Central Australia Art Tour 

Saturday July 13th    – Thursday July 18th 2019    (5 nights / 6 days)  

Itinerary – East and West MacDonnell Ranges

 $2,400 AUD Incl GST

Single Supplement $400

Vivid Tours presents a unique opportunity to explore the rich culture and spectacular landscape of Central Australia. You will travel with with a small group of art enthusiasts to discover the landscape, people, art and culture of Australia’s heart—through the East and West MacDonnell Ranges. Stay in comfortable accommodation, enjoying superb food and wine.

Itinerary – Alice Springs through East and West MacDonnell Ranges

Day 1  Saturday 13th

  • Airport Transfer to accommodation at Double Tree by Hilton in Alice Springs
  • Albert Namatjira Gallery, Araluen Art Gallery viewing in Alice Springs
  • Sunset walk, enjoy a panoramic vista of the West MacDonnell Ranges
  • Welcome dinner compliments of Vivid Tours International
  • Accommodation at DoubleTree by Hilton, Alice Springs

Day 2 Sunday 14th

  • Drive East enjoying the scenic East MacDonnell Ranges
  • Emily Gap Rock Art
  • Trephina Gorge panoramic ridge-top hike
  • Picnic lunch
  • Dinner in Alice Springs
  • Accommodation at DoubleTree by Hilton, Alice Springs

Day 3 Monday 15th  

  • Drive to Hermannsburg via the scenic Red Centre Way
  • Visit the Historic Precinct and the Hermannsburg Potters
  • Artist introduction
  • Lunch at Kata Anga Tea Rooms in the Historic Precinct
  • Explore the Fink River and surrounds
  • Afternoon landscape drawing in the very spots Albert Namatjira painted the scenes of Mt Hermannsburg or enjoy a stroll through the river
  • Dinner at Alice Springs
  • Accommodation at DoubleTree by Hilton, Alice Springs

Day 4 Tuesday 16th

  • Drive to Haasts Bluff
  • Visit Ikuntji Art Centre
  • Artist introduction
  • Lunch in Ikuntji
  • Sunset along the Red Centre Way
  • Dinner in Alice Springs
  • Accommodation at Double Tree by Hilton, Alice Springs

Day 5 Wednesday 17th

  • Desert Park Bird of Prey Show in Alice Springs
  • Tjumpi Weavers
  • Tangentyere Art Centre
  • Papunya Tula Art Gallery
  • Alice Springs Museum
  • Dinner Alice Springs
  • Accommodation at Double Tree by Hilton, Alice Springs

Day 6 Thursday 18th

  • Transfer to Alice Springs Airport
  • Tour concludes

Tour Inclusions

All accommodation as detailed on a double/triple/twin share basis with private facilities. Airport transfer in Alice Springs and Ayers Rock. Meal as follows: One welcome dinner, four breakfasts at DoubleTree, all entrance fees, planning, handling, operational and communication charges; GST.

Tour Exclusions

Flights to and from Alice Springs. Insurance coverage of personal loss, injury, illness or damages incurred during your trip. We strongly recommend travel/cancellation insurance. Items of a personal nature such as snacks and drinks (unless specified), mini bar, Alcohol (unless Specified), laundry, dry cleaning, internet, fax or telephone charges.Return transfers from the Airport to your residence.

*As all tours are conducted with the highest respect for Aboriginal law, customs and privacy, some variation in schedules may apply at short term notice. Variations to itineraries may be subject to seasonal changes, operational logistics and accessibility. 

*A list of  travel accessories will be provided once booked.

*$500 deposit required