Outback Discovery

5 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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Outback Discovery

5 Day Short Break | Alice Springs Return

Outback Discovery

5 Day Short Break | Alice Springs Return | Travel Period: 1 Apr 2020 – 31 Mar 2021

Alice Springs Town Tour • Kata Tjuta Sunset • Uluru Sunrise • Uluru Base Tour • Uluru Sunset • Aboriginal Rock Art • Kings Canyon

Departs

Daily (Apr-Nov & Mar)
Mon, Thu & Sat (Dec-Feb) 1.50pm

Returns

7.00pm (Oct-Mar)
7.30pm (Apr-Sep)

On arrival at Alice Springs Airport, make your own way to your hotel (flights to arrive prior to 12.00pm). Tour the iconic Alice Springs Telegraph Station, School of the Air, Royal Flying Doctor Service, and the Alice Springs Reptile Center.

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

This morning, travel through the West MacDonnell Ranges. Stop to view Atila (Mt. Conner) before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort. Enjoy a leisurely drive to Kata Tjuta to take in 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 Uluru and then travel to Kata Tjuta and walk through Walpa Gorge. Later, visit the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Center and then tour the sacred sites around the base of Uluru. Continue to the sacred Mutitjulu Waterhole. Witness the striking color changes of Uluru at sunset before continuing to our exclusive barbecue venue, where you’ll dine from a delicious menu accompanied by a selection of beverages.

Included Meals: Dinner

Early this afternoon, travel through desert scenery on your way to Kings Canyon. On arrival, there may be time to view the sunset behind Carmichaels Crag.

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

Make the rocky climb to the rim of Kings Canyon 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 Short Break concludes after 7.00pm, accommodations 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 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021
Adult Twin
$1460
Child
$1170
Single
$1975
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.

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 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021
Adult Twin
$1605
Child
$1285
Single
$2255
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
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 2020 to 31 Mar 2021
Adult Twin
$1725
Child
$1385
Single
$2500
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
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

  • Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park Ticket
  • Entry to the School of the Air, Royal Flying Doctor Service, Telegraph Station & The Alice Springs Reptile Centre (Day 1)
  • Local Kings Canyon guide (Day 5)
  • 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
  • Warm layers in cooler months

Fitness Requirements

  • Kings Canyon: Good level of fitness required for the 3 hour canyon Rim Walk

Flight Information

  • Flights to arrive into Alice Springs prior to 12.00pm
  • We would recommend a post night accommodation in Alice Spring on Day 5

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