CSR Well


AU $19500

121 Days



14th May 2019

AU $19500

121 Days


14th May 2019




10 / 90

260 km

6 - 10 Vehicles









GROUP SIZE - 6-10 Vehicles





  • Old Telegraph Track
  • Bush Camps
  • Fishing
  • Northernmost Tip of Australia
  • Bloomfield Track
  • WW2 Wrecks
  • Starke Track
  • Lions Den Hotel
  • Weipa Tour
  • Eliott/Twin Falls
  • Simpson Desert
  • Birdsville Pub
  • Gunbarrel Highway
  • Ayers Rock
  • Lambert Centre
  • Poeppel Corner
  • Dalhousie Hot Springs
  • Gibson Desert
  • The French Line
  • Carnegie Station
  • The Olgas
  • London Bridge
  • Big Red
  • Kings Canyon
  • Canning Stock Route section
  • Hamlin Pool Stromatolites
  • Glen Helen Gorge
  • Chambers Pillar
  • Burke & Wills Dig Tree
  • Welcome dinner
  • Farewell dinner
  • 24 more evening meals
  • Accredited guide with senior first aid
  • Bush showers & toilet facilities where water is available
  • 4WD Backup vehicle
  • UHF Radio & Satellite phone
  • Comprehensive first aid kit
  • National Park permits and camping fees
  • BBQ plate at each camp
  • Licensed and Accredited tour operator


This is the Big One. A full lap of Australia, zigzagging to get to all the most interesting parts of Australias Outback. What more can we say. "This trip goes everywhere thats worth going."



14th May, 2019




Extra Adult: $3750                              Extra Child: $2800

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Day 1. Byron Bay to Goondiwindi

Day 2. Goondiwindi to Cunnamulla

Day 3. Cunnamulla to Quilpie

Day 4. Quilpie to Cordillo

Day 5. Cordillo to Birdsville

Day 6. Birdsville to Diamantina

Day 7. Diamantina to Kywong

Day 8. Kywong to Black Braes

Day 9. Black Braes to Undara

Day 10. Undara to Cairns

Day 11. Cairns - Free Day

Day 12. Cairns - Free Day

Day 13. Cairns to Chillagoe (Campground and Dinner Provided)

Day 14. Chillagoe to Maytown

Day 15. Maytown to  Jowalbinna

Day 16. Jowalbinna to Musgrave Station

Day 17. Musgrave Station to Merluna Station (Campground and Dinner Provided)

Day 18. Merluna Station to Weipa

Day 19. Weipa to Bramwell Station

Day 20. Bramwell Station to Captain Billy Landing

Day 21. Captain Billy Landing to Eliott / Twin Falls

Day 22. Eliott / Twin Falls to Loyalty Beach

Day 23. Loyalty Beach - Free Day

Day 24. Loyalty Beach

Day 25. Loyalty Beach to Nolans Brook

Day 26. Nolans Brook to Eliott / Twin Falls

Day 27. Elott / Twin Falls to Dulhunty River

Day 28. Dulhunty River to Moreton Station

Day 29. Morton Station to Coen

Day 30. Coen to Kalpowar Crossing

Day 31. Kalpowar Crossing to Starke River

Day 32. Starke River to Lions Den Hotel

Day 33. Lions Den Hotel to Cairns

Day 34. Cairns - Free Day

Day 35. Cairns - Free Day

Day 36. Cairns to Undara Resort (Campground, Dinner Provided)

We meet in Cairns and after a briefing the first part of the trip is a short drive through town then up and over Kuranda Range to the tablelands. We wind our way west through the old gold mining area and then get onto the dirt road for the first part of the Adventure. We wind down the other side of the range and deep into cattle country. We arrive at Undara Resort just after lunch and after settling in we have a tour of the lava tubes. After the tour we all meet up again for a Welcome Dinner in the restaurant.

Day 37. Undara Resort to Cobold Gorge (Campground)

After breakfast we carry on west along station roads and through small outback towns. Arriving at Cobold Gorge in the afternoon for a tour of this magnificent natural wonder.

Day 38. Cobold Gorge to Normanton (Bush Camp)

Our destination today is our first Bush Camp on the banks of the Norman River.

Day 39. Normanton to Lawn Hill (Campground)

We have a big day ahead today as the roads start to deteriorate and we start to see some small river crossings. Continuing southwest we stop in at Leighardt Falls. Then onto our refuel point at Gregory Downs. As we continue west we drive into the afternoon sun and get to Adels Grove and the Lawn Hill National Park.

