Adventure into Central Australia on a tour through the spectacular Outback of South Australia and the Northern Territory. See the diverse beauty and remote communities that reside within a vast desert landscape. Enjoy a 4x4 adventure trip through the Simpson Desert and experience outback life with our Indigenous hosts as you bask in the magic of Uluru.

Start
Adelaide, Australia
Finish
Alice Springs, Australia
Countries
Australia
Themes
Overland
Code
PPOA
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Ages
Min 8
Group size
Min 4, Max 15
Carbon offset
0kg pp per trip

Make outback tracks through South Australia and the Northern Territory


Highlights

  • Go underground in search of opals in Coober Pedy
  • See the beautiful vineyards surrounding the city of Adelaide
  • Explore an outback amphitheatre at Wilpena Pound
  • See a magical sunset over Uluru and Kata Tjuta
  • Hike through the Northern Territory's Kings Canyon
  • See the stark beauty of Australia's Simpson Desert

Itinerary

See the charming beauty of Adelaide before an adventure into the Flinders Ranges. Journey into a land of rugged gorges, abandoned homesteads and ghost gums. Ride into camp on camels and hear stories of the Dreamtime around the campfire.
According to Dreamtime legend, two giant snakes coiled together to form the massive wall of the Wilpena Pound. Enjoy a bush walk and take in the magnificent views of this natural amphitheatre.
Follow the Oodnadatta track into the heart of Australia. Then cross the dingo fence and quench that thirst in an outback pub. Enjoy a bush camp under millions of stars
The underground town of Coober Pedy is famous for its opal mining and subterranean dwellings. Camp in the magnificent Painted Desert.
Head into a region of stark natural beauty in the Simpson Desert. Relax in Dalhousie Hot Springs and visit the geographical centre of Australia.
Prepare to be awed by the sight of Uluru. Circle the base of the rock to learn about its spiritual significance and witness its changing colours at sunset.
Explore Kata Tjuta and hike the eerie Valley of the Winds. Sleep among red dunes and desert oaks.
Pay a visit to a working cattle and camel station before a guided walk through the gorges and valleys of Watarrka National Park.
Travel along the Western MacDonnell Ranges, stopping at Glen Helen Gorge and Ormiston Gorge en route to Alice Springs.
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Inclusions

Meals
9 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 9 dinners
Transport
All Terrain vehicle
Accommodation
Bush camp (no facilities) (8 nights), Camping (with facilities) (1 night)
Included activites
  • Alligator Gorge National Park
  • Camel Ride, Flinders Ranges
  • Coober Pedy Mine tour
  • Flinders Ranges National Park
  • Kings Canyon Rim Walk
  • Uluru Base Walk
  • Valley of the Winds walk

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Notes

1. Please bring a sleeping bag, these can be hired for AU$25. Please advise at the time of booking.
2. The tour commences on day 1 between 6.30 - 7.00am. 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.
3.This tour finishes on arrival in Alice Springs on day 10 at around 6pm. 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.
4. Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights

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