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Ayers Rock Resort Experiences

Town Square | Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
+61 2 8296 8010
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An excellent experience

It was a last minute decision and probably the best decision so far in my trip. When they take you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rosie L
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We took several tours with AAT Kings while visiting Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and, while all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bundaberg, Australia
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Family Astro Tour: This family friendly star gazing tour is designed for people of all ages with limited knowledge of the night sky but have an appreciation of its beauty. The tour is broken into three segments – the past, the present and the future. Past: learn how ancient cultures used the night sky for mythology, orientation and to predict upcoming seasons. Present: an opportunity to explore the night sky with telescopes, iPads and binoculars. Our resident astronomer will point out different constellations, stars and planets. Future: the evening concludes as you sit back and relax, while your guide contemplates what may be around the corner for astronomy and humankind. Astro Tour: This star gazing tour will take you on a fact finding journey through the southern night sky, enhancing your knowledge on astronomy and its beginnings. Your resident astronomer will guide you through the evolution of the Universe. Take a moment to explore the vast night landscape with teh use of telescopes, binoculars and iPads. Learn how stars are formed, why they produce light, the lifecycle of a star, the theory of "the Big Bang" and much more. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to have your questions answered in an Australian outback classroom.
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Town Square | Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
+61 2 8296 8010
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a last minute decision and probably the best decision so far in my trip. When they take you to the site you'll get a seat, and once all the flashlights are turned off you'll be surrounded by pure darkness, which is great for...More

Thank Rosie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took several tours with AAT Kings while visiting Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and, while all were thoroughly enjoyable, the Sounds of Silence Dinner was just brilliant. The evening started off with a wine (or 2) and nibblies at the Uluru sunset viewing area and...More

Thank brightspark67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great views of Uluru sunset whilst enjoying some sparkling and canapés (keep a look out for those they don't last long) then down the dune to a nice setting for dinner. Pot luck who you sit next to however the steady flow of reasonable wine...More

1  Thank WhingingPoms
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable evening watching the sunset with canapés and sparkling wine before eating a 3 course dinner as the sunsets over the Olgas. The proximity to the rock means it seems small in the distance but the Olgas were stunning. Great food, good service and...More

1  Thank Arls68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bus picks you up one hour before sunset... It's perfect time to enjoy the last minutes of sun shine.... We met tons of people from all over the world. It's super cold... dress up warm.... those beautiful pictures on the advertising of ladies on...More

Thank Nilma C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been let down by things like this before so were a little apprehensive that this would be a waste of money. But this was an amazing experience! Neither of us are astronomers, but my partner is an amateur enthusiast. The talk was great,...More

Thank Georgi R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic insight into astronomy. Sean was so informative and generous with his time, definitely recommend adding this to the list especially with kids, very close to the town square and accommodation. A great way to wind down for the evening.

Thank _erica_fokes_
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must for anyone interested in the sky. I found out a lot I didnt know. Even though they had to deal with clouds coming over we got to see some interesting stars and planets. Sean was very good at adapting his information...More

Thank Tracey R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent night, we had a table of approx. 8 couples. The service was excellent, started with drinks, canapés which included small bites of crocodile and kangaroo. Aboriginal dancing was the entertainment to begin before we headed to our table. There was a good choice of...More

1  Thank austi_junglebar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great way to spend the evening. This is a must do if you are visiting Uluru. It was well organised, informative and fun. Everyone had an opportunity to view the night sky via the telescope and at their own pace. Questions were welcomed...More

Thank Narelle H
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Janice R
Hi All-- We are visiting this August (2017) and are looking for an experience to see the Milky Way, stars, planets, etc. The Milky Way should be very visible the night we are there (August 21) because the moon is virtually dark. We thought maybe we could hire a private tour guide with some knowledge of the Milky Way, stars, planets. There are four of us. But I think what I am seeing is group tours and not private tours. I was just curious if there are any "private" or very small groups available. If not, any tour would be great. Regards, Jan
3 February 2017|
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Response from SharonLJ1964 | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure about private tours but they have group tours everynight. Y ou can book and enquire at your accomadation.