A family looking at Ayer's Rock at sunset

3 Day/2 Night Uluru Family Itinerary

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

Recommended accommodation with this itinerary is Emu Walk Apartments or Sails in the Desert


  • Family Astro Tour
  • Field of Light Sunrise Tour
  • Red Desert Reptiles Encounter
  • Camel Ride
  • Uluru Sunset Tour
  • Various guest activities

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


From $1606 / family

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Day 1

Welcome to the Red Centre and Australia's spiritual heartland. Uluru is the perfect setting for an adventure in the Outback. Once you've settled in, start your holiday by attending the Ecology and Museum tour. Tonight, your adventure begins with the unforgettable, 'A Night at Field of Light' experience.

1500: Check into your hotel

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

1500-1545: 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.

1645-1745: 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

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.


Day 2

A day full if adventure and wildlife awaits. After a hearty breakfast, get ready to board your Camel train. Then in the afternoon learn about and meet some of the reptiles that call the Red Centre home. At sunset travel to the sunset viewing area to take the perfect family portrait in front of Uluru.

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.

1000: Camel Express

Catch the camel train and hop on one of our good natured camels for a 45 minute ride through the desert landscape.

1230: Lunch at Leisure [Pay as you go]

Have lunch at Kulata Academy Café, located in Town Square and enjoy an array of burgers, salads and sandwiches. Bush Food Experience

1400: Reptile Encounter

Join the Red Desert Reptiles show, enjoy an educational and entertaining experience for the whole family and get up close to some special creatures of the Central Australia.

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.


Day 3

1 Hour and 45 mins prior to Sunrise: Field of Light Sunrise

In the silence of the pre-dawn land, covered under a blanket of stars, immerse yourself in the Field of Light. Enjoy tea, coffee or hot chocolate as you watch the sunrise.

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.

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.