Experience the beauty of the Northern Territory for yourself on this 2 Day Uluru & Kata Tjuta Highlights from AAT Kings. Travelling in an air-conditioned coach, you get to explore some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes, including Kata Tjuta and the base of Walpa Gorge and relax with a glass of wine and take in the breath taking sight of the sun setting over Uluru. Enjoy a guided tour of the base of Uluru before being escorted to the Mutijulu Waterhole, where you will see Aboriginal rock art and her about the history of the area.
Budget accommodation: Outback Pioneer Hotel
Standard accommodation: Desert Gardens Hotel
Superior accommodation: Sails in the Desert
Day 1 Uluru (Ayers Rock) Base and Sunset Tour: Visit Uluṟu - Kata Tjuṯa Cultural Centre where there is time to purchase some locally made Aboriginal art and learn more about the Western Desert region. Later travel around the base of Uluru with a local Driver Guide. Learn about the native flora, fauna and intriguing cultural traditions of traditional owners, the Anangu, and discover an array of fascinating sacred sites. Join your Driver Guide for a walk to Mutitjulu Waterhole. You'll explore a number of caves and view Aboriginal rock paintings as your Guide interprets their meaning and significance. Travel to the Uluru sunset viewing area, 'Sunset Strip' and relax with a glass of wine and Nibbles as the sun sets over the western horizon and the evening sky brings out the many shades of colour for which Uluṟu is renowned.
Please Note: If you are arriving via a Red Centre Connection or Flight, you may not have time to check into your hotel room before your afternoon tour departure time. Please have a Day Pack ready to go which includes the following items - Appropriate walking shoes, hat, sunscreen, warm jacket during the cooler months & a minimum of 1 litre of water.
Day 2 Uluru (Ayers Rock) & Kata Tjuta (Olgas) Tour: Rise early this morning to travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing area. Watch the first rays of the sun set the Red Centre alight while enjoying a warming cup of tea, coffee or hot chocolate. After sunrise travel to the mystical domes of Kata Tjuta. On the way enjoy panoramic views of the southern side of Kata Tjuta before arriving at Walpa Gorge to take a walk that follows the natural creek-bed between two of the main domes. In the afternoon you will be transferred to Ayers Rock Airport for your flight.
Departs: 2.30pm daily (Apr-Oct), and 3.00pm (Nov-Mar) from Ayers Rock Resort. Flights to arrive into Ayers Rock prior to 1.30pm
Returns: 11.00am (Apr-Sep), and 10.30am (Oct-Mar). Flights to depart Ayers Rock after 12.45pm
Children: 15 years and under are charged at the child rate
What to Bring: Comfortable walking shoes, camera & jacket in cooler months
Fitness requirement: Moderate level of fitness required.
Tour Code: YY43 / U2L
Operated By: AAT Kings