Australian Outback Camp and Survival Training Day Tour with Andrew Ucles

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Meals included
Hotel pickup
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Highlights & inclusions

Crocodile feeding & wild boar tracking
Floodplain wilderness exploration
Survival Training
Outback plunge pool
Chef prepared meals
Available from June to November

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Sun, Apr 14, 2024

What you can expect

Embrace an authentic Australian outback experience and learn some survival skills along the way with Wildlife Ambassador and Survival Expert, Andrew Ucles in the Northern Territory. Become part of the adventure as you leave Darwin at 7am and enjoy a journey into Australian Outback. Immerse yourself in the wonderland of the floodplains located near Finniss River, an extraordinary corner of the Top End. From close encounters and a crocodile feeding to a survival training session, wild boar spotting and Indigenous game preparation the morning is jammed packed full of adventure. In the afternoon, the pace slows down a little with chef prepared lunch and the opportunity to take a refreshing dip in the outback plunge pool at Finniss River before a return transfer back to Darwin.

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What you need to know

Inclusions
  • Crocodile Feeding & Interaction
  • Wildlife Spotting & Wild Boar Tracking
  • Survival Training
  • Indigenous Game Preparation
  • Floodplain Wilderness Exploration
  • Outback plunge pool
  • Chef prepared meals
  • We provide sunscreen, towels and toiletries
  • Return Transfer (Darwin Surrounds)
Itinerary
  • 7:00am - Pick Up from Darwin vicinity
  • 9:00am Arrive Finniss River Outback Camp
  • Survival Training
  • Chef Prepared Lunch
  • Wilderness Walk, Wildlife Spotting & Wild Boar Tracking
  • Camp Relax ~ Outback Plunge Pool
  • Crocodile Feeding
  • 6:00pm Return
Highlights
  • Wildlife Spotting & Wild Boar Tracking
  • Close encounters with crocodiles
  • Catching wild boars on the floodplains
  • Floodplain Wilderness Exploration
Operating Hours
  • Operate between June & November
  • Pickup Darwin Surrounds. 7am Pick Up from Darwin vicinity.
  • Full Day Tour (7:00am to 5:00pm)
Location
  • The Northern Territory is situated in the northern part of Australia, a vast wilderness area which encapsulates Australia’s rugged and spectacular landscapes from escarpment country to the open flood plains; it remains Australia’s last wild frontier.
  • Finniss River is located approx 130km from Darwin CBD heading south-west towards Litchfield National Park, the journey takes roughly 1.5 hours.
Sample Menu
  • Crocodile; braised in tomato & lemon myrtle, snake beans, cherry tomato, finger lime & cous cous
  • Refreshments & Snacks
  • Complimentary Beverage (Alcoholic or Non-alcoholic)
FAQs
  • How can I prepare for the tour? The tours will involve walking distances throughout the day between 3 & 5km. A relatively good level of fitness is required. We work closely to your specific needs and this includes your physical ability throughout the tour.
  • What are the risk aspects of the tour? The greatest risk feature of the tour is dehydration. With all tours we take ample water supplies and are generally based on water features (Stream/River), I will constantly remind you to keep hydrating. First and foremost your safety is my responsibility. If I have any doubt in a situation which may un-fold, you must listen carefully to any instructions you may need to follow.
  • Can children join the tour? Yes. Children aged 10+ can join the tour with a parent or guardian.
  • Can I film the experience? This is a key part of the experience; the operator will take the responsibility of filming aspects of your journey into the wilderness. If you would like to film and take pictures of your experience this must be approved by the guide.
What To Bring
  • Bring a camera and phone to blog your journey
  • Clothing that is breathable and light (The weather conditions can vary depending on the time of year)
  • Comfortable covered footwear is required
  • Small day pack with any amenities or novelties that you may require when on the tour
  • a hat is advised
Additional Information
  • Maximum of 4 people (min of 2) for a truly intimate experience
  • All individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult or guardian.
  • Alcohol is not allowed during the tour, however a complimentary alcoholic beverage will be supplied at the Sand Palms Hotel before returning to Darwin.
  • Access to Outback Camp is strictly conducted by operator driver, unsealed and four-wheel driving terrain comprises of the travel logistics
  • All Waiver, Disclaimer & Health Screening documents must be signed prior to tour commencement.
  • The tours will involve walking distances throughout the day between 3 & 5km. A relatively good level of fitness is required. We work closely to your specific needs and this includes your physical ability throughout the tour.
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
From
$495.00AUD
or 4 x $123.75 with more info