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Durack

The Durack journey takes us through remote natural landscapes, rugged ranges, wild rivers and fresh water gorges. Along the way we get to glimpse traditional Aboriginal life and gain an appreciation of the challenges encountered by explorers and pioneers in what remains one of Australia’s last frontiers.

 

We begin the trek at the Chamberlain River and wind our way upstream, between the Elgee Cliffs and the Durack Range for around 45kms. The second half of the trek takes us out of the Durack, into the Saw Ranges, through the Dunham River and finishes in the beautiful Speewah valley.

 

  • Scenic flight over Lake Argyle and the Bungle Bungle Massif (Purnululu)

  • Welcome to Country Ceremony by the Woolah People

  • Impi Gorge

  • Kachana Gorge

  • Bedford Stock Route

  • Old Speewah Yards and the

  • Durack Homestead

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

DATES & PRICES

The season is best between May and September.

 

We have set trip dates but we also customise private group tours with a minimum of 8 participants.

For more details, see Dates & Prices.

The Durack is one of our more challenging walks and requires a reasonable to good level of fitness. We will be walking in varying terrain carrying up to 15-20kg packs over 85kms over 8 days. This requires good preparation in terms of fitness as well as the gear you bring, i.e. a good pair of walking boots. 

 

For more information on what to bring, what is provided and more details about camping, walking, food, etc. Please go to ENDURANCE TREKS. For more information about the kinds of fitness preparation you can do, please visit Fitness Preparation. For all other questions you may have, please Contact Us.

A challenging walk