Melbourne To The Red Centre

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: OAMR

From: £1146.65

If you really want to get Down Under and experience Australia’s highlights without feeling rushed, you’ll have to get off the big coaches. Explore Melbourne before hitting the Great Ocean Road and cutting through the Outback to the Red Centre. Here you’ll experience the mysteries of Uluru and gain insight into Aboriginal Australian culture. When it comes time to bed down, shake things up with a variety of unique€commodation – swags to underground hostels and even a traditional Outback station.

Day 1 Melbourne

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Melbourne/Port Campbell (1B)

Travel past world-famous surf beaches along the Great Ocean Road. Enjoy views of the 12 Apostles and walk through the rainforest in Great Otway National Park.

Day 3 Port Campbell/Halls Gap (1B)

Travel inland to Grampians National Park, known for its sandstone mountain range and impressive rock art. Trek through the forest, lush with vegetation and wildlife.

Day 4 Halls Gap/Adelaide (1B)

Explore Grampians NP. Enjoy waterfalls, lakes and beautiful vistas. Later, travel to Adelaide.

Day 5 Adelaide

Take advantage of a free day to explore Adelaide. Opt to go on a dolphin-spotting boat cruise (seasonal).

Day 6 Adelaide/Quorn (1B)

Enjoy a wine tasting in the Clare Valley, then it’s on to Quorn.

Day 7 Quorn/Flinders Ranges (1B, 1L, 1D)

Head to Wilpena Pound for a walk to a natural amphitheatre sacred to the Aboriginal Adnyamathana people. Learn about Aboriginal art and early settler history.

Day 8 Flinders Ranges/William Creek (1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel along the Old Ghan Railway route. Marvel at ruins of early settler sites and opt for a scenic flight over the great salt lake of Lake Eyre.

Day 9 William Creek/Coober Pedy (1B)

Travel to the town of Coober Pedy, the world’s opal mining capital. After a guided tour of a mine, escape the heat like the locals by spending the night underground.

Day 10 Coober Pedy/Kings Creek (1B, 1D)

Take in the vastness of the Outback on a driving day, then bed down in a swag (padded canvas bedroll) around a campfire and sleep under the Outback sky.

Day 11 Kings Creek/Uluru (1B, 1L)

Enjoy a morning walk through the gorges and valleys of Kings Canyon. Drive to Uluru, where Australia’s most iconic view awaits. Experience the colourful sunset at Uluru while enjoying a glass of bubbly.

Day 12 Uluru (1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy the Mala Walk at Uluru to learn the importance of the rock to the Aboriginal Australians.

Day 13 Uluru/Alice Springs (1B)

Discover more of the Red Centre with a hike through the beautiful Valley of the Winds in Kata Tjuta. Transfer to Alice Springs, where the tour ends upon arrival in the early evening.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
09/10/2018 21/10/2018 3 £1349.00
23/10/2018 04/11/2018 7 £1146.65
06/11/2018 18/11/2018 6 £1349.00
20/11/2018 02/12/2018 6 £1349.00
04/12/2018 16/12/2018 1 £1349.00
18/12/2018 30/12/2018 11 £1146.65
01/01/2019 13/01/2019 12 £1339.00
15/01/2019 27/01/2019 11 £1339.00
29/01/2019 10/02/2019 15 £1339.00
19/02/2019 03/03/2019 12 £1339.00
12/03/2019 24/03/2019 15 £1339.00
26/03/2019 07/04/2019 17 £1339.00
16/04/2019 28/04/2019 17 £1339.00
23/04/2019 05/05/2019 19 £1339.00
21/05/2019 02/06/2019 20 £1339.00
11/06/2019 23/06/2019 20 £1339.00
25/06/2019 07/07/2019 19 £1339.00
02/07/2019 14/07/2019 19 £1339.00
30/07/2019 11/08/2019 19 £1339.00
06/08/2019 18/08/2019 20 £1339.00
20/08/2019 01/09/2019 19 £1339.00
10/09/2019 22/09/2019 20 £1339.00
01/10/2019 13/10/2019 17 £1339.00
15/10/2019 27/10/2019 17 £1339.00
29/10/2019 10/11/2019 18 £1339.00
19/11/2019 01/12/2019 20 £1339.00
03/12/2019 15/12/2019 20 £1339.00
10/12/2019 22/12/2019 20 £1339.00
24/12/2019 05/01/2020 20 £1339.00
07/01/2020 19/01/2020 20 £1339.00
14/01/2020 26/01/2020 0 £1339.00
28/01/2020 09/02/2020 20 £1339.00
18/02/2020 01/03/2020 20 £1339.00
25/02/2020 08/03/2020 20 £1339.00
10/03/2020 22/03/2020 20 £1339.00
31/03/2020 12/04/2020 20 £1339.00
14/04/2020 26/04/2020 20 £1339.00
28/04/2020 10/05/2020 20 £1339.00
05/05/2020 17/05/2020 20 £1339.00
26/05/2020 07/06/2020 20 £1339.00
02/06/2020 14/06/2020 20 £1339.00
09/06/2020 21/06/2020 20 £1339.00
23/06/2020 05/07/2020 20 £1339.00
07/07/2020 19/07/2020 20 £1339.00
14/07/2020 26/07/2020 20 £1339.00
04/08/2020 16/08/2020 20 £1339.00
11/08/2020 23/08/2020 20 £1339.00
18/08/2020 30/08/2020 20 £1339.00
08/09/2020 20/09/2020 20 £1339.00
13/10/2020 25/10/2020 20 £1339.00
03/11/2020 15/11/2020 20 £1339.00
17/11/2020 29/11/2020 20 £1339.00
01/12/2020 13/12/2020 20 £1339.00
15/12/2020 27/12/2020 19 £1339.00
29/12/2020 10/01/2021 20 £1339.00

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