- Get up to $90 cash back per person when you book with us
- All activities inc. National Park and entry fees - so you're free to explore
- Delicious meals: 9 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 9 dinners
- Accommodation – swag camping with basic facilities (8 nights) and bush camp with no facilities (1 night)
- Air-conditioned coaster bus (max 20 people)
- Roam the southern Flinders Ranges
- Witness abundant native wildlife from the land, sea and sky
- Plunge into the ocean for a surfing lesson
- Swim with playful wild sea lions and dolphins
- Meet the kangaroos in Esperance
- Walk among ancient forests in south Western Australia
- Taste your way around the Margaret River wine region
- Unearth Australia with your expert guide
10 Day Adelaide to Perth Camping TourExperience Australia’s ultimate roadtrip and swag camping adventure across this multi-day tour
What to Expect
Discover the abundance of natural beauty Australia has to offer; from the wide, open spaces to arid lands, pristine beaches to lush bushland, abundant wildlife to our scores of natural wonders, this is a taste of the very best Australia has to offer.
As raw and rugged as nature intended, 4000km tour is the ultimate welcome to Australia - perfect for tourists and Australians looking to explore their own backyard.
Split across 10 adventure-filled days, this Adelaide to Perth camping tour takes in the Flinders Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Nullarbor Plain, Esperance, Margaret Riverand so much more.
Along the way, swim with wild sea lions and dolphins, see kangaroos, koalas and other iconic Australian animals in the wild and connect to Country as you hike ancient landscapes.
Learn to surf, sandboard down massive dunes, stop in at charming country towns, fall asleep under star-filled skies and get to know the quintessential Australians who call this untamed land home.
Awaken your inner adventurer in the wilds of Australia. Book your tour today.
Where we visit:
Day 1: Adelaide to Mt. Remarkable National Park
Escape the city and head north for the first stretch of your Adelaide to Perth camping tour. Grab a coffee in the small town of Port Wakefield before claiming a sandy patch of pristine beach for yourself at Wallaroo on the Yorke Peninsula. Soak up the sun, then continue along the coast to the seaside town of Port Germein, where you can stroll along South Australia's longest jetty, built in 1881. Today's final destination is Mt. RemarkableNational Park in the Southern Flinders Ranges, our camping spot for the night.
Today, travel approximately 350km (4 hours) in total.
Day 2: Mt. Remarkable National Park and Eyre Peninsula
Wake up to the sounds of native birdlife, and after breakfast, embark on the first hike of the tour, navigating Davey's Gully to panoramic views across the Spencer Gulf. Then, hit the road. Along the way, we'll see Kimba's unique silo art, and after a quick pitstop for lunch, wind towards the wildly beautiful Eyre Peninsula.
Spot dolphins surfing the waves at Venus Bay and unearth magical seaside caves at Talia. Then, test your sandboarding skills in epic dunes and arrive at Coodlie Park Farm Retreat for a barbecue feast. Spend the night in a unique swag hut in their unique eco-campground with shower and toilet facilities.
Today, travel approximately 450km (5 hours) in total.
Day 3: Baird Bay and Penong
This morning, peel on a wetsuit for a two-hour learn-to-surf lesson on a pristine beach with Sceale Bay Surf School. Those not wanting to surf will be able to relax, swim or wander the pristine shores.
Following a picnic lunch, it's time for one of the tour highlights, swimming with wild sea lions and majestic dolphins on a three-hour cruise in the sheltered waters of Baird Bay. This optional experience is an outsourced adventure operated by Baird Bay Eco Tours. At only $200, it is an experience to treasure forever. Tonight, camp at Penong, which is famous for its dozens of windmills.
Today travel approximately 290km (5 hours).
Day 4: Nullarbor and Great Australian Bight
Today we begin the epic pilgrimage across the Nullarbor Plain. Keep your cameras at the ready for iconic photo opportunities at the famous camels, kangaroos and wombats crossing road sign, before we make our way to the edge of Australia, where the outback drops dramatically into the Southern Ocean. Stretching approximately 200km along the Great Australian Bight, Bunda Cliffs are the world's longest continuous line of sea cliffs. Breath deep and take it all in.
Stop at the iconic Nullarbor Roadhouse, marvel at the ruins of an old telegraph station and, come late afternoon, cross the border into Western Australia. Tonight's entertainment is courtesy of the celestial sphere bush camping under the southern skies on the Nullarbor.
Today travel around 800 km (10 hours) with plenty of stops along the way.
Day 5: Nullarbor to Cape Le Grand National Park
Today we continue across the mighty Nullarbor, taking in Australia's longest straight road, 90 Mile Straight. Visit the outback town of Balladonia, which shot to worldwide fame in 1979 when the Skylab space station returned to earth here rather abruptly. Watch the ever-changing landscapes from your window as your guide regales the history and stories that make this land unique. By afternoon, turquoise water will replace red dirt as we head towards Esperance. This part of Western Australia has no less than nine national parks and some of the best beaches in the world. Set up camp between pristine bushland and beaches at Cape Le GrandNational Park, our base, for two nights.
