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Red Centre Experience

Red Centre Experience

8 days Escorted Small Group Tour
from Alice Springs to Uluru
06 – 13 May 2021

Overview

** SOLD OUT **

Join this Red Centre Experience, which is an escorted Small Group Safari to the Red Centre. The beautiful and stunning Red Centre of Australia is one of Australia’s must-see destinations.

This tour starts in the famous outback town of Alice Springs then on to the spectacular Kings Canyon before arriving at the iconic site set within Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park.

Superior accommodation and private air conditioned vehicle utilised throughout.

Contact us for more information on the Red Centre Experience.

Itinerary

Day 1: Alice Springs
On arrival in Alice Springs from your flight or the Ghan, you will be met by your guide and enjoy a short day tour of Alice Springs, including a visit to the Royal Flying Doctor Base, the School of Air and the Telegraph Station. Your tour takes you to ‘Anzac Hill’ to enjoy spectacular views of ‘the Alice’ and surrounding MacDonnell Ranges. Transfer to our hotel for check in and overnight. Dinner (own expense).
Accommodation: Crowne Plaza Hotel Alice Springs

Day 2: Standley Chasm & Cultural Experience (BL)
Depart on a 5 hour private Outback cultural experience, that will open your eyes to this fascinating world. Enjoy a guided walk to Simpsons Gap with the chance to see rock wallabies before continuing to Standley Chasm for a leisurely walk with a local indigenous Guide explaining some of the fascinating geology, flora, fauna, bush medicine and tucker, weaponry and cultural history specific to this site. Questions about traditional culture and contemporary cross cultural issues are encouraged during cultural conversations, raising awareness of lasting social benefits. Enjoy a dot painting workshop which explains traditional techniques and symbolism, giving you the chance to create your own souvenir. Return to your hotel for dinner (own expense).
Accommodation: Crowne Plaza Hotel Alice Springs

Day 3: Alice Springs to Kings Canyon (B)
Depart the hotel this morning and enjoy a short stop at Stuarts Well (optional Camel Ride). Visit the Erldunda Roadhouse for lunch (own expense). We can enjoy a stop at Kathleen Springs before arriving at Kings Canyon Resort for check in. Time to explore everything that Kings Canyon has to offer!

Experience Segway Tours around the resort, drinks at the Thirsty Dingo Bar, marvel at the sunset from our purpose built Sunset Viewing Platform, experience traditional culture on the Karrke Aboriginal Tour, and of course, climb the incredible Kings Canyon Rim Walk. Tonight I think we will enjoy the sunset on viewing deck, happy hour and dinner (own expense) at the Thirsty Dingo Bar and a movie under the stars.
Accommodation: Kings Canyon Resort

Day 4: Kings Canyon (B)
The Rim Walk begins with a challenging 500-step climb – worth every step! Upon reaching the summit, you will marvel at the breathtaking views of Watarrka National Park and into the canyon itself before descending into the green oasis of the “Garden of Eden.” Return to the resort to relax by the pool of perhaps enjoy a Segway tour of the resort. Dinner at the resort (own expense).
Accommodation: Kings Canyon Resort

  • Optional: Karrke Aboriginal cultural tour – An informative, interactive experience with Peter & Christine of Wanmarra community, showcasing the best of arid country culture, traditions, food and history – $69 pp
  • Optional: Kings Canyon Rim Walk – $65 pp

Day 5: Kings Canyon to Uluru (B)
Depart your resort and enjoy Lunch at the Kings Canyon Station (own expense). We make a short stop at Mt Conner Lookout and an opportunity to see view the salt lakes before we head to your resort in Uluru, Sails in the Desert. After check in and a rest, this evening we enter the Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park to enjoy the awe inspiring sunset over Uluru with a drink in hand. Dinner (own expense) and overnight at the resort.
Accommodation: Sails in the Desert

Day 6: Sunrise Tour & Sounds of Silence (D)
Early start to meet your guide for an Uluru sunrise tour. Your guide will take you to a special location at the Talinguru Nyakunytjaku viewing area to watch the sun rise over this amazing monolith. Breakfast back at the resort for own arrangements. Then head back out to the Rock and enjoy a drive around the base of Uluru. Time to experience the Mala walk and learn more about the culture of the Anangu (local Aboriginal people). Return to the resort for afternoon at leisure. This evening, we have included the Sounds of Silence Experience – a spectacular dinner under the stars.
Accommodation: Sails in the Desert

Day 7: Kata Tjuta & Fields of Light (B)
Early start to meet your guide to commence your private Kata Tjuta tour. Firstly we enjoy Sunrise over Kata Tjuta with a light breakfast served. Your guide will reveal the many attributes of this diverse environment. Arriving at Walpa Gorge and you can walk between the mighty conglomerate domes and hear how these many domes that make up Kata Tjuta have evolved over millions of years. Stop at the viewing platform for views of Kata Tjuta and Uluru in the distance. Return to the resort for an leisure afternoon. This evening we take a trip out to see the Field of Lights display then return to the resort for Dinner (own expense).
Accommodation: Sails in the Desert

Day 8: Depart (B)
Enjoy a leisure breakfast at the resort before transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Price + Inclusions

Red Centre ExperiencePrice per person
Twin Sharefrom $2,995 – SOLD OUT
Single Supplementfrom $1,450 – SOLD OUT

Includes:

  • Air Conditioned Vehicle
  • 7 night Superior accommodation
  • 6 x Breakfast
  • Sounds of Silence Dinner
  • Field of Lights Experience
  • Services of an experienced guide throughout
  • National Park entry fees
  • Tour Escort

Excludes:

  • All flights

Pre-Tour Option: The Ghan (Adelaide to Alice Springs – 05 May 2021)
Board the legendary Ghan at Adelaide Station at 1215 for an overnight journey through the heart of Australia to Alice Springs.

Pre-Tour Option: The GhanPrice per person
Twin Share (all Inclusive)from $1,699

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