Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays
Explore the breathtaking Australian Outback in all its glory with this 3-Day Camping Tour around Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon which also comes with a cultural experience getting you up close with the Aborigines, as well as meals, accommodation and transfers. Depending on your choice, you can end your trip either at Ayers Rock Resort or head back to Alice Springs. The accommodation includes either a permanent 4-sharing safari tent (bunk beds) or a quintessential Aussie swag or bedroll if you are more of the sleep-under-the-stars type - you can take your pick once you reach your campsite.
About The Supplier: With a mission to leave every traveller to Central Australia with unforgettable memories of equally incredible experiences, Emu Run is known for their dedication to customers and their safety. With a team that also focuses on helping the local community grow, they are the travel group with a conscience to commend.
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays
Good news! Pickups are available from hotels at Alice Springs. All you have to do is share the details of the hotel you’re staying at while booking the tour.
Don’t have a booking yet? No worries! Just share the details once you have booked your stay.
Your accommodation at Alice Springs or the Outback Pioneer Hotel at Ayers Rock Resort.
Our journey begins with a pickup from your accommodation in Alice Springs, taking you to our permanent campsite at Yulara where we will dig into a sumptuous lunch. Our excursion begins post lunch with our first stop being the 36 awe-inspiring domes of Kata Tjuta. An ancient geological wonder, it has enormous cultural significance for the Anangu community and is associated with multiple Pitjantjatjara Dreamtime (Tjukurpa) legends.
The day ends with us being surrounded by a sublime sunset amidst the wild expanse of the Red Centre, while digging into some delightful snacks. Take your time to soak up this incredible phenomenon before returning to our cozy campsite.
We’ll kick start our day with witnessing a ravishing sunrise while taking a refreshing walk around the base of the ethereal Uluru. Sacred to the local community of Aborigines, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of the region’s religious and spiritual significance as we embark on the Mala Walk.
Hiking up the north-west side of Uluru, you can admire ancient rock art of the Anangu ancestors while listening to fascinating details of their culture and beliefs. We will also visit the Aboriginal Cultural Centre in the region where you will get an even better picture of their history over the years and even purchase some handicraft souvenirs. Finally, we’ll arrive at Watarrka National Park where we will camp for the night.
Dedicated to exploring the magnificent Kings Canyon, our final day begins with us discovering the Lost City and the Garden of Eden. spread over a 6 km hike, you can feast your eyes on the spectacular landscape dotted with sandstone walls, grottos, chasms and cliffs. The entire region is so beautiful, we bet you won’t be able to put down your cameras for even a second!
We’ll finally stop for a quick lunch break before dropping you back to your accommodation around 5:30pm (Alice Springs) or immediately after lunch if you are in Ayers Rock.
Voucher Information: Sorry, but you will need to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we promise we are working on changing this). Unfortunately, at this time, we will not be able to give anyone a refund without a printed copy of his/her voucher.
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.
Don’t forget to report at the meeting point or pickup location at least 10 minutes before the start time to avoid any last minute rush.
It is recommended that you carry a water bottle, USB chargers, wide-brimmed hat, flynet, sunglasses and sunscreen on this tour. Don’t forget to wear strong non-slip walking/hiking shoes as well as casual and comfortable clothing (cool, light clothing is best in summer and warm clothing for winter) for the journey.
Please remember not to carry unnecessary luggage on the tour as there are space restrictions on the minibus.
This tour makes for an incredible journey and all you need is a medium level of fitness but have a real spirit of adventure. Please be prepared for a hurricane tour as there is a lot to see which might make the tour quite fast-paced at times. Also, you might want to keep in mind that Central Australia is sometimes prone to extreme weather conditions during summer and pack your travel essentials accordingly.
We believe in treating you to a proper camping experience. Although the tour is not bareback camping but might involve participating in preparing meals and collecting firewood, as and when requested by your guide.