Central Australia Tours


Also known as the Red Centre, Central Australia celebrates the natural beauty, culture and history of the Australian outback.


Students explore the abundance of sacred landmarks, gorges and national parks whilst gaining an appreciation for the Indigenous peoples’ beliefs, ways of life and their strong connection to the land of Central Australia. Experiential tours to Central Australia reward students with the opportunity to develop a greater understanding of Aboriginal culture, Music, Visual Arts and History.

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Engaging almost entirely with Indigenous-led activities and Indigenous-operated enterprises, this program offers schools an impactful and meaningful interaction between its students and Indigenous Australian peoples and cultures. Importantly, it maximises the opportunity for Indigenous Australians to share their lived stories with students, stimulating reflective thinking and empowering young people with thought-provoking insight and understanding. Articulating the millennia connection to country through art, bush craft, language & Dreaming narratives, this tour offers a unique opportunity for a two-way learning that enriches intercultural understandings.

The tour equally offers exceptional opportunities to engage with the Sustainability cross-curriculum priority including a visit to a farm which is cooperatively owned and worker run (their goal is to be an exemplar of sustainable and regenerative agriculture, an egalitarian and stimulating work environment and a profitable, remote business).

This program provides incredible opportunities for before-and-after tour classroom content, project-based learning and ensuring the longevity of educational outcomes.

Tour Highlights:

  • Walk the gendered trails around the base of Uluru learning the Tjukurpa (or Dreaming) stories of the Anangu people
  • See the richness of the desert environment through different eyes with a wood carving workshop facilitated in Anangu language, aided by an interpreter
  • Gain an insight into traditional bush medicine technique and ritual that draws on ancient knowledge of the local flora. Senior Anangu women operate this workshop in local language
  • Understand desert food systems and bush tucker preparation methods with an on-country Indigenous led walk
  • Meet the team behind a sustainable business cooperative that exports its produce to the world!
  • Immerse yourself in an highly interactive Indigenous language learning program enriching your intercultural understandings
  • Discover the meaning behind a range of Moeity (or kinship) symbols in a hands-on painting workshop

This program can be tailored to your individual needs. Please contact us for further information.

This 10 day ‘two-way’ cultural learning immersion blends each cross-curriculum priority into an experiential interaction with indigenous Australia, its places, people, culture and geographies. Facilitating a deep engagement with on country experiences that connect with traditional owners, this program develops an exploration into differing world views, exploring social and cultural values enriching student learning. Indigenous guides are provided at every opportunity to maximise the opportunity for students to experience and learn from the world’s oldest living culture. This is not your standard Central Australia program. 

Tour Highlights:

  • Uluru to Darwin visiting all the major sites including Uluru, Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), Kings Canyon, Alice Springs, Katherine Gorge and more.
  • Gain an insight into the gendered trails of Uluru
  • Paint by traditional dot technique from the base of Uluru with a traditional storyteller
  • Learn the spiritual, medicinal, and physical uses of Central Australian flora with the local traditional owners
  • Engage with traditional owners who have developed an innovative and sustainable engagement to land through plantations
  • Meet indigenous artists and hear how their dreaming is expressed through various art mediums
  • Meet Kakadu rangers and discover how drones are changing the way traditional owners engage and manage their lands
  • Star gazing, Segway, Camel Rides and more should you wish to include a bit of fun!

This program can be tailored to your individual needs. Please contact us for further information.

Explore the Indigenous Australians’ connection to the land, sea, sky and waterways with an immersion tour designed for students to develop an awareness of, and respect for Aboriginal culture and their ways of life. From the Dreaming stories to their portrayal in Aboriginal rock art, traditional dot painting, and indigenous music, students can appreciate Indigenous culture through Visual Arts and Music.

Tour Highlights:

  • Explore the significance of Uluru to Indigenous culture
  • Learn the foundations of the Anangu culture – Tjukurpa and listen to the stories that have been handed down through the generations
  • Visit Kata Tjuta, a sacred site for men in the Anangu Aboriginal culture and learn about the stories associated with the ancient rock formation
  • Explore the rich history of art in Hermannsburg, home to the renowned artist Albert Namatjira and the Hermannsburg Potters
  • Examine ancient Aboriginal rock art and hand stencils in an immersive rock art tour
  • Create traditional dot paintings with a local Aboriginal artist
  • Alice Springs to Darwin including all major sites

This program can be tailored to your individual needs. Please contact us for further information.

This immersive tour explores the modern developments and efforts made for remote populations in Central Australia such as the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the School of Air. Students have the opportunity to interact with Aboriginal groups as well as the underground population of Coober Pedy to gain an understanding of the history underpinning the lifestyles of modern Central Australian residents.

Tour Highlights:

  • Explore the history of the School of Air, an educational facility that provided lessons to children in remote locations
  • Appreciate the services provided by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) to remote populations by meeting John Flynn, the founder of RFDS
  • Participate in an overnight camp in an underground opal mine to learn more about Coober Pedy’s underground population and its moniker as the “opal capital of the world”
  • Interact with the Walpiri tribe and learn more about Dreamtime as well as the Aboriginal marriage and social system.

This program can be tailored to your individual needs. Please contact us for further information.


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Contact us to discuss your unique requirements. After providing us with a comprehensive brief, you will receive an individually researched and comprehensive itinerary, directly linked to your curriculum and desired learning outcomes

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