Welcome to Kata Tjuta


There's a picnic and sunset-viewing area with toilet facilities just off the access road, a few kilometres west of the base of Kata Tjuta. Like Uluru, Kata Tjuta is at its glorious, blood-red best at sunset.


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Kata Tjuta activities

$616.50 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock) via Kings Canyon

Day 1: Alice Springs - UluruTravel from Alice Springs to Uluru aboard a luxury coach. Stop at the Camel Farm and learn about the impact camels had in opening up Central Australia. You have the opportunity to ride a camel (own expense). While travelling through this remote country, your friendly Driver/Guide will provide an informative and entertaining commentary. There is time for stop at Mt Ebenezer road house for a quick break. View flat-topped Atila (Mt Conner) in the distance before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort.This afternoon travel around the base of Uluru in comfort as your Driver Guide provides commentary about the numerous sacred sites and features to be found at Uluru. Continue by coach to the Kuniya Walk where your Driver Guide will escort you to the beautiful Mutitjulu Waterhole. 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. Later visit the Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, where you can learn about Aboriginal culture and see Aboriginal arts and crafts.In the late afternoon travel to the Uluru sunset viewing area. Witness the striking color changes of Uluru at sunset while enjoying canapés and a complimentary glass of wine.Optional Aussie BBQ DinnerAfter sunset, a guide will transfer you to the exclusive barbecue site. You will be served a variety of Australian meats and salads, accompanied by a glass of sparkling wine, beer or orange juice (menus are subject to change).Day 2: Uluru - Kings CanyonRise early this morning to travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing area. Watch the first rays of the sun set the Red Centre alight while enjoying a warming cup of tea or coffee. Then travel to the mystical 36 domes of Kata Tjuta. Spend some time exploring Walpa Gorge and the unusual conglomerate rock formations. The walking trail through Walpa Gorge follows the natural creek between two of the tallest domes of Kata Tjuta. In the early afternoon, travel by luxury coach through spectacular desert scenery on your way to Kings Canyon Resort. Pass through Curtin Springs cattle station before viewing Atila (Mt. Conner) from the coach. Day 3: Kings Canyon Guided Rim Walk - Alice SpringsJoin a guided climb to the rim of Kings Canyon for marvelous views of Watarrka National Park. Follow the rim of the canyon stopping to look down into the canyon gorge at look-out points. The rim walk takes approximately 3-hours to complete and is rocky and steep in parts. It is recommended for those with a good level of fitness. Alternatively, you may wish to take an easier, shorter walk to explore the boulder strewn canyon floor.Stop at Kings Creek Station to purchase lunch (own expense) before continuing through beautiful desert landscapes on your way to Alice Springs.

$92.11 Tours & Sightseeing

Afternoon Kata Tjuta Small Group Tour

Journey across one of the most strikingly beautiful landscapes in the world. You’ll travel to the world-famous Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, home to some of Australia’s most unique flora and fauna. As your guide drives you across this breathtaking desert landscape, keep an eye out for Australian animals such as kangaroos and Perentie lizards. Upon arrival, you will walk through Walpa Gorge as your guide explains the history and composition of the 36 mighty Kata Tjuta conglomerate rock domes. Take time to listen to the wind (Walpa) far above and view the scale of the rock walls that surround you. The spirituality of this amazing location embraces everyone who ventures here.Following your exploration of the Kata Tjuta conglomerate rock domes, your guide will take you back to your Ayers Rock Resort hotel in the late afternoon.

$398.19 Food, Wine & Nightlife

3-Day Ultimate Ayers Rock Experience

Day 1: Sounds of Silence Dinner (D)On arrival at Ayers Rock Airport you will be transferred to your hotel. This afternoon is at your leisure. In the evening dine under a million stars at the award winning Sounds of Silence dinner. Enjoy a gourmet buffet of Australian delicacies accompanied by fine Australian wines, then sit back and relax as an astronomer takes you on a tour of the Southern Night skies (weather permitting).Overnight: Ayers RockDay 2: Uluru (Ayers Rock) & Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)Rise early this morning to travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing area. Watch the first rays of the sun set the Red Centre alight while enjoying a warming cup of tea, coffee, or hot chocolate. Then travel to the mystical 36 domes of Kata Tjuta. On the way enjoy panoramic views of the southern side of Kata Tjuta before arriving at the base of Walpa Gorge. Spend some time exploring the gorge and the unusual conglomerate rock formations. The walking trail through Walpa Gorge follows the natural creek between two of the tallest domes of Kata Tjuta.This afternoon travel around the base of Uluru in comfort as your Driver/Guide provides informative commentary about the numerous sacred sites and geographical features to be found at Uluru. Continue by coach to the Kuniya Walk where your Driver/Guide will escort you to the beautiful Mutitjulu Waterhole. View Aboriginal rock paintings and learn about the area as your Driver/Guide points out native flora and explains the Aboriginal and European history of Uluru. Later visit the Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, where you can learn about Aboriginal culture and purchase Aboriginal arts and crafts.In the late afternoon, travel to the Uluru sunset viewing area. Witness the striking color changes of Uluru at sunset while enjoying canapés and a complimentary glass of wine.Optional Aussie BBQ Dinner After sunset, a guide will transfer you to the barbecue site. The site is within the Uluru National Park, outside the Uluru & Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre set among red sand dunes and desert oak trees providing a peaceful desert setting. Once at the site, you will be served a variety of Australian meats and salads, accompanied by a glass of sparkling wine, beer or orange juice (menus are subject to change). After dinner, you will be served tea, coffee and dessert and your guide will conduct a tour of the night sky, describing and pointing out some of the visible constellations with the assistance of a high beam spotlight (weather permitting).Overnight: Ayers RockDay 3: Uluru (Ayers Rock)This morning there is time available for an optional scenic helicopter flight or perhaps a Harley Davidson ride around Uluru. Today you will be transferred from your hotel to Ayers Rock Airport for your onward flight.

