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Cave Hill Experience from Uluru with Optional Helicopter Ride

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from US$ 210.31 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a full-day tour to Cave Hill from Uluru by 4WD vehicle
  • Study ancient cave paintings depicting the stories of creation according to Aboriginal history
  • Hear Aboriginal stories handed down through generations and explore Cave Hill with a native guide
  • Enjoy morning tea and tuck into a sumptuous Outback BBQ lunch
  • You can upgrade your package to include an optional helicopter ride to admire Uluru from air
  • Return transfers from Uluru Resort are included in the package
  • Overview

    Enjoy an indigenous cultural experience with a journey into the desert of the Pitjantjatjara Lands of Central Australia. Embark on a tour of Cave Hill, traditionally owned by the Anangu. Admire the magnificent cave paintings and study the story of the Seven Sisters creation graphically illustrated on the cave ceiling.

    Take in sweeping views of the surrounding countryside from the top of Cave Hill and enjoy a sumptuous Outback BBQ lunch. You can also go for an optional helicopter ride to top up an already awesome experience! Return transfers are included in the package.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    8 to 9 hours

    Start time

    April to Oct :7:30am
    Nov to Mar: 6:30am

    Meeting Point

    You will be picked up from Uluru Resort.
    Please advise your hotel details at the time of booking to arrange hotel pick-up.

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up from Uluru Resort at the scheduled time and driven to the Pitjantjatjara Lands of Central Australia and Cave Hill, located deep in the desert. The drive through challenging terrain takes approximately 3 hours.

    You will be greeted by an Anangu host on arrival. The Anangu are the traditional owners of Cave Hill and this tour will give you an insight into everyday Aboriginal life. Explore the magnificent cave paintings of the Seven Sisters creation story, graphically illustrated on the rock walls of the most significant art site. Learn about Tjukurpa (dreaming) and the Songlines relevant to Anangu life in the desert.

    The songlines have been passed down for thousands of years from generation to generation and are used by locals to navigate vast distances. The Seven Sisters songline stretches from the north to the south of Australia, a distance of nearly 2,000 miles.

    Admire sweeping views of the surrounding countryside, the famous Uluru located 100kms away, Mount Conner and the imposing Musgrave Ranges. Know about traditional food gathering and the preparation of desert bush tucker delights. After lunch you will be driven back to Uluru Resort.

    You can also enjoy an optional helicopter ride to follow the desert trails and soak in the picturesque beauty of Uluru from air, arriving back to the resort early afternoon.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Anangu Guide
    • Permits and entry fees to Aboriginal lands
    • Return transfers from Uluru Resort
    • Morning tea
    • Outback BBQ lunch
  • Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

    Aboriginal hosts are traditional people with strong cultural obligations. When cultural events occur an Aboriginal host may not be available.

    Dress code: Wear covered shoes. 1 litre of water to be carried per person. Bring fly net, sunscreen in summer and full brimmed hat jacket hat/gloves in winter.

    There should be minimum 4 passengers for guaranteed departure. Should this number not be met for your chosen date you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund. Not recommended for children under 5 years.

    The local operator reserves the right to alter the itinerary and transport in any way that may be necessary due to changes in road, weather, extreme high temperatures, mechanical defects or any change in operational conditions.

    Voucher Information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have