Red Centre Highlights
4 days | Uluru (Ayers Rock) Return
Kata Tjuta Sunset • Kings Canyon • Uluru Sunrise • Kata Tjuta • Walpa Gorge • Uluru Sunset • Uluru Sunrise Field of Light
Apr - Aug 2023: Tue/Thu/Sat/Sun
Sep - Nov 2023: Tue/Sat
Dec - Jan 2024: Tue
Feb - Mar 2024: Tue/Sat
(subject to availability)
Departs 90 minutes prior to sunset from Ayers Rock Resort
Morning of Day 4, 30 minutes after sunrise at Ayers Rock Resort
Prices From Code: U4L
On arrival at Ayers Rock Airport you’ll be transferred to the resort (flights to arrive prior to 3.00pm).
This afternoon, enjoy a leisurely drive out to Kata Tjuta. Witness a magnificent outback sunset there while enjoying sparkling wine.
Hotel: Outback Pioneer Hotel, Desert Gardens Hotel or Sails in the Desert Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, 3 nights.
Travel to Kings Canyon and make the rocky climb to the rim of the canyon for marvellous views of Watarrka National Park. Time permitting, you may choose to descend into the green oasis of the ‘Garden of Eden’. Or, you may wish to take an easier, shorter walk to explore the boulder-strewn canyon creek bed. Return to Ayers Rock Resort.
Included Meals: Breakfast
Watch the sunrise at Uluru, then travel to Kata Tjuta. Spend time exploring Walpa Gorge and its unusual rock formations. This afternoon, visit the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Then, join your guide for a drive around the base of Uluru. 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 Uluru. Late afternoon, witness the striking colour changes of Uluru at sunset with sparkling wine.
Experience acclaimed artist Bruce Munro’s Field of Light. Under cover of darkness, wander through 50,000 magical hand-crafted frosted glass spheres of light, in colours of ochre, deep violet, blue and gentle white. Then make your way to the dune top, where you’ll be served tea, coffee or hot chocolate. Watch in awe as the sun pops up in the distance behind Uluru, flooding the landscape, including Kata Tjuta behind you, with light.
Later, you will be transferred to Ayers Rock Airport for your onward flight (flights to depart after 9.30am).
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.
Outback Pioneer Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, 3 nights.
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.
Note: Outback Pioneer Hotel is closed due to operational reasons from 01 November 2022 to 31 March 2023
Sails in the Desert Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, 3 nights.
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.
Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, 3 nights.
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.
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.
- • Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park Ticket
- • Experienced Driver Guide
- • Comprehensive commentary
- • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
What to Bring
- • Enclosed walking shoes
- • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
- • 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)
• Kings Canyon Creek Bed Walk (alternative option) - Low level of fitness required
You may wish to take an easier, shorter walk to explore the boulder strewn canyon floor with our Driver/Guide
• Kings Canyon Rim Walk - High level of fitness required
This 6km hike will not be suitable for all guests. The first 30-minute incline is considered “Difficult”. The Tour Director will offer guest an easier alternative along the creek walk for those that are unable.
- • Breakfast (1)
- • Day 1 - Flight to arrive into Ayers Rock prior to 3.00pm
- • Day 4 - Flights to depart Ayers Rock after 9.30am