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5 Day Hooked on the Top End

Supplier: Territory Discoveries
Tour Code: TDT451F

Cost from: $831 per person
Validity: 1st April 04 – 31st March 2005

Day 1 – Sunset Harbour Cruise
Experience the ‘silence of sail’ aboard the traditional teak decks of the luxuriously appointed sailing ketch ‘Starchaser’. Sail the sheltered waters of Darwin harbour, passing historical sites and magnificent coastline. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine and antipasto platters whilst experiencing a famous Darwin sunset (departs 4.30pm).
Overnight: Darwin
Inclusions: Accommodation, cruise, sparkling wine and antipasto platters.
Note: Cruise departs Cullen Bay Marina. Transfers not included.

Day 1 – Option:
During May-Sep upgrade to a wonderful 3 course barbecue style Sunset Dinner Cruise for only $18 per adult aboard ‘Tumlaren’, a 19m motorised schooner that is rigged to sail. Enjoy a welcome drink, a cocktail menu of gourmet entrée platters, fresh seafood, a selection of barbecued kebabs, barramundi fillets, garden salads, breads and Territory-style condiments as you take in the sights of Darwin harbour and its magnificent sunset (departs 5.00pm).

Day 2 – Barramundi Fishing
Set out this morning for a full day of barramundi fishing in salt and fresh water and experience the thrill of catching one of the world’s great sport fish. For the inexperienced angler, your guides will give you top tuition and their instruction will provide you with a great fishing trip. Your guides can arrange lure or fly fishing. Enjoy an evening at leisure.
Overnight:  Darwin
Inclusions: Accommodation, fishing equipment on a replace if damaged or lost basis, lunch, refreshments, motel transfers.
Note: No toilet on board, alternatives arranged.

Day 3 – Litchfield National Park
Spend today exploring the beautiful Litchfield National Park. Abounding with permanent spring-fed waterfalls, remnant monsoon vine forests, unusual rock formations and breathtaking scenery, Litchfield is a true Top End highlight. Relax as you swim in crystal clear pools and enjoy easy bush walking. Visit the main highlights of Buley Rockhole, Tolmer, Florence and Wangi Falls and witness towering magnetic termite mounds. This evening, enjoy an evening at leisure.
Overnight:  Darwin
Inclusions: Accommodation, tour, motel transfers.

Day 4 – Blue Water Fishing
Departing Cullen Bay Marina, head to your first fishing location approximately 20 km from Darwin’s coastline. Some of the locations you might visit during the day are Charles Point, Fish Reef, Middle Reef, Lorna Shoals and Bass Reef, all dependant on the tides are where the fish are biting. The vessel ‘Equinox’ has all the comforts you will need to make your fishing trip a great experience. Return to Darwin by 5.00pm and enjoy an evening at leisure.
Overnight:  Darwin
Inclusions: Accommodation, fishing equipment on a replace if damaged or lost basis, lunch, refreshments.
Note: Tour departs Cullen Bay Marina. Transfers not included.

Day 5 – Darwin city sights
Enjoy the opportunity to visit some of Darwin’s most popular attractions this morning as you board the wonderful open-air bus Tour Tub. The Tour Tub’s hourly route visits a selection of attractions including Indo Pacific Marine, the Pearling Exhibition, the World War II Oil Storage Tunnels and East Point Military Museum allowing you to hop on and off as often as you like.
Overnight:  Darwin
Inclusions: Tour

6 Day Experience the Red Centre – Self Drive

Featuring:
Bond Springs Station, Nocturnal Walk & Barbecue, Kuniya Walk, Cultural History of Uluru, Kata Tjuta / The Olgas, Sounds of Silence Dinner, Kings Canyon, Mereenie Loop, Alice Springs

Supplier: Territory Discoveries
Tour Code: TDC461S

Cost from: $952 per person
Validity: 1st April 2004 to 31st March 2005

Departs: Alice Springs – Daily

Day 1 – Alice Springs – Eyes in the Dark Barbecue & Walk
Upon arrival in Alice Springs, collect your rental vehicle and check into your hotel. You will be met at approximately 5pm for the evening ‘Eyes in the Dark’ tour. A short drive from Alice takes you to Bond Springs Station. See the historic buildings including a School of the Air classroom. Enjoy a pre dinner drink as the sun sets. Unwind, relax and enjoy a guided night walk searching for elusive nocturnal desert animals followed by a fabulous bush barbecue on the banks of the Todd River.
Overnight: Alice Springs
Inclusions: Accommodation, vehicle rental, tour, barbecue dinner and selected beverages, motel transfers.

