Experience

Longitude 131° is the ultimate luxury basecamp from which to explore the natural and cultural landscapes of Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Guests at Longitude 131° embark on a signature itinerary of guided adventures, allowing a personal discovery with the Red Centre’s iconic natural attractions and Aboriginal heritage. View and download our experiences fact sheet here.

Private experiences

Many guests value the option of private touring, ensuring an experience of Uluru Kata Tjuta in the exclusive company of immediate fellow travellers, be they family and or friends. Guests on private tours have the luxury of touring at their own pace, and may follow an itinerary of private signature experiences or tailor their own. Transport is in a luxury private vehicle with a personal lodge guide. Advance bookings are essential, charges apply.

Explore the protected cultural and natural landscape of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in the privacy of a luxury four wheel drive vehicle including four signature experiences and return airport transfers. The tariff commences from AUD $3,000 for four guests, while larger vehicle options are available for groups of up to 16 passengers. Subject to availability, advance booking is essential.

Other activities

The Red Centre offers a swag of options for guests looking to explore more or perhaps pursue a special interest. Longitude 131° works with premium local operators to offer these special adventures. Additional charges apply, view rates here.

1 Helicopter flights

Helicopter Flights

Take a Red Centre adventure to new heights, lifting off from the lodge’s helipad on a scenic helicopter flight. Most popular is the 30-minute aerial tour of Uluru and Kata Tjuta, ideal as an exhilarating departure experience.

6 Dot Painting

Dot Painting

Maruku Arts offers a fun introduction to Aboriginal art and the opportunity to learn about the symbols and painting styles used by local Aboriginal ladies in their artworks. Join the ladies and with their guidance, create a painting to take home as memento.

3 Camel Tours

Camel Tours

Join a camel train through red dune country, with Uluru and Kata Tjuta as a stunning backdrop. Most popular at sunrise and sunset, tours are guided by cameleers who share the animals’ quirky names and stories. These meditative tours are a nod to the original Red Centre pioneers.

2 Scenic Plane Flights

Scenic Plane Flights

Take off in a small charter plane and soar high above the above the desert to see the outback from a spectacular new angle. Choose from a range of light plane adventures taking in the region’s iconic natural attractions or travel further afield to take in Lake Amadeus and Kings Canyon.

4 Motorcycle Tours

Motorcycle Tours

Feel the freedom of the outback highway on the back of an authentic Harley Davidson cruising through Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park on a motorbike or trike. Drivers double as guides to provide an informative commentary along the way.

5 Cycling Tours

Outback Cycling

Jump on a mountain bike and cycle the ten kilometre path around the base of Uluru. Fun for adventure-loving travellers and families, a mountain-biking tour is a wonderful way to take in the outback giant. Recommended for stays of three nights or for returning guests seeking a fresh perspective.

7 SEIT Tours

SEIT Tours

Northern Territory tour specialist SEIT Outback Australia offers exciting and innovative adventures throughout Central Australia, specialising in off the beaten track environmental and cultural experiences. SEIT also offer a foreign language guided tour service using iPod technology.

Sample itineraries

Longitude 131° offers an essential experience of Australia’s spiritual heartland. Guests are presented with a personalised itinerary upon arrival including the lodge’s Signature Experiences.

Longitude 131° offers an essential experience of Australia’s heartland, blending pristine nature, contemporary surrounds and exceptional dining to create an enriching connection with this ancient land. Guests are presented with a personalised itinerary upon arrival including the lodge’s Signature Experiences. Central to a stay is an encounter with the Red Centre’s iconic natural attractions and guests take the ‘road less travelled’, sharing exclusive experiences with fellow guests.

  • Two Night Walkabout

    The following represents an indicative experience over two nights. Many factors influence the delivered itinerary, including length of stay, flight arrival and departure times, pre-booked activities, vehicles and guide availability, weather conditions and seasonality. Any special arrangements made in advance, or once at the lodge, will be choreographed by our team and your itinerary customised to ensure the very best experience of both lodge and destination. Download itinerary here.

    Day 1 - Welcome

    Day 1 Welcome

    Arrive at Longitude 131° to a warm signature welcome. Settle in to the relaxed luxury of the surrounds and savour the magnificent views from your balcony as the light shifts and changes over Uluru.

