Get Inspired / Red Centre Northern Territory Red Centre Encounter, Australia Tourism NT Tourism Australia Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Get Inspired / Red Centre Northern Territory Red Centre Encounter, Australia story by: Inspire Australia Discover the spiritual heart of Australia and explore amazing outback landscapes with this self-drive from Alice Springs to the magnificent Kings Canyon and the World Heritage listed Uluru. You’ll realise the natural beauty and cultural significance of this area as you soar over Kings Canyon, dine under a million stars and be amazed by the 36 domes of Kata Tjuta. Day 1: Alice Springs & Surrounds A day to explore Alice Springs or take the opportunity to explore the spectacular gorges and gaps of the West MacDonnell Ranges. Day 2: Alice Springs – Kings Canyon (450km) Day 3: Kings Canyon – Uluru (Ayers Rock) (300km) Start early so you have time to head into Watarrka National Park for the 6km rim walk at Kings Canyon. Discover the highlights of the canyon such as the Lost City and Garden of Eden. Continue along the Red Centre Way to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and experience the changing colours of Uluru at sunset. Day 4: Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park Up early this morning to see the sun rise over Uluru. Join the Mutitjulu Waterhole walk and learn about Anangu culture at the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Spend the afternoon exploring Kata Tjuta on the Valley of the Winds Walk, and then watch the sun set over these majestic domes. Day 5: Uluru – Alice Springs (445km) Head back into Alice Springs, with stops at Mt Conner lookout and roadhouses along the way to meet the local characters. Day 6: Alice Springs Your trip ends today in Alice Springs. Note: These itineraries are a guide only DEPARTURES: Daily Enquire Now First name* Last name* Email* Phone How can we help? My preferred House of Travel Store* Select Outlet Auckland Albany: Auckland North Botany Junction: Auckland South Browns Bay: Auckland North Devonport: Auckland North Ellerslie: Auckland Central Hobsonville: Auckland West Howick: Auckland East Milford: Auckland North New Lynn: LynnMall Auckland West Newmarket: Auckland Central Orewa: Auckland North Parnell: Auckland Central Ponsonby: Auckland Central Remuera: Auckland Central St Heliers: Auckland East Takanini: Auckland South Takapuna: Auckland North Whangaparaoa: Auckland North Bay of Plenty Mt Maunganui Papamoa Rotorua Taupo Tauranga CBD the Crossing Canterbury Ashburton Barrington: Christchurch South Christchurch City: Christchurch Central Ferrymead: Christchurch East High Street Lanes: Christchurch Central Hornby: Christchurch West Merivale: Christchurch Central Northlands: Papanui Christchurch North Rangiora Riccarton: Christchurch Central Shirley: Christchurch North Timaru Upper Riccarton: Christchurch West Hawke's Bay / Gisborne Havelock North Jenny Nilsson: Hastings Nelson / Marlborough Blenheim Motueka Nelson Richmond Northland Kerikeri: Northland Whangarei: Northland Otago / Southland Alexandra Balclutha Dunedin Lakers Gore Lakers Invercargill Oamaru Wanaka Taranaki / Manawatu Broadway: Palmerston North New Plymouth Stephen Parsons: Palmerston North Wanganui Waikato Calder & Lawson: Hamilton East Cambridge Coromandel: Whangamata Hamilton: Hamilton Central Matamata Morrinsville Taupo Te Awamutu Wellington / Wairarapa Featherston Street CBD: Wellington City Hunter St CBD: Wellington City Johnsonville: Wellington North Kapiti Coast: Paraparaumu Lower Hutt: Wellington North Masterton West Coast Greymouth Hokitika Westport I would like to receive email updates on the latest HOT holiday deals HOT Privacy Statement * required fields Similar Journeys Add or remove from Wishlist An introduction to the Ghan Rail Journey Read more Add or remove from Wishlist Red Centre Culture and Country, Australia Read more Done this? Tell your friends about it.