Uluru – Ayers Rock is one of a large land stone natural rock where located in central of Australia. Uluru is one of the most natural landmarks in Australia and it is also a very popular place where many people has visited. It lies 335 km south west of the nearest large town and 450 km by road. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you are going to visit Uluru – Ayers Rock find the most popular attraction in Central Australia. The famous rock is the most photographed. Uluru is hugely significant to the Anangu traditional owners.
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The spectacle of Uluru at sunrise or sunset will leave you amazed. See the ever-changing colours of golds, purples, reds and burnt oranges and feel the magic of the Australian icon. At Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you’ll also find Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Learn from the Anangu people about the cultural and spiritual significance of Kata Tjuta and Uluru from their Creation stories. Join a guided walk of the 36 giant domes for a magical experience. The Valley of the Winds Walk is an adventure that rewards withspectacular views. The easier Walpa Gorge Walk is great for wildlife spotting among the native landscape.
Travel east from Ayers Rock via Curtin Springs. In the distance see flat-topped Atila (Mt Conner) rising above the desert plain. Continue east to Erldunda before turning north on to the famous Stuart Highway and to the town at the very heart of the Red Centre, Alice Springs. As you pass through the striking outback landscapes, hear of the natural and geological history of the region, learn about some of the traditional customs and beliefs of the Aboriginal people. See groves of ancient desert oaks and discover their intriguing method of surviving the harsh climate, pass the rugged but beautiful MacDonnell Ranges, before arriving in Alice Springs. Rise early this morning and travel to the Uluru Sunrise viewing area, Talinguru Nyakunytjaku. Watch the first rays of dawn set the Red Centre alight whilst enjoying a warm cup of tea, coffee and biscuits.
For those with a good level of fitness there is the opportunity to climb Uluru. For the non-climbers, join your guide for a tour around the base of Uluru, then travel by coach to the Mutitjulu Walk and continue to the beautiful Mutitjulu Waterhole. View Aboriginal rock pa intings and learn about the area, native flora and the Aboriginal and European history of Uluru. Visit the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre to learn about Aboriginal culture and see Aboriginal arts and crafts.
See the famous monolith at sunset, a must do experience when visiting the Red Centre. Travel to the Uluru (Ayers Rock) sunset viewing area of Talinguru Nyakunytjaku as the evening sky brings out the many spectacular shades of colour for which Uluru is famous. Enjoy nibbles and a glass of wine as the sun sinks over the western horizon. O ccasionally, when it rains, you may be lucky enough to see the spectacular sight of water cascading over the sides of Uluru. Drive through sand hill country stopping for breakfast at Kings Creek Station. Continue onto Kings Canyon and make the rocky climb to the rim of the canyon for marvellous views of Watarrka National Park. Follow the rim of the canyon stopping to look down into the canyon gorge at lookout points. Time permitting, you may choose to descend into the green oasis of the ‘Garden of Eden’. The climb may take up to three hours and requires a good level of fitness. Alternatively, you may wish to take a less strenuous walk to explore the boulder strewn canyon floor. After lunch (own expense), head back to Ayers Rock or Alice Springs.