Channel and Corner Country Alice Springs to Birdsville Innamincka Broken Hill Mungo Adelaide 10 Day Tour
- Duration: 10 Days (approx.)
- Product code: 30CSA10
Channel and Corner Country Adelaide Mungo Broken Hill Tibooburra Cameron Corner Innamincka Birdsville Boulia Alice Springs 10 Day Tour
- Join tour from Alice Springs or Uluru, to Adelaide, Mildura or Broken Hill (rail option to Sydney)
- Fully accommodated hotel rooms or outback cabins at Tobermorey
- Genuine small group - 2-4 per 4WD
- NOT a Bus
- 27 years tours operation
Overnights Stops are - Tobermorey, Boulia, Birdsville 2N, Innamincka, Tibooburra, Broken Hill 2N Mungo NP, Adelaide
This Small group luxury 4WD travel via Channel and Corner Country Adelaide Broken Hill Innamincka Birdsville Alice Springs 10 Day Tour runs from Adelaide to Alice Springs via Mungo National Park, Darling River Run via Pooncarie and Menindee Lakes, Burke and Wills camp, Broken Hill, Silverton, Milparinka, Tibooburra, Cameron Corner, Moomba, Innamincka, Dig Tree, Coongie Lakes (access allowing) Mungerannie, Birdsville, Bedourie, Boulia, Tobermorey, Plenty Highway to Alice Springs.
Explore in the footsteps of Burke & Wills (visit the Dig Tree) in this remote and fascinating area around the junction of the NSW, QLD & SA borders and beyond. This tour includes Big Red sandhill viewing the Simpson Desert, Cooper Creek cruise, Boulia, Min Min lights encounter and Plenty Highway desert travel and Gemtree minerals visit.Visit the famous Dig Tree & historic reserve, plus Burke's Grave on the banks of Cooper Creek. this remote and fascinating area around the junction of the NSW, QLD & SA borders, known as Cameron Corner. Travel through giant sheep stations from over 100 years ago, witness the Moomba oil fields & mighty Cooper Creek at Innamincka. Travelling in our luxury 4WD Landcruisers, you can stand at the famous Cameron Corner adjacent the Dog Fence. Discover ancient Aboriginal rock art sites and hear the tales of the great Cattle drives as we travel the Strzelecki Track - pioneered by Captain Starlight as he stole 1000 cattle from Queensland QLD in 1870. Later, Sidney Kidman & Co and many others made their fortunes on the track pioneered by Starlight.
Includes 2 hour Cooper Creek cruise at Innamincka if operating
ITINERARY DETAILS - FROM ALICE OR ULURU SOUTH BOUND IS REVERSE OF BELOW ITINERARY
Day 1 - Depart Alice Springs and travel via Gemtree (mineral fossicking) and the Plenty Highway to Tobermorey, a remote cattle station nestled in the stunning Outback landscape. As you journey through the vast expanses, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the rugged terrain, with giant termite nests dotting the horizon. Arrive at Tobermorey and settle into your accommodation, surrounded by the peacefulness of the Outback. Take a moment to enjoy the serene beauty of the surroundings before an evening under the star-filled sky. LD
Day 2 - Continue your adventure as you make your way to Boulia, a charming Outback town with a rich pioneering history. Explore the town's historic landmarks, such as the Stonehouse Museum, which offers insights into the early days of settlement. Visit the Min Min Encounter, a captivating theatre presentation that delves into the mysterious phenomenon of the Min Min lights, a phenomenon that has intrigued and baffled locals and visitors for decades. The exhibition sheds light on the stories and legends surrounding these strange lights, adding an air of intrigue to your journey. Continue south via Channel Country lakes and rivers with rich birdlife to Overnight Bedourie BLD
Day 3 - Your journey takes you to the iconic Birdsville, a remote outpost renowned for its connection to Outback exploration and adventure. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of this remote town, which comes alive during the annual Birdsville Races, a legendary horse racing event. Visit the Birdsville Hotel, an iconic Outback pub steeped in history, and listen to the stories of the old drovers and explorers who once passed through this rugged region. You'll have the opportunity to climb Big Red, the tallest sand dune in the Simpson Desert. As you conquer its sandy slopes, be rewarded with panoramic views of the vast desert landscape stretching out as far as the eye can see. Explore the local attractions, such as the Burke & Wills marked tree, a significant historical site marking the ill-fated expedition of these explorers. Discover the remnants of Australia's most famous thermal power station, a testament to the ingenuity and challenges faced in this harsh environment. Take a moment to soak in the stunning views of the vast red dunes that surround the town, offering a glimpse of the awe-inspiring Simpson Desert. Overnight Birdsville BLD
Day 4 - Depart Birdsville and make your way to the historic town of Innamincka, located on the banks of the legendary Cooper Creek. Immerse yourself in the rich history of this region, where explorers such as Burke and Wills ventured into the unknown. Visit the Dig Tree, a poignant memorial to the ill-fated expedition, and learn about the challenges and triumphs faced by these early pioneers. Take a leisurely cruise along Cooper Creek, marvelling at the tranquil beauty of the waterway and the diverse birdlife that calls it home. Overnight Innamincka BLD
