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Kings Canyon: Full-Day Tour from Ayers Rock Resort

1. Kings Canyon: Full-Day Tour from Ayers Rock Resort

Travel from Ayers Rock Resort to the beautiful Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park, stopping for breakfast at Kings Creek Station along the way. Once at Kings Canyon, you'll make the rock climb to its rim for some marvelous views of Watarrka National Park and the spectacular surroundings. Follow the rim of the canyon along the 3-hour circuit walk, stopping to look down into the canyon gorge at various look-out points along the way. Time permitting, you may choose to descend into the green oasis of the 'Garden of Eden.' While the tour is recommended for those with a good level of fitness, you may opt for the easier, shorter walk to explore the boulder-strewn canyon floor. Then, you can grab lunch at your own expense. Finally, begin your return journey to Ayers Rock Resort.

From Ayers Rock Resort: Uluru Sunset Barbecue Dinner

2. From Ayers Rock Resort: Uluru Sunset Barbecue Dinner

Enjoy an unforgettable evening in the Australian outback! Be picked up from Ayers Rock Resort accommodation approx 75 minutes prior to sunset and travel to the Uluru sunset viewing area. Enjoy a sparkling or white wine (or non-alcoholic beverages) and take in the beautiful sunset, while your dinner is prepared by your guides. Your dinner will be a freshly cooked Outback barbecue to be enjoyed while you marvel at the view. Feast on barbecued meats and accompaniments (salads and sides).  Uluru is famous the world over for its spectacular sunsets. Watch as the rock changes color before your very eyes. After dinner, you will be transferred back to the resort and dropped off at your hotel.

Uluru and Kata Tjuta Tour with Base Walk and Sunset BBQ

3. Uluru and Kata Tjuta Tour with Base Walk and Sunset BBQ

Get picked up from the Ayers Rock Resort and journey by luxury coach with an on-board toilet to the sacred rock of Uluru. Make your way towards the majestic domes of Kata-Tjuta for your first walk of the day. Visit the Cultural Centre and learn about the local Pitjantjatjara people before going to Uluru (Ayers Rock) to take part in a base walk. Follow the Mala walk along the northwest face of the rock to see fine examples of Anangu rock art.  Then, head to the Mutitjulu Waterhole for your 2nd base walk at the home of an ancestral watersnake called Wanampi. Share some stories of the local traditions and learn about the legendary Dreamtime. Sip a glass of sparkling wine and take in the beautiful sunset while your dinner is prepared by your guides. Enjoy a tasty barbecue outdoors as you marvel at the views. Be amazed as the rock changes color before your eyes as the sun sinks over the horizon.

Ayers Rock: Afternoon Tour to Walpa Gorge

4. Ayers Rock: Afternoon Tour to Walpa Gorge

Explore a breathtaking landscape of red, sandstone domes in the Uluru–Kata Tjuta National Park. Enjoy pickup from your accommodation in Ayers Rock, then sit back and relax as you journey along the Lasseter Highway to Kata Tjuta. Enjoy the extraordinary views of the Outback plains en route to your destination. Experience a landscape like nowhere else on earth. Walk between the sheer walls of two of the largest domes that make up Walpa Gorge. Benefit from your knowledgeable, certified guide as you explore the domes also known as The Olgas. Marvel at one of the outstanding sites of natural beauty in Central Australia.

From Ayers Rock Resort to Alice Springs: Luxury Transfer

5. From Ayers Rock Resort to Alice Springs: Luxury Transfer

Travel through the desert scenery between Ayers Rock Resort and Alice Springs on this luxury transfer between the two locations. Your experienced driver/guide will provide comprehensive commentary as you pass through the beautiful rugged scenery of the outback. You will pass by Atila (Mount Conner) and stop at a local roadhouse for some afternoon tea. The driver guide will drop you off at your Alice Springs hotel.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Uluru to Alice Springs or Alice to Uluru 1-Way Luxe Transfer

6. Uluru to Alice Springs or Alice to Uluru 1-Way Luxe Transfer

Enjoy a transfer service departing either Alice Springs or Ayers Rock Resort. Travel in a modern, with a toilet onboard, drop-down televisions, and in-seat USB ports. Alice Springs Departures You'll be picked up outside your Alice Springs accommodation at approximately 06:00 AM. Arrive Yulara at approximately 11:45 AM. Be dropped off at the Outback Pioneer Hotel at the Ayers Rock Resort. Ayers Rock Departures You'll be picked up at the Outback Pioneer Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort just after sunset. Be transferred to your Alice Springs accommodation, arriving around midnight. Note that Ayers Rock pick-up times vary depending on which month you travel. 

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What people are saying about Ayers Rock Resort

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 114 reviews

Great experience overall. The guides were lovely and very informative. All the locations we went to and the river bed walk was amazing. The only thing I will say is there was an overwhelming amount of fear put into us if we were to choose the rim walk due to the steep incline and decline to access this walk. As we are aware companies do need protect themselves and make sure that the customers are also protected but I think a little less fear mongering would of been better as we did speak to those who did the rim walk and they all agreed it was no where near as bad as what it was made out to be. Aside from that guys you did an amazing job and the tour was great!

A great experience with Ross, He explained all about the Rock and energetically put together a fabulous dinner at the viewing area. He was very personable and met our every needs. He was quick to offer drinks and food and met all our every request. I would not hesitate to recommend to other travellers. Although the cloud upset the su set it was all very impressive.

This was 1 of the highlights of our trip to Urulu & Alice Springs. The rim walk was amazing to say the least. Our guides were full of info & easy to talk to - Jess & Nick. Had a thoroughly enjoyable long day. Watching the sunrise would have been a bonus & also broken up the long drive before breaky.

Jessie was such happy and full of energy tour guide that made such a positive and wonderful experience for us. Such a detailed and wonderful story teller, kept us well informed throughout the tour, made us laugh. Overall a very enjoyable and memorable trip! Thank you guys you were amazing!!

Great service and enjoyable meal. Great value for money.