Travel West Outback Tours

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Travel West Outback Tours is a professional boutique tour operator and owners, Graham and Deb pride themselves on operating well planned tours specialising in nature-based experiences, Australian history, especially Burke and Wills.

Travel West operate Four Wheel Drive Motel Accommodated Tag Along Tours to Birdsville, Innamincka and the Corner Country.

When there has been good rain in the western river systems, Travel West operates Lake Eyre in a Day package from Brisbane. “It’s not all about Lake Eyre but the journey of the water to Lake Eyre”!

Travel West offers 16 people an exciting 11-Day Air Safari to Outback Australia and the Kimberley to see icons like Uluru and the amazing Horizontal Falls and also fly over Lake Eyre.

Graham has a wealth of knowledge about the outback, having driven road trains through the Kimberley and Northern Territory. He is passionate about the outback and western river systems and provides excellent commentary on tours.

Deb’s worked in Inbound Tourism, for Sunlover Holidays and Tourism Queensland before joining Travel West. Deb’s attention to detail is evident in the smooth running of tours.

Facilities

Adventure Adventure and Outdoors Tours Air Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours Basic Birdwatching Birdwatching Campervan Motorhome Club of Australia Camping Camping Caters for limited mobility Cultural and Theme Tours Customised Extended Four Wheel Driving Four Wheel Driving Full Day Half Day or Less History & Heritage International Land - Motorised Moderate Nature & Wildlife Nature and wildlife Non Smoking Public Toilet Queensland Tourism Industry Council Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Sightseeing Tours Sports Tours Walk Walk Walking and Biking Tours

Services

From $13487 to $14100

Professionally guided by Graham and Deb from Travel West, your 11 day/10 night journey begins in Brisbane and will visit Longreach, Birdsville, fly low over Lake Eyre to Coober Pedy, Alice Springs, two nights Kununurra, two nights Broome and two nights Ayers Rock Resort.

Graham will provide commentary and entertain you all the way with history, geography and stories about driving road trains and carting cattle in the Kimberley and the Territory. Learn about the rivers, deserts, corners and much more. Highlights include flying low over the Carnarvon Gorge range, the Stockman’s Hall of Fame, Qantas Founders Museum, the iconic Birdsville Pub, “Sounds of Silence” dinner in the desert at Uluru, flight seeing over Lake Eyre, the Bungle Bungles, Horizontal Falls and the Buccaneer Archipelago down the magnificent coastline into Broome, where you’ll spend two nights at Cable Beach Club Resort. See magnificent displays of Opals, Diamonds and Pearls. Cruising on the Ord River with Triple J Tours is another favourite day.

Travel West caters for non-smokers only and this trip is limited to 16 passengers, each with a window seat for entire trip

Join them on this once in a lifetime experience around Outback Australia.

Non Smoking

$10

A Town Tour in any town is a Must Do, so when you come to Charleville join the “Check Out Charleville” Town Tour departing 9am everyday except Saturday (mid April to mid October). Hear about the Heritage buildings, the fires and the floods that are a great part of their history and hear about flood mitigation work that has now been completed to prevent the town from flooding in the future. Book at Charleville Bush Caravan Park.

Once you’ve heard all about town, you will need to stay longer and hear the full story about historic Hotel Corones and also learn why the Americans were in Charleville during WWII.

$4500

Fly with Rex Airlines from Brisbane to Charleville where your great Outback Experience begins! Upon arrival you will be met by Graham and Deb for a look around town before heading to Charleville Bush Cottage with a leisurely afternoon and evening around the campfire or the option to see stars like never before at the Cosmos Centre.

Visit Quilpie and see why it’s known for the best boulder opals in the world, see Cooper Creek at Windorah, horizons that expand forever, two nights at the iconic Birdsville Hotel including a glass of bubbly on the verandah watching the sunset over the desert, a morning venturing into the Simpson Desert with time to be inspired and mesmerised on top of Big Red (the tallest sand dune in the Simpson Desert).

This memorable experience is subject to availability commencing on a Monday and finishing on a Friday.

Travel West proudly caters for non-smokers only.

From $2250 to $2260

Fully inclusive day trip from Brisbane including in-flight breakfast, morning and afternoon tea, lunch, light dinner, commentary by Graham Reid who has extensive knowledge of south west Queensland having spent many years operating small group tours to Birdsville, Innamincka and around the Corner Country. One of his great passions is the western river systems. Visit the iconic Birdsville Hotel. This trip is so much more than just about seeing amazing Lake Eyre – it’s the journey and hearing how the water reaches the lake.

Travel in window seat of a Fairchild Metro 23 with a maximum 17 passengers, departing from the General Aviation Terminal, Brisbane Airport (via Dryandra Road).

Public Toilet

$2470

Have you ever wanted to drive to the top of Big Red sandhill? Test your driving skills in the Simpson Desert, learn about the history of the region, the river systems and relax as Graham and Deb take care of everything you will need on your fully motel accommodated four wheel drive self drive around the outback, taking in south-west Queensland, the Cooper Basin, South Australia and Sturts National Park, New South Wales.

Spend a night in Windorah, two nights in Birdsville, two nights at Innamincka and two nights at Tibooburra visiting Cameron Corner and the famous Burke and Wills Dig Tree along the way. You will be required to bring your own well maintained four wheel drive with reasonable ground clearance and a high/low transfer case. Extras to include are a second spare, a UHF radio and tyre gauge. Their escort vehicle is fitted with a first-aid kit, satellite phone and extra recovery gear. Pets not allowed and unsuitable for children.

Tour finishes in Tibooburra and from here you can travel south through Broken Hill, east to Bourke or north to Thargomindah, Eulo and Cunnamulla.

This tour caters for non-smokers only.

Non Smoking

$10500

Your special adventure begins after you fly with Rex Airlines from Brisbane to Birdsville. Upon arrival you will be met by Graham and Deb who will show you some wonderful parts of the outback. Your first night is staying in the iconic Birdsville Pub. The real adventure begins leaving Birdsville behind and traversing the sand dunes of the Simpson Desert. Experience the magic of sleeping in the Simpson Desert for two nights and then travelling the Oodnadatta Track to Coober Pedy and experience sleeping underground. Travel via William Creek to Maree and then up the Birdsville Track for the night on Clayton Station, owned by the Oldfield family. Travel via Mungarannie back to Birdsville for the night and then return to Brisbane with Rex Airlines.

Travel West caters for non-smokers only.

$3103

This fantastic unbeatable package begins with your charter flight from Brisbane Airport to Birdsville. Enjoy two nights in “tent city” and the Corporate Marquee (includes food and drinks in trackside pavilion) on Birdsville Cup Day! Another bonus is sunset drinks and nibbles on top of Big Red, the tallest sand dune in the Simpson Desert! This is a great Outback Queensland Event that should be on everyone’s bucket list and this package is the way to do it in style!

Your adventure begins in Winton, Queensland where they’ll meet you and travel along the Outback Way to Leonora, Western Australia and then continue through the mineral rich region of the Pilbara, up the Western Australian coast to Broome and through the Kimberley to Kununurra and Lake Argyle when your journey with us ends. 29-day Accommodated Four Wheel Drive Tag Along Tour – limited to five cars (10 people). Tour caters for Non-Smokers Only.

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