Outback South Australia

We’re excited to offer a new 10-day adventure where we will enjoy the birding riches, fascinating mammals, and extraordinary geological relics, of the fabled Australian outback during the mild early spring weather. Co-led by Dr Tonia Cochran of Inala Nature Tours and Peter Waanders of Bellbird Birding Tours, the tour will be joined by Ben McHenry from the South Australian Museum, to provide commentary on the rare geological wonders of the outback, and give us behind-the-scenes access to an nternationally significant fossil site. Highlights include the solitude of the outback where endless salt pans, striking red dunes, gnarly old trees, and vast plains make for scenes of incredible contrast and stark beauty; sought-after bird species like Gibberbird, Thick-billed and Short-tailed Grasswren, Crimson and Orange Chat, Banded and Chestnut-breasted Whiteface, Inland Dotterel, Bourke’s Parrot, Grey Falcon and many more; mammals including Red and Western Grey Kangaroo, Euro Wallaroo, and the beautiful and endangered Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby; a profusion of flowering outback plants (including the rare Sturt’s Desert Pea); and a behind-the-scenes exploration of the fossil imprints of an entire community of soft-bodied creatures, exquisitely preserved and representing a significant snapshot of our geological heritage.
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  • AU$6995 per person

    accommodation and all meals, transport, expert guiding, entry fees, taxes.

    Not included:
    drinks, personal expenses, tips, pre- and post-tour accommodation/meals.

    Price based on double or twin-share occupancy. Single occupancy attracts a surcharge.

  • $0 Earlybird discount

    Earlybird discount of $99 applies for bookings received up to 6 months prior to departure.

  • Return-client discount

    Book a tour within 12 months of your last tour and receive 4% off your second tour, 6% off your third tour, 8% off your fourth tour and 10% off your 5th tour. If your bookings are made within 3 months of each other for tours that take place within the same calendar year, discount applies to the cheaper tour(s). Discounts are subject to change at any time at the discretion of Bellbird Tours Pty Ltd.

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