Discover Central Australia, Uluru and Kings Canyon

Welcome to the Outback! Central Australia is a place of Dreamtime spirits, endless vistas and intense beauty. Our tour of the mythical Red Centre reveals the true spirit of Aboriginal history and culture. Discover the mystical history of majestic Uluru and marvel at the rugged expanse of Kings Canyon. Experience camping in the Australian Outback in spacious, permanent safari tents. The Dreamtime heritage and splendour of this ancient land will live on in your memories long after this tour has come to and end.

Start
Alice Springs, Australia
Finish
Alice Springs, Australia
Countries
Themes
Short Breaks - Group Adventures
Code
PISRF
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Ages
Min 5
Group size
Min 4, Max 24
Carbon offset
502kg pp per trip


Highlights

  • Experience Uluru's mythic beauty
  • Discover the diversity of the Alice Springs region
  • Hike through the dramatic Valley of the Winds
  • Take a 4x4 tour through the Red Centre's rolling plains
  • Watch daybreak over Kata Tjuta
  • Discover a Garden of Eden in the Outback
  • Explore the mighty Kings Canyon
  • Trek the canyon rim at Watarrka

Itinerary

Welcome to Alice Springs, the Red Centre's dusty, character-filled heart. Make tracks for Uluru, stopping by a camel farm en route for an optional ride on one of these intriguing creatures. Arrive in our permanent campsite at Yulara and check out the 36 domes of Kata Tjuta on a Valley of the Winds hike. Watch the colour of the rocks change, glass of sparkling in hand, as the Outback works one of its magical sunsets, then return to a home-cooked dinner at camp.
Wake early for the opportunity to witness a truly unforgettable sunrise over Uluru. View the rock from different vantage points and learn about one of the world's oldest living cultures on an interpretive walk led by a local indigenous guide. Browse Aboriginal arts and crafts at the Cultural Centre, then travel on to our exclusive campsite located within the Watarrka National Park (Kings Canyon) for another night camped under sparkling night skies.
Within the imposing Kings Canyon, discover the Lost City and the Garden of Eden on a 7km hike. Admire the towering walls, crevices and plateaus of Watarrka. The camera opportunities are endless in Kings Canyon, so after loading up the memory card, take time for a dip in one of the tranquil rock pools. Return to Kings Creek Station for a bite to eat before making the journey back to the remote centre of Alice Springs. A tender Kangaroo Steak and a glass of cold beer might just be the perfect way to end this unforgettable outback tour.
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Inclusions

Meals
2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
Transport
All Terrain vehicle
Accommodation
Permanent tented camp (with shared facilities) (2 nights)
Included activities
  • Kings Canyon Rim Walk
  • Uluru Base Walk
  • Uluru sunset drinks
  • Valley of the Winds walk

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Important 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 3 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 2 pm. Please see trip code PISRZ for details.
4. Please note this trip will have the services of a French translator for 4 or more French speaking clients.

Trip notes

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