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Explorer's Way Motorhome Tour

  • Adelaide
  • Wilpena Pound
  • Uluru (Ayers Rock)
  • Kings Canyon
  • Alice Springs
  • Litchfield National Park
  • Darwin
  • 16 nights from
  • £3,525 per person
  • Trip Code: RV-1079

Holiday Overview

Explorer's Way - a superb Australia Motorhome Holiday

 

Get ready for one of Australia’s greatest road trips, and experience the astounding diversity of the Northern Territory on the Explorer’s Way. Spanning 3,000 kilometres from Adelaide through to Darwin in the north, this drive is an absolute must for the adventurous drive enthusiast or for a leisurely holidaymaker. States Visited: South Australia, Northern Territory Start Adelaide, Finish Darwin (or vice versa)

Highlights  

The beautiful Flinders Ranges

The mining town of Coober Pedy

The Red Centre, including Alice Springs, Kings Canyon and Uluru (Ayers Rock).

The stunning parks of Litchfield and Katherine

Explorer's Way Motorhome Tour includes:

  • Flights
  • 1 night accommodation in Adelaide
  • 16 Days your choice of motorhome, campervan or 4WD
  • 1 night accommodation in Darwin
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Day 1 - Arrive Adelaide

Day at leisure

Featured accommodation

Grand Chancellor Adelaide

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Day 2 - Adelaide - Flinders Ranges

Collect your Motorhome and venture North to the Flinders Ranges 

Unmissable Experiences

Euro Camper Motorhome

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Day 3 - Flinders Ranges

Spend a full day enjoying the outdoor delights of the region

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Day 4 - Flinders Ranges - Port Augusta

Continue to Port Augusta, perhaps check out the Curdnatta Art Gallery, or take in some local culture at the Wadlata Outback Centre. Alternatively take a dip from one of the many swimming pontoons in the town, it’s the last sight of ocean until Darwin.

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Day 5 - Port Augusta - Coober Pedy

Onwards to the mining town of Coober Pedy, the opal capital of the world.

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Day 6 - Cobber Pedy

Spend a day exploring this fascinating town, which keeps many of its attractions underground, including the Underground Church and the Old Timers Mine and Museum. 

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Day 7 - Coober Pedy - Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Make your way to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and drop in to the spiritual heart of Australia where you can hop on a camel, take part in Indigenous dancing and cultural shows as well as go on one of many guided and self-guided walking tours that take you up close and personal with both Uluru and the stunning surrounds.

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Day 8 - Uluru (Ayers Rock)

After the long drive from Coober Pedy enjoy a full day at leisure in the heart of the red centre.

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Day 9 - Uluru - Kings Canyon

Once you’ve had your fill of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park make the 300km drive to Kings Canyon and explore the 100m sandstone walls that make up Kings Canyon. Take a short hike to the top and take in amazing desert views.

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Day 10 - Kings Canyon - Alice Springs

Hit the road to Alice Springs, the spiritual heart of Australia. You’ll discover stunning landscapes and a fascinating pioneering history. Take time to learn about the ancient Aboriginal culture through its art and stories in galleries in the town and nearby communities.

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Day 11 - Alice Springs, West Macs & Glen Helen

During your stay in Alice Springs take a drive to the West MacDonnell Ranges where you can explore the many spectacular chasms and gorges. Visit the beautiful waterholes too such as Ellery Creek Big Hole and Glen Helen Gorge that are a perfect treat after a long day’s drive.

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Day 12 - Alice Springs - Tennant Creek

While making your way to Tennant Creek stop by the Karlu Karlu/Devils Marbles and get up close to these ancient granite boulders. Make sure you stop over in Tennant Creek to meet the outback characters and learn about life during the gold rush.

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Day 13 - Tennant Creek - Daly Waters

For those wanting to experience real outback hospitality stop over at The Daly Waters Historic Pub where you can get lost in the massive collection of memorabilia that reflects the pub’s colourful history. Stay a night at the pub and mingle with the locals or set up camp for the night at the nearby camping grounds.

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Day 14 - Daly Waters - Mataranka

Take part in nature’s day spa at the Mataranka Thermal Pools where fresh constant 34 degrees water and soft sand will soothe even the sorest of muscles. Enjoy the surrounding palm forest too and keep an eye out for native birds.

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Day 15 - Mataranka - Katherine

Katherine has a huge range of activities to keep you busy. Make your way to Nitmiluk National Park and take a canoe down the Katherine Gorge or take a break from driving and hop on one of the many relaxing guided cruises and more!

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Day 16 - Katherine - Litchfield

Only a short distance from Darwin, Litchfield National Park is a must-see stopover on your journey through the Top End. Take on a range of walking tracks as well as fantastic waterholes and camping facilities. For the more adventurous take on the four-wheel drive tracks and create unforgettable memories.

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Day 18 - Litchfield - Darwin

Today your epic road trip ends in Darwin

Featured accommodation

Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront

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