Kakadu & Katherine Gorge

Discover the stunning sights of Kakadu and Katherine. Join the famous Jumping Crocodile and Yellow Water Billabong Cruise, view ancient Aboriginal rock art at Ubirr and Nourlangie then cruise through the glorious Katherine Gorge stopping at Edith Falls.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Darwin – Jumping Crocodile Cruise – Kakadu

Cruise on the Adelaide River. Later, travel into Kakadu National Park, home to a myriad of animals and hundreds of bird species. Stop at the Bowali Visitor Centre, and then continue to Ubirr. Climb up through the ancient Aboriginal rock art galleries to the lookout for a spectacular view over Kakadu.

Optional Kakadu Scenic Flight: Add-on a 30 minute scenic flight over Arnhem Land Escarpment from $150.00 per adult

Hotel: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel

Day 2: Kakadu – Katherine

This morning you’ll be mesmerised as you explore the renowned Nourlangie rock art site, which had provided shelter to Indigenous people for millennia. Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre for an insight into the local Bininj culture. Later, join your local guide for a cruise to experience the dramatic scenery on Yellow Water Billabong. Kakadu’s most famous wetland is home to saltwater crocodiles and dozens of species of colourful birdlife. Before arriving in Katherine, stop at Leliyn (Edith Falls), whose pandanus-fringed natural pool is suitable for swimming throughout most of the year (conditions permitting).

Hotel: Ibis Styles Katherine

Day 3: Katherine – Depart Darwin

Enjoy a morning cruise through Katherine Gorge, a stunning network of thirteen gorges carved from billion-year-old sandstone. You’ll be at its heart among freshwater crocodiles wonderful birdlife and amazing scenery. Later, view the displays at the Nitmiluk Visitor Centre, where you may purchase artefacts handmade by the Jawoyn people. Return to Darwin, stopping at historic gold mining town of Pine Creek and the poignant Adelaide River War Cemetery. Your Short Break concludes this evening.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
Travel Dates & Departures
01 May to 31 October: Tuesday & Saturday
$1,160.00$1,435.00
** Child & Triple prices available upon request
** Single Traveller must pay the Single Price
Inclusions 
Meals: 1 breakfast, 2 lunches
Transport:Travel in an air-conditioned coach
Accommodation: 2 nights accommodation
Guide:Experienced Driver Guides
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Top End Highlights

Encounter on this 6 Day Top End Journey a vibrant Indigenous culture, friendly local characters and magnificent landscapes and it will leave you spellbound. Cruise waterways teeming with wildlife, and immerse yourself in the culture of the traditional Aboriginal owners of the lands you’re exploring. A myriad of deep gorges, plunging waterfalls and tranquil rock-pools add to the drama of your Top End experience.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Welcome to Darwin

On arrival in tropical Darwin, enjoy a tour of the cosmopolitan city before joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers at the colourful Mindil Beach Sunset Market to experience a spectacular sunset under the coconut palms. There’s plenty of time to explore the art and crafts, aromas and atmosphere of the marketplace. You may like to try some fresh BBQ seafood or authentic Indian, Chinese, Greek or Japanese cuisine.

Hotel: H on Smith Hotel

Day 2: Darwin – Katherine

Travel to Litchfield National Park, pausing to examine the amazing phenomenon of hundreds of magnetic termite mounds standing up to two metres high in a wide swathe of otherwise empty terrain. Stop at Florence Falls, a spectacular double-plunge waterfall leading to a popular swimming hole, before venturing on to tropical Wangi Falls for a swim in its large waterhole surrounded by spectacular monsoon rainforest. Continue to Katherine, a thriving town that was originally established as an outpost on the Australian Overland Telegraph Line..

Hotel: Ibis Styles Katherine, 2 nights

Day 3: Katherine & Nitmiluk National Park

This morning, meet Manuel Pamkal to share his passion for the rich traditional culture into which he was born. There is the opportunity to purchase some local Indigenous art. Later, sit back and relax in tranquil surroundings as you cruise on Katherine Gorge. A series of thirteen deep gorges carved through ancient rock, there are many Aboriginal paintings on the sandstone walls throughout the system, some of which are thousands of years old. Discover the history and culture of the Jawoyn people, the traditional owners of Nitmiluk, as you explore the magnificent gorges with a backdrop of stunning rock-faces that change colour with the setting of the sun. Keep an eye out for freshwater crocodiles nesting along the banks. This evening, consider the optional experience of the Stockman’s Bush Dinner under the stars.

Day 4: Katherine – Kakadu National Park

This morning you have the opportunity to swim in the waterholes of magnificent Edith Falls. Then pass through the mining town of Pine Creek, where buildings date back to the heady gold-rush days. Travel deep into World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park and discover spectacular escarpment, serene waterholes and teeming wildlife. Board the famed Yellow Water Billabong Cruise, spotting basking crocodiles and abundant birdlife with a local guide. Later, take a guided walk to view ancient Aboriginal rock paintings at Nourlangie, regarded as one of the premier rock art sites in the Top End.

