Central to South Explorer

Australia
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Weekly
$152^^
Monthly
$658^
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Availability

From 01-Apr-2020 to 30-Sep-2020

Departure dates & prices

Dates Availability Price
  • May Tue 12 2020 to May Fri 22 2020
    Limited Availability
  • Jun Thu 11 2020 to Jun Sun 21 2020
    Available
    From
    $8,495*
  • Jul Sat 11 2020 to Jul Tue 21 2020
    Available
    From
    $8,195*
  • Aug Mon 10 2020 to Aug Thu 20 2020
    Sold Out
  • Sep Wed 09 2020 to Sep Sat 19 2020
    Sold Out
  • Sep Tue 15 2020 to Sep Fri 25 2020
    Sold Out

What's included

Board an included scenic flight over Lake Eyre, then drive to the edge of the lake where you’ll walk on the salt flats.
Immerse yourself in the Field of Light art installation while indulging in a Sounds of Silence dinner under the stars.
Explore the national park that houses this iconic range, including the dramatic landscapes of Wilpena Pound.
Experiences in 9 destinations.
Locally inspired dining – a total of 29 meals.
Expert APT tour director and driver.
Airport transfers and park fees.
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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrive Adelaide Be met on arrival in Adelaide and transfer to your hotel. This evening, a relaxed dinner provides the perfect opportunity for you to meet your fellow travellers.
    Meals Included
    dinner
  • Day 2 - Clare Valley, Wilpena Pound Leave Adelaide today and journey through the wine-growing district of the Clare Valley. Enjoy lunch at Skillogalee Winery, showcasing the locally grown produce and wines of the region. Continue to Wilpena Pound National Park. Set amongst river red gums and native pines, Ikara Safari Camp is the perfect base for exploring Wilpena Pound National Park.
    Meals Included
    Breakfast
    lunch
    dinner
  • Day 3 - Wilpena Pound, Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park This morning, set out on a walk to explore the incredible natural surrounds of Wilpena Pound before continuing to the geological site of Brachina Gorge. Keep an eye out for the endangered yellow-footed rock-wallaby as you explore the quartzite-ridged gorge, which was once used as a thoroughfare where bullock teams pulled their loads. This evening, enjoy dinner back at your safari camp, before retreating to your deck with relaxing vistas of the bush.
    Meals Included
    Breakfast
    lunch
    dinner
  • Day 4 - Wilpena Pound, Arkaroola Explore Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park, a cultural, historical and geological wonder renowned for its spectacular 800-million-year-old landscapes. Arrive later at Arkaroola in the heart of the Gammon Ranges National Park.
    Meals Included
    Breakfast
    lunch
    dinner
  • Day 5 - Arkaroola, Marree Set out on a 4WD tour to discover the rugged natural beauty of the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary. Continue to Marree and check in to your hotel.
    Meals Included
    Breakfast
    lunch
    dinner
  • Day 6 - Marree, Birdsville Fly from Marree to Birdsville, where you will enjoy lunch at the Birdsville Hotel before setting out on a guided discovery of the town.
    Meals Included
    Breakfast
    lunch
    dinner
  • Day 7 - Birdsville, Maree, Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre, Oodnadatta Track Fly from Birdsville back to Marree, where you will board an included scenic flight over Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre to gain a bird's-eye view of this natural wonder. Keep an eye out for wildlife including the Lake Eyre dragon, as well as a variety of birdlife including corellas and wild emerald budgerigars. Soar over an incredible area where, prior to entering Lake Eyre, the Warburton Creek opens up to a plain that resembles a birdlife filled playground when the area has seen recent flooding. From here you will gain an appreciation of how it cuts an amazing track though the Simpson Desert all the way from Queensland. Enjoy a barbecue lunch before journeying to Lake Eyre South. Here, you'll walk on the dazzling salt flats subject to weather conditions. Explore the surrounding natural artesian mound springs, created from water deep within the Great Artesian Basin. Afterwards, set off along the Oodnadatta Track and pass the Dingo Fence, a 5,614-kilometre fence built during the 1880s to keep dingoes and wild dogs out of lands where sheep and cattle grazed. Arrive in the outback town of Coober Pedy and check in to your hotel. In order to avoid the heat, much of the town has been built underground, including your unique hotel.
    Meals Included
    Breakfast
    lunch
    dinner
  • Day 8 - Coober Pedy Today will be spent exploring Coober Pedy in greater depth. Most of the world's opal comes from this tiny desert town, and you'll learn about how they are mined during a visit the Umoona Opal Mine. Explore the mine and get an insight into Indigenous and European settlement in the area. Return to your hotel for dinner this evening.
    Meals Included
    Breakfast
    lunch
    dinner
  • Day 9 - Coober Pedy, Uluru Travel to Uluru today and enjoy the afternoon at leisure.
    Meals Included
    Breakfast
    lunch
    dinner
  • Day 10 - Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park At sunrise, embark on a base tour of Uluru, hearing stories from the Dreamtime while you explore this icon. Afterwards, visit the Cultural Centre and wander through the exhibitions on show to learn more about Anangu culture and the park's natural environment. This evening, enjoy a special Signature Experience.
    Meals Included
    Breakfast
    lunch
    dinner
  • Day 11 - Depart Uluru After breakfast, farewell your new-found friends and be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
    Meals Included
    Breakfast
Travel now, pay later
0% 12 months interest free†
Weekly
$152^^
Monthly
$658^
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