Padding peacefully through the sands on a soft-footed camel is the perfect way to explore the desert landscapes around Uluru and see magnificent views of the Rock.
You can ride at sunrise or sunset, accompanied by an expert guide who will tell you about the area and point out the amazing wildlife of this harsh and beautiful land.
Choose the sunrise ride and see majestic Uluru ignited by the first rays of the sun. Tuck into an outback breakfast of billy tea, damper and other snacks and watch day break over the red heart of Australia.
Or select the evening option and watch the ever-changing colours of an Uluru sunset. Enjoy snacks beer, wine or soft drinks as you see the mighty monolith glowing fiery red, orange or mauve and skies tinged with all shades from lemon and apricot to lavender and indigo.
There are two options for your Camel Ride – Sunrise or Sunset. Each experience has its own special magic.
Sunrise Camel Ride
You will be picked up from your Ayers Rock Resort hotel, about 1 hour before sunrise, and driven to Uluru Camel Farm. During the journey you will be provided with a camel riding disclaimer form. This should be completed and provided to the driver on arrival at the Camel Farm.
At the Farm you will learn something about camels and the history of camels in rural Australia. These desert creatures are well suited to the hot, dry climate of Australia's interior. Imported in the 19th century, they were the main means of Outback transport until the development of railways and roads.
You will meet your camel and climb aboard ready for the journey. Each animal will carry two guests. The camel ride lasts approximately 1.5 hours, with stops for photographs and explanations. Enjoy the glorious sunrise over Uluru.
On return to the Camel Farm enjoy billy tea, damper and other snacks and a chance to purchase items from a unique range of camel souvenirs. You will then be driven back to your accommodation.
Sunset Camel Ride
For this tour you will be picked up from your hotel at Ayers Rock resort about 90 minutes hours prior to sunset.
The evening ride is the same as the morning tour except that of course you will be watching sunset rather than dawn. At the end of the tour you will be served snacks, beer, wine or soft drink.
At the end of the trip you will be dropped back at your hotel at Ayers Rock Resort.
A fantastic experience being in the desert on a camel at sunrise .... Philip A Prider
The staff were very nice, upbeat, and friendly. They had a good sense of humor and helped make the experience more enjoyable.... Kim Romano
2 hours and 30 minutes
Sunrise Camel Ride: Approximately 1 hour prior to sunrise
Sunset Camel Ride: Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes prior to sunset
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Your hotel at Ayers Rock Resort.
(Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
Ayers Rock Resort
Wear a hat and comfortable shoes. Put on sunscreen and take a bottle of water with you. Don’t forget the camera
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
You will be required to sign a camel riding disclaimer form.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
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