Australian Outback Tour

Tour Length

Flexible

Dates

Flexible

Transport

Luxury Coach

Looking for a real Australian Outback experience for your students?

Take your school excursion to the next level with our custom designed Adventure and Safari tours. We offer fully catered 9, 14, 18 and 21 day tours to central Australia visiting places such as Woomera, Coober Pedy, Yulara, Uluru, Kata Tjuta, Alice Springs, Kakadu and Darwin. Our tours are educational and conducted by experienced staff who love what they do!

As Australians we know of the many great wonders our amazing country has to offer, though many of us only know these places by name and images. Many of us have never experienced or seen the vastness and wonders of it with our own eyes although it seems we all dream of seeing it one day.

You can experience everything our wonderful Australian landscape has to offer on one of our fantastic outback camping and adventure tours. With our luxury coach travel, custom camping equipment designed to handle the rigours of the Australian Outback and our friendly and helpful staff to guide you, both teachers and students alike are sure to love immersing themselves in the many sights and cultural activities on our outback tours.

Create an experience you will never forget, contact us for further information and pricing.
Tour Highlights
  • Central Australia
  • Uluru
  • Alice Springs
  • Coober Pedy
  • Kings Canyon
  • Kakadu
  • Longreach
  • Darwin
  • Litchfield National Park
  • Port Augusta
  • Longreach
  • Mt Isa

Sample Itinerary

Our planners are hands on and have toured Central Australia many times. Deal direct with your personal organiser. A sample itinerary for an 8 or 14 day central Australia tour includes

Day 1: Depart school (NSW) and travel to Cobar

Day 2: Travel from Cobar to Peterborough SA visiting Broken Hill on the way

Day 3: Travel from Peterborough to Coober Pedy via Port Augusta and Woomera. Opal cutting demonstrations and overnight underground accommodation

Day 4: Travel from Coober Pedy to Yulara-NT. Stay 2 nights and watch the sunset over Uluru

Day 5: Watch sunrise over Uluru and visit the cultural centre. Adventure around the base of Uluru on a guided tour. Visit Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)

Day 6: Depart Yulara and make the short journey to Kings Canyon for the night at Kings Canyon Resort. Hike the canyon on a guided tour

Day 7: Travel to Alice Springs, stopping at Stuarts Well Camel Farm. Arrive in Alice Springs and visit the Flying Doctors Service

Day 8: Visit School of the Air and Reptile Museum. If continuing, stay in Alice another night.
– RETURN FLIGHT HOME FROM ALICE SPRINGS OR CONTINUE ONWARDS

Day 9: Depart Alice Springs and journey north towards Tennant Creek and overnight at Barkley Roadhouse

Day 10: Continue east through central Queensland to Cloncurry via Mt Isa

Day 11: Travel from Cloncurry to Longreach, visiting Walkabout Creek Hotel from Crocodile Dundee the movie. Visit Winton, home of Waltzing Matilda. Travel onto the Stockman’s Hall of Fame or QANTAS Museum in Longreach

Day 12: Depart Longreach and travel to Mitchell. Take in the thermal artesian spa’s on arrival

Day 13: Continue on to Narrabri via Goondiwindi. Overnight in Narrabri

Day 14: Travel from Narrabri via The New England Plains back to school

5 Star Fleet

A fleet of over 100 vehicles. We have the range to suit your needs and group size. Luxury 5-star coaches are equipped with air conditioning, seat belts, toilet and DVD. Sizes range from 18 - 84 seats. Wheelchair accessible vehicles are also available.

Professional Drivers

Professional, experienced and friendly drivers with Working with Children checks and first aid training.

Amazing Advice

Advice on where to stay and visit.

Education Focused

Friendly, knowledgeable and attentive staff who will listen and liase with you to put together a fun and educational itinerary that students and staff will long remember.

5 Star Meals

5 star meals prepared/planned by our trade qualified chefs.

Teachers Travel Free

Free of charge travel for accompanying teachers.

Other Features

Tour Planners
Drivers and Crew
Transport
Accommodation
Food
Tour Planners

Every small detail is important when organising a school tour especially when travelling to remote destinations. Port Stephens Coaches expertise and experience in all forms of school travel means we understand the needs of staff, students and parents alike. Our friendly and helpful tour planners will work with you to ensure that both the planning and execution of the tour runs smoothly, allowing you the peace of mind to enjoy the experience with your students.

