Kings Canyon and Uluru

Experience the vibrant and changing colours of an outback sunset against the humbling backdrop of Uluru. Explore a rich red ochre landscape that is home to unique flora and fauna and fully immerse yourself in the history of one of the oldest living cultures. To top it all off see sweeping views and fascinating geological formations on the iconic Kings Canyon Rim Walk.

  01 FEB 2024 – 29 FEB 2024

Tour Inclusions

  • 1 night stay in Outback Hotel & Lodge.
  • 1 night stay in Kings Canyon Resort.
  • 2 Full Breakfasts.
  • Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park Ticket.
  • Northern Territory (State) Parks Pass.
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Valued up to $1,346

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Day 01
Alice Springs to Uluru and Uluru Sacred Sights & Sunset

Travel from Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock) aboard a luxury vehicle. Take in the rugged desert landscapes of the region, passing through the beautiful MacDonnell Ranges. While travelling through this remote country, your friendly Driver Guide will provide informative and entertaining commentary. Learn about the natural and geological history of the region, as well as the unique Australian desert flora and fauna such as the Perentie, the Thorny Devil and the Red Kangaroo. Stop at a local Roadhouse for a quick break and comfort stop then see Atila (Mt Conner) in the distance as you travel through Curtin Springs Station before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort, rested, relaxed and ready to explore the amazing World Heritage-listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

This afternoon, enter Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park for an afternoon of discovery. Visit the Cultural Centre where you’ll have time to explore the galleries and you may be lucky enough to see local Aboriginal Artists at work. Travel to the base of Uluru where you’ll be amazed as your local guide shares the Aboriginal Tjukurpa (creation) stories that breathe life into this giant formation. Feel the spirit of the land as your guide takes you on a walk to Mutitjulu Waterhole, interpreting the meaning of the ancient Rock Art and 4 sacred sites you’ll see along the way.

With plenty of time, travel to the Uluru Sunset Viewing Area where you can relax with a sparkling wine or two while you enjoy a famous Uluru sunset. Witness the incredible changing colours as the sun sets below the horizon. You’ll arrive back at Ayers Rock Resort 30 minutes after sunset.

Accommodation: Outback Hotel & Lodge

Day 02
Uluru to Kings Canyon

This morning you might choose to have a slow start to the day or you might choose to book an optional Sunrise Field of Light tour, scenic helicopter flight (all at additional cost).

Travel through spectacular desert scenery from Ayers Rock Resort. Pass through Curtin Springs Station and view Atila (Mt. Conner). Along the way your Driver Guide will provide informative commentary about the history of the surrounding cattle stations on the way to Kings Canyon. Keep a look out for wild horses and camel along the way.

You’ll arrive at Kings Canyon Resort in time to relax and before enjoying a spectacular sunset. In the summer months drinks are available for purchase at the sunset viewing area (cash only) or you might choose to experience the Artist Bruce Munro’s Light Towers (Additional Cost) before or after have dinner (on your own).

Accommodation: Kings Canyon Resort
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 03
Kings Canyon to Alice Springs

Rise early to make the rocky climb to the rim of the canyon for marvellous views of Watarrka National Park at sunrise. Follow the rim of the canyon stopping to look down into the canyon gorge at look-out points. Time permitting, you may choose to descend into the green oasis of the 'Garden of Eden'. The circuit walk takes approximately 3 hours to complete and is rocky and steep in parts. It is recommended for those with a very good level of fitness. Alternatively, you may wish to take an easier, shorter walk to explore the boulder strewn canyon floor.

You will board your coach to travel to Alice Springs. Along the way stop at Erldunda, a classic Northern Territory Roadhouse located at the junction of the Stuart Highway and Lasseter Highway. Travel along the Stuart Highway before arriving in Alice Springs.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Package terms

Subject to T&Cs of AAT Kings.