Hiking, beaches and nature trails are a must-do when visiting Australia. Wouldn’t it be great if you could experience those trails in a different way than on foot?
With our list of the most iconic camel rides across Australia, you can spice up your travels and interact with some of Australia’s coolest creatures.
Pyndan Camel Tracks in Alice Springs
One of the most iconic camel rides in Australia is the Pyndan Camel Tour in Alice Springs. Mount up on your camel and enjoy the natural beauty of the Outback. You will see sights of long, winding trails, wild kangaroos and wallabies, and an exquisite view of the West MacDonnell Ranges. With your choice of an afternoon or sunset ride, this excursion will be the experience of a lifetime.
Uluru Camel Tours
Choose from a variety of camel rides through the Outback in Australia’s Red Centre with Uluru’s Camel Tours. An expert guide will lead you through the desert, with amazing views of Uluru and Kata Tjuta, all while sharing facts about Australia’s desert wildlife and ecology. Choose from a sunrise ride, sunset ride, or a quick afternoon express ride, all of them featuring a spectacular desert landscape.
Port Macquarie Camels
Experience a peaceful camel ride across Australia’s Lighthouse Beach in NSW with Port Macquarie Camels! Enjoy scenic views of the coast from atop one of Australia’s largest animals. Even if you’ve never ridden a camel before, you won’t have any trouble completing the tour. The tour guides are known for their knowledge of the area as well as their quick-witted remarks. A highlight of the tour is the opportunity to feed one of the camels at the end of your trek!
Oakfield Ranch Camel Rides
Visitors to New South Wales can experience various kinds of camel rides at Oakfield Ranch on Stockton Beach in Port Stephens. If you’re looking for a quick excursion, guests can take a 20-minute trek up and down Birubi Beach, with rides departing every half hour. If you want a longer experience, Oakfield Ranch offers a sunset trek, a one-hour ride along the seashore and sand dunes. With gorgeous views of rainbow skies, guests are sure to be amazed by this trip.
Broome Camel Safaris
Come and enjoy an unforgettable experience at Broome’s Camel Safaris. The tours are led by Alison Bird, an experienced camel operator with over 30 years of experience caring for and training camels. Venture off on Cable Beach with either a sunrise, pre-sunset, or sunset ride, all while enjoying the scenic view and learning new information about Australia and its wildlife.
Flinders Range Riding Tour
Flinders Range Riding Tour is the ideal experience for adventure lovers in South Australia. Flinders Range offers multiple-day treks that will take you through the red gum lined creeks, sand dunes, and long open plains, with so many opportunities to see spectacular sunsets and sunrises. The trip provides you with all of your meals, as well as guided walks and any necessary tools to ensure that you have everything you need as you embark on this journey.
Noosa Camel Rides
Noosa Camel Rides in a relaxing excursion along the glorious Noosa North Shore Beach in Queensland. Embark on this 80 kilometre outing along white sands and clear aqua water, with a completely secluded beach for you to enjoy your experience. In just 45 minutes, your tour guides will show you ancient sand dunes, native wildlife including kangaroos and birds, and the sparkling blue ocean, all atop the back of a camel.
Interested in more animal adventures in Australia? Check out our articles on whale watching in Tasmania or wildlife encounters on the Gold Coast!