CUSTOMISED ‘RED CENTRE GEOTRAIL’ TOURS

(Minimum of 5 Nights, 6 Days to Maximum of 7 Nights, 8 Days)

Available April to October

* Guided Small Group Tour – 4WD Vehicle (2-4 travellers) OR

* Guided Centre Bush Bus Tour (up to 20 travellers)       http://centrebushbus.com.au/tours/charter/ OR

* 4WD Self-Drive Tour

 

Geotour in Central Australia: Outstanding geology and geomorphology of the Amadeus Basin of Central Australia including Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kings Canyon, and the West MacDonnell Ranges. An alternative itinerary (as an extra day)  includes a visit to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), also in the Kata Tjuta National Park.  Refer to the travelogue Australia’s ‘Big Red’ Centre.

Experiencing the dramatic Uluru – at both sunrise and sunset and the indigenous cultural centre and an indigenous guided tour  and then through the Australian outback to the spectacular geology and landscapes of Kings Canyon, and the Ormiston Gorge and Standley Chasm of the West MacDonnell Ranges . A further alternative itinerary (as an extra day) includes two nights at the Kings Canyon Resort which will enable visitors to hike across the spectacular Kings Canyon Rim trail and to enjoy another aboriginal cultural experience (‘Karrke’) at Kings Canyon Station.

In Alice Springs, there are visits to the spectacular Desert Wildlife Park, the Olive Pink Botanic Gardens and a very memorable wildlife encounter to be enjoyed at the Kangaroo Sanctuary, and a tour of and dinner at the nearby Earth Sanctuary – World Nature Centre. The Araluen Cultural Centre, the historic Telegraph Station, and the Royal Flying Doctor Service complete the outstanding cultural experiences.

Quality 4 star resort accommodation offered at Yulara (for Uluru and Kata Tjuta), Kings Canyon and Alice Springs. All meals and entry fees included in offered packages.

Retail travel agents Wye & James Travel Associates can also arrange airfares and rental car hire.


Tour Leaders

Group Tours: Leader, Angus M Robinson (Chair, Geotourism Standing Committee, Geological Society of Australia).

Group and Self-Drive Tours: Certified Indigenous Tour Guides for the Uluru and Karrke (KIngs Canyon) experiences.