Outback Tours are popular with visitors looking for adventure in Australia’s wild outdoors. But, for many people, one of the most common questions is, where exactly is the Australian Outback?
While there are no precise geographical, the outback generally refers to the country’s arid and desert regions. Owing to the remote nature of these regions, there is little civilization and this adds to the wild aspect associated with these tours.
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Outback tours almost always begin with a tour of Alice Springs, undoubtedly the capital of the Outback. In fact, many outback locals refer to Alice Springs as the heart and soul of Australia’s Outback. While here, make sure you visit the Alice Springs Desert Park. This award winning park combines the best of the zoo, a history museum and an Aboriginal culture tour. Remember to get up close with native wildlife; such as the emus and kangaroos.
Discover what makes Birdville such a beautiful gem in Australia’s outback. What the town lacks in size, it makes up for in its numerous attractions. From the Big Red Sand Dune that is a must-visit for outback enthusiasts, to the Racecourse and the majestic Diamantina River, there is something for outdoor explorers to enjoy.
It is impossible to mention Australia’s outback without visiting Ayers Rock Uluru. This adventure would be incomplete without visiting one of the country’s most recognisable landmarks. There are tours to Uluru, so you cannot miss out on all the fun. Choose from two-day tours, three-day camping safari tours for the outback enthusiast and even non-camping options for some convenience.
Lake Eyre is a prominent feature in the Outback, thanks to its massive size. At 144 kilometres long and 77 kilometres wide, the lake marks the country’s lowest point. In the dry season, the lake is a vast expanse of white that comes alive as a breeding ground for many bird species. Main activities include bird-watching, photography and camping.
Other attractions that you can look out for when you take Outback Tours include the Simpson Desert, Dalhousie Springs, as well as Port Augusta. It helps to take travel guides before visiting these attractions for your safety.