Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) Tours


LUXURY COACH TOURS

Kata Tjuta Sunrise & Valley of the Winds Tour

Travel to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) where your Driver Guide will explain the geological history of the area. Kata Tjuta simply translated means "heads many" and given the 36 steep sided domes of Kata Tjuta, it is aptly named. Watch the spectacular sunrise over Kata Tjuta with Uluru in the distance from the western dune viewing area, light breakfast included.

Your Driver Guide will then escort you on a 2-3 hour walk to the Valley of the Winds lookout. Marvel at the unique flora and admire the view of the central valley of the domes of Kata Tjuta.

Please Note - This walk can be challenging over rocky ground and requires a good level of fitness, but is well worth the effort. (Shorter walks are available for thos not wanting to walk to the second lookout.). You need to bring your own water bottles (2L per person), wear sturdy walking shoes, comfortable protective clothing, a hat and sunscreen.

NB: This tour is available from 1 April 2016

Departs: Daily 1.5hrs prior to sunrise from Ayers Rock Resort
Returns: Approx 11.30am to Ayers Rock Resort
Inclusions: Experienced Driver Guide, Light Breakfast, Valley of the Winds walk, Kata Tjuta Sunrise

Uluru Sunrise & Kata Tjuta Tour

Rise early this morning to travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing area. Watch the first rays of the sun set the Red Centre alight while enjoying a warming cup of tea or coffee.

Then you travel to the mystical 36 domes of Kata Tjuta.
On the way, stop at a lookout for a panoramic view of the southern side of Kata Tjuta.
Continue on before arriving at the base of Walpa (meaning windy) Gorge.
Spend some time exploring the gorge and the unusual conglomerate rock formations.

Your guide will take you on the 1hour walking trail through Walpa Gorge which follows the natural creek between two of the tallest domes of Kata Tjuta. You will hear stories of the local flora and fauna and the geology of this amazing formation.

NB: This tour is available from 1 April 2016

Departs: Daily 1.5 hrs prior to sunrise from Ayers Rock Resort
Returns: Approx 11am to Ayers Rock Resort
Inclusions: Experienced Driver Guide, Tea, Coffee & Biscuits, Walpa Gorge Walk, Uluru Sunrise

Kata Tjuta Sunset Tour

This afternoon enjoy a leisurely drive out to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) for one of our favourite Sunset experiences in Central Australia. Along the way your Driver Guide will explain the geological and cultural history of the area. Marvel at the unique flora and admire the view of the central valley of the domes of Kata Tjuta while you take in a magnificent outback sunset with gourmet canapes and Australian wine.

This tour is available from 1 April 2016

Departs: Daily 1.5 hrs prior to sunset from Ayers Rock Resort
Returns: Approx 60 mins after sunset to Ayers Rock Resort
Inclusions: Experienced Driver Guide, Wine & Nibbles, Kata Tjuta Sunset

Kata Tjuta & Uluru Sunset Tour


We collect you from outside the Outback Pioneer Hotel at Ayers Rock Resort at approximately 11:45am, and provide you with a freshly made packed lunch to eat on the drive to the World Heritage listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Kata Tjuta
We travel to Kata Tjuta (Olgas) for the first walk of the day into Walpa Gorge. Embrace the domes of Kata-Tjuta on your first walk of the day, while taking in the views of the open plains on the return walk.

Aboriginal Cultural Centre
We then visit the Aboriginal Cultural Centre where you will have time to learn about the local Pitjantjatjara people and buy some souvenirs. The Cultural Centre was built with 90,000 mud bricks with the help of the local Anangu people. It is built on a sacred site and has very special meaning to the local Anangu people.

Uluru – Mala Walk
We then head to the base of Uluru (Ayers Rock), which is next to the entrance to the Uluru climb. From here one of the two guides will take you on a guided Mala Walk. The Mala Walk follows the north-west side of Uluru, where there are many fine examples of Anangu rock art, and you can experience the wonder of the sheer vertical walls. The guide will tell dreamtime stories of the Anangu People.

Uluru – Mutitjulu Waterhole
We drive from the front of Uluru around to the Kuniya car park, which is at the back of Uluru. From here we start our second Uluru guided walk to the Mutitjulu Waterhole. The guide will take you along a short track to the Mutitjulu Waterhole – home of an ancestral water snake called Wanampi. The guide will share stories of local traditions and explain how the Anangu people traditionally used the waterhole for hunting. The caves containing rock art were used in the past by Anangu still alive today.

The Sunset BBQ
The scene has been set, the highlight of the day, the breathtaking Uluru sunset with a glass of bubbly and a delicious Aussie BBQ. A spectacular day never to be forgotten. After sunset we drop you back to the Outback Pioneer Hotel.

