Part of the Ayers Rock Resort, Desert Gardens Hotel allows you to enjoy great facilities whilst staying at the only property with rooms overlooking Uluru itself.
Longitude 131°, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia
Longitude 131° offers opulent and stylish accommodation in one of Australia's most spectacular locations.
With just 15 individually designed and elevated safari-style tents accommodating a maximum of 30 guests at any one time, Longitude 131° offers visitors an exclusive and unforgettable experience. From the comfort of your king sized bed, remote control curtains reveal uninterrupted views of the ancient monolith of Uluru (Ayers Rock), at its most spectacular during sunrise and sunset when dazzling colours blanket the rock.
The Dune House is the central hub of this unique wilderness camp and features a library, communal dining area, lounge and self-service bar stocked with quality Australian wines, beers, spirits and liqueurs. Longitude 131° also has a pool and deck with breathtaking panoramic views of Uluru and the surrounding desert.
Longitude 131° Touring
The experience of staying at Longitude 131° extends beyond the unique and luxurious accommodation, excellent service and fine dining by providing an opportunity to enjoy getting off the well established tourist trail with their extensive touring programme.
A series of excellent eco-tours are included in your stay and provide genuine quality and authenticity by expert, knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides. In small groups you can tour this world famous region via guided, interpretative bush walks to learn about the dynamic ecology that exists in this harsh environment.
Walk through the Kantju Gorge and witness the rock walls ablaze with the light of the setting sun, visit the vibrant and engaging Uluru cultural centre, walk around the base of the rock to view cave paintings and learn about the indigenous Anangu people; then end your day with a memorable gourmet dinner beneath the cool desert skies and a blanket of vivid stars.
You can choose to follow the carefully crafted daily programme of Uluru activities and experiences, or take a personal 4WD tour with your own private guide and design your own Outback adventure.
This is a deluxe wilderness experience at its very best, which captures the spirituality of Uluru.
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Alternative places to stay nearby
Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
The Outback Pioneer offers simple accommodation in a fun and rustic outback environment boasting a proper Aussie bar and grill.
Sails in the Desert is Ayers Rock Resort's premier hotel and is well furnished and designed with the interior décor focussing on Aboriginal heritage and culture.
Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
This full day tour is an indigenous cultural experience that provides a fascinating insight into everyday Aboriginal life. You will journey by 4WD and travel deep into the desert of the Pitjantjatjara Lands of Central Australia.
Follow 4WD tracks and a landscape which betrays a fascinating geological past on this full day tour of Mount Conner.
In front of you is the fabled Uluru; behind you are the domes of Kata Tjuta and, possibly the most spectacular sunset you have ever seen. Here you enjoy sparkling wine and a selection of delectable canapés whilst a local didgeridoo player explains and performs this traditional Aboriginal instrument.