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3 Night Uluru Budget Itinerary

Discover the Australian outback on a budget in 3 nights. Get up close to the ancient monolith of Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Experience a dinner under the stars at the award-winning Sounds of Silence, Field of Light pass and various guest activities will provide you with memories to last a lifetime. This is designed for those wanting a budget adventure. Includes:

  • Sounds of Silence dinner
  • 1 day Uluru hop on/off pass
  • Field of Light pass

From $688 per person twin share
Day 1

Day 1

Welcome to the Red Centre. This humble place provides the perfect setting for an adventurous experience. Once you've settled in, start your trip by attending the ecology and museum tour. Tonight, your adventure begins with the award-winning Sounds of Silence dinner under the stars.

1300 : Check into your hotel

Take the 10 minute courtesy Airport transfer and check into your hotel.

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Ecology & Museum Tour

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.

Explore The Resort

16:00 : Explore The Resort

Head over to Imalung lookout for your first glimpses of Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Make your way to Resort Town Square or Wintjiri Arts & Museum to view works from 'Artists in Residence' program.

1 hour prior to sunset : Sounds of Silence

Tonight, you'll experience an unforgettable evening. Get ready to feast your eyes on a panoramic view of Uluru as you sip sparkling wine and enjoy canapés at the Sounds of Silence dinner.

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Day 2

Day 2

Begin your day with an Uluru sunrise and then join the free guided Mala walk. Grab a packed lunch before exploring Kata Tjuta and witnessing an awe-inspiring sunset.

Morning : Uluru Sunrise - 1 Day Hop On/Off Pass

Watch the ever-changing colours over Uluru at sunrise. Afterwards, join the free base walk around Uluru with a Ranger. Explore the sight at your own pace with your one day hop on/off pass.

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1130 - 1200 : Bush Yarns

After lunch, head over to Resort Town Square and learn about traditional bushtucker or an Indigenous man’s “survival kit” at the Circle of Sand.

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Lunch at Leisure [pay as you go]

1200 : Lunch at Leisure [pay as you go]

Take a packed lunch to enjoy your day at leisure or make your way to Kulata Academy Cafe and grab a tasty lunch to take with you on your afternoon excursion.
Kata Tjuta & Uluru Sunset - 1 Day Hop On/Off Pass

afternoon : Kata Tjuta & Uluru Sunset - 1 Day Hop On/Off Pass

Transfer to Kata Tjuta, walk through the Valley of the Winds (approx. 3 hours) or take the Walpa Gorge walk (approx. 1 hour walk). Complete a full lap of Uluru taking in a breathtaking sunset.

Day 3

Day 3

On day 3 of your outback adventure, you'll learn about Aboriginal history, culture and traditional techniques used on the land in the bush yarn. After lunch, watch a traditional Anangu cultural dance performance. Spend your evening enjoying the once-in-a-lifetime event, the Field of Light.

Breakfast at Leisure [pay as you go]

0800 : Breakfast at Leisure [pay as you go]

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

Lunch at Leisure [pay as you go]

1200 : Lunch at Leisure [pay as you go]

Head over to Town Square, and enjoy lunch at Kulata Academy Café, staffed by trainees from the National Indigenous Training Academy.

1300 - 1345 : Bush Food Experience

Learn about local native bush food and enjoy a tasting of seasonal seeds, fruits, spices before a cooking demonstration to make wattleseed shortbread.

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30 minutes prior to 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 4

Day 4

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at one of the Resort's many restaurants. Take the time to walk to the heart of the Resort to Imalung Lookout before you leave to capture those last glimpse 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 before you plan for your return home.
Please note: Depending on your room selection, breakfast may be included in your rate.

0845 - 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.

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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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Bush Yarn

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