Australian Outback Safari

AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK SAFARI

AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK SAFARI

TRAFALGAR TOURS

Day 1

Arrive Uluru (Ayers Rock) (2 Nights)

Meet your Travel Director and travel companions at Ayers Rock Resort (flights to arrive prior to 3pm). Together, we journey to the dual World Heritage listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, where we’ll watch a soul-stirring sunset over Australia’s most treasured natural landmark. ‘Make a Difference’ with your visit which will help support a Join Trafalgar initiative to protect the environment and preserve the traditions of the native Mutitjulu community. Our home for the next two nights is one of Trafalgar’s ‘Stays with Stories’ – the Desert Gardens Hotel.

 Hotel – Desert Gardens, Ayers Rock Resort

 Included Meals – Welcome Reception

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCE

Uluru Barbecue Dinner

Enjoy a unique and exclusive dining experience with Uluru as your stunning backdrop. There’s sparkling wine on arrival followed by a classic barbecue of steak, lamb sausages, skewered chicken and garlic prawns, as well as a selection of fresh salads and a tasty dessert. There’s even time for stargazing.

Adult Price: $135.00*

* The Optionals and pricing listed here are a guideline only and subject to change.

Day 2

Uluru Sunrise – Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)

Witness a soul-stirring Red Centre sunrise over Uluru as you ‘Dive into Culture’ and embark on a tour around the base of this iconic natural wonder. Connect with your ancient surrounds, taking a self-guided stroll or guided walk to Mutitjulu Waterhole. Your Travel Director will reveal the significance of the well-preserved Aboriginal rock paintings before your journey continues to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). Toast to another magnificent sunset with a glass of sparkling wine and watch as their characteristic rocky domes change colour in the fading light.

 Included Meals – Breakfast

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCE

Camel To Sunrise Or Sunset

A peaceful one hour camel ride through stunning sand dune country with the awe inspiring back drop of Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Watch as the rising or setting sun lights up Uluru and the surrounding plains.

Adult Price: $132.00*

* The Optionals and pricing listed here are a guideline only and subject to change.

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCE

Ayers Rock Scenic Flights

A 40 minute, fixed wing scenic flight is a great way to take in this amazing landscape. These small plane options with extended flights that include both Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Prices from

Adult Price: $240.00*

* The Optionals and pricing listed here are a guideline only and subject to change.

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCE

Helicopter Flights

Experience a scenic helicopter flight over the Red Centre and see Uluru from the Air. Prices from

Adult Price: $150.00*

* The Optionals and pricing listed here are a guideline only and subject to change.

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCE

Uluru Motorcycle Tours

Enjoy the thrill of a hot lap around Uluru or even travel a little further on the back of a motorcycle. Whatever blows your hair back! Prices from:

Adult Price: $139.00*

* The Optionals and pricing listed here are a guideline only and subject to change.

Day 3

Ayers Rock – Kings Canyon

Today’s journey takes us to the towering red rock walls of Kings Canyon. But not before a stop at Kings Creek Station, the largest exporter of wild camels in Australia. Hear the story of owners Ian and Lynn Conway and their dedication to Aboriginal children in the region’s remote communities. Later, trace the rim of the canyon and connect with the natural beauty of Watarrka National Park or consider a leisurely stroll along the sandy creek bed.

 Hotel – Kings Canyon Resort

 Included Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCE

Field Of Light Sunrise

With just enough time for some background commentary on the internationally renowned artist Bruce Munro, you will arrive very excited to see his latest artistic endeavour. Arriving in complete darkness, you will be able to enjoy the 50,000 spheres of light in the desert, before making your way up the hill to the Field of Light sunrise viewing viewing area.

Adult Price: $75.00*

* The Optionals and pricing listed here are a guideline only and subject to change.

Day 4

Kings Canyon – Alice Springs (2 Nights)

Travel past vast cattle properties today en route to Alice Springs, a journey which provides a perspective of the enormous magnitude of the Australian outback. Visit the historic Telegraph Station. Established in 1872, it was the first communication link between Australia and England. Then, drive to Anzac Hill for panoramic views over ‘The Alice’.

 Hotel – Mercure Alice Springs Resort

 Included Meals – Breakfast

Day 5

Alice Springs

After breakfast this morning, ‘Dive into Culture’ and join a local Aboriginal guide at the Alice Springs Desert Park to gain a deeper understanding of the culture and traditions of the local Arrernte People. Visit the headquarters of the Royal Flying Doctor Service to hear from a ‘Local Specialist’ how this iconic facility provides emergency medical assistance in the outback. This evening, ‘Connect with Locals’, joining the Falzon family for a home-cooked Be My Guest barbecue dinner at their Earth Sanctuary World Nature Centre. Here you will gain insights into the sustainable lifestyle the family has created and hear about their passion for ecology, astronomy and culture.

 Included Meals – Breakfast, Be My Guest

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCE

Outback Hot Air Ballooning

Your adventure begins with the balloons being inflated just as the sun lights up the rugged MacDonnell Ranges. Whilst floating gently in the air you will appreciate the vast remoteness, scenery and wildlife of the Australian outback. The tour includes your return transfers and a light breakfast. Please note this excursion is not recommended for the elderly or a less agile person. If you are unsure, please discuss your situation directly with Outback Ballooning. A compulsary aviation insurance charge of $30.00 per person is payable direct to Outback Ballooning. Prices from:

Adult Price: $275.00*

* The Optionals and pricing listed here are a guideline only and subject to change.

Day 6

Alice Springs – Tennant Creek

Visit the School of the Air this morning with a ‘Local Specialist’ and witness a classroom lesson broadcast over 1.3 million square kilometres to children living in remote locations. Travel north, stopping at Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles), an intriguing outcrop of granite boulders that hold great spiritual significance to the Aboriginal owners of the land. Arrive in Tennant Creek, a former gold-mining town, where we stay tonight.

 Hotel – Bluestone Motor Inn

 Included Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7

Tennant Creek – Katherine

Journey back in time with a stop at the 1930s Daly Waters Pub, before continuing to Mataranka for a refreshing swim in its crystal-clear thermal springs. Spend the night in Katherine.

 Hotel – Paraway Motel

 Included Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8

Katherine – Kakadu

Embark on a tranquil cruise along the Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park. Then, venture deep into Kakadu, cruising with a ‘Local Specialist’ on Yellow Water Billabong, renowned for its diverse species of birdlife, including sea eagles, brolgas and brilliantly hued kingfishers. Watch as the lazy estuarine crocodiles sun themselves on the sandy banks.

 Hotel – Mercure Kakadu Crocodile

 Included Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9

Kakadu – Darwin (2 Nights)

Visit Ubirr and admire its superb Aboriginal rock art dating back over 20,000 years, then walk to nearby Nadab Lookout, for scenic views over the surrounding wetlands and escarpments. This afternoon, your choice of sightseeing in Darwin could see you visit the Mindil Beach Sunset Market, where Trafalgar will treat you to dinner, or visit Crocosaurus Cove at your leisure.

 Hotel – Mantra on the Esplanade

 Included Meals – Breakfast

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCE

Kakadu Air Scenic Flights

One of the best ways to experience Kakadu is by a scenic fixed wing flight which allows you to see the amazing escarpments, waterways and wetlands. You will be amazed by the vastness and varied landscape that can be best experienced from the air. Prices from

Adult Price: $150.00*

* The Optionals and pricing listed here are a guideline only and subject to change.

Day 10

Litchfield National Park

Travel to Litchfield National Park today, pausing to examine the park’s iconic termite mounds. Continue to Florence Falls, a double-plunge waterfall, then venture to Wangi Falls with some free time to swim in the large waterhole, before returning to Darwin. This evening, set sail on Darwin Harbour with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for Farewell Dinner Cruise.

 Included Meals – Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 11

Depart Darwin

Say farewell to your fellow travellers as your holiday comes to an end this morning after breakfast. You’ll be transferred to Darwin Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

 Included Meals – Breakfast

All optional experiences for this trip

Book with your travel director when you travel

AVAILABLE ON DAY 1

Uluru Barbecue Dinner

Enjoy a unique and exclusive dining experience with Uluru as your stunning backdrop. There’s sparkling wine on arrival followed by a classic barbecue of steak, lamb sausages, skewered chicken and garlic prawns, as well as a selection of fresh salads and a tasty dessert. There’s even time for stargazing.

Adult Price: $135.00*

* The Optionals and pricing listed here are a guideline only and subject to change.

AVAILABLE ON DAY 2

Camel To Sunrise Or Sunset

A peaceful one hour camel ride through stunning sand dune country with the awe inspiring back drop of Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Watch as the rising or setting sun lights up Uluru and the surrounding plains.

Adult Price: $132.00*

* The Optionals and pricing listed here are a guideline only and subject to change.

AVAILABLE ON DAY 2

Ayers Rock Scenic Flights

A 40 minute, fixed wing scenic flight is a great way to take in this amazing landscape. These small plane options with extended flights that include both Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Prices from

Adult Price: $240.00*

* The Optionals and pricing listed here are a guideline only and subject to change.

AVAILABLE ON DAY 2

Helicopter Flights

Experience a scenic helicopter flight over the Red Centre and see Uluru from the Air. Prices from

Adult Price: $150.00*

* The Optionals and pricing listed here are a guideline only and subject to change.

AVAILABLE ON DAY 2

Uluru Motorcycle Tours

Enjoy the thrill of a hot lap around Uluru or even travel a little further on the back of a motorcycle. Whatever blows your hair back! Prices from:

Adult Price: $139.00*

* The Optionals and pricing listed here are a guideline only and subject to change.

AVAILABLE ON DAY 3

Field Of Light Sunrise

With just enough time for some background commentary on the internationally renowned artist Bruce Munro, you will arrive very excited to see his latest artistic endeavour. Arriving in complete darkness, you will be able to enjoy the 50,000 spheres of light in the desert, before making your way up the hill to the Field of Light sunrise viewing viewing area.

Adult Price: $75.00*

* The Optionals and pricing listed here are a guideline only and subject to change.

AVAILABLE ON DAY 5

Outback Hot Air Ballooning

Your adventure begins with the balloons being inflated just as the sun lights up the rugged MacDonnell Ranges. Whilst floating gently in the air you will appreciate the vast remoteness, scenery and wildlife of the Australian outback. The tour includes your return transfers and a light breakfast. Please note this excursion is not recommended for the elderly or a less agile person. If you are unsure, please discuss your situation directly with Outback Ballooning. A compulsary aviation insurance charge of $30.00 per person is payable direct to Outback Ballooning. Prices from:

Adult Price: $275.00*

* The Optionals and pricing listed here are a guideline only and subject to change.

AVAILABLE ON DAY 9

Kakadu Air Scenic Flights

One of the best ways to experience Kakadu is by a scenic fixed wing flight which allows you to see the amazing escarpments, waterways and wetlands. You will be amazed by the vastness and varied landscape that can be best experienced from the air. Prices from

Adult Price: $150.00*

* The Optionals and pricing listed here are a guideline only and subject to change.

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Australian Outback Safari

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