On arrival at Alice Springs Airport, make your own way to your hotel (flights to arrive prior to 12.00pm). Visit the historic Telegraph Station, the Royal Flying Doctor Service, the School of the Air and the Alice Springs Reptile Center.
Aurora Alice Springs, Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters or Mercure Alice Springs Resort
This morning, travel through the West MacDonnell Ranges. View Atila (Mt. Conner) before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort. Visit the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Center, then tour the base of Uluru and take the Kuniya Walk to the sacred Mutitjulu Waterhole.
In the late afternoon, witness the remarkable color changes of Uluru at sunset while sipping sparkling wine.
Outback Pioneer Hotel, Desert Gardens Hotel or Sails in the Desert Hotel,
Ayers Rock Resort.
Witness a magnificent Uluru sunrise, then continue to the 36 domes of Kata Tjuta. On the way enjoy panoramic views of the south side of Kata Tjuta from the dune viewing platform. Explore Walpa Gorge and the unusual conglomerate rock formations.
This afternoon, travel to Kings Canyon.
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 marvelous 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 Short Break concludes after 7.00pm, accommodations will need to be pre-booked for tonight.
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).
Day 2 - Sails in the Desert Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort.
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.
Day 3 - 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.
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