Outback Australia: The Color of Red

5 days,

4 nights |

from $2225 per person*


Journey to the Red Centre of Australia – the sacred landscapes of the Outback and imposing Uluru. Delve into fascinating rituals of the Anangu during your Inspiring Journey through outback Australia and share in their spiritual connection with this ancient land that spans millennia.

  • Hand-picked accommodation
  • Complimentary refreshments throughout the journey
  • Airport transfers (see Flight Information below)

Tour Highlights

  • Discover iconic Uluru (Ayers Rock) & Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) in the Red Centre
  • Wander through Simpsons Gap
  • Explore the 36 mystical domes of Kata Tjuta and fascinating Standley Chasm
  • Hike through Walpa Gorge
  • Learn about Uluru’s sacred sights
  • Hike to the top of Kings Canyon for magnificent views
  • Toast an Uluru sunset with sparkling wine
  • Experience a spectacular Red Centre sunrise

Flight Information

Flights are not included in the tour price; please call our team for the current flight prices. Any flights referred to in the itinerary are an additional expense; these are the suggested group flights:

  • Day 1 Flights to arrive prior to 12:30pm into Ayers Rock
  • Day 5 Flights to depart after 12:30pm from Alice Springs

Departure Dates

2020 JUN: 9, 23 JUL: 7, 21 AUG: 4, 18 SEP: 1, 15, 29 OCT: 13 Itinerary also operates in reverse (Code: CRAU) Alice Springs to Ayers Rock. Please ask for select departure dates & details.

All trips include 24-hour emergency travel assistance.

Book by:

September 30, 2020

Valid for travel between:

06/01/2020 – 10/13/2020

Additional dates, gateway cities and airlines may be available.

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Day 1 Welcome to Uluru

Feel the stirring of something bigger than you as you arrive in Ayers Rock Resort, your launch pad to Australia’s fiery heart in the Uluru–Kata Tjuta National Park. This afternoon, join your Journey Director and fellow travellers to explore the foundations of life and society of the local Aboriginal people and their ancestors, before travelling to Kata Tjuta for a walk through Walpa Gorge. As the day fades, the outback sun bids a fiery farewell – the perfect backdrop for a Welcome Reception with sparkling wine while overlooking Uluru. Hotel: Sails in the Desert Hotel Included Meals: Dinner with wine

Day 2 Uluru – Kings Canyon

Enjoy the mesmerising arrival of another day overlooking Kata Tjuta and Uluru. Skirting the red cliffs of Uluru, hear ancient tales, see rock art and visit Mutitjulu Waterhole. The next stop is Curtin Springs Station, where you’ll gain insights into the cattle-rearing heritage of the Severin family and enjoy a BBQ lunch before viewing Atila (Mt. Conner). Travelling to Kings Canyon, stop at Kings Creek Station. This evening, under the canopy of a starry southern hemisphere sky, settle back with sparkling wine – the flickering glow of the fire is the perfect accompaniment to Under A Desert Moon dinner. Hotel: Kings Canyon Resort, Deluxe Spa Rooms Included Meals: Full buffet breakfast, lunch, Local Dining Experience

Day 3 Kings Canyon – Alice Springs

Gaze across the deep chasm of Kings Canyon as you embark on a sunrise 6km rim walk, taking in the domed ‘Lost City’ and the verdant ‘Garden of Eden. If you’d prefer a more relaxed walk, you can opt for a more gentle walk along the Canyon Creek Bed. Afterwards you’re off the beaten track, travelling along the 4WD Mereenie Loop Road past Gosses Bluff and then through the West MacDonnell Ranges to the iconic outback town of Alice Springs. Hotel: Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters, 2 nights Included Meals: Full buffet breakfast, lunch, dinner with wine

Day 4 West MacDonnell Ranges

This morning you’ll visit the historic Overland Telegraph Station and learn why it was established in Alice Springs. Now the stunning landscapes of the West MacDonnell Ranges take centre stage as you embark on a walk through Simpsons Gap and dramatic Angkerle, which was created over millions of years. The deep red sandstone formation contrasts with the lush green ferns and gum trees on the valley floor. This evening, join your Alice Springs hosts for a Local dining Experience barbecue dinner around a campfire, as the Milky Way lights up the sky. Included Meals: Full buffet breakfast, lunch, Local Dining Experience

Day 5 Farewell from Alice Springs

This epic adventure is almost at its end, but not before you visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service to see how this facility provides medical assistance to those living in remote outback Australia. You’ll also visit the School of the Air to learn how children living in the far reaches of the outback receive an education over the air waves. Your Red Centre Inspiring Journey comes to an end later this morning. Included Meals: Full buffet breakfast

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*Terms & Conditions: Pricing is per person based on double occupancy. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting for travel during specified travel dates. Single supplements, black-out dates and seasonal supplements may apply. Airfare is not included unless indicated. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. Airline and hotels frequently change their prices as a result of fare increases and/or fuel surcharges. Prices may increase before full payment for those and other reasons. Package is not combinable with any other offer or discounted vacation package. After full payment, prices are guaranteed except only due to an increase in government-imposed taxes or fees. By paying your deposit, you affirmatively agree to the possibility of such increases. Package is strictly subject to availability, not retroactive and not combinable with any other special or vacation package offer. Minimum night stays or required room types may apply. All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices. CST#2001136-20

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