Uluru & Kings Canyon Unearthed

2 Nights

Ayers Rock

See the highlights of the stunning Red Centre. See a breathtaking Uluru sunrise and sunset. Venture in through the domes of Kata Tjuta on the Walpa Gorge walk and explore Kings Canyon’s towering sandstone walls.

From £695pp
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Highlights

  • Visit Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)
  • Celebrate an Uluru sunset
  • Experience sunrise at Uluru
  • Explore Kings Canyon
  • Day 1 - Uluru (Ayers Rock) – Base Tour & Sunset
  • Day 2 - Uluru (Ayers Rock) – Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) – Kings Canyon
  • Day 3 - Kings Canyon – 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 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 and learn more about the Western Desert region. Travel to the sunset viewing area to enjoy sparkling wine and nibbles and watch the effect of the setting sun on the colour of Uluru.

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.

Rise early to watch the first rays of the sun set Uluru and the Red Centre alight. Later, 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. 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.

This morning join your Driver Guide for the rocky climb to the canyon rim for superb views of Watarrka National Park (for those with a good level of fitness). Alternatively explore the canyon creek bed, for an easier, shady walk. Travel through the desert to Alice Springs, where your short break concludes.

As this Short Break concludes after 7.00pm, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the night.

Meals Included: Ro

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

Returns
Day 3, 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.

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.

Flight Information
Day 1: Flights to arrive prior to 1.30pm into Ayers Rock Airport
Day 3: We recommend guests to fly out the day after the tour finishes in Alice Springs