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Uluru Base and Sunset Half-Day Trip with Optional Outback BBQ Dinner

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Join your guide for a drive around the base of Uluru. Learn about the native flora, fauna and intriguing cultural traditions of traditional owners, the Anangu, and discover an array of fascinating sacred sites. Continue to the Kuniya Walk where you will be escorted to the Mutitjulu Waterhole.Travel to the Uluru sunset viewing area, 'Sunset Strip' and enjoy a glass of wine and canapes while watching the sun set over Ayers Rock.
  • Watch the sun set over Uluru
  • Guided walk to the Mutitjulu Waterhole with a guide’s commentary
  • Enjoy appetizers and toast the evening with a glass of sparkling wine
  • Convenient round-trip transportation from Ayers Rock Resort accommodations
What to Expect
As you travel from your Ayers Rock Resort hotel in the comfort of an air-conditioned coach, listen to commentary from your guide on Uluru's origins millions of years ago and its spiritual significance to the Anangu people. Disembark for a stroll down the Kuniya Walk to the Mutitjulu Waterhole, where you can see aboriginal rock paintings and some hearty flora native to the red desert. Move on to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre to learn more about local aboriginal culture and see some traditional crafts. Head for the sunset-viewing area to see the late afternoon light and color changes over the iconic rock while enjoying appetizers and a glass of wine, a perfect way to end your day in the Outback. Choose to make your evening even more special with an outdoor BBQ before returning to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pick-ups commence prior to the tour start time. Please refer to your voucher for your hotel pick-up time or call the operator. You will be collected from the hotel you have selected in the drop down list. If you wish to change your pick-up location, you must call the operator at least 24 hrs prior to travel. If your hotel does not appear on the dropdown list, the operator does not pick-up from your hotel. Please phone the operator to arrange an alternate pick-up time and location.
Departure Time
2:30pm (April - October)
3:00pm (November - March)
Return Details
You will be returned to your pickup location
  • Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine
  • Canapes at sunset
  • Experienced local driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Award winning Aussie BBQ dinner under the stars (if option selected)
  • Super comfortable luxury vehicle including: free wifi, in seat USB and air conditioning
  • Entry/Admission - Uluru Sunset Viewing Area
  • Gratuities
  • Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park Entry Fees (AU$25 per adult, AU$12.50 per child)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park Entry fee of $25 AUD per adult and $12.50 AUD per child will be payable upon your tour check in. This entry fee lasts for 3 consecutive days, so you can reuse as often as you wish. The ticket can also be pre-purchased upon your arrival into Yulara
  • Operates in all weather conditions, and the Australian desert can be quite cool in the evening. Please dress appropriately
  • A small amount of walking is involved, please ensure appropriate footwear is worn
  • Please ensure you have a minimum of 1-litre of water with you for your walk.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 10 September 2019 via mobile

Ree and Jakob were fantastic and conscientious tour guides/drivers explaining the Ananu customs and traditions. The geological creation and the european history. They cleverly split the group during the walk to give everyone space and time to enjoy the unique features. They explained the ways...More

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aatkingsaustralia, Manager at AAT Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for leaving a wonderful review! AAT Kings pride ourselves on our wonderful Drivers & Guides, so it is also excellent to hear you enjoyed this part of your experience with us here in the Red Centre! We will be sure to...More

Reviewed 19 August 2019 via mobile

Do the tour, the guides are fantastic, we had Ally and she was exceptional from her knowledge of the site and it’s history to her understanding of the beat photos at sunset. She was great with all types of travelers, including young children, older travelers,...More

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aatkingsaustralia, Manager at AAT Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2019

Hi there! Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your Uluru Scared Sites & Sunset tour with us, it is definitely a tour to remember! Ally is an exceptional guide and AAT Kings are very lucky to have...More

Reviewed 5 August 2019

We had Tachi for a tour guide and she was so thoughtful. She also knew about her tour and shared with us a lot of good information and kept the tour interesting. She is really good at pictures! The wine and canapes includes sparkling, white,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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aatkingsaustralia, Manager at AAT Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2019

Hi there! Wow thank you for your review! Our Sacred Sites & Sunset Tour is a wonderful tour that shows the highlights of Uluru! We will be sure to pass on your lovely comments to Tachi! AAT Kings pride ourselves on our friendly & knowledgeable...More

Reviewed 21 July 2019 via mobile

Lovely drive around the rock, saw the sacred part were you cannot take photos Walked and saw the waterhole, lovely short walk, saw some paintings and tour guides educate you well on stories and history! Loved watching the sunset, sunset was about 6:10pm we arrived...More

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aatkingsaustralia, Manager at AAT Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2019

Hi! WOW, what a fantastic review! Our Uluru Sacred Sites & Sunset tour is wonderful half day afternoon tour so we are pleased to hear you enjoyed this with us! The walk to Mutijulu Waterhole is culturally rich with the opportunity to see the wonderful...More

Reviewed 22 June 2019

From pick up to drop off this is one of the best tours I’ve done anywhere in the world. The guides are Indigenous and I feel privileged to have shared a bit of their culture. The base tour and sunset are an absolute must for...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank DonH1506
aatkingsaustralia, Manager at AAT Kings, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2019

Hi Don! Thank you very much for leaving AAT Kings a great review! We are glad you enjoyed your tours with us! We love sharing the Red Centre with our guests, so thank you for choosing us to tour with! We look forward to seeing...More

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25 May 2018|
Response from maureen1128 | Reviewed this property |
yes I am quite sure it is correct; it included all the wine you may want, a good dinner, entertainer (Australian pipe player), an astronomer to explain the Southern Hemisphere night sky and a walk through the art... More
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