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Stock Camp Hike 2020

This trek offers time out from a busy lifestyle.  Free from mobile phone coverage and interruptions from the outside world you are able to enjoy great conversation, gourmet food and gentle exertion allowing the opportunity to refresh the mind and body.  Be mesmerized by the camp fire  beneath the canopy of stars before retiring to your twin share spacious bell style glamping tent.

This 5 day tour on Herbertvale Station also takes in the iconic Lawn Hill National Park and a glimpse of life on Australia’s largest cattle stations.  Limited to groups of 6 – 8 guests per booking. Each booking can be tailored to your individual group.

Click here for The List of Requirements for the Stock Camp Hike 

The Stock Camp is a Grade 2 – Grade 3 as per the Australian Walking Track Grading System (AWTGS): National System. Click here for details.

Package – $2850

  • Transfers to and from Trek West (ex Mount Isa)
  • Wine & Cheese at sundown each evening
  • Fully guided treks
  • Meals as per itinerary

Exclusions: Flights, travel insurance, personal expenses, optional activities, accommodation and meals in Camooweal and Mount Isa.

Itinerary Summary

Day 1
• Depart Mt Isa from the Isa Hotel at 9.30am
• 190km drive to Camooweal where we will take a quick break
• Continue northward towards The Stockcamp, we will be stopping for a picnic lunch and site seeing along the way
• Arrive at The Stockcamp and settle into your bell tents
• Free time to explore the nearby waterhole or relax around the camp site
• Sunset drinks at The Old Station before dinner
• Return to The Stockcamp for dinner

Day 2 –  9km Hike
• Breakfast served at 7am
• Hike The Pinnacle Trail – 9km trek across the sparse spinifex hills, be amazed by  the sheer expanse and never ending views. Have your camera handy!
• Drive to The Big Gorge for a picnic lunch
• Free time to swim in the waterhole or relax on the rocks with a cold drink and enjoy the birdlife and peacefulness.

• Return to The Stockcamp for drinks, showers and dinner

Day 3 – 15km Hike
• Breakfast at 7am
• Hike the The Riverview Walk – 15km
• Return to The Stockcamp for lunch
• Drive to Border Waterhole and explore the untouched beauty of the landscape,     an afternoon of exploring and relaxing.
• Return to The Stockcamp, dinner served – spoilt by another night of delicious     dining and relaxing around our safari styled dinner table.

Day 4 – 5km Hike
• Breakfast at 7am
• Drive to the unique Lost City to explore the one of a kind rock formations in this ancient area. Time will fly past as you look in wonder at the 530 million year old Cambrian marine limestone stacks. Picnic lunch before we transfer back to The Stockcamp
• Return to The Stockcamp for some free time to relax and the opportunity to take in the magical views whilst stand up paddle boarding
• Enjoy our last dinner together celebrating a fantastic week spent with friends exploring this beautiful landscape.

Day 5
• 7 am Breakfast
• Pack up vehicles and depart The Stockcamp by 8.30am
• Enjoy a short break at the Herbertvale Station homestead for morning tea
• Drive to Camooweal for lunch at the Camooweal pub
• Continue on to Mount Isa for an estimated time of arrival 4pm

This gently challenging experience is led by an experienced local guide who lives on and loves the trekking landscape. The trek is accented with rustic luxe touches including gourmet catering, sundown drinks and glamorously appointed bell tents.

 

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