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Day 1: Arrive in Ayers Rock Airport, Yulara
G'day! Make your own flight to Ayers Rock. Yulara from any major Australian city, Sydney, Cairns, Melbourne etc. We will need your flight details to Ayers Rock, the city you will be departing from and the hotel you will be staying at so a representative can pick you up to assist you to the airport for your flight to Ayers Rock. This is also the welcome meeting in which all details will be discussed for the next 7 days. Upon arrival in Ayers Rock, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check in.
Day 2: Uluru (Ayers Rock) Sunrise, Kata Tjuta (Olgas), Kings Canyon
Rise early this morning to travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing area, Talinguru Nyakunytjaku. Watch the first rays of the sun set the red centre alight while enjoying a warming cup of tea or coffee and biscuits. After watching the sunrise, you will join your Driver/Guide for a tour around the base of Uluru. Travel by coach to the Mutitjulu Walk where you will be escorted to the beautiful Mutitjulu Waterhole. View Aboriginal rock paintings and learn about the area as your Driver/Guide indicates some native flora and explains the Aboriginal and European history of of Uluru. Visit the Uluru - Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, where you can learn about Aboriginal culture and see Aboriginal Arts and crafts. On days when the Uluru Climb is open, those with a good level of fitness will have the opportunity to climb Uluru as an alternative to the Uluru Base Tour. Tonight you will be staying at Kings Canyon Resort. In the evening you may be able to view the sun setting behind Carmichaels Crag.
Day 3: Kings Canyon to Alice Springs
This morning join a guided climb to the rim of the canyon for marvellous views of Watarrka National Park. The walk takes 3 hours and is for those with a good level of fitness. Alternatively, you may wish to explore the boulder-strewn canyon floor. Stop at Kings Canyon Resort to purchase lunch (own expense) before travelling on to Alice Springs
Day 4: Alice Springs to Cairns
Today is at leisure until you are transferred to the airport for your flight to Cairns. Upon arrival you are transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Cairns.
Day 5: Full day on the Great Barrier Reef
Today explore a stunning coral reef location selected for it's superior water clarity, coral quality and overall diversity of marine life. Depart direct from Cairns on a fast, stable catamaran providing a smoother ride and reduced travel time, leaving more of your day to experience the magic of the Great Barrier Reef. The all-weather Marine World platform caters for all activity levels. Snorkel in the sheltered coral lagoon, go scuba diving (no experience necessary) or join the Marine Biologist on a Guided Snorkel safari.Enjoy the reef from the semi-submersible reef viewer, glass bottom boat or underwater observatory.
Day 6: Kuranda and Aboriginal Experience
A short journey to the Railway Station to board the famous Kuranda Scenic Rail. An amazing journey awaits you as you travel one of the world's most scenic rail routes through hand hewn tunnels and over bridges spanning spectacular gorges. A stop is made at Barron Gorge to view the Falls before arriving at beautiful Kuranda Station.Spend some time exploring this quaint Village before a short journey brings you to the Rainfore station set in 40 hectares of gardens and rainforest. A number of unique activities await you. Board the unusual amphibious Army Duck for a different look at the Rainforest. An experienced guide will show you unique tropical fruits, ancient rainforest plants and point out a number of our native animals as you meander through the Rainforest.
Day 7: Depart Cairns
A day spent at leisure until you are transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
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