Travel from ruggedly enchanting Alice Springs to Adelaide
Capture the ancient spirit of the outback on this 6-day adventure from Alice Springs to Adelaide. Take a tour around Uluru with an Aboriginal guide, discover the Lost City in the Kings Canyon, head underground in the ‘Opal Capital of the World’ to learn all about these precious stones, explore the historic township of Port Augusta, and drive through the Clare Valley wine region. This is a journey through the heartland of Australia, rich in indigenous culture and enchanting natural beauty.
This trips provides you with the best guides in the business who know the Australian outback like the back of their hand
Wander through the iconic domes of Kata Tjuta, and gaze in awe at the sacred rock of Uluru
Hike through natural amphitheatres, rocky chasms and lush oases in Kings Canyon
Discover the spiritual importance of the outback landscape to local Aboriginal communities on guided nature walks
In the opal-mining outpost of Coober Pedy, scorching daytime temperatures have driven the town’s few residents to live in underground ‘dugouts’. Explore the opal mine, hang out with some rescued joeys and spend the night in a subterranean bunker
Temperatures in the Red Centre can be extreme. During the day the weather can be very hot (and the Australian sun is very strong) so please bring appropriate clothing, use sun protection and drink plenty of water. In the evenings temperatures really drop, so bring base layers and warm clothing.
This trip requires a moderate level of fitness as it involves a lot of walking, allowing you to really get among nature. Please bring sturdy, comfortable walking shoes and comfortable clothing.
On most days of the trip, you’ll spend several hours driving through very sparse areas of desert. Crank up the tunes and sit back to enjoy landscapes that you would miss in any other form of travel.
Camping out in the open may not appeal to some people, although a proper bed, linen and electricity are provided.
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There are currently no scheduled departures on our Alice Springs to Adelaide Overland trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
1. Tour commences in Alice Springs at approximately 06:00am and finishes in Adelaide day 6 at approx 6pm
2. Onward Travel must be booked the following day
3. This trip requires a sleeping bag
4. You can also join this trip in Yulara on Day 1; please see tour code PASAE6Y.
Our Alice Springs to Adelaide Overland trips score an average of 3.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews in the last year.
I have researched several companies for this trip to the Outback and found that Intrepid had the best itinerary for the best price. Most bang for your buck. Great tour guides. Great memories. Tip: make sure that the trip style is something that you like. If you are used to nice hotels and don't like long hours in the bus, look for something else. If you don't mind a real adventure with all what comes with it, this is your trip. You will be rewarded with nice memories.
Review submitted 19 Jul 2016