Outback Adventure Tour
The Corner Country Explorer Tour has a focus on Aboriginal culture, history, nature and outback landscapes. Along the way we be more active with hiking, a river cruise or canoeing (optional). There will be historic towns, monuments and pubs to explore. If you are lucky you might unearth a dinosaur fossil, gemstone, or nugget of gold. We will look for kangaroos, emus and the majestic wedge tail eagle. Or just sit back, relax and dissolve yourself into those big outback Australian horizons.
Everywhere you travel you will experience great hospitality at Outback Beds locations. Stay with the people that live and work in the Outback, enjoy home cooked meals and view sunsets that are larger than life. Stay in unique accommodation ranging from luxurious house boats to oasis-like homesteads, historic buildings, or renovated farm worker’s quarters. You can even sleep outside under the stars in front of a camp fire.
Like all our tours you can extend this tour to travel at a slower pace, spend more time doing the things that interested you, or visit somewhere you have always wanted to go.
Look for our suggested tour extensions at the end of the tour itinerary page.
Where: Broken Hill, Bourke, Thargomindah, Quilpie, Tibooburra
When: On demand.
Duration: 9 days and 8 nights.
Tour Size: Up to 7 plus tour leader.
Fitness Level: Reasonable level of fitness required. Some hiking and travel over rough roads.
Best Season: Mid autumn through to mid spring.
This tour can also depart from Adelaide or Mildura and conclude at these cities (add an extra day and night and additional cost). We will travel from Adelaide or Mildura after lunch the day before the itinerary starts. Some days cover long distances. This tour can be extended to incorporate rest days or shorter travel distances.
Starting at the national heritage listed city of Broken Hill this iconic route takes you on a true outback adventure. You will drive through historic towns and villages and detour into fascinating national parks. You will be really embracing the spirit of adventure by going to places that few people have travelled or explored. Get in touch with Indigenous culture and marvel at how and why European settlement came this far out a century and a half ago.
BROKEN HILL TO PACKSADDLE
PACKSADDLE TO TIBOOBURRA
TIBOOBURRA TO EROMANGA
QUILPIE TO THARGOMINDAH
THARGOMINDAH TO BOURKE
BOURKE TO LOUTH
LOUTH TO BROKEN HILL
WANT TO EXTEND YOUR STAY IN THE OUTBACK?
WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND ADDING AT LEAST ONE OF THESE GREAT OPTIONS:
Want to travel at a slower pace? incorporate a rest day? or spend more days doing your favourite activities? or perhaps shorter days involving less driving? Here are some suggestions but there are endless opportunities. Lets us know your timeframes and interests and we can design a tour just for you.
Additional 2 days (1 night)
Continue travelling down the Darling River to Menindee and then back to Broken Hill.
A stay at Nelia Gaari gives you the opportunity to sleep under the stars in a swag in front of a campfire (alternate indoor accommodation is also available).
The following morning travel on to Menindee which is home to incredible bird life at the Menindee Lakes. Take a Lake Cruise for bird watching. Picnic lunch will be at Kinchega National Park including a visit to the historic wool shed. before travelling on to Broken Hill.
- Transport in a luxury 8 seater vehicle. Guides.
- All meals unless specified.
- Water and water bottles.
- Entrance fees where applicable.
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