On the way to Kings Creek Station, we almost collided with a herd of brumbies, the wild horses in the outback. They unexpectedly raced out of the bushes in front of our car and into the bush on the other side. It was astonishing how quickly it happened.
The accommodation was in tented safari cabins and we had booked two tents for the four of us. Each tent was spacious, had a tiled floor, an oil heater and a fan. I appreciated the heater that evening as it was very cold at night.
Due to its remoteness, there is no internet access. Attempting to explain a lack of internet to Mr. 15 year old, I endeavoured to put a positive spin on it – there are helicopter flights, quad bikes, feed the cows and camels, smell the fresh air, feel the sun on your face, have conversations with real live people, etc. etc.
That night a group of us sat around the firepit sharing stories of daring driving adventures and near misses of the animal kind. The next morning, we had a very appetising hot and cold breakfast included in the accommodation package.
Afterwards, we left the station and drove to Kings Canyon to do the Rim Walk. The owners were very hospitable and friendly. If I were in this region again, I would definitely stay at Kings Creek Station for the experience of the outback with some nice modern conveniences included.