For people who are only planning a trip to the Red Centre and want the Ultimate Package Deal.

Package Price:

  • A$1785.00 pp twin share**
    travel between 1 Dec, 2016 to 31st May, 2017
  • A$1895.00 pp twin share**
    travel between 1 June, 2017 to 30th November, 2017

Package Includes:

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • 6 days vehicle rental (small hatch)
  • Hot Air Balloon Flight
  • Sounds of Silence Dinner
  • Scenic Helicopter Flight
  • Scenic Fixed Wing Flight
  • Field of Light Star Pass
  • Choice of 3 sunrise tours
  • Meals as specified

Features:

  • Alice Springs, self-discovery of the attractions around Alice Springs including Overland Telegraph Station, Panorama Guth & Anzac Hill, Uluru ( Ayers Rock ), Kata Tjuta ( The Olgas ) Scenic Flight over Uluru, Sounds of Silence Dinner, Camel Ride. East MacDonnell Ranges incl Ross River Homestead, Trephina Gorge, Emily & Jessie Gaps. West MacDonnell Ranges including Simpsons Gap, Serpentine Gorge, Ellery Creek, Standley Chasm, Hot Air Ballooning, Camel to Dinner

Holiday Summary

Day 1: Arrive in Alice Springs

Arrive in Alice in the morning or around midday, pick up your rental vehicle and begin exploring some of the many attractions within Alice Springs. Alice’s attractions can be explored as 6 separate discovery trails based on themes. Choose and explore one or more of these themes depending on your interests. The Communications theme for example includes the School of the Air (the worlds largest classroom) and the Old Telegraph station. Choose and explore one or more trails that interest you before settling into your accommodation.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Inclusions: Accommodation (Chifley Alice Springs Resort), Car Rental

Day 2: Balloons & West MacDonnell Ranges:

An early morning start with a spectacular balloon ride. Watch the sun rise & the kangaroos, wallabies and kites in their early morning activities. Champagne and nibblies awaits you on return ( – after the balloon has been packed up). Spend the rest of the day exploring the spectacular gorges and gaps of the West MacDonnell Ranges at your own pace. The road is bitumen all the way till Ormiston Gorge and Glen Helen Lodge. Choose from the 9 attractions depending on your fitness level and interests, before returning to Alice Springs.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Inclusions:Accommodation (Alice Springs Resort), Car Rental, Hot Air Balloon Ride (NB: $30pp Insurance Fee is required on the day)

Day 3: Alice Springs to Wattarka (Kings Canyon)

Spend part of the day driving from Alice Springs to Kings Canyon. Spend the afternoon and therefore cooler part of the day exploring the shear cliff walls of Kings Canyon. The package deal includes a heli flight so that your introduction to the Canyon and surrounding landscape is from the air. After your heli flight check in to your accommodation and watch the sunset from the viewing platform.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Inclusions: Accommodation (Kings Canyon Resort), Car Rental , Heli Flight

Day 4: Wattarka (Kings Canyon) to Uluru (Ayers Rock)

An early morning start gives you the opportunity to do the complete Kings Canyon walk during the coolest part of the day ( subject to health and fitness) Spend part of the day driving from Wattarka to Uluru along Luritja Rd and Lasseter highway. A mid morning departure allows you to arrive and settle into Ayers Rock Resort in a relaxed state. In the early afternoon we have organised a 20min scenic flight to take photos of this extraordinary landscape. The aerial view puts the size of Uluru into perspective against the flat desert.

Later in the day you will be picked up from your hotel to visit the magnificent Field of Light art installation by international artist Bruce Munro. The Field of Light Star experience begins at remote desert location with majestic views of Uluru and from a raised viewing area you will watch as the last sun rays hit Uluru and as darkness gradually falls and the coloured lights of the glass spheres come to life you walk through the Field of Light. You are then welcomed back for sparkling wine and canapés whilst viewing the illuminated installation in the darkness.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Inclusions: Accommodation (Ayers Rock Resort), Scenic Flight, Field of Light Star Pass, Car Rental

Day 5: Exploring Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park:

A magnificent day exploring the Kata-Tjuta National Park. Spend the time driving or walking around the base of the rock exploring the many aspects of this amazing monolith . You also have the opportunity to climb the Rock (people with heart and respiratory problems or fear of heights should not attempt it). In the afternoon visit Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) a collection of weathered red domes, located 50 km from Ayers Rock along a sealed road. There are two formal walks at Kata Tjuta and both are recommended. Many people believe Kata Tjuta is even more spectacular than the Rock.

Return to your accommodation before being picked up and taken to the Sounds of Silence Dinner. Watch the sunset over the Rock and fine dinning under the stars.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Inclusions: Accommodation (Ayers Rock Resort), Sounds of Silence Dinner, Car Rental

Day 6: Uluru - Alice Springs: ( or stay in Uluru )

An early wake up to experience sunrise with a guided tour. This package allows you to choose between three options to watch the spectacular sunrise over Uluru. Option 1) A peaceful 1 hr camel ride over big red sand dunes. Watch the desert come to life as dawn breaks over Uluru & Kata Tjuta and learn about the flora and fauna along the trail from your knowledgable cameleer. Includes a freshly baked damper & tea/coffee. 2) A sunrise viewing, enjoying an outback breakfast, visiting Mutijulu Waterhole and then driving around the base of Uluru before returning to the resort. 3) A full guided base walk of Uluru (also includes breakfast)

After completing your tour, return back to the resort and begin the 450km drive back to Alice Springs. Your departure time will depend on the attractions you want to see from these two locations and along the Lasseter and Stuart Highways.

