This is one of the most diversified tours of the Australian desert. First, ride a camel, then hop into a helicopter to enjoy sweeping views of the outback, followed by a sunset dinner and topped off after day’s end under the incredible night sky of the Red Centre, accompanied by fascinating stories about the universe. Anangu Waai’s Flying Camel Tours take you on a one hour camel ride near Alice Springs and through the Todd River area, exploring native animal and plant species and visiting the Camel Museum.


Then you’ll fly over Honeymoon Gap, Mount Gillen and Heavitree Gap by chopper, touching down in time for a glowing sunset over the MacDonnell Ranges and a three-course dinner in Milky Way Café as countless twinkling stars take over the sky. Listen to stunning explanations of the universe and take a deep glimpse through a telescope. What an amazing mixture of nature, outback adventure, dining and education.

WHERE // Alice Springs, NT. Contact AnanguWaai Tours on (08) 8950 3030 or at for more info.

DID YOU KNOW? // The first Australian camel was called Harry and arrived from the Canary Islands in 1840. He knocked his owner John Horrocks, who was loading his rifle at the time. John died from the resulting injuries, but not before asking that Harry be summarily executed.

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