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Address: Kata tjuta National Park, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8938 1120
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The mala walk follows the north-west side of Uluru. There are many fine...

The mala walk follows the north-west side of Uluru. There are many fine examples of Anangu rock art along this walk, and you can experience the sheer vertical walls and profound peacefulness of Kantju Gorge. 2 km return | 1.5 hrs | wheelchair access

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A visit to the National Park and nearby resort is a life time experience

We visited Uluru and the surrounds for three days (two nights). We found that that was the ideal length of time. Both Uluru and Kata tjuta are spectacular and one needs to spend... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Stewart J
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Uluru and the surrounds for three days (two nights). We found that that was the ideal length of time. Both Uluru and Kata tjuta are spectacular and one needs to spend at least 24 hrs to really appreciate the natural beauty of the National Park. It is also essential to visit both rock formations.IT is important to ether... More 

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Thank Stewart J
Reims, France
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83 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This walk was our first contact with Uluru. It took us very close to it and even in it at some point. The walk is designed to follow the traditionnal story of the Mala people and some information boards tell it. The 40 minutes walk ends at a waterhole.

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Thank Olivier_Le_H
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's not a lot tours you can get for free in Uluru, so I recommend doing this. It was lovely understanding more about the anangu culture, our guide was informative and knew her stuff.

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Thank mannichahal
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 3 days/2 nights in Uluru... Being a 'way too rushed' trip we could only schedule the Mala walk on the morning we departed Uluru. The 8am walk with James was fabulous. It's an absolute must if you want to truly glimpse this incredible area without your 'western perspective' You will miss so much if you don't have the chance... More 

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Thank mummycate
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely to see part of the Aboriginal culture to share it as well was an experience because we saw and walked to be able to understand the culture here.Thank you Craig and Micheala ( tour guides) explaining to us respect for the aboriginal way of life and their land. They both can narrate some good stories.Well done.

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Thank Paul D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sacred site for Aboriginals for over twenty thousand years (still today)...see at sunset from with the sun setting behind you and the 'rock' directly in front of you...you'll end up with three distinct pictures....don't miss

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Thank David P
Portland, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on this so-called "free" 1 1/2 hour ranger guided walk. What a waste of time. The aborigines have taken it back. The "ranger" spent over 30 minutes telling everyone why they shouldn't climb the rock. He claimed it was currently closed for "safety" reasons for the past 3 and the next 2 months due to a cut safety... More 

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Thank Jim A
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

I did this tour as one of the few born and raised Australians - most of the people in attendance were foreigners. I fear for the incredibly biased and negative view the guide had towards white Australians. Many of the things he said were inaccurate or just racist. Much of the tour was neither articulated or constructed well, or to... More 

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Thank Gene T
Greater Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

This walk was easy, peaceful and amazing, some of the most serene spots, when you get to the end of the walk you will be amazed at the beauty, quietness and tranquility. Would love to do this walk again.

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Thank TLG072015
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Informative walk with friendly guide and it is for free! It's totally worth getting up early (starts at 8am at Mala carpark), it's really a must do!

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