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Short Breaks from Uluru - 4 Day Tours


4 DAY KATA TJUTA, ULURU AND KINGS CANYON
Code: YK48
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Highlights: • Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park • Kings Canyon

Day 1: Uluru (Ayers Rock) – Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)
On arrival at Ayers Rock Airport you will be transferred to your hotel (flights to arrive prior to 1.00pm). This afternoon your guide will escort you on a 2-3 hour walk through the Kata Tjuta domes to the Valley of the Winds lookout. The walking path is rocky, and requires a good level of fitness. After the walk take in a magnificent ‘outback’ sunset over Kata Tjuta. Refresh yourself with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine and nibbles. Travel to our exclusive barbecue venue to enjoy a traditional Australian barbecue dinner consisting of steak, sausages, kangaroo meat, salads and bread with complimentary Australian sparkling wine. There is time for stargazing too (weather permitting). Tea and coffee provided. Enquire about vegetarian meals at time of booking.
Accommodation: Outback Pioneer Budget Rooms (L), Outback Pioneer Hotel (R), Desert Gardens Hotel (F) or Sails in the Desert Hotel (S), Ayers Rock Resort, 2 nights.

Day 2: Uluru (Ayers Rock)
This morning join the Uluru Sunrise, Climb and Base Tour (Y18) or for the non-climbers, the Uluru Sunrise and Guided Cultural Walk (Y41). On both tours you will rise early this morning to travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing area. Watch the first rays of dawn set the Red Centre alight whilst enjoying a warming cup of tea or coffee and biscuits. Both tours also include a visit to Mutitjulu Waterhole and the Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. See pages 16/17 for more details. This evening enjoy sunset at Uluru with nibbles and a complimentary glass of wine.

Day 3: Kings Canyon
In the morning relax or join an optional tour. In the afternoon travel to Kings Canyon. There may be time to view the sun set on arrival. This evening you may wish to attend the award winning 'Sounds of Firelight’ dinner, exclusive to King Canyon Resort. See page 19 for details.
Accommodation: Kings Canyon Lodge (L), Standard Rooms (R, F) or Deluxe Spa Rooms (S), Kings Canyon Resort.

Day 4: Kings Canyon
In the cool of the morning join your Driver/Guide for a 3 hour guided climb to and around the rim of Kings Canyon. Marvel at the breathtaking views of Watarrka National Park and into the canyon itself. The rim walk is rocky and steep in places and is recommended for those with a good level of fitness. Alternatively, you may wish to explore the canyon floor, an easier shady walk that follows a trail between the two sheer walls of the canyon. Travel on to Alice Springs or back to Ayers Rock Resort this afternoon.
Kata Tjuta, Uluru and Kings Canyon

DATES & PRICES

Departs: Daily
Concludes: at Ayers Rock Resort
Valid: 01 April 2014 - 30 June 2014 + 01 December 2014 - 31 March 2015
Prices (AUD) Adult Child Single
Budget (B) $1025 $718 $1315
Standard (R) $1215 $851 $1645
Superior (S) $1275 $893 $1745
Superior + Wilderness (SW) $1575 $1103 $2170
First Class (F) $1395 $977 $2000
First Class + Wilderness (FW) $1695 $1187 $2393
Valid: 01 July 2014 - 30 November 2014
Prices (AUD) Adult Child Single
Budget (B) $1075 $753 $1390
Standard (R) $1295 $907 $1800
Superior (S) $1395 $977 $1970
Superior + Wilderness (SW) $1650 $1155 $2300
First Class (F) $1550 $1085 $2280
First Class + Wilderness (FW) $1795 $1257 $2570
 
The adult price includes a National Park Entry Fee.
The fee is $25 per adult. You only have to pay this fee once when purchasing 2 or more Day Tours in this national park, as entry is valid for 3 consecutive days. It is an additional compulsory government charge at time of booking and is subject to change without notice. Children 15 years and under are not required to pay the entry fee. You must carry your ticket with you every time you enter the National Park or you will be required to purchase another ticket.
 
