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AAT Kings - Red Centre Explorer (Budget) (RAO1B/YAO1B)
74 Todd St
ALICE SPRINGS, NT
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Alice Springs, Kata Tjuta ( The Olgas), Uluru (Ayers Rock), West MacDonnell Ranges
Uluru (Ayers Rock)
Daily at Ayers Rock Resort
and (Nov-Mar) 3.00pm
From 2.30 PM (Uluru Hotels)
19.30pm approx (Alice Springs)
Day 1: Welcome to Uluṟu (Ayers Rock) – Kata Tjuṯa (the Olgas)
On arrival at Ayers Rock Airport you’ll be transferred to the resort (flights to arrive prior to 1.00pm or instead prior to 3.00pm with alternative afternoon touring, see below^). Travel to Kata Tjuṯa (the Olgas). Walk through Walpa Gorge, following the natural creek bed between two of the tallest domes of Kata Tjuṯa. Later at the sunset viewing area, witness the striking colour changes of Uluṟu while sipping sparkling wine.
Hotel: Outback Pioneer Lodge (Budget), Desert Gardens Hotel (Superior), Sails in the Desert Hotel (First Class) or Outback Pioneer Hotel (Standard), Ayers Rock Resort.
Add-on the Uluṟu Barbecue Dinner for AUD$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: Uluṟu Sunrise & Sacred Sites – Alice Springs
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 as your Driver Guide provides commentary about the sacred sites and features of Uluṟu. Continue to the Kuniya Walk where your Driver Guide will escort you to Mutiṯjulu Waterhole. View Aboriginal rock paintings and learn about native flora and the Aboriginal and European history of Uluṟu. Later visit the Uluṟu – Kata Tjuṯa Cultural Centre to see Aboriginal arts and crafts. This afternoon travel through beautiful and rugged scenery, as your Driver Guide talks about key landmarks, while sharing some local history and stories on the many sights you’ll pass en route. You’ll be amazed at the sight of Atila (Mt. Conner). Often mistaken for Uluṟu, it’s a distinctive flat-topped mountain that rises 300 metres above the desert sand. There’s time for an afternoon tea break (own expense) at Mt. Ebenezer Road House before arriving in Alice Springs.
As this holiday concludes after 7.00pm, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the night post tour.
^If your flight arrives after 1.00pm you will instead travel to Uluru for sunset viewing.
Experienced Driver Guides
Detailed and informative commentary
Travel in an air-conditioned coach
Low level of fitness required for Uluru base walk. Base walk is a one hour (approximately) gentle walk on flat ground. Or, Good level of fitness is required to climb Uluṟu.
Moderate level of fitness required for Kata Tjuta. Walking on uneven surface required to complete Walpa Gorge walk, however, guests can return to the coach at any time if needed.
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.
Childs rate applies for those 2-15 years.
Children less than 2 years travel free of charge.
Single Supplement (if applicable)
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