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Desert Tracks

For a cultural experience of a lifetime, Desert Tracks offer exclusive tours to the Pitjantjatjara Lands and Musgrave Ranges in Central Australia. Gain an insight into the law and cultural of the Anangu people, and explore the Aboriginal Songline stories of the Creation ancestors, and see how work, song, dance, story telling and art are truly integrated in their living culture.

Desert Tracks is a wholly owned Aboriginal company managed cooperatively with Discovery Ecotours Australia, with both companies committed to cultural and environmental touring.

Touring Options

5 Day Angatja Bush College

Explore and take in the amazing panoramic views from Cave Hill, with Uluru / Ayers Rock, Atila / Mt Conner, and the Musgrave Ranges in the distance. Other highlights include a visit to Minymaku Arts Centre with an opportunity to purchase artworks direct from the artists, learn how to fashion artefacts or traditional weapons out of mulga or gum trees, forage for bush tucker, and enjoy a walk on the Ngintaka Trail – a songline telling the story of a giant perentie lizard. Aboriginal people use songlines to pass down creation stories from generation to generation. This is a stimulating and memorable way to share in the culture of an ancient people.

Please quote tour code 5ABC when booking.

2 Day Cave Hill Seven Sisters Dreaming

On this two day tour departing from Yulara you will travel to Amata, a small Aboriginal community. There you can visit the Minymaku Art Centre for an opportunity to view or purchase artworks. Following this, visit Cave Hill, were local Aboriginal hosts will share the story of the Seven Sisters, depicted in ancient rock art on the walls of a cave. From the top of the hill you can view Uluru / Ayers Rock, Atila / Mt Conner and the Musgrave Ranges. Other highlights include a campfire dinner, and a chance to learn about bush tucker, such as honey ants and other outback delicacies.

As this tour is available on a charter basis, please contact Desert Tracks for additional information quoting tour code 2CH.

5 Day Ngintaka Songline Heritage Trail

This five day tour follows a trail of Dreamtime stories through the beautiful Pitjantjatjara Lands and Musgrave Ranges, and allows you to share in the ancient culture of the fascinating Anangu people. Aboriginal people use songlines to pass down creation stories from generation to generation, and you’ll be able to participate in ceremonies to celebrate the songlines with the help of an Anangu guide. Return to Yulara via Amata Aboriginal Community and Minymaku Art Centre, where there’ll be an opportunity to purchase artworks directly from the artists.

As this tour is available on a charter basis, please contact Desert Tracks for additional information.

Desert Culture and Songline 3 Day Tour

This tour explores the unusual and culturally significant iconic destinations of Uluru / Kata Tjuta and Kata Tjuta / The Olgas. Take a short walk to the lookout at Kata Tjuta / The Olgas for some spectacular panoramic desert views, then relax and enjoy a glass of sparkling wine while viewing the many colour changes wrought by sunset. Travel on to Uluru / Ayers Rock and learn about its geology, surrounding plants and wildlife, and its important relationship to the Anangu people. Set up camp at Cave Hill, where you will meet the traditional owners of the area, and see the drama of the Seven Sisters creation story graphically illustrated in rock art on the ceiling of the cave.

Please quote tour code 3DCT when booking.

The 3 Day Culture Icons Tour is also available with different accommodation options, please quote tour code 3CIT when enquiring or booking.

Activites and Experiences at Desert Tracks

  • Off Road Driving
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Art and Craft making
  • Barbecue
  • Bushwalking
  • Camping
  • Flora
  • Learning/Lessons/Tuition
  • Sightseeing
  • Bush Tucker
  • Animal Viewing
  • Walking
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Active
  • Adventure
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Cultural
  • Eco Tourism
  • Educational
  • Environmental
  • Flora and Fauna
  • National Park
  • Nature based
  • Off road
  • Outback
  • Remote
  • Soft Adventure
  • Wilderness
  • Wildlife
  • World Heritage
  • English
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Central Australian Tourism Industry Association
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