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Wayward Bus Touring Company

Wayward Bus is a fun, informative and innovative tour company offering a mix of camping and accommodated adventure travel for independent travellers of all ages and nationalities. Tour itineraries range from 3 to 14 days duration and visit off the beaten track, out of the way places.

Meet more of the local people, learn about local history and culture, explore magnificent national parks and see unique flora and fauna. The Wayward Bus crew are a bunch of well travelled guys and gals with interesting backgrounds, good information, and friendly manners.

Touring Options

Territory Explorer

See some of the highlights of the Northern Territory on this four day tour departing from Darwin and arriving in Alice Springs. Swim below palm fringed waterfalls at Litchfield National Park, cruise below the sheer cliffs of Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk) and relax in the thermal pool at Mataranka. You can also enjoy a delicious lunch at the Daly Waters Pub before moving on Tennant Creek and the famous Devils Marbles, a scattering of magnificent and mysterious rock spheres. Finally, you will visit the outback towns of Wycliffe Well and Ti Tree, where you can visit art galleries to view or purchase local Aboriginal artworks. This is a truly unforgettable tour.

Just the Centre

Discover the Red Centre on this three day tour. See the colourful sandstone cliffs of Rainbow Valley, climb to the heights of the Kings Canyon, Watarrka National Park, enjoy a refreshing swim in a tropical oasis and travel to the magnificent Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. There you can view a spectacular sunset over Uluru / Ayers Rock and explore the base of the monolith, visiting many Aboriginal cultural sites including the beautiful Mala and Mutitjulu waterholes. You can also hike the Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta / The Olgas, an impressive array of rock domes, before returning to Alice Springs at the end of a wonderful tour.

Kakadu, Gagudju

See the unspoiled wilderness of Kakadu National Park and discover why this beautiful region is World Heritage listed. Your first stop on this two day tour will be the Window on the Wetlands where you can learn about wetland habitats. Following this you will enter Kakadu National Park. There, you can see remarkable natural and cultural attractions including ancient Aboriginal rock art sites and cascading waterfalls. You will camp under the stars at Gagudju before taking a cruise on Yellow Water to view native fauna including wild horses, saltwater crocodiles and abundant birdlife. On the journey back to Darwin you will visit Pine Creek, a historic mining town.

Activites and Experiences at Wayward Bus Touring Company

  • Off Road Driving
  • Barbecue
  • Bushwalking
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Flora
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Animal Viewing
  • Walking
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Car park
  • Checkin Desk
  • Public phone
  • Public toilet
  • Waiting Area
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Active
  • Adventure
  • Cultural
  • Environmental
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Historic/Heritage
  • National Park
  • Nature based
  • Off road
  • Outback
  • Paranormal
  • Remote
  • Wilderness
  • Wildlife
  • World Heritage
  • English
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Central Australian Tourism Industry, Tourism Top End
  • American Express
  • Cheques By Arrangement
  • Bankcard
  • Cash
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale
  • MasterCard
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Foreign Travellers Cheques
  • Visa
  • Coaster

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