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Sounds of Silence Experience

via Yulara Drive | Ayers Rock Resort, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 2 8296 8010
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USD 418.88*
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Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Sounds of Silence Dinner in 3 Days
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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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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via Yulara Drive | Ayers Rock Resort, Northern Territory, Australia
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+61 2 8296 8010
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This has got to be one of the best things we have done! The drinks and canapés reception was perfect as we watched fb sun set and colours around Ayres Rock change. The staff then welcomed us to our table with Ayres Rock as our...More

Thank Sara P
Reviewed 5 days ago

The viewing platform of the rock gave a great view of the rock at sunset but was hard to see past all the people, sparkling wine and canapes were average. After sunset a short walk to enjoy dinner on tables of eight, buffet dinner was...More

Thank Irene E
Reviewed 1 week ago

They've been doing this for a long time and so it's a very well-oiled machine, as well as very touristic. AAT Kings pick you up from your resort and bus you to the site where first you get to take pics of Uluru as the...More

Thank Slim5144
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a once in a lifetime experience. We were picked up by tour bus and driven into the desert. We were served canapes and sparkling wine and beer at a lookout while we watched the sunset over kata tjuta and uluru. Very beautiful and...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The idea is great: having champaign and canapes while watching Uluru glowing in the setting sun; afterwards sitting under millions of stars and enjoying a nice formal dinner with your loved ones. Execution: ....so bad, so bad! Food is terrible buffet which we can tolerate....More

Thank Jing L
Georgia R, Customer Relations at Sounds of Silence Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jing L We sincerely regret that Sounds of Silence did not meet your expectations. Based on your comments we believe that our alternate dining option, Tali Wiru would have better suited your requirements as this experience offers a a fine dining table d'hote menu...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The night at sounds of silence is in our view a complete waste of good money. The night begins with canapés of chewy emu, kangaroo and bland prawns on blini crackers and a glass of sparkling wine before viewing the sunset over Uluru.You are then...More

Thank stevenmY6626YD
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the Sounds of Silence meal and Field of Light before we left the UK on our vacation to Australia (I recommend you do the same). Dining outside at sunset near Uluru is a must if you come here. There are a few different...More

1  Thank Rambler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty things to say about this night at Sounds of Silence. First of all I think this kind of experience is great for people aged of 60yo or more. They did enjoy that night! Next, when you look at the pictures on the website as...More

1  Thank Marie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was expecting a spectacular experience - I just want expecting as much as it delivered. 5 star, silver service dining but under the stars. Ay-may-zing. Do it!

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All incredibly well organised. Staff delightful, attentive and knowledgable, as with all tours and experiences within the resort. Beautiful views of both rocks at sunset. Star talk was a highlight! Not as freezing as we were warned (at least not within the heated area). The...More

Thank EmilyRose M
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AuntyMia
7 August 2017|
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Response from Georgia R | Property representative |
Hi AuntyMia Thank you for your inquiry. While it is beginning to warm up in September the desert evenings can still be quite cool. We recommend for all outdoor dining experiences that comfortable clothes and good shoes are... More
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Paulovens
30 July 2017|
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Response from Sophie P | Reviewed this property |
I would still pack warm clothes for nights. Can be cold at night, but days nice and warm.
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