Day 40. Lawn Hill to Surprise Creek (Bushcamp)

We head off for an amazing drive and our first taste of real river crossings. Some quite deep. We cross a dozen or two water crossings today. Heading into Savannah country and once again heading north. Our first stop is at Hells Gate for a refuel then we continue to our lunch stop near the QLD – NT border. Now into the Northern Territory we continue along the Savannah Highway. If we get there early enough, our camp tonight is one of the best camp spots you will ever see. We even have our own waterfall. If there are already people there then the alternative spot isn’t too shabby either.

Day 41. Surprise Creek to Lorella Springs (Campground)

It’s hard to leave this campsite, but after another bush breakfast we head off early and continue north across numerous rivers to our refuel at Borroloola. On the way to our lunch spot on the Tawallah Range you’ll notice that the road deteriorates and becomes ideal for four wheel driving. After lunch we continue north and cross some big rivers. Our camp tonight is at Lorella Springs.

Day 42. Lorella Springs Free Day (Campground)

There’s a good chance of a barra for dinner tonight if we get a lure in the water before dark, but keep an eye out for the crocs.

Day 43. Lorella Springs to Towns River (Campground)

If you haven't had any luck with the fishing then there is another chance in the afternoon as we setup camp on the banks of the Towns River.

Day 44. Towns River to Mataranka (Campground, Dinner Provided)

We follow the Roper River west to the small community of Roper Bar. After a refuel and a short stint on the blacktop, we get to the oasis called Mataranka Homestead Resort.

Day 45. Mataranka to Katherine Gorge (Campground)

Day 46. Katherine Gorge to Gagadju Lodge (Campground)

Day 47. Gagadju Lodge Free Day (Campground)

Day 48. Gagadju Lodge to Bark Hut (Campground)

Day 49. Bark Hut to Darwin (Campground, Dinner Provided)

Day 50. Darwin to Sandy Creek Falls (Campground)

Day 51. Sandy Creek Falls to Grove Hill (Bush Camp)

Day 52. Grove Hill to Victoria River (Campground)

Day 53. Victoria River to Fig Tree Yard (Bush Camp)

Day 54. Fig Tree Yard to Kalkarinji (Campground)

Todays drive is something else. The whole day is spent on tight 4wd tracks. It’s rocky, sandy and muddy with heaps of river crossings. Today’s travel is first class.  We usually catch a Barra or 2 at our lunch spot so more than likely it will be fresh Barra on the BBQ tonight. As we continue south after lunch we are still driving some of the best tracks the NT has to offer before we get to our overnight camp at Kalkarinji and Barra for dinner.

Day 55. Kalkarinji to Nicholson River (Bush Camp)

After a morning stop for fuel and supplies at the Kalkarindji Community store we turn west on the Buntine Highway. The Buntine is one of the North’s great ‘Cattle Roads’. The driving today is very similar to day 3. We travel through vast tracts of grasslands. We are deep into the NT’s best Cattle Country. The driving today is a big change from yesterday. We get a chance to relax as we head into the afternoon sun, cross into Western Australia and our camp on the Nicholson River.

Day 56. Nicholson River to Lake Argyle Village (Campground)

Day 57. Lake Argyle Village to El Questro (Campground)

The destination today is the famous El Questro Station. We leave Lake Argyle and into Kununurra where you have some time to look around and provision with fresh produce and restock the beer. After a refuel we cross the massive Ord River and continue west on the blacktop for half an hour then hit the eastern end of Gibb River Road. A short blast on the corrugations and we arrive at El Questro.

Day 58. El Questro - Free Day (Campground)

Day 59. El Questro to Barnett River (Campground)

After a sleep in and breakfast we continue deep into the Kimberleys. The views are stunning and the river crossings are great fun. You will find yourself stopping all morning to take photo’s. The Kimberley region of Western Australia is breathtaking. We spend all day on the Gibb River Road before arriving at our camp spot on the banks of the Barnett River.

Day 60. Barnett River to Windjarna Gorge (Campground)

Continuing west on the Gibb River road the King Leopold Ranges for some of the best views WA has to offer.

