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Outback to the Red Centre–Adelaide to Alice Springs

9 days, Adelaide to Alice Springs

Travellers and guide sit by a bonfire in Alice Springs
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This itinerary is valid for all 2019 departures. To view the itinerary for departures beginning in January 2020, click here.

Forego the typical coach tour and get off the beaten track from Adelaide to Alice Springs and explore some of the most remote areas on Earth. From Adelaide, hit the Flinders Ranges and cut through the Outback to the Red Centre. Here you’ll meet some of the locals, experience the mysteries of Uluru, and gain insight into regional Indigenous and European history. Geared towards budget-conscious travellers looking to hit the Outback’s highlights, this itinerary features lots of inclusions for less than you'd expect.

9 days

Adelaide to Alice Springs

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Trip Code: OAAR

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Forego the typical coach tour and get off the beaten track from Adelaide to Alice Springs and explore some of the most remote areas on Earth. From Adelaide, hit the Flinders Ranges and cut through the Outback to the Red Centre. Here you’ll meet some of the locals, experience the mysteries of Uluru, and gain insight into regional Indigenous and European history. Geared towards budget-conscious travellers looking to hit the Outback’s highlights, this itinerary features lots of inclusions for less than you'd expect.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: 18-to-Thirtysomethings

Fast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.

Service Level: Basic

Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.

Physical Rating: 3 - Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 20, avg 16

Age requirement: 18-39

Visa Requirements

9 days

Adelaide to Alice Springs

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: OAAR

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

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Map of the route for Outback to the Red Centre–Adelaide to Alice Springs

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Itinerary Notes

Please note that most 18-to-Thirtysomethings accommodation in Australia is multi-share. For more info, see our Trip Details.

Itinerary

Day 1Adelaide

Arrive at any time.

Tonight gear up for your first night out in Adelaide with your CEO and group. Get ready for nothing but friendly vibes and epic times as you enjoy some local ales with your new travel tribe by your side.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group| Your First Night Out Moment Connect With New Friends

Day 2Adelaide/Ikara-Flinders Ranges

Enjoy a local food experience in the Clare Valley, then it's on to Flinders Ranges.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Foodie Moment Local Food Experience

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 3Ikara-Flinders Ranges

Explore Wilpena Pound, the heart of Flinders Ranges National Park, for a walk to a natural amphitheatre sacred to the Indigenous Adnyamathana people. Learn about Indigenous art and early settler history.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4Ikara-Flinders Ranges/Glendambo

Travel from Flinders Ranges to Glendambo with a stop along the way at the salt lake of Lake Hart.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5Glendambo/Coober Pedy

Travel to the town of Coober Pedy, the world's opal mining capital. After a guided tour of a mine, escape the heat like the locals by spending the night underground.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 6Coober Pedy/Kings Creek

Take in the vastness of the Outback on a driving day, then bed down in a swag (padded canvas bedroll) around a campfire and sleep under the Outback sky.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 7Kings Creek/Uluru

Enjoy a morning walk through the gorges and valleys of Kings Canyon. Drive to Uluru, where Australia's most iconic view awaits. Experience the colourful sunset at Uluru while enjoying a glass of bubbly.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 8Uluru

Enjoy the Mala Walk at Uluru to learn the importance of the rock to Indigenous Australians.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 9Uluru/Alice Springs

Discover more of the Red Centre with a hike through the beautiful Valley of the Winds in Kata Tjuta. Transfer to Alice Springs, where the tour ends upon arrival in the early evening.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends
  • Your Foodie Moment: Local Food Experience, Clare Valley
  • Indigenous cultural centre visit
  • Underground mine tour
  • Champagne sunset viewing of Uluru
  • Mala Walk around Uluru and visit to the culture centre
  • Hikes at Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) and Kings Canyon
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hostels (4 nts), swag camping (3 nts), underground hostel (1 nt). All nights multi-share.

Meals

8 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
Allow USD135-175 for meals not included.

Transportation

Private vehicle, walking.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Departures

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Please Contact Us to inquire about dates for next season, or to discuss other tour options.

Outback to the Red Centre–Adelaide to Alice Springs

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