Destination advisory & guidelines during Covid-19
Check Availability
Limited Availability Top Seller Hotel Pick up included

Sounds of Silence Dinner

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time
    The Sounds of Silence Dinner starts one hour before sunset, the exact time will vary throughout the year. Your hotel pick up time will be informed with your booking confirmation.
  • Duration
    4 hours
Inclusions
  • Return transfers from Ayers Rock Resort accommodation
  • Star talk & star gazing
  • Tea, coffee and port
  • Gourmet BBQ dinner buffet
  • Canapés at sunset
  • Beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages

Key Highlights

  • As the sun sets enjoy a wonderful buffet dinner with beer and wine
  • Hotel pick up and drop off and round trip transport to the Sounds of Silence dinner is included
  • The Sounds of Silence is a multi-award winning, very popular outback attraction and places are limited– avoid disappointment by booking ahead!
  • You will be welcomed with champagne and canapés
  • After dinner an astronomer will lead a wonderful star-gazing session

Overview

A must on any Australia travel itinerary – the Sounds of Silence dinner is the best loved outback experience.

Watch the setting sun and dine under a canopy of stars at the award-winning Sounds of Silence dinner. In a wonderful setting in the middle of the desert, witness a spectacular sunset over Ayers Rock.

Taste classic Australian delicacies like bush tucker – barramundi, kangaroo, emu, bush salads and some delectable Australian desserts, complemented by some of Australia's finest wines.

After the meal enjoy a guided tour through the constellations by the resident Star Talker. Away from distracting city lights, in the pitch darkness of the Red Centre, discover the Universe beyond in a stargazing session.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Start time

    The Sounds of Silence Dinner starts one hour before sunset, the exact time will vary throughout the year. Your hotel pick up time will be informed with your booking confirmation.

  • Meeting Point

    Your accommodation in Ayers Rock Resort.
    (Please inform your hotel 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.)

  • Ending Point

    Your accommodation in Ayers Rock Resort.

Itinerary

  • You will be picked up from your accomodation in Ayers Rock Resort from where you proceed towards the Sounds of Silence Experience. The journey begins on a lone sand dune which offers uninterrupted, 360 degree view of Uluru, the domes of Kata Tjuta and a spectacular sunset. You will be greeted with sparkling wine and canapés and can relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery and the magnificent way in which Uluru changes color in the setting sun. The buffet dinner will be a wonderful array of traditional Australian barbeque specialties including barramundi, kangaroo, emu, crocodile, bush salads and classic desserts, complemented by Australian wines. The remote location of Uluru makes it a wonderful place for stargazing. To end this wonderful evening a resident astronomer will lead you on a journey through the constellations of the southern night sky. In winters, you will gather around a campfire to savour a special treat of hot mulled wine. At the end of the evening you will be returned to your accommodation in Ayers Rock Resort.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Return transfers from Ayers Rock Resort accommodation
  • Star talk & star gazing
  • Tea, coffee and port
  • Gourmet BBQ dinner buffet
  • Canapés at sunset
  • Beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Gratuities

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.

To protect the quality of the experience, the Sounds of Silence Dinner will not operate if the weather conditions are not optimum (including rain or heavy cloud cover which makes star-gazing impossible). In case, the tour does not operate on your chosen date every effort will be made to move you to another date. If this is not be possible, you will be offered a full refund.

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.

Arrangements for vegetarian meals can be made with prior notice. Rock views whilst dining cannot be guaranteed.

Additional info

Vegetarian meals can be availed only on request at the time of booking the tour.The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • Great Birthday Gift!
    Brenda Hunt, United States 04/04/2018
  • A night to remember!
    Michael moran, United States 10/11/2016
  • Worth Every Cent
    Glenn Freestone, Australia 03/17/2016

travel inspiration from guidebook

  • All Roads lead to Rome – Top Things to Do
    Adventure
    All Roads lead to Rome – Top Things to Do

    Rome is more than just roads!

  • 48 hours in Edinburgh A weekend of history, hiking and haggis!
    Edinburgh
    48 hours in Edinburgh A weekend of history, hiking and haggis!

    Beautifully preserved Medieval and Georgian architecture, a world-renowned art and literature scene, awe-inspiring views, a rich cultural history and lip-smackingly good food; it’s no wonder Edinburgh inspired Burns’ adoration: “Edina! Scotia’s darling seat! All hail thy palaces and tow’rs…” Despite the huge amount on offer, the capital’s compact design allows for efficient sightseeing and makes … Continue reading "48 hours in Edinburgh A weekend of history, hiking and haggis!"

  • The Colosseum: Choose Your Tour
    Culture
    The Colosseum: Choose Your Tour

    It's a Gladiators life!