8 Day Alice Springs to Melbourne Combo Explorer Tour

8 Day Alice Springs to Melbourne Combo Explorer Tour

Start your journey in the Red Centre, camping under the outback stars and exploring the spectacular sights of this area. We cross the border and visit the town of Coober Pedy. Hike to breathtaking McKenzie Falls, sleep overnight in the Grampians National Park, grab a photo at famous Bell's Beach, and Experience the Great ocean scenic views and see the magnificent Twelve Apostles

Tour Highlights

  • Watarrka
  • Uluru Sunrise
  • Kangaroo Orphanage
  • Cruise to Coober Pedy
  • Stony Creek Bush Camp
  • Spencer Gulf
  • Bells Beach
  • Grampians National Park
  • McKenzie Falls
  • Twelve Apostles

Tour Info

Code AI-GP6WT2
  • Explorer Tour
Duration 8 Days
Price From $1225

Nov - Sundays

Dec to Mar : every Sundays and Fridays

Vehicle Mini Bus / Coaster
Suitability Open Age
Start Alice Springs @ 06.30 am
Finish Melbourne @ 06.00 pm

We depart Alice Springs and head towards Kings Creek Station, Australia's largest exporter of wild camels and our camp site for tonight. We hike Watarrka (Kings Canyon) to experience the fantastic views of the gorge, huge sandstone walls and an immense canyon floor. Here we trek through the Garden of Eden and take a dip in the waterhole to cool down. There is time for you to swim in the pool or take up on any of the optional extra activities they have on offer. (L,D)

Today we head for Uluru. Nothing really prepares you for The Rock - it's awesome! After lunch we visit the Cultural Centre to learn about the Aboriginal people of the region and walk around the base of Uluru. We end our first day with a spectacular sunset over Uluru. Tonight we camp at the Ayers Rock Resort Campground in comfy swags under the desert stars, our home for the next two nights. (B,L,D)

A fantastic Uluru sunrise and breakfast before we head to sunrise and breakfast at The Rock, before we hike Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and the majestic Valley of the Winds with its incredibly ancient rock formations before returning to the campsite for relaxing afternoon and another Uluru sunset. (B,L,D)

Today we cruise to Coober Pedy, opal capital of the world. Incredible changing landscape, kangaroos, emus, eagles and road trains all unfold before us and a view of the striking sandstone colours of the Breakaways on the way. On arrival we visit the local kangaroo orphanage and later enjoy dinner, lots of stories and an overnight stay in an underground bunkhouse. (B,L,D)

We spend the morning in Coober Pedy and take a tour of the town and an opal mine. We also have the opportunity to "noodle" for opals, visit an opal shop or any of the other underground attractions. We continue our journey south in the afternoon as we travel on down to the foothills of the Flinders Ranges where we sleep among the red gum trees of Stony Creek Bush camp. (B,L,D)

This morning we hike Dutchman's Stern for stunning views of the Spencer Gulf and surrounding ranges and plains. We stop at a winery in the Clare Valley before cruising to Adelaide arriving at around 6pm.(B,L)

Murray River

Start the day with beautifull views as we travel by Australia's longest river


Enjoy some complimentry morning tea at Tolmer Creek.


Look around the township of Horsham.

Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre

Learn the history and culture of the local jardwadjali and Djab Wurrung Tribes.

Reed's Lookout or Lake Bellfield

Take a stroll along the lake's shore and breathe in fresh mountain air. This ever popular walking and picknicking spot is just a short drive from Hall's Gap.

Jaws of Death or Aboriginal Cave Paintings

Bunjil, the almighty Grampians creator, was the leading figure in spiritual life of local Abroginal people. The only known rock art painting of Bunjil, is found on the way to Stawell.

MacKenzie Falls or Silverband Falls

A pleasant walk to see the beautiful McKenzie Falls or the Silverband Falls.

Boroka Lookout or Venus Baths

Experience breathtaking mountain views from Boroka Lookout point or cool down at Venus Baths.

Halls Gap

Spend time in the beautiful Halls Gap, the heart of the Grampians National Park. Spot some kangaroo's and enjoy a delicious dinner.

Meal - (D)

Tower Hill

Visit a 30 000 year old extinct volcano.

Bay Of Martyrs

Start the Great ocean road off with a bang

London Bridge

London Bridge has fallen down….BUT it still makes a stunning photo opportunity and has a great story behind it.

Loch Ard Gorge

A beautiful vista of towerng cliffs, a sparkling blue-green sea with a small sandy beach. This gorge derives its name from one of Victoria's most tragic shipwrecks more then 120 years ago.

Twelve Apostles

View the beautiful limestone stacks that form the mighty Twelve Apostles. Treat yourself to an optional helicopter flight for an extra $100 (Weather & Time permitting).


Take a guided bushwalk through this very rare, ancient and cool temperate rainforest. You'll feel dwarfed as you stroll past some of the tallest trees in the world.

Apollo Bay

Go for a swim or look around the cute seaside town.

Kennett River

See how many Koalas you can find at Kennett River. Get amongst beautiful bird: King Parrots, Crimson rosellas and look out for the famous Kookaburra

Historic Memorial Arch

Take some pictures at the historic Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch


Feel the small town coastal vibe as we cruise through this picturesque seaside village.

Meal - (B)


6 Breakfast, 8 Lunch and 6 Dinner

What to Bring

  • Hat and Sunscreen
  • Walking Shoes
  • Insect Repellent
  • Water Bottle
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sleeping Bag (or hire one from us for $20). 
  • Otherwise all the usual stuff, and most important a sense of adventure.

Optional Activities 

  • Camel Safaris
  • Helicopter Flights  
  • Quad Safaris at Kings Creek Station 

Accommodation Upgrades (5 nights only)

  • 5 nights private room with shared facilities and 2 nights camping (cannot be up graded)