Today travel around 600km (7 hours).
Day 6: Cape Le Grand National Park
Crystal clear waters, powdery, white sands, expansive granite bluffs, and sunbathing kangaroos. Today, you'll wake up in paradise. Pristine and perfect are two words that reflect the absolute beauty of Cape Le GrandNational Park. The ocean here is transparent, and the sand at Lucky Bay has twice been judged Australia's whitest. Spend the remainder of the day unearthing this incredible park. Traverse through lush bushland, swim at fantastic bays and coves and learn about its abundant flora and fauna.
We drive only 10 minutes today, and walks will vary from 2-4 hours.
Day 7: Cape Le Grand National Park & Stirling Ranges
Sunrise is a sacred time here, and it's also when the friendly western grey kangaroos are most active. Wander onto the beach to say hello before strapping on your hiking boots to embark on one of the best hikes of the tour, climbing Frenchman Peak for sweeping views across Cape Le Grand and Recherche Archipelago. Refuel with a lunch stop at one of the many beaches on Esperance's Great Ocean Drive, then settle in for the onwards drive to our Stirling Ranges campsite at Mount Trio.
Today, travel approximately 470km (5 hours) and camp in a private campground in the Stirling Ranges, which has shower and toilet facilities.
Day 8: Stirling Ranges & South West Coast
Today visit, the Porongurups for a two-hour hike through lush forests to Castle Rock and jump back on the bus for a dreamy coastal drive towards Albany. Along the way, we'll stop at The Gap and Natural Bridge before continuing to postcard perfection. Wade out into the turquoise and calm waters of Elephant Rocks, then just up the road, descend into Greens Pool, a white sandy beach framed by huge granite boulders. Both are primed for swimming in the warmer months. From the coast to the forest, walk among the old-growth forests of the Walpole Wilderness Region with the last stop of the day at the largest Tingle Tree in Western Australia.
Travel approximately 270km today (4 hours) and camp at the beautiful Shannon National Park, which has shower and toilet facilities.
Day 9: Margaret River
Today, leave your hiking boots behind as you taste your way around the world-renowned Margaret River region. Unearth an array of cellar doors from wine, beer and gin, to dairy and sweet treats. Between tastings, stop for lunch today at one of the Margaret River's great restaurants
Today travel around 200km (5 hours), making tasting stops along the way. Tonight, camp at Big Valley Caravan Park in Margaret River, which has shower and toilet facilities.
Day 10: Margaret River to Perth
Roll up your swag one last time before embarking on the last hike of the tour during a two-hour hike to Cape Naturalist in Leeuwin-Naturalise National Park. This hike features incredible vistas that will have you in awe at every turn. Next, descend into the magical Ngilgi Cave, Western Australia's very first tourist attraction. Wander the extensive underground boardwalks which lead you through the exquisitely decorated cave.
As this 10-day adventure draws to an end, stop at the popular tourist town of Busselton, where it's hard to miss the 19th-century jetty stretching 1.8km into Geographe Bay. One last stint on the road has you arriving in Perth around 5 pm.
Today travel around 300km (4 hours).
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. Please advise of any special dietary requirements when you book. The supplier offers plenty of variety and do their best to provide fresh products. Snacks, soft drinks and alcohol are not included.
It is recommended children under 12 years old do not travel on the adventure swag camping tour due to the adventure-based activities in the itineraries.
Passengers under the age of 18 years old need to be accompanied by an adult or caregiver. While all care is taken, the responsibility of children on tour rests entirely with the parent or caregiver.
All passengers, including children, must always wear shoes, wear sunblock and hats. Please note that the supplier accepts children of all ages travelling on group and private charter tours.
When camping, the supplier uses single swags. Swags are ‘Aussie Bed Rolls’ made from sturdy canvas with a mattress built into the swag. Passengers need to provide a sleeping bag and pillow to insert into the swag. Our wet weather option is a 3-person dome tent shared by two people.
Departure dates, itineraries and rates are valid from the 25th October 2021 until 31st March 2023. All prices are in Australian Dollars and include GST. Rates and conditions are subject to change without notice.
All passengers must complete an online check-in which includes a ‘Fit for Travel’ self-declaration to confirm they are free from illness. Two days before your scheduled departure, you will be emailed a link to complete the online check-in for your tour. The online check-in is mandatory for all passengers and must be completed at the latest 24 hours before departure. It includes standard questions such as;
- Have you or anyone else in your travelling party had close contact with or helped care for anyone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 or who is currently being monitored for possible exposure to COVID-19?
- In the past 14 days, have you or anyone else in your travelling party suffered from any flu-like symptoms.
- The supplier's employees and passenger’s safety are paramount, so customers answering YES to any of these questions will be requested not to participate in the tour. In this case, the supplier will transfer your booking to a date in the future and hold the money paid on file as a credit.
