The price quoted on the departure date for ''more than a day'' tours covers all days of the tour.
Duration Six days
Destinations Alice Springs, Darwin, Kata Tjuta ( The Olgas), Katherine, Kings Canyon, Uluru (Ayers Rock)
Departs from Darwin
Departure/Pickup Instructions Departs Daily from the Darwin Bus Interchange, Harry Chan Avenue.
Departure Time 11.30AM
Returns/Ends At Approx 5.30PM on Day 5 (Alice)
Suitable for The young, fit and adventurous
Itinerary Day 1: Greyhound Bus
Departs Daily from the Darwin Bus Interchange (Harry Chan Ave) at 11:30am and arrives in Katherine at 4.10pm.
Day 2 & 3: Greyhound bus.
Departs Katherine 5.15pm arrives Alice Springs 9.15am the following day.
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 Dreamtime. 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.
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)
FREE CAMEL RIDE for ntstandby customers (you MUST print additional copy of voucher to present at the Camel Ride)
Exclusions Accommodation, touring & Transfers in Katherine.
Pre and post tour accommodation (Alice Springs).
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.