7 Day Package *Cairns to Ayers Rock (Uluru) plus continue to Darwin*
- Duration: 7 Days (approx.)
- Location: Alice Springs, Northern Territory
- Product code: 7-TRT-WEB-CNS-DRW-P
The Greyhound Bus departs on a Wednesday from the Cairns Greyhound bus station at 1.00am and arrives in Alice Springs at 9:15pm the next day.
Day 1 & 2: Greyhound Bus (Only available on Wednesday from Cairns)
Departs Cairns from the Greyhound Bus Terminal at 1.00am and arrive into Alice Springs the next day at 9.15am. Enjoy 1 nights accommodation in the Alice Springs YHA (6 share dorm) which is located a 5 minute walk from the Alice Springs Greyhound Station.
Day 3: Kings Canyon (L, D)
You will be picked up from your accommodation 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 beautiful 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. See lots of bush tucker along the hike before heading to the Aboriginal Cultural Centre where you can listen to tales from the Dreamtime. We spend the evening enjoying dinner at the spectacular Sunset over Uluru. Witness the awesome sight of Uluru changing colour. We spend this night at the Yulara resort campground.
Day 5: Uluru Sunrise (B,L)
Take in a memorable Uluru Sunrise over the World’s Largest Rock. You then have time to complete an Uluru Base Walk around Uluru. You will see beautiful sites such as the Mala Walk, Mutijulu Waterhole and Aboriginal Cave Paintings. We stop on the way home for an optional Camel Ride at the Camel Farm. You will arrive back in Alice Springs at approximately 5:30pm. Enjoy 1 nights accommodation at the Alice Springs YHA (6 share dorm). Back to civilization, get cleaned up and we meet later for dinner and a couple of beers in an The Rock Bar.
Day 6 & 7: The Greyhound Bus - from Alice Springs to Darwin
Departs Alice Springs on the Greyhound bus at 7.15pm from the Alice Springs Greyhound bus station and arrive in Darwin the next day at 5.30pm.
Additional Greyhound Options:
You can start and finish from Townville as well if you prefer, so let us know at the time of the booking and we can amend the Greyhound bus pass.
Greyhound Bus Route - Cairns > Townsville > Mount Isa > Tennant Creek > Alice Springs > Darwin
We supply: 7 Day Greyhound Bus Pass (Whimit). All meals as stated, transport, air conditioned comfortable 21 seat buses for the 3 day Rock Tour section, fun and experienced tour guide, swags and camping equipment.
We have summer sleeping bags (November - April) and winter sleeping bags (May - October) warm and cosy -10 degree rated. You can hire a Sleeping bag for $20 per person.
Meals - 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 on the bus trip.
Cancellation Policy: The Rock Tour reserves the right to amend itineraries, change carriers & apply surcharges without notice. It is strongly recommended that you have your own personal travel insurance. Cancellation fees are charged at 100% within 24 hours from departure, 50% if between 24-48 hours and 25% at all other times. We accept no responsibility for any injury, illness or other such accident sustained while on tour. We accept no liability for lost or stolen property. There will be no refunds in case of mechanical breakdown or weather conditions and we cannot guarantee pick up & drop off times. Customers need to be aware that we operate in extreme temperature and remote areas and act according to instructions from our tour guides.