2 Day Alice Springs to Darwin Express Tour ( March to Oct )

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The Alice to Darwin Express is the cheapest way to travel from Alice Springs to Darwin. The 2 day express trip is a fast, affordable way to travel with great photo opportunities along the way. You will visit the Devils Marbles and Edith Falls, and a spend a night in shared dorm accommodation with a BBQ dinner included. We will stop for a dip in the natural hot springs of Mataranka. This tour is suited to people aged 18 - 49.

2 Day Alice Springs to Darwin Express Tour ( March  to Oct )
From$299 aud

Group booking discount

Tour Highlights

  • Devils Marbles (Karlu Karlu)
  • Edith Falls
  • Mataranka Hot Springs

Tour Info

Code MA-2AD
  • Bus Tour
Duration 2 Days
Price From $299

Every monday

Vehicle 4WD
Suitability 18-49 Years
Start Alice Springs @ 05:00 am
Finish Darwin @ 05.00 pm
Travel Insurance Required

We head out from Alice Springs bright and early at 5am. Heading north along the Stuart Highway we visit Karlu Karlu (Devil's Marbles). Here you will have some time to explore, take photos and hear dreamtime stories of the area. We then carry on north to the historic Daly Water pub for a FREE pub meal, staying in dorm accommodation for the night.

Dinner Included

After another early start we continue the journey north, next going for a swim in the warm waters of Mataranka Thermal Springs. We then make a short stop in the town of Katherine for a chance to get some lunch. Following this, we go to Edith Falls where we do a short hike to the top pools and go for a relaxing swim. We then drop you off at your accommodation in Darwin, arriving around 5pm.


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.



  • Two experienced guide/drivers
  • accommodation transfers
  • comfortable coach
  • Shared Accommodation
  •  Pup Dinner

What to bring

  • Sturdy walking shoes
  • hat and sunscreen
  • warm clothing in winter
  • water bottle
  • camera
  • pillow
  • all your luggage for the journey.


  • Max Passengers: 24
  • Customers need to be aware that we operate in extreme temperature and remote areas and act according to instructions from our tour guides.
  • This tour have an age requirement of 18-49 yrs old. If you are over 50 please check with reservation team, if you are active can travel with private room upgrade. 
  • Itineraries may vary and/or attractions be substituted for any cause including seasonal conditions, weather extremes, traditional owner and national park requirements.
  • Please note that some areas in Nitmiluk National Park are seasonal and may not be available during the wet season.
  • From October to March it is likely that you will experience temperatures of over 35 degrees Celsius, and sometimes well into the 40’s. Be prepared to endure extra physical stress due to the heat at these times, especially while on walks. These extreme outside temperatures can also place stress on the air-conditioning units within our vehicles which can make travelling uncomfortable. Your tour guide will assist with regular breaks and information to assist keeping hydrated. Conversely, in July and August, very cold temperatures can be experienced in the outback, especially overnight. Please come prepared for all extremes.
  • A STRICT luggage limit of 15kg applies.
  • This tour requires a sleeping bag. You may bring your own with you or pre purchase a sleeping bag from us.
  • Travel Insurance is compulsory for all travellers on all tours and details must be presented to tour guide before departure.
  • It is your responsibility to advise operation if you have any special dietary requirements or medical conditions (including allergies) well ahead of departure.
  • It is you or your clients’ responsibility to contact operation  with your preferred accommodation pick up point. Please contact our inside sales teams for information on other available pick up points. If we do not hear from you, we will assume you will make your way to our default pick up point as listed on this document. We will not be responsible for missed pick-ups (and a missed tour) if we do not receive notification from you or your travel agent, and if you are not at the default pick up point at the appropriate time.

Special Note

  • Admin fee + cancellation fee is applicable for this tour - Cancellation fees are charged at 100% within 7 days of departure, 50% > between 7 to 29 days and 25% outside these time frames. 

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