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Outback Camp and Survival Training Overnight Tour with Andrew Ucles

Venture to the Australian Outback for an overnight camping adventure and wildlife encounters you'll remember forever with survival expert, Andrew Ucles. Suitable for 10+ year olds
Outback Camp and Survival Training Overnight Tour with Andrew Ucles

Highlights

  • Overnight Outback Camp at Finniss River with Andrew Ucles

  • Close encounters with crocodiles and wild boars

  • Wildlife Tracking and Survival Training

  • Nocturnal Wildlife Spotting

  • Chef prepared meals

  • Available from June to November

Venture into the heart of the Australian Outback on an overnight camp led by renowned survival and wildlife expert, Andrew Ucles. You can’t comprehend the beauty of the Australian Outback until you’ve spent at least one night under the star-studded canopy surrounded by a harmonious chorus of nature in this secluded paradise.

These tours from Darwin promise a once-in-a-lifetime experience combining crocodile interactions, thrilling wildlife encounters and guided walks across the sprawling floodplains. After a day filled with adventure, guests can unwind while indulging in a chef-prepared meal.

For those seeking overnight tours from Darwin, this is an opportunity to immerse oneself in the unparalleled beauty and wonder of the Australian Outback guided by a true expert in the field.

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Inclusions

  • Crocodile Feeding & Interaction
  • Wildlife Spotting & Wild Boar Tracking
  • Survival Training
  • Indigenous Game Preparation
  • Nocturnal Wildlife Spotting
  • Chef prepared meals
  • Floodplain Wilderness Exploration
  • Comfortable King Swags
  • Natural rock shower
  • Outback plunge pool
  • Sunscreen, towels and toiletries
  • Return Transfer (Darwin Surrounds)

Itinerary

  • 7:00am - Pick Up from Darwin vicinity
  • 9:00 am - Arrive Finniss River Outback Camp
  • Survival Training
  • Chef Prepared Lunch
  • Wilderness Walk, Wildlife Spotting & Wild Boar Tracking
  • Camp Relax – Outback Plunge Pool
  • Chef Prepared Dinner
  • Nocturnal Wildlife Spotting

Next Day

  • 7:00am Continental Breakfast
  • Crocodile Feeding and Interaction
  • 10:30am - Return

Highlights

  • Wildlife Spotting & Wild Boar Tracking
  • Close encounters with crocodiles
  • Catching wild boars on the floodplains
  • Floodplain Wilderness Exploration
  • Nocturnal Wildlife Spotting
  • Survival Training

Seasons

  • Please note this experience operates from June to November each year.

Operating Hours

  • Operates between June & November
  • 7:00am Pick Up from Darwin vicinity
  • Full Day and a half Tour (7:00am to 10:30am next day)
  • Return: 10:30am next day

Location

  • The Northern Territory is situated in the northern part of Australia, a vast wilderness area which encapsulates Australia’s rugged and spectacular landscapes from escarpment country to the open flood plains; it remains Australia’s last wild frontier.
  • Finniss River Outback Camp - Finniss River is located approx 130km from Darwin CBD heading south-west towards Litchfield National Park, the journey takes roughly 1.5 hours.

Sample Menu

LUNCH & DINNER MENU

  • Crocodile; braised in tomato and lemon myrtle, snake beans, cherry tomato, finger lime & cous cous*
  • Buffalo; smoked, sweet potato, zucchini, coconut & kaffir lime*
  • Refreshments & Snacks
  • Complimentary Beverage (Alcoholic or Non-Alcoholic) (sample meals only, based on seasonal availability)

BREAKFAST MENU

Continental Breakfast (Selected Cereals, Toast & Spreads)

FAQs

  • How can I prepare for the tour? The tours will involve walking distances throughout the day between 3 & 5km. A relatively good level of fitness is required. We work closely to your specific needs and this includes your physical ability throughout the tour.
  • What are the risk aspects of the tour? The greatest risk feature of the tour is dehydration. With all tours we take ample water supplies and are generally based on water features (Stream/River), I will constantly remind you to keep hydrating. First and foremost your safety is my responsibility. If I have any doubt in a situation which may un-fold, you must listen carefully to any instructions you may need to follow.
  • Can children join the tour? Yes. Children aged 10+ can join the tour with a parent or guardian.
  • Can I film the experience? This is a key part of the experience; the operator will take the responsibility of filming aspects of your journey into the wilderness. If you would like to film and take pictures of your experience this must be approved by the guide.

What To Bring

  • Bring a camera and phone to blog your journey
  • Clothing that is breathable and light (The weather conditions can vary depending on the time of year)
  • Comfortable covered footwear is required
  • Small day pack with any amenities or novelties that you may require when on the tour
  • a hat is advised

Additional Information

  • Maximum of 4 people (min of 2) for a truly intimate experience
  • All individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult or guardian.
  • Alcohol is not allowed during the tour, however a complimentary alcoholic beverage will be supplied at the Sand Palms Hotel before returning to Darwin.
  • Access to Outback Camp is strictly conducted by operator driver, unsealed and four-wheel driving terrain comprises of the travel logistics
  • All Waiver, Disclaimer & Health Screening documents must be signed prior to tour commencement.
  • The tours will involve walking distances throughout the day between 3 & 5km. A relatively good level of fitness is required. We work closely to your specific needs and this includes your physical ability throughout the tour.

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements.

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