Holiday / Travelling

A Journey into the Mighty Outback of Australia

Experience the awe and wonder of the Australian outback, the land of geological marvels that have belonged to the Aboriginal people for thousands of years. The Red Centre of Australia stands grand and mighty to bewitch you with its rich culture evidenced through the ancient rock art, beliefs, myths, rituals etc. Spend the nights under a million stars complete with campfire and a warm meal. Embark on an adventure of nature, culture and pioneer history, all combined in one of the unforgettable road trips across the rugged outback of Australia! 

Alice Springs

In the heart of Australia lies Alice Springs, a remote town in the Northern Territory. Alice Springs is the beating heart of Australia’s Red Centre and a popular gateway to exploring the interior desert region, the mighty outback. It is situated halfway between Darwin and Adelaide. The journey takes about 16 hours to either city.  

Making Alice springs your base; you can explore many of the natural wonders of the Northern Territory. Some of these rugged attractions are Uluru, Kata Tjuta, Kings’Canyon, and the West MacDonnell Ranges along with their iconic Larapinta Trail, the red sands of the Simpson Desert and the haunting sight of the Devils Marbles. 

Alice Springs is also a suitable place to explore Australia’s Aboriginal art, which is the oldest ongoing art tradition in the world. The earliest Aboriginal stories and culture were expressed in rock carvings, body painting and ground designs and later upgraded to canvas paintings. Visit the Papunya Tula gallery, Todd Mall galleries and Araluen Arts Centre to view these amazing expressions of art!

The McDonnell Ranges

The amazing caterpillar-like East and West MacDonnell Ranges stretch out hundreds of kilometres each side of Alice Springs. They are one of the oldest landscapes of the earth and 800 million years old. They have been home to the Western Aranda Native people for thousands of years.   

They are full of incredible views of nature, hiking, bush walks, 4 WD tracks, freshwater swimming holes and camping spots. Get yourself an off road caravan australia to tackle the outback region around the McDonnell Ranges such as Simpsons Gap, Ormiston Gorge and Pound, Finke Gorge National Park etc.

Kata Tjuta

Kata Tjuta, also referred as the Olgas, is a group of 36 large rounded rock formations. Kata Tjuta, along with Uluru, forms the two major landmarks within the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. It is located about 360 km in the southern part of the Northern Territory. It is also considered sacred by the Aboriginal people of Australia. Visit the Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta as well as the Aboriginal Cultural Centre.

Uluru/Ayers Rock  

335 km Southwest of Alice Springs, in the southern part of the Northern Territory stands with grandeur, the Aboriginal sacred mountain of Uluru/Ayers Rock. It is located within the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

Soak in the awesome colors of the magnificent sunset over Uluru; count the million stars above your head at the Ayers Rock Campground and wake up to the astonishing Uluru sunrise. Other beautiful sites such as Mala Walk, Mutijulu water-hole and Aboriginal cave paintings await you for the next day of exploration around this amazing region.

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