11 Night Tatts Finke Desert Race and NT Explorer Package

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Date 11 Jun, 2021 14 Jun, 2021
From $4,399 AUD pp, twin/double share

11 Night Tatts Finke Desert Race and NT Explorer Package

Accommodation:

  • 7 nights’ accommodation in a Deluxe Room at the 4-star Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters View Package Pricing
    • Check In: Thursday 10th June, 2021
    • Check Out: Thursday 17th June, 2021
    • Breakfast Daily

Transfer:

  • Return coach transfers from hotel to Todd Mall for the Finke Street Party and Night Markets

Experience:

  • Access to the Finke Street Party and Night Markets on Thursday 10th June, 2021
    • Highlights of the Finke Street Party include epic stunt performances, meet and greets with competitors, live music, kids’ zone and more. Combined with the Alice Springs Town Council night markets, this event will get your Finke experience off to the right start!

Exclusive Experience:

  • Access to the Sportsnet® Exclusive Half Day Tour on Friday 11th June, 2021 including:
    • Return coach transfers
    • Photo opportunity at Anzac Hill
      • One of the most visited landmarks in Alice Springs, this lookout is home to the Anzac Hill memorial dedicated to the men and woman who have served in defence of their country
    • Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourist Facility Museum Admission and Tour
      • View the large display of medical equipment that would have been used on flights in the past and step inside a replica aircraft and feel what it is like to be a patient at 15,000 feet
    • Lunch at Ooraminna Station Homestead
      • Located approximately 35kms out of Alice Springs, visit Ooraminna Station Homestead which is set amongst the hills of 600 acres of the outback Australian desert. After learning more about the property, enjoy a delicious lunch and relax in the tranquillity and charm of the true Australian Outback

Transfer:

  • Return coach transfers from the hotel to the Start/Finish line for Scrutineering, the Prologue, Race Day 1 and Race Day 2

Scrutineering Access:

  • General admission entry into Scrutineering on Friday 11th June, 2021
    • One of the most popular events during race week, fans can inspect and admire the competing bikes, cars, quads and buggies as they are checked by technical officials for compliance and safety before a big weekend of racing

Prologue Access:

  • General admission entry into the Prologue on Saturday 12th June, 2021
    • To determine the starting order for Race Day 1, enjoy the action as the competitors race against the clock in a time trial format of the 8.3km prologue circuit with the best times earning a front-row start.

Exclusive Experience:

  • Entry into the Sportsnet® Tatts Finke Desert Race Dinner on Saturday 12th June, 2021 including:
    • Hosted by Sportsnet® Ambassador Cam Donald
    • Dinner and beverages
    • Preview of the upcoming race with special guest appearances
    • Raffle with proceeds going to the indigenous community of Finke (Aputula)
    • Opportunity to meet other Sportsnet® travellers and more!

VIP Finke Desert Race Access:

  • 2 Day VIP Grid Lounge Ticket to the 2021 Tatts Finke Desert Race on Sunday 13th June, 2021 and Monday 14th June, 2021 including:
    • Access to Race Day 1 and Race Day 2
    • Breakfast & Lunch
    • Beverage package including beer, wine and soft drinks
    • Live footage broadcast on the big screen
  • Entry into the 2021 Tatts Finke Desert Race Presentation Night on Monday 14th June, 2021
    • Celebrate the final night of the Tatts Finke Desert Race at the Alice Springs Convention Centre where winners are celebrated and competitors who finish the race relish the opportunity to collect their finisher’s spikes

West MacDonnell Ranges Tour:

  • West MacDonnell Ranges Half Day Tour on Wednesday 16th June, 2021 View NT Explorer Inclusions
    • Visit Simpsons Gap featuring towering cliffs and a permanent waterhole and have the opportunity to spot black-footed rock wallabies. Travel to Standley Chasm, an important cultural place sacred to women’s dreaming in Aboriginal culture and take a 1.2 kilometre walk to access the dramatic 80 metre tall rock-face and note the unusual features of the natural landscape here

Accommodation:

