Day 1 Alice Springs Arrive at any time.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
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.
From late October - early March, if the temperature is forecasted to be 35°C or above we will be following the summer itinerary and visiting the West MacDonnell Ranges instead of Kings Canyon.
Kings Canyon Hike
Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s))
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.
Uluru Mala Walk
Aboriginal Cultural Centre Visit
Uluru at Sunset
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.
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!
Guided Mine Tour
Private Vehicle (9.00-9.50 hours, 780km)
Day 5 Coober Pedy/Flinders Ranges (1B, 1D) Prepare for an early morning start for the travel day to Flinders Ranges.
Private Vehicle (10.00-11.00 hours, 590km)
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'.
Private Vehicle (7.50-9.00 hours, 380km)
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/Halls Gap (1B) Depart early and travel inland to Grampians NP, known for its sandstone mountain range and impressive rock art. Walk to the stunning Balconies and visit MacKenzie Falls.
The Balconies (Jaws of Death) Visit
MacKenzie Falls Visit
Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 570km)
Day 9 Halls Gap/Port Campbell (1B) Enjoy an early morning walk in Grampians NP, lush with vegetation and wildlife. Opt to visit an Aboriginal Cultural Centre to learn about the significance of the area to the indigenous people. Drive along the Great Ocean Road, viewing sites including the collapsed London Arch.
Grampians National Park Walk
London Arch Visit
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s), 260km)
Day 10 Port Campbell/Melbourne (1B) Explore the scenic attractions of the Great Ocean Road including the picturesque Loch Ard Gorge and the 12 Apostles formations. Stop at the Great Otway National Park for an included rainforest walk en route to Melbourne.
Tour ends upon arrival in Melbourne in the afternoon. Consider booking post-tour accommodation in Melbourne to explore the city.
Loch Ard Gorge Visit
12 Apostles Visit
Departure Day (Activities)
Private Vehicle (7.00-8.00 hours, 300km)