by | Jun 29, 2021 | Article

Ecotourism Australia is excited to announce our newest member, Kookaburra Tagalong Tours, who have just achieved certification at the Nature Tourism level. With a passion for 4WD and camping, Kookaburra Tagalong Tours are eager to take travellers off the beaten path to locations they wouldn’t have seen otherwise.

Kookaburra Tagalong Tours are set to take travellers on tours in Queensland, New South Wales, the Northern Territory and South Australia through some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes in the country. Each tour is packed full of thrills for the experienced 4WDer and newer outback drivers alike, with support from guides to help groups along the way. Their tours are motivated by a focus on treading lightly, aiming to take measures to reduce their carbon footprint and connecting with local Indigenous communities for a responsible and authentic tourism experience.

4W drive car parked in front of rustic hotel in the country side.

If you’re one for non-stop adventure, Kookaburra Tagalong Tours’ 20-day Arnhem Land Adventure Tour is bound to keep you busy, giving lucky travellers access to areas off-limits to the average 4WDer. Starting in Mataranka, this tour takes visitors on the scenic route all the way to the Northern Territory’s coast and back down to Katherine. Travellers will have plenty of opportunities to explore local communities, camp by stunning beaches, go fishing, go on hikes, and take part in cultural experiences along the way. This tour is undoubtedly the best way to see the Northern Territory’s stunning landscapes.

The ANZAC Outback Pubs Experience is a 10-day journey splitting its time between Queensland and New South Wales, taking travellers to at least 25 unique outback pubs for the explorer interested in seeing what makes outback towns tick. This all-Aussie experience gives travellers a chance to get to know people in their hometowns, inquire into the local history, and includes a poignant ANZAC Day Service in the Opal Fields. This tour is an excellent insight into Australian war history between thrilling 4WD travelling.

The 12-day Hay River and Central Australia Scenic Tracks tour begins in Birdsville and takes travellers across the stunning Simpson Desert. If camping under the stars and sand dune driving sounds like where you’d rather be, this tour is bound to be on your travel list. What better way to see Central Australia?

View from car one flooded street in the outback with trees surrounding the scenery.

The Flinders Ranges and Outback South Australia 4WD tour spanning over 13 days is a great chance to develop your 4WD skills with guidance from Kookaburra Tagalong Tours’ expert guides. Starting in Quorn to see the historic town, travellers will spend 5 days admiring the vast and dramatic scenery that is the Flinders Ranges.

Finally, the Crossing the Madigan Line tour takes travellers on a 11-day historical exploration into the journey taken by Dr. Cecil Madigan, who led his party of 9 men and 19 camels across the northern part of the Simpson Desert in 1939. Travellers will have the chance to retrace history, interspersed with wildlife sightings, driving under brilliant desert skies, and seeing first-hand the stunning landscapes along the way. Be immersed in Australia’s natural beauty on this 4WD tour.

Kookaburra Tagalong Tours are set to stun travellers with their immersive 4WD tours, and Ecotourism Australia is excited to welcome them as a Nature Tourism certified member!

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