THE ROCK TOUR
3 DAYS, 2 NIGHTS
The Rock Tour is the first choice for budget conscious travellers & International Backpackers looking for a high quality tour & cultural experience at an affordable price.
You can start & finish your Tour in either Alice Springs or Uluru (Ayers Rock Airport).
The Rock Tour “3 Day Uluru” Tour is an active 1,500km round Camping trip spread out over 3 days and 2 nights. Visiting all of the Red Centre attractions including Uluru (Ayers Rock) Sunset and Sunrise, the Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), Kings Canyon (Watarrka), Atila (Mount Connor), the Camel Farm, Lake Amadeus Salt Lakes, Curtin Springs Cattle Station (Bush Camp), Mount Ebenezer and Kings Creek Cattle Station.
The Rock Tour itinerary is specifically designed to give you a fun and genuine Aussie camping experience of the Red Centre at an affordable price. Their strength is their young, fun and informative Tour Guides who have been handpicked and trained to ensure your memories of Central Australia are everlasting.
The Rock Tour Guides will show you how to cook on the camp fire, find witchety grubs, cook kangaroo tails in the coals and show you how the aboriginals hunted, survived and found food in the middle of the desert for centuries. Try one of these Aboriginal delicacies for yourself as well as learning about bush tucker and bush medicine which you will be shown along the 3 guided hikes.
You will be picked up from your accommodation in Alice Springs at 5:30am, first destination Kings Canyon. Enjoy a guided 3 hour hike through the sandstone domes of the Lost City. Visit the many Amphitheatres, North & South Walls and the beautiful Garden of Eden. Next stop, Curtin Springs where we have a quick wash and toilet stop before setting up our bush camp. Your guide will prepare a healthy camp-oven dinner. Relax around the fire then curl up in your cozy swag under a million stars.
We leave the Bush Camp at Sunrise and head to the Ayers Rock Campground for a quick shower and toilet stop. Feel the spiritual significance on your guided walk through to the Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta. Be shown bush tucker along the hike before heading to the Aboriginal Cultural Centre in the afternoon where you can listen to tales from the ‘Tjukurpa’ Dreamtime. We spend the evening enjoying dinner at the spectacular Sunset over Uluru. Witness the awesome sight of Uluru changing colour. We spend this night at the Ayers Rock Campground with toilets and showers.
We leave Ayers Rock Campground before Sunrise before taking in a memorable Uluru Sunrise over the World’s Largest Rock. You then have time to complete an Uluru Base Walk around Uluru. You will see beautiful sites such as the Mala Walk, Mutijulu Waterhole and Aboriginal Cave Paintings. We will drop you off at the Ayers Rock airport an hour before your flight. This trip is ideal for those who in a hurry who have booked cheap flights with Jetstar or Virgin from Ayers Rock to the next destination.
For guests starting from Uluru Airport the tour is in reverse order