Board a cruise through the spectacular Katherine Gorge and marvel at the winding network of gorges carved from sandstone
At sunrise, embark on an incredible base tour of Uluru, learning about ancient traditions and stories from the Dreamtime
Embark on an unforgettable scenic flight over the natural wonder of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre
These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Enjoy a Welcome Dinner this evening and meet your crew and fellow guests.
Stay: Hilton DarwinDaily :
Board a cruise through Katherine Gorge and marvel at the network of gorges carved from centuries-old sandstone.
Depart Darwin and head towards Katherine.
Stay: Mataranka, Territory ManorDaily :
Travel to the Mataranka Thermal Pool and unwind in its crystal-clear waters. Then, travel to Lorella Springs Wilderness Park, which stretches all the way to the Gulf of Carpentaria.
Stay: Lorella Springs Wilderness ParkDaily :
Enjoy a scenic flight over the unique rock formations of the Lost City. A series of sandstone outcrops, the Lost City evokes the remains of an ancient civilisation.
From Lorella Springs Wilderness Park, travel to the Lost City and onto Barkly.
Stay: Barkly HomesteadDaily :
Today, make your way to Alice Springs via Tennant Creek. Along the way, stop at Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles). A living cultural landscape, nearly the entire reserve is a registered sacred site. Continue to Alice Springs where you will check in to your hotel.
Stay: Two Nights, Mercure Alice Springs ResortDaily :
Head to Simpsons Gap, one of the scenic areas that pierce the West MacDonnell Ranges. At Angkerle (Standley Chasm), follow a creek where spring-fed pools attract a variety of unique birdlife. Afterwards, visit beautiful Ormiston Gorge.Daily :
Travel to Hermannsberg and visit the Namatjira School of Art. After lunch, head off-road along the Mereenie Loop Road. This rugged 4WD track through the beautiful desert country is a welcome alternative to the longer sealed road. Enjoy the spectacular scenery as we travel to Kings Canyon.
Stay: Kings Canyon ResortDaily :
This evening after dinner, experience the global phenomenon known as the Field of Light.
Journey into the heart of pristine Watarrka National Park and embark on the Kings Canyon Rim Walk.
After lunch, journey to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Visit Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), consisting of 36 majestic domes. At Ayers Rock Resort, the luxury of Sails in the Desert complements the surrounding natural beauty.
Stay: Two Nights, Uluru, Sails in the DesertDaily :
Tonight, indulge in the Sounds of Silence dinner under the stars. Savour a glass of sparkling as the sun goes down, then help yourself to a ‘bush tucker’ buffet accompanied by the music of a didgeridoo.
This morning as the sun begins to cast its first rays over the outback, embark on a base tour of Uluru.Daily :
Set off on your journey into South Australia. Upon arrival in the Outback town of Coober Pedy, visit the Umoona Opal Mine. Stay: Coober Pedy, Desert Cave Hotel (underground rooms).
Stay: Coober Pedy, Desert Cave Hotel (underground rooms)Daily :
Drive to the edge of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre and look out to the seemingly endless salt flats.
Journey along the iconic Oodnadatta Track, keeping an eye out for the 5,614-kilometre Dog Fence.
Today you will also have the option to board a scenic flight over Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre (own expense).
Stay: Marree HotelDaily :
Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park is renowned for its spectacular 800-million-year-old landscapes. Set amongst river red gums, Ikara Safari Camp is an ideal base for exploring the dramatic Wilpena Pound. Relax on your deck overlooking the bush.
Stay: Two Nights, Wilpena Pound, Ikara Safari CampDaily :
Enjoy a full day to explore Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park. Visit Brachina Gorge and keep an eye out for the endangered yellow-footed rock-wallaby. After lunch, perhaps take a fantastic, optional scenic flight over Wilpena Pound (own expense).Daily :
Farewell Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park as you make your way through the wine-growing district of the Clare Valley. Here, enjoy lunch at Skillogalee Winery, showcasing the exceptional locally grown produce and wines of the region. Arrive in Adelaide and savour a Farewell Dinner.
Stay: Adelaide, The Playford HotelDaily :
After breakfast transfer to the airport.Daily :
Throughout your Outback Wilderness Adventure, enjoy the expertise of a Tour Director and Driver-Guide
Our specially engineered vehicles have an impeccable reliability record, traversing some of the roughest terrain
At the end of each day's exploration, stay in each region's best accommodation
It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.