Great Outback Escape
Day 2 activities
Sunday 12 May
After 116 kilometres of riding through the West MacDonnell Ranges, settle in for a relaxing evening at the beautifully remote Glen Helen Homestead.
Campfire and toasted marshmallows
Join us around the campfire to warm up and toast marshmallows to celebrate and share stories from the first day of riding. Book in to reserve you spot by the fire.
Day 4 activities
Tuesday 14 May
Day 4 is an opportunity to take a break from the bike and spend some time exploring the majestic Kings Canyon. There is a range of activities available throughout the day that showcase the beauty of the region, before we head to a luxury two course dinner at Carmichaels.
KINGS CANYON WALKING TOUR
Experience the sheer natural beauty of one of Central Australia’s Greatest geological features. The Kings Canyon Rim Walk is a three to four hour guided hike suitable for people of moderate fitness level.
Please note: Deluxe & Premium event ticket include a pass to access Kings Canyon, and you may decide to do a self-guided hike at your own leisure. Kings Canyon Rim Walk is easily self-guided with plentiful signage and information.
KATHLEEN SPRINGS WALK
Focusing on the shared history of the Watarrka area this two-hour guided walk along the Kathleen Springs Trail will delve into the uses of the spring by both Aboriginal inhabitants and white settlers in the area. Suitable for all ages and fitness.
Feeling adventurous? Helicopter rides over Kings Canyon offer a stunning perspective from above. Be sure to take your camera! Includes pick up and drop off at Kings Canyon Resort.
Deluxe ticket holders: This is included in your ticket price, but you are still required to book a time slot.
2:00pm onward – approximately 10 minute slots
48 people (on top of deluxe ticket holders)
QUAD BIKE TOURS
Join a guided tour through the rugged outback taking in the spectacular scenery whilst riding a quad bike through Mulga bush land and red sand dunes.
Please note: Riders must be over 16 years of age, wear long pants and enclosed shoes, and bring a water bottle. Cameras are optional.
1:30pm – 2:30pm | 2:45pm – 3:45pm | 4:00pm – 5:00pm
5 people per time slot
Day 6 activities
Thursday 16 May
Day 6 starts early to catch the magnificent sunrise over Uluru, before a light day of riding around the heart of the Northern Territory. You’ll have some free time in the afternoon to take in your surroundings, and can choose your unique experience of the “Red Centre” from a range of activities.
Enjoy the scenic flight of Uluru with views of Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), Lake Amadeus and Mt. Connor before experiencing the thrill of skydiving over Australia’s ‘Red Centre’.
Exiting at 10,000 feet, you’ll free-fall for 20 seconds followed by a parachute flight back to the landing area at Ayers Rock Resort.
Please note: Skydiving is a weather dependent activity. Certain weather conditions may delay, postpone or cancel the skydive.
In order to save time on the day, passengers will need to click here to register to the Australian Parachute Federation prior to arrival.
12:00pm – 1:30pm | 2:00pm – 3:30pm | 4:00pm – 5:30pm
$500 per single booking. $400 each for couple bookings
2 per time slot
What is supplied?
Tour participants will be provided with pants to wear over the top of their pants, as well as skydiving equipment such as goggles.
What is not included?
$25.00 APF (Australian Parachute Federation) levy. This can be purchase as an add-on at the time of booking or payable on the day of skydiving.
What about transport?
Tour participants will be collected from their accommodation reception at the time provided for their booking.
Light lace-up footwear like runners/sneakers/sports shoes. In the colder months, bring a jumper. Jeans are not recommended for men.
BUSH FOODS EXPERIENCE
Learn about native bush foods and preparation methods with a tasting of seasonal seeds, fruits and spices. Your knowledgeable guide will describe how for centuries the Indigenous people used the bush for food, and provide a cooking demonstration.
1:00pm – 1:45pm
Desert Gardens Hotel is famous for its magnificent gardens full of local flora. Meet your Indigenous guide at the hotel’s reception for a tour of these authentic native gardens and an introduction to the many different plants which are used for food and medicinal purposes.
4:45pm – 5:45pm
SUNSET CAMEL TOUR
Travel for one hour on Uluru Camel Tours friendly camels in the spectacular desert landscape, with skilled cameleers sharing stories of the territory.
With stunning views of Uluru and Kata Tjuta, watch the colour change as the sun sets from atop a sand dune. Return to the farm at twilight to relax and enjoy Australian beer, wine, champagne and outback bush foods including their famous freshly baked beer bread damper.
To book a Sunset Camel Tour, please contact the concierge team on 1800 639 634.
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