Boodjamulla

Gulf Country Tour

  • 10 DAYS
  • THE OUTBACK
  • SMALL GROUP, MIN 2 – MAX 4
  • # 3 Guests only from 2024 #
  • NEW MODEL LUXURY VEHICLE
  • 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

2024 – ‘3 Guests only’

COST:

$7750 pp/twin inc. GST

$8,650 for single inc.GST

 

DEPARTURE DATES

21st  May – Sold out

11th September – Sold Out

# The September departure is from Mt Isa- reverse!

(please email for entry on waitlist).

2025 –  ‘3 Guests only’

COST:

$7950 pp/twin share inc G.S.T.

$8850 for single inc.GST.

 

DEPARTURE DATES

30th May –  1 Seat Left

9th September- 1 seat left

 

 

      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.

      Carpentarian Grasswren

      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.

      PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR FULL ITINERARY

      Australian Waterhole

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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