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Alice To Adelaide Express

Tour Duration: 2 days
Prices From: AUD $195.00
Local Payment: None
Tour Style: 1. Please bring a sleeping bag, these can be hired for AU$25. Please advise at the time of booking. 2. The tour commences on day 1 between 6.30 - 7.00am. Please take this into consideration when booking any flights and accommodation. We recommend you book accommodation in advance for the night prior to the tour commencing. 3.This tour finishes on arrival in Adelaide on day 2 at around 6pm. Please take this into consideration when booking any flights out of Adelaide. We recommend you book accommodation in advance to extend your stay here. 4. Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights
Group Size: Maximum of 15 travellers per group
Tour Code: PPAD
Tour Transport: Short Breaks

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Journey on dusty roads through the heart of outback Australia from Alice Springs to Adelaide, taking in rugged scenery, unique townships and red landscapes along the way. Spend time in the opal capital of the world, Coober Pedy - and see why this fascinating mining town has long been a popular stop for travellers. Tour the mines and underground houses that offer respite from the blazing sun and phenomenal heat that the Australian outback is known for. Enjoy some respite in the quaint city of Adelaide where this short break ends.

Tour Map

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Alice Springs/Coober Pedy

This short break begins in Alice Springs, the heart of Australia. Perhaps arrive early to experience the laid-back atmosphere in this remote town, surrounded by the unique landscapes of the Northern Territory. Join your local guide and journey through the Australian Outback towards Coober Pedy, known as the "Opal Capital of the World". Explore the mining town that is the source of a the majority of the world's gem quality opals, and shop for intricate jewellery that highlights the gleaming stones. Tour the mines themselves to experience the mining life-style and see uncut opals, fresh from the soil. Discover the surprisingly welcoming dugout houses, where locals live underground to escape the heat of the Australian desert.

Day 2 Adelaide

Travel south towards the coast and Australia's wine capital, Adelaide. Watch as the landscape changes from harsh desert to rolling green fields and vineyard after vineyard dot the hills. Finish the Alice to Adelaide Express in the centre of this blossoming city that boasts a cosmopolitan vibe and a bevy of quality bars and restaurants, which create a vibrant atmosphere, well worth staying on for a few more days to experience.

Tour Dates

Start DateEnd DatePrice
06 Apr 201307 Apr 2013$195 AUD
20 Apr 201321 Apr 2013$195 AUD
04 May 201305 May 2013$195 AUD
18 May 201319 May 2013$195 AUD
01 Jun 201302 Jun 2013$195 AUD
15 Jun 201316 Jun 2013$195 AUD
29 Jun 201330 Jun 2013$195 AUD
13 Jul 201314 Jul 2013$195 AUD
27 Jul 201328 Jul 2013$195 AUD
10 Aug 201311 Aug 2013$195 AUD
24 Aug 201325 Aug 2013$195 AUD
07 Sep 201308 Sep 2013$195 AUD
21 Sep 201322 Sep 2013$195 AUD
05 Oct 201306 Oct 2013$195 AUD
19 Oct 201320 Oct 2013$195 AUD
02 Nov 201303 Nov 2013$195 AUD
16 Nov 201317 Nov 2013$195 AUD
30 Nov 201301 Dec 2013$195 AUD
14 Dec 201315 Dec 2013$195 AUD
09 Feb 201310 Feb 2013$195 AUD
23 Feb 201324 Feb 2013$195 AUD
09 Mar 201310 Mar 2013$195 AUD
23 Mar 201324 Mar 2013$195 AUD

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