Category Archives: Camel Expedition

Camel Expeditions are a wonderful way to enjoy the country by foot. The wonders of nature capture your eye and connect you back to mother nature. Camel Expeditions in the Australian Outback. Personal Camel Expeditions and Commercial Camel Expeditions.  Choose to join a group camel expedition or be mentored to do your own personal camel expedition.

Walk through an Australian Desert with our experienced and friendly camels!

Experience a real life Camel Expedition without having to learn all the necessary skills and organise logistics.

Live with us and our camels in the Australian Outback on our 16 day camel desert expedition with a ‘hands on approach’ in the safety of professional cameleers who’ve done it before!

Expertly Guided by a bloke who has walked across Australia with camels.

Russell Osborne, CEO of Australian Camels dedicated a large chunk of his life to walk 8 camels from Darwin to Melbourne,over 6,000km,  through Australia’s most isolated deserts regions for a Children’s Charity. He did the hard yards of initially making the decision, spending years gathering the camels, training them, making saddles and other equipment, logistics, mapping, seeking sponsorship and finally DOING IT (13 years to plan)!

A chronicle of his journey is now in print format as ‘Camelman Dreaming’

4 Month Mongolian Camel Expedition with Tamar Valkenier (Women Who Work With Camels)

Mongolian Camel Expedition Tamar Valkenier

Today we are interviewing and featuring Dutch born Tamar Valkenier about her 4 month Mongolian Camel Expedition as part of our #WomenWhoWorkWithCamels series.   Tamar shares the challenges she faced in such harsh environments and how being with camels 24/7 changed her as a person forever.   Tamar gave up her promising career in 2015, Graduated […]

The All Purpose Camel Saddle Explained

ALL PURPOSE CAMEL SADDLE INTRODUCTION

Take a sneak peek of all the features of an all purpose camel saddle, for the dromedary camel. Watch Russell explain why he chose the All Purpose Camel Saddle before his 2 year walk with camels across Australia.   Highlights: After 15+ years the camel saddle featured in the video is still in excellent condition  […]

5 Reasons You Need a Camel

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If you’ve been considering owning and buying camels –  we’ve got your back! In this episode we share all the reasons You need camels in your life. Maybe you’ve seen some camels for sale and your tempted to be their new owner or maybe you’re in the research phase. In the below podcast we explain…. […]

Charity Camel Treks How To Do Your Own

Charity Camel Trek How To Do Your Own

 Admittedly, we LIVE for charity camel treks! Between us (Russel & Tara) we’ve managed to raise over $30,000 for charities that are close to our hearts and we encourage others to do the same, hence this new podcast all about how YOU can do your own charity camel trek. Although the title suggests that […]

Catching Camels Haltering – How To

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Here’s a How To video on catching camels as well as haltering camels once they are yarded or in a confined area. The MOST important thing you must have between yourself and the camel you are attempting to halter is TRUST. We talk a lot about our Camel Connection Trust Based Camel Training because it matters […]

Camel Training & Handling: 3 Important Knots for Cameleers

Camel Training with Russell Osborne

If you work with camels or are planning on working with camels, whether that be training or handling, there are 3 important knots you need to know for camel handling and camel training. Like riding a bike (or a camel?), once these knots are learnt, they’re hard to forget and you’ll be able to do […]

Camel Equipment: Camel Spider Harness

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There isn’t a camel training session that goes by without us using a “spider” (camel harness). It’s one of THE most  important pieces of camel equipment that we have and  if you’re doing without it you’ll soon learn why you need one (or more) if you’ve got more than one camel, which you should, because camel’s […]

5 Challenges of Mongolian Camel Journey

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Procrastination is a human vice we all have. We’ve been procrastinating writing about our recent trip to Mongolia with 13 other people joining this adventurous (crazy) idea. Not because we don’t want to share, but because sooooo much happened within the seven days while we were there that’s it’s a little overwhelming which makes us not […]

How To Saddle Camel [Video Tutorial]

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At a glance you wouldn’t think that there was any appropriate place to put a saddle on a dromedary (one humped) camel. We’ve often wondered who made camel riding a ‘thing’ in the first place. Camels have a flat spine, but their hump makes for awkward riding without a saddle. If you’re considering riding your […]

How To Be a Traveller Instead of Tourist

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If you’re anything like us when visiting a place the last thing you like to be seen as, is a “tourist”.  We’d much prefer to be a “traveller”. Someone who takes every moment as it comes without being on a schedule. Read more below or if you like to do more than one thing at […]