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Romance in the Red Centre

Discover the perfect oasis in the desert. Start your escape for two by checking into Sails in the Desert, the ultimate in desert luxury and the perfect place to unwind after long days exploring the spiritual heart of Australia.

Romance in the Red Centre

Monday, 10 December 2018

From dawn to dusk there's opportunities to wine and dine, indulge in a relaxing spa treatment, or delight in the wonders of your outback surrounds. Go as fast or slow as you like, all the while embracing the unique and fascinating Indigenous culture, intertwined throughout every aspect of the resort experience.

We've selected four of the best moments to cosy up to your special somebody for a truly memorable adventure.

Wake when the desert does for a traditional Aussie breakie and a pretty incredible sunrise.

Desert Awakenings Couple

You might not want to pull yourself out of your heavenly, comfortable 'Ahh' bed, but trust us, it's worth it.You won't want to miss seeing the last stars fade from view, and the magic of the desert come to life as the dawn of a new day transforms Uluru and Kata Tjuta. From a private and remote sunrise viewing site, embrace the rugged and rustic atmosphere, before enjoying the great Australian breakfast - a bacon and egg roll or homemade damper with Golden Syrup.

Once you've had your fill of coffee and food a local guide will lead you on a short walk to Mutitjulu waterhole at the base of Uluru and observe the ancient rock paintings which highlight the importance of this site to Anangu.

Find out more about your Desert Awakenings Experience.

Fall in love with Field of Light.

Field of Light

Everybody loves a bit of mood lighting, and when there's 50,000 coloured spheres of light dotting the desert coupled with a three course bush tucker feast, you really can't pass up this once in a lifetime experience. Combine Bruce Munro's critically acclaimed Field of Light exhibition with the iconic Sounds of Silence alfresco dining experience, and you have A Night at Field of Light - a truly special affair.

Begin you magical evening with a selection of outback canapes and sparkling wine as darkness falls around you and a didgeridoo plays in the background. With the Field of Light gently twinkling to life in the distance behind you, you tuck into your three course dinner. Then, in your post dinner slumber, sit back and relax as you listen to the resident star talker decode the southern sky in front of your eyes before you get to enjoy a closer view of the dazzling installation with a stroll through the stems of light swaying in the breeze around you. All in all a top notch evening.

Discover more about A Night at Field of Light.

Steal a kiss from a camel.

Camel Kiss

Jump aboard the outback's most iconic form of transportation, the camel train. These single-humped beauties will lead you through the desert as our expert cameleers describe the native flora and fauna you encounter as you saunter by. Depending on how long you want to bat your eyelashes at your newest friends you can choose between a mid-morning ride or link it in with a sunrise or sunset experience. You'll also visit the Camel Farm Museum and learn about the camel history of the Red Centre, plus get to sample our famous baked beer bread with quangdong jam.

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Retreat to an oasis and pamper yourselves silly.

Red Ochre Spa

The Red Ochre Spa offers the latest in spa treatments designed to renew energies and evoke luscious relaxation, right in the heart of the desert. Why not both choose one of the Signature Journey's, the ultimate in pampering and total indulgence. For three luxurious hours you can unwind with the Sacred Journey's package, which includes a cleansing foot ritual, dry body brushing, full body exfoliation and detox wrap plus a relaxing scalp massage, hair treatment and finishing with a full body relaxation massage, flash facial and eye treatment. Feeling rejuvenated yet?

