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Fauna, Fossils and Food of the Flinders

Discover the beauty and ancient history of South Australia’s Flinders Ranges, with the new four-night ‘Fauna, Fossils and Food of the Flinders’ experience.

Enjoy two nights of outback hospitality and Flinders fare at Arkaba Conservancy, the 63,000 private wildlife conservancy. Following, continue on the Flinders adventure for the final two nights at Arkaba’s outback neighbour, the Prairie Hotel.

Included is a fascinating day exploring the ancient history of the new Nilpena Ediacara National Park placed on the World Heritage list in April 2021. It’s the sin­gle most impor­tant site on the plan­et for the discovery of Ediacaran fossils, representing the rise of first animal life on the planet. Over 40 species have been record­ed in the sediments of its ancient seafloors.

Available for bookings from June to October 2024.

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Top End Wilderness Photo Safari

Join Canon Master, Richard I’Anson, back for another year for his wildly popular Top End Wilderness Photo Safari hosted at Bamurru Plains.

A small group experience of only nine guests, join Richard for four nights and five days as he shares his tips on mastering landscape and wildlife photography, surrounded by the beauty of Australia’s Top End.

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Be the Early Bird for 20% off

Be the Early Bird and save 20% off all Wild Bush Luxury experiences, when you book an adventure with us in 2024.

To redeem, use code WBL20 at checkout when booking online, or provide to our reservations team over the phone.

This offer is only available for a limited time, so book before 31st October 2023 to avoid missing out.

Terms and conditions:

  • Early bird offer not applicable to use on any Wild Bush Luxury Gift Vouchers.
  • Available for any 2024 bookings (Arkaba, The Arkaba Walk, Bamurru Plains) or new season Spring/Summer bookings for The Maria Island Walk (from October 2023 to 31st August 2024).
  • Must book before 31 October 2023.
  • Not available with any other Special Offers including ‘Fauna, Fossils and Food’ experience at Arkaba, and ‘Top End Wilderness Photo Safari’ at Bamurru Plains.
  • Standard payment and cancellation terms apply. Subject to availability at time of booking.
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Introducing ‘Jabiru Retreat’ to Bamurru Plains

Introducing Jabiru Retreat, the new private retreat, located at Bamurru Plains on the Mary River wetlands in the Northern Territory’s tropical Top End.

Ideal for small groups and families, the retreat accommodation consists of two safari-style bungalows connected via a raised walkway leading to a private plunge pool and lounging deck overlooking the floodplains. Spend leisurely days spotting a variety of wildlife including buffalo, agile wallabies, brumbies and an incredible variety of birdlife including Magpie Geese and the retreat’s namesake, the Jabiru.

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Celebrating 20 years of The Maria Island Walk

The Maria Island Walk was first established in 2002, with the first walkers welcomed in the spring season of 2003.

Now in its 20th season, the award-winning walk has welcomed over 10,000 walkers. There have been many achievements along the way, including over 20 awards such as the highly-regarded ‘Best Eco Tourism Operator’ win at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in 2019.

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