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An outback tour experiencing the many aspects of Queensland's "Gulf Frontier" offering the feeling of discovery in this unique region, with the comfort and amenity of overnight accommodation. From the remnants of a volcanic eruption 190,000 years ago to World Heritage Listed Fossil Fields the fascinating landscape of this sparsely populated area with its interesting history leaves an unforgettable memory.

Highlights of The Trip
  • Undara Lava Tubes
  • Georgetown
  • Croydon, Normanton, Kurumba
  • Barramundi Farm
  • Karumba Sunset Cruise
  • Burketown
  • Lawn Hill National Park
  • Riversleigh Fossil Field
  • Gulflander Train
  • Cobbold Gorge
  • Chillagoe Limestone Caves
  • Tyrconnell Gold Mine
  • Savannahlander Train
Itinerary

DAY 1 CAIRNS - UNDARA LAVA TUBES - GEORGETOWN (LD) Depart Cairns and travel over the Tropical Tablelands, past the Wind Turbines at Ravenshoe to Undara. After lunch enjoy a guided tour with a Savannah Guide through these 190,000 year old Lava Tubes. Overnight: Latara Resort Georgetown.

Day 2 CROYDON - NORMANTON - SUNSET CRUISE - KURUMBA (BLD) An early start to the day and we arrive at Croydon for a visit to the Information Centre. Lunch at Normanton, then off to the Barramundi Discovery Centre, for a chance to hand feed a “Barra” We have a Sunset Cruise at Karumba. Overnight: Matildas End Karumba.

Day 3 CAMP 119 - NORMANTON - BURKETWON - ADEL'S GROVE (BLD) Departing Karumba we travel through Normanton to Burke and Wills Northern most Campsite, then on to Leichhardt Falls and across the “Plains of Promise" to Burketown. After lunch we head for Lawn Hill. Overnight stay at Adel’s Grove for the next 2 nights.

Day 4 LAWN HILL NATIONAL PARK (BLD) This morning we visit Lawn Hill Gorge, with time to explore this Wildlife Haven. Perhaps try canoeing (own cost) or just relax. Overnight Adel’s Grove.

Day 5 RIVERSLEIGH FOSSILLL FIELDS - NORMANTON (BLD) Depart Adel’s Grove for Riversleigh Fossill Fields. Lunch beside the Gregory River on the way to Normanton. We then head east to meet The Matilda Highway at Burke and Wills Roadhouse for the journey to Normanton. Overnight: Gulflander Motel.

Day 6 GULFLANDER TRAIN - COBBOLD GORGE (BLD) All aboard the famous Gulflander for a memorable trip to Blackbull Siding. We visit the Cumberland Chimney and lunch at Lake Belmore, before reaching our overnight destination, picturesque Cobbold Gorge.

Day 7 COBBOLD GORGE (BLD) A full day of outdoor enjoyment and interest, as we explore this magnificent gorge with its ancient landscape and cruise the secluded waterway guided by a Savannah Guide. Overnight Cobbold-ensuite.

Day 8 EINASLEIGH - MT SURPRISE - CHILLAGOE (BLD) Today we visit Einasleigh and on to Mount Surprise, then past outback cattle stations, the settlements of Bullock Creek, Ootan and Almaden before arriving in Chillagoe. Overnight Chillagoe Eco Lodge. Limited ensuite rooms.

Day 9 CHILLAGOE CAVES - TYRCONNELL GOLD MINE - SAVANNAHLANDER TRAIN - CAIRNS (BL) Relaxing morning, then a tour of one of Chillagoe’s fascinating limestone caves before visiting the Tyrconnell Mine, a restored working gold mine of the late 1800's. Mid afternoon we board the Savannahlander Train at Dimbulah for your journey to Cairns.

Cairns Gulf Savannah Tours
Cairns Gulf Savannah Tours
Cairns Gulf Savannah Tours
Cairns Gulf Savannah Tours
Cairns Gulf Savannah Tours
Cairns Gulf Savannah Tours
Cairns Gulf Savannah Tours
Cairns Gulf Savannah Tours
Tour Details

9 Day Accommodated Cairns Gulf Savannah Tour

Tour Price For 2018

  • Twin Share $3,790 per person
  • Single $4,090 per person

Tour Includes

  • Meals as indicated
  • Guided tours & activities
  • Air-conditioned 16 seat 4WD vehicle
  • 8 nights accommodation

Tour Code: OZG90

Departure Dates
  • 15 June 2018
  • 13 July 2018
  • 27 July 2018

Free Phone :

1-800-994-620