This Uluru tour also gives you leisure time to explore the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and relish a scrumptious breakfast at Ininti Café.
You will also meet a member of the Mutitjulu community who will narrate local legends and stories, teach you traditional bush skills and escort you to the Lungtaka Walk that has an interesting background to it.
Travel in an air-conditioned coach from your hotel in Ayers Rock Resort to Talinguru Nyakunytjaku, a sunrise viewing area near Uluru.
Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee along with biscuits as you see the sun rising across the desert plains. Talinguru Nyakunytjaku offers magnificent views of Uluru as well as the 36 head-shaped domes of Kata Tjuta, also known as the Olgas.
See the changing colors of Uluru at dawn and enjoy panoramic views of the Red Centre Desert.
After spending some quality time at the viewing spot, you will travel to the Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. During the drive, the driver-guide will share notes about the geology of Uluru, local flora and fauna.
After you reach the cultural centre, you will have free time to wander through the centre and learn about the significance of Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park as well as the stories and legends of the resident Anangu people.
Next, you will head for breakfast at Ininti Café with Uluru as your stunning backdrop. After breakfast you will meet a guide from the Mutitjulu community around a campfire, who will narrate folk tales that have been passed down over thousands of years.
Your guide will also tell you about the primitive tools that are used by the aboriginal men to hunt and carry heavy load. Learn to make bush glue to how to balance heavy wooden bowl in your head with a help of a head ring called the manguir. You will also get acquainted about how to throw a spear with a nanamiru, the world’s first missile launcher.
Your last activity on this tour will be the Lungkata Walk. The guide will tell you about the local Tjukurpa story of the cheeky Blue Tongue Lizard and how it defines the relationship between the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. You will visit many sites that are exclusive to this tour.
At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Ayers Rock Resort.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm all departure details.
The entrance fee (AUD25) to Kata Tjuta National Park is a government charge and is not included in the tour price. It must be paid on the day of the tour.
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.