9:00am - 5:30pm AEDT (Monday to Friday)

Amazing Alice & Uluru Express

Enjoy a stay in Alice Springs as you discover so many amazing sites around this historical town of Central Australia. Visit the Alice Springs RFDS tourist facility, School of the Air Experience, National Road Transport Hall of Fame and the interactive Alice Springs Reptile Centre. Explore Uluru and Kata Tjuta and hear stories of local traditions of the Anangu people before taking in a breathtaking Uluru sunset with a glass of bubbly and a delicious Aussie BBQ dinner.

Inclusions


  • 4 night stay in Alice Springs 
  • 1 Day Uluru Tour including:
    • 2 professional, accredited tour guides
    • Luxury coach with on board toilet
    • BBQ at sunset with sparkling wine
    • Freshly made packed lunch
    • Accommodation pick-up & drop-off
  • 5 Day Car Hire - Standard 4 Door Auto Wagon 4 Cylinder with unlimited kilometres*
  • Entrance to the Alice Springs RFDS tourist facility
  • Entrance to the Alice Springs School of the Air Experience
  • Entrance to the National Road Transport Hall of Fame
  • Entrance to the Women's Museum of Australia & Old Gaol (Sep - Dec 2021 & Feb - Mar 2022)
  • Entrance to the Alice Springs Reptile Centre


OPTION 1

  • Desert Palms Alice Springs in a Double Villa including:
    • Free Wifi
    • Secure off street parking
    • Kitchenette facilities

OPTION 2

  • Diplomat Motel Alice Springs in a Standard Room including:
    • Free Wifi
    • Secure off street parking
    • $20 Breakfast voucher to be used at Stump's Café (per room per day)
    • $25 Meal voucher to be used at Uncle's Tavern (per room per day)

OPTION 3

  • Quest Alice Springs in a Studio Apartment including:
    • Free Wifi
    • Secure off street parking

OPTION 4

  • Doubletree by Hilton Alice Springs in a Guest Room including:
    • Daily breakfast 
    • DoubleTree cookie per person
    • Free WiFi
    • Free parking
    • Late checkout to 1pm

OPTION 5

  • Crowne Plaza Alice Springs in a Guest Room including:
    • Daily breakfast
    • Free WiFi



Please be aware flights are not included in the package price and should not be booked until your package has been confirmed. However please speak to one of our NT Now Travel Specialists for the best available fares at the time of booking. If you are booking your own flights this package begins and ends in Alice Springs.



4 nights from:
NT Now price

$1,059pp

Summer sale price

$859pp


Valued up to:

$1,104pp

Offer ends:
1 Nov 2021

For travel until 31 March 2022. Pricing based on Desert Palms Alice Springs for travel from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022, seasonal supplements apply outside these dates.

Choose your travel option


Itinerary


Accommodation:


Located on banks of the Todd River just a stone’s throw from the centre of Alice Springs, Desert Palms is a 3.5 star motel offering a range of studio villa accommodation, each complete with air conditioning, private ensuites, kitchenettes, and verandahs, where you can enjoy the glorious Australian Outback sunsets. The villas, which are separated by a wall of palm trees to ensure privacy, are set around a crystal clear free-form pool surrounded by tropical gardens, complete with an island and a waterfall.


OR


Superbly located in the centre of Alice Springs, the Diplomat Motel provides the perfect place to stay, relax and unwind. The motel offers a selection of affordable Alice Springs accommodation, with tea/coffee, free Wifi and Foxtel. Enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, free parking and the popular Uncles Tavern. Located only minutes walk from the heart of the Todd Mall, the Diplomat Motel is close to shops, restaurants, cafes and many of the local attractions Alice Springs has to offer. After a busy day of sightseeing, touring or business meetings relax by the pool or enjoy a casual meal and ice cold beer in the fully licensed Uncle’s Tavern.


OR


Quest Alice Springs serviced apartment style hotel rooms offer guests a relaxed and comfortable Alice Springs accommodation experience perfect for short or long stays. Quest Alice Springs is within close proximity to Lasseters Casino, Alice Springs Convention Centre and Golf Course and the CBD and Anzac Hill can be found just 2 kilometres from the hotel. Quest Alice Springs has 68 serviced apartments including Studio, and One, Two and Three Bedroom Apartments. Studios are the perfect alternative to a hotel room and have kitchenettes. Property facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, BBQ area and on-site reception.


OR


Enjoy exploring the wonders of the unique city of Alice Springs while based at the modern DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Alice Springs which boasts stunning views of the majestic MacDonnell Mountain Ranges. Your spacious room will offer luxurious bedding, modern interiors and internet access as well as a late check-out. For those who enjoy being active the hotel provides a 24-hour fitness centre, two tennis courts and an outdoor heated pool which overlooks the lush garden landscape. Golfing-enthusiasts need not worry as there is an 18-hole golf course located just next door.


OR


Crowne Plaza® brand to Alice Springs – the town in Australia’s “Red Centre”. Nestled under the MacDonnell Ranges and is just a few minutes from Alice Springs CBD and 10 minutes from the Alice Springs Airport. Adjacent to key Alice Springs visitor attractions such as Alice Springs Convention Centre and the casino, Crowne Plaza® Alice Springs Lasseters is one of the town’s largest hotel, offering guests quality, convenient accommodation. The hotel offers 205 guest rooms in addition to a great variety of facilities and amenities including the beautiful resort pool, spa and sauna, state of the art fitness centre, casual dining in Tali a la carte restaurant and access to a variety of food and beverage options within the Lasseters casino including the Goat & Bucket, the Juicy Rump, Tempo, Casbah and the Juicy Sports lounge.



