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Alice Springs & Rock Escape

  • Alice Springs Telegraph Station

    Alice Springs Telegraph Station

  • Uluṟu Sunset

    Uluṟu Sunset

  • Alice Springs Reptile Park

    Alice Springs Reptile Park

  • Kata Tjuṯa (the Olgas)

    Kata Tjuṯa (the Olgas)

  • Uluṟu Sunrise

    Uluṟu Sunrise

  • Alice Springs Town

    Alice Springs Town

Tour codes: ARR6B, ARR6R, ARR6S

Prices From

$735

adult twin ?

$588

child ?

$1015

single ?
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Accommodation Standards

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Alice Springs

On arrival at Alice Springs Airport you will be transferred to your hotel (flights to arrive prior to 12 noon).

See the sights including the Alice Springs Telegraph Station, School of the Air, Royal Flying Doctor Service and Alice Springs Reptile Centre.

Hotel: Aurora Alice Springs (Budget), Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters (Standard) or Mercure Alice Springs Resort (Superior), Alice Springs.

Day 2: Alice Springs – Uluru (Ayers Rock) – Uluru Base Tour & Sunset

Travel through the West MacDonnell Ranges. Visit a camel farm, where there is time for a short camel ride (own expense). View majestic Atila (Mt. Conner) before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort.

This afternoon 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. Explore a number of caves and view Aboriginal rock paintings as your Guide interprets their meaning. Later visit Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre where there is time to purchase some locally made Aboriginal art. Late afternoon witness the striking colour changes of Uluru at sunset while enjoying nibbles and sparkling wine.

Hotel: Outback Pioneer Hotel (Budget), Desert Gardens Hotel (Standard) or Sails in the Desert Hotel (Superior), Ayers Rock Resort, 2 nights.

Optional Experience
Add-on Uluru Barbecue Dinner
Add-on Uluru Barbecue Dinner
FROM
  • $120 adult
  • $60 child

After sunset, join us under the stars at our exclusive venue. Enjoy sparkling wine on arrival, then dine on a menu of steak, lamb sausages, chicken skewers and garlic prawns, salads and a tasty dessert. All accompanied by a selection of wines, beers and soft drinks. There’s time for stargazing too (weather permitting).

Day 3: Uluṟu Sunrise – Kata Tjuṯa (the Olgas)

Rise early this morning to travel to watch the first rays of the sun set the Red Centre alight. Then travel to the mystical domes of Kata Tjuta. On the way enjoy panoramic views of the southern side of Kata Tjuta before arriving at the base of Walpa Gorge. Spend some time exploring the gorge and the unusual conglomerate rock formations.

Return to Ayers Rock Resort.

Day 4: Farewell from Uluṟu (Ayers Rock)

You’ll be transferred to Ayers Rock Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

4 Day Short Break

Departs

Daily (Apr-Nov & Mar)
Mon, Thu & Sat (Dec-Feb)
1.45pm from Alice Springs

Returns

Morning of Day 4 at Ayers Rock Resort

Need Accommodation?

Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts.
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Inclusions

  • Accommodation
  • Experienced Driver Guides
  • Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park Ticket
  • Detailed and informative commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Return airport transfers- flight details to be provided 14 days prior to travel

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
  • Water bottle to hold 1 litre
  • Camera
  • Jacket in the cooler months

Fitness requirement

Low to moderate level of fitness required:

  • Uluru: Low level of fitness required. Approximately 1 hour gentle walk on flat ground.
  • Kata Tjuta: Moderate level of fitness required. Walking on uneven surface required to complete Walpa Gorge walk, however, guests can return to the coach at any time if needed.

Accommodation Standards & Prices

Choose from a range of accommodation standards below. AAT Kings has hand-picked a range of hotels in key destinations to suit all kinds of budgets and we’ve pre-negotiated amazing prices for you.

Tour with Budget Accommodation (ARR6B)

Standard Room at Outback Pioneer Hotel
Where you'll be staying
  • Aurora Alice Springs  
  • Outback Pioneer Hotel  
> More detail
FROM
$735
adult twin ?
$588
child ?
$1015
adult single ?

Tour with Standard Accommodation (ARR6R)

Superior Room at Lasseters Hotel Alice Springs
Where you'll be staying
  • Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters  
  • Desert Gardens Hotel  
> More detail
FROM
$799
adult twin ?
$639
child ?
$1139
adult single ?

Tour with Superior Accommodation (ARR6S)

Superior Room at Sails in The Desert
Where you'll be staying
  • Mercure Alice Springs Resort  
  • Sails in the Desert Hotel  
> More detail
FROM
$899
adult twin ?
$719
child ?
$1339
adult single ?

