Traditional and Bush Camping involves staying in dedicated campgrounds with hot shower and toilet facilities with tents erected by the guide and group, or camping in remote and often exclusive, locations with a mix of swag and tents, with no shower facilities.

Some tours may use a combination of Traditional and Bush Camping and other styles of accommodation over their itinerary.

What is a swag?

A swag is an authentic Australian bed roll. One of the most comfortable alternatives to a real bed, a swag includes a foam mattress with a sheet inside a giant canvas bag. You simply put a sleeping bag inside and fall asleep as you count the millions of stars above you. Many of our outback tours offer swags as an option in addition to tents.

Find out more about a swag and what it looks like here.

Find out more about our packages with swag camping here: 10 Reasons to travel on The 20 Day Sydney To Darwin Tour.

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Walk the majestic Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)

Overnight 4WD Dingo Dreaming Ayers Rock To Ayers Rock Tour

Commencing at Ayers Rock, visit the highlights of Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon and spend a night in the iconic Outback town of Alice Springs before returning to Ayers Rock for your afternoon flight.

This overnight adventure provides the opportunity for those short on time to explore Uluru and Kata Tjuta by flying directly into and out of Ayers Rock Resort. Travel in an air-conditioned four-wheel-drive and absorb the fascinating information of the area and its people provided by your experienced guide – all of this while travelling with other active travellers from all over the world.

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Sunset Uluru (Ayers Rock)

1.5 Day 4WD Dingo Dreaming Alice Springs to Ayers Rock Tour

Highlights of the Red Centre. Starts in Alice Springs and finishes at Ayers Rock Resort.

This adventure offers a value for money Red Centre experience for travellers who are short on time - the safari commences in Alice Springs or Ayers Rock (Uluru) airport or resort and finishes at Ayers Rock Resort. Travel in an air-conditioned four-wheel-drive and absorb the fascinating information of the area and its people provided by your professional guide – all of this while travelling with other active travellers from all over the world.

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Sunset Uluru (Ayers Rock)

3 Day Cockatoo Dreaming Uluru (Ayers Rock) Tour

A value for money Red Centre experience featuring private campsites. Start in Alice Springs or Ayers Rock Airport.

ON SPECIAL UNTIL 31ST DECEMBER! BOOK NOW! This three-day adventure offers a value for money Red Centre experience featuring private campsites. Travel in an air-conditioned minibus and absorb the fascinating information of the area and its people provided by your experienced guide - all of this while travelling with other fun loving and active travellers from all over the world ... and of course you will hike, climb and explore Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon.

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Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) sunset

6 Day Alice Springs To Adelaide Rock To Water Tour

Start your Journey in the Red Centre, camping under the outback starts and exploring the spectacular sights of this area before heading down to Adelaide.

This is a classic outback touring route travelling from the desert interior to the coast. Along the way you will see the big icons of Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), and Watarrka (Kings Canyon), as well as the opal mining town of Coober Pedy where you sleep underground and camp in the pretty Flinders Ranges.

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Sunset Uluru (Ayers Rock)

7 Day Alice Springs To Darwin Rock To Top Adventure Tour

Explore the stunning Red Centre on a three day camping tour, spend a day in Alice Springs to relax before travelling overland for three days to Darwin where you will witness the dry desert transform into the lush tropics.

This Northern Territory tour package includes three day Red centre tour to see Uluru (Ayers Rock), the Olgas and Watarrka (Kings Canyon, before a free day in Alice Springs and then departing for a three day tour through the Northern Territory to Darwin. On the tour up to Darwin we take in the Devils Marbles, Mataranka Hot Springs and Katherine Gorge. 

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Sunset Uluru (Ayers Rock)

9 Day Alice Springs to Melbourne Tour Package

Bucket List Inclusions. Sunset and sunrise over Uluru. Stay underground in Coober Pedy. View the magic of the Flinders Ranges. Great Ocean Road and sunset at Twelve Apostles.

