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16 Day Camping Tours - Territory Highlights

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Territory Highlights
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
Cultural Experience
Premium holiday inclusions
Transportation
– Tour by luxury air-conditioned coach with 2-door access, restroom, seatbelts, reclining seats, panoramic windows
Professionally Escorted
– Tour with an experienced, professional Tour Director and Tour Driver and Safari Cook
Dining Inclusions
– Full Buffet Breakfasts (15)
– Lunches (8)
– Friendly get together at Happy Hour
– Delicious two course dinners (12)
Accommodation
– You will be required to erect your own tent in established campgrounds. Enjoy a comfortable hotel stay on 2 nights
Plus
– 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)
Itinerary
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.
Camp: 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).
Camp: Marree.


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.
Territory Highlights
16 Days from $2755
Departures
Sydney to Darwin
CSDD
2008
2009
Start End Start End
$2755 $2755
Apr 05 Apr 20 Jan 10 Jan 25
May 10 May 25 Feb 14 Mar 01
Jun 14 Jun 29 Mar 21 Apr 05
Jul 19 Aug 03 $2895
Aug 23 Sep 07 Apr 04 Apr 19
Sep 27 Oct 12 May 09 May 24
Nov 01 Nov 16 Jun 13 Jun 28
Dec 06 Dec 21 Jul 18 Aug 02
        Aug 22 Sep 06
        Sep 26 Oct 11
        Oct 31 Nov 15
        Dec 05 Dec 20
               
               
Highlighted dates indicate Guaranteed Departures
Prices AUD Land Content Only
Single Supplement   $305
Child 15 years and under Save $550
King Club Save $140
Friendly Fours Save $140
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.

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