Camel Treks Australia/Camel Treks and Tours

  • Children catered for
  • Disabled access

Hello and Welcome to Camel Treks Australia, an outback South Australia's eco tourism experience based in the Flinders Ranges' Wilpena Pound region. Escape and unwind on a three to five day camel safari on Merna Mora Station.

Bush walk, camel ride or jump in the chuck wagon. The camel train travels no faster than walking pace, we carry all food and water replacing motorised everything. It's a digital detox, living entirely off the grid and heading back to nature!

Wake up at the dawn of time in the Flinders Ranges, one of the oldest landscapes in the world. Our cameleers will be your personal guides, chefs, and hosts during this adventure. Find yourself in good company enjoying a relaxing pace, stunning vistas, diverse wildlife and tasty camp oven meals.

Safaris are priced so you can say yes and afford to bring a friend. A break away in the Outback with us is affordable and easy to arrange with online booking and payment.

Return bus transfer from Adelaide is available on most treks. Detailed information on all treks and what to expect can be found exploring our website.

Contact Details

Camel Treks Australia/Camel Treks and Tours
Merna Mora Station
Hawker
South Australia 5434

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+61 432 236 131

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Facilities

  • Car park
  • Checkin Desk
  • Courtesy transfer
  • Crewed charter
  • Guide
  • Waiting Area
  • Wi-Fi Internet Access

Three Day Trek 100 Per Cent Camping

A taste of trekking, perfect for a quick getaway. Three nights camping, two full days trekking.

Arrive by car at Merna Mora Station on Friday afternoon, enjoy a four wheel drive transfer to the camel camp, evening meal and night under the stars. Rise early the following morning, saddle up hit the trails!

Treks explore the land stopping for refreshments and meals. We return to the station homestead Monday morning 11am.

Operates: 11 April to 14 April 2014.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Merna Mora

Tour duration

3 Days

Departure & Arrival time

Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu

Fri 13:00
Sat
Sun

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $620.00

Transport mode

Camel, Self Drive

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Seat belts
  • Toilet

Four Day Trek Station Accommodation

Two nights station accommodation, two nights camping, three full days trekking.

Arrive by car or bus at Merna Mora Station in the afternoon, enjoy a bush walk (optional), evening meal and station accommodation. Rise for breakfast and the following three days trekking with camels in the Flinders Ranges. Spend two nights sleeping in a swag under the stars. Return to station accommodation for a shared evening meal on last night. Depart accommodation at 10.30am in the morning after breakfast. Genesis Tour and Charter offers a return bus service to Adelaide on this trek.

Operates: 23 June to 27 June 2014.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Merna Mora

Tour duration

4 Days

Departure & Arrival time

Mon 13:00
Tue
Wed
Thu

Fri
Sat
Sun

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $1,080.00

Transport mode

Camel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Seat belts
  • Toilet

Four Day Camel/Photography Trek

Photography Camel Treks with Pete Dobre landscape photographer.

Pete Dobré Pete is passionate, from the moment you meet him you'll know this guy loves what he does. His images are breathtaking as is his love for Australian landscapes and teaching others how to best use their cameras. He will encourage the willing to rise early for the morning sun and the night owls to join him in shooting the stars; he has energy! Pete says, 'There is never a boring moment in my work. There is always something to photograph and I love being creative.'

Pete discovered his love of the Australian bush on his grandparents sheep farm in rural South Australia. His aim as a photographer is to capture images that invoke contemplation and gratitude for life. He has been described as South Australia's Premier Landscape Photographer and has featured in over 16 photographic books. Pete has shared his passion for teaching all over Australia, overseas and now joins camel treks in the Flinders Ranges.

Journey on the Photography Camel Trek and capture some of the Flinders Ranges greatest icons like the Wilpena Pound ridges and Lake Torrens the second largest salt lake in the southern hemisphere.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Merna Mora

Tour duration

4 Days

Departure & Arrival time

Mon 13:30
Tue
Wed
Thu

Fri
Sat
Sun

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $1,400.00

Transport mode

Camel, Coach, Self Drive

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Seat belts
  • Toilet

Five Day Camel Trek with Station Accommodation

Our Five Day Camel Trek showcases the best of the Flinders Ranges providing an opportunity to break away from the everyday and get back to nature.

Arrive by car or bus at Merna Mora Station in the afternoon, enjoy a bush walk (optional), evening meal and station accommodation. Rise for breakfast and spend the following four days trekking with camels in the Flinders Ranges. Spend three nights sleeping in a swag under the stars in the Outback. Return to station accommodation and a shared evening meal on the last night. Depart accommodation at 10.30am in the morning after breakfast. Genesis Tour and Charter offers a return bus service to Adelaide on this trek.

Operates: 1 May to 6 May 2014.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Merna Mora

Tour duration

5 Days

Departure & Arrival time

Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu 13:00

Fri
Sat
Sun

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $1,380.00

Transport mode

Camel, Coach, Self Drive

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Seat belts
  • Toilet

Four Day Camel/Yoga Trek with Camel Treks Australia

Four Day Camel Yoga Trek.

Vivek Tiwari will be travelling from his home in Lonavla, India where he is a senior Yoga teacher at Kaivalyadhama, the world's oldest Yoga research institute.

Morning practice - two hours.

Afternoon lectures - two hours.

Evening practice - two hours.

Learn the practice of basic and advanced asanas, pranayama, mudras and kriyas.

Learn meditation practices that increase awareness of one's mental functioning and help return the body to its healthy, harmonious, and balanced state.