Day 61. Windjarna Gorge to Camballin (Bush Camp)

We continue south and head for Tunnel Creek. The creek has made a tunnel through the hill and if there isn’t to much water in the creek we can walk / swim from one end to the other.

Day 62. Camballin to Banana Well (Campground)

Day 63. Banana Well to Broome

Day 64. Broome - Free Day

Day 65. Broome - Free Day

Day 66. Broome to Cambalin

Day 67. Cambalin to Cherrabun

Day 68. Cherrabun to Halls Creek

Day 69. Halls Creek to Wolfe Creek Crater

Day 70. Wolfe Creek Crater to Well 49

Day 71. Well 49 to Well 44

Day 72. Well 44 to Well 39

Day 73. Well 39 to Well 33

Day 74. Well 33 to Well 27

Day 75. Well 27 to Georgia Bore

Day 76. Georgia Bore Free Day

Day 77. Spare day

Day 78. Georgia Bore to Durba Springs

Day 79. Durba Springs Free Day

Day 80. Durba Springs to Well 15

Day 81. Well 15 to Well 12

Day 82. Well 12 to Well 6

Day 83. Well 6 to Well 3

Day 84. Well 3 to Gunbarrel Laager

Day 85. Gunbarrel Laager to Lake Moore

Day 86. Lake Moore to Perth

Day 87. Fremantle - Free Day

Day 88. Fremantle - Free Day

Day 89. Fremantle - Free Day

Day 90. Fremantle - Free Day

Day 91. Fremantle - Free Day

Day 92. Fremantle to Geraldton

Day 93. Geraldton to Hamlin Bay

Day 94. Hamlin Bay to Murchison (Bush Camp)

After meeting for breakfast at Overlander Roadhouse and safety briefing we wind our way to the Western Most Point of Australia at Steep Point.

Day 95. Murchison to Gunbarrel Laager (Campground and Dinner Provided)

We continue further west into Western Australias rich gold mining belt and finish the day at Gunbarrel Laager where a hot shower and a lovely country home cooked dinner awaits us.

Day 96. Gunbarrel Lagger to CSR Well 3 (Bush Camp)

This our first day on the Canning Stock Route. We visit wells 1, 2 and 3. The track is quite good with small patches of sand and some rocky stretches.

Day 97. Well 3 to Well 6 Pierre Spring (Bush Camp)

We continue on to Pierre Springs (Well 6) for our overnight camp under the tall Red Gums.Today the track gets a lot rougher with long rocky stretches and deep sand in sections. We see our first sand dunes and there are usually camels about.

Day 98. Well 6 to Well 9 (Bush Camp)

The driving today is spectacular, with long open stretches and some challenging sand sections. We visit wells 7, 8 and 9.

Day 99. Well 9 to Carnegie Station (Campground and Dinner Privided)

Leaving the CSR behind we drive through WA's cattle country and stay on a working Cattle Station. The cook will have a hearty dinner lined up for us.

Day 100. Carnegie Station to Geraldton Bore (Bush Camp)

Our first day on the Gunbarrel Highway takes us deep into the Gibson Desert.

Day 101. Geraldton Bore to Heather Highway (Bush Camp)

Day 102. Heather Highway to Lake Christopher (Bush Camp)

Day 103. Lake Christopher to Yulara (Campground and Dinner Provided)

Day 104. Yulara - Free Day

Day 105. Yulara to Kings Canyon

Day 106. Kings Canyon to Glen Helen Lodge

Day 107. Glen Helen Lodge to Alice Springs (Campground and Dinner Provided)

Day 108. Alice Springs to Claraville

Day 109. Claraville to Maryvale

Day 110. Maryvale to Lambert Centre

Day 111. Lambert Centre to Abminga

Day 112. Abminga to Dalhousie Hot Springs

Day 113. Dalhousie Hot Springs to Purnie Bore

Day 114. Purnie Bore to Erabena Track

Day 115. Erabena Track to Poeppel Corner

Day 116. Poeppel Corner to Birdsville

Day 117. Birdsville Races

Day 118. Birdsville to Arrabury

Day 119. Arrabury to Thargomindah

Day 120. Thargomindah to Dirranbandi

Day 121. Dirranbandi to Byron Bay

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Birdsville Hotel Bar
El Questro River
CSR Well Bits
CSR Sign
CSR Dune Track
El Questro Gorge
Big Red Sunrise Across Australia
Cape York Log Bridge
Gunbarrel Highway



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