Best iPad GPS apps

Some of the top GPS-based apps for the iPad

  • Mud Map Aus and NZ

    Price: Free

    This free app is basically a street directory that works offline after you've downloaded maps. The built-in GPS function will also pinpoint your exact location, so say goodbye to lugging around a huge street directory.
  • Although [[artnid:328129|popular turn-by-turn GPS apps for the iPhone|Navigation iPhone apps make dollars and sense]], like Navigon's MobileNavigator and TomTom's Australia are yet to make an appearance on the iPad, there are plenty of other GPS apps available in the App Store.

    MetroView Australia GPS Navigation

    Price: $24.99

    MetroView is the number one app in the navigational category on the iPad app store. It is Australian-developed and provides full turn-by-turn navigation.
  • Sygic Aura Drive Australia and New Zealand

    Price: $59.99

    This turn-by-turn GPS app contains maps sourced from Whereis as well as integrated city guides for most major cities.
  • VoxTrek navigation GPS for iPad

    Price: $3.99

    The cheapest turn-by-turn GPS app we've come across. VoxTrek for iPad has speech directions as well as speed camera alerts.
  • MotionX GPS HD

    Price: $3.99

    MotionX GPS HD is for outdoor-minded people who enjoy walking, hiking and sailing. The app allows you to download the maps you need, then plot your trail wherever you go. It works in GPS mode or with Wi-Fi enabled.
  • Marine Australia HD

    Price: $37.99

    Marine Australia HD is ideal for those spending a day out on the water. Boat enthusiasts can plan a day's sailing, locate points of interest and access tide information.
  • Trapster for iPad

    Price: Free

    Trapster has already built a solid reputation through its iPhone app. This app alerts you of red light cameras, speed cameras, breath-testing checkpoints as well as patrolling police cars.
  • Plane Finder HD

    Price: $9.99

    Plane Finder HD allows you to monitor real-time air traffic radar information to see what planes are flying in the skies. It is currently only available for NSW and Victorian iPad users.
  • Fuel Watcher

    Price: $2.49

    This app will only work for iPad users in Western Australia as the data from [[xref:|Fuel Watch|Fuel Watch]] is currently restricted to WA. Users can use the app to check the daily lowest fuel prices.
  • Memory Map

    Price: $19.99

    Another outdoor-based GPS app, Memory Map has access to topographic and marine maps.

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