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Uluru

Red Centre Way, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory, Australia (Formerly Ayers Rock)
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Type: Geologic Formations, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, National Parks
Activities: Biking, Hiking, Watching sunrise/sunset
Owner description: Palya! Welcome to Anangu land. Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is Aboriginal land. It is jointly managed by its traditional owners Anangu and Parks... more » Owner description: Palya! Welcome to Anangu land. Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is Aboriginal land. It is jointly managed by its traditional owners Anangu and Parks Australia. The park is recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage site for its natural and cultural values. The spectacular rock formations and surrounding sand plains provide rare habitats for an incredible variety of plants and animals. Anangu invite you to visit Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to learn more about their land, beliefs and culture. « less
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

I have traveled in the outback a lot but always been "not near" Uluru. last year my wife and I made the trip there and were not disappointed. Seeing it in the morning or evening sun is best. It is spectacular. We went all the way around it (definitely didn't climb it as we value our life too much!). It... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

you will need to purchase a park pass to gain entrance to this area, a 3 day pass cost me $25.00.l bought mine at the rangers station just before the rock, theres also a imformation building with the areas history,toilets, etc.just a couple of klm from the rock, well worth it, l have no dislikes ,the whole trip was good...

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Awesome to see. Its size and stature. The history and Mala ranger guided walk very interesting and informative and is free. Sunset and Sunrise is something definitely to be done however we didn't find it as dramatic as the advertising suggests. We feel awesome place to see and do but is one of those places that once done you wont... More

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Arrived here with great expectations and they were exceeded day one, an experience of a lifetime, stayed in the camp ground cabins half the price of hotels and just as good they are clean and comfortable for the amount of time you actually spend in them such a big saving, the grounds are kept beautiful and the swimming pool clean... More

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Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My wife and I (both over 65) joined a three day tour of Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon to discover we were at least 35 years older than the next oldest on the trip and generally 40 years older. But - we slept under the stars in a swag on the ground, kept up with them and were happy... More

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Tawonga South
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Don't miss the opportunity to watch a sunrise and/or sunset at Uluru, catching the changing colours as the suns rays fade. The Mala Walk, with a Park Ranger, was a highlight of our visit, giving a very good explanation of the Aboriginal history & story of their connection to Uluru. We walked around the rock, in respect for the Aboriginal... More

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Langley, B.C. Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Beautiful contrast in colours; vibrant orange earth and rocks, vibrant blue sky, many shades of green and look closely for the flowers. We joined the park ranger for the free morning Mala walk along the base of Uluru. The rangers have been trained by the local Anangu aboriginal people in what to share about their tradition. The ranger was very... More

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Heidelberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

In hindsight the three day swag camping trip to Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon with a great group of people and first class guide in the form of Luke Scott Willson was the best part of my travels in OZ. Sydney's opera house, Noosa's beach, Cairns' great barrier reef, Darwin's Kakadu National park are all amazing but this trip... More

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Great to visist this Australian landmark. Going for sunrise was beautiful. Looking at the'rock' at different parts of the day, as the light hits it differently never grew dull. I loved the red, red earth.

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Lake Haven, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The sight of Uluru rising out of the desert sands is a mystical experience. You can almost feel the spirits of the ancestors guarding this special place. You get a real sense of how ancient and sacred this land really is. It is such a majestic and awe inspiring site. Make sure you get to view it at dawn and... More

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