6 Day Rock to Mines - Alice Springs to Adelaide
"The 6 Day Rock to Mines package" includes the 3 days / 2 nights Rock Tour, 1 night at the YHA Alice Springs (dorm) Greyhound bus to Coober Pedy, 1 night in the Underground Hostel (dorm), Opal Mining Town Tour & Greyhound bus to Adelaide.
ALSO AVAILABLE IN THE REVERSE DIRECTION AND AS HOP ON HOP OFF
6 Days Alice Springs to Adelaide
$770 + $25 Uluru Park Fee = Total $795
Day 1: Kings Canyon (L, D)
You will be picked up from your accommodation at 5:30am, first destination Kings Canyon. Enjoy a 3 hour hike through the sandstone domes of the Lost City. Visit the Amphitheatre, North & South Wallsand have the beautiful Garden of Eden. Next stop, Curtin Springs where we set up our bush camp. Your guide will prepare a healthy camp-oven dinner. Relax around the fire then curl up in your cozy swag under a million stars.
Day 2: Kata Tjuta & Uluru Sunset (B, L, D)
Feel the spiritual significance of the Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta. See lots of bush tucker along the hike before heading to the Aboriginal Cultural Centre where you can listen to tales from the Dreamtime. We spend the evening enjoying dinner at the spectacular Sunset over Uluru.Witness the awesome sight of Uluru changing colour. We spend this night at the Yulara resort campground.
Day 3: Uluru Sunrise (B,L)
Take in a memorable Uluru Sunrise over the World’s Largest Rock. You then have time to complete an Uluru Base Walk around Uluru. You will see beautiful sites such as the Mala Walk, Mutijulu Waterhole and Aboriginal Cave Paintings. You will arrive back in Alice Springs at approximately 5:30pm and stay 1 night at the YHA Alice Springs (6 share dorm room). Back to civilization, get cleaned up and we meet later for dinner and a couple of beers in an The Rock Bar. (optional extra)
Day 4: Greyhound Bus
Departs Daily from the Alice Springs Bus Stop (Next Door to the Rock Tour Office) at 10:30am and arrives into Coober Pedy at 7:00pm.
Enjoy one night in the Underground Hostel in Coober Pedy (dorm room)
Day 5: Underground and City Mining Tour
Enjoy a half day tour of the Opal Mines and the Town Centre which departs at 1pm for 4 hours, you will get to visit the following:
Underground Opal Display, Historic Town Sites, Underground Church, Desert Golf Course, Underground Pottery, Opal Fields Fossicking for Opal, Crocodile Harry’s Home/Museum, Mine Tour , The Beautiful Breakaways, The Moon Plain and The Dingo Fence.
The Greyhound Bus Departs Daily from Coober Pedy at 7:30pm and is an overnight bus trip.
Day 6: Arrive in Adelaide at 7.00am at the Greyhound bus station.
You can book this itinerary in the reverse direction if needed, Please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org for the full itinerary.
3 days / 2 nights The Rock Tour - Departs Alice Springs daily at 5:30am
Greyhound Bus - Departs Daily from Alice Springs at 10:30am and arrives in Coober Pedy at 7:00pm.
1 Half Day Tour of underground mining city Coober Pedy - Departs Daily at 1:00PM and Returns 5:00pm
Greyhound Bus - Departs Daily from Coober Pedy at 7:30pm and arrives in Adelaide at 7:30am next day.
We supply: All meals as stated, transport, air conditioned comfortable 21 seat buses, fun and experienced tour guide, swags and camping equipment.
Extra Information: Uluru Park Fee is $25 for Adults and $12.50 for Children under 16 years old. We have summer sleeping bags (November - April) and winter sleeping bags (May - October) warm and cosy -10 degree rated. You can hire a Sleeping bag for $20 per person.
Terms: Please phone The Rock Tour 1800 246 345 when you arrive in Alice Springs to confirm your pick up location and time. When you arrive into Alice Springs, please call into The Rock Tour Travel Shop - 78 Todd Street in the main street to confirm your tour booking and get 30 minutes FREE Internet.
Cancellation Policy: The Rock Tour reserves the right to amend itineraries, change carriers & apply surcharges without notice. It is strongly recommended that you have your own personal travel insurance. Cancellation fees are charged at 100% within 24 hours from departure, 50% if between 24-48 hours and 25% at all other times. We accept no responsibility for any injury, illness or other such accident sustained while on tour. We accept no liability for lost or stolen property. There will be no refunds in case of mechanical breakdown or weather conditions and we cannot guarantee pick up & drop off times. Customers need to be aware that we operate in extreme temperature and remote areas and act according to instructions from our tour guides.