Red Centre Way, 7 Day Self-drive Journey

Northern Territory


7 Days Economy Car hire - Pickup Alice Springs Airport and Drop off Ayers Rock Airport.
Alice Springs 2 nights at Stay at Alice Springs Hotel in a Standard Loft room.
Alice Springs Desert Park Entry including transfers.
Kings Canyon 2 nights 3-star Discovery Resorts Kings Canyon in a Standard Room, including Breakfast.
Uluru 2 nights 3-star The Lost Camel in a Standard Room.
Uluru Uluru Sunrise Field of Lights including transport with AAT Kings

The accommodation

Take an unforgettable road trip from Alice Springs to Kings Canyon and Uluru, journeying through the captivating Red Centre's vast desert landscapes, encountering iconic natural wonders, and immersing yourself in the rich Aboriginal heritage and unique flora and fauna of the region.

Day 1 - 2 Alice Springs.

Discover the essence of the Australian Outback in Alice Springs, nestled in the heart of the Red Centre. Explore vast deserts, rugged ranges, and deep gorges, all under a breathtaking night sky. Immerse yourself in the town's pioneering heritage while marveling at its unique natural attractions. Visit the Desert Park for an immersive experience into the unique ecosystems of Australia�s desert, featuring flora and fauna displays, indigenous cultural insights and the thrilling bird of prey demonstration.

Stay 2 nights in Alice Springs.

Day 3 - 4 Alice Springs to Kings Canyon (via Glen Helen) 365km.

Start your day early to explore the West MacDonnell National Park, where you'll encounter stunning natural formations like gorges, waterholes, and chasms. Continue west to Redbank Gorge for a refreshing swim, then head to Glen Helen for lunch at their bistro.

Afterward, travel 232km further west to Kings Canyon, a majestic natural wonder in the heart of the Red Centre. Rise 650m above sea level to witness the breathtaking Garden of Eden, where lush plants thrive alongside rock pools. Stay at the resort near Watarrka National Park, offering local cuisine and a refreshing pool. Why not add a guided rocky climb to the canyon's rim for panoramic views or opt for an easier walk exploring the canyon floor. Whether it's adventure or relaxation, Kings Canyon offers an unforgettable experience in the heart of Australia's outback.

Stay 2 nights in Kings Canyon.

Day 5 - 6 Kings Canyon to Uluru 300km.

Embark on a scenic journey today along the Luritja Road and Lasseter Highway to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, where you'll pass by Mt Conner, often mistaken for Uluru. Take a moment to admire the expansive Lake Amadeus salt plains from the Mt Conner lookout.

Deep in the heart of the Australian Outback lies Uluru and Kata Tjuta, revered by the indigenous people of the region. Known as the Red Centre, this vast desert landscape offers breathtaking views and unforgettable experiences. Be captivated by the rich ochre earth, towering geological formations, and mesmerizing sunrises and sunsets illuminating Uluru.

Immerse yourself in the Field of Light attraction, where 50,000 glass spheres bloom with rhythmic colored light as light ascends. Explore Kata Tjuta and Uluru on Sunrise or Sunset Tours, or opt for a unique experience like a camel ride at sunrise over sand dunes. Don't miss the chance to dine under the stars at the Sounds of Silence Dinner, savoring a bush-tucker-inspired meal while overlooking Uluru.

Choose from a range of accommodation options at Ayers Rock Resort, providing a convenient base with shops, facilities, and dining opportunities. Experience the magic of the Outback at Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, where every moment is a testament to the beauty and wonder of the Australian landscape.

Stay 2 nights in Uluru.

Day 7 Uluru.

Make your way to Ayers Rock Airport to return your hire car and for your return flight home.

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