5 Days luxury coach touring in Alice Springs and overnight luxury coach touring to Ayers Rock. Discover Alice Springs and it’s surrounds in this 8 day package to the Red Centre. Experience the Palm Valley Desert Oasis in the Finke Gorge National Park, a trip to the West MacDonnell Ranges National Park and an Alice Springs Coach tour before an overnight luxury coach tour to Ayers Rock. View an amazing sunset at Ayers Rock while enjoying nibbles and wine before enjoying a mystical Uluru sunrise and then travelling to Kata Tjuta. This will be an experience to cherish for many years. Themes include: Northern Territory, Departs from Alice Springs, Luxury Coach, Returns from Alice Springs. + Show more
All Flights (e.g. home to Alice Springs & Ayers Rock to home, pricing options below)
4 Nights Accommodation in Alice Springs
3 Nights Accommodation in Ayers Rock
4 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches
Luxury Day Tours: Palm Valley, West MacDonnells, Guided Walk at Mutitjulu Waterhole
Drive Around Base of Uluru
Alice Springs Coach Tour
Meet and Greet Personalised Arrival Airport Transfer
Departure Airport Transfer (Uluru)
FREE DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book ($500 Value discounts and bonuses in Northern Territory)
Alice SpringsUluru (Ayers Rock)Overnight Luxury Coach TourSpecial Uluru SunsetBase Drive of UluruKata Tjuta (The Olgas)Atila (Mt. Connor)Walpa GorgeUluru and Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre Guided Walks at Mala and Mutitjulu WaterholeWest MacDonnell RangesStandley ChasmOrmiston Gorge and WaterholeSimpsons GapPalm Valley Desert OasisGlen Helen GorgeFinke ValleyRoyal Flying Doctor ServiceHistoric Telegraph StationSchool of the AirSimpson DesertSpectacular panoramic 360-degree view from the summit of Anzac HillOld Ghan Train Museum
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Day 1 – Arrive in Alice Springs
As you arrive into the Red Centre of Australia you can still sense the strong pioneering outback spirit of Alice Springs. You will be personally met at the airport by a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA representative and transferred from the airport to your hotel. You can relax and use the rest of the day to explore your hotel and its facilities, perhaps take a stroll around the neighbourhood and central Alice Springs.
Meet and Greet Personalised Arrival Transfer, Overnight Alice Springs Accommodation.
Day 2 – Alice Springs Luxury Coach Tour
Your Central Australian adventure starts off today by exploring the modern face of the historic pioneer town of Alice Springs, famous for Afghan cameleers, gold-diggers, flying doctor base, school of the air, The Ghan train, the usually dry Todd River, the Simpson Desert, 'A Town Like Alice', contemporary Aboriginal art (Todd Mall) and the Aboriginal Arrernte people who have lived here for 20,000 years.
Enjoy our 4.5 hour luxury coach tour with great informative commentary from our experienced local guide. Visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service (headquarters of the globally respected medical service providing a critical link to remote communities throughout the Northern Territory), Historic Telegraph Station (site of the first European settlement in Alice Springs, established in 1872 to relay messages between Darwin and Adelaide), School of the Air (provides education to primary school aged children living on remote properties throughout the Northern Territory since 1951), Anzac Hill (dedicated as a war memorial to honour those that fallen in Australian's wars) and Alice Springs Reptile Centre (amazing NT animals like, saltwater crocodiles, huge goannas, frill-neck lizards and Gecko Cave). You will also get a great orientation of thriving Alice Springs, touring through the town and seeing the other main attractions such as the Cultural Precinct, National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame, Road Transport Hall of Fame, Old Ghan Train Museum, Olive Pink Botanic Gardens and Todd Mall.
Enjoy some free time. Perhaps explore some more of Alice Springs or just relax in your hotel, taking advantage of the great facilities
Breakfast, Alice Springs Luxury Coach Tour, Overnight Alice Springs Accommodation.
Day 3 – West MacDonnell Range Luxury Coach Tour
Today explore the iconic West MacDonnell Ranges that form the dramatic ochre red back-drop to Alice Springs, including Standley Chasm, Ellery Creek, Big Hole, Ormiston Gorge and Glen Helen Gorge. This amazing Central Australia geological feature has many hidden treasures for you to discover.
Travel west on Larapinta Drive, passing the John Flynn Memorial (foot of the Mt Gillen), see what remains of the twin ghost gums (famous painting by Albert Namatjira), stop at Standley Chasm (amazing red cleft that glows) for a delicious morning tea, perhaps walk into the Chasm (Angkerle Creek bed). Stop at Ellery Creek Big Hole (optional short walk to the cool waterhole), visit the Orchre Pits and Glen Helen Gorge (semi permanent waterhole) before your scrumptious lunch (with beer, wine or soft drink). Experience Ormiston Gorge and waterhole, with time to enjoy the refreshing waterhole (perhaps have a well deserved swim). Visit Simpsons Gap. All the time spotting for the amazing wildlife such as eagles, kytes and falcons (soaring above the range on warm currents) as well as black footed Rock Wallabies and desert lizards.
Breakfast, Luxury Day Tour with Hotel Pick-Up, Morning Tea, Guided Walk, Ploughman Lunch, Overnight Alice Springs Accommodation.
Day 4 – Palm Valley 4WD Luxury Coach Tour
Palm Valley is well named. The contrast of the magnificent green palm trees against the red ocher earth and blue sky is a sight to be seen. The desert oasis of Palm Valley is the only place in Central Australia where Livistona Palms survive from the red centre's tropical past.
