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6-Day Adelaide to Alice Springs Small Group Adventure including Ayers Rock Kings Canyon and Coober Pedy

Highlights
  • See more of the outback than possible on a one or two day tour
  • Get to know your small group and guide while you travel with them for six days
  • Five nights’ accommodation, including three nights spent camping
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6-Day Adelaide to Alice Springs Small Group Adventure including Ayers Rock Kings Canyon and Coober Pedy
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6-Day Adelaide to Alice Springs Small Group Adventure including Ayers Rock Kings Canyon and Coober Pedy
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Overview
Even a full day or two spent exploring the vast Australian outback isn’t enough—there are too many natural attractions and open spaces. Make sure you see enough of the desert by taking a 6-day excursion through the outback from Adelaide to Alice Springs. See Flinders Ranges, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata-Tjuta (The Olgas), visit a Kangaroo Orphanage, and a ton more.
What to Expect
Day 1  Adelaide - Wilmington
We start our adventure traveling through the vineyards of the Clare Valley wine region, but soon enough we’re heading into the rugged Outback through the historic town of Melrose, gateway to the Flinders Ranges. We enjoy an easy stroll through the awesome Alligator Gorge. We’ll then settle in the heart of the Southern Flinders Ranges for the night.

Day 2  Wilmington - Coober Pedy
Along the way to Coober Pedy – the Opal Capital of the World – you’ll notice the incredible changing landscapes. Wildlife will scatter as road trains thunder across a landscape that resembles Mars or the Moon. On a tour of an underground Opal Mine and Museum, you’ll learn about the history of Coober Pedy. A highlight for some is visiting Josephine’s Kangaroo Orphanage, where you can meet the rescued kangaroos and baby joeys and admire (or buy) Aboriginal art. Tonight, we sleep like the locals do – underground, in bunkhouse accommodation.

Day 3  Coober Pedy - Watarrka National Park (Kings Canyon)
It’s a big day driving up the Stuart Highway, with several pit stops en route. Our mission today is to reach the majestic Watarrka National Park (Kings Canyon) where we’ll camp for the night on an authentic station.

Day 4  Watarrka NP -  Uluru 
We get up early to explore Watarrka (Kings Canyon), where you’ll need to stop to admire and photograph the massive sandstone walls, vast canyon floor and gorges. On the Canyon Rim Walk (3-4 hours), you’ll experience the beautiful Garden of Eden and learn more about the local Aboriginal culture. After lunch, we begin our journey into Uluru (Ayers Rock). We quickly set up camp before learning about the local Aboriginal History at the Uluru Kata Tjuta Aboriginal Cultural Centre. 

Day 5 Uluru
We start the day at dawn taking a (3 ½ hour) walk around the base of Uluru. Hiking through acacia woodlands and grassy clay pans, you’ll spot wildlife at waterholes, marvel at Uluru’s geological wonders and learn more about Aboriginal interpretations from your Culturally Accredited Groovy Guide. Later, we relax back at our campground or join one of our Adrenalin Plus options.

Day 6  Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) - Alice Springs
After devouring yet another scrumptious breakfast we’ll experience a glorious sunrise over Kata Tjuta, before we hike to lookouts around Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and visit the majestic Valley of the Winds with its ancient rock formations and extraordinary views. After lunch, we’ll hit the road to Alice Springs, arriving approximately at 6:30pm.
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Reviews (15)
1 - 5 of 14 reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile
Awesome!

One of the best tours i had so far! Went from Adelaide tot Alice springs. I had Jase as guide, he’s the best. Always in a good mood, tells loads of info about the area and is always in for a chat. The vibe on...More

Thank ingekoo
Georgina T, Guest Relations Manager at Groovy Grape Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thank you for the Groovy review! We will be sure to let Jason know. Happy travels! :)

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Groovey Grape - Deliver an outstanding Tour "Rock 2 Water"

Outstanding customer service, delivering an adventure of a lifetime. The outback is not for the faint hearted and our tour guide was knowledgeable of the surroundings, culture and conditions when we trekked through the amazing Canyons. The care provided to ensure travellers kitted up with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank karina260716
Georgina T, Guest Relations Manager at Groovy Grape Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Hi Karina, Thank you for the awesome feedback! We really appreciate it. Happy travels :)

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile
The Best Way to Experience the Outback

Go on this tour! No words can explain how fantastic this experience was company. I had the best week on The Rock Tour and our guide Bailey (Paul) was fantastic! This Tour is action packed for the money you get to see so much of...More

Thank squeetales
Georgina T, Guest Relations Manager at Groovy Grape Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Hi Harmony, Thank you so much for your Groovy review! We will be sure to let Bailey know your feedback. :) Happy Travels!

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Amazing Experience in the Outback!

I had the best time exploring the outback from Adelaide to Alice Springs! We had an amazing tour guide with so much knowledge (he could answer any question you have), interesting stories (about the Aboriginal history of the area), cooking skills (wraps, stir fry, chicken...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Danique P
Georgina T, Guest Relations Manager at Groovy Grape Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Hi Danique, Thank you for your awesome review, we will be sure to let Bailey know! Happy travels :)

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Amazing trip to the outback!

I love this trip, we had such a small group that made it even better! the tour is wonderful, you see a lot in a short time but without the stress. i loved sleeping in the swags outside, it's so amazing sleeping under the stars...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shannen h
Georgina T, Guest Relations Manager at Groovy Grape Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you Shannen for the awesome feedback! We really appreciate it. Happy travels :)

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