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Sounds of Silence Experience

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Address: via Yulara Drive | Ayers Rock Resort, Northern Territory, Australia
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+61 2 8296 8010
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Your Sounds of Silence experience begins with canapes and chilled sparkling...

Your Sounds of Silence experience begins with canapes and chilled sparkling wine served on a viewing platform overlooking the Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park. Watch as the sun sets over Uluru and feel the immense quiet carried on the breeze over this ancient inland sea.

As darkness falls, listen to the haunting sound of a didgeridoo and wander down to join your table for an unforgettable introduction to Aboriginal culture through traditional dance followed by a bush tucker inspired buffet dining experience under the desert night sky, with only the distant domes of Kata Tjuta and red sand for walls.

Sit back and relax while you enjoy your first course. Our attentive staff will keep your glass topped up with quality Australian wine and beer so you will want for nothing while you absorb your unique surroundings and meet your fellow table guests.

As the night sky twinkles to life, help yourself to an outback buffet that incorporates native bush ingredients such as crocodile, kangaroo, barramundi and quandong. There are salads, barbecued meats and vegetables, as well as a luscious dessert course served with Australian tawny port.

After dinner, settle back and listen to our resident star talker decode the southern night sky. Locate the Southern Cross, the signs of the zodiac, the Milky Way, as well as planets and galaxies that are visible due to the exceptional clarity of the atmosphere.

 

Enjoy a steaming hot cup of tea or coffee before you head back to the resort.

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This remarkable evening started off with the obligatory pickup at the resort about an hour before sunset. Our bus disembarked after a ten-minute drive and was ushered to a... read more

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The sounds of silence experience takes you for a champagne and canapé stop to watch the sunset over Urulu. That is amazing. The next portion is a sit down buffet dinner. The food is delicious. Finally, the last part is a look at the starry night with an expert. This portion is weather dependant as well but the guide is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful way to see the red desert..clear skies..the stars are right there so close...really nice meal...taken for a little walk and given some dream time info...love the aboriginal culture..a must see

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Going to this experience after hearing from family how amazing this has been in the past meant that we were eager to attend. We understand that weather was a factor in that we might not be able to see the stars etc due to clouds which was fine, but from the minute we walked into that atmosphere from the canapés... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so looking forward to this night as it was a special occasion for us our hosts were raving about the experience and looking forward to sharing with us The canapes and drinks at the start were excellent and the setting is beautiful. The tables and ambience were lovely however we felt very rushed. The meal was average definitely... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This remarkable evening started off with the obligatory pickup at the resort about an hour before sunset. Our bus disembarked after a ten-minute drive and was ushered to a viewing platform in the desert where we watched dusk settle over Uluru while enjoying sparkling wine and hors d’oeuvres. The group was then brought to the outdoor cafeteria which was within... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We appreciated the whole organization of the event. Although the food and wine were "just" good, the aboriginal dance and music, the sunset in the desert between Ayers Rock and Tjuta mounts, the special atmosphere created by the stars observation in the full darkness created a great experience. We had opportunity to meet at our table ppl from around the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The experience was unique the staff were excellent as was the food , sunset, dancers and company. We meet people from all around the world. Fantastic!!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

A meal under the stars, with free flowing wine, near to Uluru. Well part of that is right. The private viewing platform for sunset is quite some way from both Uluru and Kata Tjuta, and is on a high dune above the tables so neither are visible when you are eating. Check the smallprint and it does say that you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We really didn't know quite what to expect which probably made to trip even better. The canapés were delicious, served with masses of champagne by extremely pleasant staff. The sunset, which we did expect, was spectacular and the dinner following, if not as good as the canapés, was great with pleasant company round our table. The talk on the night... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

For $195 I expected a lot more bang for my buck. I was disappointed to see how far away from Uluru we were and you couldn't see the effects of the sunset on the Rock at all. What we did see was the sun setting over Kuta Tjura, also far, far away from us. As sunsets, it was lovely, but... More 

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