Hotel: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel, Jabiru, 2 nights

Day 5: Kakadu National Park

This morning, perhaps take an optional experience scenic flight over Kakadu. Later, visit Ubirr, another of Kakadu’s foremost rock art galleries. The paintings here provide a fascinating record of Indigenous life over thousands of years: look for naturalistic paintings of animals, traditional x-ray art, and paintings of early contact with European people. Before leaving the site, climb to the top of a nearby rocky outcrop for superb views over the floodplains and escarpment country. Celebrate your Top End journey this evening at a Farewell Dinner with your Travel Director and new-found friends.

Day 6: Farewell from Darwin

Leave Kakadu this morning to return to Darwin. Keep an eye on the murky river crossings to see if you can spot saltwater crocodiles. Your final stop is Fogg Dam, a birdwatcher’s paradise. Bid farewell to your fellow travellers as your holiday comes to an end and you are transferred to Darwin Airport for your onward flight.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
April: 26$2,225.00$2,855.00
May: 10, 31$2,225.00$2,855.00
June: 14$2,225.00$2,855.00
July: 05, 19$2,225.00$2,855.00
August: 09, 23$2,225.00$2,855.00
September: 06, 20$2,225.00$2,855.00

Inclusions 
Meals: 5 breakfasts, 2 dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & Travel by luxury coach
Accommodation: 5 nights accommodation
Guide: Experienced Travel Director & Driver Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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The Ghan – Fares 2020 / 2021

When it comes to the great rail journeys of Australia, there’s nothing quite like The Ghan. Going far beyond the means of regular rail travel, you simply won’t be disappointed as you sit back, relax and embrace the true Australia from the comfort of your beautiful cabin.

The Ghan sweeps down the centre of Australia starting in either Darwin or Adelaide and crossing through Katherine and Alice springs. This  journey allows you to see the red centre, the core of Australia, and opens up the gateway to the beautiful and iconic Uluru.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Fares valid for rail travel from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021

 

THE GHAN
AUD $ Per person One Way
SHOULDER SEASON
05 April 2020 to 27 April 2020
06 September 2020 to 16 November 2020 
31 January 2021 to 29 March 2021
(northbound)
04 November 2020 to 26 November 2020
03 February 2021 to 01 April 2021
(southbound)
GOLD SERVICE SINGLE
EVERYDAY ADVANCE PURCHASE
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $1,379.00 $1,099.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $1,379.00 $1,099.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $2,409.00 $1,919.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN SOLE OCCUPANCY
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $2,789.00 $2,229.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $2,789.00 $2,229.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $4,869.00 $3,889.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN    
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $1,549.00 $1,229.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $1,549.00 $1,229.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $2,699.00 $2,149.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR SOLE OCCUPANCY
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $4,599.00 $3,669.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $4,599.00 $3,669.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $6,599.00 $5,269.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR    
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $2,559.00 $2,039.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $2,559.00 $2,039.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $3,699.00 $2,929.00
PLATINUM SERVICE SOLE OCCUPANCY
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $5,129.00 Not Available
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $5,129.00 Not Available
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $7,359.00 Not Available
PLATINUM SERVICE
   
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $2,849.00 Not Available
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $2,849.00 Not Available
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $4,079.00 Not Available

 

THE GHAN
AUD $ Per person One Way
HIGH SEASON
03 May 2020 to 31 August 2020
(Northbound only)
GOLD SERVICE SINGLE
EVERYDAY ADVANCE PURCHASE
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $1,599.00 $1,269.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $1,599.00 $1,269.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $2,779.00 $2,229.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN SOLE OCCUPANCY
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $3,069.00 $2,469.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $3,069.00 $2,469.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $5,309.00 $4,249.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $1,699.00 $1,359.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $1,699.00 $1,359.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $2,949.00 $2,359.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR SOLE OCCUPANCY
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $4,849.00 $3,899.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $4,849.00 $3,899.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $6,959.00 $5,569.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $2,699.00 $2,169.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $2,699.00 $2,169.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $3,869.00 $3,099.00
PLATINUM SERVICE SOLE OCCUPANCY
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $5,399.00 Not Available
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $5,399.00 Not Available
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $7,739.00 Not Available
PLATINUM SERVICE
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $2,999.00 Not Available
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $2,999.00 Not Available
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $4,299.00 Not Available

 

THE GHAN EXPEDITION
AUD $ Per person One Way
SHOULDER SEASON
01 April 2020 to 30 April 2020
02 September 2020 to 29 October 2020
(Southbound only)
GOLD SERVICE SINGLE
EVERYDAY ADVANCE PURCHASE
Darwin – Adelaide $3,589.00 $2,829.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN SOLE OCCUPANCY
Darwin – Adelaide $6,849.00 $5,409.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN
Darwin – Adelaide $3,799.00 $2,999.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR SOLE OCCUPANCY
Darwin – Adelaide $9,549.00 $7,539.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR
Darwin – Adelaide $5,309.00 $4,189.00
PLATINUM SERVICE SOLE OCCUPANCY
Darwin – Adelaide $10,619.00 Not Available
PLATINUM SERVICE
Darwin – Adelaide $5,899.00 Not Available

 