Day 2 – Uluru / Ayers Rock
(Alice Springs to Ayers Rock Resort 441km, Ayers Rock Resort to Uluru 20 km)
Travel south along the sealed Stuart and Lasseter Highways through spectacular desert scenery. You might like to take a break at the camel farm at Stuart Well before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort in the early afternoon. Your first experience of Uluru will be a special one! An Aboriginal guide will take you to caves where his ancestors left ochre paintings. Visit Mutitjulu Waterhole, where generations of Aboriginal people have drank this life-giving water. Discover local bush foods and hear tales of desert survival. Return to the resort, stopping to enjoy the legendary colour changes of this icon rock at sunset.
Overnight: Ayers Rock Resort
Inclusions: Accommodation, vehicle rental, tour
Note: Park entry fee not included.

Day 3 – Kata Tjuta / The Olgas and Sounds of Silence Dinner
(Ayers Rock Resort to Kata Tjuta 48 km)
This morning experience the mystical feeling of dawn at Uluru and perhaps climb the mighty rock. Return to the resort and learn about the predators of the Red Centre and their significance to the Anangu people and their creation time stories. In the afternoon you can visit the magnificent Kata Tjuta. Take a walk into Olga Gorge or for the more adventurous walk the spectacular Valley of the Winds. Return to your accommodation and prepare for a very special dinner this evening. Dine in style under a million stars at the Sounds of Silence restaurant, watching the sun set over Kata Tjuta and Uluru. Enjoy a gourmet barbecue, accompanied by fine wines, as an astronomer takes you on a tour of the night skies.
Overnight: Ayers Rock Resort
Inclusions: Accommodation, vehicle rental, tour, dinner and selected beverages, motel transfers.

Day 4 – Uluru / Ayers Rock to Watarrka National Park / Kings Canyon
(Ayers Rock Resort to Kings Canyon Resort 304 km)
This morning travel east on the Lasseter Highway, turning left onto the Luritja Road before arriving at Kings Canyon Resort. In the afternoon you might like to take the 4 hour rim walk which traverses the edge of the canyon and into the Garden of Eden offering breathtaking views. Alternatively, you can take the shaded base path which is less taxing but still a rewarding walk with spectacular scenery.

Option: In the evening again enjoy the outback atmosphere with the Sounds of Firelight Dinner. Dine in an intimate setting under the canopy Southern Night stars and enjoy a superb five-course set menu accompanied by some of Australia’s finest wines. An exclusive dining experience designed for intimacy and romance.

Overnight: King Canyon Resort
Inclusions: Accommodation, vehicle rental.
Note: Add $130 per person for Sounds of Firelight Dinner. Children not permitted at Sounds of Firelight Dinner.

Day 5 – Mereenie Loop to Alice Springs
(Kings Canyon Resort to Alice Springs via Glen Helen – 390 km; via Hermannsburg – 280 km)
Stunning outback scenery is a highlight as you return to Alice Springs along the unsealed Mereenie Loop and through the striking West MacDonnell Ranges. Alternatively return to Alice Springs via the sealed Luritja Road and Lasseter Highway (475 km).
Overnight: Alice Springs
Inclusions: Accommodation, vehicle rental.
Note: Mereenie Loop permit not included.

Day 6 – Alice Springs
Make the most of your last day in Central Australia by visiting the sites of Alice Springs. Alternatively explore some of the gaps and gorges of the MacDonnell Ranges before returning your vehicle and departing the Red Centre.
Inclusions: Vehicle rental.

Conditions:
Prices are valid from the 1st April 2004 until 31st March 2005  and are in Australian Dollars (AUD).

Note: Prices are per person. Child prices on application. Sounds of Silence Dinner not recommended for children under 10 years. Standard accommodation is based on Standard Room Alice Springs Resort (Alice Springs), Outback Pioneer Hotel or Lost Camel Hotel (Ayers Rock Resort), and Standard Room Kings Canyon Resort (Kings Canyon). Superior accommodation is based on Deluxe Room (Alice Springs Resort), Desert Gardens Hotel (Ayers Rock Resort) and Deluxe Spa Room Kings Canyon Resort (Kings Canyon). You can also choose to upgrade your accommodation in Alice Springs and Ayers Rock Resort. Self Drive packages include comprehensive vehicle insurance, however renters are responsible for minimum damage liability, the amount of which varies. Road access restrictions may also apply. This holiday is also available by coach.

