Red Centre Camping Safari
Alice Springs Northern Territory - Mon 28th August 2023

Max Participants:
Alice Springs Northern Territory
Mon 28th August 2023
Start Time:
End Time:
12:30pm approx
7 Days
5 Lunches 5 Dinners 5 Breakfasts
Non-Member Cost:
$2695.00 per person
Member Cost:
$2595.00 per person
Deposit Required:
camping kings canyon uluru

Are you ready to be blown away by World Heritage-listed natural wonders, ancient indigenous culture & iconic red dirt of the Aussie Outback?


Come and join Adventurous Women on this epic adventure as we discover the indigenous heartbeat of Australia and learn about the oldest surviving culture in the world. 


This is a "true blue" Aussie Outback Experience... A must for the girl who loves wide open spaces, hiking through gorges, camping under the stars, adventure, nature, outdoors, exploring and a little 4WD fun, as we travel in a purpose built 4WD Passenger Vehicle on the iconic Mereenie Loop, an unsealed dirt road linking the West Mac's in central Australia with Kings Canyon .. basically a back route!



Sunset at Uluru


Please note map locations and route are approximate only


● Uluru Sunset/Sunrise

● Experiencing ancient indigenous culture

● Hiking 'The valley of the Winds' - Kata Tjuta

● Kings Canyon Rim Hike

● The West MacDonnell Ranges - Simpsons Gap, the Ochre Pits, Ellery Creek big hole, Ormiston Gorge

● The world’s oldest unchanged river system at 2 mile hole on the Finke River

● Taking the back road - Mereenie Loop

● Camping under the stars

● And so much more!


Welcome to Alice Springs! You can check into our pre-booked accommodation any time from 2pm onwards and then later in the day, you’ll meet with your Adventurous Women Host in the main reception area. After group introductions, we head across to “Uncles Tavern” and enjoy our first meal together… Great way to kick off our holiday.

Meals: None included

Accommodation: Twin Share 3* Motel Style

This morning we will depart from your accommodation around 8am. Today is all about the magic of the Western McDonnell ranges. Simpsons Gap, the Ochre Pits, Ellery Creek big hole for a refreshing dip and then setting up camp in the world’s oldest unchanged river system at 2 mile hole on the Finke River.

Nestle yourself under an ancient river red gum next to a cosy fire and admire the beauty of Mt Sonder as she gazes down at you from 1500m high. Enjoy the billion- star accommodation with all bar no light pollution.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Bush Camping, Finke River (No ablutions) - Your Own King Single Swag

After packing up camp, we drive to nearby Ormiston Gorge for a wonderful morning hike (and possibly a dip, time permitting) before we tackle the famous Mereenie loop all the way around to Kings Canyon. This dirt road is iconic in the Territory and takes us to places like Gosse Bluff and the big clay pans of the central desert. Following this, we traverse down the mountain range and on to Kings Creek Station where we will stay for the next 2 nights. Once again, billion-star view from the comfort of your King Single Swag

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Kings Creek Station - Camping (incl ablutions) - Your Own King Single Swag

This morning we backtrack 20 minutes to Kings Canyon. Most groups take 3 hours to race around the rim, however are in no rush and will enjoy both the beauty and energy that comes from taking our time to enjoy this miraculous place at the pace it was intended.

Returning to camp for a late lunch and optional helicoptor flight over Kings Canyon, alternatively simply chill out, read a book, cool off in the pool, grab a cuppa at the cafe, beer at the bar, or explore the natural surrounds ....Later sit around the fire and enjoy the natural beauty.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Kings Creek Station - Camping (incl ablutions) - Your Own King Single Swag

Time to get your rock socks on girls!

We continue along the Lasseter Highway to the Mt Connor lookout within the Curtin Springs Cattle Station. Grab a photo of this 750-million-year-old icon along with Lake Amadeus, one of our many salt lakes.

Afterwards, we push on to the township of Yulara in the shadow of Uluru. In the afternoon taking in the iconic Uluru sunset.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Yulara - Camping (incl ablutions) - Your Own King Single Swag

Kata Tjuta is the big brother of Uluru. The 36 domes towering some 100m higher than the rock. We will hike the “Valley of the Winds” through a truly ancient and life-giving formation. A sacred man’s area of the highest nature.

