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May 12, 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 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 QLD and the Gulf of Carpentaria. Kuranda […]

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February 14, 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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October 28, 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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September 29, 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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