GUNBARREL HIGHWAY TOUR


PRICE FROM
AU $3300


DURATION
11 Days


DISTANCE
2740km


TOUR CODE
OTGH


NEXT DEPARTURE
18th August 2019


PRICE FROM
AU $3300


DURATION
11 Days


DISTANCE
2740km


NEXT TOUR
18th Aug 2019

PERCENTAGE OF BITUMEN / DIRT:

AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DAY:

GROUP SIZE:

10 / 90

250 km

6 - 10 Vehicles

TOUR START LOCATION:

TOUR FINISH LOCATION:

ACCOMMODATION:

WILUNA, WA

ALICE SPRINGS, NT

BUSH CAMP & CAMPGROUND

PERCENTAGE OF BITUMEN / DIRT - 10 / 90

AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DAY - 250 km

GROUP SIZE - 6-10 Vehicles

START LOCATION - WILUNA, WA

FINISH LOCATION - ALICE SPRINGS, NT

ACCOMMODATION - BUSH CAMP/CAMPGROUND

HIGHLIGHTS & WHATS INCLUDED

  • Gunbarrel Highway
  • Ayers Rock
  • Gibson Desert
  • Carnegie Station
  • The Olgas
  • Abandoned Section
  • Heather Highway
  • Bush Camps
  • Kings Canyon
  • Canning Stock Route section
  • Hamlin Pool Stromatolites
  • Glen Helen Gorge
  • Welcome dinner
  • Farewell dinner
  • 2 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

ABOUT THIS TOUR

On this tour we take in some incredible scenery and some challenging tracks. You will get to experience a few days on the Canning Stock Route on your way the the Gunbarrel Highway. This trip is full of incredible scenery, awesome gravel roads and windy tracks. With desert crossings, bulldust holes and rugged outback towns!

So if you have a sense of adventure, and want bragging rights to last a lifetime, maybe you should clear your calendar for this one. Drive your 4WD across both the Gibson and Little Sandy Deserts all in the same week. Enjoy stunning vistas of Uluru (Ayers Rock) and the biggest night sky on earth. Drive for days on end without seeing another person. Conquer the amazing 'Abandoned' section of the Gunbarrel Highway. Drive to the most remote parts on Earth!

On this expedition you see the 'Real Australia'. There are no tourist buses where we take you. You will visit places only a few lucky people have ever seen. We are the original Across Australia tour operator and one of the only tour companies with a permit to cross the Simpson Desert. You won't find this experience offered anywhere else.

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DATE

18th September, 2019

AVAILABILITY

8 SPOTS LEFT

ADDITIONAL COST DETAILS

Extra Adult: $610                              Extra Child: $430

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ITINERARY


Day 1

Gunbarrel Laager to Well 3 142km (B)
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 2

Well 3 to Well 6 125km (B)
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 3

Well 6 to Carnegie Station 233km (C D R)
The driving today is spectacular, with long open stretches and some challenging sand sections. We visit wells 7, 8 and 9 then 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 4

Carnegie Station to Geraldton Bore 204km (B)
Our first day on the Gunbarrel Highway takes us deep into the Gibson Desert.


Day 5

Geraldton Bore to Heather Highway 158km (B)


Day 6

Heather Highway to Lake Christopher 376km (B)


Day 7

Lake Christopher to Yulara 421km (C D R)


Day 8

Yulara Free Day (M R)


Day 9

Yulara to Kings Canyon 306km (C M R)


Day 10

Kings Canyon to Glen Helen Lodge 228km (C M R)


Day 11

Glen Helen Lodge to Alice Springs 128km (C D R)


Legend:

B - Bush Camp
C - Campground
D - Dinner Provided
M - Meals Available (Own expense)
R - Rooms Available (Own expense)


 

Gunbarrel Highway Map
Gunbarrel Highway Map
Outback Scones
Outback Scones
Gunbarrel Highway

OTHER SUGGESTIONS FOR YOU

CAPE YORK SAFARI
GREAT SAVANNAH EXPERIENCE
CANNING STOCK ROUTE
OUT WEST

We can tailor-make your adventure exactly how you want it. Whether it's tweaking an existing itinerary, booking a standard tour on a different date, or creating your own unique one!

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