Uluru & Kata Tjuta Sights & Sounds

Northern Territory Trip Overview

Discover why Australia’s heart is called the Red Centre on a three-day escape to Ayers Rock. You’ll take a guided base tour of Uluru, the red sandstone monolith also known as Ayers Rock, and learn about Uluru’s importance to the Australian Aborigines at the Uluru–Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Experience the unforgettable sight of Kata Tjuta at sunrise, dine under the stars at the Sounds of Silence dinner and experience Bruce Munro’s Field of Light.

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Duration: 3 days
Starts: Northern Territory, Australia
Trip Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours >> Multi-day Tours



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Discover why Australia’s heart is called the Red Centre on a three-day escape to Ayers Rock. You’ll take a guided base tour of Uluru, the red sandstone monolith also known as Ayers Rock, and learn about Uluru’s importance to the Australian Aborigines at the Uluru–Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Experience the unforgettable sight of Kata Tjuta at sunrise, dine under the stars at the Sounds of Silence dinner and experience Bruce Munro’s Field of Light.

Itinerary

Day 1: Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Pass By: Ayers Rock Airport, Yulara NT 0872, Australia
On arrival at Ayers Rock Airport you’ll be transferred to your accommodation (flights to arrive prior to 1:30pm)

Stop At: Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, Lasseter Highway, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory Australia
This afternoon visit the Cultural Centre where you’ll have time to explore the galleries and you may be lucky enough to see local Aboriginal Artists at work
Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Red Centre, Northern Territory
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.

Stop At: Mutitjulu Waterhole, Kuniya Car Park, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory 0872 Australia
Join your 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.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Red Centre, Northern Territory
Travel to the Uluru sunset viewing area 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 color for which Uluṟu is known.
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 (Ayers Rock) & Kata Tjuta (Olgas) & Sounds of Silence Dinner

Stop At: Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, Petermann NT 0872, Australia
Rise early this morning to travel to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) where your Driver Guide will explain the geological history of the area. Watch the spectacular sunrise over Kata Tjuta with Uluru in the distance from the western dune viewing area, light breakfast included. Your Driver Guide will then escort you on a 2-3 hour walk to the Valley of the Winds lookout. Marvel at the unique flora and admire the view of the central valley of the domes of Kata Tjuta.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Sounds of Silence, 171 Yulara Dr, Yulara NT 0872, Australia
This evening dine under a million stars at the award winning Sounds of Silence dinner. Enjoy a gourmet buffet of Australian delicacies accompanied by fine Australian wines, then sit back and relax as an astronomer takes you on a tour of the southern night skies (weather permitting).
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner: 3-course bush tucker inspired buffet with canapes, sparkling wine and a selection of beer & Australian wines
Accommodation included: Outback Pioneer Hotel, Desert Gardens Hotel or Sails in the Desert Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort

Day 3: Field of Light

Stop At: Field of Light, Ayers Rock, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory Australia
This morning you will be picked up in a luxury coach to be taken the very short distance to the exclusive Field of Light location. With just enough time for some background commentary on the internationally renowned artist Bruce Monroe, you will arrive very excited to see his latest artistic endeavour. Arriving in complete darkness, you will be able to enjoy the 50,000 globes of light in the desert, before making your way up the hill to the Field of Light sunrise viewing platform.

Once at the platform you will be serving you tea, coffee or hot chocolate. You can enjoy your beverage as the sun starts to creep light throughout the sky and then watch in awe as it pops up in the distance behind Uluru, flooding the landscape, including Kata Tjuta behind you.

As the natural light brightens the landscape, the Field of Light will dim for the day. Enjoy some amazing photos from this unique raised location that allows you to view both Kata Tjuta and Uluru in all their natural glory.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.



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