Slip into relaxation in the heart of Uluru

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1 Day Hop On Hop Off Pass

This 1-day Hop On Hop Off pass gives you the freedom to explore Uluru at your own pace for one day. From sunrise to sunset, hop on and hop off as much as you like throughout the day. Additionally, this pass also entitles you to one bonus transfer to and from Kata Tjuta within the same day. Download timetable and map

15min Uluru and Resort Postcard Flight (daytime)

Limited on time? Take to the skies on a 15 minute scenic helicopter flight that takes you past Ayers Rock Resort and onto breathtaking views of the desert landscape and the majestic Uluru, as well as Kata Tjuta in the distance. Enjoy this tour anytime throughout the day, excluding sunrise and sunset. Tour duration is approx. 1 hour

15min Rock Blast (Daytime)

Launch off on a rock blasting adventure and take in the sights of Ayers Rock Resort and surrounding desert landscape as you make your way towards Uluru. Enjoy a panoramic view of the breathtaking scenery unique to the Red Centre.  Tour duration approx. 1 hour
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Longitude 131°

Located adjacent to Ayers Rock Resort, Longitude 131° offers an exclusive experience of the Australian Outback, rich in cultural heritage and history.

Emu Walk Apartments

Ayers Rock Resort's 4 star self-contained apartments: Only 20km from Uluru, the newly renovated 1 and 2 bedroom apartments are sheltered behind gardens of native trees. Lowest Price Guarantee.

Emu Walk Apartments

Ayers Rock Resort's 4 star self-contained apartments: Only 20km from Uluru, the newly renovated 1 and 2 bedroom apartments are sheltered behind gardens of native trees. Lowest Price Guarantee.
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Ecology & Museum Tour

Wintjiri museum provides an educational display highlighting local history, Aboriginal culture, geology, flora and fauna. On this interpretative tour of the museum your Aboriginal guide will introduce you to the region's unique ecology and classes of mammals and fauna types not found anywhere else in the world.  Gain insights into the Anangu land conservation and management practices as well as a brief historical overview; starting 30,000 years ago with the Aboriginal habitation to the early European explorers, and the development of tourism at Uluru. Tour duration: approx. 45 minutes. Days and times: daily, 3pm Location: Wintjiri Arts & Museum

Bush Yarn

Welcome to the Circle of Sand, the Indigenous heart of Ayers Rock Resort. You'll become captivated by the yarns told by an Indigenous storyteller of Aboriginal history, culture and traditional techniques used on the land. Dependant on the season, learn about traditional bushtucker or an Indigenous man’s “survival kit” including weapons such as katjii (hunting spears), tjutinpa (clubs), kali (boomerangs) and miru (spear thrower). Tour duration: approx 30 minutes. Days and times: daily, 10am, 10:30am, 11am, 11:30am Location: Town Square Lawn Area

Guided Garden Walk

Desert Gardens Hotel is famous for it's magnificent gardens full of local flora. Meet your Indigenous guide at the hotel's reception for a guided tour of these authentic native gardens and an introduction to the many different plants which Anangu relied on for food and medicinal purposes. Tour duration approx. 1 hour.
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3 Day Uluru Outback Adventure Itinerary

Discover adventure in the Australian outback over 2 adventure-packed nights. Witness an amazing sunrise over Uluru. Get an adrenaline rush on a Harley Davidson ride. Enjoy dinner under the stars at the award-winning Sounds of Silence and various guest activities. Tours in this itinerary requires a moderate level of fitness.

3 Day Uluru Budget Itinerary

Explore Australia's Red Centre on a budget in 2 packed nights. Experience the magic of Uluru. Enjoy a dinner under the stars at the award-winning Sounds of Silence, walk through the Field of Light and discover various guest activities that will provide you with unforgettable memories. This itinerary is designed for those wanting a budget adventure.

3 Day Family Itinerary

Discover the spiritual heart of Australia with this 2 night Uluru family itinerary including Astro Tour, Uluru and Kata Tjuta sunrise tour, Dot painting and various guest activities. The tours in this suggested Uluru Family itinerary are suited to families with children 5 years and over.
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Ayers Rock Resort is currently closed due to the impact of COVID-19 and related Northern Territory border and remote community closures.  We are currently taking general bookings from 1 August 2020, although this will be reviewed regularly should circumstances change. The Lost Camel Hotel is open for limited bookings for local residents and other guests who meet the mandated travel requirements and adhere to COVID-19 guidelines regarding health and safety. For guests travelling from outside the area prior to 17 July a mandatory 14 day self-isolation period will apply. Please refer to our FAQ page for further information.