4 Day Red Centre Explorer (ex Yulara) Overview

Explore the rugged Australian outback and beauty of the Northern Territory from the magnificent Uluru, through the ancient King's Canyon and beyond to Alice Springs.

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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Apr 1, 2015 to Mar 31, 2016. View later 4 Day Red Centre Explorer (ex Yulara).

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Trip Validity

  • 2014-04-01 - 2015-03-31

Escape on an Australian outback odyssey through the Northern Territory

Central Australia is a rugged land of Dreamtime legends, endless vistas and immense beauty. Our exploration of this part of the Northern Territory takes in Indigenous history and culture topped with a large dose of wonder. Discover the legends of the multi-hued monolith Uluru, Australia's most recognisable natural landmark, and marvel at the pristine beauty of Kings Canyon. Along the way, experience camping in the Australian outback in spacious, permanent tents. The heritage and splendour of this ancient land will live on in your dreams long after the trip has ended.

  • Discover rich diversity in Alice Springs
  • Learn the facts about Uluru
  • Follow the best hiking trails through the bush
  • Embark on a 4x4 expedition across the Australian Outback
  • Hike through magnificent Kings Canyon

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Yulara, Australia
  • Finish:

    Alice Springs, Australia
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 8
  • Meals:

    3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Permanent tented camp (with shared facilities) (3 nts)
  • Transport:

    All Terrain vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Kings Canyon Rim Walk, Uluru Base Walk, Uluru sunset drinks, Valley of the Winds walk

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    670kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. The tour commences on day 1 at 6am. Please take this into consideration when booking any flights and accommodation. We recommend you book accommodation in advance for the night prior to the tour commencing. 2. This tour finishes on arrival in Alice Springs on day 4 at around 5pm. Please take this into consideration when booking any flights out of Alice Springs. We recommend you book accommodation in advance to extend your stay here. 3. You can join this trip in Uluru on day 1 no later than 1 pm. Please see trip code PISCY for details.

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4 Day Red Centre Explorer (ex Yulara) Summary

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Day 1 Alice Springs/Kata Tjuta/Uluru

The outback town of Alice Springs is a travel hub for visitors setting off to the explore the sensational range of natural wonders the Red Centre has to offer. An iconic image of outback Australia and a sacred site for the local Aboriginal people, Uluru's remarkable colour changes are a wonder to behold.

Day 2 Uluru/Kings Canyon

Rise early to experience a jaw-dropping sunrise over Uluru before exploring this giant sandstone formation up-close. Learn the story of the Mala people on a guided walk with a local Aboriginal guide, and admire the Indigenous art on display at a local cultural centre. Then head into Watarrka National Park and spend the evening camping.

Day 3 Watarrka National Park (Kings Canyon)/Glen Helen

Take a stroll along the walking tracks of Kings Canyon, where chasms, gorges and surprisingly lush gardens dot the landscape. Before the heat of the day gets too intense, head along the Mereenie Loop Track to our camping spot in the Western MacDonnell National Park. Enjoy a refreshing dip in a waterhole or pull up a stool at a bar overlooking the Finke River.

Day 4 Western MacDonnell Ranges/Alice Springs

With highlights including Ormiston Gorge and Palm Valley, the beautiful natural surrounds of the Western MacDonnell Ranges are home to walking trails, waterholes and rock wallabies. Located 1500km from the nearest major city, Alice Springs may be isolated but it still boasts decent restaurants, fascinating Aboriginal art galleries and a lively nightlife.
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