Valid till 31 March 2015


4 DAY CENTRE HIGHLIGHTS PLUS
Code: YY62
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Day 1: Uluru (Ayers Rock) – Uluru Barbecue Dinner
On arrival at Ayers Rock Airport you will be transferred to the resort (flights to arrive prior to 3.00pm). View sunset and the changing colours of Uluṟu while enjoying nibbles and complimentary wine. Continue on to our exclusive venue to enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner and stargazing (weather permitting). Enjoy sparkling wine on arrival and dine on steak, lamb sausages, skewered chicken, garlic prawns and a selection of fresh salads and a tasty dessert.
Accommodation: Outback Pioneer Budget Rooms (B), Outback Pioneer Hotel (R), Desert Gardens Hotel (S) or Sails in the Desert Hotel (F), Ayers Rock Resort, 3 nights.

Day 2: Uluru (Ayers Rock) – Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) – Valley of the Winds
Experience the sacred beauty and culture of Uluṟu led by a member of the local Anangu people. Behold the majesty of Uluru, as the sun rises to reveal the desert's red heart. Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the Uluṟu - Kata Tjuṯa Cultural Centre. You'll hear stories of its cultural significance and with Uluṟu as your backdrop, you'll immerse yourself in the Anangu culture gathered around a campfire to learn ancient bush skills. Then join your Indigenous guide for an exclusive interpretive walk at the base of Uluru. This afternoon travel to Kata Tjuta. Enjoy a 2-3 hour walk through the domes to the Valley of the Winds. .
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Uluru (Ayers Rock) – Kings Canyon – Uluru (Ayers Rock)
An early start from Ayers Rock Resort should reward you with a desert sunrise en route to Kings Canyon. In Watarrka National Park you can make the rocky climb to the rim of the canyon and be rewarded with breathtaking views of the park and into the canyon itself. The climb is recommended for those with a good level of fitness. Alternatively, you may wish to explore the boulder-strewn canyon floor, an easier shady walk. Return to Ayers Rock Resort.
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Farewell from Uluru (Ayers Rock)
Your short break concludes this morning. You'll be transferred to Ayers Rock Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).
Centre Highlights Plus

DATES & PRICES

Departs: Daily 75 minutes prior to sunset
Concludes: Morning of day 4
Valid: 01 April 2014 - 30 June 2014 + 01 December 2014 - 31 March 2015
Prices (AUD) Adult Child Single
Budget (B) $1075 $860 $1420
Standard (R) $1215 $972 $1660
Superior (S) $1295 $1036 $1795
First Class (F) $1493 $1151 $2099
Valid: 01 July 2014 - 30 November 2014
Prices (AUD) Adult Child Single
Budget (B) $1125 $900 $1500
Standard (R) $1275 $1020 $1765
Superior (S) $1425 $1140 $2015
First Class (F) $1595 $1276 $2370
 
The adult price includes a National Park Entry Fee.
The fee is $25 per adult. You only have to pay this fee once when purchasing 2 or more Day Tours in this national park, as entry is valid for 3 consecutive days. It is an additional compulsory government charge at time of booking and is subject to change without notice. Children 15 years and under are not required to pay the entry fee. You must carry your ticket with you every time you enter the National Park or you will be required to purchase another ticket.
 
Valid till 31 March 2015


4 DAY ULURU + KINGS CANYON PLUS
Code: YA43
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Day 1: Uluru (Ayers Rock)
On arrival at Ayers Rock Airport you will be transferred to the resort (flights to arrive prior to 2.00pm). This afternoon travel to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) and continue to the base of Walpa Gorge. Spend time exploring the gorge and the unusual conglomerate rock formations. Then travel to the Uluru sunset viewing area to witness the striking colour changes of Uluru at sunset while enjoying complimentary wine. You have the option of continuing on to our exclusive venue for an Aussie Barbecue Dinner with Uluru as your backdrop. Enjoy sparkling wine on arrival and dine on a meal of steak, lamb sausages, skewered chicken, garlic prawns, a selection of fresh salads and a tasty dessert.
Accommodation: Outback Pioneer Budget Rooms (B), Outback Pioneer Hotel (R), Desert Gardens Hotel (S) or Sails in the Desert Hotel (F), Ayers Rock Resort, 3 nights.

