This incredible adventure will take you through some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the Red Centre, where you’ll discover the natural wonders and cultural richness of this incredible region.
Explore Uluru and Kata Tjuta’s stunning rock formations. Discover Kings Canyon’s towering cliffs, hidden waterholes, and breathtaking views. And witness the stunning gorges and towering cliffs of the West MacDonnell Ranges.
Arrive into Ayers Rock airport and transfer to your accommodation at Sails in the Desert.
In the afternoon you will be picked up for a short transfer to the remote Field of Light desert location with majestic views of Uluru.
You’re welcomed at an exclusive dune top just after the sun has set on the horizon. Savour a selection of outback canapes with sparkling wine or beer as your host provides insight into the light installation that awaits you. As darkness falls, 50,000 glass spheres gently come to life. Covered under a sky brilliant with stars, Field of Light beckons you to explore and lose yourself momentarily in the rhythms of coloured light.
Travel to Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park’s entrance, then journey 40 km through the desert to witness the magnificent rock formation. Watch the morning glow and see the 36 domes of this spiritual place from the best vantage point. Enjoy an outback picnic breakfast before visiting Walpa Gorge, where your guide will explain the significance of this men’s sacred ceremonial site. Take a stroll between the conglomerate rock walls and learn about the environment’s evolution. Finally, return to your accommodation at Ayers Rock Resort with your guide.
This afternoon travel in the comfort of your coach around the base of Uluru with your Driver Guide who will provide details on its incredible history. You’ll be fascinated by the Aboriginal stories that go back many thousands of years. Learn the significance of ancient Aboriginal rock art, about the area’s flora and fauna, and culture of its traditional owners, the Anangu. After a spectacular sunset at Uluru, enjoy an outdoor Aussie BBQ Dinner at our exclusive site within the Uluru National Park.
Travel through desert scenery to Kings Canyon Resort. Pass through Curtin Springs and view Atila (Mt. Conner). After turning off the Lasseter Highway and onto Luritja Road your Driver Guide will provide commentary about the history of the surrounding cattle stations. Arrive at Kings Canyon Resort before dusk.
This evening experience the magical Light Towers and awaken your sense to the mystery of the outback as you wander amongst this immersive visual and aural display.
This morning you will join you guide for a 6km walk to the rim of King’s Canyon and learn about the history and geology of the region as well as the flora and fauna. If time permits you will visit the permanent water source of the Garden of Eden and enjoy spectacular views across Watarrka National Park.
Alternatively, for a more leisurely experience, take the Creek Bed Walk for spectacular views of the sheer rock face at the far end of the canyon with the option (own expense) of a scenic helicopter flight over Kings Canyon.
Travel from Kings Canyon to Alice Springs by luxury coach with informative commentary along the way.
Experience the magnificent grandeur of the West MacDonnell Ranges on this fascinating one day tour. Marvel at towering fiery red walls set aglow by the desert sun as you drive along the ranges. Tour through these amazing ranges all day and stop at beautiful gorges and waterholes, where we can enjoy a refreshing swim in the warmer months. Enjoy beautiful walks at Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm, and the Ochre Pits.
Today is at your leisure until its time to transfer to the Alice Springs airport for your departing flight.
Sails in the Desert
Sails in the Desert is a luxurious five-star hotel located in the heart of the stunning Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in the Northern Territory of Australia. The hotel is named after its striking design, featuring billowing white sails that reflect the natural beauty of the surrounding desert landscape.
The hotel offers guests a range of amenities and services designed to make their stay as comfortable and memorable as possible. Rooms are spacious, elegantly appointed, and feature modern amenities such as air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and Wi-Fi access. The hotel also boasts several restaurants and bars serving delicious local and international cuisine, as well as a beautiful outdoor pool, a fitness centre, and a spa offering a range of rejuvenating treatments.
Natural tones are complemented by Indigenous artwork, artifacts and decorative pieces that surround you with the magic and mystery of local Anangu creation stories. These spacious rooms are elegantly appointed with stylish furnishings and feature modern amenities such as air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and Wi-Fi access.
Step out onto the balcony or patio and listen to the desert day transform to night before curling up in the pure opulence of one of Sails in the Desert’s luxury beds.
Kings Canyon Resort
If you’re looking for a comfortable stay in Kings Canyon, Kings Canyon Resort is the place for you. Located just 9km from the magical Kings canyon and 23km from Kathleen Springs, this resort offers 128 air-conditioned rooms with refrigerators, phones, safes, and desks for your convenience.
During your stay, take advantage of the resort’s outdoor pool and other amenities like wireless internet access (for a surcharge) and on-site shopping. You can enjoy a meal at Carmichaels, the resort’s restaurant, or grab a snack at the snack bar/deli. The bar/lounge serves your favorite drinks, and breakfast is available for a fee.
Other amenities at the resort include laundry facilities, a safe deposit box at the front desk, and ATM/banking services. Free self-parking is also available on site.
The spacious Standard Rooms at Discovery Kings Canyon are designed to comfortably accommodate up to 5 people, with options of two queen beds or a queen, a single, and a sofa bed. These rooms feature a separate ensuite bathroom, ensuring privacy and convenience for guests. For larger groups, interconnecting rooms are also available.
Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters
Nestled under the MacDonnell Ranges and is just a few minutes from Alice Springs CBD and 10 minutes from the Alice Springs Airport. Adjacent to key Alice Springs visitor attractions such as Alice Springs Convention Centre and the casino, Crowne Plaza® Alice Springs Lasseters is one of the town’s largest hotel, offering guests quality, convenient accommodation.
The hotel offers 205 guest rooms in addition to a great variety of facilities and amenities including the beautiful resort pool, spa and sauna, state of the art Fitness Centre, casual dining in Tali a la carte restaurant and access to a variety of food and beverage options within the Lasseters casino including the Goat & Bucket, the Juicy Rump, Tempo, Casbah and the Juicy Sports lounge.
Standard Twin or King Room
Rooms have private furnished balconies. Plasma televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.
Low season ( 1 Dec 2023 – 31 Mar 2024), subject to availability.
National Park Entry fees are not included and must be purchased directly.
Sails in Desert, Sounds of Silence dinner, Field of Light Star Pass
Kings Canyon Resort
Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters
Kata Tjuṯa tour
Secret Sites and Sunset BBQ dinner, Transfers Ayers Rock – Kings Canyon, Transfer Kings Canyon – Alice Springs & Kings Canyon Walk
West Macdonnell Range day tour
Alice Springs Transfer