Drivers and Crew

Our highly skilled drivers and crew are second to none. With a true passion for adventure and safari tours, their desire to share the story’s and history of the places they have come to love means the their knowledge is delivered in a fun enjoyable way, sometimes with the odd ‘Dad Joke’ .

Transport

Flexible travel options are available for all our adventure tours. Our tours travel in highly maintained five-star coaches with seatbelts, air conditioning, DVD players and most importantly an onboard rest room, no shovel required.

Our option to either fly in or fly out, gives you the opportunity to custom plan the tour package to suit your timing and budget needs. Transport travel options means that we can plan your tour to include travel only by coach, travel one way by coach and fly back, or to fly to Alice Springs or Darwin and travel back by coach.

Accommodation

Accommodation on our tours can be varied so check with our tour planners for which options suit your needs and budget. Staying in campgrounds experienced in providing facilities for school aged children, the easy set-up of our purpose made safari tents allows the students to experience a true outback safari adventure. There is also the opportunity to sleep underground when in Coober Pedy, and some campgrounds provide options for cabin or dorm style accommodation.

Food

The quality of food on any school trip food is crucial to keeping staff, students and parents happy. We pride ourselves in going beyond just basic camp food and our tasty nutritious meals are the backbone of these great trips. Our purpose-built camp kitchen trailer provides our chef and crew with the resources to serve a range of great meals that can cater to meet many special dietary requirements.

Menu Samples

Breakfast
Continental Selections
Full Hot Breakfast Buffet
Pancakes with Berries and Cream
Cheesy Toasties

Lunch
Wraps and Sandwiches
American Style Hotdogs
Sausage Sizzles
Toasted Wraps
Fresh Fruits

Dinner
Outback Beef Burgers
BBQ Nights, Sirloin Steaks, Chicken, Sausages, Salads and Vegetables
Pasta Carbonara or Pasta Primavera with Garlic Bread and Salads
Indian Butter Chicken or Vegetable Ragout with Rice
Roast Beef, Gravy, Mash Potato and Vegetables

Desserts
Banana and Butterscotch Pudding
Pavlova with Fruits
Ice cream with various toppings
Oreo Mousse with Chocolate Fudge
Fruit Salad

Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions
Moderate Levels of Fitness
Terms & Conditions

Deposits: A non-refundable $200 deposit is required at time of booking to confirm your booking. No bookings can be confirmed without a deposit. Balance: The final balance is due 60 days prior to the tour departure. We will send you a reminder letter two weeks in advance to remind you. We accept cash, cheque, EFTPOS, direct credit or credit cards (MasterCard or Visa). Cancellation Policy: Cancellation fees will be applied if you have to cancel your booking.

Notice Fee:
60 + days non-refundable deposit.
30-59 days 50% of tour price + $10 per person cancellation fee
Within 30 days 100% of tour price
In the event we are able to transfer your booking to another passenger, the cancellation fee will be $200 tour deposit.

Fares Include: Air Conditioned Luxury 5 Star Coach travel, motel accommodation, entrance fees and meals as stated in the itinerary. Alteration of Itinerary: We reserve the right to alter itineraries without notice due to availability, weather, road conditions or any other reasons we perceive to be in the best interests of our passengers. Seating and Seat Rotation: Seating is rotated in a random order at the direction of the Coach Driver/Tour Guide to ensure all passengers enjoy a variety of seating. Single Supplement: Limited single supplement is available. Single supplement gives the passenger exclusive use of a motel room and is indicated by the single supplement price on the itinerary. It does not guarantee sole seating on the coach. Smoking: Government regulations prohibit smoking on all modes of transport. Travel Insurance: We recommend you take out travel insurance to protect your investment in your holiday. Baggage: All baggage is entirely at owner’s risk.

This tour is organised by Port Stephens Buses Travel Pty Ltd and conducted by Port Stephens Coaches (Nelson Bay) Pty Ltd, a Transport for NSW accredited bus operator, Accreditation number 20052

Moderate Levels of Fitness

Passengers must be able to:
• Walk 10 minutes without having to stop or sit down and rest
• Walk up an incline equal to a flight of stairs, without stopping
• Stand for 30 minutes, without needing to sit down
• Walk over uneven ground with no paving
• Get in and out of transportation unassisted
• Manage your own luggage

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