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Red Centre: Uluru, Kata Tjuta & Alice Springs

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Introduction

A trip to Australia's Red Centre offers a vast window into the iconic Outback experience. It is majestic, silent and splendidly isolated. Iconic Uluru and the monumental Olgas, both sacred to the local aboriginal people, are the Red Centre's most recognisable landmarks, while the famous outback town of Alice Springs and the gorges and waterholes around King's Canyon are also a magnet for visitors.

 

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Special offers in Red Centre: Uluru, Kata Tjuta & Alice Springs

The Ghan, Australia

The Ghan & Kangaroo Island

12-day tailor-made rail & stay journey from £3,565 pp incl. flights

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Travelling from south to north, this tailor-made trip marries one of the world’s greatest rail journeys with tropical Darwin, Adelaide’s heritage and the wildlife of Kangaroo Island.

The Ghan

The Ghan Expedition: wilderness to wines

15-day tailor-made luxury rail journey from £5,865 pp incl. flights

Either side of this all-inclusive rail journey through the Outback, you’ll sample the wines of the Barossa Valley and enjoy a luxury safari in the wilds of Australia's Top End.

Top itineraries in Red Centre: Uluru, Kata Tjuta & Alice Springs

Uluru / Ayers Rock, Northern Territory, Australia

Sydney, Uluru & the Great Barrier Reef

15-day tailor-made journey from £2,590 pp incl. flights

Discover the city sophistication of Sydney, the monolithic beauty and Aboriginal culture of Uluru and the underwater wonders of the Great Barrier Reef.

Port Douglas beach, Queensland, Australia

Australia and New Zealand Discoverer

21-day tailor-made journey from £4,460 pp incl. flights

This tailor-made holiday combines the best that Australia and New Zealand have to offer. You'll explore New Zealand's world-famous glaciers and remote fjords with a self-drive before discovering Australia's sacred Ayers Rock, stunning beaches and delightful waterside cities.

The Ghan passing through The Flinders Ranges

The Ghan: luxury, wilderness & wildlife

14-day tailor-made luxury rail journey from £7,230 pp incl. flights

Combine all-inclusive luxury stays among the wildlife and spectacular natural world of Kangaroo Island and the Flinders Ranges with an epic journey on the Ghan. Expect fine dining, an open bar car and unique excursions throughout.

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Top places to stay in Red Centre: Uluru, Kata Tjuta & Alice Springs

Longitude 131º

Longitude 131º, Uluru

Contemporary lodge

Perfectly positioned for sunrise and sunset views over Uluru, Longitude 131º offers exclusivity and luxury in this uniquely Australian destination.

Vatu Sanctuary, Alice Springs

Vatu Sanctuary, Alice Springs

Small & intimate hotel

Vatu Sanctuary offers indulgent chic among Alice Springs' frontier severity. Featuring just four garden-ringed private residences, it's the ideal escape, beautified by a series of stunningly colourful indigenous murals.

	Doubletree by Hilton, Alice Springs

Doubletree by Hilton, Alice Springs

Traditional resort

The Doubletree by Hilton offers excellent accommodation and beautiful views of the MacDonnell Ranges yet is only a short walk from the centre of town.

Swimming Pool, Sails in the Desert

Sails In The Desert

Traditional resort

Something of a contrast with the rugged Uluru landscape, the soaring white canvas sails and recently refurbished five-star interior offer guests the best in luxury.

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Where to go in Red Centre: Uluru, Kata Tjuta & Alice Springs

King’s Canyon

King’s Canyon is a mighty 270-metre deep chasm located within the Watarrka National Park, 310km west of Alice Springs and 300km north-east of Uluru. This important conservation area of rock holes and gorges is a magnificent oasis in the desert.

Alice Springs

Alice Springs is Australia’s most famous outback town. The area surrounding this isolated outpost is a mixture of cavernous gorges, endless desert landscapes and remote aboriginal communities.

Uluru, Northern Territory

Uluru

Uluru is Australia's most recognisable natural symbol, a place rich in Aboriginal heritage where the myths and legends of the Dreamtime come to life. Explore it's enigmatic beauty with our collection of tailor-made holidays.

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When to go to Red Centre: Uluru, Kata Tjuta & Alice Springs

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The Red Centre’s semi-arid climate is one of extremes. In summer (December to February), temperatures range between 20ºC and 35ºC and flies are an almost constant nuisance. Spring and autumn are pleasant, while in winter (June to August), night time temperatures can sometimes fall below freezing. Rain, when it comes, arrives in heavy bursts, but you can expect dry conditions throughout most of the year. Wildflower season reaches its peak between September and October.

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