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Fabulous Australia Natural History Tour,
Sample Itinerary from 2001

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Day Date Activity
1 Wed.,July 11 Lv Florida, Ar L.A., Lv LA [cross Int'l Dateline, lose one day]
3 Thurs., July 13 AR Cairns, Overnight in hotel, [total time in transit, ~ 38 hours]
4 Fri., July 14 board yacht; dive and snorkel Great Barrier Reef , meals provided overnight on yacht
5 Sat., July 15 Great Barrier Reef, meals provided, overnight on yacht
6 Sun., July 16 Great Barrier Reef, supper, overnight in hotel in Darwin
7 Mon., July 17 Tjabakai Aboriginal Center; Rainforest Aerial Tram, 7 km to Karanda, Drive to Mossman, Overnight in motel
8 Tues., July 18 Daintree National Park, Cape Tribulation, rainforest tower, bat house, bkfst, lunch, supper, Rainforest hotel
9 Wed., July 19 Drive back to Cairns; rest up and shop Cairns, bkfst, lunch, supper, Overnight in hotel
10 Thurs., July 20 Fly to Darwin, sightsee, bkfst, lunch, supper, overnight at The Palms
11 Fri., July 21 Litchfield National Park; Northern Territory Wildlife Park; Fogg Dam, bkfst, lunch, supper, overnight in Darwin
12 Sat., July 22 Drive to Kakadu, wetlands, Nourlangie Rock, bkfst, lunch, supper, Overnight in Caravan Park
13 Sun., July 23 Fly into Mt Borrodaile Outback camp; Arnhem Land; fantastic Aboriginal Rock, Art; rainbow serpent, bkfst, lunch, supper Outback camp
14 Mon., July 24 Rock Art hikes; catacombs; barramundi fishing in croc-infested lagoon, bkfst, lunch, supper, Outback camp
15 Tues., July 25 Hike into Mt. Borrodaile rock art; optional wildlife hikes, bkfst, lunch, supper, Outback camp
16 Wed., July 26 Fly to Jabiru, drive Arnhem Land Highway to Katherine, bkfst, lunch, supper, Overnight in motel
17 Thurs., July 27 Katherine Gorge National Park; The Stretch Road toward Tennant Creek, bkfst, lunch, supper, camp out
18 Fri., July 28 The Stretch Road; Devil's Marbles, bkfst, lunch, supper, Overnight in Alice Springs
19 Sat., July 29 Desert Wildlife Park; King's Canyon National Park, bkfst, lunch, supper, camp out
20 Sun., July 30 The Olgas; Uluru (Ayers Rock), bkfst, lunch, supper, Overnight in Uluru Hotel
21 Mon., July 31 Fly to Sydney; day for shopping, souvenirs, see the sights, rest up, etc. Optional, stayover for those wanting to go to Tasmania, Melbourne, Perth, etc, bkfst, lunch, supper Overnight in hotel
22 Tues., August 1 Lv Sydney, AR LA, Lv LA AR Florida

D. Bruce Means, Ph.D.,   Research Ecologist, Author, Consultant