Short Breaks

Red Centre Experience

4 days | Alice Springs Return

Travel Period

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


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


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

Prices From Code: A4L


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


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


Single i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over).
Prices above are in USD, for selected departures, Superior Accommodation
guests considering this tour


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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.

  Hotel: 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.

  Hotel: 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.

  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 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.

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.

Prices above may vary according to your departure date.


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.

Day 1 - 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).

Mercure Alice Springs Resort
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.

Sails in the Desert Hotel
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.

Kings Canyon Resort, Deluxe Spa Rooms
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. Ask our friendly reservations at the time of booking.

Trip Details

What's included

  • • Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park Ticket
  • • Experienced Driver Guide
  • • Comprehensive commentary
  • • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • • Entry to the School of the Air, Royal Flying Doctor Service, Telegraph Station & The Alice Springs Reptile Centre (Day 1)

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

  • • Day Prior: Flights to arrive into Alice Springs prior to 12.00pm
  • • Day 4: We would recommend a post night accommodation in Alice Springs

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