Explore the desert rivers, sand country and woodland habitats.
|Start||Alice Springs @ 07:30 am|
|Finish||Alice Springs @ 06.00 pm|
This morning you're headed for the beautiful West MacDonnell Ranges. While driving through amazing outback scenery, your Driver Guide will point out significant landmarks and share details of the region's history and rich culture.
John Flynn Memorial
Founder of the Flying Doctor Service and the Australian Inland Mission, Reverend John Flynn made a significant contribution to the provision of critical services in the outback. One of many memorials across the Northern Territory in his honour, the John Flynn Memorial Historical Reserve located seven kilometres west of Alice Springs, is the site where he was laid to rest. Learn from your Driver Guide of his selfless vision to connect the outback community with essential services and Christianity.
First stop, the incredible Simpson's Gap. Surrounded by towering cliffs, Simpson's Gap is one of the best known destinations in the ranges and features a number of walking tracks. Walk through Simpson's Gap to the waterhole, keeping an eye out for the elusive black-footed rock wallabies hiding among the rocks.
Angkerle (Standley Chasm)
Late morning you'll arrive at Angkerle. Here you can take a walk along the stony watercourse and take in the rich plant and birdlife along the way.
Before you leave the beautiful Angkerle, you'll relax and enjoy a light lunch prepared by the local indigenous caterers. L
Alice Springs Desert Park
Immerse yourself in the beauty of Central Australia's desert at the Alice Springs Desert Park, home to a vast range of plants and wildlife native to the area. You can really experience the beauty and diversity of this incredible landscape. The Arrernte people, Traditional Owners of the park, are also on hand to share their local wisdom and knowledge. Before leaving the park, be sure to visit the Nocturnal House and Birds of Prey presentation.
Times are approximate. Schedule may be rearranged on the day.
7.30amDepart Alice Springs
11.45amAlice Springs Desert Park
B = Breakfast | L = Lunch | D = Dinner
Travel Insurance is compulsory for all travellers on all tours and details must be presented to tour guide before departure. Please refer to terms and conditions for more details.