Metal Detectors

Looking for a new way to explore your surroundings? Metal detectors are a great way to enhance just about any outdoor experience while also being a useful tool. Designed to detect the presence of metal nearby, metal detectors are a useful way to find hidden metal inclusions or objects buried underground.

So whether you’re looking to find a few curiosities hidden beneath the earth by prospecting or are using it in a professional capacity, metal detectors are a great item to have handy. They can turn up discarded or lost items while also serving as an excellent way to look for any debris that might cause problems at your potential campsite.

Shop for metal detectors in Australia with Bundy Outdoors

If you’re looking to buy a metal detector, look no further than Bundy Outdoors. We have a great range of metal detectors available for sale. Whether you’re looking for a complete set-up from a brand like Garrett or simply need replacement search coils and other parts for an existing device, we can get you set up with the gear you need.

As a leading supplier of metal detectors in Australia, we’ll also be more than happy to help you with any questions you may have about using your metal detector or which style is most appropriate for your needs. As longtime outdoor enthusiasts ourselves, our expert staff are keen to assist.

Get the equipment you need at Bundy Outdoors today

Here at Bundy Outdoors, we pride ourselves on being one of the best places in the country to get the equipment you need for any outdoor adventure. That’s why in addition to our selection of metal detectors and accessories, we also supply a huge range of other outdoor equipment. So when you’re planning your next expedition, why not get in touch with the team at Bundy Outdoors? Whether you reach out online or come and see us in person at our Bundaberg store, we’ll be thrilled to help you get kitted out.


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A ground detector is an electronic instrument which detects the presence of metal nearby. Ground detectors are useful for finding metal inclusions hidden within objects, or metal objects buried underground. They often consist of a handheld unit with a sensor probe which can be swept over the ground or other objects.

Ground detectors and sence a variety of metals depending on the detector purchased and for what purpose. Metal dectectors can be used to find coins, jewellery, rellics or other metallic objects.  Some metal ground decectors can have a semi-submersible search coil used for in-water prospecting.

For some metal detecting, gold detecting or prospecting is an enjoyable and exciting pastime, however for some this can turn into a full time job yeilding great wealth and personal satisfaction.

How do metal detectors work?

Metal detectors work by transmitting an electromagnetic field from the search coil into the ground. Any metal objects (targets) within the electromagnetic field, which is the field caused by moving electrically charged objects. The detected target will become energised and retransmit an electromagnetic field of their own. The detector’s search coil receives the retransmitted field and alerts the user by producing a target response, this may be a vibration or sound combination. Some ground detectors are capable of discriminating between different object types, treasure which is an acceptable target or other objects which are not sought after such as nails, screws and bottle tops, and can be set to ignore unwanted targets.