Day 1 – Darwin to Kakadu
We depart Darwin early to drive to the Mary River wetlands system for a private river cruise this morning, keep your cameras ready because this is your chance to photograph saltwater crocodiles, birds and other wildlife found in abundant numbers here. After lunch, learn more about the land and its aboriginal stories at the Bowali Visitor Centre. The whole of Kakadu is a panoramic landscape viewed from Ubirr Rock, where we spend the afternoon. Tonight we camp within Kakadu National Park.
Day 2 – Kakadu to Darwin
Our first stop is the awesome Jim Jim Falls located deep within striking escarpment country, where we walk to the base of the falls. After lunch, we head to Twin Falls where we join a National Park operated boat and boardwalk experience up to the stunning gorge to the waterfall where you can relax on the sandy bank, before travelling back to Darwin. Overnight in Darwin
Day 3 – Darwin to Daly Waters
This morning we head down the Stuart Highway to Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge) take in the awesome gorge walls on an optional guided cruise or hire a canoe (own expense). This afternoon we head to the Daly Waters pub for dinner before continueing on towards Alice Springs overnight.
(Meals at own expense)
Day 4 – Daly Waters to Alices Springs
We make an early morning stop in Tenant Creek so you can stretch your legs before heading south again. There is one last stop at the Tropic of Capricorn before we arrive into Alice Springs. You have the rest of the day to look around the Alice. Overnight Alice Springs..
(Meals at own expense)
Day 5 – Alice Springs to Uluru
The first stop today is the Outback Camel Farm where you can choose to ride one of these ships of the desert (at own expense). From here we move on to hike the Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) before driving back to Ayers Rock in time to watch the sunset and the changing colours of Uluru.
Day 6 – Alice Springs to Darwin
Today we witness the Uluru Sunrise before doing a guided Mala Base walk around the monolith learning about aboriginal culture and the meaning of the region. We visit the Cultural Centre before finishing the tour at Ayers Rock Resort at mid day. Passengers taking this tour organise themselves to fly out of Yulara airport on flights AFTER 1.30pm.
Please note this package is made up of MULTIPLE individual tours; therefore you may travel with a different guide and passengers during each section
Travel Insurance is compulsory for all travellers on all tours and details must be presented to tour guide before departure.
Where aboriginal guide is no available your guide will conduct the Mala base walk of Ayers Rock.
Sturdy walking shoes (ankle high), hat, sunscreen, towel, toiletries, warm clothing in winter, water bottle, torch, insect repellent, camera, film, pillow, sleeping bag (can be hired for $30.00). Strict luggage limit of 15 kilos per person on this tour.
Experienced guides, meals as indicated, hostel dorm in Darwin and Alice Springs accommodation transfers, camping fees & equipment,
Itineraries can change and attractions be substituted due to seasonal conditions, weather extremes, traditional owner and national park requirements. Package is made up of 3 separate tours therefore you may travel with a different guide and passengers on each section. This tour is not suitable for children.
6 Day Red Rocket Package
Tour Code from Darwin to Alice Springs RRDU6
Departs Darwin (reverse itinerary)
All year - Thursday
Maximum People 24
Hiking Difficulty Hikes of up to 6-8 kilometres per day reasonable fitness required.
Transport Big 4WD - Mini Bus
Group Age Open
Note This package is made up of three individual tours, therefore you may travel with a different guide and passengers on each section. Save $$$$ by booking this package on individual prices.
Cost per person Adult $1130.00 includes local fees.
Does not include Sleeping Bag if required $30.00 or 1.5% transaction fee for credit card payments
Valid until 31st March 2014
Pre-tour overnight dorm accommodation included