Ayers Rock tours for Seniors - Photo
Tours to Alice Springs and Ayers Rock 2024 - Photo
Holidays to Uluru, Ayers Rock and Alice Springs 2024 - Photo
Over 50's coach tours to Ayers Rock and Alice Springs - Photo

itinerary

Day 1. Flights to Uluru (D)

Our Carbon Neutral flights arrive into Ayers Rock (Uluru) airport mid-afternoon where we transfer to our hotel. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure before we gather as a group for our welcome dinner. 3 Night Stay: Sails in the Desert, Yulara

Day 2. Uluru & Kata Tjuta (B,L,D)

Start the morning with the once-in-a-lifetime experience and witness the Field of Light followed by magnificent sublime colours of sunrise over Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). Next, we take a guided walk to the Mutijulu Waterhole and continue along to the Mala Walk. We then travel around the base of Uluru as our local guide tells stories about the numerous sacred sites. Next our adventure has us climbing into the saddle for a camel trek adventure which offers another unique way to take in the sights of Uluru and Kata Tjuta. An outback adventure led by an expert cameleer who shares knowledge of the desert’s wildlife and ecology along the way. This afternoon takes us back to Kata Tjuta (The Olga’s) to witness the ever changing colours of an outback sunset whilst enjoying refreshing sparkling wine, followed by dinner back at our resort.

Day 3. Uluru & Kata Tjuta (B,SD)

This morning we enjoy the thrill of taking an aerial tour of Australia’s Red Centre during a scenic helicopter flight showcasing the famous landmarks Uluru and Kata Tjuta before we gather for lunch. This afternoon, we make our way to Maruku Arts for a dot painting workshop under the expert guidance of local Indigenous artists. Sharing stories and passing on traditional methods of painting plays an important role in the sustainability of Aboriginal Culture. Learn about the symbols and painting styles used to create beautiful works of art depicting the Creation time (Tjukurpa) stories. Tonight, toast the beauty of Uluru as you watch the sun’s dwindling rays light the rock up one final time before dining under a million stars. At the Sounds of Silence specialty dinner, we indulge with a gourmet dinner of Australian delicacies washed down with fine Australian wines, then sit back and relax and learn about the Southern Night Skies.**Lunch is at your own expense today.

Day 4. Uluru to Kings Canyon (B,L,D)

Leaving Ayers Rock Resort, we make our way through sandhill country to Kings Canyon, stopping for lunch at Kings Creek Station. After lunch we have an enjoyable Aboriginal cultural experience seeing spear and boomerang displays and learning about bush tucker, bush medicine and much more before checking-in to Kings Canyon Resort. 1 Night Stay: Kings Canyon Resort, Petermann

Day 5. Kings Canyon to Alice Springs (B,L,D)

This morning we take a walk at the canyon which meanders along Kings Creek, ending at a viewing platform with stunning views of the sheer canyon walls. We return to Alice Springs taking in the scenery and stopping at Erldunda for lunch along the way. 3 Night Stay: DoubleTree by HIlton Alice Springs

Day 6. Alice Springs (B,L,SD)

We begin our day with views from Anzac Hill lookout. Next we discover the Outback Telegraph Station before visiting the Women’s Museum of Australia then onto the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Enjoy some free time this afternoon. Tonight we enjoy an authentic bush BBQ celebrating the spirit of the Australian Outback. The evening is spent in the style of an old time cattle camp with a bush balladeer singing timeless Australian songs whilst locals share with you the epic story of their life and survival in this harsh land.

Day 7. Alice Springs (B,L,D)

Discover the West MacDonnell Ranges, stopping at Flynn’s Grave before a visit to Ellery Creek Big Hole and Simpsons Gap. We take time at Standley Chasm renowned for the red rocks, blue skies and white ghost gums. Here we enjoy lunch before visiting Glen Helen Homestead, and then depart for Ormiston Gorge. Tonight, we dine as a group one last time, and enjoy our farewell dinner.

Day 8. Flights home (B)

A leisurely start to this morning, before we transfer to the airport for our respective Carbon Neutral flights home.

B = Full Breakfast; MT = M/Tea; L = Lunch; SD = Specialty Dinner; D = Two Course Dinner

dates & pricing

Twin Share Sole Use Departs 2024
$6900 $8680 30 Jul
  • Non-refundable deposit of $1200pp required to secure your reservation.
  • N.B. This package is subject to an additional levy for coach/air components that may be imposed and is out of Fun Over Fifty’s control.
  • Flights are arranged to suit the tour as a group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights.
  • FITNESS LEVEL – A RATING OF 3 (ACTIVE/MODERATE) Passengers must be able to:-
    • Participate in walking tours without having to stop or sit down to rest for up to 20 minutes
    • Walk up an incline equal to a flight of stairs without stopping
    • Stand for 30 minutes without needing to sit down
    • Walk over uneven ground, tackle cobbled creek crossings and walk through soft sand
    • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
    • Manage your own luggage
    • This tour is set at an active pace

Highlights & inclusions

  • Economy class Carbon Neutral flights to Ayers Rock (Uluru) airport and from AliceSprings ex Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide
  • Fully escorted by an experienced Fun Over 50 Holidays tour host
  • 3 nights Sails in the Desert, Yulara
  • Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) at sunset with drinks & canapés
  • Field of Light experience
  • Uluru Sunrise and Mala Walk
  • Uluru camel trek adventure
  • 25-minute helicopter tour of Uluru and the Olgas
  • Maruku Arts dot painting workshop
  • Sounds of Silence dinner
  • Kings Creek Station Aboriginal cultural experience
  • 1 night Kings Canyon
  • 3 nights Alice Springs; Anzac Hill
  • Outback Telegraph Station
  • Women’s Museum of Australia
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service
  • Outback bush BBQ dinner
  • West MacDonnell Ranges; Flynn’s Grave
  • Standley Chasm; Glen Helen Homestead
  • Ormiston Gorge; Simpsons Gap; Ellery Creek Big Hole
  • 19 meals
  • Locally operated comfort plus coach travel

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