THE GHAN EXPEDITION
AUD $ Per person One Way
HIGH SEASON
06 May 2020 to 30 August 2020
(Southbound only)
GOLD SERVICE SINGLE
EVERYDAY ADVANCE PURCHASE
Darwin – Adelaide $3,789.00 $2,999.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN SOLE OCCUPANCY
Darwin – Adelaide $7,209.00 $5,759.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN
Darwin – Adelaide $3,999.00 $3,189.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR SOLE OCCUPANCY
Darwin – Adelaide $10,039.00 $8,029.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR
Darwin – Adelaide $5,579.00 $4,459.00
PLATINUM SERVICE SOLE OCCUPANCY
Darwin – Adelaide $11,169.00 Not Available
PLATINUM SERVICE
Darwin – Adelaide $6,199.00 Not Available

* Fares based on twin share per person with single supplements applicable
* Advance Purchase fares are subject to availability and bookings must be made a minimum of 6 moths in advance. Fares are non-refunable and non-changeable and must be paid in full within 7 days of confirmation.
* Children aged between 4-15 inclusive, receive 20% discount off the accompanying adult fare.
* Fares are subject to availability and may not be available on all services.
* Fares and timetables are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice

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The Ghan

Prepare for a holiday of unimaginable proportions as the legendary Ghan takes you deep into the heart of Australia. Enjoy the comfort and solitude of your private cabin, lose yourself in conversation with newfound travelling companions, or simply gaze out of the window taking inspiration from the ever changing landscape.

When the train stops along the way, the adventures begin. Take your time tapping into the rich creative soul of Adelaide. Experience the dramatic scenery of central Australia on the back of a camel and explore the ancient, awe-inspiring wonders of the Northern Territory.

Regarded as one of the world’s greatest rail journeys, The Ghan delivers so much more than an extended train ride. It promises access to parts of Australia no other holiday can come close to – the perfect balance of comfort and adventure culminating in an experience that will move you in every sense of the word.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Latest fares:

Fares valid for rail travel from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021

Timetable:

THE GHAN
ADELAIDE – ALICE SPRINGS – DARWIN
OPERATES ALL YEAR
Sun 12:15 Depart Adelaide
Mon Marla | Morning Experience
13:45 Arrive Alice Springs | Afternoon Excursion
18:15 Depart Alice Springs
Tues Katherine | Morning Excursion
17:30 Arrive Darwin
OPERATES JUNE 2020 TO AUGUST 2020
Wed 12:10 Depart Adelaide
Thu Marla | Morning Experience
14:25 Arrive Alice Springs | Afternoon Excursion
18:15 Depart Alice Springs
Fri Katherine | Morning Excursion
19:50 Arrive Darwin

 

THE GHAN EXPEDITION
DARWIN – ALICE SPRINGS – ADELAIDE
OPERATES APRIL 2020 TO OCTOBER 2020
Wed 10:00 Depart Darwin
Katherine | Afternoon Excursion
Thu
Alice Springs | Full Day Excursion
Fri
Coober Pedy | Full Day Excursion
Sat
10:50 Arrive Adelaide
OPERATES JUNE 2020 TO AUGUST 2020
Sat 09:00 Depart Darwin
Katherine | Afternoon Excursion
Sun
Alice Springs | Full Day Excursion
Mon
Coober Pedy | Full Day Excursion
Tue 11:35 Arrive Adelaide

 

THE GHAN
DARWIN – ALICE SPRINGS – ADELAIDE
OPERATES NOVEMBER 2020, FEBRUARY 2021 AND MARCH 2021 ONLY
Wed 10:00 Depart Darwin
Katherine | Afternoon Excursion
Thu
09:10 Arrive Alice Springs | Morning Excursion
12:45 Depart Alice Springs
Manguri | Evening Experience
Fri 13:00 Arrive Adelaide

* Final arrival and departure times on all Great Southern Rail journeys may very. Great Southern Rail will advise of any changes prior to departure.
* All off train experiences are subject to weather and changes through the year and may very by season
* Fares and timetables are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.
* The Ghan does not operate December 2019 to January 2020

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Outback Adventure

Discover the legendary Australian Outback on a fascinating northbound journey from Adelaide, through the Red Centre and onto tropical Darwin in the Top End. The stunning beauty of Australia’s vast and varied landscapes including the rugged Flinders Ranges, ancient Uluru and Kata Tjuta and the lush wetlands of Kakadu National Park will provide memories to last a lifetime.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Welcome to Adelaide

On arrival today, explore the major sights of the city. Later, join a local food expert for a guided tour of the vibrant Adelaide Central Market. Relax this evening at a Welcome Reception and dinner.

Hotel: Stamford Plaza Adelaide

Day 2: Adelaide – Wilpena Pound

Drive through the rolling hills of the Clare Valley for a wine-tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, the region’s oldest winery. Later, travel through the Flinders Ranges to Wilpena Pound.

Hotel: Wilpena Pound Resort

Day 3: Wilpena Pound – Port Augusta

Take a walk with your Travel Director to the faithfully-restored Hills Homestead and Wangarra Lookout, which affords panoramic views over Wilpena Pound. Journey through the historic town of Quorn to Port Augusta. Visit Wadlata Outback Centre before dining at a local restaurant.

Hotel: Majestic Oasis Apartments

Day 4: Port Augusta – Coober Pedy

Visit a former rocket-testing site at Woomera before travelling through salt-lake country to isolated Coober Pedy, regarded by many as the opal capital of the world. View an opal demonstration with a local expert, who’ll then lead you through some of the town’s iconic underground buildings.

