This premium, outback tour caters for the most discerning traveller in the heart of Australia’s red centre. Comfort, quality and luxury are the undermining points of difference these exclusive tours offer. Tailored for small intimate groups of four adults – two children* could also be accommodated.
Day 1: Alice Springs to Yulara
From your hotel we travel to Yulara, with the first stop being at Erldunda, the centre of the Centre, before continuing our travels to a working cattle station at Curtin Springs. We then arrive at Yulara and check-in to your luxurious suite at the Sails in the Desert Hotel and stop for lunch. Afterwards we take a camel ride, then explore some of the 36 domes of Kata Tjuta with a Valley of the Winds hike. Enjoy the amazing Red Centre sunset with a glass of sparkling wine and witness the rock’s rich desert colours transform. From there we watch the spectacular Field of Lights show.
Overnight at Sails in the Desert Hotel.
Day 2: Yulara
Enjoy the freshness of the early morning with a glorious Uluru sunrise and time to explore around the base of the Rock. This is truly a unique opportunity to connect with and learn about the oldest culture on earth. Afterwards, we visit the Cultural Centre where Aboriginal arts and crafts can be purchased, then its back to the resort for lunch. The afternoon includes a scenic helicopter flight. We finish the day off under the magical desert stars at the award-winning Sounds of Silence quality dining experience.
Overnight at Sails in the Desert Hotel.
Day 3: Yulara to Kings Canyon
Today we travel to Kings Canyon Resort where a Deluxe Spa Room awaits you. We will have a rest break and view Mt Conner and one of the many salt lakes that are part of the Lake Amadeus Salt Lake System. We then travel to Kings Creek station for lunch. After lunch we travel to Kings Canyon Resort stopping on the way at the beautiful Kathleen Springs for a short walk and also a visit to the Karrke Aboriginal Culture Experience, arriving at the Resort in time to freshen up before dinner.
1 night in a deluxe spa room at Kings Canyon Resort.
Day 4: Kings Canyon to Alice Springs
Another pleasant early rise will see you discover the Lost City and the Garden of Eden on a six kilometre hike around Kings Canyon. Admire the towering walls and crevices of the Watarrka National Park and the endless photo opportunities. We then refuel with lunch back at Kings Canyon Resort before returning to Alice Springs via the iconic dirt ‘Giles Track’. We will stop at Stuarts Well before arriving back at Alice Springs to enjoy a night in one of Lasseters Hotel Casino’s premier, award-winning suites.
1 night at Lasseters Hotel Casino.
Day 5: Alice Springs
Today we will head out into the West MacDonnell Ranges and view the amazing scenery of Ormiston Gorge with a short hike called the Ghost Gum Walk. A spectacular lookout offers views of Ormiston Gorge, where after heavy rains, the Finke River is formed. Lunch is served at Glen Helen Resort then we head back towards Alice Springs. Along the way we stop for a break and swim at Ellery Creek Big Hole. We will also visit Simpsons Gap a very short and easy walk to spot some shy Black Footed Rock Wallabies. Our final tour activity is an enjoyable sunset camel tour.
The itinerary and accommodation offerings of this premium tour can be easily altered to your requests and budget. For more information email or call us today.
Includes breakfast, lunch & Sounds of Silence, twin share accommodation, entry fees, tours and most activities.
* Additional costs may apply
Itineraries may vary and/or attractions be substituted for any cause including seasonal conditions, weather extremes, and traditional owner/national park requirements. Please see Tour Notes and General Terms and Conditions for full details.
Travel Insurance is compulsory for all travellers on all tours and details must be presented to your tour guide before departure. It is your responsibility to advise us if you have any special dietary requirements, allergies, or medical conditions well ahead of departure. From October to March it is likely that you will experience temperatures of over 35 degrees Celsius, and sometimes well into the 40s. Be prepared to endure extra physical stress due to the heat at these times, especially while on walks. These extreme temperatures can also place stress on the air-conditioning units within our vehicles, which can make travelling uncomfortable. Your tour guide will assist with regular breaks and information to assist keeping hydrated. In July and August, very cold temperatures can be experienced in the outback, especially overnight. Please come prepared for all extremes.
Please review our Terms and Conditions of Travel documentation for more information.