Red Centre, Kakadu & Katherine Gorge

10 nights from $3,769 per person

Overview

If you’d love to explore the wild side of Australia, this 11-day trip through the Outback is absolutely perfect for you. Starting with a trip to the iconic Uluru in the Red center, you’ll make your way north across the remote and less-trodden paths to see some unexpected and spectacular sights. Learn about Aboriginal history and lifestyle in the Outback as well as getting an up close look at Australia’s most captivating natural wonders. (AA)

Highlights:

  • Take in the glorious sunset and sunrise over Uluru
  • Walk through Kings Canyon
  • Learn about Aboriginal art and culture in Alice Springs
  • Take a dip in Mataranka’s thermal pools
  • Explore Litchfield National Park and see the Wangi Falls
Whats included?
  • Accommodation
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
  • Internal travel
  • Sights and excursions
  • Tour guide throughout
  • 10 breakfasts and 6 dinners
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Day 1

Uluru

Today you’ll arrive in Uluru (also known as Ayers Rock). On arrival you’ll be transferred to your hotel where you’ll meet your tour guide and tour group. You’ll then travel to Uluru in the evening to enjoy the sunset with complimentary canapés and sparkling wine.

Overnight: Desert Gardens Hotel

Day 2

Kata Tjuta

Early in the morning you’ll watch the sunrise over the incredible rock formation before taking a tour of the base of Uluru where you’ll learn about its history and the runs of flora and fauna that live there. Later you’ll visit the Mutitjulu Waterhole and the Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Center where you’ll see fantastic examples of Aboriginal art. Finally you’ll take a walk around Kata Tjuta (also known as the Olgas) and enjoy another wonderful sunset in the outback.

Overnight: Desert Gardens Hotel (breakfast included)

Day 3

Kings Canyon

Today you’ll travel to Kings Canyon. On the way you’ll take in some fantastic sights including Kings Creek Station. When you arrive in Kings Canyon you’ll go on a walk around the canyon which will allow you to enjoy fantastic views of Watarrka National Park.

Overnight: Kings Canyon Resort (breakfast and dinner included)

Day 4-5

Alice Springs

On day four you’ll head to Alice Springs, visiting the School of the Air – an education service for children living in remote parts of the Outback. You’ll also get the chance to see the historic
Telegraph Station and enjoy a visit to Anzac Hill for lovely views.

On day five you’ll get to learn about the local Aboriginal culture with a guide at the Alice Springs Desert Park. In the evening you’ll visit the Earth Sanctuary World Nature where you’ll have a delicious barbeque dinner.

Overnight Chifley Alice Springs Resort (two breakfasts and one dinner included)

Day 6

Tennant Creek

Today you’ll stop off to see the Royal Flying Doctor Service to learn about medical care is provided in the Outback. You’ll then travel to the Devil’s Marbles (known as Karlu Karlu).

Overnight: Bluestone Motor Inn (breakfast and dinner included)

Day 7

Mataranka/Katherine

On day seven you’ll travel further across the Outback, making your way to Daly Waters Historic Pub for a refreshing ale and lunch. You’ll then head on to Mataranka where you can go for a swim in the famous thermal springs. Later you’ll continue your journey to Katherine.

Overnight: Paraway Motel (breakfast and dinner included)

Day 8

Kakadu

Today you’ll cruise through Katherine Gorge to see the impressive wildlife and Aboriginal rock art. Afterwards you’ll head to Kakadu National Park where you’ll take a local cruise to Yellow Water Billabong where you can see amazing birdlife and even crocodiles if you’re lucky.

Overnight: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel (breakfast and dinner included)

Day 9-10

Darwin

In the morning of day nine you can opt for a scenic flight over Kakadu or simply relax. You’ll then head north to Ubirr where you’ll climb up through rock art galleries and be treated to sensational views from the top. Later you’ll arrive in Darwin where you’ll take a guided tour of the city.

The next day you’ll travel out to the beautiful Litchfield National Park to see the wonderful Wangi Falls. Later you’ll return to Darwin and have a final dinner with your tour group on a cruise on Darwin Harbor.

Overnight: Mantra on the Esplanade (two breakfasts and one dinner included)

Day 11

Depart Darwin

You’ll tour ends today after breakfast when you’ll be transferred to Darwin Airport to connect with your onward flight.

(Breakfast included)

 

What’s Included:

  • All internal travel including an air conditioned coach
  • Hotels (10 nights)
  • 10 breakfasts and 6 dinners
  • Activities as listed above
  • Tour guide throughout

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