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Some great footage of our guide Ian safely directing participants through a tricky section on our Cliffs & Canyons Tour yesterday - thanks to Ian & Lorelei for the video. 

 

Michelle and David Lord having some fun on our Cliffs and Canyons tour yesterday

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Monday, 16 November 2015

 Some great footage of our guide Ian safely directing participants through a tricky section on our Cliffs & Canyons Tour yesterday - thanks to Ian & Lorelei for the video.

 

And another one from Cliffs & Canyons...

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 15 November 2015

Some great footage of our guide Ian safely directing participants through a tricky section on our Cliffs & Canyons Tour yesterday - thanks to Ian & Lorelei for the video.

 

Some great footage of our guide Ian safely directing participants through a tricky section on our Cliffs & Canyons Tour yesterday - thanks to Ian & Lorelei for the video.

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 15 November 2015

Our 4wd training centre can handle any kind of 4wd vehicle

 

Our 4wd training centre can handle any kind of 4wd vehicle

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Tuesday, 1 September 2015

A time lapse of sunset at Uluru taken on my (Tony's) iPhone

 

A time lapse of sunset at Uluru taken on my (Tony's) iPhone

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Tuesday, 1 September 2015

After one day I added this much glad to say it has now doubled after today's effort, not sure if my back will ever be the same again though

 

After one day I added this much glad to say it has now doubled after today's effort, not sure if my back will ever be the same again though

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Friday, 31 July 2015
 I'm getting too old for this
 

I'm getting too old for this

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Friday, 31 July 2015
A day in the snow
 

A day in the snow

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 12 July 2015
From today's adventure
 

From today's adventure

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 12 July 2015
Snow driving with Outback Vic
 

Snow driving with Outback Vic

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 12 July 2015
Outback Vic hits the snow 
 

Outback Vic hits the snow

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 12 July 2015
Outback Vic is on the hunt for snow
 

Outback Vic is on the hunt for snow

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Saturday, 11 July 2015
Outback Vic meets the Big Bash your
 

Outback Vic meets the Big Bash your

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Friday, 10 July 2015
Heading towards Eulo with some driving music 
 

Heading towards Eulo with some driving music

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Friday, 10 July 2015
Says it all really
 

Says it all really

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Thursday, 9 July 2015
Highway to hell? Almost
 

Highway to hell? Almost

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Thursday, 9 July 2015
The Troopy lives 
 

The Troopy lives

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Thursday, 9 July 2015
State of Origin in Birdsville
 

State of Origin in Birdsville

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Wednesday, 8 July 2015
Alternator delivered
 

Alternator delivered

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Tuesday, 7 July 2015
Sunset driving
 

Sunset driving

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Tuesday, 7 July 2015
The long paddock
 

The long paddock

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Monday, 6 July 2015
Arrh the old fold up shower tent trick, but it's so easy as the camping shows 
 

Arrh the old fold up shower tent trick, but it's so easy as the camping shows

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 5 July 2015
Waking up at Policemans waterhole in the DavenportRanges with the Corellas and a Pied Butcher bird
 

Waking up at Policemans waterhole in the DavenportRanges with the Corellas and a Pied Butcher bird

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 5 July 2015
Driving the Binns Track
 

Driving the Binns Track

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 5 July 2015
The memorial at Tower Rock
 

The memorial at Tower Rock

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 5 July 2015
We made it to the top of Tower Rock
 

We made it to the top of Tower Rock

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 5 July 2015
Climbing Tower Rock
 

Climbing Tower Rock

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 5 July 2015
The camp at Tower Rock 
 

The camp at Tower Rock

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 5 July 2015
We camped at Tower rock on the Binns track
 

We camped at Tower rock on the Binns track

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 5 July 2015
Cooper tyres made tough 
 

Cooper tyres made tough

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 5 July 2015
Treat em tough
 

Treat em tough

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 5 July 2015
 I'm testing the new Cooper STT Pro tyre on this trip
 

I'm testing the new Cooper STT Pro tyre on this trip

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 5 July 2015
So where does the Hale river hale from?
 

So where does the Hale river hale from?