Hotel: Desert Cave Hotel

Day 5: Coober Pedy – Uluru

Cross the border into the Northern Territory and continue to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Sparkling wine is served this evening as you witness the sunset over Australia’s most renowned natural landmark.

Hotel: Desert Gardens Hotel, 2 nights

Day 6: Uluru Sunrise – Kata Tjuta

Rise early to experience a majestic Uluru sunrise. After a tour of the base of Uluru, take a guided walk to the Mutitjulu Waterhole where your Travel Director will explain the significance of the ancient Aboriginal rock paintings you’ll encounter. This afternoon’s journey takes you to Kata Tjuta, thirty-six magnificent domes of red-hued sedimentary rock.

Day 7: Uluru – Kings Canyon

Travel through a stark red desert landscape to awe-inspiring Kings Canyon. The 6-kilometre walk around the rim of the canyon will reward you with marvellous views of Watarrka National Park. A shorter, more relaxed walk takes you along the sandy creek bed, and leads to a lookout point affording excellent views of the towering canyon walls.

Hotel: Kings Canyon Resort

Day 8: Kings Canyon – Alice Springs

Travelling past vast cattle properties, you’ll develop a true appreciation for the magnitude of the Australian outback. On arrival in Alice Springs visit the historic Telegraph Station and learn how it relayed message between Darwin and Adelaide for 60 years.

Hotel: Mercure Alice Springs Resort, 2 nights

Day 9: Alice Springs

Join a local Aboriginal guide at Alice Springs Desert Park to learn about the culture and traditions of the Arrernte People. Then visit the headquarters of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. This evening, join the Falzon family at Earth Sanctuary World Nature Centre for a Be My Guest barbecue dinner. Hear from brothers, Tom and Danny, about the sustainable lifestyle they have established.

Day 10: Alice Springs – Tennant Creek

Visit the legendary School of the Air, then travel north, stopping to view Karlu Karlu, an intriguing outcrop of precariously-balanced granite boulders. You’ll stay tonight in the former gold-mining town of Tennant Creek.

Hotel: Bluestone Motor Inn

Day 11: Tennant Creek – Katherine

Call in to the quirky Daly Waters Pub before continuing to Mataranka, where a swim in the warm, crystal-clear waters of the thermal springs is a must-do. Journey on to Katherine.

Hotel: Paraway Motel

Day 12: Katherine – Kakadu

Travel to Nitmiluk National Park and take a tranquil cruise along the spectacular Katherine Gorge. Then journey deep into Kakadu for a cruise on Yellow Water Billabong, famed for its birdlife and estuarine crocodiles.

Hotel: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel

Day 13: Kakadu – Darwin Included Choice

Visit Ubirr, one of Kakadu’s renowned Aboriginal rock art sites, then walk to nearby Nadab Lookout, for views over the surrounding wetlands. This afternoon in Darwin, choose an Included Choice sightseeing experience. Visit the colourful Mindil Beach Sunset Market where we’ll treat you to dinner or visit Crocosaurus Cove to explore at your leisure.

Hotel: Mantra on the Esplanade, 2 nights

Day 14: Litchfield National Park

Travel to Litchfield National Park, pausing to examine the park’s amazing termite mounds. Stop to view Florence Falls, then venture on to Wangi Falls to swim in the large waterhole before heading back to Darwin. Join your Travel Director for a Darwin Harbour Farewell Dinner Cruise.

Day 15: Farewell from Darwin

Bid a fond farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end this morning after breakfast.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
April: 14$6,475.00$8,190.00
May: 05, 19$6,475.00$8,190.00
June: 02, 23$6,795.00$8,705.00
July: 07, 21$6,795.00$8,705.00
August: 04, 18$6,795.00$8,705.00
September: 01, 15, 29$6,795.00$8,705.00
Inclusions 
Meals: 14 breakfasts, 10 dinners
Transport: Airport Transfers & Travel by luxury coach
Accommodation: 14 nights accommodation
Guide: Experienced Travel Director & Driver Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Outback Safari

Experience quintessential Northern Territory landscapes on a thrilling road-trip from Uluru to Darwin. The grandeur of Uluru is unforgettable, and the opportunity to learn about the traditions of the local Indigenous people adds depth to your encounter. Travelling the Stuart Highway, you’ll witness the transition from desert reds to the rocky escarpments and lush greens of the tropical north.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Welcome to Uluru

On arrival at Ayers Rock Resort you’ll meet your Travel Director and travelling companions. Drive the short distance to dual World Heritage listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, where sparkling wine is served at a Welcome Reception as you watch the sun set over Australia’s renowned natural landmark. Witness the phenomenon of the changing colours on the massive sandstone monolith before returning to the comfort of your hotel for the night.

Hotel: Desert Gardens Hotel, 2 nights

Day 2: Uluru Sunrise – Kata Tjuta

Rise early to experience a majestic Uluru sunrise while sipping a warming cup of tea or coffee. After a tour of the base of Uluru, you may like to take either a self-guided walk around its 11km perimeter, or a shorter guided walk to the Mutitjulu Waterhole. Your Travel Director will explain the significance of the ancient Aboriginal rock paintings you’ll encounter and the culture of the traditional owners, the Anangu people. This afternoon’s journey takes you to superb Kata Tjuta, a series of 36 magnificent domes of orange-hued sedimentary rock, where you can toast the magnificent sunset with a glass of sparkling wine.

