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Explore Australia with Confidence:

your adventures

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"Without a doubt the best sat-nav system I have used, both on and off-road"

Hema-verified POI

4WD & Off-road Tracks




Campsites & Caravan Parks


Outback & Dirt Roads

Preloaded with Hema's Premium 4WD Maps

  • Australia-wide Hema Explorer Map (1:18M - 1:150,000) 
  • Digitised Hema touring maps: Cape York, Fraser Island, The Kimberley, High Country Victoria & Great Desert Tracks
  • Hema 1:1 million Road Atlas
  • Easily download higher detail Hema Explorer Map plus additional map sources
  • FREE 4WD map updates for the lifetime of your device

Reliable Street GPS Navigation

  • Precise turn-by-turn GPS navigation
  • Voice guidance
  • Visual lane guidance
  • Alerts for speed cameras, school zones & red light cameras
  • 3D landmarks and buildings

"When it comes to caravanning in Australia, the Hema HX-1 Navigator is hard to beat"

Explore mode’s wide range of map sources, points of interest and tools for planning, navigating and sharing your trips makes the HX-1 the ultimate companion for confidently exploring off-road Australia. 

Navigate off the beaten with Hema's most powerful 4WD GPS, featuring topographic and touring mapping plus an extensive list of points of interest in combination with trip recording tools and other content and features.

Road navigation made easy

Navigate confidently throughout Australia and New Zealand with precise turn-by-turn voice guidance to addresses, points of interest and coordinates in Drive mode. Drive mode delivers the latest HERE navigation data for driving around town and Hema track data for exploring places off the beaten track, as well as visual lane guidance and alerts including red light and speed cameras, timed school zones and more. Drive mode makes the HX-1 a powerful street navigator with the added bonus of 4WD and unsealed road data from Hema.

Explore off-road with confidence

Discover over 45,000 campsites, caravan parks and other points of interest (POI) across Australia with the HX-1. Drive mode features over 6,000 POI from Camps Australia Wide and Caravan Parks Australia Wide - Australia’s most comprehensive directories for free and low-cost camps across Australia. Each point of interest contains insightful details like pet-friendliness and mobile phone reception, while integrated Camps Snaps site images give you a visual preview of your destination, allowing you to find the perfect spot to stay for the night.

The HX-1 also features over 40,000 Hema-verified points of interest for explorers in Drive & Explore mode, which covers everything from campsites and caravan parks to rest areas, roadhouses, 24-hour fuel, lookouts, mechanical repairs, historical points and much more.

To help you find Australia’s best tracks, trails and places off the beaten track, the HX-1 features the revolutionary Hema Explorer Map. Combining 1,200,000km of 4WD tracks and outback roads with vital topographic information like contour lines and detailed river network data, as well as walking trails, symbolised track difficulty classifications and more, your dream adventure is waiting for you on the Hema Explorer Map.

In addition to the Hema Explorer Map, the HX-1 also comes with a wide range of 4WD map sources to download and use on your next adventure. This list includes digitised Hema touring maps for Cape York, Fraser Island, the Kimberley, High Country Victoria and our iconic Great Desert Tracks maps, additional Hema base maps, state government topographic maps (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA), as well as HERE Street and Terrain mapping.

Australia’s best adventure mapping

Search campsites & caravan parks

Which map would you trust off-road?

Quickly and easily share your trips online with friends, family and other Hema users with the HX-1. Connect to Wi-Fi to upload your latest adventure to your personal Hema Explorer Cloud account, which you can then share on social media, send as a URL or post to our online trip gallery, where it will be seen by other explorers from all around the world. You can even browse and download other people’s tracks, which you can then take with you offline to guide you on your next adventure.

Powerful trip recording tools

Share with other explorers

Capture your adventures as they happen with the HX-1’s intuitive trip recording tools. Save your track while you navigate, drop a waypoint to mark that hidden campsite you found, and take geotagged photos and video of the best parts of your trip with the HX-1’s 5-megapixel camera.

The Hema HX-1 Navigator is the latest street & 4WD navigation system from Hema Maps, bringing on & off-road functionality into one GPS device. Additional navigation features include:

Easily discover new places

40,000+ Hema-verified POI including campsites, caravan parks, lookouts & more.

Explore off-road confidently

Over 1,200,000km of 4WD tracks and outback roads to explore across Australia.

Search for places and locations

Find a location (i.e. Ayers Rock) by name search and then displayed on the map.

Know what you're up against

Track classifications lets you know the difficulty of a track before attempting it.

Plan your trip

Create multi-point routes to each destination for your entire journey, start to finish.

