Spend the day exploring the mighty West MacDonnell Ranges. Hike the Ghost Gum Walk into the majestic Ormiston Gorge before spending time relaxing at the stunning Ormiston Waterhole.
All about the 6 Day Alice Springs To Adelaide Tour
Take our outback adventure tour from Alice Springs 'The Rock' to South Australia's amazing city of Adelaide.
So much outback to explore on this Alice Springs to Adelaide tour. Camp under the stars in swags, hike among gorges and waterholes at Watarrka (Kings Canyon), hike through the Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), walk around the base of Uluru (Ayers Rock), visit Josephine's Kangaroo Orphanage, explore the underground town of Coober Pedy the Opal Capital of the World and walk through Alligator Gorge in the southern Flinders Ranges.
This tour can also start in Uluru, with a pick up at Ayers Rock Public Campground reception from 12:30 pm. Just let us know when you book where you would like your pick up Alice Springs or Uluru.
Sleeping under the stars in the outback in Australia is a must do! On this tour, you will be camping for 4 nights sleeping in swags around the campfire.
6 Day Alice Springs To Adelaide Tour
Tour itinerary - 6 Days
Alice Springs to Uluru
Day 1 From Alice Springs, we journey across the rugged Outback to Uluru. Nothing will prepare you for the sight of The Rock – it’s awesome! We learn about the region’s indigenous history at the Uluru Kata Tjuta Aboriginal Cultural Centre before taking an easy walk around the base of Uluru and learn more about Aboriginal interpretations from your Culturally Accredited Guide. There’s no better way to finish the day than watching the amazing sunset over Uluru, before snuggling inside your swag under the star-studded desert sky. (LD)
After an early breakfast, we’ll head to Kata Tjuta for sunrise and visit the majestic Valley of the Winds, with its ancient rock formations and extraordinary views. The hikes here can be challenging at times with steep sections and duration of about 3 1⁄2 hours. After lunch and optional activities, we then drive to Kings Creek Station where we settle under the stars for the night. (B, L,D)
Today we set out early for Watarrka National Park (Kings Canyon), you’ll need to stop to admire and photograph the massive sandstone walls, vast canyon floor and breath-taking gorges. On the Canyon Rim Walk (3-4 hours) experience the beautiful Garden of Eden and learn more about local Aboriginal culture. This afternoon we drive to one of our campsites at Kulgera, Erldunda or bush camp in swags. (BLD)
Uluru to Coober Pedy
We hit the highway to Coober Pedy – the Opal Capital of the World – you’ll notice the incredible change of scenery. We’ll get the chance to visit the
Opal Mine and Museum where we’ll learn the history of the town. The highlight for some is visiting Josephine’s Kangaroo Orphanage, where you can meet the rescued kangaroos and baby joeys and admire (or buy) Aboriginal art and didgeridoos. Soon after you’ll get the chance to taste one of the most amazing pizzas in the outback before spending the night in a bunkhouse sleeping the way the locals do – underground! (BLD)
Coober Pedy to Wilmington
After breakfast, we journey south into the foothills of the magnificent Flinders Ranges. On the way, we stop at Pimba and get a chance to view the salt lakes. We’ll stop en route for lunch before driving to Wilmington where we’ll sleep among the red gum trees. (BLD)
Wilmington to Adelaide
We enjoy a morning walk through the stunning Alligator Gorge, which is sometimes bursting with wildflowers and amazing wildlife: you might get the chance to spot kangaroos or wallabies. We enjoy our last lunch together, before heading to Adelaide. (BL)
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Camping and 1 night multi-share.
Camping (2 nights) and Twin or double room (3 nights) 1 x ensuite.
Camping (2 nights) and Single room (3 nights) 1 x ensuite.
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
Camping/dorm customers will spend 1 night in a dorm and 4 nights camping in swags only. Camping/twin/double/single customers will spend 1 night in a private room with private facilities, 1 night in a cabin with shared facilities, 2 nights camping in swags and dome tents and 1 night in a permanent safari tent (shared facilities)
This tour requires a certain level of participation from guests. This may include assisting and cleaning afterwards with the preparation of meals, collecting firewood and sweeping out tents.
Twin/double fare can only be booked by two people travelling together.
The Ayers Rock Resort has a swimming pool, Wi-fi, shopping centre, bank and laundry facilities.
Sleeping bags are included for twin/double/single customers. Dorm customers will be required to pay a $30 fee to their guide in Alice Springs. Passengers are permitted to bring their own sleeping bags. Please specify this at time of booking.
You can start the Rock to Water Tour from Alice Springs or Ayers Rock Campground Reception. The pickup time will be 11.30 - 12 (before lunch) at Ayers Rock Public Campground Reception. If you start after this time you will miss some tour inclusions. If taking the Ayers Rock to pick up as a location please advise arrival details and have a mobile phone.
Special: Multi-share/ camping option. Book before February 7. For travel until March 31, 2020. Blockout for travel from December 20, 2019 – Jan 10, 2020.
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