2015 BLACK DOG RIDE TO THE RED CENTRE - NT LEG
Darwin to Uluru Itinerary
Join dozens of motorbike riders from the Top End and embark upon a 1900+km epic riding journey for a great cause! NT Black Dog Riders will depart Darwin on Tuesday 18th August 2015.
The NT Ride Coordinator is Jon Benham
Contact Jon via email on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone Mick on: 0488 561 117
Registration for the full journey to the Red Centre is full.
Start your fundraising page: http://www.everydayhero.com.au/event/ridetotheredcentre2015
Darwin to Yulara (Uluru) 1,901kms.
Google Map of the route HERE.
Tuesday 18th August - Noonamah to Mataranka Springs 380 kms
10.00 Assemble at Noonamah Roadhouse
10.30 Noonamah to Adelaide River 71 kms
11.15 Leg stretch Adelaide River
11.45 Adelaide River to Pine Ceek 113 kms
1.00 Refuel & lunch Pine Creek
2.00 Pine Creek to Katherine 90 kms
3.00 Leg stretch Katherine
3.30 Katherine to Mataranka Springs 106 kms
4.30 Arrive & refuel Mataranka
Dinner at the Mataranka Homestead
Accomodation:Mataranka Homestead 08 8975 4544
Wednesday 19th August - Mataranka Springs to Tennant Creek 567 kms
8.30 Mataranka to Daly Waters 167 kms
10.00 Refuel & refresh Daly Waters
10.30 Daly Waters to Elliot 146 kms
12.00 Refuel & lunch Elliot
1.00 Elliot to Tennant Creek 253 kms
4.00 Arrive & refuel Tennant Creek
Meet up with the QLD Black Dog Riders
6.30 Dinner at RSL Club, 6:30pm (Lions)
Accomodation: Motel: Blue Stone Motor Inn 08 8962 2617. Camping: Outback Caravan Park (08) 8962 2459
Thursday 20th August - Tennant Creek to Alice Springs 508kms
8:00 Depart Tennant Creek for Davenport 186 kms
10.00 Refuel Davenport
10.30 Davenport to Ti Tree 128 kms
12:00 Refuel & lunch Ti Tree
1:00 Depart Ti-Tree for Alice Springs 193kms
3:00 Meet & Greet with local riders & community. Snow Kenna Park (opp.Todd St Mall)
6:30 Dinner at Heavitree Gap Tavern, meet Alice Riders!
Accomodation:Mac Donnell Range Caravan Park Palm Place, Alice Springs, 1800 808 373
Friday 21st August - Alice Springs to Yulara 446kms.
9.00am Rally at Mac Donnell Range Caravan Park
9:30am Alice Springs to Erldunda 200 kms
11:30am Lunch at Erldunda
12:30pm Erldunda to Curtin Springs 161 kms
2:00pm Refuel & site seeing Curtin Springs
2:45pm Curtin Springs to Layby (28kms from Yulara) 60kms approx
3.30pm Regroup at layby 28kms from Uluru
3.45pm Depart layby for group ride around Uluru (Police Escort)
5.00pm Arrive Yulara and check-in Hotels/Camp Ground
6.15pm Bus pick ups from accommodation
6.30pm Welcome Sundowner at Sails in the Desert Poolside. Includes substantial food and 2 hour drinks package
Accomodation: Voyages Ayres Rock. Booking Form via Ride Registration
Saturday 22nd August
Rest day - free to relax or explore Uluru and the surrounds
5.00-5.30 Buses will pick up from your accommodation
6.00 Private "Sounds of Silence" dining experience
Sunday 23rd August
8.15 Meet at location tba for group ride to Mutitjulu
8.30 Group ride from Yulara to Mutitjulu Community 24 kms (bitumen road)
9.00 Breakfast at Mutitjulu Community
After breakfast the organised part of BDR to the Red Centre is finished. You are free to stay on at Uluru (please book early), tour the region, head home or continue travelling.
Important Ride Notes
- Please note that times and distances contained in the Itinerary are estimates only and you are free to travel at your own pace and times.
- Each stop on the Itinerary is deemed a fuel stop. Please check the range of your bike against a map to determine any additional stops you may require.
- It is your responsibility to book accommodation or camp sites and please quote BDR when booking to ensure you receive applicable discounts.
- All meals are at your cost and if you are a registered rider it is presumed (for catering purposes) that you will be attending the organised meals as listed above