The 2019 National Excellence in Building & Construction Awards is an event not to be missed. With Uluru as your backdrop and as darkness falls, enjoy an exclusive evening under the stars. Showcasing Australia's talent in the Building and Construction Industry. See Uluru been thrown into silhouette as the field of Light illuminates.
Friday 22 November
Arrive at Ayres Rock Connellan Airport and be transferred to your accommodation by an AAT Kings Representative
2 nights accommodation staying at the hotel of your choice including Buffet Breakfast Daily
3 Day National Park Pass
Afternoon at Leisure - A great opportunity to join our Exclusive MBA Private Chartered Afternoon Uluru Base Tour at an additional cost of $55 per person.
6:30pm – 9:30pm Toyota Casual Poolside Welcome Dinner, Hosted by Platinum Partner Toyota Gold Fleet. Enjoy a relaxed sit-down dinner at Sails in the Desert Poolside Courtyard, shaded by iconic ghost gums. Premium wines will be served throughout as you dine from a range of cuisines served from high end market stall
Saturday 23 November
Buffet Breakfast Daily
Morning/Afternoon at Leisure - A great opportunity to join one of our Exclusive Uluru or Kata Tjuta Sunrise Tours at an additional cost of $95 per person
6:30pm – 11:30pm 2019 National Excellence in Building & Construction Awards, Field of Light a once in a lifetime experience. As darkness falls and Uluru is thrown into silhouette, Field of Light illuminates. As far as the eye can see gentle rhythms of colour light up the desert.The critically acclaimed Field of Light Uluru by the internationally celebrated artist Bruce Munro is on display and can be visited until 31 December 2020.The exhibition, aptly named Tili Wiru Tjuta Nyakutjaku or ‘looking at lots of beautiful lights’ in local Pitjantjatjara is Munro’s largest work to date. Overwhelming in size, covering more than seven football fields, it invites immersion in its fantasy garden of 50,000 spindles of light, the stems breathing and swaying through a sympathetic desert spectrum of ochre, deep violet, blue and gentle white. Enjoy premium pre dinner drinks and canapes before sitting down to a three course dinner and premium beverage package at the National Excellence Awards Gala Dinner, under the stars at the picturesque Field of Light.
Sunday 24 November
Buffet Breakfast Daily
10am check out of your accommodation and leave your luggage with the Porters until it is time for you to depart for your flight
Departure transfer from your accommodation to Ayres Rock Connellan Airport by an AAT Kings Representative
Lost Camel Hotel - 3 Stars
The Lost Camel Hotel is a contemporary and fun, boutique-style hotel conveniently located in the heart of Ayers Rock Resort, only 20 minutes from Uluru. Furnished in a stylish mix of Aboriginal and urban themes, The Lost Camel adds a unique and surprisingly edgy accommodation option to the collection of hotels at the Resort.
The hotel's compact rooms are decorated in bright colours and crisp, clean whites. Each room features a deliciously comfortable King Bed (can be separated into two single beds) and private bathroom facilities with separate shower and toilet cubicles and an open-plan vanity.Soak up the sun by the hotel’s central swimming pool, browse the shops or enjoy a casual meal at one of the cafés located in the Resort Town Square. Take part in the many free Indigenous guest activities on offer. Your stay also includes complimentary return Ayers Rock Airport transfers and free use of the Resort shuttle bus serviceThis quirky hotel is the perfect place to rest between outback adventures for visitors to Uluru.
Desert Gardens Hotel - 4.5 Stars
Offering the only rooms with views of Uluru in Ayers Rock Resort, 4.5 star Desert Gardens Hotel offers 218 elegant guestrooms within an oasis of native gardens.
Accommodation options are diverse from deluxe rock view rooms to shady poolside rooms all located under a canopy of towering gum trees and garden beds dotted with native shrubs and flowers.
Taking its name from the Pitjantjatjara word for desert quandong, Mangata Bistro & Bar serves a delicious buffet breakfast and, for lunch and dinner, a diverse range of light meals showcasing the finest Australian produce with highlights of native Australian bush tucker flavours throughout. The contemporary indoor area flows seamlessly to an outdoor terrace, surrounded by the native greens of the iconic gardens of the hotel.
Arnguli Grill & Restaurant, Ayers Rock Resort’s premier à la carte dining location, takes its name from the Pitjantjatjara word for bush plum. Located in the shadows of the hotel’s ghost gums, overlooking the central pool and garden, the restaurant offers quality Australian produce featuring native Indigenous flavours. Open daily for dinner, Arnguli’s outback-inspired interiors feature distinctive Indigenous artefacts and a dramatic patterned carpet inspired by local vegetation.
