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  • All trips to Australia should include a visit to the arid landscape of the Australian outback.
  • Abandoned burnt out cars are common in outback
  • Australian kangaroos silhouetted at sunset
  • Outback kangaroo sign
  • A stockman and his horse on an Aussie station (farm)
  • The Australia Outback claims the worlds long straight stetch of road
  • Rural fencing in the outback

What is the Outback exactly? A good definition might be a vast remote area with wide open spaces where urban areas don’t exist and something totally unique on an Australia vacation. This covers a large portion of Australia obviously.

The Outback covers a huge amount of Australia and is basically the countryside and remote areas located hours away from big city life. However, there are many cities that are close by and make good starting points for interesting areas of the Outback on trips to Australia.

It is not by any means all desert although this does take up a certain amount of territory but even in the desert, one will come across vegetation and waterholes. And wildlife has adapted to the more remote parts. Kangaroos, dingoes, emus, wild horses and wild camels can frequently be seen.

What does the Outback offer the traveller on Australian tours? The ability to explore of course and this can be done either on a self-drive arrangement or on an organized tour. A few of the better known areas which constitute a part of a the Outback are Alice Springs, Kakadu National Park and Ayers Rock in the Northern Territories, Broken Hill in New South Wales, Broome in Western Australia and Flinders Range in Queensland which give you an idea geographically just what is the Australian Outback.

And in a country as large as Australia there is much to discover, and what better way to do this then on one of our Outback tours. C’mon say G’day Downunder. Book one of our Australia vacations today and start exploring!

 


 

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Learn about the history and culture of Australia, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Australia's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Australia for yourself. Start exploring...book one of our Australia vacations today!

 

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Consider an additional stopover to your Australia vacation at one of Goway's South Pacific destinations. You can choose from  our selection of New Zealand vacation packagesTahiti vacation packages or stay at one of our Fiji resorts or perhaps take a Cook Island vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from Australia.

 

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Outback Australia

  • Outback Australia: The Color of Red

    Experience the wonders of the Red Centre of the Outback with visits to unique Alice Springs, the remarkable Kings Canyon and the amazing Uluru- Kata Tjuta National Park, home to the unusual Olga’s and the iconic Ayers Rock. Enjoy two dinners under the stars.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,373
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring
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  • Adelaide to Alice Springs: Epic Trip for 18 to 39 year olds

    Take the chance to get off the beaten track by spending seven days exploring the iconic highlights of South Australia and the Northern Territory, combining camping and budget accommodation.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,290
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Escorted Coach Touring, Ideas for 18 to 30 Somethings, Single Friendly
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  • Alice Springs to Adelaide: Epic Trip for 18 to 39 year olds

    Take the chance to get off the beaten track by spending seven days exploring the iconic highlights of South Australia and the Northern Territory, combining camping and budget accommodation.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,290
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Ideas for 18 to 30 Somethings, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Ayers Rock, Kings Canyon, Olgas & Alice Springs

    Discover the best of Australia’s Red Centre. See the sun set and rise over Ayers Rock, visit the 36 rock domes of the Olgas, and travel to spectacular Kings Canyon then visit Alice Springs.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 840
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Classic Downunder from Melbourne to Auckland

    Get to know the true Downunder by experiencing the best of both Australia and New Zealand. Visit Australia's iconic sites and cities before commencing a journey through New Zealand’s incredible islands.
    Duration:
    19 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,778
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers)
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  • Classic Downunder: Auckland to Melbourne

    Get to know the true Downunder by experiencing the best of both Australia and New Zealand. Journey through New Zealand’s incredible islands before embarking on a tour of Australia.
    Duration:
    19 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,742
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers)
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  • 4WD Eco Adventure Hotel Safari

    Starting and finishing in Alice Springs, this 4WD Eco Adventure Hotel Safari is a perfect option for those seeking adventure but who prefer the comforts of hotel accommodation. Take an opportunity to enjoy the Red Centre in comfort.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 3,066
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous
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  • Alice Springs & Ayers Rock

    Alice Springs is Australia’s most famous Outback town and Uluru/Ayers Rock is Australia’s most recognizable natural icon. Take time to explore these incredibly unique parts of the country.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 882
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Best of South Australia's Outback and Wine

    Experience why South Australia is the state of WOW (wildlife, Outback, and wine) on this Australia vacation. As you travel across South Australia, you’ll enjoy easygoing culture in Adelaide, taste fabulous wines in the McLaren Vale and Clare Valley, and visit one of the icons of the Outback, Wilpena Pound, in the Flinders Ranges.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,489
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Best of the Outback: Adelaide to Darwin

