short break icon 4 Day Short Break

Red Centre Walkabout

  • Valley of the Winds

    Valley of the Winds

  • Kings Canyon Walk

    Kings Canyon Walk

  • Aboriginal Rock Art, Uluru

    Aboriginal Rock Art, Uluru

  • Uluru Sunset

    Uluru Sunset

Tour codes: YY60B, YY60R, YY60S

Prices From

$889

adult twin ?

$711

child ?

$1215

single ?
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Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Uluṟu (Ayers Rock) – Uluṟu Sunset

On arrival at Ayers Rock Airport you’ll be transferred to the resort (flights to arrive prior to 3.00pm).

Travel to the Uluru sunset viewing area. Enjoy nibbles and sparkling wine as the sun sets over the western horizon and the evening sky brings out the many shades of colour for which Uluru is famous. Don’t forget your camera!

Hotel: Outback Pioneer Hotel (Budget), Desert Gardens Hotel (Standard) or Sails in the Desert Hotel (Superior), Ayers Rock Resort, 3 nights.

Optional Experience:
Add-on the
Uluru Barbecue Dinner

After sunset, join us under the stars at our exclusive venue. Enjoy sparkling wine on arrival, then dine on a menu of steak, lamb sausages, chicken skewers and garlic prawns, salads and a tasty dessert. All accompanied by a selection of wines, beers and soft drinks. There’s time for stargazing too (weather permitting). 

Optional Experience
Add-on Uluru Barbecue Dinner
Add-on Uluru Barbecue Dinner
Day 2: Uluṟu Sunrise & Full Base Walk – Kata Tjuṯa (the Olgas) Sunset

At the sunrise viewing area watch the first rays of the sun set Uluru and the Red Centre alight. Here you’ll receive your breakfast. After sunrise accompany your guide to commence your base walk of Uluru. Walk from Kuniya Piti, an Uluru sacred site and hear the Tjukurpa story (beliefs and law of the Anangu, the local Aboriginal people) of the Mala Men. Next up is the Mala Walk, which includes a visit into Kantju Gorge Continue along the Lungkata Walk where your guide will tell you the Tjukurpa story of the cheeky Blue Tongue Lizard! Next stop is the Mutitjulu Waterhole. Return to Kuniya Piti where you’ll board your coach and receive a certificate of your achievement!

This afternoon enjoy a leisurely drive out to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) for one of our favourite sunset experiences. Admire the view of the central valley of the domes of Kata Tjuta while you take in an outback sunset while enjoying gourmet canapés & Australian wine.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Kings Canyon

Rise early to travel to Kings Canyon, stopping for breakfast at Kings Creek Station along the way. Make the rocky climb to the rim of the canyon for marvellous views of Watarrka National Park. The hike is recommended for those with a good level of fitness. Or, you may wish to take an easier, shorter walk to explore the boulder strewn canyon creek bed.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Kata Tjuṯa Sunrise – Valley of the Winds – Farewell from Uluṟu (Ayers Rock)

Rise early to watch the spectacular sunrise over Kata Tjuta with Uluru in the distance. Your Driver Guide will then escort you on a 2-3 hour walk to the Valley of the Winds lookout.

This afternoon you’ll be transferred to Ayers Rock Airport for your onward flight (flights to depart after 1.30pm).

Included Meals: Breakfast

4 Day Short Break

Departs

Daily, 75 minutes prior to sunset from Ayers Rock Resort

Returns

Day 4, 11.30am approximately, Ayers Rock Resort

Need Accommodation?

Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts.
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Inclusions

  • Accommodation
  • Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park Ticket
  • Breakfast (3)
  • Experienced Driver Guides
  • Detailed and informative commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Return airport transfers- flight details to be provided 45 days prior to travel

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
  • Water bottle to hold 3 litres
  • Camera
  • Jacket in the cooler months

Fitness requirement

Moderate to good level of fitness required:

  • Uluru: Moderate level of fitness required . The base walk includes a lengthy but gentle walk on flat ground.
  • Kings Canyon: Good level of fitness required for three hour walk around the canyon’s rim. 
    Or low to moderate level of fitness required for the canyon floor walk.
  • Kata Tjuta: Moderate to good level of fitness required. Valley of the Winds can be a little challenging, but shorter walks are also available for those not wanting to walk to the second lookout.

Accommodation Standards & Prices

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.

Tour with Budget Accommodation (YY60B)

Standard Room at Outback Pioneer Hotel
Where you'll be staying
  • Outback Pioneer Hotel  
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FROM
$889
adult twin ?
$711
child ?
$1215
adult single ?

Tour with Standard Accommodation (YY60R)

Standard Room at Desert Gardens
Where you'll be staying
  • Desert Gardens Hotel  
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FROM
$945
adult twin ?
$756
child ?
$1329
adult single ?

Tour with Superior Accommodation (YY60S)

Superior Room at Sails in The Desert
Where you'll be staying
  • Sails in the Desert Hotel  
> More detail
FROM
$1050
adult twin ?
$840
child ?
$1539
adult single ?

Prices above may vary according to your departure date. This itinerary is valid from 1 April 2016.



Please Note: Itinerary, departure dates & prices may be subject to change.

Your choice of accommodation standards

Choose from a range of accommodation standards. 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.

  • Budget (B)

  • Outback Pioneer Hotel
    Yulara Dr, Yulara, NT 0872
    • BBQ Area at Outback Pioneer Hotel
    • Reception area at Outback Pioneer Hotel
    • Pool Area at night at Outback Pioneer Hotel
    • Standard Room at Outback Pioneer Hotel
    • Outback Pioneer Hotel's front exterior at night

    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.

    • Features
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
    • Hair dryer
    • Private bathroom
    • Refrigerator
    • ISD/STD phone
    • In-house movies
  • Desert Gardens Hotel
    Yulara Dr, Yulara, NT 0872
    • Reception at Desert Gardens
    • Arnguli Grill dining option at Desert Gardens
    • Superior Room at Desert Gardens
    • Swimming Pool at Desert Gardens

    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.

    Please Note: Desert Gardens is undergoing refurbishments to their Garden View Rooms and restaurant area. Completion of refurbishments to their Garden View Rooms will be May 2016 and the restaurant until March 2017.

    • Features
    • Air Conditioning
    • Radio
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Private veranda or courtyard
    • Heater
    • Hair dryer
    • ISD/STD phone
    • Mini Bar
    • In-room safe
    • In-house movies
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • Sails in the Desert Hotel
    174 Yulara Drive, Yulara, NT 0872
    • Swimming Pool at Sails in the Desert
    • Superior Room at Sails in the Desert
    • Mulgara Gallery at Sails in the Desert
    • Reception at Sails in the Desert

    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.

    • Features
    • Ensuite
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Private balcony, terrace or veranda
    • Mini Bar
    • LCD HD TV
    • ISD/STD phone
    • In-room safe
    • Hair Dryer
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
    • High speed cable internet and Wi-Fi
    • Bathrobe
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