- The supplier's tours prices are set each year however can occasionally be subject to variation for promotional purposes, which is standard practice within the travel industry. This means the supplier's rates may vary at any time in accordance with demand, market conditions and availability. It is possible that different passengers on the same tour have been charged different prices. Any reduced pricing or discounts that may become available after you have paid your deposit will not apply. If you wish to cancel your booking to take advantage of a lower price, full cancellation conditions apply. The most up to date pricing is available on the supplier's website.
- Due to the uncertainty in the travel industry as a result of COVID-19, when you book direct, the supplier can offer some flexibility in making changes to your booking. However, some amendment charges may apply due to the complexity, the supplier's staff time, and working with third party operators.
- In order for the supplier to confirm travel arrangements, passengers need to provide all requested details with the balance of the tour price. Necessary details vary by tour; they include but are not limited to full name, date of birth, nationality and any pre-existing medical conditions you have which may affect your ability to complete your travel arrangements. Note that due to the remote location and challenging nature of tours, it is essential for travellers who are 70 years and beyond to review and sign the Medical Form to ensure they can participate fully in the itinerary.
- All bookings need to be reconfirmed by calling the supplier two days before departure. At this time, the pick-up point and time for the tour will be confirmed, and the supplier will check that you have completed your Online Check-in and ‘Fit for Travel’ self-declaration.
- The supplier reserves the right to amend tour times, itineraries, and fares for its products as circumstances, time of year and operational reasons occur. There will be no refunds in these circumstances nor for delays incurred due to mechanical failure, accident, weather or any other unforeseen circumstances. The supplier cannot guarantee exact pick-up and drop-off times and will accept no responsibility in the event of cancellation fees from other connecting services. No compensation will be considered for any additional driving or time lost due to such changes.
- Australia has many dangerous creatures, extreme weather conditions and often varying terrain. Safety is the supplier's number one priority, and all guides are highly trained to ensure passenger safety at all times. All passengers participating in tours do so at their own risk, and no responsibility can be accepted by the supplier for any loss, injury or accident. Passengers are responsible for any additional costs involved should such instances occur. All passengers will be required to sign a liability waiver before departure.
- The supplier highly recommends travel Insurance and advise it covers cancellation, curtailment, personal liability and loss of luggage and personal effects.
A cancellation will only be effective when the supplier receives written confirmation of the cancellation. If you cancel a tour, the following conditions apply:
- Cancellations 31 days or more before departure: the supplier will provide a 100% travel credit with unlimited validity or a 100% refund within seven days.
- Cancellations between 15 and 30 days before departure: the supplier will provide a 100% travel credit with unlimited validity. Or refund the 25% deposit less a $100 cancellation fee.
- Cancellations 3 – 14 days before departure: the supplier will retain the 25% deposit as a cancellation fee and offer a 75% travel credit with unlimited validity. Or refund 75% balance within seven days.
- Cancellations 1-2 days before departure or failure to board the tour: will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
- Day tours can be cancelled for free up to 24 hours before departure time.
- If the cancellation is due to government-imposed restrictions or border closures: you will be provided with an instant 100% credit with unlimited validity. If this is not suitable, you will be provided with a 100% refund within seven days.
- If the cancellation is due to you having COVID-19 or ‘flu-like symptoms, in the 48 hours before departure: if a medical certificate is provided, the supplier will hold 100% of monies paid by you in connection with the booking as credit with unlimited validity.
The supplier's tours are guaranteed to depart once they have met the minimum group number, which is stated in the Know Before You Book section on the individual itineraries.
- If the supplier cancels your tour (except for when a Force Majeure Event occurs), you can transfer amounts paid to another departure date or receive a 100% refund. If the tour is cancelled because minimum numbers have not been met, the supplier will refund your tour price in full.
- If you leave a trip for any reason after it has commenced, the supplier is not obliged to make any refunds for unused services.
- If a tour is cancelled due to a Force Majeure Event, the supplier can offer you a choice of:
- a 110% credit of monies paid for your trip; or
- a refund minus unrecoverable costs.
- If the cancellation due to a Force Majeure Event occurs after a trip has commenced, the supplier can offer you a choice of a pro-rata:
- 110% credit for the days that remain on your trip; or
- refund minus unrecoverable costs of the days that remain on your trip.
- Any credit resulting from cancellation under the Force Majeure clause does not have an expiry date and may be applied towards any other available tour offered by the supplier. The credit is not redeemable for cash and excludes third party operators as they will have their own booking conditions.
- In such circumstances, there will be no claim for damages by either party against the other, and the supplier is not responsible for any incidental expenses that you may have incurred as a result of your booking, including but not limited to visas, vaccinations, travel insurance excess or non-refundable flights.
- If you are unable to continue travelling with the supplier due to a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19, the supplier can offer you a travel credit for the unused days of your trip.
- You are strongly advised to take out cancellation insurance at the time of booking, covering cancellation fees. If you leave a tour for any reason after it has commenced, the supplier is not obliged to make any refunds for unused services. Likewise, no refund will be made if you fail to join a tour, join it after departure, or leave it prior to its completion. The above cancellation fees are in addition to fees that may be levied by accommodation providers, travel agents or third party tour and transport operator fee
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