Nestled within the spacious region of Queensland's Carnarvon National Park is the nature wonderland known as Carnarvon Gorge. Sunrover Tours have over 20 years' experience conducting outback wilderness tours and hold one of the few permits allowing extensive touring throughout the Carnarvon Gorge area. Their professional tour guides will help you explore this unique region of outback Queensland with their 'Carnarvon Gorge 5 Day Outback Explorer Tour'.
Carnarvon Gorge is located between the outback towns of Roma and Emerald and can only be described as a momentous piece of paradise in central Queensland's highlands. Home to hundreds of distinctive plant life and animal species, the rich heritage of this place is apparent when you look upon "some of the finest Aboriginal rock imagery in Australia".
Over the course of 5 days, Sunrover will take you on guided walks and hikes highlighting some of the best features of Carnarvon Gorge including the Aijon Falls and Wards Canyon, Amphi-Theatre, Aboriginal Art Gallery, Baloon Cave, Battleship Spur, Boolimba Buff, Cathedral Cave, Kooraminya Creek Gorge, Moss Garden, Mickey Creek Gorge, Nature Trail, Rock and Platypus Pool. You'll discover hidden gorges, gaze upon impressive landscapes and find swimming holes that emulate the pure country air found in outback Queensland.
Various accommodation options are available. If you want to experience the real outback adventure camping is the way to go. Alternatively, you can experience Carnarvon Gorge in comfier style staying at the either the Takarakka Bush Resort or Oasis Lodge.
All your meals and camping equipment are included in the tour. Tours operate on weekdays from Monday to Friday, departing from the Brisbane Transit Centre at various times throughout the year. Check the website for current tour dates. Children are welcome on the tours, however, they must meet the minimum age requirement of 5 years old.
Approximate Prices (As of August 2011)
Camping Adults - $950 / Student, Child - $700
Takarakka Bush Resort Adults - $1,200 / Student, Child $900