$3157.00pp (twin share)
You don’t need to leave NSW to get a taste of the outback. Southwest Outback NSW is a landscape of majestic openness and natural beauty. On this holiday we take time to explore this magnificent Australian region where the Darling River, the art, culture, and history will leave you with everlasting impressions.
Visit Lake Cargelligo a surprisingly attractive small town in the heart of the wide, brown Riverina plains and built beside the lake of the same name. Adventure around Menindee Lakes, an inland wonderland and a vital source of water for the surrounding farms.
Explore the birdwatchers’ paradise of Kinchega National Park wetlands. Visit the beautiful historic Kinchega Woolshed for a glimpse into Australian pastoral history. Wander the sands of time in ancient Mungo National Park at the heart of NSW’s Willandra Lakes World Heritage Area and home of the famous Mungo Lady and Mungo Man.
Spend time on Corynnia Station, a 17,000 acre busy working property owned by our hosts Bruce and Julie who love to share their unique, historic and truly Australian part of the world.
The finer details
Deposit: $300.00 per person within 7 days of booking.
Balance: is due and payable 40 days prior to departure. Travel Insurance: is a condition of Travel as areas visited are remote and cancellation fees do apply.
Single Supplement: Deposit: $500 per person within 7 days of booking
Balance: Due and payable 40 days prior to departure
Tour price includes:
– Home pick-up and return for Central Coast & Newcastle passengers
– Purpose built 4WD travel
– Experienced and informative driver/guide
– Two course dinners & breakfasts each day
– 5 x Lunches
– All sightseeing, attractions, cruises and entry fees as per itinerary
– Bottled water on board
– 7 nights ensuite accommodation
– 2 nights shared facilities
Accommodation on this tour is the best available at each destination.
Tour price does not Include:
– Items of a personal nature
– Personal travel insurance
– Optional sightseeing tours
– Beverages other than specified
Luggage: Luggage to be packed in a soft sports bag or similar (no wheels or hard-sided bags allowed) A small backpack for inside the vehicle is recommended as this is to be stored under your seat when the vehicle is moving. Luggage to weigh no more than 17 kg backpack 5 kg.
OUTBACK NSW – ITINERARY
DAY 1. Gosford - Orange (D)
DAY 2. Orange - Lake Cargelligo (BD)
STAY: Lake Cargelligo Motel
DINE: Dinner this evening will be at the local hotel
DAY 3. Lake Cargelligo (BLD)
DAY 4. Lake Cargelligo - Menindee (BLD)
STAY: Burke & Wills Motel
DAY 5. Kinchega National Park (BLD)
The river and its majestic redgums are a restful place for a spot of fishing. Bring your binoculars to catch a glimpse of some of the 200 different bird species that frequent the area of Menindee. Venture into Kinchega National Park and visit the beautiful historic Kinchega Woolshed for a glimpse into Australian pastoral history and imagine the heyday of this place, where six million sheep were sheared.
DAY 6. Menindee - Mungo Lodge (BLD)
You will be so surprised with the Lodge and facilities but best of all you will be mesmerised by the magnificent outback surrounding. After dinner relax outside your room and gaze at the endless stars.
STAY: Mungo Lodge
DAY 7. Mungo National Park (BLD)
Scientists have discovered artefacts of this ancient culture dating back over 50,000 years across the expanses of the last ice age. This makes Mungo one of the oldest places outside of Africa to have been occupied by modern humans since ancient times.
DAY 8. Mungo Lodge Corynnia Station (BLD)
Corynnia is a stunning outback homestead oasis with pool, tennis court and lots of friendly animals. Native fauna and flora, bush walking, push bikes, campfires, farm tours and incredible 360 degree skies.