Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel Rating: 4.5

Air Conditioning Swimming Pool Dining Bar

Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel is located at Ayers Rock Resort in the Australian Red Centre. Ayers Rock Resort is the perfect base for exploring the outback or for just relaxing by one of the resort's four swimming pools. Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel is a superior hotel set amongst magnificent ghost gums and flowering native shrubs. Desert Gardens is centrally located to all resort facilities and within easy access to the variety of touring options available at Uluru and the surrounding area.

Voyages Desert Gardens offers a range of stylish accommodation from shaded Garden View Rooms to Deluxe Rooms, with the Deluxe Rock View Rooms offering spectacular views of Uluru. This Ayers Rock accommodation features the White Gums Restaurant offering dining in an open and relaxed setting.

From Voyages Desert Gardens you can stroll to the resorts numerous lookouts where you can view some of the most amazing Australian sunset with the colours playing across the face of Uluru and the surrounding desert.


Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel offers guests a choice of 218 rooms. With three different room types the hotel has something to suit couples, friends or families travelling together. Interconnecting rooms are available in some room types.

All Rooms Feature:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Private veranda or courtyard
  • Refrigerator
  • Television
  • In-house movies (fee)
  • ISD/STD phone
  • Mini-bar
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Hair dryer
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Heating
  • In room safe (Deluxe Rooms only)
  • Free WiFi

Garden View Room: Located amongst the gardens of the hotel. Bedding is 2 Double Beds OR 1 Queen Bed. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children.

Desert Deluxe Room: Features outlooks over the vast desert landscape. Bedding is 2 Double Beds OR 1 King Bed. Maximum room capacity is 5 Adults & Children.

Deluxe Rock View Room: Offer private panoramic views of Uluru (Ayers Rock) and feature a veranda from which to soak in the sights and sounds of the desert. Ensuite bathroom has bath and shower. Bedding is 2 Double Beds OR 1 King Bed. Maximum room capacity is 5 Adults & Children.


Ayers Rock Resort features more than ten restaurants to choose from, all with the convenience of a charge-back facility to your room.

Arnguli Grill: Serving a table d hote menu of two and three set menu options in modern, formal surrounds. Featuring gourmet bushtucker cuisine. Children's menu available. Open daily for dinner and reservations are essential. Located at Desert Gardens Hotel.

Mangata Bistro & Bar: Found at the Desert Gardens Hotel, the lunch and dinner menu showcases fine Australia produce enhanced by flavours from native Australian bush tucker. A breakfast buffet is also available.

Ilkari Restaurant: Situated at Sails in the Desert Hotel, this restaurant offers an international menu along with an egg and pancake station. Also offering a range of salads, vegetables, antipasto delights, pastas and roasts. Children's menu available. Open daily for buffet breakfast and dinner. Reservations essential.

Walpa Lobby Bar: A casual bar offering either coffee and cake as well as lunch and dinner. Children's menu available. Open from sunrise to late (seasonal). All day dining menu is available from 11.00am until 10.00pm.

Pira Pool Bar: Located at Sails in the Desert, this poolside bar offers a setting for casual dining, serving a selection of Mediterranean, classic Australian steaks and fish and chips. Children's menu available. Open for light meals and drinks from 10.00am until 7.00pm, and seasonally for dinner.

Ayers Wok Noodle Bar: Perfect for a quick dining option offering classic Asian cuisine. Located in the Town Square. Open seasonally for Lunch 11.30am until 3.00pm and again for Dinner 6.00pm until 9.00pm daily, take-away only.

Pioneer BBQ and Bar: Located at Voyages Outback Pioneer Hotel & Lodge for DIY BBQ (meat must be purchased at the BBQ Bar) with traditional Aussie charm. Open daily for dinner and live entertainment nightly.

Bough House Restaurant: Located at Outback Pioneer Hotel & Lodge. Offers traditional Australian breakfasts and outback Australian dinners serving buffets featuring traditional Aussie 'tucker' and local delicacies including meats, special breads, pastries and desserts. Children's menu available. Open daily for breakfast & seasonally for dinner.

Outback Pioneer Kitchen: Affordable pizzas, burgers, salads, wraps and sandwiches. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Gecko's Café: Serving gourmet pizzas, pasta and Mediterranean style dishes, coffee and cocktails. Relax and snack outdoors on the terrace or take-away is an option. Open for lunch and dinner. Children's menu available.

Kulata Academy Cafe: Offers sandwiches, salads and light breakfast options along with cakes, pastries and coffee. Open daily for lunch and afternoon. The cafe is staffed by local indigenous trainees.


  • 24 hour reception
  • Complimentary airport transfers
  • 4 Swimming Pools
  • Day Spa
  • Art Gallery
  • Restaurants & Bars
  • Play ground
  • Giant Chess Set
  • Drycleaning
  • Fax/photocopy service
  • Safety deposit facilities
  • Free WiFi / Internet Access
  • Laundry
  • Gift Shop
  • Tour Desk
  • 2 Tennis Courts
  • Medical service
  • Postal service
  • Petrol Station
  • Car parking
  • Resort Shuttle Bus
  • Resort Shopping Centre
  • Visitor Information Centre


The following activities are free of charge:

  • Mulgara Gallery Artist in Residence
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • Tennis
  • Jogging track
  • Swimming at your choice of 4 pools located at the resort
  • Self guided walks to 7 lookouts throughout the resort
  • Live entertainment
  • Bus shuttle service circulates the Resort daily every 20 minutes

The following activities are available at a charge:

  • Helicopter Flights
  • Scenic Flights
  • Anangu Tours
  • Harley Davidson Tours
  • Camel Rides
  • Red Centre Massage
  • Morning and afternoon tours to Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)

TopAdditional Information

Children: 2-15 years are free of charge utilising existing bedding
Check In: 3.00pm
Check Out: 10.00am
Reception: 24 Hours
Address: Yulara Drive, Uluru

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