Australiens Norden & Hinterland Australien

Australiens Norden & Hinterland

Termin: 03.10.2021 - 10.10.2021

1. Tag: Darwin (03.10.2021)

After arriving in Darwin, we'll waste no time getting into it as we head out for an optional visit to Crocosaurus Cove. This unique visit lets you get up-close and personal with these primitive predators at the world's largest display of Australian reptiles.

Optional activities:
Crocosaurus Cove Entry AUD30
Visit the inspirational Royal Flying Doctors in Darwin AUD25

Unterkunft: Cavenagh Hotel (oder ähnlich)

2. Tag: Darwin - Kakadu Nationalpark (04.10.2021)

We'll make the most of the day by heading to Litchfield National Park where we'll check out the enormous termite mounds and famous Florence Falls. Here we'll hit Florence Falls - two waterfalls pouring over a wide plateau into into deep, picture-perfect water holes. Grab your swimmers to take a heavenly dip in the crystal clear waters. More adventure awaits us this afternoon as we head to Kakadu National Park. Here, we'll explore the breathtaking beauty of the surrounding National Park. Fully immersed in these timeless lands, we'll settle into our unique special stay for tonight, the Bush Bungalows (seasonal Apr-Oct.)

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Enjoy a swim at Florence Falls

Unterkunft: Anbinik Kakadu Resort (oder ähnlich)

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück, 1x Abendessen

3. Tag: Kakadu Nationalpark (05.10.2021)

Cameras at the ready! We have all day today to explore the breathtaking beauty of the surrounding National Park. You'll have the option to see the unique terrain of the Northern Territory from the sky, gliding over the strikingly different landscapes on a scenic flight. Or, if you prefer to keep things closer to ground level, you can opt for a Yellow Waters cruise, while learning why this region is so important to the local Aboriginal people. We'll also take a hike up to Ubirr lookout, to catch a stunning sunset over the Nadab floodplain.

Optional Activities:
Scenic Flight AUD145
Yellow waters Cruise AUD68

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Hike to see the Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie Rock and Ubirr

Unterkunft: Anbinik Kakadu Resort (oder ähnlich)

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück

4. Tag: Kakadu Nationalpark - Dawrin (06.10.2021)

We'll depart Kakadu this morning and head to Pudakul for our included Contiki Cares cultural tour, 100% owned and operated by a local indigenous couple. Here we'll get to experience a guided walk, didgeridoo demonstrations, spear-throwing, bush medicine & crafts, then refresh ourselves with tea and damper. We'll make a stop at Berry Springs (seasonal - dry season) for a dip on the way back to Darwin. Humbled by all the natural splendour,this afternoon we'll arrive back into Darwin for the night. What better way to say farewell to the top end of our trip than with an optional Sunset Cruise on Darwin Harbour?

Optional Activities:
Sunset Cruise across Darwin Harbour

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Learn about Aboriginal cultural heritage with spear throwing & bush medicine at Pudakul
Stop at Berry Springs for a swim (seasonal - dry season)

Unterkunft: Cavenagh Hotel (oder ähnlich)

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück

5. Tag: Darwin - Uluru (07.10.2021)

Today we board a flight from Darwin to Uluru. With authentic Australian experiences high on our agenda this is the place to be! Today we reach the most iconic rock of all, and a bonafide trip highlight: Uluru. Here we'll settle into our lodge, ready for a few days of exploring this jaw-dropping destination. Before your head hits the pillow, we'll have a BBQ dinner and settle into our lodge, ready for a few days of exploring.

Optional Activities:
Field of Lights, a spectacular art installation of 50,000 lights near Uluru AUD42

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
BBQ Dinner

Unterkunft: Outback Pioneer Lodge (oder ähnlich)

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück

6. Tag: Uluru (08.10.2021)

After a comfy night's sleep it's time to get out and about and explore the majesty of Uluru. And what better way to start the day than witnessing the rock bathed in the golden glow of an Australian sunrise? A sacred site for the local aboriginal tribe, this imposing rock is actually a staggering 700 million years old. We'll then get right into the heart of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park with a hike to the Walpa Gorge and Valley of the Winds, where boulders bigger than skyscrapers dominate the landscape then marvel at the lesser known but no less impressive rock formation of the Olgas, or Kata Tjuta as it's known to the locals. This afternoon you'll have a chance to try out your skills by taking an optional Segway tour. You could also take part in a dot painting workshop or maybe kick it with camels.

Optional Activities:
Segway around Uluru AUD170
Camel Ride AUD125
Dot-painting workshop with a local Aboriginal Anangu artist & create your own art piece AUD70

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Sunreise over Uluru
Visit the Olgas (Kata Tjuta), the Walpa Gorge & the Valley of the Winds in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Unterkunft: Outback Pioneer Lodge (oder ähnlich)

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück, 1x Abendessen

7. Tag: Uluru (09.10.2021)

Grab your sneakers, camera and your sense of adventure - it's time for a day trip! Our first stop is an included Big BBQ Brekkie at Kings Creek Station, then we're ready to go. Your guided hike around the imposing King's Canyon awaits. Wonder at the lunar-like landscape as you hike through the canyon and take respite from the sun in the shady space at the bottom of the climb, The Garden of Eden. It's as idyllic and mythical as it sounds and is home to its own unique ecosystem in this barren landscape. Finish the day off with a glass of bubbles in hand and the sunset casting a glow over the Outback's most picturesque backdrop, there'w no better way to spend your final evening in Australia.

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Indulge in a BBQ 'Big Brekkie'
Toast Uluru at sunset with drinks & nibbles
Climb the 'stairway to heaven' to the aptly named Garden of Eden, Kings Canyon
Take a day trip and hike through the spectacular Kings Canyon

Unterkunft: Outback Pioneer Lodge (oder ähnlich)

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück

8. Tag: Uluru (10.10.2021)

This morning we'll have the chance to check out the landscape from the clouds with a scenic flight or a Skydive over the outback before it's time to say our sad farewells. Australia, it's been real. We may shed a tear, but we'll never forget what we've experienced together in this spectacular land. And just remember, it's not goodbye, just see you soon.

Optional Activities:
Soar over the sacred sites of Uluru & Kata Tjuta on a scenic flight from AUD145
Uluru from a thrilling perspective as you skydive over the Australian outback from AUD379

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück