne Enright - Free Spirit Adventures

Confidence booster

Hi Norm, thanks for the training, a real confidence booster!


Thank you so much!

Hi Norm and Coralie, Thank you so much for one of the most fantastic days of my life and the photos you sent. I will send some of mine as soon as I get a chance. I’m so sorry it has taken me this long to thank you.

Metta - Melbourne
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