Outback Australia – Sydney to Alice Springs

The Blue Mountains at Kotoomba (Photo: Jan Haenraets, 2012).

There is no shortage of great outback adventures in Australia. To get a good taste of the outback, without needing a four-wheel drive, the trip from Port Augusta via Uluru and Alice Springs, all the way to Darwin, is an unforgettable experience through the heart of the red continent.

Part 1 of the trip describes a route from Sydney via Wagga Wagga, Canberra, Burra to Port Augusta. For the full article see this link.

Part 2 of the route covers the scenery from Port Augusta to Coober Pedy and the sites around Uluru, and continues via Watarrka to Alice Springs. For the full Part 2 article see this link.

Part 3 of this road trip will describes the route from Alice Springs to Darwin, and will be published soon.

Text by Jan Haenraets and Scott A. Heyes. Photographs by Jan Haenraets.

Jan Haenraets is a Director of Atelier Anonymous Landscapes Inc., Vancouver, BC, Canada

Scott A. Heyes
 is Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture
 at the Faculty of Arts and Design of the University of Canberra 

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