- Multi-Day Trip
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
- Free drinks included
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Travel from Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock) aboard a luxury coach. Take in the rugged desert landscapes of the region, passing through the beautiful MacDonnell Ranges. Stop at the Camel Farm and learn about the impact camels had in opening up Central Australia. You have the opportunity to ride a camel (own expense). While travelling through this remote country, your friendly Driver/Guide will provide an informative and entertaining commentary. There is time for stop at Mt Ebenezer road house for a quick break. View flat-topped Atila (Mt Conner) in the distance before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort.
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 where your Driver Guide will escort you 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, where you can learn about Aboriginal culture and see Aboriginal arts and crafts.
In the late afternoon we travel to the Uluru sunset viewing area. Witness the striking color changes of Uluru at sunset while enjoying canapés and a complimentary glass of wine.
Day 2: Uluru - Kings Canyon
Rise early this morning to 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 36 domes of Kata Tjuta. Spend some time exploring Walpa Gorge and the unusual conglomerate rock formations. The walking trail through Walpa Gorge follows the natural creek between two of the tallest domes of Kata Tjuta.
In the early afternoon, travel by luxury coach through spectacular desert scenery on your way to Kings Canyon Resort. Pass through Curtin Springs cattle station before viewing Atila (Mt. Conner) from the coach.
Day 3: Kings Canyon Guided Rim Walk - Alice Springs
Join a guided climb to the rim of Kings Canyon for marvelous views of Watarrka National Park. Follow the rim of the canyon stopping to look down into the canyon gorge at look-out points. The rim walk takes approximately 3-hours to complete and is rocky and steep in parts. It is recommended for those with a good level of fitness. Alternatively, you may wish to take an easier, shorter walk to explore the boulder strewn canyon floor.
Stop at Kings Creek Station to purchase lunch (own expense) before continuing through beautiful desert landscapes on your way to Alice Springs.
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Accommodation at the Outback Pioneer Hotel. Departs and concludes in Alice Springs
Accommodation at the Desert Garden Hotel. Departs and concludes in Alice Springs
Accommodation at the Sails in the Desert Hotel. Departs and concludes in Alice Springs
3-Day Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock) via Kings Canyon Tour
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Touring of Ayers Rock and The Olgas
- Sunrise viewing over Ayers Rock
- Kings Canyon Rim Walk
- National Park fees
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Return airport transfers
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Maximum of 3 passengers per room. If you are traveling with 4 travelers or more, you must make 2 separate bookings.
- Children must share a room with 2 or more adults, and utilize existing bedding
- Infant are free provided they do not occupy a seat
- Passengers requiring special assistance, must provide written notice to allow for appropriate planning. Requests for disabled rooms will be passed on to hotels, but cannot be guaranteed.
Depart Alice Springs and travel through the remote Outback landscapes past the West MacDonnell Ranges. This ancient, twisted range is thought to be the oldest in Australia. Stop to visit the Outback Camel Farm, where you'll have the opportunity to try riding one (own expense). Stop to view the flat-topped Mt Conner before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort. Take a tour to the base of Uluru with your guide. Travel to Mutitjulu waterhole, where you can see cave paintings and hear the legends of Python Dreaming. Visit the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre to learn more about the indigenous history and culture, and see traditional arts and crafts on display. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and watch the golden rays of the setting sun strike Uluru.
Day 2: Uluru Sunrise - Mutitjulu Waterhole - Uluru Climb - Kings Canyon
Rise early and witness the day's first light striking Uluru. Warm up with a coffee or tea as you take in the quiet of the Australian Outback. Join a tour to Kata Tjuta and walk into Walpa Gorge, where you may spot ancient stone carvings. In the early afternoon, travel by luxury coach through spectacular desert scenery on your way to Kings Canyon Resort. Pass through Curtin Springs cattle station before viewing Atila (Mt. Conner) from the coach.
Day 3: Kings Canyon Guided Rim Walk - Alice Springs
Enjoy a guided walk along the rim of Kings Canyon and through the 'Lost City' and 'Garden of Eden' (requires a good degree of fitness). See the towering walls and unique plant life. An alternative easy walk along the canyon floor is also available. In the afternoon, travel through the vast cattle properties of Central Australia, stopping at Kings Creek Station before arriving at your hotel in Alice Springs.
Outback Pioneer Hotel (Budget) - The Outback Pioneer Lodge 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.
Desert Gardens Hotel (Standard) - Set amidst magnificent ghost gums and flowering native shrubs, the recently refurbished Desert Gardens 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.
Sails In The Desert (Superior) - 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.
Due to operational requirements, hotel options are subject to change by the tour operator without notice.
Hotel Pickup List:
06:15 - A Good Rest B&B
06:55 - Alice in the Territory
06:15 - Alice Lodge Backpackers
06:35 - Alice Motor Inn
06:40 - Alice on Todd
06.35 - Aurora Alice Springs
06.25 - Chifley Alice Springs Resort
06:45 - Desert Palms Resort
06:35 - Desert Rose Inn
06:30 - Diplomat Motel
06:50 - DoubleTree Hilton Alice Springs
06:30 - Elkira Motel
06:55 - G’Day Mate Caravan Park
06:20 - Haven Backpackers
06:55 - Heavitree Gap Outback Lodge
06:55 - Heritage Caravan Park
06:40 - Ibis Styles Oasis
06:55 - Lasseters Casino Hotel
06:55 - MacDonnell Ranges Caravan Park
07:00 - Pathdorf Bed & Breakfast
06:40 - Quest Apartments
06:15 - Stuart Caravan Park
06:40 - Swagmans Rest Motel
06:35 - Todd Tavern
06:40 - Toddy’s Resort
06:40 - Wintersun Caravan Park
06:15 - Vatu Sanctuary
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Helen S, August 2016
This trip was absolutely fantastic - I really only booked for Uluru but Kata Tjuta and the Kings Canyon trip also included were just spectacular! As a single person I felt completely safe all the time and the drivers and guides were so friendly and informative - Thankyou especially to Tanya my driver for making this trip such a laugh. Great value for money and I totally recommend this to anyone wanting the full Uluru experience.
Reviewed by: Janine T, Australia, July 2016
Very well organised! All coach drivers very pleasant and knowledgeable. An excellent introduction to Central Australia!