4 star rating: Recommended 13 Reviews

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  • Location:Ayers Rock, Australia
  • Duration:3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Kata Tjuta Small Group Tour

Enjoy a small-group tour of majestic Kata Tjuta, one of Australia’s most iconic natural wonders. Travel from Ayers Rock Resort to Walpa Gorge, part of the Kata Tjuta site that lies within World Heritage-listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Learn the natural history and stories of this sacred site and take a walk through the Walpa Gorge for an amazing perspective on a key landmark in Australia's Red Centre. Travel in a small group with a maximum of 11 participants for a more intimate experience.

Highlights

  • 3.5-hour guided tour to Walpa Gorge in Kata Tjuta, from Ayers Rock Resort
  • Experience walking among the massive dome–shaped rock formations of Kata Tjuta
  • Learn the geology, history and cultural significance of Kata Tjuta
  • Explore Walpa Gorge on a guided walk
  • Returns to Ayers Rock Resort in time for Sounds of Silence dinner (not included)
  • See Kata Tjuta in a small group limited to 11 participants for a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Kata Tjuta Small Group Tour

Kata Tjuta

After hotel pickup from Ayers Rock Resort, travel with your guide in a climate–controlled minivan through the stunning landscape of Australia's Red Centre.

Drive about 45 minuted into Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, where Australian native animals including kangaroos and perentie lizards can sometimes be spotted.

When you arrive at Kata Tjuta, your guide leads you on a 1.5-mile (2.5-km) walk through the Walpa Gorge. Learn about the geology of the 36 dome-shaped rock formations that make up Kata Tjuta and admire the scale of the red rock walls that surround you. Hear the wind (walpa) far above and marvel at this ancient place that is sacred to the Aboriginal people.

After about two hours exploring the Kata Tjuta site, your guide returns you to your Ayers Rock Resort hotel in the late afternoon.

Customer Reviews

Laraine O Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

We found the small group tour really good for us and we would recommend it to others.

Yuji

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Really small group tour, because there were only two people, me and my guide (Jess)!! haha She was extremely friendly, and made me feel at home. Although I was more than 30 minutes late (sorry Jess...), she was very kind and welcoming. Kata Tjuta itself was plain amazing as well. Highly recommended!!

Sheila H United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2013

Our guide was very laid back and informative. Lots of tales and info given en route. The walk was unbelievable and so awesome in the original meaning of the word. Local stories about the formation of the rocks much more inspiring than geographical ones! A great trip at the fantastic Ayers Rock.

Mathew P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2013

Excellent tour guide and experience. Small group of eleven which ensured personal attention. Very informative trip to our destination including Abroginal culture and their history over the thousands of years in the red centre. Then arriving at Kata Tjuta (Olgas) we were met with a magnificent scene of a harsh landscape and a breathtaking valley within the Katta Tjuta. On our two kilometre walk through the valley the tour guide, Stacey, made her way to every person in the tour discoursing history and answering a multitude of questions. Stacey was also concerned and monitored every one of us as to our health and capacity to walk the journey over the uneven earth along the valley floor. It was most reassuring. We had plenty of photo shoots and plenty of time to absorb the views and significance of the Kata Tjuta. I would reccommend very highly this tour and our tour guide Stacey.

Emily R

4 star rating: Recommended July 2015

Enjoyed the commentary while in the van. The guide Ryan was very friendly and patient with our team different skill levels. Liked where we were taken for our walk. Thought it was a little pricey for what you got and wish there was a one day park pass option I realize this isn't the tours fault.

Maria L

4 star rating: Recommended April 2013

Excellent walking tour of the Wolpa Gorge and nice drive through the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Our guide was very informative and our very small group learned a lot about the area and the native inhabitants, wild life and plants. Make sure you wear good, sturdy sneakers, bring plenty of water, and bug repellent! Our guide did have a water jug to replenish our smaller bottles and he carried a natural bug repellent cream as well. Others on our tour had hats with mesh but we were not quite that prepared but given the fact that our one piece of checked luggage didn't get on our flight, we had to make due with the items we had in our carry on. If you are going to take this tour, make sure sneakers, and bug spray are in your carry-on! This tour got back in time for us to make the Sounds of Silence Dinner pick-up and it was a very informative, moderately strenuous introduction to the Outback.

Garry B

4 star rating: Recommended May 2012

Small intimate group led by Angela who was knowledge of the area. We didn't realise how majestic Kata Tjuta is and the peacefulness was pleasurable.

Llani K Australia

4 star rating: Recommended May 2011

Tour guide was terrific - loads of information was provided to us on the mini-bus trip out to Kata Tjuta. The walk was easy and gentle paced - no difficulty at all. Recommended

Sweety

3 star rating: Worth doing December 2015

A very good afternoon tour and enough to give the visitor a real understanding of the Geology Fauna and Flora, without taking up to much time in the blistering heat

PABLO M

3 star rating: Worth doing July 2015

The tour is quite expensive for only three hours trip, but considering that everything is sooo expensive in Ayers Rock... it is in the average. The guide was too young so she didn't made the travel so interesting...

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