3 Days Uluru and Kings Canyon

3 Days Uluru and Kings Canyon

Enjoy the sights of Alice Springs on Uluru and Kings Canyon, see the awesome natural sights of Ayers Rock, The Olgas, Kings Canyon and The Australian Outback. Depart from Ayers rock and Ending in Alice springs. Accommodation options are available budget, Standard and Superior standard.

Tour Highlights

  • Uluru Sunset and Sunrise
  • Mutitjulu Waterhole
  • Kings Canyon

Tour Info

Code AK-YK43
Style
  • Short Break
Duration 3 Days
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Note

Standard and Superior Twin or single Accommodation upgrades are available on request.

Vehicle Luxury Coach
Suitability Open Age
Start Ayers Rock @ 02.30 pm
Finish Alice Springs @ 07.30 pm
Travel Insurance Required

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 (Budget),

Desert Gardens Hotel (Standard) or

Sails in the Desert Hotel (Superior), Ayers Rock Resort.

** Optional Experience

ADD-ON ULURU BARBECUE DINNER

FROM $136 adult$68 child

After sunset, join us under the stars at our exclusive venue. Enjoy sparkling wine on arrival, then dine on a menu of steak, lamb sausages, chicken skewers and garlic prawns, salads and a tasty dessert. All accompanied by a selection of wines, beers and soft drinks. There's time for stargazing too (weather permitting).

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 (Budget or Standard)

or Kings Canyon Resort, Deluxe Spa Rooms (Superior)

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.

Note

  • Departs 2.30pm (Apr-Oct) and 3.00pm (Nov-Mar) 
  • Returns Day 3, 7.00pm (Oct-Mar) and 7.30pm (Apr-Sep),  Alice Springs
  • Concession rates are available on request for Australian concession card holders only. 
  • Tour price includes a twin Budget standard accommodation   But you may opt to upgrade Standard or superior room.

Inclusions

  • Budget Twin  Accommodation 
  • Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park Ticket
  • Experienced Driver Guides
  • Detailed and informative commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Return airport transfers- flight details to be provided 45 days prior to travel

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
  • Water bottle to hold 1 litre, or 3 litres for those choosing to do the Kings Canyon rim walk
  • Camera
  • Jacket in the cooler months

Fitness requirement

Low to moderate level of fitness required:

  • Uluru: Low level of fitness required. Approximately 1 hour gentle walk on flat ground.
  • Kata Tjuta: Moderate level of fitness required. Walking on uneven surface required to complete Walpa Gorge walk, however, guests can return to the coach at any time if needed.
  • Kings Canyon: Good level of fitness required for three hour walk around the canyon’s rim. 
  • Or low to moderate level of fitness required for the canyon floor walk.