The Savannah Way
The Savannah Way
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Stretching coast to coast, from Broome in Western Australia to Cairns in Queensland, the Savannah Way is an epic 3500 kilometre adventure through the heart of Australia's northern tropics.It snakes through some of the Northern Territory's best-known natural wonders and links to barramundi and Saratoga fishing hotspots and many iconic attractions.The Savannah Way is Australia's Adventure Drive, linking national parks, historic drives and outback Australian towns. There are sealed sections for caravan and two wheel drive travel and unsealed sections for four wheel drive explorers.
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Trip In A Van
New South Wales, Australia190 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Family
Amazing part of Oz. Remote areas with some beautiful scenery. Bumpy corrugations, limited supplies and expensive fuel. But well worth it. Lorella Springs was amazing!
Written November 25, 2018
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citfancier
Sydney, Australia1,441 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Couples
Trans North bus leaves Cairns 6.30 am Mon. Wed. Fri. up over Atherton Tablelands 778 kms to Karumba arriving 5.30 pm along the Savannah Way. Most of it is two lane tarmac. Gradually being upgraded. Some sections beyond Georgetown are single lane bitumen with dirt shoulders. Road trains and buses have priority to remain on the tar. The smaller vehicle moves over. Lots of great diversions along the way. Mt Surprise to Undara Lava Tubes, Cobbold Gorge out of Forsayth, Gem, rock, crystal collection in Georgetown, Krys the 8.6 m croc at Nornanton, Burke & Will camp. Keep an eye out for the Savannahlander and Gulflander heritage rail cars. You can get these trains part or all of the way back (bus between Croydon and Forsayth. Must book well ahead to get a seat on the trains.
Full day on bus with stops every 2 hours as well as lunch stop. Quite comfortable and fairly interesting with informative driver.
Written June 25, 2018
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EighteenB
Cairns, Australia1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2011 • Family
We had a great school holiday with our children. There is so much variety between Cairns and Burketown ... there was something for each of us. We visited the Undara Lava Tubes and Cobbold Gorge. We travelled on the Gulflander train out of Normanton. Croydon and Lake Belmore was great. We did a half day fishing charter out of Karumba. We also did some fantastic bird-watching along the way.
Written May 3, 2012
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