Alice Springs & Rock Escape

4 Day Short Break | Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock)

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Child i A child must be accompanied by a person 18 years+. Some tours have min. age requirement

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Alice Springs & Rock Escape

4 Day Short Break | Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Discover the highlights of the Red Centre. Explore the interesting town of Alice Springs, Kata Tjuṯa and the physical red heart of outback Australia, Uluṟu. Witness the unforgettable outback sunrise and sunset and be immersed in the rich culture of the region.

Departs

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

Returns

Morning of Day 4 at Ayers Rock Resort

On arrival at Alice Springs Airport you’ll be transferred to your hotel (flights to arrive prior to 12.15pm).

Tour the iconic Alice Springs Telegraph Station, School of the Air Royal Flying Doctor Service, and the Alice Springs Reptile Centre.

Hotel: Aurora Alice Springs , Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters or Mercure Alice Springs Resort , Alice Springs.

This morning, travel through the West MacDonnell Ranges. Visit a camel farm and learn about the impact of the ‘ship of the desert’ on the development of Outback Australia. View soaring Atila (Mt. Conner) before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort.

See the amazing collection of Indigenous paintings at the Uluru–Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then tour the base of Uluru (Ayers Rock) and take the Kuniya Walk to the sacred Mutitjulu Waterhole. In the late afternoon, experience the remarkable colour changes of Uluru, the world’s largest monolith, at sunset, while enjoying sparkling wine.

Hotel: Outback Pioneer Hotel , Desert Gardens Hotel or Sails in the Desert Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, 2 nights.

Witness a magnificent Uluru sunrise, then continue to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), a mysterious series of 36 ancient red-rock domes. Walk through Walpa Gorge, where you’ll follow the natural creek bed between two of the tallest of these domes.

Return to Ayers Rock Resort.

Your short break concludes this morning, when you’ll be transferred to Ayers Rock Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

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.

Travel Date
1 Dec 2018 to 31 Mar 2019
1 Apr 2019 to 31 May 2019
1 Jun 2019 to 30 Nov 2019
1 Dec 2019 to 31 Mar 2020
Adult Twin
$810
$830
$880
$830
Child
$648
$664
$704
$664
Single
$1110
$1120
$1210
$1120
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.

Standard Room at Aurora Alice Springs
Outback Pioneer Hotel

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.

BBQ Area at Outback Pioneer Hotel
Travel Date
1 Dec 2018 to 31 Mar 2019
1 Apr 2019 to 31 May 2019
1 Jun 2019 to 30 Nov 2019
1 Dec 2019 to 31 Mar 2020
Adult Twin
$890
$925
$995
$925
Child
$712
$740
$796
$740
Single
$1290
$1335
$1460
$1335
Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters

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.

Superior Room at Lasseters Hotel Alice Springs
Desert Gardens Hotel

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.

Swimming Pool at Desert Gardens
Travel Date
1 Dec 2018 to 31 Mar 2019
1 Apr 2019 to 31 May 2019
1 Jun 2019 to 30 Nov 2019
1 Dec 2019 to 31 Mar 2020
Adult Twin
$990
$1015
$1120
$1015
Child
$792
$812
$896
$812
Single
$1465
$1490
$1670
$1490
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).

Superior Room at Mercure Alice Springs Resort
Sails in the Desert Hotel

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.

Please Note: There will be refurbishments between 25 Jan - 26 Jun 2019, and 4 Nov 2019 - 30 Jun 2020. Sails in the Desert will be working to ensure there is minimal disturbance and impact to its operation and guests.

Superior Room at Sails in the Desert
Need accommodation before or after your tour?

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

  • Accommodation
  • Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park Ticket
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Return airport transfers - flight details to be provided 14 days prior to tour departure date

Prices above may vary according to your departure date.

What to Bring

  • Enclosed walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Water bottle to hold 1 litre
  • Warm layers in cooler months
  • Flynet in summer months (optional)
  • Cash if purchasing Aboriginal artwork
  • Snacks for breakfast (Day 3)

Fitness Requirements

  • Uluru: Low level of fitness required. Approximately 1 hour gentle walk
  • Kata Tjuta: Moderate level of fitness required. Uneven surfaces to complete Walpa Gorge walk
  • Guests can return to the coach at any time if needed

Flight Information

  • Day 1: Flights to arrive prior to 12.15pm into Alice Springs Airport
  • Day 4: Flights to depart anytime from Ayers Rock airport

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