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Duration Six days
Operates Sat, Sun, Tue, Wed & Thu (Apr-Nov & Mar) and Tue, Thu & Sun (Dec-Feb)
Destinations Alice Springs, Kings Canyon, Palm Valley, Uluru (Ayers Rock), West MacDonnell Ranges
Departs from Uluru (Ayers Rock)
Departure/Pickup Instructions On arrival at Ayers Rock Airport you will be transferred to your hotel (flights to arrive prior to 3.00pm).
Departure Time Daily 75 minutes prior to sunset
Returns/Ends At Morning of Day 6 (Alice)
Day 1: Ayers Rock Resort
On arrival at Ayers Rock Airport you will be transferred to your hotel (flights to arrive prior to 3.00pm).
Watch the sunset at Uluru while enjoying complimentary wine. Continue to our exclusive venue to enjoy an Australian barbecue dinner including steak, sausages, kangaroo meat, salads and 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.
Included Meals: Dinner
Day 2: Sunrise at Uluṟu (Ayers Rock)
Rise early this morning to travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing area to watch the first rays of the sun set the Red Centre alight. For those with a good level of fitness there is the opportunity to climb Uluru. If you choose not to climb Uluru after sunrise, you will join your AAT Kings Driver Guide for a tour around the base of Uluru.
Travel by coach to the Mutitjulu Walk where you will be escorted to the beautiful Mutitjulu Waterhole. View Aboriginal rock paintings and learn about the area as your Driver Guide indicates some native flora and explains the Aboriginal and European history of Uluru.
Later visit the Uluru - Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.
This afternoon travel to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) where your Driver Guide will explain the geological history of these giant domes.
Your Guide will then escort you on a 2-3 hour walk to the Valley of the Winds Lookout.
Later take in a magnificent outback sunset at Kata Tjuta while enjoying a complimentary glass of wine.
Day 3: Ayers Rock Resort - Kings Canyon
This morning is at leisure. In the afternoon travel through spectacular desert scenery to Kings Canyon Resort.
Pass through Curtin Springs and view Atila (Mt. Conner). On arrival there may be time to watch the sun set behind Carmichael's Crag.
Hotel: Kings Canyon Lodge (Budget), Kings Canyon Resort, Standard Rooms (Standard), Kings Canyon Wilderness Lodge* (Standard + Wilderness or Superior + Wilderness) or Kings Canyon Resort, Deluxe Spa Rooms (First Class), Kings Canyon. *Wilderness lodge includes dinner and breakfast
Day 4: Kings Canyon - Alice Springs
This morning make the climb to the rim of the canyon, where you will be rewarded with marvellous views of Watarrka National Park (for those with a good level of fitness). Continue the 3 hour walk around the canyon with your guide as you hear and learn about the geology and history of this amazing formation.
Alternatively, take the more leisurely 1½ hour walk along the boulder-strewn canyon floor. Return to Kings Canyon Resort for lunch (own expense). Travel through beautiful desert landscapes from Kings Canyon Resort to Alice Springs by luxury coach.
Stop at Mt. Ebenezer Roadhouse for the opportunity to purchase afternoon tea. Take a wander through the Aboriginal Art Gallery to see some locally made craft. Arrive in Alice Springs at approximately 7.00pm.
Hotel: Ibis Styles Alice Springs Oasis (Budget), Aurora Alice Springs (Standard), Chifley Alice Springs Resort (First Class) or Doubletree by Hilton Alice Springs (Superior), Alice Springs, 2 nights.
Day 5: Palm Valley
This 4WD Safari travels through the West MacDonnell Ranges down the bed of the Finke River, one of the oldest watercourses in the world, into Palm Valley. Marvel at spectacular rock forms, white sands and an oasis of rock pools and palm trees.
Visit the spectacular rock formation known as the Amphitheatre. Enjoy a picnic lunch within Finke Gorge National Park. We'll visit Hermannsburg**, an Aboriginal community and historic precinct which is renowned for its Aboriginal art collection and the works of Albert Namatjira.
On the return journey to Alice Springs watch the changing colours of the West MacDonnell Ranges in the afternoon sunlight. (Morning or afternoon tea is included).
**Hermannsburg is closed to tourists Christmas week.
Included Meals: Picnic Lunch
Day 6: Depart Alice Springs
Your tour concludes this morning. If you wish to extend your stay there is a range of Alice Spring's Day Tours and Experiences to Remember, such as hot air ballooning or scenic helicopter flights.
Experienced Driver Guides
Detailed and informative commentary
Travel in an air-conditioned coach
Exclusions Meals as indicated
What To Bring Dress in the Northern Territory is usually casual, so bring comfortable, casual clothing. Remember, in the southern part of the ‘Territory’ – i.e. Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Alice Springs – nights in winter (May to August) can be cold, frosts do occur and occasionally a cold wind blows, so bring warm clothing to suit. The days are usually sunny and warm. Remember to bring strong, non-slip walking shoes. Bring hats, sunglasses, a Camera, water bottle & sunscreen.
Child Policies Childs rate applies for those 2-15 years.
Children less than 2 years travel free of charge.