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4 Day Rock The Centre (Yulara To Yulara)

FROM: $745
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$745 AUD / Person - General (Ages 8+) (Between: 04 Jul 2024 and 31 Mar 2025)

Discover the wonders of Uluru and Kings Canyon on this 4-day camping experience from Yulara!

  • 4-day, 3-night Red Centre tour departing Yulara for minimised travel times
  • See the sunrise at Uluru and tackle both guided and self-guided walks
  • Explore the magnificent Kings Canyon and marvel at otherworldly landscapes
  • Camp in swags under the vast starry sky amidst the Outback wilderness

Those hoping to explore the world-famous Uluru and surrounding wilderness will love this Rock The Centre Tour from Yulara. Departing from Ayers Rock Resort, this tour includes much less driving time than tours departing from Alice Springs. That means more time for adventures!

With 4 days of hiking and exploring and 3 nights of cosy swag camping, you’ll get to immerse yourself in the raw power of the Outback environment. See Uluru at sunrise, stroll through the unique Olgas mountains, and admire the rugged cliffs of Kings Canyon. Experience highlights of the Red Centre with a fun, social group of active travellers and a knowledgeable local guide!

Highlights

  • Explore the famous Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
  • See the sunrise over Uluru
  • Learn about native flora and fauna
  • Admire the iconic domes of the Olgas
  • Chance to shop for hand-crafted souvenirs
  • Visit Watarrka National Park 
  • Guided walks around Kings Canyon
  • All meals included on tour
  • Comfy swag camping
  • Witness breathtaking sunsets in the desert
  • Friendly and experienced tour guide
  • Travel in a sturdy 4WD bus

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Sample Itinerary

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Day 1 - Arrive at Uluru

After being picked up from Ayers Rock Resort in Yulara, the 4WD vehicle will transport the tour group to Uluru. Arrive in the heart of the Red Centre, have lunch, and embark on a tranquil walk in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Admire the unique domes of The Olgas and get acquainted with the breathtaking landscapes of the Outback. In the evening you’ll enjoy some food at...

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Day 1 - Arrive at Uluru

After being picked up from Ayers Rock Resort in Yulara, the 4WD vehicle will transport the tour group to Uluru. Arrive in the heart of the Red Centre, have lunch, and embark on a tranquil walk in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Admire the unique domes of The Olgas and get acquainted with the breathtaking landscapes of the Outback. In the evening you’ll enjoy some food at the campsite and watch the sunset.


Day 2 - Uluru Walks and head to Watarrka National Park 

Today begins with one of the most iconic Australian adventures: the sunrise over Uluru! It’s worth the early wake-up to admire the soft hues of sunrise around the famous monolith. Your guide will lead you on a walk around Uluru where you can see ancient rock art and hear indigenous creation stories. There will also be free time for self guided walks around Uluru and souvenir shopping at the Cultural Centre. Next you’ll travel to Watarrka National Park and relax at another campsite under the stars. 

uluru monolith surrounded by grassland at sunrise


Day 3 - Explore Kings Canyon

Wake up and get ready to explore the magnificent wilderness of Watarrka National Park! Today you’ll check out the massive gorge and surrounding cliffs, gullies, and rock pools of Kings Canyon on a guided walk. Look for native flora and fauna and marvel at the unique rock formations. After lunch, head back to Yulara and choose an activity for the evening: a Sunset Camel Cruise, the Field of Lights, Sounds of Silence, the Wintjiri Wiru Drone display, or a self-guided Uluru sunset walk. 


Day 4 - Return to Yulara

Have a leisurely morning at the campsite in Yulara and prepare for your departure. You can take a free 10-minute transfer direct to Yulara’s Desert Gardens Hotel or Ayers Rock Airport, depending on your plans. 

Rock The centre Yulara to Yulara tour map

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What To Bring

  • Reusable water bottle
  • Sturdy walking shoes
  • Lightweight clothing
  • Warmer layers (for the winter months)
  • Sleepwear
  • Toiletries
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Head lamp or torch (recommended)
  • Personal medical kit (recommended)
  • Powerbank if you wish to charge your personal devices (recommended)
  • Please keep your luggage to a minimum, by only bringing a small soft-sided bag plus a day pack. Travellers are limited to carry a maximum...

