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3 Day/2 Night Uluru Family Itinerary

Discover the spiritual heart of Australia with this 2 night Uluru family stay including:

  • Astro Tour
  • Uluru sunrise & Kata Tjuta tour
  • Dot painting
  • Field of Light pass
  • Various guest activities

The tours in this suggested itinerary are suited to families with children 5 years and over.

From $1,405 Per family
Day 1

Day 1

Welcome to the spiritual heart of Australia. This first day is all about settling into your accommodation and exploring your surrounds for the next few days.

1500 : Check into your hotel

Take the 10-min courtesy Airport transfer and check into your hotel. Rollaway beds on request (charges apply).

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15:00 - 15:45 : Ecology & Museum Tour

A great introduction to the area's history, culture, geology and wildlife; the Ecology & Museum Tour held at 3pm daily in Wintjiri museum.

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Dinner At Leisure [Pay as you go]

1700 : Dinner At Leisure [Pay as you go]

Jump on the free Resort shuttle and head to the Outback Pioneer for a traditional Aussie do-it-yourself BBQ experience.

30 minutes after sunset : Family Astro Tour

This family friendly star gazing tour is designed for people of all ages. Learn how ancient cultures used the night sky and see the constellations, stars and planets.

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Day 2

Day 2

Travel by bus into the outback to witness the sunrise over Uluru then travel to Kata Tjuta and walk through Walpa Gorge. Back at the Resort, join a Dot Painting workshop and tonight walk through the Field of Light.

90 minutes prior to sunrise : Uluru Sunrise and Kata Tjuta

Watch the majestic changing colours of Uluru at sunrise then travel to the mystical 36 domes of Kata Tjuta and walk the trail through Walpa Gorge.

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Lunch at Leisure [pay as you go]

1230 - 1300 : Lunch at Leisure [pay as you go]

Enjoy lunch at one of the many outlets at the Resort Town Square. Children's menus are available.

1330 - 1500 : Dot Painting Workshop

Join an Indigenous artist and learn about the different symbols used to create beautiful works of art depicting Creation Time (Tjukurpa) stories before creating your own dot-masterpiece.

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Explore The Resort

1500 - 1630 : Explore The Resort

Later in the afternoon explore the Resort, walk up to the Imalung lookout in the middle of the Resort for a glimpse of Uluru, discover the Indigenous Art Markets and the Resort Town Square.

Dinner at Leisure [pay as you go]

1700 : Dinner at Leisure [pay as you go]

Depending on what you feel like, end your night with an interactive buffet dinner at Ilkari Restaurant, located at Sails in the Desert Hotel or choose from one of the many other Resort options.

30 minutes after sunset : Field of Light pass

As darkness falls, Uluru is thrown into silhouette and the Field of Light illuminates. Witness 50,000 frosted-glass spheres gently come to life.

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Day 3

Day 3

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your hotel then perhaps take the time to walk to the heart of the Resort to Imalung Lookout before you leave to capture those last glimpses of Uluru and Kata Tjuta from a distance. 

Breakfast at Leisure [pay as you go]

0800 : Breakfast at Leisure [pay as you go]

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your hotel.
Please note: Depending on your room selection, breakfast may be included in your rate.

Garden Walk at Desert Gardens Hotel

0900 - 0930 : Garden Walk at Desert Gardens Hotel

Meet with your Indigenous guide who will take you on a journey around the magnificent Desert Gardens, bursting with stunning local flora. Learn about the intricacies of an outback garden.

Check out of your hotel

1000 : Check out of your hotel

Refresh and check out of your hotel. Before you leave, be sure to check out the many art galleries across the Resort, and purchase a souvenir to take home with you.

Complimentary airport transfer

2 hours before flights : Complimentary airport transfer

Coach transfers depart from your hotel approximately 2 hours before scheduled flight times. Check flight & transfer pick-up schedules on display in the lobby of your hotel.

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