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  • Visit the Flinders Ranges
  • Stay underground in Coober Pedy
  • Visit a kangaroo orphanage in Coober Pedy
  • Experience sunset and sunrise over Ulu?u
Starting in Alice Springs and ending in Adelaide, the Outback Gem tour is a guided explorer trip that takes 9 days. You will travel through Kata Tjuta National Park, Adelaide, Kings Canyon and 3 other destinations in Australia. Outback Gem is a group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

A trip that travels through national parks, checks out unusual subterranean homes and the stunning sight that is Ulu?u (at sunset and sunrise) before the red rock giants of The Olgas: it's all here. Expect stunning scenery and Aussie hospitality every step of the way.
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After leaving Alice Springs behind us, we'll make tracks to Yulara and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park (the home of the big red rock itself). Get those road trip songs ready. Tonight: raise a glass and watch the sun go down over the most iconic Aussie landmark. Wow. It’s gonna be an epic two weeks!
Meals
  • Dinner
Included Activities
  • Experience sunset at Uluru
After seeing Uluru at sunrise, we’ve got a base walk around Uluru on the cards. Then, there’s loads of awesome optional activities. Anyone for a helicopter ride, camel ride or segway tour?
Meals
  • Breakfast
Included Activities
  • Experience sunrise at Uluru
  • Uluru base walks
Optional Activities
  • Scenic helicopter flights
  • Camel ride
  • Segway tour
Today, we’ll move on to Kings Canyon. There’s plenty of time to do optional quad biking before we go all-out outback with a sleep under the stars in custom swags. Please be aware that in winter months (May-Sept), nighttime temperatures can drop to near 0 degrees so warmer clothing will be required for the night sleeping in the swag. Please note that the twin / double / or single upgrade is not applicable to the Overnight Swag Night at Kings Canyon.
Meals
  • Breakfast and Dinner
Included Activities
  • Swag under the stars at Kings Creek Station
Optional Activities
  • Quad biking
Heads up – we’ll be tackling a serious set of 500 steps before we get to the shady oasis that is the Garden of Eden. It’ll be worth the climb, promise! When you’re all tuckered out, we’ll hit the road to Alice Springs.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Included Activities
  • Guided hike of Kings Canyon
  • Visit the Garden of Eden
You’ve got a free day to spend however you please in Alice Springs.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Destination: Coober Pedy, where locals live in homes carved deep underground to escape the heat. Get ready, ‘cos today we’ll embark on a gem of an opal mine tour.
Meals
  • Breakfast and Dinner
Included Activities
  • Opal mine and town tour
Grab brekkie and fuel up. Today, we’re paying a visit to a kangaroo orphanage. Prepare for cuteness overload! After, it’s all aboard the coach as we shimmy on over to Flinders Ranges.
Meals
  • Breakfast and Dinner
Included Activities
  • Visit a kangaroo orphanage
Mountains? Yep. Gorges? Uh-huh. Creeks? You betcha. Rivers? Why, of course! Flinders Ranges National Park has EVERYTHING. Today we’ll take a hike at Wilpena Pound – a natural amphitheatre about three times the size of Uluru. We’ve also got all your meals covered today. You’re welcome.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Included Activities
  • Wilpena Pound guided walk
On our way out of the Flinders Ranges, we'll stop off at the Barossa Reservoir Whispering Wall. Word has it that if you whisper something at one end of the wall, it can be heard allllll the way over on the other side! After giving it a try, we hit the road once more.
Meals
  • Breakfast
what’s included
Meals
  • 8 Breakfasts
  • 1 Lunch
  • 5 Dinners
Accommodation
  • 4 nights in hotels
  • 3 nights in hostels
  • 1 night in a swag
Transport
  • Modern air-conditioned vehicle with free Wi-Fi
Guide
  • Awesome Topdeck Crew
Others
  • The prices of optional activities offered on this trip change regularly. When prices are listed, they should be used only as a guide.
    Australia - Uluru
    Scenic Helicopter Flight from: AUD 150
    Field of Light: AUD 43
Staff & Experts
  • Trip Leader throughout the tour
what’s excluded
  • International Flights
  • Any international flights to Alice Springs and from Adelaide are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Outback Gem tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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A deposit of 200 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 42 days before departure. For any departures within 29 September 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

The Outback Gem tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

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For this Outback Gem tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

CancellationNo additional cancellation fees apply for this Outback Gem tour. You can cancel the tour up to 43 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 42 days of departure.
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