Red Centre Escape

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Travel Dates

Dates available Sep 2020 - May 2021

Sale Ends

Aug 31, 2020

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$3,295

Trip Information

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Embark on an epic adventure to the heart of the Australian Outback on this 7 day journey, complete with unique Insider Experiences.


What's Included

  • 6 nights in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director
  • 11 meals - 6 breakfasts and 5 dinners
  • Visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service Base and the School of the Air
  • Be thrilled by the acclaimed Field of Light spectacular
  • Marvel at sunrise over Uluru and take a guided tour around its base
  • Embark on the Kings Canyon Rim Walk
  • Airport transfers and porterage

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Alice Springs (D)

Be met on arrival into Alice Springs. Nestled between the MacDonnell Ranges, this iconic outback town is the geographical centre of Australia, made famous by its rich pioneering history and enchanting ancient Indigenous culture. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner as you get to know your fellow travellers. Insider Experience Today you will take a tour of the Royal Flying Doctor Service Base and visit the School of the Air.

Stay: Alice Springs, Doubletree by Hilton. 

Day 2: Alice Springs, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park (B, D)

The Australian Outback comes to life today as you travel through rugged landscapes to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Discovered by explorers in 1872, Uluru (Ayers Rock) is one of Australia’s most famous and sacred sites. With a visit to the park’s Cultural Centre, you will learn about Anangu culture and the park’s natural environment. Enjoy the illumination of your Insider Experience before heading back to your hotel for a delicious dinner.

Insider Experience

This evening, be thrilled by the acclaimed Field of Light, which has delighted visitors since April 2016. With more than 50,000 solar powered stems, covering the area of seven football fields, the exhibition is aptly named Tili Wiru Tjuta Nyakutjaku or ‘looking at lots of beautiful lights’.

Two Nights: Uluru, Ayers Rock Resort, Desert Gardens Hotel. 

Day 3: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park (B)

Enjoy your Insider Experience very early this morning. In the afternoon, travel to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). Enjoy panoramic views of the domes and walk into Walpa Gorge. Tonight, perhaps treat yourself to an evening of magic under the sparkling outback sky at the optional Sounds of Silence Dinner (additional expense). 

Insider Experience

Early in the morning, marvel at the magnificent sunrise over Uluru and take a guided tour around the base of this famous monolith, viewing ancient caves and fascinating Indigenous rock art sites.

Day 4: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Kings Canyon (B, D)

Travel to Kings Canyon today, in the heart of Watarrka National Park. You will then embark on an afternoon walk of the canyon’s floor. Enjoy dinner at your resort this evening.

Two Nights: Kings Canyon Resort. 

Day 5: Kings Canyon (B, D)

Embark on your scenic canyon rim walk this morning. In the afternoon, you may choose an optional Karrcke Indigenous experience (additional expense).

Insider Experience

Embark on the Kings Canyon Rim Walk. On this challenging hike, venture around the rim of the canyon’s incredible sandstone walls, then after reaching the lookout, marvel at the canyon itself. About half way along is the Garden of Eden, featuring a waterhole and riverine vegetation.

Day 6: Kings Canyon, Standley Chasm, Alice Springs (B, D)

Travel the iconic ‘Mereenie Loop’ road then visit Standley Chasm, before returning to Alice Springs. This evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your new-found friends.

Stay: Alice Springs, Doubletree by Hilton. 

Day 7: Depart Alice Springs (B)

After breakfast, enjoy a morning at leisure before transferring to the airport for your onward flight. 

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