6 Day Alice Springs to Adelaide via Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Coober Pedy

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6 Day Alice Springs to Adelaide via Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Coober Pedy

$815.00

All meals, accommodation & national park entry fees.

If you are lucky enough to fly in to Alice Springs from one of our coastal airports why not look at driving out. The real outback is calling you! On this 6 day trip you will experience the wonders of the desert from The ROCK to the water. This can be linked to other tours to give you a great combination discount. Contact us with an enquiry.

• Adelaide • Alice Springs • Barossa Valley • Coober Pedy • Flinders Ranges • Kata Tjuta and Valley of the Winds • Kings Canyon • Red Centre • Uluru

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Day 1 – Alice to Kings Canyon

We depart Alice Springs and head towards Kings Creek Station, Australia’s largest exporter of wild camels and our camp site for tonight. We hike Watarrka (Kings Canyon), to experience the fantastic views of the gorge, huge sandstone walls and an immense canyon floor. Here we trek through the Garden of Eden, and take a dip in the waterhole to cool down. There is time for you to swim in the pool or take up on any of the optional extra activities they have on offer. (L,D)

Day 2 – Kings Canyon to Uluru

Today we head for Uluru. Nothing really prepares you for The Rock – it’s awesome! After lunch we visit the Cultural Centre to learn about the Aboriginal people of the region and walk around the base of Uluru. We end our first day with a spectacular sunset over Uluru. Tonight we camp at the Ayers Rock Resort Campground in comfy swags under the desert stars, our home for the next two nights. (B,L,D)

Day 3 – Uluru To Uluru

A fantastic Uluru sunrise and breakfast, before we hike Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and the majestic Valley of the Winds, with its incredibly ancient rock formations, before returning to the campsite for relaxing afternoon and another Uluru sunset. (B,L,D)

Day 4 – Uluru to Coober Pedy

Today we cruise to Coober Pedy, opal capital of the world. Incredible changing landscape, kangaroos, emus, eagles and road trains all unfold before us and a view of the striking sandstone colours of the Breakaways on the way. On arrival we visit the local kangaroo orphanage and later enjoy dinner, lots of stories and an overnight stay in an underground bunkhouse. (B,L,D)

Day 5 – Coober Pedy to Stony Creek

We spend the morning in Coober Pedy and take a tour of the town and an opal mine. We also have the opportunity to “noodle” for opals, visit an opal shop or any of the other underground attractions. We continue our journey south in the afternoon as we travel on down to the foothills of the Flinders Ranges where we sleep among the red gum trees of Stony Creek Bush camp. (B,L,D)

Day 6 – Stony Creek to Adelaide

This morning we hike Dutchman’s Stern for stunning views of the Spencer Gulf and surrounding ranges and plains. We stop at a winery in the Clare Valley before cruising to Adelaide arriving at around 6pm. (B,L)

(B,L,D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Additional information

Duration:

6 days and 5 nights.

Departs:

Every Wednesday & Sunday at 6:30am, also every Friday from December to the end of March.

Arrives:

Adelaide at approximately 6.30pm.

Passengers:

24

Luggage:

We do not have luggage limits on tour, all our vehicles carry trailers on the back of the Toyota coasters. Passengers can bring all their pieces of luggage as well as a day pack to take on board the bus for their camera, water bottle, sunscreen etc. The weight of the luggage is not restricted. If you wish to bring larger items such as a surfboard or bicycle, they can be secured to the top of the trailer and you must notify us of this prior to departure.

Fitness:

Moderate. We are going to walk up a few hills!

Dietary requests:

Some special diets can be catered for please make a request on the booking form e.g. Vegetarian.

What to bring:

Comfortable walking shoes with gripped soles, hat, sunscreen, water bottle, waterproof/windproof jacket, appropriate clothing, swimming gear, towel, toiletries, insect repellent, camera, torch and travel voucher for their tour.

Optional activities:

Adrenalin Plus Options: Camel Safaris, Helicopter Flights and Quad Safaris at Kings Creek Station.

Upgrades:

Accommodation Upgrades: Dome Tents, Double Swags, Private single, twin or double rooms – Subject to availability. Please contact us at Travel Forever and we will do the rest.

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