Offline 4WD maps for exploring Australia using your iPhone or iPad without an Internet connection.

Utilise offline mapping and your device’s own in-built GPS receiver to see where you on detailed Hema maps, which feature roads, 4WD tracks, topographic information and points of interest to guide your travels off the beaten track.

"Hema's 4WD Maps app has the best maps for the 4X4 tourer." – Pat Callinan's 4X4 Adventures

“4WD Maps is an invaluable off-road navigation tool.” – Simon Christie, 4wd TV


Find your location
Real-time GPS tracking*
Australia-wide map coverage
Simple zooming


Drop waypoints
Plan routes
Placename search


Record your trips
Create tracklogs
Save tracks with information
Share tracklogs & waypoints


The app comes preloaded with a massive library of Hema touring and 4WD maps that covers:

Base Maps:

Australia Key Map
Australia 1:1 Million Road Map
Australia 1:250K TOPO

Regional Maps:

Brisbane to Cairns
Brisbane to Broom
Cape York
Central Australia
Central QLD
Darwin Region
East Gippsland & Sapphire Coast
The Flinders Ranges
Fraser Island
Goldfields, Esperance & Southern Coast of WA
Great Desert Tracks North & South Central
Great Desert Tracks North & South East
Great Desert Tracks North & South West
High Country Victoria Eastern
High Country Victoria Western
The Kimberley
Margaret River Wine Region
Melbourne to Adelaide
Mid North Coast & New England
Mid West WA
Mount Remarkable
North East NSW
Outback NSW
Outback QLD
Pilbara and Coral Coast
Red Centre
Simpson Desert 1:1.1M
Simpson Desert 1:500k
Snowy Kosciuszko
South East NSW
South East QLD
South West Corner – Margaret River/Southern Forests
South West Western Australia
Sydney to Brisbane
The Tip Top End & Gulf
Tropical North QLD

National Parks:

Avon Valley NP
Bladensburg NP
Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill NP)
Boonoo Boonoo NP
Cape Arid NP
Cape Le Grand NP
Cape Range NP
Carnarvon NP
Currawinya NP
Diamantina NP
D'Entrecasteaux NP
Fitzgerald River NP
Flinders Ranges NP
Francois Peron NP
Girraween & Bald Rock NP
Gregory NP
Idalia NP
Kakadu NP
Kalbarri NP
Karijini NP
Karlamilyi (Rudall River) NP
Keep River NP
Kennedy Range NP
Kinchega NP
Lakefield NP
Lamington NP
Litchfield NP
Millstream Chichester NP
Mt Augustus NP
Mungo NP
Mutawintji NP
Nambung NP
Purnululu NP
Stirling Range NP
Stokes NP
Sturt NP
Sundown NP
Vulkathunha – Gammon Ranges NP


Access a wide range of additional map sources which are available for purchase via the Memory-Map Digital Map Shop.

Add more maps to your library
State government topo maps
Marine charts
New Zealand maps

*You do not need a SIM Card installed or cellular coverage to utilise the GPS tracking functions on iPad for the app, though a WiFi+Cellular iPad is necessary to discover and track your location. A WiFi-only iPad does not contain the in-built GPS that a WiFi+Cellular iPad does, however external Bluetooth GPS receivers can be purchased for use with a WiFi-only iPad.

What’s New

Version 2.2.0

112 offline maps for touring & exploring Australia
Detailed GPS navigation statistics
Updated maps from Hema including Cape York, Kimberley and High Country (plus updated insets)
Improved route planning
Simplified map management
Map scale bar
Easier to customise ‘Stats’ page
Ability to save data across your devices (via Memory-Map account)
Optimise route feature (auto-routing online)
Easier to cancel navigation mode
Overlay Hide/Show setting

Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
222 Ratings
222 Ratings
Rtea9507 ,

Good and bad

We have both Hema explorer and Hema 4WD, it’s really easy to use and the well used routes are good but we have found that many, even well used tracks in less populated areas are not marked on the map or tracks marked that no longer exist- out from Carnarvon WA, out the back of Tennant Creek NT and up in the Dampier Peninsula WA for example, which for us as it’s then we use Hema is very frustrating.
also just tried to see what new maps are there, when I finally figured it out the memory map store just said discontinued to each map as I asked for info. They need updating ..

Norwest22 ,

This is a Great Touring App

I have been using this app for over 4 years and have not had any issues with it. It has operated on several different iPads using a Garmin Glonass portable GPS via Bluetooth, so no need to fork out for the 3G iPad. Being able to transfer data to Ozyexplorer is a bonus. Planing can be a little time consuming compared to Ozyexplorer but it still works well. I have also used the NZ version when touring the North Island.

ClarkeUSA ,

Don’t leave home without it...

We do a lot of Four Wheel driving in remote locations - this app is invaluable.
Currently doing a Road Trip (in the family sedan) around country Victoria - again this app was invaluable as we travelled roads that we would have never thought to take otherwise - easy, accurate and most of all safely.


Hema Maps Pty Ltd
2.2 GB
Requires iOS 8.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
© Hema Maps Pty Ltd, Memory-Map Inc.
In-App Purchases
  1. Victoria Topo Maps $99.99
  2. Topo SA $99.99
  3. Topo WA Ed2 $99.99


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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