Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel

Ayers Rock Resort Aerial
Swimming Pool
Garden View Room
Mangata Bistro & Bar
Guest Activities Program - National Park Walk
Desert Deluxe
Deluxe Rock View Room
Bathroom Deluxe Rock View
Swimming Pool

Located in the Northern Territory's Red Centre, Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel is part of the Ayers Rock Resort complex and offers the ideal base to explore the outback. Surrounded by native flora and towering ghost gums, the hotel offers an excellent range of facilities and is close to popular attractions including Uluru.

Accommodation at Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel offers a choice of 218 Garden View and Deluxe Rooms complete with private bathrooms some with separate showers and baths as well as private courtyards and verandas offering amazing views of the National Park and some of Ayers Rock (Uluru) itself.

Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel offers a fantastic range of onsite facilities including four swimming pools, a huge number of onsite bars and restaurants, a shopping centre and easy access to a wide range of tour options and a number of nearby lookouts boasting some of Australia's best sunsets.


Accommodation at Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel offers a choice of rooms with private verandas or courtyards with National Park or Uluru views. Interconnecting rooms are also available in some room types.

All Rooms Feature:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Private veranda or courtyard
  • Refrigerator
  • Television
  • In-house movies (fee)
  • ISD/STD phone
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Hair dryer
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Heating
  • Free WiFi

Garden View Room: Located amongst the gardens of the hotel. Bedding is 2 Double Beds OR 1 Queen Bed. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children.

Desert Deluxe Room: Features outlooks over the vast desert landscape. Bedding is 2 Double Beds OR 1 King Bed. Maximum room capacity is 5 Adults & Children.

Deluxe Rock View: Stunning panoramic vistas of Uluru can be experienced from these rooms. Bedding is 2 Double Beds OR 1 King Bed. Maximum room capacity is 5 Adults & Children.


Arnguli Grill: Serving a table d hote menu of two and three set menu options in modern, formal surrounds. Featuring gourmet bushtucker cuisine. Children's menu available. Open daily for dinner and reservations are essential. Located at Desert Gardens Hotel.

Mangata Bistro & Bar: Found at the Desert Gardens Hotel, the lunch and dinner menu showcases fine Australia produce enhanced by flavours from native Australian bush tucker. A breakfast buffet is also available.

Ilkari Restaurant: Situated at Sails in the Desert Hotel, this restaurant offers an international menu along with an egg and pancake station. Also offering a range of salads, vegetables, antipasto delights, pastas and roasts. Children's menu available. Open daily for buffet breakfast and dinner. Reservations essential.

Walpa Lobby Bar: A casual bar offering either coffee and cake as well as lunch and dinner. Children's menu available. Open from sunrise to late (seasonal). All day dining menu is available from 11.00am until 10.00pm.

Pira Pool Bar: Located at Sails in the Desert, this poolside bar offers a setting for casual dining, serving a selection of Mediterranean, classic Australian steaks and fish and chips. Children's menu available. Open for light meals and drinks from 10.00am until 7.00pm, and seasonally for dinner.

Ayers Wok Noodle Bar: Perfect for a quick dining option offering classic Asian cuisine. Located in the Town Square. Open seasonally for Lunch 11.30am until 3.00pm and again for Dinner 6.00pm until 9.00pm daily, take-away only.

Pioneer BBQ and Bar: Located at Voyages Outback Pioneer Hotel & Lodge for DIY BBQ (meat must be purchased at the BBQ Bar) with traditional Aussie charm. Open daily for dinner and live entertainment nightly.

Bough House Restaurant: Located at Outback Pioneer Hotel & Lodge. Offers traditional Australian breakfasts and outback Australian dinners serving buffets featuring traditional Aussie 'tucker' and local delicacies including meats, special breads, pastries and desserts. Children's menu available. Open daily for breakfast & seasonally for dinner.

Outback Pioneer Kitchen: Affordable pizzas, burgers, salads, wraps and sandwiches. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Gecko's Café: Serving gourmet pizzas, pasta and Mediterranean style dishes, coffee and cocktails. Relax and snack outdoors on the terrace or take-away is an option. Open for lunch and dinner. Children's menu available.

Kulata Academy Cafe: Offers sandwiches, salads and light breakfast options along with cakes, pastries and coffee. Open daily for lunch and afternoon. The cafe is staffed by local indigenous trainees.


  • 24 hour reception
  • Complimentary airport transfers
  • 4 Swimming Pools
  • Day Spa
  • Art Gallery
  • Restaurants & Bars
  • Play ground
  • Giant Chess Set
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Safety deposit facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry
  • Gift Shop
  • Tour Desk
  • 2 Tennis Courts
  • Medical service
  • Postal service
  • Petrol Station
  • Car parking
  • Resort Shuttle Bus
  • Resort Shopping Centre
  • Visitor Information Centre


The following activities are free of charge:

  • Mulgara Gallery Artist in Residence
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • Tennis
  • Jogging track
  • Swimming at your choice of 4 pools located at the resort
  • Self-guided walks to 7 lookouts throughout the resort
  • Live entertainment
  • Regular Resort Bus Shuttle Service

The following activities are available at a charge:

  • Helicopter Flights
  • Scenic Flights
  • Anangu Tours
  • Harley Davidson Tours
  • Camel Rides
  • Red Centre Massage
  • Tours to Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)

Additional Information

Children: 2-15 years are free of charge utilising existing bedding
Check In: 3.00 pm
Check Out: 10.00 am
Reception: 24 Hours
Address: Yulara Drive, Uluru

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Ratings are averaged based on 17 reviews.

great holiday

All at desert sands were very friendly and helpful in every way
The young ladies at the camel farm were awesome in every way they done a top job
The bus drivers also very helpful and friendly
All in the town center doing a very good job and the food outlets great food and service
All tours were fantastic, we had a great time thanks to all staff everywhere at Ayres rock resort


all expectations met

possibly ceiling fans would be nice


Good place to stay

Kids menu was not great. Except for breakfast which was excellent there was not a wide variety suitable for kids.


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