Wallaby Tracks Adventure Tours

Outback Tour -  8 Day

8 Day Tour

Ultimate Outback Experience 

Birdsville, Innamincka

(WT08AC)

Simpson Desert

Highlights: 

  • 8 day Outback tour
  • Departs from Adelaide on demand
  • Wilpena Pound & Gorges
  • Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary
  • Innamincka
  • Burke and Wills Dig Tree
  • Cordillo Downs
  • Birdsville
  • Simpson Desert
  • Big Red
  • Birdsville Track
  • Strezelecki Track
  • Marree
  • Lyndhurst
  • And much more…

Bridsville Hotel

Cost:  

$4,900.00 per person - twin share - ($90 per night single supplement) 

(valid until Jan 2021) 

Includes: 

  • 7 nights accommodation, 
  • all meals from morning tea on Day 1 to lunch on Day 8, 
  • pick up & return to your Adelaide accommodation, 
  • all 4wd guided travel

 

(min 2 passengers required)

"We customise our tours to suit  your travel needs"

Departure: 

Depart on demand any day of the week with a minimum of 2 passengers

Pick up 7.30am from your Adelaide accommodation / returns late afternoon (subject to guide / vehicle availability)

Bookings and Enquiries: 

 To book or enquire simply send us an email with your enquiry or preferred departure date - click the book or enquiry button above

Itinerary:

Day 1 - 7.30 am. pickup from your hotel in Adelaide, and travel North through the beautiful Clare Valley wine region, where we stop for morning tea, and the historic Ghan Railway township of Quorn for lunch, then its on to Hawker the Hub of the Flinders Ranges and the gateway to the Outback before travelling through the Moralana Scenic Drive, one of the best in the Flinders Ranges. Check into accommodation at Wilpena Pound Resort.

Day 2 - 8.30 am. After breakfast, there is an option to enjoy an unforgettable 30-minute Scenic Flight around Wilpena Pound (at own cost) . We then continue our Journey to Arkaroola as we travel through the heart of the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park via Bunyeroo Valley & Gorge, spectacular Brachina Gorge, the picturesque Parachilna Gorge & on to the historic copper mining town of Blinman for lunch. Then it’s on to Arkaroola with a stop for a 4WD trek into Chambers Gorge, where you can view the gallery of ancient Aboriginal Rock Engravings. Continue on into the Gammon Ranges National Park and the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary Resort. Overnight at Arkaroola with dinner in the Native Paine Restaurant.

Day 3: To "Cooper Creek" country today via the Mt Hopeless Road to join the Strzelecki Track - view the Dingo Fence - Overnight at Innamincka Hotel - Motel Rooms.

Day 4: Visit "Coongie Lakes” World Heritage and Ramsar listed wetland area for some bird spotting & history, visit Kings marker and stay overnight at Innamincka

Day 5: Travel to Birdsville - visit the Burke & Wills Dig Tree and Cordillo Downs Shearing shed, where up to 80,000 sheep were shorn by shearers who rode their bicycles from Farina on the old Ghan Railway, crossing over the Cobbler and Sturts Stony deserts to get there and then back again afterwards! Overnight at the Birdsville Hotel or Cabins - depending on availability.

Day 6: We visit Big Red (the largest sand dune on the eastern edge of in the Simpson Desert). We spend the morning travelling in a westerly direction into the Simpson Desert as far as the usually dry Eyre Creek - for picnic lunch under the shade of an old Coolabah Tree. We return to Birdsville for the afternoon which is free time to walk and explore the inland oasis of Birdsville. Overnight at Birdsville.

Day 7: After breakfast we head south down the famous "Birdsville Track". Taking the 'Inside track' if open - this was the original track used by Drovers with large mobs of cattle, to Mungerannie Hotel - One of the most isolated in Australia. View the warm artesian water hole, a great area for some bird watching. Afternoon break at Marree - old Ghan Railway town - Overnight at Outback Resort in Leigh Creek and enjoy a wonderful outback sunset.

Day 8: Today we head for Adelaide - on the way we view the western side of Wilpena pound - visit Hawker & Quorn to historic Melrose the first town in the Flinders Ranges. We pass through Laura before joining Highway 1 onto Adelaide late afternoon.


Includes: 7 nights accommodation, 7 Dinners (main course), 7 Cont. breakfasts, 8 Lunches (picnic style or Cafe/pub), 8 Morning teas


(Please note: Itineraries may vary slightly depending on weather and road conditions and guests preferences)


**NOTE:  this tour can be easily extended to include Lake Eyre, William Creek and the Oodnadatta Track and Coober Pedy. - click here for extended itinerary.



Another great Outback Tour!


Minimum 2 persons Maximum 4 persons / vehicle (For larger groups - We can also run 2 vehicles on a tour - which would allow a maximum capacity of 8 passengers) 


**Alcohol not included



Please visit our other tour itineraries for Flinders Ranges Tours to see which one might suit you best.


- Outback Tours from Adelaide

- Birdsville Tours from Adelaide 

- Simpson Desert tours from Adelaide