Note: This itinerary is valid for travel from 1 April 2017. Prices above may vary according to your departure date.



Please Note: Itinerary, departure dates & prices may be subject to change.

Your choice of accommodation standards

Choose from a range of accommodation standards. AAT Kings has hand-picked a range of hotels in key destinations to suit all kinds of budgets and we’ve pre-negotiated amazing prices for you.

  • Budget (B)

  • Aurora Alice Springs
    11 Leichhardt Terrace, Alice Springs NT, 0870
    • Reception area at Aurora Alice Springs Hotel
    • Front Exterior of Aurora Alice Springs Hotel
    • Front Exterior of Aurora Alice Springs at night
    • Standard Room at Aurora Alice Springs

    This 109 room vibrant hotel is the only Alice Springs accommodation on the Todd Mall - the most centrally located accommodation in Alice Springs, Australia.  The Todd Mall is the main shopping, dining and tourist precinct and offers a unique walking experience.

    • Features
    • Air Conditioning
    • Phone
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • Outback Pioneer Hotel
    Yulara Dr, Yulara, NT 0872
    • BBQ Area at Outback Pioneer Hotel
    • Reception area at Outback Pioneer Hotel
    • Pool Area at night at Outback Pioneer Hotel
    • Standard Room at Outback Pioneer Hotel
    • Outback Pioneer Hotel's front exterior at night

    The Outback Pioneer Hotel provides comfortable, clean accommodation for the traveller who is simply looking for somewhere to rest between their outback adventures.

    Standard Rooms are comfortable and spacious and feature one queen and one single bed. All rooms have private en suite, television and movies on demand.

    • Features
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
    • Hair dryer
    • Private bathroom
    • Refrigerator
    • ISD/STD phone
    • In-house movies
  • Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters
    93 Barrett Drive Alice Springs NT, 0870
    • Front Exterior Lasseters Hotel Alice Springs
    • Swimming Pool at Lasseters Hotel Alice Springs
    • Front Exterior Lasseters Hotel Alice Springs
    • Pool at night at Lasseters Hotel Alice Springs
    • Superior Room at Lasseters Hotel Alice Springs

    The hotel is nestled beneath the famous MacDonnell Ranges. All rooms feature a private balcony with views of the nearby 18-hole Alice Springs Golf Course, the Todd River, swimming pool or the MacDonnell Ranges.

    • Features
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
    • Mini Bar
    • 26” LCD flat screen with Austar
    • In-house movies
    • In-room safe
    • Free wireless internet access
    • Swimming Pool
  • Desert Gardens Hotel
    Yulara Dr, Yulara, NT 0872
    • Reception at Desert Gardens
    • Arnguli Grill dining option at Desert Gardens
    • Superior Room at Desert Gardens
    • Swimming Pool at Desert Gardens

    Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel is centrally located to all resort and touring facilities and offers a range of accommodation, from shaded poolside rooms to deluxe rooms overlooking the desert.

    • Features
    • Air Conditioning
    • Radio
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Private veranda or courtyard
    • Heater
    • Hair dryer
    • ISD/STD phone
    • Mini Bar
    • In-room safe
    • In-house movies
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • Mercure Alice Springs Resort
    34 Stott Terrace, Alice Springs NT 0870
    • Barra on Todd Restaurant at Mercure Alice Springs
    • Swimming Pool at Mercure Alice Springs Resort
    • Superior Room at Mercure Alice Springs Resort
    • Reception area at Mercure Alice Springs Resort

    Situated on the banks of the famous Todd River, Mercure Alice Springs Resort offers spectacular views of the towering River Red Gum. Well-manicured lush green lawns of the hotel create a relaxing atmosphere, letting you soak in the Australian Outback charm in the Northern Territory (NT).

    • Features
    • Air Conditioning
    • Hair Dryer
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
    • Radio
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Internet Access
    • Phone
    • Mini Bar
    • Hair dryer
  • Sails in the Desert Hotel
    174 Yulara Drive, Yulara, NT 0872
    • Swimming Pool at Sails in the Desert
    • Superior Room at Sails in the Desert
    • Mulgara Gallery at Sails in the Desert
    • Reception at Sails in the Desert

    In the heart of Australia's Red Centre, the hotel beautifully contrasts Uluru's raw natural beauty with a luxurious outback holiday experience.

    Soaring white sails crown Ayers Rock Resort's Sails in the Desert Hotel, shading 228 luxury five star rooms and suites.

    • Features
    • Ensuite
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Private balcony, terrace or veranda
    • Mini Bar
    • LCD HD TV
    • ISD/STD phone
    • In-room safe
    • Hair Dryer
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
    • High speed cable internet and Wi-Fi
    • Bathrobe
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