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Uluru (Ayers Rock) Sunset with Outback Barbecue Dinner and Star Tour

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Uluru (Ayers Rock) Sunset with Outback Barbecue Dinner and Star Tour
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icon3 hours 30 minutes  (approx.)
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Sip a glass of wine of beer as you watch the sun sink over Uluru (Ayers Rock), followed by an Aussie-style barbecue dinner. Snap photos of the spectacular hues reflected on the iconic monolith, located in Uluru–Kata Tjuta National Park in Australia's Red Centre. Feast on mouthwatering dishes as you watch myriad stars light up the night sky. After dinner, your central desert outback experience is enhanced with a star tour. Includes hotel transport from Ayers Rock Resort.
  • See the changing colors of the desert as the sun sets over Uluru
  • Dinner and star tour near Uluru (Ayers Rock)
  • Traditional Australian barbecue including complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks
  • Exclusive location close to Uluru in the Kata Tjuta National Park
  • Stargazing in the Ayers Rock desert is one of the best places on earth to view the southern night sky
  • An informative star talk led by a knowledgeable local guide
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Barbecue Dinner including: steak, sausages, garlic prawns, kangaroo, salads and dessert
Beer, wine and soft drinks with your Barbecue Dinner
Expert Local Guide
Star Gazing tour with expert star guide
Pickup and drop-off from Ayers Rock Resort hotels
Sparkling Wine and Nibbles at Sunset
National Park Fee
Gratuities
  • Sails In The Desert , Yulara Drive Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872 Australia
  • Ayers Rock Campground , Yulara Drive Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872 Australia
  • Outback Pioneer Hotel & Lodge, Ayers Rock Resort , Yulara Drive, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872 Australia
  • Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort , Yulara Drive Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872 Australia
  • Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
    4/1/2022 - 5/31/2022
    Monday - Sunday:05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    6/1/2022 - 10/31/2022
    Monday - Sunday:05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    11/1/2022 - 3/31/2023
    Monday - Sunday:05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Hotel pick-ups commence prior to the tour start time. Please refer to your voucher for your hotel pick-up time or call AAT Kings on 1300 228 546. You will be collected from the hotel you have selected in the down list. If you wish to change your pick-up location, you must call AAT Kings at least 24 hrs prior to travel. If your hotel does not appear on the dropdown list, AAT Kings does not pick-up from your hotel. Please phone AAT Kings to arrange an alternate pick-up time and location.
    Start your outback dinner and star tour with pickup from your accommodation at Ayers Rock Resort. You’re transported to the sunset viewing area in Uluru–Kata Tjuta National Park, where you’re served a welcome glass of wine with snacks.

    Keep your camera on hand to capture the postcard-perfect colors of Uluru as the sun gradually sinks below the desert plain and reflects its light onto the world-famous monolith, one of Australia’s most renowned icons.

    You're transferred to the dinner site and treated to more views of Uluru across the central desert, an experience not to be missed! Dig into a typical Aussie barbecue featuring a mouthwatering menu that includes sizzling gourmet sausages, a sumptuous selection of meats, seasonal salads and fresh bread rolls accompanied by a selection of wine, beer and soft drinks. 

    After dinner, relax with a cup of tea or coffee as the inky night sky reveals myriad twinkling stars. Your local guide and star expert points out planets and constellations, including the Southern Cross, before you’re returned to your hotel.
    Itinerary
    Stop At:  
    Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
    After pickup from Ayers Rock Resort, you'll travel to the Uluru sunset viewing area. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and snacks as the sun sets over Uluru. Continue to the barbecue site located in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. As you dine looking out across the desert to Uluru (Ayers Rock), savor the mouth-watering flavors of a traditional Aussie barbecue. The menu includes sizzling gourmet sausages, a delicious selection of meats, seasonal salads and fresh bread rolls accompanied by a complementary selection of wine, beer and soft drinks.
    Admission Ticket Free
    Stop At:  
    Uluru
    After dinner, relax with a cup of tea or coffee as the sun gradually sinks below the desert plain to reveal a myriad of stars in the outback’s spectacular night sky. The Ayers Rock desert is one of the best places on earth to view the southern night sky. Your local guide and star expert will lead you through the constellations and planets as they move about the sky. Discover the zodiac constellations, find south using the Southern Cross and be amazed by the gleaming Milky Way. This is an experience not to be missed.
    Duration: 30 minutes
    Admission Ticket Not Included
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Dietary requirements must be advised at least 24 hours prior to travel to ensure you're catered for
    • Guests that require a wheelchair are welcome on our tours providing they are accompanied by an able-bodied companion and do not require special assistance from the supplier to embark and disembark the vehicle. Wheelchairs will be stored under the vehicle whilst in transit. If travelling with a wheelchair, you must contact the supplier at least 72hrs prior to departure to ensure your wheelchair can be accommodated
    • If travelling with an infant that requires a stroller, you must contact the supplier at least 72hrs prior to departure to ensure the can be accommodated.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
    • OPERATED BY AAT Kings
    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

    Learn more about cancellations.

