Travel Route: Outback Way

Outback Way

Uncover the Red Centre through the Outback Way which offers four-wheel drive adventures at every turn. Start your journey at Winton, Queensland and make your way through Alice Springs in the Northern Territory to Laverton in Western Australia. Discover many different types of climates and landscapes which will leave you with unforgettable memories.


Top 5 Things to Do

Check out Mt Conner and view the salt plains at the Mt Conner look out.
Dine in luxury under the stars at the Sounds of Silence dinner at Uluru
Four-wheel drive to Rainbow Valley and explore the rugged landscape
Take a Valley of the Winds tour at Kata Tjuta to view the large domes also known as the Olgas
Visit Chambers Pillar which towers 40 metres above the Simpson Desert plain
Title: Sounds of Silence Dinner | Copyright: Northern Territory Tourism

Sounds of Silence Dinner

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Kata Tjuta



Day 1: Winton to Boulia

Travel: 362km

Start your 4WD outback adventure at Winton and join a fossicking tour and dig for dinosaur fossils at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum. From there cheer on the best rodeo riders from around Australia in Boulia and stay overnight at any of the nearby B&B or caravan parks.

Day 2: Boulia to Jervois Station

Travel: 649km

Head off early the next day and stop by at Jervois Station and stay at the camping area where you can take in the sights and sounds of the outback night sky.

Day 3: Jervois Station to Alice Springs

Travel: 307km

Head 307km down the track and reach Alice Springs where you will find an abundance of fun and atmosphere. Stay for a bit and check out the range of local markets, local waterholes and events.

Day 4: Alice Springs

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With a wide selection of accommodation, dining experiences and fascinating events and festivals, Alice Springs is a perfect place to spend a week or two getting in touch with Outback life. Try the Alice Springs Desert Park or Reptile Centre and go to the Araluen Cultural Centre for a range of fantastic events and shows.

Day 5: Alice Springs to Uluru

Travel: 468km

Take the sealed highway to Uluru from Alice Springs and prepare yourself for an adventure through breathtaking scenery and rugged landscapes. Easily one of the most memorable icons of Australia, Uluru offers stunning views and great activities including cultural tours, self-guided walks, Indigenous dancing and events, plus more.

Day 6: Uluru and Kata Tjuta

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Hop on the back of a camel or dine in luxury at the famous Sounds of Silence dinner, there are so many ways to experience Uluru. Ride around the base of the rock on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, or jump on a scenic flight and take in the views from above.

Day 7: Uluru to Warburton

Travel: 556km

Enter the friendly Indigenous community of Warburton and be sure to visit the Tjulyuyu Regional Art Gallery. Look, browse or buy unique pieces of Indigenous crafts and artwork from the Warta Shop before you leave.

Day 8: Warburton to Laverton

Travel: 565km

On your final stretch to Laverton, WA don’t miss out on seeing the vast salt lakes, scenic nature reserves, waterholes and caves along the way. Just remember you will need a permit to complete this part of the track before reaching the finish line.

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