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Saturday, 4 July 2015

 The drive into Ruby Gap

 

 

The drive into Ruby Gap

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Saturday, 4 July 2015

Driving into Palm Valley

 

 

Driving into Palm Valley

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

We had the Finke Gorge all to ourselves

 

 

We had the Finke Gorge all to ourselves

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

More on Boggy Hole

 

 

More on Boggy Hole

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Nice drive through Boggy Hole

 

 

Nice drive through Boggy Hole

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

 And then we found a helicopter

 
 

And then we found a helicopter

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Walking over the edge at Kings Canyon

 

Walking over the edge at Kings Canyon

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

The Garden of Eden at Kings Canyon

 
 

The Garden of Eden at Kings Canyon

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

 Just saw sunset here, awesome

 

 

Just saw sunset here, awesome

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

We climbed Kings Canyon

 

 

We climbed Kings Canyon

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Monday, 29 June 2015

 Just arrived in Alice so catching up on the videos

 

 

Just arrived in Alice so catching up on the videos

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Monday, 29 June 2015

Driving to the Rock

 

 

Driving to the Rock

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Thursday, 25 June 2015

Up early with Outback Vic

 

 

Up early with Outback Vic

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Wednesday, 24 June 2015
 

 

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Time lapse in camp this morning at Evelyn Creek

 

 

Time lapse in camp this morning at Evelyn Creek

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Wednesday, 24 June 2015

 On the way to the Rock

 

 

On the way to the Rock

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Wednesday, 24 June 2015

In the Breakaways now

 

 

In the Breakaways now

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Monday, 22 June 2015

A bit blowy

 

A bit blowy

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 21 June 2015

 Sand dunes

 

Sand dunes

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 21 June 2015

Lake Gairdner from the other side

 

 

Lake Gairdner from the other side

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 21 June 2015

Climbed to the top of the Organ Pipes

 

 

Climbed to the top of the Organ Pipes

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 21 June 2015

Took a bit of a walk

 

 

Took a bit of a walk

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 21 June 2015

In the Gawler Ranges

 

 

In the Gawler Ranges

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 21 June 2015

Sunset on Lake Gairdner

 

 

Sunset on Lake Gairdner

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 21 June 2015

Walking on water

 

 

Walking on water

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 21 June 2015

Our visit to Lake Gairdner

 

Our visit to Lake Gairdner

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 21 June 2015

 

Organ pipes at Mt Ive

 

 

Organ pipes at Mt Ive

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Sunday, 21 June 2015

 We stopped in at Iron Knob

 

We stopped in at Iron Knob

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Thursday, 18 June 2015
 We are away

We are away

Posted by Great Divide Tours on Thursday, 18 June 2015

 

Testimonials

Good morning Vic and the Great Divide Tours team,

This is Wendy and Jamie Buckley who participated in your weekend course back in Oct 2015 and our home is in Ingleside. From your e-news it would seem you have all had an extremely busy and successful year, so congratulations!

Jamie and I moved to South Luangwa Zambia Feb 2016 and took up the role as Camp Managers at an incredible bush camp Flatdogs. Nearly one year on our experience here as far exceeded our expectations and we both love our new careers in hospitality and life in Zambia.

As for our 4 x 4 experiences, we assure you everything we learnt on your course has been put to the test and we both laugh a lot when we come to a flooded area and quick to say “you can walk through the water to check how deep it is” hahaha not as the chance of a croc or hippo is extremely high.  The camp is located on the Luangwa River (elephant crossing photo is out front of our home) which has one of the highest populations of hippos and elephants anywhere in Africa. Our daily lives include dodging elephants in camp 24/7 and hippos at night. We eat lunch looking out of our windows at home to giraffes, vervet monkeys, baboons, elephants, bush buck, Puku and endless amounts of birds. The road block photo attached is our walk to work about 900 metres.

Our vehicle is an ex safari vehicle (as attached) which has no doors, no windscreen and no roof though we have a highly skilled team of mechanics on site to keep all the safari vehicles running.  We take our selves on safari in the National Park and my drive to a small gym at a neighboring camp can be eventful now the green season has arrived. I have to make sure the wheels are locked and take my gum boots in case I get stuck. Attached are one of the current safari vehicles which both Jamie and I have access to on when needed, they are liking driving a lounge room on wheels.

So we both are very grateful for the course we participated in with you and please pass our thanks on the team.

Lots of love to you and wishing you a sensational 2017.

