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5 Day Guided Holiday

(Tour Code FTAATRCH)

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Day 1: Welcome to Alice Springs

On arrival in Alice Springs you’ll be transferred to your hotel (flights anytime). The rest of the day is at leisure.

Hotel: Aurora Alice Springs (Budget), Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters (Standard) or Chifley Alice Springs Resort (Superior), Alice Springs.

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Day 2: Alice Springs – Uluru (Ayers Rock) – Kata Tjuta Sunset

Travel through the West MacDonnell Ranges. Visit a camel farm for the chance to ride one of these ‘ships of the desert’ (own expense) and later stop to view Atila (Mt. Conner) before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort. Enjoy a leisurely drive to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) to take in a magnificent outback sunset, while enjoying gourmet canapés and Australian wine.

Hotel: Outback Pioneer Hotel (Budget), Desert Gardens Hotel (Standard) or Sails in the Desert Hotel (Superior), Ayers Rock Resort, 2 nights.

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Day 3: Uluru Sunrise – Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) – Uluru Barbecue Dinner

Watch the gorgeous sunrise at Uluru, then travel to Kata Tjuta and walk through Walpa Gorge. This afternoon join your Driver Guide for a drive around the base of Uluru. Continue to the Kuniya Walk, where you’ll be escorted to the Mutitjulu Waterhole. Visit the Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

Late afternoon witness the striking colour changes of Uluru at sunset with nibbles and sparkling wine. After sunset, join us under the stars at our exclusive venue. Enjoy sparkling wine then dine on a menu of steak, lamb sausages, chicken skewers, garlic prawns and a selection of fresh salads and a tasty dessert. There’s time for stargazing too (weather permitting).

Included Meals: Dinner

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Day 4: Uluru (Ayers Rock) – Kings Canyon – Alice Springs

An early start from Ayers Rock Resort should reward you with a desert sunrise en route to Kings Canyon. Make the rocky climb to the rim of the canyon for breathtaking views of Watarrka National Park and into the canyon itself. If time permits you can make the descent into the ‘Garden of Eden’.

The climb is recommended for those with a good level of fitness. Or you may wish to explore the boulder-strewn creek bed, an easier shady walk. Travel on to Alice Springs.garlic prawns and a selection of fresh salads and a tasty dessert. There’s time for stargazing too (weather permitting).

Hotel: Aurora Alice Springs (Budget), Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters (Standard) or Chifley Alice Springs Resort (Superior), Alice Springs.
Included Meals: Breakfast 

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Day 5: Farewell from Alice Springs

Your short break concludes this morning. You'll be transferred to Alice Springs Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

Inclusions

  • All-inclusive sightseeing experiences in 32 locations
  • Daily excursions on Zodiac vessels
  • APT Driver-Guide and 10 member Expedition Team
  • 76 meals and all-day beverages on your cruise
  • Small groups of no more than 20 guests on your 4WD land journey
  • Transfers, port charges, sightseeing and park fees

 

Departures / Pricing 2018 / 2019

Departs Daily 2017/2018

Adult Twin Budget From$1440
Single Budget From $1855
Adult Twin Standard From $1550
Single Standard From$2125
Adult Twin Superior From$1695
Single Superior From$2385

National Park entry fee is included.

Call 1300 197 351 for up to date availability.

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Accommodation

Budget - Aurora Alice Springs

This 109 room vibrant hotel is the only Alice Springs accommodation on the Todd Mall - the most centrally located accommodation in Alice Springs, Australia.  The Todd Mall is the main shopping, dining and tourist precinct and offers a unique walking experience

Budget - Outback Pioneer Hotel

he Outback Pioneer Hotel and Lodge provides comfortable, clean hostel beds for the traveller who is simply looking for somewhere to rest between their outback adventures.  Two styles of accommodation are available including twenty bed single sex dormitories and four bed mixed-sex dormitories; both have shared bathroom facilities.

Standard - Crowone Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters

The hotel is nestled beneath the famous MacDonnell Ranges. All rooms feature a private balcony with views of the nearby 18-hole Alice Springs Golf Course, the Todd River, swimming pool or the MacDonnell Ranges.

Standard - Desert Gardens Hotel

Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel is centrally located to all resort and touring facilities and offers a range of accommodation, from shaded poolside rooms to deluxe rooms overlooking the desert.

Mercure Alice Springs Resort

Situated on the banks of the famous Todd River, Mercure Alice Springs offers spectacular views of the towering River Red Gum. Well-manicured lush green lawns of the hotel create a relaxing atmosphere, letting you soak in the Australian Outback charm in the Northern Territory (NT).

Superior- Sails In The Desert

In the heart of Australia's Red Centre, the hotel beautifully contrasts Uluru's raw natural beauty with a luxurious outback holiday experience.  Soaring white sails crown Ayers Rock Resort's Sails in the Desert Hotel, shading 228 luxury five star rooms and suites