This three-day adventure offers a value for money Red Centre experience featuring private campsites. Travel in an air-conditioned minibus and absorb the fascinating information of the area and its people provided by your experienced guide - all of this while travelling with other fun loving and active travellers from all over the world ... and of course you will hike, climb and explore Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon.
All about the 1.5 Day 4WD Dingo Dreaming Alice Springs to Ayers Rock Tour
Get ready to embrace the myth and mystery of the Red Centre with an Uluru Tour from Alice Springs. In just one single day you can make an incredible journey out to see Uluru. Then stay a night in the outback and fly out of Ayers Rock airport the next day.
You will walk around Uluru, see the colours of sunset in the desert and take the 'Valley of the winds' walk at Kata Tjuta. In just a day you can fully explore Uluru and Kata Tjuta National Park.
Perfect for a whistle stop tour to Australia's number one destination, Uluru.
1.5 Day 4WD Dingo Dreaming Alice Springs to Ayers Rock Tour Itinerary - 1.5 days
Alice Springs to Uluru
Your adventure begins with a stop at the Outback Camel Farm at Stuarts Well where you can ride a camel (own expense). After turning off the Stuart Highway a stop is made at Mount Ebenezer, which is a good place see and buy Aboriginal art and craft. Don’t be tricked, the first monolith you will see is Mount Conner (Atila) – not to be confused with Uluru which is still some 100km away.
(For those commencing the tour at Uluru we will collect you from the Outback Pioneer Hotel or meet you from your flight at the airport).
Now we arrive at Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, we head to the Cultural Centre. Here you will learn more about the local Aboriginal law and religion (Tjukurpa). We then head to the base of Uluru where 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. This experience is followed by a hands-on dot painting session where you will take your artwork as a memento of your experience.
Experience the famous changing colours of Uluru at sunset, away from the crowds, 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 remote 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. (LD)
Uluru and Kata Tjuta
Get up early for an Uluru sunrise which is as dramatic as sunset and can be viewed close-by your campsite. You will see the sunrise over both Uluru and Kata Tjuta, away from the crowds at the public viewing area. After breakfast and a short drive to the land-form known as Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), an aboriginal word for “many heads”, you will explore the domes of which there are 36 in total. Here your guide will lead you on a hike through the dry creek beds, domes and beautiful wilderness of the ‘Valley of the Winds’. After the return transfer to Ayers Rock Resort or Airport your Red Centre experience comes to an end. (B)
|Tour code: WD02|
National Park fee local payment
Daily at 6.30am from Alice Springs excluding 1 January
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
- Tour arrives at Ayers Rock Airport around 12.30pm on day 2. Please book flights after this, allowing for check in time. Flights must depart Ayers Rock Airport after around 1 pm. Flight details must be provided at the time of booking.
- ^ 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-serve 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 shares a tent with another passenger of the same sex.
- Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Entry fee is not included and is payable direct on the day of departure.
- Travel insurance is recommended for this tour.
- Due to limited space on the vehicle please restrict luggage to a day pack and one soft overnight bag/backpack (maximum 10kg). Excess luggage should be stored at your Alice Springs accommodation. If commencing at Ayers Rock please ensure you have an overnight bag/backpack with the items you require for the 3 days packed inside as your large luggage will be stored in the vehicle and not accessible during the safari.
- We recommend guests arrive on the Jetstar or Virgin Australia flights into Ayers Rock. Although we collect guests arriving on the later Qantas service please note guests will not receive a full experience at Uluru should they choose this service.
- Clients joining at Ayers Rock airport or resort will do so after lunch and therefore lunch is at own expense.
- Itinerary may change due to cultural reasons, seasonal changes, operational logistics and accessibility.
- Safari is not suitable for children under 5 years of age.
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