What to do:


Experience the innovative ideas that were born from isolation and the harsh environment of Central Australia and meet the reptiles that have also adapted to this environment. National Road Transport Hall of Fame - Home to Bertha - the first commercial road train. See the evolution of the Australian transport industry. Women's Museum of Australia and Old Gaol is filled with stories of the pioneering ladies that arrived in the region along with women from around the country that were the first with their achievements. At the Alice Springs Reptile Centre you have the opportunity to experience reptiles up close with loads of hands on fun for everyone. Alice Springs School of the Air Experience introduces a truly unique outback Australian icon. Enter the "World's Largest Classroom" and learn about the distinctive history and innovations for which it is world-renowned.


Visit the original RFDS Alice springs working base that commenced in 1939. See, experience and learn through the wonder of technology the heroic tales of the birth and growth of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Learn about the history and the activities of the RFDS’s pilots, engineers, doctors and nurses, and the experiences of the patients that are carried and cared for each day. Learn the importance of the RFDS to outback Australians and the medical care required to service isolated regions. John Flynn the Hologram a truly amazing experience! The pioneering holographic show forms the centrepiece of the facility as Flynn tells the story of his vision and its realisation into the RFDS of today. The new RFDS Virtual Reality is awesome!! Relive the true experience of patient Gene Hildebrand and see what it’s like to fly with an RFDS Pilot. Walk through the museum and meet Alf Traeger and Nurse Kathy thru interactive technology. Step inside a replica RFDS aircraft and feel what it is like to be a patient at 15,000 feet.


Travel to Kata Tjuta (Olgas) for the first walk of the day into the beautiful Walpa Gorge. Take in the stunning domes of Kata-Tjuta, see the wildflowers (depending on the season) and marvel at the views of the open plains on the return walk. Your tour then visits the Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Here, you will have time to learn about the local Pitjantjatjara people and buy souvenirs. Built from 90,000 mud bricks, the Cultural Centre was created with the help of the local Anangu people. The sacred site it is built on has special meaning to its traditional owners. Head to the base of the majestic Uluru (Ayers Rock). From here, your tour guide will take you on a guided Mala Walk. Please note; tourists are no longer permitted to climb Uluru due to its cultural significance. The Mala Walk follows the north-west side of Uluru, where you will see many fascinating examples of Anangu rock art. Along the way, your guide will tell ancient stories of the Anangu People. Travel by coach to the back section of Uluru and start a guided walk to the Mutitjulu Waterhole. Your guide will take you along a short track to the waterhole – home of an ancestral water snake called Wanampi. You’ll hear stories of local traditions and learn how the Anangu people traditionally used the waterhole for hunting. The caves containing rock art were used in the past by the Anangu people, whose ancestors are still alive today. Then it’s time for the Sunset BBQ. This is an unforgettable Australian experience and something everyone should visit Uluru for at least once in their lives. Take in a breathtaking Uluru sunset with a glass of bubbly (or BYO beer) and a delicious Aussie BBQ dinner.


Package terms


On sale until 1 November 2021. For travel until 31 March 2022. Pricing based on Desert Palms Alice Springs for travel from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022, seasonal supplements apply outside these dates. Blackout dates may apply and some inclusions may be closed over public holidays. Prices and inclusions are correct as of 1 June 2021 and may be subject to change due to availability, surcharges, fees or taxes without notice. Offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Prices are based on per person twin share. *Car hire is based on: Unlimited kilometres, Ultimate Protection for Passenger Vehicles $0 Damage Recovery Fee (DRF), Premium Protection for 4WD vehicles (FFAR), DRF $1,100 for Multi Vehicle Accident, $5,500 for Single Vehicle Accidents, Compulsory Third Party Insurance and Accidental Tyre and Windscreen Damage on non 4WD vehicles, Vehicle Registration Recovery Fee, Administration Recovery Fee, Additional Drivers, Premium Location Surcharge, product is available for renters aged 25+. Please contact us on 1800 854 897 or deals@ntnow.com.au to enquire. Airfares and transfers are additional unless otherwise specified. For full terms and conditions and details on our refund policy, view our booking conditions. E&OE.


NT Summer Sale bookings must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible:

    1. Every traveller 18 years and over within each booking must provide a digital certificate issued by the Australian Government which states the individual to whom the certificate is issued has received all required COVID-19 vaccinations.
    2. Travel must be booked within the campaign period of 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022.
    3. Travel departure must occur by or on 31 March 2022.
    4. The booking must be valued at a minimum of $1,000 (inclusive of GST) to qualify for the NT Summer Sale discount.
    5. The booking can include any bookable flight, accommodation, tour, attraction or hire vehicle inbound to, or within the NT.
    6. All bookings must have a minimum of 80% of the total product value spent in the NT.
    7. Intra-territory travel by vaccinated NT residents is eligible. Discount will not apply to interstate travel components for NT residents.
    8. Full conditions can be found here.