18-to-Thirtysomethings: The Red Centre to Adelaide (OARA)
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Basic
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 20, avg 16
Meals Included: 4 breakfasts, 2 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Savour South Australian wine in the Clare Valley, bed down at a working Outback station, catch the magnificent colours of Uluru at sunset, sleep underground in the mining town of Coober Pedy.
Bored with the outskirtss Go right into the (Red) centre of the action with our journey from Alice Springs to Adelaide. On the way, we'll hike Kings Canyon, camp out under the stars in Uluru, check out an opal mine in Coober Pedy, and class it up with a wine tasting in the Clare Valley. Savour your time on the road with new friends and amazing Aussie CEOs. Now you can say youve really done Australia.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 3/31/2018
- 8 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Alice Springs||Day 1 Alice Springs|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Uluru||Day 2 Alice Springs/Uluru|
Depart early for the Red Centre. Travel to Kings Canyon and embark on an optional walk, weather permitting, through the gorges and valleys of Watarrka National Park. Continue on to the Yulara campground for the night. Additional Notes: During the summer (late October - early March), due to high temperatures well be visiting the Ochre Pits and Ellery Creek Big Hole in the West MacDonnell Ranges instead of Kings Creek. During the winter, if the temperature is forecasted to be 35øC or above we will also be following the summer itinerary. Included Activities: Kings Canyon Hike Transport: Private Vehicle (9.00-9.50 hours, 770km)
|Day 3||Uluru||Day 3 Uluru (1B, 1D)|
Visit the Aboriginal Cultural Centre to get a better understanding of the area before embarking on the Mala Walk around part of the base of Uluru (Ayers Rock). Learn the significance behind this iconic destination for the local people. Experience the colourful sunset at Uluru while enjoying a glass of bubbly. Marvel at the night sky while bunking down in a swag (canvas bedroll) for the night. Included Activities: Uluru Mala Walk Aboriginal Cultural Centre Visit Uluru at Sunset
|Day 4||Coober Pedy||Day 4 Uluru/Coober Pedy (1B)|
Travel across the Outback to the unique opal mining town of Coober Pedy, where people live underground to avoid the heat. A guided mine tour gives insight to the mining process and then importance of opal to the area. Additional Notes: This is one of a few long travel days on this itinerary. The vast expanses of the Outback make long drives necessary to travel between towns - so strap in and enjoy the desert scenery, get to know a fellow traveller, and chill out on this epic Outback roadtrip! Included Activities: Guided Mine Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (9.00-9.50 hours, 780km)
|Day 5||Flinders Ranges||Day 5 Coober Pedy/Flinders Ranges (1B, 1D)|
Prepare for an early morning start for the travel day to Flinders Ranges. Transport: Private Vehicle (11.50-12.00 hours, 695km)
|Day 6||Adelaide||Day 6 Flinders Ranges/Adelaide (1B)|
Travel through the Clare Valley wine area, making a stop for a wine tasting and demonstration to learn about the development of the vineyards in the area. Arrive in Adelaide, known as the "city of churches. Included Activities: Wine Tasting Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00-10.00 hours, 470km)
|Day 7||Adelaide||Day 7 Adelaide|
With an emerging art scene, natural beauty and attractions, and incredible restaurants, Adelaide has tons to see and do. Get out and discover the hub of South Australia!
|Day 8||Adelaide||Day 8 Adelaide|
Depart at any time. Additional Notes: Want one final adventure before heading homes Spend an extra day in Adelaide and add the Dolphin Swim and Cruise extra to your tour. Head out in search of wild dolphins, before hopping into the water and going for a swim as they play around you. Available mid-Sept to June. PLEASE NOTE: If booking this extra, a post-night in Adelaide is highly recommended as this activity will be on the final day of your tour. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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