PASAE6 6 Day - Alice Springs
Adelaide Alice Springs Coober Pedy Kata Tjuta Kings Canyon
About this tour:
Journey from the Red Centre to Adelaide. Watch the sun set over
Uluru, trek through Kings Canyon and visit the 'Opal Capital of
01 April 2016 - 31 March 2017
PASAE6 - Alice Springs to Adelaide
PASAE6Y - Yulara (Ayers Rock) to Adelaide
PASAE6 - Select Alice Springs accommodation from 5:40am (Default
pick up Alice Lodge at 6.00am)
PASAE6Y - Ayers Rock Resort 1:45pm^^ from Desert Gardens Hotel
01APR16 - 31MAR17: Wed
Select Adelaide accommodation early evening day 6. Onward travel
must be booked the following day.
Standard Accommodation: 2 night dorm accommodation
with shared facilities, 3 nights permanent camping with facilities.
No single supplements are available on this trip. This trip is BASIX
and has a minimum age of 18 due to mixed gender multishare accommodation.
Basix accommodation consists
of simple permanent twin share tents with single sleeping platforms.
Each sleeping platform has a rubber sleeping mat, we also have swags
(Aussie bed rolls) available at our Red Centre campsites
if you would like to experience sleeping in a swag. You will need
to bring your own sleeping bag or pre-purchase one from us. Please
also provide your own pillow if you wish.
AUD $1085.00 per person (adult)
All prices are in Australian Dollars(includes 10% GST) based on
Basix Option is not suitable for children
Levies included: National Park park fee.
Additional services - Sleeping bag purchase (Basix) AUS $45
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Day 1 Alice Springs to Kata Tjuta and Uluru
DEFAULT PICK UP (begin Alice Springs): Alice Lodge at 6.00am
DEFAULT PICK UP (begin Ayers Rock): Desert Gardens Hotel, 1:45pm^^
Kick off your adventure on top of a camel! Our first stop is an
authentic outback camel farm where you can choose to take a ride
and experience the best in desert transport (at own expense). From
here it is off to Uluru (Ayers Rock) for lunch. Explore the 36 domes
of Kata Tjuta and fall in love with the desert sun as it sets over
Uluru. Tonight you can sleep in a permanent tent or curl up in a
swag (Aussie bedroll) and enjoy a night under the stars. (LD)
Day 2 Uluru to Kings Canyon
An early start is rewarded with the sunrise over Uluru. While the
mornings fresh enjoy an unguided walk around the base of Uluru.
You will then deepen your understanding of the land and the Mala
people as you embark on a cultural interpretive walk with an Aboriginal
guide (and interpreter).^ It is a unique opportunity to share experiences,
connect with and learn about the oldest culture on earth. Afterwards,
you will have the opportunity to see more Aboriginal arts and crafts
at the Cultural Centre before we travel to our exclusive campsite
within the Watarrka National Park (Kings Canyon) where we sleep
for the night. (BLD)
Day 3 Kings Canyon to Erldunda
Get your hiking shoes on today as we head out to explore the formations
and towering rock faces of Kings Canyon. You will be left breathless
by the sheer size and beauty of the canyon, as we trek through the
Amphitheatre and discover the Lost City, the lush and ancient Garden
of Eden, and the North and South Walls. We stop for lunch before
we make our way back to our campsite for the night, Erldunda. (BLD)
Day 4 Erldunda to Coober Pedy
We depart early this morning as we make our way to Coober Pedy,
crossing the Northern Territory/South Australian border. We take
a break at the outback town of Marla, where we have a chance to
purchase some lunch (own expense) and stretch our legs. The next
stop is Coober Pedy, the Opal Capital of the World and one of
the film locations of action movie 'Mad Max - Beyond Thunderdome'.
Upon arrival your guide will give you a tour of this unique town,
before visiting an underground mine and museum for a guided tour.
You will also have a chance to purchase some of the opal jewellery
produced from the mine. We then end the day with a close encounter
with some rescued Joeys at Josephines Gallery and Kangaroo Orphanage.
Tonight we stay overnight in a unique underground bunkhouse in Coober
Day 5 Coober Pedy - Quorn
After breakfast we continue the journey south along the Stuart Highway,
We stop at the small town of Glendambo (population 30!) before continuing
onto some of the salt lakes of Central Australia for an interesting
photo opportunity. We pass by the rocket launching town of Woomera
part of a former military test site. Next we make our way to Port
Augusta where we stop to enjoy lunch (own expense). From Pt Augusta
we cross over the Pichi Richi Pass before arriving in Quorn, the
quaint and historical railway township nestled at the entrance to
the Richman Valley. We stay in private accommodation at the historical
Mill. Get ready for tonights BBQ dinner it doesnt get any
more Aussie than this! (BD)
Day 6 Quorn - Adelaide
Eat a hearty breakfast, because this morning we will hike one of
the many peaks that make up the flinders Ranges! We then say farewell
to the Flinders. On our way back to Adelaide, take in the rolling
hills and endless vineyards as we pass through the Clare Valley.
We arrive at our final destination early evening. (B)
Campgrounds (Campground share facilities) and Dorm accommodation.
