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Address: , Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8089381120
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Escape the crowds and take a meandering journey through acacia woodlands...
Escape the crowds and take a meandering journey through acacia woodlands and grassed claypans. Discover the diverse plants, animals and geological features of the park. The Base Walk is the best way to fully appreciate the natural and cultural beauty of Uluru.
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If you've come this far then it's worth walking the base

If you're in shape, then the base walk is worth it. It can be a bit monotonous at times (especially since this was our third walk/hike of the day) but it was neat to see Uluru... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

If you're in shape, then the base walk is worth it. It can be a bit monotonous at times (especially since this was our third walk/hike of the day) but it was neat to see Uluru from all angles. Bring your water, sunscreen, and snacks. Also note, there are no bathrooms on the trail. Depending on the time of year... More 

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Croydon, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

An early morning start well worth getting up for. Our tour guide, Alex, friendly and welcoming, informative and knowledgable certainly makes the day. Going off the main roads, on dusty tracks was a comfortable adventure in the 4 wheel drive bus and breakfast over looking Uluru and Kata Tuta while the sun rises is stunning, giving one a spiritual feel... More 

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

After watching the sunrise over Uluru, a base walk gives you a true insight to what makes this place so special to the Pitjantjatjara people. Your guild told great stories of Uluru. You get right up close and are able touch this wonderful 'Rock'. You even given lunch. The walk takes about 4 hours, but is very easy. No hills... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

If you have come this far, by all means try and include the 10.6km base tour of Uluru. This will incorporate all of the walks bar the Liru walk. From the Kuniya carpark, follow the small detour to the Mutitjulu Waterhole, then back on the track to Kuniya Piti which is about 2km. There is a water top up available... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We did this as part of a group with AAT and it was great. A 12 km might sound daunting to some but the pace is easy and we had a 6 a 66 and 70 year old with us who did it easily. The AAT guide Dan was fantastic and also helped us respect the areas where you are... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We did the much sought after 4WD base tour which is excellent! This tour includes breakfast at a private dune top viewing area to watch the sunrise over Uluru. Then you head off towards Uluru along desert tracks with a brief stop at the cultural centre before commencing the drive around the rock. The guide Ned is very informative with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Go on your own if you can. The Rock Tour takes you to some incredibly beautiful and unique parts of the world. Kings Canyon is breathtaking and romantic, Kata Tjuta is spiritual, and Uluru is well worth a look too. It's just that you can probably better off without the Rock Tour company if you're able. 1. The sleeping arrangements... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

After a year living in Australia, the Red centre was in my 'must to do' list before leaving the country and this experience completely fascinated me! I came by bus from Adelaide to Alice Springs and joined 'The Rock tour' there. The 3 day tour were amazing, with the best tour guide ever! Tom was a great guide: very funny... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I caught the Uluru Express shuttle service at 6am out the front of the Outback Pioneer Lodge where I was staying, it was a $60 return bus and I bought a 2 day pass which was unlimited usage. Robyn, the bus driver was cheerful and gave us maps, info and a bit of history. Its around 20 minutes from the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Wow X 1000 times. I had to come back to Australia to see Uluru and the surrounding areas. There is just nothing quite so spectral as seeing Uluru or the Olga's in the North west Territories of Australia. It's not the heat or the flies but the scenery that changes every mile. It's seeing the Kangaroos, Camels, Horses, Giant Lizards... More 

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