Outback Spirit 2023 season released

Known for exploring Australia’s wild and rugged frontiers, Outback Spirit shares the country’s dramatic yet beautiful landscape with guests. Unparalleled access to some of Australia’s most remote places has driven a nearly sold out 2022 season. In response, Outback Spirit has released its 2023 dates early allowing guests to secure their desired travel dates ahead of time.

 Chief Commercial Officer for Journey Beyond, Peter Egglestone, said “We have been in the outback adventure business for over 20 years and offer more than 25 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. We have unparalleled access into Arnhem Lands and the most hard-to-reach regions across Australia. The demand for our tours has grown exponentially and we’re nearly sold out for 2022, so to ensure guests can book the dates they want, we’ve opened the 2023 season earlier than ever before.”

As a bonus we’re offering exceptional savings incentives across our entire range of 2023 Outback Spirit adventures when booked by 28 April 2022—savings of up to $750 per person.

Travelling with Outback Spirit means guests travel in style. Choose from luxury, state-of-the-art 4WD adventures in all-terrain Mercedes-Benz tour coaches and exciting Desert Safaris, with stays at our network of stunning safari camps and lodges that are highlights of the adventure in their own right. All tours are conducted in small groups, varying between 12-26 depending on the destination, to provide the most immersive and intimate experience possible.

Nobody knows the Kimberley like Outback Spirit—they have unsurpassed access to the remote Kimberley due to their network of unique wilderness lodges and local partnerships. Strategically located, these accommodation bases make it possible to explore the furthest corners of this miraculous region. All Kimberley tours include at least 2 heli-flights, and they are the only operator who can take guests to Horizontal Falls with Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventure. One of the most popular Kimberley tours is:

  • Exquisite Kimberley Adventure 14-day tour is the most popular 4WD coach adventure to the Kimberley and includes:
    • A visit to the Horizontal Falls by seaplane with a fast boat ride through the Falls
    • Mitchell Plateau discovery with a 2-night stay at the Ngauwudu Safari Camp
    • A guided walk to Mitchell Falls via rarely seen Gwion and Wandina rock art galleries, including a return scenic heli-flight
    • Three nights at the iconic El Questro Wilderness Park lets you discover Chamberlain Gorge and Emma Gorge, with a dip in the Zebedee Thermal Springs
    • Take a scenic heli-flight to discover the World Heritage listed Bungle Bungles, Cathedral Gorge and Echidna Chasm from the air
    • Cruise Geikie Gorge on the mighty Fitzroy River and visit Windiana gorge and Tunnel Creek National Parks
    • Enjoy an Ord River adventure cruise, travel the infamous Gibb River Road and visit Bell Gorge and Galvans Gorge
    • Recharge at the exclusive Mornington Wildlife Sanctuary for 2 nights, including a 4WD Sanctuary safari
    • Discover Konunurra, Wyndham and Five Rivers Lookout
    • Spend 2 nights at the 5-Star Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa or Oaks Cable Beach.

With unsurpassed access where other operators simply can’t go, and the only operator with permission to travel through the heart of Arnhem Land,  journey deep into the outback, and share spiritual lands with all other guests. Outback Spirit is privileged to showcase this incredibly special part of the world on their Arnhem Land tours, taking immense pleasure in providing an insight into Australia’s ancient, Indigenous culture and pristine wilderness. The most popular Arnhem Land tour is:

  • Arnhem Land Wilderness Adventure is a 13-day discovery of 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 Severn Spirit Bay
    • Visit Babbarra Women’s Centre, the Diomi Museum and Maningrida Arts & Culture on an enriching half-day tour.

Outback Spirit’s range of luxury short breaks at Seven Spirit Bay lodge in Arnhem Land effortlessly combine luxury and adventure to create an unrivalled wilderness escape. Stay in 5-star habitat villas, enjoy a host of guided land and marine adventures, and indulge with fine cuisine. Escape to a secluded wonder like no other.

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 benefitting from more than 20 years of experience to include the very best the region has to offer. The most popular tour is the 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 an exclusive 45-minute scenic heli-flight over Rinvirru (Lakefield) National Park.

Outback Spirit also offers a variety of tours in other regions across Australia, including the Pilbara and Southwest, Queensland’s reef and rainforest outback, Central Australia and corner country, South Australia including Kangaroo Island, Coober Pedy and the Eyre Peninsula, and Tasmania. Learn more about all Outback Spirit tours.

SOURCE: Outback Spirit Tours/Journey Beyond


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