The price quoted on the departure date for ''more than a day'' tours covers all days of the tour.
Duration Eight days
Destinations Adelaide (SA), Alice Springs, Coober Pedy (SA), Kata Tjuta ( The Olgas), Kings Canyon, Uluru (Ayers Rock)
Departs from Adelaide (SA)
Departure/Pickup Instructions Departs Adelaide Daily from the Greyhound Bus Terminal (110 Franklin Street Adelaide) at 6:00pm and arrives in Coober Pedy the next day at 5:30am.
Departure Time 6.00 PM
Returns/Ends At Approx 7am Adelaide
Suitable for The young, fit and adventurous
Itinerary Day 1 : Greyhound Bus
Greyhound Bus departs daily from Adelaide at 6:00pm and arrive in Coober Pedy at 5:30am the next day.
Spend the day and night in Coober Pedy, the underground mining town. Stay in an underground hostel ($ 35) and take a tour of an entire town built underground $70 (optional) (own arrangements)
Catch the Greyhound at 5.30am, arrive in Alice Springs at 2.30pm.
Day 4: Kings Canyon (L, D)
You will be picked up from your accommodation at 6:00am, first destination Kings Canyon. Enjoy a 3 hour hike through the sandstone domes of the Lost City. Visit the Amphitheatre, North & South Walls and have a swim in the Garden of Eden. Next stop, Curtin Springs where we set up our bush camp. Your guide will prepare a healthy camp-oven dinner. Relax around the fire then curl up in your cozy swag under a million stars.
Day 5: Kata Tjuta & Uluru Sunset (B, L, D)
Feel the spiritual significance of the Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta. See lots of bush tucker along the hike before heading to the Aboriginal Cultural Centre where you can listen to tales from the Dream time. We spend the evening enjoying dinner at the spectacular Sunset over Uluru. Witness the awesome sight of Uluru changing colour. We spend this night at the Yulara resort campground.
Day 6: Uluru Sunrise (B,L)
Take in a memorable Uluru Sunrise over the World’s Largest Rock. You then have time to complete an optional Uluru Climb or guided Uluru Base Walk around Uluru. You will see beautiful sites such as the Mala Walk, Mutijulu Waterhole and Aboriginal Cave Paintings. We stop on the way home for an optional Camel Ride at the Camel Farm. You will arrive back in Alice Springs at approximately 5:30pm. Back to civilization, get cleaned up and we meet later for dinner and a couple of beers in an The Rock Bar.
Day 7 & 8: Greyhound Bus - Departs Alice Springs Daily at 10.30am and arrives in Adelaide the next day at 7am.
NOTE - DAY 1, 2, 7 & 8 are Greyhound Bus transport, the following 3 days are touring.
Coober Pedy (Day 2) own arrangements.
Inclusions Meals as stated (days 4-6), transport, air conditioned comfortable 21 seat bus, fun & experienced tour guide, swags and camping equipment. Sleeping bags can be hired for $20 each (ours are -10 deg suitable for winter May-Sept)
Accommodation while on tour
FREE CAMEL RIDE for ntstandby customers (you MUST print additional copy of voucher to present at the Camel Ride)
Exclusions Day 2 Coober Pedy underground hostel ($35)
Accommodation when not on tour
Coober Pedy tour $ 100
Park Entry $ 25
You can hire a warm and cosy Sleeping Bag for $20
Fitness Level Reasonable level of fitness required
What To Bring Bring a small pack and leave your large pack at your Hostel. Shorts, T-shirts , good shoes & a jumper for night time. Winter you can still wear shorts and a shirt during the day. However, you will need to bring warm clothes because it does get cold at night. Long pants, a good jumper, a beanie to keep your head warm and gloves are advisable. Regardless of the time of year that you are travelling you will need to bring a hat & sunscreen. Other things to bring include a towel, bathers, camera.