Perth 4WD Course Testimonials

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Read what our Perth four-wheel drive course attendees have to say.

See what some of our four-wheel drive training course participants from Perth – Western Australia, had to say about senior four-wheel drive instructor-trainer Glynn Williams and the many different available 4WD courses that Western Wilderness 4WD & Survival Training has to offer.

July 10, 2020
I took the course having not been off road and felt comfortable from the start. Glynn walked everyone through the theory and then explained how this works for everyone's car specifically. The all-day bush and sand course was a great day and I definitely learnt how to drive in various terrain, how to utilise the abilities of the car and enjoy it. With the sand driving, you learn more than what you read online about dropping the pressures to understand what your looking to achieve and get the perfect level - but also how to best recover.
I will definitely be back to complete the recovery course and I would definitely recommend this course to anyone - its a small cost to learn the good way of doing things
Glynn was a great instructor which made the experience both fun and enjoyable.
Vince
Carlisle WA
July 9, 2020
The Bush and Sand Course was great value for money and very informative. We had an excellent day out with Glynn who was incredibly helpful and experienced. All round we began the day knowing next to nothing and left the day feeling fully confident in 4WDing in these terrains, and also in using our gear. Couldn't recommend it enough.
Alex and Jordan
Perth WA
July 3, 2020
The Bush and Sand course was fantastically run and was absolutely worth it! Glynn is incredibly knowledgeable and a great teacher, and I feel both informed and confident after having spent the day driving with him.
Daniel
Hamersley WA
June 29, 2020
We had a fantastic day putting our 4x4's through their paces. The mix of driving in both bush and sand conditions has given me a lot more confidence to take the car places I wouldn't have considered before. Glynn's knowledge and experience was evident as he took three novices to confident drivers in varying conditions. I'd highly recommend Western Wilderness 4WD to anyone who wants to learn the basics, or hone their off-road skills.
Stu
Perth - WA
June 29, 2020
Completed the Bush and Sand Course on the rainiest day of the year with Western Wilderness.
It was awesome!!! Glynn is the most knowledgeable and hardest working Expert Guru of 4wd techniques.
The knowledge and skills learnt on the day were put to good use in the mud and sand, all participants left with large grins on their faces.
I look forward to checking out some more courses with western Wilderness and look forward to a few more dad jokes from Glynn.
Glen
Beckenham - WA
June 29, 2020
We both enjoyed the course very much, Glynn was very good and the inclement weather only added to the fun. We learnt a lot and gained real confidence in the car, it was great to do it together so that later on when we are on the road together we have a similar idea of what the car can do and how we should do it.
Mark
North Fremantle - WA
June 29, 2020
What an outstanding day of four wheel drive instruction. Glynn is an exceptional teacher and his knowledge of four wheel drive theory, information about every vehicle and the really warm hearted and positive way that he responds to all participants made this bush and sand course quite superb. The three of us attended with very little understanding of four wheel driving and we left with newfound confidence and excitement about the future possibilities of four wheel drive excursions and holidays. If you want to find out more about your vehicle and it and your capabilities, then this course is a must. We now have a real passion for getting out in the bush and sand to experience much more of our amazing country.
Thank you so much, Glynn, we will be returning for further training in the future.
Mark, Pam and Charlie
Dunsborough WA
June 28, 2020
Recently did the Bush & Sand 4wd course with Glynn. Fantastic day! Glynn’s enthusiasm and passion made this extremely enlightening and valuable training day fun and enjoyable. We booked this course at the beginning of a 3 week holiday to the Pilbara. The skills and knowledge attained from the course gave us the ability and confidence to safely venture on numerous 4wd only tracks. We were able to see and explore many places we would have previously been reluctant to travel. We could not rate the course more highly. Thank you Glynn!
Penny & Vanessa
Bunbury - WA
June 17, 2020
We recently completed the Bush & Sand course and highly recommend it to anyone looking to get the best out of their 4WD.
As first time 4WD owners, we left the course with complete confidence in our vehicle and understanding how it performs in both bush and sand terrain.