This 9-day package combines the captivating coast and the red sandy desert with some beautiful and bizarre features along the way. Travel the picturesque Great Ocean Road and explore the Grampians and the Flinders Ranges. Visit the quirky underground town of Coober Pedy and the famous Uluru, Kings Canyon and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas).

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Postcard moments at Uluru (Ayers Rock)

10 Day Alice Springs To Darwin Crocodile Rock Tour Package

See the highlights of the Australia's Northern Territory over 10 days of adventure.

A Northern Territory outback adventure tour. This 10 day journey offers a value for money Northern Territory, Red Centre to the Top End, experience with loads and loads of inclusions. Enjoy 9 days of guided touring, 21 meals, 6 nights camping, 3 nights budget accommodation and all of this while travelling with other fun loving and active travellers from all over the world. See sunset and sunrise at Uluru, hike Kings Canyon, see the Devils Marbles and Katherine Gorge on your way to Darwin. Then take 3 days to experience the wondrous waterfalls of Kakadu and Litchfield National Park.

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Explore the wonder of the Kimberley region

9 Day 4WD Broome To Darwin Tour

A hiking and camping adventure from Broome to Darwin in a 4WD through the Kimberley wilderness

Travel in a 4WD vehicle from Broome to Darwin through the remote Kimberley region of northwest Australia along the dirt Gibb River Road. Venture off the beaten track and deep into the Western Australian wilderness to explore The Bungle Bungle National Park, Lake Argyle and plenty of lush waterfalls.

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Saltwater crocodile spotting on a wildlife cruise

3 Day 4WD Buffalo Dreaming Kakadu Tour

A great Kakadu Top End experience to see wildlife, waterfalls, wetlands and Aboriginal art and culture.

This three-day Kakadu adventure offers a value for money Top End experience to see wildlife, waterfalls, wetlands and Aboriginal art and culture. You will explore the landscape and waterfalls of Kakadu National Park including Twin and Jim Jim Falls, search for crocodiles and other wildlife during a wildlife cruise and swim in plunge pools under waterfalls in Litchfield National Park.

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Optional canoe at Katherine gorge

3 Day Cicada Dreaming Darwin to Alice Springs Tour

Darwin and Alice Springs three-day adventure tour offers a value for money experience.

There is a lot to see between Darwin and Alice Springs and this three-day adventure offers a value for money experience. You will explore the precariously balanced Devils Marbles, stop for a cold drink at the historic Daly Waters Pub (home of Australia’s first international airport!), soak in the Mataranka Thermal Pools and have the opportunity to paddle along the peaceful water of the Katherine Gorge.

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Gunlom Falls hike and natural infinity pool swim

6 Day Darwin To Alice Springs Northern Exposure Adventure Tour

Travel from Darwin to Alice Springs and take in the beautiful areas of Kakadu, Litchfield and Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk) National Parks as well as other highlights including Mataranka and Devil's Marbles.

This Northern Territory tour package includes a 3 day tour of Kakadu National Park and a 3 day tour connecting Darwin to Alice Springs.This 6 day adventure offers a value for money Northern Territory experience. Experience a 4 Wheel drive camping safari through Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks over 3 days and 2 nights, spend a night in Darwin soaking up the atmosphere before travelling down 'The Track' visiting the icons of Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge) Mataranka and Kurlu (Devils Marbles). Have a beer at the Daly Waters Pub and finish in Alice Springs, the heart of Australia where Indigenous art galleries, a cool vibe and history abounds.

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Explore the wonder of the Kimberley region

9 Day 4WD Darwin To Broome Tour

This small group 4WD tour takes in all the Top End sights you can think of. Adventure tours don't get much better than this, with Lake Argyle and The Bungle Bungles being the highlights.

Travel through the remote Kimberley region of northwest Australia along the famous Gibb River Road to see Purnululu National Park (The Bungle Bungles National Park), Lake Argyle and gorgeous Gorges travelling with a small group in a 4WD vehicle. Start in Darwin and finish in Broome.

