Simpson Desert 6 day Tour 1000km
100% Dirt touring
Don't miss out, book early 
Riding skill needed

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Tour price includes
Motorcycle, fuel, flight, tour guide, camping, meals,
4x4 support vehicle.

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Welcome to our Simpson Desert tour page.

If you have ever wanted to cross the Simpson Desert all of her 1100 sand dunes then this tour is for you.
We cater for the novice to experienced riders who just want to get across the Simpson Desert using our experience of this crossing while at the same time having a lot of fun.
It is definitely one of the number one motorcycle tours in the world and if you are a motorcycle rider it is a must to do this journey, once in your life time.
This tour is located in one of the most remote areas of the world, it offers you a challenge through sand country both physically, mentally and at the same time surrounded by the unique beauty of the desert and her elements.


Tour description in brief

6 day tour.
You will fly in from Brisbane to Birdsville on the first day. The flight is brilliant way to have a bird’s eye view of the changing landscape from the east coast of Australia to the deep red sands of central Australia.
As soon as you arrive you will be picked up from the airport, soon after we will get stuck into a riders briefing so you know exactly what to do and organise your luggage and answer any questions you may have. There after you have free time to check out Birdsville and of course the famous Birdsville Hotel which is a must!
We have a riders briefing each morning for the day ahead.
You will be riding a motorcycle for 5 days from Birdsville to Alice Springs camping under the stars each night, so let’s have some fun!!



Birdsville Hotel. (last chance to stock up on cold beer before the crossing).
Simpson Desert 1100 sand dunes to cross (officially! but who counts them anyway!).
QAA Line.
Poeppels Corner (South Aust, Queensland and northern Territory Border intersection).
French Line.
Swimming at Dalhousie Hot Springs (water temp 39 deg) this will take away your mussel ack’s form the desert crossing.
Mt Dare Hotel.
Finke Desert race track.
Desert camping and brilliant stars to see.


Desert info

The Simpson Desert Consists of a sea of parallel red sand dunes covering an area of 170,000 sq km (as large as England and Wales). It lies across the corners of South Australia, Queensland and the Northern Territory.
Rainfall is low, on average 125 mm per year. Temperatures exceed 50 degrees in summer and can fall below zero centigrade in winter.


Tour info

Riding instructions given each day.

We provide all camping equipment for the million and one stars a night hotel.

Support Vehicle
Our tour support vehicle is an all purpose 4x4 specially built for motorcycle tour support.
It supports each long distance tour. 

Fuel included in price.  

Food included in price.
" Rough As Guts Outback Restaurant" will cater for this tour in parts.

Prior to departure
We require indemnity forms to be signed before departure.
We require full payment 6 weeks prior from tour departure.

Motorcycles used
You have a choice of DRZ400 or DR650 motorcycle

What you need to bring
1. Motorcycle riding gear eg: Helmet, Boots, Jacket, Gloves etc. 
2. Sleeping bag and blow up pillow. 
3. Warm jumper for nights, woollen head warmer (beanie). 
4. Casual clothing, foot wear (Joggers). 
5. Sun glasses, hat, sun screen, toiletries. 
6. Spending money eg:alcohol, souvenir, pub meal, otional tours. 
7. Small camel back able to carry small items must also have water bladder.

* Because luggage space is limited in our support vehicle we are only able to carry small luggage bags (50x40x40cm) for each customer.

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