The price quoted on the departure date for ''more than a day'' tours covers all days of the tour.
Duration Two days
Destinations Alice Springs, Kata Tjuta ( The Olgas), Uluru (Ayers Rock)
Departs from Alice Springs and Uluru (Ayers Rock)
Departure/Pickup Instructions Alice Springs pick-ups: approximately 5:45am.
Ayers Rock pick-ups:
Until 31/03/2017: Outback Pioneer 12:15PM, Ayers Rock Airport 12:45PM, Ayers Rock Airport 2PM
From 01/04/2017: Ayers Rock Airport 12:15PM, Outback Pioneer 12:30PM, Ayers Rock Airport 2PM
Departure Time Approx 5:45am
Returns/Ends At Approx noon Ayers Rock Resort
Suitable for Suitable for everyone - Friendly Aussie Guides, Coach Comfort
Itinerary NOTE - THIS IS A ONE WAY TOUR FROM ALICE SPRINGS ENDING AT AYERS ROCK RESORT.
If you’re short on time and seeking to experience the best of Uluru and the outback, camp under the stars and enjoy sparkling wine while taking in the amazing Uluru sunset, this is the tour for you!
This overnight camping experience starts at Alice Springs or Ayers Rock, and ends in Ayers Rock on day 2.
Day 1: Alice Springs to Uluru
We pick you up outside your Alice Springs accommodation at 5.45am and drive through the beautiful outback, our first stop will be an outback roadhouse for a quick breakfast (at your own expense), back on the road and a short stop for viewing of Mount Connor and the Salt lakes before arriving to Yulara.
If you’re starting the tour in Ayers Rock we will pick you up from the Outback Pioneer Lodge (Ayers Rock Resort), or from the Ayers Rock Airport.
After lunch we drive to our first stop in the Uluru national park where you can pick one of the following Uluru experiences:
Visit the Cultural Centre and enjoy 2 guided Uluru base walks (Mala & Mutitjulu Waterhole).
Full 10km Uluru base walk (unguided), Cultural Centre visit not included.
Uluru climb (unguided, if open), Cultural Centre visit not included (please note: Uluru is a sacred site and the Anangu people ask visitors to respect their culture by not climbing the rock).
2PM Ayers Rock airport pick-ups will be able to enjoy 2 guided walks at Uluru (Mala & Mutitjulu Waterhole), Cultural Centre visit and lunch are not included.
This evening we watch a spectacular Uluru sunset while enjoying a glass of sparkling wine & snacks. After sunset we drive to our campsite for hot showers and a hearty meal. Depending on your mood you can choose to sleep in a permanent 4 share safari tent (bunk beds) or in a swag (Aussie bedroll) under millions of outback stars. (L,D)
Optional upgrade to twin tents available at $40/person per tour – twin tent upgrade price includes sleeping bag and pillow.
Day 2: Uluru Sunrise, Kata Tjuta and Kings Creek Station
Up early for breakfast before catching a spectacular Uluru sunrise. We then head to Kata-Tjuta (The Olgas) for a guided 5.5km walk through the Valley of the Winds, returning to camp for lunch.
After lunch we will drop you off at either Ayers Rock Airport or Ayers Rock Resort. (B,L)
Inclusions Sparkling wine & snacks at the Uluru sunset
Accredited, experienced tour guides
Permanent campsite with kitchen, toilets & hot showers
4 person Safari tents
Quality swags if you choose to sleep under the stars
Air conditioned mini-bus
Quality healthy meals and drinking water
Uluru park entrance fee ($25pp)
Pick up from Alice Springs accommodation, Ayers Rock Airport or Ayers Rock Resort (Outback Pioneer)
Exclusions Sleeping bag hire $20 per person
Fitness Level A real spirit of adventure and a medium level of fitness is required. There is a lot to see over the 3 days and this tour can be fast paced at times. It is important to note that Central Australia experiences extreme weather conditions during summer. Participation is required from passengers on our camping tours for things such as meal preparation and firewood collection (as requested by guide).
What To Bring Travel voucher, 2 x 1.5 litres of water (per person), strong non-slip walking shoes, hat (wide brimmed is best), fly net, sunglasses, sunscreen, toiletries, torch (flash light), swim wear (warmer months), towel, camera, casual and comfortable clothing (cool, light clothing is best in summer and warm clothing for winter), sleeping bag (can be hired for $20/person - must be requested at time of booking and pay cash to driver on day of travel)
Child Policies Children aged 8 and over welcome on tour.
8-15 year olds charged at child rate.