Glynn was amazing and passed on his extensive knowledge with passion and enthusiasm.
Looking forward to hitting the tracks and practicing what we learnt.
Brenden
Perth - WA
June 17, 2020
Having just bought a 4x4 for the first time I was keen to get out and explore WA. However I was very aware that I was the A-typical "all the gear and no idea" candidate who you'd find bogged and in trouble on any given beach/track across Australia. After a recommendation from a friend I booked up and very glad I did. Glynn talked us through every part of the process as to how to stay safe and perform well on the sand. The information and tips were invaluable and I left feeling confident with both my vehicles and my own ability to hit the beach. Great course, personally tailored to your vehicle. 10/10.
Ricardo
Perth - WA
June 15, 2020
We had a great time with Western Wilderness and went from total novices to being comfortable with off road driving in a fun and engaging environment. Would absolutely recommend to anyone who wants to get into 4wding or even experienced drivers wanting to develop their technical knowledge.
Jacob
Hillarys - WA
June 13, 2020
I had a fantastic time on the bush and sand course. Glynn was a great instructor, where his many years of experience shone through not just in his technical knowledge, but also in his ability to facilitate the course and communicate his knowledge simply and effectively.
I began the course with very little experience and have walked away with the confidence in my ability to handle my 4WD appropriately in a variety of conditions. Highly recommended.
Ben
Perth
June 8, 2020
Thanks Glynn for a terrific day on the Bush and Sand course. As a complete novice we finished the day full of confidence in ourselves and our 4WD. Glynn is able to transfer his extensive knowledge simply and effectively balanced with plenty of humor along the way.
Rhys
Kardinya
June 2, 2020
I arrived at the meeting point in the morning not really knowing what to expect from the day and not really knowing my 4WD and what it can do. We spent the first half of the day in the woods and bush. The conditions were slippery after recent rain so I thought this was going to be a challenge. We started off on the gravel roads and learn how to safely negotiate these conditions going uphill and downhill, through deep pools of water that had developed, gained an understanding of what to look for when crossing water and when to look for other options. Using the manual function in the gears was a whole new concept for me and greatly improved my management of the car in the conditions. We played around with different setups in the high v’s low range which was very interesting and fun at the same time. Who knew there were more than one way to get up a hill 😊
After lunch we spent the afternoon getting to know our 4WD’s in the deep sand tracks to the north of Wanneroo. We played around with the different tyre pressures, understanding the reasoning for each and using the gears as we had learned in the morning session. Glynn managed to bog his car on purpose and we worked through the steps required to get it out which was interesting to all.

Major things I learnt that I didn’t know –
• Manual gearing gives you much greater control than the automatic drive option
• Optimum tyre pressures for driving on sand for my vehicle
• How to get out if you get bogged deep in sand
• How to use a deflator and compressor
• The recovery points on my new car are not actually recovery points, just tie down points when on the boat

Glynn was great company throughout the day and his life experiences were very interesting to hear about. His sense of humour was refreshing and his attention to detail was second to none.
Shayne
Duncraig WA
May 23, 2020
I had a great day with Glynn and learnt a lot about my car capabilities. Now, i have enough confidence to drive on beach and bush by myself. Thanks to Glynn's valuable advise and experience.
Sam
Perth WA
May 20, 2020
I had a fantastic time on the sand and bush course.
Glynn is an excellent teacher and really knows his stuff I can’t recommend this course enough.
If you want to learn about 4 wheel driving and have fun in the process, Glynn from Western Wilderness 4WD is the man you need.
Thanks again
Dan
Perth
May 20, 2020
Hi Teresa and Glynn
I’d Like to thank you both for providing me with such a welcoming and informative experience on the Bush and sand course.
I’m especially appreciative for Glynn’s ability to embrace all of my mistakes and lack of knowledge and turn them into a positive moment for learning. Glynn’s approach to safety through all aspects of four wheel driving and his knowledge that LESS IS MORE provided a solid new understanding and contrast to my long-held beliefs about 4x4 Driving
I highly recommend anyone interested in four-wheel driving that has any level of experience spend a day with Glynn. I’ll be recommending Western Wilderness to everyone I know.
