A great little add-on to a longer Australian adventure, this short-and-sweet journey to the famed Red Centre brings you close to the continent’s vast heart. Watch the sun rise over iconic Uluru, explore the curious domed rock formations of Kata Tjuta and gaze up in astonished awe at the 100-metre-high walls of majestic Kings Canyon while the locals share the secrets of indigenous Australian culture. If you’ve come all the way to Australia, it’d be a shame to go home without coming here first. Regret nothing.
Appreciate the sheer magnificence of the Red Centre, Uluru (Ayers Rock) and the stunning Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) formations from the air with your choice of either a 15 or 30 minute scenic helicopter flight. With pick up and drop off from your Ayers Rock Resort Hotel, there is nothing for you to do but enjoy this great spectacle and adventure when you arrive at Ayers Rock.
• 1 hour
Come and join your guide on a trek around the base of Uluru as you explore the most profound and culturally significant monolith in Australia at sunrise.
• 6 hours
Travel from Uluru (Ayers Rock) to Alice Springs in a deluxe coach with a professional driver who shares informative commentary about the sights you pass during the 6-hour journey. Avoid the worry and expense of flying or renting a car and leave the driving to the professionals with this one-way transfer that provides door-to-door service in a comfortable air-conditioned coach. Bonus: have the chance to spot wildlife and view more of central Australia’s magnificent landscape, including Mount Conner (Attila) and the West MacDonnell Ranges.
• 6 hours
Enjoy an Aussie-style barbecue dinner with views of Australia’s most recognized natural icon, Uluru (Ayers Rock). Unwind with a complimentary glass of wine as you watch the sun sink over Uluru. Then, enjoy a mouthwatering dinner within the Uluru Kata-Tjuta National Park as a myriad of stars come out to light up the outback’s night sky. After dinner, your outback experience is enhanced with a star tour of the southern desert sky.
• 3.5 hours
Travel into the heart of Australia on a Kings Canyon day trip from Ayers Rock. Your journey takes you to a classic outback cattle station at Kings Creek Station and reveals the amazing landscape of Kings Canyon. For tremendous views over the immense chasm, explore the canyon’s steep cliffs on the Rim Walk or follow an easier route along the canyon’s floor on the Creek Bed Walk. At the end of the tour, you have the option to return to Ayers Rock or continue to Alice Springs.
• 12.5 hours
See Australia’s iconic natural monuments at sunrise and sunset! Watch the Australian outback desert come alive in a dramatic wash of color – see the rock domes of Kata Tjuta at sunrise and Uluru (Ayers Rock) at sunset! Enjoy an outback picnic breakfast and a sunset sparkling wine toast on these small group tours of Australia's two essential outback sights!
• 10 hours
See one of the most dramatic natural rock formations in the world! Take a guided, small-group tour of the conglomerate rock domes of Kata Tjuta, one of Australia’s most iconic natural features! Travel to the famous Walpa Gorge and learn the history and myths surrounding this spiritual place!
• 3 hours
Experience the mystic morning serenity of one of Australia’s most spiritual places! Travel to the massive rock domes of Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) and marvel as they change colors in the light of the rising sun! Enjoy an outback picnic breakfast and a walking tour of the magnificent Walpa Gorge! Traveling in a small group, with no more than 11 participants, allows for an intimate and personalized experience.
• 5 hours
Flying slow and keeping low, like a lizard, this helicopter flight from Ayers Rock offers exceptional viewing opportunities of Australia's Red Center. See the unspoiled beauty of the Northern Territory desert as you take in the vast splendor of Lake Amadeus on this extended helicopter flight. Look for camels roaming where the salt lake meets the desert sands, and then marvel at the spectacle of Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas).
• 55 minutes