Variety 4WD Adventure
River to the Rock

Itinerary

 We'll be heading into classic 4WD territory - we’re talking desert, outback tracks and our most famous rock - Uluru!

Day 1

Sunday 29 May 2022

  Mildura VIC to Silverton, NSW

 Latje Latje Country - Wiljali Country

 After a rip-roaring Welcome Night Dinner in Mildura, we hit the back roads early as we head to Silverton. Once a booming silver mining town, Silverton is now a place where you will find fascinating heritage and plenty of Outback charm.

Day 2

Monday 30 May 2022

  Silverton NSW to Cameron Corner, QLD

 Wiljali Country - Wangkumara Country

 It's all dirt and sandy tracks today as we head north along the mail route to Cameron Corner where the States of Queensland, New South Wales & South Australia meet. Here you can also see the Dingo Fence, stretching over 5,500 kms long.

Day 3

 Tuesday 31 May 2022

  Cameron Corner, QLD to Innamincka, SA

 Wangkumara Country - Yawarawarka Country

This trips let you experience some of the most remote towns in Australia, and with a population of just 44, Innamincka fits the bill. A pub, an airstrip and the mighty Cooper Creek await!

Day 4

Wednesday 1 June 2022 

  Innamincka, SA to Birdsville, QLD

 Yawarawarka Country - Yarluyandi Country 

You haven't really experienced the Aussie Outback unless you've visited one of our most famous Outback towns, Birdsville. Once a notorious place through which cattle drovers moved their stock, Birdsville is now a thriving town.

Day 5 - 7

Thursday 2 - Saturday 4 June 2022

  Camping, Simpson Desert, NT

 Yawarawarka Country - Wangkangurru Country

To give you a true Outback experience, in 2020 we will be spending 3 nights camping in the vast Simpson Desert, home to some of Australia's best 4WD tracks. With dunes up to 15 metres high, set against bright blue skies, these tracks are both challenging and memorable.

Day 8

Sunday 5 June 2022 

  Mt Dare, SA

 Arrernte Country

Mt. Dare, on the western edge of the Witjira National Park, features one of the most remote hotels in Australia, the Mt. Dare Hotel, which used to be run as a cattle station until the area was turned into the Witjira National Park in 1984.

Day 9

Monday 6 June 2022

  Mt Dare, SA to Alice Springs, NT

 Arrernte Country

Iconic Australia just keeps on coming on this trip! Today we arrive in the remote town of Alice Springs, halfway between Adelaide and Darwin (both of which are 1500 kms away). Alice lives up to it's name as the beating heart of Australia's Red Centre.

Day 10

Tuesday 7 June 2022 

   Alice Springs, NT to Boggy Hole, NT

 Arrernte Country

Boggy Hole is located within the 46,000 hectare Finke Gorge National Park. The National Park is known for its spectacular views, and is rich in Aboriginal culture with a number of ancient landscapes throughout. 

Day 11

  Wednesday 8 June 2022 

   Boggy Hole, NT to Kings Canyon, NT

 Arrernte Country - Luritja Country

 Today we go on a drive out to Watarrka National Park, home of Kings Canyon a majestic destination featuring 100m high sandstone walls, palm-filled crevices and views that stretch across the desert. 

Day 12

  Thursday 9 June 2022

   Kings Canyon, NT to Uluru, NT

 Luritja Country - Pitjantjatjara Country

 There’s a lot to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta. We'll be dirt driving, exploring geological marvels, immersing ourselves in Anangu culture and sitting back and soaking up the serenity of Australia's most famous icon, Uluru.

Day 13

  Friday 10 June 2022 

   Uluru, NT

 Pitjantjatjara Country

 It's a very special final night dinner overlooking the rock tonight as we re-live memories of our epic journey across Outback Australia, present awards and kick up our heels with friends new and old!

Traditional owners of the land have been identified in accordance with the AIATSIS Map of Indigenous Australia. Variety – the Children’s Charity acknowledges the Traditional Owners and custodians of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respect to them and their Elders past, present and emerging.

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