Wendy and Jamie Buckley 

elephant crossing Lunagwa river Ed Selfe smaller Giraffes in camp Sept 3 2016 wedding anniversary Jamie Wendy Dec 21 tnt 4 2016 resized  Landcruiser Flatdogs Camp Jan 2017 Road block Zambia style


Hello Vic

Narelle & I have just returned from the Man from Snowy River Tour. We had a great time touring with Great Divide Tours.

Our tour leader was Tony Davys. Vic, you are lucky to have Tony in your company. He brings a wealth of knowledge on 4x4 driving coupled with excellent people management skills. All participants were given individual advice and encouragement when required and their questions answered sincerely. I classify Tony a master of his craft, a AAA Plus rating.

A couple of highlights on our trip for me were firstly, helping him out of a spot of bother at Native Dog Flat (pic attached) and secondly sharing the fly rod at Buckwong Hut.

This was our second tour with Great Divide Tours in six weeks. Australia has many fine places to visit and I can't suggest a better way to see our country by travelling with your company.

We will certainly keep Great Divide Tours in mind for future travel plans.

Regards

Narelle and Tony Day


"Hi Jenny

Thanks to you and Wayne for a thoroughly enjoyable weekend course.

We really enjoyed ourselves and can now contemplate how to get the best from the Hilux and Camper trailer.

The tuition was great with the lessons in trailer reversing and jack knife points worth attending on their own.

Whipped the trailer into our carport at the end of our cul-de-sac on return with no worries  -( and no filling for an AVO ).

The rest of the course was great too - venue  food staff and company all first rate.

Will be in touch re future trips"

Regards

Mark Nealon


"Hi Vic

Kerry & I have just returned from the trip to Pajinka and Cape York on the Great Divide tour led by Dave.

Firstly I would like to thank you again for allowing us to join this year's trip after Kerry's accident on last year's trip. As I said at the time we didn't expect it and certainly didn't think we were entitled to it, and were very grateful for your kind and generous offer. After now completing the trip, we appreciate it even more.

The trip was absolutely fabulous in every way. The itinerary was excellent and well thought out. We experienced as much of the Cape as could comfortable be done in the 19 days. There were so many highs - from seeing a cassowary and it's chick near Cape Tribulation; to driving most of the Old Telegraph Track; to standing at the tip of the continent. An unexpected highlight was watching my NRL team (Brisbane Broncos) play Dave's team (Dragons) on TV whilst at Loyalty Beach with some locals. That was fun....and my team won!

I have a lot of family history on the Cape, so visiting Coen where my father taught in the early 1950's; visiting Laura Station where my uncles worked as very young men; driving past Battle Camp Station where my great great grandfather worked in the 1880's and my uncles later owned  till the late 1970's; visiting Cooktown where many of my ancestors have lived and still have family there; to visiting Thursday Island which was a base when my family lived on one of the Torres Straight Islands. These were the most important parts of the trip for me.

It was so good to actually use my vehicle in conditions for which it was designed and built for. I learned so much about driving my 4WD vehicle from Dave and feel much more confident (but not over-confident) and can't wait till we can do another trip with Great Divide Tours. We won't be looking anywhere else for a tag-a-long trip. Unfortunately work will get in the way for a while.

The group we travelled with proved to be a great bunch of people and we have made some strong friendships. I'm sure we will be seeing them again.

In particular, I would like to pay tribute to Dave. The success of the trip was entirely due to his leadership, knowledge and people management skills and he certainly represents Great Divide very well. We now class Dave as one of our good friends.

So thanks again Vic, we look forward to joining a Great Divide tour again."

Regards
Graeme & Kerry Polkinghorne


"Hi Vic,

We have just returned from our Cape York trip.

Dave told us all to email you and tell you what a great trip we had and what a great guide he was.

Sorry, we can't say that.
What we can say is that we had the most amazing, exciting adventurous time of our lives. We saw stunning scenery, camped in beautiful bush settings, met some amazing people, took awesome photos and pretty much had the time of our lives.

Put simply, Dave was amazing. A bundle of knowledge, a great organiser, witty, charming, and a natural leader. His expertise and guidance, along with his cool calm manner, gave me the courage to do something I would never ordinarily have done, drive through Cockatoo Creek.

We will be forever grateful that we stumbled upon your website when researching our trip to the Cape.

We are seriously considering a Simpson Desert tour and will most certainly do it with your company. After doing a tag along tour we know it is the best fit for us.

Thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to travel with your company and most especially to meet Dave."

Kind regards,

Lyn and Phil Ross