Duncans Off Road Tours
Duncans Off Road offer a range of tag-a-long four wheel drive (4WD) expeditions and shorter tours. All of their Expeditions are affordable, exciting, adventurous and great fun. These tag-a-long style 4WD tours offer you the opportunity to travel to some of Australia’s most unique 4WD tourist destinations, challenging your four wheel driving skills and your concept of beauty through widely diverse terrain.
Duncans travel extensively across this vast continent exploring isolated areas that few have the opportunity to see. The fascination of travelling to such remote parts of this unique land leaves you with a tremendous sense of achievement. The memories and photographs from these Expeditions are a timeless record of your ‘great’ adventures in this ‘great’ country.
Travel with the safety of knowing that your Guides are 4WD Specialists; they come with the highest skill to tackle any situation and will offer you support and guidance throughout your adventure yet allow you the freedom to enjoy the experience. You, your vehicle and the environment are their top priority.
If you don’t have the time to experience any of the longer expeditions, try some of the exciting shorter tours travelling throughout Queensland and northern New South Wales. The range of exciting two to seven day expeditions take you to locations that have breathtaking scenery, while travelling in the comfort of your own four wheel drive. The adventurous one day tours provide a variety of four wheel driving conditions, giving you and your family the opportunity to enjoy the very best that this country can offer.
Simpson Desert via Lake Eyre
Cross the entire Simpson Desert and return via a different route crossing hundreds of sand dunes, expansive saltpans and valleys. Visit the three corners – Poeppel, Cameron and Haddons. Drive the French Line and the Ring Road, a clay topped access route. Travel the WAA Line and visit Oodnadatta in the heart of the desert. Journey onto William Creek and take a light aircraft flight over Lake Eyre. Leave the Desert on the south eastern side travelling through Innamincka, Dalhousie and Noccundra, visiting the famous ‘Dig Tree’ – site of the forward base of the Burke and Wills expedition.
Journey through the ‘Centre of Australia’, discovering Hall Creek and the famous Bungle Bungle Range. Travel onto the Fitzroy Crossing and Geikie Gorge; Broome and the Dampier Peninsula; Cape Leveque and the Buccaneer Archipelago; Gibb River Road, Tunnel Creek and the Napier Ranges; Windjana, Adcock, Bell Creek and Manning Gorges, Mitchell Falls and the Mitchell Plateau; Kalumburu, El Questro, Kununrra, Lake Argyle and Wyndham – all integral parts to the Kimberley landscape. Head home through the Northern Territory visiting the Daly Waters Pub, Katherine Gorge and Mataranka Thermal Springs. Travel through Mount Isa and onto the Lark Quarry Dinosaur Trackways.
Simpson Desert to Uluru
Travel to Windorah and Birdsville, head west across the Simpson Desert visiting Poeppel Corner and Dalhousie Springs, then head north along the old Ghan railway line to Chambers Pilar. Stop at Uluru (Ayres Rock), visit Palm Valley and Kings Canyon. Explore the magnificent East and West McDonnell Ranges, camping in the foothills. Travel onto Alice Springs. On the return journey call into the Artlunga, Outback Pub, and outback icon; then onto the Plenty Highway for our return to the Queensland Channel Country. Visit Windorah, surrounded by scenic countryside, picturesque ruins and spectacular red sandhills!
The Canning Stock Route
This tour passes through the heart of the Western Australian desert wilderness and retraces much of the 1,700 kilometres of track surveyed in 1906 that became the longest cattle trail in the country – so unforgiving and so harsh. Travel across the Tanami Road to Halls Creek. Travel hundreds of kilometres across the deserts visiting infamous watering points, and into Wiluna. Travel the Gunbarrel Highway, crossing the Gibson Desert and onto Uluru. This epic journey ends at Alice Springs.
Historic Outback Queensland
This is one of the most exciting tours visiting some of the remote four-wheel drive destinations and places steeped in history. During the journey you will experience and explore some of the most remote and historical towns that the Outback of Queensland has to offer. The evening meal will be had each day at one of the historic towns. Whilst there, we will learn about its history and have a yarn with the locals. Each town has ‘its own story to tell’.
This tour leaves from Winton and travels to Laverton, Western Australia, via the Outback Highway. This is a fantastic adventure “Off Road” journey, suitable for those people who wish to bring camper trailers and those wishing to self-cater. The tours moves on from Winton to Boulia, Gem Tree, and Alice Springs, via Jervois Station and Harts Range. After leaving Alice travel the second leg of the journey to Yulara, Docker River and Warbuton and then to Laverton. While in Laverton visit the local ranges and caves. This journey can run from either Winton-Laverton or from Laverton-Winton.
Journey through the rich gas fields of south west Queensland and the deserts of Central Australia. Spend eight magical nights in the Desert, see Ayres Rock at Sunset, and continue onto Giles Weather Station. Travel the infamous Gunbarrel Highway that divides the Gibson and Great Victoria Deserts. Drive the Canning Stock Route, visit Mount Gould Lockup, then travel onto Carnarvon. Return through the Iron Ore heart of Australia. Overnight in the magnificent West MacDonnell Ranges and journey onto Alice Springs. Return along the Plenty Highway via Boulia to Winton.
Cape York Expedition
The trek northward on this tour includes a visit to Undarra Lava Lodge. The journey continues to the northern areas of Lakefield, Iron Range and Heathland National Parks. Travelling onwards, visit the spectacular crystal clear spring fed waterfalls of Twin Falls and Eliot Falls. This tour includes a four night stay at the ‘Top End’ at a long sweeping beach fringed by pristine bushland. The adventure continues onto Bertiehaugh Station, the site of the ruins of the Jardine Homestead and then onto Weipa. On the homeward leg, you will pass through Archer River and Hann River regions. The last night of the tour will be at the old Gold Mine at Tryconnell.
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