Day 3: Uluru– Kings Canyon

Awe-inspiring Kings Canyon is your destination today. Stop for a lunch break at Kings Creek Station, the largest exporter of wild camels in Australia, and hear the intriguing story of owners Ian and Lynn Conway and their dedication to Aboriginal children in the region’s remote communities. Continue to Kings Canyon, a spectacular natural formation whose sheer sandstone walls soar to a height of over 100 metres. A 6km ‘rim walk’ around the canyon will reward you with marvellous views of Watarrka National Park. An easier walk along the canyon’s boulder strewn creek bed is another option.

Hotel: Kings Canyon Resort

Day 4: Kings Canyon – Alice Springs

Travelling past vast cattle properties today, you’ll develop a true appreciation of the enormous magnitude of the Australian outback. On arrival in Alice Springs, visit the historic Telegraph Station established in 1872, and drive to Anzac Hill for panoramic views over ‘The Alice’.

Hotel: Mercure Alice Springs Resort , 2 nights

Day 5: Alice Springs

After breakfast this morning, join an Aboriginal guide at the Alice Springs Desert Park to gain an insight into the culture and traditions of the local Arrernte people. Later, at the headquarters of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, you’ll learn how this iconic facility provides emergency medical assistance in the outback. This evening, join the Falzon family for a Be My Guest home-cooked barbecue dinner at Earth Sanctuary World Nature Centre, and later listen as they speak of their passion for local ecology, astronomy and culture.

Day 6: Alice Springs – Tennant Creek

Before leaving Alice Springs, visit the School of the Air to witness a classroom lesson broadcast to children living in remote locations. Then travel north, stopping to view Karlu Karlu, an intriguing group of precariously-balanced granite boulders. Your destination is the former gold-mining town of Tennant Creek.

Hotel: Bluestone Motor Inn

Day 7: Tennant Creek – Katherine

Travel further north, visiting the quirky Daly Waters Pub before continuing to Mataranka, where a swim in the warm, crystal-clear waters of the thermal springs is a must-do. Tonight is spent in Katherine.

Hotel: Paraway Motel

Day 8: Katherine – Kakadu

Travel to Nitmiluk National Park, where a tranquil cruise along the spectacular Katherine Gorge will allow you to sense the spirituality of the land. Catch glimpses of the resident freshwater crocodiles and learn about the history and culture of the local traditional owners, the Jawoyn people. Then, travel deep into Kakadu for a cruise on the famous Yellow Water Billabong, famed for its stunning variety of birdlife. You’ll also see estuarine crocodiles basking on the sandy banks.

Hotel: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel

Day 9: Kakadu – Darwin Included Choice

Visit fascinating Ubirr with its superb Aboriginal rock art dating over 20,000 years. Then, climb to the top of the rocky outcrop for majestic views over the floodplains and escarpment country. This afternoon in Darwin, choose an Included Choice sightseeing experience. Visit the colourful Mindil Beach Sunset Market where we’ll treat you to dinner or Crocosaurus Cove to explore at your leisure.

Hotel: Mantra on the Esplanade, 2 nights

Day 10: Litchfield National Park

Travel to Litchfield National Park, pausing to examine the amazing termite mounds that dot the landscape. Then continue to Florence Falls, a double plunge waterfall leading to a popular swimming hole. Venture on to Wangi Falls for a swim in the large waterhole before heading back to Darwin. Join your Travel Director for a Darwin Harbour Farewell Dinner Cruise.

Day 11: Farewell from Darwin

Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end after breakfast.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
April: 11, 18$4,925.00$6,145.00
May: 09, 23$4,925.00$6,145.00
June: 06, 27$5,195.00$6,655.00
July: 04, 11, 25$5,195.00$6,655.00
August: 08, 22$5,195.00$6,655.00
September: 05, 19$5,195.00$6,655.00
October: 03$5,195.00$6,655.00
Inclusions 
Meals: 10 breakfasts, 6 dinners
Transport: Airport Transfers & Travel by luxury coach
Accommodation: 10 nights accommodation
Guide: Experienced Travel Director & Driver Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Wonders of the Kimberley

Begin your magnificent Kimberley experience with a spectacular sunset over Broome’s Cable Beach, then enter a magical world of rich waterways, plunging gorges, stunning rock formations and prolific wildlife. Meet local Indigenous artists and tour the world’s principal source of rare pink diamonds. Experience the Ord Valley’s gourmet produce at a unique private dinner, and end your trip in tropical, cosmopolitan Darwin.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Welcome to Broome

Meet your Travel Director in the former pearling outpost of Broome, and relax over a drink before dining in your resort’s bar and grill with its sweeping views of the Indian Ocean.

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort, 2 nights

Day 2: Broome Free Time

Today is yours to explore this tropical hideaway. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the pristine sands of Cable Beach and swim in its turquoise waters, or wander through Chinatown and shop for pearls. At Gantheaume Point, dinosaur tracks are revealed in the beach’s red rocks at low tide.

