Safety First - Satellite Phone - Australia Wide - Tourism Top End Partnership
edited January 2018 in Kakis looking for Kakis
If you are going to Australia and will be in a remote area, it is a good idea to rent an emergency devices such as a Satellite Phone (SP), Personal Location Beacon (PLB) or Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)

More Details: Website

  • Hire an EPIRB or PLB
  • Iridium Go - The Iridium Go! is a satellite WiFi hotspot which creates an online smartphone accesspoint.With the Iridium Go! you can connect your smartphone to your satellite feed via WiFi
  • Hire the Inmarsat Isatphone Pro and Isatphone2
  • Hire an Iridium 9555 Satellite Phone
  • Hire the Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot and Satsleeve+
  • Hire the Thuraya XT Lite 
  • Hire a Handheld UHF (CB) Radio


  • Minimum hire (7 days) $88 incl. GST and delivery and return postage.
  • 10 days - $98, 2 weeks - $110, 3 weeks - $130, for one month or more please call.
  • Reduced price for multiple hire and repeat business. Special rates for yacht racing.

Iridium Go
  • Hire an IridiumGo satellite WiFi hotspot from $175 for 1 week, $230 for 10 days, $305 for 2 weeks.
  • Includes $10 in free calls
  • Outgoing calls costs are 40 cent flagfall then $1.20 per minute for calls within Australia.
  • Incoming calls are no charge to you
  • The caller pays the same as calling a normal mobile phone.
  • You can SMS any mobile or send to an email address for 50c.
  • This is all done using your own phone, using your contacts list, SMS via your keypad.
  • Note: you are not using your SIM or call plan.

Inmarsat Isatphone Pro and Isatphone2
  • Outgoing calls just $1.30 per minute to any mobile or landline on the planet.
  • SMS for 50 cents
  • The cost to hire the IsatPhone Pro and now the IsatPhone2 is $140 for 1 week, $185 for 10 days, $230 2 weeks.
  • Incoming calls are no charge to you.
  • You can SMS any mobile or send to an email address for 50 cents
  • You can send your GPS location to any PC or mobile for just 50 cents
  • The phone has it's own email (SMS) address, for incoming contact
Check out the Website for more details.

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