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Darling River Run Safari 2025

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13 day tourStarts 13 August 25

Cost: $2,750.00

Solo Cost: $2,350.00

Join us and  explore the Darling River, enjoy the history and spectacular outback scenery, campfires and friendships, this is a must do trip.  Come with is and enjoy the security of travelling in a group and having a experienced tour guide leading the way.

DAY 1         Meet up at Nindigully Pub, just south of St George for camping behind the pub and happy hour and dinner together (dinner included)

DAY 2         We travel to Hebel Pub staying one night, dinner together at night at the pub (included)

DAY 3         Travel to Bourke, staying at Kidman Camp for 2 nights

DAY 4         Enjoy a tour at the Back O Bourke Centre, lunch and river cruise (all included)

DAY 5         We continue our travels on the Darling River staying at Rose Isle Station on the Darling for the night, camp fires if permitted, morning tea the next morning provided

DAY 6         Continue on our travels down the Darling River staying at Trilby Station on the Darling for 2 nights

DAY 7         Free day to sit and relax, read a book, sit around the campfire (if fires permitted), cook up a meal in the camp oven, explore the station, listen to the station owners tell you about their station.  

DAY 8         Today we get back on the bitumen and travel to Wilcannia where we stay at Warrawong on the Darling for one night, water, power and laundry facilities available.

DAY 9       Continuing on the bitumen we travel through Broken Hill to Penrose Park at Silverton where we will stay for 2 nights.   Why not have a meal at the Silverton Pub, or visit the Mad Max Museum, easy walk into the township of Silverton, with galleries, bakery, pub you could spend a few hours exploring the town.

DAY 10    Be collected by coach for a full day tour of Broken Hill, including Daydream Mine, underground mine tour, lunch, The Big Picture (Silver City Mint) Broken Hill City Sights including exclusive Mine entry returning at 4:00 pm.

DAY 11     Today we get back on the unsealed road and follow the Darling staying at Menindee on the river for the night, camp fires (if permitted). Enjoy a one hour boat cruise at Menindee (tbc)

DAY 12     Today we travel through Pooncarie to Mungo National Park where we will stay for 2 nights

DAY 13     Enjoy a sunset tour in the Mungo National Park including China Wall and learn about Mungo Man and Mungo Lady.  

DAY 14     Travel to Wentworth for our final night together, where the Darling meets the Murray.

DAY 15    We depart on our individual travels.                       


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Days 13
Dates 13 August 25 to 26 August 25
Location New South Wales
Start Nindigully QLD
End Wentworth NSW
Suitable for Caravans, Motorhomes, Campervans
Cost $2,750.00
Solo Cost $2,350.00
Max Vehicles 12




Iconic Pub Stays

•Tour of Outback Centre, Boat Cruise at Bourke

•Visit the historic ghost town of Silverton

•See the Mad Max Museum

•Full day tour at Broken Hill including Day Dream Mine

•Mungo National Park; enjoy a guided walk of the iconic walls of china

•Historic station stays

Camp Oven cookup

•All site fees

•Camp fires and happy hours

This safari will have a mixture of gravel and sealed roads.  Due to the nature of the area travelled (there will be gravel roads, dust etc), speeds will be kept to a minimum on the gravel sections and each day’s travel time may be adjusted accordingly

June 2024 -  starting at Nindigully working our way down to where the history of the river begins, travelling through Bourke and staying at stations right on the Darling River along the way.  Learn about the  mining history at Broken Hill and stay at Silverton, this quirky town. Stay and visit the spectacular Mungo National Park learning about Mungo Man & Mungo Lady, finishing up at Wentworth where the Darling meets the Mighty Murray.  A 15 day trip, with roughly 500  km of unsealed roads, suitable for all types of vehicles.


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We have never done a tag-a-long tour before so we were a little nervous of how the dynamics of a big group would work. However, the cheerful and positive attitude of all the group was wonderful. Andrew and Renee were so organised, professional and fun to be with. It was terrific to see Tasmania with fresh eyes.
Robyn & Bevan

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