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Flying out of Uluru/Yulara? On this 11 day package you can start your trip in Darwin and finish in AYQ to fly onto your next destination. Visit all of the icons - Kakadu, Litchfield, Katherine (Nitmiluk), Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon (Watarrka) plus other fantastic highlights along the way.

We drop off at Uluru airport (Ayers Rock airport) on day 11 around 11.30am. So you can book your flight out of Ayers Rock airport anytime after 12.30 on that day.

We vary the waterfalls we visit season dependant in Kakadu National Park. When the famous Jim Jim and Twin falls are open in Kakadu we will take you there to hike and explore.

This adventure that takes you all the way from the Top End to the Red Centre. Join fun-loving and active travellers from all over the world on this immense travel experience, which offers you an incredible time in the Outback.

11 Day Darwin To Ayers Rock Crocodile Rock Tour Package Itinerary - 11 days

  1. Day 1 Darwin to Kakadu National Park
    You will be collected from your Darwin accommodation at approximately 6.30am where our Top End adventure begins as we travel to the Mary River Wetlands for our cruise. This region is home to over 250 bird species and has the highest concentration of saltwater crocodiles in the Southern Hemisphere. Search for the mighty crocs who rule this waterway, buffalo, birds and other wildlife. Our entrance to Kakadu National Park is at the South Alligator River, a picturesque location for a picnic lunch. There’s the opportunity to purchase Aboriginal arts and crafts at the Bowali Visitor Centre before our late afternoon arrival at Ubirr. Here you will view a wide range of ancient Aboriginal art which will be interpreted by your guide. Learn the story of the Rainbow Serpent and climb the Nadab Lookout for panoramic views over the floodplain and beyond into Arnhem Land. As the day draws to a close we head to our private campsite for dinner and our overnight stay. (L,D)
  2. Day 2 Kakadu National Park
    This morning the jewels of Kakadu National Park await. After breakfast and departing camp we travel off road to the majestic Twin and Jim Jim Falls* for a day of adventure and exploration. Travelling into Twin Falls by 4WD track, a boat shuttle and finally a rocky track and boardwalk we will be rewarded by the beauty of this remote waterfall deep within Kakadu National Park. Afterwards we stay off the beaten track where a walk through monsoon forests and over boulders lead us to Jim Jim Falls. Surrounded by 150 metre cliffs, we spend some time soaking up the natural beauty of this majestic location. This afternoon we depart Kakadu National Park and travel towards Litchfield National Park where we will stop along the way at our private campsite. Tonight, enjoy a hearty meal with your fellow adventurers.
  3. Day 3 Litchfield National Park to Darwin
    It's a short drive into beautiful Litchfield National Park this morning where you will view the fascinating cathedral and magnetic termite mounds, waterfalls, spring-fed streams and sandstone escarpments. Visit Florence and Wangi* Falls as well as Buley Rockhole before returning to Darwin in the early evening. (BL)
  4. Day 4 Darwin to Katherine (via Nitmiluk National Park)
    You will be collected from your Darwin accommodation at approximately 6.00am and then our adventure through the ‘Territory’ to Alice Springs begins. The afternoon is spent at Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park which is owned by the Jawoyn Aboriginal people. Ancient sandstone has been carved away by the Katherine River to create a deep and picturesque gorge. You may like to take a boat cruise or paddle a canoe (seasonal) through the peaceful water (both optional and additional cost) before retiring to our campsite nearby. (L,D)
  5. Day 5 Katherine to Banka Banka (via Mataranka)
    A great start to the day, is a soak in the Mataranka Thermal Pools, a lush oasis fringed by paperbark trees. No trip to the ‘Territory’ is complete without a visit to the Daly Waters Pub, an important watering hole for explorers and drovers in days gone by and now a great spot for a cold beer, a bit of history and a ‘fair dinkum outback experience’! Our day winds to a close at historic Banka Banka Cattle Station where we camp for the night. (B,L,D)
  6. Day 6 Banka Banka to Alice Springs
    We pass through Tennant Creek and then further along the track are the Devils Marbles (Karlu Karlu) which are a collection of gigantic granite boulders magically balanced on top of one another. Later in the day we cross the Tropic of Capricorn (only 20% of the Northern Territory lays south of this point) then a short time later we arrive into Alice Springs where two nights hostel accommodation is included. (B,L)
  7. Day 7 Alice Springs
    A day of leisure to either relax or explore the Red Centre township of Alice Springs. All activities and meals are at your own expense.
    (Note this package can be taken with 1 night Darwin and 2 nights Alice Springs OR 2 nights Darwin and 1 night Alice Springs in between tours. See departure days for more information.)
  8. Day 8 Alice Springs to Uluru
    It’s an early rise if you are joining in Alice Springs where you will make the journey to Ayers Rock where you will meet your fellow travellers joining there. On arrival to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, visit a camel farm and discover life atop one of the regions earliest forms of transport. This afternoon embark on an interpretive base walk of Uluru. Those choosing to climb will have the opportunity to do so, weather permitting. (Note: Uluru is a sacred site and the Anangu people ask visitors to respect their law and do not climb it). The Cultural Centre is impressive and well worth a visit before watching the ever changing colours of Uluru at sunset. After dinner, some stories and stargazing, it’s time for a good night’s rest at your private campsite before another active day tomorrow. (L,D)
  9. Day 9 Uluru and Kata Tjuta to Kings Canyon
    Your guide will wake you bright and early to experience a mesmerising Uluru sunrise, early mornings being such a magical time in the desert. Then it’s a short drive to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), an aboriginal word for “many heads”, to explore its domes of which there are 36 in total. Pull on your hiking boots and take the Valley of the Winds walk through creek beds, domes and beautiful wilderness. After lunch, it’s farewell to Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park as you travel to Kings Creek Station to spend the night at your private camp. (B,L,D)
  10. Day 10 Kings Canyon to Alice Springs
    This morning you will enter the Watarrka (Kings Canyon) National Park, home of a mighty chasm with sheer red rock faces which soar over 100 metres above lush palm forests. The rim of Kings Canyon is a 6km round trip walk and you will visit the Amphitheatre, Lost City and tranquil Garden of Eden.

