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5 Night - Kings Canyon, Uluru & Kata Tjuta Package

Escape to the heart of Australia on this short guided break and learn about the geology, history and culture of this remarkable region.

Package Details

Overview

Accommodation Activities Breakfast Escorted Tours Fly Package

From AU$3,332 per person*

Package Provider: AAT Kings
Package Type: Package
Region: Australia/ New Zealand
Duration: 5 Nights


Description

Imagine enjoying a mesmerising sunset at Uluru while sipping on sparkling wine. Follow this up with a sunrise at the breathtaking Kata Tjuta as your guide takes you through a journey of discovery spanning stunning valleys and canyons. You will come away from this journey having learned all about the geology, history and culture of the heart of Australia.


Your Holiday Package Includes:

  • $1000 flight credit per person
  • 1 night accommodation in Alice Springs with breakfast
  • 3 night Kings Canyon, Uluru & Kata Tjuta short break with AAT Kings, Alice Springs return
  • Includes accommodation, breakfast daily, Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park Ticket, experienced guide plus more
  • 1 night accommodation in Alice Springs with breakfast
  • Select private transfers

Pricing is per person twin share and based on travel 11-16 November 2024

Solo traveller pricing available. Please speak to one of our travel consultants for more details

Other travel dates available, surcharges apply


Itinerary:

Day 1 / Alice Springs to Uluru and Uluru Sacred Sights & Sunset

Travel from Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock) aboard a luxury vehicle. 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 informative and entertaining commentary. Learn about the natural and geological history of the region, as well as the unique Australian desert flora and fauna such as the Perentie, the Thorny Devil and the Red Kangaroo. Stop at a local Roadhouse for a quick break and comfort stop then see Atila (Mt Conner) in the distance as you travel through Curtin Springs Station before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort, rested, relaxed and ready to explore the amazing World Heritage-listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. This afternoon, enter Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park for an afternoon of discovery. 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. Travel to the base of Uluru where you’ll be amazed as your local guide shares the Aboriginal Tjukurpa (creation) stories that breathe life into this giant formation. Feel the spirit of the land as your guide takes you on a walk to Mutitjulu Waterhole, interpreting the meaning of the ancient Rock Art and sacred sites you’ll see along the way. With plenty of time, travel to the Uluru Sunset Viewing Area where you can relax with a sparkling wine or two while you enjoy a famous Uluru sunset. Witness the incredible changing colours as the sun sets below the horizon. You’ll arrive back at Ayers Rock Resort 30 minutes after sunset.

Day 2 / Kata Tjuta

This morning travel to the spectacular Kata Tjuta. On the way, enjoy panoramic views of the southern side of Kata Tjuta at a dune viewing platform before arriving at Walpa Gorge. Spend some time exploring the gorge and the unusual conglomerate rock formations. The 1.3km walking trail through Walpa Gorge follows the natural creek between two of the tallest domes of Kata Tjuta. Return to Ayers Rock Resort in time for lunch (own expense) and the afternoon is free for you to relax or you might choose add on an additional optional experience like a scenic helicopter flight, Sounds of Silence Dinner or Wintjiri Wiru (all at an additional cost).

Day 3 / Dot Art Painting Workshop & Uluru to Kings Canyon

This morning you might choose to have a slow start to the day or you might choose to book an optional Sunrise Field of Light tour (additional cost). Then you delve into indigenous art and even get hands on and paint your own small piece of dot art. You will be taught by a local Anangu artist (and an assisting interpreter). You’ll learn about traditional art, symbols, tools and more! Get inspired by the ancient ways of the desert and create your very own work of art to treasure. Travel through spectacular desert scenery from Ayers Rock Resort. Pass through Curtin Springs Station and view Atila (Mt. Conner). Along the way your Driver Guide will provide informative commentary about the history of the surrounding cattle stations on the way to Kings Canyon. Keep a look out for wild horses and camel along the way. You’ll arrive at Kings Canyon Resort in time to relax and before enjoying a spectacular sunset. In the summer months drinks are available for purchase at the sunset viewing area (cash only) and after dinner (on your own) you will get to experience the Light Towers by Artist Bruce Munro.

Day 4 / Kings Canyon to Alice Springs

Rise early to make the rocky climb to the rim of the canyon for marvellous views of Watarrka National Park at sunrise. Follow the rim of the canyon stopping to look down into the canyon gorge at look-out points. Time permitting, you may choose to descend into the green oasis of the 'Garden of Eden'. The circuit walk takes approximately 3 hours to complete and is rocky and steep in parts. It is recommended for those with a very good level of fitness. Alternatively, you may wish to take an easier, shorter walk to explore the boulder strewn canyon floor. You will board your coach to travel to Alice Springs. Along the way stop at Erldunda, a classic Northern Territory Roadhouse located at the junction of the Stuart Highway and Lasseter Highway. Travel along the Stuart Highway before arriving in Alice Springs.


Terms & Conditions

Conditions apply. Subject to availability and change without notice. Full supplier conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only. Prices valid at the time of publication. Prices are per person based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated and displayed in AU$. Member savings are calculated using the original advertised price.

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1300 765 305 (AUST) 0800 956 363 (NZ)

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