|Spectacular sightseeing experiences|
|– Wines in the Barossa Valley
– Explore the Flinders Ranges
– Walk in Wilpena Pound
– Mine Tour in Coober Pedy
– Experience Uluru (Ayers Rock)
– Explore Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)
– Walk along Kings Canyon
– Tour of Alice Springs
– Visit Simpsons Gap
|– Angkerle (Standley Chasm)
– Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles)
– Cruise on Katherine Gorge
– Discover Kakadu National Park
– Cruise Yellow Water Billabong
– Aboriginal Rock Art at Ubirr
– OPTIONAL Aboriginal
|Premium holiday inclusions|
– Tour by luxury air-conditioned coach with 2-door access, restroom, seatbelts, reclining seats, panoramic windows
– Tour with an experienced, professional Tour Director and Tour Driver and Safari Cook
– Full Buffet Breakfasts (15)
– Lunches (8)
– Friendly get together at Happy Hour
– Delicious two course dinners (12)
– You will be required to erect your own tent in established campgrounds. Enjoy a comfortable hotel stay on 2 nights
– Complimentary sleeping bag
– Complimentary Camping Essentials Kit
– All purpose travel wallet and map
– Airport transfers (Day prior to tour from Sydney Airport – flights anytime; Day 16 to Darwin Airport – flights anytime)
|Day 1 Sat: Sydney – Darlington Point
Depart Sydney at 8.00am. Travel along the Hume Highway to Darlington Point. This evening enjoy a welcome drink with your crew and fellow travellers.
Camp: Darlington Point.
Day 2 Sun: Riverina
Today continue across the open plains surrounding Hay. Stop in Mildura, before travelling to Renmark.
Day 3 Mon: Barossa Valley
This morning travel through the Barossa Valley. Enjoy a tour and tastings at one of the local wineries before continuing to Adelaide. Clients joining this afternoon (Tour Code: CZDD) will be transferred from Adelaide Airport (flights anytime).
Hotel: Country Comfort Hotel.
Day 4 Tue: Flinders Ranges
Depart Adelaide and travel through the Flinders Ranges to Wilpena Pound in the Flinders Ranges National Park.
Camp: Wilpena Pound.
Day 5 Wed: Wilpena Pound
Enjoy a walk in and around Wilpena Pound, a remarkable natural amphitheatre covering nearly 8,000 hectares. Travel north through the remote towns of Leigh Creek and Lyndhurst to Marree (conditions permitting).
Day 6 Thu: Coober Pedy
Stop briefly at the southern end of Lake Eyre. Continue along the famous Oodnadatta Track to Coober Pedy, the Opal Capital! We’ll enjoy an
|underground house/mine tour to discover how the locals live in this unique town.
Dugout (multi-share): Coober Pedy.
Day 7 Fri: Uluru (Ayers Rock)
We cross the border into the Northern Territory en route to Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park. This evening enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and nibbles as the sun sets over the western horizon and the evening sky brings out the many shades of colour for which Uluru is renowned. Don’t forget your camera!
Camp: Ayers Rock Resort, 2 nights.
Day 8 Sat: Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)
This morning you may wish to join an early tour to view sunrise at Uluru. There is time to climb Uluru (optional), before a guided tour of the base. Walk into the Mutitjulu Waterhole and stop at the informative Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. This afternoon visit the domeshaped Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) and walk through Walpa Gorge. The walking trail through the gorge follows the natural creek between two domes. An optional scenic flight over Uluru will also be available.
Day 9 Sun: Kings Canyon
Travel to Kings Canyon today. For the energetic, a guided climb to the rim of the Canyon will be rewarded with magnificent views of Watarrka National Park. Or you may prefer to explore the boulder-strewn Canyon floor, an easier walk. This afternoon continue to Kings Creek Station.
Camp: Kings Creek Station.
Day 10 Mon: Alice Springs
Visit the West MacDonnell Ranges, stopping at Simpsons Gap
|and Angkerle (Standley Chasm). On arrival in Alice Springs enjoy a short orientation tour of this unique town.
Camp: Alice Springs, 2 nights.
Day 11 Tue: Alice Springs
A free day to enjoy Alice Springs. Tonight you may like to attend the Red Centre Dreaming Dinner and Show.
Day 12 Wed: Tennant Creek
We depart Alice Springs and cross the Tropic of Capricorn. Explore mysterious Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles). This afternoon continue to the gold mining town of Tennant Creek.
Camp: Tennant Creek.
Day 13 Thu: Katherine
See the John Flynn Memorial at Three Ways then continue to Katherine and set up camp in Nitmiluk National Park.
Camp: Nitmiluk National Park.
Day 14 Fri: Kakadu National Park
Enjoy a cruise through Katherine Gorge. Continue to Cooinda, situated deep in the heart of Kakadu National Park.
Camp: Kakadu National Park.
Day 15 Sat: Kakadu – Darwin
Cruise on Yellow Water Billabong. Visit Jabiru and the Bowali Visitor Centre. Travel to Ubirr and see ancient Aboriginal rock art. Later continue to tropical Darwin.
Hotel: Travelodge Mirambeena Resort, Darwin.
Day 16 Sun: Depart Darwin
You will be transferred to Darwin Airport to connect with your onward flight.
|16 Days from $2755|
|Sydney to Darwin|
|Highlighted dates indicate Guaranteed Departures|
|Prices AUD||Land Content Only|
|Child 15 years and under||Save||$550|
|Concession Card Holders||Save||$75|
|Join in Adelaide on Day 3||Save From||$370|
|(Tour Code: CZDD)|
|Note: Itinerary & departure dates may change from 01/04/09. Price is guaranteed upon payment of deposit.|
|This tour will operate on a small luxury coach.|