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Wilderness Adventures

Central Australian Discovery

15 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: GODA15
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation
  • Pricing & Availability

Trip Highlights

Katherine Gorge Cruise

Board a cruise through the spectacular Katherine Gorge and marvel at the winding network of gorges carved from sandstone

Field of Light

At sunrise, embark on an incredible base tour of Uluru, learning about ancient traditions and stories from the Dreamtime

Discover Lake Eyre from above

Embark on an unforgettable scenic flight over the natural wonder of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing experiences in up to 18 locations
  • Expert two person crew – Driver-Guide and Tour Director
  • Small group travel with a maximum of 20 guests
  • Travel in a custom-designed 4WD vehicle
  • All meals, sightseeing, national park fees and airport transfers

Map & Itinerary

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Australia Map GODA15 2019

Darwin to Adelaide

Reverse Trip

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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 Darwin

Daily :
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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 Manor

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 Park

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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 Homestead

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 Resort

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 Resort

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening after dinner, experience the global phenomenon known as the Field of Light.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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 Desert

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Drive to the edge of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre and look out to the seemingly endless salt flats.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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 Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 Camp

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After breakfast transfer to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Dedicated Two-Person Crew

Throughout your Outback Wilderness Adventure, enjoy the expertise of a Tour Director and Driver-Guide

Custom-designed 4WD vehicles

Our specially engineered vehicles have an impeccable reliability record, traversing some of the roughest terrain

Best accommodation around

At the end of each day's exploration, stay in each region's best accommodation

From the Australian Outback and Europe’s waterways to the icescapes of Antarctica and far beyond, we won’t just take you there, we’ll immerse you in the wonders of each and every place you visit