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Beth McFadden4 years ago

Visit the heart of Australia with these tours!

Australia is home to a huge number of natural wonders and Indigenous culture. This is especially true for the Northern Territory, home to Uluru, a massive sandstone monolith in the middle of the desert. This land is sacred to Indigenous Australians and plays a huge part in a lot of their culture and history. There is no denying that Uluru is inspiring and breathtaking; this is a must see for anyone who lives in Australia or is visiting the country. If you are looking to make the trip to Uluru and aren't sure where to start, we've found the best tours and accommodation to help you along the way.

Want to explore the great outback, but need a bit of guidance? Check out these amazing tours!

RT Tours Australia

Experience the outback, RT Tours - Alice Springs
Experience the outback, RT Tours – Alice Springs

For an incredible food and cultural tour through the outback to Uluru, book in with RT Tours Australia. The tours are run by Bob who is a local to the region. Not only does he have expert knowledge on the history of this incredible part of Australia, but he uses his 26 years experience as a chef to bring you delicious food while on the trip. Choose from a 4, 7, or 9-day tour beginning in Alice Springs to trek through the outback and make your way to Uluru. You’ll get to see some of the incredible surroundings, taste some traditional bush tucker and of course, watch the sun rise over Uluru. These tours include all of your meals and accommodation, so all you have to worry about is booking your flights and making sure you have a comfy pair of shoes!
Where: Departing from Alice Springs, NT 0870

Want to see the sights of the outback, but don’t have a whole week to explore? Check out the option below!

Northern Territory Air Services

See the incredible sights from above, Northern Territory Air Services - Alice Springs
See the incredible sights from above, Northern Territory Air Services – Alice Springs

For a day trip to Uluru, book a scenic flight through Northern Territory Air Services. You’ll get to experience Uluru both from above with incredible views from the plane, and by foot when you land at the Ayers Rock Airport. Choose from shorter tours, or more extensive flights where you can witness the Northern Territory’s six biggest attractions including Simpsons Gap and Gosses Bluff, a meteorite crater believed to be 142 million years old. You might even be lucky enough to take part in the Uluru climb.
Where: Alice Springs Airport, Santa Teresa Road, Alice Springs NT 0870

Now you’ve seen the sights, you probably need somewhere to stay! We’ve found the best accommodation in Alice Springs (where the tours depart from) so you can stay in style.

Elkira Motel

Stay in style, Elkira Motel - Alice Springs
Stay in style, Elkira Motel – Alice Springs

The Elkira Motel is situated in the middle of Alice Springs and is home to some of the most modern facilities in the region. Choose from the huge range of suites to suit your budget; whether you’re after a quick and easy standard room, or something a bit more luxurious, they have it here! A stay in one of the king suites not only gives you a comfortable king-sized bed but also features a deluxe spa bath, so you can really relax after your trip to Uluru. Other facilities include free wi-fi, a swimming pool and barbecue area, as well as a guest laundry if you’re staying for longer. Check into Elkira Motel for your next visit to Alice Springs.
Where: 65 Bath Street, Alice Springs NT 0870

Chifley Alice Springs

Enjoy great facilities, Chifley Alice Springs - Alice Springs
Enjoy great facilities, Chifley Alice Springs – Alice Springs

The Chifley Alice Springs is a premium hotel offering all of the comforts of a four-and-a-half star hotel, in a convenient location in Alice Springs. Their huge range of rooms means that no matter whether you’re travelling with your family, friends or significant other, there’ll be the perfect place to suit you. Alongside the large pool and poolside dining facilities, you can also visit the gym or onsite restaurant and bar. Be treated to some of the best service in the area and stay in comfort when you visit the Chifley Alice Springs.
Where: 34 Stott Terrace, Alice Springs NT 0870

Have we missed your favourite Uluru tour? Comment and let us know!