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Kings Canyon: Full-Day Tour from Ayers Rock Resort

1. Kings Canyon: Full-Day Tour from Ayers Rock Resort

Travel from Ayers Rock Resort to the beautiful Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park, stopping for breakfast at Kings Creek Station along the way. Once at Kings Canyon, you'll make the rock climb to its rim for some marvelous views of Watarrka National Park and the spectacular surroundings. Follow the rim of the canyon along the 3-hour circuit walk, stopping to look down into the canyon gorge at various look-out points along the way. Time permitting, you may choose to descend into the green oasis of the 'Garden of Eden.' While the tour is recommended for those with a good level of fitness, you may opt for the easier, shorter walk to explore the boulder-strewn canyon floor. Then, you can grab lunch at your own expense. Finally, begin your return journey to Ayers Rock Resort.

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Uluru Base Segway Tour & Mutitjulu Waterhole with Transfers

2. Uluru Base Segway Tour & Mutitjulu Waterhole with Transfers

Enjoy a comfortable transfer from your hotel to the base of Uluru. Upon arrival at the Segway base area, your tour guide will provide you with comprehensive Segway training. You'll take part in a short safety briefing and have a practice ride on your Segway. Afterward, you'll be ready for your guided tour of the magical Uluru, also known by its non-native name, Ayers Rock. Departing from Kuniya carpark located at the base of Uluru, you'll be led by your fully qualified and knowledgeable guide into the iconic Mutitjulu Waterhole to explore the sights and sounds. This is one of Uluru's lesser-known hidden gems. Then quietly and effortlessly, cruise around the entire base of Uluru on your Segway. Take in all the highlights of the rock and learn about local Anangu culture, flora, fauna, geology and the European history of the area from the knowledgeable guides. Get up close and personal with picturesque landscape, ancient Aboriginal culture, and the history of Uluru. Immerse yourself in the outback landscape that the Central Australian region is famous for. Upon return back to the Segway base, enjoy worry-free transfers back to Ayers Rock Resort or your originating hotel.

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Uluru Highlights Small Group Morning Tour + Picnic Breakfast

3. Uluru Highlights Small Group Morning Tour + Picnic Breakfast

See the highlights of Uluru in just 3 hours. If you speak French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian or Mandarin, there are optional audio-guides available for you. Be picked up from your Ayers Rock accommodation in a comfortable vehicle fitting a maximum of 11 participants. As you travel towards Uluru, its vast shape rises from the sand dunes in the early dawn light highlighting its presence in this country. Your professional guide has been trained in all there is to know about Uluru: the flora, fauna, geology, Aboriginal culture and history and cannot wait to share it all with you. You will be taken to a special location to watch the sun rise over this amazing monolith and enjoy an outback picnic breakfast.   Then, follow your guide to the beautiful Mutijulu Waterhole on the Kuniya Walk. Listen and learn as your guide explains interesting Aboriginal creation stories of Liru (poisonous snake) and Kuniya (python). After this short walk, you'll drive around the base of Uluru and hear the story of the Mala people who are the traditional owners of the land. Return back to your Ayers Rock accommodation for the end of the tour.

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Uluru: Guided Trek of Uluru's Base in a Small Group

4. Uluru: Guided Trek of Uluru's Base in a Small Group

See all Uluru has to offer by walking the base of Uluru. If you speak French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian or Mandarin, there are optional audio-guides available for you. Your guide will pick you up from your accommodation approximately one hour before sunrise in a comfortable vehicle fitting a maximum of 11 participants. Your journey then begins into Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park, as you head towards the base of Uluru to start your walk you’ll see the impressive monolith rising in the dawn light marking its overwhelming presence in the area. Your professional guide has been trained in all there is to know about Uluru: the flora, fauna, geology, Aboriginal culture, and history and can’t wait to share it with you making Uluru come to life as you walk around it. You’ll start walking before sunrise to the perfect location to view the spectacular event and marvel as the whole landscape changes under the first rays of light. As you continue on the trail, visit waterholes, rock art sites, and learn the cultural significance of Uluru to the Anangu (local Aboriginal) people. Take time out along the way to enjoy your outback picnic breakfast as you enjoy the surrounding environment and all Uluru has to offer. As you make your way around the base your guide will tell you stories associated with prominent Tjukurpa (creation stories), from the story of Tjukurpa of Liru and Kuniya while you are walking along the Kuniya walk leading to the beautiful Mutitjulu Waterhole, to the story of the Mala people which you will hear while walking along the Mala Walk to Kantju Gorge. Once you’ve returned to your starting destination your guide will take you back to your Ayers Rock accommodation.