Ron
Perth
March 28, 2020
Thanks, Glynn, for an incredible day! We learnt so much!
We booked the Bush and Sand Course and had the most amazing time!
When we started the day we were pretty insecure how to use and treat our 4WD the right way. Already after a few hours my partner and I felt much more confident and we left the course with such a good feeling and trust in our car. We can’t wait to go on our next trip to practice what we learnt.
Glynn has an amazing knowledge and is happy to share it in a very interesting and patient way.
Thanks again!😀 Highly recommended!!!
Steffi
Perth WA
February 21, 2020
Completed the bush and sand course yesterday and found the whole experience extremely enjoyable and well worth the money.
Found out more about my cars capabilities in the 10 hour course that I had in my previous three years of ownership.
Now feel confident to take the car to places we have missed out on before, let the adventure begin , all thanks to Glynn and his superb training
Paul
Tapping Western Australia 6065
February 20, 2020
Hands-down the best, most informative & enjoyable course I have ever undertaken.
Can not recommend highly enough – What a legend!
Shay
Ellenbrook
February 19, 2020
Glynn is a brilliant trainer who shares his vast knowledge and enthusiasm for 4WDing freely.
The Bush and Sand course gave us an understanding of the mechanics of 4WDing and a thorough knowledge of and confidence in our own vehicle.
The course was really enjoyable and the best value we've come across for ages. We will definitely be back in Winter for a 'mud" course.
We cannot recommend Glynn and Western Wilderness highly enough for 4WDing training.
Sheila: 19 February 2020
Sheila
Perth WA
February 19, 2020
Glynn is a brilliant trainer who shares his vast knowledge and enthusiasm for 4WDing freely.
The Bush and Sand course gave us an understanding of the mechanics of 4 WDing and a thorough knowledge of and confidence in our own vehicle.
The course was really enjoyable and the best value we've come across for ages. We will definitely be back in Winter for a 'mud" course.
We cannot recommend Glynn and Western Wilderness highly enough for 4WDing training.
Sheila & Eric
Currambine, WA, 6028
February 8, 2020
My husband and I had a great day yesterday with Glynn on the bush & sand course.
We learnt so much about our car, it’s capabilities and ours too! Glynn covered everything we need to know to get started on our 4x4 adventures.
He’s patient, knowledgeable and professional.
We were a group of 3 cars and we all got 1:1 training.
Such a fun day and well worth the $$. Glynn’s a champion. Loved it and would highly recommend.
Andrea
Cooloongup, WA, 6168
February 2, 2020
Had a great day out on the sand & bush course. Learnt new and interesting things.
Glynn is extremely knowledgeable and very experienced. He really helped us understand the capabilities of our car. Highly recommend doing the course.
Will definitely be booking in for Glynn's other courses.
Thanks again
Michelle
Tapping, WA, 6065
January 19, 2020
Best Personal Care.
Top Day with Glynn! Highly Recommended!
Nadja & Eric
Germany (touring Australia)
November 17, 2019
We had a fantastic time with Glynn.
He's extremely knowledgable and genuinely happy to pass his knowledge on.
Coming in as a novice, after a few hours with Glynn I now feel very confident about driving in sand, knowing how to treat our car and use the equipment.
I do wholeheartedly recommend Glynn's course.
Isabel
Hamilton Hill, 6163
November 13, 2019
We cannot recommend Glynn at Western Wilderness enough!
Having never done any off road driving by the end of this course I’m ready to go!
Glynn knowledge of all things off road is gold standard , we didn’t want the day to end.
👍🏼⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Kirsty
Applecross Perth, WA, 6153
February 21, 2018
Sound driving explanation & experience – was the best and most informative I’ve had.
Custom training ground for explaining basic 4wd principals was excellent and really drove in the lesson.
Knowledge, passion & personality of the instructor is second to none. Perfect course for remote work.
Dean – Exploration Team Boss
Doubleview
January 19, 2018
This was a fantastic course, had a great day learning about 4WD and also sharing some stories. Thank you so much.
