Outback Safari

11 Day First Choice Tour from Uluru to Darwin with AAT Kings

Read 4 reviews and enjoy exclusive savings on AAT Kings 11 Day Outback Safari. Experience quintessential Northern Territory landscapes on a thrilling road-trip from Uluru to Darwin. The grandeur of Uluru is unforgettable, and the opportunity to learn about the traditions...read more

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First Choice Tour Starts In
Starts In
Uluru
First Choice Tour Ends In
Ends In
Darwin
Accomodation
Accomodation
4 - 4.5 Star
49
Max Group Size
49
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Australia
Trip Operated By:
AAT Kings
AAT Kings
408 Reviews
Trip Reviews:
4.3 out of 5
4 Reviews
Trip Code:
NUAD

Itinerary

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1 Welcome to Uluru
On arrival at Ayers Rock Resort you'll meet your Travel Director and travelling companions. Drive the short distance to dual World Heritage listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, where sparkling wine is served at a Welcome Reception as you watch the sun set over Australia's renowned natural landmark. Witness the phenomenon of the changing colours on the massive sandstone monolith before returning to the comfort of your hotel for the night. Stay: Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort (2 nights)
2 Uluru Sunrise - Kata Tjuta
Rise early to experience a majestic Uluru sunrise while sipping a warming cup of tea or coffee. After a tour of the base of Uluru, you may like to take either a self-guided walk around its 11km perimeter, or a shorter guided walk to the Mutitjulu Waterhole. Your Travel Director will explain the significance of the ancient Aboriginal rock paintings you'll encounter and the culture of the traditional owners, the Anangu people. This afternoon's journey takes you to superb Kata Tjuta, a series of 36 magnificent domes of orange-hued sedimentary rock, where you can toast the magnificent sunset with a glass of sparkling wine. (B)
3 Uluru - Kings Canyon
Awe-inspiring Kings Canyon is your destination today. Stop for a lunch break at Kings Creek Station, the largest exporter of wild camels in Australia, and hear the intriguing story of owners Ian and Lynn Conway and their dedication to Aboriginal children in the region's remote communities. Continue to Kings Canyon, a spectacular natural formation whose sheer sandstone walls soar to a height of over 100 metres. A 6km ‘rim walk' around the canyon will reward you with marvellous views of Watarrka National Park. An easier walk along the canyon's boulder strewn creek bed is another option. (B/D) Stay: Kings Canyon Resort
4 Kings Canyon - Alice Springs
Travelling past vast cattle properties today, you'll develop a true appreciation of the enormous magnitude of the Australian outback. On arrival in Alice Springs, visit the historic Telegraph Station established in 1872, and drive to Anzac Hill for panoramic views over ‘The Alice'. (B) Stay: Mercure Alice Springs Resort (2 nights)
5 Alice Springs
After breakfast this morning, join an Aboriginal guide at the Alice Springs Desert Park to gain an insight into the culture and traditions of the local Arrernte people. Later, at the headquarters of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, you'll learn how this iconic facility provides emergency medical assistance in the outback. This evening, join the Falzon family for a Be My Guest home-cooked barbecue dinner at Earth Sanctuary World Nature Centre, and later listen as they speak of their passion for local ecology, astronomy and culture. (B/D)
6 Alice Springs - Tennant Creek
Before leaving Alice Springs, visit the School of the Air to witness a classroom lesson broadcast to children living in remote locations. Then travel north, stopping to view Karlu Karlu, an intriguing group of precariously-balanced granite boulders. Your destination is the former gold-mining town of Tennant Creek. (B/D) Stay: Bluestone Motor Inn
7 Tennant Creek - Katherine
Travel further north, visiting the quirky Daly Waters Pub before continuing to Mataranka, where a swim in the warm, crystal-clear waters of the thermal springs is a must-do. Tonight is spent in Katherine. (B/D) Stay: Paraway Motel
8 Katherine - Kakadu National Park
Travel to Nitmiluk National Park, where a tranquil cruise along the spectacular Katherine Gorge will allow you to sense the spirituality of the land. Catch glimpses of the resident freshwater crocodiles and learn about the history and culture of the local traditional owners, the Jawoyn people. Then, travel deep into Kakadu for a cruise on the famous Yellow Water Billabong, famed for its stunning variety of birdlife. You'll also see estuarine crocodiles basking on the sandy banks. (B/D) Stay: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel
9 Kakadu - Darwin Included Choice
Visit fascinating Ubirr with its superb Aboriginal rock art dating over 20,000 years. Then, climb to the top of the rocky outcrop for majestic views over the floodplains and escarpment country. This afternoon in Darwin, choose an Included Choice sightseeing experience. Visit the colourful Mindil Beach Sunset Market where we'll treat you to dinner or Crocosaurus Cove to explore at your leisure. (B) Stay: Mantra on the Esplanade (2 nights)
10 Litchfield National Park
Travel to Litchfield National Park, pausing to examine the amazing termite mounds that dot the landscape. Then continue to Florence Falls, a double plunge waterfall leading to a popular swimming hole. Venture on to Wangi Falls for a swim in the large waterhole before heading back to Darwin. Join your Travel Director for a Darwin Harbour Farewell Dinner Cruise. (B/D)
11 Farewell from Darwin
Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end after breakfast. (B)

