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Ayers Rock: Uluru Sunrise & Kata Tjuta Morning Tour

1. Ayers Rock: Uluru Sunrise & Kata Tjuta Morning Tour

Sit back and relax as you travel into the Kata Tjuta National Park. Be amazed by the incredible sight of Uluru in the distance on your way to Talinguru Nyakunytjaku. Make your way onto the viewing platform to see many kilometers into the distance, an ideal photo opportunity. Watch the first rays of the sun set the Red Centre alight, while enjoying a warming cup of tea or coffee. Your experienced guide will give you an historical overview of the National Park, where the aboriginals have lived for 22,000 years. Arguably Australia’s most recognizable and fascinating icon, Ayers Rock, stands 348 meters high. Be overwhelmed by its incredible size, presence, and inherent spirituality. Just 40 kilometers to the west of iconic Uluru, take in the sights of Kata Tjuta, also known as the Olgas. Stop at a viewing point with spectacular views of Kata Tjuta, be sure to have your camera at the ready. Walpa Gorge is a lush desert haven for plants and animals. The gentle but rocky track leads into a world of rare plant species and lush evergreen shrubs known as Spearwood. Take a 1-hour walk through the gorge, learn about local flora and fauna, and the geology of this amazing formation.

Kings Canyon: Full-Day Tour from Ayers Rock Resort

2. Kings Canyon: Full-Day Tour from Ayers Rock Resort

Travel from Ayers Rock Resort to the beautiful Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park, stopping for breakfast at Kings Creek Station along the way. Once at Kings Canyon, you'll make the rock climb to its rim for some marvelous views of Watarrka National Park and the spectacular surroundings. Follow the rim of the canyon along the 3-hour circuit walk, stopping to look down into the canyon gorge at various look-out points along the way. Time permitting, you may choose to descend into the green oasis of the 'Garden of Eden.' While the tour is recommended for those with a good level of fitness, you may opt for the easier, shorter walk to explore the boulder-strewn canyon floor. Then, you can grab lunch at your own expense. Finally, begin your return journey to Ayers Rock Resort.

Ayers Rock: Afternoon Tour to Walpa Gorge

3. Ayers Rock: Afternoon Tour to Walpa Gorge

Explore a breathtaking landscape of red, sandstone domes in the Uluru–Kata Tjuta National Park. Enjoy pickup from your accommodation in Ayers Rock, then sit back and relax as you journey along the Lasseter Highway to Kata Tjuta. Enjoy the extraordinary views of the Outback plains en route to your destination. Experience a landscape like nowhere else on earth. Walk between the sheer walls of two of the largest domes that make up Walpa Gorge. Benefit from your knowledgeable, certified guide as you explore the domes also known as The Olgas. Marvel at one of the outstanding sites of natural beauty in Central Australia.

Kata Tjuta Sunrise & Valley of the Winds Tour + Breakfast

4. Kata Tjuta Sunrise & Valley of the Winds Tour + Breakfast

Travel to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) where your Driver Guide will explain the geological development of the area over the millennium. Watch the spectacular sunrise over Kata Tjuta with Uluru in the distance from the western dune viewing area, and enjoy a light breakfast. Your Driver Guide will then escort you on a 2-3 hour walk to the Valley of the Winds lookout. Marvel at the unique flora and admire the view of the central valley of the domes of Kata Tjuta. Later return to Ayers Rock Resort.

Uluru: Guided Walking Tour at Sunrise with Light Breakfast

5. Uluru: Guided Walking Tour at Sunrise with Light Breakfast

Wake early for this tour of a lifetime! Enjoy a light breakfast and hot tea or coffee as you absorb the enormity and beauty of your surroundings. Board your coach for the drive to the sacred site of Kuniya Piti and be captivated as your driver shares the Tjukurpa.   Hike around the base of Uluru on the Mala Walk. See some of the sacred sites where Aboriginal communities live and prepare for their ceremonies. Some believe that as you walk through this area, you’ll be surrounded by the spirit of the Mala Tjukurpa – the hare-wallaby people. See the vision of a powerful waterfall in a desert at Kantju Gorge! Continue along the Lungkata Walk and hear the Tjukurpa story of a cheeky Blue Tongue Lizard. Discover ancient Aboriginal rock paintings and learn about the Indigenous and European history of Uluru. End at Kuniya Piti, where you will get a certificate of your achievement.

