Uluru and Kings Canyon Camping Experience

DURATION: 3 Days
Campfire
Kings Canyon
Valley of the Winds walk at Kata Tjuta
Uluru bush camp
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Tour Details

Duration: 3 Days

Departs: Daily

From: Alice Springs accommodation OR Outback Pioneer Lodge (Ayers Rock Resort)

Finishes: Alice Springs accommodation

Tour Code: OTSRB3

Max People: 24

Itinerary

Day 1: Alice Springs to Uluru

We drive through the beautiful outback, our first stop is an outback roadhouse for a quick breakfast (at your own expense), back on the road and a short stop for viewing of Mount Conner and the salt lakes before arriving in Yulara.

If you’re starting the tour in Ayers Rock we will pick you up from the Outback Pioneer Lodge (Ayers Rock Resort), or from the Ayers Rock Airport.

After lunch we drive to our first stop in Uluru–Kata Tjuta National Park where you can pick one of the following Uluru experiences:

  • Visit the Cultural Centre and enjoy two guided Uluru base walks (Mala & Mutitjulu Waterhole).
  • Full 10km Uluru base walk (unguided), Cultural Centre visit not included.
  • Uluru climb (unguided, if open), Cultural Centre visit not included (Please note: Uluru is a sacred site and the Anangu people ask visitors to respect their culture by not climbing the rock).
  • 2pm Ayers Rock airport pick-ups will be able to enjoy two guided walks at Uluru (Mala & Mutitjulu Waterhole), Cultural Centre visit not included.

This evening we watch a spectacular Uluru sunset while enjoying a glass of sparkling wine and snacks. After sunset we drive to our campsite for hot showers, a hearty meal and a night sleeping in a swag (Aussie bedroll) under millions of outback stars or in one of our permanent four person tents (optional upgrade to twin tents at $75/person per tour paid on board). (L,D)

Day 2: Uluru Sunrise, Kata Tjuta and Kings Creek Station

Up early for breakfast before catching a spectacular Uluru sunrise. We then head to Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) for a guided walk through the many “Domes” that make this one of the most spectacular sites in the world, returning to camp for lunch. Next we drive to our remote bush camp in the Watarrka National Park (Kings Canyon). After a hot shower, tonight’s dinner will be an authentic outback BBQ. You can choose tonight to sleep in a swag (Aussie bedroll) under millions of outback stars or in one of our permanent four person tents (optional upgrade to twin tents at $75/person per tour paid on board). (B,L,D)

Day 3: Kings Canyon and Mt Ebenezer to Alice Springs

After breakfast, we drive to Kings Canyon for a guided 6km Canyon Rim Walk in one of the most spectacular areas of the outback. Visit the natural Amphitheatre and discover the Lost City, North and South Walls, and the exotic Garden of Eden along the way.

After lunch we return to Alice Springs stopping at Mount Ebenezer Roadhouse, arriving back in Alice Springs early evening. (B,L)

(Optional camel ride is available at your own expense).

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Availability & Bookings

BRING:

Travel voucher, 3 litres of water, sleeping bag (can be hired for $20/person), strong non-slip walking shoes, hat (wide brimmed is best), fly net, sunglasses, sunscreen, toiletries, torch (flash light), swim wear(warmer months), towel, camera, casual and comfortable clothing (cool, light clothing is best in summer and warm clothing for winter), travel pillow, a small overnight bag (please leave your luggage at your Alice Springs accommodation due to space limitations on the mini-bus).

INCLUDED:

Meals as indicated, camping and national park entry fee.

Tour Notes

B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner.

Itineraries may vary and/or attractions be substituted for any cause including seasonal conditions, weather extremes, and traditional owner/national park requirements. Please see Tour Notes and General Terms and Conditions for full details.

Travel Insurance is compulsory for all travellers on all tours and details must be presented to your tour guide before departure. It is your responsibility to advise us if you have any special dietary requirements, allergies, or medical conditions well ahead of departure. From October to March it is likely that you will experience temperatures of over 35 degrees Celsius, and sometimes well into the 40s. Be prepared to endure extra physical stress due to the heat at these times, especially while on walks. These extreme temperatures can also place stress on the air-conditioning units within our vehicles, which can make travelling uncomfortable. Your tour guide will assist with regular breaks and information to assist keeping hydrated. In July and August, very cold temperatures can be experienced in the outback, especially overnight. Please come prepared for all extremes.

Please review our Terms and Conditions of Travel documentation for more information.