Once you've satisfied the urges to explore the magic within Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you will find free guided walks through Desert Gardens Hotel's substantial and authentic native gardens just outside your hotel door.
All of Ayers Rock Resort's luxuries and conveniences, including numerous lookouts, the beautiful Red Ochre Spa and the shops, tour & info centre and café’s located at the Resort Town Square, are within easy walking distance or accessible via the free shuttle bus.
Sails in the Desert - 5 Star
In the heart of Australia's Red Centre, Sails in the Desert hotel beautifully contrasts Uluru's raw natural beauty with a decidedly premium outback holiday experience.
Soaring white sails crown Ayers Rock Resort's Sails in the Desert hotel, shading 228 beautifully-appointed rooms and suites.
In a destination where one of the world's oldest cultures still thrives, the mystery, colour and wisdom of the local Anangu people is interwoven into every facet of Sails in the Desert's modern design.
This hotel features an expansive gumtree lined swimming pool and a diversity of modern dining, bar and loungeoptions. Relax and feast in the brasserie-style Ilkari Restaurant or let time tick by as you enjoy cocktails, music and Indigenous-inspired cuisine in the Walpa Lobby Bar, or curl up on one of the daybeds and enjoy a casual lunch and cocktail by the pool.
Sails in the Desert's stunning Mulgara Gallery takes you on an exploration through the unique styles and breathtaking stories of Indigenous art. Find each of your senses lulled into complete relaxation as you give in to one of the Red Ochre Spa's treatments.
Your stay includes an Indigenous Activities Program, complimentary return Ayers Rock Airport transfers, in-room WiFi and free use of the Resort shuttle bus service.
Emu Walk Apartments - 4 Star
Only 20km from Uluru, Ayers Rock Resort’s Emu Walk Apartments offer the luxury of modern, fully serviced apartments with all the practicalities of home.
Emu Walk Apartments offers one and two bedroom self contained apartments making it the perfect choice for families or couples and friends travelling together.
Indigenous design elements are showcased throughout the well equipped separate kitchen, living and bedroom interiors. An Indigenous artwork by regional artist Raymond Walters looks over an open dining area.
Luxurious bedrooms ensure restful nights after long days exploring Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Multiple bed layouts are available with each bedroom fitted with a flatscreen television ensuring no fighting over the remote.
The Apartments are just minutes walk to the Town Square’s supermarket, shops, cafes and the Tour & Information Centre. The remainder of Ayers Rock Resort’s restaurants and bars lie within a short walk or complimentary shuttle bus ride. Special children’s menus and prices are available throughout the Resort.
From your centrally located apartment, simply step outside the door and dive into a program of free Indigenous activities.
****Uluru, or Ayers Rock, is a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of the Northern Territory’s arid "Red Centre". The nearest large town is Alice Springs, 450km away. Uluru is sacred to indigenous Australians and is thought to have started forming around 550 million years ago.
****Kata Tjuṯa, also known as the Olgas, is a group of large, domed rock formations or bornhardts located about 360 km southwest of Alice Springs, The 36 domes that make up Kata Tjuṯa cover an area of 21.68 km2 (8.37 sq mi), are composed of conglomerate, a sedimentary rock consisting of cobbles and boulders of varying rock types including granite and basalt, cemented by a matrix of sandstone. The highest dome, Mount Olga, is 1,066 m (3,497 ft) above sea level, or approximately 546 m (1,791 ft) above the surrounding plain (198 m (650 ft) higher than Uluru). Kata Tjuta is located at the eastern end of the Docker River Road. Uluru - Kata Tjuta National park land is owned by the Anngu people and leased to Parks Australia, who manage the national park in collaboration with traditional owners.
****Yulara is the service village for the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Lying just outside the national park, 20km from Uluru and 53km from Kata Tjuta
****Watarrka National Park is an Australian national park located in the Northern Territory, 1,316 kilometres (817 miles) south of Darwin and 323 kilometres (200 miles) southwest of Alice Springs. It contains the much visited Kings Canyon at the western end of the George Gill Range and Kathleen Springs—22 kilometres (13 miles) to the southeast of Kings Canyon. Watarrka National Park was established in 1989 and gets its name from the Aboriginal name of the land.
Hotel check - in time is 1500 and check - out time is 1000
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