5 Day Package *Cairns to Ayers Rock (Uluru)*
- Duration: 5 Days (approx.)
- Location: Alice Springs, Northern Territory
- Product code: 5-TRT-WEB-CAI-ASP-P
The Greyhound Bus departs on a Wednesday from the Cairns Greyhound bus station at 1.00am and arrives in Alice Springs at 9:15am the next day.
Day 1 & 2: Greyhound Bus (Only available on Wednesday from Cairns)
Departs Cairns on a Wednesday from the Greyhound Bus Terminal at 1.00am and arrives into Alice Springs the next day at 9.15am. Our office is open until 7pm daily and the Greyhound Bus Station is next door to The Rock Tour shop. Enjoy 1 nights accommodation in the Alice Springs YHA (6 share dorm) which is located a 2 minute walk from the Alice Springs Greyhound Station.
Day 3: Kings Canyon (L, D)
You will be picked up from your accommodation at 5:30am, first destination Kings Canyon. Enjoy a 3 hour hike through the sandstone domes of the Lost City. Visit the Amphitheatre, North & South Walls and the beautiful Garden of Eden. Next stop, Curtin Springs where we set up our bush camp. Your guide will prepare a healthy camp-oven dinner. Relax around the fire then curl up in your cozy swag under a million stars.
Day 4: Kata Tjuta & Uluru Sunset (B, L, D)
Feel the spiritual significance of the Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta. See lots of bush tucker along the hike before heading to the Aboriginal Cultural Centre where you can listen to tales from the Dreamtime. We spend the evening enjoying dinner at the spectacular Sunset over Uluru. Witness the awesome sight of Uluru changing colour. We spend this night at the Yulara resort campground.
Day 5: Uluru Sunrise (B,L)
Take in a memorable Uluru Sunrise over the World’s Largest Rock. You then have time to complete an Uluru Base Walk around Uluru. You will see beautiful sites such as the Mala Walk, Mutijulu Waterhole and Aboriginal Cave Paintings. We stop on the way home for an optional Camel Ride at the Camel Farm. You will arrive back in Alice Springs at approximately 5:30pm. Back to civilization, get cleaned up and we meet later for dinner and a couple of beers in an The Rock Bar.
Have an extra day in Alice? Ask us how to see what everyone misses!
Day 1 & 2 - Greyhound Bus. Departs Cairns from the Greyhound Bus Terminal at 1.00am and arrives in Alice Springs the next day at 8.00am.
Day 3 - The Rock Tour picks up from your Alice Springs accommodation at 5:30am daily.
We supply: All meals as stated, transport, air conditioned comfortable 21 seat buses, fun and experienced tour guide, swags and camping equipment.
Extra Information: We have summer sleeping bags (November - April) and winter sleeping bags (May - October) warm and cosy -10 degree rated. You can hire a Sleeping bag for $20 per person.
Terms: When you arrive into Alice Springs off the Greyhound please call into The Rock Tour Travel Shop - 78 Todd Street to confirm your tour booking and get 30 minutes FREE Internet.
Cancellation Policy: The Rock Tour reserves the right to amend itineraries, change carriers & apply surcharges without notice. It is strongly recommended that you have your own personal travel insurance. Cancellation fees are charged at 100% within 24 hours from departure, 50% if between 24-48 hours and 25% at all other times. We accept no responsibility for any injury, illness or other such accident sustained while on tour. We accept no liability for lost or stolen property. There will be no refunds in case of mechanical breakdown or weather conditions and we cannot guarantee pick up & drop off times. Customers need to be aware that we operate in extreme temperature and remote areas and act according to instructions from our tour guides.