Category Archives: Camel Trekking

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 […]

Hobbles, Halters & Haters – Camel [Coffee] Chat

Camel Hobbles, Camel Halters & Haters

Grab a cuppa and join us for a Camel Coffee Chat where we talk about the most latest camel news with insights and information to help you along your camel journey whether you have camels or not. In this CCC (camel coffee chat) episode we’re talking camel hobbles, their uses, types of camel hobbles and […]

Why Australia Kills Wild Camels

Why Australia Kills Wild Camels

All the amazing camels that we’ve ever had, and now have, would be lying dead on the desert floor if we did not have them with us. This, we know for a fact. Given our wild camel ‘situation’ in Australia we refuse to ‘breed camels’ because that just seems unfair… Australia has the largest wild […]

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 […]

Australian Camels Gag Reel 2017

If we’ve had the pleasure of having you on one of our camel training camp, camel treks or an international camel journey you’ll know that we love what we do and take our job with camels very seriously….But… Not too serious! 2017 Gag reel will see some camel training go ‘not quite as planned’, uncontrollable laughter […]

Camel Nose Pegs – To Use Or Not To Use?

Camel Nose Peg

We’re putting ourselves under a great, big, bright spotlight here and bringing a much misunderstood and debated subject to the forefront. When there’s animals and issues concerning welfare are involved everyone has an opinion – especially when it comes to something like the For and Against using nose pegs on camels. We like the that […]

How To Saddle Camel [Video Tutorial]

how to saddle a camel

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

outback camel trek, camel safari Traveller Instead of Tourist

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 […]

Bereaved Mother Camel Treks Gippsland Australia

charity camel trek

Tara Lea will always have a connection with her son Noah, who died a few days after a traumatic birth.   Tara Lea explains how she plans to raise funds for a cuddle cot in East Gippsland via ABC NEWS For her, one of the hardest parts of the grieving process has been dealing with […]