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2-Day Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon Tour from Ayers Rock with Accommodation

  • When does it run?

    Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays

  • Start time
    April to October -  Ayers Rock Resort approx. 11:35am
    November to February -  Ayers Rock Resort approx. 12:35pm
    March - Ayers Rock Resort approx. 11:35am
  • Duration

    2 Days

Inclusions
  • 2 professional, accredited tour guides and experienced driver (Accompanied by the best!)
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with on board toilet (Comfort is the key to a great experience!)
  • BBQ at sunset with sparkling wine (A true taste of the Australian Outback!)
  • Buffet breakfast at Erldunda + Freshly made packed lunch + Fruit & snacks throughout the day + Cooked breakfast at Kings Creek Station (The only thing you’ll be hungry for is travel!)
  • Accommodation pick-up & drop-off (Your ride’s on us!)
  • Uluru Park entrance fee - $25 per person (We got it all covered!)
  • Dorm accommodation at Ayers Rock Resort - depending on your choice (No pockets with burnt holes!)
  • Ensuite Room at Wayside Inn, Curtin Springs - depending on your choice (It’s okay to treat yourself a little!)
  • Superior Room at Sails in the Desert (5 star – Ayers Rock Resort) - depending on your choice (Live like a king!)
  • Drop off at Alice Springs or Ayers Rock Resort - depending on your choice (Convenience guaranteed!)
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • Explore Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon in all their glory over 2 days
  • Travel hasslefree with pre-arranged accommodation, meals and comfortable transfers
  • Choose conveniently from three types of accommodation to suit your budget
  • Embark on the Rim and Creek Bed Walks
  • Get up close with the local Anagus at the Aboriginal Cultural Centre
  • Discover Walpa Gorge, Mutitjulu Waterhole, the Olgas and more
  • Relish a spectacular sunset over Uluru, paired with Aussie BBQ and bubblies
  • Watch out for a chance to spot dromedary camels, kangaroos, brumbies and dingoes

Overview

Dive into a comprehensive 2-Days tour of the incredible Uluru and Kings Canyon., complete with accommodation, meals and transfers. Departing from Ayers Rock  and with an option to either return back there or to be dropped off at Alice Springs, there are three options available that suits every kind of budget. While the itinerary is the same, the tour differs basis the stay you choose.

Depending on the accommodation and facilities available, here are the two types of tours you can choose from:

  • Budget Option : Dorm Accommodation at Ayers Rock Resort - Start / End in Ayers Rock

  • Premium Option : Superior Room at Sails in the Desert (5-star) - Start / End in Ayers Rock

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.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays

  • Duration

    2 Days

  • Start time

    April to October -  Ayers Rock Resort approx. 11:35am
    November to February -  Ayers Rock Resort approx. 12:35pm
    March - Ayers Rock Resort approx. 11:35am

  • Meeting Point

    Good news! Pickups are available from hotels at Ayers Rock Resort 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.

  • Ending Point

    You will be dropped off at your accommodation at Ayers Rock Resort or Alice Springs, depending on your choice.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Kata Tjuta, Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Uluru – Mala Walk, Mutitjulu Waterhole and Sunset BBQ

    Trailing the outback we love and enjoy so much, we will begin our first day at around 11:30am in the morning from Ayers Rock with a lovely drive that takes us to the UNESCO World Heritage listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with our freshly packed lunches in tow. Arriving at Kata Tjuta, we embark on the first walk of our day to awe-inspiring Walpa Gorge all while soaking up some of the best views of the Outback. 

    Our tryst with the Aborigines of Uluru is up next, heading into the Aboriginal Cultural Centre first to learn about the Pitjantjatjara people, especially the local Anangus, and what the land of so sacred for them. The experience continues with the guided Mala Walk, ascending the north-west side of Uluru and getting an insider’s look into the Anangu spiritualism as well as history with a chance to admire ancient rock art and listen to their Dreamtime tales of Tjukurpa or the Creation. It is an experience like no other. Besides marvelling at the beautiful terrain strewn with huge boulders hiding a surreal oasis, you will discover how the waterhole was originally a hunting ground and the tales of how Mutitjulu came to be.

    Our day concludes with a magical experience at Uluru - watching a spectacular sunset while digging into an authentic Aussie barbecue paired with sparkling wine. After the sunset and BBQ, we’ll drop you back to your chosen accommodation for the night. 

  • Day 2: Kings Creek Station, Kings Canyon, Rim Walk, The Garden of Eden, Creek Bed Walk and Kings Canyon Resort

    Our second day commences at the break of dawn, as we make our way to Kings Canyon and witness the entire region coming to life against the backdrop of a dazzling sunrise. Savour the real feel of being the Australian Outback, the remoteness of being in the middle of nowhere, as you spot wild dromedary camels, kangaroos, brumbies and dingoes. We arrive at Kings Creek Station, a cattle and camel station, where we stop for a while at a café to relax for a bit and dig into a delicious breakfast along with a cup of what locals claim to be the best coffee in the Northern Territory.

    Our Kings Canyon excursion begins with us embarking on the famous Rim Walk. Located in the heart of Watarrka National Park, the magnificent Canyon is nestled amidst an ancient Australian landscape that is sacred ground for the Ulpanyali and Lilla people. Surrender yourself to the 6 km walk, which is breathtaking to say the least, as you ascend a 100 metre cliff face and trek along the canyon rim while feasting your eyes on spellbinding views of a terrain dotted with sandstone walls, grottos, chasms and cliffs.

    Descending down the cliffs, we will make a trip to the dreamy oasis - Garden of Eden - housing  a natural spring waterhole surrounded by local and exotic plants as well as trees such as gums, bonsai looking trees and enormous prehistoric ferns. Trust us when we say that you might just feel like you have escaped back into a time long lost to the earthly evolution. Taking the whole experience a notch higher is the Creek Bed Walk which allows you to really get up close with Kings Canyon. Although, much more leisurely than the Rim Walk, the 2 km stroll makes for a one-of-a kind vantage point to really appreciate the grand presence of this topographical gem. 

    Our last stop for the day is the delightful Kings Canyon Resort whether you can dig into a sumptuous lunch (At your own expense). Before embarking on our panoramic return journey which drops you back to Alice Springs around 7:30pm and Ayers Rock around 5:30pm, you can even indulge in an optional scenic helicopter flight through the gorges (available only for the Creek Bed walkers) or take a rejuvenating dip in the resort pool - bringing your 2 days trail to a memorable end.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • 2 professional, accredited tour guides and experienced driver (Accompanied by the best!)
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with on board toilet (Comfort is the key to a great experience!)
  • BBQ at sunset with sparkling wine (A true taste of the Australian Outback!)
  • Buffet breakfast at Erldunda + Freshly made packed lunch + Fruit & snacks throughout the day + Cooked breakfast at Kings Creek Station (The only thing you’ll be hungry for is travel!)
  • Accommodation pick-up & drop-off (Your ride’s on us!)
  • Uluru Park entrance fee - $25 per person (We got it all covered!)
  • Dorm accommodation at Ayers Rock Resort - depending on your choice (No pockets with burnt holes!)
  • Ensuite Room at Wayside Inn, Curtin Springs - depending on your choice (It’s okay to treat yourself a little!)
  • Superior Room at Sails in the Desert (5 star – Ayers Rock Resort) - depending on your choice (Live like a king!)
  • Drop off at Alice Springs or Ayers Rock Resort - depending on your choice (Convenience guaranteed!)
  • Gratuities (If you’re feeling generous though, go right ahead!)

Please note

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.

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