Explore the many highlights of Kings Canyon and Uluru during the
3 Day Rock the Centre Tour from Alice Springs to Alice Springs. Stay overnight in a swag (Aussie bedroll), learn about Aboriginal culture and watch the sunset over Uluru.
Day 1: Alice Spring to Kings Canyon
Kick of your adventure with an optional camel ride at an outback camel farm (own expense) before we make our way to Kings Canyon Resort for lunch. Make sure you’ve got your hiking shoes on as we journey to Kings Canyon and explore the Amphitheatre, breathtaking North and South Walls, the Lost City, and Garden of Eden. After an outdoor dinner, enjoy sitting around the fire with new friends before star-gazing from the comfort of your swag (Aussie bedroll). (LD)
Day 2: Kings Canyon to Uluru
We’ll be up early today, as we hit the road to make our way to Uluru. After lunch at our campground, get up close and personal with the Rock as you walk around a spectacular section of the base. You will then get an insight to the local Aboriginal culture from your guide before watching the desert sunset over Uluru. It’s time to fire up the BBQ for dinner. Overnight in swag (Aussie bedroll). (BLD)
Day 3: Uluru to Alice Springs
Witness a magical Uluru sunrise then visit the Cultural Centre to further your insight into the amazing Anangu way of life. The 36 domes of Kata Tjuta will fascinate you, as you explore the majestic features of this ancient geological formation during a Valley of the Winds hike. We enjoy lunch before we make our way back to Alice Springs. (BL)
B = Breakfast | L = Lunch | D = Dinner
Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)
Outback Camel Farm
Uluru (Ayers Rock)
National Park entry
Meals as indicated
Air-conditioned vehicle and camping fees/equipment
NOTE: The 2012 - 2013 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2012 to the 31st March 2013. The 2013 - 2014 season rates commence on the 1st April 2013.
Departs select Alice Springs accommodation from 5:45am, returning to Alice Springs early evening day 3.
Tour departs daily.
MINIMUM / MAXIMUM NUMBERS
4 - 24 Passengers
DRESSCODE / WHAT TO BRING
Please bring sturdy walking shoes (ankle high), hat and sunscreen, towel and toiletries, warm clothing in winter, water bottle, torch/flashlight, insect repellent/net, camera, travel pillow, sleeping bag (can be purchased for $30).
A STRICT luggage limit of 15kg applies in a soft bag or backpack.
During summer the itinerary can change due to high temperatures. In this case Kings Canyon rim walk will be on the morning of day 2.
Itineraries may also vary and/or attractions substituted due to other seasonal conditions, traditional owner, and national park requirements.
PACKAGE OPTIONS (please select your preferred option)
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