Basix: Basix accommodation consists of simple camping
in permanent twin share tents with single sleeping platforms. Each
sleeping platform has a rubber sleeping mat, we also have swags
(Aussie bed rolls) available at our campsites if you would like
to experience sleeping in a swag. You will need to bring your own
sleeping bag or pre-purchase one from us. Please also provide your
own pillow if you wish.
Other nights in dom accommodation with shared facilities
Please see the vehicle symbol on your chosen tour
page to determine what vehicle you are likely to be travelling in.
Our vehicle types include 24 seater 'All Terain' vehicles without
'no' toilet on board or a minibus. Please note that vehicle types
are an indication only and some tours may use a combination of vehicles
types. Vehicle types are subject to change at any time, and tour
partner vehicle types may vary from what is displayed.
Maximum Walks: Hikes up to 6-8kms per day. A reasonable level of
fitness is required as there will be some walking to view places
of interest. Suitable for soft adventures with a passion for bushwalking
and exploring. Passengers must be fit and active.
B = Breakfast | L = Lunch | D = Dinner
Booked and paid E-Ticket, Sturdy walking shoes, hat and sunscreen,
towel and toiletries, warm clothing in winter, water bottle, torch,
insect repellent, camera, travel pillow, and sleeping bag (can be
purchased at time of booking).
Experienced guide, national park entry, meals as indicated,
accommodation/Ayers Rock airport transfers, Aboriginal cultural
interpretive walk^, and accommodation as below: Standard Accommodation:
2 night dorm accommodation with shared facilities, 3 nights permanent
camping with facilities. No single supplements are available on
this trip. This trip is BASIX and has a minimum age of 18 due to
mixed gender multishare accommodation
Itineraries may vary and/or attractions
be substituted for any cause including seasonal conditions, weather
extremes, and traditional owner/national park requirements. Please
see terms and conditions of travel for full details.
^Where Aboriginal guide is unavailable
an Adventure Tours/Intrepid Travel guide will lead the cultural
Those joining the trip at Yulara
will not have the opportunity to ride a camel, as the farm is on
the journey to Yulara.
^^Please note pick up times from
Ayers Rock Resort vary at different times of the year due to daylight
savings and flight time changes. Please contact our Reservations
team for further information. The free Yulara Airport Shuttle is
available from the airport to the Desert Gardens Hotel. No bookings
are required, just look for the shuttle out the front of the airport
once luggage has been collected. Lunch is not included on Day 1.
A STRICT luggage limit of 15kg
This tour requires a sleeping
bag. You may bring your own or pre-purchase a sleeping bag from
Travel Insurance is compulsory
for all travellers on all tours and details must be presented to
your tour guide before 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.
The default pick up point is where
we will meet you for your tour, unless you or your travel agent
requests an alternative location (contact our Reservations team
for more information). It is your responsibility to contact us with
your preferred pick up point well ahead of departure. We do not
take responsibility for missed tours if we have not been advised
of an alternative in advance and you are not at the default location
B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner.
Safaris must be reconfirmed 48 hours prior to
departure to confirm pick-up location and time.by phone direct with
the tour operator - (Details of the tour operator is on your E-Ticket).
The relationship between ATA and Intrepid Australia
For over 25 years,
Intrepid Travel and Adventure Tours Australia have been leading
brands in the adventure travel business. With Intrepid's global
product range and Adventure Tours' local knowledge, the two brands
joined force in 2011 to provide the ultimate range of Australian
product with Intrepid running all of it's local trips under the
Adventure Tours Australia name. Today we're proud to bring Aussie-made
trips to the world, both here with Adventure Tours and overseas
through the Intrepid brand.
Special Dietary requirements and allergies
Passengers with special meal requirements or food allergies MUST
ensure they or their travel agent inform Intrepid/ATA of this at
the time of booking.
Food for the trip is purchased prior to commencement and special
requirements cannot be catered for after departing. If you have
not notified us prior to departure, you may be asked to pay for
any additional food yourself.
Due to the nature of our trips food is basic but plentiful.
We provide the below substitutes, please bring your own staples
if you require specific foods not listed below:
No Pork (Alternative to Ham provided)
No Dairy (soy milk provided)
Vegetarian (additional veg and vegie burgers provided)
Vegan (supply of additional fruit and veg provided)
Gluten Free (cereal, bread, wraps, pasta, snack bars, sweet
and savoury biscuits provided)
*Religious dietary requirements and specifically prepared/sourced
produce is not able to be catered for.
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As one of Northern Territory's leading small group safari company,
the operator run tours to some of Australia's most famous landmarks
including Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kakadu National Park.
From the tropical Top End to the spiritual heart of the Red Centre,
from Aboriginal Culture to abundant wildlife - our experienced guides
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The tour operator is an award winning company specialising in
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We offer an extensive range of tours exploring the highlights
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Their tours are nature-based with the emphasis on the unique scenery,
wildlife and Aboriginal culture of each area and they cater for
everyone from the fit and adventurous who want to get off the beaten
track to those who prefer the sound of soft adventure and more
are based in Darwin, Northern Territory and is proudly Australian
owned, Australian licensed and locally operated. Australia 4 Wheel
Drive Rentals Group - Australia is one of the Northern Territory's
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Reichardt Road, Winnellie 0812
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