Boodjamulla

Gulf Country Tour

Tours priced from:

$6,250

  • 10 DAYS
  • THE OUTBACK
  • SMALL GROUP, MIN 2 – MAX 4
  • NEW MODEL LUXURY VEHICLES
  • EXPERIENCED LOCAL GUIDE

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Georgetown, Normanton, Kurumba, Burketown, Gregory River, Adels Grove, Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill), Riversleigh, Mt Isa.

Yellow White-eye

Yellow White-eye

Northern Australia’s Gulf of Carpentaria, is a large shallow sea enclosed on three sides and bordered on the northern edge by the Arafura Sea. From Cairns in Far North Queensland the drive west across to the Gulf Country is one of Australia’s best kept secrets.

Marvel at the constant changing landscapes as you travel through savannah grasslands, open sclerophyll forests, a myriad of waterways that finally pour into the Gulf’s expansive delta system.

Red-headed Honeyeater

This fully accommodated, 10 day birdwatching tour is designed to showcase a few of the regions iconic birding destinations, including Georgetown, Normanton, Karumba, Burketown and a highlight of the trip ‘Boodjamulla’ (Lawn Hill National Park) including 2 nights stay at beautiful Adels Grove and then on to Riversleigh and Mt Isa.

Grab your chance to travel in comfort with an experienced North Queensland guide and really enjoy a remarkable piece of Outback Australia.

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Tour Options

 

duration

10 days/9 nights

Additional experiences include lunch at the remote Leichardt Falls, stunning sunsets in Karumba, a visit to the historical ‘Burke and Wills’ last dig site, as well as fantastic birding opportunities with 2 boat cruises on the Norman River in the Gulf and Lawn Hill Creek at Boodjamulla.

Purple-crowned Fairy-wren (female)

Pictorella Mannikin

A sample of our target species would be the Pictorella, Black-throat, Long-tailed, Painted and Masked Finch, Buff-side Robin, Purple-crowned Fairywren, Sandstone Shrikethrush, Red-headed, Black-chinned, Rufous-throated, Rufous-banded and Banded Honeyeaters, Mangrove Golden and White-breasted Whistler, Cloncurry Ringneck, Black-tailed Treecreeper, Carpentarian and Kalkadoon Grasswren along with a huge selection of waders and shorebirds of the Gulf region.

cost:

2021

$6,250 pp/twin inc. GST

$7,100 for single inc.GST

    2022

    $6,550 pp/twin inc. GST

    $7,400 for single inc.GST

    DEPARTURE DAtes

    2021

    25th of May – Sold out

    1st of September – Sold out

     

    2022

    24th of May – Sold Out

    # Please contact for entry on wait list.

     

    PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR FULL ITINERARY

    Crimson Finch (male)

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    The Tour Includes

     

    ACCOMODATION

    Comfortable 

    Air Conditioner

    To keep you cool

    Ensuite

    For your comfort

    4WD PICK UP

    Airport or accomodation

    professional guide

    Experienced & passionate

    national park permits

    Private Station Access

    BIRD LISTS

    For your reference

    Binoculars

    For you to borrow

    spotting scope

    Waders and shorebirds

    Minimum 2 guests

    Maximum 4 guests

    MEALS INCLUDED

    Delicious and filling

    4WD vehicle

    Journey in comfort

    PHOTOGRAPHY REQUEST

    We can work with you

    Boat Cruises

    Norman River & Lawn Hill Gorge

    target species

    Tailored requests, just ask

    Wedge-tailed Eagle