Day 3: Broome – Fitzroy Crossing

Tour the city of Broome this morning before travelling on to Geikie Gorge for a scenic cruise on tranquil waters bordered by the gorge’s towering limestone walls. Watch for freshwater crocodiles, fruit-bats and wallabies, then continue your journey east to Fitzroy Crossing.

Hotel: Fitzroy River Lodge

Day 4: Fitzroy Crossing – Halls Creek

As you move on today through stunning landscapes, you’ll visit an art gallery for the chance to meet Indigenous artists. Continue to Halls Creek, a town rich in both Aboriginal and European history and culture.

Hotel: Kimberley Hotel

Day 5: Halls Creek – Emma Gorge

Today join a local Indigenous guide for a tour of the famous Argyle Diamond Mine, the world’s largest source of coloured diamonds. In the afternoon, continue to your tented cabin nestled in an oasis of native pandanus and palms in the El Questro Wilderness Park.

Hotel: Emma Gorge Resort, Tented Cabin with private facilities, 2 nights

Day 6: El Questro

Awake to the calls of native birds, and after breakfast, explore El Questro Wilderness Park followed by a cruise on Chamberlain Gorge, an extensive waterhole fringed by tropical vegetation and soaring escarpments. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure, perhaps taking a dip in the pool, relaxing with a good book on your cabin’s veranda, or joining your Travel Director for a hike to Emma Gorge and a dip in its crystal-clear waterhole.

Day 7: Emma Gorge – Kununurra

This morning, travel on to Kununurra, the food bowl of WA. Take a guided tour of an Ord River rum distillery, and visit the historic Durack Homestead, built in 1895. Later, cruise along the Ord River, a permanent waterway that supports an abundance of native birds, marsupials and amphibians. Experience a magical sunset over the water before your arrival in Kununurra.

Hotel: The Kimberley Grande, 2 nights

Day 8: Kununurra

Today you may choose to take an optional experience early-morning scenic flight over the spectacular beehive-shaped towers of the Bungle Bungle Range or a full-day 4WD tour of the Bungle Bungles. If you don’t choose one of these, you’ll tour Kununurra, a hub for agriculture, tourism and mining. Dine this evening on locally-grown produce at a privately hosted Be My Guest dinner in the heart of Kununurra’s sandalwood plantations.

Day 9: Kununurra – Katherine

Witness the dramatic transformation of the landscape today as you journey to the northeast across vast pastoral leases and Aboriginal homelands into the river floodplains and grasslands of the Northern Territory’s stunning Top End. Later on you’ll meet Tom Curtain during his entertaining show at the Katherine Outback Experience.

Hotel: Paraway Motel

Day 10: Katherine – Darwin

This morning, travel to Nitmiluk National Park, where a tranquil cruise along the spectacular Katherine Gorge will allow you to sense the spirituality of the land. Catch glimpses of wildlife and learn about the history and culture of the local traditional owners, the Jawoyn people. Later, travel north along the Stuart Highway, stopping at Adelaide River’s poignant War Cemetery. On arrival in Darwin, tour the sights of Australia’s only tropical state capital before joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner at a restaurant overlooking the waterfront.

Hotel: Mantra on the Esplanade

Day 11: Farewell from Darwin

Say farewell to your new-found friends when your holiday comes to an end after breakfast.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveler
May: 12, 22, 26$5,795.00$7,455.00
June: 05, 09, 23$5,795.00$7,455.00
July: 03, 07, 10, 21, 31$5,795.00$7,455.00
August: 04, 07, 11, 18, 21$5,795.00$7,455.00
September: 01, 04, 11, 15, 18$5,795.00$7,455.00
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Inclusions 
Meals: 10 breakfasts, 2 lunch, 9 dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & Travel by luxury coach
Accommodation: 10 nights accommodation
Guide:Experienced Travel Director & Driver Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Wonders of the West Coast & Kimberley

Discover pristine coastlines and rugged outback scenery on this extensive exploration of Australia’s wild west coast. You’ll venture into the rugged Kimberley region, where breathtaking waterfalls and mystical waterholes await you in landscapes abounding in native wildlife. From dynamic Perth to the mineral-rich Pilbara and the Karijini wilderness, this journey creates memories to last a lifetime.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Welcome to Perth

Your adventure begins with an orientation tour of Perth. This evening, get to know your Travel Director at a Welcome Reception and dinner.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Perth

Day 2: Perth – Geraldton

Travel north to Yanchep National Park for an Aboriginal Cultural Experience. Continue to Nambung National Park, home of the Pinnacles. In Geraldton, see the evocative HMAS Sydney Memorial.

Hotel: Mantra Geraldton

Day 3: Geraldton – Monkey Mia

The wildflower collection in Western Australia is the largest on Earth and you’ll have the chance to admire some of them on your way to the blue waters and pristine beaches of Monkey Mia.

Hotel: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort, 2 nights

Day 4: Monkey Mia

After breakfast, watch as the famous Monkey Mia dolphins swim into shore to be fed. Later today, your Included Choice sightseeing experience offers an evening Indigenous experience or a relaxing sunset cruise.

