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Rock Base Tour

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8089381120
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: Escape the crowds and take a meandering journey through acacia woodlands and grassed claypans. Discover the diverse plants, animals and geological... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The last trip we did since we are leaving oz I. 2 weeks to fly home after a year here. Absolutely amazing. Very informative, cultural, and experience you can it miss if you are fortunate enough to have the cash!! We had the best tour guide. His name was killian. Honestly don't listen to anyone who winges about it.. (... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

When first booking the trip I didn't expect too much other than going to Uluru and obviously seeing a big red rock. Oh how wrong I was, out your guide (Andrew) was the sickest tour guide ever! The guy knows all his facts and has learnt all the tricks of the outback, and not a bad cook either! If your... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I can't say enough good things not just about the actual tour but also about the company. When researching which company to go through, I bothered the staff a lot of times ringing them up, asking questions, getting quotes, getting them to email me stuff and they were always so happy and helpful over email and phone. Then when I... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I booked the wrong day, got an email from staff to verify and they changed my booking to the right day. I was with a friend, they went out of their way to change bookings to be on the same bus. I booked through a company not realizing another company had a $40 discount. When I asked about this in... More

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

The base walk around Ayers Rock was something really worth the effort. While a reasonable level of fitness is needed, only the distance should be any worry for the average walker. The paths are good and well signed to tell of any prominent features and some of the stories attached to those features. Bring water, sunscreen and insect repellent. Also... More

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Biel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We chose to do the rock tour as it was the cheapest option and everything was included. It is advertised as a backpackers tour so we did not know what to expect. The first stop was Kings Canyon which is about a 4 hour bus ride away, unfortunately the buses are really old so there was no air conditioning and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

So since there is only a couple of tours provided at Alice Springs, I decided to take "The rock tour". Unfortunately I regret this choice and would rather have rented a van myself for this amount of money. The tour was not worth the money (which if I recall it right was 355$)! three days of driving around to kings... More

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I did the 3 day 2 night "The Rock Tour". My group consisted of 21 people. I'm in my mid 30's and everyone else in the group were in their 20's. It didn't matter as I'm young at heart. This is a budget minded backpackers tour. If you want luxury, then this tour is not for you. The visit's to... More

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Walking around this huge sandstone rock is a mammoth task for a day, and unfortunately if you are on one of the many tourist tours only the half walk is usually provided. It takes around 3 hours. The is plenty to see on the way, birds, wildlife, plants, trees and flowers. Waterholes that had been topped up with the recent... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Toured the rock and indigenous areas all day with a guide. Impressed by beauty and size . It definitely was holy. Returned at subset to a a beer and champagne spread and watched the rock changing colors with I suspect at least several hundred other people

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