Family with 2 young children on base walk of Ayers Rock Uluru

6 Day/5 Night Uluru Family Itinerary

Discover the spiritual heart of Australia with this 5 night Uluru family stay including:

  • Astro Tour
  • Camel ride
  • Uluru sunrise & Kata Tjuta tour
  • Red Desert Reptile show
  • 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 $3007 / family

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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 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.

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.

Day 2

Before sunrise travel by bus into the outback to witness the sunrise over Uluru then travel to Kata Tjuta and walk through Walpa Gorge. You’ll have the afternoon to explore the resort.

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.

1130 - 1200: 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]

On your return enjoy lunch at one of the many outlets at the Resort Town Square. Children's menus are available.

1530 - 1630: Explore the Resort

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.

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

After a sleep-in, you’ll meet with a local Indigenous artist and create a dot-artwork of your own to take home. In the afternoon, learn about native bush food and be captivated by the yarns told by an Indigenous storyteller before a sunset camel ride.

0800 : BREAKFAST AT LEISURE [PAY AS YOU GO]

Enjoy a sleep in and wake up with a delicious buffet breakfast.
Please note: Depending on your room selection, breakfast may be included in your rate.

1000 : Red Desert Reptiles

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.

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.

1700 : 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.

30 Mins 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.

Day 4

After breakfast, you’ll meet with a local Indigenous artist and create a dot-artwork of your own to take home. In the afternoon, be captivated by the yarns told by an Indigenous storyteller then join your sunset camel tour and your family will explore the outback as it turns from day to night.

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.

1030-12:00 Oct-Mar : 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.

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.

1.5 Hours Prior to Sunset: Camels to Sunset

A sunset camel tour that will have the whole family captivated. Once aboard their camel your children will discover the outback as it turns from day to dusk.

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.

0445 (Apr - Sep) : Kings Canyon Tour

Journey with your kids 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 [PAY AS YOU GO]

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 restaurant. 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.

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.

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.