Explore the sights of Alice Springs, enjoy Uluru Sunset and Sunrise, and Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). Enjoy the different standard accommodation Budget , standard and superior rooms.
|Start||Alice Springs @ 07.00 am|
|Finish||Alice Springs @ 07.30 pm|
Depart Alice Springs through the rugged desert landscape, passing the beautiful MacDonnell Ranges. Stop at a camel farm, where there's the opportunity to ride one of these 'ships of the desert' (own expense). View flat topped Atila (Mt. Conner) in the distance, before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort rested, relaxed and ready to explore the amazing World Heritage listed Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park.
This afternoon travel around the base of Uluru in comfort as your Driver Guide provides commentary about the numerous sacred sites and features to be found at Uluru. Continue by coach to the Kuniya Walk from where you'll be escorted on foot to the beautiful Mutitjulu Waterhole. View Aboriginal rock paintings and learn about the area as your Driver Guide points out some native flora and explains the Aboriginal and European history of Uluru. Later visit the Uluru - Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. In the late afternoon you'll travel to the Uluru sunset viewing area. 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.
** Optional Experience: Add-on the Uluru Barbecue Dinner
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).
ADD-ON ULURU BARBECUE DINNER
Add-on Uluru Barbecue Dinner
$136 adult$68 child
Rise early this morning to travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing area. 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. The trail follows the natural creek between two of the tallest domes of Kata Tjuta.
This afternoon travel along the Stuart Highway through desert scenery on your way to Alice Springs, where your short break concludes.
Moderate level of fitness required.