Day 2: Uluru (Ayers Rock) – Kings Canyon
Rise early to watch the first rays of the sun set the Red Centre and Uluru alight. Make your way to the viewing platform to see many kilometres into the distance, providing an ideal photo opportunity. After sunrise join your Driver Guide for a drive around the base of Uluru, then travel by coach to Mutitjulu Walk where you will be escorted to the Mutitjulu Waterhole. This waterhole was a key source of water for the local Aboriginal people and was used for many thousands of years. Here we also view Aboriginal rock art and learn about the Aboriginal and European history of the area. Your Driver Guide will indicate native flora and fauna of this remarkable place. Visit the Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre to see locally-made arts and crafts. It houses an amazing collection of original ceramics, paintings and punu (woodwork) that provide an insight into the unique and spiritual culture of the Anangu people, the traditional custodians of Uluru. We’ll head to Kings Canyon stopping at Kings Creek Station which covers an area of 1,800 square kms before spending the night at Kings Canyon Resort.
Hotel: Kings Canyon Lodge (Budget), Kings Canyon Resort, Standard Rooms (Standard or Superior), Kings Canyon Resort, Wilderness Lodge* (Superior + Wilderness or First Class + Wilderness) or Kings Canyon Resort, Deluxe Spa Rooms (First Class), Kings Canyon

Day 3: Kings Canyon – Alice Springs
This morning join your guide for the rocky climb to the canyon rim for superb views of Watarrka National Park. (The climb may take up to 3 hours and is recommended only for those people with a good level of fitness. Supportive footwear essential). Alternatively you may wish to take the less strenuous walk to explore the boulder-strewn canyon floor. Later, travel on to Alice Springs.
Hotel: Ibis Styles Alice Springs Oasis (Budget), Aurora Alice Springs (Standard), DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Darwin (Superior) or Chifley Alice Springs Resort, River Gum Rooms (First Class), Alice Springs

Day 4: Farewell from Uluru (Ayers Rock)
Your short break concludes this morning. You'll be transferred to Ayers Rock Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

DATES & PRICES

Departs: Daily 2.30pm (Apr - Oct) and 3.00pm (Nov - Mar)
Concludes: Morning of day 4
Valid: 01 April 2014 - 30 June 2014 + 01 December 2014 - 31 March 2015
Prices (AUD) Adult Child Single
Budget (B) $885 $620 $1125
Standard (R) $1050 $735 $1405
Superior (S) $1095 $767 $1470
Superior (S) + Wilderness $1395 $977 $1895
First Class (F) $1195 $837 $1685
First Class (F) + Wilderness $1495 $1047 $2080
Valid: 01 July 2014 - 30 November 2014
Prices (AUD) Adult Child Single
Budget (B) $915 $641 $1170
Standard (R) $1115 $781 $1535
Superior (S) $1185 $830 $1640
Superior (S) + Wilderness $1425 $998 $1955
First Class (F) $1315 $921 $1890
First Class (F) + Wilderness $1550 $1085 $2170
 
The adult price includes a National Park Entry Fee.
The fee is $25 per adult. You only have to pay this fee once when purchasing 2 or more Day Tours in this national park, as entry is valid for 3 consecutive days. It is an additional compulsory government charge at time of booking and is subject to change without notice. Children 15 years and under are not required to pay the entry fee. You must carry your ticket with you every time you enter the National Park or you will be required to purchase another ticket.
 
Valid till 31 March 2015