2-Day Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta Trip from Alice Springs

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Experience the wonder and mystery of Uluru and Kata Tjuta on a two-day tour from Alice Springs. You’ll see all the highlights of Uluru (Ayers Rock), including the unforgettable sights of an Uluru sunset and sunrise. You’ll also travel by luxury coach and stay at your choice of budget, standard or superior accommodation.

Additional Info

Duration: 2 days
Starts: Alice Springs, Australia
Trip Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours >> Multi-day Tours



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Experience the wonder and mystery of Uluru and Kata Tjuta on a two-day tour from Alice Springs. You’ll see all the highlights of Uluru (Ayers Rock), including the unforgettable sights of an Uluru sunset and sunrise. You’ll also travel by luxury coach and stay at your choice of budget, standard or superior accommodation.

Itinerary

Day 1: Alice Springs – Uluru

Stop At: Mount Conner, Lasseter Highway Curtin Springs, West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory 7140 Australia
Travel from Alice Springs to Uluru aboard a luxury coach. Take in the rugged desert landscapes of the region, passing through the beautiful MacDonnell Ranges. While travelling through this remote country, your friendly Driver Guide will provide an informative and entertaining commentary. Learn the natural and geological history of the region, as well as the unique Australian desert flora and fauna such as the Perentie monitor lizard, the thorny devil and the red kangaroo. Also hear about the traditional customs and beliefs of the local Aboriginal people. There is time for a stop at a local roadhouse for a quick break then view flat-topped Atila (Mt. Conner) in the distance before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort rested, relaxed and ready to explore the amazing World Heritage listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, Lasseter Highway, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory Australia
Visit the Uluru–Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre – explore the Tjukurpa tunnel and read about the history, and flora and fauna of the park
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Kuniya Walk, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory Australia
Join your Driver Guide for a short walk to the Mutitjulu Waterhole at the base of Uluru. View ancient rock art and hear stories of traditional Anangu life. Learn the Tjukurpa (creation) story of Kuniya and Liru.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Uluru Sunset Viewing Area, Mutitjulu NT 0872, Australia
Later, travel to the Uluru sunset viewing area, and relax with sparkling wine as the sun sets over the western horizon and the evening sky brings out the myriad shades of colour for which Uluru is renowned. Return to the resort after sunset or add on our award-winning Barbecue Dinner to top off this highlight evening (see optional details).
Duration: 50 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Outback Pioneer Hotel, Desert Gardens Hotel or Sails in the Desert Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort.

Day 2: Uluru – Kata Tjuta – Alice Springs

Stop At: Talinguru Nyakunytjaku – Uluru Sunrise Viewing Area, Mutitjulu NT 0872, Australia
Rise early and travel into Uluru–Kata Tjuta National Park. Enjoy a warming tea, coffee or hot chocolate as the dawn creeps across the desert plain and lights up Uluru.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kata-Tjuta Dunes Viewing Area, Petermann NT 0872, Australia
Enjoy a panoramic view of the southern side of Kata Tjuta from the Dune Viewing platform. Uluru can also be easily seen on the distant horizon from this lookout. Your Driver Guide will provide insight into the history and geology of this ancient land.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Walpa Gorge, Kata Tjuta Rd Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory 0872 Australia
On arrival at Kata Tjuta, spend time exploring Walpa Gorge, following the path between two of the tallest domes, to a lush oasis in the desert
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Stop At: Alice Springs, Alice Springs, Red Centre, Northern Territory
This afternoon, travel through desert scenery on your return to Alice Springs, where your Short Break concludes.
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Outback Pioneer Hotel, Desert Gardens Hotel or Sails in the Desert Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort.



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