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did you know 7-Day Spiritual Red Centre From $1409* per person twin share An adventure into the heart of this ancient land, the Red Centre Way drive navigates through Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Kings Canyon, the West MacDonnell Ranges and Alice Springs. See the sights at your own pace or learn about the traditional aboriginal land owners, the Arrente peoples, connection with this area on a guided tour. The package includes 1 night 3.5 star accommodation at Alice Springs, 6 days 4WD hire, 2 nights accommodation at Glen Helen, 1 day Gosse Bluff - Palm Valley Tour, 2 nights 4 star accommodation at King Canyon, 1 night 3.5 star accommodation at Ayers Rock and National Park Entry Fee Departs Daily Phone 13 67 68 for more information * Conditions Apply deals 5-Day Litchfield Pampering From $389* per person twin share For a rejuvenating experience venture into the lush surrounds of Litchfield National Park, located just 150 km from Darwin. Come and enjoy thundering waterfalls, breathtaking waterholes, dramatic landscapes, wildlife and treks. The tour includes 1 nights accommodation Darwin 3 days car hire including unlimited kilometres, 2 nights accommodation Batchelor, 1 nights accommodation Darwin. Departs Daily Phone 13 67 68 for more information * Conditions Apply 4-Day Ultimate Uluru Relaxation From $959* per person twin share Arguably Australias most famous natural icon, Uluru/Ayers Rock is best visited at sunrise or sunset. Seeing this 348-metre tall natural wonder glow in the changing sunlight is mesmerizing. As ruggedly beautiful as it is culturally significant, visitors to Uluru/Ayers Rock are entranced by the unmistakeable spirituality of the region. See Uluru through the eyes of its traditional Aboriginal owners, the Anangu, by joining a cultural tour. The package includes 3 Nights accommodation at Voyages Longitude 131, Ayers Rock, meals, selected alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages & touring, Uluru/kata Tjuta National Park permit and return 4WD airport transfers. Departs Daily Phone 13 67 68 for more information * Conditions Apply Darwin is located in one of the most lightning prone areas in the world. In 2002 a single thunderstorm produced 1,634 lightning strikes in Darwin in just a few hours, which is the same amount that Perth, Western Australia, experiences in an entire year. Darwin has an average of 8.5 hours sunshine a day. On average Darwin has over 80 thunder days a year which is eight times more than that of Melbourne which averages 10 thunder days a year. In January 1998 Katherine received a total of 913mm of rain for the month, which is more than the average yearly rainfall of 876mm. On the 27 January 1998 the Katherine River rose to 20.4m, the highest level on record. The 1990s were exceptionally wet over the northwestern Australian tropics: in this time, Darwin endured four of its five wettest Wet seasons (October to April) for the Century. Alice Springs averages 300 days of sunshine each year. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Photo: Frew River Crossing 4WD - Central Australia