The rugged Aussie Outback has never been so accessible.
Embark on a nine-day Northern Territory adventure from Alice Springs to Darwin, showcasing the region’s biggest and best drawcards. Check out Uluru at a stunning sunrise, wander through the mighty canyons of Kata Tjuta and soak up all the views from Kings Canyon. After an included flight to Darwin, continue onwards to enjoy exclusive access to Arnhem Land and get a taste of the tropics in Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks, as well as the awesome Katherine Gorge. This fast-paced adventure will take you to the real Australia, giving you a deeper understanding of First Nations cultures and an appreciation of northern Australia’s rugged natural beauty.
See rocky red cliffs, monsoon forests, plunging waterfalls and some of the Top End’s best landscapes with visits to Kakadu, Nitmiluk and Litchfield national parks.
Learn about the cultural importance of these spectacular landscapes through the eyes of experienced and knowledgeable leaders, including a local Bininj Guluyambi guide.
Sleep under the stars in an Aussie swag in the Red Centre, and witness the changing dawn colours of Uluru on an unforgettable sunrise viewing and breakfast with your small group.
With a local group leader, they’ll know all of the most scenic trails to hike and the best waterholes for swimming. Kings Canyon? Jim Jim Falls? Bluey Rockholes? They’ve got you covered.
Skip over 1500 kilometres – almost 24 hours – of straight driving between Alice Springs and Darwin and fly with Qantas between your Red Centre and Top End adventures.
This is a basic trip, covering the highlights of Australia's Red Centre and Top End in a short amount of time.
You'll spend some nights of the trip sleeping in outback camping grounds. While conditions can be basic and facilities are minimal, this is all part of the adventure. You'll also need to pitch in with preparing meals and cleaning. This is part of the experience of travelling in a group.
This trip requires a moderate level of fitness as it involves a lot of walking, allowing you to truly enjoy the surrounding nature. Some hikes are longer and more challenging than others. Please bring sturdy, comfortable walking shoes and comfortable clothing.
This trip uses multishare hostel accommodation that may be in mixed-gender dorm rooms.
Temperatures in the Red Centre and Top End can be extreme. During the day the weather can be hot (and the Australian sun is strong) so please bring appropriate clothing, use sun protection and drink plenty of water. In the evenings temperatures really drop, so ensure you have base layers and warm clothing.
The Top End & Kakadu portion of this trip has a strict luggage limit of 10 kg. Excess luggage can not be carried however, it can be stored at Darwin accommodation.
Trip departures are unavailable.
There are currently no scheduled departures on our Uluru and Arnhem Land Camping Adventure trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
1. Tour commences in Alice Springs on Day 1 at 6:05am and finishes in Darwin on Day 9 at approximately 6 pm. Onward travel should be booked the following day (many flights also leave Darwin quite late in the evening)
2. For the Kings Canyon Rim Walk it is a requirement that you have a minimum of 3 litres of water with you. Please consider bringing your own refillable water bottles.
3. The Top End & Kakadu portion of this trip has a strict luggage limit of 10 kg. Excess luggage can not be carried however, it can be stored at Darwin accommodation.
4. This trip requires a sleeping bag
5. This is a combination trip, made up of two of our most popular trips.
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