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What To Bring

  • Reusable water bottle
  • Sturdy walking shoes
  • Lightweight clothing
  • Warmer layers (for the winter months)
  • Sleepwear
  • Toiletries
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Head lamp or torch (recommended)
  • Personal medical kit (recommended)
  • Powerbank if you wish to charge your personal devices (recommended)
  • Please keep your luggage to a minimum, by only bringing a small soft-sided bag plus a day pack. Travellers are limited to carry a maximum of 15kg. Excess luggage can usually be stored at your arrival/departure hotel and can be collected after your trip. 

What's Included

  • 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
  • All transport in a 4WD vehicle
  • Experienced driver and tour guide
  • 3 nights of swag camping at Outback campsite with shared facilities
  • Sleeping bag hire included
  • Uluru & Kata Tjuta National Park Entrance Fee  
  • Uluru Cultural Centre 
  • Kings Canyon Rim Walk
  • Ewings Lookout, sunset viewing area  

What's Extra

  • Souvenirs
  • Transport to and from Ayers Rock Airport

Terms and Conditions

Important Information

  • Trip commences in Yulara at the Ayers Rock resort and finishes in Yulara on day 4 at approx 9am.
  • Any dietary requirements must be advised at the time of booking, in order to order to accommodate this before the tour commences. 
  • Please provide details of any medical conditions at the time of booking. There is very limited to access to medical treatment in the outback. 

All information provided at any time by Outback Tours and our affiliates is subject to these Terms & Conditions. This includes but is not limited to tour information, pricing, blog posts, travel advice, itinerary information and availability.


Your Responsibilities

Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. 

You must reconfirm all booked tours and itineraries prior to travel as specified on your voucher or ticket. If applicable, notes such as dietary requirements, pick-up locations and additional fees should also be confirmed at this time. Reconfirmations cannot be actioned through Outback Tours/Mr Travel and must be done so directly through the Service Operator as specified on each ticket.

It is your responsibility to notify us of ticket discrepancies. Please read through the details on your voucher thoroughly to ensure all details such as passenger names, ages and dates of travel on vouchers/tickets are correct.

It is the responsibility of all passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and the individual tour check-in agent, before boarding, of any medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.

You need to allow adequate time to check-in prior to the specified departure time. Please refer to the specific tour page for full check-in instructions. Guests unable to attend their ticketed tour, transport or accommodation due to delay or lateness will not be eligible for a refund.


Prices/Extra Costs

All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices and extra costs. Extra costs may include EMC fees, Stingersuit/Wetsuit Hire, Luggage Storage, Insurance, Linen Hire, National Park Fees, Fuel Levies, Dietary Fees, etc. Bonds may also apply.

We will also endeavour to communicate these extra costs with you at the time of booking, and on your ticket. However, it is your responsibility to confirm which (if any) additional costs apply with each Service Operator upon reconfirming your trip.


Accountability/Misconduct

All Service Operators have the right to provide client feedback and to cancel bookings based on feedback from other Service Operators. 

Please enjoy your travel experience in a kind and responsible manner.

Outback Tours/Mr Travel will treat this as any normal client cancellation and therefore the cancellation fees stated in the Client Cancellation Policy will apply.


Travel Risk/Insurance

It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We highly recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. You should also ensure your travel insurance will cover special circumstances including weather events preventing guests from travelling to their tour departure destination and cancelled flights due to unforeseen circumstances. 

Guests embarking on activities such as scuba diving, jet skiing, skydiving and hiking experiences should purchase insurance appropriate for the risks involved with these activities. 


Transport

It should be noted that any transport you have booked (buses, flights and ferries) through Outback Tours is non-refundable and non-transferable. It might be possible to change flights however do note this must be done directly with the flight operator and we are unable to offer any support with this. This may incur change fees or cancellation fees, it depends on the T+Cs of the flight operators themselves. As we acted as a booking agent for you, it is possible to liaise with the airline directly should there be any unexpected events and the airline is forced to cancel your flights. If there are any changes to your flight times or days, we will get notified and send this email directly to you in a reasonable time.


Merchant Fees

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


Other

Terms and Conditions (including the Cancellation Policy) are subject to change.

All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee.


Transfers

The Service Operator reserves the right to limit courtesy transfers to select local accommodations. Private residences or Airbnb properties may be asked to meet at the closest confirmed location. Failure to meet at the specified pick-up location may be treated as “No Show”, for which the Client Cancellation Policy applies. Not all tours offer transfers, please refer to the individual product to see if this is applicable to your tour.


