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Mala Walk

Address: Kata tjuta National Park, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8938 1120
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3-Day Tour from Uluru (Ayers Rock) to Alice...
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Type: Educational Sites, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: The mala walk follows the north-west side of Uluru. There are many...
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Type: Educational Sites, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Really nice historical and cultural walk. Highly recommended when you're at uluru! BTW, if you visit, don't climb the rock out of respect for the traditional owners and their culture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We found the walk very interesting. The guides Clint and Adam , shared stories and their knowledge with honesty and we're approachable.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is a visually stunning and interesting tour led by a park ranger, as others have expressed. Steve, our ranger, had extensive knowledge of the history of the area, the natural surrounds and the stories shared by the Anagnu people. He took the time and effort to make sure that we were with the group at each stop (not hard... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This was just gorgeous. And free! It was so lovely to hear the local stories and history from someone who is so obviously connected to the traditional owners - I was mesmerised. Thanks so much for this experience, Steve!

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

It was a good walk to hear the stories. Don't listen to all the rubbish about not climbing uluru if it is open then you should climb. It would be ice to hear about the geology about how the rock was really formed.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a must do ..... Free guide-led walk - ours was a large group so took a little longer - around two and a half hours. Led by a very interesting & knowledgable National Park Ranger guide assisted by one of the Anangu people. If you are thinking of climbing Uluru do this walk first and then think again.....

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I highly recommend the Ranger guided Mala walk. It is a FREE guided walk about 1km long around part of the base of Uluru. The walk goes for about 2 hrs, leaving at 10am in the winter months and 8am in the warmer months. Richie, the National Park Ranger who was our guide, was very knowledgable with a genuine love... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This walk is only short, about 1.5km, starting from the base of Uluru where the climb begins. The walk takes you alongside Uluru to a waterhole and small cave where there are some rock paintings. It's very interesting to see the change in the landscape when you're close to the rock where water comes down. Would love to see it... More 

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Parramatta, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A person once asked the explorer George Mallory why he wanted to risk his life climbing Mt Everest, he famously replied “Because it’s there”. The Mala Walk is also where the path to the top begins. There is no fee to climb up Uluru, only a moral price. Every tourist is told that Uluru is a sacred place to the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I really recommend the Ranger guided Mala Walk at Uluru. It is a great way to understand a little bit more about the Aboriginal Culture. Our guide was very knowledgeable and really brought the traditional cultural significance of Uluru to life.

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ParksAustralia, Public Affairs, Parks Australia at Mala Walk, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed it. And it’s free too! More 

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