FREE activities for school holidays
Give your children the ultimate gift these school holidays - lasting memories, enriched with a new understanding of the majestic living cultural landscape of the spiritual heart of Australia. Ayers Rock Resort offers a popular suite of free daily guest activities for the whole family to enjoy, a perfect solution to keep the kids educated and enlightened these school holidays.
To celebrate family time, Ayers Rock Resort have an Uluru Family Holiday Special from $774* which includes 3 nights’ accommodation for 2 adults and 2 children, staying at the 4.5 star Desert Gardens Hotel, including buffet breakfast daily and return Ayers Rock Airport transfers and free daily guest activities.
As part of the daily free guest activities program, children can learn about Indigenous art, culture, nature and astronomy by joining in the following activities:
Bush Yarns 11am, 11.30am, 1pm& 1.30pm daily
Join one of the bush yarn talks at the Circle of Sand and listen to the stories of Aboriginal culture and traditions such as weapons used for hunting by men and tools and techniques used by women for gathering bush tucker.
The Astro Hub 12pm-3pm daily
Take part in fun science activities and chat to our resident astronomers about all things astronomy for those with a love of the night sky.
Astronomy Information Sessions 11.30am–1.30pm Tuesday to Saturday
Meet and interact with our Astronomer in Residence to learn about the stars, planets, galaxy, the Big Bang theory and more.
Astronomy Seminars 4pm Thursdays
The Astronomer in Residence will hold a seminar on a topic in their area of expertise.
Guided garden walks 8:30am Desert Gardens Hotel, 9:45am Sails in the Desert Hotel
Your guide will take you on a journey highlighting local flora, learn about bush foods and bush medicine. Or collect a Garden Walk Pocket Guide from you hotel reception for a self-guided tour of these gardens.
Indigenous Art Markets 10-4pm daily
Kids can also watch world-renowned artists from Maraku Arts demonstrate the technique of fine poker work on wooden artefacts synonymous to Central Australian Aboriginal Art.
To make a reservation to stay at Ayers Rock Resort, visit www.ayersrockresort.com.au/family or call the Voyages Travel Centre on 1300 134 044.
*Conditions apply. A minimum 3 night stay per room applies. Book and travel until 30 November 2015.