6 Day Sportsfishing Adventure

Supplier: Territory Discoveries
Tour Code: TDT 461F

Cost from: $1753 per person
Validity: 1st April 04 – 31st March 2005

Day 1 – Sunset Harbour Cruise
Experience the ‘silence of sail’ aboard the traditional teak decks of the luxuriously appointed sailing ketch ‘Starchaser’. Sail the sheltered waters of Darwin harbour, passing historical sites and magnificent coastline. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine and antipasto platters whilst experiencing a famous Darwin sunset (departs 4.30pm).
Overnight: Darwin
Inclusions: Accommodation, cruise, sparkling wine and antipasto platters.
Note: Cruise departs Cullen Bay Marina. Transfers not included.

Day 1 – Option:
During May-Sep upgrade to a wonderful 3 course barbecue style Sunset Dinner Cruise for only $18 per adult aboard ‘Tumlaren’, a 19m motorised schooner that is rigged to sail. Enjoy a welcome drink, a cocktail menu of gourmet entrée platters, fresh seafood, a selection of barbecued kebabs, barramundi fillets, garden salads, breads and Territory-style condiments as you take in the sights of Darwin harbour and its magnificent sunset (departs 5.00pm).

Days 2 to 4 – Blue Water and Barramundi
Enjoy 3 days of guided sportfishing, offering you the best of both fishing worlds. From barramundi to blue water species, this 3 day guided fishing tour sets out to target as many different fish species as possible. You’ll have the opportunity to catch barramundi, queenfish, trevally, mackerel, tuna, jewfish, sailfish, cobia and many more. You will use top quality fishing tackle and enjoy lunch and refreshments on board. In the evenings, rest in comfortable airconditioned lodge-style accommodation.
Overnight:  Dundee Beach (Day 2-3)
Overnight: Darwin (Day 4)
Inclusions: Accommodation, fishing equipment on a replace if damaged or lost basis, all meals, refreshments, motel transfers.

Day 5 – Litchfield National Park
Collect your rental vehicle and enjoy a day spent exploring the beautiful Litchfield National Park. Visit the spectacular highlights of Buley Rockhole, Tolmer, Florence and Wangi Falls and witness towering magnetic termite mounds. Relax as you swim in crystal clear pools and perhaps enjoy easy bush walking. Return to Darwin in the afternoon and enjoy an evening at leisure.
Overnight:  Darwin
Inclusions: Accommodation, vehicle rental.

Day 6 – Darwin
Return your rental vehicle and depart Darwin at your leisure.

5 Day Red Centre Adventure

Featuring:
The Drovers Blowout Dinner, Standley Chasm, Kings Canyon Rim Walk, Hot Air Ballooning, Kata Tjuta / The Olgas, Uluru sunrise and sunset, Alice Springs Desert Park.

Supplier: Territory Discoveries
Tour Code: TDC452

Cost from: $806 per person
Validity: 1st April 2004 to 31st March 2005

Departs: Alice Springs – Daily

Day 1 – The Drovers Blowout Dinner
After arriving in Alice Springs, explore the town at your own pace. Tonight experience the unique ‘Drovers Blowout’ menu. With emu, crocodile, camel, barramundi, beef and kangaroo, it’s sure to provide a taste sensation and an entertaining night to remember.
Overnight: Alice Springs
Inclusions: Accommodation, dinner and selected beverages, motel transfers

Day 2 – Watarrka National Park (Kings Canyon)
Journey to Watarrka National Park, viewing the ancient Hugh and Finke River systems. Upon arrival climb and explore the spectacular Kings Canyon. After lunch, travel onto Ayers Rock Resort for your overnight camp and dinner.
Overnight: Ayers Rock Resort – camp
Inclusions: Accommodation in permanent tents, all touring, lunch, dinner, motel transfer
Note: Park entry fee not included. sleeping bags not provided, hire available $15

Day 3 – Uluru / Ayers Rock – Kata Tjuta / The Olgas
An early start to view the changing light of sunrise on Uluru. Enjoy a base tour, exploring its mysterious rock formations and Aboriginal art sites. Visit to Kata Tjuta to wonder at the spectaclar domes followed by lunch. Return to Alice Springs early evening.
Overnight: Alice Springs
Inclusions: Accommodation, all touring, breakfast, lunch, motel transfer
Note: Park entry fee not included.

