Departing Ayers Rock

View our convenient touring options departing from Ayers Rock Resort or departing Alice Springs. We pick you up, you travel in air-conditioned comfort, hear intriguing stories and learn the secrets of the world-renowned Ayers Rock. We also provide meals, beverages and snacks so all you have to do is focus on your incredible surroundings. Once your tours is complete you can be dropped off at Ayers Rock (Uluru) Airport prior to your flight or Ayers Rock Resort.

Operating since 2001, Emu Run Experience brings you up close and personal with the wonder and majesty of Uluru, Kata Tjuta and the incredible highlights of Central Australia. 

Book one of our highly awarded group tours and look forward to sights and experiences you will never forget. You can expect comfortable transport and friendly guides when you join any of our Outback adventures, which are suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels. 

Our tours depart most days from Alice Springs, and Ayers Rock Resort (Yulara). Book early to avoid disappointment.

Ayers Rock Tours

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the departure and return times?

Different tours depart at different times, so you can mix and and match your itinerary based on your travel plans.

For example, some tours depart Alice Springs early in the morning, stopping for breakfast on the way. While the tours departing Ayers Rock leave later in the morning.

After the tour is complete we return passengers to their Ayers Rock Resort accommodation. The bus then makes the return journey to Alice Springs and drop off those passengers finishing their tour at Alice Springs Accommodation.

Can I bring my family to Uluru?

Yes. Children aged 2 years and over are welcome on our tour and are charged at a child rate. 

All travellers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for their care.

What should I bring on the tour of Uluru?

We recommend you bring the following on your day tour:

Proof of booking (can include the e-version delivered to your email)

Water bottle (at least 1 litre)

Strong, non-slip walking shoes

Hat (wide-brimmed is best)





Casual and comfortable clothing (cool, light clothing is best in summer and warm clothing for winter)

Cash for purchasing dot paintings directly from local artists at sunset when available

Travel pillow (for those returning to Alice Springs, as we will be driving after nightfall)

USB chargers (for those departing from or returning to Alice Springs, there are USB ports on the coach)

Why Choose

Emu Run Experience?

Our Alice Springs-based tour company has received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for the last 9 years in a row.


We have been based in Central Australia since 2001 and are a family-owned business.


Several of our unforgettable outback experiences operate every day of the week.


Make the most of your holiday and choose a sightseeing, adventure or cultural tour.


Emu Run Experience is the only company to win the TripAdvisor ‘Hall of Fame’ award in Central Australia.


Air-conditioned buses and coaches allow you to travel to and from your destination in comfort and luxury. 


Our knowledgeable tour guides take pride in sharing amazing stories of life in the Outback.

The Best Way to

Experience Ayers Rock

Uluru is one of the world’s great natural wonders. Also known as Ayers Rock, it is 348 metres high, 10 kilometres in circumference, and is a one-of-a-kind red sandstone monolith. The best way to experience the physical and cultural significance of this Australian icon is with a friendly local guide. View the range of walks, day tours, and multi-day trips of the Australian Red Centre here.


Experience the real highlights of Central Australia in air-conditioned comfort.