Day 1 (Lunch & Dinner)
After picking you up from your accommodation in Alice Springs bright and early from 5.45am, we complete ticketing and introductions and then hit the road on our adventure of a lifetime. (For those commencing the tour at Uluru we will collect you from the airport or Ayers Rock Resort)
Our journey begins heading south to Erldunda travelling through the Waterhouse and James Ranges with a stop at The Camel Farm for refreshments and a Camel ride if you're keen +. We also stop at Mt Ebenezer Roadhouse where you can view or purchase Aboriginal artifacts. On the way to Uluru (Ayers Rock) we stop to view Atila (Mount Connor), a mesa tableland and the first significant rock formation of our trip.
After a stop for lunch and our arrival at the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, we head to the Cultural Centre and the opportunity to learn about the local Aboriginal law and religion (Tjukurpa) before a short guided walk at the base of Uluru. At this point you can take a full base walk, climb Uluru if you choose to do so, or join the Aboriginal guided Kuniya Walk +. Please note that the Kuniya Walk is in place of doing the base walk or climbing Uluru for clients that give priority to having a direct indigenous experience on tour.
Of course no Uluru tour would be complete without experiencing the famous changing colours of Uluru at sunset, complete with sparkling wine and nibbles. It's a great time to kick back and contemplate the day and the vastness of the desert.
* Camel Farm
* Mt Ebenezer Roadhouse
* View Mt Connor
* Cultural Centre
* Climb/Base Walk or Kuniya Walk at Uluru
* Sunset at Uluru (Ayers Rock)
Day 2 (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
From a lookout close to our campsite we can view sunrise over Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) before rolling up the swags and heading off to Kata Tjuta for a leisurely 7km walk through the "Valley of the Winds". After a stop at the Resort for fuel and refreshments, we're off to Kings Creek Cattle Station for our second night's bush camp, complete with bush toilet and shower.
With nobody else for miles, this camp has stunning views out over the George Gill Ranges and gives you a real feel for the outback. Dinner around the campfire makes for a very social time with another night out under the stars.
* Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) Sunrise
* Kata Tjuta
* Ayers Rock Resort
* Curtin Springs
* Kings Creek Station
Day 3 (Breakfast & Lunch)
A leisurely start to the day before we head off to Watarrka (Kings Canyon) for a mind blowing 7km walk through the towering walls, crevices and plateaus of Watarrka. We'll visit the Amphitheatre and the Lost City plus a swim in the tranquil "Garden of Eden" if you wish.
Later we start making our way back to Alice Springs travelling on a typical outback dirt road and then 4-wheel driving, crossing riverbeds and sand dunes. We'll drop you back at your hostel/hotel early evening and usually all meet later for a bit of a night on the town (Alice seems like the big smoke after 3 days in the bush).
* Watarrka (Kings Canyon)
* 4 x 4 Driving
* Finke River
* Jims Place
* Alice Springs
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