The Red Centre
Indulge your passion for the quintessential Aussie adventure
with a 4WD excursion across the Outback.
Take an informative nature walk around the base of Uluru (Ayers
Rock), a UNESCO World Heritage site and the highlight of any
Australia tour, then enjoy chilled champagne at sunset and marvel
as this iconic rock formation turns a hundred different shades of
red with the setting sun. Continue on to the Olgas, another
enigmatic rock outcrop, and Kings Canyon (Australia's Grand
Nearby Alice Springs has been a traditional meeting place for
the trading of artifacts, knowledge, art and culture among the
Aboriginal peoples for more than 10,000 years. Visit the
award-winning Aboriginal Art and Culture Center run by the Arrente
Tribe. Prepare to be astonished at the resourcefulness and natural
wisdom of the original inhabitants who were able to survive in the
extremely inhospitable Red Centre. This well-done exhibit also
showcases the works of many of Australia's leading Aboriginal
Western Desert artists. Enjoy all this from the comfort of a luxury
resort in the desert, or stay at a local homestead on a
500,000-acre cattle station.
The world famous Ghan Railway, which traverses the heart of this
desolate land from Adelaide to Darwin, is a great way to appreciate
the rugged landscape in old-world style.