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Gunlom Falls hike and natural infinity pool swim

10 Day Darwin To Alice Springs Tour Package

10 day adventure to Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks, Uluru and Kings Canyon.

This 10 day adventure offers a value for money Northern Territory experience with lots of inclusions. Visit Kakadu and Litchfield National Park, Mataranka, Devils Marbles, Uluru and Kings Canyon. 6 nights camping, 3 nights budget accommodation and all of this while travelling with other fun loving and active travellers from all over the world ... and of course there is also plenty of hiking, swimming and exploring from the Top End to the Red Centre!

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Scenic wildlife cruise

13 Day Darwin To Adelaide Tour Package including Uluru and Kakadu

Start in Darwin and finish in Adelaide, this tour package takes in all the highlights of the outback in just 13 days!

Travel from top to bottom through the heart of Australia and witness the lush green tropical paradise transform to the arid red desert of the Outback. Experience Litchfield and Kakadu National Parks including a private two-hour wildlife cruise, Katherine Gorge, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kings Canyon, The Olgas, Coober Pedy, the Flinders Ranges and, believe it or not, even more along the way.

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Gunlom Falls hike and natural infinity pool swim

16 Day Darwin to Melbourne Tour Package

Top end tropics to city sights on this tour down the middle of Australia.

Travel from top to bottom through the heart of Australia and finish it off with a cruise along the captivating coast of the Great Ocean Road. On this 17-day package you will experience the Grampians, Flinders Ranges, Coober Pedy, Uluru, Kings Canyon, The Olgas, Kakadu National Park including a private two-hour wildlife cruise, Litchfield and Katherine Gorge and, believe it or not, even more along the way.

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Walk the majestic Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)

30 Day Outback and East Coast Package (Darwin to Alice Springs / Sydney to Cairns)

Explore the Northern Territory between Darwin and Alice Springs and then hop across to the East Coast between Sydney and Cairns.

What a fantastic way to see the highlights of Australia! Explore the uniquely Australian, culture-rich Northern Territory between Darwin and Alice Springs and then travel the ever-popular East Coast between Sydney and Cairns. Lead by professional guides, including all accommodation and a fantastic range of activities and experiences - this is your Real Aussie Adventure!

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Travel safely on Fraser Island with other 4WD vehicles

3 Day Fraser Island 4WD Tag-Along Camping Tour

A fun Fraser Island tag-a-long self drive adventure.

Explore Fraser Island on a 4-wheel drive tag-a-long self drive adventure. The lead vehicle is driven by an experienced trip leader and one of the vehicles following could be driven by you. Whether travelling on your own or with a group of friends you’ll be equipped with everything you need to know and need to take with you (including food and camping equipment).

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Swim in champagne pools

4 Night Fraser Island and Rainbow Beach 4WD Tag-Along Camping & Accommodation Package

Whether you have never driven a 4x4 before or even if you would just like to relax and be chauffeured around then this Fraser Island tour has something for everyone.

Explore Fraser Island on a four-wheel drive tag-a-long self drive adventure. The lead vehicle is driven by an experienced trip leader and one of the vehicles following could be driven by you. Whether travelling on your own or with a group of friends you’ll be equipped with everything you need to know and need to take with you (including food and camping equipment). If you don’t want to drive, no problems – someone else will be able to. Your itinerary is flexible and up to your group, so you can cram in as little or as much as you want to.

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Swim in champagne pools

5 Night Fraser Island and Rainbow Beach 4WD Tag-Along Camping & Accommodation Package

If you feel like an adventure and want to explore Fraser Island with 20 other like minded travelers, then this is the tour for you.

Explore Fraser Island on a 4-wheel drive tag-a-long self drive adventure. The lead vehicle is driven by an experienced trip leader and one of the vehicles following could be driven by you. Whether travelling on your own or with a group of friends you’ll be equipped with everything you need to know and need to take with you (including food and camping equipment). If you don’t want to drive, no problems – someone else will be able to. Your itinerary is flexible and up to your group, so you can cram in as little or as much as you want to.

