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Wilderness Adventures

Savannah Explorer

12 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: GOCK12
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation
  • Pricing & Availability

Trip Highlights

Cobbold Gorge Oasis

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

Lawn Hill Scenic Flight

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

Lost City of Lorella Springs

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

Your Vacation Includes

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

Map & Itinerary

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Australia Map GOCK12 2019

Cairns to Darwin

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

Your journey begins today as you are met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, get to know your fellow guests, Tour Director and Driver-Guide during a Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns

Daily :
  • Dinner

Travel from Cairns to Ravenshoe, located 920 metres above sea level at the top of the Atherton Tablelands. Enjoy lunch at Woodleigh Station, which is located within the surrounds of the quintessential Australian bush. Later, journey to the beautiful tiered plunged waterfall, Millstream Falls before arriving at Undara.

Stay: Undara Experience

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today, discover the fascinating 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. Enjoy a sit-down lunch at Undara before continuing to Cobbold Gorge.

Stay: Two Nights, Cobbold Gorge Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Discover Cobbold Gorge, hidden away within a spectacularly rugged sandstone formation. The gorge is extremely narrow, closing to a mere two metres wide in places, with remarkable 30-metre cliffs on either side. This afternoon, 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 your eyes peeled for the freshwater crocodiles that call the gorge home.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

End your day with a magical sunset cruise. Relax with a cold drink as you watch the sun set over the spectacular Gulf of Carpentaria.


Journey to the historic goldrush town of Croydon, the heritage capital of the Gulf Country and visit the True Blue Interactive Information Centre. Continue to the coastal town of Karumba.

Stay: Karumba, End Of The Road Motel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Travel along the iconic Savannah Way towards Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park.


Journey to Normanton, then see the famous Purple Pub and Victorian era railway station. Stop at Leichhardt Falls and Camp 119, the most northerly camp of the Burke and Wills expedition before heading off-road into Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park. Later, arrive at Adels Grove.

Stay: Two Nights, Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park, Adels Grove

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enjoy a full day to immerse yourself in the wonders of this stunning national park. There is much to discover, including breathtaking emerald waters and lush vegetation, along with its incredible sandstone gorges. Marvel at the magnitude of Adels Grove escarpment. Here, enjoy lunch before having the rest of the day at your leisure to make your own discoveries in the national park.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Board a scenic flight from Adels Grove and take in the breathtaking landscapes over Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park. Upon arrival at Borroloola airport, your 4WD vehicle will take you to Lorella Springs Wilderness Park.


Today, experience one of the major highlights of your adventure

Stay: Two Nights, 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.


Follow your guide today, who will lead you along a picturesque walk through a number of trails. You’ll also be able to enjoy swims in the waterholes and relax in the thermal springs along the way. This evening, watch a spectacular sunset over the property.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Travel 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.

Stay: Mataranka, Territory Manor

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Visit the war cemetery at Adelaide River, then continue to Litchfield National Park and visit both Wangi Falls and Florence Falls. Enjoy a swim after lunch before returning to Darwin. This evening, savour a Farewell Dinner.

Stay: Darwin, Mantra On The Esplanade

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

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

We know that great service is more than just taking care of you on holiday… it’s the unprecedented warmth, care and consideration you’ll be afforded from your first call until after your return home