Top End & Central Australia Explorer, 11 Days

Australia
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Valid for select departures 16 - 30 September 2021

What's included

11 day tour departing Darwin to Uluru.
10 nights accommodation in a Hotel.
Breakfast daily, 3 dinners.
Services of a Tour Director.
Transport by coach.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 Darwin. Welcome to the Northern Territory Please schedule flights to arrive by 4pm in time for a welcome drink and meeting.
  • Day 2 Darwin to Kakadu National Park. Travel to Kakadu National Park where sightseeing includes a visit to Nourlangie Rock to see ancient art carvings. Then, participate in a bush foods discovery tour & tasting. This evening, enjoy a dinner featuring local delicacies and bush foods. Perhaps try some of the Northern Territories' famous Barramundi.
  • Day 3 Kakadu National Park. This morning, visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre to learn more about the local aboriginal people who have lived in the region for up to 50,000 years. Afterward, cruise the unspoilt waterways of the Yellow Water Billabong. Enjoy incredible scenery with the opportunity to spot water buffalo, crocodiles, and an abundance of bird species. The remainder of the day is at leisure. You may want to take an optional helicopter flight to see more of this vast park, take a walking tour to view Jim Jim Falls, Kakadu's biggest waterfall, or just relax with a cool drink at your resort's pool.
  • Day 4 Kakadu National Park to Nitmiluk National Park to Katherine. Visit Nitmiluk National Park and enjoy a walk to Edith Falls where there is time for a swim in this amazing setting. Arrive in Katherine where your evening is at leisure.
  • Day 5 Katharine to Mataranaka to Tennant Creek. Start your day with a dawn cruise through the dramatic Katherine Gorge. See dramatic cliffs, sandy beaches, and pristine wilderness. You'll have the chance to see wildlife including cockatoos, eagles, and wallabies plus learn the history and culture of the local indigenous people. Next, visit Mataranka Thermal Springs where you can relax and enjoy this tropical oasis. Later, make a stop for a long cool drink at the historic Daly Waters Pub. Hear stories about the pub's history, meet some of the friendly locals, and see the treasures left behind by visitors from around the world. Your evening is at leisure in the Northern Territory's "Heart of Gold", Tennant Creek.
  • Day 6 Tennant Creek to Devils Marbles to ALice Springs. Discover the iconic Devils Marbles, a collection of massive granite boulders. The boulders stand 6 metres high and were formed over millions of years. Enjoy a short walk and hear the ancient mythology of how the local aboriginal people believe them to be the fossilised eggs of the Rainbow Serpent. Before arriving at the hotel, make a stop at Alice Springs Brewing Co to sample some of their locally brewed craft beer. This evening is at leisure.
  • Day 7 Alice Springs. This morning, visit remarkable Standley Chasm, a geological and cultural icon. Explore the history of this land as well have the chance to walk "the Gap of Water," a striking geological formation with a local indigenous guide. Afterward, visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service to learn about the medical care required to service the Outback. Next, visit the School of the Air to see how educational services are provided in this remote region and then the Old Telegraph Station to discover how early settlers developed communications in this remote region. The remainder of the day is at leisure. You may wish to enjoy a bike hire and explore more on your own, browse the local art galleries and shops, try your luck at the casino, or relax by your resort's pool.
  • Day 8 Alice Springs to Kings Canyon. This morning, travel to majestic Kings Canyon. After a relaxed lunch, lace up your walking boots for the incredible Kings Canyon Creek Walk. Other walks are available as well as scenic helicopter and quad bike tours. Tonight, enjoy a refreshing drink as you watch the sunset.
  • Day 9 to Kings Canyon to Uluru. You may wish to rise early to join in the Kings Canyon Rim Walk. Enjoy amazing views and iconic sites such as the Garden of Eden, Priscilla's Crack, and the weathered domes of "the Lost City." Continue to Uluru and enjoy a locally guided tour at the base of the rock and visit the Mutitjulu waterhole. Discover aboriginal rock paintings and learn their stories and historic significance. This evening, witness the sunset at Uluru with nibbles and drinks.
  • Day 10 Uluru. For those that wish, choose to rise early and see the sunrise over Uluru. Later, enjoy a walk at Kata Tjuta, a geological splendour of some 36 brilliant domes. The afternoon is at leisure. You may want to take an optional scenic helicopter flight, see the sights on the back of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, take part in a bush food experience, or participate in a walking tour. This evening, join your Tour Director for a festive farewell dinner.
  • Day 11 Uluru. Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. You may also choose to extend your time in Uluru and explore more on your own. Extra nights are available for purchase.
Travel now, pay later
0% 12 months interest free†
Weekly
$97^^
Monthly
$418^
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