    Day 1 - Evening

    Day 1 Evening

    Capture the changing lights reflected over Uluru’s many faces as the sun slips below the horizon during the Uluru Sunset excursion. The essential outback experience enjoyed with chilled glass and canapé in hand!

    Day 1 - Night

    Day 1 Night

    Experience Bruce Munro’s magical Field of Light art installation as darkness descends over Australia’s spiritual heartland. The evening seamlessly segues into an exclusive dining event amongst the dunes at Table 131°.

    Day 2 - Morning_2

    Day 2 Morning

    Join the Longitude 131° guide for a walk in the early dawn light through Walpa Gorge and the many heads of Kata Tjuta. Later, a visit to the Culture Centre completes a morning of discovery in the Red Centre.

    Day 2 - Afternoon_1

    Day 2 Afternoon

    Journey to the base of Uluru to learn about the history of the ancestral Mala people on the Mala Walk. At dusk, enter Kantju Gorge illuminated in the light of the setting sun for evening drinks and canapés.

    Day 2 - Night_2

    Day 2 Night

    Relax in the Dune House with its feel-at-home open bar or toast the view from the Dune Top. Dine at your leisure in the restaurant from 7pm.

    Day 3 - Morning_2

    Day 3 Morning

    The Mutitjulu Meander takes in a peaceful waterhole at the base of Uluru as the sun rises over the ancient monolith. Delve into the Aboriginal creation story of Kuniya Piti for a deeper connection.

    Day 3 - Farewell

    Day 3 Farewell

    Back at the lodge, enjoy breakfast in the Dune House and capture final pictures before departure. ‘Palya’ (that’s ‘Goodbye’ in the local language) and safe travels.

  • Three Night Classic Uluru

    The following represents an indicative experience over two nights. Many factors influence the delivered itinerary, including length of stay, flight arrival and departure times, pre-booked activities, vehicles and guide availability, weather conditions and seasonality. Any special arrangements made in advance, or once at the lodge, will be choreographed by our team and your itinerary customised to ensure the very best experience of both lodge and destination. Download itinerary here.

    Day 1 - Welcome_1

    Day 1 Welcome

    Arrive at Longitude 131° to a warm signature welcome. Settle in to the relaxed luxury of the surrounds and savour the magnificent views from your balcony as the light shifts and changes over Uluru.

    Day 1 - Evening_1

    Day 1 Evening

    Capture the changing lights reflected over Uluru’s many faces as the sun slips below the horizon during the Uluru Sunset excursion. The essential outback experience enjoyed with chilled glass and canapé in hand!

    Day 1 - Night_1

    Day 1 Night

    Experience Bruce Munro’s magical Field of Light art installation as darkness descends over Australia’s spiritual heartland. The evening seamlessly segues into an exclusive dining event amongst the dunes at Table 131°.

    Day 2 - Morning_1

    Day 2 Morning

    Join the Longitude 131° guide for a walk in the early dawn light through Walpa Gorge and the many heads of Kata Tjuta. Later, a visit to the Culture Centre completes a morning of discovery in the Red Centre.

    Day 2 - Afternoon

    Day 2 Afternoon

    Journey to the base of Uluru to learn about the history of the ancestral Mala people on the Mala Walk. At dusk, enter Kantju Gorge illuminated in the light of the setting sun.

    Day 2 - Night_1

    Day 2 Night

    Relax in the Dune House with its feel-at-home open bar or toast the view from the Dune Top. Dine at your leisure in the restaurant from 7pm.

    Day 3 - Morning_1

    Day 3 Morning

    The Mutitjulu Meander takes in a peaceful waterhole at the base of Uluru as the sun rises over the ancient monolith. Delve into the Aboriginal creation story of Kuniya Piti for a deeper connection.

    Day 3 - Afternoon_1

    Day 3 Afternoon

    Take a dip in the pool or plunge spa, lounge on your balcony with a good book or consider a visit to Spa Kinara for a rejuvenating treatment. Additional charges apply.

    Day 3 - Night_1

    Day 3 Night

    Savour sundowners overlooking the outback icons before a four-course dinner enjoyed in the ambience of the Dune House or privately on the Dune Top (additional charges apply).

