Epic 3 Day Uluru Adventure Camping Tour From $645pp
Dreaming of red earth, jaw dropping sights, and some of the clearest stargazing in the world? This exciting Uluru adventure tour of Australia’s Red Centre is the best way to experience the natural wonder of the incredible Outback.
Connect with nature, spirit, and fellow like minded travellers on this 3 day 2 night camping tour, perfect for backpackers looking for a once in a lifetime journey. Witness the significance of the monumental Uluru, which truly lives up to the hype. Take in the beautiful ridges of the red monolith, spot ancient rock art and caves, and even cascading waterfalls after rain! In addition to its natural beauty, Uluru is also a place of great cultural importance. Visitors can learn about the Dreamtime, the Aboriginal creation story, and the wisdom of the indigenous people, as well as the history of the area at the Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.
Experience the red dirt and towering cliffs, hike the base of Uluru, explore the epic Kata Tjuta domes and the wonderful Valley of the Wind, find peace at the Garden of Eden, and end your days sleeping under the breathtaking stars in the clear outback sky. This tour truly has everything you’ll want and more.
Start your outback adventure departing Alice Springs at 6am, or Ayers Rock Airport at 1pm. Enjoy the dynamic views as you drive to Uluru, where you will first explore the Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Learn about the area’s Aboriginal history and the spiritual significance of Uluru. You’ll then get the chance to explore the magnificent rock up close and personal as you do a guided walk at the base of Uluru, to some of the most iconic spots. Witness one of the most spectacular sunsets in the world while enjoying a glass of bubbly wine with your tour group. Then, relax and enjoy a delicious dinner back at camp before sleeping in your swag with a view of the desert stars – some of the brightest in the world!
Day 2: Uluru to Kings Canyon/Watarrka
You’ll be up nice and early today for a hearty breakfast before heading to Kata Tjuta to enjoy a stunning Uluru sunrise. Revel in the sights as you hike through the Valley of the Wind, a series of narrow gorges and towering cliffs, before breaking for a refreshing lunch in the middle of the desert. In the afternoon, you’ll be travelling through the outback to see George Gill Range for some simply stunning views. Camp tonight is at Kings Creek Station, located in the heart of the Outback. Take part in a fantastic Aussie BBQ by the campfire, and end the day with another night of epic stargazing.
Day 3: Kings Canyon/Watarrka to Alice Springs
After another hearty breakfast, set out to explore the breathtaking Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park, and hike the famous Rim Walk. This 6 km trek will take you to the edge of the canyon for wonderful views of the surrounding desert landscape. Experience a real desert Oasis known as the Garden of Eden, a beautiful spot to relax. Finally, it’s time to head back to Alice Springs as you reminisce about the beautiful sights and wonderful experience you’ve just had.
Any meals or camping equipment not indicated within the itinerary
Travel insurance is highly recommended
Tour Type & Availability
3 Day Uluru Adventure Tour
3 Day Uluru Adventure Tour with Guide and 2 nights Basic Swag Camping
What to bring
Water Bottles (enough to carry 2L)
Hat (fits well for windy places)
Walking Shoes (properly fitting for walks on terrain)
Swimwear (for the summer)
Towel (works as a rug on the sand too)
Small Carry Bag (otherwise several more hands)
Toiletries (you decide, remember Less is More)
Sleeping Bag (required, can be hired)
Camera (some passengers ask their group to share theirs)
Insect Repellent (including Fly Nets)
Warm clothes (desert nights can get very cold)
Pillow (or improvise, like roll up a jumper)
Pick Ups & Departures
Ayers Rock Airport Pick up
Desert Palms Resort
Lasseters Crown Hotel
Outback Pioneer Lodge
Secret Travellers Inn
YHA Alice Springs
Supplier Terms & Conditions
Mulgas Terms & Conditions
Cancellation & Refund Policy: Refunds will be processed according to the following time frames.
Cancellations within 3 Days of the start date incur a 100.00% fee.
Between 4 Days and 10 Days incur a 80.00% fee.
11 Days or more incur a 35.00% fee.
Frequently asked questions
Do I need to reconfirm my bookings?
All Mulgas bookings must be reconfirmed 48 hours in advance by contacting your tour provider directly using the contact information listed on your tour voucher.
What should i do if my trip is cancelled due to bad weather?
You may either re-schedule directly with the supplier or you can email our support team on [email protected] and include your voucher number, name of product you booked, planned departure date and your contact details. Once you’ve emailed us, you can drop us a line at +61 2 5633 1149.
Do you book tours with flexible dates? If so, how long are they valid for?
Yes, we do have open dated/flexible tickets available. Most tour vouchers are valid for 12 months from date of purchase, however please be aware that you may be subject to supplier price fluctuations. All ticket validity is specified on the tour voucher. If you are unsure of the validity of your voucher, just ask one of our wonderful staff.
What do I do if I need help with an existing booking?
Some tours have extra costs and you should be aware that there may be added expenses. These expenses will differ for each service provider, but some of the more usual extras are: EMC tax, stinger suit hire, luggage storage, sleeping bag hire, linen hire, national park fee, food, insurance, accommodation, equipment hire, petrol levy, etc. We will alert you to extra costs to the extent reasonably practicable. However, you must also check with each individual service provider when you re-confirm your booking.
Do I need travel insurance?
We endorse the recommendation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade that all travellers take out travel insurance. If you already have travel insurance, please understand that it is your responsibility to ensure that your travel insurance covers you for all of the adventure style travel you have booked with us.
Do you offer payment plans?
Absolutely, we understand that paying off a big trip in one go isn’t always that easy. We offer flexible payment plans to suit all types of travellers with zero interest or fee’s (minimum $100AUD deposit required).
How do I know if my trip is BYO?
Most tour vouchers will specify if your trip is BYO however we recommend asking your tour provider if your trip is BYO when you reconfirm your booking 48 hours prior to departure.