Embark on an 8-day adventure from Adelaide to Uluru through Australia’s outback and create lifelong memories in nature. This camping trip offers diverse wilderness and untamed landscapes, showcasing rich Indigenous culture. Embark on an awe-inspiring adventure through the ancient gorges of the majestic Flinders Ranges and prepare to be mesmerized by the strikingly rugged terrain of the legendary Oodnadatta Track. Embark on an exhilarating adventure into the depths of an underground labyrinth in Coober Pedy! Journey beneath the surface and discover a hidden world waiting to be explored. Experience the Red Centre. Explore the enchanting and mystical terrain of desert plains, rugged mountain ranges, and awe-inspiring gorges, where hidden within lie the sacred sites of Aboriginal Australia. Marvel at the enchanting outback sunsets and gather around the campfire to share captivating stories with familiar faces and newfound friends.
- The Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park offers an opportunity to explore ancient landscapes.
- Going off-road, one can explore fascinating lunar landscapes on the famous Oodnadatta Track.
- One can choose to sleep in a dugout nestled underground in Coober Pedy.
- Experience the beauty and fulfilment of hiking in nature.
- Experience the awe-inspiring spiritual sites of Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon.
- Experience authentic Indigenous culture by connecting with the Country.
- Experience the beauty of a sunset over Uluru.
- You can enjoy stargazing under the billions of stars in the Milky Way while camping in style.
- Engage in meaningful conservation efforts.
The tour with hostel dorm accommodation costs $1596 – 1995 AUD per person.
Age Restrictions: 18+.
If desired, assistance can be provided in arranging a private group tour. This option allows for the flexibility of exploring preferred sights at one’s own pace with their group. Contact our fantastic team of charters at firstname.lastname@example.org for all the juicy details!
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Embark on a thrilling journey along the ever-transforming Oodnadatta Track, an untamed dirt road that dances with the whims of the weather. If the road is deemed unsafe or sections are closed, our Guide may adjust the itinerary and take an alternative route. Suppose it is determined that travelling on the track is dangerous. In that case, the itinerary for day three will be modified to include visits to Port Augusta, Coober Pedy via Stuart Highway, Josephine’s Kangaroo Orphanage & Gallery, Coober Pedy township, Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, and an overnight stay in Coober Pedy.
On the first day, the trip will be from Adelaide to Flinders Ranges
Your eight-day outback adventure starts in Adelaide at 6 am. Your Storyteller Guide will meet you there. You’ll make a caffeine stop in the coastal town of Port Wakefield. Then, you’ll head to the Southern Flinders Ranges for a morning hike at Alligator Gorge. This hike is a great way to begin your tour in Mount Remarkable National Park. Embark on a delightful post-lunch adventure as you wander through the charming Quorn, renowned for its enchanting Pichi Richi Railway. Next, you’ll arrive at Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park and hike at Arkaroo Rock. This rock is an important cultural site for the local Adnyamathanha people. Prepare to be captivated by the mesmerizing rock paintings that vividly depict the enchanting Yura Muda (Dreaming or creation story) of Ikara (Wilpena Pound). You’ll experience a Welcome to Country ceremony at Wilpena Pound Resort in the afternoon. This ceremony will be in the Adnyamathanha people’s native tongue. Embark on a journey of connection and awe as you travel to the breathtaking Skytrek Willow Springs Station, where nature and adventure await. This 70,000-acre working sheep station will be your base while you explore the Flinders Ranges. Your Guide will prepare a delicious dinner for you. Then, you can relax and enjoy a front-row seat to the incredible light show in the night sky. The Flinders Ranges are known for their clear skies and stunning starry views. You’ll roll out your swag and sleep under the stars, surrounded b
The driving distance today is approximately 510 km.
Accommodation: Camping is available at Skytrek Willow Springs Station.
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Know before you book
- This camping tour requires participation from the passengers, which may involve assisting with meals and packing up camp.
- Experience the ultimate outdoor adventure on this tour, where you’ll camp amidst breathtaking national parks and cozy campgrounds, all equipped with essential toilet and shower facilities.
- When camping, single swags are used.
- Experience the ultimate comfort of swags, the Aussie Bed Rolls, crafted with durable canvas and a cozy built-in mattress. Bring your comfortable sleeping bag and pillow to snuggle up in the take.
- There is an option for a swag upgrade, available for a fee of $300, which includes a deluxe double swag that can accommodate two people comfortably. This upgraded swag provides a high-density foam mattress and mesh windows. Please note that availability is limited due to its size and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
- Experience the ultimate camping comfort with our 3-person dome tent, perfect for sharing with your favourite adventure buddy.
- Embark on an unforgettable adventure, starting in the vibrant city of Adelaide at dawn on day one and concluding in the breathtaking Yulara (Uluru) around midday on day eight. Please consider this when booking your onward travel.
- Hop on a thrilling journey from Uluru or Yulara to Alice Springs as our transfers depart in style from the Desert Gardens Hotel, with timings tailored to each season. Experience the seamless and luxurious transfers by AAT Kings, offering you unparalleled comfort and convenience at a pocket-friendly price of just $189 per person. For further information, please visit their website.
- To fully benefit from this experience, it is essential to appreciate outdoor activities such as hiking and be prepared for varying weather conditions.
- Get ready to step up your game! Participants should be in decent shape and prepared to tackle walks ranging from 3 to 12 kilometres on certain days. These walks may consist of uneven terrain and the possibility of getting wet.
- When making a booking, kindly inform us of any specific dietary needs. We offer a wide selection and strive to provide fresh options. Snacks, soft drinks, and alcohol are not included.
- You are cordially invited to bring along on your journey a single backpack or soft travel bag weighing a mere 15 kg, accompanied by a delightful small piece of hand luggage.
- To ensure the safety and well-being of our passengers, we have implemented strict COVID-Safe protocols. As part of these measures, all passengers must complete online check-in and provide a ‘Fit for Travel’ self-declaration to ensure their good health. Don’t forget! This requirement is an absolute must and must be completed within 24 hours before you embark on your journey.
- This tour requires a minimum of six people to operate. If, by chance, your departure is cancelled due to not meeting the minimum numbers, all payments made will be transferred to a future departure date. If this option is not suitable, a full refund of the tour price will be provided.
- Please review our complete Booking Terms & Conditions before making a reservation.
What to Bring
The recommended time to visit Uluru (also known as Ayers Rock) is during the cooler months of May through September. During this period, the weather is mild and comfortable, with daytime temperatures ranging from 20-25°C (68-77°F) and nighttime temperatures dropping to 5-10°C (41-50°F). This makes it suitable for outdoor activities such as hiking, sightseeing, and enjoying Uluru’s stunning sunrise and sunset views.
A trip to Uluru, or Ayers Rock, is considered worthwhile. It holds significant cultural and spiritual importance for the local Anangu people and is widely recognised as one of Australia’s most iconic natural landmarks.
Visiting Uluru (also known as Ayers Rock) in one day may not provide enough time to thoroughly experience and appreciate the area. Uluru is located in the remote Australian outback and offers a wide range of attractions and activities in its surroundings.
Visiting Uluru (also known as Ayers Rock) without a tour is possible as Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is open to the public. Visitors are free to explore the area independently. However, it should be noted thaTrackru holds sacred significance to the local Anangu people, and visitors are expected to respect their culture and traditions.