- Private views of the sun rising and setting over Uluru make Longitude 131 an exceptionally located hotel.
- The 15 luxury tents all have private views of the changing colours of Uluru as the sun rises and sets.
- Spend an evening at Table 131°, enjoying dinner with the finest wines under a glittering canopy of stars.
- The flick of a bedside switch is all it takes to raise the blinds and watch the spectacular moods of Uluru at sunrise.
- Each elevated tent pays homage to an early Australian pioneer or explorer, with visual narratives adorning the walls.
- The Dune Pavillion has a spa, expanded pool deck, dune-top plunge pool and private outdoor dining pods, plus an ultra luxe Dune Pavillion that sleeps four.
- The hotel can also arrange custom-guided hikes , and helicopter, camel, motorcycle and bike tours.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
Departing Longitude 131° before sunset, guests will travel into Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. As you drive around Uluru your guide will explain the World Heritage values, as well as the geology and tourism history of the region. Journey along the Mala Walk and as day transforms into night, guests walk into Kantju Gorge to witness the gorge walls ablaze with the light of the setting sun.
Departing Longitude 131° prior to sunrise, this experience heads to Kata Tjuta, also known as the Olgas and comprising 36 majestic domes. Along the way the tour will briefly visit the Kata Tjuta Viewing Area for another “postcard” photo opportunity, with expert commentary of the ecology, fire management, flora and fauna of the area.
Experience the remarkable changing colours of the desert landscape and the spectacular sight of Uluru as day breaks over Australia’s heartland. A walk to peaceful Mutitjulu Waterhole offers a unique insight into the sheer physical and spiritual enormity of Uluru.
Enjoy a visit to Mulgara Gallery to see authentic Aboriginal art and meet the artist in residence. You will also have the opportunity to stroll around the Town Centre perhaps to visit the bank, post office or newsagency, returning to Longitude 131° in time for lunch.
Artist Bruce Munro’s internationally acclaimed solar installation Field of Light has arrived at the Red Centre, offering visitors to the region a transformative experience of iconic Uluru-Kata Tjuta. Bruce conceived the idea for the Field of Light while visiting Uluru in 1992, but it first materialised in 2004 at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum.
From cultural heritage to wilderness adventures, there’s so much more for the mindful traveller to explore at Uluru-Kata Tjuta. Designed to offer a deeper connection with the outback, Longitude 131° has developed specialist tours for guests to enjoy, including an exclusive opportunity to visit the remote Ernabella Arts studio and engage with its residents.
Guests looking to explore more of the outback, or who have a special interest to pursue can choose from a selection of bespoke experiences in addition to their signature Longitude 131° itinerary. Activities may be relaxed and intimate, like romantic private dining or sunset viewing options to more energetic pursuits like guided hikes, which include the classic Uluru base walk and rewarding Valley of the Winds circuit at Kata Tjuta.
Imagine experiencing Australia’s heartland in the company of a personal guide and traveling in a luxury 4WD with just you, your partner or family. Subject to availability, Longitude 131° can offer private touring for all guests. Pre-bookings are recommended and additional charges apply. Foreign language guides are available by prior arrangement at an additional cost.
Nestled atop rust-red dunes, Longitude 131° overlooks Australia’s best-known natural icon, Uluru. The welcome open spaces of the central Dune House include the restaurant with ever-changing views of the monolith as a backdrop for every meal as well as lounging areas in contemporary campaign style, ideal for relaxing with an icy drink and exchanging stories of the day’s adventures in the outback. Indigenous artworks from local artists stand alongside an array of artefacts of the first western pioneers. Glass doors open on to a timeless desert landscape, affording guests an easy encounter with the outdoors. Longitude 131 is by far the closest hotel to Uluru, with unimpeded views across the outback to Uluru.
When a storm sets in, the whole thing can vanish in a second or flood with waterfalls. One of the hotel’s dune tops has 360 panoramic views; perfect for sunsets and sunrise, a private dinner for two or just endless viewing of Uluru and Kata Tjuta (aka the Olgas). This is glamping at its finest. Each self-contained double room is like a little treehouse perched up on stilts (for maximum viewing potential). The tented rooftops add romance and create structures that sit gently in the landscape. The main Dune Pavillion, with dining room, lounge, library, bar and boutique, is a giant tented space with great views over Uluru. The Dune Pavillion has a spa, expanded pool deck, dune-top plunge pool and private outdoor dining pods, plus an ultra luxe Dune Pavillion that sleeps four.
