Uluru Astronomy Tour with Photography - 2.5 Hours

Hotel pickup
Fitness level low
Intensity level low
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Highlights & inclusions

Discover the wonders of the night sky
Learn about Indigenous Astronomy
See far away celestial objects
Have a professional photograph taken of you under the stars
Transfers from Ayers Rock Resort
Powerful telescopes at your disposal

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Thu, Jun 20, 2024

What you can expect

Discover the magic of Australia’s night sky in the heart of Uluru and Kata Tjuta National Park. Board the comfortable bus that will pick you up from your accommodation, and journey to your extraordinary stargazing location, led by your passionate and knowledgeable guides. Spend time learning about indigenous astronomy, as well as different planets and deep sky objects, using the powerful binoculars and telescopes at your disposal. You’ll also have a professional photograph taken of you under the night sky capturing the incredible star-filled backdrop.

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What you need to know

Inclusions
  • Complimentary photograph sent to you as a digital copy
  • Passionate Tour Guides
  • Transfers from Ayers Rock Resort
Seasons
  • Peak Season - 1st June 2023 - 31st October 2023
  • Low Season - 1st November 2023 - 31st May 2024
Duration
  • Tours run for 2.5 - 3 hours most evenings
  • Depending on weather conditions, you’ll stay at the national park for about 90 minutes and the total duration of the tour is up to 2.5 hours
  • From April to September, the hotel pickup time is between 8 to 8:30 p.m., depending on visibility (e.g. moonrise)
  • The drivers will take you from your hotel to the exclusive viewing area within the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Location
  • This experience takes place at the Uluru Bus Sunset area in the Uluru and Kata Tjuta National Park
Departure Location
  • This tour includes a transfer from the Ayres Rock Resort with pick-ups at the following hotels; Desert Gardens Hotel (closest pick-up point for guests staying at the Emu Walk Apartments), Sails in the Desert (closest pick-up point for guests staying at the Lost Camel, The Ayres Rock Campground Bus Stop and the Outback Hotel and Lodge. You can also visit the operator at the Tourist Information Centre, Shop 3, Yulara Drive, Yulara, NT, 0872 or call the provider on 1800 565 788.
What To Bring
  • Please wear closed-in shoes and comfortable clothing
  • In the hot season (November to March) please bring a bottle of water as it's still quite warm in the evenings
  • During the cold season (June to September), please wear warm clothing including a scarf, beanie, gloves and warm jacket as it's very cold at night
Additional Information
  • The vehicles are not wheelchair accessible but if you have a fold-up wheelchair or pram you are welcome to store it on the bus for use at the site.
  • Tours may need to be changed at short notice due to weather, accessibility or other events outside Atrip’s control
  • We have a 9.25-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope, binoculars and laser pointer
  • There is a restroom facility available for convenience at the sunset view area in the national park
Terms And Conditions
  • Change your booking up to 7 days before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 7 days of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no-shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
From
$129.00AUD