Students will depart Brisbane at 10.25am arriving into Alice Springs at 1.10pm.
Note: If you live outside of the Brisbane/Gold Coast/Sunshine Coast area we will book your flights from your nearest regional airport.
On arrival in Alice Springs we visit the School of the Air and learn how children living in remote areas are educated by distance.
We then travel to the Royal Flying Doctors Service and learn about this important service for Australians in remote areas.
We head to our camp site where yoursafari driver will now demonstrate the tent set up and dismantle routine, watch carefully as you will be expected to do this with your own tent your EQI tour supervisors will go through the tour rules, rosters and what to expect on tour.
This evening we enjoy a visit from the Reptile Centre where you can see thorny devils, frill neck lizards and large pythons up close and personal. There is hands-on fun for everyone. You will learn all about Australia’s reptiles and have the opportunity to have your photo taken with large snakes wrapped around your neck.
Meals included: Dinner
Scenic flights over Uluru are available at own expense (approx. $150pp). If you want to do a scenic helicopter flight over Uluru you need an email from your parents giving you permission to participate in the flight. Print the email with your parent permission and give to the safari driver on the 1st day of the tour.
Note: You are
note guaranteed a scenic flight — numbers may be limited due to time constraints and/or flights may be cancelled due to weather conditions.