Simpson Desert Challenge

12:00 am - 30 May 2019

@ Simpson Desert


Simpson Desert SA 



Challenge yourself like never before in 2019
It’s the ultimate Australian adventure challenge.

The trek will be a daily mental and physical challenge, but it is one that will have a profound impact on the lives of young people with high care needs and their loved ones.

The completely isolated environment provides a striking reflection of the challenges that young people with high care needs face on a daily basis.

Fast facts

Date: 30 May – 9 June, 2019

Cost: $35,000 fundraising target applies

Temperature: 0 – 40 degrees

You will…

Trek 250km across the Simpson Desert
Visit Poeppel Corner – the intersection of three Australian states; South Australia, Northern Territory and Queensland
Spend 9 full days and nights in the desert, exposed to the elements
Climb more than 1,000 sand dunes, carrying a 10kg backpack
Have no access to toilets, showers, bed or any other luxury.

By signing up to this once-in-a-lifetime experience, you will be making a direct impact in the lives of young people with high care needs and their loved ones. We all deserve to live with freedom, and to choose where and how we live our lives!

Contact us on (07) 3041 3400 or email tmontgomery@youngcare.com.au for more information.

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