Outback Camping Tour - "Swag" /camp out under millions of stars.
Experienced, friendly guides. Healthy, quality mealson tour - plus Champagne and snacks at Uluru Sunset.
- A real spirit of adventure & a good level of fitness is required.
Departs From Alice Springs 6am - Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays & SaturdaysTOUR INCLUSIONS:
*** You need accommodation for 1 day before and 1 day after your tour ***
We recommend for you to arrange this as the tour leaves early and arrives back late into Alice Springs.
- Let us know if you need help to arrange accommodation as we can book this for you too.
Day 1: Alice Springs to Uluru
They pick up outside your accommodation at 5.45am and drivethe beautiful outback to Uluru, viewing Mt Connor on the way.
First stop at Uluru is the Cultural Centre for an insight into the unique culture of local Aboriginal people , followed by a healthy lunch.
You'll do a guided Mutijulu Waterhole walk and learn the history of amazing Uluru. Then you are free to do a 9klm base walk around, or if you wish, climb Uluru (unguided). Later you watch a spectacular Uluru Sunset with a hearty meal and a glass of champagne. Then on to their campsite for hot showers and a night sleeping in a swag under millions of outback stars. (L, D)
Day 2: Uluru Sunrise, Kata Tjuta and Kings Creek Station
Up early for a spectacular Uluru Sunrise and healthy breakfast. You'll then head to the Olgas(Kata Tjuta) for a guided 5.5km walk through theValley of the Winds, followed by lunch. On to Kings Creek Station to relax and enjoy an Outback BBQ and freshly cooked damper around the campfire, then hot showers and another great night in your swag at "the Million Star hotel" (B, L, D included)
Day 3: Kings Canyon, Mt Ebenezer, the Camel farm- to Alice Springs
Breakfast and a short drive to Kings Canyon for a guided 6km Canyon Rim walk in one of the most spectacular areas of the outback. Visit the naturalAmphitheatre, North and South Walls, and the Garden of Eden along the way.
After lunch you return to Alice Springs with stops at Mt Ebenezer Aboriginal Art Gallery and the Camel Farm, arriving back at your accommodation early evening. You'll catch up for dinner and drinks with your new friends later that evening.
(Breakfast, Lunch included).
What is a Swag?
A swag is made from strong canvas, sewn like a large sleeping bag with a comfortable sponge mattress inside providing warmth, comfort and security. You sleep in your sleeping bag inside the swag-so it`s much warmer than a tent!
What To Bring
-A Small Bag with Personal items -(BYO towel & flashlight)
Dress in the Northern Territory is casual and comfortable. Winter nights (May to August) are cold, so bring warm clothing. Days are sunny and warm. Remember to bring strong, non-slip walking shoes, hats, sunglasses, camera, water bottle & sunscreen
Emu Run Tours reserves the right to alter the itinerary and arrange alternative carriers to those advertised if necessary. No refunds will be given in these circumstances or in the event of any delay, curtailment or alteration of a trip resulting from any cause including severe weather conditions or mechanical failure.
A minimum number of passengers is required to operate each tour. It may therefore be necessary to cancel a scheduled departure and to offer an alternative or full refund for that tour. Emu Run Tours can’t guarantee pick up or drop off times and are not liable for passenger failure to connect with other services. They accept no responsibility for loss or damage to personal belongings or baggage.
Tour must be reconfirmed by 16.00pm the day before travel.
Itineraries may vary and/or attractions substituted due to seasonal conditions, traditional owner and National Park requirement.