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Duration Two days
Destinations Alice Springs, Kata Tjuta ( The Olgas), Kings Canyon, Uluru (Ayers Rock), West MacDonnell Ranges
Departs from Alice Springs
Departure/Pickup Instructions Hotel pick ups available. Please call to reconfirm time and location.
Departure Time 7.00am from hotels
Returns/Ends At 19.30pm approx
Suitable for All ages
Itinerary Day 1: Alice Springs – Uluṟu (Ayers Rock)
Travelling south you’ll stop to visit a camel farm where there is time for a short camel ride (own expense). Later stop to view Atila (Mt. Conner) often mistaken for Uluṟu, before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort.
This afternoon travel to the mystical 36 domes of Kata Tjuṯa. On the way, stop at a lookout for a panoramic view of the southern side of Kata Tjuṯa. Continue to the base of Walpa Gorge. Spend some time exploring the gorge and the unusual conglomerate rock formations. The walking trail through the gorge follows the natural creek bed between two of the tallest domes of Kata Tjuṯa. Late afternoon, travel to the Uluṟu sunset viewing area. Witness and photograph the striking colour changes of Uluṟu at sunset while enjoying nibbles and complimentary 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.
Add-on the Uluṟu Barbecue Dinner for $136. After sunset, join us under the stars at our exclusive venue. Enjoy sparkling wine on arrival, then dine on a menu of steak, lamb sausages, chicken skewers and garlic prawns, salads and a tasty dessert. All accompanied by a selection of wines, beers and soft drinks. There’s time for stargazing too (weather permitting).
Day 2: Ayers Rock – Kings Canyon – Alice Springs
Drive through sandhill country towards Kings Canyon, stopping for a breakfast at Kings Creek Station. Climb to the rim of the canyon for 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 and learn about its geology. Alternatively, enjoy a more leisurely 1.5hour walk along the boulder-strewn canyon creek bed. Travel to Alice Springs, where your short break concludes.
Included Meals: Breakfast
Inclusions Experienced Driver Guide
National Park Entry Fee
Detailed and informative commentary
Travel in an air-conditioned coach
Return Airport Transfer
Exclusions All meals
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.
Childrens Rate $744.00
Single Supplement (if applicable) $225.00
Read reviews of 2 Day Alice Springs Explorer (Standard) (AK20R) from other travellers:
Thank you for your comfortable coaches, and particularly for all of the friendly, knowledgeable drivers and guides who made our holiday so much more informative.
Reviewed by: Linda, January 2014
2 Day Alice Springs Explorer (Standard) (AK20R)
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