Alice Springs & Rock Escape

3 Nights

Alice Springs

Discover the highlights of the Red Centre. Explore Alice Springs, Kata Tjuta and the red heart of outback Australia, Uluru. Witness the unforgettable outback sunrise and sunset and be immersed in the rich culture of the region.

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Highlights

  • See the sights including the Alice Springs Telegraph Station, School of the Air, Royal Flying Doctor Service and Alice Springs Reptile Centre
  • Travel through the West MacDonnell Range and visit a camel farm
  • Learn about the native flora, fauna and intriguing cultural traditions and discover an array of fascinating sacred sites
  • Witness the striking colour changes of Uluru at sunset while enjoying nibbles and sparkling wine
  • Enjoy panoramic views and mystical domes of Kata Tjuta
  • Day 1 - Alice Springs
  • Day 2 - Alice Springs – Uluru (Ayers Rock) Base Tour & Sunset
  • Day 3 - Uluru Sunrise – Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)
  • Day 4 - Uluru (Ayers Rock)
  • Additional Information

On arrival at Alice Springs Airport you will be transferred to your hotel (flights to arrive prior to 12 noon). See the sights including the Alice Springs Telegraph Station, School of the Air, Royal Flying Doctor Service and Alice Springs Reptile Centre.

Hotel: Aurora Alice Springs (Budget), Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters (Standard) or Mercure Alice Springs Resort (Superior), Alice Springs.

Meals Included: Ro

Aurora Alice Springs

Our Alice Springs hotel is a popular choice for both business & holiday travellers seeking an outback experience in the heart of the Northern Territory, Australia.

Travel through the West MacDonnell Ranges. Visit a camel farm, where there is time for a short camel ride (own expense). View majestic Atila (Mt. Conner) before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort. This afternoon travel around the base of Uluru with a local Driver Guide. Learn about the native flora, fauna and intriguing cultural traditions of traditional owners, the Anangu, and discover an array of fascinating sacred sites. Join your Driver Guide for a walk to Mutitjulu Waterhole. Explore a number of caves and view Aboriginal rock paintings as your Guide interprets their meaning. Later visit Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre where there is time to purchase some locally made Aboriginal art. Late afternoon witness the striking colour changes of Uluru at sunset while enjoying nibbles and sparkling wine.

Hotel: Outback Pioneer Hotel (Budget), Desert Gardens Hotel (Standard) or Sails in the Desert Hotel (Superior), Ayers Rock Resort, 2 nights.

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.

Rise early this morning to travel to watch the first rays of the sun set the Red Centre alight. Then travel to the mystical domes of Kata Tjuta. On the way enjoy panoramic views of the southern side of Kata Tjuta before arriving at the base of Walpa Gorge. Spend some time exploring the gorge and the unusual conglomerate rock formations.

Return to 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.

You’ll be transferred to Ayers Rock Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

Meals Included: Ro

Your Independent Holiday
As a free independent traveller on an Independent Holiday, you won’t be escorted by a Travel Director for the duration of your trip, rather you’ll meet different Driver Guides and like-minded travellers each day as you explore different destinations. We’ve taken care of all of your arrangements such as hotel reservations and airport transfers so you don’t have to worry about the nitty gritty,  and we’re only ever a phone call away if you have any questions throughout your holiday.

Departs
Daily (Apr-Nov & Mar)
Mon, Thu & Sat (Dec-Feb)
1.45pm from Alice Springs

Returns
Morning of Day 4 at Ayers Rock Resort

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.

Tour Code: ARR6