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APT – Central Australia Escape

APT – Central Australia Escape

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SAVE $600 PER COUPLE – Uluru to Alice Springs (Valid until 30 September 2021 or until sold out)

 

Experience the heart of Australia with APT, explore the Kings Canyon Rim Walk, enjoy an Outback Bush BBQ and experience the incredible ‘Night at Field of Light’ at the majestic Uluru on this 7 Day tour.

 

Inclusions

  • Experiences in 8 destinations
  • Locally-inspired dining – a total of 17 meals
  • Embark on the Kings Canyon Rim Walk and take in spectacular views
  • Savour a memorable Outback Bush BBQ dinner and show
  • The services of an expert APT driver-guide
  • Experience the incredible ‘Night at Field of Light’ at Uluru
  • Explore Simpsons Gap, the site where several Dreamtime stories are said to have taken place
  • Book By
    30/09/2021
  • Destination
    NT
  • Departure Date
    1 - 7 November 2021, 9 - 15 November 2021, 17 - 23 November 2021, 25 November - 1 December 2021, 14 - 20 March 2022, 28 March - 3 April 2022, 11 - 17 April 2022, 30 October - 5 November 2022, 13 - 19 November 2022, 27 November - 3 December 2022, 11 - 17 December 2022
  • Included
    5 Star Accommodation
    Escorted Touring
    Personal Guide
    Some Beverages Included
    Some Meals Included
  • Not Included
    Airport Transfer
    Airport Transfers
    All Beverages
    All Meals Included
    Bottle of Wine
    Breakfast
    Car Hire
    Complimentary WiFi
    Expert Tour Guide
    Flights Included
    Fully Equipped Gym
    Gallery Ticket
    Guided Activities
    Lunch
    Non-alcoholic beverages
    Parking
    Private Transfers
    Spa Treatment
    Tipping & Gratuities
    Welcome Drink

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    Tour Plan

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    Day 1 - Arrive Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

    Welcome to the Outback! Be met on arrival in Uluru and transfer to your hotel, Sails in the Desert. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure. You might like to make use of your hotel’s amenities and take a dip in the pool. Tonight, you will meet your fellow travellers during a relaxed welcome dinner. Stay: Sails in the Desert Includes: Dinner
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    Day 2 - Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

    Rise early to explore the base of Uluru before the crowds arrive. It’s cooler this time of morning, with the Outback’s scorching heat yet to settle in. As you walk around the base of Uluru with a guide, hear stories from the Dreamtime, as well as the history behind this ancient landmark. A towards, visit the Cultural Centre and learn about the Anangu people, the traditional landowners of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. This evening, enjoy a special Signature Experience. Stay: Sails in the Desert Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Signature Experience  Dine under the stars at a memorable Sounds of Silence dinner. With Uluru visible in the distance, toast the scene with a glass of bubbly and feast on a delicious bush tucker-inspired buffet, while the music from a didgeridoo sets the scene. As night falls, watch the land around Uluru light up with thousands of coloured lights as far as the eye can see. The Field of Light is world-renowned and guaranteed to be a highlight of your trip.
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    Day 3 - Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Kings Canyon

    Enjoy more time to explore Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Visit Kata Tjuta, also known as The Olgas, an area of over 20 square kilometres consisting of 36 domes. These domes soar up to 546 metres, forming deep valleys and steep-sided gorges. An important Anangu cultural site, Kata Tjuta translates to ‘many heads’. Later this afternoon, step aboard your WD and make the journey to Kings Canyon. Stay: Kings Canyon Resort and Lodge Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 4 - Kings Canyon

    Journey into the heart of Watarrka National Park today, where unspoiled bush and red rock canyons create an amazing experience. The Luritja people have called Watarrka National Park home for more than 20,000 years. You might like to join an optional scenic flight over Kings Canyon to take in a different perspective of the towering red rock cliffs (own expense). Stay: Kings Canyon Resort and Lodge Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Signature Experience  Embark on the Kings Canyon Rim Walk. On this challenging hike, venture around the rim of the canyon’s incredible sandstone walls, then after reaching the lookout, marvel at the canyon itself. About halfway along is the Garden of Eden, featuring a waterhole and riverine vegetation.
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    Day 5 - Kings Canyon, Alice Springs

    It’s back aboard your trusty WD to travel from Kings Canyon along the Mereenie Loop Road to Alice Springs. En route, pause at Hermannsberg and visit the Namatijira School of Art, where you can admire authentic artwork. Afterwards, head to Gosses Bluff Crater for lunch. You’ll arrive in Alice Springs this afternoon. Upon arrival, take a tour of the remote township. Stay: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Alice Springs Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 6 - Alice Springs, West MacDonnell Ranges

    Today, journey to Tjoritja, also known as the West MacDonnell Ranges. Once here, head to Simpsons Gap, a sacred scenic area that’s an important spiritual site to the Arrernte people. This is the site where several Dreamtime stories are said to have taken place. Among the towering cliffs rests a permanent watering hole, which makes for excellent wildlife viewing. Keep an eye out for Black-footed Rock- wallabies. Continue to Angkerle and follow a creek where spring-fed pools attract a variety of unique birdlife. The chasm’s European name, Standley Chasm, is a tribute to Ida Standley, who became the first school teacher in Alice Springs in 1914. Afterwards, visit Ormiston Gorge, where you can pause and relax while taking in the unique flora in the area. The remainder of the afternoon is yours to enjoy at leisure. This evening, celebrate your final night in the Outback with a special Outback Bush BBQ. Savour a three-course meal while you’re entertained with boomerang demonstrations, cattleman stories and music performances. Stay: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Alice Springs Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 7 - Depart Alice Springs

    Your Outback journey comes to an end today. After breakfast, be transferred to Alice Springs Airport for your onward flight. Includes: Breakfast
    General Information and Conditions: Valid until 30 September 2021 or until sold out. Valid for new bookings departing in 2021. Savings are not transferrable or redeemable for cash. Information and offers are correct as of 3 August 2021, but may fluctuate due to changes in availability, surcharges, fees, taxes or exchange rates. All pricing and amounts are in Australian dollars. A limited number of offers are available until 30 September 2021 unless sold out prior.  Offers are strictly limited seats on set departures and are subject to availability at time of booking. Offers are not combinable unless specified, are valid on new bookings only and are not valid in conjunction with any other offer. Offers may be withdrawn at any time.   To view full terms and conditions, visit: https://aus.roundabouttravel.com.au/apt-terms-conditions/

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