    The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
    Q:
    What is the policy on sanitization during Uluru (Ayers Rock) Sunset with Outback Barbecue Dinner and Star Tour ?
    A:The policies on sanitization are:

    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    See all safety measures taken by Uluru (Ayers Rock) Sunset with Outback Barbecue Dinner and Star Tour .
    Q:
    What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Uluru (Ayers Rock) Sunset with Outback Barbecue Dinner and Star Tour ?
    A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    See all safety measures taken by Uluru (Ayers Rock) Sunset with Outback Barbecue Dinner and Star Tour .

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    • "Was cold being July but took jacket so was ok as its all outside" See review
    • "Expensive for a BBQ dinner but worth every penny for the ambience of Uluru in the backdrop Wonderful experience ✅👍" See review
    • "Was rather chilly so bring a beanie and warm coat. " See review

    Reviews

    4.5
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    189 Reviews

    Reviews by Viator travelers

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    star-5
    Great bbq tour
    Clive_B
    , May 2022
    Great tour, the Location was spectacular and the food was really good. Alex who gave the spar tour was 1st rate and made the event extra special. Do not hesitate to book this
    star-4
    Outback dinner
    Jasmine_W
    , May 2022
    The dinner experience, the outdoor bbq and surroundings were spectacular. Well catered for and staff are lovely.
    star-5
    AAA+ Strongly recommend. Amazing Tour
    SANI_L
    , May 2022
    This Tour was hands down amazing!!!! We couldn't fault AAT KINGS (except Kirsty or Kristy, who clearly hates her job and very rude & don't know how she has a job in Customer service!) .... RIGHT- Apart from that we had Frank, our driver, was hilarious & he was our driver. AAT were soo professional, Coaches were mint condition, clean, air con working, when we arrived at Uluru Viewing, they had 2 x tables set up for drinks (beer, wine, orange juice) and food (crackers, 2 x different dips, cheese, tray of carrot sticks and celery. Were fantastic, heaps of staff to serve you, everyone with a happy smile. Left ontime to get to our destination for bbq - does not do justice - staff again, on point, everything set up beautifully, music playing in background, just an amazing serene ambience. BBQ Chefs Bday, sang him happy birthday then ate, steak with cooked sensational, all salads and everything was done to perfection and to end the evening we had the pleasure of Alex giving us an Astronomy presentation, it was sensational. His knowledge and love of what he does had the entire Audience (100ish people) were entranced, engaged and we walked away feeling uplifted, spiritual and grateful for the knowledge Alex had imparted and presented just so well. COULD NOT FAULT AAT KINGS - THEY WERE AMAZING !!!!!! STAFF, TIMES, FOOD, LOCATION, COACHES, EVERYTHING
    star-5
    The whole attitude of all...
    CHRIS_W
    , May 2022
    The whole attitude of all staff was friendly and efficient The dinner was well organized and the food couldn’t have been better The table set up was great and the lanterns The astronomy talk was brilliant- not sure who it was but he was a great communicator
    star-4
    Good experience
    kerrie_s
    , May 2022
    Was a great night lots of drinks food but cloudy so no stars to be seen but lovery nighf warm and good company
    star-5
    Being so close to the...
    sharon_k
    , May 2022
    Being so close to the rock for the first time was a highlight. Unfortunately it was cloudy so no star gazing, good meal, very generous portions and generous with drinks.
    star-3
    Did not meet expectations.
    Paul_T
    , May 2022
    There were a number of good parts to this experience. The viewing of the rock was nice with drinks and some nibbles. The speaker who led us around the night sky was great. The dinner itself was not good. Advertised as a barbecue, it was found as a jumble of meat (the chicken, prawns and kangaroo were fine) the steak was a huge disappointment. We were the last of around 130 people to get up to self serve and most of the food was cold. Then there was the organisation. We tried to clarify what our pick uptime was, as the ticket was confusing. Phoning AATKings was a complete disaster. We waited at least 35 minutes listening to their recorded message being told “an expert would be with us as soon as possible”. Another lady on the tour told us she had waited an hour and, like us, speaking to nobody. My call to Viator got somewhere, but even Viator had no success in talking to AATKings. I spent an very frustrating afternoon, just trying to find out what time we would be picked up. Maybe this put me in the wrong mind to go on the tour, but for the por food and painful attempt to contact AATKings, I would not recommend this to anyone. Go on the Sounds of Silence dinner, which we have done twice before. Same price, better experience.
    icon Response from Host , May 2022
    Hi Paul We do apologize for the long wait times you experienced with our contact centre, we are currently receiving a very high volume of calls and are working hard to build up resources to ensure our service levels remain high. We will be sure to also pass on your feedback regarding the food to our operations team. We do hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in the Red Centre and hope to welcome you on board again soon. Kind Regards, Jacob from AAT Kings
    star-5
    Great evening
    Elizabeth_S
    , May 2022
    Astronomy talk was great. Presenter was very knowledgeable and easy to follow. Food was great, and driver Sara was lots of fun. The staff in general were excellent.
    star-5
    An amazing bucket list experience!
    Cheryl_B
    , May 2022
