7 Day Darwin – Uluru – Darwin Package (AU$760)
The Rock Tour “7 Day return package from Darwin to Uluru” includes return Greyhound bus from Darwin to Alice Springs, 2 nights dorm room at Alice’s Secret Travellers Inn plus the 3 day Rock Tour to Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon.
Depart from Darwin Bus Station at 11:40am and arrive in Alice Springs the next day at 9:15am.
What you win
- FREE night before AND after your Uluru tour in a 6 bed mixed dormitory or upgrade to a private double/twin for only AU$25
- FREE pick up and drop off right in front of the hostel
- FREE sleeping bag hire + fly net
- Get ready for your tour with the help of Alice’s Secret and relax after your tour by enjoying the beautiful garden and the cosy atmosphere of our little oasis.
- 7 day Greyhound Bus pass
- All meals as stated in the itinerary
- Air conditioned transport
- Fun and experienced tour guide
- Swags + camping equipment
Day 1 & 2: Greyhound bus from Darwin to Alice Springs
Depart from Darwin Bus Station at 11:40am and arrive in Alice Springs the next day at 9:15am. The Greyhound Bus Station in Alice Springs is next door to The Rock Tour Office.
When you arrive in Alice Springs you can enjoy the day checking out the local attractions. Enjoy 1 nights accommodation at the Alice’s Secret Travellers Inn (6 share dorm) which is located a 2 minute walk from the Alice Springs Greyhound station.
Day 3: Kings Canyon (L, D)
You will be picked up from the Alice Springs YHA at 5:30am, first destination Kings Canyon. Enjoy a 3 hour hike through the sandstone domes of the Lost City. Visit the Amphitheatre, North & South Walls and the Garden of Eden. Next stop, Curtin Springs where we set up our bush camp. Your guide will prepare a healthy camp-oven dinner. Relax around the fire then curl up in your cozy swag under a million stars.
Day 4: Kata Tjuta & Uluru Sunset (B, L, D)
Feel the spiritual significance of the Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta. Your Guide will show you some bush tucker along the hike before heading to the Aboriginal Cultural Centre where you can listen to tales from the Dreamtime. You will then go on a guided Mala Walk and spend the evening enjoying dinner at the spectacular Sunset over Uluru. Witness the awesome sight of Uluru changing colour as the sun sets. We spend this night at the Ayers Rock Campground with toilets and showers.
Day 5: Uluru Sunrise (B,L)
Take in a memorable Uluru Sunrise over the World’s Largest Rock. You then have time to complete the Uluru Base Walk. Take in the spiritual significance of Kantju Gorge, Mutijulu Waterhole and Aboriginal Cave Paintings. We stop on the way home for an optional Camel Ride. You will arrive back in Alice Springs at approximately 5:00pm. Enjoy 1 nights accommodation at the Alice’s Secret Travellers Inn (6 share dorm). Back to civilisation, get cleaned up and meet your Guide for dinner and a couple of beers at The Rock Bar at 7:00pm (additional cost).
Day 6 & 7: Greyhound bus from Alice Springs to Darwin
Depart Alice Springs at 7.15pm on the Greyhound bus and arrive into Darwin on day 7 at 5.30pm.
Please note we do not provide meals on the Greyhound Bus service (Day 1 – Day 2 & Day 6 – Day 7). There are regular stops on the Greyhound bus and you can purchase food if needed.
What to bring for the tour
- 2 large bottles of water (at least 3L per person)
- good walking shoes
- hat and sunscreen
- towel and toiletries
- warm clothes in winter
- Bring your own sleeping bag (FREE from Alice’s Secret) or hire one for only $20.