Family Uluru trip from Alice Springs

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Duration (in days): 3

From: Alice Springs

To: Alice Springs

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£435

Exc. International flights (per person, based on 2 sharing) 
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Overview

Introduce the kids to central Australia with an adventure they’ll love with our family Uluru trip from Alice Springs. Travelling as part of a small group with your kids, you’ll find all arrangements are taken care of! Visit Uluru at sunrise and sunset to see its many changing colours. Hear fascinating Aboriginal stories and find amazing drawings etched on the rocks with help from your guides, the local Anangu people. Create a traditional dot painting and share stories around the campfire at King's Creek Cattle Station – a perfect Red Centre experience with memories to last forever!

With a maximum group size of 21 this small group tour gives you the opportunity to meet like-minded travellers as well as learn about the region in depth from your experienced guide. Sleep in permanent tents complete with real bed for extra comfort or try the swag option and experience an unforgettable night in the outback sleeping beneath the stars.

This itinerary can be tailored to suit your requirements please contact one of our consultants to start planning your dream trip.

Wayoutback Red Centre: Uluru (Ayers Rock) Classic 4WD Style Tours

Highlights

  • Visit Australia’s most-visited attraction, Uluru (Ayers Rock)
  • Take an interpretive walk around the base of Uluru to discover its cultural significance
  • Learn about the indigenous history through the stories of the Anangu people
  • Witness sunrise and sunset over Uluru and see the rock change colour
  • Experience the Australian outback at King’s Creek Cattle Station
  • Walk through towering walls, crevices and plateaus of King’s Canyon
Itinerary

 

Itinerary in brief:

  • 1 night Uluru/Kata Tjuta National Park
  • 1 night King’s Creek Cattle Station

 

Day 1: Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock)

An early start today as you are collected from your Alice Springs accommodation ready for the 6-hour journey to Uluru (Ayers Rock). Stop for some refreshments at a camel farm along the way, with optional camel rides providing entertainment for the kids!

After a stop for lunch, you will arrive at Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to meet the rest of the group (it is also possible to start your trip here if the long drive doesn’t appeal). Here your guide will take you for an interpretive walk, sharing stories about indigenous culture and the traditional methods of painting that plays an important part in the sustainability of the Aboriginal culture. Starting with a walk to the cave paintings near Mutitjulu Waterhole, you will head to the base of the iconic cultural site of Uluru where you will be guided by the local Anangu, hearing stories about this unique landscape and the connection between art, culture and the land. 

This evening you will stay at an exclusive campsite in comfortable safari tents with real bedding, watch the sunset over the iconic rock and even have the opportunity to enjoy a unique Australian experience by sleeping under the stars in your very own 'swag'.


Day 2: Uluru (Ayers Rock) to Kings Creek Station

Your early rise will be rewarded this morning as you watch the sun rise over Uluru and Kata Tjuta at a private area near the site before taking a walk through the 'Valley of the winds' at Kata Tjuta. Kings Creek Cattle Station provides a private bush camp for the second night, complete with bush shower and toilet. This secluded location enjoys stunning views over the George Gill Ranges, with dinner served around the campfire and the local wildlife passing through this camp provides an authentic outback experience for the whole family!


Day 3: Kings Creek to Alice Springs

After breakfast its time to head to Kings Canyon for a walk through its towering walls, crevices and plateaus. Visit the Amphitheatre, Lost City and the tranquil 'Garden of Eden' today before heading back to Alice Springs for early evening.


 

Info

This trip can operate year round, however, please note that it will be very hot in the Red Centre during December. The Red Centre has a semi-arid climate; between December and February, temperatures range between 20c and 35c and in winter temperatures range between 3c and 20c. Autumn is a good time to visit the Red Centre with warm days and cool nights.

This trip has a $75 levy to pay locally.

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What's included: 

  • 2 nights accommodation in permanent safari tents (with beds)
  • All meals during tour
  • All touring
  • All transport

Not included: 

  • Any flights
  • Breakfast on day 1 & Dinner on day 3
  • Optional activities (i.e Camel riding)
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips & gratuities
Accommodation

2 nights in permanent tents on private campsites.

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