  • 1 night accommodation aboard The Ghan – Alice Springs to Darwin in a Gold Service Cabin including:
    • Check In: Thursday 17th June, 2021
    • Check Out: Friday 18th June, 2021
    • Lounge seat which transforms into a sleeping berth
    • 3 all-inclusive meals including fine wines and beverages from a regionally inspired menu
    • Compact private ensuite with wash basin, toilet and shower including complimentary toiletries and bath towel
    • All inclusive off train experience in Katherine
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel or similar 4-star central Darwin Hotel
    • Check In: Friday 18th June, 2021
    • Check Out: Monday 21st June, 2021

Darwin City Sights Tour:

  • Darwin City Sights Half Day Tour on Saturday 19th June, 2021
    • See the Stokes Hill Wharf area, the Mooring Basin, the Darwin Aviation Museum as well as the Botanic Gardens and the Chinese Temple. Tour historic sites including the East Point Military precinct as well as enjoy time to explore the Museum and Art Galley of the Northern Territory

Kakadu National Park Explorer Tour:

  • Kakadu National Park Explorer Full Day Tour on Sunday 20th June, 2021
    • Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre and view the informative displays depicting the traditions of the Aboriginal people of Kakadu. Cruise the Yellow Water Billabong and search for saltwater crocodiles and the colourful range of birdlife renowned to this region. After lunch, stop at Nourlangie and marvel at rock art galleries that illustrate Aboriginal culture, with some dating back 50,000 years before heading back to Darwin

Extras:

  • 2021 Tatts Finke Desert Race Official Programme Voucher
  • Sportsnet® Holidays Merchandise including:
    • Backpack & Cap
    • Stubby Holder
  • Sportsnet® Holidays Hygiene Travel Pack
  • Sportsnet® Holidays Tour Host for the Tatts Finke Desert Race event
  • Booking and Ticket Handling Fee

*Cam Donald is exclusively hosting the 5 night Tatts Finke Desert Race component of your travel package only.

      Prices listed are PER PERSON and in Australian Dollars.
Hotel Twin Triple Single Quad
Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters + The Ghan + Darwin Hotel Deluxe Room incl. Breakfast + Gold Leaf Cabin + Standard Room
Package 4,399 - 5,434 -
Extra Night* - - - -
On Request Sold Out
* Extra Night price is for per person and per night. The rates quoted are outside peak event periods and should be used as a guide only. Additional surcharges may apply.
 
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Event
Q. Is Sportsnet Corporation an Official and/or Appointed operator?
A. Sportsnet Holidays is a licensed travel agency selling official packages.

Tickets
Q. Can I buy tickets without accommodation?
A. No, tickets must be bought in conjunction with accommodation.
Q. Can I buy the package without tickets?
A. Yes.
Q. Are there children’s tickets available?
A. No. 
Q. Can I request where I sit?
A. There is no reserved seating at this event.
Q. Is there disabled access to the event?
A. TBA. 

Accommodation
Q. Can I request a hotel not listed under the “Prices” tab?
A. No.
Q. Can I upgrade my room type?
A. Yes.
Q. What is the minimum night stay?
A. There is a 1 night minimum night stay at Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters. 

Flights & Transfers
Q. Are flights and pre-paid taxes included in the package?
A. No, flights and pre-paid airfare taxes are not included in this package. Please speak to your expert consultant to organise flights for you.
Q. Are transfers included from the airport to my hotel? If so, what type?
A. No, transfers are not included. However if you have purchased flights with Sportsnet Holidays please speak with your expert consultant who can arrange these for you.
Q. Are transfers included from my hotel to the event? If so, what type?
A. Yes, return transfers are included from Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters to the Finke Street Party and Night Markets, Scrutineering, the Prologue, Race Day 1 and Race Day 2. 