    We make our way back to Alice Springs where you will visit Anzac Hill for a panoramic view of ‘The Alice’ providing a great opportunity to really see the oasis in the desert. You won’t need your swag tonight, as your hostel accommodation is included (dormitory, twin or single room) along with dinner for our last night together. Later, you’ll have the chance to wash your dusty clothes before experiencing the nightlife of this charming outback town. (B,L,D)
  11. Day 11 Alice Springs to Ayers Rock Airport and Resort
    Today we have an early start. Following breakfast we leave Alice Springs and begin our journey to Ayers Rock. With a short stop along the way we will get you and your baggage to Ayers Rock Airport or resort before saying farewell to this magical destination. (B)
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Real Aussie Says:
Before you go on tour you maybe thinking where am I going to sleep? What is this swag everyone who has travelled Australia goes on about? A swag is a bedroll made of canvas with a mattress inside. You can put your sleeping bag inside and zip it up and have a perfect view of the stars. It is super comfy and you are sung all year round inside. It means you can roll it out anywhere you choose and sleep in wonderful outback Australia. We get this question alot...how cold will it be around Uluru? Because you are camping outside its a great question to ask, but the answer is a little tricky. In winter temperatures can drop to 0ºC around Uluru (Ayers Rock) . In summer it is usually around 20ºC. Here at Real Aussie we recommend you please check weather forecasts before the tour so you can bring appropriate clothing for the conditions. It is a must do to bring a few layers of clothing over the winter period. This tour is great for 18-39 year olds. However, we cater for everyone as long as you have a sense of adventure and a good level of fitness.

11 Day Darwin To Ayers Rock Crocodile Rock Tour Package Price information
AUD per person

Price

Description

Tour code: WP01G
$1475
6 nights Camping + 4 nights Multi-share
$1605
6 nights Camping + 4 nights Budget Twin
$1735
6 nights Camping + 4 nights Budget Single
$1425
6 nights Camping + 4 nights Multi-share if booked 90 days in advance of your departure date
$1555
6 nights Camping + 4 nights Budget Twin if booked 90 days in advance of your departure date
$1685
6 nights Camping + 4 nights Budget Single if booked 90 days in advance of your departure date
Local fees payable
$77.50
Travel between May and October

Departure information

Starts

Central Darwin accommodation from 6.00am

Wednesday (plus Saturday April to October) - 6 nights camping, 1 night hostel Darwin, 2 nights hostel Alice Springs
Tuesday (plus Friday April to October) - 6 nights camping, 2 nights hostel Darwin, 1 nights hostel Alice Springs

Finishes on Day 11 at Ayers Rock Airport approximately 11.15am and Outback Pioneer Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, approximately 1.00pm

Ends
Ayers Rock


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    • Professional guide
    • Sightseeing and meals as indicated
    • Camping equipment (See Important Notes)
    • Drinking water (please provide your own bottle)
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    • Katherine Gorge boat cruise or paddle a canoe (seasonal) through the peaceful water (both optional and additional cost)
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  • Important Notes

    Things you need to know about this tour
    • Itinerary may change due to cultural reasons, seasonal changes, operational logistics and accessibility.
    • ^Single fare option passengers will be provided with a single hostel room in Darwin and Alice Springs however will be required to share a tent with another same sex passenger whilst on safari.
    • Twin option can only be booked by two people travelling together.
    • Please note during the months of November to April inclusive on days 1-3 you will be upgraded to our 3 day 4WD Safari to take advantage of destinations only accessible during the wet season by 4WD vehicle.
    • This 11 day package is a combination of three safari products and the guide and passengers may differ on each safari. Passengers will be staying independently at the accommodation between each of the safaris.
    • You will sleep in swags as standard in the Red Centre and have the option to hire a single pop-up tent for a $60 local payment. Sleeping bag hire is a $50 local payment. Both items must be pre-booked. A tent will be provided free of charge on the camping nights between Alice Springs and Darwin and in Kakadu and Litchfield.
    • Passengers under the age of 18 are not permitted to travel on this package. This tour is primarily booked by travellers between the age of 18 to 35.
    • Luggage is restricted to 10kg for the Top End and Red Centre components with the remainder of luggage to be stored at Darwin and Alice Springs accommodation. 23kg plus a small day pack is permitted for the Darwin to Alice Springs component.
    • While we always aim to get you to the airport on time, delays out of our hands may occur. These may include, but not limited to; Traffic delays, road closures, vehicle breakdowns and accidents. Real Aussie Adventures will not be liable or responsible for any missed fights.
    • Please be dressed in comfortable walking clothing and footwear, have a water bottle, hat and sunscreen in easy reach.

      Travel voucher must be presented to your guide at the start of the tour. It is compulsory all customers must have travel insurance

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