$122.58 Tours & Sightseeing

Kata Tjuta Small-Group Tour Including Sunrise and Breakfast

Prior to sunrise, your guide will take you on a journey through a striking desert landscape to the entrance of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. As the sun begins to color the horizon, you’ll travel 40km (25 mi) through the parks breathtaking scenery to the massive, domed rock formations of Kata Tjuta.As the desert landscape comes alive with the sunrise, your guide will lead you to the best spot in order to watch the 36 rock domes turn dramatic shades of red and orange. Following this magnificent, awe-inspiring experience, you will walk to the western side of Kata Tjuta for a delicious, outback picnic breakfast. Listen for the sounds of the desert as you enjoy your meal, and soak in the peaceful aura of one of Earth’s most amazing natural monuments.After breakfast, your tour continues to Walpa Gorge. Here, your guide will tell you about how Kata Tjuta and the surrounding rock monuments came to be over eon upon eon of constant weathering. Take time to listen to the wind (Walpa) far above and view the scale of the rock walls that surround you. The spirituality of this amazing location embraces everyone who ventures here.Following your 5-hour journey, your guide will return you to your Ayers Rock Resort hotel.

$268.36 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Ayers Rock to Alice Springs 3-Day Camping Tour with Uluru

Day 1: Uluru Base walk and Sunset (L, D)You will be picked at the front of Uluru (Ayers Rock Airport) or the Ayers Rock Resort in Yulara from 12:00pm. Your first destination is Uluru. Take in the breath taking sight of Uluru the world’s largest rock. You then have time to complete an Uluru base walk around Uluru. See beautiful sites such as the Mala Walk, Mutijulu Waterhole and Aboriginal Cave Paintings. Spend the night at the Ayers Rock Campground with toilets and showers after having dinner watching the sunset over Uluru.Day 2: Kata Tjuta & Uluru Sunrise (B, L, D) Feel the spiritual significance on a guided walk through to the Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta. Be shown bush tucker along the hike before heading to the Aboriginal Cultural Centre where you can listen to tales from the 'Tjukurpa' Dreamtime. Spend the night at the historic Kings Creek Station with toilets and showers, 12.5-miles (20km) from Kings Canyon.Day 3: Kings Canyon (Meals - B,L)Enjoy a three hour guided hike through the sandstone domes of the Lost City. Visit the many Amphitheatres, North & South Walls and the beautiful Garden of Eden. Stop on the way home for an optional camel ride at the camel farm before heading back to Alice Springs. Get cleaned up and meet your guide for dinner and drinks (at own expense) at The Rock Bar at 7pm where your tour will end.

$105.17 Tours & Sightseeing

Uluru Sunrise and Kata Tjuta Half Day Trip

Today you’ll be up early to drive to Talinguru Nyakunytjaku – the Uluru sunrise viewing area. During the journey your experienced Driver Guide will share some history on the numerous sacred sites that you’ll pass along the way. These stories form part of what is known to the local Anangu people as Tjukurpa – the foundation of Anangu life and culture. Tjukurpa encompasses Anangu religion, law and moral systems, the creation period and the relationship between people, plants, animals and the land.Once at Talinguru Nyakunytjaku you’ll be served a morning tea of coffee, tea, hot chocolate and an assortment of sweet biscuits while you begin to familiarize yourself with the beautiful surroundings. You can just relax and take a seat or wander around the viewing area in search of your own personal place to watch the sunrise. The Talinguru Nyakunytjaku viewing platform allows you to see for many miles. From here you’ll witness first light as it gently embraces the desert landscape. You’ll no doubt want to take advantage of the amazing photo opportunities that this experience provides. As the sun rises so too does the incredible bird life that calls Uluru home. Listen as the birdsong welcomes the new day and experience the tranquility of nature.Travel to the mystical 36 domes of Kata Tjuta. On the way enjoy panoramic views of the southern side of Kata Tjuta before arriving at the base of Walpa Gorge. Spend some time exploring the gorge and the unusual conglomerate rock formations. The walking trail through Walpa Gorge follows the natural creek between two of the tallest domes of Kata Tjuta.