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West MacDonnell Ranges – Half Day Tour

Depart Alice Springs to explore the stunning panoramic landscapes of The West MacDonnell Ranges. Firstly, stop at the historical Flynn’s Grave Memorial, resting place of Reverend Flynn who founded The Royal Flying Doctor Service. Travel to Simpsons Gap featuring towering cliffs and a permanent waterhole and have the opportunity to spot black-footed rock wallabies. Travel to Standley Chasm, traditionally known as Angkerle Atwatye, an important cultural place sacred to women’s dreaming in Aboriginal culture. Take a 1.2 kilometre walk to access the dramatic 80 metre tall rock-face and note the unusual features of the natural landscape here. Afterwards enjoy Morning Tea at a local café before heading back to Alice Springs.

Includes:

  • Half Day West MacDonnell Ranges Tour
  • Entry fee to Standley Chasm
  • Morning Tea
  • Round trip transport to and from Alice Springs central hotels
  • Comprehensive commentary from your experienced driver guide
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi and USB chargers onboard

The Ghan – Alice Springs to Darwin 

A legendary train. An unforgettable Australian adventure. Travel aboard The Ghan between Alice Springs to Darwin on the all-inclusive Outback Spirit journey.

Includes:

  • 1 night aboard The Ghan in a Gold Service Cabin
  • Lounge seat which transforms into a sleeping berth
  • 3 all-inclusive meals including fine wines and beverages from a regionally inspired menu
  • Compact private ensuite with wash basin, toilet and shower
  • Complimentary toiletries and bath towel
  • All inclusive off train experience in Katherine
  • Arrival transfer in Darwin from the train station to your hotel

Basic Itinerary:

17 June, THURSDAY – Alice Springs, Australia
Depart – 18:15PM
Station: Alice Springs
Settle into your cabin and watch day turn into dusk from your window or meet your fellow travellers in the lounge car. As darkness envelops the rugged outback, it is time to indulge in a regionally-inspired dinner and all-inclusive fine wines and beverages.

18 June, FRIDAY- Darwin, Australia
Arrives – 19:50PM
Station: Darwin
Your day dawns in the tropical north. The pristine wilderness of Katherine is stirring and powerful, and you will have the chance to explore it from the water or land with your choice of off train experiences. You may choose to cruise the jaw-dropping Nitmiluk Gorge and learn more about its ancient Indigenous rock paintings and gain insight into the culture of the traditional owners of Nitmiluk or discover authentic outback life on a cattle station where you will hear rollicking stories and enjoy a live music performance. As evening falls, arrive in Darwin to complete your epic Australian train journey and be transferred to your hotel.


Darwin City Sights – Half Day Tour 

Join a city sights tour for the perfect introduction to Darwin with expert commentary from a local guide. See the Stokes Hill Wharf area, the Mooring Basin, the Darwin Aviation Museum as well as the Botanic Gardens and the Chinese Temple which was re-built after it was demolished by Cyclone Tracey in 1974. Tour historic sites including the East Point Military precinct as well as enjoy time to explore the Museum and Art Galley of the Northern Territory which houses a collection of Aboriginal arts, visual arts and Northern Territory history and natural sciences.

Includes:

  • Half Day Darwin City Sights Tour
  • Comprehensive commentary from your experienced driver guide
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi and USB chargers onboard

Kakadu National Park Explorer – Full Day Tour

Depart Darwin for the day and travel along the Arnhem Highway where the Marrakai Plains will provide a beautiful backdrop for your journey as you head towards Kakadu National Park. World Heritage listed and the largest National Park in Australia covering 20,000 square kilometres, Kakadu is one of the most diverse landscapes you will see and you will be amazed at the population of wildlife in the water, on the land and in the air. On this tour you will visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre and view the informative displays depicting the traditions of the Aboriginal people of Kakadu. Cruise the Yellow Water Billabong and search for saltwater crocodiles and the colourful range of birdlife renowned to this region. After lunch, stop at Nourlangie and marvel at rock art galleries that illustrate Aboriginal culture, with some dating back 50,000 years.

Includes:

  • Full Day Kakadu National Park Tour
  • Kakadu National Park entry ticket
  • Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre
  • Yellow Water Billabong Cruise
  • Visit the Nourlangie Rock Art Site
  • Comprehensive commentary from your experienced driver guide
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi and USB chargers onboard