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Uluru Highlights from Ayers Rock Resort – Alice Springs

Uluru Highlights from Ayers Rock Resort – Alice Springs
Nature overwhelms you in the Red Centre. Uluru, an awesome red monolith of stone protruding from the desert and Kata Tjuta, a vast collection of rock domes. Ancient spiritual beliefs of the traditional Aboriginal owners pervade each cave and cleft … silent and strong. To visit Uluru is a powerful and moving experience of awe and wonder.
Highlights:

  • Yulara – a modern desert tourist resort town
  • Experience the presence of Uluru – the massive stone heart of Australia
  • Learn of Aboriginal Tjukurpa and rock art on the Mala Walk
  • Take a complete circuit tour around the base of Uluru learning of the geology and legends of the rock
  • Take a guided walk to Mutitjulu Waterhole and see Aboriginal rock art
  • Learn of the law, legends and bush tucker of the Anangu people
  • Visit Uluru and Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and learn about Aboriginal culture and art
  • Uluru base – see it, touch it perhaps even climb it
  • Visit Kata Tjuta – walking trails lead to cool valleys and secluded waterholes
  • Witness an Uluru sunset while sipping sparkling wine or juice followed by a sunset buffet consisting of cold meats, garden salad and bread.
Operates: Daily
Departs & Returns: 12:30:00 – 23:59:00
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Uluru Adventure – Alice Springs

Uluru Adventure – Alice Springs
Rising from the desert sands, this massive creation from the dawn of time will overwhelm you. The richness of colour changing by the hour, the powerful presence of the Aboriginal Tjukurpa (dreaming) and the enormity of this symbol of the Australian Outback. Traverse the Walpa Gorge at Kata Tjuta (Olgas) , a tumbled mass of protruding rock domes. Nothing will prepare you for your first close up of Uluru (Ayers Rock) ; its ancient mystery, its spirit and its wonder. Visit this monolith of Uluru…… and stand in awe!
Highlights:

  • Head out South Road and on to the Stuart Highway passing the West MacDonnell Ranges
  • Take a break at Jim’s Place, Stuart’s Well – a typical outback roadside stop – there’s time for breakfast, light or cooked (own expense)
  • Cross remote endless plains and experience the vast openness of Outback Australia
  • Erldunda and Mt Ebenezer
  • Stunning sand ridges clad with desert oaks
  • Enjoy a complimentary Billy Tea or a cool drink with a lamington cake while taking in superb views of Mt Conner mesa
  • Look for massive road trains
  • Yulara – a modern desert tourist resort town
  • Experience the presence of Uluru – the massive stone heart of Australia
  • Learn of Aboriginal Tjukurpa and rock art on the Mala Walk
  • Take a complete circuit tour around the base of Uluru learning of the geology and legends of the rock
  • Take a guided walk to Mutitjulu Waterhole and see Aboriginal rock art
  • Learn of the law, legends and bush tucker of the Anangu people
  • Visit the Uluru and Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and learn about Aboriginal culture and art
  • Uluru base – see it, touch it perhaps even climb it
  • Visit Kata Tjuta – walking trails lead to cool valleys and secluded waterholes
  • Witness an Uluru sunset while sipping sparkling wine or juice followed by a sunset buffet consisting of cold meats, garden salad and bread
  • Return to Alice Springs stopping for a snack stop (own expense) and enjoy an on – board Australian movie.
Operates: Daily
Departs & Returns: 06:30:00 – 23:30:00
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The Town Tour – Alice Springs

The Town Tour – Alice Springs
Alice Springs – the world’s most famous outback town, the fascinating capital of Australia’s red centre, truly ‘The Heart, The Soul, The Centre’ of this vast land. History, culture and ingenuity abound with a will to survive the reality of Outback Australia.
Highlights:

  • The usually dry creek bed of the Todd River
  • Downtown Alice Springs – the heart of the Red Centre
  • Todd Mall
  • Stuart Town Gaol
  • The Old Court House
  • Visit Alice Springs School of the Air – the world’s largest classroom covering over one million square kilometres
  • Travel through a harsh rocky environment to Alice Springs Telegraph Station – the original site of Alice Springs
  • Take a tour of the Telegraph Station and learn of the development of the area and communications
  • Visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service
  • Learn how medical and health assistance is provided in remote regions
  • Alice Springs Reptile Centre – see and touch unique reptiles
  • Anzac Hill Lookout – spectacular views of Alice Springs and the MacDonnell Ranges.
Operates: Daily
Departs & Returns: 14:00:00 – 18:00:00
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Best of Alice – Alice Springs

Best of Alice – Alice Springs
Gray Line’s unique Best of Alice Springs tour epitomises the soul of the Red Centre. The pioneering character of Alice Springs, the stark beauty of the West MacDonnells, the creation of Standley Chasm and an Aboriginal experience with an authentic ‘Aussie Tucker’ dinner.
Highlights:

  • Anzac Hill Lookout – spectacular views of Alice Springs and the MacDonnell Ranges
  • The usually dry creek bed of the Todd River
  • Downtown Alice Springs – the heart of the Red Centre
  • Todd Mall
  • The Residency
  • The Old Courthouse
  • Head west on Larapinta Drive alongside the ochre coloured West MacDonnells
  • Visit John Flynn Memorial at the foot of the Mt Gillen
  • The remains of the twin ghost gums painted by Albert Namatjira
  • Take a guided walk along the Angkale Creek bed to Standley Chasm
  • Standley Chasm – a striking deep red cleft that glows with reflected sunlight
  • Look for black footed wallabies along the rocky base
  • Take a guided walk into Simpsons Gap – rich ochre coloured rock walls rising from a sandy creek bed
  • Look for eagles soaring in thermal currents above the West MacDonnells
  • Red Centre Dreaming is an authentic and contemporary Aboriginal performance in a bush setting
  • Witness traditional dancing, didgeridoo playing and hear fireside stories
  • Enjoy a 3 course buffet style dinner with choices of barramundi, lamb and kangaroo complimented with wine and soft drink.
Operates: Daily
Departs & Returns: 14:00:00 – 22:15:00
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Alice Highlights – Alice Springs

Alice Highlights – Alice Springs
Tour the highlights of Alice Springs then travel into the vast solitude of the West MacDonnell Ranges. The powerful outback mystique of rugged gorges, mountain gaps and water filled chasms in this harsh desert land, will leave you humbled and amazed.
Highlights:

  • Anzac Hill Lookout – spectacular views of Alice Springs and the MacDonnell Ranges
  • The usually dry creek bed of the Todd River
  • Downtown Alice Springs – the heart of the Red Centre
  • Todd Mall
  • The Residency
  • The Old Courthouse
  • Head west on Larapinta Drive alongside the ochre coloured West MacDonnells
  • Visit John Flynn Memorial at the foot of the Mt Gillen
  • The remains of the twin ghost gums painted by Albert Namatjira
  • Take a guided walk along the Angkale Creek bed to Standley Chasm
  • Standley Chasm – a striking deep red cleft that glows with reflected sunlight
  • Look for black footed Rock Wallabies along the rocky base
  • Take a guided walk into Simpsons Gap – rich ochre coloured rock walls arising from a sandy creek bed
  • Look for eagles, kytes and falcons soaring in thermal currents above the West MacDonnells.
Operates: Daily
Departs & Returns: 14:00:00 – 18:00:00
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