    Recreate one of Australia’s great outback journeys from culture-loving Adelaide to historic Darwin.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,125
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Single Friendly
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  • Best of the Outback: Ayers Rock to Darwin

    Get to the heart of Australia’s red centre, the Northern Territory.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,537
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Single Friendly
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  • Broken Hill: The Accessible Outback

    Want to experience the real Australian outback? This short tour to Broken Hill and surrounds takes you to the heart of Australia’s opal mining country, and nearby Mutawintji National Park.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,073
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Classic Aussie Rail Spectacular

    Explore the Australian outback aboard a luxury train, then round off your journey at the Great Barrier Reef.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,573
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Rail Travel Ideas
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  • Coober Pedy: Coober Pedy Experience

    Coober Pedy has evolved into one of the most unique places in Australia and perhaps the world. It's a cosmopolitan town with a population of 3,500 and over 45 different nationalities. Sleep underground at the Desert Cave Hotel, where the outside world disappears, offering visitors the best opportunity to experience Coober Pedy 'dugout' living plus a range of specialised tours of the surrounding rugged and beautiful outback.
    Duration:
    2-3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,283
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous
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  • Coober Pedy: Opals & Underground

    An unforgettable trip to the Outback. In Coober Pedy, stay at the world’s first international underground hotel, learn about opals and see the Painted Desert.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,189
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Cultural Explorer

    Immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of Australia’s Red Centre by visiting and learning about two of the country’s most iconic areas, Uluru/Ayers Rock and Alice Springs.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 820
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Davidson's Arnhemland Safari

    Immerse yourself in Aboriginal heritage and sacred sites of Arnhemland.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,284
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous
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  • Discover Australia Premier Escorted Luxury Vacation

    Discover the icons of Oz on this luxury vacation to Australia. As you cross the country and stay in premium accommodations, you’ll see Uluru/Ayers Rock in the Red Centre, cruise the Great Barrier Reef at Port Douglas, and explore the urban wonders of Melbourne and Sydney.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,476
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring
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  • Flinders Ranges Outback Tour

    Explore the Outback on this tour of the Flinders Ranges in South Australia. As you traverse this famous mountain range, you’ll explore cattle stations, tour the famous amphiteatre of Wilpena Pound, and enjoy world-class local cuisine at the Woolshed Restaurant and Prairie Hotel.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,553
    Trip Type:
    Small Group Touring
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  • Goanna Dreaming 4WD Camping Safari

    Enjoying an opportunity to veer off the beaten track and experience the real desert – private bush camps, quality campfire cooked food and sleeping under the clear southern stars.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 725
    Trip Type:
    Small Group Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Grand Aussie: Epic Trip from Sydney to Darwin for 18 to 39 year olds

    Travel from Sydney to Darwin via Australia’s Red Centre – that’s a lot of territory to cover with heaps of awesome sights thrown in. You’ll come away with memories that last a lifetime.
    Duration:
    27 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,011
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Escorted Coach Touring, Ideas for 18 to 30 Somethings, Single Friendly
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  • Kakadu & Arnhemland Explorer

    Australia’s Northern Territory offers an outback experience like no other.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 949
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring
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  • Kakadu's Ancient Secrets

    Learn about ancient traditions and explore lush national parks on this journey through Australia’s Top End. Cruise alongside crocodiles and exotic birds along the Corroboree Billabong, gaze upon millennia-old rock paintings at Nourlangie in Kakadu National Park, and try your hand at traditional painting in Katherine while enjoying luxury accommodations in idyllic settings.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,847
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Small Group Touring
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  • Kimberley Snapshot Luxury Adventure Cruise from Broome

    Come aboard the True North for a luxury cruise exploring the waterways of the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Watch manta rays, dugongs and reef sharks feed at the stunning Montgomery Reef, examine the Bradshaw cave paintings that are over 20,000 years old and cruise to the base of one of the world’s premier waterfalls, the King George Falls.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 10,916
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing, Luxury and Beyond
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  • Kimberley Waterfalls Luxury Adventure Cruise

    Come aboard the True North for a west Australian cruise like no other. Explore the waterfalls of the Kimberley region such as the magnificent King George Falls, examine extraordinary rock art from tens of thousands of years ago, and experience the majestic end of Kimberley’s wet season with its summer storms, spectacular light shows and swollen billabongs.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 14,207
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
    Australia See Trip Details
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