Located on the banks of the Pentecost River, The Station is the busy central hub of El Questro, where air-conditioned accommodation and sprawling campgrounds share landscaped lawns and gardens, with facilities that cater to all Station guests.VIEW DETAILS
Longitude 131° offers immersion in the Australian outback, a true sense of stillness and beauty in this desert landscape, rich in cultural heritage and timeless history. Luxury tented pavilions float over rust-red dunes where classic furnishings meld with indigenous textures to evoke a sanctuary of earthy elegance. A private glass wall yields unparalleled views of fabled icon Uluru (Ayers Rock). Explore the World Heritage listed wilderness of Uluru-Kata Tjuta and discover some of the ancient creation stories of the land’s traditional custodians. Exceptional cuisine celebrates a fusion of modern and local flavours whilst exclusive ‘Red Centre’ experiences and world-class service combine to deliver an unforgettable encounter with this spirited land.
A stay at the lodge is generously all-inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner with inspired daily changing menus, open bar with French Champagne, premium wines and spirits (a cellar-masters list is available at an additional cost), in-tent bar, signature experiences and return Ayers Rock Airport transfers.
Guests at Longitude 131° adopt the spirit of the original pioneers, relaxing after a day’s exploring in canopied pavilions, recreated for the 21st century as sanctuaries of earthy elegance. Private floor to ceiling windows yield unparalleled views of Uluru, quite literally at the end of the bed.
With a commitment to conserve precious water in this desert environment, an ensuite bathroom features a generous shower with spacious vanity basin and sliding mirror offering remarkable views of Uluru. An expansive balcony with sumptuous day bed, armchairs and feature fireplace offer new perspectives to drink in the view.
A small desk is equipped with an iPad and music system for entertainment and the in-suite bar proffers a selection of Australia’s best loved gourmet treats to complete the in-tent experience.
Longitude 131° features an outdoor swimming pool with self-service bar and shaded lounge area is located adjacent to the Dune House. The Dune Top features a plunge spa which may be enjoyed heated or cold (depending on the season) – great viewing to both Uluru and Kata Tjuta.
Longitude 131° offers the best of contemporary Australian cuisine, with an emphasis on quality produce and local flavours to mirror the tranquil, spiritual outback surrounds. Guests dine and relax in the earth-toned Dune House, the heart of Longitude 131°, with its panoramic views and cantilevered roof.
At Table 131, guests dine outdoors and discover the wonders of the southern night sky at an exclusive venue among the dunes. The mesmerizing sounds of an ancient culture welcome the gathering and as darkness falls a four-course dinner with fine Australian wines is served. Later, Longitude’s resident astronomer regales guests with tales of the Southerly constellations.
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Included Signature Experiences
At Longitude 131° guests take ‘the road less travelled’, sharing exclusive experiences with travelling companions and fellow guests. Together, they explore the living and cultural landscapes of Uluru and Kata Tjuta. The signature touring program at Longitude 131° has been designed exclusively for guests and is included in the tariff.
Uluru Sunset – The essential outback experience, guests capture the changing lights reflected over Uluru’s many faces as the sun slips down below the horizon, chilled glass and canapé in hand.
Field of Light – Artist Bruce Munro’s Field of Light installation of 50,000 bud-like stems that bloom and appear to sway as darkness descends over Australia’s spiritual heartland.
Table 131° – Guests dine outdoors and discover the wonders of the southern night sky at an exclusive venue among the dunes. The mesmerising sounds of an ancient culture welcome the gathering and as darkness falls a four-course dinner with fine Australian wines is served
Walpa Gorge & Kata Tjuta – A sunrise expedition to the intriguing red domes of Kata Tjuta includes a guided walk into Walpa Gorge with its soaring rock walls, morning tea and a visit to the Cultural Centre.
Mala Walk & Kantju Gorge Sunset – This Uluru base walk explores the legend of the Mala people, whose art lines cave walls along the way. At dusk, the tour enters Kantju Gorge, a cool retreat and ideal spot for canapés and sunset drinks.
Mutitjulu Meander – This morning walk takes in the peaceful Mutitjulu waterhole at Uluru and delivers the fascinating legend of Kuniya Piti which links to a sacred Aboriginal site.
Each retreat pays homage to an early Australian explorer or pioneer, contrasted with the colourful textures of local indigenous artworks. The bespoke ‘Baillie Bed’ takes centre stage beneath the soaring canopy, adjoined by an ensuite bathroom with rain-shower. An expansive balcony with day bed and feature fireplace offers another perspective for drinking in the view. Capacity: 2 adults in existing bedding / max capacity 3 persons with rollaway (limited availability).
The Dune Pavilion is the only accommodation offering dual views of Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Designed as a contemporary Australian homestead, the pavilion features separate living and sleeping quarters and is appointed with custom furnishings, striking indigenous artworks and a deep outback-style bathtub for soaking in the scenery. Generous outdoor decks offer the ultimate in desert glamour: decadent lounging, private fireplace and a plunge pool looking the desert frontier. Configured as one or two bedrooms, it’s ideal for couples seeking a sophisticated retreat or friends or families travelling together. Capacity: 4 adults in existing bedding / max capacity 5 persons with rollaway (limited availability)
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