    We would highly recommend this excursion. Our dinner at Uluru was a most fantastic ‘bucket list’ experience. We watched Uluṟu change its colours through sunset while sipping bubbly and eating delicious canapés and were then treated to a wonderful dinner right beside Uluṟu, apparently the only group to be positioned inside the national park. Matt gave us a very informative talk about the amazing and immense night sky before we headed home in the comfortable coach with our lovely and highly entertaining driver Sarah. Be aware that a national park pass is required ($38 each for a three day pass - no one day passes available). We had this already after exploring Uluṟu and Kata Tjuta previously but some people were unaware. It’s easy to buy online. If you get the chance, do it!
    star-3
    Nice dinner and drinks but slightly overpriced
    Kathryn_B
    , May 2022
    Sunset drinks and dinner under stars all very well organised in a great spot with nice team, however feel was over priced for the quality of food and wine served. Had a guy present a talk on the stars which was very interesting, however he didn’t like the fact that some people were talking during his presentation and made that obvious by berating the whole group and treating us like young children and threatening to finish up if we didn’t pay attention, he did not handle a very minor situation very well at all. All very uncomfortable.
    icon Response from Host , May 2022
    Hi Kathryn, Thank you very much for your feedback. I'll pass it on to our team in Ayers Rock. Jess from AAT Kings
    star-5
    BBQ dinner up close to Uluru
    helzier
    , May 2022
    This was a fabulous experience. We were picked up by AAT Kings from our accommodation and driven out to a viewing spot of Uluṟu and served drinks and nibbles. A great way to start the night. Then back on the bus and driven close to the base of the rock to where tables had been set up for dinner. The food was great , steaks on the BBQ, chicken, kangaroo and garlic prawns served with vegetables and also assorted salads. Dessert was also served to us at our tables. Drinks were constantly offered and served . We throughly enjoyed our night and would definitely recommend it
    star-5
    Wonderful evening, lovely food
    Sandy_P
    , May 2022
    We really enjoyed the evening. The food and drinks were plentiful and very nice. The location of the evening was amazing. Our only downfall was it was a very cloudy evening and we had poor visibility of the stars but the presentation was very interesting.
    star-5
    Donner at Uluru
    Alison_D
    , Apr 2022
    The food was delicious and the astronomy talk was fabulous. It was extremely well run and the staff were all very professional and friendly!
    star-1
    Poorly organised poor value
    harold_w
    , Apr 2022
    No communication from ASTKings on where to be picked up. Had to pay National Park entry fee for second time as not advised I had to bring proof. No seating provided for my disabled wife to watch sunset. No advice or assistance to walk 170m to barbecue. Substandard meal.
    icon Response from Host , May 2022
    Hi Harold, Thank you very much for your feedback. I'll pass it on to relevant teams. Jess from AAT Kings
    star-5
    Amazing!
    Donna_L
    , Apr 2022
    We were a group of 5 & every one of us thoroughly enjoyed it. Food was great & plenty of it. Service was super efficient & friendly. The star talk, also very interesting & informative. Highly recommend.
    star-5
    Uluru bbq.
    Dell_L
    , Apr 2022
    The drive out was amazing but then sitting together and having a wonderful bbq together under that incredible sky was unforgettable. The staff never stopped making sure every part of the evening went well.
    star-1
    Disappointing
    Angela_L
    , Apr 2022
    Unfortunately we had a disappointing and underwhelming experience as the bus transfer to Uluru was more than an hour late so we missed the sunset which was the main reason we booked the tour.
    icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
    Hi Angela, we do apologize for what occurred on the day of your tour. Our guest relations team are currently reaching out to all those that were impacted, in case we haven't already can you please privately message us with your email or send us an email to guestrelations@ttc.com Kind Regards, Jacob from AAT Kings
    star-1
    Poorly Organized experience at a great venue…
    Peter_K
    , Apr 2022
    This sunset viewing and outdoor barbecue and star gazing at Ayers Rock experience was organized by a vendor called AATKING that was billed as similar to the popular “Sound of Silence” experience. Unfortunately it hardly lived up to the hype… Worst of all the bus pick up was over an hour late so we missed our sunset viewing. The quality of the barbecue was mediocre at best for paying over AUD $200 per person. Request for a partial refund is still pending. Overall it was a very disappointing experience!!!
    icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
    Hi Peter, can you please contact us at sales@aatkings.com.au with your booking number and we can follow up with our operations team. We are sorry to read that you didn't enjoy your BBQ dinner experience with us. Hope to hear from you soon. Kind Regards, Jacob from AAT Kings
    star-4
    Wonderful location
    Steve_E
    , Apr 2022
    The whole atmosphere of this magic location was extraordinary. Loved the astronomy presentation. Extremely well organised & wonderful, funny & knowledgeable tour guides. A small criticism is that for the BBQ meal we felt it was a little overpriced.
    icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
    Thanks Steve, we are so glad you enjoyed your experience at our exclusive location for the Outback BBQ Dinner. Kind Regards, Jacob from AAT Kings
    star-4
    A must-do in Uluru
    Michael_P
    , Apr 2022
    Awesome experience, great company and a magical evening. Information about the night sky great! Food was good. A must do when in Uluru

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