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Iconic Central Australia
Tour Duration: 4 days
Prices From: AUD $1095
Tour Code: PIKC
Tour Transport: Maximum of 20 travellers per group


Tour into the heart of Australia's Red Centre on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure tour. Walk the rim of Kings Canyon, view Aboriginal rock art and discover the magic of Dreamtime culture - said to be the oldest on earth. Be spellbound as the sun rises over Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and sets over Uluru (Ayers Rock). Tempt tastebuds with outback culinary delights, count stars in the desert night sky, learn traditional arts and be left with no doubt that the ancient landscape of Central Australia is truly a special place.

Tour Map

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Alice Springs/Glen Helen

From the Red Centre community of Alice Springs, journey to the Aboriginal community at Wallace Rockhole. View amazing Indigenous rock art before joining a dot painting class to learn the traditional techniques used. Arrive at Standley Chasm in the Western MacDonnell Ranges in time to see the midday sun cast a red glow on its sandstone walls. Keep eyes peeled for rock wallabies that are often seen in this area. Continue on to the gum tree-lined Ellery Creek and the nearby Ochre Pits, which have been used for generations by the local Aboriginal people as a mine for this colourful mineral. Arrive at an authentic outback motel, which will be home for the night. Toast a day well spent with a cold beer on the back verandah of this restored homestead.

Day 2 Watarrka National Park (Kings Canyon)/Kings Creek Station

Travel into the breathtaking Watarrka National Park, home of the towering Kings Canyon. Slip on comfortable shoes for an unforgettable hike around its rim and explore the ancient Lost City and Garden of Eden. Spend the night at a wilderness lodge at Kings Creek, a fully operational cattle and camel station. Be treated to a three-course gourmet dinner; camel, kangaroo and barramundi may be on the menu. Kick back and relax around the campfire with a glass of wine, just soaking up the sights and sounds of the Outback.

Day 3 Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Pass through red sand dunes and desert oak country on the way to Yulara, the launch pad for a memorable Uluru (Ayers Rock) tour. Discover caves, view impressive art and learn about the oldest culture on earth on a guided walking tour around Uluru's base. As the sun sets, prepare to be awed by the magical sight of the changing colours of this ancient rock against a bright red sky.

Day 4 Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)/Alice Springs

Get up before the sun and head to Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Watching the sunrise over its 36 domes is a moving experience. Be sure to bring a camera to capture the beauty of this area as dawn breaks. Set off on a guided tour to discover some of Kata Tjuta's unique flora and fauna and learn about the extensive fire management procedures used in the park. After the memorable panorama has been sufficiently soaked up, travel back to Alice Springs where this Iconic Central Australia tour comes to an end.

Tour Dates

Start DateEnd DatePrice
04 Jan 201306 Jan 2013$1775 AUD
18 Jan 201320 Jan 2013$1775 AUD
01 Feb 201303 Feb 2013$1775 AUD
15 Feb 201317 Feb 2013$1775 AUD
01 Mar 201303 Mar 2013$1775 AUD
15 Mar 201317 Mar 2013$1775 AUD
29 Mar 201331 Mar 2013$1775 AUD
12 Apr 201314 Apr 2013$1095 AUD
26 Apr 201328 Apr 2013$1095 AUD
10 May 201312 May 2013$1095 AUD
24 May 201326 May 2013$1095 AUD
07 Jun 201309 Jun 2013$1095 AUD
21 Jun 201323 Jun 2013$1095 AUD
05 Jul 201307 Jul 2013$1095 AUD
12 Jul 201314 Jul 2013$1095 AUD
19 Jul 201321 Jul 2013$1095 AUD
26 Jul 201328 Jul 2013$1095 AUD
02 Aug 201304 Aug 2013$1095 AUD
16 Aug 201318 Aug 2013$1095 AUD
30 Aug 201301 Sep 2013$1095 AUD
13 Sep 201315 Sep 2013$1095 AUD
27 Sep 201329 Sep 2013$1095 AUD
25 Oct 201327 Oct 2013$1095 AUD
22 Nov 201324 Nov 2013$1095 AUD
20 Dec 201322 Dec 2013$1095 AUD
03 Jan 201406 Jan 2014$1095 AUD
10 Jan 201413 Jan 2014$1095 AUD
17 Jan 201420 Jan 2014$1095 AUD
24 Jan 201427 Jan 2014$1095 AUD
31 Jan 201403 Feb 2014$1095 AUD
07 Feb 201410 Feb 2014$1095 AUD
14 Feb 201417 Feb 2014$1095 AUD
21 Feb 201424 Feb 2014$1095 AUD
28 Feb 201403 Mar 2014$1095 AUD
07 Mar 201410 Mar 2014$1095 AUD
14 Mar 201417 Mar 2014$1095 AUD
21 Mar 201424 Mar 2014$1095 AUD
28 Mar 201431 Mar 2014$1095 AUD

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