If you’re after that once in a lifetime experience, look no further than the Australian Outback.

South Australia offers a myriad of possibilities. From exploring the remote remarkable landscapes of the Flinders Ranges and the Simpson Desert to enjoying the vibrant, cultural wine regions of the Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Clare Valley and the Adelaide Hills – we can curate the perfect outback experience for you.

Travel with a bespoke, private tour fully tailored to your desires. Suitable for everyone – families, the seasoned travelers, relaxers or the hikers – experience a world barely touched by civilisation.

What to Expect

Choosing an Outback Horizon’s 4WD tour allows you to experience the power and passion of outback South Australia while spending your nights in luxurious comfort.

  • A more personable experience

  • Knowledgeable and friendly tour guide

  • Comfort and care every step of the way

  • Safe and reliable luxury tour vehicles

  • Tailored accommodation to suit your taste and budget

You won’t miss the home comforts with our luxury accommodated 4wd tours, you’ll stay in a combination of wilderness camps, lodges, hotels and resorts. Whether you are looking for modest accommodation or want to indulge in some of SA’s finest bush lodges, we have options to suit all budgets.

Journey Outback SA, your way

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We aim to ensure that you experience the true grandeur of the outback in safety, luxury and comfort. Sit back and enjoy the remarkable landscapes as we create a private journey tailored for you.

See South Australia like very few ever have the chance to do and discover some of the outback’s oldest untouched landscapes.

Our expert guides have the unparalleled knowledge and passion to make the most out of your adventure.

Explore like never before

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For an other-worldly type of adventure explore the Flinders Ranges. Only a five hours drive from Adelaide. Embark on an adventure through towering ancient cliffs, deep craters along the dusty red roads. Learn ancient history and immerse yourself in the local Indigenous culture and experience breathtaking night skies, untouched by the city lights.

Venture further from civilisation into the South Australian Outback, camp along the sand dunes in the Simpson Desert or escape the heat and head underground to the famous Opal Fields of Coober Pedy. This will make for a truly memorable journey with fantastic photography opportunities at every corner.

Your journey

Outback Horizons offers the complete, luxury Outback experience. The private accommodated tours blend pristine nature, exhilarating experiences and idyllic scenery to create a real sense of adventure.

You will receive a personalised itinerary to your tastes. Here we have included several sample itineraries, these encounters are a must-do.

4 Day Flinders Ranges Highlights

A truly memorable journey, enjoy spectacular sights and exclusive natural wonders. Your journey covers the unique culture of First Nations people, a ridgetop tour of Arkaroola, a scenic flight over Wilpena Pound and flawlessly starry nights – it’s the Flinders Ranges through and through.

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7 Day Outback SA Experience

The South Australian Outback offers some of the most beautiful yet exclusive natural wonders. Some highlights of the tour include a sunrise over the Painted Desert, scenic flight over the picturesque Lake Eyre, and an astronomy tour at Arkaroola that is out of this world. Finish the tour indulging at the Barossa Valley.

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11 Day Outback SA Journey

This is the ultimate journey of Outback SA, from Adelaide to Glendambo, Mt Dare to the Simpson Desert, all the way to Birdsville – you can venture it all. Have the chance to camp amongst the sand dunes with starry skies above you. A dreamy tour that gives you the chance to watch the colours of the desert change every day.

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Inclusions

  • An experienced tour operator

  • A scenic helicopter flight

  • All accommodation as per itinerary

  • All meals as per itinerary

  • All park and entrance fees

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Your stay

All of our tours are inclusive of accommodation. We prioritise luxury and home comforts. As per your itinerary, you’ll have the chance to stay at the following.

Innamincka Hotel

At the edge of the Cooper Creek sits the tiny outback town of Innamincka. This premium motel marries the best of the outback pub with the conveniences of a city hotel.

Birdsville Hotel

“Australia’s most iconic Outback Pub” - stay in the iconic Birdsville Hotel, its weathered sandstone walls filled with history. Clean with modern fittings, you can enjoy a comfortable sleep in the motel-style units.

Mt Dare Hotel

Ideally situated on the edge of the Simpson Desert, Mt Dare Hotel has options for a cabin with ensuite, dormitory cabins or campground stays all with the simple necessities for a comfortable stay.

William Creek Hotel

Right in the middle of outback SA you’ll find the remote William Creek. Enjoy the quirky outback energy with self-contained accommodation, camping grounds as well as restaurant and pub facilities.

Desert Cave Hotel

With all the facilities you need to make the most out of your Coober Pedy adventure. Enjoy a relaxing sleep buried into hill faces or extended deep underground.

Glendambo Hotel and Motel

An important stop on the Stuart Highway, the Glendambo Hotel and Motel offers all the facilities before making way to Cooper Pedy. Enjoy a spacious, tidy room with all the necessities.

Wilpena Pound Resort

Experience Adnyamathanha country on an extraordinary landscape that is 800 million years old. Both glamping and hotel-style accommodation are available, all fully-equipped with modern amenities.

Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary

Meet 61,000 hectares of scenic outback Australia. In the rugged heart of the Northern Flinders Ranges, the motel-style suites offer mountain views, en-suite bathroom facilities, and queen size bedding.

Prairie Hotel

Where the desert meets the Flinders Ranges, the Prairie hotel offers eco-luxury with Heritage, Deluxe or Executive lodging available. Wake up with a cooked breakfast and simply take in the Prairie surrounding

Special thanks to the South Australian Tourism Commission for supplying imagery.

Wanting to see more of South Australia?

Learn more about our 4WD tours of Kangaroo Island and the Fleurieu.

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