The Uluru Experience

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The Uluru Experience

The Uluru Experience

4 Day Small Group Tour
14 – 17 May 2022

Overview

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Come and join us on this small escorted group departure to The World Heritage-listed Uluru, one of Australia’s most iconic sites, in the heart of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. This experience allows you the chance to view this incredible spectacle by air and by foot as well as discovering the folklore, spirituality and local indigenous culture. Enjoy a helicopter flight (optional), the Sounds of Silence experience, an Uluru sunrise and sunset, a Kata Tjuta sunrise and valley walk plus a visit to the Field of Lights. A magical 4 days in the heart of Australia.

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Itinerary

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Day 1: 14 May 2022 – Sound of Silence – Dinner under the stars (D)
On arrival at Ayers Rock airport you will be met and transferred to a Deluxe Room at Desert Garden Hotel 3 nights’ accommodation. In the heart of Australia’s Red Centre, Perched within an oasis of native gardens, the hotel’s 218 elegant guestrooms provide a relaxing retreat from a day of adventure. The rooms are all spacious and modern with a view of vast desert landscapes. The Deluxe room can sleep up to 4 guests and has a balcony/Verandah, Free in-room Wi-Fi, Tea/Coffee, Mini fridge, HD TV, Ensuite bathroom with complimentary amenities, luxury robes, and hairdryer, Iron/ironing board, In room safe ( Interconnecting rooms available upon request). Time to settle into your room and freshen up before your evening begins with a convenient hotel pick-up and transfer to the remote desert location with majestic views of Uluru.

Later today meet in the hotel reception and transfer to a remote location and as the sun sets on the horizon to the music of a didgeridoo, enjoy gourmet canapes and chilled sparkling wine before sitting down to a 3 course meal with beer and wine. Settle back and listen to our resident star grazer decode the southern night sky. Return to the hotel for overnight.

Desert Gardens – Deluxe Room

Day 2: 15 May 2022 – Uluru Sunrise & Base Tour / Field of Lights (B)
Rise early to travel to the base of Uluru . As you drive towards the rock , its vast shape rises from the sand dunes in the early dawn light. Your guide will take you to a special location to watch the sun rise over this amazing monolith and enjoy an outback picnic breakfast. You will visit Mutijulu Waterhole on the Kuniya Walk and learn the Creation stories of Liru (poisonous snake) and Kuniya (python). View Aboriginal rock paintings and learn about the area as your driver guide points out some native flora and explains the Aboriginal and European history of Uluru. After this short walk we will drive around the base of Uluru and hear the story of the Mala people before returning to the resort.

Return to the hotel for the rest of day at leisure.

Optional Helicopter flight over Uluru – Enjoy this tour anytime throughout the day -You haven’t seen it all until you have seen it from the air.
To fully appreciate the vast desert landscape and natural wonder of Uluru, you need to experience it from the air. Take to the skies to witness the awesome spectacle of this iconic monolith. Get up close, witnessing 360° views of Uluru before witnessing the scale and size of Kata Tjuta which only becomes apparent while gliding over the group of 36 conglomerate rock domes. The highest of which stands 198 meters taller than Uluru and spreads 36 square km.

Price on request – depending on which helicopter tour you wish to take.

Later this evening me meet in the hotel reception and as darkness falls and the coloured lights of the 50,000 glass spheres gently come to life, enjoy a walk through The Field of Light, its pathways glistening softly with rhythms of coloured light, beckoning you to explore. Return to the hotel for overnight.

Desert Gardens – Deluxe Room

Day 3: 16 May 2022 – Sunrise Kata Tjuta and Valley of Winds Walk /Sunset over Uluru (B)
Early departure from your hotel and travel through the landscape to the entrance of Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park. From there is it a 40 kilometres journey through the desert landscape to the mighty rock formation and Kata Tjuta. On arrival at the viewing area you walk to the best vantage point to see the 36 domes that comprise this spiritual place while watching the suns morning glow as the desert comes alive. We make our way to the western side of Kata Tjuta where you will have the opportunity to relax and enjoy an outback picnic breakfast. As you approach the entrance to Walpa Gorge, named for the wind (Walpa) that whistles between the massive domes that shape Kata Tjuta, the result of eons of weathering and continual upheaval, your guide will share the significance of this men’s sacred ceremonial site. We take a stroll between these mighty conglomerate rock walls as your guide explains how the environment and the geology have evolved over millions of years.

Return to the Hotel for afternoon at leisure.

In the late afternoon you will be collected from reception, travel to the Uluru sunset viewing area. Witness the striking colour changes of Uluru at sunset while enjoying nibbles and a complimentary glass of wine. Return to the resort for dinner (own expense) and overnight.

Desert Gardens – Deluxe Room

Day 4: 17 May 2022
Check out and transfer to the airport for departure flight.

Price + Inclusions

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The Uluru ExperiencePrice per person
Twin Sharefrom $1,695
Single roomfrom $2,645

Includes:

  • Return airport transfers
  • 3 nights accommodation – Deluxe Room
  • Two breakfast (offsite)
  • Field of Lights
  • Sound of Silence Dinner Experience
  • Sunrise Uluru and base tour
  • Sunset Uluru with wine and nibbles
  • Sunrise Kata Tjuta and Walpa Gorge Walk

We can tailor make a tour to suit your requirements. We work with all hotels in the area and variety of touring options.

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