Day 1 - Uluru Sunset
On arrival at Ayers Rock Airport you’ll be transferred to the resort (flights to arrive prior to 1.30pm). Visit Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre to learn more about the Western Desert region, then tour the sacred sites around the base of Uluru with a local Driver Guide. Walk to sacred Mutitjulu Waterhole, and view ancient Aboriginal rock art. Later, relax with a glass of sparkling wine as the sun sets over Uluru, bringing out the myriad shades of colour for which the world’s largest monolith is renowned.
Hotel: Outback Pioneer Hotel (Standard), Desert Gardens Hotel (Superior) or Sails in the Desert (First Class), Ayers Rock Resort (2 nights)
Day 2 - The Olgas (Kata Tjuta) and Sounds of Silence
Watch the spectacular sunrise over Kata Tjuta, with Uluru in the distance. Your Driver Guide will then escort you on a 2-3 hour walk to the Valley of the Winds. Marvel at the unique flora and admire the view of the central valley of the domes of Kata Tjuta. This evening, dine under a million stars at the Sounds of Silence Dinner. As the sun sets, listen to the sound of a didgeridoo and join your fellow travellers for an unforgettable experience. Enjoy a gourmet buffet of Australian delicacies accompanied by fine Australian wines, then sit back and relax as a star talker explains the constellations of the southern night sky (weather conditions permitting).
Meal: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 3 - Field of Light
Experience acclaimed artist Bruce Munro’s Field of Light, a once-in-a- lifetime event in Uluru. Under cover of darkness, wander through 50,000 magical hand-crafted frosted glass spheres of light, in colours of ochre, deep violet, blue and gentle white. Then make your way to the dune top and watch in awe as the sun pops up in the distance behind Uluru, flooding the landscape, including Kata Tjuta behind you, with light. Later, you will be transferred to Ayers Rock Airport for your onward flight (flights to depart after 9.30am).
3 day Outback Explorer - from £600
Choose to upgrade your hotel accommodation in Ayers Rock Resort:
- Superior accommodation – from £690
- First Class accommodation – from £745
Enhance your stay with an exclusive Ayers Rock BBQ dinner on your second night – from £99
Experience the once in a lifetime event with a visit to Bruce Munro’s Field of Light installation at sunrise – from £45