Record your journey

Record the path (breadcrumb trail) your vehicle follows as you travel off-road.

Remember important locations

Mark locations on the map using waypoints to find your way back to that spot in the future.

Don't miss a turn

Turn-by-turn navigation ensures you will not miss important turns on your journey.

Let us guide you

Voice guidance lets you focus on the journey at hand with audible directions.

Stay in the best lane

Visual lane guidance will show you which lane you need to be in at specific times.

Avoid fines

Be alerted when approaching a speed camera or red light camera as you drive.

Be alerted

Timed school zone alerts ensures you are aware of school children & reduce your speed.

Understand where you are

Buildings and landmarks are displayed on the screen in 3D as you drive.

Get help fast

Help Nearby assists you to locate services quickly such as hospitals & mechanics.

Your headline

"There is no one else out there regularly mapping and checking outback tracks for accuracy like HEMA"

HX-1 GPS Device Overview

The HX-1 features a large 7-inch multi-touch screen with a bright 1024x600 pixel display, which is reinforced with a tempered glass screen protector for added durability. A powerful 1GB RAM makes the HX-1 impressively fast, while a 5000mAh battery will keep you exploring for up to 6 hours off charge with continuous use. On the reverse is a 5-megapixel camera, which allows you to capture your adventure with geotagged photos and video up to 480p at 15 frames per second. Meanwhile, the HX-1’s Wi-Fi connectivity makes downloading additional maps, content and device updates quick and easy, so you can spend less time indoors and more time exploring off the beaten track.


Unit Dimensions, WxHxD:

187mm x 115mm x 17mm

Display size:

7" diag (17.7 cm)

Display resolution:

1024 x 600


5000mAh Lithium Polymer rechargeable

Battery life:

5+ hours off charge with continuous use, depending on settings


3.5mm stereo jack, microSD card slot, Mini USB

External audio:

8Ω, 1.5W speaker, microphone


Power button


5-megapixel rear-facing


MediaTek MT8127 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 MPCore, 1.3GHZ, GPU: Mali-450 MP2

Operating System:

Android 4.4


12 month warranty (conditions apply)


Internal memory:




Expandable memory:

Accepts microSD up to 32GB



Mini USB 2.0 data and charge


Bluetooth 3.0 HS, Bluetooth 4.0 LE


IEEE 802.11/b/g/n


MT6627, 22 channels tracking


Preloaded Maps:

Australia & New Zealand mapping

Data providers:

HERE road data & Hema track data

Map Updates:

3 years free


Turn-by-turn voice guidance

Warnings & Alerts:

Red light cameras, speed cameras, timed school zones, speed warnings

Visual guidance:

Lane guidance, 3D buildings & landmarks

Points of interest:

6000+ Camps Australia Wide & Caravan Parks Australia Wide, 40,000+ Hema-verified POI, HERE POI

Trip recording:

Record track logs, mark & save locations


Preloaded 4WD maps:

  • Hema Explorer Map (1:18M - 1:150,000) Australia-wide multi-scale topographic mapping
  • Digitised Hema touring maps: Cape York, Fraser Island, the Kimberley, High Country Victoria, Great Desert Tracks map series

Maps available for free download:

  • Hema Explorer Map (1:72,000 - 1:9,000) Australia-wide multi-scale topographic mapping
  • HERE map sources: HERE Satellite/Aerial Imagery (not available for download) HERE Street, HERE Terrain
  • State government topographic maps: NSW, QLD, SA, Tasmania & Victoria
  • Geoscience Australia 1:250k map

4WD map updates:

Free for the life of the unit

Points of interest:

40,000+ Hema-verified POI (accommodation, campsites, caravan parks, dump points, wineries, lookouts, picnic areas, rest areas, toilets, water points, boat ramps, emergency telephones, mechanical repairs, medical facilities, police stations, post offices, public telephones, parks & wildlife, ranger stations, visitor centres, historical points, 24-hour fuel, general stores, roadhouses)

Trip monitoring:

Real-time location tracking & heading

Trip recording:

Record track logs, drop & save waypoints, capture geotagged photos & videos, write trip notes

Trip sharing:

Sync trip data to your online Hema Explorer Cloud account


  • Generate route lines to addresses and Hema POI
  • Manually plot point-by-point routes


  • HX-1 Navigator Device
  • 12V/24V 2A Car Charger
  • HX-1 Cradle
  • USB Cable
  • HX-1 Windscreen Mount
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Soft Pouch

Get your own HX-1 for $699AU (RRP). Adventure awaits..

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