Bored with the outskirts? Go right into the (Red) centre of the action with our journey from Alice Springs to Adelaide. On the way, well hike Kings Canyon, camp out under the stars in Uluru, check out an opal mine in Coober Pedy, and class it up with a wine tasting in the Clare Valley. Opt for a scenic flight over the great salt lake of Lake Eyre, and savour your time on the road with new friends and amazing Aussie CEOs. Now you can say you've really done Australia.
Duration: 8 Days
Activities: Photography, Beer Tasting
Accommodation: Not Rated%
Guide (Language): english
Start City: Alice Springs, Australia
Guaranteed Departure: No
Physical Demand: Average
Trip Rating: 0%
Trip ID: 141294
End City: Adelaide, Australia
|Duration: 8 Days||Guaranteed Departure: Yes|
|For lovers of: Photography, Beer Tasting||Physical rating: Average|
|Accommodation standard: Not Rated%||Traveller Tour Rating: 0%|
|Your Guide: English speaking||Tour code: 141294|
|Starts: Alice Springs, Australia||Finishes: Adelaide, Australia|
Arrive at any time.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Depart early for the Red Centre. Travel to Kings Canyon and embark on an optional walk, weather permitting, through the gorges and valleys of Watarrka National Park.
Continue on to the Yulara campground for the night.
From late October - early March, if the temperature is forecasted to be 35°C or above we will be following the summer itinerary and visiting the West MacDonnell Ranges instead of Kings Canyon.
Kings Canyon Hike
Private Vehicle (9.00-9.50 hours, 770km)
Visit the Aboriginal Cultural Centre to get a better understanding of the area before embarking on the Mala Walk around part of the base of Uluru (Ayers Rock). Learn the significance behind this iconic destination for the local people.
Experience the colourful sunset at Uluru, while enjoying a glass of bubbly. Marvel at the night sky while bunking down in a swag (canvas bedroll) for the night.
Uluru Mala Walk
Aboriginal Cultural Centre Visit
Uluru at Sunset
Travel across the Outback to the unique opal mining town of Coober Pedy, where people live underground to avoid the heat. A guided mine tour gives insight to the mining process and then importance of opal to the area.
Guided Mine Tour
Private Vehicle (9.00 hour(s), 780km)
We follow the Oodnadatta Track, strewn with ruins of failed early settler activity, along the route of the equally unsuccessful original Ghan Railway route. We cross the dingo fence and stop to explore a number of historic settler sites along the way.
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s), 180km)
View the salt lake of Lake Eyre. Learn about the European history of the region before settling into the historic Beltana Sheep Station.
Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 365km)
Depart Beltana and take one of the gorges into the Flinders Ranges, stopping to absorb the magnificent views along the drive.
Travel through the Clare Valley wine area, making a stop for a wine tasting and demonstration to learn about the development of the vineyards in the area. Arrive in Adelaide, known as the "city of churches'.
Private Vehicle (7.50 hour(s), 550km)
Depart at any time.
Want one final adventure before heading home? Spend an extra day in Adelaide and add the 'Dolphin Swim and Cruise' extra to your tour. Head out in search of wild dolphins, before hopping into the water and going for a swim as they play around you. PLEASE NOTE: If booking this extra, a post-night in Adelaide is highly recommended as this activity will be on the final day of your tour.
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Trip Name: The Red Centre to Adelaide
Duration: 8 Days
From Price: 1113
Trip Code: 141294
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