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Uluru Sunrise, Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Lungtaka Walk

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time
    90 minutes prior to sunrise. The exact start time will vary throughout the year. Please call the activity operator at least two days prior to the tour date to know your exact pick up time.
  • Duration
    6 hours
Inclusions
  • Hotel transfers
  • Uluru sunrise
  • Tea, coffee and biscuits at sunrise
  • Breakfast
  • Indigenous guide and interpreter
  • Luxury coach travel
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
Guests
  • Adult (16+)
  • Child (2-15)
  • Infant (0-1)

Key Highlights

  • See the Uluru rock changing colors during sunrise
  • Have your morning tea or coffee with biscuits as you see the first rays of the sunlight
  • Enjoy leisure time at Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre followed by breakfast
  • Get acquainted with local Aboriginal stories, tools and culture
  • Take the Lungkata Walk with a local Aborigine and learn about its history
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off included

Overview

Experience the beauty and rich Aboriginal culture of Uluru in the morning. Begin the day with the first rays of sunlight falling on the massive monolith of Uluru from Talinguru Nyakunytjaku viewing area. Enjoy refreshments while you watch the changing colors of Uluru at dawn.

This Uluru tour also gives you leisure time to explore the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and relish a scrumptious breakfast at Ininti Café.

You will also meet a member of the Mutitjulu community who will narrate local legends and stories, teach you traditional bush skills and escort you to the Lungtaka Walk that has an interesting background to it.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    6 hours

  • Start time

    90 minutes prior to sunrise. The exact start time will vary throughout the year. Please call the activity operator at least two days prior to the tour date to know your exact pick up time.

  • Meeting Point

    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point

Itinerary

  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach from your hotel in Ayers Rock Resort to Talinguru Nyakunytjaku, a sunrise viewing area near Uluru.

    Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee along with biscuits as you see the sun rising across the desert plains. Talinguru Nyakunytjaku offers magnificent views of Uluru as well as the 36 head-shaped domes of Kata Tjuta, also known as the Olgas.

    See the changing colors of Uluru at dawn and enjoy panoramic views of the Red Centre Desert.

    After spending some quality time at the viewing spot, you will travel to the Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. During the drive, the driver-guide will share notes about the geology of Uluru, local flora and fauna.

    After you reach the cultural centre, you will have free time to wander through the centre and learn about the significance of Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park as well as the stories and legends of the resident Anangu people.

    Next, you will head for breakfast at Ininti Café with Uluru as your stunning backdrop. After breakfast you will meet a guide from the Mutitjulu community around a campfire, who will narrate folk tales that have been passed down over thousands of years.

    Your guide will also tell you about the primitive tools that are used by the aboriginal men to hunt and carry heavy load. Learn to make bush glue to how to balance heavy wooden bowl in your head with a help of a head ring called the manguir. You will also get acquainted about how to throw a spear with a nanamiru, the world’s first missile launcher.

    Your last activity on this tour will be the Lungkata Walk. The guide will tell you about the local Tjukurpa story of the cheeky Blue Tongue Lizard and how it defines the relationship between the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. You will visit many sites that are exclusive to this tour.

    At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Ayers Rock Resort.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Hotel transfers
  • Uluru sunrise
  • Tea, coffee and biscuits at sunrise
  • Breakfast
  • Indigenous guide and interpreter
  • Luxury coach travel
  • National Park entry fee (AUD25)

Please note

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

The entrance fee (AUD25) to Kata Tjuta National Park is a government charge and is not included in the tour price. It must be paid on the day of the tour.

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.

Additional info

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.

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