Spend the day exploring the mighty West MacDonnell Ranges. Hike the Ghost Gum Walk into the majestic Ormiston Gorge before spending time relaxing at the stunning Ormiston Waterhole.
4 Day 4WD Uluru Tour (finish Ayers Rock)
This tour offers an authentic outback adventure with a touch of style and quality.
Travel with a small group in a purpose-built four-wheel drive vehicle. As well as experiencing the wonders of Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and Watarrka (Kings Canyon), we'll give you the opportunity to really experience the desert - driving on dirt roads, avoiding the crowds and sleeping at our remote private bush camps. Participate in an indigenous cultural exchange at Uluru including an Aboriginal Guided walk. Choose to sleep under the clearest southern stars you can imagine with your choice of a traditional swag or comfortable permanent safari tent complete with beds, pillows and all linen. Enjoy our Endless star dining at Uluru, with quality food cooked over the campfire. This is an emotive journey into the heart of the Red Centre.
Start this tour in Alice Springs or Ayers Rock and finish in Ayers Rock.
Real Aussie Adventures is about adventure and getting involved. We don’t define by age but our trips are quite active. We get travelers from all over the world, people traveling by themselves, couples and groups. This tour is ideal for family groups, with children over 5 years old.
On this tour walking and hiking in Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon need a good level of fitness.
Uluru: Moderate level of fitness required. The base walk is on flat ground.
Kata Tjuta: Good level of fitness required. Walking on uneven surface required to complete the Valley of the Winds walk
Kings Canyon: Good level of fitness required for a four-hour walk around the canyon’s rim.
4 Day 4WD Uluru Tour (finish Ayers Rock)
Tour itinerary - 4 Days
Alice Springs to Ayers Rock
Departing Alice Springs bright and early, we hit the road on our adventure of a lifetime (For those commencing the tour at Uluru, we will collect you from the Outback Pioneer Hotel or the airport). Our journey begins heading south through the Waterhouse and James Ranges with a stop at the Camel Farm for a Camel ride if you're keen (own expense). Stop to view Atila (Mount Connor), a mesa tableland and the first significant rock formation of our trip. After a stop for lunch and our arrival at the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, we travel to the base of Uluru where your guide will lead you on an interpretive walk, hearing of the Aboriginal law and religion (Tjukurpa). Continuing on, we meet our local Aboriginal Guide who will provide a once in a lifetime authentic Indigenous cultural experience with an interpretive walk to Mutitjulu Waterhole where you will hear the stories of the unique landscapes, art and culture of the local custodians, the Anangu people. We conclude at the Cultural Centre, where you may explore the displays and learn of the flora and fauna of this unique area. Experience the famous changing colours of Uluru at sunset, complete with sparkling wine and nibbles. It's a great time to kick back and contemplate the day and the vastness of the desert. Afterwards settle in at our private camp, complete with our signature Endless Star dining experience before retiring to your swag under the amazing night sky or your comfortable safari tent complete with beds. (L* and D)
Ayers Rock to Kings Creek Station
Rising early, take a short walk to a lookout close to our campsite to view sunrise over Uluru and Kata Tjuta without the hustle and bustle of the public viewing areas before heading off to Kata Tjuta for a walk through the "Valley of the Winds". Afterwards, we're off to Kings Creek Cattle Station for our second nights' remote private bush camp, complete with bush toilet and shower. With nobody else for miles, this camp has stunning views out over the George Gill Ranges and gives you a real feel for the outback. Dinner around the campfire makes for a very social time with another night out under the stars. Tonight, listen for the sound of dingoes howling in the distance while watching the desert sky light up above you. (B, L and D)
Kings Creek Station to Alice Springs
Today we head off to Watarrka (Kings Canyon) for a mind blowing 6km walk through the towering walls, crevices and plateaus of Watarrka. We'll visit the Amphitheatre, Lost City and the tranquil ‘Garden of Eden’. Later we start making our way back to Alice Springs travelling on a typical outback dirt road. We'll drop you back at your accommodation early evening and usually all meet later for a bit of a night on the town (Alice seems like the big smoke after 3 days in the bush). (B and L)
Alice Springs to Ayers Rock
Today we have an early start as we leave Alice Springs and begin our journey to Ayers Rock. With a short stop along the way we will get you and your baggage to Ayers Rock Airport or resort before saying farewell to this magical destination.
Tour code: W03A
Twin-Share (Permanent tent with full linen) / Multi-share hostel.
Twin-Share (Permanent tent with full linen) / Twin-share hotel.
Twin-Share (Permanent tent with full linen) / Single hotel.
Sole use twin-share (Permanent tent with full linen) / Single hotel.
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National park fee local payment
Departs daily except for 1 Jan
Alice Springs 6.00 am
Outback Pioneer 1.00pm
Ayers Rock Airport Before 2 pm, please advise flight number when booking
Returns Day 4
Ayers Rock Airport Day 4 at approximately 11.15 am
Outback Pioneer Hotel Day 4 at approximately 1.00 pm
NEW 2020 DEPARTURES ANNOUNCED
23 August 2020 - 10 January 2021- Sunday, Thursday
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
If joining at Ayers Rock Resort or Airport, you will do so after lunch. Please be dressed in comfortable walking clothing and footwear, have a water bottle, hat and sunscreen handy.
^ Most tents at our camps are twin share, however, some triple share tents are available for families with children under 18. These cannot be pre-booked and are allocated on a first come first served basis. In the event where a triple tent is unavailable and an odd-numbered family is travelling with children under 18, one parent/guardian will need to share a twin tent with the child and the other guardian share a tent with another passenger of the same sex
Single travellers choosing the standard twin adult fare will be paired in a tent with another customer of the same gender.
Single travellers choosing the more expensive single tent fare receive a guaranteed single permanent tent during the safari. As we do not always travel at capacity, some guests may be given a single tent without supplement on location. No refund is given for those who have paid the single option in these circumstances. Additionally, for those that have chosen single pricing and choose to sleep in a swag, no refund is offered for the single pricing paid.
Customers beginning their tour in Alice Springs are permitted to bring 10kg of luggage in a soft bag, with the remainder stored at their Alice Springs accommodation. Customers beginning at Ayers Rock have a luggage limit of 23kg per person + a small carry-on daypack. Please, no hard-shell or plastic suitcases. Please pack the items you will need for the trip in the daypack to avoid having to access your main bag frequently.
Travel insurance is recommended.
This tour requires a certain level of participation from guests. This may include assisting and cleaning afterwards with the preparation of meals, collecting firewood and sweeping out tents.
You can take advantage of our great group rates on this 4 Day Uluru trip. We have specials for groups of 4 or more, so get together with your friends for an outback adventure. Please just enquire directly by clicking the contact us button to find out more before booking.
National Park fee is included in the tour price.
From April 2019 - Book this 4 Day Uluru, Kings Canyon and Kata Tjuta Tour and a 3 Day 4WD Dragonfly Dreaming Kakadu National Park Tour, 4 Day 4WD Arnhem Land Dreaming Top End Tour or 5 Day Jabiru Dreaming Safari in the same booking transaction and receive $50 per person discount per tour. Select products as indicated only; not available on Family and Friend Fares and not combinable with any other offer. Ask us for more details.
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