Pack up the four-wheel drive with camping and fishing gear, and hit the Savannah Way. This journey of a
lifetime will take you from Cairns in Queensland through the savannah landscapes of the Northern Territory and on to Broome in the West.
The route follows a mostly sealed highway although there are some long stretches of gravel road and four-wheel drive trails to take.
Day 1 - 6: Cairns to NT Border (1,131km)
Escape the coast and explore the gulf country with cattle stations, camping grounds and outback characters waiting to meet you.
Day 7 - 8: NT border to Borroloola (262km)
Head through to the Gulf of Carpentaria for great fishing and nature watching. Make a stop at Seven Emu Station a genuine Australian outback cattle station, and enjoy camping, fishing, birdwatching and Aboriginal culture on this genuine outback cattle station.
Day 9: Borroloola
Borroloola is a must-do for fishing enthusiasts. Land an iconic Barramundi or explore the Sir Edward Pellew Group of Islands. Explore Caranbirini Conservation Reserve just 46km south of Borroloola for stunning views and excellent bird watching.
Day 10: Borroloola to Cape Crawford (100km)
Explore the iconic Lost City by chopper. The fly-in tours also offer on the ground access to walk among the giant sandstone pillars. Smaller sections of the Lost City can be accessed by vehicle in Caranbirini and Limmen National Parks.
Just 70km away at Bauhinia Downs Station, you can paddle Poppy’s Pool to relax in the crystal clear 27 degree water.