Mulgas Adventures

Alice Springs to Darwin Express

from $299.00

The Darwin Express is the best way to travel from Alice Springs to Darwin!

See the country and save money on a flight. The 2-day express trip is a fast, affordable way to travel with great photo opportunities along the way. You will visit the Devils Marbles, Mataranka Thermal Springs and Edith Falls. Stay overnight at the historical Daly Waters pub with dinner included. This tour is suited to people aged 18 – 49 years.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    • Activity Level Moderately active
    All about the Alice Springs to Darwin Express.

    Alice Springs to Darwin Express

    DEPARTING FROM: Your accommodation in Alice Springs.
    DEPARTING WHEN: Every Monday, from May until the end of August.
    FINISHING WHERE: Your accommodation in Mitchell Street, Darwin.

    Mulgas Connections

    You can join our 3-Day Rock Trip before this tour.
    For more information about combining these tours, please see our Ultimate Package or contact us.

    Please Note

    You can also travel in the opposite direction, see Darwin to Alice Springs Express.

    1. Alice Springs to Darwin Express Day 1

      Day 1: Devils Marbles & Daly Waters

      Dinner included

      Departing from Alice Springs bright and early at 5am. You will head north along the Stuart Highway to visit Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles). Here you will have some time to explore, take photos and hear dreamtime stories of the area. You then carry on north to the historic Daly Waters pub for a FREE pub meal, staying in dorm accommodation for the night.

    2. Alice Springs to Darwin Express Day 2

      Day 2: Mataranka Hot Springs, Edith Falls & Darwin

      After another early start you continue the journey north. You will enjoy a swim in the warm waters of Mataranka Thermal Springs. You then make a short stop in the town of Katherine for a chance to get some lunch. Following this you continue to Edith Falls where you do a short hike to the top pools and go for a relaxing swim. Later you arrive at your accommodation in Darwin at around 5pm.

    Mulgas Adventures, Daly Waters
    Mulgas Adventures, Daly Waters

    You will be sleeping in a shared dorm, on a bunk bed in secured rooms along with the rest of your group.

    You don’t need your sleeping bag. Linen and blankets are provided for all bunks at Daly Waters.


    Mulgas Adventures, Dorm Accommodation
    Mulgas Adventures, Dorm Accommodation


    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
    We provide:
    • Experienced Australian guide
    • All park entry and camping fees
    • Free pick up and drop off at accommodation
    • Air conditioned bus
    • Free glass of bubbly at Uluru sunset
    • All meals as stated in itinerary (Vegetarians catered for)
    • Swags
    • Free camel ride
    You bring:
    • Large bottle of water (at least 3L per person)
    • Good walking shoes
    • Hat and sunscreen
    • Towel and toiletries
    • Swimsuit in summer and warm clothes in winter
    • Pillow
    • Bring your own sleeping bag, or hire one for only $20