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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.
- 2013-04-01 - 2014-03-31
Escape on an Australian outback odyssey through the Northern Territory
Become acquainted with the sensational landscapes and intriguing cultural heritage of Australia's iconic Red Centre on this spectacular 4x4 camping adventure. Catch a majestic Uluru sunset, wander the weaving trails and gullies intersecting Kata Tjuta, discover the hidden treasures of Kings Canyon and take part in a traditional dot painting class at Wallace Rockhole. Combining staggering natural landscapes with plenty of local cultural immersion, this trip is the perfect introduction to what makes Australia's outback so special.
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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.
The ancient rock formations of Kata Tjuta (also known as The Olgas) create an amazing landscape of spectacular domes and canyons.
The towering sandstone walls of Kings Canyon command breathtaking views of the gorge below and the surrounding desert landscape. A small community of the Western Aranda people, Wallace Rockhole offers a fascinating opportunity to view Aboriginal rock art and learn about traditional indigenous culture.
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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