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Red Centre Rocks
From historic Alice Springs and the majestic beauty of Kings Canyon to the striking domes of Kata Tjuta and the iconic red rock of sacred Uluru, experience the stunning landscapes and spectacular natural wonders of the famous Red Centre on this outback adventure.
- Style: Fly Drive Holiday
- Duration: 8 days/7 nights
- Starts in: Alice Springs
Guide Price £1386
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Kings Canyon
- The Red Centre Way (Mereenie Loop)
Days 1-2 Alice Springs
Welcome to the outback! After picking up your car, join a fascinating Alice Springs City Tour, the perfect start to your Red Centre adventure. Visit the famous Royal Flying Doctor Service, the School of the Air and ascend to the top of ANZAC Hill for panoramic city views. On day 2 rise early for an incredible hot air balloon ride with serene views of the MacDonnell Ranges, a stunning mountainous backdrop.
Day 3 Alice Springs to Kings Canyon
Witness the dramatic scenery of Australia’s desert country en route to magnificent Kings Canyon as you drive along the scenic and predominantly gravel Red Centre Way (Mereenie Loop), the ultimate outback driving experience.
Day 4 Kings Canyon
One of the highlights of any Red Centre trip, spend today experiencing this natural wonder on a scenic guided climb. Hike to the top on the Kings Canyon Rim Walk and be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views over the valley below, before heading down into the lush gorge of the canyon.
Day 5 Kings Canyon to Uluru
Today continue on to Uluru, the majestic icon and pulsing heart of Australia. After dropping off your SUV at Ayers Rock airport, pick up the courtesy shuttle to your hotel and spend the rest of the afternoon settling in. This afternoon, enjoy the Sounds of Silence Dinner experience, sampling traditional Aussie tucker and bubbles as the sun sets, bathing the rock in a mesmerising kaleidoscope of colours: a truly magical experience under the vast outback sky.
Day 6 Uluru
This morning, rise early for your Uluru Morning Guided Base Walk and watch the first rays of the sun reach the rock, before embarking on a fascinating walk around its circumference. Start at the sacred site of Kuniya Piti and pass the Mutitjulu Waterhole and Kantju Gorge, discovering the myths, legends and ancient history of this sacred site.
Day 7 Uluru
Head west to join your Kata Tjuta Valley of the Winds tour. After another mesmerising sunrise over this spectacular geological formation, in the company of an experienced guide hike through stunning mountain scenery and explore Walpa Gorge, learning of the unusual rock formations and ancient Aboriginal rock art which has shaped the history of this region.
Day 8 Uluru
After one last glimpse of impressive Uluru, head back on a courtesy shuttle transfer to Ayers Rock airport where your adventure ends.
Optional Excursions:Uluru & Kata Tjuta by Helicopter
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- 5 days Full Size SUV Inclusive Plus car hire including zero excess insurance, unlimited mileage, 24 hour Roadside Assistance & additional drivers
- 7 nights 3+ to 4 sta^ accommodation
- 3 breakfasts & 1 dinner
- Alice Springs City Tour
- Outback Hot Air Ballooning, from Alice Springs
- Kings Canyon Scenic Climb
- Sounds of Silence Dinner, Uluru
- Uluru Morning Guided Base Walk
- Kata Tjuta Valley of the Winds, Uluru
- International flights
- National Parks fees payable locally
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Alice Springs City Tour
Alice Springs to Uluru One Way
Outback Hot Air Ballooning - 60 Mins
Outback Hot Air Ballooning - 30 Mins
Desert Awakenings Breakfast
Kings Canyon National Park from Uluru
Uluru To Alice Springs One Way
Uluru Sunset Tour With Barbecue Dinner
Uluru Morning Guided Base Walk
Tali Wiru Gourmet Dining Experience
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