Today we take a luxury 4WD vehicle to the heart of the outback on an adventure to discover this amazing area. We head west on Larapinta Drive out of Alice Springs, travel alongside the ochre coloured West MacDonnells, cross vast open outback plains on Namatjira Drive, into the aboriginal homelands of the beautiful Arrernte people and then stop to visit Hermannsburg (an 1870's Lutheran mission). Wander through historic buildings, the Hermannsburg museum and art gallery and learn the reality of Aboriginal history in this region.
Enjoy morning tea at Hermannsburg. Head off-road and onto the dry bed of the Finke River, follow the riverbed to Finke Gorge National Park, 4WD further into the gorge to Palm Valley, walk on the dry river bed with its amazing Livistona Palms and Cycads (palm and fern like plants that are either all male or all female), walk along the valley rim with stunning views over Palm Valley, at Kalarranga Lookout experience amazing views over the Amphitheatre and Finke Valley. Enjoy a delicious ploughman's lunch in these spectacular surroundings. Witness the changing colours of the West MacDonnells in the afternoon light. Head back into Alice Springs onboard your luxury 4WD (four wheel drive) coach. Walks are optional (but included in the cost) - hats, sunscreen, sturdy walking shoes and bottled water are required when participating.
Breakfast, 4WD Coach Tour, Hotel Pick Ups, Morning Tea, Ploughman's Lunch, Guided Walks, Entry Fees, Overnight Alice Springs Accommodation.
Day 5 – Alice Springs to Ayers Rock
Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) is set in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in Australia's Northern Territory, the 36 ochre domes that make up Kata Tjuta are an incredible sight and cover an area of some 20 km, there are a maze of walking and hiking tracks of varying difficulty, at sunrise and sunset the domes take on a magical appearance as they turn a deep shade of red.
Stop at a camel farm on your journey south from Alice Springs, view Atila (Mt. Conner), visit Kata Tjuta and explore the domes at Walpa Gorge before reaching the Uluru sunset viewing area.
Breakfast, Luxury Coach Tour with Hotel Pick Up, Uluru Sunset with Complimentary Wine, Overnight Ayers Rock Accommodation.
Day 6 – Ayers Rock
Uluru is one of Australia's most iconic and identifiable symbols, located in Australia's vast Red Centre this giant and ancient monolith is rich in Aboriginal spirituality and culture, throughout the day the colours of this mystical rock formation change from pink to purple to dark red, at sunrise and sunset the view is simply sensational.
Experience the sunrise at Uluru and a drive around the base of Uluru. Discover the Mutitjulu Waterhole and visit the Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre before finishing your tour in Ayers Rocks.
Uluru Sunrise, Uluru Base Drive, Guided Walk to Mutitjulu Waterhole, Overnight Ayers Rock Accommodation.
Day 7 – Ayers Rock
The mystical sandstone rock formation Uluru is steeped in Indigenous culture and spirituality, this iconic symbol of Australia is set in the country's vast Red Centre and is a truly majestic sight, the ever changing light changes the colour of Uluru from pinks to purples to dark reds, the surrounding area is home to a wealth of springs, waterholes and rock caves.
Spend the day exploring Ayers Rock Resort at your own leisure.
Overnight Ayers Rock Accommodation.
Day 8 – Fly home
Time to say goodbye to the iconic Ayers Rock, your fellow travellers and friendly hotel hosts. You will be transferred from your Ayers Rock hotel to Ayers Rock airport for your flight home.
Luxury Coach Touring
The luxury vehicle has a personalised air-conditioning, a video system and an onboard toilet.
This package includes all flights as detailed below in the price section (including all fees, levies and taxes). However, we can tailor this package to include our special discounted 'package only' airfares from anywhere. Simply let us know.
Alice Springs and Ayers Rock Accommodation Included
You have 3 choices of accommodation in Alice Springs and Ayers Rock. Our "Good Standard" central Alice Springs and Ayers Rock hotel has great facilities, a comfortable room and friendly service (typically 3.5 stars). Alternatively, why not treat yourself? The "Deluxe" hotel has superior facilities, stylish room and first class service (typically 4 stars). The “Luxury” hotel is upscale with a more luxurious feel for the discerning traveller and great for celebrating an anniversary (typically 5 stars).
The package is priced on the "Good Standard" option. See Optional Upgrades below for more details, or simply ask.
Airport Transfers Included
You will be personally met at the airport by a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA representative and transferred from the airport to your Alice Springs hotel. You will also be transferred from your Uluru hotel to the airport for your flight home.
DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book
You’ll receive the FREE DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book that includes $500 value of discounts and bonuses throughout Alice Springs and th NT at shops, restaurants attractions etc. It’s a great way to save even more on your Northern Territory holiday.
“Deluxe” Hotel Upgrade (4 star)100*$
The "Deluxe" hotel option has superior facilities, stylish room and first class service (typically 4 stars). Upgrade this package to 5 nights in a "Deluxe" Alice Springs hotel, from just $100 per person.
“Luxury” Hotel Upgrade (5 star)200*$
The “Luxury” hotel option is upscale with a more luxurious feel for the discerning traveller and great for celebrating an anniversary (typically 5 stars). Upgrade this package to 5 nights in a "Luxury" Alice Springs hotel, from just $200 per person.
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8 Day Touring Package
Spend an extra day or two in Alice Springs or Ayers Rock relaxing or exploring the town. Add extra nights with breakfast from just $50 per night, per person. Add as many extra nights as you like.
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