General Information

GETTING THERE

 



By Air

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Both Jetstar and Virgin Australia fly daily directly into Ayers Rock Airport from Sydney. Jetstar has a 4 weekly return service from Melbourne Tullamarine to Ayers Rock Airport (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday)

Qantas operates daily flights to Ayers Rock Airport via Alice Springs from Sydney. Qantas also offers direct flights from Cairns and Alice Springs.

All three airlines offer connecting flights from most capital cities to Ayers Rock Airport.

International guests may like to consider a Qantas Aussie AirPass for a more convenient way to include Ayers Rock (Uluru) in their itinerary.

Alice Springs to Ayers Rock Resort is a 1 hour flight or a 4.5 hour drive (450kms).

Contact the Voyages Travel Centre for accommodation, flight, touring, car hire and travel insurance quotes on 1300 134 044 (+612 8296 8010) or email travel@voyages.com.au.

Airport Transfers

Complimentary return coach transfers from Ayers Rock Airport to Voyages Ayers Rock Resort meet every scheduled flight. The return transfer to Ayers Rock Resort Airport collects you from your hotel approximately 2 hours prior to flight departure please check with reception for exact departure times.

Ayers Rock Airport, Yulara (Connellan Airport)

Ayers Rock Airport is conveniently located just six kilometres from Voyages Ayers Rock Resort (10 minutes travel).

WEATHER

Uluru is situated near the centre of a semi-arid desert, which most people would associate with a hot and dry climate. However, it surprises - in that the temperature can vary so dramatically. Temperatures can range from 5° C in July to 37° C in January.

What classifies a desert is the amount of rainfall it receives. On average Uluru-Kata Tjuta receives approximately 308mm (12 inches) per year. Not much at all. So you should consider it lucky if you get to see Uluru in the rain.

Desert climate, average temperatures range from approximately 22 degrees Celsius (72 degrees Fahrenheit) in winter to 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit) in summer.

For overseas visitors, Australian winter months are June, July, August and summer months are December, January and February.

Daytime temperatures during summer can exceed 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit). Guests should ensure they pack sunscreen and a hat.