Red Centre Explorer

1 Nights

Ayers Rock

See the highlights of the Red Centre. Walk between the domes of Kata Tjuta before viewing the sunset with a glass of sparkling wine. Rise early to witness the sun rise at Uluru, explore the base and visit the cultural centre.

From £440pp
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Highlights

  • Visit Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)
  • Walk through Walpa Gorge
  • Uluru sunrise & sunset
  • Visit Mutitjulu Waterhole
  • Day 1 - Uluru (Ayers Rock) – Base Tour & Sunset
  • Day 2 - Uluru Sunrise – Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) – Alice Springs
  • Additional Information

On arrival at Ayers Rock Airport you will be transferred to the resort (flights to arrive prior to 1.30pm). This afternoon join your Driver Guide for a drive 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 flora and fauna and the Aboriginal and European history of Uluru. Visit the Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre to see Aboriginal arts and crafts. Late this afternoon travel to the Uluru sunset viewing area. Witness the striking colour changes of Uluru at sunset while enjoying nibbles and sparkling wine.

Hotel choice: Desert Gardens Hotel, Sails in the Desert Hotel or Outback Pioneer 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.

Rise early to watch the first rays of the sun set the Red Centre alight while enjoying a warming cup of tea or coffee. After the gorgeous sunrise at Uluru, travel to the mystical domes of Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). On the way enjoy panoramic views of the southern side of Kata Tjuta before arriving at the base of Walpa Gorge. Spend time exploring the gorge and the unusual conglomerate rock formations. The walking trail through Walpa Gorge follows the natural creek bed between two of the tallest domes of Kata Tjuta. This afternoon travel through beautiful and rugged scenery, as your Driver Guide talks about key landmarks, while sharing some local history and stories on the many sights you’ll pass en route. You’ll be amazed at the sight of Atila (Mt. Conner). Often mistaken for Uluru, it’s a distinctive flat-topped mountain that rises 300 metres above the desert sand. There’s time for an afternoon tea break (own expense) at Erldunda Roadhouse before arriving in Alice Springs.

Meals Included: Ro

Departs
Daily, Ayers Rock Resort
2.30pm (Apr-Oct)
3.00pm (Nov-Mar)

Returns
Day 2, Alice Springs
7.00pm (Oct-Mar)
7.30pm (Apr-Sep)

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

What's Included

  • Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park Ticket
  • Accommodation
  • 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

Pricing surcharges may apply due to hotel availability.

All prices are per person, land only.

*Single traveller must pay the single price.


Flight Information
Day 1: Flights to arrive prior to 1.30pm into Ayers Rock Airport
Day 2: We recommend guests to fly out the day after the tour finishes in Alice Springs