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Aboriginal Australia: Darwin to Adelaide

14 days from £4,430pp

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Itinerary highlights

  • Shop at the Mindi Beach craft markets.

  • See first-hand the stunning rock art of Arnhemland.

  • Take a cruise on the Yellow Waters in the Kakadu National Park and see a plethora of bird life here.

  • Experience Kata Tjuta at sunrise and Uluru at sunset and simply absorb the beauty of this unique part of the world.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Darwin
  • Kakadu National Park
  • Darwin
  • Alice Springs
  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
  • Alice Springs
  • Adelaide

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. The remainder of the day is free to relax.

Day 4 Kakadu National Park

Darwin , Kakadu National Park

This morning collect your hire car and drive to Jabiru in the Kakadu National Park. You may wish to stop off at the Adelaide River to see the jumping crocodiles and later perhaps drive north of Jabiru to visit the Aboriginal rock art site at Ubirr.

Day 5 Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park

Today join a small group tour that will take you into Arnhemland. You will spend some time at Injalak Hill to view the rock art with an Aboriginal guide as well as enjoying the spectacular scenery and visiting a local Indigenous Australian community and arts centre.

Day 6 Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park

Drive down to the Gagudju Lodge Cooinda, where you will stay tonight. The day is at leisure to explore, so you may like to visit Nourlangie Rock to see more rock art and a beautiful view over the surrounding areas.

Day 7 Darwin

Kakadu National Park , Darwin

Depart on your Yellow Water Cruise this morning and enjoy starting the day viewing the myriad of wildlife that calls this area home. This afternoon wind your way back to Darwin through the wetlands at a leisurely pace and stay in Darwin one last night.

Day 8 Alice Springs

Darwin , Alice Springs

In the morning make your way to the airport and drop off your hire car at the airport car depot and check in for your flight to Alice Springs. On arrival make your own way to the resort on the outskirts of Alice and spend your afternoon at leisure exploring this interesting town.

Day 9 Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Alice Springs , Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Start before dawn this morning for a ballooning adventure which will offer you a completely unique and mesmerizing view of the Australian outback. This afternoon take a coach from Alice Springs to Ayer's Rock. This afternoon is at leisure in Ayer's Rock to relax and enjoy the views from the resort. You might like to swim in the pool or visit the local cultural shops before watching sunset over the Uluru Outback.

Day 10 Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

This morning you take a tour to Kata Tjuta or The Olgas. The pick up is early enough to catch the sunrise over the rock and enjoy the setting before breakfast at Walpa Gorge and a walk through the Valley of the Winds before the crowds arrive. Spend the day at leisure before being taking another tour this afternoon to the magnificent Uluru rock, followed by sunset from the rock viewing platform.

Day 11 Adelaide

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park , Alice Springs , Adelaide

A courtesy transfer is included back to the airport this morning for your flight to Adelaide via Alice Springs. On arrival take a taxi from the rank to your accommodation in the city centre and perhaps enjoy a meal at one of Adelaide's excellent restaurants.

Day 12 Adelaide


Today is at leisure to explore Adelaide. I recommend spending visiting the Migration Museum, a great place to gain insight into how Australia's population has formed over several generations of immigrants.

Day 13 International return flight

Adelaide , International return flight

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

Day 14 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

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Kakadu National Park
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park