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  • Location: Ayers Rock, Australia
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)
Dine under millions of stars in the Red Centre of Australia during the Sounds of Silence dinner. Travel to a secluded formal dining setting in the middle of the desert where you start the evening by watching the sunset over Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) and Uluru (Ayers Rock) while sipping sparkling wine. Enjoy appetizers, didgeridoo music and a traditional dance performance, followed by a gourmet 3-course buffet dinner with unlimited wine and beer. Top off your night with a stargazing talk that identifies the many stars and planets that light up the skies above you.

Highlights

  • 4-hour Sounds of Silence dinner with Aboriginal dance performance and stargazing talk, from Ayers Rock
  • Enjoy an elegant outdoor dining experience with great views of Kata Tjuta and Uluru
  • Take in the sunset while sipping a glass of sparkling wine
  • Feast on a 3-course buffet dinner with Australian bushtucker-inspired dishes and unlimited wine and beer
  • Watch a traditional Aboriginal dance performance
  • Learn about the constellations of the Southern Hemisphere during a stargazing talk after dinner
  • Check out the starry skies through a high-quality telescope

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What You Can Expect

Sounds of Silence Restaurant

Sounds of Silence

Well before sunset, your van arrives to pick you up from your Ayers Rock hotel and take you to an elegant outdoor dining area situated in a desert clearing. You are welcomed with a glass of chilled sparkling wine and a spread of Outback-style canapés, served on a viewing platform that overlooks Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Take in the changing colors of the sunset over Kata Tjuta and Uluru as you nibble appetizers, sip wine and hear the sounds of live didgeridoo. Keep your camera handy for great photo ops.

As the stars come out, make your way to your dinner table, elegantly laid out with white tablecloths, candles and heat lamps nearby to keep the chill away. Seated with other visitors from around the world, dine on a 3-course bushtucker-inspired buffet with dishes that may include Australian delicacies such as kangaroo, barramundi, crocodile and quandong (a native fruit). Attentive waitstaff come to your table to refill your wine glasses with unlimited Australian wine and beer throughout your meal.

A traditional dance performance provides an introduction to Aboriginal culture and an after-dinner talk by an expert star-gazer takes you on a tour of the Southern Hemisphere's night skies. Learn how to identify key stars, planets and constellations, then take a closer look at the heavens through a high-quality telescope after the presentation.

At the end of this special evening in the Red Centre, your coach returns you to your Ayers Rock hotel.

Please note: You do not require a National Park entrance ticket to attend the dinner

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Great food and atmosphere! This was a wonderful experience out in the middle of the desert. Beautiful sunset, starry skies and plenty of food and drink to keep you satisfied. If you are a small group of 2-4, you will meet people from all around the world as you sit and dine together around a candlelit table. Transportation to and from the hotel. So long as the weather cooperates, which is more than likely in the desert, you won't be disappointed.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

This was really a magical experience. I had booked this date to celebrate our 30th Wedding Anniversary and it couldn't have been better. All the staff were great, the lady pointing out stars in the night sky was wonderful. Big thanks to the tour company also.

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