Itinerary tours, accommodation and transport subject to change

Any specific accommodation, tours, transport, activities or product listed in our itineraries is subject to change according to availability. Our travel agents will do their best to secure you the specific listed accommodation, however, if not possible according to availability, Outback Tours reserves the right to swap and substitute certain products for similar experiences, accommodation or transport that works with your timeframe.


Information & Advice

All information, advice or pricing provided by Outback Tours and our affiliates, or through any of our team, is subject to change. Outback Tours articles and products are provided online for general information purposes only and are intended as guides. Any advice interpreted from information on the website (including but not limited to financial, immigration, employment and tax information) is not specialist advice and does not constitute legal, tax or other professional instruction. Outback Tours does not guarantee that any information provided is up-to-date or accurate. Please obtain professional advice before actioning any advice, including but not limited to tax, immigration, employment, travel restrictions and finances.

Open Date Vouchers / Gift Certificate:

Shipping Costs are in addition to the ticket price and will be added at check-out. Shipping costs are non-refundable and do not makeup part of the ticket value. 

E-Vouchers incur no shipping fees.

You have 5 years to use the value of the voucher. Seasonal Price Rises will apply if travelling out the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.

Cancellations

Cancellation Policy

Client Cancellations

All cancellations forfeit 25% of the recommended retail price (RRP) - not the discounted/sale price. No shows or client cancellations made within 60 days of departure forfeit 100% of the total ticket price

Transfers between tours can be made at the suppliers' discretion, however, it should be noted that supplier fees may apply. Tour transfers also incur a $20 administration fee. 

It is compulsory that all cancellation requests are in writing and sent via email to: admin@mr-travel.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.


Supplier Cancellations

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices, alter itineraries, apply a fuel surcharge, cancel departures, arrange alternative transport and vary itineraries and services if necessary.

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Service Operator. If the Service Operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus a 20% administration fee and any associated card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

All add-on activities (including but not limited to scuba diving, stand-up paddleboarding, helmet diving, guided snorkel tours, banana boat rides and waterslides) are subject to availability and price changing, and may not be available during your tour without notice. Guests are not eligible for refunds on the grounds of non-operating extra activities.

In the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Sailing Whitsundays retail outlet located Airlie Beach, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Outback Tours/Mr Travel online department.


Refunds

All refunds are in Australian Dollars and must be made to the card of payment. Outback Tours/Mr Travel is not liable for exchange rate fluctuations or fees, or any other merchant/bank fees associated with domestic and/or international transactions.

Where a full refund is applicable, there is the option to transfer the whole cost of the tour to another tour or “Credit” to avoid the administration fee. A transfer fee of $20 will apply.

You will be emailed confirmation once the refund has been processed. Once the refund has been processed, it may still take time for the banks to clear the amount. Please allow 7-10 business days for the funds to clear into Australian accounts and up to 21 business days for international accounts.


Thank you for booking with our Australian travel experts here at Outback Tours/Mr Travel. If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Happy travels!

Frequently Asked Questions

Where does the tour start and end?

The tour commences in Yulara at the Ayers Rock Resort on Day 1 and finishes in the same place on Day 4 at approximately 9am.

Is there an age restriction?

Yes, this tour is only suitable for anyone ages 8 and above. 

What is the accommodation like?

This is a basic camping experience where each person will be sleeping in a swag. A swag in an Australian invention that includes a bed roll with a thin mattress and a canvas cover. You hop inside with your sleeping bag then zip yourself up, only allowing enough space to view the amazing stars above you. 

What are the temperatures like in the Red Centre?

Temperatures in the Red Centre can be extreme, with hot and sunny weather during the day and cold weather at night. Pack comfortable clothes and sun protection for the days and warm clothes for the nights. Comfort is key, so pack layers to be prepared for all occasions.

What level of fitness is required?

This trip requires a moderate level of fitness and there is quite a lot of walking. Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothes that are ideal for exploring nature!

Where should we fly into?

Save time before your trip by flying directly to Ayers Rock Airport. It's very close to Yulara and Uluru. Other tours that start in Alice Springs require 8 hours of driving to get out to Uluru. If you want to book this tour but fly into Alice Springs, you'll have to organise your own transport to Ayers Rock Resort in Yulara. 

Can my dietary requirements be catered for?

Yes, but please let us know upon booking! The Outback is very remote and meals are prepared in advance so the team needs advance notice to cater for special diets. 

Is there a luggage limit?

Each person is allowed 15kg in a soft bag plus a carry on day pack. No hard cases please.

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