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Outback to The Gulf

About the Tour

22 day tourStarts 04 August 22

Cost: $3,850.00

Solo Cost: $3,350.00

Come along and enjoy the spectacular sights of outback QLD, starting with an amazing star gazing experience and dinner in the heart of QLD and finishing at outback Pinnarendi Station with their famous woodfired pizza dinner. This trip will take you through the most beautiful outback scenery, follow the sculpture trail at Aramac, enjoy a sunset tour at Winton, find the Min Min lights at Boulia, see the incredible Lawn Hill Gorge, spot a crocodile on a sunset cruise at Karumba, enjoy a cruise up the magical Cobbold Gorge and so much more

DAY 1 -           We start the safari at Evening Star Caravan Park Charleville with a meet and greet happy hour and dinner together (dinner provided) and then an amazing star gazing experience

DAY 2             We start our travels and head to Blackall staying at the free camp for one night.   Happy hour in the afternoon.

DAY 3             We leave Blackall and stop at the Woolscour for a guided tour (tbc) and then on to Lara Wetlands camping around the lagoon for one night.

DAY 4             We travel to Aramac to follow the sculpture trail staying at Lake Dunn for the night, (unpowered).  We will have a fundraising BBQ raising funds for RFDS

DAY 5             Travel to Muttaburra where we will stay for one night in the Freedom Camp (water available, no facilities).  Have a look at the old hospital while you are there, beautifully kept and well worth the visit. Dinner at the local pub together (dinner included)

DAY 6             Travel to Longreach for one night where we will be collected by coach for Smithy’s Outback experience with a cruise on the Thomson River. (all included)

DAY 7             Today we travel to Winton where we stay at the Matilda Caravan Park, power and water available.  We are picked up for a Rangelands Rift sunset tour this afternoon including nibbles (byo drinks) 

DAY 8             Today we are collected by coach for a morning tour of Bladensburg National Park, see the old shearing shed and homestead, have morning tea at the Billabong and dare to look down the depths of Scrammy Gorge.  Free time in the afternoon.

DAY 9             Today we travel to Boulia experiencing the magical colors of the outback on this drive staying for 2 nights in Boulia.

DAY 10           Enjoy a guided tour at the information centre and learn about the Min Min lights (included)

DAY 11           Today we travel to Mount Isa where we will stay 1 night, time to re-stock

DAY 12           We travel to Burke & Wills Roadhouse, staying one night

DAY 13           Travel to Gregory Downs staying at the caravan park for 1 night before we tackle the road into Adels Grove together.  Why not have dinner at the pub tonight.

DAY 14           Travel the 75 km into Adels Grove where we will stay 2 nights

DAY 15           Enjoy a guided tour of Lawn Hill Gorge (if tours available -details to be confimed)

DAY 16           We travel back to Burke & Wills Roadhouse for one night before we start our trek north.

DAY 17           Today we travel to Karumba in the Gulf where we will stay for 2 nights. 

DAY 18           Today is a free day to explore the local area, late in the afternoon we will go on a sunset cruise spotting crocodiles and birdlife, enjoy happy hour on the boat (all included)

DAY 19           We leave Karumba and travel to Croydon where we will stay one night in the Freedom Camp.

DAY 20           Today we travel to Forsayth where we will stay 2 nights.  Why not enjoy a dinner at the pub (good meals!)

DAY 21           Be collected by a coach to go into Cobbold Gorge. Enjoy a cruise up the gorge and a walk on the glass bottom bridge, bring your swimmers for a swim in the infinity pool (full details of tour tba)

DAY 22           For our final night we travel to Pinnarendi Farm Stay for our final night together and enjoy a woodfired pizza dinner (included)

DAY 23           We depart on our independent travels.

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Days 22
Dates 04 August 22 to 26 August 22
Location Queensland
Start Charleville
End Pinnarendi Station, Forty Mile, North Qld
Suitable for Motorhomes, caravans. campervans
Cost $3,850.00
Solo Cost $3,350.00
Max Vehicles 20

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Highlights

Star Gazing Charleville
Blackall Woolscour
Lake Dunn
Aramac Scupture Trail
Smithys Outback at Longreach 
Winton / Sunset and Bladensburg NP tour
Boulia and Min Min Lights
Adels Grove
Karumba Crocodile Cruise
Cobbold Gorge Tour
Farm Stay at Pinnarendi
4 Dinners
5 Tours
Happy hours and new friends