    Day 4 - Farewell

    Day 4 Farewell

    Rise early for a sunrise walk or enjoy a sleep-in before taking breakfast in the Dune House. A chance to take final pictures before departure. Palya!

  • Four Night Classic Platinum

    The following represents an indicative experience over two nights. Many factors influence the delivered itinerary, including length of stay, flight arrival and departure times, pre-booked activities, vehicles and guide availability, weather conditions and seasonality. Any special arrangements made in advance, or once at the lodge, will be choreographed by our team and your itinerary customised to ensure the very best experience of both lodge and destination. Download itinerary here.

    Day 1 - Welcome

    Day 1 Welcome

    Arrive at Longitude 131° to a warm signature welcome. Settle in to the relaxed luxury of the surrounds and savour the magnificent views from your balcony as the light shifts and changes over Uluru.

    Day 1 - Evening

    Day 1 Evening

    Capture the changing lights reflected over Uluru’s many faces as the sun slips below the horizon during the Uluru Sunset experience. The essential outback experience enjoyed with chilled glass and canapé in hand!

    Day 1 - Night

    Day 1 Night

    Experience Bruce Munro’s magical Field of Light art installation as darkness descends over Australia’s spiritual heartland. The evening seamlessly segues into an exclusive dining event amongst the dunes at Table 131°.

    Day 2 - Morning

    Day 2 Morning

    Join the Longitude 131° guide for a walk in the early dawn light through Walpa Gorge and the many heads of Kata Tjuta. Later, a visit to the Culture Centre completes a morning of discovery in the Red Centre.

    Day 2 - Evening

    Day 2 Evening

    Journey to the base of Uluru to learn about the history of the ancestral Mala people on the Mala Walk. At dusk, enter Kantju Gorge illuminated in the light of the setting sun for evening drinks and canapés.

    Day 2 - Night

    Day 2 Night

    Relax in the Dune House with its feel-at-home open bar or toast the view from the Dune Top. Dine at your leisure in the restaurant from 7pm.

    Day 3 - Morning

    Day 3 Morning

    The Mutitjulu Meander takes in a peaceful waterhole at the base of Uluru as the sun rises over the ancient monolith. Delve into the Aboriginal creation story of Kuniya Piti for a deeper connection.

    Day 3 - Afternoon

    Day 3 Afternoon

    Shake up a cocktail in the Dune House bar, recline in the open-air lounge on the Dune Top or explore further afield with the lodge’s offering of premium Bespoke Experiences (additional charges apply).

    Day 3 - Night

    Day 3 Night

    Savour sundowners on the lodge’s glamorous Dune Top with seductive views of Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Stay for Private Dining in one of four pods (additional charges apply). Alternatively, enjoy dinner in the Dune House from 7pm.

    Day 4 - Morning

    Day 4 Morning

    Enjoy a well-deserved sleep-in or explore the lodge grounds on the five kilometre Longitude Loop. Either way, a long and lazy breakfast is a must!

    Day 4 - Afternoon

    Day 4 Afternoon

    Broaden horizons and book a Bespoke Experience or consider retreating to the cool sanctuary of Spa Kinara. Additional charges apply.

    Day 4 - Evening

    Day 4 Night

    The final sunset: hop in a heli for an aerial tour, or stay grounded as part of a camel train (additional charges apply). Later, reflect on the stay with drinks and dinner in the Dune House.

    Day 5 - Farewell

    Day 5 Farewell

    Rise early for a sunrise walk or enjoy a sleep-in before taking breakfast in the Dune House. A chance to take final pictures before departure. ‘Palya’ (that’s ‘Goodbye’ in the local language) and safe travels.

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Destination

Seasons of the outback

The semi-arid desert of Uluru-Kata Tjuta makes for warm travelling conditions. Sunny days and cooler nights may be expected for much of the year, while the hot summer often sees dramatic storms rendering the Red Centre a relatively lush green.

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Our committment to the environment

A dynamic environmental management plan featuring cutting edge technologies steers lodge operations and ultimately enhances each guest's experience.

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How do I get there?

Uluru Kata-Tjuta National Park is located in the Red Centre in Australia’s Northern Territory. The main port, Ayers Rock Airport is three hours’ travel by air from most Australian capital cities.

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