Nature Bound Australia – South Australia

Cultural and Theme Tours

Are you seeking some South Australia holiday experiences specially designed for Over 50s and solo travellers, having a deep connection to nature, culture and community? Nature Bound conducts similar holidays Australia-wide.

Share the spirit of adventure and serendipity moments with a genuine small group of 3 to 7 like minded travellers.

Enjoy scenic outback tours and guided walks in pristine National Parks and world heritage wilderness areas.

Nature Bound’s extended journeys feature immersive moments in ancient landscapes, iconic seascapes, pristine forests, wildlife habitats and arousing desert heartlands.

At night relax with creature comforts, quality accommodation and meals.

Discover how your connection to nature and place is at the heart of your wellbeing, inspiration and revitalisation.

Current journeys include exclusively selected destinations and comfortable 4WD travel, enhanced by 30 years touring experience and specialist local guides.

Savour the authentic story telling drawn from previous journeys Australia wide, Indigenous culture, nature, folklore and legend.

Nature Bound’s accreditations range across transport, National Park access, Ecotourism Australia, Uluru Kata Tjuta Guiding and responsible travel ethic.

Adventure knowing all expectations are covered by personalised consideration of your special interests and needs, empathy and an all inclusive price.

Collaborate personally if you wish, over a bespoke, exclusively private, tailored tour.

In describing their Nature Bound experience, guests have highlighted – “it is like travelling with the best of old friends”


Explore the legendary inland rivers from source to sea, through Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia.

Historic waterways and wildlife corridors winding their way 3,000 kms through the remote Outback

10 days travelling back roads through 170 years of settlement.

Reflect on times of Indigenous occupation and culture, inland exploration and once bustling river ports.

Discover the real Australia beyond the “Back of Bourke”, the woolsheds and homesteads of historic pastoral stations and dynasties.

Imagine yourself strolling alone on the secluded banks of the Darling River, with majestic River Red Gums and prolific birdlife for company.

The heady days of 200 paddle steamers, hauling thousands of wool bales down stream from remote river ports.

Seek an understanding of the culture and Aboriginal communities which lived a life of plenty on the shores of world heritage Mungo Lake.

How the sands of time have revealed the world’s oldest cremation and ritual burial sites of Mungo Man and Mungo Woman, the remains of 135 other modern humans and extinct animal species.

Chat with self-reliant locals who have lived a life by the rivers, adapting to “droughts and flooding rains”

Assimilate today’s environmental issues around sacred water resources and climate.

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Discover yourself in an ancient outback landscape, where sheer presence will awaken all your senses

An exceptional 15 day heartland journey, with beauty, grandeur and isolation in abundance

Visit iconic Flinders Ranges, Wilpena Pound, Lake Eyre, Oodnadatta Track, Painted Desert, Coober Pedy, Uluru, Kata Tjuta, Kings Canyon, Hermannsburg and imposing MacDonnell Ranges

Follow the songlines and pathways of our First Peoples, Explorers, Afghan Cameleers, Ghan Railway and Overland Telegraph gangs.

Immerse yourself in ancient geological wonders, contorted ranges and imposing monoliths dating back 80 to 550 million years.

Appreciate why artist Hans Heysen described the Flinders Ranges as “the bones of the earth laid bare”.

Witness newly discovered fossils, evidence of a complex life, from which we all descended.

Enjoy the surreal experience of setting foot on salt encrusted Lake Eyre, with horizon and sky merging as one.

Sleep peacefully underground for a night in the Opal Capital of Coober Pedy.

Experience the extraordinary colour and landforms of the Breakaways and Painted Desert.

Walk the spiritual base and cultural trails of Uluru and Kata Tjuta, the rim of Kings Canyon with its precipitous walls ablaze.

Celebrate by fine-dining under the stars in an evocative, sublimely beautiful Red Centre

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A small group 14 day outback adventure where three states meet, literally, “just around the corner”.

An experiential visit to a vast, beautiful desert heartland, rich in migrating birds and ranging wildlife.

Revisit the absorbing history and demise of resolute explorers, Afghan Cameleers, pioneers and pastoralists pursuing their vision.

Visit the Sturt National Park, legendary Cooper Creek and Channel Country, Burke & Wills Dig Tree, the remote outposts of Birdsville, Innamincka, Tibooburra and Cameron Corner.

Picture yourself, standing alone on a million acre property, in awe of vast horizons, the Strzelecki Desert, Sturt Stony Desert, Simpson Desert and magnificent “Big Red”.

Savour the colour, form and texture, in glimmering gibber plains of reds and purples, the rusty mesas of “Jump-Up” country, the crested red sand ridges and swales sculptured by prevailing breezes.

Witness the life and times of Cattle King Sidney Kidman, isolated, resilient outback characters, profound friendships and amazing ingenuity – in essence the Spirit of Australia

Watch glorious sunrises and sunsets and at night the expansive arrival of amazing starlit skies. Moments of mindfulness abound.

Reflect too, on the environmental challenges around wild rivers, pristine wilderness, the march of seasons, resource exploration and nature enhanced organic farming.

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