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Wilderness Adventures

Savannah Explorer

12 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: GOCK12R
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation
  • Pricing & Availability

Trip Highlights

Lost City of Lorella Springs

Board a helicopter flight over the Lost City at Lorella Springs, to see the incredible sandstone formations.

Lawn Hill Scenic Flight

Take an unforgettable scenic flight over Boodjamulla National Park for impressive views of Lawn Hill Gorge.

Cobbold Gorge Oasis

Deep in the heart of the Savannah region cruise down the narrow sandstone walls of Cobbold Gorge.

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing experiences in up to 15 locations
  • Expert two person crew - Driver-Guide and Tour Director
  • Small group travel with a maximum of 20 guests
  • Travel in a custom-designed 4WD vehicle
  • All meals, sightseeing, national park fees and airport transfers

Map & Itinerary

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NT QLD Map GOCK12R 2018-19

Darwin to Cairns

Reverse Trip

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

This evening, get to know your fellow travellers, Driver-Guide and Tour Director during a Welcome Dinner at your hotel. If your flight does not arrive in time for this dinner, please contact Broome Operations on the above number for Dinner arrangements.

Stay: Darwin, The Hilton Darwin

Daily :
  • Dinner

Discover Litchfield National Park and visit both Wangi Falls and Florence Falls, set amongst a monsoon forest. Enjoy a swim after lunch before visiting the poignant and beautifully maintained war cemetery at Adelaide River. Tonight enjoy dinner at your hotel.

Stay: Katherine, The Mataranka Manor Motel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Head to the natural Mataranka Thermal Pool where you can take a dip in the warm, crystal-clear waters, which are said to have healing properties for aches and pains. Visit the remote town of Roper Bar and enjoy a cruise along the Roper River. Discover the mystery that surrounds the death of explorer Ludwig Leichardt, who disappeared with his exploration party in this area in 1848. Later, arrive at Lorella Springs Wilderness Park.

Stay: Two Nights: Borroloola, Lorella Springs Wilderness Park

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a highlight of your trip as you take an included helicopter flight over the Lost City, made up of incredible sandstone formations.


Today, you have a full day to explore the pristine wilderness. Guides from Lorella Springs will lead you along bush tracks, as well as swim in the waterholes and relax in the thermal springs. Optional walk from Nanney’s retreat to see Aboriginal Paintings and Caves, or an afternoon at leisure. Later, take an included scenic helicopter flight over the Lost City.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Board a scenic flight from Borroloola to Adels Grove, take in the breathtaking landscapes over Leichhardt Country and Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park.


Experience one of the major highlights of your adventure today. Board a scenic flight from Borroloola to Adels Grove, take in the breathtaking landscapes over Leichhardt Country and Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park. Tonight enjoy dinner at your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights: Mount Isa, Adels Grove

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After a guided morning tour around the desert oasis of Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park, take a cruise through the breathtaking Lawn Hill Gorge, awash with emerald waters, lush vegetation and native wildlife. Continue cruising along tranquil Lawn Hill Creek before disembarking and enjoying the remainder of the day at leisure to further immerse yourself in these stunning surrounds.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Travel along the Savannah Way towards Liechardt Falls.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Continue to Karumba and end your day with a magical sunset cruise.


Travel along the Savannah Way towards Liechardt Falls. Journey to Normanton, then see the famous Purple Pub and Victorian-era railway station. Stop at Wills Camp 119, before dinner at your hotel tonight.

Stay: Karumba, End of the Road motel or similar

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Journey to the historic goldrush town of Croydon, the heritage capital of the Gulf and visit the True Blue Interactive Information Centre. Take yourself on a self-guided walking tour of the Croydon town. Enjoy dinner at your hotel tonight.

Stay: Forsayth, Cobbold Gorge Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Discover Cobbold Gorge, hidden away within a spectacularly rugged sandstone formation. This morning, enjoy a boat cruise and tour through these narrow waterways as a guide points out the geological features of this incredible natural wonder. Remember to keep watch for the freshwater crocodiles. Enjoy an afternoon at own leisure, followed by dinner at your hotel.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After breakfast this morning continue to Undara, tour Undara National Park with the two hour Archway Explorer. Discover the site of the 190,000-year-old Undara Lava Tubes, a series of underground tunnels formed during a volcanic eruption in the region. Join a Savannah Guide for an informative tour.

Stay: Mount Surprise, Undara Experience

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today, travel from Ravenshoe to Herberton and onwards to Cairns. Enjoy a visit and talk at Woodleigh Station, which is located within the surrounds of the quintessential Australian bush. Journey to the beautiful tiered waterfall, Millstream Falls. Later visit Herberton Historic Village before finishing the day in Cairns with a dinner at your hotel.

Stay: The Marina Cairns, Shangri La Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After breakfast the remainder of your day is at leisure.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Dedicated Two-Person Crew

Throughout your Outback Wilderness Adventure, enjoy the expertise of a Tour Director and Driver-Guide.

Custom-designed 4WD vehicles

Our specially engineered vehicles have an impeccable reliability record, traversing some of the roughest terrain.

Best accommodation around

At the end of each day's exploration, stay in each region's best accommodation.

As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary