Tour: 5-Day Camping Tour from Darwin to Alice Springs via Uluru Ayers Rock
Duration: 5 days
Commences: Darwin, Australia
Price: AUD $649.00
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5-Day Camping Tour from Darwin to Alice Springs via Uluru Ayers Rock
Experience the best of Kings Canyon, Uluru, Devils Marbles, Mataranka Thermal Springs and Edith Falls on this 5-day camping tour from Darwin to Alice Springs. Immerse yourself in the culture as you discover the history of the Indigenous communities on an guided interpretive walk at the base of Uluru, take a spectacular Kings Canyon rim walk, enjoy a camel ride, and relax in the warm waters of Mataranka Thermal Springs
Day 1: Edit Falls, Mataranka Thermal Springs & Daly Waters (D)
After an early meet and greet with your driver guide at your centrally located Darwin hotel, depart the city on your way to the stunning Edith Falls. Here, take the opportunity to enjoy a short hike to the top pools where you can enjoy a relaxing swim before we head off to Katherine.
Stop briefly in Katherine, a small historical town to purchase any bits and pieces you may need for the remainder of your trip. Next, journey towards the Mataranka Thermal Springs. Here you will stop for a swim in the stunning natural pools at a resting temperature of approximately 93-farenheit (34-degrees).
Carry on south towards the historic Daly Waters pub for dinner and your shared dormitory style accommodation.
Day 2: Devil’s Marbles & Alice Springs
Another early morning start this morning as you head south along the Stuart Highway towards Devils Marbles (Karlu Karlu). Discover the history of these incredible granite rocks and the importance of this sacred site as you explore, take photos and listen to a number of dreamtime stories.
Arrive in Alice Springs at approximately 6pm
Day 3: Alice Springs to Uluru (L,D)
Meet your guide at your hostel at 6am and travel by air-conditioned coach towards the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Cultural Centre, stopping along the way for a camel ride. Stop for a delicious lunch before exploring the flora and fauna of the area, and discover the local Aboriginal culture of the Red Centre.
Next, take time to walk around the Uluru, before heading off to watch the incredible sunset over Uluru with a glass of bubbly in hand. Head back to camp for a delicious meal before sleeping under the stars in your swag.
Day 4: Uluru & Kata Tjuta (B,L,D)
Rise and shine for an early morning to view the picturesque Uluru sunrise. Take a hike through the Valley of the Winds where you’ll explore the many domes of the Kata Tjuta.
In the afternoon, take a guided walk around the base of Uluru and hear about the history and significance of this iconic rock before enjoying a delicious lunch. Make your way to Kings Creek Station where you will camp for the night and enjoy an outback BBQ dinner by the campfire.
Day 5: Kings Canyon (B,L,D)
After a hearty breakfast, spend the morning hiking around the rim of Kings Canyon. After lunch, start the journey back to Alice Springs, arriving back in the late afternoon.