Uluru & Kings Canyon Discovery

3 Day Short Break | Alice Springs Return

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Adult Twin i Two people sharing a room, one of whom must be 18 years and over. All prices are per person, land only.

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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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Uluru & Kings Canyon Discovery

3 Day Short Break | Alice Springs Return

Uluru & Kings Canyon Discovery

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

Tick off the must-see sights of the Red Centre. Explore the natural wonders of Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon and their sacred history. Take in an unforgettable Uluru sunset and sunrise. 

Departs

Daily, Alice Springs
7.00am

Returns

Day 3, 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. 

 

As we make our way to Ayers Rock Resort we see the towering Atila (Mt. Conner) today. View the amazing collection of Indigenous paintings at the Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa Cultural Centre, then tour the base of Uluṟu (Ayers Rock) with your expert Driver Guide. Continue to the Kuniya Walk, and the sacred Mutitjulu Waterhole.

In the late afternoon, experience the remarkable colour changes of Uluṟu as the sun sets over the world’s largest monolith, while sipping sparkling wine.

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

Witness a magnificent Uluṟu sunrise, then continue to the 36 domes of Kata Tjuṯa (the Olgas). On the way enjoy panoramic views on the south side of Kata Tjuṯa from the dune viewing platform. Explore Walpa Gorge and the unusual conglomerate rock formations.

This afternoon, travel to Kings Canyon.

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

Make the rocky climb to the rim of Kings Canyon and be rewarded with marvellous views of Watarrka National Park. Or you may wish to explore the boulder-strewn canyon creek bed, a shady, easier walk.

Your Short Break concludes back in Alice Springs.



As this tour concludes after 7.00pm, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for tonight.

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 Jun 2019 to 30 Nov 2019
1 Dec 2019 to 31 Mar 2020
1 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021
Adult Twin
$1105
$1035
$1045
Child
$884
$828
$740
Single
$1445
$1315
$1375
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.

Standard Room 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 Jun 2019 to 30 Nov 2019
1 Dec 2019 to 31 Mar 2020
1 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021
Adult Twin
$1175
$1090
$1110
Child
$940
$872
$820
Single
$1585
$1420
$1510
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 Jun 2019 to 30 Nov 2019
1 Dec 2019 to 31 Mar 2020
1 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021
Adult Twin
$1270
$1155
$1195
Child
$1016
$924
$910
Single
$1760
$1540
$1680
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

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 Tjuta: 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

Flight Information

  • Day Prior: Flights to arrive anytime into Alice Springs Airport
  • Day 3: We recommend guests to fly out the day after the tour finishes in Alice Springs

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