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Brumby Week 2018

Alice Springs Darwin Katherine Ulu r u Kings Canyon

This week long event will feature brumby watching safaris through the outback with Emeritus Professor Chris Pollitt and many other world renowned horse experts.

This week long event will feature brumby watching safaris through the outback with world expert in the horse's foot, Emeritus Professor Chris Pollitt and renowned Australian brumby researcher Dr Brian Hampson, educational lectures from experts, and the film premiere of The Desert Brumby II. International speakers on feral and wild horses and environmental management include: Dr Steve Petersen, American Mustang researcher from Utah, USA; Dr Elissa Cameron, New Zealand Kaimanawa horse behavioural specialist and local Brumby specialist, Dr Dave Berman.

Participants will have the opportunity to participate in an indigenous immersion, hosted by Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience, and learn about bush tucker and medicine, traditional weapons, dot painting and language storytelling in the George Gill Ranges. Guided hikes will take you to the Watarrka National Park to see the magnificent Kings Canyon and learn about the native flora and fauna.

The event is expected to attract everyone from horse lovers to adventurers, road-trippers to international guests and academics; photographers will be in paradise. Participants will also be able to turn Brumby Week into an extended adventure, with Uluru and Kata Tjuta National Park, the West MacDonnell National Park and Finke Gorge National Park an easy trip just down the road.

  • Information

    Event date

    27 – 31 August 2018

    Event type

    • Business Event
    • Classes Lessons Workshops and Talks

    Entry cost

    All tickets from $855 to $950
    Super Early Bird Registration January – March: 10% off $950 Early Bird Registration March – April: 5% off $950 See for all price information, inclusions and exclusions.


    • Bar
    • Cafe
    • Carpark
    • Coach Parking
    • Conference/Convention Facilities
    • Family Friendly
    • Kiosk
    • Shop


    Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

  • Map


    A proximité

    Explorer le Territoire du Nord
    Itinéraires routiersTrajets aériens