Rock to water 6 days Alice Springs to Adelaide

  • Rock to Water 6 days Alice Springs to Adelaide
    Rock to Water 6 days Alice Springs to Adelaide
  • Uluru(1).jpg
    Uluru (Ayers Rock) in the Red Centre
  • Group photo at Uluru, Northern Territory
    Group photo at Uluru, Northern Territory
  • Sunrise over Kata Tjuta
    Sunrise over Kata Tjuta
  • Outback Road in the NT, Australia
    Outback Road in the NT, Australia
  • Kings Canyon, NT
    Kings Canyon, NT

Groovy Grape

Score 2 FREE nights at YHA. See the best sights between Adelaide and Alice Springs. Flinders Ranges, Coober Pedy, Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon

Day 1 – Uluru (Ayers Rock)

  • Prepare yourself for your first glimpse of Uluru
  • Learn the local Aboriginal history at the Uluru Kata Tjuta Aboriginal Cultural Centre
  • Walk around the entire base of Uluru
  • Spot wildlife at the spectacular waterholes
  • Take in the sheer magnificence of Uluru
  • Witness the awe-inspiring Uluru sunset
  • Snuggle into your swag under a star filled desert sky


Day 2 – Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)

  • Experience the magical sunrise over Kata Tjuta
  • Hike the Valley of the Winds, and marvel at the ancient rock formations and spectacular views
  • Relax back at camp, or check out some fun optional activities


Day 3 – Watarrka (Kings Canyon)

  • Arrive into Watarrka National Park
  • Explore Watarrka, and admire the massive sandstone walls, vast canyon floor and stunning gorges
  • Walk around the Canyon Rim and experience the tranquil Garden of Eden


Day 4 – Coober Pedy

  • Keep your eyes out the window to witness the incredible changing landscape of the outback.  You will think you are on Mars or the Moon
  • Learn the history of the unique underground town of Coober Pedy
  • Tour through an underground Opal Mine and Museum
  • Meet rescued kangaroos and baby joeys at Josephine’s Kangaroo Orphanage
  • Sleep like a local, underground


Day 5 – Flinders Ranges

  • Journey south into the foothills of the Flinders Ranges
  • Spot wildlife like kangaroos emus and eagles
  • Stop at the outback town of Pimba
  • Check out the awesome salt lakes in all their pink glory
  • Travel to Wilmington and camp out amongst the red gum trees


Day 6 – Southern Flinders Ranges

  • Take a stroll through Alligator Gorge.  For the lucky, see it bursting with wildflowers
  • Keep your eyes peeled for kangaroos and wallabies
  • Tuck into your final lunch with your tour family, before cruising into Adelaide
  • Settle into Adelaide Central YHA for the night


The red centre is a wild and remote place. We’ll try to follow the itinerary but some places are seasonal and can change at any time, so we may need to operate on the fly.  If we can’t get to certain places they will be substituted with something just as awesome.


  • Score 2 FREE nights multishare accommodation. 1 night at Alice Springs YHA before your tour and 1 night at Adelaide Central YHA after your tour.
  • 6 day Alice Springs to Adelaide Tour, with a super awesome guide
  • Pick up at Alice Springs YHA and drop off at Adelaide Central YHA
  • All entrance and National Park fees, no reaching into your pockets
  • All the tasty meals on tour
  • Travel in a decked out comfy bus
  • Camp in swags under the stars
  • Adventure based itinerary for fit and active people

Tours depart

Departs Alice Springs YHA 5:30am
Arrives Adelaide Central YHA on Day 6 Approximately 6:30pm
December to March Wednesday - Friday - Sunday
April to November Wednesday – Sunday
Please book for the date you want to jump on the tour


A sleeping bag is mighty useful for this tour. You can hire one from your guide for $30, or bring your own. Let us know what you need


From 01/04/2019 until 31/03/2020
Options Nights Price (AUD) Select
Alice Springs to Adelaide Tour 7 $895

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Things You Should Know

While this is a super fun adventure, it can be full on so you need to be pretty fit.  Hikes can be long, sometimes scrambling over rocks.  It can be crazy hot and freezing cold, so a good level of fitness is pretty important



  • A sense of adventure
  • Luggage up to 15kg per person
  • Good walking shoes
  • Small day pack
  • 3 litre water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Small torch
  • Hat
  • Swimming gear
  • Towel
  • Clothes for the hot and the freezing cold


Cancellation and Amendment Fees


Due to the discount offered and the structure of this package - it is non-refundable once confirmed.


Each amendment (not cancellation) to the original booking, after confirmation will incur a fee of $25 per person and per amendment.

Amendments are subject to availability.

General Travel Deal Terms and Conditions  

  • Your credit card will be debited upon completion of the online booking process. Your booking is guaranteed once you receive a confirmation email from a YHA Travel & Tours consultant.
  • In the unlikely event we cannot confirm your booking, we will refund the total amount to the credit card with which payment has been made within 7 days. YHA Travel & Tours and its suppliers are not liable in the event a tour or package is not available, and any refunds are restricted to the purchase price of the tour or package booked.
  • All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars.
  • YHA Membership 

-If you are not already a member of YHA Australia, membership will be included as part as your first night’s stay if your tour includes accommodation.

- If you are an Australian resident, your membership is valid for 2 years from the month that you stay at your first YHA hostel in Australia. Your membership will renew automatically, unless you have not stayed in a YHA hostel in the past 24 months and have unsubscribed from all electronic communications.
- If you are not an Australian resident, your membership is valid for 2 years from the month that you stay at your first YHA hostel in Australia.

  • YHA Travel & Tours will aim to respond to your booking within 48 hours by email. However, in some instances (for example during long weekends or public holidays) the response time may vary.
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Cancellations and Amendments

If you need to cancel or amend your booking after we have confirmed, please notify us immediately by email. You can find the email contact details on your booking confirmation. If you cancel or amend your booking after we have confirmed or fail to arrive on the nominated day, we will charge you the fees outlined below:


  • Once your booking has been confirmed, a minimum cancellation fee of $25 per booking will apply to all cancellations. This fee excludes tour operator fees which will vary at the discretion of the supplier/s involved.
  • Cancellations within 48 hours of the tour, activity, accommodation, transport item commencing will incur a 100% cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued.
  • No- shows/ failure to check- in for any tour, activity, accommodation, and/or transport item is considered a cancellation and a refund will not be issued.
  • Refunds are not available on unused portions of tour packages. 


  • Booking changes and amendments must be made 5 business days prior to the confirmed date of commencement for the tour, activity, accommodation, or transport item.
  • Booking changes and amendments to any booking made within 48 hours of the tour, activity, accommodation, and/or transport item may result in full cancellation and rebooking of each item and will therefore be charged full cancellation fees.
  • Each change/ amendment after confirmation will incur a minimum fee of $25 per person, per change/ amendment. This fee is in addition to any fees imposed by the tour operator which will vary in line with the cancellation and change terms and conditions of the tour operator involved.


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