Discover the highlights of Adelaide and Hahndorf on a morning sightseeing tour. This tour offers an opportunity to see some of Adelaide city, the historic Adelaide Oval, beautiful views from Mount Lofty Summit and the old German village of Hahndorf.
All about the 4 Day Adelaide to Coober Pedy Camping Safari
Travel and explore some of the most remote areas on earth from Adelaide to Coober Pedy, in South Australia.
Unlike other bus tours, our 4WD Expedition is the original outback camping tour. Sitting around the camp fire, great bush cooking and sleeping under millions of stars. We take you where the others only dream of going, this is not your normal bus tour, we use 4WD vehicles and we explore some of the most isolated areas on earth. Swim in outback hot springs, hike and explore the untamed wilderness, experience Australia’s unique wildlife and witness the Outback's greatest landscapes. You will meet some of the locals, learn about regional Aboriginal and European history.
On this tour, you will depart Adelaide and visit the Flinders Ranges National Park, hike around Wilpena Pound, explore Marree the remote outback town and take an underground mine tour at Coober Pedy.
This tour finishes in Coober Pedy where you can spend time in this unique underground town.
4 Day Adelaide to Coober Pedy Camping Safari Itinerary - 4 days
Our epic journey departs Adelaide and heads north visiting coastal villages with their rich maritime history.
By lunch time we are in the Flinders Ranges, one of the oldest mountain ranges on earth.
Walk through Mambray Creek National Park, where you have spectacular views of the mountains and the Spencer Gulf.
Enjoy lunch surrounded by towering peaks that are as old as time itself. Kangaroos and emus are abundant in this area.
Travel through the picturesque Pichi Richi Pass to the classic old township of Quorn, which was once the start of the original Ghan Railway.
Head out on the dirt tracks and search for the rare Yellow Footed Rock Wallabies at Warren Gorge Conservation Park before settling into a wholesome camp-cooked meal.
Roll out your swags and sleep happy and contented under millions of stars.
Meals included: Lunch and Dinner
Flush toilets available during the day. Accommodation Night 1 – Bush camp, drop toilet, no running water.
Flinders Ranges, Wilpena Pound and Northern Flinders
Today we visit an Aboriginal ceremonial site, where you will see rock art dating back thousands of years. Continue to Wilpena Pound for a beautiful bush walk with magnificent views of this amazing natural amphitheater, one of the unique wonders of the world.
Lunch is in the heart of Wilpena Pound, followed by an awe-inspiring drive along the northern side of Wilpena through the famous Bunyeroo and Brachina Gorges known as ‘The Corridors Through Time’. This spectacular journey will show you 900 million years of geological history where you will see fossils dating back to the beginning of life on earth.
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Showers and flush toilets available at lunch time.
Accommodation Night 2 – Bush camp, drop toilet, no running water.
Oodnadatta Track, Marree, Dingo Fence and Lake Eyre
Leave the splendor of the rugged mountain scenery and travel north into the outback of Australia. At Lyndhurst, we begin our epic journey up the famous Oodnadatta Track, following the historic route of the Cameleers and the Old Ghan Railway.
At Marree we explore this remote outback town which is also the beginning of the famous Birdsville Track. This area has a rich history of Aboriginal culture and pioneering settlements, including many ghost towns.
Cross the Dingo Fence which is the longest man made fence in the world. This helps to keep the wild dogs up north away from the sheep stations down south. Check out Lake Eyre South, which is approximately 11m below sea level. The Lake Eyre Basin is about the size of Belgium.
Visit thermal springs that have been the life blood of this arid land for centuries.
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Showers and flush toilets available at lunch time.
Night 3 Accommodation: Bush camp, prepare our own toilet, no running water.
Coober Pedy, Anna Creek Station, Red Sandhills and The Moon Plains
In the morning, we visit William Creek, population currently 6. Then travel through Anna Creek Station, the largest cattle station in the world!
Lunch time arrival at Coober Pedy, the opal mining Capital of the world. Here we go underground on a mine tour and watch an opal cutting display.
You will have the opportunity to purchase this rare gemstone direct from the mine. Meet the locals who live in houses under the ground in one of the aridest landscapes in the world.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Your tour ends here at approximately 3 pm then the choice is yours to stay overnight or maybe two in this unique Outback Town.
Adelaide, 2nd Monday of each month
9 Oct, 20 Nov, 4 Dec
Apr 7, May 7, Jun 4, Jul 9, Aug 6, Sep 10, Oct 8, Nov 19, Dec 3 and 17,
Jan 14 and 28, Feb 11 and 25, Mar 11 and 25.
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
From Coober Pedy after the tour: Catch Bus, Fly, Train from Coober Pedy to Adelaide or Alice Springs.
Sleeping Bag hires available if required, $20 pay on board.
This is a tour into the sometimes unpredictable outback of Australia. Passengers need to bring an easy going outlook and a willingness to assist the tour guide at times. Advertised itineraries may vary due to circumstances beyond our control.
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