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Emu Run Tours

Emu Run Tours take in the highlights of Central Australia, including Uluru / Ayers Rock, Kings Canyon, Watarrka National Park, Palm Valley, Hermannsburg, the West MacDonnell Ranges (which include Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm, Ochre Pits, Ormiston Gorge, Glen Helen and Ellery Creek Big Hole), and Rainbow Valley.

Emu Run Tours believe that people on holiday have the right to enjoy themselves at their own pace and not be rushed. Emu Run Tours want you to feel the heartbeat, the very soul of Central Australia, like they do. Their professional guides have a love of the Australian outback, and will ensure that your time with Emu Run Tours is memorable.

Touring Options

3 Day Central Australia Non-Camping Tour

See the highlights of the Red Centre on this three day tour departing from Alice Springs. Visit the Aboriginal community of Hermannsburg, birthplace of world renowned Aboriginal artist Albert Namatjira, trek down the ancient Finke River bed to a desert oasis, climb to the heights of Kings Canyon, Watarrka National Park and explore the magnificent Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, where you will see the spectacular Uluru / Ayers Rock.

Ayers Rock and Back in a Day

Uluru / Ayers Rock, located in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, is an ancient and awe inspiring natural icon known throughout the world. On this memorable tour, you’ll visit this magnificent monolith, explore its base or you can simply sit back and enjoy the scenery as you absorb the spirit of this amazing landmark. Afterwards, wander through the award winning Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and then move on to see the unusual orange rock domes of Kata Tjuta / The Olgas.

Palm Valley 4×4 Day Tour

Trek through the scenic desert to the historic town of Hermannsburg and explore the ancient bed of the Finke River on this adventure tour departing from Alice Springs. The Finke River is the oldest watercourse in the world and now forms a rocky gorge leading to the beautiful desert oasis, Palm Valley. Enjoy lunch before taking a guided walk through the bushland surrounding Palm Valley, then relax and view the stunning colours of the West MacDonnell Ranges as you journey home.

Kings Canyon and back in a Day

Explore the magnificent Kings Canyon, Watarrka National Park. This impressive landmark is surrounded by red sand hills, spinifex plains and desert oaks, and the region is home to an abundance of native wildlife. You may like to climb to the heights of the canyon rim, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding desert. Alternatively, you can wander through the boulder strewn canyon floor. There will be a guided walk, where you will have the opportunity to learn more about the flora, fauna, history and geology of this ancient and remarkable landscape.

2 Day Ayers Rock/Kings Canyon

Travel to Kings Canyon, Watarrka National Park and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park on this two day adventure tour departing from Alice Springs. You can join a guided walk around the rim of Kings Canyon, or stroll along the boulder strewn valley floor before moving on to explore the magnificent Uluru / Ayers Rock. You can also enjoy a visit to the award winning Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, wander through the dome formations of Kata Tjuta / The Olgas, and sit down to an outback barbecue dinner as the sun sets over the desert.

West MacDonnell Tour

See the magnificent West MacDonnell Ranges on this tour departing from Alice Springs. You will visit impressive landmarks and attractions including the grave of Reverend John Flynn, founder of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, Ellery Creek Big Hole, a beautiful outback billabong, Standley Chasm, a striking rock cleft rising 80 metres, and the ancient bed of the Finke River, the oldest watercourse in the world. This tour is an excellent way to experience the outback.



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