Great Central Road – Perth to Adelaide 

Wed 26 Aug to Mon 07 Sep 2020 (13 days)
$4,440 (Seniors $4,250) Single Supp $850

A tour for those who wish to discover the spectacular scenery of our red centre. Be amazed by the size of our iconic Uluru and the beauty of the nearby Kata Tjuta, marvel at the Coober Pedy “moonscape”, and travel along the Great Central Road.


Day 1

Depart Perth, heading east along the Great Eastern Highway towards Kalgoorlie, stopping at Cunderdin’s pump house museum, Southern Cross and historic Coolgardie. Overnight in Kalgoorlie. (D)


Day 2

We visit the mind-blowing Super Pit, Mt Charlotte reservoir, and the famous two-up ring, then continue to Menzies, the ghost town of Gwalia, Leonora and Laverton. (B,D)


Day 3

We are now on the Great Central Road, which runs 1,126 km from Laverton to Yulara in the Northern Territory. Spot wildlife along the way – dingoes, emus, kangaroos, camels, eagles and more…Overnight in Warburton. (B,D).


Day 4

Into the Gibson Desert where we visit the remote Giles weather station, Warakurna roadhouse, Schwerin Mural Crescent, and Docker River. We visit the legendary Lasseter’s Cave, and catch glimpses of the Olgas (Kata Tjuta) in the distance. Overnight in Yulara. (B,D)


Day 5

We drive to Ayers Rock and the Olgas and experience the sheer beauty and spiritual presence of these natural formations. Later we visit the Cultural Centre, and then Yulara Village. There is also an opportunity to fly over both Ayers Rock and the Olgas (own expense). By late afternoon we’ll be back at the Rock for a barbecue dinner and sunset view! (B,D)


Day 6

We leave Yulara today, stopping at Curtin Springs for morning tea. Next, it’s on to Kings Canyon and the Watarrka National Park.  Optional helicopter flights over the ranges (own expense), followed by an evening sunset viewing over the Watarrka National Park.(B,D)


Day 7

Drive to Alice Springs today, and visit the historic Telegraph Station and ANZAC Hill lookout followed by a visit to Simpson’s Gap. Free time in Alice this afternoon. (B)


Day 8

An opportunity for an early morning balloon flight (optional) before breakfast. We visit Trephina Gorge Nature Park and Ross River Homestead, then it’s back to Alice Springs tonight.(B,D)


Day 9

Today we travel to Erldunda and Marla, and continue on to the very unique Coober Pedy, our home for two nights.(B,D)


Day 10

We enjoy a town tour of Coober Pedy, marveling at the underground homes, and learning the history of this multi-cultural town and its opals. The afternoon is free to explore, buy some opals or do some noodling! (B)


Day 11

We follow the highway today to Woomera (famous for its history as a rocket test range), then on to Port Augusta on the Spencer’s Gulf. (B,D)


Day 12

This morning we visit Mathew Flinders Lookout and the Arid Botanical Gardens, followed by a visit to the very informative Wadlata Centre. Later it’s on to Adelaide.(B,D)


Day 13

We visit the Mt Lofty Summit for views over Adelaide’s city skyline, before being transferred to the airport for our flights home.(B)

Flight Adelaide – Perth

Cunderdin Museum

Kalgoorlie Super Pit

Laverton Mining Museum

Great Central Road

Giles weather station

 Lasseter’s Cave

Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)

 Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Mt Conner

Kings Canyon

 Alice Springs Telegraph Station

 Trephina Gorge National Park

 Ross River Homestead

 Coober Pedy

 Dog Fence

 Woomera Rocket Range

 Mathew Flinders Lookout

 Wadlata Centre

 Gibson Desert

 Motel accommodation

 Daily breakfasts, ten dinners

Reservations & Enquiries

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Phone: 1300 662 026


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