Uluru & Red Centre

5 Days

Physical Rating:
Easy/Moderate

This Alice Springs, Uluru and King’s Canyon tour offers guests a comfortable as well as adventurous experience of some of Austalia’s most recognisable, and spectacular natural sites. Set at a relaxed pace, yet covering all of the major sites, this tour is perfect for those looking to explore our country’s heart, at nature’s pace. With highlights including sunrise and sunset at Uluru, the King’s Canyon Valley of the Wind’s walk, the Sound of Silence Dinner as well as some fantastic water holes, this tour sees it all.

With a small group, a professional tour guide and a desert equipped vehicle, you can trust Waratah Adventure tours for this once in a lifetime journey to Australia’s Red Centre.

Uluru & Red Centre Tour Inclusions

  • Friendly Guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Comfortable touring bus, expertly maintained
  • Small Group with a maximum of 12 guests
  • National Park Admissions
  • Visit to the iconic Telegraph Station
  • Memorable Sound of Silence dinner experience under the stars at Uluru

Meals

  • 4 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners

Accommodation:

  • 2 nights at the Mercure Alice Springs
  • 1 night at Kings Canyon Resort
  • 1 night at Outback Pioneer

Optional:

  • Transfer from Ayers Rock to Alice Springs at the end of the tour. Subject to availability, please enquire.
  • Accommodation upgrade.
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Day 1: Arrive in Alice Springs

Fly into Alice Springs any time today and check into your accommodation at leisure. The Mercure Hotel is centrally located and allows you to wander around this interesting, laid back and quintessentially Aussie outback town.

Accommodation: Mercure Alice Springs

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Day 2: Alice Springs and West MacDonnell Ranges

The tour starts with a hotel pick up in the comfortably air conditioned minibus. Over the next three days you’ll traverse beautiful backcountry roads with amazing backdrops in this comfortable vehicle. First up enjoy a short sightseeing trip of Alice Springs including a stopover at the ANZAC Hill lookout and a visit to the historic Telegraph Station, where ‘The Alice’ was founded.

Afterwards, depart Alice Springs for Simpsons Gap in the Western MacDonnell Ranges National Park (Tjoritja), where you might spot cute rock wallabies during a short walk. Afterwards relax at Ellery Creek Big Hole, the secret site for Arrernte people and a popular outback swimming spot. Experience the Ghostgum Walk at Ormiston Gorge. Finish the day with a comfortable ride back to Alice Springs and enjoy the changing colours along this truly magnificent range

Accommodation: Mercure Alice Springs

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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Day 3: Alice Springs - Wararrka National Park (Kings Canyon)

After breakfast, depart Alice Springs and take the comfortable Stuart and Lasseter Highway across a colourful semi-desert to Watarrka National Park. In the afternoon enjoy the 3 hour walk up and across the famous Kings Canyon plateau, from the sandstone domes of the ‘Lost City’ to the oasis of the ‘Garden of Eden’. Feel on top of the world as you walk along the towering red rock cliffs and take in views of the forest of palms below. Finish the day at Kings Canyon Resort where you will have dinner and enjoy the remainder of the evening at leisure.

Please note: If the temperature is over 36 degrees, the Kings Canyon walk is closed and an alternative activity will be provided.

Accommodation: Kings Canyon Resort

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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Day 4: Watarrka - Uluru Kata-Tjuta National Park

This morning we will drive past the rolling red sand dunes and the dry salt lakes to see Kata-Tjuta (the Olgas) in all it’s glory. The Valley of the Winds walk is about 1-2 hours and well worth the effort, to get up to the look out.

The afternoon / evening will be one to remember as we enjoy the sunset at Uluru (Ayers Rock). This must be one of the most recognisable natural sites on the planet and we will follow up the remarkable desert sunset, with the unforgettable “Sound of Silence” billion star dining experience.

Accommodation: Outback Pioneer Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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Day 5: Uluru

Wringing what we can out of the day, we will be up early to see sunrise on the rock, before a relaxed pace walk to a water hole and some art sights. There will be time to check out the award-winning Cultural Centre as well.

For those flying out of Yulara, we will drop you off at the airport, otherwise for those who want a lift back to Alice, we will take the highway, and be back in AS by mid afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast

Length and grade of walks adjusted according to fitness levels – where possible. We reserve the right to alter the tour itinerary at any time due to circumstances beyond our control. If this should occur we will do our best to offer a suitable alternative.

Secure your seat with a $350 deposit

Tour Price: $2,299 twin share

Single supplements available for an additional $555

Your tour balance will be due 6 weeks prior to your departure.

Cancellation Policy

  • 85 days or more, you will be refunded all monies paid, less a $50 administration fee.
  • 42 to 84 days prior to departure, you will lose your deposit
  • 28 to 41 days: 25% of full tour cost
  • 14 to 27 days: 50% of full tour cost
  • less than 14 days: 100% of full tour cost, no refund

If you have any concerns about cancelling, please take out travel insurance covering this contingency. This policy will be adhered to despite the most compelling and compassionate circumstances.

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