Travel Alerts

Updated 10 February 2021, 10:30am AEST

 

Coronavirus Travel Update

Over the past few months we've been working our way through the unprecedented challenges of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact. At AAT Kings protecting our guests and our communities are our highest priority. As we navigate our way through these unpredictable times, our focus has never strayed from our guests and our extended AAT Kings family. We are committed to your wellbeing.

 

If you are scheduled to travel from an area recently declared a COVID hotspot

Please contact our Reservations team on 1300 228 546 (Agents: 1300 556 100) to make alternative arrangements.

 

Additional pre-trip protocols are currently in place

All Adult Day Tours and Short Breaks guests are required to check in before boarding via a QR code located on each vehicle, for contact tracing purposes
All Guided Holiday guests are required to complete a mandatory Travel Declaration within 72 hours before departing on one of our trips

Suspended Trips

In light of current government travel restrictions put in place by the Australian & New Zealand Government, we have reviewed the operation of all trips as below:

All trips throughout New Zealand

  • AAT Kings Guided Holidays & Inspiring Journeys tours - Suspended up to and including 30th January 2021.

Trips throughout Australia

  • AAT Kings Australian Guided Holidays – selected trips operating from 26 December 2020
  • Inspiring Journeys tours – selected trips operating from 1 January 2021
  • AAT Kings Day Tours & Short Breaks tours (Sydney & Melbourne Only) - Suspended until 19th of September 2021.
  • AAT Kings Day Tours & Short Breaks tours (Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia) – selected trips operating. Please see below for more information. All other Day Tours and Short Breaks are currently suspended.
  • Additional pre-trip protocols are currently in place:
    - All Adult Day Tours and Short Breaks guests are required to check in before boarding via a QR code located on each vehicle, for contact tracing purposes
    - All Guided Holiday guests are required to complete a mandatory Travel Declaration within 72 hours before departing on one of our trips
    - If you are scheduled to travel from an area recently declared a COVID hotspot, please contact our Reservations team on 1300 228 546 (Agents: 1300 556 100) to make alternative arrangements

 

Central Australia (Commencing 14th December 2020 - 31 January 2021)  

Day Tours

Short Breaks

Uluru Sunrise & Kata Tjuta (Y14) - Departs Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sun

Uluru & Kata Tjuta Highlights (U2L) – Departs Thursdays only

Uluru Sacred Sites & Sunset (Y17) - Departs Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sun

Uluru & Kata Tjuta Experience (U3L1) – Departs Wednesdays & Saturday

Kata Tjuta Sunset (Y8) - Departs Wednesdays

 

Uluru Sunset (Y11) - Departs Monday & Thursday  

Central Australia (Commencing 1 February- 31 March 2021)

 

Day Tours

Short Breaks

Field of Light (FOL) - Departing Daily Uluru & Kata Tjuta Highlights (U2L) – Departing Thursdays
Uluru Sunrise & Kata Tjuta (Y14) - Departs Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sun

Uluru & Kata Tjuta Experience (U3L1) – Departing Wednesdays

Uluru Sacred Sites & Sunset (Y17) - Departs Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sun

Kata Tjuta, Uluru & Kings Canyon (A4A) - Will resume operation once a week from February on a Wednesday until 31st of March 2021

Kata Tjuta Sunset (Y8) - Departing Wednesdays

Outback Discovery (A5L) - Will resume operation once a week from February on a Tuesday until 31st of March 2021

Uluru Sunset (Y11) - Departing Monday & Thursday  
Uluru Morning Guided Base Walk 10.5 Km – Departing Monday, Wednesday & Saturday  

Sunset BBQ Dinner (BBQ) *Add on to Y17/Y11 - Will resume operation once a week from February on a Wednesday until 31st of March 2021

 
Kings Canyon Scenic Climb (Y28) -  Will resume operation once a week from February on a Saturday until 31st of March 2021  
A Town Like Alice (A3) - Will resume operation once a week from February on a Tuesday until 31st of March 2021  
Alice Springs to Ayers Rock Transfer (A6) - 13th of January 2021 - Will resume operation once a week from February on a Wednesday until 31st of March 2021

 

Ayers Rock to Alice Springs Transfer (Y6) - 16th of January 2021 - Will resume operation once a week from February on a Saturday until 31st of March 2021

 

Kings Canyon Resort to Alice Springs Transfer (A39) - Will resume operation once a week from February on a Saturday until 31st of March 2021  

Darwin (Commencing 1 December 2020 - 31 January 2021)

 

Day Tours

Short Breaks

Kakadu National Park Explorer (D4) - Departs Sunday Kakadu & East Alligator River (DK40) - Departing Thursdays
Litchfield National Park Waterfalls (D5) - Departs Tuesday and Saturday

 

Jumping Crocs & Nature Adventure (D7) - Departs Monday and Wednesday

 

Darwin (Commencing 1 February 2021 - 31 March 2021)

 

Day Tours

Short Breaks

Kakadu National Park Explorer (D4) - Departs Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Kakadu & East Alligator River (DK40) - Departs Mondays and Thursdays
Litchfield National Park Waterfalls (D5) - Departs Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday Kakadu & Litchfield National Parks (DK48) - Departs Mondays and Thursdays
Jumping Crocs & Nature Adventure (D7) - Departs Monday, Wednesday & Saturday  
Darwin City Sights (D2) – Departs Wednesday & Saturday  
Darwin City Sights & Jumping Crocs (D27) - Departs Wednesday & Saturday  

*Subject to status and opening of National Parks

In addition, due to COVID-19, many of our partners located in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions will not re-open in 2020.  Unfortunately all remaining trips for this season that visit this region have been withdrawn.

Kimberley and Pilbara trips

      • AAT Kings Guided Holidays - Suspended until 2021*

*Please note, this does not impact AAT Kings Western Wonderland (WEMP), South Western Escape (WPPP), or Monkey Mia Dolphins & West Coast (WPMP) trips, or Inspiring Journeys A Journey to the West (IJWA).

While our office and contact centre are operating on reduced capacity, rest assured that our Reservations Team is working diligently from their homes and are already contacting affected bookings, prioritising by departure dates. We appreciate your patience as we navigate these difficult times together and apologise if our call wait times are significantly higher than our usual standard.

 

IF YOU HAV AN UPCOMING BOOKING WITH US

Our Reservations Team is on hand to answer any questions you may have, with the most up to date information available from both the Australian Government and World Health Organisation.

If you have an upcoming booking with us up to and including the suspension dates stated above, please contact your travel agent and if you have any further queries, please contact us directly via email info@aatkings.com or call 1-866-240-1659.

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE

AAT Kings is a proud member of The Travel Corporation (TTC) leaders in travel for 100 years. Stable and highly solvent – TTC’s financial strength and integrity allows us to provide you with the comfort of knowing your monies are safe with us and give you the peace of mind that goes beyond our commitment to you having a great holiday with us. See our Chief Executive, Brett Tollman’s, letter of reassurance here.

 

AAT Kings will continue to follow advice from government advisories and remain in touch with all our suppliers.

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