Begin your adventure in the spiritual heart of Australia’s Red Centre, Uluru, home to the iconic 550 million years old Ayres Rock and the surrounding ancient desert landscape. Encounter the sacred sites of the Anangu tribes, the indigenous people of the Western Desert who have lived in Uluru for at least 30,000 years. Follow their ancient tracks winding in and around the base of Uluru as you learn about their traditional beliefs and admire the impressive geological formations. Delight in a private dining experience in a secluded alcove amongst the dunes, sampling enchanting Australian wines and intriguing flavours, as the sunsets, creating remarkable colours upon Ayres Rock.
Continue your journey to the northern territory’s capital city, Darwin, meet the brilliant outback wrangler Matt Wright, known for tracking down, capturing and transporting a diverse range of dangerous animals. He is also a helicopter pilot and as such will fly you to his exclusive camp at Sweets Lagoon. Matt will take you to the most untouched waters where you will learn to fish, before traversing through the wetlands by jetboat, searching for the enigmatic crocodiles that reside here. Meet Tripod, Matt’s resident 17ft monster crocodile and learn about the conservation efforts that Matt is currently undertaking.
Uncover the former mining town and historic site of Mount Mulligan, situated in the north-west of Carins. This immense landscape is dominated by the conglomerate and sandstone tabletop mountain, boasting a spectacular 18-kilometre escarpment that towers over the surrounding Australian eucalyptus woodlands. Stay at Mount Mulligan Lodge which lies beneath this undiscovered landmark with unparalleled views situated upon a pristine weir of sparkling waters. Take a paddleboard or kayak out on the weir to absorb the surrounding beauty of the mountain and the outback terrain. Learn to muster cattle for a hands-on Australian outback experience and explore the Old Township and Coal Mine, now a ghost town of the past.