The majestic red dome of Uluru (Ayers Rock) and the many smaller domes of Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) have stood for thousands of years. You really need at least two days to appreciate the countless Dreamtime stories and the many colors and endless views of this special place - from the caves and rock paintings at the base of Uluru, to the Mutitjulu Waterhole and the 36 rocky domes of the Olgas.
- Experience the magic of the Red Center on this two-day tour from Uluru (Ayers Rock) to Alice Springs
- Tour Kata Tjuta (Olgas) and Walpa Gorge
- See the many changing colours of Uluru (Ayers Rock) as you watch the sunset while you enjoy a glass of wine
- Watch the sunrise over Uluru (Ayers Rock)
- Walk the base of Uluru
- See cave paintings and listen to dreamtime stories
- Learn about the geology and flora of the region
What You Can Expect
This two-day independent coach tour includes meet and greet at Ayers Rock Airport with a transfer to your hotel, the highlights of Uluru (Ayers Rock), including an overnight at Ayers Rock Resort in your choice of accommodation. Experience the majesty of this monolith and the neighboring Kata Tjuta (Olgas), before traveling by luxury coach to Alice Springs.Day 1. Kata Tjuta, Uluru Sunset
Arrive at Ayers Rock Airport before 3.00pm and be transferred to your hotel Later in the afternoon visit the 36 immense rock domes of Kata Tjuta. Enjoy a guided walk into Walpa Gorge and marvel at the sheer walls that flank you as you enter the gorge. Then travel to sunset strip where you will enjoy a complimentary glass of wine as you admire the spectacular display of light and color as you watch an Uluru sunset.
Overnight: Choice of budget, first-class or deluxe accommodation
Day 2. Uluru Sunrise, Alice Springs
Rise early this morning and travel to Talinguru Nyakunytjaku viewing area to witness the sun rise over Uluru. Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee while being mesmerized by the changing hues of Uluru. After watching the sun rise, travel to Uluru to tour around the base with your guide. Then join a guided walk to Mutitjulu waterhole, see ancient rock art and hear stories of Aboriginal legends. Discover more about the cultures and traditions of the indigenous people at the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Then view Mt Conner rising above the desert plain as you travel to Alice Springs, arriving at 6.30pm.
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.
BUDGET & STANDARD: 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.
SUPERIOR: Desert Gardens (standard room) : 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.
Please note: Due to operational requirements, hotel lists are subject to change by the tour operator without notice.