COT insider guide to The Red Centre

AAT Kings special offer

AATKings_logoAAT Kings are offering COT16 visitors and their families a great deal – Get 10% off these two best-selling Alice Springs Day Tours.

Alice Springs is Australia’s most famous outback town, situated in the heart of the Red Centre. There’s no better place to experience a taste of outback life than in this fascinating and isolated town.  Continue reading

COT insider guide to The Red Centre

Extend your Classic Outback Trial with a visit to Uluru

Ayers Rock Resort logoIf you’ve come all this way then you shouldn’t miss Uluru! Take the 1-hr flight from Alice Springs to Uluru or drive the iconic Red Centre Way via the Mereenie Loop Road and Kings Canyon or down the Stuart Highway.

Ayers Rock Resort provides a variety of accommodation options for every possible taste and budget – from the award winning Sails in the Desert hotel, and modern Desert Gardens Hotel, to the self-contained Emu Walk Apartments and the authentic Outback Pioneer Hotel.

Ayers Rock Resort

Ayers Rock Resort…

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COT insider guide to The Red Centre

Visit the home of Kangaroo Dundee! The Kangaroo Sanctuary at Alice Springs…

Brolga holding young male kangaroo

Brolga holding young male kangaroo

Enjoy a guided sunset tour to the home of Brolga and his kangaroo family as seen on ‘Kangaroo Dundee’ (BBC UK / National Geographic USA documentary). The Sanctuary is a 90 acre wildlife reserve and was the film location for the TV show Kangaroo Dundee.

Experience a leisurely walk through the bush as the kangaroos wake from their day-time sleep. Meet the characters of Kangaroo Dundee such as ‘mad as a cut snake’ Roger, Rex, Ruby and Bluey. The Sanctuary is a place to celebrate the beauty of the red kangaroo – an Australian icon. Continue reading

COT insider guide to The Red Centre

Alice on Todd Apartments offer COT16 visitors self contained accommodation

Alice on Tod logoAlice on Todd Apartments have offered COT16 visitors a great discount on their range of  self contained accommodation in Alice Springs.

Alice on Todd Apartments offer a choice of self contained studio, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments to suit all travelers’ needs and are situated across the Todd River from COT Rally Headquarters at Lasseters. Continue reading

COT insider guide to The Red Centre

Uluru Camel Cup – half price entry for COT16 earlybirds

If you’re planning on touring the Red Centre before COT16, this one’s for you…

uluru-camel-cupUluru Camel Cup 2016
Friday 27th May and Saturday 28th May 2016

Hosted by the Uluru Camel Racing Club INC.

Uluru Camel Cup now in it’s 5th year. Two days of outback fun.

Friday night’s lively Calcutta gives you the chance to bid on your favorite Camel. Saturday watch the dust fly at the Uluru Camel Cup, with five nail biting qualifying races followed by a Dash for Cash, Plate race and the big one – the Uluru Camel Cup. Continue reading

COT insider guide to The Red Centre

Alice in the Territory – across the road from the COT16 service park

Alice in the Territory logoAlice in the Territory is very well located for COT16 – they’re across the road from the Alice Springs Convention Centre at Lasseters.

Plus, they offer a range of different accommodation styles, including family rooms for 4, 5 or 6 people.

Alice in the Territory have offered COT visitors 10% discount on bookings of 7 nights or more.

Alice in the Territory

Alice in the Territory is across the road from COT Rally Headquarters and the COT16 Service Park. 

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Uluru Camel Tours – COT16 offer on sunrise or sunset tour

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If you’re planning a pre or post COT visit to Uluru, this is perfect for you.

Award winning Uluru Camel Tours have put together two great options for COT16 visitors – you just need to decide if you’re a morning or evening person. Or maybe whether you prefer your damper with coffee, or with a beer or champers! Read on… Continue reading