- Greyhound bus from Darwin to Alice Springs
- 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
- 1 nights accommodation at the YHA Alice Springs (6 share)
- Uluru base walk
- Travel in air-conditioned 21 seat bus
WHERE WE VISIT
- Kata Tjuta
- Aboriginal Cultural Centre
- Kings Canyon
- Curtain Springs
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Start Darwin & End Alice Springs 5 Day 4 Night Uluru (Ayers Rock) TourStart with a Greyhound bus ride before delving in to the desert in Alice Springs and Uluru!
- Sleeping bags can be hired for $20 each
Why do we love this
We love that this tour includes a trip in a Greyhound bus - a great way to see the outback!
What to Expect
Day 1 & 2: Greyhound bus from Darwin to Alice Springs
Depart from Darwin Bus Station at 11:40am and arrive in Alice Springs the next day at 9:15am. The Greyhound Bus Station in Alice Springs is next door to The Rock Tour Office.
When you arrive in Alice Springs you can enjoy the day checking out the local attractions. Enjoy 1 nights accommodation at the AliceSprings YHA (6 share dorm) which is located a 2 minute walk from the Alice Springs Greyhound station.
Day 3: Kings Canyon (L, D)
You will be picked up from the Alice Springs YHA at 5:30am, first destination Kings Canyon. Enjoy a 3 hour hike through the sandstone domes of the Lost City.Visit the Amphitheatre, North & South Walls and the Garden of Eden. Next stop, Curtin Springs where we set up our bush camp. Your guide will prepare a healthy camp-oven dinner. Relax around the fire then curl up in your cozy swag under a million stars.
Day 4: Kata Tjuta & Uluru Sunset (B, L, D)
Feel the spiritual significance of the Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta. Your Guide will show you some bush tucker along the hike before heading to the Aboriginal Cultural Centre where youcan listen to tales from the Dreamtime. You will then go on a guided
Mala Walk and spend the evening enjoying dinner at the spectacular Sunset over Uluru. Witness the awesome
sight of Uluru changing colour as the sun sets. We spend this night at the Ayers Rock Campground with toilets and showers.
Day 5: Uluru Sunrise (B,L)
Take in a memorable Uluru Sunrise over the World’sLargest Rock. You then have time to complete the Uluru Base Walk. Take in the spiritual significance of Kantju Gorge, Mutijulu Waterhole and Aboriginal Cave Paintings. You will arrive back in Alice Springs at approximately 5:00pm. Back to civilisation, get cleaned up and meet your Guide for dinner and a couple of beers at The Rock Bar at 7:00pm (at your own expense).
We supply:All meals as stated, transport, air conditioned comfortable 21 seat buses, fun and experienced tour guide, swags and camping equipment. Sleeping Bags can be hired for $15 each.
You will need to bring:Travel Voucher, a small bag, sturdy walking shoes, a torch, a hat, sunscreen, 2 water bottles, towel, swimmers, toiletries, camera and sunglasses. Warm clothes for the winter and comfortable light fitting clothes for the summer.
Frequently Asked Questions
All meals as stated, transport, air conditioned comfortable 21 seat buses, fun and experienced tour guide, swags and camping equipment.
Uluru Park Fee is $25 for Adults and $12.50 for Children under 16 years old.
We have summer sleeping bags (November - April) and winter sleeping bags (May - October) warm and cosy -10 degree rated. You can hire a Sleeping bag for $20 per person.
A swag is made out of heavy duty canvas, sewn into a cocoon-like bag providing warmth, comfort and security - the ultimate of all bush beds! They have a 2 inch thick comfy mattress. You sleep inside your sleeping bag inside your swag so your body heat is trapped inside your sleeping bag and swag. A lot warmer than a tent!
Bring a small pack and leave your large pack at your Hostel if you are starting and finishing the tour in Alice Springs. If you are starting or finishing your tour in Ayers Rock (Uluru) you can store your luggage in our trailor during the tour. Shorts, T-shirts and good shoes during the day & a jumper for night time. Winter you can still wear shorts and a shirt during the day. However, you will need to bring warm clothes because it does get cold at night. Long pants, a good jumper, a beanie to keep your head warm and gloves are advisable. Regardless of the time of year that you are travelling you will need to bring a hat & sunscreen. Other things to bring include a towel, bathers, sunglasses, torch and toiletries.
Summer (Nov-Mar) average over 30 degrees Celsius. During the peak of summer temperatures can reach 40 degrees Celsius or more. Winter daytime temperatures are pleasant, usually around 20-25 degrees Celsius.
The supplier reserves the right to amend itineraries, change carriers and apply surcharges without notice.
It is strongly recommended that you have your own personal travel insurance. Cancellation Fees are charged at 100% if within 24 hours of departure, 50% if between 24 - 48 hours and 25% at all other times.
The supplier accepts no responsibility for any injury, illness or other such accident sustained while on tour. The supplier accepts no liability for lost, damaged or stolen property. There will be no refunds in case of mechanical breakdown or weather conditions and we cannot guarantee to pick up and drop off times. Customers need to be aware that we operate in extreme temperature and remote areas and act according to instructions from our tour guides.
Please note that the bookings are processed manually and please chat to us before making the booking or you can book with us and your booking is confirmed only once confirmed by the tour operator.
In the event that a booking is cancelled, the following fees will apply:
- Cancellations more than 48 hours before departure: 25% of the total cost
- Cancellations between 24 and 48 hours of departure: 50% of the total cost
- Cancellations within 24 hours of departure: 100% of the total cost
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