Day 5 - Spend another day in Innamincka, exploring the captivating landscapes and engaging with the local community. Discover the stunning Coongie Lakes if the access route is open, a haven for birdlife and a sanctuary of natural beauty. Delve deeper into the history of Innamincka, with its connections to early European settlement and the Indigenous cultures that have thrived in this region for thousands of years. Enjoy the warm hospitality of the Innaminka Hotel and immerse yourself in the stories and legends that have shaped this unique Outback town. Cooper Creek cruise option if running Overnight Innamincka BLD
Day 6 - Depart Innamincka and venture toward Tibooburra, a historic Outback town nestled amidst the rugged Jump-Up country. Travel via Moomba oil and gas fields, the Strzelecki Track and Cameron Corner then via Sturt National Park and the Wild Deserts wildlife restoration project. In Tibooburra, explore the National Park Museum, which showcases the region's rich heritage and the resilience of those who lived and worked in this harsh environment. Admire the unique geological formations of the Jump-Up country, characterized by flat-topped mesas and sweeping views that stretch out as far as the eye can see. Take a moment to appreciate the serenity of this remote region, where time seems to stand still. Overnight Tibooburra BLD
Day 7 - Today, your journey takes you to Milparinka, an old gold mining town south of Tibooburra. From there to Broken Hill, a vibrant city with a fascinating mining history and a thriving artistic community. Discover the famous Silverton, a small town that has captured the imaginations of filmmakers and artists alike. Visit the Living Desert sculptures, an impressive outdoor gallery that showcases the artistic talents of local and international artists against the backdrop of the Outback landscape. Explore the Pro Hart Gallery, dedicated to the works of one of Australia's most renowned artists, and gain insights into the region's artistic heritage. Overnight Broken Hill BLD
Day 8 - Enjoy another day in Broken Hill, where you can delve deeper into the city's rich history and cultural offerings. Explore the Railway & Historical Museum, which sheds light on the importance of the railway in connecting remote Outback communities. Visit Menindee Lakes, a series of interconnected waterways that provide a vital lifeline to the region's flora and fauna. Learn about the rich biodiversity and the significance of these lakes to the local ecosystem. In the evening, enjoy a well-deserved dinner at one of Broken Hill's iconic establishments, where you can savour delicious cuisine while reflecting on the experiences of your Outback journey. Overnight Broken Hill
Day 9 - Depart Broken Hill and make your way to the stunning Mungo National Park, a World Heritage-listed site of immense cultural and natural significance. Explore the Walls of China, a striking formation of ancient lunettes that bear witness to the region's Aboriginal heritage and the stories of its traditional custodians, including Mungo Man and Mungo Woman. Immerse yourself in the rich history of the park, including the restored woolshed, which offers insights into the region's pastoral heritage. As you explore the park, take in the sweeping views of the vast Mungo landscape, shaped by millennia of natural processes. Overnight Mungo National Park
Day 10 - Today marks the final leg of your journey as you make your way to Adelaide, the vibrant capital of South Australia. Travel through the scenic Barossa Valley wine country, renowned for its world-class vineyards and picturesque landscapes. Sample the region's renowned wines and indulge in delectable gourmet experiences along the way. As you approach Adelaide, take a moment to reflect on the incredible landscapes, rich history, and unique experiences that have defined your Outback adventure. Tour completes Adelaide. Accommodation own arrangements.This fully inclusive tour is by small group luxury 4WD travel.Inclusions
- Genuine small group 2- 4 per car, in 4WD Landcruisers up to 3 cars
- Professional and experienced driver / guides
- Long established relationships with local Aboriginal people enriches experiences
- Access to remote areas and rock art sites unreachable by most tour vehicles
- Ensuite hotel/motel accommodation except possible 1 night camping at Tobermorey if booked out.
- All Delicious meals on tour, including vegetarian options.
- All World Heritage and National Park entry and accommodation fees
- Contributions of tour price support Outback Kids and nature care programs.
- You – and Your involvement in a creation much bigger than most can imagine
- Flights to and from departure points
- Start Uluru or Alice Springs - Complete Adelaide, Midura or Broken Hill - please ASK
- Fully accommodated hotel rooms if booked early
- Genuine small group - 2-4 per 4WD
- NOT a Bus
- 27 years tours operation