Led by a friendly professional guide, explore the many delights of the Red Center such as Uluru, Kata Tjuta, Watarrka, and the West MacDonnell Ranges, from Alice Springs. Sleeping underneath the southern stars, experience the true Australian outback.
What to Expect
This Kangaroo Dreaming Safari is the ultimate 5-day 4-wheel-drive central Australian adventure. Explore the many delights of the region such as Uluru, Kata Tjuta, Watarrka, and the West MacDonnell Ranges.
Led by a fun and friendly professional guide, camp out under the southern stars with a campfire and great company. Immerse yourself in the indigenous culture with a trip to the Oak Valley Aboriginal Community. Swim in the rock holes of the Ormiston Gorge, hike the Ghost Gum Walk, and watch the spectacular sunrise in Uluru.
This is an all-inclusive adventure tour, with such details as camping equipment, transportation, meals, and fees already organized for you. Let your hair down and enjoy 5 days of pure adventure from Alice Springs!
Day 1 (L, D)
After being collected from your accommodation in Alice Springs, hit the road towards Uluru. For those commencing at Uluru, you will be collected from the Outback Pioneer Hotel at 13:10, or the airport at 13:30.
Stop-off along the way for a camel ride (own expense) or a chance to purchase some Aboriginal paintings and artifacts. The afternoon is devoted to enjoying the sites of Uluru, including a visit to the Cultural Center where you can learn about the Tjukurpa (Aboriginal law), take a full base walk, or take the chance to climb, weather permitting. In the evening admire the magnificent sunset on Uluru accompanied by a glass or 2 of sparkling wine before returning to the campsite for a delicious meal and a few more drinks.
Day 2 (B, L, D)
After watching the sunrise over Uluru and Kata Tjuta from a lookout close to the campsite, it's breakfast and then off to Kata Tjuta for a 7-kilometer hike through the magnificent Valley of the Winds. After a leisurely lunch head to Curtin Springs Cattle Station with plenty of time to get a close look before traveling to Kings Creek Station for the second nights bush camp. This private and remote campsite offers an authentic experience of the Outback. After a campfire dinner, kick back and be mesmerized by the millions of stars on display.
Day 3 (B, L, D)
In the morning take a guided walk to see the towering walls, crevices, and plateaus of Watarrka (Kings Canyon). Visit the Amphitheater and the Lost City plus swim in the tranquil Garden of Eden if you’re keen. After Watarrka drive along the famous Mereenie Loop Road by 4-wheel drive where you will be shaken and not stirred! Look out for wildlife along the way before arriving at the permanent camp at Glen Helen, nearby the stunning waterhole, in which the traditional owners of this land believe to be home to an ancient and powerful Rainbow Serpent.
Day 4 (B, L, D)
Spend the day exploring the mighty West MacDonnell Ranges. Travel off-road to Ormiston Gorge, keeping your eyes peeled for Perentie Lizards lazing along the banks, and taking a swim in the rock holes. Hike the Ghost Gum Walk before 4-wheel driving through the Owen Springs Reserve following the footsteps of the first European explorers.
Spend the evening way out back under the southern stars, complete with a campfire, heart meal, and great company.
Day 5 (B, L)
After a hearty breakfast cross the famous Hugh River Stock towards the inspirational Oak Valley Aboriginal Community. Spend time with the traditional owners exploring the land, try your hand at Boomerang throwing, see ancient rock art paintings and carvings, and gain a personal experience of this remote environment.
Travel back to Alice Springs via the Old South Road, stopping-off at the Erwinga Art site before returning to your accommodation at approximately 17:30. After returning to civilization, a hot shower awaits before joining your fellow travelers for a farewell meal, laugh, and few cold ales.
- Professional guide
- Air-conditioned 4-wheel drive transportation
- All meals
- Camping equipment; pillow, sleeping bag hire
- Drinking water (please provide your own bottle)
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
- National Park entrance fee
Know Before You Go
• Itinerary may change due to cultural reasons, seasonal changes, operational logistics, and accessibility.
• Flights must arrive at Ayers Rock Airport on or before 13:05. Flight details must be provided at time of booking. Clients joining at Ayers Rock Resort or Airport will do so after lunch and therefore lunch is at own expense. Please wear in comfortable walking clothing and footwear, have a water bottle and hat with sunscreen when boarding tour at Ayers Rock Airport.
• Safari is not suitable for children under 8 years of age.
• Refund Policy: No Refund within 7 days of travel, 25% within 8-13 days of travel, 50% within 14-30 days of travel.