AAT Kings Inclusions

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Journey Highlights
  • Visit the School of the Air with a local expert to witness how children living in remote areas are educated.
  • Local guides take you on a journey through Yellow Water Billabong to spot wildlife, including large crocodiles.
  • Discover the culture of a real outback remote pub with a visit to Daly Waters Pub. Our shout!
  • Your stay at Ayers Rock Resort contributes to the Mutitjulu Foundation, funding health and education projects for local Aboriginal communities.
Trip Inclusions
  • Quality accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Airport transfers (see flight information below)
Included Meals
  • 10 Full buffet breakfasts
  • 1 Be My Guest dinner
  • 4 Dinners with wine
  • 1 Farewell Dinner
What To Bring
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Warm layers in cooler months
  • Swimwear and beach towel (if swimming)
Arrival & Departure
  • Day 1 – Flights to arrive prior to 3.00pm into Ayers Rock Airport
  • Day 11 – Flights to depart anytime from Darwin Airport
Activity Level
  • Moderate level of fitness required for walks at Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon
  • Walking on uneven surfaces is required to complete the walks, though there are alternate options available
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise and internal flights as specified only. Flights not specified are not included.

Reviews (4)

11 Day Outback Safari reviews from past clients of Global Journeys.

“Safari worry free holiday”
- New Zealand Jul 2017 1 Helpful Vote

Highlights was walking around Uluru and also climbing King Canyon. The tour was well organised and Pete the tour driver was very very informative.

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“Had a wonderful time on our journey”
- VIC, Australia Aug 2015

We had a wonderful time on our journey through Central Australia. Our tour director, Dave Overton was excellent - very professional and knowledgeable. The information he imparted to us regarding the aboriginal culture and history of the specific sites and local areas was very impressive. He was always willing to answer any questions and was able to offer assistance and guidance to anyone who had specific needs. Our driver Stuart needs to be commended for his wonderful driving skills, especially...read more

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“This tour was very very very good”
- Australia Sep 2012 1 Helpful Vote

Early September was an excellent time to travel before the wet season starts and the higher temperatures and humidity start to become uncomfortable. Our tour Guide from AAT Kings, Gillian was extremely knowledgeable and able to answer any question. She also went out of her way to help anyone that needed assistance. The itinerary ran smoothly and to plan. The timing for this tour was also excellent as it was not too hot for the climbing & walking that was required to fully enjoy the different...read more

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“Do it in September, as the weather was perfect”
- Australia Sep 2010 1 Helpful Vote

Everything about this trip was terrific. Our tour director Gail Richards was very knowledgable, efficient & a lot of fun. Paul the bus driver likewise. The bus was always clean. Accommodation along the trip was excellent until we arrived in Darwin & stayed at the Mantra Pandanus. The front desk staff were far from helpful, bordering on rude at times. All the organised exursions ran smoothly. I will be recommending this trip to any of my friends who ask. I would encourage them to do it in September,...read more

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