June 16th – 21st 2017. Join Akademie Instructor Nick Rains for a repeat of the highly enjoyable 2016 trip to Uluru. This will be an all inclusive five night stay in a five star hotel giving us four full days of shooting – including multiple visits to Uluru, Kata Tjuta, helicopter flight, traditional dancers, excellent food and great company – all in air-conditioned vehicles for maximum comfort and flexibility.
Here’s a video Nick created during the previous event which features photos taken by the participants themselves. This images in this video say it all – it’s an amazing place to visit and an amazing place to photograph.
Day 1 : June 16th. Pick up from Ayers Rock Airport to be transferred to the Sails in the Desert Resort. Head down to reception at 7.00pm for a meet and greet before dinner, plus a detailed workshop briefing.
Day 2 : June 17th. 06.30am Dawn shoot at Uluru. PM 4.30pm Sunset over Uluru.
Day 3 : June 18th. 07.30am Helicopter Flights (Group 1) / 06.00am Uluru Dawn (Group 2). PM, 3.00pm Uluru (Mala) Walk, traditional dancers.
Day 4 : June 19th. 07.30am Helicopter Flights (Group 2) / 06.00am Uluru Dawn (Group 1). PM 3.00pm. Kata Tjuta (Walpa) walk and sunset shoot.
Day 5 : June 20th. 06.30am. Dawn at Field of Light. PM – TBC . Star Photos. 9.00 – 11.00pm.
Day 6 : June 21st. Transfers after breakfast to your flight if you are leaving today. Feel free to stay on longer to do things not included in the photography itinerary – we can put you in touch with the Resort to add extra nights to your booking.
(Please note that this is an intended itinerary and the precise timings and details may change slightly.)
Inclusions: All accommodation and meals. All transport. All permit fees. Helicopter flight (with doors off). All photo shoots and Akademie Tuition in an air-conditioned classroom.
Rooms are single occupancy. Discount available for sharing couples.
Partners are welcome to come along too and stay in booked accommodation – ask us about a partner package. Please note that due to the strictly limited number of seats in our excursion vehicles partners will not be participating in scheduled Akademie activities – the partner fee will include room and meals only. The Sails in the Desert resort can assist with booking trips and visits with local operators.