3. Red Desert Reptiles Show
This family-friendly show introduces some of the amazing species that survive and roam in the harsh environment of the Red Desert of Central Australia, home to 73 types of reptile. Participants will get up close, touch and hold some of the reptiles including Bruce the blue tongue lizard (Lungkata), Wolverine the bearded dragon (Ngapala), Max the Mulga, also known as a king brown (Liru), and a Woma Python (Kunlya). From $25 per person.
4. Uluru Fork & View
SEIT’s new Uluru Billy Tea & Tjukurpa tour offers uninterrupted views of the desert surrounds from a customised double-decker coach. Guests will learn about the local Anangu culture and the Tjukurpa (creation stories) of the Mala people on a guided walk to Kantju Gorge. Further around the base of Uluru, a delicious outback-style morning tea is served on the top deck, followed by a visit to the Uluru Cultural Centre. From $165 per person.
5. Bush Food Experience
Part of Ayers Rock Resort’s Bush Tucker Journeys programme bringing ancient flavours into modern cuisine, this free daily Bush Food Experience teaches guests about native Australian ingredients including plants, fruits, grains and spices, and how for centuries these bush foods were used by Indigenous people. Guests will discover ancient food preparation techniques and enjoy a demonstration of how these ingredients can be used in modern cooking as they learn to make wattle seed shortbread. Free for guests at Ayers Rock Resort.