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6 Day/5 Night Best of Uluru Itinerary

Experience everything Uluru and the surrounds has to offer with the top once-in-a-lifetime tours and activities on this 5 night Best of Uluru stay including:

  • A Night at Field of Light
  • Desert Awakenings sunrise tour
  • Kata Tjuta Sunset
  • Heli Tour (requires a minimum 2 passengers)
  • Kings Canyon day tour
  • Various guest activities

From $1545 / person

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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.

1600 - 1700 : 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 : a night at field of light

This exclusive dining experience combines the award-winning 'Sounds of Silence' dinner under the outback sky with the once-in-a-lifetime Field of Light art installation.

Day 2

Start the day with an early rise to watch the amazing transformation of colours as the desert awakens on an intimate sunrise tour. In the afternoon, why not pamper yourself with a Red Ochre Spa treatment and in the evening, relax and enjoy a delicious meal.

1 hour prior to sunrise : desert awakenings sunrise tour

Begin a new day with an inspiring and intimate 4WD Desert Awakenings tour. Feast on a traditional bushman’s breakfast as you watch the desert come to life.

1230 - 1330 : lunch at leisure [pay as you go]

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

1330 : afternoon at leisure

The afternoon is yours, why not slip into comfort and relaxation with a pampering session at Red Ochre Spa? Prior to arrival, you will need to pre-book your spa treatment.

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.

1800 : dinner at leisure [pay as you go]

Take the free shuttle service to the Outback Pioneer, and treat yourself to a do-it-yourself BBQ with traditional Aussie charm. A must do experience.

Day 3

This morning, walk through an outback garden and discover the local flora of the region with an Indigenous guide. In the afternoon, learn about local native bush food before listening to yarns told by an Indigenous storyteller. Later travel to Kata Tjuta to take in a magnificent outback sunset.

0700 : BREAKFAST AT LEISURE [PAY AS YOU GO]

Make your way down to breakfast for either a cold or hot buffet breakfast.
Please note: Depending on your room selection, breakfast may be included in your rate.

0900 - 0930 : GARDEN WALK AT DESERT GARDENS HOTEL

Meet with an Indigenous guide who will take you on a journey around Desert Gardens Hotel pointing out the local flora.

1000 - 1030 : BUSH YARNS AT THE CIRCLE OF SAND

Become captivated by the yarns told by an Indigenous storyteller about Aboriginal history, culture and traditional techniques used on the land.

1200 : LUNCH AT LEISURE [PAY AS YOU GO]

Grab a lunch of pizza, burger, wrap or salad at the Outback Pioneer Kitchen before your Bush Food experience.

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.

1.5 HOURS PRIOR TO SUNSET : KATA TJUTA SUNSET

One of our favourite sunset experiences. Admire the view of the central valley of the domes of Kata Tjuta while you take in a magnificent outback sunset with gourmet canapes and Australian wine.

Day 4

This morning, take in 360° views of Uluru and Kata Tjuta as day breaks over the desert landscape on an exhilarating heli flight, it's a magical way to start your day. Back at the resort enjoy a leisurely breakfast and a day of relaxation.

0830 - 0930 : BREAKFAST AT LEISURE [PAY AS YOU GO]

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel to get you ready for your day.
Please note: Depending on your room selection, breakfast may be included in your rate.

1000 : 25MIN ULURU & KATA TJUTA HELI TOUR

View some of Australia’s greatest landmarks in all their natural beauty during this exhilarating experience. Get the view of Uluru and Kata Tjuta that you'll never forget.

1230 - 1545 : AFTERNOON AT LEISURE

Enjoy a casual lunch and an afternoon at leisure. Read a book by the pool, browse the Resort art galleries or pay a visit to the Uluru Camel Farm.

1800 : DINNER AT LEISURE [PAY AS YOU GO]

Head to Arnguli Grill & Restaurant located in Desert Gardens Hotel and enjoy an extensive menu boasting signature plates infused with Indigenous flavours and premium Australian wines.

Day 5

Venture into Kings Canyon for the day, explore the boulder strewn canyon floor at Watarrka National Park with your kids and be rewarded with majestic views. There’s stops along the way that include breakfast and lunch (at your own expense) or grab a few items beforehand from the IGA at the Resort.

0445 AM APR - SEP : KINGS CANYON DAY TOUR

Journey into the Aussie outback, make you your way to the rim of Kings Canyon, and be greeted with majestic views in Watarkka National Park.  

1800 : DINNER AT LEISURE

Depending on what you feel like, end your night with a gourmet pizza from Gecko's Cafe in the Town Square, or choose from one of the many other Resort options.

Day 6

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your hotel. 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. 

0800 : BREAKFAST AT LEISURE [PAY AS YOU GO]

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

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