Uluru: Sunrise Camel Safari and Freshly Baked Bread Damper

6. Uluru: Sunrise Camel Safari and Freshly Baked Bread Damper

When you arrive at the Uluru Camel Farm, briefly enjoy some spare time to take in the surroundings, meet the staff and see the camels for the first time. The staff will explain some key safety information about the camels. You will be introduced to your friendly camel by name - your buddy for the morning. The staff will instruct and demonstrate how to get on and off the camel. When it is your time to climb on, the camel experts will guide you through every step of the way. Once on your camel's back, you will be guided to the bush track for approximately 1 hour in the spectacular desert landscape. Your skilled cameleer guides will entertain and educate, telling you stories about the territory and the various flora and fauna around you. Learn many interesting camel facts from their history in Central Australia to their behaviors, personalities and biology. The guides will be able to answer any questions you have about your camel. Watch the marvelous, captivating sunrise over Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Witness the color change, both in the sky and Uluru itself. There will be plenty of opportunities for photographs during the tour. You will then return to the farm to relax and enjoy a light Australian breakfast including the famous freshly baked beer bread with Australian jams, coffee or tea. You may then choose to purchase various items in the camel store including bush dukkah and other souvenirs and trinkets to commemorate your time at the camel farm.

Uluru Sunset Camel Safari + Aussie Damper, Beer & Wine

7. Uluru Sunset Camel Safari + Aussie Damper, Beer & Wine

When you arrive at the Uluru Camel Farm, you will briefly enjoy some spare time to take in the surroundings, meet the staff, see the camels and visit and/or feed our barnyard animals: there's kangaroo, water buffalo, emu, ducks and more. After a safety briefing from the staff, you will be introduced to your friendly camel by name and learn how to get on and off him. When it's your time to climb on, the camel experts will guide you through every step of the way! Once on your camel's back, you will be guided to the bush track and embark into the spectacular desert for your one-hour camel ride. Your skilled cameleer guides will entertain and educate, telling you fascinating stories about the territory. You'll also learn many interesting camel facts, from their history in Central Australia to their behaviors, personalities and biology. The guides will be able to answer any questions you might have about your camel. Watch the majestic sun set from atop a sand dune. From this vantage point, you will enjoy stunning views of Uluru and Kata Tjuta, and watch their colors change before your eyes. You will then return to the farm at twilight to relax and enjoy Australian beer, wine, champagne and outback bush foods including the farm's famous freshly baked beer-bread damper. Enjoy time to browse various camel related items (books, souvenirs etc) including bush dukkah and other delicious foods and trinkets to commemorate your time at the camel farm. 

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What people are saying about Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Great experience overall. The guides were lovely and very informative. All the locations we went to and the river bed walk was amazing. The only thing I will say is there was an overwhelming amount of fear put into us if we were to choose the rim walk due to the steep incline and decline to access this walk. As we are aware companies do need protect themselves and make sure that the customers are also protected but I think a little less fear mongering would of been better as we did speak to those who did the rim walk and they all agreed it was no where near as bad as what it was made out to be. Aside from that guys you did an amazing job and the tour was great!

This was 1 of the highlights of our trip to Urulu & Alice Springs. The rim walk was amazing to say the least. Our guides were full of info & easy to talk to - Jess & Nick. Had a thoroughly enjoyable long day. Watching the sunrise would have been a bonus & also broken up the long drive before breaky.

Jessie was such happy and full of energy tour guide that made such a positive and wonderful experience for us. Such a detailed and wonderful story teller, kept us well informed throughout the tour, made us laugh. Overall a very enjoyable and memorable trip! Thank you guys you were amazing!!

It was a great way to see Uluṟu. Our guide Dan was very informed about the camels and the district. Absolutely loved it. First time camel rider

Everything went very smoothly. All activities were very much enjoyed by myself in my seventies and 9 year old grandson.