Day 5: Monkey Mia – Carnarvon

At Hamelin Pool, view a colony of stromatolites, the earliest record of life on earth. Close by is Shell Beach, formed from billions of tiny cockle shells. Journey north to Carnarvon, visiting the town’s Space and Technology Museum.

Hotel: Best Western Hospitality Inn Carnarvon

Day 6: Carnarvon – Exmouth

Travel to Exmouth and Cape Range National Park. Visit Coral Bay and cruise on Ningaloo Reef in a glass-bottomed boat.

Hotel: Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort, 2 nights

Day 7: Exmouth Free Time

Explore the fascinating Exmouth area at your leisure. Enjoy an optional experience or relax by the hotel pool overlooking the Gulf.

Day 8: Exmouth – Karratha

Journey north to the Pilbara region, known for its rich cultural heritage and vast mineral deposits.

Hotel: ibis Styles Karratha

Day 9: Karratha – Karijini

Enjoy a tour of Rio Tinto’s massive open-cut iron-ore mine before journeying into the depths of Karijini National Park. Watch the sun set from the deck of your safari-style eco-tent.

Hotel: Karijini Eco Retreat

Day 10: Karijini National Park – Port Hedland

Explore more of Karijini, whose spectacular gorges, waterfalls and rock-pools provide a striking contrast to the stark red landscape of the Pilbara. Continue to Port Hedland.

Hotel: The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland

Day 11: Port Hedland – Broome

Skirt the fringes of the Great Sandy Desert as you travel to Broome.

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort, 2 nights

Day 12: Broome Free Time

Today is all yours to explore this tropical hideaway. Perhaps enjoy a leisurely stroll along the pristine sands of Cable Beach.

Day 13: Broome – Fitzroy Crossing

Tour Broome before travelling to Geikie Gorge for a cruise on its tranquil waters.

Hotel: Fitzroy River Lodge

Day 14: Fitzroy Crossing – Halls Creek

As you cross vast outback landscapes, stop at an art gallery for the chance to meet Indigenous artists.

Hotel: Kimberley Hotel

Day 15: Halls Creek – Emma Gorge

Visit the Argyle Diamond Mine with a local Indigenous guide. Drive on to your El Questro accommodation at the foot of the Cockburn Ranges.

Hotel: Emma Gorge Resort, Tented Cabin with private facilities, 2 nights

Day 16: El Questro Wilderness Park

Awake to the calls of native birds, then cruise on Chamberlain Gorge, an immense waterhole fringed by soaring escarpments.

Day 17: Emma Gorge – Kununurra

Travel on to Kununurra. Take a guided tour of the Hoochery Distillery and visit the historic Durack Homestead Museum. Later cruise the Ord River, rich with native wildlife.

Hotel: The Kimberley Grande, 2 nights

Day 18: Kununurra

Today you may choose an optional experience scenic flight or a full-day 4WD tour of the Bungle Bungles. Or tour Kununurra with your Travel Director. Visit Mirima National Park, home to a vast array of wildlife. Enjoy a privatelyhosted Be My Guest dinner in the heart of Kununurra’s sandalwood plantations.

Day 19: Kununurra – Katherine

Journey to Katherine to meet entertaining musician and horseman Tom Curtain and gain a unique insight into life on an outback cattle station.

Hotel: Paraway Motel

Day 20: Katherine – Darwin

Cruise spectacular Katherine Gorge and learn about its traditional owners, the Jawoyn people. Then travel the Stuart Highway to Darwin and take a city sights tour before joining your Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner.

Hotel: Mantra on the Esplanade

Day 21: Farewell from Darwin

Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end after breakfast.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveler
June: 09, 30$10,495.00$13,625.00
July: 07, 28$10,495.00$13,625.00
August: 04, 18, 25$10,495.00$13,625.00
September: 08, 15$10,495.00$13,625.00
Bold dates indicate itinerary operates in reverse

Inclusions 
Meals: 20 breakfasts, 3 lunches 17 dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & Travel by luxury coach
Accommodation: 20 nights accommodation
Guide: Experienced Travel Director & Driver Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Northern Territory

Experience all the Northern Territory has to offer from the iconic Uluru (Ayers Rock) in the vast Red Centre, to Darwin and World Heritage Listed Kakadu National Park in the tropical Top End.

Glide across wetlands and spot local wildlife at Kakadu National Park, cool off under a waterfall in Litchfield National Park, or see the ancient red rocks of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Get your hiking boots on and discover the outback landscapes on an Uluru base walk or explore the scenic desert surrounds of Kings Canyon. Northern Territory has something for everyone.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.



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From $505.00 per person

A short but sweet 2 day tour visiting all Uluru & Kata Tjuta National Park has to offer. Travel in the comfort of your coach around the base of Uluru with your Driver Guide who will provide details on its incredible history.

From $699.00 per person

Spend 2 days in the Top End on this Kakadu and East Alligator River Tour, exploring the many sights of Kakadu National Park. Travel with AAT Kings onboard a luxury air conditioned coach

From $725.00 per person

Sit back and relax as you travel into the amazing Uluru & Kata Tjuta National Park. Your Driver Guide will provide expert commentary while you explore the amazing surroundings of the Red Centre.



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From $935.00 per person

The spectacle, history and rich culture of Uluru and Kata Tjuta come together for a memorable experience in the wide-open landscape.