Departs: Mon,Wed,Fri,Sat only at 11.45am from the Outback Pioneer Hotel at Ayers Rock Resort
Returns: After sunset tothe Outback Pioneer Hotel at Ayers Rock Resort
Inclusions: Uluru Sunset, Guided Mala Walk, Guided Mutitjulu Gorge Walk, Kata Tjuta Walpa Gorge Walk, Cultural Centre, Lunch & BBQ Dinner, National Park Pass
 

SMALL GROUP TOURS

Kata Tjuta Sunrise

Revel in the early morning serenity of a truly spiritual place as the sunrise colours change on Kata Tjuta.

Departing the resort the tour will travel through the landscape to the entrance of Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park. From there is it a 40km journey through the desert landscape to the mighty rock formation.

On arrival at the viewing area you walk to the best vantage point to see the 36 domes that comprise this spiritual place while watching the sun’s morning glow as the desert comes alive.

We make our way to the western side of Kata Tjuta where you will have the opportunity to relax and enjoy an outback picnic breakfast.

As you approach the entrance to Walpa Gorge (named for the wind, Walpa, that whistles between the massive domes that shape Kata Tjuta, the result of eons of weathering and continual upheaval) your guide will share the significance of this men’s sacred ceremonial site.

We take a stroll between these mighty conglomerate rock walls as your guide explains how the environment and the geology has evolved over millions of years.

Departs: Daily approx 5am from Ayers Rock Resort
Returns: Approx 10am to Ayers Rock Resort
Inclusions: Professional Guide, Outback Breakfast, Sunrise at Kata Tjuta

Kata Tjuta Domes

You will travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to a place where unique flora and fauna thrive, Kata Tjuta (The Olgas).

Here your guide will reveal the many attributes of this diverse environment and describe the cultural significance of Kata Tjuta as a sacred Aboriginal men's ceremonial site.

Arriving at Walpa Gorge you will walk between the mighty conglomerate domes and hear how these 36 domes that make up Kata Tjuta have evolved over millions of years.

Take time to listen to the wind (Walpa) far above and view the scale of the rock walls that surround you. The spirituality of this amazing location embraces everyone who ventures here.

Your guide will return you to your hotel in time for those on Sounds of Silence dinner.

Departs: Daily approx 1.30-2.30pm from Ayers Rock Resort
Returns: Approx 4-5pm to Ayers Rock Resort
Inclusions: Professional Guide, Transfers to and from your Ayers Rock Resort Hotel

SEIT Kata Tjuta Valley of the Winds

Welcome to the world of Kata Tjuta and the Valley of the Winds. These spiritual domes offer a challenging walk between these giant geological formations showcasing awe-inspiring scenery.

Your guide will tour you through this sacred men's area where you will see a diverse range of flora, and learn about Europena history of this amazing region.

NB: This is a seasonal walk only available between April 1 and October 31.

Departs: Daily approx 7.30am from Ayers Rock Resort (Between 1Apr - 31Oct only)
Returns: Approx 12.30pm to Ayers Rock Resort
Inclusions: Professional Guide, Morning tea, Transfers to and from your Ayers Rock Resort Hotel
 

Pricing

 
  1/4/16 to 31/3/17 1/4/17 to 31/3/18  
Kata Tjuta Sunrise &
Valley of the Winds
$155 per adult
$78 per child
$159 per adult
$80 per child
Kata Tjuta and
Uluru Sunrise Tour
$135 per adult
$68 per child
$139 per adult
$70 per child
Kata Tjuta
Sunset Tour
$95 per adult
$48 per child
$95 per adult
$48 per child
Kata Tjuta &
Uluru Sunset Tour
$206 per adult
$136 per child
$210 per adult
$140 per child
SEIT Kata Tjuta
Sunrise
$159 per adult
$129 per child
$159 per adult
$129 per child
SEIT Kata Tjuta
Domes
$120 per adult
$96 per child
$120 per adult
$96 per child
SEIT Kata Tjuta
Valley of the Winds
$159 per adult
$129 per child
$159 per adult
$129 per child
Child rates apply for 15 years & under.

Important Information:
Guest cancellation within 24 hours of touring, incurs a 100% cancellation fee. Within 6 days to 24 hours of touring, incurs a 50% cancellation fee, plus the deposit. Tours must be booked 4 days in advance of the date of travel.

Confirmation for this tour will be received within 36hrs- subject to availability.

To make a Reservation call 1300 559 390 (within Australia) or email us info@uluru.com
Terms & Conditions