Short Breaks in The Red Centre, Northern Territory (26)

One of the most iconic things you can see in a tour of Australia’s red centre is World Heritage listed Uluru, or Ayers Rock. Whether you’re watching the sunset at dusk or rising early to see first light pour over the stunning desert landscape, there’s no escaping this place’s magic. Uluru is also de...

One of the most iconic things you can see in a tour of Australia’s red centre is World Heritage listed Uluru, or Ayers Rock. Whether you’re watching the sunset at dusk or rising early to see first light pour over the stunning desert landscape, there’s no escaping this place’s magic. Uluru is also deeply significant to the Anangu people, the traditional Aboriginal owners of the region, and taking a tour of the red centre will teach you things about this ancient culture you wouldn’t learn anywhere else. 40kilometres west of Uluru is Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), which is another culturally significant geological formation in the region – 32 rock domes that have weathered for more than 500 million years.
You’ll also want to take a tour of Alice Springs, a town with a significant history as being established by early explorers who built a repeater station along the Overland Telegraph line in 1872 to relay messages from Darwin to Adelaide. There’s also Australia’s largest Aboriginal art gallery, Alice Springs Desert Park and camel rides into Palm Valley.
To the west of Alice Springs, you can take a tour of Kings Canyon, an enormous rock chasm 270 metres deep. Here you’ll be amazed by the wildlife that takes shelter from the harsh desert environment. Or alternatively, if you’ve got the energy, a guided climb around the canyon rim will give you incomparable views of Watarrka National Park.

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19 Day Short Break | Melbourne to Sydney
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$5145
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Red Centre Explorer

2 Day Short Break | Uluru (Ayers Rock) to Alice Springs
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$555
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Alice Springs to Uluru Explorer

2 Day Short Break | Alice Springs Return
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$710
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Red Centre Experience

3 Day Short Break | Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock)
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$890
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Uluru & Kings Canyon Explorer

3 Day Short Break | Uluru (Ayers Rock) Return
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$735
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Uluru Highlights

2 Day Short Break | Uluru (Ayers Rock) Return
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$415
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Alice Springs & Rock Escape

4 Day Short Break | Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock)
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$810
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Centre Highlights Plus

4 Day Short Break | Uluru (Ayers Rock) Return
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$990
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Alice, Uluru & Kings Canyon Adventure

5 Day Short Break | Alice Springs Return
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$1095
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Territory Tracks

7 Day Rail Break | Uluru (Ayers Rock) to Darwin
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Red Centre Walkabout

4 Day Short Break | Uluru (Ayers Rock) Return
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$990
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13 Day Short Break | Melbourne to Sydney
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$3525
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Uluru & Kings Canyon Unearthed

3 Day Short Break | Uluru (Ayers Rock) to Alice Springs
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$870
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Uluru, Watarrka National Park & The Alice

5 Day Short Break | Uluru (Ayers Rock) to Alice Springs
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$1105
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Uluru & Kings Canyon Discovery

3 Day Short Break | Alice Springs Return
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$1005
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Uluru Unearthed

2 Day Short Break | Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock)
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$575
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Red Centre Highlights

5 Day Short Break | Alice Springs Return
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$1210
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Centre Highlights

3 Day Short Break | Uluru (Ayers Rock) to Alice Springs
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$905
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Outback Wanderer

4 Day Short Break | Uluru (Ayers Rock) to Alice Springs
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$1160
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Uluru & Kata Tjuta

2 Day Short Break | Alice Springs Return
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$720
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Red Centre Sights & Sounds

3 Day Short Break | Uluru (Ayers Rock) Return
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$720
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Kata Tjuta, Uluru & Kings Canyon

4 Day Short Break | Alice Springs Return
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$1285
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Alice Springs to Uluru Discovery

4 Day Short Break | Alice Springs Return
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$910
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The Outback Railway

6 Day Short Break | Adelaide to Alice Springs
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$2240
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Kings Canyon & Uluru Explorer

3 Day Short Break | Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock)
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$860
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Red Centre Discovery

6 Day Short Break | Uluru (Ayers Rock) to Alice Springs
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$1375

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