June July 2017
Flash Camp Is Returning To Kakadu This 2017 Dry Season!
‘Flash Camp at Kakadu’ will offer bespoke bell tent accommodation in the heart of Kakadu National Park for those seeking an effortless camping experience while exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Listed site.
The new accommodation site in Cooinda will include Double, Twin and Family tents with spring‐foam mattresses on pallet bases, quality bed linen, fresh towels, bamboo furniture, toiletries and Armadillo & Co rugs. Guests will also have access to newly renovated toilet and shower facilities, barbeques, as well as a restaurant, bar and pool at the adjoining Cooinda Lodge.
Flash Camp 2017 is available June 23 – September 21
C: Kakadu Tourism
P: 08 8979 1500
Desert Gardens Hotel Launches Complete Refurbishment
Desert Gardens Hotel at Ayers Rock Resort has been elevated to a new level of sophistication with a total refurbishment of guestrooms, restaurants and the hotel bar in a modern Indigenous-inspired design.
Centrally located within Ayers Rock Resort, Desert Gardens Hotel offers 218 elegant guestrooms including Garden View Rooms, Desert Deluxe Rooms and Deluxe Rock View Rooms with panoramic views of Uluru. Taking inspiration from the hotel’s garden setting amongst magnificent ghost gums, Desert Gardens’ new guestrooms feature a light décor which creates a sense of space and calm.
New dining destinations have also been revealed. Mangata Bistro & Bar serves a delicious buffet breakfast and, for lunch and dinner, a diverse range of light meals showcasing the finest Australian produce with highlights of native Australian bush tucker flavours throughout.
C: Voyages Ayers Rock Resort
P: 1300 134 044
Bush Tucker Journeys Launches At Ayers Rock Resort
The Bush Tucker Journeys program at Ayers Rock Resort brings ancient flavours of the outback into modern cuisine. Discover Indigenous food, flavours and culture in Australia's spiritual heart, Uluru.
'Bush tucker' is the Australian term for the variety of native herbs, spices, fruits, seeds, insects and wildlife that Indigenous Australians have been eating for tens of thousands of years.
From open-air fine dining and traditional bush tucker tastings to bush yarns and garden walks; every experience combines local Indigenous culture with native flavours.
C: Voyages Ayers Rock Resort
P: 1300 134 044
New Quad Bike Fun At Bamurru Plains
Bamurru’s extensive touring program focuses on exploring the 300km² private property away from the safari lodge with airboat safaris, river cruises, bird watching, astronomy evenings, bush drives and guided wilderness walks. Ancient rock art and indigenous culture are a day trip into Kakadu or Arnhem Land. Ultimate Wilderness Experience and Ultimate Kakadu Experience packages now give your clients a new way to explore Bamurru from the handle bars on this new guided quad bike adventure!
Bicycle hire is available from Outback Cycling's mobile bike shop at the Uluru Kata-Tjuta Cultural Centre. If guests do not have their own transport from Yulara to Uluru, Outback Cycling’s Bus 'n' Bike package is a perfect option. $90 per adult and $45 for children includes return bus transfers from the resort to Uluru plus 3 hour bike hire around Uluru!
The award-winning Red Ochre Grill launches a new look and a new menu! Located in Todd Street Mall at the Aurora Alice Springs, the Red Ochre’s new look combines authentic outback elements with a contemporary finish. A seamless transition between the indoor restaurant and outdoor courtyard will open up the venue and provide a vibrant space for entertainment and functions. The new menu features a selection of fresh salads and a great range of burgers and schnitzels alongside our signature Australian native cuisine.
C: Mary-Lou Corcoran, General Manager Aurora Alice Springs
P: 08 8952 9614
Darwin Combo Tickets Launch
Darwin Combo Tickets - The ultimate pass to exploring Darwin and its attractions. Some of Darwin’s most popular attractions are working together to create a range of easy to sell, flexible packages for sale both through travel agents and online. The Combo Tickets include entry into Crocosaurus Cove plus other great attractions in Darwin including the Royal Flying Doctors Service, Big Bus Darwin Explorer or a Darwin Harbour Cruise.
The Darwin Combo ticket can be purchased through local tour desks, via the Crocosaurus Cove ticket desk or website, and through a vast travel agent network in Australia and overseas. For more information on the tickets and pricing, click here
C: Sallie Gregory
P: 0409 859 799