Coates Wildlife Tours (February 2024)

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Specialists in Nature Tours since 1986

• Informative naturalist guides • Small groups (6 – 12 participants) • Private charters available

• Fully accommodated, assisted camping, and remote camping tours

South Australian Lake Eyre & Flinders Range Tour
10-Day Camping/Accommodated Tour – Departs Alice Springs 14 May 2024 – Max 10 participants (6 in lead vehicles & 4 tag-alongs)

This adventure is a must for all who long to experience the Australian outback. From the massive expanse of Lake Eyre to the striking landscape and impressive ruins of early European settlement in the Flinders Range. We will travel on the Oodnadatta Track, steeped in history, natural wonders and rich cultural heritage. We will also visit some of South Australia’s iconic outback towns including Coober Pedy, the opal capital of Australia, if not the world. This adventure showcases South Australia’s spectacular outback scenery and unique wildlife.

Western Wanderer Expedition
15-Day Easy Camping Tour (assisted camping) – Departs Perth 15 May 2024 – Max of 12 participants

Head north of Perth for seabirds, marine-life, coral reefs and ancient gorges. Tour highlights include a flight over the Abrolhos Islands with time for a short nature walk and snorkel, exploration of the Shark Bay World Heritage area including a visit to Monkey Mia, free time in Coral Bay to discover Ningaloo Reef (including time for an optional add-on Whale Shark Cruise & Swim), camping at 80-mile beach, Marble Bar (‘the hottest town in Australia’), and two days exploring the wonders of Karijini National Park. Tents and camp beds are put up and taken down for you on this trip by the Easy Camp Support Crew.

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Kimberley Wonders

13-Day Easy Camping Tour (assisted camping) – Departs Broome 6 June 2024 – Max of 12 participants

Join us in the Kimberley region of Western Australia; one of the most remote and unspoiled wilderness areas in the world. We explore Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungles), the Gibb River Road and its many spectacular waterfalls and gorges, Parry Lagoons (great for wetland birds), Drysdale River Station, Windjana Gorge and Silent Grove. You will also take an 18-minute helicopter flight over the Bungle Bungles, and there is an optional (at extra cost) full-day visit to the Mitchell Plateau to view Mitchell Falls, an incredible four-tiered waterfall.

Tanami Desert Expedition
14-Day Camping Tour – Departs Alice Springs 22 June 2024 – Max 10 participants (6 in lead vehicles & 4 tag-alongs)

On this expedition we will explore some of the most isolated areas in northern Western Australia and the Northern Territory, including Newhaven Station, the Tanami Desert, Paruku, Wolfe Creek Crater and Keep River National Park. We hope to see a variety of arid zone plants and wildlife, as well as freshwater species including Black Necked Storks, Brolgas, Black Swans, and Spoonbills, in the Indigenous protected area of Paruku (Lake Gregory and Lake Stretch). Join us for ancient landscapes, scenic gorges, extensive dunes, inland lakes & wetlands, and clear starry night skies.

Contact us for further information on these tours and for details of our full natural history expedition program.

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