Spend the day exploring the mighty West MacDonnell Ranges. Hike the Ghost Gum Walk into the majestic Ormiston Gorge before spending time relaxing at the stunning Ormiston Waterhole.
All about the 3 Day 4WD Comfort Camping Uluru Tour
Our comfort camping (Goanna Dreaming) Uluru tour is an active four-wheel drive safari tour for the adventurous traveler to visit all of the red center hot spots. With our local knowledgeable guide showing you the best flora, fauna, and geology of the Red Centre you are sure to learn a lot about this unique area of Australia in just 3 days.
This 4WD safari tour is an authentic outback adventure for you with permanent camping. You will be on tour with a maximum of 21 people in a purpose built 4-wheel drive vehicle. Experience the wonders of Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and Watarrka (Kings Canyon). The off-road vehicle will give you the opportunity to really experience the Australian desert - driving on dirt roads.
Stay at our private bush camps in our permanent twin-share tents with bed and mattress or a swag under the clearest southern stars you can imagine, if you prefer. You will spend your time in the Red Centre eating quality food cooked over a campfire as you socialize with your new friends on tour.
Real Aussie Adventures is about adventure and getting involved. We don’t define by age but our trips are quite active. We get travelers from all over the world, people traveling by themselves, couples and groups.
On this tour walking and hiking in Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon you will need a good level of fitness. For hiking in Uluru, a moderate level of fitness is required. The base walk is on flat ground. Around Kata Tjuta a good level of fitness required. Walking on uneven surface required to complete the Valley of the Winds walk Kings Canyon also needs a good level of fitness required for a four-hour walk around the canyon’s rim. We request that you can walk up to 6km per day unaided over rough terrain to join this 3 day Uluru tour.
We place great importance on the traditional owners of Uluru-Kata Tjuta and the surrounding land. the Anangu. You're invited by us on tour to form a connection with this land and learn about their culture, traditions, art, and language. Participate in an indigenous cultural exchange at Uluru including an Aboriginal Guided walk
Join our 3 day Uluru comfort camping tour for an authentic outback adventure with a touch of style and quality.
3 Day 4WD Comfort Camping Uluru Tour
Tour itinerary - 3 Days
Alice Springs or Ayers Rock to Uluru
It's an early pick up from your accommodation in Alice Springs as we head south through Waterhouse and James Ranges. First stop is at a Camel Farm for a break and a camel ride if you're keen (own expense). At Mount Ebenezer Roadhouse you can view or purchase Aboriginal artifacts. On the way to Uluru view Atila (Mount Connor), not to be confused with Uluru, the first significant rock formation of the trip. For those commencing the tour at Uluru, we will collect you from the Outback Pioneer Hotel or the airport.
After a stop for lunch and our arrival at the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, we travel to the base of Uluru where your guide will lead you on an interpretive walk, hearing of the Aboriginal law and religion (Tjukurpa). Continuing on, we meet our local Aboriginal Guide who will provide a once in a lifetime authentic Indigenous cultural experience sharing stories and passing on their traditional methods of painting that plays an important part in the sustainability of Aboriginal Culture. Starting with a walk to the cave paintings near Mutitjulu Waterhole, at the base of Uluru, be guided by the Anangu hearing stories of this unique landscape and the connection between the art, culture and the connection to the land. We conclude at the Cultural Centre, where you may explore the displays and learn about the flora and fauna of this unique area.
This evening you can tick Uluru at sunset off your bucket list. Our viewing area is well away from the crowds, complete with sparkling wine and nibbles. It's a great time to kick back and contemplate the day and the vastness of the desert. Then we will settle in at our remote private camp, complete with our Endless Star dining experience before retiring to your swag under the amazing night sky or your comfortable safari tent complete with beds. (L*D)
Experience the famous changing colours of Uluru at sunset, complete with sparkling wine and nibbles. It's a great time to kick back and contemplate the day and the vastness of the desert. Afterwards settle in at our remote private camp, complete with our Endless Star dining experience before retiring to your swag under the amazing night sky or your comfortable safari tent complete with beds.
After dinner this evening, you may choose to view the Field of Light art installation (optional and additional expense).
After being collected from a location close to your campsite you will be transferred to the Field of Light. Enjoy a walk through this incredible light display at your own pace before being transferred back to our campsite. The exhibition, aptly named Tili Wiru Tjuta Nyakutjaku or ‘looking at lots of beautiful lights’ in local Pitjantjatjara is Bruce Munro’s largest work to date. Overwhelming in size, covering more than seven football fields, it invites immersion in its fantasy garden of 50,000 spindles of light, the stems breathing and swaying through a sympathetic desert spectrum of ochre, deep violet, blue and gentle white.
