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22 May 2024

Top 5 Things to do in Cairns Before your Gulf Savannah Tour

Are you looking for an unforgettable travel destination in Australia? Look no further than Cairns, Queensland. From its beautiful beaches to its incredible cultural experiences, Cairns has something for everyone. Whether you’re planning a family vacation, a romantic getaway, or just a weekend away, Cairns is the perfect destination. Here are the top 5 things […]

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4 December 2023

Unforgettable Adventures Aboard the Gulflander

Embark on a unique rail adventure aboard the Gulflander, a heritage train that traverses Queensland's Gulf Savannah. Known as the railway from "nowhere to nowhere," this isolated Normanton to Croydon route stands out with its Heritage-listed charm. Our blog explores the picturesque journey, historical significance, and unforgettable experiences on this distinctive rail trip through the heart of Queensland.

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18 September 2023

Discover Kinrara: A Gulf Savannah Must-Visit

Nestled in the heart of Gulf Savannah, Kinrara Expeditions is more than just a cattle grazing property—it’s a testament to family heritage and a deep connection to the land. Owned by Shane and Robyn O’Brien since 2002, the O’Brien family’s roots in this region run deep, tracing back to their settlement at Craig’s Pocket in […]

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17 May 2023

Guide To The Gulf Savannah Region

The Gulf Savannah region is a unique and diverse region located in the northern part of Queensland, Australia. It stretches from the Gulf of Carpentaria in the west to the Great Dividing Range in the east. It covers an area of approximately 400,000 square kilometers. This region is known for its vast open grasslands, wetlands, and tropical savannahs. It is a popular destination for nature enthusiasts and outdoor enthusiasts. Take a look at our Guide to the Gulf of Savannah Region.

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22 August 2022

Gulf Savannah Tours – 4 Day Outback Explorer

Explore the Savannah Plains of Outback Queensland west of Cairns out to Cobbold Gorge. Travelling in a group of no more than 12, enjoy a fully personalised experience. Gain insight into the days where dinosaurs were roaming. In these times the area was an ocean filled with coral until a catastrophic explosion changed the landscape […]

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12 May 2022

Rediscover the Romance of Rail with Gulf Savannah Train Tours

Experience all the history, wildlife, indigenous culture and environmental diversity outback Australia has to offer. Taking a train tour of the Gulf Savannah country on the Savannahlander or other train tours is one of the most popular ways to travel the area. It’s a pretty neat way to get the full outback experience in North-west […]

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14 February 2022

6 Reasons the Gulf Savannah Should be on Your Bucket List

Australia is home to an endless array of beautiful locations, each one unique. The Gulf Savannah is one of Australia’s most breathtaking places and makes for the perfect getaway. The savannah is located in the north-western Queensland and eastern Northern Territory, where the outback meets the sea, covering 186,000 km2. Tours of the Gulf Savannah […]

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28 October 2021

A Bird Watcher’s Guide to the Gulf Savannah

The Gulf Savannah Wetland area of outback Queensland is home to 55 of Australia’s 90 seed-eating birds (including parrots, quails, pigeons and finches), including 13 endemics. In addition, 14 of Australia’s 18 finch species are here. So birding the Savannah Way across northern Queensland provides terrific opportunities to see species not easily found elsewhere and […]

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29 September 2021

What is the Gulf Savannah Region?

Australia’s Gulf Savannah, also known as Gulf Country, consists of woodlands and grasslands covering 1.9 million square kilometres, occupying approximately one-quarter of the continent.  This sprawling terrain extends around the Gulf of Carpentaria from the northwest corner of Queensland to the border of the Northern Territory.  This wide-ranging, diverse area offers staggering scenery and breathtaking […]

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