Uluru & Kings Canyon Explorer

2 Nights

Ayers Rock

Discover the highlights of the Red Centre. Venture between the domes of Kata Tjuta through the Valley of the Winds and witness the majesty of Kings Canyon on the rim climb or canyon floor walk. Explore the base of Uluru and take in an unforgettable sunrise.

From £545pp
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Highlights

  • Walk through Walpa Gorge
  • View ancient Uluru rock art
  • Spectacular Kings Canyon
  • Sunrise & sunset at Uluru
  • Day 1 - Uluru (Ayers Rock) – Base Tour & Sunset
  • Day 2 - Kings Canyon
  • Day 3 - Uluru Sunrise – Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) – Uluru (Ayers Rock)
  • Additional Information

On arrival at Ayers Rock Airport you will be transferred to your hotel (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. You’ll explore a number of caves and view Aboriginal rock paintings as your Guide interprets their meaning and significance. 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 Uluru sunset viewing area, ‘Sunset Strip,’ and relax with sparkling wine and nibbles as the sun sets over the western horizon and the evening sky brings out the many shades of colour for which Uluru is renowned.

Hotel: Outback Pioneer Hotel, Desert Gardens Hotel or Sails in the Desert Hotel, 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 to drive through sandhill country towards Kings Canyon, stopping for a breakfast at Kings Creek Station. In Kings Canyon make the rocky climb with your guide to the rim of the canyon to be rewarded with marvellous views over Watarrka National Park. Or you may wish to explore the boulder-strewn canyon creek bed, an easier walk. Return to Ayers Rock Resort.

Meals Included: Bed and Breakfast

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.

Travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing area. Watch the first rays of the sun set the Red Centre alight while enjoying a warming cup of tea or coffee. Then 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 you will be transferred to Ayers Rock Airport. Flights to depart after 12.30pm (Oct-Mar) & 1.00pm (Apr-Sep).

Meals Included: Ro

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

Returns
Day 3, Ayers Rock Resort
10:30am (Oct-Mar)
11.00am (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: Flights to depart after 12.30pm (Oct-Mar) or after 1pm (Apr-Sep) from Ayers Rock airport