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Red Centre camp Easter 2014

Previous Red Centre Running Camp 2014 Itinerary

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Thursday 17th April 2014:
- 10:30am Arrive Alice Springs (tiger flight). Chris to drop bags at Hotel lock up
- 11:30am Pool session (town pool) with Greta
- 12:30pm Check-in hotel, lunch on site (at own expense)
- 1:30pm Relax at hotel, free time to walk around area, shops, walk up Anzac Hill look out over Alice
- 4:30pm Run/walk warm up 4k to Telegraph Station. Optional run speed session at Telegraph Station
- 5:30pm BBQ welcome dinner at the Telegraph Station (included) green salad, rice salad, meat, veggie patties, potatoes, mushrooms, onions
- 7:30pm Return to hotel

Friday 18th April:
- 6:00am Light breakfast / coffee at Hotel
- 6:30am Check-out
- 6:45am Depart hotel for Standley Chasm
- 7:30am Arrive Standley Chasm (scenic walk & coffee)
- 8:15am Depart Standley Chasm
- 9:30am Arrive Ormison Gorge (West MacDonnell Ranges - Ghost Gum walk, swim & morning tea (included - hot cross buns & condiments, fresh fruit, muesli bars, juice, water)
- 10:45am Depart for Kings Canyon (Watarrka) 
- 12.45pm Lunch (included - whole grain salad sandwiches / rice thins) 
- 2:30pm Arrive Kings Canyon. Check-in to lodge & relax
- 4:00pm Optional 8k run from Lodge to Kings Canyon for the rim walk
- 4:30 Bus, for those not running, to Kings Canyon for the rim walk
- 4:45pm Kings Canyon rim walk 6k (hilly) / swim in fresh waterhole along the way
- 7:30pm Dinner (included)

Saturday 19th April:
- 6:30am Run session at Kings Canyon i.e. intervals, hills, fartlek
- 8:00am Breakfast (included - cereals, yogurt, whole grain toast, condiments, fruit, coffee, tea, juice, eggs, mushies) & check-out
- 9:00am Depart for Ayers Rock (Uluru)
- 10:30am Toilet pit stop
- 12:00pm Arrive Yulara for lunch (own exp) & check-in hotel
- 12:00pm - 3:00pm Relax, swim etc
- 3:00pm - 6:00pm Visit the Olgas (Kata Tjuta). Optional 2nd run
- 7:00pm Dinner (TBA)

Sunday 20th April:
- 5:30-6am Depart for Uluru to watch sunrise
- 7:00am Long run including lap or two of the rock 9/18km+
- 8:30am Breakfast on site (included)
- 9:30am - 12pm Explore Uluru, visitors centre, climb the rock etc
- 12:30pm Lunch back at Uluru township, Yulara (own exp)
- 1:00pm - 5:00pm Free time i.e. relax, swim, sight see
- 5:00pm Core strength & stretch session
- 6:00pm - 10:00pm Sounds of Silence Dinner (optional at own expense) or own dinner

Monday 21st April:
- 7:00am Easy jog around Yulara
- 7:30am Breakfast & check-out
- 9:00am Depart for Alice Springs
- 11:30am Early Lunch at Erldunda (at own expense)
-12:30pm Optional visit Rainbow Valley
- 2:00pm Arrive Alice Springs, check-in to hotel - relax, swim etc
- 4:00pm Swim session at town pool, drop off cars
- 6:00pm Farewell dinner (TBA)

Tuesday 22nd April:
- 6:30am Run from Hotel around Alice Springs
- 7:30am Breakfast at hotel
- 8:30am Check-out, transfer to airport
- 10:45am Flight back to Sydney

Red Centre Running Camp - Cost


We have created an itinerary that truly offers you everything the Red Centre has to offer and more. You will not return home left wondering. We have also carefully tailored your running & swimming sessions around the travel and sightseeing. 

We want you to experience all this with as few additional costs as possible once you arrive. Our package price of $1350 includes all of the following: 

* 4 star Hotel accommodation Alice Springs April 17th & 21st in twin or double share rooms
* Share lodge / cabin style accommodation Kings Canyon April 18th
* Self contained apartment accommodation Ayers Rock April 19th & 20th
* 4WD transport throughout including fuel & CB radios (infant seat additional cost)
* National park entry - Ayers Rock and Standley Chasm
* Welcome BBQ dinner at the Alice Springs old Telegraph Station
* Restaurant dinner at Kings Canyon (drinks additional cost)
* Dinner on Sat 19th at Ayers Rock (Sun 20th dinner at own expense)
* Farewell dinner Mon April 21st
* Breakfast provisions for Sat/Sun/Mon mornings
* Some lunches where indicated plus snacks and drinks throughout the day
* Pool access for the swim session Thurs April 17th
* Expert commentary on the Red Centre and local knowledge which the main tour companies don't offer
* All running, swimming, core stability and stretching sessions provided by Greta & Chris

The fine print:

* We have not included airfares as these regularly change and as such will be dependent on when you decide to book. Please note: Tiger only have flights to Alice Springs on Thurs 17th and back Tues 22nd. They currently have plenty of seats available but this will change. Current price as of Dec 31st - $114.95 each way plus the usual Tiger add ons. Qantas also fly there but are more expensive. SO PLEASE BOOK NOW TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT.

* We have tried to envisage every possible basic cost / inclusion. Additional costs include your alcoholic drinks with meals, additional snacks as desired, Sunday 20th dinner (we suggest Sounds of Silence outdoor dinner), souvenirs. 

* There are alternative accommodation options available for Kings Canyon and Ayers Rock, with both locations offering a range of higher quality rooms. These can be quite expensive but should you wish to upgrade, please let us know. 

* A deposit of $350 is required to secure your camp spot.

* Children under 5yrs will incur a fee of $395pp. This basically covers the cost of the 4WD seat and fuel plus the park entry. It also covers all the food as per the above with the exception of the included dinner at Kings Canyon April 18th. 

* Please check our website regularly for updates or changes.

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