The Canning Stock Route

The Canning Stock Route Tagalong Tours

Welcome to the Canning Stock Route Tagalong Tours itinerary page, our tours start on specific dates and these can be seen below.

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Tagalong Tour Dates

Tour Dates: 2024

Darwin – Perth (25th May – 14th June)


Perth – Darwin (23rd June – 13th July)


Tour departure/arrival locations: Darwin, NT and Perth, WA

The Canning Stock Route Tagalong Tours Itinerary

Day 1: We depart Darwin, with our first stop at Adelaide River for morning tea and coffee. We then continue down the highway to Edith Falls for lunch and a swim. We end the day in Katherine, with an opportunity for a relaxing dip in the Katherine Hot Springs.

Day 2: Today we head for Big Horse Creek on the outskirts of Timber Creek. On our way we will stop at the Victoria River Roadhouse for lunch and an opportunity to land a Barramundi. 

Day 3: We end today in Kununurra, after a visit to Lake Argyle and the Zebra Rock. Before we finish for the day we will visit the Ord River Rum Distillery.

Day 4: After a look around Kununurra in the morning we depart and head south for our roadside camp on the Great Northern Highway.

Day 5: Today the real adventure begins as we start or journey along the Canning Stock Route (CSR)

Days 6-18: Our nightly destinations while on the CSR are relatively unknown and are largely determined by track and weather conditions. We will be camping along the track at well sites established 

Day 19: Today we finish our adventure on the CSR and camp near the outback town of Meekatharra.

Day 20: Tonight we celebrate our adventure with a meal and a drink or two at the Paynes Find Tavern and Roadhouse.

Day 21: Today we make our way into Perth for the final leg of the Tour.


What’s included in your Canning Stock Route Tour:

  • A fully equipped and capable Land Rover Perentie 4×4 vehicle including; double bed, 30L 12v Waeco fridge, crockery and cutlery, camp chairs, table, lighting, annex, 240 volt power inverter and recovery gear)
  • Fully catered (breakfast, lunch and dinner, tea and coffee).
  • Fuel
  • All National Park and Traditional Lands entry and camping fees
  • The services of a passionate and enthusiastic tour leader with over a decade of experience as a Parks and Wildlife Ranger working across South Australia, the Northern Territory and Queensland
  • Tips and assistance on 4×4 driving, camping, fishing, campfire cooking and much more
  • UHF radio and emergency first aid kits are supplied in all vehicles. Spot tracker emergency beacons are also carried by our experienced and 1st Aid trained tour leaders
  • Mechanical repairs
  • Bush shower
  • Bush toilet
  • The use of yabbie/cherrabin pots

What you need to bring:

  • Personal toiletries (please bring environmentally friendly soaps and shampoos)
  • Clothes
  • Snacks and drinks (Alcohol is welcome, however there may be restrictions on what and how much can be taken into Indigenous communities, please discuss with your tour leader)
  • Pillow, sheets/sleeping bag
  • Camera, fishing gear, binoculars, torch/headlamp
  • A sense of adventure

A detailed list of required and recommended personal items will be provided to you in your information pack upon booking.