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Simpson Desert Safari (14 Days)

NATURETOURISMCERTnewThe trip commences at Broken Hill and includes the Flinders Ranges, the Oodnadatta Track, Lake Eyre, Dalhousie Ruins and Hot Springs, a west/east crossing of the Simpson Desert by the little used WAA Line, Poeppel Corner and the QAA Line.

After conquering the infamous "Big Red" and having dinner in the famous Birdsville Pub we cross the Stony Desert to Cordillo Downs and Innamincka. On the way we camp on a real outback Station and visit Burke and Wills' famous Dig Tree. Two nights camped on Cooper Creek allows us to soak in the atmosphere of this beautiful spot. Then we travel down the Strezlecki Track to Cameron Corner, Fort Grey, Sturt National Park and Tibooburra, then to Broken Hill.

This is a trip of a lifetime brought to within reach of the family 4WD in the safe company of experienced guides. Call Vic for a detailed itinerary. Tariff includes dinner, bed & breakfast at the famous Birdsville Hotel, dinner, bed & breakfast at Tibooburra and all camping fees.

Basic Requirements For This Tour

AccredThe 4WD
Suitable to 4WDrives with high and low range.
Your 4WD should have recovery points located at the front and rear
All Terrain or Mud Terrain tyres with at least 50% of their original tread depth in LT or Light Truck construction, not Passenger (P) tyres
We recommend heavy duty springs and shock absorbers and a Cargo Barrier

You will need to carry V6 petrols = 160 litres, Straight 6 and V8 = 200 litres, Diesel = 140 litres (this includes your fuel tank)

A UHF radio – we can hire you a radio
Carry a snatch strap and rated shackles (see our shop if you need recovery equipment)
Spare Fan belts, fuel filter, oil and brake fluid, 1 extra spare tyre

Driver experience
Prior experience not necessary as we will assist you as we go or you might consider attending our driver training course. - Do you require Driver Training?

This is a self catered tour, bring your own food and drink requirements, we supply a gas BBQ for your use in camp.

Camping gear
You need to supply your own camping gear, this is a camping tour there is no accommodation option. Carry warm clothing at all times.

There are pit toilets and showers at some of our camp sites.

More Info – will be sent to you once you register with your deposit

Refund Policy

Great Divide Tours reserves the right to cancel or alter any tour or course at any time. Great Divide Tours will determine if any refund is due if this action occurs.

In the event of you canceling a booking the following refund policy applies. Deposits are non refundable. If your booking can be reallocated to another participant then the deposit can be transferred to another tour of your choice which must be taken within 18 months of the original booked tour. The full tour fee is payable 4 weeks prior to the tour and is not refundable after this time. You should consider taking out Travel Insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances including illness, vehicle problems or family matters.