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Kings Canyon Day Trip from Ayers Rock

By: AAT Kings
From US$179.70
Highlights
  • Choose your adventure with a customizable hiking experience in Kings Canyon
  • Stops for breakfast and lunch, so you don't have to carry food with you
  • Learn about the aboriginal history and geology of the site from your guide
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Kings Canyon Day Trip from Ayers Rock
From US$179.70
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Ayers Rock Roundtrip
Kings Canyon day tour from Ayers Rock. Concludes in Ayers Rock.
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Ayers Rock to Alice Springs
Kings Canyon day tour from Ayers Rock. Concludes in Alice Springs.
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Overview
Experience Kings Canyon on this customizable day trip from Ayers Rock. Leave the details and logistics to your guide—just choose whether you want a strenuous trek on the canyon rim or an easier one on the creek bed. You can also opt for a camel ride at the Kings Creek cattle station. Then decide your drop-off point—Ayers Rock or Alice Springs—at the end of the tour.
What to Expect
Start out your adventurous day with convenient pickup at your Ayers Rock Resort accommodation, which means you don't have to worry about navigating or directions on the way into the Red Centre. Spend two hours relaxing and snapping photos of the rugged scenery before reaching Kings Canyon for your trek.

Stop at the cattle station, a family-run operation that offers camel rides (own expense), so you can see how the early Australian settlers experienced the Outback for the first time. You'll also have the option to fuel up with breakfast and coffee at the on-site café.

Continue to Watarrka National Park, where your guide will fill you in on the history and geology of the sandstone gorge, as well as its sacred meaning to the Lilla and Ulpinyali people. Choose between two walk options in the canyon: the 3.5-mile (6-kilometer) strenuous Rim Walk or the more leisurely Creek Bed Walk, which runs 1 mile (2 kilometers) along the valley floor. Refuel with lunch (own expense) at Kings Canyon Resort before returning to Ayers Rock or catching another coach to Alice Springs—your choice.
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Reviewed yesterday
Sensational

Picked up from Yulara around 4am, and headed to Kings Canyon. After a very comfortable bus ride, and a few hours sleep, stopped off for brekky at Kings Creek Station. Good food before the bushwalk. Then travelled along to Kings Canyon, first hill was tough,...More

Thank Ray A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Kings Canyon Day Trip

Amazing day with Stephen and Tachi excellent guides knowledge of the area culture and locals 5 star friendly gorgeous people they made our day, The Kings Canyon rim walk was incredible, Stopping at station for great brekkie, stop to check out out salt lakes and...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
AAT Kings Uluru to Kings Canyon with Ivor & Gary

What a great day trip with Ivor the Driver & Gary the Guide. Excellent commentary all day with great local knowledge. Ivor’s attention to detail & bus safety was excellent. Gary’s patients with customers and calm nature is also exemplary. Both great Ambassador’s for AAT...More

Thank Fisherman365
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Do not bother with the Canyon Walk

The publicity makes out that the Canyon Walk is a viable alternative to the Rim Walk. Do not be fooled. It is almost a complete waste of time. We couldn’t do the Rim Walk for medical reasons but wanted to see the famed Kings Canyon....More

Thank David A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Definitely worth it!

We had a car so drove here ourselves from Ayers Rock. We did the full rim walk and it was definitely worth it! Much more interesting views and different landscape than what Uluru and Kata Tjuta have. Highly recommend bringing at least 2 bottles of...More

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