3 Day Kings Canyon and Uluṟu Explorer Short Break
On this 3 Day Kings Canyon and Ayers Rock Explorer Tour see the sites of Alice Springs, the West MacDonnell and James Ranges, Uluru and Kata Tjuta, stop at Kings Creek Station for breakfast also enjoy the Uluru Sunrise and Base Tour.
Travel by Luxury air-conditioned Mercedes Benz and/or Scania coaches with an informative and experienced Driver guide who drives and commentates.
Day 1: Alice Springs – Uluṟu (Ayers Rock) – Kata Tjuṯa (the Olgas) Sunset
Travelling south you'll stop to visit a camel farm where there's time for a ride on these 'ships of the desert' (own expense) and later stop to view majestic Atila (Mt. Conner), before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort. This afternoon tour to Kata Tjuṯa (the Olgas) where your Guide will escort you on a 2-3 hour walk among the domes to the Valley of the Winds lookout (shorter walk available). Afterwards take in a magnificent outback sunset at Kata Tjuṯa (the Olgas). Then take in a magnificent outback sunset at Kata Tjuṯa while you enjoy a complimentary glass of sparkling wine.
Hotel: Outback Pioneer Lodge (Budget), Outback Pioneer Hotel (Standard), Desert Gardens Hotel (Superior) or Sails in the Desert Hotel (First Class), Ayers Rock Resort, 2 nights
Day 2: Kings Canyon
Drive through sand hill country to Kings Canyon. Make the rocky climb to the rim of the canyon and be rewarded with marvellous views of Watarrka National Park. Alternatively, you may wish to explore the boulder-strewn canyon floor, an easier walk. After lunch (own expense) we return to Ayers Rock Resort.
Included Meals: Breakfast
Day 3: Uluṟu Sunrise & Base Tour – Farewell from Uluṟu (Ayers Rock)
Rise early to watch the first rays of the sun set the Red Centre and Uluru alight. After sunrise join your Guide for a drive around the base of Uluru. Travel by coach to the Muṯitjulu Walk where you will be escorted to the beautiful Mutitjulu Waterhole. View Aboriginal rock art and learn about the area as your Driver Guide indicates native flora and fauna and explains the history of Uluru. Visit the Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre to see locally-made arts and crafts. In the afternoon you will be transferred to Ayers Rock Airport (flights to depart after 12.30pm).
NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2018 - 2019 season. The 2018 - 2019 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2018 - 31st March 2019. The 2019 - 2020 season rates commence on the 1st April 2019.