Get ready to explore Australia's Red Centre! This 3-day, 2-night camping tour will have you hitting all the cultural highlights and hidden desert spots, so buckle up! You'll discover iconic Uluru, be wowed by striking Kata Tjuta and fall in love with breath-taking Kings Canyon.
Day 1 - Alice Springs to Ayers Rock
You can start from either Uluru itself or Alice Springs - it's an early rise if you choose the latter! Head off at 4:45 am to get to The Rock where you'll meet your fellow travellers.
Zoom down dusty red roads and past towering ranges as you make your way toward Uluru.
On the way visit a camel farm and take a ride on these ships of the desert.
You'll reach Uluru in the afternoon, just in time to embark on a base walk! This is a great chance to check out all the cultural areas and learn about the history of this wonder. You can also pay a visit to the Cultural Centre to learn more about Indigenous culture.
Come evening, it's time to watch Uluru change colour at sunset. After a delicious dinner, some stories around the campfire and a spot of stargazing, it’s time to snuggle into your swag at the private campsite.
Fall asleep under the stars, ready for another adventure tomorrow.
Day 2 - Ayers Rock to Kata Tjuta
Wake early to watch the mesmerising sunrise over Uluru and see life in the desert begin. Admire the changing colours of The Rock and enjoy a relaxing start to the day.
Afterwards, head to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) for a day of hiking and exploring. Wander through the Valley of the Winds and wend your way through creek beds, rocky domes and stunning desert wilderness. Immerse yourself in the Indigenous history of the area and enjoy exploring this historic place.
After working up an appetite, enjoy a tasty lunch before waving goodbye to Uluru and Kata Tjuta National Park.
It's sad to leave this beauty behind, but another adventure awaits!
Your next destination is Kings Creek Station where you'll enjoy another night at a private campsite. Set amongst a sea of magnificent desert oaks, Kings Creek Station is the perfect place to dive into a real outback camping experience.
Enjoy another night telling stories around the campfire before settling back beneath the stars.
Day 3 - Watarrka (Kings Canyon) to Alice Springs
Today is all about exploring Watarrka (Kings Canyon) National Park. This natural wonder is an incredible place to hike, climb and explore. Marvel mighty chasm and stunning red cliffs which soar over spiky palm forests. The magnificent sandstone walls offer great photo opportunities and incredible vistas.
Take your time exploring, and embark on the 6km round trip around the canyon's edge to catch some seriously stunning views. Visit the Amphitheatre, Lost City and the tranquil Garden of Eden and marvel at the natural beauty of this incredible landmark.
Later, enjoy your final meal with your group in the afternoon before heading back to Alice Springs.
This tour is for 3 days and 2 nights, beginning in either Alice Springs (4:45 am) or Uluru (1-2 pm) and finishing at 5:30 pm in Alice Springs.
What to bring: Torch, wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, water bottle (1.5 litres), walking shoes/boots, sleeping bag (or can be hired for $30), toiletries, swimwear, towel, camera, comfortable and casual clothing for 3 days.