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3-Day Uluru and Kings Canyon Camping Experience from Alice Springs including Outback BBQ Dinner

From USD 325.00
  • Spectacular views of Uluru at sunrise, sunset, and on a base walk
  • Guided hikes take you to the best viewpoints of Kata-Tjuta and Kings Canyon
  • Sleep in a traditional swag beneath the desert stars
3-Day Uluru and Kings Canyon Camping Experience from Alice Springs including Outback BBQ Dinner
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Australia’s Red Centre is the wild heart of the Aussie outback, but its remote location means that it’s impossible to take everything in on a day tour. With this tour, you can explore further afield and experience an unforgettable outback adventure. Camp out beneath the desert stars, trek to Kata-Tjuta (The Olgas) and Kings Canyon, and watch sunrise and sunset over Uluru.
What to Expect
Day 1: Alice Springs - Ayers Rock (L, D)
Your tour begins with an early morning pickup from your hotel in Alice Springs. Traveling aboard an air-conditioned minivan, set out on the scenic drive to Ayers Rock at the heart of Australia’s Red Centre. Along the way, make a stop at an outback roadhouse, where you’ll have time for breakfast (own expense), and admire views of Mount Connor and the salt lakes, where you are sure to get some stunning photos.

Arrive in Ayers Rock in time for lunch at a local restaurant, then continue into the Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park.

In the afternoon, choose from several tour options:

Option 1: Visit the Cultural Centre to learn more about the fascinating history and indigenous heritage of Uluru, then enjoy two short walks around the base of Uluru, one along the Mala trail and the other at the Mutitjulu Waterhole.

Option 2: Set out independently to tackle the Uluru Base Walk, a 6 mile (10 kilometer) route that offers dramatic views of the sacred rock.

Option 3: Climb to the top of Uluru on a self-guided trek. (Please note: Uluru is a sacred site and the Anangu people ask visitors to respect their culture by not climbing the rock).

After meeting back up with your guide and group, head to a special viewing area to watch the sunset over Uluru as you sip a glass of sparkling wine.

In the evening, transfer to your campsite, where you’ll have chance to take a hot shower and finish the day with a delicious dinner. Spend the night sleeping in a typical Aussie swag (bedroll) beneath the desert stars or in a safari tent (depending on accommodation option selected).

Day 2: Uluru Sunrise and Kata Tjuta - Kings Canyon (B, L, D)
Your second day begins with an early morning wake-up call and breakfast at the campsite, before heading to Uluru to watch the magnificent sunrise over the rock.

The next stop is Kata-Tjuta (The Olgas), where you’ll join your guide on a thrilling 3.5-mile (5.5-kilometer) hike through the Valley of the Winds, with incredible views of the unique rock formations.

After lunch back at the campsite, set out for the Watarrka National Park (Kings Canyon), where your home for the night is a remote bush campsite amid the park’s wild landscapes. It’s the perfect setting for a traditional Aussie barbecue and dinner will be served beneath the canopy of twinkling outback stars.

Spend the night in your swag or safari tent.

Day 3: Kings Canyon and Mt Ebenezer - Alice Springs (B, L)
Start your day with breakfast at the camp, then head straight for the mighty King’s Canyon. Accompanied by your guide, set out on a 4-mile (6-kilometer) trek around the rim of the canyon, stopping to admire the natural amphitheatre, the lost city, and the Garden of Eden along the way.

After working up an appetite, relax over lunch, then set out on the return journey to Alice Springs.

During the drive, you’ll make a stop at the Mount Ebenezer Roadhouse, and will be dropped back at your Alice Springs hotel in the early evening.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
The best way to see Uluru and the outback - end of

The Awesome Bits: 3 Day Uluru Camping Tour Visiting Uluru has been near the top my bucket list for years. The 3 day Emu Run tour seemed the best combined experience. Upsides 1) walking round Uluru at sunrise and hearing some of the indigenous tales...More

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Emu Run E, Public Relations Manager at Emu Run Experience - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Davidm1961, Thank you for the very datailed commentary on the Uluru tour! Really appreciate this - we will gladly take into consideration all your suggestions. We are glad that you found it memorable and you were able to tick of one your bucketlist destinations!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this tour and like others were transfered to another company - the other company informed me that Emu Run always transfer their 3 day tours to them. Their tents are of a lesser quality but you get what you pay for. Met some...More

1  Thank stevehe159
Emu Run E, Public Relations Manager at Emu Run Experience - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Stevehe159, Thank you for your review. Yes, our 3-day tours are run by our trusted partner company. We will take your comments into consideration, appreciate it that you brought it forward. Cheers, Emu Run Experience

Reviewed 12 April 2018
A not to be missed experienced.

The 3 days we spent will live in the memory with all three venues delivering in their own way.Uluru was pretty much as anticipated having read the history and background. Pity that we could not experience the climb supposedly too hot. I gather that this...More

1  Thank Peter L
Emu Run E, Public Relations Manager at Emu Run Experience - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Peter, We are happy that you enjoyed yourself during your tour! Yes climbing will be stopped by this date. It is of course up to the person to climb if they indeed want to, however the Aborigines request visitors not to climb for religious...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Uluru as expected but Kings Canyon - wow

I debated which operator to use but settled on Emu (however was informed the day before its now operated by OTS) The itinerary was very good, the long drives broken up with occasional stops. Seeing the Olgas first was nice outback experience, the Uluru at...More

1  Thank Ben A
Emu Run E, Public Relations Manager at Emu Run Experience - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ben, Thank you for your trust in us! We would like to thank you for the great review and recommendation. Kings Canyon really is something else :) Hope to catch you again sometime! Cheers, Emu Run Experience

Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile
Unforgettable outback experience

The 3 days on this tour were simply more than stunning. Starting with a beautiful hike through Kata-Tjuta over sunset and sunrise at Uluru to an awesome morning at King's Canyon - this tour has it all. But the best part of our trip was...More

1  Thank Laurenz B
Emu Run E, Public Relations Manager at Emu Run Experience - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Hi Laurenz, We appreciate the great review for our service! Our tour guides are indeed very knolwedgeable and entertaining - we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour very well. Hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Emu Run Experience

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Response from stevehe159 | Reviewed this property |
Mercure resort has a bar, restaurant, pool (? not heated) and a cardio room. Walking distance to town and a gift shop with better prices than town. Get an inner room away from the road. I had 2 rooms, one of which needed... More