Alternatively stay the night in Uluru and depart from Uluru tomorrow. In this case you have a free afternoon to relax by the pool or take up any other attractions or tours of interest.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Inclusions:Accommodation (Alice Springs or Uluru), Choice of Sunrise Tour, Breakfast, Car Rental

Day 7: Free Day in Alice (or Uluru)

A free morning to relax, shop for souvenirs or explore more of Alices or Uluru’s highlights before heading out to the airport for your departure. Package price assumes vehicle will be returned to the Airport at the same time as it was picked up on Day 1.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Inclusions: Car Rental

Package Includes:

Comprehensive Travel Pack

  • Package includes a comprehensive travel pack with detailed maps, photos and recommendations including which attractions, distances and useful tips.

  • The pack includes your vouchers, permits and other useful information such as supplier details as well as availability of fuel and food.

  • Tailored to your itinerary so easy to read and invaluable info you will use every day.

  • We mail this travel pack to you (within Australia) well before travel so you have time to read it and ask us any questions. (Please note if you require pack to be mailed internationally you may incur additional cost to package price quoted)

Accommodation Summary

Alice Springs

3 nights Alice Springs Resort 4.5 Star standard room with ensuite, pool, bar and restaurant

Ayers Rock Resort

2 night Ayers Rock Resort Standard room at the Outback Pioneer.

Kings Canyon

1 night Kings Canyon Resort in Standard Room with ensuite pool, bar & restaurant

Car Hire Summary

Small Hatch included in price

6 Days car hire including insurance and unlimited kilometers.

* Standard Car Upgrade**

Upgrade to a Standard Sedan – for an extra $25pp on top of chosen package

** Medium Wagon AWD Upgrade**

Hire a Medium Wagon AWD for extra $45 pp twin share (NB: Not allowed on unsealed roads)

** Large 4WD Upgrade**

Hire a Large 4WD for extra $295 pp twin share

Activity Summary

Alice - Outback Ballooning

Package includes the 30min Balloon Flight, Champagne & Nibblies, Breakfast Flight Certificate

Kings Canyon - Heli Flight

This aerial tour allows you to fully appreciate the scale & grandeur of this spectacular Canyon & the rugged region surrounding it. Great Photos

Uluru - Sounds of Silence

Dine under a million stars at the award winning Sounds of Silence Dinner at the base of Uluru.

Uluru - 20min Scenic Flight

Package includes the 20 min flight over Uluru. The aerial view puts the size of Uluru into perspective and provides excellent photographic opportunities

Field of Light Star Pass

Enjoy nibbles and a glass of wine as darkness gradually falls and hte coloured lights of the glass spheres come to life as you walk through the Field of Light.

Day 6 Sunrise Tour - Option 1

Experience Sunrise with a peaceful 1 hr camel ride over big red sand dunes includes Billy tea and Bush Damper (sunrise)

Day 6 Sunrise Tour - Option 2

Travelling in a small group and luxury 4WD vehicle, you'll enjoy a magnificent Uluru Sunrise and walk into Mutijulu Waterhole, then drive around the base of Uluru. Includes outback breakfast.

Day 6 Sunrise Tour - Option 3

Understand the natural and cultural significance of Uluru on this complete base walk. This tour begins before sunrise takes 5 hours slow walk the 12km (or 5 mile) and includes an outback breakfast

Package Summary

Package Description
7 Day Package "Ultimate Red Centre"
Valid
Travel between 1 Dec, 2016 to 30th November, 2017
Departs
Daily (Monday to Sunday)
Travellers Obligation
Traveller to organise his/her own flights to & from the Northern Territory.
Pricing
All pricing is in Australian Dollars (AUD)
Package Cost

A$1785.00 pp twin share** travel between 1 Dec, 2016 to 31st May, 2017
A$1895.00 pp twin share** travel between 1 June, 2017 to 30th November, 2017

I have some Questions or would like to tweak this package so it better suits me!

If you have any questions or would like to discuss any changes to this package, send us an email information@blueytravel.com or call us on 1300 305 505 (within Australia) or +61 1300 305 505 (from anywhere in the world). For example you may want to;

  • Book the package to start in Alice and end in Uluru or the other way around. (No change to price)
  • Upgrade to the 4WD so you can drive between Alice and Kings Canyon on the Mereenie Loop Road
  • Spend a night at Glen Helen Lodge on night 2 instead of back in Alice. (only suitable if you hire a 4WD and drive to Kings Canyon on the Mereenie Loop Road)
  • Find out the price for more than just 2 adults travelling.
  • Hire a medium or large sedan instead of the small sedan/hatchback
  • Change or add to the tours eg you may want to replace or remove a particular flight with a different tour or add another tour to the morning of Day 5 - its up to you
  • Any other questions or changes - don't hesitate to contact us.

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