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5 Day Darwin to Alice Springs Explorer incl. Uluru Overview
Travel from Darwin down to Alice Springs and experience the tropical lushness of the Top End and the harsh backdrop of the Red Centre. See Katherine Gorge, Uluru, Kings Canyon and more.
- 2014-04-01 - 2015-03-31
Witness the Australian Outback's stupendous natural scenery on this 5-day trip
Get a taste of the real Australia on this 5-day small group adventure that travels from Darwin to Alice Springs and includes a side trip to Uluru. Plunge into the refreshing waters of Edith Falls, kick back with an ice-cold beer in the legendary Daly Waters Hotel and explore the peculiar boulder-strewn landscape of Karlu Karlu. Sample outback life in isolated Alice Springs, be captivated by an Uluru sunset and connect with one of the world's oldest surviving cultures on a cultural interpretive walk. For a short but comprehensive delving into Australia's rugged centre, look no further than this Darwin to Alice Springs Explorer trip.
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Set off early from Darwin for Nitmiluk National Park. Home to Edith Falls and Katherine Gorge, this is an absolutely stunning part of the Australian wilderness. Develop an enhanced appreciation of indigenous culture local to the area on a guided walk through the park, before continuing the journey southbound.
Pass through the town of Tennant Creek, stopping off to walk among the massive boulders of Karlu Karlu en route before arriving in Alice Springs. While probably not the world's most elegant city, Alice Springs does certainly exude a charm uniquely its own and warrants some late afternoon exploring.
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. The ancient rock formations of Kata Tjuta (also known as The Olgas) create an amazing landscape of spectacular domes and canyons. 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.
The towering sandstone walls of Kings Canyon command breathtaking views of the gorge below and the surrounding desert landscape.
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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