After lunch we will relax at the culture centre, learning more about the immediate dreaming areas. Then it’s back to camp for a little down time - check out the little village of Yulara, go to the pool, head to the Outback Pioneer Hotel for a cold beverage or hang about at camp relaxing.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Yulara - Camping (incl ablutions) - Your Own King Single Swag

Super early rise this morning venturing to the eastern side of Uluru for the famous sunrise, before driving around the rock to the Mutitjulu Waterhole where we learn about the Kuniya and the Liru dreaming before commencing our walk in the shade. We generally take a couple of hours to walk approximately 7.5km around this part of the base, finishing up with a guided Mala walk. This walk is sacred and explains a lot about the creation time of the area.

We then head back to camp, pack up and take anyone to the airport who may be catching the afternoon flight from Yulara, before commencing the drive back to Alice Springs for those flying out from there the following day. Our ETA is Alice is approximately 6pm.

Meals: Breakfast


Experienced & Knowledgeable Local Tour Guide/Driver

Adventurous Women Host

Comfortable All Terrain Vehicle

Commercial Operator's Licence and all Permits for NT / Red Centre

Entry Fees to significant sites/national park

1 Night 3* hotel accommodation in Alice Springs (Twin Share)

6 Nights Camping (King Single Swag)

All Meals as indicated on the itinerary

Photos of your experience

5 Lunches

5 Dinners

5 Breakfasts


Flights to/from Alice Springs or Uluru

Travel Insurance (recommended)

Post tour accommodation if required

Meals not included in the itinerary

Items of a personal nature


Accommodation the first night is basic motel style accommodation (Twin Share with another lady in the group conducted by random draw unless booking with a friend). If you prefer to have a room to yourself, you will need to pay an additional $180.00 for the single supplement here.  These are limited and subject to availability at the time you submit your booking.  

Thereafter, we are camping under the stars, with the first night having no ablutions, although we have the use of Glen Helen Resort the following day should you require a flushing toilet. 

All other nights while camping we have ablutions (hot showers, flushing toilets).  


For the camping portion there is no single supplement charged, as you will have your own King Single Swag to sleep under the stars in - You can choose to sleep under the stars and have your own space completely (no sharing at all), or place your Swag inside a 3-4 person tent with one other lady from the group (we will place your name in a draw should you choose this option, unless specifically requesting to share with a friend prior to the tour).  Depending upon group numbers and availability of tents, you may well end up with a tent to yourself, however this is not guaranteed, so please make sure you understand this prior to booking.

What To Bring/Wear

- Pre-departure information will be provided well in advance to help you plan & prepare

More Information

Travel Insurance & flexible flight bookings are highly recommended


**Please note that we cannot cater for fussy eaters or those with too many dietary issues, due to the nature of this trip. While the food is plentiful and of good quality, we do not have the facilities or storage to provide several separate meals or too many options.  If you have a specific food allergy or dietary requirement, please discuss with us to see if we're able to cater for you, prior to paying your deposit.    



No Princess Policy

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This tour by it's very nature is not designed for the 5 Star Traveller. It is for the girl who has an 'adventurous spirit' and is looking for a unique and rewarding 'experience'!  You should be able to adopt a "Go With The Flow" attitude as we will be roughing it at times, be prepared to help out around camp ie: dishes, peeling spuds, collecting water/firewood, setting up tents, rolling swags etc - team work and many hands make light work - all part of the camping experience! 


You need to be stable on your feet and comfortable hiking between 2 - 4 hours on rocky surfaces, as we are walking through gorges.  

Cancellation & Refunds

Notice of cancellation must be in writing, with an email as an acceptable form of communication, directly to Adventurous Women with the following conditions:

  • 60 days plus prior to trip departure - Refund of deposit minus $100 Admin Fee (unless a replacement can be found)
  • 59 - 30 days prior to trip departure - Loss of Deposit (unless a replacement can be found)
  • 29 - 15 days prior to trip departure - 50% Of The Tour Cost (Unless border restrictions or quarantine measures are in place due to COVID, whereby you can choose either a 75% refund of all monies paid, or a full future credit)
  • Within 14 days of the trip departure - 100% Of The Tour Cost (Unless border restrictions or quarantine measures are in place due to COVID, whereby a full future credit will be issued)

No refund is available after departure of a walk or tour has commenced.

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