Jump on board as we make a connection between the Red Center (Alice Springs) and the Top End (Darwin) while still taking a moment to catch some great landmarks along the way. First we make a stop at the Devils Marbles (Karlu Karlu), an important indigenous site and then Tennant Creek before visiting Katherine Gorge and then concluding in Darwin.
|ALICE SPRINGS TO DARWIN EXPLORER|
|TOUR CODE: PASDE2
:: Devils Marbles (Karlu Karlu)
:: Katherine Gorge
:: Nitmiluk National Park
DAY 1 :: Alice Springs to Daly Waters
DEFAULT PICK UP LOCATION: Haven Backpacker Resort, 06:10am
Leaving Alice we pass by the Tropic of Capricorn and make our way to Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles) where we explore the well-known marble shaped granite boulders, a site sacred to its traditional owners. Continuing north we make a stop at Tennant Creek for your chance to purchase some lunch and stretch your legs before we continue to Daly Waters for our overnight camp located right near the NT’s famous Daly Waters Outback Hotel. Here you have an opportunity to check out this famous pub, enjoy a swim in the pool, have a cool drink and purchase some of the local fare for Dinner. Overnight at our camp at Daly Waters.
DAY 2 :: Daly Waters to Darwin
After an early morning start as we make our way to Nitmiluk National Park, home to Katherine Gorge and Edith Falls. Your guide will lead a short return walk to Baruwei Lookout, allowing you to get a postcard shot of the gorge and learn about this stunning area and its significance to the local Jawoyn Aboriginal people. Once we finish exploring the gorge we have one final stop for a swim at the beautiful Edith Falls before we drive the last leg into the Northern Territory’s capital city, Darwin.
Hat and sunscreen, water bottle, warm clothing in winter, camera, pillow and sleeping bag (can be purchased for $30).
Experienced guide, accommodation transfers, comfortable coach, one night camping including fees and equipment.
|Adult $295 ($AUD)
Valid: 01/04/14 - 31/03/15
May - Oct: Mondays
Darwin early evening on Day 2
MAX PEOPLE - 24
Valid till 31 March 2015
|Hikes up to 5kms per day (basic fitness required)|
|Maximum 24 front facing seats, air-conditioned vehicle.|
|Permanently erected tents (multi-share), permanent cooking facilities and purpose-built fire pits, screened eating areas, share showers and toilets.|
|Safaris must be reconfirmed by 4.00pm the day before travel. Itineraries may vary and/or attractions be substituted due to seasonal & extreme weather conditions, Traditional Owner and national park requirements. Luggage limit of 15 kg applies - backpack or soft bag.|