From $1,160.00 per person

Discover the stunning sights of Kakadu and Katherine. Join the famous Jumping Crocodile and Yellow Water Billabong Cruise, view ancient Aboriginal rock art at Ubirr and Nourlangie then cruise through the glorious Katherine Gorge stopping at Edith Falls.

From $1,180.00 per person

Depart Darwin and head to the World Heritage listed and the largest National Park in Australia, Kakadu. .



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Take a journey through the open expanse of the Red Centre to see some of Australia's most incredible sights.

From $1,265.00 per person

Tick off the must-see sights of the Red Centre. Explore the natural wonders of Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon and their sacred history.

From $1,685.00 per person

See some of the most famous sights around Kakadu National Park with AAT Kings on a 4 Day tour exploring the iconic forests, rivers and bluffs.



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From $2,225.00 per person

Encounter on this 6 Day Top End Journey a vibrant Indigenous culture, friendly local characters and magnificent landscapes and it will leave you spellbound.

From $2,550.00 per person

Journey to the Red Centre of Australia to the sacred landscapes of Outback Australia and imposing Uluru, as you uncover an ancient culture that dates back thousands of years.

From $2,995.00 per person

Be awed by Australia’s magnificent Top End, where you'll discover untamed waterfalls, vast wetlands, ancient culture and Dreamtime artwork.



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This journey takes you into the very heart of Australia. The ancient and awe-inspiring Flinders Ranges and Kings Canyon provide a dramatic introduction to the rugged landscapes.

From $4,925.00 per person

Experience quintessential Northern Territory landscapes on a thrilling road-trip from Uluru to Darwin.

From $6,475.00 per person

Discover the legendary Australian Outback on a fascinating northbound journey from Adelaide, through the Red Centre and onto tropical Darwin in the Top End.

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Western Australia

More than just another day, Western Australia is a land of contrasting beauty and ruggedness. Stretching from the Kimberley region all the way down the coastline to Margaret River, Albany and Esperance.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.



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From $579.00 per person

Journey through the wheatbelt region of Western Australia to overnight at Wave Rock one of Australia’s incredible natural monuments.

From $620.00 per person

Get a look the architecture, scenery and vibrant culture of Perth with a 4 day visit to Western Australia's largest city with a visit to Rottnest Island.

From $648.00 per person

Travelling through spectacular South West forests and lush farmlands your tour is topped off by a walk through the canopy of towering old growth forest.



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Join this tour and be taken on a unique gastronomic journey celebrating Margaret River best food and wine artisans with Adams Pinnacle Tours.

From $845.00 per person

Cape Leveque and the Dampier Peninsula is one of the most spectacular coastal environments in Western Australia, and the perfect place to experience indigenous culture in the Kimberley.

From $1,288.00 per person

A wonderful journey through Margaret River, Albany and Australia’s South West. A region blessed with rugged ranges, towering old growth forests, a pristine coastline, premium wines and heritage charm.



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From $1,745.00 per person

Short of time and want the best value Bungle Bungles trip in the Kimberley? Check out one of the world’s most unique landscapes at the famous Bungle Bungles.

From $1,925.00 per person

Drive up the West Coast of Western Australia and discover the Batavia Coast and the wildflowers in Kalbarri National Park (seasonal).

From $3,495.00 per person

This 12 day 4WD adventure explores those Kimberley highlights you have always wanted to experience.



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From $3,595.00 per person

Enjoy the stunning landscapes of the beautiful and wild Kimberley from Broome to the Bungle Bungle Range. Including a three night stay at APT's Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge and a cruise through beautiful Geike Gorge.

From $3,750.00 per person

On your 10 Day South Western Escape Tour with AAT Kings see iconic Wave Rock and the gold-rush ghost-towns en route to Kalgoorlie. Esperance and Cape Le Grand National Park offer rugged coastal scenery and heathlands.

From $5,525.00 per person

Start your 16 Day Western Wonderland Tour in Perth before travelling through the South West and then up the Coral Coast to Monkey Mia.



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Begin your magnificent Kimberley experience with a spectacular sunset over Broome’s Cable Beach, then enter a magical world of rich waterways, plunging gorges, stunning rock formations and prolific wildlife.

From $6,150.00 per person

This epic 13 Day Wonders of the Pilbara and West Coast journey takes you north from cosmopolitan Perth along the rugged West Australian coastline and through the remote Outback to laid-back Broome.

From $6,195.00 per person

If you are short on time but eager to discover the best of the Kimberley and many gorges, this adventure is ideal for you. Traverse the iconic Gibb River Road and explore its highlights,



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Explore Australia's West Coast and see the famous wildflowers, visit the remarkable World Heritage-listed Shark Bay and meet the dolphins of Monkey Mia.

From $9,995.00 per person

With fewer than one person for every 1,000 square kilometers, the Kimberley is Australia’s last frontier and this 15 Day 4WD adventure shows it at its best. Explore spectacular gorges, remote pools and see the wonders of the Kimberley,

From $10,495.00 per person

Explorer the West Coast from Perth to Darwin in 21 Days. Capital cities, sparkling coastlines, cruises on gorges, rivers and reefs, rugged outback scenery, sandy beaches and bays, hikes and leisurely strolls, waterfalls and waterholes.

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