We highly recommend booking your Field of Light experience in advance as this does book out in advance. This can be done at the same time as placing your reservation with us just let us know you would like to book on the Field of Light at the time of booking.
Uluru to Kings Creek Station
Get up early to view the sunrise over Uluru and Kata Tjuta from near your campsite before driving to Kata Tjuta for a walk through the ‘Valley of the Winds’. After a brief stop at the Ayers Rock Resort it’s time to head to Kings Creek Cattle Station to our remote and private campsite, complete with bush toilet and shower. The camp has stunning views out over the George Gill Ranges and gives you a real feel for the outback. Experience a campfire dinner with new friends and another night out under the stars. (BLD)
Kings Canyon to Alice Springs
This morning take a guided walk to see the towering walls, crevices and plateaus of Watarrka (Kings Canyon). Visit the Amphitheatre, the Lost City, and the tranquil ‘Garden of Eden’. The drive back to Alice Springs is via a typical outback dirt road. You’ll arrive at your Alice Springs hostel/hotel in the early evening and everyone will usually all meet later for a meal and drinks. (BL)
|Tour code: W03|
Permanent twin-share tent with full linen (per person)
Sole use Twin-share tent with full linen (per person)
Child (5 -15 years) Permanent twin-share tent with full linen (per person)
Departs Daily except for 1 January
Alice Springs 6.00am
Outback Pioneer 1.00pm
Ayers Rock Airport 2:00pm
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
- If joining at Ayers Rock Resort or Airport, you will do so after lunch. Please be dressed in comfortable walking clothing and footwear, have a water bottle, hat and sunscreen handy.
- ^ Most tents at our camps are twin share, however, some triple share tents are available for families with children under 18. These cannot be pre-booked and are allocated on a first come first served basis. In the event where a triple tent is unavailable and an odd-numbered family is traveling with children under 18, one parent/guardian will need to share a twin tent with the child and the other guardian share a tent with another passenger of the same sex
- Single travelers choosing the standard twin adult fare will be paired in a tent with another customer of the same gender.
- Single travelers choosing the more expensive single tent fare receive a guaranteed single permanent tent during the safari. As we do not always travel at capacity, some guests may be given a single tent without supplement on location. No refund is given for those who have paid the single option in these circumstances. Additionally, for those that have chosen single pricing and choose to sleep in a swag, no refund is offered for the single pricing paid.
- Customers beginning their tour in Alice Springs are permitted to bring 10kg of luggage in a soft bag, with the remainder stored at their Alice Springs accommodation. Customers beginning at Ayers Rock have a luggage limit of 23kg per person + a small carry-on daypack. Please, no hard-shell or plastic suitcases. Please pack the items you will need for the trip in the daypack to avoid having to access your main bag frequently.
- Travel insurance is recommended.
- National Park fees: Customers are required to pay their $25 per person National Park fee to their guide on departure. National Park fee discounts may apply to seniors, children, and families. National Park fees will be included in tour price from 1 April 2019.
- This tour requires a certain level of participation from guests. This may include assisting and cleaning afterward with the preparation of meals, collecting firewood and sweeping out tents.
After dinner this evening, you may choose to view the Field of Light art installation (optional and additional expense). After being collected from a location close to your campsite you will be transferred to the Field of Light. Enjoy a walk through this incredible light display at your own pace before being transferred back to our campsite. The exhibition, aptly named Tili Wiru Tjuta Nyakutjaku or ‘looking at lots of beautiful lights’ in local Pitjantjatjara is Bruce Munro’s largest work to date. Overwhelming in size, covering more than seven football fields, it invites immersion in its fantasy garden of 50,000 spindles of light, the stems breathing and swaying through a sympathetic desert spectrum of ochre, deep violet, blue and gentle white. We highly recommend booking your Field of Light experience in advance as this does book out in advance. This can be done at the same time as placing your reservation with us.
Family and Friends Fare. Save 5%. Book four or more family and/or friends on any 3, 4 or 5 Day Top End or Red Centre Safari and receive a 5% discount from the published rate. Not combinable with any other offer. Booking must be made in a single transaction on the same product. Discount may be lost if a passenger cancels. Contact us for more information.
- From April 2019 - Book this 3 Day Uluru, Kings Canyon, and Kata Tjuta Tour and a 3 Day 4WD Dragonfly Dreaming Kakadu National Park Tour, 4 Day 4WD Arnhem Land Dreaming Top End Tour or 5 Day Jabiru Dreaming Safari in the same booking transaction and receive $50 per person discount per tour. Select products as indicated only; not available on Family and Friend Fares and not combinable with any other offer. Ask us for more details.
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