On this 5 Day Alice, Uluru and Kings Canyon Adventure explore the sights of Alice visit the historic Telegraph Station, the School of the Air and Alice Springs Reptile Centre, also enjoy the Uluru Sunrise, Climb and Base Tour.
Travel by Luxury air-conditioned Mercedes Benz and/or Scania coaches with an informative and experienced Driver guide who drives and commentates.
Day 1: Alice Springs
Tour the sights of 'The Alice' including the historic Telegraph Station. Visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service and learn how this marvellous facility operates to provide a 'mantle of safety' to the people of the outback. At the Alice Springs Reptile Centre see unique central Australian reptiles. Finish the day with panoramic views of Alice Springs from the top of Anzac Hill. Accommodation: Heavitree Gap Outback Lodge (B), Aurora Alice Springs (R), Crowne Plaza (S) or Chifley Alice Springs Resort, River Gum Rooms (F), Alice Springs.
Day 2: Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)
We visit a camel farm where there is time for a short camel ride (own expense). Later stop to view majestic Atila (Mt. Conner) before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort. Visit Kata Tjuta then travel to the Uluru sunset viewing area to watch sunset and the changing colours of Uluru while enjoying nibbles and a complimentary glass of wine.
Accommodation: Outback Pioneer Budget Rooms (B), Outback Pioneer Hotel (R), Desert Gardens Hotel (S) or Sails in the Desert (F), Ayers Rock Resort, 2 nights.
Day 3: Uluru (Ayers Rock)
This morning join the Uluru Sunrise, Climb or Base Tour or the Uluru Sunrise and Guided Cultural Walk. The first option allows time for climbing, while the second option includes a longer guided walk at the base of Uluru. This afternoon, enjoy time at your leisure.
Day 4: Kings Canyon - Alice Springs
Travel to Kings Canyon Resort, stopping for breakfast at Kings Creek Station (own expense). Make the rocky climb to the rim of the canyon for marvellous views of Watarrka National Park. The climb may take up to 3 hours and is recommended only for those with a good level of fitness. Alternatively, you may wish to take a less strenuous walk to explore the boulderstrewn canyon floor. Later we continue our journey to Alice Springs. Accommodation: Heavitree Gap Outback Lodge (B), Aurora Alice Springs (R), Crowne Plaza (S) or Chifley Alice Springs Resort, River Gum Rooms (F), Alice Springs.
Day 5: Alice Springs
Your tour concludes today in Alice Springs.
Accommodation: Budget(B), Standard(R), Superior(S) and First Class(F)
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2013 - 2014 season. The 2014 - 2015 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2014 - 31st March 2015. The 2015 - 2016 season rates commence on the 1st April 2015.