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Paul Stafford Tagalong Tours

This is the third tagalong I have done with Paul. Brilliant is all I can say. From start to finish Pauls knowledge and commitment to customer satisfaction is unsurpassed. Had a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is the third tagalong I have done with Paul. Brilliant is all I can say. From start to finish Pauls knowledge and commitment to customer satisfaction is unsurpassed. Had a little trouble with my vehicle (again) and Paul and all others assisted me when required without hesitation. A great holiday with some challenging driving at times. Places visited were... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We completed this tour in May 2015 from Alice Springs to Cunnamulla in NSW. The tour was very well organised and Paul was an experienced and knowledgeable guide. The tour covers interesting towns and historical attractions and the camp sites were well chosen. All the participants completed the desert crossing section of the tour without incident although one vehicle pulled... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This tagalong tour with Paul Stafford is to be highly recommended. We traveled with a group of 9 people experiencing the Simpson Desert with all the sand dunes, salt flats and wild flowers. Paul has a vast knowledge of the history in the places we visited. There were plenty of stops giving us a chance to take photos have a... More 

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Shepparton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Great experience, great tour leader Paul Stafford, crossing the Simpson Desert with a Tagalong tour was great, places of interest visited. Would recommend using Tagalong tours of Australia to cross the Simpson Desert. Trip we will never forget awesome.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Each crossing has been totally unique. 1st time, dry, sandy and got caught in a massive sand storm - hard driving. 2nd time still the lovely red sand dunes but beautiful desert flowers. The 3rd time you could have almost grazed cattle the whole way over, the growth was tremendous. Worth the effort but prepare properly - safety first.

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Torquay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We spent two weeks with an amazing group including our tour leader Paul Stafford from Tagalong Tours. If the Simpson Desert is on your wish list don't hesitate to do it with Paul's groups -his knowledge and relaxed organisation are a good mix that work. Plus the support from the other group members was fantastic. Jenny and Ken

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

we crossed the Simpson desert as part of a trans continental trip back 12 months ago and i can honestly say it was the trip of a lifetime.Be warned and be prepared and go with a group particularly a group with a good bush mechanic.The camping spots, the flora and the fauna were something to be experienced .A good 4... More 

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The desert is wonderful! You cross over 1000 dunes. The view from the top of each dune is magnificent. Camping in the valleys between the dunes is lovely. Of the tour (about 2 weeks), about 3.5 days are spent in the desert. We did this trip with Great Divide Tagalong Tours. The pre-trip organisation of this company is excellent -... More 

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Queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I have just come back for this wonderful trip which started in Alice Springs and ended in Cunnamulla. Paul Stafford from Cairns was the leader of the group. We went at a pace that allowed us to stop for photos and enjoy the experience. If you have always wanted to go across the Simpson but do not have any experience... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

It has a 1000 valleys,this wilderness of sand,but they are far from gentle and green. Their floors and walls are studded with wart-like spinifex mounds that hinder any form of progress. The ridge tops glow orange and red in the unyielding sun. The occasional stream that flows spasmodically from the mountains to the north,soon vanishes with scarcely a puddle to... More 

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