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Testimonials

Well organised, flexible to group requests, fantastic scenery, fun and laughter, new friends for life
Vicki & Alex - The Great Tasmanian Adventure 2021

The patience and understanding that Renee & Andrew showed to us in our older years was so kind and helpful. We will always have fond memories of them both for all 3 tours we have had with them.
Rita & Les - The Great Tasmanian Adventure 2021

Excellent way to visit new places, lots of fun along the way. Exceptional value for money lead by the very experienced Andrew & Renee
Allan & Marg - The Great Tasmanian Adventure 2021

We have had Tasmania on our bucket list for a long time. The opportunity to join the Great Tasmania Adventure Tour was keenly accepted. From the day we paid our deposit we were fully informed of progress as covid border closures played a big part. Renee & Andrew then escorted us in a professional and friendly tour. Nothing was too much trouble. Thanks sincerely for this.
Mary & Alec - The Great Tasmanian Adventure 2021

A safe way to travel, enjoy an adventure seeing new places with a wonderful comeraderie amongst the group.
Joe & Fiona - Qld Outback Wandering 2020

Another great time as usual, looking forward to the next adventure
Dick & Helen - Qld Outback Wandering 2020

Our third tagalong trip and looking forward to 2 trips with Renee & Andrew in 2021. Ideal way of seeing things in towns and centres you did not know existed.
Harry & Merle - Qld Outback Wandering 2020

Well organised safaris run by Renee & Andrew - loads of fun and laughs along the way
Allan & Margaret - Qld Outback Wandering

Renee & Andrew's attention to detail is excellent, seeing that everything and everyone is look after. The happy hour with its laughter and banter that comes with it. The slow travelling to enjoy the scenery, plenty of free time for self exploring.
Bruce & Thelma - The Great Tasmanian Adventure 2020

We recommend Xpedition Tagalongs, great time was had by our group, will certainly be going again. Andrew & Renee are great leaders and fun to be with, we were in safe hands at all times. This is our 3rd tagalong, they just get bigger and better
Allan & Lesley - The Great Tasmanian Adventure 2020

Everyone was made to feel welcome and included.
Ron & Alys - The Great Tasmanian Adventure 2020

Andrew & Renee ran the safari in a professional manner, showing consideration to all participants. Andrew went above and beyond to help with any vehicle problems. The campsites and planned events were organised in advance and therefore access was seamless. It was a stress free, fun and friendly event which, as a solo traveller, I enjoyed immensely
Jenny H - The Great Tasmanian Adventure 2020

Couldn't want for better tour guides than Andrew & Renee. Well planned, organised and lots of fun. Highly recommend Xpedition Tagalong Tours for an interesting safari.
Chris & Wendy - The Great Tasmanian Adventure 2020

Wow! What a wonderful way to see Tasmania. Andrew & Renee have included so any "not to be missed" places to visit while travelling, with safety, in a group. We are now looking forward to our next tagalong trip. Book your next adventure now!
Brian & Liz - The Great Tasmanian Adventure 2020

A big thank you again to our hosts and leaders Andrew & Renee, they just make our journeys so much fun and enjoyable. Would never have been able to do this safari on our own even if we had all the maps money could buy. Lots of research and effort goes into all safaris and again "thank you". Hopefully we have made a few friends along the way.
Max and Gerda

This was our sixth safari, hopefully many more. The enjoyment of camping in places and travelling on routes, one may not pick if on their own. Happy hour with people who become friends with common interests. Guided by a dedicated couple, who compliment each other with vasts depth of relevant knowledge
Lauri & Mary

Andrew and Renee are the perfect Tagalong tour group leaders. Their relaxed, inclusive, friendly manner belies the constant attention to detail, competence and experience that lies beneath. Uluru and Beyond met all my expectations and then some. I can now say that I have done the Red Centre.
Viveinne Page - Uluru and Beyond Safari 2018

We spent 30 days with Andrew and Renee covering thousands of kilometres, beautiful scenery. Exceptional stopovers we would have never seen. They were always available to help and this helped bring everyone together.
Trevor and Vicki Picket - Uluru and Beyond Safari 2018

As first time safari participants, we weren't sure what to expect, but we were very impressed with how organised our expedition leaders, Andrew and Renee, Led from the front. enjoyed travelling in a convoy for the first time.
Alan and Kathy - Uluru and Beyond Safari 2018

Awesome leaders! Had a great time going to the tip and back. Felt very comfortable following behind. Will be looking out for more tips to do in the future
Jeremy Lepherd - Cape York 2017