2nd July 2019
2nd July 2019
PERCENTAGE OF BITUMEN / DIRT:
AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DAY:
10 / 90
6 - 10 Vehicles
TOUR START LOCATION:
TOUR FINISH LOCATION:
ALICE SPRINGS, NT
BUSH CAMP & CAMPGROUND
PERCENTAGE OF BITUMEN / DIRT - 10 / 90
AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DAY - 260 km
GROUP SIZE - 6-10 Vehicles
START LOCATION - DARWIN, NT
FINISH LOCATION - ALICE SPRINGS, NT
ACCOMMODATION - BUSH CAMP/CAMPGROUND
HIGHLIGHTS & WHATS INCLUDED
- Bush Camps
- Gibb River Road
- El Questro Station
- Tunnel Creek
- Cable Beach
- Bush Cooking
- Canning Stock Route
- Gunbarrel Highway
- Kings Canyon
- Welcome dinner
- Farewell dinner
- 6 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
If you want to see the remote Western side of Australia then you have found the right trip. From Darwin to Alice Springs this trip will keep you on the edge of your seat. Make sure to bring lots of memory cards for your camera as most people end up buying a lot of them along the way. The scenery is the best Australia has to offer and the off road driving is second to none. We cross the Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert and the Gibson Desert on this 58 day Expedition. No other 4WD tag along tour company offers a tour like this. If you love the Australian great outdoors and like sand driving then this is the one.
2nd July, 2019
10 SPOTS LEFT
ADDITIONAL COST DETAILS
Extra Adult: $1900 Extra Child: $1500
Day 1. Darwin to Sandy Creek Falls (Campground)
Day 2. Sandy Creek Falls to Grove Hill (Bush Camp)
Day 3. Grove Hill to Victoria River (Campground)
Day 4. Victoria River to Fig Tree Yard (Bush Camp)
Day 5. 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 6. 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 7. Nicholson River to Lake Argyle Village (Campground)
Day 8. 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 9. El Questro Free Day (Campground)
Day 10. 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 11. 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 12. Windjarna Gorge to Camballin (Bush Camp)
We coinuent 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 13. Camballin to Banana Well (Campground)
Day 14. Banana Well to Broome
Day 15. Broome Free Day
Day 16. Broome Free Day
Day 17. Broome to Cambalin
Day 18. Cambalin to Cherrabun
Cherrabun to Halls Creek
Day 20. Halls Creek to Wolfe Creek Crater
Wolfe Creek Crater to Well 49
Well 49 to Well 44
Well 44 to Well 39
Well 39 to Well 33
Well 33 to Well 27
Well 27 to Georgia Bore
Georgia Bore Free Day
Georgia Bore to Durba Springs
Durba Springs Free Day
Durba Springs to Well 15
Well 15 to Well 12
Well 12 to Well 6
Well 6 to Well 3
Well 3 to Gunbarrel Laager
Gunbarrel Laager to Lake Moore
Lake Moore to Perth
Day 38 Fremantle Free Day
Day 39 Fremantle Free Day
Day 40 Fremantle Free Day
Day 41 Fremantle Free Day
Day 42 Fremantle Free Day
Day 43 Fremantle to Geraldton
Day 44. Geraldton to Hamlin Bay
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Well 9 to Carnegie Station (Campground and Dinner Provided)
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.
Carnegie Station to Geraldton Bore (Bush Camp)
Our first day on the Gunbarrel Highway takes us deep into the Gibson Desert.
Geraldton Bore to Heather Highway (Bush Camp)
Heather Highway to Lake Christopher (Bush Camp)
Lake Christopher to Yulara (Campground and Dinner Provided)
Yulara (Free Day)
Yulara to Kings Canyon
Kings Canyon to Glen Helen Lodge
Glen Helen Lodge to Alice Springs (Campground and Dinner Provided)
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