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All about the 3 Day Cicada Dreaming Darwin to Alice Springs Tour

Explore the precariously balanced Devils Marbles, stop for a cold drink at the historic Daly Waters Pub, soak in the Mataranka Thermal Pools and explore the peaceful water of the Katherine Gorge. Plenty of ground to cover from Darwin to Alice Springs but some wonderful outback to see.

Venture all the way from Australia's Top End to the Red Centre on this 3-day tour between Alice Springs to Darwin.

3 Day Cicada Dreaming Darwin to Alice Springs Tour Itinerary - 3 days

  1. Day 1 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. (LD)
  2. Day 2 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. (BLD)
  3. Day 3 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. (BL)
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This tour Darwin to Alice Springs is normally booked with our larger tours that also include Uluru and Kakadu National Park. This tour really shows you the outback on the drive down through the Northern Territory from Top End to Red Centre.

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Save up to $150 when you book this tour together with an eligible Red Centre & Top End tour
3 Day Cicada Dreaming Darwin to Alice Springs Tour Price information
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Tour code: WDA04
$490

Departure information

Starts

Saturday & Tuesday (April to October, 2016)
Saturday (November, 2016 to March, 2017)

Ends
Alice Springs


This trip can also be run in reverse

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    • Professional guide
    • Sightseeing and meals as indicated
    • Camping equipment
    • Drinking water (please provide your own bottle).
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  • Important Notes

    Things you need to know about this tour
    • Please be dressed in comfortable walking clothing and footwear, have a water bottle, hat and sunscreen in easy reach.
    • Luggage limit is 23kg per person + a small carry-on day pack. Please no hard-shell or plastic suitcases. Please pack the items you will need for the trip in the day pack to avoid having to access your main bag frequently.

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