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kata Tjuta at sunrise, Australia

Outback Explorer

12 days from £4,000pp

with international flights from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

This itinerary is designed to give you a flavour of what is possible.

  • We can tailor this trip to suit your specific requirements

  • Any aspect of the itinerary can be altered, from excursions to accommodation

Highlights of this Itinerary

  • A spectacular scenic flight over Wilpena Pound in the Flinders Ranges

  • A guided 4WD tour through the South Australian outback

  • Get away from the crowds on a small group sunrise tour to Kata Tjuta

  • Enjoy sunrise and a gourmet picnic breakfast at Uluru

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Your Itinerary

Day By Day

Day 1

International Outbound Flight

Today you will begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Adelaide.

Day 2

International Outbound Flight

On-board your international outbound flight to Adelaide.

Day 3


On arrival in Adelaide you will be transferred by private vehicle to your downtown accommodation. The remainder of the day is free to relax.

Accommodation: The Playford Adelaide, MGallery Collection

Day 4


A full day at leisure to explore the parks, churches and museums of Adelaide.

Accommodation: The Playford Adelaide, MGallery Collection

Collect your rental car and drive out of Adelaide to the Flinders Ranges where you stay in a luxury outback station.

Accommodation: Rawnsley Park Station

Today you will join a full day 4WD tour of the Flinders Ranges which is included in your package at Rawnsley Park Station.

Accommodation: Rawnsley Park Station

This morning enjoy a spectacular scenic flight over Wilpena Pound. You will then return to Adelaide for an overnight stay in the city centre.

Accommodation: The Playford Adelaide, MGallery Collection

This morning make your way to the airport for your flight to Ayers Rock, via Alice Springs. On arrival you will be transferred by courtesy coach to your accommodation. You will have a bit of time to have a look around the resort.

Accommodation: Outback Pioneer

An early start this morning to travel to Kata Tjuta for a spectacular sunrise and short walk through the Valley of the Winds. A gourmet picnic breakfast is included. Later this afternoon, enjoy another small group tour to Uluru for sunset. You will also learn the significance of Uluru in Aboriginal culture from your guide.

Accommodation: Outback Pioneer

Today you will be transferred back to the airport to travel to Darwin, via Alice Springs. On arrival make your own way to your accomodation and enjoy a final afternoon having a look around the city.

Accommodation: Adina Apartment Hotel Darwin Waterfront

Day 11

Darwin , International Return Flight

Make your way to the airport today for your onward flight.

Day 12

International Return Flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

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Route Map

  • Adelaide
  • Flinders Ranges
  • Adelaide
  • Alice Springs
  • Uluru/Ayers Rock
  • Alice Springs
  • Darwin

When To go

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Flinders Ranges
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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What is a destination specialist?

Our specialists provide a unique holiday-planning service. Each specialist is focused on a specific destination so you get the benefit of their knowledge and experience.

Our specialists travel extensively to their destinations - they speak from personal experience. You will have contact with the same specialist throughout the planning process.

Their enthusiasm for the destination will mean they can tailor your trip to your exact preferences. They can ensure you make the most of your time and budget during your trip.

Do I have to travel on certain dates?

Because all of our trips are tailor-made, you can depart on any date you wish (depending on flights) and for as long as you wish.

The itineraries provided on our website are suggestions only and you can change any aspect to suit your tastes and budget. Your destination specialist will be able to provide advice and answer your questions.

Will I be travelling as part of a group?

No, our tailor-made trips are arranged on an individual basis. This means you are not tied to the wishes of a group and can arrange your itinerary at your own pace.

If you are interested in a Group Tour, we do offer a range of departures in small groups of up to 16 people.

Isn’t it easier and cheaper to arrange the holiday myself?

Many of our clients like the independence that tailor-made travel brings, without the 'regimentation' of organised group tours, but with the reassurance of our professional planning and back-up services. For example, if the flight that we've booked is delayed, it's down to us to re-arrange your travel in the country.

When things go wrong, an independent traveller may find themselves putting in a good deal of time re-organising their plans, when they should be enjoying the trip. We also regularly hear from travellers claiming that they can independently organise the same trip for a lower price. Almost invariably it is not 'like for like' and they may find they incur much more expense during their travels.

What financial protection do you offer?

We hold an Air Travel Organiser's Licence (ATOL number 4817) issued by the Civil Aviation Authority. When you buy an ATOL protected air inclusive holiday from us, in the unlikely event of our insolvency the CAA will ensure that you are not left stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any money you have paid to us for an advance booking.

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