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Uluru Culture Vulture

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  • 2 Nights at Desert Gardens Hotel in a Deluxe Room
  • Maruku Arts Dot Painting Workshop
  • Maruku Arts Bus Cave Art Tour
  • Gallery of Central Australia

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Immerse yourself in culture and art when you visit a family cave in Uluru where you will learn about beautiful works of art depicting the creation time (Tjukurpa) stories set in stone. Create your own story in a Dot Painting workshop where you will learn about the symbols and painting styles used to create beautiful works of art depicting the creation time (Tjukurpa) stories. Spend your nights at the Desert Gardens Hotel and maybe take in an additional tour of the Field of Lights. Be sure to visit the newly opened Gallery of Central Australia to discover the artworks of many local communities.

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Accommodation

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Desert Gardens Hotel

Via Yulara Drive, Yulara NT 0872, Australia

Magnificent ghost gums and flowering native shrubs are the setting for this hotel. Desert Gardens Hotel is centrally located to all resort and touring facilities and offers a range of accommodation, from shaded poolside rooms to deluxe rooms overlooking the desert.

You can relax in the comfort of your own private balcony or courtyard, or unwind in the hotel's pool, sipping cocktails from the Bunya bar.

It's only a short stroll to the Resorts' numerous lookouts, where you can view what is arguably Australia's best sunset, with the spectacular play of colours across the face of Uluru and the surrounding desert.

Tours & Activities

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Maruku Arts- Tours & Workshops

Cultural Centre, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Dot Painting Workshop

You will be taught some introductory Pitjantjatjara words (Pitjantjatjara is a local language spoken by Anangu).

Through an introduction to Anangu tools, you will get a sense of traditional and contemporary life.

You will get to create, keep and share your own story – applying your new knowledge.

Through our workshops our artists would like to share a part of their culture with you, so you can learn something.

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Gallery of Central Australia (GoCA)

67 Yulara Drive, Yulara NT 0872

Gallery of Central Australia (GoCA) is an immersive celebration of Central Australian art. It is a cultural hub that educates and inspires visitors about Indigenous art through revolving exhibitions, enriching art discussions and artists-in-residence programs.

Terms & conditions

Deluxe Room - 2 Night Rate Terms and Conditions:

Should you need to cancel your booking please contact our Voyages Travel Centre on 1300 134 044 (International: +61 (2) 8296 8010) or email travel@voyages.com.au. Our travel specialists will be happy to assist you.

Cancellation Policy is applied as below

Any cancellation within 90 days prior to check-in : 100% of total booked cost

Cancelation policy for 3+ night rate : Full prepayment is required at time of booking to secure this rate 100% cancellation fees apply for any changes or cancellations. .

Members of the public booking directly with Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia:
In contracting to provide accommodation and/or arrange flights and transfers for you Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia does so strictly upon these Booking Terms & Conditions and Conditions of Carriage. These Booking Terms and Conditions and Conditions of Carriage are set out on Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia website at www.voyages.com.au/terms/. By booking directly through Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia or www.voyages.com.au you warrant and agree that you have read these Booking Terms & Conditions and Conditions of Carriage and agree to be bound by them.

BUS Cave Art Tour (14:30 to 17:30) Terms and Conditions:

Tour does not provide transport, participants must make there own way to Mutitjulu Water Hole
Cancellations & Refunds – Cancellations 48h prior to commencement will incur a 30% administration fee. Cancellations within 48h of commencement will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
Children – Child rates apply to children who are between 5-15 years old inclusive. Children under 16 years must be accompanied by a paying adult.
Family – family rates apply to 2 adults & 2 children who are between 5-15 years
Itinerary – Maruku reserves the right to alter all of its advertised products if required. This could be as a result of weather, unforeseen circumstances and/or cultural reasons. Product durations may vary from advertised times.
Cultural obligations – Please be aware that Maruku Anangu employees are traditional Aboriginal people with strong cultural obligations. In the event of ceremonial duties or unforeseen circumstances Maruku may not be able to provide the specified product as advertised.
Close out dates – Each session needs a minimum of 5 pax to operate. Maruku does not operate on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day each year. Other close out dates will be advised separately.
Photography – As a courtesy to our artists please ask before taking photos.

dotpainting workshop (10:30 to 12:00) Terms and Conditions:

Cancellations & Refunds – Cancellations 48h prior to commencement will incur a 30% administration fee. Cancellations within 48h of commencement will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
Children – Child rates apply to children who are between 5-15 years old inclusive. Children under 16 years must be accompanied by a paying adult.
Family – family rates apply to 2 adults & 2 children who are between 5-15 years
Itinerary – Maruku reserves the right to alter all of its advertised products if required. This could be as a result of weather, unforeseen circumstances and/or cultural reasons. Product durations may vary from advertised times.
Cultural obligations – Please be aware that Maruku Anangu employees are traditional Aboriginal people with strong cultural obligations. In the event of ceremonial duties or unforeseen circumstances Maruku may not be able to provide the specified product as advertised.
Close out dates – Each session needs a minimum of 5 pax to operate. Maruku does not operate on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day each year. Other close out dates will be advised separately.
Photography – As a courtesy to our artists please ask before taking photos.

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