year round • from £3,699 pp.
The Outback Bush BBQ Dinner and Show
A truly unique and authentic experience not to be missed. Become immersed in the spirit and grandeur that is the Australian Outback. From the moment you step off the coach you'll be captivated by the setting sun exploding in a ray of colour adrift in the great expanse of the Northern Territory sky.Available on these holidays:
year round • from £3,699 pp.
60 Minute Balloon Flight
Your adventure begins pre-dawn, with the balloons inflation as the sun lights up the rugged MacDonnell Ranges. Whilst floating gently in the air you will appreciate the vast remoteness, scenery and wildlife of the Australian outback. Wildlife, particularly big red kangaroos are seen nearly every day as your balloon crosses spinifex grasses, mulga scrub and cattle stations. This Alice Springs tour includes return transfers and a glass of sparkling wine.Available on these holidays:
Palm Valley 4WD Outback Safari
Travel through the West MacDonnell Ranges to Hermannsburg, an Aboriginal community and historic precinct which is renowned for its Aboriginal art collection and the works of Albert Namatjira.
Travel down the bed of the Finke River, one of the oldest water courses in the world, into Palm Valley. See spectacular rock forms, white sands and an oasis of rock pools and palm trees. Some plants such as the cycad and 'Livistonia Mariae' (cabbage palm) are known world-wide as relic plants and are unique to Central Australia. Visit the spectacular rock formation known as the Amphitheatre.
Enjoy a picnic lunch then on the return journey relax and enjoy the changing colours of the magnificent West MacDonnell Ranges in the afternoon light.Available on these holidays:
West MacDonnell Ranges
Spectacular Outback scenery and photo opportunities as we travel along the magnificent West MacDonnell Ranges, stopping at historic sites, enjoy beautiful walks at Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm (for morning tea), the Ochre Pits, and Ormiston Gorge for lunch and walk or swim.
Next stop is Glen Helen, then on our way back we visit Ellery Creek Big Hole (for afternoon tea). Ellery Creek Big Hole is one of Central Australia's most pristine waterholes, so don't forget your swimmers in the warmer months.
The panoramic landscapes of the West MacDonnell Ranges are extraordinary, for their immensity and the spectacular array of sunburnt oranges, maroons and purples on display. To truly appreciate the West MacDonnells, you must explore the ranges' rugged gorges, gaps and chasms to experience the unspoiled serenity of this region. You will see these Mighty Ranges "light up" in brilliant oranges and reds on the return trip to Alice Springs at Sunset.Available on these holidays:
Sunset Camel Ride
Take a one hour tour on our gentle camels up close to the scenic MacDonnell Ranges through White Gums Station. See unique Australian animals such as kangaroos, birds and other native wildlife as you experience the true beauty of the Red Centre. As you settle in for a peaceful ride aboard the "ships of the desert", you'll see the colours of the ranges deepen to a glowing red and the sky shift from cobalt blue to orange pink. Help feed the camels after the sunset ride. Join Pyndan Camel Tracks for an unforgettable experience in Alice Springs that will be the highlight of your trip.Available on these holidays: