Witness the majesty of Uluru at sunset and sunrise, hike the Red Centre, stargaze at the impressive southern sky, ride the route of Afghan cameleers on The Ghan Train, learn about Aboriginal dreamtime stories, travel to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kakadu National Park.
For rugged natural splendour, the Australian Outback is where it’s at. This journey into the remote regions of northern and central Australia brings you face-to-face with the land and the intriguing characters and wildlife that call it home. Majestic Uluru, sprawling Kings Canyon and the out-there landscapes of Kakadu National Park await your hiking boots, while the crocodiles and the mysteries of Indigenous Australian culture—as told by the locals themselves—are primed to fascinate. Adventure doesn’t get much more adventurous than this.
Please note that this tour begins very early on Day 1. Please see the Joining Hotel information in our trip details for the start point.
Meet in Alice Springs at 5:45am and travel to the Red Centre. Visit the Aboriginal Cultural Centre and do the informative Mala Walk around part of Uluru's base. Catch the sunset over Uluru before heading to the campground for the night. Camp under the stars of the night sky—the only way to really experience the Outback.
Watch the sunrise over Uluru, then enjoy a walk through the Valley of the Winds in Kata Tjuta. Continue onto Kings Creek Station for another night around the campfire.
Hike the awe-inspiring Kings Canyon, then stop by a camel farm for an optional camel ride en route back to Alice Springs.
Ride the rails on the famous Ghan Train—named for Afghan cameleers. Glide through the remote outback en route to the subtropical top end of Australia.
Stop at Katherine Gorge. Opt for a flat-bottomed boat trip or a walk before continuing onto Darwin.
Depart from Darwin at 6:30am, then it's off to spot crocs on a boat cruise. Visit an Aboriginal crafts centre for the local interpretation of the meaning behind their intricate crafts then continue onto Kakadu NP.
Explore the waterfalls, swimming holes and trails of Kakadu NP—a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Guided tour to Litchfield NP to encounter streams, rock formations and the impressive magnetic termite mounds. Tour ends in Darwin upon arrival in the evening, please book departure flights after 8pm.
Depart from Darwin at 6:30am, an early start to take advantage of time in Litchfield National Park. Visit the Florence and Tolmer Falls and cool off with a swim. Visit the Buley Rockhole and see the spectacular giant termite mounds before continuing on to the Adelaide River for a croc cruise.
Cross into Kakadu National Park and visit an Aboriginal cultural centre, learn about some rock art and hike down to a breathtaking gorge with various pools.
Get an early start to visit Gunlom Falls for a walk and a swim before visiting the beautiful Ikoymarrwa for a swim, a site accessible only with a special permit. Tour ends in Darwin upon arrival in the evening, please book departure flights after 8pm.
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