Day 4 – Desert Landscapes – Standley Chasm
This morning you will travel along the West MacDonnell Ranges to Simpsons Gap and Standley Chasm. Enjoy a picnic lunch complete with billy tea at Standley Chasm before heading to the Alice Springs Desert Park. Here you are free to explore this world class nature attraction. See the various desert habitats and witness free-flying birds of prey. Return to your accommodation late afternoon.
Overnight: Alice Springs
Inclusions: Accommodation, tour, light lunch, entry fee, motel transfers

Day 5 – Hot Air Ballooning
Your day will begin before dawn with an early morning pick up and transfer to the balloon-launching site. You might like to join in the exciting preparations for flight before drifting into the calm morning sky. Spend 30 minutes floating above the desert landscape before landing and celebrating with a sparkling wine breakfast.
Inclusions: Balloon flight, breakfast, motel transfers
Note: $20 insurance fee not included

Conditions:
Prices are valid from the 1st April 2004 until 31st March 2005 and are in Australian Dollars (AUD).

Note: Prices are per person. Child prices on application. Not recommended for children under 8 years. Standard accommodation is based on Alice Springs Airport Motel. (Alice Springs). Camping accommodation is based on campgrounds at Ayers Rock Resort. *Camping – sole use of tent not guaranteed. You can also choose to upgrade your accommodation in Alice Springs.

Darwin and Surrounds

Featuring:
Sunset harbour cruise, Kakadu, Edith Falls, Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk), Mataranka, Litchfield, Territory Wildlife Park.

Supplier: Territory Discoveries
Tour Code: TDT461

Cost from: $905 per person
Validity: 1st April 2004 to 31st March 2005

Departs: Darwin
Jun to Aug – Daily
May, Sep to Oct – Sundays, Tuesdays & Thursdays
Nov to Apr – Sundays

Day 1 – Darwin – Sunset Harbour Cruise
Arrive in Darwin and enjoy some free time before boarding your sailing vessel ‘Anniki’ at Cullen Bay (at 4.45pm). Cast yourself back to the old pearling days as you experience a brilliant Darwin sunset on a historic pearling lugger cruise boat. Enjoy sparkling wine and antipasto platters at sunset and soak up the atmosphere on this magical and informative cruise of Darwin harbour. ‘Anniki’ is fully licensed with an on board bar for your enjoyment (at own expense).
Overnight:Darwin
Inclusions: Accommodation, cruise, sparkling wine, antipasto platters.
Note: Cruise departs Cullen Bay Marina. Transfers not included.

Day 2 – Litchfield National Park
Spend today exploring the beautiful Litchfield National Park. Enjoy swimming in the crystal clear pools and witness the spectacular rock formations and magnetic termite mounds.
Overnight: Katherine
Inclusions: Accommodation, guided touring, lunch, motel transfer.

Day 3 – Katherine, Mataranka
Today visit Mataranka and enjoy a refreshing swim. Board a 2 hour Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk) cruise and witness the awesome beauty of Nitmiluk National Park
Overnight: Katherine
Inclusions: Accommodation, guided touring, cruise, lunch.
Note: Alternate touring options available. Moderate level of fitness is required.

Day 5 – Kakadu National Park
Discover the World Heritage country of Kakadu National Park today. Visit Gunlom Falls and enjoy a spectacular wildlife cruise on Yellow Water and witness wildlife and crocodiles up close in their natural environment
Overnight: Cooinda
Inclusions: Accommodation or camping, touring, cruise, park entry fee, lunch.

Day 5 – Nourlangie Rock and Ubirr
Enjoy dawn at Nourlangie Rock, home to galleries of ancient Aboriginal rock art. Travel to Ubirr and visit the Bowali Visitor Centre. Return to Darwin in the afternoon, arriving at approximately 5.00pm.
Overnight: Darwin
Inclusions: Accommodation, guided touring, lunch, motel transfer

Day 6 – Territory Wildlife Park
This world class award winning park is set in 400 hectares of natural bushland and is home to one of the largest collection of Territory wildlife. Experience the birds of prey display and the aquarium with its underwater viewing tunnel. Visit the nocturnal house and walk through the 25m high aviary. Here you can really observe wildlife at close range in their natural habitat. Return to Darwin at approximately 1.30pm.
Inclusions: Tour, entry fee, motel transfer

Options:
Budget/Camping – 4 nights budget , 1 night camping
Motel/Camping – 4 nights motel , 1 night camping
Hotel/Motel – 5 nights accommodation

All touring, 2 cruises, Park entry fee, Meals as specified, Motel transfers as specified

Conditions:
Prices are valid from the 1st April 2004 until 31st March 2005 and are in Australian Dollars (AUD).

Note: Prices are per person. Child prices on application. You can also choose to upgrade your accommodation in Darwin. *Sole use of tent is not guaranteed.