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Alice Springs To Darwin – 10 DAYS2019-04-21T09:09:42+00:00

Project Description

From Only $1395

What’s Included

  • 3 Day Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon Tour

  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Alice Springs

  • 3 Day Alice Springs to Darwin Tour

  • 1 Nights Accommodation in Darwin

  • 3 Day Kakadu and Litchfield Tour

  • Knowledgable Guide

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We will plant 8 trees to offset the carbon emissions caused by your adventure! This will more than cover your carbon footprint as the trees could collectively absorb as much as 8 tons of Carbon Dioxide over their lifetime.

This donation will be made on your behalf and is included in the price you pay.

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Why we love this package

Visit the Northern Territory from the bottom to the top! Incorporating 3 three-day safaris plus three nights hostel accommodation between safaris, this package offers you the best value NT escape around! Start with a camping tour around the Red Centre to see Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon. After a short stop in Alice Springs you’ll head North and watch the landscapes change as you enter the Tropical Northern Territory. Your final 3 day tour takes you through spectacular Kakadu and Litchfield National parks!
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Itinerary

It’s an early rise if you are joining us in Alice Springs where you will make the journey to Ayers Rock where we will meet our fellow travellers joining us there. 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 our private campsite before another active day tomorrow. *Lunch on Day 1 is only included for passengers beginning their tour in Alice Springs. Passengers starting in Ayers Rock will need to have eaten prior to pick up.  

*Lunch and Dinner Included

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 we travel to Kings Creek Station to spend the night at our private camp.  

*Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

This morning we 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. After lunch together we begin our journey back to Alice Springs arriving in the early evening. Hostel accommodation included.  

*Breakfast and Lunch Included

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. Dorm or Budget ensuite (Twin/Single) accommodation in Alice Springs is included.  

You will be collected from your Alice Springs accommodation at approximately 6.00am and then our adventure through the ‘Territory’ to Darwin begins. Just north of Alice Springs is the Tropic of Capricorn (80% of the Northern Territory lays north of this point). Further along the track is the Devils Marbles (Karlu Karlu) which are a collection of gigantic granite boulders magically balanced on top of one another. Our day winds to a close just north of Tennant Creek at historic Banka Banka Cattle Station where we camp in swags for the night.  

*Lunch and Dinner Included

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’! Later in the day you can take a soak in the Mataranka Thermal Pools, a lush oasis fringed by paperbark trees and nearby where we camp overnight.  

*Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Your guide will wake you early this morning for the short drive to the 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 (not available all year due to seasonal conditions) through the peaceful water (both optional and additional cost). In the afternoon, relax and watch the changing landscape as we travel to cosmopolitan Darwin and arrive in the early evening. Overnight hostel accommodation included.  

*Breakfast and Lunch Included

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.  

*Lunch and Dinner Included

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 leads 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.  

*Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Today is spent exploring the waterfalls, spring-fed streams and rugged sandstone escarpments of Litchfield National Park. Marvel at the intriguing magnetic and cathedral termite mounds and swim, hike and explore Florence and Wangi Falls*. Discover the many rock holes and cascading waterfalls of Buley Rockhole before our early evening arrival back in Darwin.  

*Breakfast and Lunch Included

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Important Information

  • Departs:

    Alice Springs from 4:50am on Day 1

    Pick Ups also available from Ayers Rock Airport/Resort at 12.55/13.55 depending on season on Day 1.

  • Ends:

    Darwin at approximately 5.30pm on Day 10

  • Departure Dates:

    This tour departs weekly on Saturday

  • Extra Costs: 

    $50 National Park Fees (Payable in cash locally or by card when reconfirming your trip)

Darwin to Alice Springs

During tours and activities you will be led by an experienced guide.

Free days are self guided.

Most passengers will be between the ages of 18 and 39. Passengers must be over 18.

If this is not you please contact us and we can custom build a package that suits your needs.

This package departs all year round.

Please Note that temperatures during the Summer season (Nov-Feb) may reach 45 degrees centigrade

You may bring a maximum of 20kg plus a day pack.

Large luggage will be kept in the trailer during the day

Swags are included for camping nights. Camping is at regular campsites with onsite facilities.

Sleeping bags and dome tents can be hired upon request.

*Double and Single upgrades are for hostel nights only. It is possible to upgrade the camping tours to ‘comfort’ permanent tents. Please contact us for a quote.

Please contact us if you require any further information

Pricing

Dorm/Camp

$1510
  • Standard 6-8 Share

Double/Twin/Camp

$1660
  • Must be booked in quantities of 2

Single/Camp

$1810
  • Private room