Ayers Rock Alice Springs Australia Red Centre Holiday (AURC7)
The holiday in Australia for visitors wanting the get the very most out of their short visit, spectacular desert landscapes and ,the iconic outback features of Ayers Rock, The Olgas and Kings Canyon.. Enjoy activities and experiences to really get an appreciation of some of the best of Australia.
Day 1 - Arrive Ayers Rock
Day 2 - Ayers Rock
Day 3 - Ayers Rock and Olgas
Day 4 - Ayers Rock to Kings Canyon
Day 5 - Kings Canyon to Alice Springs
Day 6 - Alice Springs and McDonnell Ranges
Day 7 - Alice Springs and end trip
|Arrive into Ayers Rock airport to begin
your quintessential outback encounter. Desert landscapes
that change with every nuance of daylight and what better
way to take advantage of this than an outdoor dining experience
within sight of magnificent Ayers Rock as the sun goes down.
|Morning 4 wheel drive 'Desert Awakenings
Tour' Experience the tranquility of the pre-dawn land
as the desert awakens. At a private dune top viewing area,
your traditional bushman's breakfast is prepared over
Visit the Anangu Cultural Centre, a vibrant and engaging place of learning where the local lore of the Anangu (Aboriginal people) is explained in detail. This is followed by a short walk into Mutitjulu waterhole a powerful and spiritual place for visitors and Anangu alike.
Afternoon Tour - Kata Tjuta and Dunes Tour. Visit the
mystic domes of Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Take 1km guided
walk through beautiful Olga Gorge. Afterwards the tour retreats
to witness another brilliant sunset at Kata Tjuta while
you sip complimentary champagne.
|Take the morning Uluru Walk, a 9.4 km
guided walk around the entire base of the Uluru. This provides
an opportunity to best understand Uluru's natural and
cultural significance. Your guide will introduce you to
its geology and describe how plants and wildlife have adapted
and survived in such a forbidding environment. Most fascinating
is learning the relationship of the Anangu people to Uluru.
|Departing from Ayers Rock by coach in
the early afternoon arrive at Kings Canyon late afternoon.
The Kings Canyon Resort also offers the opportunity for an outdoor dining experience (only 8 spaces available each evening), with their Sound of Firelight Dinner, beginning with champagne at sunset. Dine under the twinkling stars by the glow of a crackling fire.
|This morning explore Kings Canyon along
either the Rim Walk or the less challenging Creek Walk.
Kings Canyon features ancient sandstone walls, sculptured
by the elements, rising up 100m to a plateau of rocky domes.
It features rockholes and gorges that act as a refuge for
many plants and animals.
Depart Kings Canyon by coach
early afternoon and arrive Alice Springs early evening.
|A full day tour to take in the West MacDonnell
Ranges including stops at some of the wonderfully picturesque
gaps and gorges. Following a delicious picnic lunch spend
time at the Desert Park where you can learn about the desert
flora and fauna. Watch the free-flying birds of prey demonstrate
their survival skills and view the creatures of the night
in the Nocturnal House.
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