Australian Outback with Uluru and Lake Eyre 7-Day Camping Tour image
Travel into Australia’s magnificent Red Centre on this Overland journey from Adelaide. From the orange-rock spires of Warren Gorge, the underground mining town of Coober Pedy to the towering domes of Kata Tjuta, make your way through some iconic outback sights on your way to Alice Springs. See opal cutting demonstrations, meet the furry residents of a kangaroo orphanage, and learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander spiritual beliefs on a guided walk at Uluru as you discover more about this breathtaking Australian region.
Itinerary

Day 1: Adelaide to Flinders Ranges

Stop At: Clare Valley, 8 Spring Gully Road, South Australia 5453 Australia
Short stop for coffee
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Wilpena Pound Resort Wilpena Road, Via Hawker, Flinders Ranges National Park, South Australia 5434 Australia
After lunch enjoy expansive views of the Flinders Ranges as you drive towards Wilpena Pound, a natural amphitheatre of rocky mountains. Enjoy an easy group hike to explore the area.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight camping at Wilpena Pound

Day 2: Flinders Ranges

Stop At: Warren Gorge, Quorn, South Australia Australia
Return to Quorn via a winding country road that passes rugged mountain ranges and crumbling colonial-era homesteads. Spend the day exploring this wild country. Hike through the orange rock spires of Warren Gorge, taking in pockets of unique flora along the way. Trek through low-lying native shrubbery and gnarled trees. As the sun sets, rest your weary limbs in the comfort of your accommodation for the evening, a historic grain mill.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the historic 'Mill' in Quorn

Day 3: Coober Pedy

Stop At: Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, 131 - 133 Hutchison St, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723 Australia
End the day with some rescued joeys at Josephine’s Gallery and Kangaroo Orphanage
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, 14 Hutchison St, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723 Australia
Shop for Opals. Overnight stay at the Bunkhouse
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in the underground Bunkhouse at Umoona Opal Mine

Day 4: Coober Pedy to Yulara

Stop At: Erldunda Roadhouse, Stuart Hwy & Lasseter Hwy, Erldunda NT 0872, Australia
Quick stop to stretch and grab some refreshments (own expense)
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight exclusive Uluru campsite. Stay in permanent twin share tents. Shared bathroom facilities

Day 5: Yulara / Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Stop At: Uluru Rd, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory 0872 Australia
Rise early this morning and be rewarded with a glorious Uluru sunrise. While the day is still fresh, enjoy a walk around the base of this incredible sandstone formation, which is of great spiritual significance to the Anangu people. Walk to the cave paintings near Mutitjulu Waterhole at the base of Uluru where you will be in the hands of an Anangu guide who will share the stories of this unique landscape. This exclusive experience will give you an insight to the meaning behind Anangu art and traditional culture.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, Lasseter Highway, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory Australia
The on-site Cultural Centre also houses an extensive collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and crafts for you to browse.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight exclusive Uluru campsite. Stay in permanent twin share tents. Shared bathroom facilities

Day 6: Uluru to Kings Canyon

Stop At: Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, Lasseter Highway, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory Australia
Today, explore one of the Red Centre's greatest treasures, Kata Tjuta, a group of domed red rocks rising spectacularly out of the desert. Like Uluru, they’re sacred to the Anangu people and are believed to be 500 million years old.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight exclusive Kings Canyon campsite. Stay in permanent twin share tents. Shared bathroom facilities

Day 7: Kings Canyon to Alice Springs

Stop At: Watarrka National Park, Luritja Rd, Petermann NT 0872, Australia
With its 300-metre high sandstone walls, hidden waterholes, fern forests, chasms, canyons and caverns, Watarrka National Park is central Australia’s answer to an oasis. The highlight attractions here are the Garden of Eden, the Amphitheatre and the Lost City – all sites you’ll get to visit on the Rim Walk.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions

  • 6x Breakfast
  • 6x Dinner
  • 7x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • 6 nights accommodation (2 nights bush camping, 1 night underground bunkhouse and 3 nights permanent tents)
  • National Park fees
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Transport by air-conditioned all terrain vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Wilpena Pound
  • Entry/Admission - Warren Gorge
  • Entry/Admission - Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage
  • Entry/Admission - Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Uluru
  • Entry/Admission - Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Watarrka National Park

Features

Terms & Conditions

    If you cancel at least 56 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 25 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 31 and 55 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 30 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers