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Outback Life

15 days from £6,915pp

Includes flights
What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Experience life on a working cattle station.

  • Take a luxurious train journey on The Ghan through the Outback.

  • Visit the desert town of Alice Springs.

  • Hike around the rim of Kings Canyon.

  • View the stunning sunrise at Uluru.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
Fully insured vehicle hire
All accommodation
  • Darwin
  • Kununurra
  • Bullo River Station
  • Kununurra
  • Darwin
  • Alice Springs
  • Kings Canyon
  • Uluru/Ayers Rock

Itinerary idea in detail

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

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

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

Day 2 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

On-board your international outbound flight to Darwin.

Day 3 Darwin


On arrival in Darwin you will be transferred by private vehicle to your downtown accommodation where you will stay for two nights.

Day 4 Darwin


A day at leisure and to start exploring the city on foot. We recommend visiting the marina region of the city.

Day 5 Bullo River Station

Darwin , Kununurra , Bullo River Station

You will be transported to the Darwin airport for your flight to Kununurra. Once in Kununurra you will be transported to Bullo River Station for a three night stay.

Day 6 Bullo River Station

Bullo River Station

Spend a day on the cattle station trying out typical local activities such as fishing or horse riding or take a helicopter tour of the station.

Day 7 Bullo River Station

Bullo River Station

Enjoy an active day on the station. Choose to watch or participate in cattle mustering or branding.

Day 8 Darwin

Bullo River Station , Kununurra , Darwin

Today you will be transported back to Kununurra for your flight to Darwin. On arrival you will be transferred to your accommodation. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 9 Darwin


Board The Ghan railway for your journey south. Spend the night in your sleeper cabin watching the outback disappear into the horizon as dusk falls.

Day 10 Alice Springs

Alice Springs

Arrive in Alice Springs and spend the afternoon strolling around the compact town centre. Visit the Museum of the Flying Doctors and climb to the top of Anzac Hill for a fine view of the MacDonnell Ranges.

Day 11 Kings Canyon

Alice Springs , Kings Canyon

Drive to Kings Canyon today, south of Alice Springs, and spend the afternoon hiking around the rim of the canyon.

Day 12 Uluru/Ayers Rock

Kings Canyon , Uluru/Ayers Rock

Travel south to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park where you will stay for two nights. Enjoy your first glimpse of the rock that evening whilst enjoying a memorable outdoors dining experience under the Southern Desert skies.

Day 13 Uluru/Ayers Rock

Uluru/Ayers Rock

Rise early for a morning sunrise tour of the Kata Tjuta rock formation. In the afternoon walk around the famous rock of Uluru, a great place for photography.

Day 14 International return flight

Uluru/Ayers Rock , International return flight

Drive to the airport and drop your vehicle in time for your onward flight.

Day 15 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Audley Travel specialist Tom
Audley Travel specialist Janin

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Bullo River Station
Alice Springs
Kings Canyon & Watarrka National Park
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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