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Adelaide to Darwin Suggested Self Drive

16 Days/15 Nights car hire from $69 per day
Flights are additional

16 Days/15 Nights car hire from
per day
Flights are additional

Adelaide to Darwin Route Suggested Self Drive -
16 days/15 nights

Explore the rugged Flinders Ranges and Wilpena Pound. Walk around Uluru with an Aboriginal guide. Explore Nitmiluk National Park, home to Edith Falls and Katherine Gorge and see ancient Aboriginal rock art in WorldHeritage-listed Kakadu National Park.

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Deal includes
• Rental car: Hertz (Group C) from $69 per day

Flights are additional
Travel: from 01 Apr 17-29 Mar 18

Day 1-2: Adelaide – Wilpena Pound (455km)
Travel north via the Clare Valley Wine Region and Flinders Ranges
National Park.
Day 3-4: Wilpena Pound – Parachilna – William Creek (536km)
Make your way to Parachilna which has a population of seven. Travel
north on the Oodnadatta Track to William Creek.
Day 5-6: William Creek – Coober Pedy (167km)
Head to Coober Pedy, the heart of South Australia’s opal-mining
industry. Discovered in 1911, today there are hundreds of opal mines
Day 7-8: Coober Pedy – Uluru (750km)
Cross over the border into Northern Territory and continue to Uluru. Rising to 348m from the desert. Uluru is one of the iconic symbols of Australia.
Day 9-11: Uluru – Alice Springs – Tennant Creek (970km)
Learn about the Aboriginal people whose traditional lands include the area in and around Alice Springs and the MacDonnell Ranges. Drive to Tennant Creek, where the Overland Telegraph Station was built in 1872.
Day 12-16: Tennant Creek – Katherine – Kakadu National Park –
Darwin (989km)
Continue north to Katherine. Head to Kakadu National Park and visit Yellow Waters. There’s a lot to see on the road between Kakadu National Park and Darwin, from the clouds of waterfowl on wetlands to jumping crocodiles.

Parachilna Gorge – Walk through the Parachilna Gorge to the Blinman Pools waterfall. Best time to go April-October.
Breakaways Conservation Park –
A must see lookout experience in
Coober Peddy. Enjoy breathtaking views at sunset and sunrise.
Painted Desert – Located 150km north of Coober Pedy, discover this
colourful landscape which has been 80 million years in the making.
Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) –
These rock domes are a cluster of formations that look like heads. Kata Tjuta means “many heads” in the aboriginal language.
Uluru (Ayers Rock) from the Sky –
See Uluru from above, on a
helicopter tour where you can get the best aerial view of the Australian Outback.
Battery Hill Mining Centre –
Located in Tenant Creek, you will find a large collection of mining machinery and two museum buildings. Guided tours will take you through the underground mine

*Walk the base of Uluru at sunrise, one of the best experiences you’ll have in Australia. The sun causes an array of colours to play on the rock, it’s a truly magical experience

​Our favourite places to stay:
• Desert Cave Hotel, Coober Pedy
• Quest Alice Springs
• Beagle Motor Inn, Katherine

Photo credit: Kakadu National Park/Tourism Northern Territory

Terms and Conditions

Valid for new bookings only from 01 Apr 17 until ​29 Mar 18 or until sold out. Full payment is required within 7 days of reservation being made and no later than 5 pm 29 Mar 18 All travel must be commenced and completed between 01 Apr 17 and 29 Mar 18 Some surcharges, closeouts, and one way fees apply. Price may vary depending on availability. • Airfares are not included and are an additional cost • Advertised prices are per person share twin based on payment by cash or cheque. Credit card fees will apply • Amendment and cancellation fees apply • Rental Cars are subject to availability • Please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details.

Sale Period

Until 29 Mar 18

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