Kings Canyon & Outback Panoramas (returns to Uluru)

Full Day Tour | Uluru (Ayers Rock) Return

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

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Concession i A holder of a valid concession card.

Prices above are for departures between 1 April 2018 - 31 March 2019

Duration Full Day Tour

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Kings Canyon & Outback Panoramas (returns to Uluru)

Full Day Tour | Uluru (Ayers Rock) Return

Drive through sandhill country. Stop for breakfast at Kings Creek Station. In Kings Canyon make the climb with your guide to the canyon rim. Be rewarded with views over Watarrka National Park. The climb takes up to three hours, and requires a good level of fitness. If you’d prefer a more relaxed walk, take the easier option along the canyon floor. Return to Ayers Rock Resort.

Departs

Daily 4.00am (Oct-Mar)
and 4.30am (Apr-Sep)
from Ayers Rock Resort

Returns

5.00pm (Oct-Mar)
and 5.30pm (Apr-Sep)
to Ayers Rock Resort
(times are approximate)

Note: If you wish to finish this tour in Alice Springs, please visit the Kings Canyon to Alice Springs option of this tour.

  • Cooked breakfast (1)
  • Experienced Driver and Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

You’ll get a sense of the remoteness of outback Australia as you travel to Kings Canyon. Located in the heart of Watarrka National Park, it lies in an ancient Australian landscape that is sacred ground for the Ulpanyali and Lilla people. The Rim Walk is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The climb up a 100-metre cliff face reveals views of sandstone walls, grottos, chasms and cliffs. Or, for something more relaxing, set off on a two-kilometre stroll along the creek bed that leads to impressive views of the canyon rim.

  • Depart early this morning for the drive to Kings Canyon
  • Stop for a cooked breakfast at Kings Creek Station
  • For the more adventurous, join your Guide for a hike to the top of Kings Canyon and 6 kms walk along the Rim – learn about the history and geology of the region as well as the flora and fauna found in the area
    Visit the Garden of Eden – a permanent water source in the George Gill Range (swimming not permitted) and enjoy spectacular views across Watarrka National Park and into the Canyon itself
  • Or take the leisurely Creek Bed Walk with your Driver Guide. Listen to the history and geology of the area and learn about the local flora and fauna including the MacDonnell Ranges Cycad
    If choosing the Creek Bed Walk there’s time for a scenic helicopter flight (own expense) or a cool off in the pool at Kings Canyon Resort
  • Time out for lunch at Kings Canyon Resort (own expense)
  • On the return journey, your Driver Guide will explain the history of the surrounding cattle stations and other points of interest



Please Note: This tour departs from and returns to Uluru. For tour departing Uluru and finishing in Alice Springs please visit the Kings Canyon to Alice Springs option of this tour.

Prices above may vary according to your departure date.

What to Bring

  • Enclosed and sturdy walking shoes
  • Water bottle to hold 3 litres for the Rim Walk or 1.5 litres for the Creek Bed Walk
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Flynet in summer months (optional)
  • Comfortable protective clothing
  • Warm layers in cooler months

Fitness Requirements

  • 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