Uluru/Kata-Tjuta One Day Experience
The Uluru-Kata Tjuta Back in a Day Tour is a one day tour departing from and returning to Alice Springs. Let our friendly local guides take you on an amazing journey to the heart of Central Australia, the home of the Pitjantjatjara people, visiting the Red Centre icons Ayers Rock and the Olgas.
Embrace the Magnificence of Kata-Tjuta & capture Uluru at sunset while sipping sparkling wine and enjoying a Aussie cooked BBQ. One of the most spectacular and Beautiful sights you will ever see.
Our Professional Tour guides show you the real Outback they love and enjoy so much.
We collect you from outside your Alice Springs accommodation at approximately 6am and head to our first stop at Erldunda (home of the Emu) for a light breakfast.
We arrive at Yulara at approximately 11:45am. After a quick stop, a packed lunch is provided while we drive to the World Heritage listed Uluru/Kata-Tjuta National Park.
We travel to Kata-Kjuta(Olgas) for the first walk of the day into Walpa Gorge, embrace the domes of Kata-Kjuta on your 45 mins walk while taking in the views of the open plains on your return walk.
We then head back to Uluru National Park and visit the Aboriginal Cultural Centre, at the centre you will have time to learn about the local Pitjantjatjara people and buy some souvenirs. The Cultural centre was built with 90,000 mud bricks with the help of the local Anangu people, it is built on a sacred site and has very special meaning to the local Anangu people.
We then head to the base of Uluru/Ayers Rock next to the entrance to the climb, from here one of the two guides will take you on the Mala guided walk next to the Uluru climb entrance, The mala walk follows the north-west side of Uluru. There are many fine examples of Anangu rock art along this walk, and you can experience the sheer vertical walls, the guide will tell stories of the Anangu People.
We drive from the front of Uluru around to Kuniya carpark (back of Uluru). From here we start our second guided walk to the Mutitjula Waterhole, the guide will take you along a short track to the Mutitjulu Waterhole, home of a Wanampi, an ancestral watersnake. The guide will explain about some of the local tradition and how the Anangu people would use the waterhole for hunting. The caves containing rock art were used in the past by Anangu still alive today.
From here we head to the one of the best highlights of the day, The Uluru sunset with an Aussie BBQ, watch the majestic Uluru change colour with a glass of bubbly and good Aussie tucker(food).
After Sunset we set off to Alice Springs.
2 professional, accredited tour guides
Comfortable air conditioned coach with on board toilet
BBQ at sunset with sparkling wine
Freshly made packed lunch
Accommodation pick-up & drop-off
Uluru Park entrance fee ($25pp)
Fruit & snacks throughout the day
NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2017 - 2018 season. The 2017 - 2018 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2017 to the 31st March 2018. The 2018 - 2019 season rates commence on the 1st April 2018.