3 Day Uluru and Kings Canyon Explorer
Discover the highlights of the Red Centre. Venture between the domes of Kata Tjuta through the Valley of the Winds and witness the majesty of Kings Canyon on the rim climb or canyon floor walk. Explore the base of Uluru and take in an unforgettable sunrise.
Day 1: Welcome to Uluṟu (Ayers Rock) – Valley of the Winds – Kata Tjuṯa (the Olgas) Sunset
On arrival at Ayers Rock Airport you will be transferred to the resort (flights to arrive prior to 12 noon). Travel to the mystical 36 domes of Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) and commence the walk to the Valley of the Winds, heading first to the Karu lookout. With views across many of the domes of Kata Tjuṯa and out into the sacred Anangu men’s area, you’ll be in awe of this natural wonder. Later, take in a magnificent sunset over Kata Tjuta while enjoying 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 sandhill country towards Kings Canyon, stopping for a breakfast at Kings Creek Station. In Kings Canyon make the rocky climb with your guide to the rim of the canyon to be rewarded with marvellous views over Watarrka National Park. Alternatively, you may wish to explore the boulder-strewn canyon floor, an easier walk. Return to Ayers Rock Resort.
Included Meals: Breakfast
Day 3: Uluṟu Sunrise & Sacred Sites – Farewell from Uluṟu (Ayers Rock)
Watch the first rays of the sun set the Red Centre alight while enjoying a warming cup of tea or coffee. Afterwards board your coach and travel around the base of Uluṟu in comfort as your Driver Guide provides commentary about the numerous sacred sites and features to be found at Uluṟu. Continue by coach to the Kuniya Walk where your Driver Guide will escort you to the beautiful Mutitjulu Waterhole. View Aboriginal rock paintings and learn about the area as your Driver Guide points out some native flora and explains the Aboriginal and European history of Uluṟu. Later visit the Uluṟu – Kata Tjuṯa Cultural Centre, where you can learn about Aboriginal culture and see Aboriginal arts and crafts. You will be transferred to Ayers Rock Airport for your onward flight (flights to depart after 12.30pm).
Experienced Driver Guides
Detailed and informative commentary
Travel in an air-conditioned coach
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2019 - 2020 season. The 2019 - 2020 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2019 to the 31st March 2020. The 2020 - 2021 season rates commence on the 1st April 2020.