3 Day Uluru Tour, Kings Canyon, Kata Tjuta Tour

The departure days for this tour are Monday and Saturday all year round and Wednesday from June to September.

Embark on the thrilling 3-day Uluru tour small group safari adventure, starting and ending in Alice Springs. Prepare to be dazzled by the awe-inspiring wonders of Uluru, Kings Canyon, and Kata Tjuta – three iconic destinations in the heart of Australia’s fiery red centre.
This 4wd safari adventure tour offers a unique experience that lasts for three days. You can visit the highlights of both Kakadu and Litchfield National Park during the times. This includes exploring stunning natural landscapes, lush rainforests, beautiful waterfalls, and pristine plunge pools.
During this camping tour, you can see unique native flora and fauna in the Top End. We will cruise through the ancient Mary River wetlands by boat, where you may encounter the saltwater crocodile, the world’s largest reptile. Prepare to be amazed at Ubirr, where you can witness the breathtaking beauty of the world’s oldest and most immaculately preserved Aboriginal Rock Art. Each evening, you will relax in comfortable accommodations in twin-share safari tents for added comfort, privacy, and security. Try our traditional swag experience with a canvas-enclosed bed roll.

Highlights

  • Visit Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park for a grand experience.
  • One can enjoy the sunset lookout at Uluru (Ayers Rock).
  • Visit the Uluru-Kata Tjuta cultural centre for an immersive experience.
  • Explore the sacred Indigenous Rock Art sites.
  • ExploreMutitjulu Waterhole,Kuniya PitiandKantju Gorge
  • ExploreUluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
  • You can hike through the Valley of the Winds or Walpa Gorge.
  • Witness the sunrise at the Olgas – Kata Tjuta.

This itinerary is subject to change due to seasonal conditions and access restrictions in certain areas. The Red Centre’s diverse landscape, culture, and extreme weather conditions require adaptability. The itinerary highlights are a rough guideline only. Expert guides will ensure a fantastic adventure.

Uluru trips description

Embark on our exclusive and thrilling small group safari adventure tour, where you’ll be captivated by the mesmerising wonders of the Red Centre’s top attractions. Experience the awe-inspiring magic of Uluru, Kings Canyon, and Kata Tjuta on an exhilarating three-day adventure like no other! Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1987 due to its geological formations, flora and fauna, and natural beauty. Your tour guide will lead you through the Red Centre, providing detailed commentary on its history and sharing ancient stories and hidden gems. Experience the ultimate accommodation options on this tour – choose between cozy twin share safari tents for a touch of luxury and tranquillity, or embark on a daring adventure with a traditional swag experience, where you’ll sleep under the stars on a canvas-covered bed roll.

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Prepare for the unpredictable and intense weather of the Red Centre, where the climate can switch gears in the blink of an eye. In the scorching dry season, temperatures soar to over a blistering 50+ degrees Celsius, plummeting dramatically as the evening shadows dance upon the desert floor. Before your trip, check the average temperatures for your travel time and pack appropriate clothing. Come rain or shine, your tour will continue unless the provider decides otherwise.

Day 1

On the first day, the journey will take you from Alice Springs / Yulara to

The tour begins in Alice Springs or Yulara (Uluru Airport) and continues towards Ayers Rock (Uluru). Along the way, we stop at Mt Conner’s lookout, sometimes called the false Uluru or Fool-uru, to admire the breathtaking views of the red mountain. We also have a quick break at Curtin Springs for restroom facilities before having lunch at the campground. Please note that guests from Alice Springs will be provided with lunch, while those joining from Ayers Rock must arrange their meals before the tour. After our delicious lunch, we embarked on a captivating journey to explore the indigenous interpretive cultural centre of the mesmerising Red Centre. We learned about the national park’s cultural, historical, ecological, and geological significance. We then arrived at Uluru and were in awe of its magnificence. We explored the Mutitjulu waterhole and discovered sacred rock art sites. We listened to ancient creation stories and continued our hike towards Kuniya Piti. We drove to Kantju Gorge, passing through holy sites. We saw the highest waterfall in Central Australia. After a full day of exploration, we witnessed a spectacular sunset at Uluru and had dinner cooked for us.

Day 1 Highlights:

  • Uluru(Ayers Rock)
  • The Red Centre Indigenous Interpretive Cultural Centre is located in the Red Centre.
  • SacredRock ArtSite
  • Mutitjulu Waterhole
  • Kuniya Piti
  • Kantju Gorge
  • Sunset at Uluru lookout

Meals provided are lunch and dinner. Accommodations are at Ayers Rock Coach Campground (Uluru) Safari Tents or Bush Swags with campground communal facilities. The driving distance is 350km. The hike distance is 2-3 km / 2-3 hours. Lunch is only included for those departing from Alice Springs. Those collected from Ayers Rock must find their lunch before joining the tour.

Day 2

On the second day, the itinerary includes visiting Uluru, Kata Tjuta, and Kings Canyon

We wake up early for a light breakfast. Then, we go to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to see the sunrise. Kata Tjuta is even more magnificent than Uluru. Embark on an awe-inspiring journey through the mystical Valley of the Winds or the enchanting Walpa Gorge, where ancient rock formations will leave you breathless. After exploring Kata Tjuta, we move on to Kings Canyon. We witness another beautiful sunset and have a delicious meal by the campfire.

Day 2 Highlights:

  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
  • You can hike the Valley of the Winds or Walpa Gorge.
  • The Olgas– Kata Tjuta
  • GloriousSunriseatUluru

Meals provided are breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Accommodation is available at Kings Creek Station Campground (Kings Canyon) in Safari Tents or Bush Swags with communal facilities. The driving distance is 406 km, which takes approximately 4.5 hours. The hike distance ranges from 2-6 km and takes 2-4 hours, depending on the weather.

Day 3

On the third day, the journey continues from Kings Canyon to Uluru/Yulara or Alice Springs

Embarking on a magical adventure through the sacred lands of the Ulpanyali and Lilla people, we delved into the awe-inspiring depths of Kings Canyon (Watarrka) – the illustrious crown jewel nestled within the heart of Watarrka National Park (Kings Canyon). Bringing a hat, water, and sturdy hiking shoes is essential when exploring the canyon. The cliffs surrounding us reach over 100 meters high, providing spectacular views of the sandstone chasms. After a rest, our journey concludes as we return to Yulara or Alice Springs.

Day 3 Highlights:

  • Travelling through remote Central Australian countryside from Kings Canyon to our final destination, Alice Springs or Yulara/Uluru offers stunning outback scenery.
  • Visitors can participate in a guided walking tour at Kings Canyon Watarrka National Park to gain knowledge about the rare native flora, fauna, and geology of this distinctive location.
  • Conclude your journey in either Alice Springs or Yulara (Uluru airport) for your future travels.

There are two meals available, breakfast and lunch. The driving distance is 250km, which takes approximately 2.5 hours. The hike ranges from 2-4 km and takes 2-4 hours. If you plan to return to Ayers Rock or Yulara on [day 3], here’s a friendly tip: steer clear of booking a flight on the same day. Trust us; you will want to take advantage of our epic arrival back into town at 4:00 pm. If you’ve booked the wrong flights, we can’t cover the cost of changing them or rearranging the whole trip just for you – it wouldn’t be fair to the other awesome people on board.

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