Outback Spirit extends 2023 EarlyBird Sale

Book early and save

19 May 2022

For travellers seeking to immerse themselves in untouched wilderness, discover ancient history or venture deep into the heart of the outback, Outback Spirit shares some of the most dramatic and beautiful lands the country has to offer – and guests who book early for 2023 can make exceptional savings. Outback Spirit has extended its EarlyBird Sale, with savings of up to $1500 per couple* across a range of Outback Spirit adventures, available on bookings made before 10 June 2022.

Renowned as the leading operator for exploring Australia’s wild and rugged frontiers, Outback Spirit provides unparalleled access to some of Australia’s most remote places. It is, for example, the only operator with permission to travel through the heart of Arnhem Land, a spiritual land rich in Aboriginal culture, breathtaking scenery, and abundant wildlife.

Travelling with Outback Spirit means travelling in comfort in purpose-built Mercedes Benz 4WD vehicles, the pinnacle for outback touring adventures, and staying at stunning safari camps and lodges, many of which are exclusive to Outback Spirit. All tours are conducted in small groups, varying between 12-26 depending on the destination, to provide the most engaging and intimate experience possible.

Chief Revenue Officer for Journey Beyond, Peter Egglestone, said “With more than 20 years’ experience in the outback adventure business, Outback Spirit takes guests to the country’s most remote regions on an immersive encounter that leaves them changed for the better. We are currently taking bookings for our 2023 tours and as an incentive for guests to book their 2023 holiday with us now, we have extended our EarlyBird Sale through to 10 June 2022.

We offer more than 25 unique itineraries that reach into some of Australia’s most remote and remarkable landscapes. Even the most seasoned traveller will find a new pocket of Australia to explore,” Mr. Egglestone continued.

As the only 4WD tour operator navigating the heart of Arnhem Land, Outback Spirit is particularly privileged to showcase this incredibly special part of the world, taking immense pleasure in providing insight into Australia’s ancient Indigenous culture and pristine wilderness.

  • Arnhem Land Wilderness Adventure is a 13-day discovery of a sacred and mystical land that few people will ever see or experience. This tour includes:
    • Immersion in the world’s oldest surviving culture with a tour through Arnhem Land
    • Enjoy a ‘Welcome to Country’ in Nhulunbuy
    • Visit award-winning arts centres and enjoy a bush medicine demonstration
    • Discover the sacred Arafura Swamp on a 4WD safari and boat cruise
    • View ancient rock art sites, cruise incredible wetlands and visit the ‘catacombs’ at Davidson’s Arnhem Land Safaris, Mt. Borradaile
    • Enjoy authentic cultural activities with Indigenous guides
    • Explore the rugged Cobourg Peninsula by 4WD safari, including Vashon Head and Nipa Palm gallery
    • Exclusive Barramundi fishing adventure on the Liverpool River near Maningrida
    • Tour historic Victoria Settlement, Port Essington circa 1838
    • Explore the pristine waters of Cobourg Marine Park Sanctuary and enjoy exceptional marine adventures
    • Spend 7 nights in our network of luxurious safari camps and wilderness lodges, including 3 nights at the iconic Seven Spirit Bay
    • Visit Babbarra Women’s Centre, the Djomi Museum and Maningrida Arts & Culture on an enriching half-day tour.

The breathtaking red desert is considered the heart of Australia and spans from Alice Springs, through the West MacDonnell Ranges, including Kings Canyon, Uluru, and Kata Tjuta. Natural attractions are abundant in this region, with fascinating geological landforms, fiery red desert and a thriving ecosystem that is spiritually entwined into the ancient indigenous culture.

  • Red Centre & Field of Light is a 6-day spectacular into the heart of Australia’s red desert, which includes:
    • Visit the internationally acclaimed ‘Field of Light’ display at Uluru—watch as it illuminates the desert night with dazzling effect
    • Discover the incredible rugged beauty of Australia’s red centre
    • Visit World Heritage Listed Uluru and enjoy a guided base tour
    • Explore the rock formations of Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and Walpa Gorge
    • Experience the magic and beauty of the sun rising over Uluru, for early risers
    • Visit Kings Canyon for a guided scenic walk and journey through the West MacDonnell Ranges, visiting Standley Chasm and Ormiston Gorge
    • Dine under the stars at the ‘Sounds of Silence’ dining experience
    • Spend 2 nights at the 5-star Sails in the Desert Hotel

An unspoilt wilderness between the Coral Sea and the Gulf of Carpentaria, the Cape York Peninsula is regarded as one of the largest and most tropical savannahs in the world. Outback Spirit has been the experience of choice for Cape York, offering hand-crafted tours that include the very best the region has to offer.

  • Cape York Wilderness Adventure a 13-day journey up the wild and sparsely populated Cape York Peninsula takes you to the very tip of the Australian continent and includes:
    • Journey to Pajinka, the northernmost tip of the Australian mainland
    • Tree-gaze at the stunning fan-palm galleries in the Daintree on an exclusive guided tour at Cooper Creek Wilderness
    • Travel to the iconic Bloomfield Track with a stop at the Lion’s Den Hotel
    • Spend 2 nights at the beautiful Lotusbird Lodge, positioned adjacent to the most amazing billabong
    • Take an exclusive 45-minute scenic heli-flight over Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park, flying over swamps & palms before following the Kennedy River to Princess Charlotte Bay
    • Visit Red Lily Lagoon, Nifold Plain, Kalpowar and the Normanby River
    • Visit AWC’s Piccaninny Plains Wildlife Sanctuary, a refuge for spectacular wildlife, such as the Spotted Cuscus, Palm Cockatoo and Eclectus Parrot
    • Discover the Torres Strait, including Thursday Island and Horn Island
    • A 2-night stay at our Moreton Wilderness Lodge on the banks of the Wenlock River
    • Take a dip in the serene Fruit Bat Falls and cruise on the Daintree River.

Outback Spirit also offers a variety of tours in other regions across Australia, including the Pilbara and Southwest, Outback Queensland & Gulf, Central Australia and Corner Country, South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula, wine country and Kangaroo Island, and Tasmania.

Learn more about all our Outback Spirit tours and book your 2023 adventure by 10 June 2022 to make up to $1500 savings per couple*.

*Terms & Conditions apply. Discounts based on availability.