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.
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
Tour itinerary - 1.5 Days
Alice Springs to Uluru
After picking you up from your accommodation in 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 meet you from your flight at the airport).
Our journey begins heading south to Erldunda travelling through the Waterhouse and James Ranges with a stop at the Camel Farm for refreshments and a Camel ride if you're keen (own expense). We stop at Mount Ebenezer Roadhouse where you can view or purchase Aboriginal artifacts. On the way to Uluru we 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 sharing stories and passing on traditional methods of painting that plays an important part in the sustainability of Aboriginal Culture. Starting with a walk to the cave paintings near Mutitjulu Waterhole, at the base of Uluru, be guided by the Anangu hearing stories of this unique landscape and the connection between the art, culture and connection to the land. 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 remote private camp, complete with our Endless Star dining experience before retiring to your swag under the amazing night sky or your comfortable safari tent complete with beds.
After dinner this evening, you may choose to view the Field of Light art installation (optional and additional expense).
After being collected from a location close to your campsite you will be transferred to the Field of Light. Enjoy a walk through this incredible light display at your own pace before being transferred back to our campsite. The exhibition, aptly named Tili Wiru Tjuta Nyakutjaku or ‘looking at lots of beautiful lights’ in local Pitjantjatjara is Bruce Munro’s largest work to date. Overwhelming in size, covering more than seven football fields, it invites immersion in its fantasy garden of 50,000 spindles of light, the stems breathing and swaying through a sympathetic desert spectrum of ochre, deep violet, blue and gentle white. We highly recommend booking your Field of Light experience in advance as this does book out in advance. This can be done at the same time as placing your reservation with us. (LD)
Uluru and Kata Tjuta
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, an Aboriginal word for “many heads” and a walk through the "Valley of the Winds" to explore its domes of which there are 36 in total. We walk through creek beds, domes and beautiful wilderness. After the return transfer to Ayers Rock Resort your Red Centre experience comes to an end. (B)
|Tour code: WD02|
Child (5 -15 years)
Child ( 5-15 years ). For travel from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021
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 1.15 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.
- National Park fee is included in the tour price.
- 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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