Nestled among ancient dunes, Longitude 131° is a gathering of sixteen tented pavilions designed to offer both luxurious sanctuary and a profound sense of place. All suites feature king-size bed, comfortable lounge, spacious bathroom and private balcony with occasional seating and fireplace. Other features include climate control, complimentary in-suite bar, wireless internet, music system, premium amenities, safe and telephone. Bathrobes, slippers, hairdryer and backpacks are provided along with twice-daily housekeeping, including signature evening turndown service.
Adopt the spirit of the original pioneers and relax after a day’s exploring in a canopied pavilion reimagined for the modern traveller. Custom-designed furniture from Australian designers offers stylish lounging, whilst the bespoke ‘Baillie Bed’ dressed in fine linens and luxurious throws holds centre stage. Private floor to ceiling windows yield unparalelled views of Uluru, quite literally at the end of the bed, opening onto an expansive balcony with day bed, armchairs and fireplace. Each ‘tent’ is named for an explorer or pioneer and framed artefacts offer a first-hand history and tales of a much tougher experience in the outback. The unique textures of local indigenous artworks provide a colourful contrast to the pioneering past.
Expansive and contemporary, the Dune Pavilion is Australia’s only accommodation offering views of both World Heritage-listed Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Architecturally designed as a modern interpretation of the Australian homestead, the Pavilion is considered the star of the luxury camp. Offering separate living and sleeping areas featuring custom furnishings and artworks commissioned from local artists, bathroom with deep tub overlooking the vast desert landscape and outdoor deck with daybed, fireplace and the ultimate in desert style: a private plunge pool overlooking the outback frontier, for a personal nature-meets-luxury experience.
Longitude 131° offers the best of contemporary Australian cuisine, curated from the finest produce from all around the country, combined with indigenous and outback flavours to create a unique taste of Australia. The Dune House, with its panoramic views and soaring roof, is the central hub of Longitude 131°, where guests dine and relax. The feel-at-home open bar is available throughout the day, generously stocked with a ‘top shelf’ selection of Australian wines and beers, as well as premium spirits.
Breakfast begins early with an express menu designed to satisfy appetites before the morning’s adventure. On offer, a healthy, tasty selection such as quinoa porridge pots with bio-dynamic yoghurt and fresh berries. Lunch might include pan seared Hervey bay scallops, paperbark wrapped Murray River cod, a garden pea risotto or kangaroo caparccio. Dinner at Longitude 131° is designed as a uniquely Australian dining experience be it under the canopy of the Dune House or a glittering sky of stars at Table 131°.
Table 131° is without doubt the perfect way to wind down after a day of discovery. Dine out on sumptuous outback fare and discover the wonders of the night sky. Arrive to the venue after dark and feast on four delicious courses complemented with the finest Australian wines. Later, Longitude’s resident astronomer regales the gathering with tales of the Southerly constellations.
Longitude 131° is designed to encourage a relaxed ‘at-home’ feel. Guests may help themselves to a drink from their in-suite bar, the poolside bar or from the bar in the Dune House to relax and enjoy with the view, a book or perhaps share with a mate. The Dune-top bar is a luxurious space to enjoy day-round – help-yourself from the bar during the day to refresh whilst lounging on the deck or submerged in the cool of the plunge pool. By night, the set-up transforms to a sleek setting for sunset sundowners.
The hotel can arrange custom-guided hikes (for an extra charge), and helicopter, camel, motorcycle and bike tours. If you are adventurous, try a day trip to the Ernabella Arts centre, the oldest indigenous art centre in Australia. Paintings and ceramics by Ernabella’s artists are also for sale at the hotel. The hotel also has an outdoor swimming pool and a spa. Service is friendly (everyone is dressed casually in jeans, cowboy boots and shirts) and super attentive to your needs.
The Dune Pavillion has a expanded pool deck, dune-top plunge pool.The hotel also has an outdoor swimming pool.
A cool sanctuary in Australia’s rich red desert, Spa Kinara (meaning ‘moon’) sits low in the sand dunes at Longitude 131°, connecting the sky to the earth and offering travellers a welcome retreat. Inspired by the design of the ‘wiltja’, the traditional shelter of the land’s indigenous ancestors, guests at Spa Kinara experience a sense of true calm and of being grounded in the landscape.