Darwin to Ayers Rock Devils Marbles Tours
Darwin to Ayers Rock / Uluru via Devils Marbles Tours
Travel with us from Darwin to Alice Springs via Kakadu National Park – Hot springs, cool waterholes, awesome nature. Includes Devils Marbles, Mataranka Homestead and Springs, Tennant Creek, Alice Springs with Ayers Rock / Uluru & The Olgas / Kata Tjuta. 6 Days / 5 nights – From Darwin to Uluru tour via Alice Springs, Devils Marbles & Kakadu. Code MAU6. Add an extra day for Litchfield National Park waterfalls and swimming holes.
Darwin to Ayers Rock / Uluru Devils Marbles Tours
Day 1 – Depart from Darwin travel via Adelaide River & the historic gold town of Pine Creek, then Katherine Gorge for a river cruise. Visit the war time air base, and Stuarts Tree before Overnight at the famous Daly Waters Pub.
Day 2 – We visit Newcastle Waters, Lake Woods and Renner Springs before crossing the Ashburton & Whittington Ranges. We stop at Three Ways where the road from Mt Isa and Townsville join the Stuart Highway. Here we see the John Flynn memorial (Flynn was the father of the Royal Flying Doctor Service). Check out Tennant Creek (gold mining country) before sunset and overnight here. In the morning we check out the gold mine, Telegraph Station. Devils Marbles are a highlight of this section, so we spend some time here amongst these amazing giant boulders. Aboriginal legend refers to these precariously balanced boulders as the “Eggs of the Rainbow Serpent”.
Day 3 – Wycliffe Wells, Barrow Creek, the Stuart Memorial, Mt Stirling and Ti-Tree are significant landmarks before we roll into Alice Springs in the afternoon – having travelled half way across Australia. On our way, we visit the Aboriginal Art Gallery at Aileron with impressive and it’s giant Aboriginal featuring Aboriginal art from the area. In Alice Springs we have some time to explore local shops, or sightseeing including the Araluen Centre, Royal Flying Doctor Service, School of the Air, Overland Telegraph Station. Dinner & Overnight Alice Springs.
Day 4 – We cruise south from Alice to Uluru via Jim’s Place (singing dingo fame) and major roadhouses of Erldunda to view spectacular Mt Connor near Curtin Springs. After a delicious lunch we drive on to Uluru, arriving for Uluru sunset viewing. Overnight Uluru.
Day 5 – An early start for Uluru at sunrise and a nearby breakfast. Opportunity for morning walk and quiet time at sacred waterholes and gorges. Experience a “welcome to country” and an introduction to the area at the local Aboriginal Anangu cultural centre. After lunch and a relax, enjoy an afternoon Kata Tjuta (Olga’s) walk. Overnight Uluru
Day 6 – Enjoy a hearty breakfast or alternatively enjoy the resort facilities or more time for walks or just relaxing with the power of Uluru. Transport available to airport for flight connections. Tour ends 9am after breakfast for flights home or road transport to Alice Springs available. Most flights depart Uluru before or around lunchtime.
Become part of the re-creation of country and culture. Discover new understandings from times beginning. This is a small group adventure learning journeys … connecting and re-creating with the land and locals.
- Small boutique group in modern 4 wheel drive vehicles – Landcruisers or similar
Professional and experienced driver / guides
Long established relationships with local Aboriginal people enriches experiences
Experience the high energy of rock art, sacred sites and songlines
All delicious meals, including vegetarian, unless noted in itinerary. Celebration completion meal.
All camping gear which is modern and easy to use
Comfortable sleeping options (self inflating mattress or stretcher). Bring your bedding or available from us.
All World Heritage and National Park entry and accommodation fees
Aboriginal Art community visits for “direct from artist” purchases
Contributions of tour price supports Outback Kids and nature care programs.
‘If you respect the land, then you will feel the land. Your experience will be one that you cannot get anywhere else in the world.’ Brian Baruwei – Wurrkbarbar clan. Aboriginal traditional owner
Darwin to Ayers Rock Devils Marbles Tours
6 days/ 5 nights camping – AUD $ 2980 or Accommodated add $695 per person twin share
Add a day for Litchfield National Park waterfalls and swimming holes.