If you love adventure, you can’t beat a trip along Explorers Way, one of the great Australian road trips.
Explorers Way passes some of Australia’s favourite natural icons, including Uluru and Kata Tjuta, Watarrka/ Kings Canyon, the MacDonnell Ranges, Karlu Karlu/Devils Marbles, Nitmiluk National Park and the waterfalls of Litchfield National Park.
The Explorers Way journey is recommended to be done over a minimum 14 days on a sealed highway following the route of the 1862 explorer John McDouall Stuart.
Days 1-4: Adelaide to Coober Pedy (846kms)
Along the journey from South Australia to Coober Pedy, why not stop into Port Augusta, a great base to explore the Southern and Central Flinders Ranges.
Day 5: Coober Pedy to Uluru (734km)
Once you have arrived at Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - discover the spiritual heart of the Australian Outback. Home to the great icons of Uluru and Kata Tjuta, this desert region is blessed with natural wonders, world class dining experiences and rugged beauty.
Day 6: Uluru to Kings Canyon (300km)
Leave the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and drive 300km back along the Lasseter and Luritja highways to Watarrka/Kings Canyon. This majestic destination features 100m high sandstone walls, walking trails and views that will leave you speechless.