Red Centre Holidays

Australia’s vast central region is a timeless landscape of rust red desert and rugged mountain ranges. It’s beauty and remoteness coupled with it’s iconic landmark makes this outback region a must see destination.

The most famous landmark of all is Ayers Rock, or Uluru, sacred to Aboriginal people for thousands of years. Nearby are the mysterious Olgas and four hours drive away is Kings Canyon.

The Red Centre’s more recent history can be found in Alice Springs, which began as a telegraph station in the 1800s and is now the main gateway to the region. Its fascinating museums and visitor centres tell the story of early pioneers.

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Things to do in the Red Centre

To get the most from your Red Centre visit, consider an Explorer package that includes all the attractions. You can always add a day for some extra excursions.

  • Watch sunrise or/and sunset over Ayers Rock
  • Wander through the domed gorges of the impressive Olgas
  • Dine under the stars at the Sounds of Silence outback dinner
  • Enjoy the wind in your face on a Harley Davidson ride around Ayers Rock
  • Marvel at Ayers Rock from the air on a scenic flight
  • Admire the Field of Light installation until December 2020.
  • Trek the rim of Kings Canyon
  • Visit the informative Royal Flying Doctors Service at Alice Springs
  • Learn about the regions fauna and flora at Alice Springs Desert Park
  • Embark on a self drive adventure between the icons
  • Lie back and admire the night sky’s clear constellations and visible Milky Way
  • Purchase some locally produced Aboriginal art

Getting There

Getting to and travelling around the Red Centre is easier than you might think. The main attractions are connected by good sealed roads and, for the adventurous, there are plenty of 4-wheel-drive tracks.

By Road – Alice Springs is 290 miles from Ayers Rock, 930 from Darwin and 950 miles from Adelaide.

By Rail – Twice weekly from Adelaide and Darwin aboard the famous Ghan.

By Air Regional flights to Alice Springs and Ayers Rock from most main cities.

Where to Stay

Australia's distinct regions and beautiful cities have unique characters of their own, and we can offer you great accommodation wherever you travel.

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