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Best 3-Day Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock) Highlights Tour including Sounds of Silence Dinner

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  • Location: Alice Springs, concludes Ayers Rock, Australia
  • Duration: 3 days / 2 nights (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2230ARS3

Stand in the shadows of one of Australia's icons, Uluru and Kata Tjuta on this 3-day tour departing from Alice Springs. Wonder at the rocky domes of sacred Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and dine under the stars with a 'Sounds of Silence' dinner. Travel by luxury coach one-way from Alice Springs to Ayers Rock (Uluru) and experience the best of the Red Centre.


  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Dinner included
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
See the heart of Australia on a three-day tour from Alice Springs. Experience the awe of sunrise at Uluru,discover the mysteries of Kata Tjuta and its 36 rocky domes. Dine out under the stars for a truly memorable experience and see history come to life through ancient cave paintings.

Day 1. Kata Tjuta, Walpa Gorge and Uluru Sunset
Depart from Alice Springs and travel through the West MacDonnell and James Ranges with stops at a camel farm, where you have the chance to ride a camel (own expense) and a great vantage point to see the majestic Mt Conner. Later in the afternoon visit the 36 immense rock domes of Kata Tjuta. Enjoy a guided walk into Walpa Gorge then travel to sunset strip where you will enjoy a complimentary glass of wine as the sun sets over Uluru. This evening, dine under the stars and savor Australian delicacies at the Sounds of Silence Dinner. Relax and let an astronomer guide you on a tour of the night sky.
Overnight: Choice of budget, first-class or deluxe accommodation

Day 2. Uluru Sunrise, Mutitjulu Waterhole
Rise early this morning and travel to Talinguru Nyakunytjaku viewing area to witness the sun rise over Uluru. In the stillness and quiet, enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and feel the spiritual heart of the Australian Outback. After watching the sun rise, travel to Uluru for a tour around the base with your guide. Then join a guided walk to Mutitjulu waterhole, view ancient rock art and hear stories of Aboriginal legends. Later visit the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre where you can learn more about the indigenous history and culture, and see traditional arts and crafts on display.
Overnight: Choice of budget, first-class or deluxe accommodation

Please note: You will need to eat breakfast earlier or arrange to have a breakfast box to take with you

Day 3. Ayers Rock Resort
Spend the morning relaxing before transferring to your onward flight.

Respecting Indigenous Culture
Visits to Indigenous sites may change at short notice, due to the cultural and ceremonial obligations. The Anangu (Aboriginal landowners) regard Uluru as a sacred site and strongly discourage climbing the rock.

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Tour departs from selected Alice Springs hotels

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Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

3 days / 2 nights
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Tour concludes at Ayers Rock on Day 3

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Budget Accommodation
Code: AY46B

3-Day Uluru Highlights Tour including Sounds of Silence Dinner & 2-nights budget accommodation with private facilities at the Outback Pioneer Hotel

USD $681.55
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Superior Accommodation
Code: AY46S

3-Day Uluru Highlights Tour including Sounds of Silence Dinner & 2-nights accommodation with private facilities at the Desert Garden Hotel

USD $772.43
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First Class Accommodation
Code: AY46F

3-Day Uluru Highlights Tour including Sounds of Silence Dinner & 2-nights accommodation with private facilities at Sails in the Desert

USD $880.89
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Best 3-Day Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock) Highlights Tour including Sounds of Silence Dinner

Walpa Gorge

  • 3-day touring by luxury, air-conditioned coach from Alice Springs to Ayers Rock
  • Two nights accommodation at the Ayers Rock Resort at your choice of hotel (please select category at time of booking)
  • Touring of Ayers Rock and The Olgas
  • Sunset Drinks
  • Sunrise viewing over Ayers Rock
  • The five star 'Sounds of Silence' desert dining experience on Day 2
  • National Park fees
  • Australia's Goods and Services Tax (GST)
  • Most meals and beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Maximum of 3 passengers per room. If you are traveling with a party of 4 travelers or more, you must make 2 separate bookings.
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable

You have a choice of accommodation on this tour at Ayers Rock. Select between budget, first class or deluxe accommodation categories.

BUDGET - Outback Pioneer Hotel : The Outback Pioneer Hotel has a true outback, pioneering atmosphere that gives guests a real taste of traditional Australian hospitality. Cook up some outback delights on the barbecue or come and share a few yarns about your adventures in the Red Centre over a beer and some hearty bush tucker in the Bough House Restaurant.

FIRST CLASS Desert Gardens Hotel : Enjoy the charm of the Desert Gardens Hotel where magnificent ghost gums and flowering native shrubs provide a distinct botanical theme. Set amidst the landscaped gardens, the hotel features a swimming pool and is close to the resort's shops and Visitors Centre. The hotel offers a range of stylish accommodation. Desert Gardens is the superior hotel at Ayers Rock Resort and is centrally located to all resort and touring facilities.

DELUXE Sails In The Desert : Sails in the Desert is the premier hotel at Ayers Rock Resort, with spacious, airy and exquisitely furnished rooms set in lush park-like grounds. Deriving its name from the distinctive sail-like structures, which provide shade and a touch of elegance to its design, Sails in the Desert is the ultimate in luxury in the Red Centre. Rooms are spacious and exquisitely furnished, all with private balcony or verandah. The hotel features a swimming pool, tennis court, mini golf and three restaurants.

Terms and Conditions:
If you cancel at least 29 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 28 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: PAULINA C, March 2013

Absolutely beautiful! The people were very friendly. The Sound of Silence Dinner was an awesome experience. We went to Australia to get on a cruise for Australia and New Zealand. The best part of the entire vacation was our trip to Cairns, Ayers Rock, Olgas, and the Sounds of Silence.

Reviewed by: Anna B, September 2012

for us as a Familie it was perfekt

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Tour code: 2230ARS3