6 Day Adelaide to Alice Springs. Get a feel for the south and the Outback, with this six-day trip from Adelaide to Alice Springs.
Get back to nature and explore a world truly like no other!
DAY 1 ADELAIDE TO QUORN
We meet up in Adelaide and travel through the Clare Valley, savouring the rugged natural landscapes. Enjoy the view from Mt Remarkable lookout, before arriving in the Flinders Ranges proper. Spend the afternoon hiking around the area, reaching the summit of Dutchman's Stern for some amazing views of the Ranges. We then reach Quorn, our destination. (L, D)
DAY 2 FLINDERS RANGES
Get a feel for one of the most surreal landscapes on earth – the Flinders Ranges. A place where Indigenous culture and heritage meets natural beauty, it's truly like no other place. Visit the natural amphitheatre of Wilpena Pound, a crater formed by an ancient meteor strike. Hike through some nearby desert tracks. Then in the afternoon view some traditional Indigenous rock paintings. Tonight perhaps even share a drink with the locals! (B, L, D)
DAY 3 QUORN TO COOBER PEDY
Today we'll travel through Port Augusta into Glendambo for lunch, before arriving at the Opal Capital of the World, Coober Pedy. Discover underground attractions, outback hospitality and more opals than you thought possible. Tonight we'll eat dinner together at one of the many restaurants in the area. (B, L, D)
DAY 4 COOBER PEDY TO AYERS ROCK
Leaving the opal township, we head northwards along the Stuart Highway towards Uluru, the traditional name for Ayers Rock. View the monolithic rock at sunset amongst the forbidding landscape for one of the most iconic images on earth. (B, L, D)
DAY 5 AYERS ROCK TO KINGS CANYON
We start early today, in order to catch the sunrise at Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). This dramatic collection of 36 domes is a world-renowned site of natural beauty, with plenty of flora and fauna to discover. Then we’ll pay a visit to Kings Creek Station, a working cattle farm in the middle of the Red Centre, before arriving at our destination of Kings Canyon Station. Cool off with a swim before dinner perhaps? (B, L, D)
DAY 6 KINGS CANYON TO ALICE SPRINGS
Bring your walking shoes today. We go for a hike through Kings Canyon, visiting towering sandstone cliffs, idyllic watering holes and lush greenery on the valley floor. It’s a true highlight of the trip, bringing the natural world to bear in all its magnificence. Then we head over rolling sand dunes towards Alice Springs and the end of our journey. (B, L)
Please note that this trip forms part of the City, South & Outback trip, days 5 - 10.
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