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Flinders Ranges

6 Day Adelaide To Alice Springs Rock Patrol Tour

Travel from the coast to the desert interior. Along the way you will see the big icons of Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), and Watarrka (Kings Canyon).

This six day Adelaide to Alice Springs adventure tour has it all. Visit the magnificent Flinders Ranges and the stunning Red Centre including Uluru (Ayers Rock) while also spending a night at the underground town of Coober Pedy. Roll out your swag under the stars or opt for a bit more comfort with an upgrade to some accommodation on some nights – the choice is yours.

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Optional swim with dolphins at Bairds Bay

6 Day Secrets of Eyre Peninsula Tour

The Eyre Peninsula is unquestionably one of Australia's best kept secrets. The secret's out on this spectacular Australian coastal playground.

Explore in more depth the southwestern coastline and interior of South Australia known as the Eyre Peninsula. This camping tour departs from Adelaide takes in the stunning landforms and wildlife in the region through the Flinders Ranges to the coast. Options are available to go swimming with seals and dolphins or cage dive with Great White Sharks. Visit Southern Flinders Ranges – Alligator and Warren Gorges.

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Optional swim with dolphins at Bairds Bay

10 Day Adelaide To Perth Tour

Take a journey through some of Australia’s most diverse and wild landscapes allowing you to experience everything from the outback to ancient forests.

This is the ultimate road trip across some of the less-travelled roads of Australia to see sights that will inspire you: the remoteness of the Nullarbor Plain, wildlife experiences, swim with sea lions (optional), national parks and walks, un-touched beaches and towering forests. Stay in a mix of camping and hostel-style accommodation for your comfort.

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Hike the Flinders Ranges

10 Day 4WD Adelaide to Alice Springs Tour Safari

Epic outback adventure from Adelaide to Alice Springs

A real four wheel drive journey to the outback regions of South Australia and the Northern Territory between Adelaide and Alice Springs. Visit icons like Wilpena Pound, Coober Pedy, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) and Kings Canyon but get further off the beaten track with visits to Lake Eyre, Oodnadatta Track, Simpson Desert and Finke Aboriginal Community. This certainly isn't a bus ride; more an expedition in a small group to remote locations which give you an experience of a lifetime.

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Two nights at Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park

13 Day Adelaide To Darwin Tour Package including Uluru and Kakadu

This budget tour package from Adelaide to Darwin showcases all the highlights including Coober Pedy Underground town, Uluru, Kings Canyon, Katherine Gorge, Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks.

See all the best bits between Adelaide and Darwin including Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kakadu National park. A tour package that combines the 6 day Adelaide to Alice Springs tour, 3 day Alice Springs to Darwin tour, and 3 day Kakadu and Litchfield tour including accommodation in Alice Springs and Darwin.

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Wave Rock land form

6 Day Secrets Of Esperance Tour

The south-west region of Western Australia is renowned for its natural beauty, unspoilt by the population pressures common to east coast destinations. This tour explores the iconic landforms, beaches and forests of national parks, camping at night to truly appreciate the areas visited.

The south-west region of Western Australia is renowned for its natural beauty, unspoilt by the population pressures common to east coast destinations. This tour explores the iconic landforms, beaches and forests of national parks, camping at night to truly appreciate the areas visited. The south-west region of Western Australia is renowned for its natural beauty, unspoilt by the population pressures common to east coast destinations.

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Explore the Pinnacles Desert

9 Day Perth To Broome Tour

Tour along Western Australia's wildly beautiful coast from Broome to Perth.

This adventure tour is set to get your camera clicking as you witness the untouched wilderness of Western Australia. Feel the sand between your toes on Cable Beach, ride a camel at sunset, bathe in waterfalls in Karijini National Park, swim with giant whale sharks and manta rays, snorkel on Ningaloo Reef, camp under the stars and meet the friendly dolphins of Monkey Mia - the wild west awaits you.

