Uluru & Kings Canyon Discovery

2 Nights

Alice Springs

Tick off the must-see sights of the Red Centre. Explore the natural wonders of Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon and their sacred history. Then take in an unforgettable Uluru sunset and sunrise.

From £795pp
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Highlights

  • Discover Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)
  • Marvel at an Uluru sunrise
  • Toast the sunset at Uluru
  • Hike at Kings Canyon
  • Day 1 - Alice Springs – Uluru (Ayers Rock) Base Tour & Sunset
  • Day 2 - Uluru Sunrise – Kings Canyon
  • Day 3 - Kings Canyon – Alice Springs
  • Additional Information

Travelling south you’ll stop to visit a camel farm where there is time for a short camel ride (own expense). Later stop to view majestic Atila (Mt. Conner), before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort. This afternoon join your Driver Guide for a tour around the base of Uluru. Continue to the Kuniya Walk, where you’ll be escorted to the Mutitjulu Waterhole. View ancient rock art and learn about the Aboriginal and European history of the area. Visit the Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Late afternoon witness the striking colour changes of Uluru at sunset while enjoying nibbles and sparkling wine.


Hotel: Outback Pioneer Hotel, Desert Gardens Hotel or Sails in the Desert Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort.

Meals Included: Ro

Outback Pioneer

Outback Pioneer Hotel offers comfortable air-conditioned rooms, less than 15 km from Ayers Rock (Uluru). It includes a garden with a barbecue area and an outdoor swimming pool. Each room at Outback Pioneer Hotel includes tea/coffee making facilities and a private bathroom. The Bough Restaurant serves a traditional Australian breakfast each morning, featuring Australian cuisine and regional dishes.

Watch the sunrise set Uluru alight, while enjoying a warming cup of tea or coffee. Then travel to the domes of Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). On the way enjoy panoramic views on the south side of Kata Tjuta before arriving at the base of Walpa Gorge. Spend time exploring the gorge and the unusual conglomerate rock formations. This afternoon travel to Kings Canyon.

Hotel: Kings Canyon Resort, Standard Rooms or Kings Canyon Resort, Deluxe Spa Rooms.

Meals Included: Ro

Kings Canyon Resort

440 million years in the creating, Kings Canyon rises 270 metres above sea level and is at the heart of Australia's Red Centre. It is here that an unforgettable outback adventure will unfold in an extraordinary place of ancient beauty.

Join a guided climb to the rim of Kings Canyon for marvellous views of Watarrka National Park (for those with a good level of fitness). An easier walk along the boulder-strewn canyon creek bed is also available. This afternoon travel on to Alice Springs, where your short break concludes.

As this tour concludes after 7.00pm, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for tonight.

Meals Included: Ro

Departs
Daily, Alice Springs
7.00am

Returns
Day 3, Alice Springs
7.00pm (Oct-Mar)
7.30pm (Apr-Sep)

As this Short Break departs at 7.00am, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.

Low season: 01 Apr – 31 May & 01 Dec – 31 Mar.
High season: 01 Jun – 30 Nov.

Included

  • Accommodation
  • Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park Ticket
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Return airport transfers - flight details to be provided 14 days prior to tour departure date

All prices are per person, land only.

*Single traveller must pay the single price.

Pricing surcharges may apply due to hotel availability.