Red Centre Safari with Way Outback (3 Day/2 Night) - Happy Travels
    Tour type: Daily Tour
    Duration: 3 days
    Location: Alice Springs
    Price: From $395.00
    Adults: Children: Select Departure Date:
    Hike, climb and explore Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon while you absorb the fascinating information given to you by your experienced tour guide. This 3 day adventure includes private campsites where you can sleep under the clearest stars in the Outback.

    Tour Description

    Day 1 (Lunch*, Dinner)

    UluruOptional Camel Ride – Base Walk / Climb at Uluru – Cultural Centre – Sunset at Uluru – Ayers Rock private campsite

    If joining in Alice Springs you’ll be picked up from 4.50am (exact time depends on where you’re staying, central accommodation only) and make the journey to Ayers Rock to meet your fellow travellers (pick ups are from Ayers Rock Airport and Ayers Rock Resort at 12.55 or 13.55 depending on season).

    On arrival to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park you’ll visit a camel farm and have the option to discover life on top of one of the region’s earliest forms of transport. In the afternoon you’ll embark on an interpretive base walk of Uluru; those choosing to climb will have the opportunity to do so (weather permitting). Visit the Cultural Centre before watching the ever changing colours of Uluru at sunset. After dinner, some stories and stargazing, it’s time for a good night’s rest at your private campsite.

    *Lunch is only included for passengers beginning their tour in Alice Springs. Passengers starting in Ayers Rock will need to have eaten prior to pick up.

    Day 2 (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

    Uluru / Kata Tjuta Sunrise – Kata Tjuta – Kings Creek Station private campsite

    Your guide will wake you bright and early to experience a unforgettable Uluru sunrise, early mornings being such a magical time in the desert. Then it’s a short drive to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), an aboriginal word for “many heads”, to explore its domes of which there are 36 in total. Pull on your hiking boots and take the Valley of the Winds walk through creek beds, domes and beautiful wilderness. After lunch, it’s farewell to Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park as you travel to Kings Creek Station to spend the night at your private camp.

    Day 3 (Breakfast, Lunch)

    Watarrka (Kings Canyon) National Park – Alice Springs

    You’ll visit the Watarrka (Kings Canyon) National Park, home of a mighty chasm with sheer red rock faces which soar over 100 metres above lush palm forests. The rim of Kings Canyon is a 6km round trip walk and you will visit the Amphitheatre, Lost City and tranquil Garden of Eden. After your final meal you begin your journey back to Alice Springs, arriving back at around 5.30pm.

    • Uluru (including sunset and sunrise)
    • Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)
    • Kings Canyon
    • Camel Ride (optional)
    • Interpretive base walk of Uluru
    • Uluru Climb (optional and weather permitting)
    • Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
    • Valley of the Winds walk through Kata Tjuta
    • Kings Canyon rim walk, including the Amphitheatre, Lost City and Garden of Eden
    Tour Departure Days

    Daily (except January 1st)

    Departure Times

    Alice Springs - From central accommodation from 4:50am
    Ayers Rock Airport - 12.55 / 13.55 (depending on season). 15.10 pick up also available (please note selecting this pick up will not allow time to complete a full base walk of Uluru and you will also miss the Cultural Centre visit. A shorter walk of Uluru is still possible when arriving at this time).
    Those arriving into Ayers Rock Airport in the morning can catch the free shuttle bus to Ayers Rock Resort for pick up from Outback Pioneer.
    Outback Pioneer (Ayers Rock Resort) - 12.55pm

    Return Times
    Day 3
    Alice Springs only - 5.30 pm approximately
    Onward travel should be booked for the day after the tour finishes ex Alice Springs.

    Includes

    • Professional guide
    • Travel in an air-conditioned mini-bus vehicle
    • All meals listed in itinerary
    • Camping equipment*
    • Drinking water (please provide your own bottle).
    • National Park fees**

    * Customers travelling until 31st March 2016 will have the choice of a twin-share pop-up tent or a swag included in the price. Single travellers will share a tent with another passenger of the same gender. Sleeping bag hire is a $20 local payment and must be pre-booked. Customers travelling from 1st April 2016 will sleep in swags as standard and have the option to hire a single pop-up tent for a $60 local payment. Sleeping bag hire is a $30 local payment. Both items must be pre-booked.
    ** Included in the advertised price for travel up to and including 31st March 2016. From 1st April 2016 customers are required to pay their $25 per person National Park fee to their guide on departure.

    Extras

    • Customers must bring their own sleeping bag or hire one for a $20 local payment (travel until 31st March 2016) or $30 local payment (travel from 1st April 2016).
    • For departures from 1st April 2016, tents are not included and swags are provided as standard. Customers wishing to sleep in a single pop-up tent will be required to pay a $60 local payment.

    Both items must be pre-booked.

    What to Bring

    • Torch
    • Wide brimmed hat
    • Sunscreen
    • Insect repellent and fly net (if insects bother you)
    • Water bottle (1.5 litres)
    • Walking shoes/boots,
    • Sleeping bag (if you prefer to use your own)
    • Toiletries
    • Towel
    • Swimwear
    • Camera
    • Comfortable and casual clothing for three days

    Important Information

    • Itinerary may change due to cultural reasons, seasonal changes, operational logistics and accessibility.
    • This trip is not suitable for pax under the age of 18. The general demographic of this tour is 18 to 35. Pax outside of this age bracket should book the 3 Day 4WD Goanna Dreaming Safari
    • Please be dressed in comfortable walking clothing and footwear, have a water bottle, hat and sunscreen in easy reach.
    • Customers beginning their tour in Alice Springs are permitted to bring 10kg of luggage in a soft bag, with the remainder stored at their Alice Springs accommodation. Customers beginning at Ayers Rock have a luggage limit of 23kg per person + a small carry-on day pack. Please no hard-shell or plastic suitcases. Please pack the items you will need for the trip in the day pack to avoid having to access your main bag frequently.
    • Participants should have a good to moderate fitness level for this tour and be aware that walks often take place over uneven ground. Customers need to prepare for hot to very hot temperatures in summer and temperatures sometimes below zero of a night time in winter.
    • Clients joining at Ayers Rock airport or resort will do so after lunch and therefore lunch is at own expense.
    • Please call the Reservations Team (1300 551 510) or email reservations@wayoutback.com.au during business hours 24-48 hours prior to departure to confirm pick-up location and time.
    • Customers travelling until 31st March 2016 will have the choice of a twin-share pop-up tent or a swag included in the price. Single travellers will share a tent with another passenger of the same gender. Sleeping bag hire is a $20 local payment and must be pre-booked. Customers travelling from 1st April 2016 will sleep in swags as standard and have the option to hire a single pop-up tent for a $60 local payment. Sleeping bag hire is a $30 local payment. Both items must be pre-booked.
    Earlybird (book 90 days prior to departure): $395 per person
    Adult: $425 per person
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