7-day Photography Tour: Alice Springs

Capture Australia's striking outback in Alice Springs and Uluru

Alfonso's Photography Tours

Alfonso's Photography Tours

4.9 (220)

1 week Class size 1 to 6     label $4,199 - $4,699 ($4,199 for Twin Share, $4,699 for Single Room)

Come along on a truly authentic travel experience and revel in Australia's outback behind the lens!

Led by professional photographer Alfonso Calero, you will travel around Alice Springs and Uluru to photograph some of Australia's most beautiful sites. With Alfonso as your photo tutor, driver and tour guide, you will wake early for sunrise and learn how to edit your photos as you go.

You will learn:

  • Master composition
  • Landscape photography
  • Portrait photography
  • Wildlife photography
  • Astrophotography
  • Close up/abstract photography
  • Advanced editing techniques (i.e. focus stacking, bracketing, composite, luminosity masking, H.D.R. and panorama stitch)

If you love to travel and photography, our Uluru to Alice Photography Tour is a chance to experience some of the world's most spectacular landscapes while learning to photograph it.

See below for a detailed itinerary:

Day one:
  • PM - Airport transfers and check-in hotel. Kata Tjuta afternoon/sunset/dusk shoot and astrophotography.

Day two:
  • AM - Uluru dawn/sunrise and early morning. After breakfast morning at leisure choose optional tours at your own expense (i.e. helicopter ride).
  • PM - Uluru afternoon/sunset/dusk Shoot and astrophotography.

Day three:
  • AM - Uluru dawn/sunrise and early morning field of lights. After breakfast drive to Glen Helen (6 Hours) via Mt. Connor Lookout, Lake Amadeus and Centre of Australia Roadhouse Cafe/Petrol Station.
  • PM - Glen Helen Lodge check-in followed by late afternoon/sunset/dusk shoot Mt. Sonder lookout. Astrophotography shoot (after dinner).

Day four:
  • AM - Mt. Sonder dawn/sunrise and early morning shoot. Breakfast at Lodge followed by an early morning swim at Ormiston Gorge. Bring your bathers.
  • PM - Afternoon exploring Serpentine Gorge. Sunset overlooking Craters and rolling hills.

Day five:
  • AM - Glen Helen Gorge sunrise shoot followed by breakfast. Drive to Alice Springs via Ochre Pitts and Ellery Creek.
  • PM - Lunch in Alice, check in to the hotel and meet Aboriginal Painters at Art Gallery to prepare for the following day's portrait shoot.

Day six:
  • AM - Morning shoot at Desert Park Sanctuary photography majestic birds, owls, dingoes, thorny devils and many other animals local to the red centre.
  • PM - Lunch in Alice town centre followed by afternoon portrait shoot. Afternoon drive to Corroboree Rock for a sunset shoot, dinner under the stars and astrophotography.

  • AUD$4, 199 (Twin share)
  • AUD $4, 699 (Single room)

  • Flights and hotel transfers
  • Meals
  • Entrance fees
  • Travel insurance

Further details will be shared closer to the date.

Cancellations –
  • Cancellation more than 120 days (4 months) days before a trip: 100% refund
  • Cancellation Between 90 and 30 days: 50% refund
  • Cancellation Less than 30 days: 0% refund
  • Payment must be made in full prior to commencement of the tour. In case of inclement weather, the class meeting points may be rescheduled and participants will be notified. Name changes are allowed so you are welcome to pass on your booking to anyone else. If due to unforeseen or uncontrollable circumstances cancellations were to occur by the teacher, the cost of the trip will be refunded in full prior to departure.

Insurance –
We strongly recommend that you purchase insurance/travel insurance, including coverage for the damage or loss of your equipment whilst on a workshop, your personal health, emergency medical evacuation, emergency medical expenses, and trip cancellation, which would reimburse you for non-refundable airfare and trip cancellation fees. We cannot accept liability for insurance costs, loss of deposits, airline cancellations or delays or penalties incurred by the purchase of non-refundable airline tickets or other expenses incurred by participants in preparing for this workshop. We cannot accept liability for any insurance costs if a workshop is cancelled.

If you are booking for a minor (under 16 years of age) to attend, they must be accompanied by a paying adult

If you'd like a private class, please see details and book it here
Knowledge required
Perfect for beginners, intermediate or advanced photographers.
What you'll get
  • All ground transport
  • All 3-star accommodation
  • All tuition from two photo tutors (6 hours per day), photography, tour-guiding and driving
  • Uluru national park fees
  • Uluru and Alice Springs airport transfers
What to bring
  • DSLR or hybrid digital camera
  • Wide-angle lens 18-24mm and 24 - 70mm range
  • Tripod and cable release
  • Dependable portable external drive
  • Laptop and power supply
  • Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop
  • ND Variable Filter 10 stops
  • Up to 20 kg of luggage and appropriate clothing
  • Spiked rubber boots
  • Moderate level of fitness is required with around 10, 000 to 20, 000 steps a day (two to four hours) and uneven surfaces
Suitable for

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 8 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum or anniversary gift.

Alfonso's Photography Tours adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.


Alice Springs, NT

Exact location is anonymised for privacy. You'll get the specific address after booking.

Your teacher
Alfonso's Photography Tours
Alfonso's Photography Tours

Learning Adventures

4.9 (220)

Alfonso's Photography tours was founded by Alfonso Calero, a multi-award winning photographer with over 20 years' experience. He's recruited some of Australia's best photographers and teachers to provide you with informative, fun and inspiring photography experiences.

Alfonso's team provides regular photography classes where you can gain some new skills and knowledge, discover your artistic style, and also discover (or rediscover) Australia's beautiful cities. They also provide custom photography courses on request.

More about this class

This teacher has 220 reviews for their other experiences - which you can see here.

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