Travel across the sunburnt Australian outback to Uluru and Watarrka
This 3 Day Uluru (Ayres Rock) Adventure is the perfect short trip for those wanting to experience icons of the Australian Outback in a narrow time frame. Witnessing the ancient monolith Uluru bathed in both early morning and late afternoon light is a sight that will never be forgotten. Likewise, the towering facade of Kings Canyon, and Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) will leave impressions upon your memory forever.
Join an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Guide on a walk around the base of Uluru, an experience exclusive to Intrepid Travel
This trips provides you with the best guides in the business who know the Australian outback like the back of their hand
Wander through the iconic domes of Kata Tjuta, and gaze in awe at the sacred rock of Uluru
Dine under the stars and camp within privately owned sites on the red earth of the outback
Hike through natural amphitheaters, rocky chasms and lush oases in Kings Canyon
Discover the spiritual importance of the outback landscape to local First Nations communities on guided nature walks - exclusive to Intrepid
This is a camping trip for those who are looking for the basics. Simple facilities and lack of emphasis on creature comforts make this an authentic experience of the Australian outback.
Group participation makes up a lot of this trip, so you'll be required to help with preparation of meals and cleaning up. These are the kind of tasks that bring a group closer together.
Temperatures in the Red Centre can be extreme. During the day the weather can be very hot (and the Australian sun is very strong) so please bring appropriate clothing, use sun protection and drink plenty of water. In the evenings temperatures really drop, so bring base layers and warm clothing.
This trip requires a moderate level of fitness as it involves a lot of walking, allowing you to really get among nature. Please bring sturdy, comfortable walking shoes and comfortable clothing.
On most days of the trip, you’ll spend several hours driving through very sparse areas of desert. Sit back and enjoy landscapes that you would miss in any other form of travel.
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There are currently no scheduled departures on our Uluru Adventure trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
1. Trip commences in Alice Springs on day 1 at 6:00am and finishes in Alice Springs day 3 at approx 6pm.
Onward travel should be booked the following day.
2. This Basix style trip requires a sleeping bag
3. For the Kings Canyon Rim Walk it is a requirement that you have a minimum of 3 litres of water with you. Please consider bringing your own refillable water bottles.
4. If you want to cut out the long drive between Alice Springs and Yulara, you can join this trip in Yulara (Uluru) on Day 1; see tour code PAR3Y-B
5. This trip is also available as an Original style holiday. Please search for trip code PAR3-O.
Our Uluru Adventure trips score an average of 4.71 out of 5 based on 7 reviews in the last year.
This is a great way to see Central Australia. The distances are vast and so travel time is significant but it is all worth it. The Tour Guide was excellent in both organisation and knowledge of the local area (even though not from there).
Review submitted 13 Oct 2018
Loved this trip, the three days went very quick. Excellent itinerary - Uluru is amazing as is the Kings Canyon walk! Loved the permanent tent sites we stayed at. Quiet cozy and very Australian! Recommend reading the trips notes regarding accomodation style and driving distances, that way it's not a surprise! If the truck breaks down or the itinerary doesn't go exactly to the plan on the website, its ok!! You will still have a great time.
Review submitted 30 Sep 2018