1. You drive to trekking base camp
All roads are suitable for two wheel drive vehicles (with care
and with vehicle clearance), so driving yourself is an easy option.
Port Augusta exists on the main bitumen "Stuart Highways"
running north-south and east-west across Australia. Our trekking
base camp is 20mins easy drive time from Port Augusta (see map).
2. Use our 4WD transit service
If you're not driving yourself, simply make your way to Port
Augusta via air (ex Adelaide),
bus or rail,
and we'll organise your 4WD transit to our trekking base camp
and return (add $45/head). We'll provide specific details with
your booking confirmation. There is nothing to it.
In brief (departing Thursdays, 5 days):
Wednesday - you should arrive Port Augusta
Thursday - 2.30pm depart Port Augusta to trekking base camp
via transit vehicle, arrive late afternoon, depart with camels
Friday AM to Monday noon - "Explore the Outback camel
Monday (noon) - return Port Augusta via transit vehicle
In brief (departing Mondays, 4 days):
Sunday - you should arrive Port Augusta
Monday - 10am depart Port Augusta to trekking base camp via
transit vehicle, depart with camels after lunch
Monday noon to Thursday PM - "Explore the Outback camel
Thursday (noon) - return Port Augusta via transit vehicle
Alternatively have a look at the Wayward Bus travel option below.
This option can bring you to Port Augusta.
You can also travel to Port Augusta from Alice Springs on a Tuesday
via Heading Bush.
Groovy Grape can
get you to Port Augusta from Alice on a Saturday or a Wednesday,
or to Port Augusta from Adelaide on a Saturday.
So, contact us to make a booking and before you know it you'll
be sitting atop a camel and riding off into the distance.