Between Darwin and Adelaide theres a lot to see, so be prepared to pack a whole lot into this two-week itinerary. Heading south from the North Territory, youll be making stops at two of Australias great National Parks Kakadu and Litchfield checking out wildlife, waterfalls, and more. Experience just how vast the Outback is while driving towards Alice Springs, then make your way to the Red Centre and witness the magic of Uluru. From there head over to Coober Pedy, where youll see what a small town does to beat the extreme heat (hint: look down), as well as a few historical sites before you reach Adelaide.
Duration: 14 Days
Accommodation: Not Rated%
Guide (Language): english
Start City: Darwin, Australia
Guaranteed Departure: No
Physical Demand: Average
Trip Rating: 0%
Trip ID: 154449
End City: Adelaide, Australia
|Duration: 14 Days||Guaranteed Departure: Yes|
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|Your Guide: English speaking||Tour code: 154449|
|Starts: Darwin, Australia||Finishes: Adelaide, Australia|
Arrive at any time.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Set off early from Darwin to spot crocs on a boat cruise on the Mary River before continuing onto Litchfield National Park. Visit the Florence and Tolmer Falls, the Buley Rockhole and see the spectacular giant termite mounds. Stretch out in a swag (canvas bedroll) and sleep under the stars.
The itinerary for this day varies depending on seasonal/weekly weather. We will visit slightly different attractions depending on the weather conditions.
Litchfield National Park Visit
Crocodile-Spotting Boat Cruise
Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 350km)
Embark early on a full day of exploring. Travel to our overnight camp near Kakadu NP, where swags or tents await. End the day with a group barbecue.
Ubirr Rock Art
Gunlom Falls Visit
Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 350km)
Spend the morning exploring Kakadu NP. Finish the day with a drive to beautiful Katherine Gorge, stopping at Edith Falls on the way.
4x4 (4.00 hour(s), 300km)
Enjoy a free morning. Opt to walk the stunning Katherine Gorge or get adventurous with a flat-bottomed boat or helicopter flight over the gorge, then travel to the small town of Daly Waters. Hit up the local watering hole for a true Outback experience.
We end the day in Daly Waters, a small Outback town. It may seem quiet at first glance, but end the day at the famous local pub for a true Outback experience.
Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 300km)
Take in the vastness of the Northern Territory and travel south to Alice Springs via the Devils Marbles - giant red granite boulders that are a sacred site to Aboriginals.
Private Vehicle (12.00 hour(s), 920km)
Enjoy a free day to relax and explore Alice Springs.
Depart early for the Red Centre. Travel to Kings Canyon and embark on an optional walk, weather permitting, through the gorges and valleys of Watarrka National Park.
Continue on to the Yulara campground for the night.
From late October - early March, if the temperature is forecasted to be 35°C or above we will be following the summer itinerary and visiting the West MacDonnell Ranges instead of Kings Canyon.
Kings Canyon Hike
Private Vehicle (9.00-9.50 hours, 770km)
Visit the Aboriginal Cultural Centre to get a better understanding of the area before embarking on the Mala Walk around part of the base of Uluru (Ayers Rock). Learn the significance behind this iconic destination for the local people.
Experience the colourful sunset at Uluru, while enjoying a glass of bubbly. Marvel at the night sky while bunking down in a swag (canvas bedroll) for the night.
Uluru Mala Walk
Aboriginal Cultural Centre Visit
Uluru at Sunset
Travel across the Outback to the unique opal mining town of Coober Pedy, where people live underground to avoid the heat. A guided mine tour gives insight to the mining process and then importance of opal to the area.
Guided Mine Tour
Private Vehicle (9.00 hour(s), 780km)
We follow the Oodnadatta Track, strewn with ruins of failed early settler activity, along the route of the equally unsuccessful original Ghan Railway route. We cross the dingo fence and stop to explore a number of historic settler sites along the way.
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s), 180km)
View the salt lake of Lake Eyre. Learn about the European history of the region before settling into the historic Beltana Sheep Station.
Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 365km)
Depart Beltana and take one of the gorges into the Flinders Ranges, stopping to absorb the magnificent views along the drive.
Travel through the Clare Valley wine area, making a stop for a wine tasting and demonstration to learn about the development of the vineyards in the area. Arrive in Adelaide, known as the "city of churches'.
Private Vehicle (7.50 hour(s), 550km)
Depart at any time.
Want one final adventure before heading home? Spend an extra day in Adelaide and add the 'Dolphin Swim and Cruise' extra to your tour. Head out in search of wild dolphins, before hopping into the water and going for a swim as they play around you. PLEASE NOTE: If booking this extra, a post-night in Adelaide is highly recommended as this activity will be on the final day of your tour.
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Trip Name: Australia North to South – Darwin to Adelaide
Duration: 14 Days
From Price: 1279
Trip Code: 154449
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