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Wave Rock land form

9 Day Perth To Adelaide Tour

Encounter the best of Australian wildlife on this expansive trip across the Nullabor. This country’s made for road trips, and crossing South Australia’s vast Nullarbor Plain is just about as iconic as they come.

This is the ultimate road trip across some of the less-travelled roads of Australia to see sights that will inspire you: the remoteness of the Nullarbor Plain, wildlife experiences, swim with sea lions (optional), national parks and walks, un-touched beaches and towering forests. Stay in a mix of camping and hostel-style accommodation for your comfort.

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Explore the Pinnacles Desert

14 Day Perth to Broome Return

See the Pinnacles, spot dolphins in Monkey Mia, snorkel the beautiful Coral Bay reef, swim and hike in Karijini & Kalbarri National Parks.

This adventure is set to get your camera clicking as you witness untouched wilderness in the wild west of Australia. Feel the sand between your toes on Cable Beach, ride a camel at sunset, bathe in waterfalls in the Karijini, swim with giant whale sharks and manta rays, snorkel on Ningaloo Reef, camp under the stars and meet the friendly dolphins of Monkey Mia  - the wild west awaits you.

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Sleep out under the stars in swags on the West Coast

20 Day Perth to Darwin Camping Adventure Tour

Adventure tour on the West Coast, take a 20 day trip from Perth Broome then Broome to Darwin.

West Coast adventure from Perth through to Darwin over 20 days. See the Pinnacles, Kalbarri National Park, Monkey Mia, Coral Bay, Exmouth and Karijini National Park. From Broome travel through the Kimberley visiting Tunnel Creek, Windjana Gorge, Bell Gorge, Edith Falls ending the adventure in Darwin. Get off the beaten track and camp on the wild west coast.

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Enjoy sunset at the 'Twelve Apostles' rock formation

10 Day Melbourne To Alice Springs Tour Package

Bucket List Inclusions on this tour are the Great Ocean Road and sunset at Twelve Apostles, View the magic of the Flinders Ranges, Stay underground in Coober Pedy, Sunset and sunrise over Uluru.

This combination of two tours and accommodation in Adelaide starts in Melbourne and finishes in Alice Springs taking you on a journey from the temperate south to the heart of Australia including Uluru (Ayers Rock). Bucket List Inclusions: Great Ocean Road and Sunset at Twelve Apostles, the magic of the Flinders Ranges, stay underground in Coober Pedy, Visit a kangaroo orphanage, Guided hike of Kings Canyon, Sunset, and Sunrise over Uluru.

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Gunlom Falls hike and natural infinity pool swim

17 Day Melbourne To Darwin Tour Package

This incredible Melbourne to Darwin tour takes you through some of Australia's most serene landscapes and fascinating outback wonders

This tour package is a combination of four individual tours with accommodation between the tours. Start off your adventure with a road trip along the captivating coast of the Great Ocean Road before travelling from bottom to top through the heart of Australia. On this tour package you will experience the Grampians, Flinders Ranges, Coober Pedy, Uluru, Kings Canyon, The Olgas, Kakadu including a private wildlife cruise, Litchfield and Katherine Gorge and, believe it or not, even more along the way.

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Swimming at beautiful Lake McKenzie

30 Day Australia's East Coast and Outback Package (Sydney to Cairns / Alice Springs to Darwin)

Take in the highlights of the East Coast; Byron Bay, Fraser Island, the Whitsundays and Cairns. Plus Uluru, Kings Canyon, Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks. The best bits of Australia in one amazing tour!

This great value package is a combination of our Sydney to Cairns tour and 10 Day Alice Springs to Darwin tour package including Uluru and Kakadu National Parks plus five nights extra accommodation spread across Cairns, Alice Springs and Darwin. The only other requirement is that you book your own domestic flight at additional expense between Cairns and Alice Springs. Let the Aussie Adventure begin!

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