Afternoon Kata Tjuta Small Group Tour - Uluru

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Between 1:30pm and 3pm depending on season Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    If you are staying at Emu Walk apartments, your pick up location will be Desert Gardens hotel.
    If you are Staying at The Lost Camel, your pick up location will be Sail.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

See one of the most dramatic natural rock formations in the world! Take a guided, small-group tour of the conglomerate rock domes of Kata Tjuta, one of Australias most iconic natural features! Travel to the famous Walpa Gorge and learn the history and myths surrounding this spiritual place!

Highlights

See one of the most dramatic natural rock formations in the world! Take a guided, small-group tour of the conglomerate rock domes of Kata Tjuta, one of Australia’s most iconic natural features! Travel to the famous Walpa Gorge and learn the history and myths surrounding this spiritual place!

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Journey across one of the most strikingly beautiful landscapes in the world. Youll travel to the world-famous Uluru-Kata tjuta National Park, home to some of Australias most unique flora and fauna. As your guide drives you across this breathtaking desert landscape, keep an eye out for Australian animals such as kangaroos and Perentie lizards.

Upon arrival, you will walk through Walpa Gorge as your guide explains the history and composition of the 36 mighty Kata Tjuta conglomerate rock domes. Take time to listen to the wind (Walpa) far above and view the scale of the rock walls that surround you. The spirituality of this amazing location embraces everyone who ventures here.

Following your exploration of the Kata Tjuta conglomerate rock domes, your guide will take you back to your Ayers rock Resort hotel in the late afternoon.

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop off from all Ayers Rock Resort hotels

Professional guide

1 bottle water and refill

Exclusions

National Park Entry Fee ($25 per adult/$12.50 per child (5-15 years) - valid for 72 hours) - payable direct

Infant Car Seat (0-4 years - mandatory for vehicles in the Northern Territory) $60 - payable direct

Entry/Admission - Walpa Gorge

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Maximum 11 participants

The tour will arrive back approximately 30 minutes prior to Sounds of Silence dinner pickup

Wheelchair accessible

Infant seats available

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

Tours are conducted in a travel bubble. The group travels together without sticking to social distancing measures, however the guide will ensure you are kept away from other travel bubbles in the area.Please BYO PPE as it will not be provided.A Covid 19 form is to be filled out on tour departure.

Traveler Reviews

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  • 25-Oct-2022

    The Kata Tjuta small group tour is a great tour, the tour guide is friendly and helpful, we have a wonderful time exploring the beautiful landscape.

  • 20-Oct-2022

    We were a little disappointed with the tour as we were expecting longer time on the walk and thought we could explore a little more. The tour guide was a little too serious.

  • 29-Aug-2022

    I escorted my elderly parents on a Red Centre trip which included an enjoyable afternoon tour to the beautiful Walpa Gorge. Our driver/guide was bright and informative and, at the start of the walk, gave us an excellent summary of the area's geographical history using a stick in the sand as a visual aid. During the walk, we let the others go ahead because my dad is 86 and uses a walking stick so we moved slowly and carefully over the rocks, soaking in the scenery before turning back halfway to return to the bus on time. If we had our own car I guess we may have taken our time and completed the whole walk but the shorter distance was probably better for dad and it certainly gave us plenty of terrific views and a great feel for the place with its towering walls. The SEIT office had organised an ipod with italian commentary for my dad but I'd forgotten to tell them he wears hearing aids so he was unable to use it. It didn't matter because I was able to interpret for him anyway. On the way back we stopped at the Kata Tjuta viewing deck for some truly impressive scenery. A lovely tour.

  • 23-Aug-2022

    The whole experience was amazing Very Well organised Tour driver was very knowledgeable and friendly The walk was amazing The view was amazing Highly recommend

  • 02-Jul-2022

    This tour nearly didn't happen for us as our booking hadn't been changed from 2021! However, Karyn worked her magic and got John to take the 3 of us. Thanks to both of them the tour was great, though a bit rushed as I'm a slow walker and John had to be back by a certain time. But it really is a magical place and a must see for anyone travelling to this part of the world.

  • 05-Jun-2022

    Amazing tour to Kata Tjuta Tours guides were very knowledgeable & being in a small group in a very comfortable Van made our trip even better Right on time with pick up from our Desert Gardens Resort Would definitely booked tours with Viator

  • 05-Jun-2022

    Wonderful to see from a distance and up close the beautiful formation of the huge rocks of Kata Tjuta. Particularly enjoyed the rocky Walpa walk into an oasis of green with water in the small creek from previous days rain. Must do!

  • 12-May-2022

    Seeing Kata Thursday from the lookout on the way to the walk, and the interaction with the guide , Wayne, and the people on the bus

  • 11-May-2022

    We were picked up nice & early ar out hotel & met Aussie Mick who immediately was engaging & we knew we were in for a good day. He told us very interesting stories the whole way out to Kata Tjuta. We absolutely loved the viewing platform where you could see both Uluru & Kata Tjuta and had plenty of time to soak it all in. We then made our way to Kata Tjuta where a great brekkie was prepared for us, cereal, fruit, coffee, tea & juice & lovely hot raisin toast. We were able to go for a short walk to get a great view of the domes before going to Walpa Gorge. It’s definitely a challenging walk not in it’s difficulty or steepness, but the path is rocky & uneven so you must concentrate! It’s also windy (Walpa means windy) so hold onto your hats. Mick stopped regularly to point out interesting facts about the gorge & its geology & animal & plant life. We had ample time to take picture’s (he took pictures of us as well) & go at our own pace. It was an amazing place, we loved it. On the way back Mick remembered all our questions. Highly recommend this tour & if you can go with Aussie Mick, lucky you!

  • 10-May-2022

    We did this tour with six other people and our great SEIT guide Michele (young Italian gent). Although it is described as an afternoon tour we did it in the morning as SEIT had been mucked around a fair bit by work being done in the National Park at Walpa Gorge, causing a lot of their regular tours to be cancelled. We jagged it for a lovely group and we all warmed to Michele due to his hospitality, knowledge and care for us all. When I say warmed, we needed it as it was 3 degrees when we arrived to see the sunrise from the Kata Tjuta viewing platform. People had sleeping bags, blankets and warm partners and friends to keep them warm. I would have paid good money for a beanie (which I did the next day in preparation for the Sounds of Silence dinner). We only had around 50 people on the platform which could probably hold about 200+ so we had unobstructed views. After a breakfast of cereal, hot chocolate, juice and toast masterfully prepared by Michele we walked up the gorge. We were fascinated the whole way by the conglomerate formation of the rocks - totally different to the smoother rock shape and appearance of Uluru. Lively Zebra Finches feasted on a small patch of water en route and entertained us with their singing and aerial dancing. Michele told us stories and shared information for the whole trip. He knows a lot about the flora and sparse fauna and met the challenge of all our questions. We had a truly good time. Also want to give a special call out to the delightful Julia who arranged things for us from her SEIT information booth. She juggled our late entry onto a tour with several cancellations and reorganisations caused by anticipated Park closures at Walpa Gorge. She kept us informed the whole time and looked after us very well.

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