Seeing outback Australia is within your reach – whether you’re an Aussie family or visiting from another country.
We’ve written this website for people who want to see the Australian outback, but think it’s too expensive or too dangerous, scary or difficult to travel in.
So if you think seeing the outback is beyond your budget or skills, then you’re also in the right place!
We’re real outback locals who live and work in Alice Springs, the heart of outback Australia (read more about us here).
We’re not your average travel bloggers, either.
Our jobs give us insights that we can share with you … special insider information that you won’t find on any other website: we’re a national park ranger and anthropologist – much more experienced and familiar with the outback than your average travel blogger!
Travelling the outback is what we do everyday in our work and daily lives.
And we’d love to share our experience with you.
Outback Australia: We Make it Easy AND Affordable:
Because we live and work here, we can give you real insider tips like:
- How to plan and budget for your outback adventures
- What clothes, gear and vehicles you’ll need
- Unique trip itineraries based on TRUE outback local knowledge – not written by tourists
- How to find accommodation at popular places like Uluru/Ayers Rock for as little as $25 per night
- Where to find meals from as little as $6 AUD
- Where to find free camp sites - that aren’t in the guidebooks or apps
- Information on REAL outback secrets, such as little-known national parks
- How to experience Aboriginal culture firsthand – tips from an anthropologist that you WILL NOT find anywhere else
We’ve put all this together in what we think is the ULTIMATE travel guide to the outback.
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