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"This tour epitomises the Australian Outback"
Experience the vastness of the Australian Outback. Whether you've only got a week, or you can come along for the full 14 day trek, scratch your travel itch with a camping trip to the Outback.
Drive your own 4WD or a hired vehicle through some of the most remote and spectacular terrain in the country on this awesome Outback Expedition. Visit stunning National Parks and private cattle stations. Drive in the sand dunes of the Simpson Desert, spot elusive wildlife and colourful birds, visit iconic Outback towns, see country so old that it literally has dinosaur footprints etched into it.
Whats included? - 3 evening meals (2 at the Birdsville Hotel), all camping and National Park fees, cattle station camping, soaking in hot artesian bore bath, guided night tour in Carnarvon National Park, entrance to Lark Quarry Dinosaur Stampede, entrance to the Stockmans Hall of Fame, Outback fishing gear and instruction, tyre changing and mechanical assistance, hot shower, qualified and knowledgeable guide, reliable 200 Series Landcruiser tour guide vehicle, all safety, recovery, communications and emergency equipment (incl. Garmin inReach Tracker/PLB with satellite texting enabled).
Duration: 14 Days (contact us for information on the shortened trip)
Start/End: 3 hrs drive inland from Brisbane (Goondiwindi/Chinchilla)
Cost: *$2975 per couple. Kids under 16 free. Extra adults $400
Contact us for more information. See the Timeline below.
Your guide Tony is not only an experienced remote area tour guide, he's also a Cert IV qualified trainer and assessor in four wheel driving. And he's a friendly bloke too!
This tour is suitable for off-road camper trailers that are set up for remote travel. Trailers with independent suspension are recommended as we'll be on corrugated roads for several days. Please ask us if you are not sure about your trailer's capability. Full details of specs, setup and spares is given on booking.
Get the practical mechanical help you need if things don't go to plan. From tyre changes to changing shocks (and a lot more).
While this tour takes you through some of the most isolated areas in Australia, we have regular stops for fuel and food. 600km fuel range is plenty. 2 spare tyres on rims are recommended just in case. It's also a good idea to have a mechanic go over your vehicle and trailer before you head off.
Highlights of the Outback Tour (full itinerary on booking)
Meet up in Goondiwindi, on the QLD/NSW border for our first night's briefing and get together (350km from Brisbane).
TOWARDS THE OUTBACK
Spend the night camped on a working cattle station. Relax in the thermally heated baths from the Great Artesian Basin.
EDGE OF THE DESERT
Find out what it's like to live in a town with a population of 5.
BURKE AND WILLS DIG TREE
Explore the emotion and tragedy of this historic site. Overnight in Innamincka, one of the Outback's most iconic locations.
DAY 5 & 6
BIRDSVILLE AND THE SIMPSON
2 nights in the most iconic Outback town, dinner at the Hotel and a day in the Simpson Desert where we take on the biggest sand dunes in Australia.
REMOTE NATIONAL PARK
Camping in these remote locations makes you appreciate the vastness of the Outback. A million star camp on the edge of a desert oasis.
DAY 8 - 11
DINOSAURS AND CLASSIC OUTBACK TOWNS
A trip to the Outback wouldn't be complete without seeing the land so old it has dinosaur footprints etched into it.
DAY 12 & 13
OUTBACK CATTLE STATION "GLAMPING"
A bit of comfort for 2 nights where we stay in safari style glamping tents on a working cattle station as we explore the nearby Carnarvon National Park.
THE CHEQUERED FLAG
Heading East again, we spend our last night camped by the river near the town of Chinchilla (300km from Brisbane). The pub is conveniently located over the road for our final night's dinner and farewell.
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