The whole programme includes a menu of sattvic ayurvedic vegetarian meals and accompanying experienced ayurvedic chef. A team of camels carry all gear required for several days of uninterrupted technology free living. Special attention is given to those who seek to have an in-depth understanding of any sphere of yoga and is suited to the beginner and advanced yoga practitioners alike.

Camel Treks Australia provides an atmosphere of solitude and space on Merna Mora Station. We camp under the stars, preparing meals by the wood fire. Station hospitality and comfortable accommodation provides an ideal start and finish to your experience. Return bus transfer from Adelaide is available on all of the three Four Day treks in August and September 2014.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Tour duration

4 Days

Departure & Arrival time

Mon 13:00
Tue
Wed
Thu

Fri
Sat
Sun

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $1,400.00

Transport mode

Camel

Facilities

  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Toilet

Four Day Family Treks

Busy young fingers pressing on small screens are happily occupied elsewhere whilst treading sand hills and looking for shooting stars at night. Kids watch for native animals on the tracks, collect firewood and help with making honey dumplings on the campfire!

Family Treks are currently offered for parents and children aged between four and 12 years in the April and September 2014, South Australian public school holidays, although groups are welcome to contact us with their own preferred dates. Solo, kid friendly trekkers are welcome to join the family treks.

100 per cent camping, optional bus transfer/return to Adelaide.

Operates: 21 April to 25 April 2014.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Tour duration

4 Days

Departure & Arrival time

Mon 13:00
Tue
Wed
Thu

Fri
Sat
Sun

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $220.00

Transport mode

Camel

Facilities

  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Toilet

Four Day Corporate Treks

Corporate Team Building Camel Treks Outback South Australia, Flinders Ranges.

Four Day/Four Night Monday arrival through Friday departure.

Camel Treks Australia takes corporations on tailored team building treks to suit their specific needs and time frame. The below description offers an idea of what to expect on a Four Day/Four Night group trek.

Corporate Group treks assist people to value challenges in their life; viewing formidable tasks as opportunities to learn, develop, and grow instead of seeing potential barriers. This positive shift in focus can and does influence attitude and behaviour towards embracing the unknown and bigger challenges that we face in the business world today.

Operates: By arrangement.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Merna Morna Station

Tour duration

4 Days

Departure & Arrival time

Mon 13:00
Tue
Wed
Thu

Fri
Sat
Sun

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $1,400.00

Transport mode

Camel

Facilities

  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Toilet

Four Day School Group Treks

Secondary School Camel Trek Camps/Outdoor Education in Outback South Australia, Flinders Ranges for children aged seven to 12 years.

Photography, geology, history, camping, flora/fauna, astronomy, map/compass navigation, bush walking, camel husbandry and more!

Camel Treks Australia takes curriculum out of the classroom and into the Flinders Ranges in Outback South Australia, one of the oldest landscapes in the world. Camps are designed in consultation with school teachers and students. We aim to complement each school's philosophy, providing students and teachers with enjoyable safe outdoor education. Camps are based on guided self discovery learning with tasks that develop communication, decision-making, problem-solving, resilience, team building and leadership. Photography is one of the main subjects and schools can add any of the above study areas into the experience.

Merna Mora Station provides 596 square kilometres of varied landscapes to explore. Whilst camping outdoors students sleep in comfortable swags. Detailed information can be found on our website, School Treks page.

Operates: By arrangement.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Merna Mora Station

Tour duration

4 Days

Departure & Arrival time

Mon 7:00
Tue
Wed
Thu

Fri
Sat
Sun

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $395.00

Transport mode

Camel

Facilities

  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Toilet

Five Day Trek 100 Per Cent Camping

Five Day Camel Treks show case the best of the Flinders Ranges providing an opportunity to break away from the everyday and get back to nature.

Arrive by car or bus at Merna Mora Station in the afternoon, enjoy a four wheel drive transfer to camel camp, evening meal and night under the stars. Rise for breakfast and spend the following four days trekking with camels in the Flinders Ranges. We return to the station homestead at 11am in the morning after breakfast.

Operates: 5 June to 10 June 2014.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Merna Mora Station

Tour duration

5 Days

Departure & Arrival time

Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu 13:30

Fri
Sat
Sun

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $1,080.00

Transport mode

Camel

Facilities

  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Toilet

Three Day Trek with Station Accommodation

A taste of trekking, perfect for a quick getaway. Two nights station accommodation, one night camping, two full days trekking.

Arrive by car at Merna Mora Station on Friday afternoon, enjoy a bush walk, evening meal and station accommodation. Rise early the following day and after breakfast meet your camels.

Treks explore the land stopping for refreshments and meals. Spend one night in a swag under the stars. Return to station accommodation on Sunday night. Depart Monday morning after breakfast.

Operates: 16 May to 19 May 2014.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Merna Mora Station

Tour duration

3 Days

Departure & Arrival time

Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu

Fri 13:00
Sat
Sun

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $880.00

Transport mode

Camel

Facilities

  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Toilet

Four Day 100 Per Cent Camping

Four nights camping under the stars, three full days camel trekking.

Arrive by car or bus at Merna Mora Station in the afternoon, meet staff and fellow trekkers. Transfer to camel camp for evening meal and camp fire. Rise for breakfast and spend the following days trekking with camels in the Flinders Ranges. Spend four nights sleeping in a swag under the stars enjoying camp fire meals. Depart the station at 11.30am after breakfast and goodbyes. Genesis Tour and Charter offers return bus service to Adelaide.

Operates: 14 April to 18 April 2014.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Merna Mora Station

Tour duration

4 Days

Departure & Arrival time

Mon 13:00
Tue
Wed
Thu

Fri
Sat
Sun

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $875.00

Transport mode

Camel

Facilities

  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Toilet
 
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