Alice Springs & Rock Escape
Duration: 3 nights escorted tour
Price from: £589pp
Day 1 Alice Springs: On arrival in Alice Springs you will be transferred to your hotel. This afternoon you will tour the iconic Alice Springs Telegraph Station, School of the Air and Royal Flying Doctor Service.
Day 2 Alice Springs/Uluru: Travel south this morning and visit a camel farm to learn about the impact of the 'ship of the desert' on the development of Outback Australia. As your journey continues hear about the natural and geological history of the region as well as traditional Aboriginal customs and beliefs. Stop to view flat-topped Atila (Mt Conner) in the distance before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort. This afternoon see the amazing collection of Indigenous paintings at the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then tour the base of Uluru and take the Kuniya Walk to the sacred Mutitjulu Waterhole. In the late afternoon, experience the remarkable colour changes of Uluru at sunset. You also have the option to enjoy a barbecue dinner in a peaceful desert setting followed by a tour of the night sky (additional expense).
Day 3 Uluru/Kata Tjuta: An early start to watch the first rays of the sun rise and set the Red Centre alight. Afterwards travel by coach to the mystical 36 domes of Kata Tjuta and spend some time exploring the base of Walpa Gorge by following the walking trail along the natural creek bed. Return to Ayers Rock Resort for an afternoon at leisure.
Day 4 Uluru: Your tour concludes this morning with a transfer to the airport.
Departures: Daily (Apr-Nov & Mar) and Mon, Thu & Sat (Dec-Feb).
Accommodation: 3* Aurora Alice Springs; 3* Outback Pioneer Hotel, Uluru.
Meals: Room only.
Tour price: The price shown for this AAT Kings tour is based on the best value travel dates in low season and includes arrival and departure airport transfers, 3 nights accommodation, sightseeing as outlined and services of driver guides (different vehicles and driver guides may be used each day to benefit from their combined experience). Higher grade accommodation is also available.