3 Day Rock the Centre (Ayers Rock to Alice Springs)


Watch the sun set and rise over the spectacular Uluru on this three day tour of the Red Centre. This will also take you to the Kata Tjuta - Uluru’s pretty sister (also known as the Olgas to some) and then to Kings Canyon.  This tour will also give you a great insight into the Aboriginal culture of this sacred area. 


Tour Style
Tourcode: PRTC3SY
Max Passengers: 24
Price from:
AUD $395.00GBP £230.00EUR €270.00
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Adventure Tours Australia: 3 Day Rock the Centre (Ayers Rock to Alice Springs)
2 nights camping
Tour Code PRTC3SY
Duration 3 days
Tour Style Unleashed
Route Uluru (Ayers Rock) to Alice Springs
Maximum Passengers 24
Price (adult) AUD $395.00EUR €275.00GBP £230.00
Valid 31 March 2015 - 30 March 2016

Itinerary: day by day

DEFAULT PICK UP: Desert Gardens Hotel, 1:45pm**

Kick off your adventure with a desert camel ride. Our first stop is an authentic outback camel farm where you can choose to take a ride on a camel’s back (at own expense). From here it’s off to Uluru (Ayers Rock) for lunch. Take a close look at the 36 domes of Kata Tjuta as you get up close to this ancient geological formation during a Valley of the Winds hike. Get your camera ready as the desert sun sets over Uluru. Tonight you can curl up in a swag (Aussie bedroll) and enjoy a night under the outback stars. (LD)

Day 2 – Uluru to Kings Canyon

An early start is rewarded with a glorious Uluru sunrise. While the morning’s fresh enjoy an unguided walk around the base of Uluru before gaining an insight to the local Aboriginal culture from your guide. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to purchase Aboriginal arts and crafts at the Cultural Centre before we travel to our exclusive campsite within the Watarrka National Park (Kings Canyon) where we sleep for the night. (BLD)

Day 3 – Kings Canyon to Alice Springs

Get your hiking shoes on today as we head out to explore the formations and towering rock faces of Kings Canyon. Discover the size and beauty of the canyon as we trek through the Amphitheatre, discover the Lost City, the lush and ancient Garden of Eden and the North and South Walls. After lunch we make our way back to Alice Springs. (BL)

B = Breakfast | L = Lunch | D = Dinner

Travel Insurance is compulsory for all travellers on all tours and details must be presented to tour guide before departure. Please refer to terms and conditions for more details.


Departure location : Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort at 1.45pm*

Arrival location : Alice Springs early evening Day 3

Departure dates for this tour are currently not available online. We apologise for this inconvenience.

For more information on your tour's departure dates please consult our pdf brochure here,
or call us on 1300 654 604 (within Australia) or +61 (03) 8102 7800 (international).



  • Experienced guide
  • national park entry
  • Meals as indicated
  • Accommodation/ Ayers Rock transfers
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • camping fees/equipment for 2 nights

What to bring

  • Sturdy walking shoes (ankle high)
  • hat and sunscreen
  • towel and toiletries
  • warm clothing in winter
  • water bottle
  • torch/flashlight
  • insect repellent/net
  • camera
  • travel pillow
  • sleeping bag (can be purchased for $30) 


  • Itineraries may vary and/or attractions be substituted for any cause including seasonal conditions, weather extremes, and traditional owner/national park requirements. Please see terms and conditions of travel for full details.
  • *Please note pick up times from Ayers Rock Resort vary at different times of the year due to daylight savings and flight time changes. Please contact our Reservations team for further information. The free Yulara Airport Shuttle is available from the airport to the Desert Gardens Hotel. No bookings are required, just look for the shuttle out the front of the airport once luggage has been collected. Lunch is not included on Day 1.
  • Travel Insurance is compulsory for all travellers on all tours and details must be presented to your tour guide before departure.
  • A STRICT luggage limit of 15kg applies. Excess should remain in storage at your Alice Springs accommodation (PRTC3).
  • This tour requires a sleeping bag.  You may bring your own or pre-purchase a sleeping bag from us.
  • It is your responsibility to advise us if you have any special dietary requirements, allergies, or medical conditions well ahead of departure.
  • From October to March it is likely that you will experience temperatures of over 35 degrees Celsius, and sometimes well into the 40’s. Be prepared to endure extra physical stress due to the heat at these times, especially while on walks. These extreme temperatures can also place stress on the air-conditioning units within our vehicles which can make travelling uncomfortable. Your tour guide will assist with regular breaks and information to assist keeping hydrated. In July and August, very cold temperatures can be experienced in the outback, especially overnight. Please come prepared for all extremes.
  • The default pick up point is where we will meet you for your tour, unless you or your travel agent requests an alternative location (contact our Reservations team for more information). It is your responsibility to contact us with your preferred pick up point well ahead of departure. We do not take responsibility for missed tours if we have not been advised of an alternative in advance and you are not at the default location on time.
  • B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner.