Kata Tjuṯa, Uluṟu & Kings Canyon

4 Day Short Break | Alice Springs Return

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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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Single i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over).
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Kata Tjuṯa, Uluṟu & Kings Canyon

4 Day Short Break | Alice Springs Return

Kata Tjuṯa, Uluṟu & Kings Canyon

4 Day Short Break | Alice Springs Return | Travel Period: 1 Apr 2019 – 31 Mar 2020

Enjoy the highlights of the Red Centre. Relax and appreciate an Uluṟu sunrise and sunset. Explore and connect with the natural wonders of Uluṟu, Kata Tjuṯa and Kings Canyon.

Departs

Daily, Alice Springs
7.00am

Returns

Day 4, Alice Springs
7.00pm (Oct-Mar)
7.30pm (Apr-Sep)

As this Short Break departs at 7.00am, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.

 

After departing Alice Springs we travel through the West MacDonnell Ranges. View Atila (Mt. Conner) before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort.

This afternoon travel to Kata Tjuṯa (the Olgas). Marvel at the unique flora and witness a magnificent outback sunset while enjoying sparkling wine.

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

Watch the sunrise at Uluṟu (Ayers Rock), then travel to Kata Tjuṯa. Spend time exploring Walpa Gorge and its unusual rock formations. This afternoon, visit the Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa Cultural Centre. Then, join your guide for a drive around the base of Uluṟu. Continue to the Kuniya Walk, where you’ll be escorted to the Mutitjulu Waterhole. View ancient rock art and learn about the Aboriginal and European history of Uluṟu.

Late afternoon, witness the striking colour changes of Uluṟu at sunset with sparkling wine.

Later, join us at our exclusive venue for a BBQ under the stars. Dine on a variety of meats, salads and a tasty dessert.

Included Meals: Dinner

In the early afternoon, drive through spectacular desert scenery to Kings Canyon Resort.

Hotel: Kings Canyon Resort, Standard Rooms or Kings Canyon Resort, Deluxe Spa Rooms, Kings Canyon.

Join a guided climb to the rim of Kings Canyon for marvellous views of Watarrka National Park. Or, you may wish to take an easier, shorter walk to explore the boulder-strewn canyon creek bed.

Travel back to Alice Springs, where your short break concludes.



As this Short Break concludes after 7.00pm, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the night.

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 Apr 2019 to 31 May 2019
1 Jun 2019 to 30 Nov 2019
1 Dec 2019 to 31 Mar 2020
Adult Twin
$1355
$1440
$1355
Child
$1084
$1152
$1084
Single
$1750
$1915
$1750
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
Kings Canyon Resort, Standard Rooms

The comfortable Standard Rooms offer spacious Kings Canyon accommodation with a separate en suite bathroom with shower/bath. Rooms feature either two double beds or one queen bed. Interconnecting rooms are also available.

Exterior view of Kings Canyon Resort
Travel Date
1 Apr 2019 to 31 May 2019
1 Jun 2019 to 30 Nov 2019
1 Dec 2019 to 31 Mar 2020
Adult Twin
$1430
$1535
$1430
Child
$1144
$1228
$1144
Single
$1905
$2115
$1905
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
Kings Canyon Resort, Standard Rooms

The comfortable Standard Rooms offer spacious Kings Canyon accommodation with a separate en suite bathroom with shower/bath. Rooms feature either two double beds or one queen bed. Interconnecting rooms are also available.

Exterior view of Kings Canyon Resort
Travel Date
1 Apr 2019 to 31 May 2019
1 Jun 2019 to 30 Nov 2019
1 Dec 2019 to 31 Mar 2020
Adult Twin
$1575
$1700
$1575
Child
$1260
$1360
$1260
Single
$2130
$2390
$2130
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
Kings Canyon Resort, Deluxe Spa Rooms

Set in a prime location and nestled in amongst a rugged bush setting, these rooms offer deluxe accommodation with a spacious spa bath and feature a window providing scenic views. Each Deluxe Spa Room also features a private balcony offering a magnificent outlook onto a rocky escarpment that is tastefully lit at night.

Spa with scenic views at Kings Canyon Resort
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
  • Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa 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 3 litres for the Rim Walk or 1.5 litres for the Creek Bed Walk
  • Warm layers in cooler months
  • Flynet in summer months (optional)
  • Cash if purchasing Aboriginal artwork
  • Snacks for breakfast (Day 2)

Fitness Requirements

  • Uluṟu: Low level of fitness required. Approximately 1 hour gentle walk
  • Kata Tjuṯa: Moderate level of fitness required. Uneven surfaces to complete Walpa Gorge walk
  • Guests can return to the coach at any time if needed
  • Kings Canyon: Good level of fitness required for the 3 hour canyon Rim Walk
  • Low to moderate level of fitness required for the canyon Creek Bed Walk

Dining

  • Dinner (1)

Flight Information

  • Day Prior: Flights to arrive anytime into Alice Springs Airport
  • Day 4: We recommend guests to fly out the day after the tour finishes in Alice Springs

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