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Tour ID: 10062121

This 4-day outback adventure tour takes you through some of the most remote areas on earth. Unlike bus tours, our 4WD Expedition is the original outback camping expedition: Sitting around the camp-fire, great bush cooking and sleeping under millions of stars. We take you where the others only dream of going.

Highlights:
✓ Professional, accredited tour guide/driver
✓ Comfortable air-conditioned 4WD vehicle
✓ Flinders Ranges, Wilpena Pound
✓ Pichi Richi Pass to Quorn, Warren Gorge
✓ Aboriginal ceremonial site and rock art
✓ Bunyeroo & Brachina Gorges, ‘The Corridors Through Time’
✓ Oodnadatta Track, Marree, ‘The Birdsville Track’
✓ Lake Eyre South and The Dingo Fence
✓ The remote outback town of William Creek
✓ Coober Pedy including underground Mine Tour.

DAY 1 – Southern and Central Flinders Ranges
Our epic journey departs Adelaide and heads north visiting coastal villages with their rich maritime history. By lunch time we are in the Flinders Ranges, one of the oldest mountain ranges on earth. Walk through Mambray Creek National Park, where you have spectacular views of the mountains and Spencer Gulf. Enjoy lunch surrounded by towering peaks that are as old as time itself. Kangaroos and emus are abundant in this area.
Travel through the picturesque Pichi Richi Pass to the classic old township of Quorn, which was once the start of the original Ghan Railway.
Head out on the dirt tracks and search for the rare Yellow Footed Rock Wallabies at Warren Gorge Conservation Park before settling into a wholesome camp-cooked meal.
Roll out your swags and sleep happy and contented under millions of stars.
Meals: (L) (D)
Flush toilets available during the day.
Night 1 – Bush camp, drop toilet, no running water.

DAY 2 – Wilpena Pound & Northern Flinders Ranges
Today we visit an Aboriginal ceremonial site, where you will see rock art dating back thousands of years. Continue to Wilpena Pound for a beautiful bush walk with magnificent views of this amazing natural amphitheatre, one of the unique wonders of the world.
Lunch is in the heart of Wilpena Pound, followed by an awe-inspiring drive along the northern side of Wilpena through the famous Bunyeroo and Brachina Gorges known as ‘The Corridors Through Time’.
This spectacular journey will show you 900 million years of geological history where you will see fossils dating back to the beginning of life on earth.
Meals: (B) (L) (D)
Showers and flush toilets available at lunch time.
Night 2 – Bush camp, drop toilet, no running water.

DAY 3 – Oodnadatta Track, Marree, Dingo Fence & Lake Eyre
Leave the splendour of the rugged mountain scenery and travel north into the outback of Australia. At Lyndhurst we begin our epic journey up the famous Oodnadatta Track, following the historic route of the Cameleers and the Old Ghan Railway. At Marree we explore this remote outback town which is also the beginning of the famous Birdsville Track. This area has a rich history of Aboriginal culture and pioneering settlements, including many ghost towns.
Cross the Dingo Fence which is the longest man-made fence in the world. This helps to keep the wild dogs up north away from the sheep stations down south. Check out Lake Eyre South, which is approximately 11m below sea level. The Lake Eyre Basin is about the size of Belgium.
Visit thermal springs that have been the life-blood of this arid land for centuries.
Meals: (B) (L) (D)
Showers and flush toilets available at lunch time.
Night 3 – Bush camp, prepare our own toilet, no running water.

DAY 4 – Coober Pedy, Anna Creek Station, Red Sandhills & The Moon Plains
In the morning, we visit William Creek, population currently 6. Then travel through Anna Creek Station, the largest cattle station in the world!
Lunch time arrival at Coober Pedy, the opal mining Capital of the world. Here we go underground on a mine tour and watch an opal cutting display. You will have the opportunity to purchase this rare gemstone direct from the mine. Meet the locals who live in houses under the ground in one of the more arid landscapes in the world.
Meals: (B) (L)
Your tour ends here at approximately 3pm.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    All meals as indicated, Swags, Park Entrance Fees,

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Sleeping bag hire $20 payable upon departure. Flynets (can be purchased for $8)

  • Duration:

    4 days

  • Departure:

    6:30 AM Mon

  • Departure points:

    Adelaide

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Pick up at 6.30am from outside your Adelaide City accommodation.

  • What to bring:

    You need to bring the following:
    * broad-brimmed hat
    * sunscreen
    * insect repellant
    * sleeping bag (can be hired for $20.00)
    * flynets (can be purchased for $8)
    * small torch or flashlight
    * swimming clothes
    * personal belongings
    * water bottle
    * sturdy walking shoes

    In winter you will also need to bring the following:
    * warm woolly hat
    * warm woollen gloves
    * warm jacket

  • Fitness level required:

    Medium

  • Child policies:

    Not suitable for children under 12. All passengers must be able to help with cooking, camp set up etc.

  • Additional Information:

    This is a one-way tour beginning in Adelaide and ending in Coober Pedy.

  • Destinations:

    Flinders Ranges, Oodnadatta Track, Coober Pedy, Wilpena Pound, Lake Eyre, Bunyeroo Gorge and Brachina Gorge

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