Rebecca
Tourist Tick
January 19, 2018
Awesome training, excellent guide. Learnt a lot.
Alana
Tourist Tick
January 6, 2018
Confidence booster & investment in knowledge for future 4WD expeditions. Fun but very responsible.
Heather & Kim
Melville
January 6, 2018
Learnt an amazing amount in a short time. Excellent, enjoyable and an amazing experience. After 3 hours, drove back over terrain that I would have never attempted before. Highly recommended.
Dr Grice
Mandurah
October 28, 2017
Excellent course leader, easy going making the learning process a whole lot more enjoyable.
Feroz
Harrisdale
October 28, 2017
We had a great time with our trainer. We learned new things. A lot of useful info about our 4WD. Will definitely recommend to others.
Argin
Piara Waters
September 30, 2017
Learnt things I never even considered before. Brilliant, Excellent, very knowledgeable & humorous. Taught Bear Grylls everything he knows! Have attended may courses – both professional & leisure and this was easily one of the most enjoyable, well delivered and “fun” courses I have ever had the pleasure of being on.
Richard
Willagee
September 3, 2017
Great Course, good to see the capabilities of our vehicle. Looking forward to the sand course.
Andrew & Bronwyn
Noranda
June 10, 2017
Glynn’s approach and method of teaching, transfer of knowledge was excellent and I felt he customized it so I got what I wanted out of it, taking into account the capability of my vehicle. I have, and will recommend Western Wilderness to many others.
Mick
Sorrento
March 31, 2017
Really couldn’t have asked for any better! Glynn’s knowledge, communication, patience and attitude is all A1 top notch. Will happily spread the good word on Western Wilderness.
Jason
Marangaroo
January 17, 2017
Another fantastic day out learning so much and amazed at what the car can do. Look forward to putting it all into practice. Thank you Glynn, for another great & informative day!
Kat & Sandro
Baldivis
December 23, 2016
Fantastic day, shared lots of common sense "need to know" stuff. Made us feel very welcome & confident in what we were all doing. Highly recommend. Look forward to doing the sand course.
Kat & Sandro
Baldivis
December 18, 2016
I would recommend WW4WD to all amateur 4WD enthusiasts to go & make themselves familiar with the intricacies' & safe way of driving & enjoying the fantastic outback we have in Australia. I absolutely enjoyed the course & wish Glynn all the best and thanks for such a wonderful experience.
Shailendra
Piara Waters
December 9, 2016
Absolutely fantastic. Glynn was so generous with his time & expertise. Amazing value for money. I will highly recommend this course to others.
Gabrielle
Balga
October 1, 2016
Glynn is the most amazing teacher & has helped us to go away on holidays with the tools & knowledge we need to have a safe & enjoyable trip.
Paul
Mosman Park
September 10, 2016
One of the nicest men I have met as a trainer. Will definitely recommend to peers. 5 Stars.
Dr Khan
Bedford
July 3, 2016
Excellent knowledge & delivery - relevant hands on & informative. Lots of great positive feedback. Amazing upbeat enthusiasm. Absolutely loved it. Would recommend Glynn highly.
Mark & Fiona
Noranda
March 5, 2016
Great variety, great knowledge - contagious enthusiasm - very passionate.
[Appeared on Australian Survivor]
Kate
Wembley
February 12, 2016
Excellent course, well presented, very thorough and transferred knowledge in a very easy way. Would definitely suggest newcomers to do the course for safety, learning about your vehicle, and reading the tracks etc.
Terry
Brabham
February 4, 2016
Absolutely feel more confident. We didn't realise much more there was to learn about our car! Now we know...Thanks Glynn. Looking forward to exploring places we would have previously avoided.
J Hall & A Kat
South Perth
October 24, 2015
Fantastic Course. Exceeded my expectations. I've learnt not only what my car is capable of but my own capabilities. Will continue with this company for other courses.
Mark
Madeley
December 14, 2014
Fantastic. Glynn is very calm & talks you through the situation. Because he is calm, he made us feel very calm. Great day and I now feel confident knowing my car better.
Maggie
Woodvale