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Uluru and Kata Tjuta Tour with Base Walk and Sunset BBQ

5. Uluru and Kata Tjuta Tour with Base Walk and Sunset BBQ

Get picked up from the Ayers Rock Resort and journey by luxury coach with an on-board toilet to the sacred rock of Uluru. Make your way towards the majestic domes of Kata-Tjuta for your first walk of the day. Visit the Cultural Centre and learn about the local Pitjantjatjara people before going to Uluru (Ayers Rock) to take part in a base walk. Follow the Mala walk along the northwest face of the rock to see fine examples of Anangu rock art. Then, head to the Mutitjulu Waterhole for your 2nd base walk at the home of an ancestral watersnake called Wanampi. Share some stories of the local traditions and learn about the legendary Dreamtime. Sip a glass of sparkling wine and take in the beautiful sunset while your dinner is prepared by your guides. Enjoy a tasty barbecue outdoors as you marvel at the views. Be amazed as the rock changes color before your eyes as the sun sinks over the horizon.

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Uluru: Guided Walking Tour at Sunrise with Light Breakfast

6. Uluru: Guided Walking Tour at Sunrise with Light Breakfast

Wake early for this tour of a lifetime! Enjoy a light breakfast and hot tea or coffee as you absorb the enormity and beauty of your surroundings. Board your coach for the drive to the sacred site of Kuniya Piti and be captivated as your driver shares the Tjukurpa.   Hike around the base of Uluru on the Mala Walk. See some of the sacred sites where Aboriginal communities live and prepare for their ceremonies. Some believe that as you walk through this area, you’ll be surrounded by the spirit of the Mala Tjukurpa – the hare-wallaby people. See the vision of a powerful waterfall in a desert at Kantju Gorge! Continue along the Lungkata Walk and hear the Tjukurpa story of a cheeky Blue Tongue Lizard. Discover ancient Aboriginal rock paintings and learn about the Indigenous and European history of Uluru. End at Kuniya Piti, where you will get a certificate of your achievement.

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From Yulara: 3-Hour Small Group Kata Tjuta Afternoon Tour

7. From Yulara: 3-Hour Small Group Kata Tjuta Afternoon Tour

Experience Kata Tjuta on a 3-hour afternoon tour. Your guide will pick you up from your Ayers Rock Resort accommodation in a comfortable vehicle fitting a maximum of 11 passengers. You will then travel to Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park, a place where unique flora and fauna thrive. As you drive to Kata Tjuta you’ll notice the 36 domes that comprise Kata Tjuta . See how the formation changes before your eyes as you drive around to approach the four main domes. Learn how the impressive landscape has formed over millions of years. You'll be in awe as you walk between the massive domes. Learn of the many attributes of this diverse environment and the cultural significance it holds to the Anangu, the local Aboriginal people. Optional audio guides are available in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian or Mandarin. After the tour, your guide will return you to your hotel at Ayers Rock Resort in time for dinner. 

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Uluru: Audio Guided Tour

8. Uluru: Audio Guided Tour

Soak up more of Uluru with an Uluru Audio Guide. Take advantage of over 100 stories, handy tips, and bits of local information that will enhance your stay at Uluru. Get the convenience of a tour guide that fits right inside your pocket. Learn about ancient culture, geology, and the fascinating animals that call Uluru home. Uluru Audio Guide covers virtually everything you may want to know about the region. Get information relevant to your precise surroundings with built-in GPS. Explore Uluru's incredible base with a 1-day option, or consider hiring the device for 48 hours if you plan on visiting Kata Tjuta as well. Take your time to explore Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park at a leisurely pace, do all the walks, drives or even bike rides around Uluru and Kata Tjuta, with a 3-day option to get the most out of your time in the region.

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What people are saying about Yulara

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 225 reviews

This was 1 of the highlights of our trip to Urulu & Alice Springs. The rim walk was amazing to say the least. Our guides were full of info & easy to talk to - Jess & Nick. Had a thoroughly enjoyable long day. Watching the sunrise would have been a bonus & also broken up the long drive before breaky.

Was a comprehensive trip, did not have many days to work with but got a good taste of the area and surrounds in one day. Staff informative, friendly and accommodating. Finished with a nice relaxed evening over a bbq and bubbles looking out to Uluru. A memorable day, thanks guys.

We had a great tour and Wayne our guide was excellent.certainly a highlight of our holiday.his stories were entertaining. He is very aware of the culture of the local people and was very respectful.we highly recommend this tour

Pick up was on time. Light breakfast was well planned and quite sufficient for the walk. It’s a long way but we’ll paced with restrooms available at two pints along the way

New experience in a beautiful setting make's a good day out.